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Jailed financier Epstein seeks release under house arrest

American financier Jeffrey Epstein on Thursday asked a federal judge to let him out of jail and allow him to remain under house arrest as he awaits trial on charges of se...

Jailed financier Epstein seeks release under house arrest

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Jailed financier Epstein seeks house arrest in Manhattan mansion American financier Jeffrey Epstein on Thursday asked a federal judge to let him out of jail and allow him to remain under house arrest in his Manhattan mansion while he awaits trial on charges of sex trafficking underage girls....
2019-07-11 23:00

Financier Epstein to remain jailed until sex trafficking trial American financier Jeffrey Epstein will remain behind bars while he awaits trial on charges of sex trafficking dozens of underage girls, a U.S. judge ruled on Thursday....
2019-07-19 05:51

Financier Jeffrey Epstein To Remain Jailed Until Sex Trafficking Trial American financier Jeffrey Epstein will remain behind bars while he awaits trial on charges of sex trafficking dozens of underage girls, a US judge ruled on Thursday....
2019-07-19 08:51

Jeffrey Epstein accusers' lawyer says financier abused female visitors while jailed One of Jeffrey Epstein’s most vocal accusers urged other women Tuesday to come forward with allegations against the registered sex offender and well-connected financier as federal authorities prosecute him on sex charges....
2019-07-16 23:51

Jeffrey Epstein accusers' lawyer says financier abused female visitors while on work release from jail An attorney for several accusers of Jeffrey Epstein said Tuesday that the wealthy financier had “improper sexual contact” with “female visitors” while he was on work release during his earlier jail time....
2019-07-17 04:17

Jeffrey Epstein wants to be released on house arrest at his $77M mansion In a filing in federal court in Manhattan, Epstein's lawyers argued that home confinement, along with electronic monitoring, surveillance and a bond secured by a mortgage on his mansion would be enough to ensure that he does not flee the country....
2019-07-11 23:00

Jeffrey Epstein wants to swap jail for house arrest while awaiting trial Jeffrey Epstein wants a federal judge to let him out on house arrest rather than making him sit in the notorious Manhattan federal lockup while he awaits trial for child sex trafficking. Lawyers for the billionaire convicted pedophile offered to put ...
2019-07-11 21:17

Financier Epstein arrested in U.S. sex trafficking case Financier Jeffrey Epstein was arrested late on Saturday on suspicion of sex trafficking of underage girls and will appear in federal court in Manhattan on Monday, a source familiar with the matter said, meaning he will face charges similar to those h...
2019-07-08 13:00

Financier Jeffrey Epstein due in court over sex charges NEW YORK (AP) — Wealthy financier and registered sex offender Jeffrey Epstein is due in court following an arrest in New York on new sex-trafficking charges involving allegations that date to the early 2000s, according to law enforcement officials. E...
2019-07-08 19:17

U.S. financier Jeffrey Epstein charged with sex trafficking Federal prosecutors in New York on Monday charged American financier Jeffrey Epstein with sex trafficking of underage girls, more than a decade after he avoided similar charges in Florida in a plea deal....
2019-07-08 16:34

Jeffrey Epstein: three more women sue financier's estate Women say they were sexually abused by Epstein before and after a controversial plea deal in which he avoided federal prosecution for sex crimesThree more women sued the estate of Jeffrey Epstein on Tuesday, saying they were sexually abused by the fi...
2019-08-20 19:00

Billionaire financier Jeffrey Epstein arrested on new sex charges Convicted billionaire sex offender Jeffrey Epstein has been been indicted on new charges related to alleged sex crimes involving minors, media outlets reported....
2019-07-07 20:00

Financier Epstein arrested in U.S. sex trafficking case: source Financier Jeffrey Epstein was arrested late on Saturday on suspicion of sex trafficking of underage girls and will appear in federal court in Manhattan on Monday, a source familiar with the matter said, meaning he will face charges similar to those h...
2019-07-07 17:17

Lawyers say Epstein victims to sue financier's estate this week Lawyers for several women who say they were sexually abused by disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein plan to file lawsuits this week against his estate following his apparent suicide in a New York jail cell....
2019-08-11 23:34

Jeffrey Epstein’s talent-agent pal spotted scouting ‘fresh flesh’ in Brazil before Epstein arrest Three months before FBI agents arrested Jeffrey Epstein, his old pal and business partner Jean Luc Brunel was busy scouring Brazil for girls who could make him even richer....
2019-08-25 10:34

Everything we know about Trump's connection to financier Jeffrey Epstein, who was charged with sex trafficking Davidoff Studios/Getty Images Financier Jeffrey Epstein was arrested Saturday on charges of sex trafficking and sex trafficking conspiracy, and he pleaded not guilty in court in New York on Monday. Epstein's past intersects with plenty of famous fi...
2019-07-09 11:34

Jeffrey Epstein investigation may target new suspects after financier's death The billionaire’s death will not impede federal prosecutors as they look to pursue conspiracy cases against othersThe death of the wealthy financier Jeffrey Epstein in his New York City jail cell is not going to stop authorities from further examinin...
2019-08-13 11:17

Judge rejects bail for financier and sex offender Jeffrey Epstein A federal judge denied bail for Jeffrey Epstein, who must await trial on sex trafficking charges in a jail cell rather than a Manhattan manse.        ...
2019-07-18 18:34

U.S. judge will probably decide financier Epstein's bail request on Thursday A U.S. judge said he will probably decide on Thursday whether Jeffrey Epstein, the American financier charged with sex trafficking underage girls, should remain in jail while awaiting trial or be allowed to live under house arrest at his Manhattan ma...
2019-07-15 16:51

Warden at New York jail where financier Epstein died is removed U.S. Attorney General William Barr ordered the removal of the warden at the federal jail where financier Jeffrey Epstein was found dead in an apparent suicide while awaiting trial on sex trafficking charges, the Justice Department said on Tuesday, af...
2019-08-13 23:17

Jeffrey Epstein: prosecutors accuse financier of witness tampering Epstein, who was charged with federal sex trafficking crimes Monday, transferred $350,000 to two potential witnessesJeffrey Epstein, the American financier who was charged with federal sex trafficking crimes on Monday, transferred $350,000 to two clo...
2019-07-13 02:51

Jeffrey Epstein accuser sues financier's estate, Maxwell, others A woman who has accused Jeffrey Epstein of sexual misconduct on Wednesday filed a lawsuit against the financier's estate, Epstein's former associate Ghislaine Maxwell, and three unnamed staff members who worked for Epstein in New York, according to a...
2019-08-14 15:17

Judge says he will probably decide Thursday on financier Epstein's bail request A U.S. judge said he will probably decide on Thursday whether Jeffrey Epstein, the American financier charged with sex trafficking underage girls, should be freed from jail and allowed to await trial under house arrest at his Manhattan mansion....
2019-07-15 16:51

What we know about Jeffrey Epstein, the well-connected financier with ties to Trump and Clinton What we know about the wealthy investor, his history of sexual abuse, and his political ties that run all the way up to the Clintons and Donald Trump....
2019-07-09 04:00

U.S. financier Epstein expected to be charged in sex trafficking case -source Federal prosecutors in New York on Monday are expected to announce charges against financier Jeffrey Epstein related to sex trafficking of underage girls, a source familiar with the matter said, more than a decade after he avoided similar charges in ...
2019-07-08 13:00

Disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein dead of apparent suicide Jeffrey Epstein pleaded not guilty to charges of drug trafficking and allegedly sexually abusing dozens of underage girls in New York and Florida.        ...
2019-08-11 02:34

U.S. financier Epstein lured underage girls to his mansions for sex acts: prosecutors American financier Jeffrey Epstein was charged with sex trafficking on Monday, as prosecutors accused him of luring dozens of girls as young as 14 to his homes in New York and Florida and paying them for sex acts....
2019-07-08 16:34

Financier Epstein pleads not guilty to U.S. sex trafficking charges involving girls American financier Jeffrey Epstein pleaded not guilty on Monday to charges of sex trafficking as prosecutors accused him of luring dozens of girls as young as 14 to his luxury homes in New York and Florida and paying them for sex acts....
2019-07-08 21:51

Justice Department shakes up staffing at jail where financier Epstein died The U.S. Justice Department said on Tuesday it was shaking up staffing at the federal jail where financier Jeffrey Epstein died over the weekend while awaiting trial on sex trafficking charges, announcing it had temporarily assigned a new warden and ...
2019-08-13 23:17

Financier Epstein pleads not guilty to sex trafficking charges involving girls American financier Jeffrey Epstein pleaded not guilty on Monday to charges of sex trafficking as prosecutors accused him of luring dozens of girls as young as 14 to his luxury homes in New York and Florida and paying them for sex acts....
2019-07-09 07:34

American financier Epstein lured underage girls for sex acts: U.S. prosecutors American financier Jeffrey Epstein was charged with sex trafficking on Monday, as prosecutors accused him of luring dozens of girls as young as 14 to his luxury homes in New York and Florida and paying them for sex acts....
2019-07-08 17:51

Disgraced U.S. financier Jeffrey Epstein found dead in apparent suicide Disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein was found dead on Saturday after an apparent suicide in the New York jail cell where he was held without bail on U.S. sex-trafficking charges, and a source said he was not on suicide watch at the time of his death....
2019-08-10 19:34

Jeffrey Epstein accuser sues financier's estate and Ghislaine Maxwell Jennifer Araoz, who has accused Epstein of sexual misconduct, filed her lawsuit following his death in prisonA woman who has accused Jeffrey Epstein of sexual assault on Wednesday filed a lawsuit against the financier’s estate, Epstein’s former assoc...
2019-08-14 17:51

Financier Jeffrey Epstein dead in suspected jail cell suicide; FBI to investigate Convicted financier Jeffrey Epstein died of a suspected suicide after being found unresponsive Saturday morning in his Manhattan Correctional Center cell where he was being held on sex trafficking charges....
2019-08-11 07:00

Epstein's attorneys 'not satisfied' with autopsy results that concluded financier died by hanging Lawyers for Jeffrey Epstein were "not satisfied" with the autopsy results for the disgraced financier, who the New York City medical examiner concluded died by suicide by hanging....
2019-08-18 22:34

Billionaire financier Jeffrey Epstein found injured in jail cell: media Jeffrey Epstein, the financier facing charges of sex trafficking involving dozens of underage girls, was found unconscious in a Manhattan jail cell with injuries to his neck, media reported late on Wednesday, citing unidentified sources....
2019-07-25 07:17

Financier Epstein goes from luxury life to confined jail cell after sex trafficking charges Wealthy American financier Jeffrey Epstein, charged with sex trafficking in underage girls, is now confined to a cell in a fortress-like concrete tower jail that has been criticized by inmates and lawyers for harsh conditions....
2019-07-10 14:00

Lawyers for Epstein's alleged victims say they plan to sue the disgraced financier's estate following his death (Photo by Joe Schildhorn/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images) Lawyers for several women who say they were sexually abused by disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein plan to file lawsuits this week against his estate following his apparent suicide in a New...
2019-08-12 21:51

Epstein’s alleged victims to file lawsuits against financier’s estate this week: Lawyers New York lawyer Roberta Kaplan said she hopes to file on Wednesday on behalf of a client to take advantage of a new New York State law which makes it possible to pursue decades-old claims of abuse....
2019-08-12 01:17

Jeffrey Epstein accuser links powerful men to financier: civil court filing A woman who accused Jeffrey Epstein of keeping her as a sex slave said one of the financier's associates had instructed her to have sex with at least a half-dozen prominent men, according to a court filing unsealed on Friday in a civil lawsuit....
2019-08-10 03:34

Disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein, awaiting sex trafficking charges, dead of apparent suicide Jeffrey Epstein, the disgraced financier who faced federal sex trafficking charges, died early Saturday in his New York jail cell in an apparent suicide, according to media reports.        ...
2019-08-11 02:34

Billionaire financier Jeffrey Epstein once flew Bill Clinton and Kevin Spacey to Africa Andrew Chin/Getty Images, Rick Friedman Photography/Corbis via Getty Images, Frazer Harrison/BAFTA LA/Getty Images for BAFTA LA Billionaire financier Jeffrey Epstein was reportedly arrested on suspicion of trafficking of minors, more than a decade a...
2019-07-08 17:34

Jeffrey Epstein: Florida Gov. DeSantis orders probe of financier's prior prosecution, jailing Accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein's prior Florida prosecution and jailing to be investigated by state police agency, Gov. Ron DeSantis says        ...
2019-08-07 04:00

Employees on Jeffrey Epstein's private island compound say they had to stay out of sight of the financier and were never allowed in his office AP Photo/Gianfranco Gaglione Jeffrey Epstein, who was charged with sex trafficking on Monday, bought Little St. James Island off of St. Thomas more than two decades ago. Locals on St. Thomas called it "Pedophile Island," according to the Associated...
2019-07-14 13:51

Jeffrey Epstein feared cellmate, a muscle-bound ex-cop charged in murder who was moved before financier's death: report A hulking ex-cop facing the death penalty on federal murder and drug charges was reportedly Jeffrey Epstein's cellmate at Manhattan's Metropolitan Correctional Center — and an official says Epstein might've feared the former police officer, who was q...
2019-08-12 23:51

Inside Jeffrey Epstein's press machine: How the financier tried to rehab his image post-conviction with donations and pay-for-play journalism New York state sex offender registry Jeffrey Epstein spent 13 months in jail after being accused of sexually abusing dozens of girls as young as 14 in 2008, but he was able preserve his reputation as a wealthy financier, socialite, and philanthropis...
2019-07-14 13:51

Meet Jeffrey Epstein, the billionaire financier arrested for alleged sex trafficking who's rubbed elbows with Donald Trump, Bill Clinton, and Kevin Spacey (Photo by Joe Schildhorn/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images) Billionaire financier Jeffrey Epstein was arrested and charged with sex trafficking of minors. The arrest comes more than a decade after Epstein dodged federal charges in a secret plea dea...
2019-07-08 02:00

Sex-trafficking claims against billionaire financier Jeffrey Epstein 'shock the conscience' Jeffrey Epstein, a billionaire financier, was charged with sex-trafficking and related offenses in a federal indictment unsealed Monday.        ...
2019-07-08 18:51

Bill Gates, who said he had no relationship with Jeffrey Epstein, reportedly met with the disgraced financier multiple times, including a 2011 meeting with billionaire Eva Dubin and her teenage daughter Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Since Jeffrey Epstein was arrested on charges of sex trafficking of minors and conspiracy in July, billionaire Bill Gates has downplayed his relationship with the late financier. Now, contrary to Gates' assertion last ...
2019-10-13 04:17

20,000 rally in Moscow for release of jailed protesters Tens of thousands of people took to the streets of Moscow, demanding the government release protesters arrested in connection to opposition demonstrations over the summer....
2019-09-30 11:34

Russians set to rally to demand release of jailed protesters Russian opposition leaders expect thousands of people to attend a rally on Sunday demanding the release of protesters jailed in what Kremlin opponents says is a campaign to stifle dissent....
2019-09-29 13:34

