TOPNEWSBYUSA.COM: Top News and Analysis 2019-06-12 09:51

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....

End of prison hostage standoff in France, 2 guards freed

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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

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 reportedly has a history of holding up guards....
2019-06-12 05:00

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

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

‘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

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

'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

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

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

France and Rwanda: Re-examining France’s role in the genocide A French commission of experts is taking a fresh look at France’s role in the Rwandan genocide twenty five years ago. To come up with a fair assessment of the mutual recriminations will be no easy task....
2019-06-07 00:51

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

EU border guards start Albania migration watch The European Union's Frontex border agency deployed on Tuesday for the first time outside the EU, setting up on Albania's border with Greece to help fight illegal migration and crime....
2019-05-21 17:34

Iran, U.S. tension is a "clash of wills": Guards commander 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 crushing response, Fars news agency reported. ...
2019-05-23 14:51

U.S. does not dare attack Iran: Revolutionary Guards commander The United States and its supporters do not dare attack Iran because of its "spirit of resistance", a senior Revolutionary Guards commander was quoted on Wednesday as saying....
2019-05-23 01:17

Iran has sapped U.S. capacity for war: Revolutionary Guards chief Iran's "absolute power" in its region has sapped the capacity of arch-enemy the United States to wage war against it, the commander of its elite Revolutionary Guards said on Tuesday, according to semi-official Mehr news agency....
2019-05-28 21:34

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

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

The Newest TikTok Celebrities: Security Guards Passing the Time Millions of fans of the social-media app are fascinated with #securitylife, where guards’ videos are more popular than #lawyers, #dentists and #senators; ‘The Glamma’...
2019-05-21 16:51

Morant, Garland, White top list of point guards in NBA draft Ja Morant, Darius Garland and Coby White make up a clear top tier of point guards in next week’s NBA draft, though one has barely played in the past year. Morant was an NCAA Tournament star for Murray State, while White blossomed into a one-and...
2019-06-14 19:51

Pentagon says Iran’s Revolutionary Guards responsible for oil tanker attacks American military officials said Friday that Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) is directly responsible for attacks on tankers off the United Arab Emirates earlier this month....
2019-05-25 23:00

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

U.S. military in region is 'weakest' in history: Iran deputy Guards chief The U.S. military presence in the Middle East is at its "weakest in history", a deputy commander of Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards was on Sunday quoted by the semi-official news agency Fars as saying....
2019-05-26 11:51

BMW's new $1B factory caught in Trump's Mexican standoff President Trump’s vow to impose a 5 percent tariff on Mexican goods comes just in time to hit exports from a $1 billion BMW Group factory that opens in the country next week....
2019-05-31 23:34

Standoff under way with gunman near burning LA-area home SAN GABRIEL, Calif. (AP) — Authorities have a surrounded a burning Los Angeles-area home where a gunman earlier fired at police. Nobody has been hurt but the hours-long standoff continues in San Gabriel. Nearby Interstate 10 freeway has been shut dow...
2019-06-07 08:00

Man accused of standoff, trooper's shooting indicted A man accused of shooting a Texas state trooper while fleeing a suburban Dallas traffic stop has been indicted on multiple counts that could, if he's convicted, send him to prison for life....
2019-05-31 06:34

Man accused of standoff, trooper’s shooting indicted MCKINNEY, Texas (AP) — A man accused of shooting a Texas state trooper while fleeing a suburban Dallas traffic stop has been indicted on multiple counts that could, if he’s convicted, send him to prison for life. A Collin County grand jury retu...
2019-05-31 01:17

Iran’s Revolutionary Guards say Trump's Middle East peace plan will fail Iran's powerful Revolutionary Guards said on Wednesday that Washington's long-awaited Israeli-Palestinian peace plan was doomed to fail and that the Palestinian resistance movement would respond firmly to those who proposed such deal....
2019-05-29 18:51

Dow falls 400 points on worries of prolonged trade standoff The Dow Jones Industrial Average is down more than 400 points as investors worry that the U.S. and China are headed for a long standoff in their costly trade dispute...
2019-05-23 21:00

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

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

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

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

China's retaliatory tariffs on U.S. goods take effect amid standoff An increase in Chinese tariffs on most U.S. imports on a $60 billion target list took effect as planned on Saturday, with Beijing retaliating against Washington's escalation in the trade war between the world's two largest economies....
2019-05-31 21:51

House panel, Justice Dept end standoff over Mueller documents The House Intelligence Committee pulled back on Wednesday from threats to enforce a subpoena against Attorney General William Barr after the Justice Department agreed to turn over materials relating to an investigation into Russian election interfere...
2019-05-22 19:51

Former boxing world champ arrested after armed standoff with police Former Olympic boxing gold medalist and world championship boxer Meldrick Taylor was arrested Monday after an armed standoff with Philidelphia police. ...
2019-06-05 00:34

U.S.-China Trade Standoff May Be Initial Skirmish in Broader Economic War The United States is wary of China’s growing role in the global economy and its tactics for getting ahead. China sees some of the demands as infringing on its sovereignty....
2019-05-21 14:32

BMW opens first Mexico plant as Trump tariff standoff builds BMW spent about $1 billion on the plant in north-central Mexico. It’s one of three -- the other two are in Germany and China -- that will produce the next-generation 3-series sedan for sale in the U.S. and other markets....
2019-06-07 00:34

Biased Umpire Brazenly Interferes In Fiercely Contested Anthem Standoff I don’t know how the Miami Marlins can possibly trust the umpire crew working their Wednesday night game against the Detroit Tigers, after this blatant display of partisanship by Fieldin Culbreth during the anthem standoff between Daniel Stumpf and S...
2019-05-23 08:00

China Arrests 2 Canadians on Spying Charges, Deepening a Political Standoff Supporters of the two men, who were detained in December, say the case amounts to retaliation for the arrest in Vancouver of a Chinese tech executive....
2019-05-21 20:34

Who is Amit Mehta, the judge overseeing the standoff over Trump's financial records? One man's name can be expected to pop up more frequently as the battle between President Donald Trump and lawmakers takes to the courts: Judge Amit Mehta....
2019-05-21 19:34

Nikkei hits 3-1/2-month low as hopes of early resolution to U.S.-China standoff fade Japan's Nikkei share average closed at a 3-1/2-month low on Thursday, on growing anxiety the trade dispute between the United States and China will be prolonged and damaging to the economy....
2019-05-30 10:17

Freed Lebanese man urges US to free other hostages A Lebanese man and a US resident, released after years in an Iranian prison, tells President Trump 'please get back your hostages.' (June 12)        ...
2019-06-13 07:00

Afghan government says it has freed 490 Taliban prisoners KABUL, Afghanistan — The Afghan government says it has freed 490 Taliban prisoners from jails across the country in a gesture of good will as part of efforts to move a stalled peace process forward. Feroz Bashari, government media center chief, told ...
2019-06-13 11:34

More than 20 arrested at Moscow protest after reporter freed Police and hundreds of demonstrators are facing off in central Moscow at an unauthorized march against police abuse in the wake of the high-profile detention of a Russian journalist....
2019-06-12 12:51

US resident freed by Iran to Trump: ‘Get back your hostages’ BEIRUT (AP) — A Lebanese man and permanent U.S. resident who was released by Tehran after years in an Iranian prison is urging President Donald Trump and Western countries to “please get back your hostages.” In an interview with The Assoc...
2019-06-12 16:00

2 Libyan reporters taken by commander Hifter’s forces freed CAIRO (AP) — The U.N. mission in Libya says two local TV reporters detained by forces loyal to a commander who is on the offensive to capture the country’s capital, Tripoli, have been released after three weeks in captivity. Libya’s Alahr...
2019-05-26 12:00

Ex-Brazil president Michel Temer freed from detention Four judges on the Superior Court of Justice unanimously voted in favor of granting a habeas corpus release to Temer, president from 2016 to 2018, for the second time since March....
2019-05-21 18:34

De Blasio wants over three times more teen criminals freed without bail Mayor de Blasio hopes to “more than triple” the number of teens who are released from city jails with no bail on charges as serious as armed robbery, assault and burglary, The Post has learned....
2019-05-28 06:51

Two prominent migrant rights defenders freed in Mexico A Mexican judge has freed two migrant rights activists who organized caravans, said a member of their legal team and a rights group on Wednesday, a week after their arrest which their supporters said was meant to appease the Trump administration....
2019-06-12 23:17

