TOPNEWSBYUSA.COM: Top News and Analysis 2019-06-12 05:00

Inmate takes guard, trainee hostage in high-security French prison

Special police forces were deployed to the Conde-sur-Sarthe prison where an inmate used an improvised weapon to take a guard and a trainee hostage. The prisoner reportedl...

Inmate takes guard, trainee hostage in high-security French prison

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Inmate acquitted of guard's slaying in Delaware prison riot A jury has acquitted an inmate accused of leading a riot at Delaware's maximum-security prison during which a guard was killed and other staffers taken hostage....
2019-05-23 23:00

End of prison hostage standoff in France, 2 guards freed The French justice ministry says two guards have been freed after a hostage-taking by an inmate armed with a hand-made weapon at a top security French prison in Normandy....
2019-06-12 09:51

Former inmate convicted in prison pen pal double slaying CLEVELAND (AP) — A suburban Cleveland man accused of fatally stabbing his prison pen pal and her friend weeks after being released has been convicted of aggravated murder and other charges in the potential death penalty case. The Cuyahoga (ky-uh-HOH&...
2019-06-14 19:51

Former Texas prison sergeant set for trial in inmate’s death ROSHARON, Texas (AP) — A former Texas prison sergeant is slated to stand trial, accused of throwing a handcuffed prisoner onto a concrete floor so viciously that the inmate died. Lou Joffrion slammed inmate David Witt in August 2017 in an attack that...
2019-05-21 21:17

Former Texas prison sergeant set for trial in inmate's death A former Texas prison sergeant is slated to stand trial, accused of throwing a handcuffed prisoner onto a concrete floor so viciously that the inmate died....
2019-05-22 00:51

Arizona inmate found dead in Tucson prison by suicide TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities say an inmate has died at a state prison in Tucson by suicide. Arizona Department of Corrections officials say 32-year-old Dirk Vandeveer was found Friday hanging from a sheet in a dormitory shower area. Staff attempt...
2019-05-21 14:39

Kim Kardashian visits death row inmate Kevin Cooper in San Quentin Prison: report Kim Kardashian reportedly spent two hours at California’s San Quentin State Prison Thursday as a part of her efforts to exonerate death row inmate Kevin Cooper....
2019-05-31 20:34

Held for More Than a Year in a Men’s Prison, North Carolina Finally Agrees to Transfer Trans Inmate to Women’s Facility After holding a trans woman inmate for more than a year in a men’s prison, North Carolina has announced that it will finally move Kanautica Zayre-Brown to a women’s facility....
2019-05-28 18:17

Barty has what it takes to lift French Open trophy Ashleigh Barty has all the tools to become the first Australian woman in 46 years to win the French Open title when she faces fearless Czech teenager Marketa Vondrousova on Saturday....
2019-06-07 23:00

French Open glance: Osaka takes 14-match Slam run to Paris A quick look at the French Open: Naomi Osaka's bid for a third consecutive Grand Slam title finally gets started on Day 3 of the French Open        ...
2019-05-27 23:00

Rafael Nadal takes down Roger Federer in straight sets to reach French Open final Rafael Nadal got the best of Roger Federer in the 39th meeting between the tennis superstars in the French Open semifinals on Friday.        ...
2019-06-07 17:51

Prison guards injured in prison riot in Ukraine MOSCOW (AP) — Police say four prison guards have been injured in clashes with inmates who have barricaded themselves in a prison in Ukraine’s port city of Odessa. Serhiy Shaykhet, chief of the investigative unit at the Odessa police, said in te...
2019-05-27 17:17

Records: 2 men took child hostage after reservation killings YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) — Court records say a homeowner told police that two men linked to the killing of five people on an Indian reservation in Washington state approached his residence and briefly took a child hostage at gunpoint before they were captu...
2019-06-11 20:34

Dutch Hostage Killed While Trying To Escape In Philippines: Army A Dutch birdwatcher held by Islamic State-linked terrorists was killed on Friday during a firefight between his kidnappers and soldiers in the southern Philippines, according to the military, which......
2019-05-31 17:34

Trump deal with Mexico a win for 'hostage-taking': former WTO chief The migration deal imposed on Mexico this week by U.S. President Donald Trump under the threat of punitive tariffs was a victory for "hostage-taking" over international rules, a former head of the World Trade Organization (WTO) said on Saturday....
2019-06-08 22:17

Ransomware attack on Baltimore continues to hold the city hostage Earlier this month, hackers successfully deployed a piece of ransomware that, for about two weeks now, has effectively shut down a range of key public services in the city of Baltimore. All told, the ransomware in question has locked down approximate...
2019-05-23 03:51

Hackers Are Holding Baltimore's Government Computers Hostage, and It's Not Even Close to Over On May 7, hackers infected about 10,000 of Baltimore city government’s computers with an aggressive form of ransomware called RobbinHood, and insisted the city pay 13 bitcoin (then $76,280, today $102,310) to cut the computers loose. The hackers clai...
2019-05-22 18:34

Dutch hostage held by Filipino militants killed in gubattle MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine military officials say a long-held Dutch hostage has been shot and killed by his Abu Sayyaf captors when he tried to escape during a gunbattle in southern jungles. Military commander Brig. Gen. Divino Pabayo Jr. ...
2019-05-31 12:17

American ex-hostage mom said husband Joshua Boyle was a Taliban sympathizer American ex-hostage mom Caitlan Coleman confessed in a new interview that her husband Joshua Boyle not only routinely abused her — but he was also a Taliban sympathizer, according to a new report. Coleman claimed that Boyle gave her “no choice”...
2019-05-29 22:51

Soldiers held hostage, villagers killed: the untold story of Venezuelan aid violence At dawn on February 22, as Venezuela's opposition was preparing to bring humanitarian aid into the country, a convoy of military vehicles drove into the indigenous village of Kumarakapay on its way to the Brazilian border....
2019-05-21 17:34

Trump faces critics over Mexico deal called 'hostage-taking' by ex-WTO chief Pascal Lamy: tariff threats are against spirit of diplomacy Pelosi slams ‘tantrums’ while New York Times questions dealThe immigration agreement imposed on Mexico by Donald Trump under the threat of punitive tariffs is a victory for “hostage-taking” ...
2019-06-08 23:51

Philippine military says Dutch hostage has been killed by Muslim militants during gunbattle with troops MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine military says Dutch hostage has been killed by Muslim militants during gunbattle with troops. The post Philippine military says Dutch hostage has been killed by Muslim militants during gunbattle with troops appea...
2019-05-31 12:17

Dutch birdwatcher held hostage by terrorists killed in gun battle with Philippine army Ewold Horn from the Netherlands was Islamist militant group Abu Sayyaf's longest-held hostage. The military said that it also killed the Abu Sayyaf commander's wife during its raid....
2019-05-31 10:34

Clearing up confusion on payments: If a retailer takes Apple Pay it also takes Google Pay As New York City's MTA adopts contactless payments on some transit lines, people are still confused about who takes Apple, Google and Samsung Pay.        ...
2019-05-31 22:17

Ashwini Choubey Takes Charge Of Health Ministry; Takes Metro Ride To Work Ashwini Kumar Choubey Tuesday took charge as the Minister of State for Health. He took the metro from his residence to reach Udyog Bhawan station from where he walked down to his office -- Nirman......
2019-06-04 19:17

KSP Search For Inmate Who Escaped Transport Van LEE COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– Kentucky State Police are looking for an inmate they say escaped from a transport van in Lee County. It happened Thursday afternoon. Troopers say 39-year-old Jamie Vires, of Jackson, was able to get out of the van on H...
2019-06-07 14:00

Inmate swipes cop’s Taser from behind bars A prisoner on Staten Island snatched a Taser from an NYPD cop by reaching right through the bars of his holding cell and pulling it from the officer’s belt, video shows. Andrew Lawrence, 22, could be seen in the holding cell at the 120 Precinct...
2019-06-03 06:51

Inmate Walks Away From Blackburn Correctional Complex LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– Officials say that an inmate at Blackburn Correction Complex walked away from the minimum-security prison Tuesday. Officials at Blackburn say that 35-year-old Jonathan Hensley walked away around 4:50 p.m. He was serving...
2019-06-05 01:34

Police Search For Escaped Campbell County Inmate CAMPBELL COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– Police are searching for a man who escaped from the Campbell County Detention Center. 57-year-old Jerry Iles escaped May 23. He was serving a 7-year sentence for second-degree burglary from Kenton County. Accord...
2019-05-31 12:17

Former Jail Deputy Enters Plea In Death Of Inmate CATLETTSBURG, Ky. (AP) — A former Kentucky jail deputy charged with manslaughter in the death of an inmate has pleaded guilty to a lesser count. News outlets report former deputy Alicia Beller, of Putnam, West Virginia, entered the plea Friday in Boy...
2019-05-27 12:17

Oklahoma: family says inmate died of appendicitis as pleas for help were ignored Lawsuit: Joshua England made five written requests for help21-year-old died in Lexington correctional centerThe family of a man who died in a Oklahoma prison last year are suing correctional officials and medical staff for allegedly ignoring his repe...
2019-05-26 00:51

Thomas Silverstein, Killer and Most Isolated Inmate, Dies at 67 Convicted of murdering a guard and two fellow prisoners, he had been in solitary confinement since 1983, personifying, to some, cruel and unusual punishment....
2019-05-22 06:17

Nevada judge asked for sentencing do-over for Saudi inmate LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Nevada judge is being asked for a sentencing do-over for a 30-year-old former Saudi Arabian air force sergeant serving 35 years in prison for kidnapping and sexually assaulting a 13-year-old boy at a Las Vegas Strip hotel on New Ye...
2019-06-07 01:51

Northern California inmate killed; 2 prisoners suspected SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say an inmate has been killed at a Northern California state prison and two other prisoners are suspects in his death. Officials say the 63-year-old man was stabbed with a homemade weapon in an exercise yard Thur...
2019-05-31 05:00

New trial for Nevada death row inmate will await appeal A 79-year-old Nevada prison inmate who was sentenced in 2010 to die may get a chance to again argue he's not guilty, after a judge in Las Vegas overturned his conviction and granted him a new trial....
2019-06-13 20:51

Transgender Rikers inmate found dead allegedly ignored by guards A silent and unresponsive Layleen Polanco — the transgender inmate found dead in her Rikers Island cell last week — was ignored by guards for nearly two hours before they tried to help, a jailhouse eyewitness is claiming. Polanco, 27, was declared de...
2019-06-16 00:34

Transgender inmate found dead in Rikers Island cell A transgender inmate was found dead in a jail cell on Rikers Island on Friday afternoon, law-enforcement sources told The Post. The inmate was found unresponsive in her cell at the Rose M. Singer women’s facility at the notorious jail at about 2:40 p...
2019-06-08 05:51

Florida inmate charged with threatening to bomb federal buildings PENSACOLA, Fla. — Authorities say a Florida inmate made several bomb threats that led to evacuations at two federal buildings. An FBI complaint says 24-year-old Noah Stirn faces federal charges of interstate threats involving explosives and mailing i...
2019-05-21 15:00

The Latest: Alabama inmate asks Supreme Court for stay BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — The Latest on the scheduled execution of an Alabama inmate (all times local): 7:45 a.m. An Alabama inmate is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to delay his execution set for Thursday night. Attorneys for Christopher Lee Price are ...
2019-05-30 16:01

Brooklyn inmate claims he was wrongfully convicted because of crooked detective A Brooklyn man claims he’s been behind bars for more than two decades on a murder conviction because of a crooked detective. Kevin Daniels says Detective Bob Schulman relied on Daniels’ own false confession, a drugged-up witness, and misleading testi...
2019-06-02 02:17

Cops grill inmate suspected of planning David Ortiz shooting A prison inmate in the Dominican Republic may have helped plan the assassination attempt on baseball legend David Ortiz, according to a new report. Authorities are questioning José Eduardo Ciprian Lebrón about Sunday’s attack on Ortiz — in whic...
2019-06-14 00:17

A 79-year-old inmate has been linked to more than 60 deaths, making him the most prolific serial killer in US history Mark Rogers/Odessa American via AP, File Authorities announced that a 79-year-old inmate in California has been linked to more than 60 killings in at least 14 states, making him the most prolific serial killer in US history. Samuel Little was indic...
2019-06-10 12:34

Doubts persist over Trump attendance at French G7 summit: French official U.S. President Donald Trump did not confirm he would attend August's summit of the G7 group of rich nations in southwestern France city of Biarritz when he met President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday, a French official said....
2019-06-06 22:17

French tennis star Nicolas Mahut shares heartwarming moment with son on court after French Open loss French tennis star Nicolas Mahut shared a touching moment with his son moments after he lost in the third round of the French Open on Friday to Argentina’s Leonardo Mayer....
2019-06-06 19:17

Giannis Antetokounmpo Is Ready To "Think Like A Guard" Again Giannis Antetokounmpo is a treasure. A kind soul before the basketball game, a rude leviathan during it, and, it turns out, a reflective conversationalist right after. The Athletic’s Eric Nehm checked in with the possible MVP throughout his postseaso...
2019-06-01 07:17

The Old Guard performs the annual 'Flags In' for Memorial Day Army soldiers with the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment — commonly referred to as The Old Guard — perform their annual tradition of ‘Flags In’ by marking each tombstone at Arlington National Cemetery with an American flag. About 1,200 soldiers participate ...
2019-05-26 14:51

TCU incoming class up to 9 with grad transfer, another guard FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Graduate transfer guard Jaire Grayer has signed with TCU after spending the past four seasons at George Mason. TCU announced Wednesday the signings of Grayer and guard Taryn Todd from Findlay Prep in Nevada. The additions set...
2019-05-30 01:34

5 years for ex-guard who used pepper spray in inmates' eyes A former prison guard captain was sentenced Wednesday to five years in prison for plotting to abuse inmates at a privately run federal prison in north Louisiana....
2019-06-06 02:51

Siena guard Jalen Pickett pulls out of NBA draft LOUDONVILLE, N.Y. (AP) — Siena point guard Jalen Pickett has withdrawn his name from consideration for the NBA draft and will return to school for his sophomore year. Pickett officially declared as an early entrant for the draft in April. He particip...
2019-05-30 00:51

Ever-changing of the guard yields similar results for Chelsea "Chelsea lifted the Europa League trophy in Baku, even if very few Blues made it there to see them. Dan Levene, stranded in London like the rest, saw a changing of the guard, as the season ended in glory."...
2019-05-30 00:00

Mexican congress approves safeguards for new National Guard Mexico's Congress approved a series of safeguards Thursday intended to prevent abuses under the country's new militarized police force known as the National Guard....
2019-05-24 07:34

EU's Frontex deploys border guard teams in Albania Teams of the European Border and Coast Guard Agency, or Frontex, are joining Albania's police to patrol its land and sea borders for migrants and crime....
2019-05-21 14:32

| WATCH: Police on guard after mass stabbing in Japan Japanese firemen and police forensic experts gather at the site where two people, including a child, were feared dead in a mass stabbing attack that also injured 17 people in Kanagawa Prefecture. WATCH NOW....
2019-05-28 21:17