UN working group asks for release of 3 jailed Catalans MADRID (AP) — The United Nations Working Group on Arbitrary Detention has asked Spain to seek the release from pre-trial jail of three Catalan separatists detained following Catalonia’s 2017 secession attempt. In an opinion to be published late...
2019-05-29 16:34

OAS calls Nicaragua to release jailed protesters by June 18 WASHINGTON (AP) — The Organization of American States is calling on Nicaragua to unconditionally release all prisoners related to anti-government protests that started last year. Twenty of the 34 member states in the hemispheric body voted in favor o...
2019-05-21 21:17

Epstein's accusers urge U.S. judge to keep him jailed until sex trafficking trial Two women who say they are victims of sexual misconduct by American financier Jeffrey Epstein on Monday urged a U.S. judge to keep him in jail while he awaits trial on charges of sex trafficking dozens of underage girls....
2019-07-15 22:34

EU demands release of jailed Vietnamese 'anti-state' critic Climate activist Nguyen Ngoc Anh was sentenced to six years in prison for a series of "anti-state" Facebook posts. Human Rights campaigners say this is part of an "ongoing crackdown" on dissent....
2019-06-07 00:51

Thousands rally in Moscow to demand release of jailed protesters More than 20,000 Russians took to the streets of Moscow on Sunday to demand the release of protesters jailed over the summer in what opponents of the Kremlin say is a campaign to stifle dissent....
2019-09-30 05:34

Jeffrey Epstein's bodyguard claims 'somebody helped disgraced financier kill himself' Jeffrey Epstein's bodyguard has said he believes his former boss recruited someone to help with his apparent suicide at the prison where he was being held....
2019-09-02 17:00

Jailed Saudi feminist refuses to deny torture to secure release Loujain al-Hathloul will not retract electric shock and sexual assault claims, family saysThe prominent Saudi women’s rights activist Loujain al-Hathloul has rejected a proposal to secure her release from prison in exchange for a video statement deny...
2019-08-13 23:51

Jeffrey Epstein met with Bill Gates to discuss philanthropy after he was jailed for sex crimes: report Convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein met with Microsoft founder Bill Gates more than once after serving time in jail for soliciting an underage prostitute — to discuss ways to increase philanthropic spending, according to a new report. At least one me...
2019-08-16 21:00

Jailed Saudi activist rejects deal to deny torture for release, says family Jailed Saudi women's rights activist Loujain al-Hathloul has rejected a release deal that would have granted her freedom in exchange for denying that she was subjected to torture, according to her family....
2019-08-14 18:51

Jailed Saudi activist ‘offered release in return for denying torture,’ family says Prominent Saudi women’s rights activist Loujain al-Hathloul has rejected a proposal to secure her release from prison in exchange for a video statement denying reports she was tortured in custody, her family said on Tuesday....
2019-08-14 04:17

Jailed Saudi Activist Told To Deny Torture In Release Deal, Says Family Loujain al-Hathloul, an imprisoned women's rights activist in Saudi Arabia, refused an offer of freedom in exchange for recording a videotaped statement testifying that she had not been tortured, her......
2019-08-15 04:51

Afghanistan Seeks To Arrest Top Soccer Figure Amid Sex Abuse Allegations Afghan officials issued an arrest warrant Sunday for former Afghan soccer chief Keramuddin Keram, amid an investigation into allegations he had sexually abused members of the women's national soccer......
2019-06-10 04:51

Saradha Case: Rajeev Kumar Says CBI "Hounding" Him, Seeks Pre-Arrest Bail Former Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar today claimed that the CBI was "hounding" him, while seeking anticipatory bail before the Calcutta High Court in the multi-crore Saradha chit-fund case....
2019-09-24 15:00

Sena MP Seeks Ajit Pawar's Apology Over Bal Thackeray's Arrest In 2000 A day after senior NCP leader Ajit Pawar said it was a "mistake" to arrest late Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray in 2000, Sena MP Sanjay Raut on Saturday sought his apology over the arrest....
2019-10-12 16:34

‘I have a lot of hope now’: Wife of jailed Saudi blogger hails Pence’s call for husband’s release The wife of jailed Saudi dissident Raif Badawi said U.S. Vice-President Mike Pence gave her hope Thursday when he called on Saudi Arabia to free her husband....
2019-07-19 04:34

Lawyer for American teen jailed for fatal stabbing of Italian cop drops release request One of the American teenagers jailed in Italy for allegedly killing a local police officer in a drug deal gone bad won’t be getting released anytime soon after his lawyer dropped a request for his client to be released....
2019-09-07 20:34

Cards release Harrison after arrest warrant issued North Carolina police issued a felony arrest warrant for lineman Desmond Harrison, who was released by the Cardinals, on charges of assault on a person by strangulation and assault on a female by a male....
2019-07-18 00:34

Prince Andrew ‘regrets’ friendship with Jeffrey Epstein after arrest He saw no evil. Britain’s Prince Andrew admitted Saturday that it was a “mistake” to continue palling around with convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein, but insisted he never saw any suspect behavior while they were together. “D...
2019-08-24 22:00

‘Quash’ convictions and release women jailed for protesting against wearing veils in Iran, urge UN rights experts Decades-long prison sentences handed down to three women protesting the strictly enforced wearing of veils in Iran, have drawn alarm and condemnation from six United Nations independent human rights experts....
2019-08-16 21:00

Met police arrest and release three men on bail over assault on Owen Jones Force says suspects detained in north London on suspicion of violent disorder and assaultThree men have been arrested and released on bail by police investigating an assault on the Guardian columnist and activist Owen Jones in Islington, north London...
2019-08-30 12:00

Jeffrey Epstein's Sex Trafficking Arrest Means His Victims Might Finally Get Justice With the Epstein attest, Trump Labor Secretary Alex Acosta is facing renewed scrutiny for the “deal of a lifetime” he offered Epstein more than a decade ago....
2019-07-09 03:34

Jeffrey Epstein’s A-list pals rush to distance themselves after predator’s arrest Jeffrey Epstein carefully cultivated a circle of prestigious and powerful friends by exploiting the aura of money and mystery that surrounded him — but the hint of a dark side was always there. Now, in the wake of his blockbuster arrest on child sex ...
2019-07-10 07:51

Australia seeks release of writer as China warns not to interfere Australia will advocate for the release of a Chinese-born Australian writer held by Beijing on suspicion of espionage, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Thursday, rejecting warnings by China not to interfere....
2019-08-29 06:34

Capital One data breach suspect seeks release from jail Paige Thompson, a talented computer programmer from Seattle who goes by the online handle "erratic," was arrested last month after the FBI said she obtained personal information from more than 100 million Capital One credit applications....
2019-08-21 11:00

Russian Police Arrest Hundreds at Protest, Including Navalny, After Reporter’s Release Riot police dragged demonstrators from the crowd and arrested news photographers and reporters at a protest called to support the journalist Ivan Golunov, who had been detained and abruptly freed....
2019-06-12 21:51

Arizona Cardinals release starting defensive lineman Darius Philon one day after arrest The Arizona Cardinals cut Darius Philon on Saturday, a day after the lineman was arrested on suspicion of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.       ...
2019-08-11 10:00

Jeffrey Epstein due in federal court after sex trafficking arrest, preyed on young girls, prosecutors say Billionaire financier and registered sex offender Jeffrey Epstein will make his first appearance in a New York City federal court Monday after being arrested over the weekend on new sex-trafficking charges where federal prosecutors allege he preyed o...
2019-07-08 16:51

Jeffrey Epstein: Jailed US billionaire 'tried to influence witnesses with $350,000 payouts' Jailed US billionaire Jeffrey Epstein, who stands accused of sex-trafficking underage girls, sent $350,000 payouts to two witnesses, US prosecutors have claimed....
2019-07-13 16:17

John Gotti’s brother seeks compassionate jail release under Trump’s ‘First Step Act’ “Dapper Don” John Gotti’s remorseful ailing older brother wants to be sprung from prison under the prison reform bill that President Trump signed into law last year....
2019-07-05 19:34

Jailed In House, Farooq Abdullah Allowed To Meet Sister, Daughter: Report Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Farooq Abdullah, who has been charged with the stringent Public Safety Act, on Tuesday met his sister and daughter at his house....
2019-09-17 19:34

Epstein shouldn’t have been approved for work release: prosecutor Jeffrey Epstein shouldn’t have been approved for work release program while serving time in Palm Beach, according to a newly revealed 2008 letter from then-US Attorney Alexander Acosta’s office which claims that he lied on his application...
2019-09-17 21:34

What Jeffrey Epstein Did on Work Release Is Now the Subject of an Investigation Mr. Epstein was allowed to leave jail to work. A lawyer recently said that he used that privilege for “improper sexual contact,” and a Florida sheriff has opened an internal inquiry....
2019-07-20 02:00

Peter Gotti, Gambino crime family mobster, says he's sorry, seeks release from prison Peter Gotti, who took over after Gambino mob boss John Gotti, seeks compassionate release from prison. He says he's sick and wants to live in Queens.        ...
2019-07-06 02:34

Venezuela's Lopez says he met generals during house arrest Venezuelan opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez believes President Nicolas Maduro's government will fall "in weeks," he told journalists in Caracas Thursday....
2019-05-21 16:17

Investigative journalist put under house arrest in Moscow Russian investigative journalist Ivan Golunov was placed under two months' house arrest in Moscow on Saturday while he is investigated for drug peddling, as a court rejected a request from investigators to hold him in custody....
2019-06-09 01:34

'Making a Murderer': Brendan Dassey seeks clemency, release from prison in Teresa Halbach case Attorneys for Brendan Dassey, who was convicted in the 2005 murder of Teresa Halbach, have filed a petition for executive clemency.        ...
2019-10-04 00:34

Florida lawmaker urges probe into Epstein’s sex-fueled ‘work release’ A Florida lawmaker urged Gov. Ron DeSantis on Tuesday to open a probe into how billionaire pedophile Jeffrey Epstein was able to spend much of his 2008 jail sentence in the state on “work release’’ — while allegedly still having sex with young women....
2019-07-24 02:17

Jeffrey Epstein arranged for sex with 18-year-old while on work release from jail: lawsuit Jeffrey Epstein had sex with an 18-year-old woman inside the headquarters of a nonprofit while on work release from Florida jail -- as plainclothed sheriff's deputies stood guard outside -- one of three new lawsuits filed Tuesday in New York against ...
2019-08-21 11:00

Russian journalist Ivan Golunov put under house arrest A prominent Russian investigative journalist has been released from jail and placed under house arrest after being charged with intent to sell drugs in large quantities, according to his employer, the independent news site Meduza, citing his attorney...
2019-06-09 15:17

CBI Team Climbs Wall At P Chidambaram's House, Arrest Likely Soon Former Union minister P Chidambaram arrived at the party office of the Congress this evening after daylong BJP accusations of evading arrest. The senior Congress leader was not seen since the High......
2019-08-21 18:34

Panama’s Martinelli transferred from jail to house arrest PANAMA CITY (AP) — A Panamanian court has ordered former President Ricardo Martinelli to be transferred from jail to house arrest. The country’s judicial branch said Wednesday on Twitter that a court “orders the cessation of the provision...
2019-06-12 16:00

Jeffrey Epstein's jail work release in Florida under investigation after sex contact claims A lawyer said Jeffrey Epstein, a former friend of Presidents Donald Trump and Bill Clinton, had "improper sexual contact" with at least one woman under the age of 21 in Epstein's business office during his jail work release....
2019-07-19 21:51

Florida sheriff orders investigation into Jeffrey Epstein's work release program Palm Beach County Sheriff Ric Bradshaw ordered an investigation into whether Epstein was properly monitored during his work release program while serving time for soliciting prostitution from underage girls more than a decade ago....
2019-07-20 07:34

Russia to keep U.S. investor Calvey under house arrest until January: TASS A court in Moscow ruled on Tuesday that U.S. investor Michael Calvey should remain under house arrest facing charges of embezzlement until January 13, the TASS news agency reported....
2019-10-08 16:34

Thatcher sent Pinochet finest scotch during former dictator's UK house arrest New revelation adds colour to close relationship between pairPinochet oversaw death and torture of thousands of ChileansWhile he was under house arrest in Surrey in 1999, the former Chilean military dictator Augusto Pinochet received a fine malt from...
2019-10-05 02:34

Detained Russian journalist Ivan Golunov under house arrest Russian authorities have charged well-known investigative reporter Ivan Golunov with attempt at "large-scale" drug dealing as his colleagues claim a frame-up. He will remain under house arrest for at least two months....
2019-06-09 04:34

White House seeks delay on Huawei ban for contractors The White House Office of Management and Budget has asked the U.S. Congress for more time to phase in a ban on federal contracts with companies that do business with Chinese telecom giant Huawei, part of a defense law passed last year....
2019-06-10 04:34

UPDATE 1-Russia to keep U.S. investor Calvey under house arrest until January -TASS A court in Moscow ruled on Tuesday that U.S. investor Michael Calvey should remain under house arrest facing charges of embezzlement until January 13, the TASS news agency reported....
2019-10-08 16:00

Ahead Of Local Polls, Jammu Leaders Freed From House Arrest The Jammu and Kashmir administration has ended the house arrest of all politicians in Jammu, nearly two months after the government scrapped special status for the state under Article 370 and imposed......
2019-10-02 11:00

Swiss propose house arrest, including for teenagers, to curb extremism The Swiss government on Wednesday proposed new laws aimed at preventing extremist violence and forcing people including children deemed a threat to be registered with authorities, with house arrest a last resort in some cases....
2019-05-23 03:00

Nxivm honcho Lauren Salzman will remain under house arrest: judge At least she doesn’t have to stay in the sex dungeon. Former Nxivm member and top-tier sex slave Lauren Salzman will remain under house arrest and electronic monitoring, a judge ruled Thursday. Salzman previously asked Brooklyn federal Judge Ni...
2019-07-12 07:00

UPDATE 1-White House seeks delay on Huawei ban for contractors The White House Office of Management and Budget has asked the U.S. Congress for more time to phase in a ban on federal contracts with companies that do business with Chinese telecom giant Huawei, part of a defense law passed last year....
2019-06-10 04:34

House Antitrust Panel Seeks Documents From 4 Big Tech Firms Lawmakers investigating Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google for possible antitrust violations on Friday sent the companies detailed requests for information....
2019-09-13 17:34

U.S. House seeks documents from companies that run immigrant detention centers Lawmakers in the U.S. House of Representatives said on Thursday they have sent letters seeking documents and information from three companies responsible for detaining illegal immigrants arrested by U.S. immigration agents....
2019-07-11 17:34

A$AP Rocky speaks about 'scary and humbling' arrest during first performance since prison release US rapper A$AP Rocky has spoken out for the first time ahead of the verdict in his court case in Sweden, telling fans he is going through a "scary, humbling experience."...
2019-08-12 16:51

Sea-Watch: Italian court lifts house arrest order for German captain Carola Rackete, the 31-year-old German captain of a migrant rescue vessel, was detained in Italy after refusing to stand down in the face of military orders. Italy had banned the Sea-Watch ship from entering its waters....
2019-07-03 07:34