2 Libyan reporters taken by commander Hifter's forces freed The U.N. mission in Libya says two local TV reporters detained by forces loyal to a commander who is on the offensive to capture the country's capital, Tripoli, have been released after three weeks in captivity....
2019-05-26 12:51

The Latest: Freed US resident blasts Iran over detention U.S. permanent resident and Lebanese businessman who was released from Iran following several years imprisonment says he was subjected to “kidnapping, arbitrary detention and a show trial”...
2019-06-11 19:00

Kremlin wants detained U.S. investor Calvey freed but won't intervene: RIA The Kremlin on Monday called an embezzlement case against prominent U.S. investor Michael Calvey regrettable and said it wanted him freed but would not intervene in his case, the RIA news agency reported....
2019-06-03 11:51

Russian investigative journalist freed after days of protests Investigative reporter Ivan Golunov was detained last week on suspicion of dealing drugs. Golunov’s supporters claim he was framed, sparking protests and solidarity in Russia’s media community....
2019-06-11 18:17

Colombia ex-rebel freed from second detention in drug case BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — A top Colombian rebel peace negotiator has been freed from detention for a second time in connection with a highly politicized drug case. A lawyer for Seuxis Hernandez confirmed Thursday’s release after the Supreme Court...
2019-05-31 01:17

'He is going to blow my brains out.' How a highway standoff played out on Facebook Live A woman who livestreamed a police standoff earlier this week had an on-again, off-again romantic relationship with the man driving the van.        ...
2019-06-07 07:51

Navy SEAL Charged With War Crimes Freed From Base Confinement In US A Navy SEAL platoon leader court-martialed on war crimes charges was unexpectedly ordered released from base confinement in San Diego on Thursday, 11 days before he is due to stand trial in a case......
2019-05-31 09:17

Suspect charged in David Ortiz’s shooting will ask to be freed on bail A judge is expected to rule Wednesday whether the first man charged in David Ortiz’s shooting can be freed on bail — with the suspect’s lawyer insisting he is not a flight risk, according to a report. Eddy Feliz Garcia, 25, is charged as ...
2019-06-12 22:51

Man freed in ‘doppleganger’ case now facing weapons, drug charges KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A Kansas City man who was released from prison and awarded $1 million for his wrongful conviction has been indicted on weapons and drug charges. Federal prosecutors say Richard Jones is charged in a five-count indictment returned W...
2019-05-25 05:17

91 Percent of Inmates Freed by First Step Act Were Black. Should We Give Republicans Credit? As soon as the U.S. Sentencing Commission released its new report on the effects of criminal justice legislation promoted by Jared Kushner, introduced by Republicans and signed by Donald Trump, the GOP immediately began taking credit....
2019-06-11 01:34

Navy SEAL charged with war crimes freed from base confinement in San Diego A Navy SEAL platoon leader court-martialed on war crimes charges was released by a military judge from base confinement in San Diego on Thursday, 11 days before he is due to stand trial in a case that has attracted the attention of President Donald T...
2019-05-31 05:34

Freed Lebanese man Zakka arrives in Beirut from Iran: airport source Lebanese businessman Nizar Zakka, who had been detained in Iran since 2015, landed in Beirut on Tuesday after the government secured his release, a source at the airport told Reuters....
2019-06-11 17:17

Move 9 women freed after 40 years in jail over Philadelphia police siege Janine Phillips Africa and Janet Holloway Africa releasedGroup maintains James Ramp was killed by fellow officersFor 40 years, Janine Phillips Africa had a technique for coping with being cooped up in a prison cell for a crime she says she did not co...
2019-05-26 00:51

Woman facing felony charges in Bezos protest to be freed from jail A judge in Las Vegas says a California animal rights activist can be freed from jail without bail pending her next court date on felony charges for approaching Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos on a conference stage. The judge on Friday also ordered ...
2019-06-11 16:17

Exclusive: Myanmar soldiers jailed for Rohingya killings freed after less than a year Myanmar has granted early release to seven soldiers jailed for the killing of 10 Rohingya Muslim men and boys during a 2017 military crackdown in the western state of Rakhine, two prison officials, two former fellow inmates and one of the soldiers to...
2019-05-27 08:17

Ex-Florida deputy charged with neglect in school shooting freed on bond A former sheriff's deputy charged with felony child neglect for failing to enter a Florida high school building to intervene during a deadly mass shooting there last year posted bond and was freed from jail on Thursday following an initial court appe...
2019-06-07 02:51

In interview with The Associated Press, a US resident freed by Iran calls on President Trump to ‘get back your hostages’ BEIRUT (AP) — In interview with The Associated Press, a US resident freed by Iran calls on President Trump to ‘get back your hostages’ The post In interview with The Associated Press, a US resident freed by Iran calls on President Trump t...
2019-06-12 16:00

Edward Gallagher, Navy SEAL accused of killing ISIS prisoner, freed ahead of trial A Navy SEAL accused of killing an Islamic State prisoner in Iraq in 2017 was released from custody on Thursday ahead of his murder trial for the alleged slaying. Military judge Aaron Rugh freed Special Operations Chief Edward Gallagher after a defens...
2019-05-31 04:51

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: prize-winning journalists freed in Myanmar, new tracking tool for suspected terrorists, and a global bid to stop snakebite deaths This Tuesday, we cover: the release of two Reuters journalists in Myanmar; how to detect and disrupt terrorist travel; escalation in Syria fighting; an update from the World Food Programme on Yemen; and how the UN is working to reduce snakebite death...
2019-05-21 14:32

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

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

| 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

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

France arrests four over Lyon blast French police have arrested a 24-year-old Algerian computer student suspected of planting a bomb in Lyon last week that wounded 13 people, authorities said on Monday....
2019-05-27 21:00

France take first step toward possible World Cup glory France head coach Corinne Diacre said her side had taken their first step toward women's World Cup success but warned they must stay grounded after they started with a 4-0 victory against South Korea on Friday....
2019-06-08 02:00

Brittany, France's 'Little Britain'– in pictures Mark Neville’s Breton project began in June 2016, the day the UK voted to leave Europe. The images in his book Parade explore the region of north-west France where pigs outnumber people two to one Continue reading......
2019-06-04 18:17

Renault Deal Is Put to Test in France Fiat Chrysler’s proposal to merge with Renault is under scrutiny in France where the government, unions and some executives at the French auto maker are questioning whether the plan undervalues Renault and puts jobs at risk....
2019-05-30 04:17

Macron says GE must keep its jobs commitments in France French President Emmanuel Macron said on Tuesday his government would remain vigilant as to whether General Electric Co respects its commitments in terms of jobs in France....
2019-05-29 00:00

US to play France in Under-20 World Cup round of 16 The United States will play France in the Under-20 World Cup’s round of 16 after Les Bleus beat Mali 3-2 on Friday to win Group E. The Americans finished second to Ukraine in Group D, losing 2-1 to Ukraine in their opener before beating Nigeria...
2019-05-31 22:17

France, Germany spar over EU leadership Chancellor Merkel and Emmanuel Macron arrived at an EU leaders' summit in Brussels already at odds over the best candidate to lead the European Commission. Also in question is the method of choosing this leader....
2019-05-28 20:34

'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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

'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

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

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

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

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

Australia hopes for Barty party in France Ashleigh Barty sent Australia into a frenzy with her maiden Grand Slam quarter-final at Melbourne Park in January so the sports-mad nation will be eager to see how she progresses at the French Open next week....
2019-05-24 11:01

France defeat Norway to continue 100% start France all but secure a place in the knockout stage of the Women's World Cup after striker Valerie Gauvin marks her return with a goal against Norway....
2019-06-13 12:34

Donald Trump Arrives In France For D-Day Ceremonies US President Donald Trump arrived in northern France on Thursday for a second day of ceremonies to mark the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landings by Allied troops....
2019-06-06 13:34

The Latest: Trump says US-France agree on Iran LIMERICK, Ireland (AP) — The Latest on Trump attending D-Day commemorations (all times local): 3:20 p.m. President Donald Trump is playing down differences with France over Iran, telling French President Emmanuel Macron that they both agree Tehran sh...
2019-06-06 16:51

Dilemma for France as potential U.S. clash looms France's last group game against Nigeria at the women's World Cup will be a double-edged sword as a draw will see them advance as top of Group A, but will also send them toward a likely quarter-final clash against the United States....
2019-06-13 12:51