Guard F-16s to conduct Memorial Day flyovers in Tucson area TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) – Two F-16 jet fighters from the Arizona Air National Guard will conduct five flyovers of cemeteries and other locations in the Tucson area on Monday as part of Memorial Day observations. The jets are part of the 162nd Wing b...
2019-05-26 01:34

40,000 Troops Deployed To Guard Route For Amarnath Yatra Security arrangements for the forthcoming annual Amarnath Yatra in Jammu and Kashmir have been scaled up, with authorities deciding to issue a ''barcode''-enabled authority slip to pilgrims to keep a......
2019-05-30 04:34

Zona guard leaving basketball team after just one season TUCSON –  Arizona guard Devonaire Doutrive is transferring from the University of Arizona. It’s still not clear what school he will head to. Doutrive played one season under Coach Sean Miller and the Wildcats. He averaged eleven minutes a...
2019-05-28 08:00

Asia shares on guard as Trump tilts at China, Fed Asian share markets got off to a cautious start on Wednesday as the White House took a tough line on a trade deal with China, just as investors were bracing for the latest batch of economic data from the Asian giant....
2019-06-12 02:51

Guard trampled to death by elephant while on look out for escaped lions A guard on the lookout for a pride of 14 lions that were thought to have escaped from the Kruger National Park has been trampled to death by an elephant....
2019-06-10 18:51

EU’s Frontex deploys border guard teams in Albania Teams of the European Border and Coast Guard Agency, or Frontex, will join Albania’s police patrolling land border and coast to better cope with possible migrants’ moves and fight crime...
2019-05-21 14:51

Former Oregon guard Victor Bailey Jr. transfers to Tennessee KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Former Oregon guard Victor Bailey Jr. has transferred to Tennessee and will play for the Volunteers in the 2020-21 season. Tennessee coach Rick Barnes announced Tuesday that Bailey will enroll in summer school. Bailey will sit...
2019-06-11 23:17

John Bolton to address US Coast Guard Academy graduates NEW LONDON, Conn. (AP) — U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton is scheduled to deliver the keynote address Wednesday at the United States Coast Guard Academy graduation ceremony. Bolton has been President Donald Trump’s national security a...
2019-05-22 11:51

Illinois governor activating National Guard amid flooding SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker is activating the Illinois National Guard to respond to recent severe flooding . Pritzker is holding a Thursday morning news conference at the Illinois Emergency Management Agency in Springfield wi...
2019-05-30 16:01

Libyan coast guard says it rescued 80 Europe-bound migrants Libya's coast guard says it has intercepted a boat carrying 80 Europe-bound migrants, including women and children, off the country's Mediterranean coast....
2019-06-05 18:51

Mexico says Guard deployment beginning, forms migrant team Mexican officials say they are beginning deployment of the country’s new National Guard for immigration enforcement, an accelerated commitment of a 6,000-strong force under an agreement meant to head off threatened U.S. tariffs...
2019-06-11 18:17

Rikers guard claims she was sexually assaulted by male boss A Rikers Island guard claims she was sexually assaulted by a male boss, then faced retaliation when a supervisor friend of his did nothing as an ­inmate menaced her. Correction officer Joanne Vega claims in a lawsuit that Capt. Edwich Jasmin ordered ...
2019-06-02 02:17

Keep guard up against hurricanes in 2019, as risk remains potent: forecaster The Canadian Hurricane Centre has created a fresh smart phone app, and recommends people begin tracking storms as soon as they start and then monitor for shifts in direction and intensity....
2019-05-23 23:00

Alexa Guard can now listen for alarms – or, perhaps, a cheating spouse? Beyond sending text alerts, Alexa can now listen in at home remotely via the free Guard service, so look our cheating spouses and rowdy teens        ...
2019-05-21 14:32

Homeland Security secretary: Mexico’s guard border deployment is ‘new’ The acting secretary of Homeland Security on Sunday heralded Mexico’s decision to send thousands of its national guard troops to the Guatemalan border as a new development, disputing a report that said the concession that averted new tariffs ha...
2019-06-09 23:51

Baltimore Police: Hospital guard posed as officer in rape BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore police believe they’ve solved a rape case that had investigators pull more than 100 police cars off the streets to search for evidence. A woman alleged that a uniformed officer ordered her into a patrol car and later ...
2019-06-12 16:00

Tehran, US Tension A "Clash Of Wills", Says Iran Guard Official The standoff between Iran and the United States is a "clash of wills", a senior commander of Iran's powerful Revolutionary Guards said on Thursday, suggesting any enemy "adventurism" would meet a......
2019-05-23 15:51

East Harlem security guard slashed by drunk man: cops A drunkard carrying a bottle of Heineken slashed a store security guard in the face during a Saturday morning squabble inside an East Harlem clothing store, according to cops and a store manager....
2019-06-02 02:17

Security guard wants 'sincere' apology from Cowboys RB Ezekiel Elliott The security guard whom Ezekiel Elliott shoved to the ground earlier this month at a Las Vegas music festival says he isn't satisfied with the apology he received from the Dallas Cowboys star....
2019-05-29 23:51

Canada's Trudeau to invest C$15.7 billion in coast guard overhaul Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Wednesday said Canada would spend an estimated C$15.7 billion ($11.7 billion) to renew its coast guard fleet and that it would partner with a new shipyard to complete the project....
2019-05-23 01:17

Mississippi River closed at St. Louis due to flooding: U.S. Coast Guard The U.S. Coast Guard said it has closed the Mississippi River near St. Louis to boat and barge traffic on Thursday for the second time this month due to high water and strong currents on the major shipping waterway....
2019-05-24 03:17

Libyan coast guard intercepts some 140 Europe-bound migrants Libya’s coast guard says it has intercepted two boats carrying around 140 Europe-bound migrants, including women and children, off the country’s Mediterranean coast...
2019-06-04 20:00

Raiders agree to 1-year deal with troubled guard Incognito ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Raiders have agreed to a one-year deal with troubled guard Richie Incognito. Incognito’s agent, Ken Sarnoff, confirmed the deal on Twitter. He congratulated his client for his return to the NFL after sitting o...
2019-05-28 18:34

Coast Guard rescues man from cruise ship off North Carolina HATTERAS, N.C. (AP) — The Coast Guard has helped take a man from a cruise ship to the mainland for a medical problem. The Coast Guard’s Portsmouth, Virginia, command center received a call Friday morning that a passenger on the cruise ship was ...
2019-06-15 21:51

Tornadoes in Pennsylvania, New Jersey catch many in the danger zone off-guard Tornadoes bore down on the western edge of New Jersey and the eastern edge of Pennsylvania this week, leaving some residents prepared for the worst, while others were caught off guard....
2019-05-31 06:34

Libyan coast guard intercepts some 100 Europe-bound migrants BENGHAZI, Libya (AP) — Libya’s coast guard says it has intercepted a boat carrying nearly 100 Europe-bound migrants, including women and children, off the country’s Mediterranean coast. Spokesman Ayoub Gassim said Tuesday that the rubber ...
2019-06-04 14:51

Security guard speaks after Ezekiel Elliott shove: ‘out of control’ The security guard who was shoved over by Ezekiel Elliott at a music festival last week has spoken, and he isn’t happy with the Cowboys running back. Kyle Johnson told CBS LA that although he didn’t press charges initially, he’s now...
2019-05-29 21:51

Florida point guard Nembhard returning for sophomore season GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Florida point guard Andrew Nembhard is returning to school for his sophomore year, a move that should have a positive impact on the Gators next season. Nembhard announced his decision on social media Wednesday, hours before t...
2019-05-29 23:34

Farewell Maybot: John Crace on the changing of the Tory guard The Guardian’s political sketch writer first coined the term ‘the Maybot’ in 2016, when she robotically repeated the same phrases in a car-crash interview. As she prepares to step down as Conservative leader, Crace discusses who might take over. Plus...
2019-06-07 10:51

Libyan coast guard intercepts Europe-bound migrant boat Libya's coast guard says it has intercepted a rubber boat carrying dozens of Europe-bound migrants, including women and children, off the country's Mediterranean coast....
2019-06-03 17:17

Ezekiel Elliott handcuffed, but not arrested, after incident with Las Vegas security guard “These are all bumps, and people have challenges,” Cowboys chief operating officer Stephen Jones said of the star running back, who was attending a music festival....
2019-05-21 14:32

Mexico is sending its new national guard to the Guatemala border. The mission is unclear. The force, created by President Andrés Manual López Obrador to ensure public safety, is being diverted to Mexico’s southern border after Trump’s tariff threats....
2019-06-11 00:17

Elite Hawkeye 'kill team' dispatched to London to guard Trump President Trump is bringing his crack kill team with him for protection as he arrives in the UK today. The elite squad dubbed “Hawkeye” accompany the president wherever he goes and will be on guard during his state visit to Britain....
2019-06-03 17:17

Longtime Spurs guard Tony Parker announces retirement after 18 seasons in the NBA Tony Parker has announced his retirement after 18 seasons in NBA. He leaves the league with six all-star appearances and four championship rings.       ...
2019-06-10 23:00

Army Old Guard places some 228K flags at Arlington National Cemetery The U.S. Army Old Guard placed American flags on more than 228,000 graves at Arlington National Cemetery on Thursday as part of the annual "Flags In" tradition ahead of Memorial Day....
2019-05-24 13:34

Mexico national guard to deploy on southern border from Monday: minister Mexico's National Guard will begin deploying on Mexico's southern border with Guatemala from Monday to contain the flow of migrants headed to the United States, Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said on Friday....
2019-06-08 05:51

Report: Sony employees caught off guard by Microsoft cloud partnership Enlarge / The kinds of Azure server racks that could soon play host to Sony content under a recent cooperation deal. Following Microsoft and Sony's surprising announcement of a cloud gaming partnership last week, Bloomberg has a bit of behind-the-...
2019-05-21 18:51

Mexico’s National Guard, a ‘Work in Progress,’ Deployed to Curb Migration The brand-new force was created to fight crime, not deal with migrant families, and analysts fear human rights abuses if it goes to the Guatemalan border....
2019-06-15 04:17

Mississippi River closed to shipping at St. Louis due to flooding: U.S. Coast Guard The U.S. Coast Guard said it has closed the Mississippi River near St. Louis to boat and barge traffic on Thursday due to high water and strong currents on the major shipping waterway....
2019-05-23 22:17

Mexico foreign minister says national guard to deploy to southern border Mexico will deploy its national guard to its southern border with Guatemala, the Mexican foreign minister said on Thursday, as part of the country's bid to stem Central American migration that has drawn U.S. President Donald Trump's ire....
2019-06-07 04:34

Golden State Warriors point guard Curry unhurt in car accident "Golden State Warriors point guard Stephen Curry apparently was not injured when the Porsche he was driving was hit twice in a multi-car crash on Friday morning."...
2019-05-21 22:51

Mexico says National Guard deployment to southern border starts on Wednesday Deployment of National Guard forces to Mexico's southern border will advance quickly under a migration control deal signed last week with the United States, Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said on Wednesday, although there were no visible signs on th...
2019-06-13 07:51

Bear 'Bribes' Guard Dog With Bones. Hilarious Story Is Viral On Twitter One Canadian man has claimed that his pet dog is in cahoots with a bear - and the incredible story of interspecies cooperation has impressed thousands across the world....
2019-05-22 03:51

Jamaican fishermen forcibly held and abused by US Coast Guard, lawsuit says Quartet say officers accused them of drug smuggling, stripped them naked, burned their boat, and shackled them in CaribbeanOn 13 September 2017, five Jamaican fisherman set out in the Jossette, a two-engine boat made of fiberglass and wood.Their dest...
2019-06-13 02:17

Video shows cops sitting in cruiser as guard tries to catch shoplifter NYPD bosses are looking into a pair of officers caught on camera apparently sitting in their cruiser as security guards from a nearby store wrestled and chased down a fleeing shoplifter in the Bronx. In the video obtained by The Post, the cruiser can...
2019-06-12 04:51

U.S. Navy names future destroyer after Coast Guard hero Quentin Walsh The U.S. Navy has named a future guided-missile destroyer in honor of Quentin Walsh, the first time an Arleigh Burke-class ship will honor a member of the Coast Guard....
2019-06-07 21:17

Oakland Raiders spring shock by signing troubled guard Richie Incognito 35-year-old was suspended over bullying former teammateIncognito also accused of threatening funeral home workersThe Oakland Raiders agreed to a one-year deal with troubled guard Richie Incognito on Tuesday. Incognito’s agent, Ken Sarnoff, tweeted co...
2019-05-28 19:51

Trudeau pledges billions for new coast guard fleet but mum on how he plans to circumvent delays Talks between the government and Quebec's Chantier Davie are slated to start on Thursday after pledge to open up shipbuilding contracts to a third supplier....
2019-05-23 02:34

Blues Honor Rent-A-Car Company With Color Guard Flag, Then Quietly Dishonor It You might think sports are about sports. No. They’re about the troops. And America. And sometimes Canada too, but rarely in the NHL playoffs. But how can you prove, if you’re a team in, say, the Stanley Cup Final, that you really care about America a...
2019-06-04 21:51

Aladdin's Marwan Kenzari joins Netflix comic book adaptation The Old Guard According to The Hollywood Reporter, Aladdin villain Marwan Kenzari has joined the cast of The Old Guard, Netflix’s adaptation of the Greg Rucka and Leandro Fernandez comic of the same name. The story is about a group of soldiers who are “inexplicabl...
2019-05-29 10:00

Coast guard fleet renewal plan unlikely to yield promised deals before the election While the process for initiating the new deals will begin shortly, none are expected to be finalized prior to the start of the federal election campaign....
2019-05-29 09:17

Coast Guard searching for Texas police chief knocked overboard by large wake A Texas police chief who served in the Army as a paratrooper was missing after being knocked off his fishing boar into Galveston Bay by the wake of a passing large vessel....
2019-06-09 02:51

Mexico offers to send national guard to southern border to stem migration: sources In talks with the United States, Mexico has offered to send up to 6,000 members of its national guard to secure its southern border with Guatemala in order to contain migrant flows, according to two people with knowledge of the matter....
2019-06-06 22:17

St. Louis Blues face criticism for including Enterprise flag in color guard during national anthem The St. Louis Blues appeared to use an Enterprise Rent-A-Car flag in their color guard during the national anthem before Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Final on Saturday against the Boston Bruins....
2019-06-04 22:34

Deadspin Blues Honor Rent-A-Car Company With Color Guard Flag, Then Quietly Dishonor It | Jezebel Ab Deadspin Blues Honor Rent-A-Car Company With Color Guard Flag, Then Quietly Dishonor It | Jezebel Abby Lee Miller Warns Aunt Becky That ‘Fame Is a Curse in Prison!’ | Splinter Pete Buttigieg Has Some Very Bad Opinions About Al Franken | The Root Raym...
2019-06-04 18:00

Libya coast guard rescues 290 migrants off eastern coast of Tripoli Libya's coast guard rescued 290 migrants clinging to inflatable rafts on Friday in two operations near the capital Tripoli, a naval forces spokesman said....
2019-05-24 09:17

Congress Isn’t Keen on a Space Force, So What About a Space Coast Guard Instead? This week Congress dealt a blow to President Donald Trump’s idea for a Space Force, authorizing just $15 million to fund the operation. Critics in Congress believe that the administration hasn’t made a good enough case for a new form of military serv...
2019-05-23 11:34