Russian court puts anti-corruption journalist Golunov under house arrest A court in Russia on Saturday put a Russian journalist known for investigating corruption among Moscow city officials under house arrest, a Reuters journalist reported from the court....
2019-06-08 22:17

White House Acting Budget Chief Seeks to Delay Huawei Ban A senior White House official is seeking to delay putting in place portions of a law that limits the U.S. government’s business with China’s Huawei Technologies Co., according to a person familiar with the matter. In a letter to Vice Pres...
2019-06-10 06:17

White House Seeks Deal for Whistle-Blower to Speak to Congress As House Democrats moved to begin a formal impeachment inquiry, the administration also prepared to release a redacted version of the whistle-blower’s complaint....
2019-09-25 08:34

Judge places detained Russian journalist under house arrest, a small victory for his supporters Ivan Golunov, who uncovered apparent corruption in the Moscow mayor’s office, is charged with drug possession in a case his backers insist is a setup....
2019-06-09 03:51

Deputies were told to leave Epstein's jail cell door unlocked and were paid to 'provide security' during his work release Elizabeth Williams via AP Multimillionaire financier and convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein led a privileged life even behind bars, The Washington Post reported, including having his cell door at least temporarily left unlocked. Epstein also pai...
2019-07-22 02:00

House Speaker Pelosi in Central America as Trump seeks asylum deals U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi led a congressional delegation to Central America on Thursday as the Trump administration presses countries there to stop U.S.-bound asylum seekers before they reach the U.S. border....
2019-08-08 22:34

President Trump Seeks to Deny Access to His Tax Returns in New Lawsuit Against House Panel (NEW YORK) — Opening up another legal front against the Democrats investigating him, President Donald Trump on Tuesday sued the House Ways and Means Committee and New York state officials to prevent his state tax returns from being turned over ...
2019-07-24 09:51

Struggling in White House bid, Democrat Gillibrand seeks bump in Trump country U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand rolled through Pennsylvania, Ohio and Michigan last week on a bus emblazoned with "He broke it, we'll fix it," as part of a campaign tour highlighting what she called President Donald Trump's "broken promises" to the r...
2019-07-14 16:17

Watch live: House seeks answers on mental health of migrant children A House subcommittee will grill a Trump administration official Wednesday morning about the mental health needs of migrant children being held in detention centers....
2019-09-18 22:00

Booker seeks $1.7 million in new funds to stay in Democratic White House race U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Cory Booker will drop out of the running for his party's 2020 White House nomination unless he can raise $1.7 million over the next 10 days, his campaign said on Saturday....
2019-09-22 12:34

White House acting budget chief seeks to delay Huawei restrictions: WSJ Vought asked for a delay in the implementation of the National Defense Authorization Act, signed by President Trump last year and which contains provisions that target Huawei, according to the Journal...
2019-06-09 23:51

‘Restricted to a limited space’: Huawei CFO house arrest sharply contrasts Canadians detained in China Meng Wanzhou's said she is "restricted to a limited space" when referring to her house arrest, which drew immediate comparison between her conditions versus the two Canadians detained in solitary confinement in China for a similar length of time....
2019-05-21 16:34

The ‘Lady of the House’ Who Was Long Entangled With Jeffrey Epstein Ghislaine Maxwell worked with Mr. Epstein for more than a decade, raising questions about what she knew of his alleged sexual exploitation of young women and girls....
2019-07-16 09:17

Trump White House seeks to assuage farmer unrest over biofuel policy: sources President Donald Trump's administration has been scrambling to stem the tide of rising anger in Farm Belt states after its decision this month to allow numerous oil refiners to mix less ethanol into their gasoline, sources told Reuters on Tuesday....
2019-08-21 08:00

House panel seeks documents related to secret CBP Facebook groups that ridiculed migrants The move suggests the panel’s chairman, Rep. Elijah E. Cummings, is not backing down from his investigations despite the president’s recent attacks on the Maryland Democrat and his district....
2019-07-31 18:17

House backs release of Trump whistleblower complaint 421-0 The U.S. House of Representatives voted 421-0 on Wednesday for a resolution calling on President Donald Trump to release a whistleblower complaint to Congress, despite the administration letting them view the classified document at secure locations ...
2019-09-26 04:00

House Judiciary leaders press for answers in Epstein death The leaders of the House Judiciary Committee wrote to the Federal Bureau of Prisons on Monday, pushing for answers in the weekend death of financier Jeffrey Epstein, who was being held in a New York jail on sex trafficking charges.Rep. Jerry Nadler (...
2019-08-13 03:51

Why the Trump White House Is Caught Up in the Jeffrey Epstein Scandal In the years since Mr. Epstein was first accused of sexually abusing minors, one of Mr. Trump’s Cabinet officials has been accused of letting him off easy....
2019-07-08 00:17

Carola Rackete: Court lifts house arrest order on captain of charity rescue ship arrested in Italy A Sicilian court has lifted a house arrest order imposed on the captain of a charity ship who was detained for forcing her way into an Italian port with 40 rescued migrants....
2019-07-02 22:51

House pushes for release of Mueller grand jury testimony WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawyers for House Democrats are urging a judge to release secret grand jury testimony from special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation as Congress conducts an impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump. Chief U.S. Dist...
2019-10-08 23:34

White House preparing to release whistleblower complaint: Politico The White House is preparing to release a whistleblower complaint about U.S. President Donald Trump's call with Ukraine's leader by the end of the week, Politico reported on Tuesday, citing a senior administration official....
2019-09-25 03:34

White House will release whistleblower complaint to Congress: official The White House is preparing to release a whistleblower complaint reportedly concerning a phone call President Donald Trump had with his Ukrainian counterpart, an administration official said on Tuesday....
2019-09-25 03:34

House Speaker Pelosi calls for Acosta to resign over Epstein deal U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi called for President Donald Trump's Labor secretary, Alexander Acosta, to resign amid renewed concerns over his handling of sex abuse charges involving wealthy U.S. financier Jeffrey Epstein....
2019-07-09 17:00

House Judiciary demands answers on Jeffrey Epstein’s apparent suicide The House Judiciary Committee on Monday sent a letter to the federal Bureau of Prisons with a bipartisan demand for answers on the shocking behind-bars death of convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein. “The apparent suicide of this high-profile and...
2019-08-13 06:51

Jeffrey Epstein reportedly used $128,000 from his nonprofit science foundation to pay the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office for off-duty deputies who guarded him during his work release New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services / Handout via REUTERS Jeffrey Epstein reportedly used $128,000 from his nonprofit, the Florida Science Foundation, to pay the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office for off-duty deputies to guard him ...
2019-07-18 05:00

Jeffrey Epstein seeks bail, says he's been 'walking the straight and narrow' for 14 years Lawyers for Jeffrey Epstein square off against federal prosecutors in a high-stakes bid to have the wealthy financier and sex offender freed on bail.        ...
2019-07-15 17:51

Jeffrey Epstein's lawyers propose up to $77M bail for accused sex trafficker's release Accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein's lawyers seek his release on a bail package as high as $77 million while the New York financier fights charges        ...
2019-07-11 22:00

Amid Bipartisan Outcry, White House Agrees to Release Ukraine Aid Two lawmakers said the administration would release $250 million, which is intended partly to train and equip Ukrainian forces defending against Russian incursion....
2019-09-12 23:00

White House to release first rule today for Huawei ban for U.S. government contractors The White House Office of Management and Budget is slated on Wednesday to release an interim rule for a ban on federal purchases of telecommunications equipment from five Chinese companies, including Huawei, a senior administration official said....
2019-08-07 18:00

House Democrats seek briefing on Acosta's role in Epstein plea deal U.S. House Democrats on Thursday asked the Justice Department for a briefing on Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta's decision to approve a 2007 plea deal for financier Jeffrey Epstein, who was charged this week with sex trafficking in underage girls....
2019-07-12 04:01

House panel wants Alexander Acosta to explain Jefferey Epstein plea deal Democratic members of the House Oversight Committee want Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta to appear before the panel to explain his role in a plea deal that put sex offender Jefferey Epstein behind bars for only 13 months. Acosta was the US attorney ...
2019-07-11 02:34

Identity of woman filmed with Prince Andrew at Jeffrey Epstein’s house revealed The woman filmed with Prince Andrew at Jeffrey Epstein’s New York home has been identified as the socialite daughter of a former prime minister of Australia, according to reports. The Sydney Morning Herald first noted the “striking resemb...
2019-08-20 17:34

White House to release whistleblower complaint against Trump to Congress by Thursday, source says Trump has been under fire for the midsummer call after a whistleblower complaint alleged the president may have made inappropriate comments on the call....
2019-09-25 14:00

Escaped prisoner took Lyft ride to family’s house days before release: cops A prisoner who was just a week away from being released escaped from a minimum security lockup in North Carolina — but gave himself away by taking a Lyft to flee to his family’s house, according to reports. Jaylan Andra Ross, 22, was set ...
2019-08-14 15:17

Trump sues New York state, House panel to stop release of tax returns President Trump on Tuesday sued the New York state attorney general, the state tax commissioner and a Democrat-led House committee to block them from releasing his state tax returns. Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed the bill, dubbed the TRUST Act, earlier th...
2019-07-24 02:17

House oversight panel asks Alex Acosta to testify on Jeffrey Epstein plea The House oversight committee asked Labor Secretary Alex Acosta to testify about his involvement in negotiating a deal that put billionaire Jeffrey Epstein in jail for 13 months for sex crimes....
2019-07-11 00:51

House Dems release trove of texts, emails related to Trump-Ukraine probe The top US diplomat in Ukraine complained in a Sept. 9 text, “I think it’s crazy to withhold security assistance for help with a political campaign,” according to a trove of communications released late Thursday by the three Democra...
2019-10-04 10:34

Live updates: Pelosi accuses White House of ‘coverup’ after release of whistleblower report Earlier Friday, Trump encouraged Republicans to stick together at the outset of what was shaping up as another dramatic day in Washington amid a Democratic drive for impeachment....
2019-09-26 20:00

Prince Andrew groped young woman's breast at Epstein house, court files allege Prince accused of touching young woman’s breastAllegation contained within files in Ghislaine Maxwell casePrince Andrew was accused in court documents of touching a young woman’s breast at the Manhattan mansion of Jeffrey Epstein, the wealthy financi...
2019-08-10 00:34

Analysis: White House prepares to release whistleblower complaint to Congress as Pelosi presses forward House Speaker Nancy Pelosi took the momentous step of formally opening an impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump on a day of stunning and breakneck developments in the Ukraine scandal....
2019-09-25 13:34

Bill Gates Explains He Met With Jeffrey Epstein Because Epstein Knew 'a Lot of Rich People' On Monday, CNBC reported that Microsoft founder and philanthropist Bill Gates met with late financier and convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein in 2013 after Epstein “unleashed an aggressive lobbying campaign” to secure that meeting. In an interview...
2019-09-11 11:00

Jeffrey Epstein lawsuit: Prince Andrew at mansion during victim's 1st visit, Epstein's 'close personal friend' Three additional women who claim to be victims of the alleged sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein filed lawsuits against the late ex-convict's estate Tuesday — with one of the women alleging she was introduced to Britain's Prince Andrew the first time she...
2019-08-21 00:34

Oyston out: Blackpool sold to fan and financier Simon Sadler for around £10m • League One club finally draw a line under Owen Oyston years• Supporters’ trust representative to act as adviser to the boardBlackpool have been sold by their receivers to Simon Sadler, a financier based in Hong Kong, a deal which brings to a conclu...
2019-06-13 21:17

Nxivm financier Clare Bronfman to be sentenced in January Sentencing for liquor-heiress turned Nxivm financier Clare Bronfman and the bookkeeper for the alleged upstate sex cult has been set for dates in January in Brooklyn federal court, officials said Friday. Bronfman, co-defendant Kathy Russell and three...
2019-09-28 03:00

Netflix will release 44 new original movies and shows in July – here’s the full release schedule When it comes to Netflix’s new original movies and shows set to premiere in July, we have good news and bad news. The bad news is that in terms of quantity, the release schedule of Netflix original productions is way down next month compared to...
2019-06-20 20:51

US Billionaire Financier Lured Underage Girls For Sex Acts: Prosecutors American financier Jeffrey Epstein was charged with sex trafficking on Monday, as prosecutors accused him of luring dozens of girls as young as 14 to his luxury homes in New York and Florida and......
2019-07-08 19:34

Financier nabs troubled Bond Street condo for major discount Troubled condo 22 Bond St. has found its first buyer. Jamie Reuben, the son of billionaire property investor David Reuben, paid around $7.8 million for a home there that first went on the market in 2017 for $10.42 million. The three-bedroom pad runs ...
2019-09-05 01:00

Troubled British financier Burford Capital behind Australian class actions Lawyer running cases against RCR Tomlinson and AMP says he isn’t worried A British litigation funding group that has been hammered by short-sellers is the financial backer of two shareholder class actions in Australia.But the lawyer running the class...
2019-08-09 18:00

A 25-year-old model is suing billionaire financier Chinh Chu after breaking her pelvis on a zip line at his estate Noam Galai/Stringer Model Simona Andrejic is suing billionaire investor Chinh Chu for several million dollars after she crashed while riding his a zip line at his estate, Page Six reported. The Serbian model fractured her pelvis in multiple areas an...
2019-08-22 00:34

Trump orders two ex-White House aides not to testify at House hearing on Tuesday President Donald Trump has ordered two former White House aides not to testify at a House of Representatives committee hearing on Tuesday as the panel considers whether to recommend impeaching Trump....
2019-09-17 04:00

Adam Schiff says White House ‘hijacked’ House Russia probe transcripts The White House has "hijacked" transcripts from the House Intelligence Committee's Republican-led Russia investigation, delaying their release for months, Chairman Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) told colleagues in a closed-door meeting last week.The committe...
2019-09-26 22:34

As ex-White House counsel defies subpoena, U.S. House Democrats weigh response Former White House Counsel Don McGahn ignored a subpoena to testify on Tuesday to a U.S. House of Representatives committee, fuelling talk among Democratic lawmakers of possible legal action against him and potential impeachment of President Donald T...
2019-05-21 19:34

The Mad King’s Minions Tell Former White House Lawyer Don McGahn Not to Testify Before House Committee The White House has reportedly directed former White House counsel Don McGahn not to testify before the House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday, arguing that as a former senior adviser to the president he is not legally required to appear before the com...
2019-05-21 15:17

House chaplain prays to exorcise 'all spirits of darkness ... at play in the people’s House' After several wild and bizarre days on Capitol Hill, the chaplain of the House of Representatives opened the legislative day Thursday with a prayer to cast out “all spirits of darkness from this chamber.”...
2019-07-18 22:00

House will subpoena White House for Ukraine documents in Trump impeachment probe The head of a leading House committee on Wednesday said he plans to issue a subpoena to the White House for documents related to Ukraine as part of an ongoing impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump....
2019-10-02 18:00