France storms to win in Women's World Cup opener A good host must be confident and entertaining but not must completely dominate proceedings. France took notice of two of those three nuggets of advice at least, as the home nation ensured a copybook start to its Women's World Cup campaign with a com...
2019-06-08 00:34

France v Norway: Women's World Cup – live! Updates from the Group A match kicking off at 8pm BSTYou can email Jacob here or tweet him hereSearch for female Mbappé hots up in Paris suburbsGolden boot standings: the top scorers at France 2019 7.10pm BST It’s the generation game ... 7.06pm BST F...
2019-06-12 20:34

European Vote Reveals an Ever More Divided France The party of Marine Le Pen, the far-right leader who lost decisively to President Emmanuel Macron two years ago, defeated his party in the European Parliament voting....
2019-05-27 23:17

Ten years on, questions remain over response to Air France 447 As Air France pilots fought for control, an Airbus A330 passenger jet plummeted from 38,000 feet for four minutes, its engines running but its wings unable to seize enough air to fly....
2019-06-01 11:00

Opinion: Is too much being asked for France as it hosts World Cup? France is trying to become first team to hold the men's and women's World Cup titles at same time.        ...
2019-06-07 00:00

France did not come out well in FCA-Renault deal: Italy's Di Maio Italy's Industry Minister Luigi Di Maio blamed the French state for derailing merger talks between Fiat Chrysler and rival Renault saying Paris had come out poorly in the situation....
2019-06-07 11:34

Mother, Daughter Sue France Over Ill Health From Air Pollution A Paris court on Tuesday began hearing a case brought by a mother and daughter who, in a legal first in France, are suing the state for damages over ill health caused by air pollution....
2019-05-28 14:34

France did not come out well in FCA-Renault deal -Italy's Di Maio Italy's Industry Minister Luigi Di Maio blamed the French state for derailing merger talks between Fiat Chrysler and rival Renault saying Paris had come out poorly in the situation....
2019-06-07 10:34

Froome out of Tour de France after serious injuries in crash Britain's four-times Tour de France winner Chris Froome will not start next month's race after sustaining multiple fractures, including a broken right femur, following a heavy crash in the Criterium du Dauphine on Wednesday, Team Ineos said....
2019-06-12 23:51

France wants FCA-Renault job guarantees and Nissan on board France will seek protection of local jobs and other guarantees in exchange for supporting a merger between carmakers Renault and Fiat Chrysler, its finance minister said on Tuesday, underscoring the challenges facing the plan....
2019-05-28 16:51

Decades-old Ireland murder may be prosecuted in France Perched on a bench in the quiet courtyard of a pub, Ian Bailey is signing a copy of his self-published book of poetry for a young American woman. He then opens a folded paper printout of his latest work....
2019-05-27 10:01

Qatari president of PSG under graft investigation in France The Qatari president of French soccer club Paris Saint-Germain, Nasser al-Khelaifi, is under formal investigation in France for alleged corruption related to Doha's bid to host the athletics world championship, his lawyers said on Thursday....
2019-05-23 21:17

High-speed LiFi will soon be available on Air France flights In-flight internet -- if and when an airline offers it -- is often unreliable and slow. Oledcomm wants to take things up a notch by making high-speed LiFi available on Air France and KLM flights. The French tech company will equip a reproduction of a...
2019-06-12 11:00

France Goes on Deal Spree, Thanks to ECB Easy Money The European Central Bank’s efforts to revive growth have spurred a flurry of deal making and investment. One problem is, much of it is happening outside of Europe....
2019-05-21 14:39

France to make incentives to work beyond pension age of 62: PM French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe said on Wednesday the government would create incentives for the French to stay on the job longer than the current minimum legal retirement age of 62....
2019-06-12 16:17

US rallies to beat France 3-2, reach Under-20 quarterfinals Sebastian Soto tied the score with his second goal of the match in the 74th minute and Justin Rennicks got the go-ahead goal in the 83rd to lead the United States over France 3-2 Tuesday at Bydgoszcz, Poland, and into its third straight quarterfinal ...
2019-06-04 23:51

France to ban the destruction of unsold consumer products More than €650m worth of new goods destroyed or thrown away each year, says PM’s officeFrance’s prime minister has announced a crackdown on the destruction of unsold or returned consumer products, a move that will affect luxury goods brands as well a...
2019-06-04 19:00

Air France KLM's May passenger numbers rose 3.3% from last year Air France KLM carried a total of 9.2 million passengers across its networks last month, up 3.3% from the same period last year, the airline said on Wednesday....
2019-06-11 08:17

France commemorates deadly World War II massacre ORADOUR-SUR-GLANE, France (AP) — France is remembering 75 years since Nazi troops massacred 642 people in Oradour-sur-Glane and destroyed the small village near Limoges. A mass took place Monday at the site of the deadliest massacre in Nazi-occupied ...
2019-06-10 16:34

Timing right for France to make impression on big stage France has an opportunity to translate dominance at the European club level to success on the World Cup stage        ...
2019-05-25 02:34

France’s Macron backs Merkel for EU post – if she wants it GENEVA (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron says he would support German Chancellor Angela Merkel if she wanted to be the head of the European Union’s executive body. The French leader said Tuesday the EU “needs someone strong” a...
2019-06-11 23:17

EU election turnout in France nearly 20% by noon, up from 16% in 2014 Turnout figures for European elections in France showed a 19.26% participation rate by noon local time (1000 GMT), the Interior Ministry said on Sunday, a rate significantly higher than during the 2014 vote....
2019-05-26 16:51

Le Sommer penalty puts France on brink of last 16 France took a big step toward the last 16 of the women's World Cup after Eugenie Le Sommer's penalty earned the tournament hosts a 2-1 victory against Norway on Wednesday....
2019-06-12 23:51

Froome out of Tour de France after crash in Criterium Britain's four-times Tour de France winner Chris Froome will not start next month's race after sustaining a "bad fracture" following a heavy crash in the Criterium du Dauphine on Wednesday, Team Ineos manager Dave Brailsford said....
2019-06-12 18:01

France's Le Pen unveils new far-right European Parliament group France's Marine Le Pen unveiled a new far-right group in the European Parliament on Thursday, uniting eurosceptics from across the continent who aim to devolve power from Brussels back to capitals....
2019-06-13 13:51

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

‘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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

France will send a new 'friendship tree' to Trump after the last one died A new 'friendship tree' will be sent to the White House after the one that France presented to the United States last year died while in quarantine, the French President has said....
2019-06-12 21:51

Renard own goal a reminder France need to keep feet on the ground Wendie Renard's own goal in a 2-1 win over Norway on Wednesday came as reminder that France need to keep their feet on the ground if they are to claim their first women's World Cup title....
2019-06-13 01:34

France: 9 children among returned citizens who fled Syria PARIS (AP) — A dozen French citizens – nine of them children – who fled the Syria-Iraq war zone have been transferred back to France. Two French officials said the children and “three jihadis” were discreetly brought to Paris ...
2019-06-11 20:34

| HRW condemns France 'outsourcing' of ISIS trials to Iraq Human Rights Watch has condemned France's "outsourcing" of trials of Islamic State group suspects to "abusive justice systems", after seven of its nationals have this week been sentenced to death in Iraq....
2019-06-01 11:17

Moi aussi? Conflicted France at last tackles sexual harassment Thousands contact pioneering ‘chat’ project set up by police to help victims of abuseOn the third floor of a modern police station west of Paris, an alert sounds and one of four officers – three women and a man – seated around a block of desks begins...
2019-06-01 23:17

Chris Froome set to miss Tour de France after 'bad crash' Four-time Tour de France winner Chris Froome is set to miss this year's race after sustaining a suspected fractured leg in a crash during a practice ride in France Wednesday....
2019-06-12 20:17

France's Macron sides with Cyprus on dispute with Turkey French President Emmanuel Macron urged Turkey to stop "illegal activities" in Cyprus's exclusive economic zone and said the European Union would not back down on the issue....
2019-06-15 00:17

WWC roundup: France overcomes own goal to beat Norway Eugenie Le Sommer converted the game-winning penalty kick in the 72nd minute, and the tournament hosts overcame an appalling own goal to beat Norway 2-1 on Wednesday in Nice, France and move to 2-0 atop Group A at the Women's World Cup....
2019-06-13 01:34

