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Ugandan leader calls for eye-for-an-eye-style sentences after nephew murdered

Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni has said he wants courts to hand out eye-for-an-eye-style sentences for all murder convicts, to help stem soaring violent crime that claimed the life of his nephew last week....

Ugandan leader calls for eye-for-an-eye-style sentences after nephew murdered

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Murdered Britons' families asked to help quash killers' death sentences The families of two British backpackers murdered in Thailand are being asked to support a bid to get their convicted killers' death sentences quashed....
15:00, 2019-08-30

Days After Poll Results, Mayawati's Party Leader, His Nephew Killed In UP A leader from Mayawati's Bahujan Samaj Party and his nephew were shot dead in Uttar Pradesh's Bijnor district, just 150 km from Delhi, in the latest incident of post-poll violence in the state....
20:51, 2019-05-28

Cameroon: Separatist leader and followers handed life sentences The self-declared president of the breakaway state 'Ambazonia' has been sentenced to life in prison together with nine supporters. The verdict comes in the midst of peace talks between the government and separatists....
02:17, 2019-08-21

Missing, murdered Indigenous women inquiry seeks significant legal reforms, calls out ‘appalling apathy’ The inquiry report is the result of a years-long study by commissioners who were asked to probe systemic causes of violence against Indigenous women and girls and make recommendations on resolving them....
00:17, 2019-06-02

New Ukraine Leader Calls Snap Election Ukraine’s new president called snap parliamentary elections as he sought greater authority to tackle a weak economy and a military conflict with Russia-backed separatists....
22:34, 2019-05-21

Greek Leader Calls for Surprise Early Elections Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras unexpectedly called snap national elections after his ruling left-wing Syriza party suffered a heavy defeat in European elections to opposition conservatives....
00:51, 2019-05-27

Colombia’s Former FARC Guerrilla Leader Calls for Return to War The call, made in a video by the ex-commander known as Iván Márquez, could signal the unraveling of a peace agreement that ended a 52-year war that left 220,000 dead....
22:51, 2019-08-29

Sudan military leader calls for elections within 9 months Sudan's military ruler Abdel Fattah al-Burhan called on Tuesday for general elections to be held within nine months while terminating previous agreements the military had made with the opposition....
09:34, 2019-06-04

The Latest: Ukraine leader calls snap parliamentary election KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — The Latest on Ukraine’s politics (all times local): 6 p.m. Ukraine’s new president has signed a decree dissolving the parliament and calling a snap election in two months. Volodymyr Zelenskiy announced his intention to disband the legislature minutes after being swor...
18:34, 2019-05-21

U.N. calls for independent look into death of former Egypt leader Mohamed Morsi The United Nations human rights office called for an independent investigation Tuesday into the death of former Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi, a day after he died inside a Cairo courtroom....
23:34, 2019-06-18

Trump snubs UK Labour leader, calls him a "negative force" U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he had decided not to meet opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn on his trip to Britain, describing him as a "negative force"....
16:51, 2019-06-04

The Latest: Trump calls comments by Danish leader ‘nasty’ President Donald Trump says he scrapped his trip to Denmark because the prime minister made a “nasty” statement when she rejected his idea to buy Greenland as an absurdity...
04:17, 2019-08-22

India's Rahul Gandhi calls for change as he quits as Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, leader of India's opposition Congress party, said on Wednesday he had asked party bosses to find a successor after he took responsibility for losing a general election that has left the party in crisis....
16:34, 2019-07-03

Trump calls Danish leader's statement on selling Greenland nasty President Donald Trump on Wednesday expressed offense over the Danish prime minister's statement that selling Greenland was "absurd," adding that a U.S. purchase of the autonomous Danish territory was just an idea....
01:51, 2019-08-22

Son of Hamas leader calls the militant movement a ‘racist terror organization’ Suheib Yousef caused an uproar in Palestinian society when he told an Israeli news channel of his disillusionment with the group’s corruption and his disappointment with leaders living opulent lifestyles while people in Gaza suffer in poverty....
00:51, 2019-07-05

Italy's government on the brink of collapse as deputy leader calls for elections Political turmoil has returned to Rome with one of the country's deputy prime ministers calling for snap elections and declaring that the coalition government is unworkable....
09:51, 2019-08-09

UK opposition leader Corbyn calls remarks by President Trump racist Britain's opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn said the comments by President Donald Trump about four minority Democratic congresswomen are racist and called on the candidates to be the country's next prime minister to use the term....
21:00, 2019-07-18

Resigning Scottish Conservative leader calls for respect to heal Brexit UK The unity of the United Kingdom depends on mutual respect that has been lacking in political debate over Brexit, resigning Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson said on Thursday....
13:34, 2019-08-29

Hong Kong Leader Condemns Clashes, Calls Protesters "Rioters" Anti-government protesters who fought police inside a Hong Kong shopping mall were "rioters", the finance hub's pro-Beijing leader said Monday, as she threw her support behind the city's beleaguered......
21:00, 2019-07-15

Adviser to Hong Kong leader calls for extradition bill delay Pro-Beijing politician also urges pause and diplomat distances China from lawThe pressure of Hong Kong public opinion against a proposed extradition law appears to be causing cracks in the unity of pro-Beijing leaders after two senior figures called for the legislation to be delayed or dropped.Hong ...
17:00, 2019-06-14

Italy’s far-right leader calls allegations of Russian influence a ‘James Bond’ fantasy Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte’s appearance before the Senate shed no new light on whether the head of the ruling party, Matteo Salvini, knew about his ally’s dealings in Moscow....
22:51, 2019-07-24

Green Party leader calls for 'all-women cabinet' to stop no-deal Brexit The leader of the Green Party is calling on leading female politicians to join her in a "cabinet of women" to "stop the dangerous pursuit of a crash-out Brexit"....
12:17, 2019-08-13

Hong Kong Activist Walks Free, Calls On Pro-Beijing Leader To Resign Hong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong called on the city's pro-Beijing leader Carrie Lam to resign after he walked free from prison on Monday, as historic anti-government protests rocked the city....
13:51, 2019-06-17

Hong Kong leader says she's committed to finishing her term and rejects calls for her to quit Hong Kong's Chief Executive Carrie Lam said Tuesday she's committed to completing her term despite massive protests demanding that she resign....
14:51, 2019-06-18

Trump to meet Xi at G20 amid raging trade war, calls Chinese leader 'terrific guy' US President Donald Trump has announced plans for an "extended" meeting with Chinese leader Xi Jinping at the Group of 20 summit in Japan next week, a significant development aimed at resolving the ongoing trade war between the two countries....
09:51, 2019-06-19

Attorney calls California charges against Mexican church leader 'high-tech hit job' The head of a Mexico-based church charged in Los Angeles with multiple sex crimes, including rape of a minor and a woman, is the victim of false accusations in a "high-tech hit job", his attorney said on Friday....
04:34, 2019-06-08

Hong Kong protest: freed pro-democracy activist calls for HK leader Carrie Lam to resign Hong Kong's most prominent student activist today demanded the territory's leader resign as he was released from prison — and immediately joined fresh protests against a controversial bill allowing extradition to China....
20:51, 2019-06-17

Hong Kong’s Leader Says Extradition Bill to Go Ahead Prompting Calls for Fresh Protests Hong Kong’s leader Carrie Lam said Monday she will not scrap a contentious extradition plan or step down from her position, following a massive protest that gripped the city over the weekend. Speaking from the Legislative Council where hours earlier police and holdout protesters had clashed ov...
10:17, 2019-06-10

Māori land rights leader calls on Jacinda Ardern to recognise Indigenous 'crisis' Activist leading Ihumātao dispute calls on PM to visit site and act on Māori disadvantageThe leader of a major Indigenous land dispute in New Zealand has criticised Jacinda Ardern’s government for its lack of action on confronting systemic Māori disadvantage, and says the Māori nation is in “a state...
08:34, 2019-08-02

Ukraine leader calls on anti-graft bodies to probe subsidies to poultry producer Ukraine's President called on Thursday for anti-corruption bodies to investigate how the country's leading agriculture company MHP SE received substantial subsidies from the state budget....
15:00, 2019-07-18

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....
13:17, 2019-08-06

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....
01:00, 2019-08-08

Jeremy Corbyn calls on next Tory leader to put Brexit deal to second referendum and says Labour would back Remain Jeremy Corbyn has said the Labour Party will challenge whoever is the next prime minister to put their Brexit deal to the public in a second referendum....
13:51, 2019-07-09

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....
14:17, 2019-08-03

Ugandan President wants mandatory death penalty for murder Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has asked the courts to impose mandatory death sentences for people convicted of murder following a series of kidnapping and killings, including one in which his nephew died....
19:51, 2019-09-11

Activists urge banks not to finance Ugandan oil pipeline A group of 30 international and local campaign groups have petitioned two banks to abandon plans to raise funds to build an oil pipeline to export Ugandan oil, saying the project would damage local livelihoods, water resources and wildlife....
14:51, 2019-06-07

President Donald Trump calls Russian leader Vladimir Putin to offer help with Siberia forest fires U.S. President Donald Trump has offered assistance to the Russian government with fighting multiple forest fires that have blackened millions of acres in recent weeks, the White House said Thursday....
18:51, 2019-08-01

Yair Netanyahu, son of Israeli leader, calls Trump a ‘real rock star’ and compares him to King Cyrus The younger Netanyahu has previously been criticized for posting anti-Semitic memes to Facebook and seeking money to pay for strippers in a drunken late-night recording....
00:51, 2019-06-12

Ugandan academic jailed for 18 months for criticizing 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....
16:51, 2019-08-02

Ugandan critics oppose Nile river power plant plan A plan by South Africa's Bonang Power and Energy to develop a 360 megawatt (MW) power plant on Uganda's River Nile has met resistance from critics who say the project will destroy the popular tourist attraction of Murchison Falls....
13:17, 2019-06-11

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....
17:00, 2019-08-02

Three men accused of giving Ugandan churchgoers bleach-based 'miracle solution' A British man, Sam Little, has been arrested for allegedly distributing a "miracle solution" containing bleach to villagers and churchgoers in western Uganda, police told CNN....
02:00, 2019-05-28

Mayawati Gives Key Party Positions To Brother, Nephew Mayawati, always a great critic of dynastic politics, has given formal appointments in her Bahujan Samaj Party to two members of her family - her brother Anand Kumar and nephew Akash Anand, who is......
13:00, 2019-06-23

Ugandan musician-turned-politician Bobi Wine charged with 'annoying' president Ugandan pop star turned Member of Parliament and political opposition leader Bobi Wine has been charged with "annoying" the country's president, Yoweri Museveni, according to his lawyer....
04:51, 2019-08-08

| Mugabe's nephew slams Mnangagwa and Zanu-PF: 'They tormented him' The family of late Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe have accused current head of state Emmerson Mnangagwa of attempting to force it to betray his wishes for his burial....
03:51, 2019-09-13

Service and Sacrifice: Ugandan 'Blue Helmets' support UN efforts to bring peace to Somalia A contingent of 530 Ugandan “Blue Helmets” (63 women, 467 men) is playing a crucial role in the United Nations’ efforts to help bring peace and stability to Somalia. They make up the United Nations Guard Unit (UNGU, that is tasked with protecting UN compounds in Mogadishu in order to assist the Unit...
17:51, 2019-05-21

At least 8 dead and many missing after boat carrying Ugandan soccer team capsizes on Lake Albert Eight bodies have been recovered and many passengers are missing after a boat carrying members of a local soccer club capsized on Lake Albert in Uganda, authorities said Monday....
14:32, 2019-05-21

El Paso shooting victim recalls moment his nephew was killed A man who took a bullet to the foot during the El Paso mass shooting recalled the horrifying moment his 15-year-old nephew was shot dead right in front of him, according to a new report. Octavio Ramiro Lizarde, 23, was in Walmart around 11 a.m. Saturday with his nephew Javier Rodriguez when alleged ...
21:17, 2019-08-07

Video Shows UP Cops Thrashing Young Man As His Terrified Nephew Looks On A young man in eastern Uttar Pradesh's Siddharth Nagar district, near the border with Nepal, was beaten, dragged on the road and slapped by two policemen on Tuesday, the visuals of which were capture......
10:00, 2019-09-13

Jim Kelly: Andrew Luck retirement gives nephew chance with Colts Pro Football Hall of Fame quarterback Jim Kelly said the "plus side" of Andrew Luck's retirement is that it gives his nephew Chad Kelly a chance to show the Indianapolis Colts "what he can do."...
20:34, 2019-08-27

How a video game community filled my nephew's final days with joy My teenage nephew’s life was short and difficult, but the players and developers of Elite Dangerous came together to bring unexpected happiness to his last momentsMy nephew, Michael, died on 22 May 2019. He was 15 years old.He loved his family, tractors, lorries, tanks, spaceships and video games (m...
18:51, 2019-07-04

Kashmir Decision Would Have Made Syama Prasad Mookerjee Glad, Says Nephew Retired Justice Chittatosh Mookerjee, the nephew of Bharatiya Jana Sangh founder Syama Prasad Mookerjee, is certain that his uncle would have felt a great sense of satisfaction over the special status......
04:51, 2019-08-06

Rs 300-Crore Bungalow, Funds Seized In Probe Against Kamal Nath's Nephew The Income Tax department has seized a Rs 300-crore Bungalow in Delhi under the anti-Benami law in its probe against Ratul Puri, nephew of Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath. The tax department......
17:34, 2019-08-11

Mocked Over Rusty Marathi, Sharad Pawar's Grand-Nephew Says "Need A Year" Parth Pawar, the latest young debutant from a prominent political party, is campaigning with what his rivals call a huge handicap - his Marathi is not fluent enough to help him through the long......
17:00, 2019-05-21