House Democrat says impeachment inquiry needed if ex-White House counsel does not testify A Democratic member of the House Judiciary Committee said on Monday an impeachment inquiry would be warranted if former White House counsel Don McGahn does not respond to a congressional subpoena to testify before the panel....
2019-05-21 16:51

House Democrats subpoena White House for documents in Trump impeachment probe U.S. House Democrats on Friday subpoenaed the White House for documents they want to see as part of their impeachment investigation of President Donald Trump....
2019-10-05 12:34

House votes to protect 'Dreamer' immigrants amid White House opposition The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday passed legislation to end the threat of deportation that has long hung over undocumented immigrants known as "Dreamers" who entered the United States when they were children....
2019-06-05 05:17

Ex-White House lawyer skips House hearing as Trump again spurns Congress The U.S. House of Representatives committee that would handle any impeachment of President Donald Trump convened a hearing on Tuesday with another empty chair at the witness table, as former White House counsel Don McGahn did not show up to testify....
2019-05-21 16:51

House Democrats ask National Archives for Brett Kavanaugh's White House records The request renews the records fight that dominated Kavanaugh's nomination hearings before the controversy was subsumed by accusations against the then-federal appeals court judge of sexual misconduct....
2019-08-07 00:00

Pondering Impeachment, House Sues Don McGahn, Ex-White House Counsel, for Testimony The Judiciary Committee hopes a federal judge will strike down the White House’s “absolute immunity” claims, clearing the way for testimony from key witnesses to the special counsel....
2019-08-08 10:00

House Judiciary Committee Subpoenas Former White House Aide Rob Porter (WASHINGTON) — The House Judiciary Committee has subpoenaed former White House staff secretary Rob Porter as part of its investigation into President Donald Trump’s conduct in office and whether he should be impeached. The subpoena demand...
2019-08-26 23:34

House Democrats Subpoena White House as Part of Impeachment Inquiry House Democrats investigating the role of White House officials in pressuring their Ukrainian counterparts to do political propaganda work for Donald Trump have sent a subpoena letter to the White House’s acting chief of staff, Mick Mulvaney....
2019-10-06 01:00

Former White House aides ordered by Trump not to testify at House hearing Former White House Deputy Chief of Staff Rick Dearborn and former White House Staff Secretary Rob Porter were subpoenaed by the House Judiciary Committee to appear at the hearing on possible obstruction of justice by Trump....
2019-09-17 08:34

U.S. House speaker: Drug pricing plan should be priority for White House House Democrats' plan to help lower the cost of medicines should be a priority for the White House, U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi told reporters on Thursday at an event unveiling their prescription drug pricing plan....
2019-09-19 19:00

White House calls on U.S. House to pass Senate's border aid bill The White House on Thursday called on the Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives pass the Republican-controlled Senate's version of a bill to provide funding to address the U.S. border migrant crisis....
2019-06-27 19:00

House Judiciary Committee subpoenas ex-White House aide Rob Porter The House Judiciary Committee on Monday subpoenaed former White House aide Rob Porter as part of its investigation into whether President Trump obstructed justice during former Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation....
2019-08-26 23:00

White House blocks two former aides from testifying before House Judiciary Committee The administration directed Rick Dearborn, the former White House deputy chief of staff, and Rob Porter, the former White House secretary, not to answer questions by the panel. Trump’s former campaign manager Corey Lewandowski, however, will....
2019-09-17 10:00

House Oversight Committee subpoenas White House in impeachment inquiry The House Oversight Committee subpoenaed the White House late Friday, with the Democratic chairmen of three House committees saying that President Trump "has chosen the path of defiance, obstruction, and cover-up" in response to the ongoing impeachme...
2019-10-05 19:00

House Approves Immigration Bill, Despite White House Veto Threat WASHINGTON — Democrats shunned a White House veto threat and muscled legislation through the House Tuesday that would bestow a chance for citizenship on an estimated 2 million-plus migrants, a bill that stands virtually no chance of enactment b...
2019-06-05 11:34

House Democrats request White House communications sent via personal email The Oversight Committee has asked for copies of all official-business transmissions sent by personal email or encrypted message in violation of federal record-keeping laws....
2019-07-01 22:17

White House Directs Kellyanne Conway to Defy House Subpoena The White House told Kellyanne Conway on Monday not to comply with a congressional subpoena compelling her to testify about compliance with ethics laws....
2019-07-16 00:51

White House Orders Hope Hicks to Defy House Subpoena (WASHINGTON) — The White House is again directing former employees not to cooperate with a congressional investigation, this time instructing former aides Hope Hicks and Annie Donaldson not to provide documents to the House Judiciary Committee....
2019-06-04 19:51

Running up the score in House races could deliver White House to Democrats An analysis by Third Way of all 235 districts held by Democrats identified the high-value political targets for the party — for the presidency and control of the House and Senate....
2019-09-22 00:34

No. 2 U.S. House Democrat hopes House will pass funding bill by Friday Steny Hoyer, the No. 2 Democrat in the U.S. House of Representatives, said on Wednesday that he hopes the House will pass a stopgap government funding bill no later than Friday....
2019-09-18 18:00

Running the roadblock: House Democrats seeking way around White House on impeachment Facing a White House vowing to block the U.S. House of Representatives' impeachment inquiry, Democratic congressional leaders on Thursday were plotting the next moves in their probe of President Donald Trump's dealings with Ukraine....
2019-10-10 08:00

House panel chairman threatens former White House aides with contempt U.S. House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler said on Tuesday he would expect former White House aides Hope Hicks and Annie Donaldson to be held in contempt if they do not comply with subpoenas for documents he wants for his panel's probe in...
2019-06-04 21:51

Seeking Ukraine Aid Records, House Subpoenas White House Budget Office and Pentagon A House panel leading the impeachment inquiry is looking for information that could reveal whether President Trump’s decision to withhold security aid from Ukraine was tied to his bid to pressure its government to investigate rivals....
2019-10-07 19:34

U.S. House Democrats ask Marathon Petroleum to detail White House talks on vehicle rules Three key U.S. House of Representatives Democrats on Wednesday asked Marathon Petroleum to disclose any communications between the White House and federal agencies on the Trump administration's proposal to freeze fuel efficiency standards at 2020 lev...
2019-06-19 22:51

House Democrats prep White House subpoena, as Trump calls BS on impeachment push The impeachment war between President Trump and House Democrats escalated dramatically on Wednesday as committee leaders prepared to subpoena the White House for documents and both sides traded fiery accusations. ...
2019-10-02 19:34

House Democrats subpoena White House for Ukraine documents as part of impeachment inquiry The House Oversight, Foreign Affairs and Intelligence committees, notified the White House Friday evening in a letter to President Donald Trump's acting chief of staff, Mick Mulvaney.        ...
2019-10-05 07:34

House Democrats subpoena Pentagon, White House budget office for Ukraine documents U.S. House Democrats on Monday issued subpoenas to the Pentagon and the White House budget office as part of their impeachment inquiry, requesting documents related to U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to withhold military assistance for Ukraine...
2019-10-08 06:34

House Democrats subpoena the White House and Mike Pence as part of impeachment inquiry House Democrats subpoenaed the White House and Vice President Mike Pence, asking for documents relating to President Donald Trump's July call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky. That call, during which Trump urged Zelensky to investigate Dem...
2019-10-05 13:34

House Democrats subpoena ex-White House staffers Hope Hicks and Annie Donaldson Donaldson was chief of staff to former White House counsel Don McGahn, who on Tuesday defied the Judiciary panel's subpoena to testify about special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia probe. Hicks is the former White House communications direc...
2019-05-21 23:51

House Dems subpoena Pentagon, White House budget office in impeachment inquiry The chairmen of three powerful House committees on Monday issued subpoenas to the Pentagon and the White House Office of Management and Budget for documents relating to President Trump’s July phone call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, in...
2019-10-08 03:00

Former White House aide Rob Porter subpoenaed by House Democrats in Trump corruption probe Earlier this month, two other Trump associates — ex-Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski and former White House deputy chief of staff Rick Dearborn — were subpoenaed to testify by the committee....
2019-08-27 08:34

Former White House Counsel Donald McGahn Skips House Hearing, Defying Subpoena (WASHINGTON) — Former White House Counsel Donald McGahn is a no-show at a hearing of the House Judiciary Committee, defying a subpoena for his testimony. President Donald Trump directed McGahn to ignore the committee’s subpoena to testify...
2019-05-21 18:17

Defied by Trump, House panel holds rapid hearing without ex-White House lawyer The U.S. House of Representatives committee that would handle any impeachment of President Donald Trump briefly convened and then adjourned a hearing on Tuesday with another empty chair at the witness table, as former White House counsel Don McGahn d...
2019-05-21 17:17

House panel postpones Kellyanne Conway contempt vote amid talks with White House House Oversight Committee Chairman Elijah E. Cummings said he was postponing the vote “as I work with the White House to try to reach an accommodation” on Conway’s testimony....
2019-07-25 04:01

White House blocks former Trump aide from answering House panel’s questions, angering Democrats The White House asserted immunity for Hope Hicks, a private citizen, as she appeared before the House Judiciary Committee. Democrats said the exemption does not exist....
2019-06-20 02:17

UPDATE 1-U.S. House Democrats ask Marathon Petroleum to detail White House talks on vehicle rules Three key U.S. House of Representatives Democrats on Wednesday asked Marathon Petroleum Corp to disclose any communications between the White House and federal agencies on the Trump administration's proposal to freeze fuel efficiency standards at 202...
2019-06-20 00:17

White House says it will not cooperate with House impeachment inquiry; Democrats subpoena State Dept. official The U.S. ambassador to the European Union was ordered by the State Department not to testify Tuesday as a newly released Washington Post-Schar School poll finds public opinion has shifted quickly against the president....
2019-10-09 10:00

White House calls House impeachment probe unconstitutional The White House on Tuesday rejected an impeachment inquiry launched by Democrats in the House of Representatives as "constitutionally invalid" and said it would refuse to cooperate with the probe absent a vote of the full House....
2019-10-09 05:34

House Democrats subpoena White House over Ukraine documents Top Democrats also seek records from Mike PenceTrump demands full House vote on impeachment inquiryHouse Democrats have subpoenaed the White House demanding documents that could shed light on Trump’s efforts to pressure Ukraine, in the latest escalat...
2019-10-05 02:34

House Republican leader opposes House impeachment inquiry U.S. House Republican leader Kevin McCarthy said on Tuesday he did not back the House of Representatives' launch of a formal inquiry into whether President Donald Trump should be impeached....
2019-09-25 03:34

House Democrats subpoena White House for Ukraine documents Three top House Democrats subpoenaed the White House on Friday night seeking documents related to President Donald Trump's efforts to pressure Ukrainian officials to target his political rivals, a dramatic escalation of the impeachment fight with the...
2019-10-05 02:34

House Democrats subpoena White House in impeachment inquiry Three Democratic committee chairmen of the U.S. House of Representatives said on Friday they had subpoenaed the White House for documents related to their impeachment investigation of President Donald Trump....
2019-10-05 03:00

White House orders two former aides to defy House subpoenas The White House has instructed two former aides to President Donald Trump not to appear at a House Judiciary Committee hearing Tuesday, saying Rick Dearborn and Rob Porter are "absolutely immune" from testifying at what the panel is calling its first...
2019-09-17 13:00

House Democrats subpoena White House, Mike Pence House Democrats subpoenaed the White House and Vice President Mike Pence on Friday for documents related to their impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump's dealings with Ukraine....
2019-10-06 07:00

House Democrats to subpoena White House for documents on Ukraine House Democratic leaders announced Wednesday they plan to subpoena the White House for documents related to any efforts to pressure Ukraine to probe Joe Biden. ...
2019-10-02 18:34

House Democrats to Subpoena White House for Ukraine Documents (WASHINGTON) — House Democrats pursuing an impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump say they will subpoena the White House on Friday for documents related to his dealings with Ukraine, citing “flagrant disregard” of their previ...
2019-10-02 22:34

U.S. House Democrats subpoena White House in impeachment inquiry Three Democratic committee chairmen of the U.S. House of Representatives said on Friday they had subpoenaed the White House for documents related to their impeachment investigation of President Donald Trump....
2019-10-05 12:34

Teacher jailed for having sex with boy, 13, said 'he's to blame' A TEACHER jailed for 20 years after having sex with a 13-year-old boy while his pal watched has blamed him – calling him “obsessed” and “very aggressive”....
2019-07-23 19:17

House Judiciary Committee issues subpoenas to former White House staffers Hope Hicks and Annie Donaldson The House Judiciary Committee has subpoenaed former White House communications director Hope Hicks and a former aide in the White House counsel's office....
2019-05-22 13:17

The US Navy just promoted a jailed sex offender Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Justin Stumberg Navy Lt. j.g. Michael McNeil was sentenced to 10 years in prison in March for attempted online enticement of a minor. Despite that conviction, he was still listed as active duty with the Navy, an...
2019-06-27 22:34

Former SNP MP jailed for using embezzled cash to pay for holiday Former SNP MP Natalie McGarry has been jailed for embezzling thousands of pounds from pro-independence groups and using the cash to pay her rent and fund a holiday with her husband....
2019-06-07 01:17

The jailed LA rapper whose songs were used to prosecute him Drakeo the Ruler speaks to the Guardian about twice facing charges for a murder he didn’t commit: ‘It’s not about justice’The Los Angeles district attorney is prosecuting the rapper Drakeo the Ruler for a murder he didn’t commit, arguing in court tha...
2019-10-02 07:34

UK art dealer jailed in US for defrauding clients of up to $30m Timothy Sammons used works by Picasso and Chagall as collateral for personal loansA prominent British art dealer who defrauded his clients out of millions by using a scheme that involved masterpieces by artists including Pablo Picasso and Marc Chagal...
2019-08-01 04:17

Ex-Marine jailed for messages sent to Remain MP A pro-Brexit Falklands War veteran has been jailed for 24 weeks after he posted menacing social media messages to a Remainer politician which left her "scared" and "very exposed"....
2019-08-09 03:00

"Looking For Someone To Kill": Man Jailed For Throwing Boy Off Balcony The man who walked into the Mall of America in Minnesota "looking for someone to kill" and then threw a 5-year-old boy off a third-floor balcony was sentenced on Monday to nearly 20 years in prison....
2019-06-04 05:51

Ugandan activist jailed over poem about a vagina A Ugandan feminist and activist reacted with fury and defiance after being sentenced to nine months in prison for publishing a metaphorical poem about the birth of President Yoweri Museveni and his mother's vagina....
2019-08-07 19:34

Former UN Official Jailed For Child Abuse In Nepal A former UN official has been jailed for sexually abusing children in Nepal, officials said Tuesday, following a trial underscoring the country's growing appeal for foreign paedophiles....
2019-07-09 14:17

"They Messed Up My Life": Man Who Was Jailed For Bringing Honey To US Leon Haughton likes honey in his tea. Which is why during his Christmas visit to relatives in Jamaica, he made his regular stop and bought three bottles from a favorite roadside stand before heading......
2019-08-25 19:00