Dad’s in Prison. Mom Was on Parole. He’s Running for D.A. In San Francisco, Chesa Boudin, whose parents were in the radical Weather Underground, wants to join the growing ranks of prosecutors who have direct experience with the prison system....
2019-05-24 15:17

| Man who killed three Muslims gets life in prison An American who killed three Muslims in February 2015 out of what police first called a parking dispute but now admit was driven by hate has been sentenced to life in prison....
2019-06-14 06:51

The Most Honest Man in College Basketball Is Going to Prison In mob trials, prosecutors flipped the underlings to nail the bosses. In college basketball’s corruption trial, the small players are taking big hits....
2019-05-22 21:00

Romania’s Most Powerful Man Is Sent to Prison for Corruption Liviu Dragnea, the head of the governing Social Democrats, was ordered to start serving a three and a half year sentence. His party was also handed a rebuke in European elections....
2019-05-27 19:17

Man sent to prison for urinating in Memphis cereal factory MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee man has been sentenced to 10 months in prison for urinating on a Kellogg’s cereal conveyor belt at a Memphis facility. The U.S. attorney’s office in Memphis says 49-year-old Gregory Stanton was sentenced ...
2019-05-30 10:51

Kid Galahad: ‘I would be dead or in prison without Brendan Ingle’ Matt Bozeat on the lessons Kid Galahad has learned from the Ingle gym The post Kid Galahad: ‘I would be dead or in prison without Brendan Ingle’ appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-06-10 17:17

Texas man gets prison for smuggling immigrants in furniture CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — A Houston-area man has been sentenced to nearly two years in prison for trying to smuggle immigrants in furniture after three people were found in a plastic-wrapped dresser that was nailed shut. Federal prosecutors say 23...
2019-05-21 16:17

Arizona man sentenced to prison for domestic assault PHOENIX – Federal prosecutors say an Oak Springs, Arizona man is headed to prison in connection with a domestic assault case. Shaun Gui Hale, 33, will spend the next seven years in prison, after he pleaded guilty to charges earlier this year. I...
2019-05-21 14:39

MS-13 member gets 55 years in prison in quadruple slaying An MS-13 street gang member has been sentenced to 55 years in prison for his role in the brutal massacre of four young men on New York's Long Island....
2019-06-12 23:00

Pelosi says she wants to see Trump 'in prison' but not impeached – live The House speaker is reportedly under pressure from the judiciary committee chair to impeach the presidentSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 3.40pm BST The Los Angeles Times tallied some votes and found that House Democrats do not ...
2019-06-06 16:51

California court: Prison pot is OK _ if inmates don’t inhale SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A California appeals court says it’s legal to have small amounts of marijuana in prison — so long as inmates don’t inhale. The 3rd District Court of Appeal ruled that California voters legalized recreational poss...
2019-06-13 09:51

2 men get prison for Auschwitz slain sheep protest Belarusian artists insist stripping naked and killing a sheep at Auschwitz is ‘artistic’ protest against war — but a Polish judge sentences them on charges of animal cruelty and desecrating a memorial site...
2019-05-28 15:34

Want To See Trump "In Prison", Not Impeached, Says Nancy Pelosi House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is moving quickly to quell impeachment talk in her Democratic caucus, telling colleagues she wants to see President Donald Trump "in prison" but not impeached and......
2019-06-07 05:00

'AK-47 Bandit' sentenced in Nebraska to 35 years in prison A Montana man dubbed the AK-47 bandit and accused of holding up banks in several states over a five-year period has been sentenced in a Nebraska federal court to 35 years in prison....
2019-06-06 02:51

Wrongfully convicted man who served 45 years in prison to get $1.5M A Michigan man who spent 45 years behind bars for a crime he didn’t commit — the longest a wrongfully convicted person has ever served in America — will get a $1.5 million payout from the state. Richard Phillips was 27 years old when he w...
2019-05-22 17:00

Patient who ordered THC chocolates gets four years in prison GENEVA, Ill. — A suburban Chicago cancer patient who ordered a 42-pound (19-kilogram) package of THC-infused chocolates from a California dispensary to self-medicate has been sentenced to four years in prison. Thomas J. Franzen of Montgomery pleaded ...
2019-06-06 14:00

Pelosi tells Dems she wants to see Trump ‘in prison’ Speaker Nancy Pelosi told senior Democrats that she’d like to see President Donald Trump “in prison” as she clashed with House Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler in a meeting on Tuesday night over whether to launch impeachment proceedings.Pelosi met wit...
2019-06-06 05:34

Mall of America attacker gets 19 years in prison A man who threw a 5-year-old boy from a third-floor balcony at the Mall of America in Minnesota has been sentenced to 19 years in prison. (June 3)        ...
2019-06-03 23:34

Ex-USC assistant Bland avoids prison after plea Former USC assistant Tony Bland was sentenced to 100 hours of community service and two years of probation after pleading guilty to bribery conspiracy....
2019-06-05 21:00

'American Taliban' to be released from prison Thursday John Walker Lindh, the American captured in Afghanistan in 2001 fighting for the Taliban and vilified as a national traitor, is to be released early from a federal prison on Thursday while some U.S. lawmakers worry he still poses a security risk....
2019-05-23 01:34

Former Long Island man exonerated after 33 years in prison A former Long Island man who spent 33 years in prison for the attempted rape and murder of a 14-year-old girl was exonerated during an emotional court hearing on Wednesday. Keith Bush, 62, stared as if in shock as Suffolk County Judge Anthony Senft g...
2019-05-22 21:17

Flying a Drone While Drunk Could Land You in Prison in Japan You’d assume it would go without saying that operating any kind of machinery or vehicle after a few drinks is a dumb idea—even if it’s one navigated by remote control. But as reported by the BBC, this week, Japan’s parliament has passed a law making ...
2019-06-13 21:17

Anger rises after yet another wave of Brazil prison violence Their fury rising, relatives of dozens of the 55 inmates killed in Brazil prison riots this week are still waiting for authorities to turn over the bodies of their loved ones...
2019-05-30 06:34

Indiana synagogue vandal sentenced to 3 years in prison A 21-year-old man has been sentenced to three years in prison for spray-painting anti-Semitic graffiti and lighting fires outside a suburban Indianapolis synagogue....
2019-05-22 00:17

Julian Assange 'moved to prison medical wing' Julian Assange has been moved to a medical wing in Belmarsh prison over concerns for his "significantly deteriorated" health, WikiLeaks has claimed. ...
2019-05-30 09:01

Jury set to deliberate in fatal Delaware prison riot WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Jury deliberations are set to begin in the trial of an inmate accused of leading a riot at Delaware’s maximum-security prison during which a guard was killed and other staffers taken hostage. Jurors are to open deliberat...
2019-05-21 22:17

Analysis: Those in college scandal could still go to prison, despite first defendant skating Although the first defendant sentenced in the college admissions scheme got no prison, the case's uniqueness doesn't make it a great barometer.        ...
2019-06-14 00:51

Wisc. man gets life in prison in Jayme Closs case A Wisconsin man will spend the rest of his life in prison for kidnapping 13-year-old Jayme Closs and killing her parents. (May 24)        ...
2019-05-25 02:34

Ex-police officer gets prison for paying teen girls for sex BALTIMORE (AP) — A Maryland man who pleaded guilty to paying two teenage girls for sex while he was employed as a police officer in Washington, D.C., has been sentenced to 14 years in federal prison. U.S. Attorney Robert Hur’s office says a fed...
2019-05-21 22:17

Prominent opposition columnist in Turkey sent back to prison ISTANBUL (AP) — A prominent Turkish journalist has been sent back to prison in connection with convictions on terror charges handed down last year to an opposition newspaper. Kadri Gursel, who previously wrote for the Cumhuriyet newspaper, was senten...
2019-05-29 16:34

Sports of The Times: The Most Honest Man in College Basketball Is Going to Prison In mob trials, prosecutors flipped the underlings to nail the bosses. In college basketball’s corruption trial, the small players are taking big hits....
2019-05-21 14:39

California man freed from life prison sentence for joyriding A California man was freed from prison after serving 23 years of his life sentence on a joyriding conviction, including eight years in solitary confinement for possessing a book written by the co-founder of a notorious prison gang....
2019-06-05 05:51

Ex-Minneapolis cop who killed Justine Damond sentenced to prison The former Minnesota cop convicted of fatally shooting an unarmed Australian bride-to-be was sentenced to 12.5 years in prison on Friday. Mohamed Noor, 33, was convicted in July on charges of third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter in the ...
2019-06-07 21:51

Arkansas woman sentenced to prison for scalding child PARAGOULD, Ark. (AP) — An Arkansas woman has been sentenced to 20 years in prison after she was convicted of battery for scalding her young step-granddaughter. Prosecutor Scott Ellington says 38-year-old Angela Engeron of Paragould was convicted Wedn...
2019-06-07 19:34

Fake prince sentenced to 18 years in federal prison Colombian native Anthony Gignac, who swindled millions from investors while pretending to be a prince from Saudi Arabia, was sentenced by a federal judge in Miami to 18 ½ years in prison Friday....
2019-06-02 02:01

Auschwitz protesters get prison time for naked stunt WARSAW, Poland — On a cold day in March 2017, a group of young adults stripped naked at the former Auschwitz death camp and chained themselves together to the “Arbeit Macht Frei” gate as one man plunged a knife into a sheep’s body o...
2019-05-29 00:34

As a prison doctor, Amanda Brown knows compassion is the best medicine A mid-life career leap into the prison service opened this GP’s eyes and heartFor Dr Amanda Brown, a village GP in Buckinghamshire, the idea of working in a prison was so off the radar that when the offer came, her first reaction was surprise that su...
2019-06-08 18:34

Prosecutors give up on more trials in Delaware prison riot Prosecutors will press no further charges after a series of trial losses against inmates accused in deadly rioting at Delaware's maximum-security prison in 2017....
2019-06-12 23:00

U.S. activist faces up to 20 years in prison for harboring migrants An Arizona activist charged with harboring two undocumented migrants faces trial on Wednesday in a case likely to set a precedent over what aid U.S. citizens can give to illegal border crossers....
2019-05-29 13:34

Teacher guilty of classroom sex with teen is sprung from prison A former Ohio middle school teacher convicted of having sex with a 14-year-old inside a locked classroom is out of prison — after trying twice unsuccessfully to be sprung early, correction officials said. Jessica Langford, a 33-year-old who previousl...
2019-05-31 00:17

YouTube star who humiliated homeless man given prison term ReSet posted footage of man eating Oreos filled with toothpaste in BarcelonaA YouTube star who tricked a homeless man into eating biscuits filled with toothpaste and then posted footage of the incident online has been sentenced to 15 months in prison...
2019-06-03 16:00

A man who spent nearly 46 years in prison for a wrongful conviction will get $1.5 million Imprisoned for more than 45 years for a murder he didn't commit, Richard Phillips spent more time behind bars than any other wrongfully imprisoned person in America....
2019-05-22 03:51

New Yorker who tried to join ISIS sentenced to 20 years in prison A New York man who attempted to join the Islamic State was sentenced to 20 years in prison after he tried to provide material support to the terror group and boasted about how easy it would be to carry out an attack in Times Square....
2019-06-15 20:51

‘American Taliban’ Lindh to be released Thursday from prison TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — The California man who became known as the “American Taliban” after his capture on an Afghanistan battlefield in late 2001 is on the cusp of release from prison. Thirty-eight-year-old John Walker Lindh is schedule...
2019-05-23 08:34

Lawyers for Chelsea Manning plead for her release from prison Former Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning's lawyers are asking a federal judge to reconsider his decision to remand her to prison for refusing to testify before a grand jury in the WikiLeaks probe....
2019-06-01 00:17

From prison, 'Pharma Bro' Martin Shkreli sues ex-colleagues for $30 mln Martin Shkreli, the pharmaceutical entrepreneur serving a seven-year prison term for fraud, on Friday sued three former colleagues at Retrophin Inc for more than $30 million, saying they illegally ousted him from that company in 2014....
2019-06-01 00:17

‘American Taliban’ to be freed from federal prison this week Infamous “American Taliban” John Phillip Walker Lindh, who abandoned his California home to fight with Osama bin Laden and the Taliban, will be sprung from a federal prison this Thursday. Lindh, 38, will walk out of the Indiana slammer after serving ...
2019-05-22 00:17

American who fought for Taliban to be freed early from US prison John Walker Lindh to be released but some politicians say he may still be security riskJohn Walker Lindh, the American captured in 2001 fighting for the Taliban, is to be released early from federal prison despite some US politicians expressing conce...
2019-05-23 13:00

Emotional ex-USC basketball coach avoids prison after plea A former assistant basketball coach for the University of Southern California dropped his head in relief Wednesday when a judge announced he won't go to prison for accepting a bribe to steer young athletes to a particular manager....
2019-06-06 19:17

Another ex-NCAA coach gets prison time in bribery scandal A Manhattan federal judge Friday meted out another prison sentence to a former NCAA Division I assistant basketball coach who copped to taking bribes to funnel college players to certain sports managers. This time it was a three-month sentence for La...
2019-06-08 00:17

Ex-Harlem teacher who hid explosives in home gets 6 years in prison One of the twin brothers who were busted last year for keeping bomb-making materials in their Bronx apartment — a former Harlem Prep teacher who enlisted the help of students to make explosives — has been sentenced to nearly six years in prison....
2019-05-23 05:17

Cardinal Pell back in prison while judges consider appeal Cardinal George Pell will remain behind bars while an Australian appeals court considers whether to overturn his conviction on five charges of sexually assaulting two choirboys in the 1990s....
2019-06-06 13:00

Jayme Closs’s Kidnapper Gets Life in Prison Without Parole “I was smarter,” Jayme said in a statement at the sentencing hearing for Jake Patterson, who pleaded guilty to abducting her and killing her parents....
2019-05-25 05:00

Pelosi's Trump 'in prison' comment no issue for Dem Rep. Cicilline Rep. David Cicilline, D-R.I., is defending House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., after comments that she wanted to see President Trump in prison rather than impeached....
2019-06-09 20:51

Satanic Panic Freezes Sale of Witches' Prison Once a prison for people (mostly women) accused of witchcraft, what is held to be Britain’s most haunted house is up for sale - again. ...
2019-06-07 00:51

Thai court sentences ex-PM to prison over lottery program BANGKOK (AP) — A Thai court has sentenced former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra to two years in prison over his handling of a state lottery program he initiated while in office more than a decade ago. His conviction Thursday by a branch of Supreme...
2019-06-06 16:51

Craig Carton says ‘I believe in redemption’ before starting prison term Disgraced radio host Craig Carton released a statement on Friday — just days before he heads to the slammer — saying he believes in “redemption and earning second chances.” “I made mistakes,” the statement says. “Mistake...
2019-06-15 04:51

Egyptian court sentences 296 to prison on terror charges An Egyptian military court has sentenced 32 people to life in prison on terror charges including plotting to assassinate President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi....
2019-06-12 20:17

Minneapolis officer's attorneys seek no prison for shooting Attorneys for the former Minneapolis police officer convicted of fatally shooting an unarmed woman in 2017 plan to ask a sentencing judge for no prison time....
2019-05-31 15:34