Willing To Join Probe In Chopper Scam, Kamal Nath's Nephew Tells Court Ratul Puri, the nephew of Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath, on Saturday told a Delhi court that he was willing to join the probe into the AgustaWestland chopper scam case, while seeking......
16:34, 2019-08-17

Kamal Nath's Nephew Threatening Witnesses In Chopper Case: Probe Agency Ratul Puri, the nephew of Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath, is threatening witnesses in the AgustaWestland VVIP chopper scam case, the Enforcement Directorate told a Delhi court on Wednesday....
01:17, 2019-08-01

Nephew of NBA star John Wall arrested in connection with shooting that paralyzed woman: report The nephew of Washington Wizards star John Wall was arrested for his alleged involvement in a Maryland road rage shooting that left a woman paralyzed last month....
23:34, 2019-09-05

Ohio State basketball lands commitment from LeBron James' nephew, Meechie Johnson Jr. Meechie Johnson Jr., a four-star Class of 2021 combo guard prospect from Cleveland, committed to Ohio State on Tuesday, citing a desire to "stay home."       ...
11:51, 2019-08-14

David Koch's reclusive nephew is next in line to inherit the family legacy, and he may be planning a shift away from conservative politics REUTERS/Carlo Allegri Koch Industries confirmed Friday morning that 79-year-old David Koch, brother to 83-year-old Charles Koch, has died. The Koch family legacy includes the second-largest company in the US, Koch Industries, along with numerous political and policy institutions and billions of do...
04:51, 2019-08-25

Sharad Pawar's Nephew Ajit Pawar Takes Blame For His Son's Poll Defeat Senior Maharashtra NCP leader Ajit Pawar Tuesday owned up to the responsibility for his son Parth's defeat form Maval Lok Sabha constituency in the debut contest....
20:51, 2019-05-28

LEADING OFF: A's seek 11th straight, Plesac's nephew debuts LEADING OFF: A's go for 11th straight win, Plesac's nephew debuts on mound, Giolito looks to follow up gem, Mighty Max vs Stephen Strasburg        ...
05:00, 2019-05-28

Woman tells of anger after nephew asked by school to vote on 'best looking' pupils A woman has spoken of her anger after her teenage nephew was asked by his school to nominate fellow pupils for awards including "best looking" and "biggest ego"....
16:51, 2019-06-20

Gambia sentences former soldiers over coup plot Eight former soldiers were sentenced on Monday for plotting to overthrow Gambia's president Adama Barrow in 2017 with the help of his ousted predecessor, the country's Court Martial said....
00:34, 2019-05-28

Criminals in Syria to have sentences cut under Assad amnesty Criminals in Syria, including those convicted of some of the most serious offences, will have their sentences cut as part of an amnesty by President Bashar al Assad....
23:51, 2019-09-15

Hawaii man sentences himself to 5 years in prison for burglary A man facing six months behind bars in a burglary case in Hawaii asked for -- and received -- a sentence that will keep him locked up for five years....
20:17, 2019-08-09

Iraq sentences two more Frenchmen to death for IS membership An Iraqi court sentenced two Frenchmen to death on Monday for membership of Islamic State, a prosecutor told Reuters, bringing the total number of French citizens on death row in Iraq to 11....
16:34, 2019-06-03

The Latest: Closs family wants max sentences in kidnapping The latest on the sentencing hearing for a Wisconsin man accused of kidnapping 13-year-old Jayme Closs and killing her parents (all times local): 1:50 p.m. Members of Jayme Closs' family are asking a Wisconsin judge to sentence the man who kidnapped her and killed her parents to the maximum amount o...
21:34, 2019-05-24

Iraq sentences two more French citizens to death The verdicts take the number of French citizens who have been found guilty of joining Islamic State to 11. Legal experts have said the rulings leave an "indelible stain" on the presidency of Emmanuel Macron....
18:17, 2019-06-03

Death sentences for IS supporters who beheaded backpackers Three Islamic State supporters have been sentenced to death for the killings of two Scandinavian backpackers found murdered in their tent in Morocco's Atlas Mountains....
21:17, 2019-07-18

Iraq sentences last 2 French IS members to death An Iraqi judicial official says a Baghdad court has sentenced to death two more French nationals convicted of being members of the Islamic State group....
14:51, 2019-06-03

Iraq sentences 3 French citizens to death Kevin Gonot, Leonard Lopez and Salim Machou have one month to apply for the ruling to be overturned. The trio are accused of joining the "Islamic State" terrorist organization....
05:01, 2019-05-27

Serbia sentences ex-soldiers for 1991 war crimes in Croatia Serbia’s special war crimes court sentenced eight former Yugoslav Army soldiers and paramilitaries on Thursday to prison terms of between four and eight years for the killings of 28 Croat civilians during the 1991-1995 war....
21:34, 2019-06-20

Bangladesh court sentences 9 to death for ‘94 Hasina attack A court in Bangladesh has sentenced nine opposition activists to death and 25 others to life in prison for an attack on a train carrying political leader Sheikh Hasina 24 years ago...
06:34, 2019-07-04

Indonesia sentences Frenchman to death for drug crimes Felix Dorfin has been sentenced to death in a surprise verdict after prosecutors asked for a 20-year jail term. Indonesia has some of the world's strictest drug laws — including death by firing squad....
15:34, 2019-05-21

Egypt refers 6 death sentences to religious authority An Egyptian court has referred the case of six alleged Muslim Brotherhood members convicted of terrorism to the Grand Mufti, Egypt's top religious authority, for a non-binding opinion on their execution....
14:34, 2019-05-22

Iraqi court sentences 2 French IS member to death BAGHDAD (AP) — An Iraqi judicial official says a court in Baghdad has sentenced two French citizens to death for being members of the Islamic State group. The official said Sunday that the court sentenced Fadil Hamad Abdallah, 33, of Moroccan origin and Vianney Jamal Abdelqader, 29. The official spo...
12:34, 2019-06-02

Indonesia Sentences Frenchman to Death for Drug Smuggling An Indonesian court sentenced a French citizen to death for smuggling drugs on Monday in a surprisingly draconian verdict that outstripped the prosecutors’ requests for a long prison sentence. Felix Dorfin, 35, was arrested in September at an airport in the tourist island of Lombok with methyl...
16:34, 2019-05-21

| Turkey sentences 24 to life in 'coup ringleaders' trial A Turkish court gave life sentences to 24 people including senior military officers in one of the biggest trials over the 2016 failed bid to overthrow President Recep Tayyip Erdogan....
22:17, 2019-06-20

| Death sentences stand for Myanmar men in Britons' murders Thailand's top court upheld death sentences for two Myanmar migrant workers in a final appeal against their convictions for murdering two British backpackers on a holiday island in a case tainted by allegations of mismanagement....
11:00, 2019-08-29

Iraqi court sentences three French citizens to death Kevin Gonot, Leonard Lopez and Salim Machou have one month in which to apply for the ruling to be overturned. The trio are accused of joining the "Islamic State" terrorist organization....
15:51, 2019-05-26

Egyptian court sentences 296 to prison on terror charges An Egyptian military court has sentenced 32 people to life in prison on terror charges including plotting to assassinate President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi....
22:34, 2019-06-12

Iraqi court sentences 3 French members of IS to death BAGHDAD (AP) — An Iraqi judicial official says a Baghdad court has sentenced to death three French citizens, members of the Islamic State group. The official says the three, sentenced on Sunday, were among 13 French citizens handed over to Iraq in January by the U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces....
15:34, 2019-05-26

Thai court sentences ex-PM to prison over lottery program BANGKOK (AP) — A Thai court has sentenced former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra to two years in prison over his handling of a state lottery program he initiated while in office more than a decade ago. His conviction Thursday by a branch of Supreme Court was for malfeasance, for carrying out a pol...
16:00, 2019-06-06

Pakistan army chief approves sentences for 3 for espionage Pakistan's military says the country's army chief has approved death sentences for a retired brigadier general and a private physician after they were court-martialed on charges of espionage and revealing classified information to foreign intelligence agencies....
21:17, 2019-05-30

Iran says several suspected U.S. spies face possible death sentences Iranian prosecutors are seeking the death penalty for several suspects arrested last year for spying for the United States in military and nuclear bodies, state media reported on Tuesday, as tensions rise with Washington over Tehran's nuclear program....
12:34, 2019-07-02

Pakistan sentences 3 to 5-year in jail over terror financing A Pakistani court has sentenced three militants to five years in prison after finding them guilty of collecting funds for an outlawed group that claimed responsibility for the suicide bombing that killed 40 Indian troops in Kashmir earlier this year....
20:51, 2019-05-31

| Pakistan sentences three in infamous wedding video killing A Pakistani court has sentenced three men to life in prison for the murder of women filmed enjoying themselves at a wedding, in a notorious years-old case that spotlighted so-called "honour killings"....
21:34, 2019-09-05

Turkish court sentences hundreds of coup 'ringleaders' The trial of 224 suspects, which include many former military generals, started almost a year after the July 2016 botched coup against President Erdogan. Ankara has incarcerated thousands of dissidents since then....
00:00, 2019-06-21

UK judge sentences Schwimmer lookalike to 9 months in jail A British judge has sentenced a fraudster — whose striking resemblance to actor David Schwimmer garnered international attention — to nine months in jail...
14:00, 2019-08-16

Iraq Sentences Seven ISIS Fighters From France to Death Iraq handed death sentences this week to seven French citizens who joined Islamic State, in trials that have drawn criticism from rights groups and spotlighted the challenges of dealing with captured foreign fighters....
19:51, 2019-05-30

South Sudan sentences prominent activist to more prison time JUBA, South Sudan (AP) — A South Sudan court has sentenced a prominent activist and economist to two years in prison. Relatives wept on Tuesday as Peter Biar Ajak and five other men were sentenced. They were accused of inciting an uprising in the country’s main national security prison in Octo...
17:00, 2019-06-11

French court sentences Briton in absentia for murder in Ireland A French court on Friday sentenced a British journalist in absentia to 25 years in jail for the murder of a French film producer in Ireland 22 years ago, and issued a new European arrest warrant to try to press Ireland to extradite him....
03:17, 2019-06-01

Iran says it dismantled CIA spy ring, arrests 17, sentences some to death: report Iran on Monday trumpeted the issuing of death sentences to several members of what it claims is a CIA spy ring that had been embedded in "sensitive" departments nationwide, a development that threatened to further inflame an already precarious staredown between the Islamic Republic and the United St...
14:34, 2019-07-22

Anti-fracking trio given suspended sentences for breaking protest ban ‘The fight goes on,’ say activists after ignoring injunction at Cuadrilla site in LancashireThree anti-fracking activists have been given suspended prison sentences after breaking a ban on demonstrations which their lawyers argued “severely curtails the right to protest”.The trio were convicted afte...
02:17, 2019-09-04

India child rape, murder case: 3 men get life sentences Six men have been convicted of involvement in the rape and murder of an 8-year-old Muslim girl. The case has sparked racial tensions between Muslim nomads and local Hindus....
17:51, 2019-06-10

German court sentences serial-killing nurse to life A former nurse was convicted of killing 85 of his patients and sentenced to life imprisonment on Thursday for the worst killing spree in Germany's post-war history, multiple local media outlets reported....
12:17, 2019-06-06

Three ex-Blackwater guards get new sentences in Iraq War massacre: New York Times Three former private security guards for the former security firm Blackwater were given new sentences on Thursday by a federal court for convictions in the 2007 massacre of 14 unarmed Iraqi civilians at a traffic stop, a case that outraged Iraqis, the New York Times reported....
17:34, 2019-09-06

Quickly Summarize a Long Online Article Into a Few Sentences With This Site When an article is just a few hundred words like this one, you probably have a few minutes to read it. When you open up an article thinking it’s a few hundred and it’s actually several thousand, your time might be a bit more limited....
01:34, 2019-05-27

France Hands ISIS Suspects to Iraq, Which Sentences Them to Hang For countries struggling with what to do with their citizens who joined the Islamic State, Iraq offers a solution. But does Iraqi justice meet international standards?...
22:00, 2019-05-29

Gang members laugh while receiving life sentences for shooting cop Two California gang members convicted of attempted murder in the 2015 shooting of a police officer smiled and laughed as a judge handed them life sentences on Monday, according to a report. Jamie Caudillo and Steven Rincon stood trial for shooting at former Merced Police Officer Ryan Rasmussen durin...
15:51, 2019-08-21

Kenya sentences 3 for role in Garissa University terror attack A court in Nairobi has sentenced one man to life in prison and two others to 41 years for abetting the second deadliest attack in the country's history. The 2015 attack at Garissa University left at least 148 dead....
03:34, 2019-07-04

Turkish court hands down life sentences in coup trial ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey’s state-run news agency says a court in Ankara has sentenced several people accused of being the ringleaders of the 2016 failed military coup to life terms in prison. Anadolu Agency says those sentenced on Thursday include Akin Ozturk, a former air force commander ...
11:51, 2019-06-20

Smugglers of North Korea coal given suspended sentences in the South A South Korean court has suspended prison terms for three local defendants who were convicted of smuggling North Korean anthracite coal into the country....
18:51, 2019-07-14

Egypt court sentences 11 Islamists to life for prison breaks An Egyptian court has sentenced 11 people including the head of the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood, Mohammed Badie, to life in prison after a retrial on charges related to prison breaks at the height of the 2011 uprising...
14:34, 2019-09-07