Ex-NSA contractor jailed for 9 years over stolen documents A former US contractor who stockpiled secret National Security Agency data at his home has been jailed for nine years. The case is another embarrassment for the NSA after Edward Snowden leaked classified info in 2013....
2019-07-20 04:17

Man jailed for 15 years for driverless car bomb plot Farhad Salah convicted of planning attack in UK using remote controlled vehicleA man who plotted a terrorist attack involving the use of a bomb inside a remotely controlled vehicle has been jailed for 15 years. Counter-terrorism police described Farh...
2019-07-24 14:34

US policeman jailed over killing of Australian woman Mohamed Noor has been sentenced for the 2017 killing of Justine Damond, an unarmed Australian woman who called 911. The sentence was in line with state guidelines, but some also wonder if race was an issue as well....
2019-06-08 05:51

Dutch YouTubers jailed over 'Area 51 plan' Two Dutch YouTubers who apparently wanted to film the classified US Air Force base known as Area 51 have pleaded guilty to misdemeanour trespass and illegal parking....
2019-09-18 04:00

| Eight Gambian soldiers jailed over coup plot A Gambian military court has sentenced seven soldiers to nine years in jail for plotting to overthrow President Adama Barrow, and handed a three-year prison term to another....
2019-05-28 08:34

Supporters of jailed UK far-right activist march on parliament Dozens of angry supporters of British far-right activist Stephen Yaxley-Lennon scuffled with police and marched on parliament after he was jailed on Thursday for contempt of court....
2019-07-11 16:00

Nicaraguan government releases 100 jailed protesters The administration of President Daniel Ortega said all 100 face charges of "offences against security and the public peace," which have commonly been applied to participants in anti-government protests that started last year....
2019-05-21 16:34

Economist Jailed For Hiding Rare Coins Says They're His Now And so does Martin Armstrong, a self-taught economist with a cult following who spent years behind bars for what the U.S. said was a $700 million Ponzi scheme and for allegedly hiding assets,......
2019-06-14 05:17

2nd Swede jailed for royal jewels heist A Swedish court has sentenced a second man to three years in prison in connection with the theft of 17th-century royal treasures estimated to be worth 65 million kronor ($7 million) from a cathedral west of Stockholm last year....
2019-06-11 15:51

Ex-marine jailed for messages sent to Remain-supporting MP A pro-Brexit Falklands War veteran has been jailed for 24 weeks after he posted menacing social media messages to a Remain-supporting MP which left her "scared" and "very exposed"....
2019-08-09 13:00

How a jailed banker's wife spent $20M at Harrods The details of an Azerbaijani woman's £16 million ($20 million) spending spree in luxury London department store Harrods have been revealed, as part of the UK's first investigation into unexplained wealth....
2019-05-29 05:17

Jailed former governor says he bought votes for Rio Olympics A jailed former governor of Rio de Janeiro state has told a judge he paid about $2 million for the votes of International Olympic Committee members to award the Brazilian city the 2016 Summer Games       ...
2019-07-05 00:17

| Australian man jailed for kidnap and rape of backpacker An Australian man who kidnapped and raped a British backpacker during a harrowing road trip hostage ordeal was sentenced to 10 years in prison, Australia's national broadcaster said....
2019-05-28 21:17

Woman jailed for murdering daughters who 'got in way' of sex life Judge calls Louise Porton ‘evil’ after murders of three-year-old and 17-month-old girlsA mother who murdered her two young daughters after they “got in the way” of her sex life has been jailed for life with a minimum term of 32 years.Louise Porton wa...
2019-08-02 17:17

Sources: US to question Assange pal jailed in Ecuador BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — U.S. investigators have received permission from Ecuador to question a Swedish programmer close to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange who has been held in jail for more than two months on suspicion of hacking. An Ecuadorian pros...
2019-06-17 20:17

Moroccan journalist jailed for an abortion she says never happened A Moroccan journalist has been sentenced to a year in prison after being found guilty of obtaining an "illegal" abortion, which she denies she ever had....
2019-10-03 17:00

British fugitive fraudster jailed after 15 years on the run A British fraudster has been sentenced to nine years in jail and ordered to pay 900,000 pounds ($1.12 million) after spending 15 years on the run, the UK Serious Fraud Office (SFO) said on Wednesday....
2019-09-18 19:00

Man jailed for stealing 7,000 books from Scottish universities Darren Barr also faces assets seizure under legislation normally used for drug gangsA prolific book thief has been jailed for 25 months after he stole more than 7,000 books from three universities in Edinburgh, before selling them online.Darren Barr,...
2019-09-19 02:00

Mother and son jailed for murder of runner who used footpath Gary Dean was found dead near Barnsley after long-running feud with Dawson familyA mother and son who murdered a man after pursuing a vendetta against him over his use of a footpath crossing their land have been handed life jail terms.Gary Dean’s bod...
2019-08-12 20:51

Ugandan activist jailed for a poem about a vagina A Ugandan feminist and activist reacted with fury and defiance after being sentenced to nine months in prison for publishing a metaphorical poem about the birth of President Yoweri Museveni and his mother's vagina....
2019-08-07 11:00

Spanish Parliament suspends jailed Catalans as lawmakers MADRID (AP) — The lower chamber of Spain’s Parliament has suspended four Catalan separatist politicians from their recently gained positions as national lawmakers because they are currently in jail during an ongoing trial for rebellion and othe...
2019-05-24 14:51

Spain calls on UN to revise report on jailed Catalans Spain's caretaker government is calling on the United Nations to revise an expert panel's conclusion calling for the release of three jailed Catalan officials on trial for pushing for independence in the northeastern region of Catalonia....
2019-05-31 15:34

Ex-U.N. aid worker jailed in Nepal for sexually abusing boys A court in Nepal has sentenced a former UN aid worker from Canada to nine years in jail on charges of sexually abusing two boys, a court official said on Tuesday....
2019-07-09 13:17

Kyoto Fire Suspect Was Once Jailed for Armed Robbery A man suspected of starting a fire that killed 33 people at a Kyoto animation studio was once jailed for armed robbery and earlier this week threatened a neighbor with violence, according to the neighbor....
2019-07-19 19:17

Concern for Australian citizen jailed without charge in Vietnam Van Kham Chau, 70, has been held for six months on treason charges and denied a lawyerHuman rights groups and relatives have expressed concern for the wellbeing of a 70-year-old Australian citizen who has been imprisoned in Vietnam for six months wit...
2019-07-23 11:34

Ugandan Academic Jailed for Insulting President on Facebook Stella Nyanzi, a researcher and activist, was sentenced to 18 months in prison for a post including sexually explicit criticism of President Yoweri Museveni....
2019-08-03 14:01

Romania's ruling party leader jailed for corruption Dubbed Romania's most powerful politician, Liviu Dragnea has been jailed for 3 1/2 years following a Supreme Court ruling. The decision came after Dragnea's PSD party suffered huge losses in the EU elections....
2019-05-28 03:51

British ski instructor jailed for 10 years over Australia rape A British ski instructor who punched and bit a woman while raping her in the street after violently attacking her male friend has been jailed for 10 years....
2019-08-16 13:34

Man who kidnapped and raped UK woman in Australia jailed for 10 years Marcus Allyn Keith Martin admitted rape and deprivation of liberty of Elisha GreerAn Australian man who raped and kidnapped a British backpacker has been jailed for 10 years.Marcus Allyn Keith Martin, 24, was sentenced at Cairns district court on Tue...
2019-05-28 19:51

Reporter once jailed for refusing to disclose source dies PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Jim Taricani (teh-ruh-KAH’-nee), an award-winning TV reporter who exposed corruption and served a federal sentence for refusing to disclose a source, has died. He was 69. His friend, Dyana Koelsch (kelsh), says in a stat...
2019-06-22 21:34

MLB notebook: Pirates' Vazquez jailed on lurid charges Pittsburgh Pirates All-Star closer Felipe Vazquez is in police custody on multiple charges, including solicitation of a child, authorities said Tuesday....
2019-09-18 12:00

Explainer: What next for jailed ex-Vatican treasurer George Pell? An Australian court said on Thursday that it will rule on an appeal by jailed former Vatican treasurer George Pell against child sex offences on Aug 21....
2019-08-15 08:17

Lord of the Rings worker jailed for killing parents after dog row Visual effects technician Sergey Koudryavtsev admitted murder following dispute over his petA former Lord of the Rings visual effects technician has been jailed for 26 years after he admitted killing his parents at their home in west London after a r...
2019-10-11 16:34

German serial killer nurse jailed for life A German serial killer nurse was jailed for life on Thursday for the murder of 85 patients in his care, according to Agence France-Presse news agency....
2019-06-06 12:34

Man who raped and killed British teen in Goa jailed for 10 years A man convicted of the rape and murder of British teenager Scarlett Keeling in Goa, India, has been sentenced to "10 years of rigorous imprisonment"....
2019-07-19 12:51

Spanish parliament suspends jailed Catalan lawmakers Four Catalan lawmakers must now choose between leaving their seats in parliament empty or resigning. In a fractious assembly, the ruling could work in the favor of acting Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez....
2019-05-24 23:34

Ex-Algerian PM jailed in sweeping anti-corruption campaign Former Algerian Prime Minister Ahmed Ouyahia has been imprisoned by a Supreme Court judge investigating corruption, taken in a police van to a prison on the outskirts of the capital...
2019-06-12 21:51

American Jailed in Moscow on Spy Charges Says Guards Injured Him Paul N. Whelan, a former Marine held for eight months on charges he denies, said he was in “great pain” and compared his treatment to the Salem witch trials....
2019-08-23 14:34

Moped thug who grabbed £11,000 of mobiles in five days is jailed A moped robber who punched victims as he snatched £11,000 worth of mobile phones from pedestrians in just five days has been jailed for nearly four years....
2019-05-31 12:51

Gamer jailed for deadly ‘swat’ prank that started over $1.50 bet An Ohio gamer has been jailed for his part in a “swatting” prank that ended with cops shooting dead an innocent Kansas dad. Casey Viner, 19, was so upset by losing a $1.50 wager while playing “Call of Duty: WWII” online, he re...
2019-09-16 07:34

Former Olympic silver medalist jailed for drug dealing Two-time Olympic cycling silver medalist Jack Bobridge has been jailed for more than four years after being found guilty of dealing drugs following his retirement after the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Games       ...
2019-07-05 06:17

Jailed Tunisia magnate optimistic about winning presidency Jailed Tunisian media magnate Nabil Karoui says he’s “reasonably optimistic” about winning Tunisia’s presidential runoff, where he is facing independent law professor Kais Saied...
2019-09-22 12:00

Pakistani judge who jailed former PM sacked over blackmail claims A senior Pakistani judge was sacked on Friday following a scandal over blackmail claims relating to the jailing of former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on corruption charges, the law ministry said....
2019-07-12 14:34

Jailed: ex-girlfriend who claimed she was raped by Whitehall lawyer The scorned ex-girlfriend of a senior government lawyer who tried to destroy his career with false rape claims in an eight-month "campaign of terror" has been jailed for almost three years....
2019-07-04 16:17

Mexican drug lord 'El Chapo' jailed for life Notorious Mexican drug lord Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman has been jailed for life for smuggling illegal drugs into the US over a violent, decades-long career....
2019-07-17 16:17

Sex crimes cop jailed for sex assault on teen whose case he worked A California sex crimes cop has been jailed for sexually assaulting a 15-year-old girl he was supposed to be helping over a previous attack, according to authorities. Los Angeles Sheriff’s Deputy Neil David Kimball, 46, met the vulnerable teen ...
2019-08-13 20:51

UK extremely concerned about jailed British-Iranian aid worker Britain is extremely concerned about the welfare of the jailed British-Iranian aid worker Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe and wants to see her released, a spokesman for Prime Minister Theresa May said on Wednesday....
2019-07-17 15:51

Overlooked No More: Lau Sing Kee, War Hero Jailed for Helping Immigrants Kee was awarded for his bravery in World War I, but later became a convicted criminal when he skirted discriminatory laws to help immigrants move to America from China....
2019-08-22 01:34

Venezuela frees musician jailed after blasting government Authorities in Venezuela have released from prison a young musician who was jailed six weeks ago after taking to social media to vent her frustration against President Nicolas Maduro’s government...
2019-07-17 03:17

Syrian man jailed for killing that sparked far-right riots in Germany Asylum seeker Alaa Sheikhi guilty of manslaughter of Daniel Hillig in ChemnitzA Syrian asylum seeker accused of a killing that sparked a week of far-right street violence in the eastern German city of Chemnitz in 2018 has been found guilty of manslau...
2019-08-22 19:34

Romania's ruling party chief jailed for corruption The leader of Romania's ruling Social Democrats Liviu Dragnea began a three-and-a-half year prison sentence on Monday after the Supreme Court upheld a graft conviction one day after his party lost a European election to centrist groupings....
2019-05-27 21:00

Jailed Tunisian presidential candidate Karoui to be freed Judicial and party leaders in Tunisia say a media mogul and presidential candidate who has been jailed since August will be freed days before a runoff election...
2019-10-09 20:00

Tasmanian farmer jailed for 11 months for importing garlic Letetia Anne Ware imported garlic bulbs that were potential carriers of devastating plant pathogenA Tasmanian farmer has been given an 11-month jail sentence for illegally importing garlic bulbs that could have put Australia’s agricultural sector at ...
2019-09-10 12:00

Tommy Robinson jailed for nine months for contempt of court Far Right activist Tommy Robinson has been sentenced to nine months in prison for putting a child sex ring trial in peril and encouraging "vigilante action" among his supporters....
2019-07-11 17:34

Bob Higgins jailed for 24 years for abusing young footballers Ex-Southampton FC junior football coach sexually abused 24 players over 25 yearsThe former Southampton FC junior football coach Bob Higgins has been jailed for sexually abusing 24 schoolboy players over a 25-year period.Higgins, 66, was sentenced to ...
2019-06-12 15:01

Father jailed for stalking judge who banned him from seeing his children A father who branded a family court judge a "vile monster" in a series of threatening messages during a nine-month online stalking campaign has been jailed for a year....
2019-08-07 20:34

| Brazil's Lula jailed to keep him from 2018 election: report Brazil's Justice Minister and prosecutors collaborated to convict left-wing icon Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva on corruption charges to prevent him from contesting the 2018 election, an investigative news outlet has reported....
2019-06-10 12:34

Russian opposition leader's associate jailed for 20 days A top associate of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has been sentenced to 20 days in jail in connection with an unsanctioned protest rally last year....
2019-05-23 04:00

German 'Islamic State' bride jailed for 5 years Sabine S. traveled to Syria and Iraq to marry an Islamic State (IS) fighter and praised jihadi life in several blogs. She left her two children in Berlin after becoming radicalized....
2019-07-05 18:17

| Anguish for jailed UK-Iranian mom as she sends daughter to Britain to be with dad The husband of a British-Iranian mother jailed in Tehran since 2016 says the couple's decision to send their five-year-old daughter to him in Britain to start school is "bittersweet"....
2019-10-06 12:34