France's Macron will send new oak to Trump after tree died French President Emmanuel Macron promised to send a new oak to President Donald Trump after the tree he gave him during last year's state visit to the United States died....
2019-06-12 11:17

Froome remains hospitalized in France with multiple injuries Chris Froome remained hospitalized in France after the high-speed crash that left him with multiple fractures and shattered his hopes of securing a record-equaling fifth Tour de France title next month       ...
2019-06-13 15:51

Froome crashes, out of key Tour de France prep race ROANNE, France (AP) — Chris Froome has crashed in training and is out of the main preparation race for the Tour de France. Team INEOS says on Twitter that the four-time Tour champion is “currently on his way to a local hospital and won’t ...
2019-06-12 16:00

Eugénie Le Sommer’s VAR penalty gives France narrow win over Norway Eugénie Le Sommer held her nerve to score the VAR-awarded penalty winner for France after Wendie Renard had potentially gifted Norway a vital point in the race to top Group A.With France leading Norway courtesy of a Valérie Gauvin effort straight aft...
2019-06-13 00:17

Froome out of Tour de France after crash in Criterium du Dauphine Britain's Chris Froome will not start next month's Tour de France after crashing heavily in the Criterium du Dauphine on Wednesday, Team Ineos manager Dave Brailsford said....
2019-06-12 16:34

France's Ucar offers new car service as competition intensifies French car hire service Ucar on Tuesday said users can now hire a new car with prices starting from 49 euros ($55.5) a month, amid intense competition in the sector....
2019-06-11 08:17

Women's World Cup: France set the standard with big win on opening night France got the Women's World Cup started with a 4-0 win over South Korea in front of expectant fans. DW's Sophie Serbini was in Paris to witness a fine performance in an atmosphere that promises much for the future....
2019-06-08 05:51

France off to a flying start after sweeping South Korea aside France manager Corinne Diacre said she hoped her team’s 4-0 demolition of South Korea in the opening Women’s World Cup fixture would “strike fear” into their rivals for the coveted trophy. “When other sides talk about us they place us among the favou...
2019-06-08 04:51

France sees progress on euro zone budget France's Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Friday important progress was made on a euro zone budget by the bloc's finance ministers in a meeting in Luxembourg....
2019-06-14 13:17

Rampant France thrash Korea in World Cup opener A rampant France smashed South Korea out of sight on Friday to open their women’s soccer World Cup campaign in irrepressible style with a 4-0 victory that sent a warning to all other teams with a design on the trophy....
2019-06-08 00:00

Trump to Visit France on D-Day Anniversary: Live Updates After a three-day trip to Britain, which included a state visit with Queen Elizabeth II, the president will commemorate the World War II operation in northern France....
2019-06-06 10:34

Host France opens World Cup with a 4-0 win over South Korea PARIS (AP) — France began the Women’s World Cup the way it ended last year’s men’s tournament: with an emphatic victory. Wendie Renard, a 6-foot-2 the tallest player in the tournament, scored a pair of headers off corner kicks, and ...
2019-06-07 23:51

Women's World Cup kicks off in France, but you'd barely know it in Paris The Women's World Cup kicks off on Friday as hosts France take on South Korea. But if you were strolling the streets of Paris, you would be forgiven for not knowing it was happening....
2019-06-07 16:34

France’s Macron to promote climate effort at G-7 summit PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron wants an August summit of the Group of Seven advanced economies to take concrete initiatives on climate change despite divergences with the United States on the issue. Macron said that President Donald Tr...
2019-06-07 14:00

My Night: Carl ‘The Cat’ Thompson cashes in one of his nine lives in France Carl Thompson describes the night he won the European title to prove the doubters wrong for the first time The post My Night: Carl ‘The Cat’ Thompson cashes in one of his nine lives in France appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-06-14 18:17

France to End Disposal of $900 Million in Unsold Goods Each Year The government plans to outlaw the destruction of brand-new consumer products, a practice that companies use to stop goods from being stolen or sold at steep discounts....
2019-06-05 19:51

South Korea must take France drubbing on the chin: coach South Korea coach Yoon Duk-yeo said his side would have to take their 4-0 drubbing in their women's World Cup opener against France on the chin and turn their minds immediately to their second match against Nigeria....
2019-06-08 07:00

UPDATE 1-Air France KLM's May passenger numbers rose 3.3% from last year Air France KLM carried a total of 9.2 million passengers across its networks last month, up 3.3% from the same period last year, with new chief executive Ben Smith aiming for a better co-ordination of the Air France and KLM networks....
2019-06-11 08:17

The Fiver | It’s a miracle Argentina have made it to France 2019 at all Sign up now! Sign up now! Sign up now? Sign up now!It’s not often England face Argentina in a match as heavy favourites, but in Le Havre Phil Neville’s side are being backed to give the Albicelestes the kind of drubbing the not so brave boys of 86 an...
2019-06-14 20:00

USA upset France with late goals to return to U-20 World Cup last eight United States upset France to reach U-20 World Cup quartersJustin Rennicks’ late winner sinks pre-tournament favoritesTab Ramos’s USA to face Ecuador in Saturday’s quarter-finalThe United States’ Under-20 men’s national team reached the last eight of...
2019-06-04 23:34

Queer Eye's Tan France Reveals He Began Bleaching His Skin at Age 10 Tan France knows the power of beauty. As Queer Eye's resident expert on all things fashion, the 36-year-old understands that clothes can have plenty of positive effects. At the same......
2019-06-05 02:17

France beats Norway 2-1 to remain undefeated in World Cup Eugenie Le Sommer scored the winning goal from the penalty spot to lift host nation France to a 2-1 win over Norway at the Women's World Cup on Wednesday....
2019-06-13 17:17

Women's World Cup Soccer Kicks Off With France Victory France began its bid to win the Women’s World Cup of soccer for the first time with a 4-0 shellacking of South Korea, while the defending champion U.S. will play its opening match on Tuesday....
2019-06-08 14:17

| France savour perfect start to women's World Cup France players savoured a "dream" opening to the women's World Cup after the hosts set the ball rolling in style with a 4-0 win over South Korea before a sell-out crowd....
2019-06-08 12:17

| France harassing, intimidating migrant helpers: Amnesty Rights group Amnesty International has accused French authorities of harassing, intimidating and even assaulting people offering aid to migrants in the north of France in a deliberate attempt to discourage their work....
2019-06-05 10:34

Turkey stuns World Cup champion France with 2-0 home win Turkey moved atop its European Championship qualifying group by dominating World Cup winner France in a 2-0 home win       ...
2019-06-08 23:51

France says signs of Syria chemical attack, but still checking France's foreign minister said on Tuesday there were signs that chemicals had been used in attacks by Syrian government forces on rebels in northwest Syria, but they still needed to be verified....
2019-05-28 23:17

Yazidi women who were victims of ISIS get new life in France PARIS — France is taking in a new group of Yazidis including women victimized by the Islamic State group and their children. The families, a total of 130, were arriving Wednesday night in Toulouse, from Irbil, Iraq for resettlement around France. A g...
2019-05-24 03:51

No terror group has claimed bombing that injured 13 in France No terror group has yet claimed responsibility for Friday’s bomb attack that injured 13 people in Lyon, France. A suspect was caught on security cameras and is believed to be on the run, a prosecutor told Reuters Saturday. Police investigators ...
2019-05-25 23:34

France's Groupe Casino faces Battle Royale It is France's second-biggest supermarket operator and, having traded for the last 121 years, a familiar sight in most of the country's towns and cities....
2019-05-30 04:34

France pledges to fight for plant where GE plans 1,044 job cuts French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Tuesday he would fight to save jobs at a General Electric Co (GE) factory in eastern France where more than 1,000 posts are threatened....
2019-05-29 03:51

France Says Around 450 ISIS-Linked Nationals Detained In Syria Around 450 French nationals linked to the ISIS are being held by Kurds or detained in refugee camps in northeastern Syria, the French foreign minister said Tuesday....
2019-05-29 03:51

Iraq Sentences Seven ISIS Fighters From France to Death Iraq handed death sentences this week to seven French citizens who joined Islamic State, in trials that have drawn criticism from rights groups and spotlighted the challenges of dealing with captured foreign fighters....
2019-05-30 21:34

Lust in translation: France makes its own version of Fleabag Adaptation set in Paris follows Phoebe Waller-Bridge’s hit series almost scene for sceneFrance so loved Phoebe Waller-Bridge’s hit series Fleabag that it has made its own version, about the life of a woman called Mouche (Fly).Rather than subtitle the...
2019-05-24 17:00