'Embodiment of evil': Jayme Closs kidnapper sentenced to die in prison A Wisconsin judge sentenced Jake Patterson to two terms of life imprisonment on Friday for kidnapping 13-year-old Jayme Closs and murdering her parents, describing him as "one of the most dangerous men ever to walk this planet."...
2019-05-25 03:17

El Chapo is lying about prison life to plot an escape: prosecutors Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman is only whining about his lack of earplugs and outdoor activity as an elaborate ruse to escape prison ahead of sentencing, according to a new court filing. Guzman, 61, claimed earlier this month he’d been f...
2019-05-25 01:34

Romania ruling party boss gets 3 ½ years in prison for graft BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — A Romanian court has sentenced the country’s most powerful politician to 3 ½ years in prison for official misconduct in a graft case. Monday’s sentencing of Social Democratic Party leader Liviu Dragnea comes afte...
2019-05-27 17:17

Brazil: Prison riot in Amazonas state leaves at least 8 dead Authorities in Brazil say fighting erupted among inmates at a prison in the northern state of Amazonas, and at least eight people died before the riot was brought under control...
2019-05-26 23:00

Romania's ruling party chief headed to prison for corruption Romania's Supreme Court upheld a three-and-a-half year prison sentence for graft against ruling Social Democrat Party leader Liviu Dragnea on Monday, one day after his party lost a European election to centrist groupings....
2019-05-27 16:51

States Move To Outlaw ‘Prison Gerrymandering’: Where Do Inmates Really Live? (Daniel Fishel / for NBC News) (NBC NEWS) – Prisoners count. But where? That’s a question state lawmakers across the country are grappling with as the 2020 census approaches. Last week, Washington Gov. Jay Inslee, a 2020 Democratic presid...
2019-05-26 23:17

American accused of being a spy says he's being threatened, abused in Russian prison Accused of espionage, Paul Whelan says he is being threatened and abused in a Russian prison and that his continued detainment is akin to political kidnapping.        ...
2019-05-25 17:51

Riot in Brazil prison leaves 15 choked and stabbed to death A riot between inmates in a prison in Brazilian state of Amazonas ended with 15 dead on Sunday, according to a statement of the state secretariat for prisons....
2019-05-27 08:17

23 Inmates Killed in Venezuelan Prison Uprising, Says Rights Group (CARACAS, Venezuela) — A prisoner rights group in Venezuela says 23 inmates died when guards opened fire to subdue an uprising. Humberto Prado of the Venezuelan Prison Observatory said 18 guards were also injured in Friday’s clash. The ja...
2019-05-24 22:34

At Least 40 Inmates Strangled To Death In Amazon Prison Gang Clashes At least 40 prisoners in Brazil were found strangled to death on Monday in four jails in the Amazon jungle city of Manaus, where a fight between rival prison gangs resulted in 15 dead the day before,......
2019-05-28 14:34

Man could face 7 years in prison if convicted in nanny spycam case The husband of a Manhattan prosecutor could face criminal charges after he and his wife allegedly videotaped their nanny undressing and showering in their bathroom, The Post has learned....
2019-06-02 02:17

South Sudan sentences prominent activist to more prison time A South Sudan court on Tuesday sentenced a prominent activist and economist to two years in prison after being accused of inciting an uprising behind bars in the capital, Juba....
2019-06-11 15:51

Afghan forces rescue 34 people form Taliban-run prison KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Interior Ministry says Afghan special forces have rescued 34 people from a Taliban-run prison in northern Baghlan province. Tuesday’s statement from the ministry says 17 civilians and 17 members of the security for...
2019-06-11 10:51

Leaders of white supremacist prison gang charged in killings SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Federal prosecutors say leaders of a notorious white supremacist gang have been charged with directing killings and drug smuggling from within California’s most secure prisons. The charges unsealed Thursday detail five...
2019-06-06 20:34

Want To See Trump "In Prison", Nancy Pelosi Tells Democrats: Report Donald Trump should be sent to "prison," US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi told fellow Democrats in a closed-door meeting about whether to launch impeachment proceedings against the president, Politico......
2019-06-07 00:17

Nancy Pelosi tells Democrats: I want Trump 'in prison' but not impeached House speaker reportedly told Democrats ‘I don’t want to see him impeached’ in a closed-door meetingFollow the latest in US politics – liveThe House speaker, Nancy Pelosi, has told Democrats calling for Donald Trump’s impeachment that she would rathe...
2019-06-07 03:34

After Man Dies In Prison, Body Returned Without Heart, Brain And Throat Everett Palmer had traveled from his home in Delaware to Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, on April 7 to resolve an outstanding DUI warrant from 2016, his family told The Washington Post on Thursday....
2019-06-07 05:00

Man avoids prison in 2016 Indiana boat crash that killed 2 CROWN POINT, Ind. (AP) — An Indiana man who pleaded guilty in a 2016 Lake Michigan boat crash that killed two passengers has avoided prison time in the case. Thirty-nine-year-old Tony Gibson earlier entered the plea to two counts of reckless homicide...
2019-06-07 14:00

'American Taliban' John Walker Lindh released from prison A California man captured in 2001 fighting for the Taliban has been released from prison after nearly two decades in jail. But concerns remain as to whether he has abandoned his radical ideology....
2019-05-23 16:17

Thai tycoon gets additional year in prison in poaching case A Thai construction tycoon has been sentenced to an additional one year in prison for bribing a park ranger in relation to a high-profile case of poaching endangered animals in a wildlife sanctuary last year....
2019-06-11 15:51

Rogue Mont Blanc climbers could face two years in prison Climbers scaling Europe's highest peak, Mont Blanc, without having booked a room in one of the shelters on the mountain could face two years in prison and a €300,000 ($335,000) fine under new rules to limit overcrowding....
2019-06-01 16:51

Woman who helped in Dannemora prison break is denied parole ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The upstate New York prison tailor who helped two killers escape has been denied parole for a third time. A parole board decision released Thursday says Joyce Mitchell will remain behind bars for at least two more years. She’...
2019-06-13 23:34

Amanda Knox arrives in Italy for first time since prison release Amanda Knox has set foot in Italy for the first time since being released from prison in 2011, following her acquittal over the murder of British student Meredith Kercher....
2019-06-13 13:17

Stanford's former sailing coach gets one day in prison for role in admissions scandal John Vandemoer admitted to agreeing to help students gain Stanford entry in exchange for money for his sailing programA former head sailing coach at Stanford has been sentenced for his role in a sweeping college admissions scam at elite US universiti...
2019-06-13 00:17

North Carolina man admits murdering Muslims, gets life in prison A North Carolina man was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole after pleading guilty on Wednesday to the murders of three young Muslims in a 2015 case that drew the condemnation of then-President Barack Obama....
2019-06-12 19:34

US resident released after years in Iran prison says he was put on 'show trial' Nizar Zakka, a Lebanese IT expert jailed for espionage, says his release may have served to reduce tensions between US and IranA Lebanese man who had been imprisoned in Iran for years on charges of espionage said Tuesday that he was subjected to “kid...
2019-06-12 04:17

‘Pharma Bro’ Martin Shkreli files $30M fraud lawsuit from prison The fraudster says he got defrauded. “Pharma Bro” Martin Shkreli, who is doing time in federal prison in Pennsylvania for defrauding investors, filed a lawsuit in federal court in Manhattan on Friday claiming that three people connected w...
2019-06-01 01:17

From prison, 'Pharma Bro' Martin Shkreli sues ex-colleagues for $30 million Martin Shkreli, the pharmaceutical entrepreneur serving a seven-year prison term for fraud, on Friday sued three former colleagues at Retrophin Inc for more than $30 million, saying they illegally ousted him from that company in 2014....
2019-06-01 03:00

Man Who Posed as Saudi Prince and Defrauded Investors Out of $8 Million Is Sent to Prison Anthony Gignac, 48, once called “The Prince of Fraud,” was sentenced to more than 18 years in prison. Prosecutors said he had spent most of his life impersonating Prince Khalid al-Saud....
2019-06-01 15:51

Woman with opioid addiction to get regular methadone treatment in prison A Massachusetts woman will become the first known person to win approval from the U.S. Justice Department's Bureau of Prisons (BOP) to receive ongoing methadone treatment for her heroin addiction while she serves a sentence in federal prison....
2019-06-08 07:00

John Walker Lindh, known as the ‘American Taliban,’ set to be released from prison John Walker Lindh, the young Californian who became known as the American Taliban after he was captured by U.S. forces in the invasion of Afghanistan in late 2001, is set to go free after nearly two decades in prison....
2019-05-23 03:34

'American Taliban' John Walker Lindh to be released from prison A California man captured in 2001 fighting for the Taliban is to be released from prison on Thursday after nearly two decades in jail. But concerns remain as to whether he has abandoned his radical ideology....
2019-05-23 15:34

Man who spent 33 years in prison for heinous murder is innocent: prosecutors A Long Island man who spent 33 years in prison for the attempted rape and murder of a 14-year-old girl is innocent of the heinous crime, according to prosecutors, who are recommending Wednesday that his conviction be overturned. Keith Bush and his de...
2019-05-22 21:17

Las Vegas businessman gets 50 years prison in $1.5 billion Ponzi scheme A federal judge on Thursday sentenced a former Las Vegas medical billing company operator who prosecutors called the ringleader of a $1.5 billion Ponzi scheme that bilked thousands of Japanese residents to 50 years in prison....
2019-05-24 02:34

Man faces life in prison for cutting up, dissolving girlfriend’s body A Texas man who killed his live-in girlfriend, cut up her body into small pieces, and dissolved the remains in chemicals was sentenced to life behind bars for the horrifying murder, prosecutors said this week. Kevin Wayne Powell, 50, described in loc...
2019-05-23 17:34

Michigan man who wrongfully spent 45 years in prison will get $1.5 million from the state Richard Phillips had long declared his innocence in a fatal shooting in the Detroit, Michigan area in 1971. He was exonerated in 2018.        ...
2019-05-21 18:17

Trump Tried To Stop Early Release Of "American Taliban" From US Prison John Walker Lindh, the American captured in Afghanistan in 2001 fighting for the Taliban, was freed early from federal prison on Thursday after serving 17 years amid concerns he might still harbor......
2019-05-24 05:17

Kim Kardashian West locks arms with prison reform warriors Brittany K. Barnett and MiAngel Cody are warrior attorneys with a mission as they lock arms with Kim Kardashian West to free nonviolent drug offenders serving federal life terms...
2019-05-23 21:34

‘American Taliban’ John Walker Lindh released from prison Notorious “American Taliban” John Walker Lindh — who abandoned his country to train with Osama bin Laden — has been released from an Indiana prison. The 38-year-old from Northern California served 17 years of a 20-year sentence and was re...
2019-05-23 17:34

"American Taliban" John Walker Lindh is released from prison The California man who became known as the "American Taliban" after his battlefield capture in Afghanistan battlefield in November 2001 is being released from prison....
2019-05-24 11:17

Man Known as ‘American Taliban,’ John Walker Lindh, Is Freed From Prison Mr. Lindh, who was captured in Afghanistan in 2001, was released on probation after serving 17 years of a 20-year sentence for providing support to the Taliban....
2019-05-23 19:34

Alleged UAE spy kills himself in Istanbul prison, Turkish state media says A man arrested on suspicion of spying for the United Arab Emirates has allegedly died by suicide while imprisoned in Turkey, the country's state prosecutor and its state-run news agency Anadolu said Monday....
2019-05-21 19:51

'American Taliban' Lindh released from U.S. prison -Washington Post John Walker Lindh, the American captured in Afghanistan in 2001 fighting for the Taliban, was released early from federal prison on Thursday, the Washington Post reported, citing Lindh's lawyer....
2019-05-23 14:51

Man convicted for raping 7 Tucson women sentenced to 274 years in prison TUCSON – A man convicted of raping numerous women in Tucson was sentenced to 274 years in prison Monday. After receiving funding to test untested sexual assault kits in 2017, the Tucson Police Department linked Nathan Loebe to raping seven wome...
2019-05-21 14:39

Mobile Phone Found In Om Prakash Chautala's Prison Cell In Tihar A mobile phone was found from the prison cell of former Haryana chief minister Om Prakash Chautala during a surprise inspection by Tihar jail authorities, officials said Friday....
2019-06-14 13:34

Ex-Stanford coach avoids prison time in college bribery scam BOSTON — A former head sailing coach at Stanford avoided prison time for agreeing to help students get into the elite university as recruited athletes in exchange for money for his sailing program, a judge ruled Wednesday. John Vandemoer is the first...
2019-06-13 01:17

'Pharma bro' Martin Shkreli sues Retrophin directors from prison in Pennsylvania for more than $30M Notorious 'pharma bro' Martin Shkreli, settled in to his new home in a federal prison in Pennsylvania, on Friday sued two directors and the ex-general counsel of Retrophin, accusing them of using fraud to oust him as head of the firm in 201...
2019-05-31 22:34

Kellen Winslow Jr. found guilty of rape, faces life in prison Kellen Winslow Jr. is facing life in prison after a jury found the troubled former NFL player guilty of a rape, among multiple charges. On Monday, Winslow was found guilty of one count of rape by force or fear, one count of indecent exposure and one ...
2019-06-11 02:00

Lucheses leadership changed hands in bloodless coup orchestrated from prison The leadership of one of New York’s Five Families, the Lucheses, changed hands thanks to a bloodless coup orchestrated from prison, mob-trial testimony revealed this week. Imprisoned-for-life Mafia boss Vittorio “Vic” Amuso sent a coded letter from j...
2019-05-31 07:00

Ex-Stanford sailing coach avoids prison in U.S. college admissions scandal A former Stanford University sailing coach avoided prison on Wednesday in the first sentencing to result from the U.S. college admissions scandal after admitting he took bribes to help children of wealthy parents gain admission to the school....
2019-06-13 09:17

YouTuber Sentenced to Prison For Giving Homeless Man Toothpaste-Filled Oreos YouTube contains hundreds of videos of the toothpaste-filled-Oreo prank. A cursory search will turn up many of these videos showing children tricking their family into eating a fluoride-filled faux treat. But in January 2017, a teenage, Barcelona-bas...
2019-06-03 21:34

California prison slayings were part of Aryan Brotherhood conspiracy, prosecutors say A 2016 murder at Salinas Valley State Prison was part of a statewide conspiracy by 16 members and associates of the Aryan Brotherhood, prosecutors say.        ...
2019-06-07 07:51

New knees and tourist selfies: OJ Simpson on life post-prison in Las Vegas Ex-NFL player tries to ‘focus on the positives’ since release from prison in 2017 after serving sentence for kidnapping and robberyTwenty-five years after OJ Simpson was arrested over the killings of his ex-wife and her friend, the NFL great is livin...
2019-06-10 22:34

Monster gets 120 years in prison for live streaming sexual abuse of his daughter A depraved Iowa man was sentenced to 120 years behind bars for repeatedly sexually abusing his daughter — from infancy to 6 years old — and even raping her live on the Internet, according to authorities and new reports. Steven Douglas Cro...
2019-06-06 20:34

'American Taliban' militant John Walker Lindh released from prison The Islamic militant who became known as the infamous "American Taliban" member was released from a U.S. federal prison Thursday despite lawmakers' concerns about the “security and safety implications” of freeing an unrepentant terrorist who official...
2019-05-23 16:00