How a jailed banker’s wife spent $20M at Harrods: report The suspiciously rich wife of a jailed Azerbaijani banker managed to blow $20.2 million at upscale London department store Harrods over a decade-long spending spree — including an eye-popping $760,000 in a single day, according to a new report. Betwe...
2019-05-29 22:51

Four human traffickers jailed for life over death of 71 migrants Four human traffickers have been sentenced to life in prison by a Hungarian court for the deaths of 71 migrants found inside an abandoned truck in Austria, Reuters reported Thursday....
2019-06-20 20:00

Man jailed for allegedly raping 4-year-old in Oklahoma McDonald’s MIDWEST CITY, Okla. (AP) — A 37-year-old Oklahoma man has been jailed on rape complaints after authorities said he sexually assaulted a 4-year-old girl in a bathroom at a McDonald’s play area, which the child was visiting during a day care field trip...
2019-07-20 02:01

Neo-Nazi jailed for killing woman after ploughing car into protesters A SELF-described neo-Nazi who murdered a woman when he crashed his car into a crowd of counterprotesters after a 2017 white supremacist rally has been sentenced to life in prison....
2019-06-29 01:34

Charity worker jailed after swindling £550,000 from disabled Londoners A charity worker who swindled disabled Londoners out of more than £500,000 by funnelling their money into his own bank account has been jailed for five years....
2019-09-25 16:00

Australian jailed to 10 years over British backpacker rape SYDNEY (AP) — An Australian man who kidnapped and repeatedly raped a British backpacker during a monthlong ordeal in the country’s Outback has been jailed for 10 years. Marcus Allyn Keith Martin had pleaded guilty in the District Court of Cairn...
2019-05-29 06:00

Russian Blogger Jailed For 5 Years Over 'Extremist' Tweet A Russian court on Tuesday sentenced a blogger to five years in prison for a tweet that called for attacks on the children of law enforcement officials, news agencies reported....
2019-09-03 16:34

Four jailed for life over death of 71 migrants in Hungarian truck A Hungarian court jailed four human traffickers for life on Thursday for the deaths of 71 migrants whose decomposing bodies were found crammed inside a truck dumped on an Austrian motorway....
2019-06-20 11:51

The thin evidence against a jailed Venezuela opposition official CARACAS – At about 2 a.m. on March 21, eight Venezuelan intelligence agents drove to the home of the top advisor to opposition leader Juan Guaido and broke down the door. They searched the bedroom of their suspect – Guaido’s chief of staf...
2019-06-11 22:51

Two men jailed for decades of child abuse at German campsite More than 450 attacks, most of them rape, were carried out on boys and girls aged three to 14Two men who groomed and abused hundreds of children at a campsite in Germany over a period of more than 20 years have been jailed by a judge who said she was...
2019-09-05 22:00

Suspect in killing of German politician was jailed for attempted bombing Man held over Walter Lübcke shooting linked to far-right extremists, say security sourcesA man with links to rightwing extremist groups who once planted a pipe bomb outside a home for asylum seekers is a suspect in the murder of a German politician t...
2019-06-17 19:34

Tobacco smugglers who fled Britain are jailed after two-year hunt Three tobacco smugglers who fled Britain while on bail for evading duty on 2.1 million cigarettes have been jailed after a two-year hunt traced them to Poland....
2019-05-28 12:17

Turkish court orders rearrest of jailed Kurdish politician The release from a Turkish jail of the former leader of the pro-Kurdish Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) is set to be blocked after a court on Friday ordered his arrest on new terrorism-related charges, the HDP said....
2019-09-21 02:34

A change in Irish law was meant to help sex workers. So why are they being jailed? | Frankie Mullen Lobbyists say making payment for sex illegal targets punters. But in fact it makes workers’ bodies into crime scenesPaying for sex has been illegal in Ireland for two years. At the time of the law’s introduction, proponents insisted that the Criminal...
2019-06-12 13:51

UK hacker jailed for six years for blackmailing pornography site users Zain Qaiser targeted millions of computers with ransomware demanding large sumsA hacker who blackmailed users of pornography websites in what investigators say is the UK’s most serious cybercrime case has been jailed for six years and five months.Zai...
2019-05-21 16:17

Far-right activist Tommy Robinson jailed again in UK as his supporters clash with police British far-right activist Tommy Robinson has been sentenced again to prison Thursday after being found in contempt of court, sparking clashes between police and his supporters in London....
2019-07-11 16:17

After 250 Indians Jailed In Bahrain Pardoned, PM Modi Thanks Gulf Nation In an humanitarian gesture, the Bahrain government on Sunday pardoned 250 Indians serving sentences in the Gulf nation during the maiden visit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to the oil-rich country....
2019-08-25 12:00

British pensioners jailed in Portugal for smuggling £1m of cocaine on cruise A retired British couple have been jailed for eight years for trying to smuggle nine kilos of cocaine into Europe on a luxury cruise from the Caribbean....
2019-09-27 01:34

Chinmayanand Case Live Updates: BJP Leader Jailed For 14 Days Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and former union minister Chinmayanand, accused of rape by a law student, has been arrested. He has been taken to a hospital by the police for medical tests, five......
2019-09-20 10:00

Two Bosnians jailed for plotting Islamist attack on state police Bosnia's state court on Thursday sentenced two radical Islamists to four and 2-1/2 years respectively in prison after convicting them of plotting a terrorist attack on security police....
2019-07-04 14:51

Russia, in rare U-turn, frees jailed actor after outcry A Russian court on Friday ordered the release of an aspiring actor whose prison sentence for injuring a police officer on the sidelines of an opposition protest sparked a public outcry over alleged police brutality and judicial injustice....
2019-09-20 20:34

Driver who transported missile that downed MH17 flight jailed Ukrainian security services have confirmed the driver of a truck that transported the missile which shot down Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 has been in jail since 2017....
2019-07-17 23:51

7 Catalans jailed as judge opens probe on terrorism charges Seven Catalan independence supporters have been jailed as part of a terrorism probe by Spain’s National Court into their alleged involvement in a group that planned violent acts with explosives....
2019-09-26 21:00

Christchurch neo-Nazi jailed for sharing mosque murder video The owner of a "Nazi-themed" insulation company in Christchurch, New Zealand has been jailed for distributing the video of a deadly shooting spree at two mosques. He reportedly said the video was "awesome."...
2019-06-18 06:17

Chinese human rights lawyer ‘totally changed man’ after being jailed Wife of Wang Quanzhang says his health has deteriorated after four years incarcerationThe wife of the jailed Chinese human rights lawyer Wang Quanzhang has described her husband as a “totally changed man” after she and her son were allowed to see him...
2019-06-28 18:51

South Korean bosses can be jailed for dismissing bullied employees thanks to a new law South Korean bosses who unfairly fire workers that complain of office bullying now face up to three years in prison or a 30 million won ($25,464) fine, under a new law aimed at cracking down on the country's toxic work culture....
2019-07-16 13:00

Paresh Rawal Apologises To Doctor Who Was Jailed Over UP Child Deaths Actor and former BJP MP Paresh Rawal has apologised to paediatrician Kafeel Khan who was recently absolved of charges of medical negligence and corruption in connection with Gorakhpur's 2017 BRD......
2019-10-03 16:00

Staten Island teen jailed in Russia after being caught with weed A Staten Island teen is locked in a Russian jail cell after authorities caught her with marijuana while on a vacation with her mother, officials said. Audrey Lorber, 19, was arrested at Pulkovo Airport in St. Petersburg when Russian agents found her ...
2019-09-08 05:00

Neo-Nazi who killed woman after driving into protesters jailed for life A US white supremacist who drove his car at a crowd of anti-racism protesters, killing a woman and injuring dozens of other people, has been jailed for life....
2019-06-28 22:51

American who leaked Singapore HIV data jailed in the United States An American who leaked the names of more than 14,000 HIV-positive people in Singapore has been sentenced to 24 months in a U.S. federal prison for extorting the Singapore government....
2019-09-30 05:00

Tommy Robinson jailed: what is contempt of court and why was the far-right activist guilty of it? Tommy Robinson has been jailed for contempt of court over a video he broadcast on Facebook featuring defendants in a criminal trial - in breach of a reporting ban....
2019-07-11 17:34

Spain told by U.N. body to free jailed Catalan separatists Spain must release three jailed Catalan separatist leaders denied bail while facing trial for their role in the region's failed bid for independence in 2017, a United Nations expert group will say in a report on Wednesday....
2019-05-29 18:51

Iraq war veteran jailed for killing Britain’s Got Talent finalist Desmond Sylva given life term for stabbing girlfriend Simonne Kerr in fit of angerAn Iraq war veteran has been jailed for life for murdering a Britain’s Got Talent finalist by stabbing her more than 70 times in a violent rage.Desmond Sylva, 41, kille...
2019-07-04 00:51

New Zealand man jailed for sharing video of mass shooting: media A New Zealand man was sentenced to 21 months in prison on Tuesday for distributing videos of a massacre at two mosques in the city of Christchurch, media reported....
2019-06-18 08:34

The Latest: Egyptian officials examine jailed Morsi’s death CAIRO (AP) — The Latest on former Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi’s death during a court hearing (all times local): 7:50 p.m. Egypt’s chief prosecutor says authorities are examining the circumstances in the dramatic courtroom death of i...
2019-06-17 20:17

Man jailed for placing spy cameras in James Bond studio toilets A convicted sex offender has been jailed for secretly placing spy cameras in the female toilets of the studio where the new James Bond movie is being made....
2019-09-08 03:00

Applause as Indonesia pardons woman jailed after reporting harassment Indonesia's parliament approved on Thursday an amnesty for a woman who was jailed after recording lewd phone calls from her boss in a case that has caused outrage and warnings that it could discourage victims of sexual abuse from speaking out....
2019-07-25 08:34

NHS worker who blackmailed Grindr dates with naked photos is jailed An NHS hospital worker who blackmailed a string of online dates by threatening to send naked pictures to their friends and family has been jailed for more than two years....
2019-08-22 15:34

President Trump will 'personally vouch' for jailed rapper Rocky A$AP U.S. President Donald Trump said Saturday he spoke to Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven about the detainment of rapper A$AP Rocky in Lofven's country....
2019-07-20 20:51

Ex-butler to Queen Elizabeth II jailed for sexually assaulting young boy A former butler to Queen Elizabeth II has been jailed for sexually assaulting a young boy. Andrew Lightwood, 57 — who worked for the UK’s royal household at Buckingham Palace for six years — exposed himself to the boy and put his hands down the...
2019-07-05 23:00

Indian police officer jailed over death of person in custody An Indian court has sentenced a former police officer who alleged Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s complicity in the killings of Muslims in Gujarat state in 2002 to life in prison over the death of a person in custody...
2019-06-20 15:17

Husband of aid worker jailed in Iran says his wife is being used as ‘bargaining chip’ Richard Ratcliffe calls what Iran is doing “hostage diplomacy.” He has been on a hunger strike for 12 days. Camped outside the Iranian Embassy in London, his message is simple: His wife, Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, must be freed.  ...
2019-06-28 07:00

Bihar Man, Jailed 11 Years After Entering Bangladesh By Mistake, Returns An Indian citizen who went missing 11 years ago and accidentally reached Bangladesh has finally returned home. After spending more than a decade in the neighbouring country's jail he has returned to......
2019-09-14 19:00

This asylum seeker was shot in the head. Ice jailed him and gave him ibuprofen Rolando, an indigenous man who survived a shooting and torture in Guatemala, was suffering blinding headaches when he arrived in the USSome days, Rolando would bleed out of his eyes, ears and nose. Other days, he’d lie on the floor, dizzy or barely c...
2019-10-09 15:34

21-year-old Florida juror jailed for oversleeping and missing trial Deandre Somerville, 21, spent 10 days in jail and originally faced a year of probation for oversleeping and missing his jury duty, until Friday his probation was reduced to three months and he was ordered to give 10-minute speeches on the importance ...
2019-10-05 01:34

Four human traffickers jailed for life over migrant truck deaths Four years ago, the bodies of 71 migrants were found inside an abandoned truck in Austria. The main suspects had already been sentenced, but now an appeal court in Hungary has delivered the final ruling on the case....
2019-06-20 10:51

Pak Judge Who Jailed Ex-PM Nawaz Sharif Sacked Over Blackmail Claims A senior Pakistani judge was sacked on Friday following a scandal over blackmail claims relating to the jailing of former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on corruption charges, the law ministry said....
2019-07-12 18:00

Indonesian woman jailed for reporting harassment to seek amnesty An Indonesian woman sentenced to prison for reporting her employer for sexual harassment said on Monday she will ask President Joko Widodo for an amnesty....
2019-07-08 15:34

Spain stops jailed Catalan from joining European Parliament MADRID (AP) — Spain’s Supreme Court has denied a request by a Catalan separatist leader to leave jail so he can become a European Parliament member after being elected last month. The court said Friday that Catalonia’s former vice preside...
2019-06-14 12:51

Russian celebrities and priests show support for jailed actor Celebrities, teachers and even priests have called for Russian actor Pavel Ustinov to be freed. Many of them have sided with the recent anti-government protests in Moscow and are calling for an independent judiciary....
2019-09-19 00:34

Jailed Australian Cardinal Appeals Against Child Sex Abuse Convictions Jailed former Vatican treasurer George Pell will appeal on Wednesday against his convictions for sexually abusing two choir boys in the 1990s and if an Australian court rules in his favour could be......
2019-06-03 11:34

Frenchman jailed for 5 years for Brussels airport diamond heist Marc Bertoldi has been found guilty in "one of the biggest" diamond heists in Belgium. In 2013, a team of armed men disguised as police officers stole diamonds worth €37 million from a plane about to take off....
2019-06-28 07:00

Jailed deputies allowed to attend Spanish Parliament session A fragmented Spanish Parliament has convened for the first time, including five Catalan politicians released from prison for the occasion and escorted there by police....
2019-05-21 14:32

Johnson rejects any responsibility for plight of Briton jailed in Iran Boris Johnson has told Sky News he feels a "deep sense of anguish" for Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, a British-Iranian mother jailed in Tehran on spying charges, but he has rejected any responsibility for her continuing plight....
2019-06-30 13:17

Mother jailed in death of baby she drunkenly fell asleep on A woman in Wales has been arrested and jailed in the 2017 death of her four-week-old baby, who she’d accidentally fallen asleep on after a night of drinking. “It is a mother’s responsibility, a mother’s duty, and her natural i...
2019-06-09 11:34

Jailed Tunisian presidential candidate Karoui leaves prison Tunisian presidential candidate and media mogul Nabil Karoui has left a prison just four days before the presidential runoff vote and as official results in parliamentary elections put his recently founded party in second place...
2019-10-10 02:00

Indian government ban on ‘non-sovereign’ cryptocurrency would see holders jailed for up to 10 years A government panel in India has issued a recommendation to ban all “cryptocurrencies created by non-sovereigns,” a step which could be applied to Bitcoin. “The Committee notes with serious concern mushrooming of cryptocurrencies almost invariably iss...
2019-07-22 19:51

Woman to remain jailed in identical twin sister’s slaying CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey woman accused of stabbing her identical twin to death during a street fight will remain jailed until her trial on aggravated manslaughter charges. A state judge issued the ruling Thursday. Camden County prosecutors sa...
2019-06-28 03:17