In western France, a village remembers D-Day's 'secret massacre' The lost U.S. paratrooper tapped on the door of the Rigault family's farmhouse in Normandy in the early hours of June 6, 1944, miles south of his intended drop zone and soaking from his landing in the surrounding marshland....
2019-05-23 10:51

The Woman Who Kicked Off France’s #MeToo Is Being Sued for $55,000 by the Man She Accused Sandra Muller, the woman who kickstarted France’s #MeToo movement, appeared in court in Paris Wednesday, accused of defaming the man whom she said sexually harassed her. Muller, a New-York based French journalist accused French TV executive Eri...
2019-05-30 17:34

France approves of trials in Iraq for French IS fighters France's foreign affairs ministry says the Iraqi court that sentenced three French citizens to death for being members of the Islamic State group has jurisdiction to rule in the case....
2019-05-27 11:00

Several injured in suspected package bomb blast in France A package bomb exploded on a busy French street on Friday, injuring at least seven people, a report said. The explosion in the French city of Lyon occurred outside a branch of the bakery chain Brioche Doree and the victims suffered non-life-threateni...
2019-05-24 20:51

France: Package bomb explodes in Lyon 'attack' At least 13 people were injured when an explosive device went off at a bakery in central Lyon, France's third biggest city. President Emmanuel Macron described it as an "attack."...
2019-05-24 23:34

France pledges to fight for GE plant where 1,000 jobs at risk French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Tuesday he would fight to save jobs at a General Electric (GE) plant in eastern France where more than 1,000 posts are threatened....
2019-05-28 16:51

D-Day veteran committed to saving France's honor Among the tens of thousands of Allied soldiers who landed in Normandy on June 6, 1944, was a hardened group of elite French commandos who ensured that France had D-Day exploits to be proud of, too. (May 23)        ...
2019-05-23 21:51

France to ban widely used crop fungicide over health concerns France's health and safety regulator has decided to ban a widely used crop fungicide after classifying it as a so-called endocrine disruptor posing risks for humans and the environment....
2019-05-28 20:17

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

'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

"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

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

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

'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

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

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

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

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

‘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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

‘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

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

'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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Shaky defenders and France's threat: our writers' US World Cup predictions The defending champions have been expected to breeze to the final in years past. But the rest of the world has caught up in the last few yearsUSWNT’s key player is …Julie Ertz. No one else in the squad offers the same physical disruption in central m...
2019-06-10 14:17

France: Storm Miguel leaves 3 dead after lifeboat capsizes Three members of a rescue boat crew have died after their vessel overturned in heavy seas off the west coast of France. Several regions along the Atlantic coast are on high alert....
2019-06-07 21:17

France says Fiat-Renault merger must protect French jobs Local factories must stay open as part of a proposed merger between the French and Italian automakers, insists France's finance minister. If accepted, the deal would create one of the world's biggest auto empires....
2019-05-28 15:17

Emmanuel Macron Invites PM Modi To Attend G7 Summit In France Prime Minister Narendra Modi has accepted an invitation from French President Emmanuel Macron to attend the outreach session of the G7 Summit in Biarritz as a special invitee, said a senior official......
2019-06-10 23:51

Trump, other leaders mark D-Day's 75th anniversary in Normandy, France President Trump planned to join other world leaders in Europe on Thursday to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the D-Day invasion, a monumental event that was largely responsible for shaping the outcome of World War II....
2019-06-06 10:17

France's Le Maire says 'essential' to bolster Renault-Nissan alliance French finance minister Bruno Le Maire on Sunday said it was vital that Renault and Nissan Motor strengthen their alliance as the auto industry undergoes rapid change in the areas of electric and connected vehicles....
2019-06-09 19:17

France says it opposes death penalty as four French sentenced in Iraq France opposes the death penalty in principle but accepts Iraqi sovereignty, its foreign ministry said on Monday, as a fourth French citizen was sentenced to death in Iraq for being part of the Islamic State militant group....
2019-05-27 16:51

France prepared to cut Renault stake to shore up deal with Nissan- AFP French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said France is ready to cut its stake in Renault SA in order to shore up Renault's partnership with Nissan Motor Co , according to an AFP tweet https://bit.ly/2KwTMqg on Saturday....
2019-06-08 07:34

France's Renault Role Limits Auto Maker's Boss In declining to back Fiat Chrysler’s plan to merge with Renault, the French government risks weakening its chief negotiator in any future talks, Renault Chairman Jean-Dominique Senard....
2019-06-12 04:51

Hosts France enjoy blistering start in Women’s World Cup "Women’s World Cup 2019 – Group A, Parc des Princes, Paris – France 4 (E. Le Sommer 9\u0027, W. Renard 35\u0027, 45\u0027, A. Henry 85\u0027) South Korea 0."...
2019-06-08 02:17

France prepared to cut Renault stake to bolster deal with Nissan: AFP French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said France is ready to cut its stake in Renault SA in order to consolidate Renault's partnership with Nissan Motor Co, Agence France Press (AFP) reported on Saturday....
2019-06-08 09:01

Sam Bennett confirms he will not be riding the Tour de France after stage win in Dauphine "Bora-Hansgrohe sprinter Sam Bennett speaks after winning Stage 3 of the Criterium du Dauphine and confirms he will not be riding the 2019 Tour de France."...
2019-06-11 19:51

Epsom Derby field almost set; top weekend action from France to Singapore A look at the potential field for the June 1 Epsom Derby, plus top-flight international racing this weekend from as far afield as Singapore and Hong Kong to Ireland and France....
2019-05-24 21:00

Seven Injured In Suspected Package Bomb Blast In France's Lyon Several people were wounded Friday by a suspected package bomb blast on a pedestrian street in the heart of Lyon in southeastern France, the local prosecutors' office said....
2019-05-24 21:34

World Cup opening game draws record audience in France The opening game of the women's soccer World Cup between France and South Korea drew a record 9.83 million viewers in the host nation on Friday, according to figures released on Saturday....
2019-06-08 22:17

France v South Korea: Women's World Cup 2019 – live! Women’s World Cup opening game, 8pm BST kick-offGuardian writers give their World Cup predictionsFeel free to email Jacob or tweet @JacobSteinberg your thoughts 9.45pm BST This is a fantastic goal and a fine way to liven up a dull second half. Henry ...
2019-06-07 22:51

France to uphold ban on sale of fossil fuel cars by 2040 The French government's new law on mobility will uphold a planned ban on fossil fuel-powered cars by 2040, Transport Minister Elizabeth Borne said on Tuesday....
2019-06-11 15:17

Soccer: France women beat Thailand 3-0 in World Cup warm-up A late rally from France in the second half helped the women's World Cup hosts to overcome a stiff challenge from Thailand to win 3-0 in a warm-up match in Orleans on Saturday....
2019-05-25 20:34

Italy, Belgium, Germany win Euro qualifiers; France loses Attack-minded Italy and Belgium won in style while Germany made it two wins from two games in 2020 European Championship qualifiers on Saturday. But Saturday was not an entirely good night for European powerhouses. In the biggest upset, Turkey contai...
2019-06-09 04:51

Several people injured in suspected package bomb blast in France Police evacuate Lyon street after incident described by Emmanuel Macron as an ‘attack’Several people have been wounded by a suspected package bomb blast on a pedestrian street in the heart of Lyon in the south-east of France, the local prosecutors’ o...
2019-05-24 20:51

France says planned Renault-Fiat merger must protect jobs Finance minister seeks guarantee no French factories will close before any deal is agreedFrance’s finance minister has demanded that no factories in the country shut and that jobs for French workers be preserved if a proposed merger between Renault a...
2019-05-28 15:51

Lille goalkeeper Mike Maignan earns France call-up PARIS (AP) — France coach Didier Deschamps has called up three new players, including Lille goalkeeper Mike Maignan, for upcoming European qualifiers against Turkey and Andorra and a friendly against Bolivia. Maignan, who was voted the league’s...
2019-05-21 16:17

Fiat Chrysler says it has withdrawn offer to merge with France’s Renault DETROIT (AP) — Fiat Chrysler says it has withdrawn offer to merge with France’s Renault. The post Fiat Chrysler says it has withdrawn offer to merge with France’s Renault appeared first on LEX18.com....
2019-06-06 02:17

