Crime

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…]

Democratic 2020 contenders condemn Trump for spreading Epstein…

Democratic 2020 contenders condemn Trump for spreading Epstein…

Published 12/08/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democratic presidential contenders Beto O’Rourke and Cory Booker slammed U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday for promoting unfounded conspiracy theories about the [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…]

In three shaken U.S. cities, Lady Gaga tries to channel ‘fury into…

In three shaken U.S. cities, Lady Gaga tries to channel ‘fury into…

Published 11/08/2019

(Reuters) - In El Paso, Texas, there are books for third-grade students, many of whom have none at home. Disabled students in Dayton, Ohio, will [more…]

Exclusive: Robert Durst’s attorneys take aim at filmmakers behind…

Exclusive: Robert Durst’s attorneys take aim at filmmakers behind…

Published 10/08/2019

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Attorneys for real estate scion Robert Durst, charged in Los Angeles with murdering his confidante Susan Berman in 2000, have asked [more…]

White House summons tech, social media firms after shootings

White House summons tech, social media firms after shootings

Published 10/08/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - White House officials and big social media companies met on Friday to talk about how to curb extremism online after two mass [more…]

Walmart tells staff to pull violent video game signage from stores

Walmart tells staff to pull violent video game signage from stores

Published 09/08/2019

(Reuters) - Walmart Inc said on Friday it has asked employees at its stores in the United States to take down signs and playable demos [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…]