NBC Sports: Richardson gets prison time in college basketball corruption trial TUCSON – Former University of Arizona assistant basketball coach Emanuel “Book” Richardson was sentenced Thursday to three months in prison followed by two years of probations in college basketball corruption case, according to NBC Sports’ Coll...
2019-06-07 06:17

John Walker Lindh, Known as the ‘American Taliban,’ Is Freed From Federal Prison Mr. Lindh, who was captured in Afghanistan in 2001, was released on probation after serving 17 years of a 20-year sentence for providing support to the Taliban....
2019-05-23 23:17

Private prison staff accused of spying on inmates in toilets and showers Former detainee Corey Donaldson claims CoreCivic staff at McRae correctional facility in Georgia peered at and made video recordings of immigrant inmates A former detainee at a prison for immigrants in rural Georgia alleges he and other detainees wer...
2019-05-29 09:17

Man who killed wife in 1993, buried body in yard gets life in prison A Florida man who killed his wife and buried her body in the back yard — only for it to be discovered by their adult son 21 years later — was sentenced to life behind bars this week, according to a new report. Michael Haim, 52, of Jacksonville — who ...
2019-05-22 17:00

Real Housewives of Atlanta's Apollo Nida Released From Prison After 5 Years Apollo Nida is one step closer to complete freedom. E! News can confirm the former Real Housewives of Atlanta star was released from prison at the Fort Dix Correctional......
2019-06-04 21:51

Child porn conviction leads to 15 years prison sentence for Arizona man TUCSON – Authorities say a Surprise man is headed to prison after he was convicted on child pornography charges. Raymond Luis Peltier, 43, was sentenced to fifteen years behind bars after being convicted on felony charges of Sexual Exploitation...
2019-06-08 10:51

Free Your Mind: 10 Missouri Eastern Prison Inmates Graduate College Ten inmates from the Missouri Eastern Correctional Center made history Wednesday as the first graduates of Washington University’s Prison Education Project....
2019-05-24 21:34

Macron pays D-Day tribute to Resistance victims of Caen prison massacre President Emmanuel Macron paid tribute on Wednesday to 71 French Resistance fighters shot dead by the Gestapo on the day Allied forces landed in Normandy but whose bodies were never recovered, as he marked the 75th anniversary of D-Day....
2019-06-05 23:00

'American Taliban' John Walker Lindh freed after 17 years in prison John Walker Lindh, the man who became known as the "American Taliban" as the first U.S. citizen captured for leaving the United States to join an Islamic militant group, was released from federal prison Thursday...
2019-05-23 19:34

Man arrested in 2017 officer-involved shooting sentenced to eight years in prison TUCSON – A Tucson man was sentenced to eight years in prison in connection to an armed robbery and attempted carjacking on the east side in 2017. On Oct. 18, 2017, Tucson Police Department was involved in an officer-involved shooting after two...
2019-06-15 10:17

Minnesota ex-officer gets 12-1/2 years in prison for Australian woman's shooting death A former Minneapolis police officer was sentenced to 12-1/2 years in prison on Friday for the fatal shooting of an Australian woman nearly two years ago after she had called police to report a possible sexual assault....
2019-06-07 21:51

"American Taliban" John Walker Lindh Released From Prison: Reports John Walker Lindh, the US Muslim convert who came to be known as the "American Taliban" after being captured while fighting in Afghanistan in 2001, was released from prison Thursday after serving 17......
2019-05-23 15:51

‘Pregnancy is a time bomb’ – what I learned about motherhood working in a women’s prison Pregnant women in jail are revered by other inmates – but the question of what will happen to the child is never far awayPrison is full of mothers. Mothers of adult children, who visit at weekends bringing grandchildren in tow; mothers whose motherho...
2019-05-22 16:17

Ex-USC coach Tony Bland dodges prison for NCAA corruption scandal A former assistant coach for the University of Southern California basketball team who pleaded guilty to taking a bribe for steering players to a sports manager, has avoided prison and was sentenced on Wednesday to just two years of probation. Tony B...
2019-06-05 20:51

Ex-Minnesota policeman faces prison for fatal shooting of Australian woman A former Minneapolis police officer faces the possibility of stiff prison time when he is sentenced on Friday for the fatal shooting of an Australian woman nearly two years ago after she had called police to report a possible sexual assault....
2019-06-07 14:00

Trump tried to stop 'American Taliban' Lindh's early release from U.S. prison John Walker Lindh, the American captured in Afghanistan in 2001 fighting for the Taliban, was freed early from federal prison on Thursday after serving 17 years amid concerns he might still harbor extremist views....
2019-05-24 03:51

Kim Kardashian Returns to the White House to Discuss Prison Reform: ''I Wanted to Do the Right Thing'' Kim Kardashian is all suited up and ready to talk prison reform. On Thursday, the Keeping Up With the Kardashians star took Washington, D.C. by storm at the Second Chance Hiring and......
2019-06-14 07:00

Liviu Dragnea, leader of Romania's ruling political party, sentenced to prison Romania's Supreme Court on Monday upheld a corruption conviction for the leader of the country's ruling political party, sending him to prison for 3.5 years....
2019-05-28 05:34

John Walker Lindh, an American who joined the Taliban, to be freed from Indiana prison John Walker Lindh, a Californian captured in the Middle East, has served 17 years of a 20-year sentence for supporting the Taliban regime.        ...
2019-05-23 03:17

John Walker Lindh, American who became Taliban fighter, released from prison after 17 years John Walker Lindh, a California man dubbed the "American Taliban" following his capture, was released from prison Thursday.        ...
2019-05-23 21:51

Stanford Coach Avoids Prison in Admissions Scandal. Have Colleges Avoided Blame? The first sentencing in the scandal raised questions about culpability in the case and the role of universities, who have been described by prosecutors as victims....
2019-06-13 04:00

German serial killer nurse sentenced to life in prison for murder of 85 patients One of Germany’s most prolific serial killers was handed his second life sentence Thursday after he was found guilty of killing 85 patients he treated while working as a nurse in Oldenburg....
2019-06-06 17:17

‘El Chapo’ made an unusual prison request. Authorities fear it’s another ploy to escape. The lawyer for Joaquín Guzmán, better-known as El Chapo, has asked the judge to intervene in "cruel and unusual" prison conditions. Prosecutors think he's up to something else....
2019-05-26 21:51

Ex-Stanford sailing coach avoids prison time in college admissions scandal Stanford University's former sailing coach, who received hundreds of thousands of dollars for his program in exchange for helping prospective students get recruited to the elite school as athletes, was sentenced Wednesday to two years of supervised r...
2019-06-12 23:34

Conman who tried to sell fake Lucian Freud portrait for £3,000 on eBay facing prison A conman who pretended he had solved one of the art world's great mysteries when he put a fake Lucian Freud masterpiece up for sale for £3,000 is facing jail....
2019-06-03 12:51

John Walker Lindh, Known as the ‘American Taliban,’ Is Set to Leave Federal Prison This Week The release of John Walker Lindh, captured during the invasion of Afghanistan in 2001, is highlighting questions about his reintegration into society....
2019-05-22 04:00

Ex-Stanford coach John Vandemoer receives one day in prison for college admissions scandal Former Stanford sailing coach John Vandemoer will spend one day in prison, a federal judge in Boston determined Wednesday, for his role in a wide-ranging college admissions scandal....
2019-06-12 23:34

White nationalist gang charged with directing killings and drug smuggling from prison Members and associates of the Aryan Brotherhood are charged with racketeering and conspiracy, among other chargesLeaders of a white nationalist prison gang were charged Thursday with directing killings and drug smuggling from within the most secure ...
2019-06-07 03:34

Antioch, Tenn., church shooter Emanuel Samson sentenced to life in prison A Tennessee jury has handed down a life sentence for a man who opened fire at an Antioch church in 2017, killing one woman and injuring seven others....
2019-05-29 22:34

Jake Patterson gets life in prison for kidnapping Jayme Closs, killing her parents The judge told Jake Patterson, "the public can only be safe if you are incarcerated until you die."        ...
2019-05-25 02:34

German boat captain Pia Klemp faces prison in Italy for migrant rescues Klemp, 35, stands accused of aiding illegal immigration after she saved people from drowning in the Mediterranean. The Bonn native has accused Italian authorities of organizing "a show trial."...
2019-06-08 16:00

Real IRA founder who plotted bombing while Prince Charles was in Ireland dies in prison Seamus McGrane died from a suspected heart attack while serving an 11½-year sentence for directing terrorismOne of the founders of the Real IRA, who planned a bomb attack during Prince Charles’s visit to Ireland in 2015, has died in prison.Seamus McG...
2019-05-26 06:17

Wisconsin man could face life in prison for kidnapping Jayme Closs, murdering parents The Wisconsin man who pleaded guilty to kidnapping 13-year-old Jayme Closs after murdering her parents and terrifying a rural community will learn on Friday whether he will spend the rest of his life in prison....
2019-05-24 17:51

Former Stanford sailing coach avoids prison in first sentence of college admissions scandal John Vandemoer is the first of the 22 defendants who pleaded guilty in the nation's sweeping college admissions scandal to be sentenced.        ...
2019-06-13 00:00

Jake Patterson gets life in prison for kidnapping Jayme Closs, murdering her parents The Wisconsin man who kidnapped Jayme Closs after killing her parents was sentenced to life without parole on Friday — as the teenager addressed the horrific ordeal publicly for the first time. “He tried to steal me. And he didn’t care wh...
2019-05-25 05:17

Post-prison ‘Dance Moms’ star Abby Lee Miller: ‘I made mistakes’ Abby Lee Miller is back on “Dance Moms” — following an eight-month prison stay and a battle with cancer that’s left her in a wheelchair. “I have good days and bad days,” says Miller, 53, the famously vociferous, confrontational dance teacher who quit...
2019-06-04 05:00

HIV/AIDS group concerned over proposed overdose prevention site at Alberta prison The Correctional Service of Canada says it has received a Health Canada exemption that would permit the site at Drumheller Institution by the end of the month....
2019-06-13 01:17

The TWA Hotel Takes Flight at J.F.K. The last time the Trans World Airlines terminal at Kennedy International Airport saw a weary traveler was 2001. After a $265 million renovation, it’s now the TWA Hotel....
2019-05-21 15:01

New Best Buy CEO takes the helm Tuesday Best Buy's fifth CEO Corie Barry will lead the company as it continues to execute on plans it has made to stay relevant in a tough retail environment challenged by e-commerce....
2019-06-11 18:00

What it takes to be a $200,000-a-year nanny Child care positions aren't usually thought of as high-paying jobs. But with wealthier families seeking nannies that are trained in newborn care, child development or languages, it's becoming more common to see in-home caregivers earning six-figure s...
2019-06-14 05:34

First Opioid Trial Takes Aim at J & J Having settled with Purdue Pharma and Teva, Oklahoma will now try to blame Johnson & Johnson for its opioid disaster. Nearly 1,900 lawsuits remain nationwide....
2019-05-26 18:51

| Keet: We have what it takes do well as Bafana Bafana Bafana goalkeeper Darren Keet is optimistic the national team can perform well at the Africa Cup of Nations though refused to make any predictions....
2019-06-14 13:51

Daredevil's amazing single-shot prison riot can't win a stunts Emmy because it's too damn long Consider this your reminder to be impressive, but not too impressive, as you make your operatically violent way through life. Fans of Netflix’s now-canceled Daredevil were disappointed this week to learn that the series wasn’t on the ballot for an Em...
2019-06-14 08:34

Mom of Slain Sex Trafficked Teen Cries Out for Justice—and Gets It; Judge Slaps Pimp With 32 Years in Prison The pimp who tricked out a 16-year-old girl before she was strangled, her throat slashed and her body discarded in a garage allegedly by a man he set her up with, was sentenced Tuesday to 32 years in prison....
2019-06-05 04:17

College gambler sent racist death threats to dozens of athletes after losing bets. Now he may go to prison. Addison Choi pleaded guilty to threatening college and pro athletes as well as their girlfriends on Instagram, often using racist slurs.        ...
2019-05-30 17:34

Ex-Pro Bowler Kellen Winslow Jr. convicted of raping homeless woman, 58; faces up to life in prison Former first-round NFL draft pick Kellen Winslow Jr. was convicted Monday of raping a 58-year-old homeless woman last year north of San Diego, in an attack that could send him to prison for the rest of his life....
2019-06-11 17:34

Tories demand answers on delayed call to police over prison sexual assault allegations The Correctional Service of Canada says it contacted police on March 29 - three months after it first learned of the allegations now at the centre of a lawsuit by three women....
2019-05-28 19:17

Myanmar Soldiers Jailed for Killing Rohingya Served Less Time in Prison Than the Journalists Who Exposed Them Seven Myanmar soldiers who were jailed for killing 10 Rohingya Muslim men and boys were released early, ultimately serving less time than two journalists who exposed their crimes, Reuters reports. Several sources including two prison officials and tw...
2019-05-27 09:51

Model facing prison after photos branded ‘indecent’ sleeps rough after fleeing to Paris AN IRANIAN model facing prison after her fashion snaps were branded "indecent" fled to Paris where she cannot work because her asylum bid has not yet been approved....
2019-06-05 15:34

Ex-Minneapolis police officer gets 12½-year prison term for fatal shooting of unarmed 911 caller MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Ex-Minneapolis police officer gets 12½-year prison term for fatal shooting of unarmed 911 caller. The post Ex-Minneapolis police officer gets 12½-year prison term for fatal shooting of unarmed 911 caller appeared first on LEX18.com...
2019-06-07 19:34

Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman denied outdoor exercise, earplugs in prison due to escape fears A lawyer for Mexico's most notorious drug kingpin, Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman, dismissed prosecutors’ arguments that he might try to escape from the Manhattan prison where he awaits sentencing saying he should have access to drinking water, sunlight a...
2019-06-04 14:00

Ex-Trump lawyer Michael Cohen 'loving' prison life, 'hates' the food: source Michael Cohen, the convicted former personal lawyer to U.S. President Donald Trump, says he is making new friends in prison and enjoying time away from the spotlight, according to a person familiar with Cohen's first few weeks there....
2019-06-05 06:01

Nirav Modi's Custody Extended, UK Court Seeks Info Of India's Prison Cell Fugitive jeweller Nirav Modi's custody had been extended till June 27 by a UK court. In the case's first pretrial hearing, the judge also directed Indian authorities to confirm within 14 days which......
2019-05-30 20:17

Brazil to send prison gang leaders to federal jails after massacre: justice minister Brazilian Justice Minister Sergio Moro said on Tuesday that the prison gang leaders responsible for killing 55 inmates in prisons across the northern city of Manaus will be moved to maximum security federal jails....
2019-05-28 23:17

At $7,500, Does This 2009 Saab 9-3 Combi Have What it Takes? Saab’s long gone as a car company, but they left behind a ton of cool cars like today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe 9-3. That’s an XWD wagon with an engaging turbo four and a six-speed stick. Could all that kit get you to part with some of your cash cab...
2019-06-13 17:51

NDB: The Brics bank takes shape Over the last 12 months, the New Development Bank has gone from concept to fully fledged lender. It says it wants to be differentiated by its nimbleness and focus on sustainability. Where does it fit in a changing multilateral landscape?...
2019-05-21 16:34