FCA, France reach tentative agreement on Renault merger: sources Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV has reached a tentative agreement with France on the terms of its proposed merger with Renault, two sources told Reuters, as the French carmaker's board met to consider the bid late on Wednesday....
2019-06-05 22:34

Less than one third Women's World Cup matches sold out in France despite bumper TV ratings FIFA said Tuesday that 14 of the 52 Women’s World Cup matches had been sold out despite allocating more than 1 million tickets to fans across the globe....
2019-06-13 01:17

Women's World Cup: Corinne Diacre wants France focused not emotional France just about kept their perfect record at the 2019 Women's World Cup, but Norway made them work for it. France head coach Corinne Diacre has got France winning, but her plan for success is an unusual one....
2019-06-13 08:34

Footage of underwater search for crashed Air France plane released Operation to find flight AF447, which vanished over Atlantic on 1 June 2009, was filmedRare footage of the search for a passenger plane that crashed into the Atlantic Ocean in one of the worst accidents in recent aviation history has been released on...
2019-05-30 16:34

US ambassador to France: Trump, Macron getting along 'famously' ahead of visit President Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron are getting along "famously," and there should be little concern about disagreements, the U.S. ambassador to France said....
2019-06-05 04:17

France restricts access to Mont Blanc to combat overcrowding Climbers wanting to scale the EU's highest peak now have to book a room in one of its shelters before making the ascent. The new rules aim to reduce risks caused by overcrowding....
2019-06-01 09:17

France's Women Are On A Mission To Establish Worldwide Soccer Dominance If the 100 percent non-existent aliens that purportedly flit about Earth’s skies were in fact real, and if they somehow mustered enough gumption in their lily liver-equivalent alien organs to descend upon the far superior human race and challenge us ...
2019-06-04 23:51

France: 5G telecoms decision based on security and performance, nobody to be ruled out Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said a decision by France regarding the 5G telecoms network would be based on security and performance of networks, and added that Paris would not rule out a specific operator as not being welcome....
2019-05-21 21:17

Women’s World Cup: Americans don’t intend to leave trophy in France The United States women’s national soccer team say they are not defending their World Cup trophy. Instead, they are on the attack for another one – and don’t intend to leave France without it....
2019-06-04 22:34

China beat South Africa to send Germany and France through China striker Li Ying scored the only goal in a crucial 1-0 victory over South Africa in a women’s World Cup Group B clash at the Parc des Princes on Thursday, a result that ensured Germany and France progress to the second round....
2019-06-14 04:17

Turnout at France's 'yellow vest' protest hits fresh low The number of "yellow vest" demonstrators marching against high living costs in France dwindled on Saturday following several weeks of waning turnout, more than six months into the protests against President Emmanuel Macron....
2019-06-02 00:00

France Ready To Cut Renault Stake To Shore Up Nissan Partnership France is ready to consider cutting its stake in Renault in the interests of consolidating the automaker's alliance with Nissan, Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said....
2019-06-08 17:00

Carrefour sees more retail sector consolidation, including in France The boss of Carrefour said on Friday the retail sector was bound to consolidate in the coming years, notably in France, as competition intensifies, and that his mission was to make sure the French retailer came out a winner....
2019-06-14 16:34

France's conservative party chief quits after poor election The leader of France's traditional right-wing party The Republicans has resigned following its trouncing in the European Parliament election last month....
2019-06-03 17:17

France Hands ISIS Suspects to Iraq, Which Sentences Them to Hang For countries struggling with what to do with their citizens who joined the Islamic State, Iraq offers a solution. But does Iraqi justice meet international standards?...
2019-05-29 20:34

France engaged constructively in failed FCA-Renault talks: Le Maire France's finance minister said on Thursday following the collapse of merger talks between Fiat Chrysler (FCA) and Renault that the government had engaged constructively but failed to win the support of Renault's Japanese partner, Nissan....
2019-06-06 11:51

France to push ahead with 5G launch in 2020 despite Huawei woes France will launch the deployment of its 5G network as planned in 2020 despite current difficulties faced by China's Huawei which could push some telecoms operators to modify their source of supply, the telecoms regulator said Tuesday....
2019-05-21 16:00

How France’s Intrusive Demands Quashed the Fiat-Renault Deal Talks between Fiat Chrysler and Renault to create one of the world’s largest automakers ran into a familiar problem in France: the government itself....
2019-06-07 02:34

France seeks jobs protection if Renault and Fiat merge France's finance minister has insisted that car making jobs in his country must be protected in the event of a proposed €36bn (£32bn) mega-merger between French firm Renault and Italian-American rival Fiat Chrysler....
2019-05-28 22:17

France among members putting EU 2020 renewables target at risk France is one of six EU nations unlikely to hit their 2020 renewable energy targets, putting the European Union's 20% goal at risk, the bloc's auditors said on Thursday....
2019-06-06 22:17

Froome out of the Tour de France fracturing femur, elbow and ribs "Chris Froome has been admitted to hospital after a crash during a recon ride at the Criterium du Dauphine, ending his race and ruling him out of the 2019 Tour de France."...
2019-06-12 22:51

Don't take our troops for granted, France warns West African states West African states fighting Islamist militancy in the region should not take France's military presence for granted because Paris will not be there forever, Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said on Tuesday....
2019-05-28 23:17

France seeks to fend off blame for FCA-Renault deal collapse France was battling to defend its business strategy on Thursday after being blamed for scuppering a $35 billion-plus merger between carmakers Fiat Chrysler (FCA) and Renault only 10 days after the plan was officially announced....
2019-06-06 15:00

France calls on Iraq to spare six of its citizens from death penalty Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian on Tuesday said France was intensifying diplomatic efforts to prevent six of its citizens being executed in Iraq after they were sentenced to death for belonging to Islamic State....
2019-05-28 23:17

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-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

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

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

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

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

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

'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

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

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

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

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

"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

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

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

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

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

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

‘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

'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

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

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

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

South Sudan's embassy closures could harm ties with Norway and France South Sudan plans to shut down several of its embassies to cut spending. The inclusion of missions in Norway and France may come at a high price for the new nation with a faltering peace process and stagnant economy....
2019-06-14 20:17

Chris Froome in hospital and a doubt for Tour De France after Criterium crash • Four-time Tour winner was injured on practise run for time trial• Team INEOS say rider has been taken to local hospitalChris Froome has been taken to hospital after crashing on a recon run for the Criterium du Dauphine stage four time-trial, castin...
2019-06-12 15:01

Fighting the spread of illegal landfills in France as trash piles up in 'sea of waste' Trash is piling up in France, hidden in plain sight across the suburbs and the countryside. Starting this year, the government is taking action against the dozens of illegal dumps polluting its territory....
2019-05-21 22:17

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2019-05-21 18:17

France's Le Maire to meet Renault chairman, says Nissan alliance priority French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Thursday a Fiat Chrysler-Renault merger remained an "interesting opportunity" but added he would tell the French carmaker's chairman that strengthening the Renault-Nissan alliance was the priority....
2019-06-13 10:17

Rights group tries to block new Saudi ship from leaving France with arms A French rights group sought on Tuesday to block the loading of what it said were munitions onto a Saudi Arabian ship docked in southern France, as pressure mounts on Paris to stop military sales to the kingdom....
2019-05-28 20:34

UPDATE 1-France prepared to cut Renault stake to bolster deal with Nissan- AFP French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said France is ready to cut its stake in Renault SA in order to consolidate Renault's partnership with Nissan Motor Co , Agence France Press (AFP) reported https://www.afp.com/en/news/717/france-ready-cut-renaul...
2019-06-08 11:34

| Hosts France enjoy winning start as women's World Cup kicks off Hosts France laid down a marker in the opening game of the women's World Cup as towering defender Wendie Renard scored twice in a win over South Korea....
2019-06-08 12:17

France reverses decision to cut default speed limit from 90kmh to 80kmh News 31 May, 2019 French government reverses last year’s decision to cut the default speed limit by 10kmh on roads without separation barriers...
2019-05-31 14:51

France tries British suspect in absentia over 1996 murder of film producer The murder trial of a Briton accused of murdering a French film producer in Ireland in 1996 is opening in Paris. The suspect is to be judged in absentia after Ireland ruled against his extradition....
2019-05-27 14:51

