Crime / Law / Justice

Hong Kong mops up after weekend of violence, braces for more protests

Hong Kong mops up after weekend of violence, braces for more protests

Published 12/08/2019

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Metro stations in Hong Kong resumed regular service on Monday and streets were being cleaned of debris as the city recovered [more…]

New York coroner ‘confident’ Epstein’s death was suicide: New York…

New York coroner ‘confident’ Epstein’s death was suicide: New York…

Published 12/08/2019

(Reuters) - New York City’s chief medical examiner is confident Jeffrey Epstein died by hanging himself in the jail cell where he was being held [more…]

Russia tells Google not to advertise ‘illegal’ events after…

Russia tells Google not to advertise ‘illegal’ events after…

Published 11/08/2019

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia’s state communications watchdog has asked Google (GOOGL.O) to stop advertising “illegal mass events” on its YouTube video platform, it said on [more…]

Cyndi Lauper settles copyright lawsuit over ‘Kinky Boots’ finale

Cyndi Lauper settles copyright lawsuit over ‘Kinky Boots’ finale

Published 10/08/2019

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Cyndi Lauper has settled a lawsuit by songwriter Benny Mardones that accused her of lifting elements of his song “Into the [more…]

The man in the plastic mask: Brazil inmate busted in brazen jailbreak

The man in the plastic mask: Brazil inmate busted in brazen jailbreak

Published 05/08/2019

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - A masked Rio de Janeiro inmate dressed as a woman tried to break out of a Brazilian jail this weekend [more…]

China condemns HK violence, reiterates support for Lam, police

China condemns HK violence, reiterates support for Lam, police

Published 29/07/2019

BEIJING (Reuters) - China’s central government on Monday reiterated its support for Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam, as well as the city’s police, and called [more…]

U.S. judge sets July 29 hearing in Trump lawsuit over tax returns

U.S. judge sets July 29 hearing in Trump lawsuit over tax returns

Published 28/07/2019

(Reuters) - A U.S. judge will hear arguments on July 29 in President Donald Trump’s lawsuit seeking to block a House of Representatives committee from [more…]

Factbox: What do U.S. Democrats want from Mueller’s grand jury…

Factbox: What do U.S. Democrats want from Mueller’s grand jury…

Published 28/07/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Democratic-led U.S. House Judiciary Committee asked a federal court last week for permission to access grand jury evidence from former Special [more…]

Sweden rebuffs Trump over U.S. rapper charges, saying courts…

Sweden rebuffs Trump over U.S. rapper charges, saying courts…

Published 26/07/2019

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Sweden on Friday dismissed an angry outburst from U.S. President Donald Trump after prosecutors charged U.S. rapper A$AP Rocky with assault, saying [more…]

Police ordered to pull their weight as Indonesia fights obesity

Police ordered to pull their weight as Indonesia fights obesity

Published 26/07/2019

MOJOKERTO, Indonesia (Reuters) - An Indonesian province has put 50 overweight police on a crash program of aerobics, swimming and jogging, telling them they’d better [more…]