Former Lord of the Rings VFX artist jailed for 26 years for murdering parents in row over pet dog A former Lord of the Rings visual effects artist who murdered his mother and cancer-stricken father for not caring properly for his pet dog has been jailed for life....
2019-10-11 21:34

Giuliani under scrutiny over reports he interfered to try to free jailed client Giuliani, at 2017 Oval Office meeting, reportedly pushed for alleged fraudster Reza Zarrab to be freed as part of prisoner swap with TurkeyRudy Giuliani, personal lawyer to Donald Trump, is facing fresh scrutiny over reports that he tried to secure t...
2019-10-11 21:34

Myanmar Times founder jailed for 13 years on drugs charges A Myanmar court on Wednesday jailed an Australian publisher for 13 years on drugs charges, a year after police uncovered a stash of methamphetamines and opium at his home, his lawyer said....
2019-08-07 15:00

He was jailed 82 days for carrying honey in an airport – not meth The Maryland man was simply trying to bring back honey from his favorite roadside stand in Jamaica, but a drug-sniffing dog alerted to his bag.        ...
2019-08-29 18:34

Jailed Citgo executives ordered to stand trial in Venezuela CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — A judge in Venezuela has ordered a trial in the case of six American oil executives held for 18 months on corruption charges that have contributed to tensions with the U.S. During a hearing Friday, judge Rosvelin Gil dismiss...
2019-06-08 06:51

Australian jailed in Iran identified as Melbourne University academic A British-Australian woman jailed in Iran has been identified as Kylie Moore-Gilbert, a specialist in Middle East politics at the University of Melbourne....
2019-09-14 09:00

Swedish Prosecutors Want A$AP Rocky Jailed Even Longer – Despite Mounting Pressure From the U.S. (COPENHAGEN, Denmark) — U.S. rapper A$AP Rocky should be held for another week in pre-trial detention to allow police to finish investigating a June 30 fight in downtown Stockholm, a prosecutor said Friday. Daniel Suneson has asked Stockholm...
2019-07-19 17:34

Kent couple jailed for eight years in Portugal for cocaine smuggling Roger and Sue Clarke found with nine kilos of cocaine on cruise ship in LisbonA married couple from Britain have been jailed for smuggling nine kilos of cocaine into Europe in their luggage on a luxury cruise from the Caribbean.A Portuguese court ord...
2019-09-27 07:34

Far-right teen who branded Prince Harry 'race traitor' jailed A far-right teenager who reportedly branded Prince Harry a "race traitor" and suggested he should be shot after his marriage to Meghan Markle has been jailed in Britain for four years and three months....
2019-06-19 01:51

Illinois man jailed for life over murder of Chinese graduate student An Illinois man described by prosecutors as obsessed with serial killers was sentenced to life in prison on Thursday for the kidnapping and decapitation of a Chinese graduate student two years ago....
2019-07-19 13:51

Dutch nationals hunting for Area 51 jailed for 3 days for trespassing The two Dutch nationals arrested last week in search of  Area 51 were sentenced Monday to just three days in county jail after which police say they will be sent back to the Netherlands....
2019-09-18 17:00

Jailed separatists and far-right make for rowdy start to Spanish parliament Jailed Catalan separatists, far-right lawmakers, a record number of women and the biggest Socialist group in years held a rowdy opening session on Tuesday of a parliament that reflected Spain's divisions and diversity like no other in recent memory....
2019-05-21 17:34

US Woman Jailed For Killing 3-Year-Old Daughter To "Remove Demons" A California woman has been sentenced to 25 years to life in prison for killing her three-year-old daughter, who was left in a hot car for nearly 10 hours to cleanse her of demons, officials said....
2019-07-25 07:00

Jailed in Egypt, American limo driver attempts suicide Khaled Hassan of New York was allegedly tortured and raped after being unfairly imprisoned by Egypt more than a year ago, human rights activists said....
2019-08-10 12:00

Jailed Kurdish militant leader calls for end to hunger strike Jailed militant leader Abdullah Ocalan called for Kurdish lawmakers and thousands of prisoners to end their hunger strike in a statement read by one of his lawyers on Sunday, 200 days after one MP launched the protest....
2019-05-26 11:51

Teenager Who Called UK's Prince Harry 'Race Traitor' Is Jailed A teenage neo-Nazi who called for Britain's Prince Harry a race traitor months after his marriage to U.S. actress Meghan Markle and suggested he should be shot was jailed for more than four years on......
2019-06-18 19:17

Three jailed after husband fell to his death during flat burglary in north London The widow of a man who plunged to his death from his third-floor flat during a "terrifying" burglary spoke of her devastation as three people were jailed for their involvement....
2019-08-29 15:34

28 Relatives Jailed For Murder, Madhya Pradesh Congress Ally Protests A Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) legislator has lodged a protest against the Congress government in the Madhya Pradesh assembly after 28 members of her family were jailed in connection with the murder of a......
2019-07-13 00:34

Turkish banker jailed over Iran sanctions scheme released from US prison Mehmet Hakan Atilla was arrested in 2017 after a witness said he helped organize a multi-billion dollar scheme to bypass US oil sanctions against Iran. The case had implicated Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan....
2019-07-20 16:17

In Rare Show of Defiance, Russian Celebrities Rally Behind Jailed Actor Though the theater and film industries are firmly controlled by the Kremlin, many Russian actors spoke out against what they called a trumped-up case....
2019-09-17 23:00

Iran Releases Two Travel Bloggers Jailed for Flying Drone Without Permission Two Australian travel bloggers who were jailed in Iran this summer for flying a drone without a license have been released and are reportedly back in Australia. The Australian government isn’t saying whether the two were swapped for an Iranian prison...
2019-10-07 18:00

UPDATE 1-Ugandan academic jailed for 18 months for critcising Museveni on Facebook A Ugandan court jailed a prominent academic on Friday for 18 months on cyber harassment charges stemming from a Facebook post that included sexually explicit criticism of long-ruling President Yoweri Museveni....
2019-08-02 17:51

Man jailed in connection to brothers who vanished on business trip faces new charges The Missouri man jailed in connection to the disappearance of two men who visited his family farm on business is facing new charges out of Kansas, according to a report. Garland “Joey” Nelson, 25, was charged with endangering the food supply for alle...
2019-08-21 15:34

Ex-footballer Dean Saunders jailed for failing to provide breath sample Former Liverpool striker sentenced to 10 weeks after pleading guilty to two chargesFormer Liverpool striker Dean Saunders has been jailed for 10 weeks for failing to provide a breath specimen after being arrested on suspicion of drink-driving.Saunder...
2019-08-28 22:34

British national jailed in Iran over claims she gave ‘a lot of intelligence’ to Israel A British-Iranian citizen has been sentenced to 12 years in prison in the Islamic Republic of Iran after being accused of relaying “a lot of intelligence” to Israel’s Mossad spy agency....
2019-08-27 17:00

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

German nurse who 'murdered 200 patients' with lethal drugs jailed for life A NURSE has been sentenced for killing 85 of his patients, with police believing the actual number is around 200, in the worst killing spree in Germany's post-war history....
2019-06-06 18:51

Russia releases Staten Island teen jailed for weed possession The Staten Island teenager who was arrested for marijuana possession in Russia while on a vacation with her mother and held in jail since late July has been released, authorities said this week. Audrey Lorber, 19, was sentenced to time served and fin...
2019-09-18 06:00

Spain court blocks jailed Catalan separatist from collecting MEP credentials Spain's Supreme Court on Friday denied Catalan separatist Oriol Junqueras, in jail awaiting a ruling of charges related to his part in the region's 2017 independence bid, permission to leave jail to collect his European parliament credentials....
2019-06-14 12:17

Teen neo-Nazi jailed for threatening ‘race traitor’ Prince Harry A teenage neo-Nazi who suggested Prince Harry should be shot as a “race traitor” for marrying Meghan Markle was jailed for more than four years on Tuesday. British university student Michal Szewczuk, 19, created an image of Harry with a p...
2019-06-18 19:34

Abducted Idaho girl found safe in Arizona, suspect jailed Authorities say a 17-year-old girl abducted from the Wendy's restaurant where she worked in Idaho has been found in Arizona along with the man accused of taking her....
2019-05-22 04:51

Teen upset over Call Of Duty bet jailed for fatal 'swatting' prank An online gamer who became upset over a bet he made during a Call Of Duty match has been jailed for his role in a hoax call that saw police shoot dead an unarmed man....
2019-09-16 16:00

US Teen Jailed For 20 Years For Supporting Pak-Based Terror Group Lashkar A US court on Monday sentenced a North Texas man to 20 years of imprisonment for providing material support to terror outfit Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT). US District Judge Reed O'Connor sentenced Michael......
2019-09-17 13:34

German bank robber jailed after 20-hour court ramble cut short Judge says she regrets not curtailing Michael Jauernik’s closing statement soonerA German man has been jailed for three bank robberies after prolonging his trial with a 20-hour closing statement filled with anecdotes from a career in crime, details a...
2019-10-07 22:00

El Salvador rape victim jailed for murder after stillbirth faces retrial Pro-choice activists say Evelyn Beatríz Hernández’s case will be important in determining the stance of the country’s new leader A teenage rape victim in El Salvador who was convicted for murdering her child and jailed for nearly three years after a ...
2019-07-11 01:17

Jailed British-Iranian Worker Sent To Hospital Psychiatric Ward In Tehran Jailed British-Iranian aid worker Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe has been transferred from prison to a hospital psychiatric ward, the campaign group seeking to free her said on Wednesday....
2019-07-17 21:00

Latest Blue Bell ice cream licker jailed for criminal mischief One Texas man likely won’t be getting the last laugh for recently licking a tub of Blue Bell ice cream and returning it to the frozen shelf of a local Walmart, as the offender has been booked into jail on charges of criminal mischief....
2019-08-24 09:34

Judge orders Julian Assange jailed until U.S. extradition hearing in February A British judge ruled Friday that Wikileaks co-founder Julian Assange, who's wanted in both the United States and Sweden, will not be released this month because he has a history of disappearing....
2019-09-13 16:00

Brother of social media star Qandeel Baloch is jailed for her murder Pakistani court sentences Mohammed Wasim Azeem to life but acquits four othersA Pakistani court has convicted the brother of the social media star Qandeel Baloch of her murder and sentenced him to life in prison.Baloch, 26, was found strangled in 201...
2019-09-27 17:00

Spain Blocks Jailed Catalan Leader From Joining European Parliament The Supreme Court said that Oriol Junqueras would not be allowed to travel to Brussels until there was a verdict in his trial over Catalonia’s failed succession bid....
2019-06-14 18:51

Jailed former Venezuela interior minister begins hunger strike: legislator A former Venezuelan interior minister who was detained last year is on hunger strike in protest over being held incommunicado for 75 days, an opposition legislator and a source close to the case said on Thursday....
2019-07-12 06:17

Scottish Man Jailed For Locking 13-Month-Old Girl In Cloth Dryer: Report A man in Scotland was on Monday sentenced to seven years in jail by the High Court in Edinburgh for putting a 13-month-girl in a clothes dryer and shutting the door, causing the machine to start,......
2019-09-09 22:34

UN expert condemns new sentence for jailed Venezuelan judge as ‘another instance of reprisal’ Maria Lourdes Afiuni, a jailed Venezuelan judge arrested ten years ago, has been slapped with a further five-year sentence, prompting a UN human rights expert to express his “grave concern”, describing the further punishment as an act of “reprisal ag...
2019-05-21 16:51

Jailed ‘murder-for-hire’ cop prefers general population over solitary, lawyer says The NYPD cop charged in a murder-for-hire plot is being held in general population at the federal lockup in Brooklyn — and she wants to remain in the company of her fellow jailbirds, it was revealed in court Monday. During a bail hearing on Lon...
2019-06-18 08:01

Reporters Without Borders Urges Saudi Arabia to Free 30 Jailed Journalists The press freedom group met with the Saudi foreign minister and justice minister this year, in a visit spurred by outrage over the killing of Jamal Khashoggi....
2019-07-10 16:34

Jailed British-Iranian aid worker ends hunger strike, husband says Jailed British-Iranian aid worker Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe has ended a hunger strike in Tehran designed to push for her release, her husband told the BBC on Saturday....
2019-06-29 12:00

Brazil reels at claims judge who jailed Lula collaborated with prosecutors Leaked cellphone chats published by the Intercept suggest Sérgio Moro, now justice minister, steered case against ex-presidentBrazil has been rocked by allegations that a prominent judge repeatedly collaborated with prosecutors during high-profile co...
2019-06-10 22:34

U.S. Embassy Concerned About ‘Deteriorated’ Condition of American Citizen Jailed in Russia (MOSCOW) — The U.S. Embassy in Moscow says the condition of an American man held on spying charges in Russia has worsened. The Embassy said on Twitter Monday that Russian authorities had rejected a request to send a doctor to examine Paul Whela...
2019-07-01 19:34

Activist Jailed In Bhima Koregaon Case Gets Bail For Father's Death he Bombay High Court on Thursday allowed activist Sudha Bharadwaj, arrested for alleged Maoist links, to visit her family in Bengaluru to attend post-funeral rituals following her father's death....
2019-08-08 23:00

Jailed British-Iranian aid worker moved to hospital psychiatric ward Jailed British-Iranian aid worker Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe has been transferred from prison to a hospital psychiatric ward, the campaign group seeking to free her said on Wednesday....
2019-07-17 01:34

Russian blogger jailed for five years over ‘snuff movie threat’ tweet Vladislav Sinitsa given tough jail sentence amid fresh clampdown on protestersA Russian blogger who posted a tweet that said the children of police could be targeted in “snuff videos” has been sentenced to five years in jail, as three more Kremlin cr...
2019-09-03 15:00

Farmers jailed in Australia for smuggling Danish pig semen in shampoo bottles Two men from GD Pork pleaded guilty in WA to breaching biosecurity laws to gain ‘unfair’ breeding advantageTwo pig farmers in Western Australia will be jailed after being convicted of illegally importing Danish pig semen concealed in shampoo bottles....
2019-08-14 11:51

Florida couple jailed after drugs, toddler found in roach-infested car DELAND, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a Florida couple had a toddler girl inside a roach-infested car while they were using drugs. The DeLand Police Department arrested 30-year-old David Dexter and 28-year-old Christian Wilson on child abuse and drug p...
2019-07-02 04:34

Russia frees jailed protester as teachers, priests demand end to crackdown A Moscow court freed an opposition protester from custody on Wednesday, as school teachers and Orthodox priests told authorities to rein in a crackdown following the biggest anti-Kremlin protests in the capital for years....
2019-09-18 19:00

British sailor jailed for eight years in US after honeymoon boat death of wife Lewis Bennett, 42, sentenced for death of Isabella Hellmann, 41, after yacht sinkingA newlywed British-Australian sailor whose wife died after their yacht sank off the coast of Cuba during a honeymoon trip has been jailed for eight years in the US fo...
2019-05-29 06:34