France to Ban Destroying Unsold Goods, Targeting Amazon, Luxury Brands France's prime minister on Tuesday announced a crackdown on the destruction of unsold or returned consumer products, a move that will affect online retailers such as Amazon and luxury goods brands....
2019-06-05 18:17

Soccer: Lyon women inspire France in perfect World Cup opener As expected, the Olympique Lyonnais women carried France to a comprehensive 4-0 win against South Korea in their World Cup opening game on Friday, sending a clear warning to their rivals that they are ready to go for the title....
2019-06-08 22:17

Opinion: Believe the hype. France shows why it's a World Cup favorite with dominant win France is trying to become the first country to hold both men's and women's World Cup titles. Friday's win over South Korea showed that's possible.       ...
2019-06-08 04:34

Sandra Muller, Woman Who Led France's #MeToo Campaign Sued For Slander The woman behind France's answer to the #MeToo campaign exposing abusive behaviour by men was to appear in court on Wednesday accused of slandering a media executive who she said had made lewd......
2019-05-29 15:34

France opens Women’s World Cup by romping past South Korea The French, with President Emmanuel Macron in attendance, demonstrated their capacity and ambition with a 4-0 victory over South Korea to open the sport's signature event....
2019-06-08 03:17

France: Fiat Chrysler scrapped Renault merger plan too fast PARIS (AP) — A French government official says Fiat Chrysler is at fault for the collapse of a potential industry-changing merger with Renault because the carmaker pushed too hard and too fast. As Renault’s biggest single shareholder, the Frenc...
2019-06-06 07:51

Leader of France's Les Republicains party steps down after poor EU election results The leader of France's center-right opposition Les Republicains political party Laurent Wauquiez said on Sunday he will quit as the party's president after it recorded its lowest score ever in last week's European parliament elections....
2019-06-02 21:34

France opposes death penalty for French Isis fighters in Iraq Foreign ministry says it is opposed to the death penalty ‘at all times and in all places’France has confirmed it will take “the necessary steps” to try to prevent Iraq carrying out the death penalty against French citizens convicted of fighting with ...
2019-05-27 17:17

UPDATE 1-France's Le Maire says 'essential' to bolster Renault-Nissan alliance French finance minister Bruno Le Maire on Sunday said it was vital that Renault and Nissan Motor strengthen their alliance as the auto industry undergoes rapid change in the areas of electric and connected vehicles....
2019-06-09 21:51

Oradour-sur-Glane marks worst Nazi massacre of civilians in France On a June afternoon, 75 years ago, the inhabitants of the village near Limoges, France were rounded up, shot and killed by Nazi soldiers. The village has been left untouched to bear witness to the crimes....
2019-06-10 13:00

France's center-right party leader steps down after poor EU election results The leader of France's center-right opposition Les Republicains political party Laurent Wauquiez said on Sunday he will quit as the party's president after it recorded its lowest score ever in last week's European parliament elections....
2019-06-03 02:51

Renault-FCA merger idea remains good opportunity -France's Le Maire The idea of a merger between Renault SA and Fiat Chrysler (FCA) remains a good opportunity, but nothing has changed in terms of the conditions the French government has set, French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Monday....
2019-06-10 12:17

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

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

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

‘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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Euro 2020 roundup: Turkey shock France, Northern Ireland comeback win Artem Dzyuba scores four goals in record Russia winGermany, Belgium and Italy all cruise to victoryWorld champions France slumped to a shock 2-0 defeat in Turkey as their Euro 2020 qualifying campaign suffered a blow. Didier Deschamps was scathing ab...
2019-06-09 00:51

UPDATE 1-Libya's Haftar ruled out ceasefire in talks with France's Macron - Elysee Libyan eastern commander Khalifa Haftar told French President Emmanuel Macron that conditions for a ceasefire were not in place, although he would be ready to talk if those conditions were met, a French presidency official said....
2019-05-22 19:00

Rights of ‘gilets jaunes’ protesters in France, ‘disproportionately curtailed’, say UN independent experts French protesters’ rights have been “disproportionately curtailed” during the wave of recent “gilet jaunes”, or yellow jacket demonstrations across the country over Government economic policies, said a group of independent UN human rights experts on ...
2019-05-21 16:51

Fiat Chrysler and France's Renault are reportedly in advanced talks to forge partnership Fiat Chrysler and France's Renault could soon partner up to take on the sweeping changes to the global auto industry, according to a report in the Financial Times....
2019-05-25 20:34

France hopes 'door not closed' on FCA/Renault deal: French budget minister French budget minister Gerald Darmanin said he hoped the door had "not closed" on the possibility of a merger between Fiat Chrysler (FCA) and Renault and added France would be happy to re-examine any new proposal from Fiat....
2019-06-06 11:51

Sister of Saudi's MBS to faces trial in France after ordering bodyguard to beat up worker Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman sister is set to face trial next month after she was accused of ordering her bodyguard to beat up a worker....
2019-06-13 17:34

Chris Froome Will Miss Tour De France After He Crashes Into Wall, Breaks His Leg [Update] Four-time Tour de France champion Chris Froome will not get to try and add a record-tying fifth yellow jersey to his collection this summer. The Team Ineos leader was out on a recon ride ahead of today’s time trial at the Criterium du Dauphine when h...
2019-06-12 22:17

Chris Froome backed to return to best form after crash that will rule him out of Tour de France Team Ineos are confident Chris Froome will return to his best after a crash left him in hospital and ruled him out of his bid for a record-equalling fifth Tour de France next month....
2019-06-13 16:17

France opposed in principle to execution in Iraq of three French Islamic State members The French foreign ministry said on Monday it was opposed in principle to the death penalty, but also said it accepted Iraqi sovereignty as Iraq's justice ministry sentenced three French citizens to death for their membership of Islamic State....
2019-05-27 10:00

France's Dassault nears deal to buy health software maker Medidata - CNBC French technology company Dassault Systemes SE is nearing a deal to acquire U.S.-based software firm clinical trials Medidata Solutions Inc, CNBC reported on Tuesday, citing people familiar with the matter....
2019-06-12 00:51

Women's World Cup 2019: Nearly one million tickets sold as France set to open tournament Hosts France launch the Women's World Cup when they play South Korea at the Parc des Princes in Paris on Friday (20:00 BST), a match you can watch live on BBC One....
2019-06-07 16:34

England Women hungry for World Cup glory and determined to change perceptions in France As the World Cup gets under way tonight, there has never been more attention on women's football or England's Lionesses, who begin their campaign against Scotland in Nice on Sunday....
2019-06-07 15:17

UPDATE 2-Brazil unit of France's Casino to sell stake in appliance retailer for at least $578 mln French retailing group Casino's Brazilian unit will sell its controlling stake in a Brazilian appliance retailer for at least 2.23 billion reais ($578 million), accepting a discount on the unit's listed price as it refocuses on its supermarket busine...
2019-06-12 17:01

Chris Froome out of the Tour de France with suspected broken pelvis after 'big crash' at Dauphine "Chris Froome has been admitted to hospital after a crash during a recon ride at the Criterium du Dauphine, ending his race and ruling him out of the 2019 Tour de France."...
2019-06-12 17:01

EU Commission anti-trust inspectors raid grocery retail sector in France The European Commission said on Wednesday its anti-trust inspectors had raided the premises of two companies active in the grocery retail sector in France on May 20 on concern they broke EU antitrust rules prohibiting cartels....
2019-05-22 09:34

Former NASCAR chief Brian France pleads guilty to DWI as part of deal with prosecutors Former NASCAR chairman and CEO Brian France accepted a diversion deal in a New York courtroom on Friday, 10 months after his DWI arrest.       ...
2019-06-08 04:34

France's Dassault nears deal to buy healthcare software maker Medidata: CNBC French technology company Dassault Systemes SE is nearing a deal to acquire U.S.-based software firm for clinical trials Medidata Solutions Inc to boost its life sciences unit, CNBC reported on Tuesday, citing people familiar with the matter....
2019-06-12 00:17

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

UPDATE 1-France's Dassault nears deal to buy healthcare software maker Medidata - CNBC French technology company Dassault Systemes SE is nearing a deal to acquire U.S.-based software firm for clinical trials Medidata Solutions Inc to boost its life sciences unit, CNBC reported on Tuesday, citing people familiar with the matter....
2019-06-12 00:51

Tan France talks his poignant new memoir, the time he nearly quit ‘Queer Eye’ and why he’s bewildered by Olive Garden The fashion expert discusses balancing his life's more difficult chapters with lighthearted musings and lifestyle tips in "Naturally Tan," which hits shelves Tuesday....
2019-06-04 01:51