Turkish court sentences 24 to life for failed 2016 coup A Turkish court issued life sentences to 24 people Thursday who were convicted of trying to overthrow President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in a failed military coup three years ago....
19:34, 2019-06-21

Iraq sentences three French citizens to death for joining Isis Human rights groups have criticised the country’s trials of fighters captured in SyriaAn Iraqi court has sentenced three French citizens to death after they were found guilty of joining Islamic State, a court official said.Captured in Syria by a US-backed force fighting the jihadists, they are the f...
18:17, 2019-05-26

Italy court sentences 24 people to life for Operation Condor Uruguay’s government says a court in Italy has sentenced 24 people to life in prison for involvement in human rights crimes committed during the “Operation Condor” offensive by South American governments to hunt down dissidents...
04:17, 2019-07-09

Bangladesh Sentences 9 To Death For 1994 Attack On PM Sheikh Hasina A Bangladesh court on Wednesday sentenced nine members of the main opposition party to death and handed life terms to another 25 for attempting to kill Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina 25 years ago, a......
21:51, 2019-07-03

Iraq Court Sentences Two French Men To Death For Being ISIS Fighters An Iraqi court sentenced two French men to death on Sunday after finding them guilty of being members of ISIS, a prosecutor told Reuters. Iraq is conducting trials of thousands of suspected ISIS......
15:17, 2019-06-02

UK judge sentences teen for abhorrent post on Prince Harry A UK judge has sentenced a teenager who created an “abhorrent” online image of Prince Harry to 4 years and three months in a young offenders’ institution...
17:17, 2019-06-18

There’s very little murder in Stay Sexy & Don’t Get Murdered, and that’s okay Who would take advice from a couple of death-obsessed misfits? Other death-obsessed misfits, that’s who. They (we) are, in fact, legion, as Karen Kilgariff and Georgia Hardstark discovered after their podcast, the comedy-true crime hybrid My Favorite Murder, became a full-on pop cultural phenomenon....
17:17, 2019-05-28

Indigenous people much more likely to be murdered than other Canadians Of 651 murders in 2018, 140 were of Indigenous people – 22%First Nations, Métis and Inuit account for only 5% of populationIndigenous people continue to be dramatically overrepresented among Canadian murder victims, according to a new report released by Statistics Canada.First Nations, Métis and Inu...
20:34, 2019-07-23

And Then There Was One: Three People Lived in This Village Until Two Were Murdered. Thirty years ago, 200 people lived in the Moldovan village of Dobrusa. But most have since left or died. After a twin killing in February, there’s only one survivor still standing....
19:00, 2019-07-15

Mexican journalist murdered on her doorstep Norma Sarabia had worked as a crime reporter in the state of Tabasco for 15 years. She is the sixth journalist to be killed this year in a country ranked third most dangerous in the world....
01:00, 2019-06-13

Judge sentences 3 Blackwater guards to prison for 2007 Iraqi attack Three former Blackwater security guards have been sentenced to prison for their roles in a massacre in Iraq 12 years ago that resulted in the deaths of 14 unarmed Iraqis, the Justice Department announced Tuesday....
13:00, 2019-09-11

Sentences for Ahmet Altan and Nazli Ilicak overturned in Turkish court Two journalists who had been given life sentences for their criticism of the government in Turkey have had their sentences suspended. However Ahmet Altan and Nazli Ilicak have not yet been acquitted....
15:17, 2019-07-08

Judge sentences man who sent pipe bombs to prominent Democrats and to CNN to 20 years in prison WPLG-TV via AP Cesar Sayoc was sentenced to 20 years in prison on Monday after pleaded guilty to sending pipe bombs to to prominent Democrats ahead of the 2016 election. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. NEW YORK (AP) — A Florida amateur body builder who admitted sending in...
00:51, 2019-08-06

A Murdered Spy’s Widow Relives Her Loss Onstage Lucy Prebble’s new play, “A Very Expensive Poison,” dramatizes the assassination of Alexander Litvinenko. How did it feel for his wife, Marina, to watch?...
12:51, 2019-09-04

Mexico: seventh journalist murdered in just six months Norma Sarabia, a 46-year-old crime reporter, had reportedly received threats for denouncing police corruptionMexico’s deadly assault on journalism has claimed another victim with the murder of a crime reporter from the home state of President Andrés Manuel López Obrador – the seventh journalist to d...
03:00, 2019-06-14

US Millionaire Murdered Wife, Then Used His Wealth To Disappear For years, Peter Chadwick's whereabouts mystified authorities. After being accused of murdering his wife of 17 years in their Newport Beach, California, home, the wealthy real estate investor had......
03:00, 2019-08-07

Morocco prosecutor seeks death sentences in Scandinavian women murder trial A Moroccan prosecutor on Thursday demanded the death sentence for three suspects in the murder of two female Scandinavian tourists in the Atlas mountains in December....
21:51, 2019-06-27

Spain's Supreme Court sentences 'Wolf Pack' to 15 years in prison for rape Spain's Supreme Court on Friday sentenced five men accused of attacking a woman in Pamplona in 2016 to 15 years in prison each for rape, overturning a previous sentence which had convicted the men of a lesser charge of sexual assault....
16:34, 2019-06-21

Iraq handing out thousands of death sentences in hasty trials for ISIS fighters As the dust from the years of ISIS occupation settles in a still damaged and bleeding Iraq, Baghdad has sentenced thousands of convicted Iraqi nationals and foreign fighters accused of membership to the brutal terrorist group to the gallows. But swift trials and shadowy evidence has many internation...
22:17, 2019-06-07

Judge reduces ex-Blackwater contractors' sentences for 2007 Iraq shooting that killed 14 A federal judge Thursday reduced the sentences of three ex-Blackwater security contractors who opened fire at a traffic circle in Baghdad in 2007, killing 14 unarmed civilians and injuring 17 others....
04:00, 2019-09-07

‘Family was everything’ to Rays’ minor leaguer whose wife, son were murdered KEELING, Va. — Blake Bivens was inconsolable as the 24-year-old minor league pitcher flew from a road trip back to southern Virginia, where his wife, 1-year-old son and mother-in-law were slain. “It was awful,” said Montgomery Biscuits manager Morgan Ensberg, who traveled with Bivens on Tuesday. “Bl...
03:34, 2019-08-30

Testimony resumes in murdered Chinese scholar case The second day of testimony in the death-penalty trial of the man his own defense attorney admits is guilty of killing Chinese scholar Zingzing Zhang is underway in Peoria, Ill. Zhang's family entered the courthouse early this morning. (June 13)        ...
19:34, 2019-06-13

Dad murdered autistic sons by driving off pier: prosecutors A cold-hearted dad drowned his two severely autistic sons by intentionally driving his family off a California pier for financial gain, prosecutors said Wednesday. Ali Elmezayen was charged with two counts of murder and one count of attempted murder in connection with the April 9, 2015, pier plunge ...
05:34, 2019-07-18

Friends Say that Sibling Murdered by Dayton Shooter Was a Transgender Man Accounts from friends and social media profiles belonging to a victim in last weekend’s shooting in Dayton, OH, whose name was previously reported as Megan Betts, indicate that Betts was a transgender man who went by Jordan Cofer and used he/him pronouns....
07:34, 2019-08-08

German Nurse Who Murdered 87 Patients Given Life Sentence BERLIN (AP) — Niels Hoegel liked to bring about cardiac arrests in his patients by injecting them with overdoses of heart medication and other drugs because he enjoyed the feeling of being able to resuscitate them. Sometimes he succeeded in bringing them back, but in at least 87 cases they died, mak...
14:00, 2019-06-06

Coworker arrested after woman murdered during lunch break A New Jersey man has been arrested in the murder of his 26-year-old co-worker, more than two months after she was found dead in her apartment, prosecutors said Thursday. Kenneth Saal, 30, is accused of killing Carolyn Byington when she went home for lunch on June 10. He was arrested at his home in L...
18:17, 2019-08-22

Ancient skeleton of ‘brutally murdered’ man in Scotland may be a royal An ancient Scot who was subjected to a gruesome death 1,400 years ago might have actually been a royal, according to new research. The Pictish man with a smashed skull was found in a Scottish cave a few years ago but recent analysis has given more clues as to who he was and how he......
06:51, 2019-07-24

'Missing and murdered:' Indigenous women at risk in U.S., Canada A new awareness about the number of missing and murdered indigenous women on reservations and tribal lands in the United States and Canada is raising the alarm about what is being called a multi-generational epidemic....
09:51, 2019-07-04

Phoebe Waller-Bridge to be murdered by Villanelle in Killing Eve 3 The hit show’s creator is writing herself a part so she can get assassinated by Jodie ComerShe’s strangled people with their own ties, stabbed them in the neck with hairpins and poisoned them with perfume. But in the third season of Killing Eve, Villanelle will perform her most iconic assassination ...
00:00, 2019-07-02

Four murdered in London including heavily pregnant woman London Mayor Sadiq Khan said police were working around the clock after four people were murdered in a bloody 28-hour period for Britain's capital, including a heavily pregnant woman who was stabbed to death....
19:17, 2019-06-30

Family claims US Army vet was murdered in police custody The last time relatives of Queens-born Everett Palmer Jr., 41, heard from him was in April 2018, when he said he was going to Pennsylvania to resolve an outstanding DUI warrant from two years earlier, the family said....
05:34, 2019-06-13

28-year-old woman murdered in her Queens apartment: cops A woman was found dead in her Queens apartment in what police are now calling a murder, authorities said Monday. The woman, 28, was discovered inside her one-room Astoria apartment on Steinway Street near 28th Avenue on Sept. 5 after a 911 tipster reported a foul smell coming from the apartment, pol...
02:34, 2019-09-10

Six sentences of hope: Defining a unifying vision in the face of the climate crisis | Richard Flanagan A sense of futility haunts us all, so I sought to distill in as few words as possible what could be done by us as a people. Writing them, I felt my despair liftIn 1971, the Liberal Billy McMahon – routinely judged the worst Australian prime minister ever, an achievement not to be underestimated in a...
23:17, 2019-08-21

College admissions scandal: Parents' sentences at stake as judge presses prosecution Prosecutors say universities and testing companies suffered losses in the college admissions scandal. It could determine whether parents go to prison.        ...
10:34, 2019-09-11

Morocco seeks death penalty for jihadists who murdered backpackers Moroccan prosecutors are seeking the death penalty for three suspected ISIS jihadists who admitted to butchering two female Scandinavian backpackers after they refused to join the extremist group, according to a new report. Louisa Vesterager Jespersen, 24, from Denmark, and Maren Ueland, 28, from No...
19:17, 2019-06-28

Father of murdered 10-year-girl says she was raped and acid thrown on her The murder of a 10-year-old Pakistani girl has sparked public outrage, with police under fire for inaction and authorities accused of failing to protect children in an increasingly brutal society....
05:17, 2019-05-24

Missing teens could be connected to murdered tourists, Canadian police say Two concurrent investigations in northern Canada - a search for two missing teenagers, days after a double homicide of an Australian and an American on a remote highway - could be connected, Canadian federal police said on Monday....
03:34, 2019-07-23

Canadian woman ‘shocked and distressed’ after fiance murdered in New Zealand A manhunt is underway after an Australian tourist was found dead in his van near the village of Gordonton, in the country's North Island, Friday morning....
17:34, 2019-08-16

The parents using Facebook groups to reclaim their murdered kids' legacies Following their children’s deaths, parents are using social media groups to share stories, find justice and process their griefSign up for the project newsletterEarly on 20 April 2018, Joseph Alexander woke up to a multitude of text messages, missed calls, and voicemails. He turned on the local news...
03:00, 2019-08-20

| Murdered hiker lawyers list 'failures' of Morocco state Lawyers for the family of a Danish hiker murdered last year in Morocco said say that authorities had failed to monitor the activities of some suspects before the killing....
09:17, 2019-06-28

Murdered couple, missing teens in Canada could be linked: cops The brutal killing of an American woman and an Australian man could be connected to the disappearance of two teenagers in British Columbia and the remains of a man found near their burning car, Canadian police said Monday. Royal Canadian Mounted Police spokesperson Janelle Shoihet said it was “...
08:34, 2019-07-23

‘Wombraider’ baby dies weeks after being cut from murdered Chicago woman A baby cut from the womb of a murdered Chicago teen died Friday morning after spending weeks on life support in a long-shot bid to save his life, a family spokesperson says....
17:34, 2019-06-14

Baby cut from murdered mother’s womb opens eyes for first time CHICAGO (WMAQ) – A newborn child who was cut from his mother’s womb after she was murdered in Chicago last month opened his eyes for the first time Sunday, a spokesperson for his family said. Family of Marlen Ochoa, the 19-year-old pregnant woman who police say was strangled before her b...
22:34, 2019-05-21

Poland honors national soccer player murdered in Holocaust Jozef Klotz, a Polish Jewish soccer player who scored the national team's first ever goal in an international match but was later murdered by the Nazis, was honored by Poland's soccer association on Monday....
03:34, 2019-06-11

Baby ripped from womb of murdered Chicago woman has died The baby of a murdered Chicago woman whose child was cut from her womb has died, a family spokesperson announced Friday morning. Marlen Ochoa-Lopez, 19, was strangled to death in April after arranging to get baby clothes from a woman she met on Facebook, police said. Her child, Yovanny Jadiel Lopez,...
21:17, 2019-06-14

Emmett Till was murdered in Mississippi in 1955. Now, a new app honors his memory Emmett Till, 14, was abducted Aug. 28, 1955, three days after Carolyn Bryant Bonham said he grabbed and wolf-whistled at her.        ...
19:00, 2019-08-29