17-year-old takes on a $2 trillion industry Aaron Philip's life has been transformed by becoming the first black, trans, disabled model to sign for a major agency. Since joining the renowned Elite Model Management last September, the 17-year-old has shot editorial for i-D magazine and been nam...
2019-05-28 05:00

Valentine Takes Over at North Laurel Photo by Lexington Christian Academy North Laurel has hired Nate Valentine away from Lexington Christian to be its next head basketball coach. For Valentine, it’s a chance to go home. The London native will be formally introduced at the school ...
2019-06-08 06:51

Neymar 'takes everything to heart', says Tuchel "Neymar needs to feel close to his team-mates to perform at his best, says his PSG coach Thomas Tuchel - who added that the Brazilian also \"takes everything to heart\"."...
2019-05-29 15:34

Wisconsin man will spend rest of life in prison for kidnapping 13-year-old Jayme Closs, killing her parents BARRON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin man will spend rest of life in prison for kidnapping 13-year-old Jayme Closs, killing her parents. The post Wisconsin man will spend rest of life in prison for kidnapping 13-year-old Jayme Closs, killing her parents appe...
2019-05-24 23:17

As Jayme Closs' kidnapper awaits prison, a Wisconsin town reflects on the bewildering tragedy Jake Patterson will be sentenced Friday after pleading guilty to killing James and Denise Closs and kidnapping, Jayme Closs outside Barron, Wisconsin.        ...
2019-05-21 20:17

College gambler sent racist death threats to dozens of athletes he blamed for losing bets. Now he may go to prison. Addison Choi pleaded guilty to threatening college and pro athletes as well as their girlfriends on Instagram, often using racist slurs.        ...
2019-05-30 20:00

West Virginia Woman Who Called Michelle Obama ‘Ape in Heels’ Headed to Prison for Embezzling $18,000 in FEMA Aid Ah, karma. The ousted director of a West Virginia nonprofit who got the boot after referring to then (and always) first lady Michelle Obama as an “ape in heels” is now headed to federal prison for wrongly accepting monies meant for flood victims....
2019-06-04 03:17

From Incarceration to Gentrification: Realtors Drool Over Prospect of Turning Former Harlem Prison into ‘Trophy Real Estate’ If you’re the sort of person who believes we’re currently in—or at the very least, teetering on the brink of—a warped, capitalist dystopia, then go ahead and pull up a seat, because do I have a story for you....
2019-05-29 22:00

Leaders of notorious white supremacist prison gang in California charged in killings, drug-trafficking SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Leaders of notorious white supremacist prison gang in California charged in killings, drug-trafficking. The post Leaders of notorious white supremacist prison gang in California charged in killings, drug-trafficking appeared...
2019-06-06 20:34

Arizona prison officials won't let inmates read book that critiques the criminal justice system Arizona prison officials have banned inmates from reading "Chokehold," a critically-acclaimed critique of the American criminal-justice system.        ...
2019-05-23 04:17

Berlin takes a new approach to the Three Seas Initiative Germany is begun to show support for the eastern European initiative. President Steinmeier is traveling to Ljubljana to meet with the group, as the region has come into the geopolitical focus of major powers....
2019-06-06 05:00

Chaves takes battling Stage 19 win in the Dolomites "Colombian Esteban Chaves took an emotional Stage 19 win at San Martino di Castrozza after soloing clear from the day’s break on the final climb, as Richard Carapaz retained the pink jersey ahead of the decisive final day in the mountains."...
2019-06-01 02:00

Facebook takes down more fake accounts from Iran Today, Facebook removed 51 accounts, 36 Pages, seven groups and three Instagram accounts that were involved in "coordinated inauthentic behavior" based in Iran. According to the company, the individuals responsible pretended to be located in the US a...
2019-05-29 03:17

Everything you need to know about Rammstein as long-awaited tour takes off A new album and the beginning of the legendary band's Europe Stadium Tour mark a new chapter for the band. But why the fascination for these shock rockers?...
2019-05-28 03:51

Dreaming of climbing Mount Everest? This is what it takes Physical training and tens of thousands of dollars are just a few of the things adventure-seekers need to conquer Mount Everest. Experts say it takes much more than that to check it off your bucket list....
2019-05-29 03:34

New mansion tax takes effect in New York on July 1 Two giant real estate deals were announced in New York City, sparking hope of a potential rebound in luxury Manhattan real estate, but a closer look reveals there may be trouble on the horizon. CNBC's Robert Frank reports....
2019-06-06 17:34

Tuchel exclusive: Neymar takes everything to heart "Paris Saint-Germain manager Thomas Tuchel joined Eurosport Germany at Roland Garros - and discussed his two star strikers, Neymar and Kylian Mbappe."...
2019-05-29 15:34

Defendant takes stand in humanitarian aid trial TUCSON – Scott Warren, a volunteer for the humanitarian aid group No More Deaths, took the stand Thursday in his federal trial. Warren faces three felony charges for harboring and conspiring to transport two undocumented immigrants at a home ca...
2019-06-07 06:17

Cycling: Polanc takes overall Giro lead Slovenian Jan Polanc seized the leader's pink jersey at the Giro d'Italia on Thursday as Cesare Benedetti claimed victory on the first mountainous stage on this year's route....
2019-05-23 21:17

AP analysis: Medical pot takes hit when weed legal for all PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — An Associated Press analysis has found existing medical marijuana programs take a hit when states legalize cannabis for all adults over age 21. In the most extreme case, the AP found the number of medical cardholders in Oregon d...
2019-06-11 07:51

Bill O'Brien's Going To Get His Way In Houston No Matter How Many GMs It Takes From the outside, it sure looked like Brian Gaine was doing a good job. When he was hired as Texans GM in January of 2018, the Texans’ roster was so expensive and such a mess that they were giving away draft picks just to get rid of some of their wor...
2019-06-08 23:17

Here's why your iPhone takes longer to charge in summer Have you noticed that your iPhone -- this also applies to most other smartphones and tablets too -- takes longer to charge during summer? Here's why, along with what you can do about it....
2019-06-10 21:01

A truck without a cab and driver takes to the road in Sweden A truck without a cab or driver is now being tested on a public road in Sweden, mixing with other traffic as it moves goods around an industrial zone....
2019-06-04 22:51

| Barker takes round one lead at Sun City Kyle Barker carded a near-perfect six-under-par 66 to take to the summit of the leaderboard after the opening round of this year’s Sun City Challenge....
2019-06-05 19:34

Man takes an arrow to the heart and miraculously survives A man narrowly escaped death after an arrow pierced his heart and doctors in Italy performed emergency surgery to remove it, a report said Tuesday. The 47-year-old man walked into Molinette Hospital in Turin, Italy, with the arrow sticking out of his...
2019-05-22 17:00

Dangerous #VacuumChallenge Takes Internet by Storm After the Kiki challenge, the 'Bin bag challenge' or 'Vacuum challenge' has resurfaced on the Internet as a new craze among users on Twitter and Instagram....
2019-06-03 20:17

Bernie Sanders Takes on Walmart Over Worker Pay Sen. Bernie Sanders appeared at Walmart’s annual shareholder meeting on Wednesday to push the company to raise its minimum wage, the latest sign that the retail giant can’t fully shake a reputation—in some quarters—as a bad place to work....
2019-06-05 22:34

Oil Demand Takes a Hit From Cooling Economic Growth A cooling global economy could mean slower oil demand growth in 2019 even while oil producers maintain plentiful supply, the International Energy Agency said....
2019-06-14 11:34

Cannes Review: Terrence Malick Returns, Virtuously, With Pious Nazi Prison Drama A Hidden Life There’s no tension in Terrence Malick’s A Hidden Life—only virtue, as if that were enough to hold a film together. Malick, whose 10th film plays here in competition at Cannes, is revered as an auteur, although some of the faithful h...
2019-05-21 14:39

Feds: 81-year-old bank robbery suspect wanted to return to prison because of small Social Security payments An 81-year-old man who has spent most of his adult life behind bars for a series of bank heists said he robbed an Arizona credit union months after being released because his $800 monthly Social Security check wasn't enough to live on, according to c...
2019-06-12 23:00

Madonna takes on frightening world with new album 'Madame X' Gun control, poverty and the marginalized, Madonna's new album "Madame X" sees the Queen of Pop wanting to "fight back" in what she sees as a frightening modern world....
2019-06-13 14:51

Sinan Ozkok Takes Over As New President Of Nissan India Sinan will be responsible for all functions in India including sales and marketing, research and development and manufacturing, for both Nissan and Datsun brands....
2019-06-10 12:51

U.S. defense bill takes aim at China's growing influence The Senate Armed Services Committee unveiled a draft bill on Thursday that targets China on several fronts, from stemming the erosion of the U.S. military advantage against Beijing to countering the growing Chinese influence around the world....
2019-05-24 01:34

#MeToo Movement Takes On the Big Mac of Sexual Harassment Claims A group of 10 women who worked for McDonald’s restaurants in nine different U.S. cities, including four teenagers, on Tuesday filed federal sexual harassment charges against the fast-food behemoth....
2019-05-22 08:51

Ramaphosa takes oath as South Africa’s president PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — Cyril Ramaphosa has been sworn in for a five-year term as South Africa’s president. He took the oath of office on Saturday in front of some 30,000 people at a stadium in the capital, Pretoria. It followed his rulin...
2019-05-25 12:00

Police: Woman shoots man, takes him on a drive as he dies GULFPORT, Miss. (AP) — Police say a Mississippi woman shot a man, put him in her vehicle and drove at least an hour before taking him to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead. Gulfport police have charged 20-year-old Breanna McClendon of Hattiesbu...
2019-06-10 19:17

Big Indy 500 Crash Takes 5 Cars Out, Red Flag Ensues A late race contretemps between Sebastien Bourdais and Graham Rahal ended in tears and an angry Rahal, and three cars behind crashed in the check-up. Entering turn 3, Rahal was going for a pass on Bourdais up the inside. While he didn’t have the trac...
2019-05-26 21:34

UK’s anxiety takes center stage at Hay ideas festival HAY-ON-WYE, Wales (AP) — At Britain’s leading literary gathering, the word of the year was anxiety. Fifty shades of worry —about climate change, mental health and of course Brexit — dominated this year’s Hay Festival, an annual carnival o...
2019-06-03 11:51

U.S. walks out of U.N. arms forum as Venezuela takes chair The United States walked out of the Conference on Disarmament on Tuesday to protest Venezuela assuming the rotating presidency of the U.N.-sponsored forum - as it did a year ago when Syria took the chair....
2019-05-28 13:34

It Takes Real Skills to Be a Fake Stephen Curry Two basketball impersonators, Brandon Armstrong and Maxim Peranidze, give their insights into the fledgling world of sports comedy that has brought them fame....
2019-06-01 02:17

Trump takes to Twitter to keep bashing Pelosi, Schumer Shortly after bolting from a meeting with Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer on infrastructure, President Trump was back on Twitter condemning the Democratic leaders. “So sad that Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer will never be able to see or understand the...
2019-05-23 00:17

Trade war comes to Louisville, Jack Daniels takes tariff hit LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The company that makes Jack Daniels took a hit from the Trump administration’s tariff fight, estimating that the standoff dragged sales growth down by a percentage point for the entire year. Brown-Forman Corp. posted four...
2019-06-05 14:51

Monetary policy: Argentina takes its bitter medicine Another financial crisis has rocked the country. As it slips into what could be a deep recession, time is running out to achieve the recovery that could create the conditions for a pro-market candidate to win next year’s presidential elections....
2019-05-21 18:17

Another Triple Crown surprise: Sir Winston takes Belmont NEW YORK (AP) — Sir Winston gave the Triple Crown another unexpected turn, rallying to capture the Belmont Stakes on Saturday in a 10-1 upset. The win gave trainer Mark Casse the final two jewels in the showcase for 3-year-old thoroughbreds. He won t...
2019-06-09 04:51

David Ortiz takes his first steps after multiple surgeries Former Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz took his first steps Tuesday after undergoing a second surgery to address injuries from his shooting over the weekend in the Dominican Republic, a spokesman said....
2019-06-11 21:51

Merritt takes early lead by 2 shots at Memorial DUBLIN, Ohio (AP) — Troy Merritt chipped in for eagle on his way to a 6-under 66 that gave him a two-shot lead over the early starters in the second round of the Memorial. Merritt was at 9-under 135, two shots ahead of a large group that included Pat...
2019-05-31 22:17

Crime-fighting botanist takes down murderers using plants Jane Bock helps to solve homicides by identifying things like the origin of blades of grass on a shoe or the chewed-up remains of a victim’s last meal...
2019-05-21 14:39

School closes after man enters overnight, takes clothes off SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania elementary school closed for the day after educators realized that a man had entered the building overnight, got naked and spilled Murphy Oil Soap on the gym floor. Neil Armstrong Elementary School staff originally...
2019-05-31 01:17

David Cameron takes job with US artificial intelligence firm Former UK prime minister to chair advisory board of Washington-based AfinitiDavid Cameron has taken a job as chair of a US artificial intelligence firm’s advisory board, it was announced on Friday.The former prime minister “will be responsible for cu...
2019-05-31 20:17

Florida thief takes blowtorch to ATM, welds it shut instead OKALOOSA ISLAND, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say two Florida burglars thought they were clever when they used a blowtorch to break into an ATM machine, but they never hit the jackpot. Instead, the burning heat actually welded the ATM’s hinges shut....
2019-06-04 23:51

Monaco F2: Hubert takes first win in photo finish with Deletraz Reigning GP3 Series champion and Renault Formula 1 junior Anthoine Hubert earned his first Formula 2 victory in Monaco by fending off Haas protege Louis Deletraz...
2019-05-26 00:34

Minnesota boy, 4, takes great-grandfather’s car for joyride for candy The mixture of peanut butter and chocolate is an unrelenting mistress. A 4-year-old Minnesota boy with a hankering for some candy on Tuesday apparently couldn’t wait to get the sweet treats, and instead took matters into his own small hands, &#...
2019-06-14 06:01

Hamilton takes controversial win in Canada after Vettel penalty Lewis Hamilton won the Canadian Grand Prix for Mercedes in controversial fashion on Sunday after Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel crossed the finish line first but was given a five-second penalty....
2019-06-09 22:51

Forecasts Call for a Normal Hurricane Season, but ‘It Only Takes One’ Government forecasters predict as many as fifteen named storms, and as many as four major hurricanes, during the season which begins June 1 and stretches to Nov. 30...
2019-05-23 23:17

Without Baldwin, Lockett takes charge of Seahawks receivers Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Tyler Lockett was already going to face heightened expectations coming off a breakout season during which he became Russell Wilson's favorite target        ...
2019-06-05 01:34

The last 'Splatoon 2' Splatfest takes place July 18th It's once again time to wave goodbye to a Splatoon game as you know it -- Nintendo has revealed that Splatoon 2's last Splatfest will start on July 18th. This "Final Fest" will run for a lengthy 72 hours and ask players to support Chaos or...
2019-06-10 02:34

Opinion: German YouTuber takes on Angela Merkel's CDU A 26-year-old YouTuber is making headlines with his tirade against the Christian Democrats. Many disagree with the man's tone, but his video makes an important contribution to democracy, DW's Fabian von der Mark writes....
2019-05-23 22:17