Fiat Chrysler proposes 50-50 merger with France’s Renault amid carmaker consolidation push PARIS (AP) — Fiat Chrysler proposes 50-50 merger with France’s Renault amid carmaker consolidation push. The post Fiat Chrysler proposes 50-50 merger with France’s Renault amid carmaker consolidation push appeared first on LEX18.com....
2019-05-27 12:17

Blast hits busy street in Lyon, France, injuring seven; suspect on bicycle sought A "low force" blast hit a busy pedestrian street Friday in the French city of Lyon, injuring seven people        ...
2019-05-25 03:34

UPDATE 1-France insists any Renault/Fiat deal must protect French jobs -Le Maire France must protect its own interests and jobs in any merger between Renault and Fiat, even though France's stake in Renault would automatically be diluted, French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire told RTL radio on Tuesday....
2019-05-28 10:17

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

France vs South Korea and opening ceremony live stream: watch Women's World Cup 2019 from anywhere Mark the date - June 6 2019. When the history books recount the rise of Women's soccer, the start of the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup may be seen as a sea change moment. First, there's the spectacle of an opening ceremony to enjoy, and ...
2019-06-07 19:17

Chris Froome out of Tour de France after fracturing femur, elbow and ribs in high-speed crash Britain's four-time champion Chris Froome suffers a fractured right femur, a fractured elbow and fractured ribs in a high-speed crash that has ruled him out of the Tour de France....
2019-06-12 21:51

Lance Armstrong says he 'wouldn't change a thing' about doping scandal that cost him 7 Tour de France titles Lance Armstrong says he “wouldn’t change a thing” about using performance-enhancing drugs to win seven Tour de France titles only to have them stripped away years later....
2019-05-24 21:51

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

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

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

Chris Froome surgery successful but Tour de France winner remains in intensive care after horror crash Chris Froome stands to retrospectively become Britain's first Grand Tour winner and add a seventh title to his collection, all from his hospital bed in France where he is recovering from a horror crash which has ruled him out of the Tour de France....
2019-06-14 05:34

Marine Le Pen's National Rally party wins France elections for European Parliament, Greens surge in Germany: polls Europe's longtime political center appeared to shrink Sunday as exit polls and early results from the hardest-fought European Parliament elections in decades showed both the anti-immigrant far right and the pro-environment Greens gaining ground....
2019-05-27 02:51

Mother of 'El Chapo' granted a visa by U.S. to visit convicted son in prison, she says Mother of infamous drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman says she was granted a visa by the U.S. Embassy in Mexico to visit her son in prison.        ...
2019-06-03 02:51

YouTuber sentenced to prison for prank 'humiliating' homeless man with toothpaste Oreos YouTuber Kanghua Ren, known as ReSet, was sentenced to 15 months and fined approximately $22,000 by a Spanish court after the prank went viral.        ...
2019-06-04 04:00

'Queer Eye' star Tan France talks new memoir, Tina Fey and the French tuck (of course) "Queer Eye" star Tan France has already left a fashion legacy. But in his new memoir 'Naturally Tan,' France intends to leave another kind of legacy.        ...
2019-06-04 22:51

5 books not to miss: New Elizabeth Gilbert, Tan France memoir, 'Mostly Dead Things' Fashion guru Tan France of "Queer Eye" is out with a memoir, Elizabeth Gilbert has a new novel and Kristen Arnett delights with "Mostly Dead Things."        ...
2019-06-02 22:17

A college grad flees U.S. to avoid student loan debt: 'I had to escape this prison' Loan payments rolled in and Chad Albright still couldn't find a job. He felt crushed by his debt. So instead of paying it off, he left the country.        ...
2019-06-11 22:17

Leslie Van Houten: Manson cult killer 'still a risk' after half a century in prison The youngest member of Charles Manson's murderous cult was today told she would stay behind bars despite being recommended for parole after nearly half a century in prison....
2019-06-04 13:00

Turkish-American NASA scientist released from Turkish prison ISTANBUL (AP) — Serkan Golge, a Turkish-American scientist imprisoned in Turkey for nearly three years, has been released. Morgan Ortagus, a U.S. State Department spokeswoman, welcomed the decision but declined to discuss why he was released. However...
2019-05-29 23:34

'Whitey' Bulger praised Trump, bashed Mueller in letters from prison before he died last year Gangster James "Whitey" Bulger praised President Trump regularly in handwritten letters he wrote from prison, according to a new NBC report.        ...
2019-06-09 08:01

France Senate: fire-damaged Notre Dame cathedral must be restored to 'last known visual state' If materials are used different from those that originally constructed the building, a study must be presented explaining the change in materials.        ...
2019-05-31 09:17

'American Taliban' released from prison John Walker Lindh, the California man who took up arms for the Taliban before 9/11, is out of prison after more than 17 years. (May 23)        ...
2019-05-24 06:17

'Isis Beatles' apologise for role in holding Western hostages to ransom as they await fate in Syrian prison A suspected member of the Isis terrorism cell nicknamed The Beatles has apologised after admitting a role in holding Western hostages to ransom in Syria....
2019-06-10 11:34

'The Hunchback of Notre-Dame' shoots to the top of Amazon's best-sellers list in France It's been 188 years since its publication, and Victor Hugo's "The Hunchback of Notre Dame" is once again a best-seller in France.        ...
2019-05-21 14:51

Here's why Tan France of 'Queer Eye' quit his job as a flight attendant after just two months Tan France is the "Queer Eye" style expert to most people. But he also was once a flight attendant.        ...
2019-06-05 14:51

10 new LGBTQ books to celebrate Pride month: Tan France, 'Gentleman Jack,' 'Gender Queer' Celebrate Pride Month with a good LGBTQ book, including a memoir from Tan France, a history of the Stonewall riots and a gender queer graphic novel.        ...
2019-06-09 18:17

'It's war': World's largest Nutella factory cuts production as workers strike in France Production has shut down almost entirely at the France plant which annually produces more than 600,000 jars.        ...
2019-06-05 00:17

|Tradebodywillhaveabonetopickinpoultrytariffcase The South African Poultry Association has applied to the International Trade Administration Commission for an 82% tariff increase, saying that local producers cannot compete with dumping from the international market....
2019-06-13 15:00

Grab the Original Sonos One For $50 Off, While You Still Can Sonos came out with a slightly tweaked Sonos One smart speaker this week, and while “an updated processor, Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) and increased memory” are nice upgrades, the thing that really matters, sound quality, remains the same....
2019-06-13 22:34

Sudan's military rulers meet U.S. diplomats, Bashir charged with corruption The head of Sudan's ruling military council held talks on Thursday with the senior U.S. diplomat for Africa, who was visiting Khartoum to encourage a transition to democracy two months after the overthrow of former President Omar al-Bashir....
2019-06-14 00:51

Valve's Auto Chess Game Is Called Dota Underlords, Open Beta Next Week A few weeks ago, Valve announced that it’d be making its own version of the massively popular Dota 2 mod Auto Chess. Today, it revealed that it’s called Dota Underlords, and it’ll go into open beta in “approximately” one week. And if you’ve purchased...
2019-06-14 01:17

Jets need testy Gregg Williams-Joe Vitt marriage to work a second time They won a Super Bowl together with Sean Payton in New Orleans before Bountygate derailed their careers, their reputations and even their personal relationship. Now they are the NFL’s Odd Couple, two grizzled football pit bulls thrust together by Ada...
2019-06-14 01:34

Secret Shenmue Punch Hidden In Game Code Found 20 Years Later It’s been twenty years since Shenmue was first released, and for all the millions of times it’s been played and completed in that time, it’s taken until 2019 for somebody to find that there’s a homage to Street Fighter hidden in the game’s code....
2019-06-14 04:51

Mamata Banerjee's Nephew, Medical Student, Seen At Doctors' Protest Rally West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's nephew Abesh Banerjee, who is a medical student, on Friday came out in support of the protesting doctors at the state-run hospitals....
2019-06-14 13:34

Oman Air plans Airbus talks unless Boeing provides 737 Max support plan Oman Air CEO Abdulaziz Al Raisi plans to hold talks with Airbus if Boeing does not provide a support and recovery plan for its grounded 737 MAX planes before June 17, a statement by the Omani company said on Friday....
2019-06-14 15:34