Pirates' All-Star closer Felipe Vázquez jailed for solicitation of a child Two-time All-Star closer arrested on Tuesday in PittsburghVázquez, 28, could face more charges after search of devicesFelipe Vázquez, the Pittsburgh Pirates’ two-time All-Star closer, has been arrested and charged with one count of computer pornograp...
2019-09-17 21:00

Moped bandit who mugged four people for their watches in 20 minutes is jailed for nine years A violent moped bandit who mugged four people for their expensive watches in just 20 minutes while riding around central London has been jailed for nine years....
2019-05-31 01:00

Jailed former Rio de Janeiro governor says he bought votes for 2016 Summer Olympics A jailed former governor of Rio de Janeiro state told a judge he paid for the votes of IOC members to award the Brazilian city the 2016 Summer Games.       ...
2019-07-05 06:17

Troubled jockey Graham Gibbons jailed after fourth drink-driving conviction • 37-year-old rider banned from driving for five years• ‘It’s an awful shame because he’s a very talented lad’The talented but troubled jockey Graham Gibbons has been jailed, following his fourth conviction for drink driving. The verdict was recorded...
2019-09-16 23:34

British-Iranian Woman Jailed in Tehran Begins New Hunger Strike, Husband Says Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe was convicted of sedition after her arrest in 2016. Richard Ratcliffe said he would fast outside the country’s embassy in London in support....
2019-06-16 12:51

Jailed Saudi blogger Raif Badawi ends hunger strike, says wife The wife of Saudi blogger Raif Badawi says he has ended his hunger strike after being visited in jail by a Saudi human rights commissioner. Badawi was lashed publicly and jailed in 2014 for allegedly insulting Islam....
2019-09-22 19:00

Kodak Black to remain jailed until trial, called a ‘danger to the community’ by judge Federal prosecutors in Miami on Wednesday successfully appealed a judge's decision to release rapper Kodak Black on bond after his arrest for a weapons violation....
2019-05-30 03:17

UK police officer jailed for downloading porn videos using grieving father’s TV account A British police officer will spend 12 months in prison after he used a TV account belonging to a father who had just lost his son to download pornographic videos while waiting for the undertaker to arrive....
2019-09-06 02:34

UFC's Desmond Green jailed on 20 charges, including DUI manslaughter, after deadly crash UFC lightweight Desmond Green has been arrested, stemming from his alleged role in a car crash last August that left two women dead.       ...
2019-06-27 20:34

Daughter of jailed British-Iranian aid worker back in Britain to start school The five-year-old daughter of jailed British-Iranian aid worker Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe has arrived back in Britain to attend school after living in Tehran since her mother's arrest there in 2016....
2019-10-11 19:00

Check the scope: Pen-testers nabbed, jailed in Iowa courthouse break-in attempt Enlarge / The Dallas County, Iowa courthouse, the sight of a penetration test gone spectacularly wrong. (credit: By Iowahwyman - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0) Two security contractors were arrested in Adel, Iowa on September 11 as they attempted to gain ...
2019-09-13 19:34

Brother Jailed For Life For Pakistan Social Media Star's Honour Killing The brother of Pakistani social media star Qandeel Baloch was on Friday convicted of her murder and sentenced to life in prison in the patriarchal country's highest-profile "honour killing"....
2019-09-27 13:00

Trump's bail offer for jailed rapper A$AP Rocky rings hollow in Sweden President Donald Trump said he spoke with Sweden’s prime minister Saturday about jailed rapper A$AP Rocky and “offered to personally vouch for his bail,” a hollow offer in a criminal justice system that doesn’t include bail....
2019-07-21 20:51

Avi Maharaj: Met Pc sacked after being jailed for downloading porn from grieving father's TV account A Metropolitan Police officer who was jailed for using a grieving father's cable TV account to download pornography while waiting for an undertaker for his 14-year-old son has been sacked....
2019-09-09 22:34

Paige Thompson, Capital One data breach suspect, remaining jailed before rial Paige Thompson, a former Amazon software engineer who goes by the online alias "erratic," has a history of stalking and threatening to kill people and to get herself killed by police, prosecutors said....
2019-08-23 09:00

BJP Expels Jailed Lawmaker Kuldeep Sengar, Accused Of Raping Unnao Teen The Supreme Court today said it will transfer four cases linked to the rape of a teenager in Uttar Pradesh allegedly by a BJP lawmaker, from Lucknow to Delhi, in a major embarrassment to the Uttar......
2019-08-01 10:00

Venezuela frees jailed opposition lawmaker ahead of U.N. rights chief's visit Venezuela on Monday freed opposition lawmaker Gilber Caro, who was detained in April in what allies said was a violation of his parliamentary immunity, the opposition-controlled National Assembly said on Twitter....
2019-06-18 08:34

Jailed: four Dutch football thugs who threw paving slabs at Tottenham fans Four Dutch football thugs who attacked police officers when violence erupted between Tottenham and Ajax fans after a Champions League match in London have been jailed....
2019-06-07 15:34

Paige Thompson, Capital One data breach suspect, remaining jailed before trial Paige Thompson, a former Amazon software engineer who goes by the online alias "erratic," has a history of stalking and threatening to kill people and to get herself killed by police, prosecutors said....
2019-08-23 10:34

Jailed thief who stole £25k in goods from hotel guests caught out by his bald head A thief who stole up to £25,000 worth of belongings in a spate of more than 20 thefts targeting hotel guests at breakfast was given away by his bald head....
2019-06-10 18:51

Father who faked pictures of son playing water polo to get him into top uni is jailed for £200k bribe A California businessman who paid a $250,000 (£200,000) bribe and faked pictures of his son playing water polo to get him into a prestigious university has been jailed for four months....
2019-09-25 16:00

Jailed British-Iranian aid worker in Iran starts hunger strike: husband A British-Iranian aid worker jailed in Tehran has begun a hunger strike to demand release, her husband said on Saturday, adding he would support her by fasting outside Iran's embassy in London....
2019-06-15 20:51

Raif Badawi case: Efforts to free jailed blogger continue after 7 years More than seven years after Raif Badawi was thrown in prison, lawyers and allies of the Saudi blogger are increasingly lobbying foreign governments in an effort to secure his release....
2019-08-19 06:00

Student jailed for 12 years for violent rape of woman in her 60s yards from Piccadilly Circus A student who abducted a grandmother just yards away from Piccadilly Circus and subjected her to a horrifying 12-minute rape ordeal has been jailed for 12 years....
2019-06-21 10:51

Vietnam blogger jailed for six years for Facebook posts calling for peaceful protests European Union criticises imprisonment of Nguyen Ngoc Anh, saying he has right to peaceful freedom of expression An environmental activist has been jailed for six years in Vietnam for “anti-state” Facebook posts, as part of the country’s continuing c...
2019-06-07 10:51

Yingying Zhang killing: US man jailed for life for rape and murder of Chinese scholar Brendt Christensen has never revealed the whereabouts of Yingying Zhang, whom he raped and then decapitated in IllinoisA former doctoral student has been spared the death penalty and sentenced to life in prison in Illinois for kidnapping and killing ...
2019-07-19 06:00

Jailed militant leader tells Kurdish party to be neutral in Istanbul vote Jailed Kurdish militant leader Abdullah Ocalan called on the pro-Kurdish Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) to remain neutral in this weekend's Istanbul re-run election in a statement released on Friday which could influence the contest's outcome....
2019-06-21 11:34

Philip Arps, man who shared video of New Zealand mosque attack, jailed for 21 months A New Zealand man who shared a livestream of video footage taken of the shooting attacks at two Christchurch mosques will spend nearly two years in jail, a court ruled Tuesday....
2019-06-18 16:17

CCTV firm staff jailed over leaked Emiliano Sala mortuary photos Sherry Bray and Christopher Ashford receive 14 months and five months in jail respectivelyA man and a woman who worked for a CCTV company have been jailed for illegally accessing and watching footage of the footballer Emiliano Sala’s postmortem.Compa...
2019-09-24 00:34

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe: British-Iranian woman jailed in Iran goes on hunger strike Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, who is being held in a Tehran prison, is refusing food as she marks her daughter's fifth birthday. She was arrested in 2016 after she took her daughter to visit family....
2019-06-15 19:34

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

Perv jailed for hiding spy camera in women’s toilet at James Bond movie studio This is one spy camera 007 would never want from Q. A convicted sex offender has been jailed for putting a hidden camera in the women’s toilet at the movie studio where James Bond is being filmed. Peter Hartley, 50, used a motion-triggered mini...
2019-09-09 06:00

Jailed Catalan separatist leaders deny violence, call for dialogue as trial ends The jailed Catalan leaders were given a chance to speak for 15 minutes at the end of their trial in Madrid. They denied the charges of rebellion, sedition and misappropriation of public funds, and called for dialogue....
2019-06-13 08:34

Court frees famous Russian soccer players jailed for attacks: news agencies A Russian court on Friday ordered the release on parole of two famous Russian soccer players jailed for their involvement in a pair of violent attacks last year, Russian news agencies reported on Friday....
2019-09-06 15:00

Canadian aid worker Peter Dalglish jailed 16 years in Nepal for sexual assault of boys Dalglish, an Order of Canada recipient, was convicted last month after a police investigation and trial his lawyers described as a travesty of justice....
2019-07-09 02:51

Louis Vuitton raider snared by trail of blood at smash-and-grab scene is jailed A convicted armed robber who smashed his way into a Louis Vuitton boutique in the City to steal wallets and a handbag has been jailed for almost two years....
2019-09-05 20:00

A South Korean cult leader who held 400 followers captive in Fiji has been jailed for six years A South Korean cult leader has been sentenced to six years in jail for holding some 400 followers captive in Fiji and subjecting them to violence and abuse....
2019-08-01 16:51

Caught on video: Jailed Colombian lawmaker escapes through 3rd-floor dentist office window Police released surveillance video that shows the ex-politician using a red rope to climb out the window. Then she hopped on a motorcycle.        ...
2019-10-05 10:34

Israel asks Putin to pardon U.S.-Israeli jailed for Moscow airport transit drugs Israel asked Russian President Vladimir Putin on Sunday to pardon a U.S.-Israeli woman given a 7.5-year jail sentence for drugs found in her luggage as she transited through a Moscow airport....
2019-10-13 16:17

South Korean cult leader who held 400 people captive in Fiji jailed for six years Shin Ok-ju, founder of the Grace Road Church, subjected followers to beatings and confiscated their passportsThe leader of a South Korean doomsday cult who held 400 people captive in Fiji and subjected them to violent beatings has been sentenced to s...
2019-08-02 08:51

Bolsonaro minister who jailed Lula takes leave after leaks cast doubt on impartiality Sérgio Moro became a national hero for his role as a judge in the sweeping graft scandal Operation Car WashBrazil’s justice minister, Sérgio Moro, has been granted a leave of absence following a slew of damaging leaks that have cast serious doubts ov...
2019-07-09 02:17

British workers jailed for taking photos of body of dead soccer player Sala "Two workers from a British CCTV firm were jailed on Monday for accessing graphic mortuary footage, later circulated on social media, of the body of the late Argentine soccer player Emiliano Sala, who was killed in a plane crash in January."...
2019-09-23 17:00

Kylie Moore-Gilbert named as Australian-British academic jailed in Iran since 2018 Cambridge-educated lecturer in Islamic Studies at Melbourne University has been in prison in Tehran for almost a yearThe third foreign national revealed to be imprisoned in Iran this week has be named by the Australian government as Dr Kylie Moore-Gi...
2019-09-14 10:00

Qatar's emir to visit White House on July 9: White House statement U.S. President Donald Trump will host Qatar's Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani at the White House next month, the White House said in a statement on Friday....
2019-06-07 16:51

21-Year-Old Florida Man Jailed for Missing Jury Service Has His Record Cleared—Now That He’s Experienced the Trauma of Prison A 21-year-old Florida man who was locked up for 10 days for missing jury service had the rest of his sentence vacated and his record cleared Monday....
2019-10-08 10:00

Man jailed for life for murdering teen drug dealer and hiding body in his north London attic A window cleaner has been jailed for at least 22 years after he murdered a teenage drug dealer and hid the decomposing body in his attic for eight months....
2019-06-28 04:00

Judge clears record of 21-year-old jailed 10 days for oversleeping jury duty: 'Totally rehabilitated' Deandre Somerville, 21, spent 10 days in jail after he overslept and missed jury duty. The Palm Beach County Circuit Judge since cleared his record.        ...
2019-10-08 17:00

Jack Shepherd latest: Speedboat killer jailed for four more years for attacking former soldier with vodka bottle Speedboat killer Jack Shepherd has been jailed for four more years for hitting a former solider over the head with a bottle in a drink-fuelled attack....
2019-06-06 23:51

Bob Higgins sentence: Former Southampton football coach jailed for 24 years for sexually abusing young players Paedophile ex-football coach Bob Higgins has been jailed for more than 24 years after being found guilty of sexually abusing young players over a 25-year period....
2019-06-12 13:00

Vegan couple jailed for giving 18-month-old child restrictive diet leaving her extremely malnourished A vegan couple from Sweden was sentenced to three months in jail on Thursday for putting their 18-month-old child on a restrictive diet and leaving the girl malnourished and near death....
2019-05-24 18:00

Cesar Sayoc: Trump supporter who sent pipe bombs to president's critics jailed for 20 years A supporter of Donald Trump who mailed pipes filled with explosives to prominent Democrats and critics of the US president has been jailed for 20 years....
2019-08-06 02:34

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe: Jailed mother's five-year-old daughter reunited with father in UK after almost four years in Iran Sleepy-eyed and clutching a hand-knitted doll, five-year-old ­Gabriella Zaghari-Ratcliffe fell into her father's arms as she arrived back at Heathrow....
2019-10-11 21:34

Jason Isaacs murder: Drill rapper who stabbed teenager to death in moped ambush is jailed for life A drill rapper who bragged about gang culture in his songs before stabbing to death a teenager with a machete in a moped ambush has been jailed for life....
2019-05-28 16:00

The Latest: FIFA says arrest of Platini is 'concerning' The Latest on the French investigation involving Michel Platini (all times local): ___ 12:50 p.m. FIFA says it is "concerning" to hear that former UEFA president Michel Platini has been arrested in France in relation to a corruption probe into the aw...
2019-06-18 16:17

NM state senator shocked by DWI arrest: ‘Are you serious?’ ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — A New Mexico state senator expressed surprise when he learned he was being arrested on a drunken driving charge, slurring his speech as he lay in an emergency room and saying to an officer, “Are you serious? Jesus Christ....
2019-07-02 09:34

Women in cardiac arrest less likely than men to get help from bystanders (Reuters Health) - Women who suffer cardiac arrest outside of a hospital are less likely to receive help from bystanders and have less chance of survival than men, a recent Dutch study showed....
2019-05-25 01:51

Arrest made after Douglas HS placed on lockdown Douglas High School / Courtesy: Douglas High School DOUGLAS, Ariz. – Douglas Police Department has made an arrest in connection to Douglas High School’s soft lockdown, the department said Thursday. On Wednesday, DHS was placed on a soft lockdown afte...
2019-10-11 00:34