Russian LGBTQ activist murdered after name is listed on ‘gay-hunting’ website An LGBTQ rights activist was murdered in Russia on Sunday after her name was published on a website that offers prizes to users for “hunting” gay people, according to a report. Yelena Grigoryeva, 41, who was allegedly stabbed to death by the 40-year-old suspect in St. Petersburg, had bee...
05:17, 2019-07-24

"Stay With Me, I'm Scared": Murdered Romanian Teen Begged Police The family of a 15-year-old Romanian girl kidnapped earlier this month and now presumed dead has released recordings of her desperate calls for help to authorities whose handling of the case has......
03:34, 2019-08-01

House where Jayme Closs was kidnapped, parents murdered is torn down BARRON, Wis. — The house where Jayme Closs was kidnapped and her parents were fatally shot has been torn down in northwestern Wisconsin. The bank that owns the house near Barron had it demolished Tuesday after consulting with relatives about the property. Barron County Sheriff Chris Fitzgerald tells...
13:51, 2019-08-07

Parents of murdered Utah track star sue college for $56 million The parents of a murdered University of Utah track star sued her former college Thursday in a $56 million civil rights lawsuit, alleging inaction by campus police led to her death. Jill and Matthew McCluskey filed the lawsuit some eight months after their 21-year-old daughter, Lauren, of Pullman, Wa...
23:51, 2019-06-27

Mexican journalist killed in Veracruz, 10th murdered in 2019 A journalist in the Gulf Coast state of Veracruz has been shot dead just days before he was scheduled to testify before state authorities about threats of violence against him...
08:17, 2019-08-04

Former Texas health care worker gets 2 life sentences for raping 74-year-old patient with dementia: report A Fort Worth man will spend the rest of his life behind bars for raping a 74-year-old patient – who could not move or speak – at a nursing home last year....
09:17, 2019-08-23

California gang members laugh in court while receiving life sentences for attempted murder of cop: report Two California gang members, convicted of attempted murder in the 2015 shooting of a police officer, smiled and laughed as a judge handed them life sentences on Monday, according to a report.  ...
11:34, 2019-08-21

Parents of murdered Democratic staffer Seth Rich can sue Fox News: court A federal appeals court on Friday revived a lawsuit against Fox News Network over its reporting on Seth Rich, a former Democratic National Committee employee whose unsolved murder sparked uncorroborated right-wing conspiracy theories....
20:51, 2019-09-13

New Jersey woman, 26, found murdered at home after taking lunch break Neighbors of a New Jersey woman found murdered in her apartment Monday evening have told police they heard screams the day she died, according to a report....
02:17, 2019-06-14

Missing 4-year-old Maleah Davis was likely murdered, Houston police chief says HOUSTON- Nearly three weeks after a 4-year-old Houston girl went missing, the city’s police chief said investigators believe she was murdered but appealed to the public to try and remember anything that could lead searchers to her body. Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo made the comments Thursd...
20:17, 2019-05-24

Parents of murdered Democratic staffer Seth Rich can sue Fox News-U.S. court A federal appeals court on Friday revived a lawsuit against Fox News Network over its reporting on Seth Rich, a former Democratic National Committee employee whose unsolved murder sparked uncorroborated right-wing conspiracy theories....
23:00, 2019-09-13

Dad of murdered Colorado mom makes desperate plea amid online attacks The grieving father of Shanann Watts — the Colorado woman whose husband murdered her and their two daughters — says his family is still being bombarded with death threats and online harassment nearly a year after the murders — and he’s begging for it to “stop.” &#...
05:17, 2019-07-24

US Scientist Raped, Murdered In Greece; Body Dumped In Abandoned Bunker A 27-year-old farmer on the Greek island on Crete has confessed to raping and murdering an American scientist before dumping her body in an abandoned World War II bunker, police said Tuesday....
18:51, 2019-07-16

Baby boy stolen from murdered Chicago mother's womb dies A baby boy who was cut from his mother's womb has died in hospital where he had been in grave condition since the April attack that killed his mother, the family said....
03:00, 2019-06-15

A beloved HS coach was murdered 10 years ago. Emotions are still raw in his tiny Iowa town In 2009, Iowa HS football coach Ed Thomas was murdered by one of his former players. Ten years later, emotions are still raw in his tiny Iowa town.       ...
21:17, 2019-06-22

Virginia man who murdered 2 female college students has stage 4 colon cancer A confessed murderer serving multiple life sentences for the slayings of two Virginia college students has been diagnosed with stage 4 colon cancer and was transferred to a new prison this week to undergo treatment....
18:51, 2019-05-23

Mother of five kids murdered by their father asks court to spare his life Amber Kyzer, mother of five children who were killed by their father, is questioned by 11th Circuit deputy Solicitor Suzanne Mayes during the sentencing phase of the trial of her ex-husband, Tim Jones, in Lexington, S.C., on Tuesday, June 11, 2019. A jury convicted Jones of five counts of murder las...
17:51, 2019-06-12

Harris, Warren fact-checked on claim Michael Brown was murdered Democratic presidential candidates Sens. Kamala Harris of California and Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts are taking heat from fact-checkers for claiming the white officer who fatally shot Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri five years ago “murdered” the black teenager....
00:34, 2019-08-14

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....
17:34, 2019-06-06

Parents of murdered Democratic staffer Seth Rich can sue Fox News: U.S. court A federal appeals court on Friday revived a lawsuit against Fox News Network over its reporting on Seth Rich, a former Democratic National Committee employee whose unsolved murder sparked uncorroborated right-wing conspiracy theories....
11:00, 2019-09-14

Ex-Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi was murdered, Turkey's Erdogan claims Egypt's first democratically elected president and top Muslim Brotherhood official Mohammed Morsi didn't die of natural causes but instead was killed, Turkey's leader claimed Wednesday....
21:17, 2019-06-19

Newborn cut from murdered mother's womb opens his eyes for the first time Murdered 19-year-old Marlen Ochoa-Lopez's infant was initially not expected to survive but is now in critical condition and on life support.        ...
05:34, 2019-05-22

World Cup: Gambhir Calls ICC Rule "Ridiculous", Rohit Calls For Review England were named World Cup 2019 champions for hitting more boundaries after their final with New Zealand, as well as the Super Over, ended in ties....
10:51, 2019-07-15

Klobuchar calls immigration raids a distraction, calls them Trump's effort to 'make news' 2020 Democratic presidential primary hopeful Amy Klobuchar said on Sunday that President Trump’s controversial immigration raids were not about making the country safer, but about distracting the public for the real issues making news....
22:51, 2019-07-14

Mystery of young couple found murdered on side of road in Canada deepens Canadian authorities are trying to solve what has turned into an international murder mystery — the brutal killing of an American woman and an Australian man. The young couple, who had been touring British Columbia, were found shot dead on the side of a remote highway on Monday. Grieving famil...
07:34, 2019-07-21

Barnet stabbing: Victim named as third brother from the same family to be murdered in London violence David Bello-Monerville, 38, was stabbed to death in a street battle earlier this week Six years ago, Joseph Burke-Monerville was shot in the head in a car Trevor Monerville, 26, died in 1994 after being stabbed in Hackney...
11:51, 2019-06-21

Bengal Serial Killer Murdered 5 Women With Cycle Chain, Iron Rod: Police An alleged serial killer, who targeted middle-aged women when they were alone at home, has been arrested in Bengal's East Burdwan district, the police said Tuesday....
10:51, 2019-06-04

Teens go missing, body found near truck in Canada just days after couple murdered Two teens have been reported missing in British Columbia — and a man’s dead body was found just over a mile from their burning truck — stirring “growing concerns” in a region where only days earlier, a young couple was found murdered on the side of a road, according to new re...
16:17, 2019-07-22

North Carolina woman, Australian boyfriend murdered along remote Canadian highway Police in Canada are investigating after a 24-year-old North Carolina woman and her Australian boyfriend were found murdered along a remote stretch of highway in Canada....
01:34, 2019-07-20

Who Murdered My Child?: the Facebook pages keeping the memory of homicide victims alive Following their children’s death, parents are using social media groups to share stories, find justice and process their griefSign up for the project newsletterEarly on 20 April 2018, Joseph Alexander woke up to a multitude of text messages, missed calls, and voicemails. He turned on the local news ...
17:00, 2019-08-19

Defender of Brazil’s Indigenous Tribes Murdered ‘Execution-Style’ in Amazon Town Maxciel Pereira dos Santos, a veteran defender of Brazil’s indigenous people, has reportedly been shot dead in a remote Amazon town while riding his motorcycle....
00:51, 2019-09-13

13th-century death pit reveals murdered family in the 'city drowned in blood' When Mongol soldiers swept through the Russian town of Yaroslavl in 1238, a bloodbath followed. Hundreds of people died horrific and violent deaths during the city's capture, and DNA evidence has now revealed a tragic glimpse of a family of victims spanning three generations....
14:00, 2019-09-07

Boyfriend may have murdered social media star Bianca Devins in jealous rampage: DA The boyfriend of social media star Bianca Devins may have flipped out when she kissed another man while attending a concert in Queens on Saturday night, a report said. Oneida County District Attorney Scott McNamara on Tuesday revealed the possible motive for why Brandon Andrew Clark, 21, allegedly m...
11:17, 2019-07-17

72-year-old man jumps to his death, wife found murdered inside apartment: police A 72-year-old man jumped to his death late Sunday night from his Manhattan apartment, where cops later found his 78-year-old wife — dead on a living room sofa with multiple stab wounds, according to police. The couple’s bodies were found at 210 Sherman Avenue in Inwood. Their identities ...
21:34, 2019-08-19

Murdered Russian LGBT activist received death threats, friends and campaigners say An LGBTQ rights activist who was murdered in St. Petersburg had previously received death threats and was named on a website urging vigilante violence, campaigners have said....
21:00, 2019-07-23

UPDATE 2-Parents of murdered Democratic staffer Seth Rich can sue Fox News -court A federal appeals court on Friday revived a lawsuit against Fox News Network over its reporting on Seth Rich, a former Democratic National Committee employee whose unsolved murder sparked uncorroborated right-wing conspiracy theories....
20:51, 2019-09-13

UPDATE 3-Parents of murdered Democratic staffer Seth Rich can sue Fox News-U.S. court A federal appeals court on Friday revived a lawsuit against Fox News Network over its reporting on Seth Rich, a former Democratic National Committee employee whose unsolved murder sparked uncorroborated right-wing conspiracy theories....
23:00, 2019-09-13

When Hope Calls, the When Calls the Heart Fans Are Here to Stay You've heard of Gleeks. You've seen proud Arianators take over your timeline. Every other muggle is a Potterhead. These are all nick names for passionate fanbases that have......
23:34, 2019-08-30

PolitiFact hammered for avoiding ruling on Warren, Harris claim Michael Brown was murdered The fact-checking website PolitiFact is again under fire for alleged political bias, after it posted a bizarre article Monday that refused to rule on whether Michael Brown was in fact "murdered" by a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri in 2014, as Kamala Harris and Elizabeth Warren falsely claimed ...
05:00, 2019-08-15

Mother of murdered New York girl pleads for state to block release of daughter’s killer The mother of a 16-year-old girl who was brutally murdered in 1980 is urging a New York parole board to reconsider its decision to release her daughter’s killer next month....
08:34, 2019-06-05

A beloved trans woman was brutally murdered by her boyfriend. Her story reveals a nationwide problem The story behind New York murder victim Josie Berrios is one of domestic violence and life in the transgender community.        ...
18:34, 2019-06-13

Beth Grant on "discovering" Mindy Kaling, working with Bryan Fuller, and getting murdered by Chucky While promoting her film Crazy Heart back in 2010, character actress Beth Grant stopped by The A.V. Club for a Random Roles interview where she talked about Rain Man, Speed, and Donnie Darko....
00:51, 2019-06-20

Friends of murdered French film producer duped into believing she was alive, court hears Friends of a murdered French film producer were duped into believing she was alive and well and had been on a date with a "mysterious stranger" when she was laying dead in a shallow grave in her garden, the Old Bailey heard today....
15:00, 2019-09-10

Senators Flay Trump Admin for Total Failure Over Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women Six months after the same committee tore into the FBI for not having any reasonable answers for its failure of Native women, the Trump Administration still seems not to have received the message of urgency....
12:51, 2019-06-21

Mother of murdered Danielle Jones says killer uncle should stay in jail until her body is found The mother of murdered Danielle Jones has said she does not want the schoolgirl's killer uncle to be released from prison in two years' time if he does not reveal where her body is....
14:00, 2019-05-30

Tributes to young tourists murdered in Canada as police say their deaths could be linked to search for missing teenagers Tributes have been paid to a young couple who were murdered while travelling through Canada after police said their deaths could be linked to the search for two missing teenagers....
12:17, 2019-07-23

Terri Lynn Hollis, 11, was murdered on Thanksgiving Day 1972. California investigators didn't give up on her case Investigators solved the killing of an 11-year-old girl in Southern California 47 years after her kidnapping through DNA evidence, authorities said.        ...
14:34, 2019-09-12

Family Of Murdered Utah Track Athlete Lauren McCluskey Sues School Over "Deliberate Indifference" Before Her Death The parents of Lauren McCluskey filed a federal lawsuit against the University of Utah and several administrators on Thursday over the school’s alleged failure to take their daughter’s calls for help seriously before she was murdered, as well as their subsequent investigation of McCluskey’s death th...
20:51, 2019-06-27

'Scrapping short sentences will reduce £18bn reoffending cost' Tens of thousands of crimes a year will be prevented by scrapping short sentences for most offenders, reducing the annual £18 billion cost of reoffending, the Justice Secretary said today....
19:34, 2019-07-18