Teacher takes in foster child to help him get kidney transplant When a Colorado boy in foster care was bumped off the list to receive a kidney transplant due to a lack of stable housing, one teacher decided to step in to help his former student. The seventh-grader now expects to receive a new kidney within the ne...
2019-05-31 21:34

UK digital bank Monzo takes first steps into U.S. market Fast-growing British digital bank Monzo is launching in the United States through a limited rollout of its app-based checking account and connected debit card, it said on Thursday....
2019-06-13 19:17

Kershaw takes shutout in 7th, Dodgers beat Rays 7-3 ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Clayton Kershaw took a shutout into the seventh inning in his first start at Tropicana Field and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Tampa Bay Rays 7-3 on Tuesday night. The three-time NL Cy Young Award winner (4-0) wound up ...
2019-05-22 04:34

After RBI Action Against Manipur, Biren Singh Takes Over Key Departments Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh reshuffled the state cabinet to take over the key departments of finance, public works and power today, a day after the Reserve Bank of India directed nationalised......
2019-06-13 18:34

U.S. boycotts U.N. arms forum as Venezuela takes chair The United States walked out of the Conference on Disarmament on Tuesday to protest against Venezuela assuming the rotating presidency of the U.N.-sponsored forum - as it did a year ago when Syria took the chair....
2019-05-28 19:51

NCAA takes pep out of cheerleading company Varsity Brands The governing body for college sports has stunted the growth of cheerleading company Varsity Brands, owned by private equity company Bain Capital. For the past six years, Varsity Brands, which profits from cheerleading in high school and beyond, has ...
2019-06-04 07:00

AMC says it will ‘reevaluate’ filming in Georgia if abortion law takes effect AMC Networks calls the abortion legislation "highly restrictive" and says in a statement it will be closely watching what's likely to be "a long and complicated fight" over the law....
2019-06-06 11:00

AMC to rethink Georgia filming if abortion law takes effect ATLANTA — The network behind a show that’s become part of Georgia’s pop-culture fiber says it will “reevaluate” its activity in the state if a new abortion law goes into effect. “The Walking Dead” is an economic po...
2019-06-06 11:51

The Latest: Halep takes just 55 minutes to reach 4th round PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the French Open (all times local): 12:05 p.m. Simona Halep’s title defense remains on track at the French Open following a methodical 6-2, 6-1 third-round win over 27th-seeded Lesia Tsurenko that lasted just 55 minute...
2019-06-01 13:17

Pirates Announcer Takes A Few Awkward Stumbles To The Dog Whistle The Pirates played the Braves last night, and in the fourth inning Pittsburgh pitcher Steven Brault hit Braves slugger Ronald Acuña Jr. on the elbow with a fastball. In response to this wholly unremarkable occurrence, Pirates broadcaster Steve Blass ...
2019-06-05 19:51

A woman takes leadership of Paraguay’s Maka people MARIANO ROQUE ALONSO, Paraguay (AP) — For the tiny Maka culture of Paraguay, political authority has passed from father to son for generations even as the band has struggled for survival, its way of life uprooted by war and migration from a vast, iso...
2019-05-24 06:34

ArcelorMittal takes the knife to European steel output again ArcelorMittal underlined the problems facing the European steel industry when it cut production for the second time this month, blaming weak demand and high imports....
2019-05-29 12:34

Deep field takes aim at dethroning defending champion U.S. The Women's World Cup will be the biggest yet, and the hardest to win. Nearly half of the 24 entrants have a shot to replace the United States as champion....
2019-06-04 20:17

The majority of consumers are wildly wrong about what it takes to get a mortgage The majority of consumers think it is much harder to qualify for a home loan than it actually is, according to a recent Fannie Mae survey of more than 3,000 people....
2019-06-11 19:00

S-T-R-E-S-S: National Spelling Bee takes step to ease pressure A line of youngsters fidgets on stage, waiting for a turn to spell a multisyllabic tongue-twister of a word and hoping to advance to the final round of the Scripps National Spelling Bee. One by one,......
2019-05-28 12:17

Charles Barkley takes aim at Drake: I’d ‘knock the hell’ out of him Greek Freak, take heed: Charles Barkley has a plan for that pesky Toronto Raptors superfan. The outspoken NBA great gave a possible gameplan for Bucks star Giannis Antetokounmpo when the team heads back for Game 6 on Saturday in Toronto, where Drake ...
2019-05-24 19:00

Saturday: #ImpeachTrump Day of Action takes off, 133 events nationwide Saturday’s planned #ImpeachTrump Day of Action has expanded greatly in the past week with over 100 events now set around the nation to call for House impeachment hearings against President Trump....
2019-06-12 03:00

Germany's 'Die Partei' takes satire to the European parliament After lampooning Germany's traditional parties in the EU elections, the satirical party "Die Partei" is sending two representatives to Brussels. But when things get serious, where do the jokes end and the politics start?...
2019-06-07 21:17

Stephen Colbert Takes On Alabama’s Restrictive Abortion Law “That is either an overreach by the Alabama G.O.P. or some pretty intense viral marketing for the new season of ‘The Handmaid’s Tale,’” Colbert said Wednesday night....
2019-05-22 18:17

Vestas takes aim at cheaper U.S. wind power with new turbine Vestas on Tuesday launched a wind turbine targeting the U.S. market, aiming to simplify how they are built and cut costs further for the renewable energy source....
2019-05-21 21:17

In Maldivian Parliament, PM Modi Takes Veiled Dig At Pak Over Terrorism State sponsorship of terrorism is the biggest threat the world is facing, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said in an address at the Maldivian Parliament today, in an apparent reference to Pakistan. PM......
2019-06-08 18:17

Uber's COO and CMO to step down as CEO Khosrowshahi takes on bigger role Khosrowshahi said he will take on a more involved role in the company, with the heads of core businesses such as Ridesharing and Uber Eats now reporting directly to him....
2019-06-08 03:00

Belgium takes back six Islamic State children Six Belgian children of Islamic State members were brought back to Belgium on Friday from camps in Syria where U.S.-backed militia are holding thousands of militants and their family members....
2019-06-15 00:17

UPDATE 1-Mexico takes aim at former Pemex CEO in fight against graft Mexico's Finance Ministry said on Monday it had blocked the bank accounts of the former chief executive of state oil firm Pemex, one of ex-President Enrique Pena Nieto's closest advisers, for allegedly carrying out "illegal" financial operations....
2019-05-28 06:34

| Feud between Rwanda, Uganda strongmen takes toll The people living on either side of the Ugandan-Rwandan border at Katuna never much considered the boundary: Children crossed for school, workers moved freely and trade thrived....
2019-05-21 16:17

A woman takes leadership of Paraguay's Maka people For the tiny Maka culture of Paraguay, political authority has passed from father to son for generations even as the band has struggled for survival, its way of life uprooted by war and migration from a vast, isolated countryside to an urban neighbor...
2019-05-24 07:34

VW takes ‘progressive path’ with highly idealistic ad campaign VW set the stage for the highly idealistic campaign with an attention-grabbing spot that debuted last week featuring the Simon & Garfunkel classic “The Sound of Silence.” ...
2019-06-11 21:34

Golf: Molinari takes a hike but still U.S. Open contention They come from around the world to play Pebble Beach and enjoy the seaside layout's spectacular vistas but Italy's Francesco Molinari saw far more than he wanted in a costly second round U.S. Open hike on Friday....
2019-06-15 03:51

'The Division 2' takes players back to New York in its upcoming DLC Tom Clancy's The Division 2 is not even two months old but Ubisoft laid out its year one plans for the action shooter RPG at E3 today. We already knew three additional episodes were coming via DLC, but a first look trailer revealed some of the l...
2019-06-11 05:51

Bottas takes pole at Spanish GP ahead of Hamilton Formula One leader Valtteri Bottas took pole position for a third straight race after topping qualifying at the Spanish GP on Saturday with a track record        ...
2019-05-21 20:51

Lee6 takes 1-shot lead after 2nd round of ShopRite Classic Jeongeun Lee6 made a 4-foot eagle putt on the 18th hole to grab a one-stroke lead after two rounds of the ShopRite LPGA Classic       ...
2019-06-09 01:34

Belgium takes back six orphaned Islamic State children: SDF Belgium has taken back six orphaned children of Islamic State members from Syria, the U.S.-backed militia which is holding thousands of militants and their family members said late on Thursday....
2019-06-14 08:34

Brittany Force takes No. 1 spot at NHRA Southern Nationals Brittany Force took the No. 1 qualifying position in Top Fuel in the Arby's NHRA Southern Nationals at Atlanta Dragway        ...
2019-05-21 20:51

Jason Schwartzman bravely takes on Big Bird on Lip Sync Battle We all have our favorite epic Lip Sync Battles to look back on: Sir Ben Kingsley versus John Cho, Jimmy Fallon against Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, Devil Wears Prada foes (and real-life friends) Anne Hathaway and Emily Blunt. But this week LSB aims for...
2019-05-29 22:00

Ashok Chavan Takes Responsibility For Congress's Debacle In Maharashtra In Maharashtra, which sends 48 members to the Lok Sabha, the BJP emerged victorious in one seat and was leading in 22 other seats while the Sena was ahead in 18 seats....
2019-05-23 17:17

Disney CEO says it will be 'difficult' to film in Georgia if abortion law takes effect Walt Disney Co Chief Executive Bob Iger told Reuters on Wednesday it would be "very difficult" for the media company to keep filming in Georgia if a new abortion law takes effect because many people will not want to work in the U.S. state....
2019-05-30 20:17

Couple Takes Baby Pictures with Supercharger After Mom Pressures Them for Grandchildren This week, car fans Brayden Tomicic and his wife Payton welcomed into the world little baby “Eaton,” who, an astute scientist could argue, is anatomically less of a human and more of a supercharger....
2019-05-23 02:34

Oklahoma takes on drugmakers J&J, Teva in landmark opioid trial Gail Box vividly remembers the day in May 2011 when she first learned her 22-year-old son Austin, a University of Oklahoma linebacker, was abusing opioid painkillers: It was the day he died of an overdose....
2019-05-24 14:51

Lizzie Deignan takes Women's Tour glory by two seconds British rider holds off Katarzyna Niewiadoma to winAmy Pieters sprints home in concluding sixth stageLizzie Deignan took victory in the Women’s Tour after pipping Katarzyna Niewiadoma by just two seconds, the smallest winning margin in the race’s his...
2019-06-15 18:17

Ron Howard says he will move production if Georgia abortion law takes effect Filmmaker Ron Howard and producer Brian Grazer have joined the list of Hollywood stars who say they will boycott Georgia after the state's governor signed the controversial "heartbeat bill" into law....
2019-05-21 21:00

Moby takes the hint for once and cancels the rest of his book tour For weeks we have been subjected to nuggets of Moby’s personal life via unsolicited excerpts from his creepy-ass second memoir, Then It Falls Apart. One story involved Natalie Portman, who he claimed to have dated when she was 20 years old. Portman c...
2019-05-29 22:00

UPDATE 2-U.S. defense bill takes aim at China's growing influence The Senate Armed Services Committee unveiled a draft bill on Thursday that targets China on several fronts, from stemming the erosion of the U.S. military advantage against Beijing to countering the growing Chinese influence around the world....
2019-05-23 22:34

Italian central bank chief takes populists to task MILAN (AP) — The head of Italy’s central bank has issued strong warnings against some of the populist government’s economic prescriptions. Ignazio Visco’s annual address in Rome on Friday coincides with a deadline from the EU Commis...
2019-05-31 12:17

BJP Takes Over Darjeeling Local Body After 17 Councillors Switch Sides The BJP on Saturday gained control of Darjeeling's municipal body after seventeen Gorkha Janmukti Morcha councillors switched over to the party, giving it the majority in the 32-strong assembly....
2019-06-08 16:17

After massacre, Virginia governor takes on Republican legislature over gun control Virginia's Democratic governor on Tuesday called for a special legislative session to consider new gun control laws following a massacre of 12 people, but a top Republican lawmaker immediately pushed back on a plan he called "hasty and suspect."...
2019-06-04 21:51

Vettel takes pole position ahead of Hamilton at Canadian GP Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel produced a stunning final lap to clinch pole position for the Canadian Grand Prix on Saturday        ...
2019-06-08 23:51

WarnerMedia will reconsider new productions in Georgia if abortion law takes effect WarnerMedia will reconsider any new productions in Georgia if a new abortion law takes effect, the company told Reuters on Thursday, following similar statements by Walt Disney Co and Netflix....
2019-05-30 20:17

BJP Takes Aim At "Student" Prashant Kishor Vs "Principal" Amit Shah Taking a dig at TMC chief Mamata Banerjee for engaging election strategist Prashant Kishor for the 2021 West Bengal assembly polls, the BJP said he is not a "bigger" strategist than its president Amit......
2019-06-08 18:17

Chicago investment firm takes majority stake in Whataburger SAN ANTONIO (AP) — An investment firm has purchased a majority stake in Whataburger as the Texas-based fast-food company seeks to expand in an increasingly competitive market. Whataburger announced Friday that the purchase by Chicago-based BDT Capita...
2019-06-14 20:51

It takes at least 4 years to apply for divorce in Ireland. Will voters change that? In Ireland, people can only apply for a divorce after living separately from their spouse for four out of the previous five years. Those in the process of separating say the wait time wreaks havoc on their well-being....
2019-05-21 19:17

Loving homes needed after PACC takes in more than 100 pets Tuesday TUCSON – Pima Animal Care Center is in need of loving homes after the shelter took in 124 pets Tuesday. According to PACC, the facility currently has 664 pets in need of homes, with several of the animals expecting to have puppies and kittens i...
2019-05-30 01:00

Disney CEO: ‘I rather doubt we will’ film in Georgia if new abortion law takes effect Bob Iger on Georgia's new abortion law: "I think many people who work for us will not want to work there, and we will have to heed their wishes in that regard."...
2019-05-30 04:34

U.S. Supreme Court takes no action in Indiana abortion cases The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday took no action on appeals seeking to revive two restrictive Republican-backed abortion laws from Indiana, even as debate rages over a new measure in Alabama that would prohibit the procedure almost entirely....
2019-05-21 14:39

Carapaz strengthens grip on pink as Peters takes surprise first pro win "Pink jersey Richard Carapaz added a handful of seconds to his overall lead on his 26th birthday as Frenchman Nans Peters pulled off a surprise win from the breakaway in Stage 16 of the Giro d’Italia."...
2019-05-30 00:51

Ted Cruz Takes On YouTube With Impotent Threats and Brain Worms Throwing his arms around a far-right provocateur whose shtick includes labeling political adversaries “queers” and “fags,” Senator Ted Cruz on Thursday tweeted a rebuke of YouTube over the company’s belated decision to take action against Steven Cro...
2019-06-07 10:34

Youth’s Video Takes Aim at Merkel’s Party in Run-Up to European Elections A 55-minute clip attacking Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party logged more than nine million views in six days. The German establishment has taken notice....
2019-05-25 17:34

Alternative saloon showdown: New Volvo S60 takes on Alfa, Peugeot and Kia When you want something more audacious than an Audi and more B-road friendly than a Beemer, where do you turn? The Volvo S60 joins the growing ranks of family-friendly four and five-door models that buck the class norms, but does it come out on top...
2019-06-15 10:34

