Crime

Jury chosen for Navy SEAL’s war crimes trial, opening arguments on…

Jury chosen for Navy SEAL’s war crimes trial, opening arguments on…

Published 18/06/2019

SAN DIEGO (Reuters) - Opening arguments are set to begin on Tuesday in the trial of a U.S. Navy SEAL court-martialed on charges of murdering [more…]

Toronto Raptors two-million strong NBA victory bash marred by shooting

Toronto Raptors two-million strong NBA victory bash marred by shooting

Published 18/06/2019

TORONTO (Reuters) - Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and some 2 million other fans cheered the NBA champion Toronto Raptors on Monday in a victory [more…]

Nationalist group condemns Myanmar sedition case against Buddhist monk

Nationalist group condemns Myanmar sedition case against Buddhist monk

Published 18/06/2019

YANGON (Reuters) - Myanmar’s most prominent group of nationalist Buddhist monks on Monday condemned sedition charges against one of its leading members, Wirathu, ahead of [more…]

Tiny bulletproof vests centerpiece of New York art exhibit on…

Tiny bulletproof vests centerpiece of New York art exhibit on…

Published 17/06/2019

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Rows of tiny bullet-proof vests hang on clothing racks and “safety defense” lunchboxes adorn the walls. It looks like an apparel [more…]

Bill Cosby’s post as ‘America’s Dad’ on Father’s Day sparks anger…

Bill Cosby’s post as ‘America’s Dad’ on Father’s Day sparks anger…

Published 17/06/2019

(Reuters) - Convicted sex offender Bill Cosby’s Instagram post identifying himself as “America’s Dad” in a Father’s Day message touched off online reaction from admiration [more…]

Hong Kong vows to press ahead with extradition bill despite huge…

Hong Kong vows to press ahead with extradition bill despite huge…

Published 10/06/2019

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Riot police surrounded Hong Kong’s parliament on Monday after authorities said they would go ahead with a proposed extradition law, which [more…]

Hundreds of thousands march in Hong Kong to protest China…

Hundreds of thousands march in Hong Kong to protest China…

Published 10/06/2019

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong was plunged into a fresh political crisis on Sunday night after more than half a million people took to [more…]

Co-owner, ex-employee of pharmacy in U.S. meningitis outbreak…

Co-owner, ex-employee of pharmacy in U.S. meningitis outbreak…

Published 08/06/2019

BOSTON (Reuters) - A federal judge on Friday tossed the convictions of a co-owner and former employee of a Massachusetts compounding pharmacy accused of conspiring [more…]

Rogue Chinese scientist made ‘foolish’ choice in gene-edited babies

Rogue Chinese scientist made ‘foolish’ choice in gene-edited babies

Published 03/06/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - A rogue Chinese scientist who caused outrage last year when he said he had created the world’s first “gene-edited” babies in an [more…]

Jailed Australian cardinal to appeal against child sex abuse…

Jailed Australian cardinal to appeal against child sex abuse…

Published 03/06/2019

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Jailed former Vatican treasurer George Pell will appeal on Wednesday against his convictions for sexually abusing two choir boys in the 1990s [more…]