Family of murdered Marine says Green Beret who killed suspected Taliban bomb-maker deserves Trump pardon The family of a Marine killed by a bomb in Afghanistan believes the former Green Beret facing trial for killing the suspected bomb-maker is a "hero" who deserves a pardon from President Trump....
07:17, 2019-05-24

'When I close my eyes, those images haunt me': Step mom of murdered teen social media influencer speaks out after photos of the crime spread online The Williams/Devins Family Kaleigh Nicole Rimmer, the step mom of slain teen influencer Bianca Devins, said it is "absolutely disgusting" that people continue to share photos of her stepdaughter's death even after original posts were taken down on social media. "I have seen the pictures. I will FOR...
19:34, 2019-07-17

Actor 'murdered with chemsex drug overdose' A part-time actor who appeared in the James Bond film Skyfall was murdered with an overdose of a chemsex drug during a plot to steal from gay men on Grindr dates, the Old Bailey heard today....
15:01, 2019-05-21

Delivery drivers ride out in protest over murdered father killed 'confronting thugs who were trying to steal moped' in Battersea Scores of moped delivery drivers rode through London last night in protest at the murder of a colleague beaten to death by thugs trying to steal his bike....
13:00, 2019-05-29

Alex Malcolm: Mother of murdered boy, 5, 'not told about partner's violent history' The mother of a five year old boy beaten to death by her partner for losing a trainer in a park today told an inquest he had domestic violence convictions and the probation service did not tell her....
17:51, 2019-09-02

Andrew Harper's family vow to 'go forward with him in our hearts' in first official tribute to 'murdered' officer The family of Pc Andrew Harper have vowed to "go forward with Andrew in our hearts" in their first tribute to the officer, a week after he was killed....
11:51, 2019-08-23

Murdered journalist Lyra McKee's partner 'appalled' by Irish republican's warning more violence 'inevitable' The partner of murdered journalist Lyra McKee has said she is appalled by a prominent Irish republican's warning that more violence was "inevitable"....
10:00, 2019-08-28

'My Favorite Murder' hosts get personal in fun new book 'Stay Sexy & Don’t Get Murdered’ "My Favorite Murder" hosts Karen Kilgariff and Georgia Hardstark share personal stories of addiction, eating disorders and failures in their new book.        ...
18:17, 2019-05-29

5 books not to miss: 'Wild and Crazy Guys,' 'Stay Sexy & Don't Get Murdered,' 'Queen Bee' Read about the comedy revolution started by Steve Martin and pals in "Wild and Crazy Guys," and make sure to "Stay Sexy & Don't Get Murdered."        ...
14:00, 2019-05-26

Why the next Tory leader may not become PM on Wednesday The arrival of the 77th prime minister on Wednesday will mark the first time in history the officeholder has been selected by a party membership rather than MPs or the wider electorate - and rarely has this transfer of power been marked by such uncertainty....
06:00, 2019-07-22

How will the Tories elect their new leader and the next PM? Conservative officials have revealed the rules for their party's leadership contest, which will also decide the UK's next prime minister. Here's how it works:...
23:17, 2019-06-06

Hong Kong leader 'sorry' and 'should have done better' Hong Kong's leader has appeared in public to offer her "sincere apology" following mass protests against a proposed extradition law, but has not said she will abandon the bill....
12:17, 2019-06-18

Jo Swinson elected new Lib Dem leader Swinson takes over from Vince Cable with party newly resurgent in the pollsYouthful veteran long seen as natural heir to Vince CableJo Swinson has been elected new leader of the Liberal Democrats, using her acceptance speech to appeal to disaffected Conservative and Labour MPs to join a party that s...
02:17, 2019-07-23

Nominations set to close in race to be next UK leader LONDON (AP) — Nominations are closing in the race to become Britain’s next prime minister, with almost a dozen contenders already battling it out over Brexit, tax policy and past drug use. Prime Minister Theresa May stepped down Friday as Conservative Party leader after failing to secure Parli...
12:51, 2019-06-10

Why Greeks Are Turning Against Their Rebel Leader The Greek crisis that began in 2009 and dragged on for eight years has subsided, thanks to tight government spending and billions in bailouts and writedowns. But the political aftershocks from the country’s worst downturn of the modern era are still reverberating. Greece’s left-wing Prime Minister, ...
19:17, 2019-05-31

Protesters Say Hong Kong Leader Must Do More Opponents of Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam vowed further protests, dealing a setback to her attempt to quash unrest sparked by a bill that would legalize extradition to China....
06:51, 2019-07-10

'Sex cult' leader convicted in New York A self-proclaimed "self-help" expert has been convicted of running a secret society of "sex slaves." Prosecutors said that Keith Raniere brainwashed women, some of whom were branded with his initials....
01:34, 2019-06-20

Far-right to vote against Austrian leader in parliament BERLIN (AP) — Austria’s far-right Freedom Party plans to back a no-confidence vote against the country’s chancellor, Sebastian Kurz, following their coalition break over a video scandal. Freedom Party interim leader Norbert Hofer said his lawmakers will back a motion by the opposition So...
12:51, 2019-05-27

Marianne Williamson: ‘I am not a cult leader’ Spiritual guru and 2020 Democratic presidential hopeful Marianne Williamson clarified on Twitter Tuesday that she is not “a cult leader” and claimed she does not question vaccine science. The 66-year-old self-help book author made the statement about a month after she first had to clarif...
09:34, 2019-07-24

Trump Criticizes Departing U.K. Leader May President Trump took a swipe at departing U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May over her handling of Brexit, while declaring the U.S. would “no longer deal with” the British ambassador, who was critical of Mr. Trump....
03:17, 2019-07-09

Von der Leyen says she will work with any new British leader The next head of the European Union's executive, Ursula von der Leyen, said on Tuesday she would work "in a constructive way" with any new British prime minister....
21:00, 2019-07-16

Ben Roethlisberger's complicated quest to be a better leader A season of drama in 2018 and shots from Antonio Brown left many questioning Roethlisberger's leadership. As the Steelers attempt to move on, Big Ben remains while trying to lead a young team....
15:17, 2019-09-12

What Boris Johnson’s Forgotten Novel Says About the U.K.’s Likely Leader He’s the author of a farce called “Seventy-Two Virgins,” a Churchill biography and a book in verse about pushy parents. They all say something about his personality....
15:34, 2019-07-17

Britain's new leader Johnson: 'We are going to get Brexit done' Boris Johnson, the Brexiteer who has promised to lead Britain out of the European Union with or without a deal by the end of October, will replace Theresa May as prime minister after winning the leadership of the Conservative Party on Tuesday....
20:51, 2019-07-23

“Veterans on Patrol” leader arrested again TUCSON – The leader of a group called “Veterans on Patrol” was arrested Monday morning on charges related to damaging water tanks near Three Points, Pima County Sheriff’s Department confirmed. Michael Lewis Arthur Meyer is not a veteran and does not claim to be one. He faces two felony c...
17:51, 2019-08-07

UK Conservatives' Scotland leader set to quit: Sun Ruth Davidson, leader of the Conservative Party in Scotland, is set to quit due to political disagreements with Prime Minister Boris Johnson and the pressures of being a new mother, the Sun newspaper reported on Wednesday....
19:34, 2019-08-28

Pakistan Opposition Leader Is Arrested Former Pakistan President Asif Zardari was arrested on Monday on longstanding money-laundering charges in a move opponents of the government said was part of a clampdown on them directed by the government and military....
18:34, 2019-06-10

How Britain's Conservatives will chose their next leader Britain's Conservative Party is holding a contest to replace Prime Minister Theresa May, who stepped down from the party helm last week after failing to deliver Brexit....
16:17, 2019-06-10

USOC leader: Reform possible with or without Congress The leader of the U.S. Olympic Committee believes the federation can reform with or without guidance from Congress. Speaking at an Aspen Institute event Wednesday in Washington, CEO Sarah Hirshland said she has delivered a proposal that would put the USOC on the hook to deliver an annual report, as ...
18:34, 2019-05-22

| Cameroon opposition leader kidnapped again The chairperson of Cameroon's main opposition party, Ni John Fru Ndi, has been kidnapped again in the English speaking Northwest Region, two months after an initial abduction, his party says....
19:34, 2019-06-29

Germany's far-right AfD throws out regional leader The Alternative for Germany (AfD) has finally thrown out one of its most controversial figures. Doris von Sayn-Wittgenstein was accused of supporting a group accused of Holocaust denial....
19:00, 2019-08-28

How Britain's Conservatives will choose their next leader Britain's Conservative Party is holding a contest to replace Prime Minister Theresa May, who stepped down from the party helm last week after failing to deliver Brexit....
13:17, 2019-06-13

End of May, Britain's PM steps down as Conservative leader British Prime Minister Theresa May steps down as leader of the governing Conservatives on Friday, officially triggering a contest to replace her that could see her party embrace a tougher stance on Brexit....
15:00, 2019-06-07

No Negotiations With US, Says Iran's Supreme Leader Iran will not negotiate with the United States, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Wednesday, after President Hassan Rouhani signalled talks with Washington might be possible if sanctions......
12:51, 2019-05-30

How Austria’s Leader Is Imperiled by a Video He’s Not In Since taking power in 2017, the EU’s youngest leader, Chancellor Sebastian Kurz of Austria, has tried to show that conservatives can effectively work with right-wing nationalists who once were at the fringes of politics. Now that strategy has come back to bite him....
03:51, 2019-05-25

UK opposition leader Corbyn: We must have an election Britain's opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said on Friday Theresa May was right to resign as prime minister and whoever replaced her as leader of the Conservative Party must call an election....
13:51, 2019-05-24

Hezbollah leader says U.S. seeking to talk The leader of Hezbollah said on Friday that Washington was seeking to open channels of communication despite ramping up sanctions against the Iran-backed movement's officials....
01:00, 2019-07-13

Trump welcomes Pakistan’s troubled leader Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan’s meeting with the president will be a get-together of two celebrity gadflies turned rabble-rousing, nationalist politicians....
15:17, 2019-07-22

Papua New Guinea leader formally resigns Days after announcing his intention to resign, Prime Minister Peter O'Neill has formally stepped down from his post. His resignation puts a major gas deal with French oil and gas giant Total into doubt....
13:00, 2019-05-29

Merkel dismisses report she’s given up on new party leader BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel has dismissed a report claiming she has concluded the new leader of her center-right party isn’t up to leading the country. Merkel handed over the leadership of her Christian Democratic Union to Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer in December and said she w...
15:00, 2019-05-29

"Should Be Bangladesh PM": BJP Leader Mocks Mamata Banerjee Over NRC Launching a scathing attack against West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee over National Register of Citizens (NRC) issue, BJP MLA Surendra Singh on Saturday said that the exercise will be......
10:17, 2019-09-15

After elections, Japan's leader Abe will be seeking a big win on trade Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his ruling coalition party are set for a victory at the polls on Sunday, and next, he'll be seeking out a big win in his dealings with other countries — such as trade, according to analysts....
12:51, 2019-07-19

Troy Brown Jr. is still just 19 but working to be a leader for the Wizards In his second NBA Summer League, Brown pulled players together for huddles and shared encouragement with the new guys, including the Wizards’ latest lottery pick, Rui Hachimura....
16:00, 2019-07-19

Belgian far-right leader in landmark audience with the king BRUSSELS (AP) — Belgium’s King Philippe has received the leader of the far-right, anti-immigrant Vlaams Belang at the royal palace, the first time the party has been granted such an audience. The meeting Wednesday with Vlaams Belang president Tom Van Grieken is a landmark for the party, and co...
15:00, 2019-05-29

Fans Can't Get Enough Of Pokémon Shield's Spooky New Gym Leader All of the new Gym Leader character designs for Pokémon Sword and Shield are great. One recently revealed Trainer, in particular, has been racking up the fan art. Say hello to Allister....
14:34, 2019-07-09

In Kolkata, Battle Between 2 Mayors Over Dinner With BJP Leader In Kolkata, the ruling Trinamool Congress has been hit by a curious siege within. The Mayor of Kolkata has called the Mayor of Salt Lake - a township adjoining Kolkata - a "Mir Jaffar", or betrayer,......
06:34, 2019-07-09

Why Ethiopian Leader’s Reform Agenda Is Under Attack Since taking power last year, Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has been on a drive to open up Africa’s second-most-populous nation. He has scrapped bans on opposition and rebel groups, purged allegedly corrupt officials, ended two decades of acrimony with neighboring Eritrea and put out the welco...
22:00, 2019-07-04

Leader or killer? A day with 'Barbecue' in Haiti's capital He's known as Barbecue, an ex-cop suspected in the massacre of dozens of men, women and children in the Haitian capital — and a hero in his neighborhood, followed by crowds of adoring residents who consider him their protector....
12:51, 2019-06-07

BJP Leader Mukul Roy Appears Before CBI In Narada Probe Mukul Roy appeared before the Central Bureau of Investigation or CBI in Delhi for questioning in the 2016 Narada sting operation that showed several purported Trinamool Congress leaders taking cash......
20:00, 2019-08-28

Leader or killer? A day with ‘Barbecue’ in Haiti’s capital ‘Barbecue’ is the self-appointed mayor and guardian of a neighborhood of tens of thousands of poor and working-class people in Port-au-Prince — and a suspect in the massacre of dozens of men, women and children in the Haitian capital...
06:51, 2019-06-07

New PNG leader looks to 'maximize gain' from resources sector Papua New Guinea Prime Minister James Marape signaled his intention on Thursday to toughen laws on natural resources so as to benefit the nation in his maiden speech to parliament after being elected leader....
09:00, 2019-05-30