On fire Woodland takes U.S. Open lead, Tiger fumes Gary Woodland shot out of the U.S. Open woodwork with an error-free six-under 65 to steal the halfway lead from Justin Rose on Friday, while a fuming Tiger Woods insisted he was still in the ball game after a bogey-bogey finish....
2019-06-15 12:17

Women’s World Cup: Caroline Weir takes inspiration from takeaway art Scotland midfielder with a mural of her on a wall in Dunfermline says ‘the attention we’re getting is a bit mad’There are many reasons to visit the Côte d’Azur, but art surely ranks among the top 10 with the assorted galleries affording tourists plen...
2019-06-09 00:51

Woods shoots 70 as Moore takes clubhouse lead at Memorial Tiger Woods shot a respectable two-under-par 70 in the first round at the Memorial tournament as fellow American Ryan Moore plundered the soft Muirfield Village course in Dublin, Ohio on Thursday....
2019-05-30 22:17

Admiral Karambir Singh Takes Charge As New Navy Chief Before being appointed as the Navy Chief, Karambir Singh served as the Flag Officer Commanding in Chief of the Eastern Naval Command in Visakhapatnam....
2019-05-31 14:51

Matador takes bull horn up the butt in grisly video He really busted his butt in the bullring. Gruesome video captures the moment a bull gets revenge on a matador — thrusting a horn up his backside and leaving him with a 10-inch wound to his rectum that almost killed him. French matador Juan Leal, 26,...
2019-05-27 21:34

Total takes on Toshiba's U.S. LNG business after Chinese buyer pulls out Total will take over Toshiba's U.S. liquefied natural gas business and get $800 million cash from the Japanese group as part of the deal, the companies said on Saturday, weeks after attempts to sell it to a Chinese buyer fell through....
2019-06-01 09:51

| Adam Yates takes Criterium yellow as Froome seriously injured British rider Adam Yates moved in to the overall lead at the Criterium du Dauphine as Chris Froome was seriously injured in a practice run before time trial stage....
2019-06-13 00:51

Mexico women's cricket team takes shot at success You'd be hard-pressed to trace cricket's history south of the border, but a group of Mexican women in the country's capital have patched together a revival in the hopes of writing the next chapter....
2019-05-24 02:34

It only takes two words for Chase Utley to relive Mets hate Chase Utley has a new job, but the same goal: upset Mets fans. Utley recently started as a studio analyst with SportsNet LA, and Tuesday night he sat down for an interview to exchange perspectives with John Hartung on this year’s season. Utley was as...
2019-06-13 04:51

Loving homes needed after PACC takes in 10 fighting roosters TUCSON – Pima Animal Care Center is in need of single-rooster homes or rescues after 10 cockerels were put in their care. According to PACC, the roosters were confiscated after authorities discovered that they were being trained to participate ...
2019-06-01 02:17

Aladdin review – live-action remake really takes flight Guy Ritchie’s adaptation is lively, colourful and genuinely funny – making only judicious tweaks to the original, it’s thankfully not a whole new worldThe scimitars are out for Disney’s live-action Aladdin, what with the enduring fondness for the ori...
2019-05-22 15:17

The race for Downing Street: Does anyone have what it takes to beat Boris Johnson? Today is crunch time in the Tory leadership contest — and Boris Johnson is storming into the lead. As nominations close, Julian Glover asks if anyone has what it takes to beat him....
2019-06-10 18:51

Belgian loot box decision takes down some of Nintendo’s mobile games An example of the randomized hero summons in Fire Emblem Heroes Nintendo has become the latest publisher affected by a 2018 decision by Belgium's Gaming Commission to treat games with randomized loot boxes as an illegal form of gambling. The publish...
2019-05-22 19:51

Angela Merkel takes to CNN to talk EU vote, anti-Semitism German Chancellor Angela Merkel has been conspicuously quiet in recent weeks. She rarely gives interviews as it is, let alone to foreign media. Now, though, she has sat down with CNN's Christiane Amanpour....
2019-05-28 18:34

BJP President Amit Shah Takes Charge As Home Minister BJP chief Amit Shah stepped into his new role today as he took charge as the country's Home Minister, two days after he took oath for the first time as a cabinet minister in Prime Minister Narendra......
2019-06-01 12:17

The Enemy of the People review: CNN's Jim Acosta takes Trump's bait again CNN’s White House chief is the president’s favourite sparring partner. His book is revealing on both sides of the battleIn Donald Trump’s self-manufactured reality, disdain for journalists and affinity for autocrats are among few constants. By the sa...
2019-06-11 14:51

Assistant Robert Farrell takes over Rutgers track and field PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — Associate head coach Robert Farrell is taking over Rutgers’ track and field programs. Athletic director Pat Hobbs announced Tuesday that Farrell will serve as director of track and field and cross country. Long-time coac...
2019-06-12 01:51

Great-grandfather takes Burger King obsession to his grave He’s headed to the great fast food joint in the sky. A great-grandfather from England was so obsessed with Burger King that his dying wish was to be buried with a bacon double cheeseburger. The hearse carrying Leonard Durkin, who died late last month...
2019-06-12 00:51

Canada takes a first step towards ratifying trade deal with U.S., Mexico Canada took a first step toward ratifying a new North American trade agreement on Monday just three days ahead of U.S. Vice President Mike Pence's trip to Ottawa to discuss passage of the treaty....
2019-05-28 01:00

Disney takes full control of Hulu as Comcast steps aside Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | NurPhoto ) Today, Disney takes the reins at Hulu. Disney and Comcast announced a deal saying that Disney will assume full operational control of Hulu, effective immediately. In turn, Disney and Comcast have entered a...
2019-05-21 17:00

Australia's central bank takes 'responsibilty' for note typo Millions of A$50 ($35) banknotes in Australia have an embarrassing typographical error that was overlooked by the country's central bank before they were printed and circulated....
2019-05-21 16:17

Samsung's rollable display phone takes shape in a patent If you thought that Samsung will be done and dusted with wacky designs when it finally releases the Galaxy Fold to the general public, you'd be sorely mistaken. A new patent filing has been discovered by LetsGoDigital, and a few renders based on it a...
2019-06-12 09:17

Larry The Cat Takes Shelter Under Trump's Limo, Refuses To Move Larry the Downing Street cat, perhaps the most famous executive feline since the Clintons' Socks, took shelter from the rain under President Donald Trump's armored limousine, nicknamed "the Beast,"......
2019-06-05 09:00

This Lunch Quest exclusive takes kid skaters on a magical adventure Koyama Press always makes sure to include some kid-friendly releases in its publishing slate, and these books tend to be some of the more imaginative, unusual kid comics that offer plenty for adults to enjoy. Chris Kuzma’s Lunch Quest is one of those...
2019-06-05 22:34

Poland, US conclude takes on higher American troop presence WARSAW, Poland (AP) — An aide to Polish President Andrzej Duda says that negotiations to increase the U.S. military presence in Poland have concluded and were a success. The comments came days before Duda’s visit in Washington with President Do...
2019-06-10 18:17

Scott Parel shoots 9-under 63, takes 2-stroke lead in Iowa Scott Parel matched the course record with a 9-under 63 to take a two-shot lead in the PGA Tour Champions' Principal Charity Classic        ...
2019-06-01 00:17

As developer toolchains consolidate, Microsoft takes pole position Developers may be tiring of siloed, best-of-breed solutions and are increasingly looking to vendors to pull disparate tools together, giving Microsoft an edge....
2019-06-05 05:00

Chanel Takes Métiers D’Art Show Back Home To Paris The 2019-2020 collection, which will be the first designed exclusively by Virginie Viard, will be staged on December 5 at an undisclosed location in the French capital...
2019-05-29 11:51

Ford 'Mach-E' electric crossover takes aim for Tesla Model Y Blue Oval's first bespoke battery-electric car will be unveiled later this year before 2020 on-sale date Ford is poised to reveal what could be its most crucial (and controversial) model yet: an all-electric, Mustang-inspired crossover. Due to go on...
2019-05-21 18:17

Lady Gaga takes on 'Camp' at Met Gala in gowns, underwear Pop superstar Lady Gaga made a grand entrance at New York's annual Met Gala on Monday, wearing a voluminous bright pink dress that she shed on the red carpet to reveal three other outfits layered underneath, including a bra and underwear, her interpr...
2019-05-21 18:01

UK's Hammond takes case for digital sales tax to G20 meeting in Japan Britain's finance minister Philip Hammond said he would press the Group of 20 leading economies this weekend to introduce a global tax on the revenues of online giants such as Google, Facebook and Amazon ....
2019-06-07 04:51

Israel Parliament Takes First Step To Hold New Elections Due To Deadlock Israel's parliament on Monday took a first step toward holding new elections due to deadlocked coalition negotiations following April polls, giving preliminary approval to a law to dissolve itself....
2019-05-27 21:00

Zendaya Takes You Inside Her Outdoor Oasis in Vogue's 73 Questions Welcome to Zendaya's home! The 22-year-old actress gave fans a tour of her California pad's outdoor oasis on Friday in a new episode of Vogue's 73 Questions.......
2019-05-31 20:51

Hollywood takes on iconic racing story in ‘Ford v Ferrari' Academy Award winners Matt Damon and Christian Bale star in the film based on the true story of American car designer Carroll Shelby and British-born driver Ken Miles, who teamed up to build a revolutionary race car for Ford Motor Co....
2019-06-03 21:34

Trump Finally Takes a Stand Against Roy Moore...Losing an Election President Donald Trump weighed in Wednesday on the persistent rumors that disgraced former Alabama Supreme Court judge and credibly accused sexual predator Roy Moore is planning to re-challenge Democrat Doug Jones for the Senate seat Jones won in 201...
2019-05-29 17:34

CBOE Holdings Takes Minority Ownership Stake In CurveGlobal CHICAGO, IL -- October 16, 2015 -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced today that it made a minority investment in CurveGlobal, a new interest rate derivatives venture of the London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) and a number of major dealer ba...
2019-05-23 03:51

Alonso fails to qualify as Pagenaud takes Indy pole "Former Formula One world champion Fernando Alonso narrowly failed to qualify for the Indianapolis 500 on Sunday as France\u0027s Simon Pagenaud took pole position for the May 26 race."...
2019-05-21 15:00

It Takes 2 Months To Climb Mount Everest. A US Climber Did It In 2 Weeks. Nearly as difficult as summiting Mount Everest for Roxanne Vogel was coordinating in a mere number of hours her trip home, a task like something out of a "Mission Impossible" movie mixed with......
2019-05-29 03:51

AOC takes swing at baseball team for calling her ‘enemy of freedom’ Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez responded Tuesday to a minor league baseball team that aired a video portraying her as an “enemy of freedom” and put her picture next to Kim Jong Un and Fidel Castro. The Bronx Democrat wrote in a series of tweets that m...
2019-05-29 05:17

Netflix to 'rethink' investment in Georgia if abortion law takes effect Netflix Inc said on Tuesday it would "rethink" its film and television production investment in Georgia if a new law severely restricting abortion in the state is implemented, but the streaming service will continue to work there for now....
2019-05-29 06:17

Ex-Diplomat S Jaishankar, Expert On China, Takes Over Foreign Ministry The country's new foreign minister was welcomed to his post by Congress leader Shashi Tharoor, who was MoS in the External Affairs Ministry, and MEA spokesperson Raveesh Kumar...
2019-05-31 14:51

Radio silence: how the disappearance of rural stations takes America's soul with them At a time when local newspapers are vanishing, the loss of a radio station leaves a community with another cultural and informational deficitWhen I arrive at the radio station, Mark Lucke is standing in the doorway, looking out at the spitting, winte...
2019-06-06 08:34

iOS 13 and watchOS 6 hands-on: As 5G looms, Apple takes small steps forward Apple's flagship iPhones and popular Watches are getting a series of worthwhile but not especially exciting software updates this year - we've tested them.Read More...
2019-06-06 04:00

Election Results: Yechury Takes Responsibility For CPI(M)'s Poor Poll Show India election results: Refusing to reply to queries on the reason behind the Left Front's route in West Bengal, Mr Yechury said no conclusive explanation could be given before analysing the results......
2019-05-23 17:17

Nitin Gadkari Takes Charge Of Ministry Of Road Transport And Highways Senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader Nitin Gadkari on Tuesday took charge of the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways, his portfolio in the 2014 cabinet....
2019-06-04 11:17

‘Violent tornado’ takes aim at Jefferson City after 3 killed in southwest Missouri A deadly storm system swept across Missouri on Wednesday, killing at least three people in the southwestern part of the state and causing extensive damage and injuring multiple people in the capital city. A tornado struck Jefferson City, a city of ab...
2019-05-23 17:00

Donald Trump baby blimp takes off for a second time as protesters take to the streets The giant inflatable Donald Trump 'baby' blimp has taken off over Parliament Square for a second time, as thousands of people were preparing to take to the streets in protest at the US president's official state visit to the UK....
2019-06-04 13:00

Richard Branson takes satellite launch business to Japan with airline ANA Sir Richard Branson's Virgin Orbit said on Thursday it plans to bring its satellite launch system to Japan in partnership with airline operator ANA Holdings Inc, which will provide maintenance and possibly aircraft....
2019-06-06 11:51

Mets’ Brodie Van Wagenen takes risk on big-name high school pitcher Brodie Van Wagenen isn’t taking a conservative approach to his first draft with the Mets. The first-year general manager took a big swing to kick off the second day of the MLB draft, selecting highly regarded pitcher Matthew Allan of Seminole High Sc...
2019-06-05 10:01

Watch: Rajai Davis takes $243 Uber to stadium, its homer in first Mets at-bat Rajai Davis took at two-hour Uber ride to the stadium before providing a home run in his first at-bat for the New York Mets in a 6-1 win against the Washington Nationals....
2019-05-23 16:34

Google takes pre-orders for game streaming service launching November Alphabet Inc's Google on Thursday opened pre-orders for its game streaming service, which it said will launch in November with more than 30 games from at least 21 publishers including Electronic Arts and Take-Two Interactive....
2019-06-06 19:51

Tiger Woods takes shot at John Daly for using cart at PGA Championship Tiger Woods, who once won a major while hobbling on one good leg, isn't impressed with John Daly using a cart for PGA Championship.        ...
2019-05-21 22:17

'Trump Baby' blimp takes flight as president returns to Ireland Protesters in Dublin on Thursday hoisted the "Trump Baby" inflatable blimp that has become a staple of rallies against the U.S. president, who was spending his second night in a row at a golf hotel he owns in Ireland....
2019-06-06 22:17

Khloe Kardashian takes superfan to prom, proving dreams really do come true Khloe Kardashian and her high-school fan took photos posing on the lawn, putting on a corsage and in front of the prom backdrop, where she kissed him.        ...
2019-06-03 11:34

NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope takes another step towards completion NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope is late to its own party, and it’s not just a little bit late. NASA originally planned to have the spacecraft ready to roll as early as 2007, but a laundry list of setbacks (and stupid human errors on the...
2019-05-30 23:51

China’s Soccer Push Takes a New Tack: Naturalizing Foreign Players Nico Yennaris, a 26-year-old midfielder with little pedigree in Britain, became the first foreign-born player to be called up by China’s national team....
2019-05-31 09:00