Crime

Britain to honor its dead with vigil after London Bridge attack

Britain to honor its dead with vigil after London Bridge attack

Published 02/12/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain will on Monday honor the two people who were killed when a militant knife man went on a stabbing spree near [more…]

White House says it will not participate in Wednesday’s Trump impeachment hearing

White House says it will not participate in Wednesday’s Trump impeachment hearing

Published 02/12/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House told Democratic lawmakers on Sunday that U.S. President Donald Trump and his lawyers would not participate in a congressional [more…]

U.S. panel sets deadline for Trump to decide participation in impeachment hearings

U.S. panel sets deadline for Trump to decide participation in impeachment hearings

Published 30/11/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. congressional panel on Friday gave President Donald Trump one week to say whether his legal counsel intends to introduce evidence [more…]

K-pop singer sentenced to six years in jail for rape, sharing secret sex videos

K-pop singer sentenced to six years in jail for rape, sharing secret sex videos

Published 29/11/2019

SEOUL (Reuters) - A South Korean court sentenced a K-pop musician to six years in prison on Friday for raping a woman and distributing a [more…]

Cyber bullying, star suicides: The dark side of South Korea’s K-pop world

Cyber bullying, star suicides: The dark side of South Korea’s K-pop world

Published 28/11/2019

SEOUL (Reuters) - The apparent suicide of a second K-pop artist in a month has cast renewed focus in South Korea on vicious personal attacks [more…]

Judges place temporary hold on ex-White House lawyer ruling

Judges place temporary hold on ex-White House lawyer ruling

Published 28/11/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Appeals court judges put on hold a ruling by a lower court that would require former White House Counsel Don McGahn to [more…]

Harvey Weinstein loses bid to dismiss sexual assault charges

Harvey Weinstein loses bid to dismiss sexual assault charges

Published 27/11/2019

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A New York judge has denied Harvey Weinstein’s request to dismiss two predatory sexual assault charges, ahead of the former Hollywood [more…]

U.S. Navy chief fired over handling of SEAL saga involving Trump

U.S. Navy chief fired over handling of SEAL saga involving Trump

Published 25/11/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper fired the Navy’s top civilian on Sunday over his handling of the case of a Navy SEAL [more…]

Factbox: What people in Hong Kong are saying about district council elections

Factbox: What people in Hong Kong are saying about district council elections

Published 25/11/2019

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Here are comments from voters, politicians, activists and academics on Hong Kong’s district council elections, where pro-democracy candidates romped to a [more…]

Hong Kong pro-democracy parties take 390 of 452 district council seats: RTHK

Hong Kong pro-democracy parties take 390 of 452 district council seats: RTHK

Published 25/11/2019

(Reuters) - Hong Kong pro-democracy parties took 390 of 452 district council seats, or nearly 90%, local broadcaster RTHK said on Monday, a day after [more…]