Theresa May's last day as Tory leader: PM's highs and lows It started with a pledge on the steps of Downing Street to tackle "burning injustices", but Brexit sapped her energy and her time in office ended with an emotional goodbye....
05:51, 2019-06-07

The Latest: Church followers say leader is innocent LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the arrest of the leader of Mexico-based megachurch La Luz del Mundo (all times local): 7:25 p.m. Worshippers at an East Los Angeles affiliate of Mexico-based megachurch La Luz del Mundo say they believe their leader is innocent of child rape and human trafficking ch...
04:34, 2019-06-07

How Sudan Is Moving on After Brutal Leader’s Ouster Sudan’s President Omar al-Bashir brutally crushed dissent during the three decades he ruled the North African nation. But his overthrow in April didn’t usher in peace. Instead, the military council that replaced him was accused of some of the worst-ever violence in the capital, Khartoum. A crackdown...
20:00, 2019-07-05

| Sex cult leader found guilty in New York A federal jury in Brooklyn found a US "self-help" guru guilty of all of charges for his leadership of a cult-like organisation of women he treated as sex slaves....
22:17, 2019-06-20

Smithsonian's first black leader: 'There are still doors people can't get in' Lonnie Bunch, named the 14th secretary of the Washington DC institution, aims to define Americanness through diverse storiesThe corridor of power at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington is lined with framed portraits of its past leaders – a succession of white men of a certain age. But change i...
18:34, 2019-05-29

New leader chosen for National Corvette Museum BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky museum dedicated to the Corvette will soon have a new leader. The National Corvette Museum’s board of directors has selected Sean Preston to serve as the museum’s president and CEO. He will succeed the museum’s longtime top executive, Wendell St...
11:51, 2019-06-28

Taliban leader vows to keep fighting in Afghanistan The US has sent an envoy to Afghanistan in hopes of negotiating a ceasefire, but the Taliban's leader has said the group won't stop fighting until its demands are met. Though talks continue, a breakthrough is unlikely....
21:17, 2019-06-01

Boris Johnson set to become next UK PM as Conservatives announce new leader Boris Johnson is expected to be elected leader of Britain's governing Conservative Party and the country's next prime minister on Tuesday, tasked with following through on his "do or die" pledge to deliver Brexit in just over three months time....
03:34, 2019-07-23

Nxivm leader Keith Raniere’s former sex den has been condemned The seedy lair of convicted sex cult leader Keith Raniere hasn’t just been seized by the government — it’s also been condemned. While Raniere once used the so-called “Executive Library” at 8 Hale Drive in upstate Halfmoon to bed his sex slaves and keep his child porn, t...
20:34, 2019-06-20

AT&T declares itself ‘world leader’ in 5G despite 0 consumer devices AT&T is pounding its chest as a leader in 5G, even though average consumers haven't even been able to test its network in the United States.Read More...
20:34, 2019-06-06

After Key Congress Leader Quits, A Flurry Of Resignations Key leaders of the Congress have stepped down following the example of Vivek Tankha, the Rajya Sabha member who quit the party post to give Rahul Gandhi "a free hand"....
17:00, 2019-06-28

F1 leader Hamilton fastest in 1st practice for French GP Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton posts fastest time in the first practice session for the French Grand Prix       ...
13:17, 2019-06-21

Nxivm leader hid from me when I escaped his captivity: witness Accused sex-cult leader Keith Raniere is such a coward that he hid from a woman he’d ordered held captive in a room for two years, after she finally escaped the psychological torture chamber to confront him, she testified Wednesday. “I remember Keith running to hide, dodging through other people,” t...
07:17, 2019-05-30

Hong Kong leader says China backs her 'all the way' Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Thursday that China "understands, respects and supports" her government's move to formally withdraw an extradition bill, part of measures she hoped would help the city "move forward" from months of unrest....
07:00, 2019-09-05

Britain’s New Liberal Democrats Leader Could Be a Kingmaker Jo Swinson, a 39-year-old Scottish lawmaker, took over leadership of the adamantly anti-Brexit party that could play an influential role if an early election is held....
23:34, 2019-07-22

Iran says no talks with US unless supreme leader approves Iran’s intelligence minister says any negotiations with the United States would have to be approved by Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and would require the lifting of U.S. sanctions...
12:34, 2019-07-04

Singapore leader in waiting seen as 'cut from same cloth' as Lee family Mild-mannered, studious and seen as "cut from the same cloth" as his predecessors, Singapore Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat will face the daunting task of reshaping a struggling economy if, as expected, he becomes the wealthy city-state's next leader....
10:51, 2019-09-05

Britain's new leader Johnson vows to get Brexit done Boris Johnson, the Brexiteer who has promised to lead Britain out of the European Union with or without a deal by the end of October, will replace Theresa May as prime minister after winning the leadership of the Conservative Party on Tuesday....
15:51, 2019-07-23

Trump willing to meet again with North Korean leader U.S. President Donald Trump told reporters on Thursday he would be willing to meet North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to resume denuclearization talks at some point later this year....
05:51, 2019-09-13

Trump Supported Changing New York G.O.P. Leader Edward F. Cox, a son-in-law of Richard Nixon, had fallen out of favor with President Trump, and will be replaced by Nick Langworthy, an early Trump supporter....
03:01, 2019-05-22

Amnesty International criticizes Brazil's far-right leader Amnesty International published an open letter Tuesday criticizing the policies of President Jair Bolsonaro, saying they will lead to more homicides and deny some Brazilians their human rights....
00:17, 2019-05-22

GOP leader says Republicans will return to Oregon Senate SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Republicans in the Oregon Senate say they’ll end a more than weeklong walkout over climate legislation that ground the Legislature to a halt. Senate Minority Leader Herman Baertschiger said Friday that Republicans will return Saturday to vote on budget bills and other priori...
20:17, 2019-06-28

Turkmen leader promotes son to provincial governor Turkmen President Kurbanguly Berdymukhamedov has named his son Serdar a provincial governor, state television said, bolstering an already stellar career that has prompted speculation Serdar is being groomed to succeed his father....
21:34, 2019-06-17

Sudan military leader says perpetrators of crackdown ID’d KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — The deputy chief of Sudan’s ruling military council says the military has identified the perpetrators of the violent dispersal of a pro-democracy sit-in, which left more than a hundred dead earlier this month. But Gen. Mohamed Hamdan Dagalo says he won’t reveal the...
16:34, 2019-06-20

Yankees Homer Twice and May Soon Add Edwin Encarnacion, the A.L. Leader A deal with the Mariners for Encarnacion was near, according to multiple news media reports. In the meantime, Gleyber Torres and Cameron Maybin went deep in a win against the White Sox....
11:34, 2019-06-16

The 2020 Cadillac XT6 Is Good But It's Not A Class Leader When I told my husband I’d be driving the 2020 Cadillac XT6 as my first-ever review car, he was far more stoked than I was about being in a proper SUV. “Just wait—you’re going to love it,” he said. “You’re not gonna want to go back to driving your shitty little hatchback all the time.”...
21:51, 2019-09-13

Ukrainian Catholic Church in US installs new leader PHILADELPHIA (AP) — An Eastern Catholic diocese in Pennsylvania has installed a new leader. The Ukrainian Catholic Archeparchy of Philadelphia has named the Rev. Borys Gudziak as the metropolitan archbishop, which makes him the head of the Ukrainian Catholic Church in the United States. Gudziak is a...
21:51, 2019-06-04

Tennessee honors early KKK leader with proclamation Gov. Bill Lee proclaimed July 13 Nathan Bedford Forrest Day in Tennessee, honoring the former Civil War Confederate general, slave trader and early KKK leader....
02:01, 2019-07-14

Uzbekistan launches new probe against ex-leader's daughter Uzbek prosecutors have launched a fresh criminal case against Gulnara Karimova, an already imprisoned daughter of late president Islam Karimov, over allegations of illegal privatization, the Prosecutor General's office said on Monday....
19:17, 2019-08-19

"You Won't Last 24 Hours If...": BJP Leader To Kamal Nath After Karnataka A day after the Congress's coalition government in Karnataka crashed in a trust vote, a BJP leader's threat in Congress-ruled Madhya Pradesh caused a flutter. "One order from the top and your......
15:00, 2019-07-24

Malaysia's 93-year-old leader on when he will step down: 'I will not go beyond three years' Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad's seeming refusal to commit to a clear timeline to step down raised concerns about the stability of his government....
00:17, 2019-06-24

Chinese leader arrives in Russia for talks MOSCOW (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping has arrived in Russia for talks with President Vladimir Putin. Xi arrived in Moscow on Wednesday morning for a visit affirming the increasingly close relationship between the two former Cold War communist rivals. He will hold talks with Putin at the Kremlin...
13:51, 2019-06-05

How North Korea’s Leader Gets His Luxury Cars Kim Jong-un parades around in Mercedes-Benzes and a Rolls-Royce, despite sanctions intended to keep North Korea from importing luxury goods. We tracked how they get there....
13:00, 2019-07-16

Conversion therapy leader McKrae Game comes out as gay The founder of one of the nation’s largest conversion therapy programs has announced that he’s gay — and disavowed the “harmful” practice. McKrae Game, who led the faith-based conversion therapy group Hope for Wholeness in South Carolina for nearly two decades, came out of th...
02:17, 2019-09-04

Russia’s opposition leader Navalny gets 10-day sentence Russia’s opposition leader Alexei Navalny has been sentenced to 10 days in jail on charges of taking part in an unsanctioned rally. A court in Moscow on Monday found Navalny guilty of violating rules for holding a rally last month...
19:34, 2019-07-01

A job nobody wants: Germany's Social Democrats seek a leader Germany's troubled Social Democrats (SPD) start choosing a new leader on Monday after Andrea Nahles stepped down, with a membership appalled by plummeting popularity agitating for the party to quit Chancellor Angela Merkel's scrappy coalition....
10:51, 2019-06-03

Turkmenistan’s leader makes his son provincial governor ASHGABAT, Turkmenistan (AP) — The son of Turkmenistan’s president has been appointed as governor of a key province, fueling speculation the leader of the energy-rich Central Asian nation is setting stage for a political dynasty. Serdar Berdymukhamedov was named the governor of Ahal province in...
20:34, 2019-06-18

New top state GOP leader is open to legalizing marijuana ALBANY — New York’s incoming Republican State Party Chairman Nick Langworthy is open to legalizing marijuana. “My predecessor certainly had strong feelings on that…I was a strong proponent of medicinal marijuana. As a Republican party leader I was probably the first, you know, in t...
03:17, 2019-06-04

Easy win for championship leader Hamilton at French GP Lewis Hamilton comfortably won the French Grand Prix from pole position on Sunday to clinch a sixth victory this season and extend his championship lead over Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas to 36 points.       ...
17:17, 2019-06-23

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam says she would ‘quit’ if she could HONG KONG – Embattled Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said she has caused “unforgivable havoc” by igniting the political crisis engulfing the city and would quit if she had a choice, according to an audio recording of remarks she made last week to a group of businesspeople. At the clos...
00:17, 2019-09-03

Anthony Albanese set to become Australia's opposition leader Veteran Sydney lawmaker Anthony Albanese will become Australia's new opposition leader this week, after being made head of the Labor Party on Monday....
06:34, 2019-05-27

Anthony Albanese set to become Australia’s opposition leader SYDNEY (AP) — Veteran Sydney lawmaker Anthony Albanese will become Australia’s new opposition leader this week, after being made head of the Labor Party on Monday. The 56-year-old became the new leader of the country’s main opposition party when he stood unopposed to replace the outgoing...
09:51, 2019-05-27

Iran's supreme leader says Tehran will not be bullied by US Speaking on the 30th anniversary of the death of Grand Ayatollah Khomeini, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has said "resistance has a cost, but the cost of surrendering to the enemy is higher." He also criticized Saudi Arabia....
02:51, 2019-06-05

Germany's CDU leader says her party wants to stay in power with SPD Germany's Christian Democrats (CDU) want to remain in power with their Social Democrat (SPD) coalition allies, CDU leader Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer said on Monday after Andrea Nahles resigned as SPD leader....
14:34, 2019-06-03

Taiwan leader Tsai gets party nod to run for re-election TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan’s President Tsai Ing-wen has won a ruling party primary, setting up a likely run for re-election in January. The Democratic Progressive Party announced the primary results Thursday. Her nomination is all but sure to be ratified by the party next week. Tsai has been...
08:00, 2019-06-13

ICC prosecutor: Sudan authorities should hand over ex-leader The chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court urged Sudan's transitional authorities on Wednesday to hand over or prosecute ousted President Omar al-Bashir and four others for alleged war crimes in Darfur....
00:17, 2019-06-20

Yemen's Houthis say leader's brother 'assassinated' A brother of Abdel-Malek al-Houthi, the leader of Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthi movement which has been fighting a war against forces backed by a Saudi-led military coalition since 2015, has been "assassinated", the group said on Friday....
13:51, 2019-08-09

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam says she would 'quit' if she could Hong Kong has been convulsed by sometimes violent protests and mass demonstrations since June, in response to a proposed law that would allow people suspected of crimes on the mainland to be extradited...
03:00, 2019-09-03

"How Can We Stop Them?" Goa Congress Leader To NDTV After 10 Join BJP Congress insiders in Goa told NDTV that despite being aware of the BJP planning a rebellion, there was nothing they could do given the lack of leadership at the centre and the focus on the Karnataka......
11:51, 2019-07-12

