Crime

China calls on Canada to release Huawei executive Meng

China calls on Canada to release Huawei executive Meng

Published 20/01/2020

BEIJING (Reuters) - China urged Canada on Monday to release detained Huawei Technologies executive Meng Wanzhou as soon as possible. Foreign ministry spokesman Geng Shuang, [more…]

U.S. House files brief laying out impeachment case against Trump

U.S. House files brief laying out impeachment case against Trump

Published 20/01/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. lawmakers managing the impeachment case against Donald Trump filed a brief on Saturday laying out their arguments supporting charges of [more…]

Trump impeachment: What happens next?

Trump impeachment: What happens next?

Published 19/01/2020

(Reuters) - The White House on Friday named members of President Trump’s defense team for his impeachment trial, which will begin in earnest next week. [more…]

Kim Kardashian shrugs off critics, reveals law school progress

Kim Kardashian shrugs off critics, reveals law school progress

Published 19/01/2020

PASADENA, Calif. (Reuters) - Reality TV star Kim Kardashian West said on Saturday she had successfully completed her first year of law studies while preparing [more…]

Italy confirms long-lost Klimt painting hidden in wall is authentic

Italy confirms long-lost Klimt painting hidden in wall is authentic

Published 18/01/2020

ROME (Reuters) - Authorities in the Italian town of Piacenza on Friday confirmed a painting found hidden in a wall of the local art gallery [more…]

Banker fined $58 million for smuggling Picasso painting out of Spain

Banker fined $58 million for smuggling Picasso painting out of Spain

Published 16/01/2020

MADRID (Reuters) - An 83-year-old former Spanish bank chairman was fined 52 million euros ($58 million) on Thursday after being convicted of smuggling a Pablo [more…]

Pelosi says Republicans will pay price for denying impeachment witnesses

Pelosi says Republicans will pay price for denying impeachment witnesses

Published 12/01/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said House Democrats will determine on Tuesday when to send formal impeachment charges against President Donald Trump [more…]

Board member overseeing Wirecard audit elected chairman

Board member overseeing Wirecard audit elected chairman

Published 11/01/2020

BERLIN (Reuters) - The board member overseeing an outside audit of Wirecard has been elected as chairman of the German payments company as it battles [more…]

Bill Cosby asks Pennsylvania top court to hear appeal on sex crime conviction

Bill Cosby asks Pennsylvania top court to hear appeal on sex crime conviction

Published 10/01/2020

(Reuters) - Lawyers for Bill Cosby on Thursday asked the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania to hear his appeal of his 2018 sexual assault conviction, a [more…]

Judge refuses to remove himself after Weinstein’s lawyers claim bias

Judge refuses to remove himself after Weinstein’s lawyers claim bias

Published 09/01/2020

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Denying he was biased, the judge in Harvey Weinstein’s rape trial on Thursday refused to remove himself from the high-profile case, [more…]