NCP Leader And Sharad Pawar's Relative To Join BJP Nationalist Congress Party leader Ranajagjitsinh Patil, who is related to party president Sharad Pawar, on Saturday confirmed that he was joining the ruling BJP....
08:17, 2019-09-01

Catalonia leader to be tried over separatist propaganda during election The leader of the Spanish region of Catalonia, Quim Torra, will be tried for disobedience after he failed to obey an order to remove separatist propaganda from public offices during election campaigning, the regional court said on Friday....
15:17, 2019-07-12

Turkmenistan's leader makes his son provincial governor The son of Turkmenistan's president has been appointed as governor of a key province, fueling speculation the leader of the energy-rich Central Asian nation is setting stage for a political dynasty....
20:00, 2019-06-18

The Latest: Church leader still ‘apostle’ despite his arrest LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the arrest on child rape charges of Naasón Joaquín García, the leader of the la Luz del Mundo church (all times local): 11:40 a.m. The Mexico-based La Luz del Mundo church says its so-called “apostle” arrested in California on charges of human trafficking...
22:17, 2019-06-05

Leader of La Luz del Mundo charged with child rape The leader and self-proclaimed apostle of La Luz del Mundo, a Mexico-based church with branches in the U.S. that claims over 1 million followers, has been charged with human trafficking and child rape, California officials announced Tuesday....
07:51, 2019-06-05

Boris Johnson elected new Tory leader Former foreign secretary will succeed Theresa May as Britain’s next prime minister after beating Jeremy HuntBoris Johnson wins Tory leadership - as it happened Tory leadership election: full resultsBoris Johnson will become Britain’s next prime minister after winning a convincing victory over Jeremy...
00:51, 2019-07-24

Lonnie Bunch to become new Smithsonian Institution leader WASHINGTON (AP) — The founding director of the Smithsonian’s museum about African American history will now lead the entire system of museums and parks. The Smithsonian Institution on Monday named Lonnie Bunch as its 14th secretary. Bunch was the first director of the Smithsonian National Muse...
18:17, 2019-05-28

Contenders to be next UK leader divided over no-deal Brexit The race to succeed Prime Minister Theresa May is becoming a battle over whether Britain should leave the European Union without a divorce agreement — or whether that would cause economic and political mayhem....
14:17, 2019-05-28

Greek Orthodox church in US gets 1st new leader in 20 years NEW YORK (AP) — The Greek Orthodox church of the United States has installed its first new leader in 20 years. Archbishop Elpidophoros was enthroned Saturday in an elaborate ceremony at the Cathedral of the Holy Trinity in New York City. He is a lifelong European whose top priority is completing con...
23:34, 2019-06-22

Over 16 Crore Muslims In India, Have Nothing To Fear: RSS Leader Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh joint general secretary Krishna Gopal on Wednesday questioned the view that Muslims "are afraid" in India while other minorities such as Parsis, Buddhists and Jains, who......
20:17, 2019-09-11

Congolese finally pay tribute to late opposition leader Tens of thousands of mourners, some of whom camped outside overnight, gathered on Friday to finally say farewell to Etienne Tshisekedi, the Congolese opposition icon whose son was declared president earlier this year....
20:51, 2019-05-31

Italian 5-Star leader sets out conditions for coalition with PD The leader of Italy's 5-Star Movement warned on Friday that his party would not join a new government unless its policy program was adopted, striking an uncompromising stance as coalition negotiations continue....
16:34, 2019-08-30

| 'When will you die?' Hong Kong leader grilled at press conference When Hong Kong's leader Carrie Lam appeared before the press, she appeared to be expecting to deliver a brief statement and move on. Instead she faced a media onslaught....
22:17, 2019-08-13

Lennart Johansson, Leader in European Soccer, Is Dead at 89 As president of the Union of European Football Associations, he oversaw the creation of the Champions League, soccer’s most lucrative and prestigious competition....
12:00, 2019-06-07

Sonia Gandhi Elected Leader Of New Congress Lawmakers Sonia Gandhi has been elected chairperson of the Congress's parliamentarians who won the national election, sources said after a meeting of the parliamentary party this morning. Former Prime Minister......
08:00, 2019-06-01

Not 1% Chance Of Rahul Gandhi Staying On, Says Congress Leader In a first, a Congress leader said today that there is practically no chance of Rahul Gandhi rolling back his decision to quit the top job of the party and staying on. The Congress is expected to hold......
14:51, 2019-06-28

Sudan 'on verge of civil war', protest leader warns One of the most senior protest leaders in Sudan has told Sky News the country is on the verge of descending into civil war, with regular army officers preparing to march on the capital Khartoum in support of civilians....
07:17, 2019-06-04

N. Korea says leader Kim supervised tests of weapons systems North Korea says leader Kim Jong Un supervised test-firings of an unspecified new weapons system, which extended a streak of weapons demonstrations that are seen as an attempt to build leverage ahead of negotiations with the United States...
02:34, 2019-08-11

French leader vows to block enlargement until EU is reformed BRUSSELS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron insists he will block any attempt to enlarge the European Union until it has undergone deep reforms, despite warnings that delaying membership talks with Albania and Macedonia could undermine stability in the volatile Balkans region. After EU leaders ...
17:34, 2019-07-01

Many Sri Lankans want a strongman leader, and that favors Gotabaya Rajapaksa Sri Lankans, angered by the government's inability to prevent the Easter Sunday terror attacks that killed more than 250 people, want a strongman back in power who can guarantee their safety and bring back economic growth....
12:51, 2019-08-11

Hong Kong leader says she never discussed resigning with Beijing Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday she had never asked the Chinese government to let her resign to end the Chinese-ruled city's political crisis, responding to a Reuters report about a recording of her saying she would step down if she could....
15:51, 2019-09-03

Hong Kong leader says she'd quit if she could, according to leaked tape Hong Kong's beleaguered leader Carrie Lam has said she would quit if she had a choice and blamed herself for causing "unforgivable havoc" that has led to months of anti-government protests in the city, according to a leaked audio recording obtained by Reuters....
04:00, 2019-09-03

Roy Jeffs, who accused polygamist leader dad of abuse, kills himself A son of convicted polygamist leader Warren Jeffs who accused his father of molesting him as a child has killed himself, some four years after speaking out against the alleged abuse, a relative said. Roy Jeffs, 26, was found dead Friday in his Salt Lake City home, his half-sister, Rachel Jeffs, told...
20:51, 2019-06-03

Landon Collins has always acted older than his age. At 25, he’s a leader for the Redskins. The star defensive back's path to the Redskins included having to grow up fast following Hurricane Katrina, and the desire to play for the team of his childhood idol, Sean Taylor....
18:17, 2019-09-04

ERC leader Lukyanuk explains Zlin practice accident "FIA European Rally Championship points leader Alexey Lukyanuk (Saintéloc Junior Team) escaped an off-road excursion during free practice for Barum Czech Rally Zlín, after going off into a field."...
18:34, 2019-08-16

In Arunachal Pradesh, A Dog Is Killed, Car Burnt As Message To BJP Leader Police sources confirm an investigation has started and SBK Singh, DGP Arunachal Pradesh, said the accused had been identified and teams had been sent to arrest him...
20:51, 2019-05-31

Steve Sawyer, Greenpeace Activist and Leader, Dies at 63 He was there when the ship the Rainbow Warrior was bombed in an antinuclear protest and helped evacuate an atoll contaminated by radioactive fallout....
04:17, 2019-08-08

Carrie Lam, Hong Kong Leader, Condemns Violence Protesters had mostly cleared out of the Legislative Council building after three hours of occupation. Then a cordon of riot police used tear gas and charged to scatter the crowd....
01:00, 2019-07-02

China Says It Firmly Supports Hong Kong Leader Beijing on Tuesday threw its backing behind Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam after an audio recording emerged of her saying she wanted to quit over three months of unrest in the semi-autonomous city....
14:17, 2019-09-03

Why Sudan’s Pain Endures After a Brutal Leader’s Ouster Sudan’s President Omar al-Bashir brutally crushed dissent during the three decades he ruled the North African nation. But his overthrow in April hasn’t ushered in peace. Instead, the military council that replaced him is accused of some of the worst-ever violence in the capital, Khartoum. A crackdow...
06:17, 2019-06-11

M-Sport wants Ford help to lure WRC leader Ott Tanak from Toyota Malcolm Wilson has not given up on re-signing Ott Tanak from Toyota, but says Ford's involvement will be key to bringing the World Rally Championship leader back to M-Sport...
15:34, 2019-08-28

Yemen separatists committed to Aden ceasefire: leader Yemen's southern separatists are committed to a ceasefire in the port city of Aden and are willing to work with the Saudi-led coalition, their leader said on Sunday....
01:00, 2019-08-12

New UKIP leader: Media controlled by 'traitor class' UKIP's new leader has claimed the country's media is being "controlled" by "a traitor class" who are "conspiring with foreign powers against the people of this country"....
02:34, 2019-08-15

Why the Resignation of a Key Scottish Leader Is a Sign the U.K. Could Break Apart Over Brexit The leader of the Conservative Party in Scotland has quit her post one day after Prime Minister Boris Johnson moved to suspend Parliament ahead of Brexit. Ruth Davidson cited family reasons in her decision to leave the job, but her distaste for Johnson was no secret. Her departure could throw the un...
19:51, 2019-08-29

Kazakhstan set to confirm veteran leader's choice for president Kazakhstan's interim president, Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, looks set to be confirmed in the job in Sunday's election after being hand-picked for the post by former leader Nursultan Nazarbayev who ran the country for almost three decades....
13:34, 2019-06-06

Venezuelan leader Cabello in Cuba on unannounced trip Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodríguez said Friday that he met with Venezuelan socialist party boss Diosdado Cabello, who took an unannounced trip to the island....
17:34, 2019-06-07

Theresa May Formally Steps Down as Conservative Party Leader (LONDON) — British Prime Minister Theresa May formally stepped down as Conservative Party leader on Friday, defeated by the Brexit conundrum. May’s three years at the helm ended not with a bang but a whimper: The party simply confirmed there had been a private exchange of letters between...
18:34, 2019-06-07

Tunisia PM Chahed elected as leader of new secular party Tunisia's secular Tahya Tounes party, founded this year, elected Prime Minister Youssef Chahed as its president on Sunday, confirming expectations of his leadership months before parliamentary and presidential elections....
07:17, 2019-06-02

Iran's Supreme Leader Rails Against U.S. Peace Plan Iran’s supreme leader accused Saudi Arabia and other Arab countries of betraying the Palestinians by cooperating with the U.S. and Israel, in an attempt to rally regional supporters and raise the stakes for the Trump administration’s long-awaited plan for peace in the Middle East....
23:17, 2019-06-05

How NYCHA’s new $400K leader landed the job — and his whopping salary He played hard-to-get, and it won him nearly half a million dollars a year. Newly appointed NYHCA chairman Greg Russ initially turned down the gig in February — but came back to the negotiating table in May when pay for the position was almost doubled, The Post has learned. The Minneapolis pub...
01:51, 2019-06-22

Senate GOP leader relishes role as ‘Grim Reaper’ WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell calls himself the Grim Reaper — the one who holds the scythe leading to the chamber where the desires of Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s House majority go to die. It is a role that can bring a pursed smile to his face. This week, he had many reas...
00:00, 2019-06-29

Armed With Bat, Another BJP Leader Threatens Officials In Madhya Pradesh Days after Indore legislator Akash Vijayvargiya was seen thrashing a civic body official on national television, a youth leader of the party today landed at the Damoh municipality office wielding a......
00:34, 2019-06-29

Thai Parliament votes for coup leader to stay on as PM Thailand’s Parliament has elected to keep Prayuth Chan-ocha as prime minister in a vote helping maintain the military’s dominance of politics five years after he led a coup...
02:51, 2019-06-06

Galaxy Note 10+ 5G camera is the new leader in DxOMark rankings Whenever Samsung rolls out new models of its flagship handsets, you can be forgiven for feeling like the company is positioning them as top-notch cameras that also happen to include smartphone functionality. That was certainly the case during last week’s Unpacked event in New York, when Samsun...
06:34, 2019-08-13

Angola Ex-Rebel Leader Reburied 17 Years After Death Thousands of supporters of Angola's former rebel leader Jonas Savimbi rallied for his public reburial on Saturday, 17 years after he was killed by troops in a shootout that marked the end of the......
04:51, 2019-06-02

Arraignment for Mexico megachurch leader pushed back LOS ANGELES (AP) — An arraignment for the leader of Mexico-based megachurch La Luz del Mundo and two followers on child rape and human trafficking charges has been pushed back to June 21. Naasón Joaquín García and his co-defendants appeared in Los Angeles Superior Court on Monday following their arr...
23:17, 2019-06-10

UK’s Conservative Party to choose new leader by late July LONDON (AP) — Britain’s governing Conservative Party has set out its timetable for choosing a new leader, aiming to replace Theresa May as prime minister by the last week of July. May is stepping down as party leader on Friday after failing to secure Parliament’s backing for her Brexit d...
13:51, 2019-06-05

Indonesia arrests suspected leader of Jemaah Islamiyah JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian police say they have arrested a man believed to be the leader of the al-Qaida-linked Jemaah Islamiyah network who has eluded capture since 2003. National Police spokesman Dedi Prasetyo said Monday that Para Wijayanto was arrested by counterterrorism police with h...
14:00, 2019-07-01

Afghan Taliban leader pledges to keep fighting until goals met The head of the Afghan Taliban pledged on Saturday to continue fighting until the movement's objectives were reached and indicated it was still not ready to open talks with the Western-backed government in Kabul....
14:51, 2019-06-01

Taliban Leader Indicates No Ceasefire Soon, "Doors Of Dialogue" Open The Taliban are unlikely to call a ceasefire any time soon, the group's leader indicated on Saturday, though he said the "doors of dialogue" with the US remain open....
15:34, 2019-06-01

Germany's AKK travels to Israel in first overseas visit as CDU leader In her first trip outside of Europe as party leader, Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer defended the Iran nuclear deal at a security conference in Israel. She also plans to meet with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for talks....
13:51, 2019-07-01

Iran’s Supreme Leader Vows Never to Capitulate to U.S. Sanctions Ayatollah Ali Khamenei made the remarks as Iranian officials reiterated Iran was moving toward noncompliance with some parts of the 2015 nuclear deal....
19:00, 2019-06-27

Trump becomes first sitting U.S. leader to enter North Korea “I was proud to step over the line,” Trump told Kim as they met in on the South Korean side of the truce village of Panmunjom. “It is a great day for the world.”...
20:00, 2019-06-30

Kazakhstan Gets New Leader, but Old System’s Grip on Power Remains After quashing protests, the government said that President Nazarbayev’s handpicked successor had won a lopsided vote. Observers cast doubt on the official count....
16:51, 2019-06-10

The Latest: Mexican church blasts charges against leader LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the arrest of La Luz del Mundo’s leader and self-proclaimed apostle (all times local): 5:25 p.m. A controversial Mexico-based church decried accusations of human trafficking and child rape against its leader Tuesday, calling them “false.” Charges fi...
06:34, 2019-06-05

US Economist David Lipton Named As Interim Leader Of IMF American economist David Lipton will serve as interim leader of the International Monetary Fund, replacing Christine Lagarde who was nominated to head the European Central Bank, the IMF board......
03:51, 2019-07-03

Ally of Kazakhstan’s longtime ex-leader wins presidency MOSCOW (AP) — Preliminary results show an ally of Kazakhstan’s former president has won the presidential election. The Central Election Commission in this Central Asian country said Monday that Kassym-Jomart Tokayev won nearly 71 percent of the vote with all the ballots counted. Tokayev became...
12:51, 2019-06-10

BJP Leader Who Hit Official With Cricket Bat Walks Out Of Jail, Garlanded Akash Vijayvargiya, son of senior BJP leader Kailash Vijayvargiya, was garlanded by party workers this morning as he walked out of prison on bail, four days after his arrest for thrashing a civic body......
08:51, 2019-06-30

UK's Conservative Party to choose new leader by late July Britain's governing Conservative Party has set out its timetable for choosing a new leader, aiming to replace Theresa May as prime minister by the last week of July....
13:34, 2019-06-05

Mexican church leader still its 'apostle' after rape arrest The leader and self-proclaimed apostle of La Luz del Mundo, a Mexico-based church with branches in the U.S. that claims over 1 million followers, has been charged with human trafficking and child rape, California officials announced Tuesday....
05:51, 2019-06-06

Maldives Ex-Leader Mohamed Nasheed Tipped As New Speaker The former Maldives president Mohamed Nasheed has been nominated as the country's parliamentary speaker and is set to be sworn in Tuesday, a party official said....
05:34, 2019-05-28

Malaysian PM to write to Indonesia's leader as row over haze flares Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad is writing to Indonesia's leader to raise his concern about cross-border haze, Malaysia's environment minister said on Thursday, as a row over smoke from forest fires simmers....
11:34, 2019-09-12

Prisoners end hunger strike for Kurdish leader in Turkey ISTANBUL (AP) — A Kurdish politician has announced the end of a hunger strike by prisoners demanding improved conditions for Abdullah Ocalan, the imprisoned leader of an outlawed Kurdish rebel group. In a statement Sunday on the 200th day of the hunger strike, Leyla Guven said they had reached their...
14:17, 2019-05-26

Ex-minister: Bolsonaro ‘most detested’ leader as he neglects the Amazon Rubens Ricupero warns the far-right leader is wreaking havoc on Brazil’s environment and its global standingJair Bolsonaro’s neglect of the Amazon has made him “the most despised and detested leader” on earth, Brazil’s former environment minister has claimed, as the far-right leader again rebuked Fr...
19:00, 2019-08-25

Hong Kong leader: Extradition bill unlikely to be revived Hong Kong’s leader has apologized for an unpopular extradition bill that drew massive protests and indicated that it will not be revived during the current legislative session...
11:51, 2019-06-18

| Mozambique leader vows to hunt down jihadist attackers Mozambique President Filipe Nyusi vowed Wednesday to hunt down and unmask attackers involved in a string of deadly assaults that have battered the country's northern region and killed least 250 people....
00:51, 2019-08-01

British opposition leader questions Iran accusations The leader of Britain's main opposition party has questioned whether the government had evidence to back up its accusations that Iran was behind attacks on oil tankers in the entrance to the Gulf, and warned against escalating tensions....
12:34, 2019-06-15

Astros place AL home run leader George Springer on IL HOUSTON — The Houston Astros placed outfielder George Springer on the 10-day injured list Saturday with a left hamstring strain, but could be close to getting star second baseman Jose Altuve back from injury. Houston general manager Jeff Luhnow said Springer suffered a Grade 2 sprain, but would not ...
05:17, 2019-05-26

Senate leader says he is confident budget deal will pass Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said on Tuesday he was confident the Senate would pass a newly agreed deal to extend the U.S. debt limit and set federal spending caps for two years....
23:00, 2019-07-23

Nxivm jurors horrified looking at leader’s ‘kiddie porn’ Jurors seated on the trial of accused sex cult leader Keith Raniere appeared horrified Thursday as they were shown over a dozen sexually explicit images that prosecutors say depict a 15-year-old girl. FBI Special Agent Maegan Rees approached the jury box Thursday with an opaque red binder, slowly tu...
23:34, 2019-06-13

| Six Shi'ites dead in Nigeria clashes over imprisoned leader At least six Shi'ite Muslim protesters were killed in clashes with Nigerian police in the capital Abuja, witnesses said, the latest deadly violence over the detention of a pro-Iranian religious leader....
00:17, 2019-07-24

Labor union leader Héctor Figueroa dead at 57 Héctor Figueroa, the president of Local 32BJ of the Service Employees International Union and one the nation’s most influential labor leaders, died of a heart attack Thursday evening, a union official said. He was 57 years old. “It is with overwhelming sadness and a heavy heart that 32BJ mourn...
01:34, 2019-07-13

German SPD leader: important to keep working in Merkel coalition The leader of Germany's Social Democrats (SPD) said on Sunday she wanted to continue to work in the national coalition with Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives despite heavy losses in a state vote and in elections to the European Parliament....
20:34, 2019-05-26

Here's what happened when senator confronted world leader over killing Sen. Angus King (I-ME) tells CNN's Wolf Blitzer what happened when he confronted Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman over the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in 2018....
21:17, 2019-09-12

Thai leader names new Cabinet with military colleagues Thailand’s prime minister has named to his new Cabinet a mix of members of the former military government and key politicians who helped him assemble a House majority after the March elections...
04:17, 2019-07-11

Senate leader McConnell says no chance of U.S. default on debt Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell declined on Tuesday to predict when the U.S. Congress would act to approve a new U.S. debt ceiling, but said he saw no chance of default on debt payments....
00:34, 2019-07-10

Israeli leader compares Jewish intermarriage in US to a ‘second Holocaust’ Israel’s minister of education said in a cabinet meeting this month that the rate of marriage between US Jews and non-Jews is like a “second Holocaust,” a report said Tuesday. Rafi Peretz made the statement in the July 1 cabinet meeting that was attended by Israel Prime Minister Be...
04:34, 2019-07-10

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....
22:51, 2019-05-27

Italian Leader Extols Closing of Migrant Center Matteo Salvini, Italy’s nativist deputy prime minister, presided over the closure of a migrant reception center that was once the largest such structure on the continent during the region’s migration crisis....
06:51, 2019-07-10

The leader of the sex cult NXIVM was just convicted in the sex-trafficking case against him Associated Press Keith Raniere was found guilty on Wednesday on all counts of sex-trafficking and other charges accusing him of coercing women into unwanted sex using systematic shame and humiliation. Raniere once had an international following with a foothold in Hollywood with his self-help group,...
01:17, 2019-06-20

White Supremacist Leader Escapes From Arkansas Jail A manhunt is underway for Wesley Gullett, who is listed in court documents as the president of the New Aryan Empire. He is considered armed and dangerous....
05:51, 2019-08-01

Mamata Banerjee Does Politics Of Appeasement And Terror: BJP Leader BJP National General Secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya on Sunday alleged that West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee does politics of "appeasement" and "terror"....
05:00, 2019-09-09

PM Modi, Third Most Followed Leader, Crosses 50 Million Twitter Followers Prime Minister Narendra Modi has retained his position as the third-most followed person on Twitter, crossing the 50 million follower mark on the microblogging platform, and is now only 14 million......
09:00, 2019-09-09

Carrie Lam, Hong Kong’s Leader, Retreats, but Her Critics Want More The extradition bill has been suspended, but calls for new protests foreshadow more upheaval in Hong Kong and signal that Mrs. Lam’s troubles are not over....
19:17, 2019-06-15

Palestinian leader fires advisers, wants bonuses returned Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Monday laid off all of his advisers and ordered a former prime minister and other ex-Cabinet ministers to return tens of thousands of dollars from a pay raise he had secretly approved....
00:00, 2019-08-20

"Want To Be Leader? Grab Officers By The Collar": Chhattisgarh Minister Chhattisgarh minister Kawasi Lakhma has offered up a shocking lesson in politics to school students, telling young children they should "grab the collars of the Collector and SP" if they want to......
19:00, 2019-09-09

Republican Leader Insists Trump Definitely Didn't Say the Thing He Definitely Said During his weekly press conference on Thursday, House Minority Leader Republican Rep. Kevin McCarthy used reason and logic to argue that President Donald Trump definitely doesn’t want to do the thing he clearly stated he wanted to do just one day earlier....
03:34, 2019-06-14

China aims to overtake US as global leader in AI innovation The US still ranks far ahead of both China and the EU in AI innovation, but China is making moves to change things, according to a Center for Data Innovation report....
12:17, 2019-08-24

UK election? Impossible to say, former Conservative leader Duncan Smith says It is impossible to say whether there will be an early election in Britain but new Prime Minister Boris Johnson should be preparing for one, former UK Conservative leader Iain Duncan Smith said on Thursday....
09:51, 2019-07-25

Scotland's leader tells UK PM Johnson: we want an independence referendum Scotland's nationalist leader warned British Prime Minister Boris Johnson that she would continue preparations for an independence referendum because his Brexit plans would hurt the Scottish economy....
09:51, 2019-07-25

Mourners bid farewell to labor leader Héctor Figueroa Thousands of mourners packed Riverside Church on Wednesday to remember Héctor Figueroa, the firebrand labor leader who gave a voice to the voiceless – the more than 175,000 service workers he represented. The former president of SEIU Local 32BJ was remembered as a selfless fighter whose life was dev...
02:51, 2019-07-25

Navy picks new War College leader after removing president PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The Navy has named the first female leader of the U.S. Naval War College after removing the college president who is under investigation. Navy Secretary Richard Spencer announced Friday that Rear Adm. Shoshana Chatfield will be the new president. Rear Adm. Jeffrey Harley was ...
19:34, 2019-06-14

Kazakh opposition leader vows continued efforts MOSCOW (AP) — The opposition figure who placed second in Kazakhstan’s presidential election says he will work to solidify what he sees as a rising desire to challenge authorities in the country. Amirzhan Kossanov polled only 16% in Sunday’s vote, which elected a loyalist of Kazakhstan...
19:34, 2019-06-14

Hong Kong leader: U.S. involvement 'unnecessary, inappropriate' After a weekend that saw protesters call on the United States to support their pro-democracy movement, Hong Kong's embattled leader Carrie Lam called U.S. involvement "extremely inappropriate."...
16:51, 2019-09-11

Philippine leader signs law punishing sexual harassment The Philippine president has signed a bill into law penalizing a range of acts of sexual harassment including catcalling, wolf-whistling and persistent telling of sexual jokes, which pro-women’s groups have accused him of committing...
19:00, 2019-07-15

'We have lost the battle,' says regional leader of India's Congress: TV "We have lost the battle," a regional leader of India's main opposition Congress party said on Thursday, after Prime Minister Narendra Modi's party said it had secured a massive victory in the general election....
09:00, 2019-05-23

| Rwandan rebel leader pleads guilty to terrorism A rebel leader accused of orchestrating deadly attacks in Rwanda's border regions has pleaded guilty to terrorism and other charges, and admitted to working with foreign governments against Kigali....
21:17, 2019-05-23

Jailed Catalan leader says Spain wants to 'behead' separatism Catalonia's highest-profile jailed separatist leader accused Spain of trying to behead the secessionist movement with a trial on the region's failed independence bid, adding that another independence referendum was still a possibility....
09:34, 2019-09-11

State GOP leader makes trip to Israel, blasts AOC Newly minted New York GOP Chairman Nick Langworthy said the visit ranked among his first priorities, especially in light of the rise in anti-semitism in New York and across the nation....
04:17, 2019-07-16

In Talks With Ticket Aspirants From BJP: Maharashtra Congress Leader As 3 party leaders quit in 24 hours, Maharashtra Congress President Jayant Patil today claimed that many assembly election ticket aspirants from the ruling BJP and Shiv Sena are in touch with him....
19:17, 2019-09-11

In Shocking Remark BJP Leader Says Muslims Have "Animalistic Tendency" Surendra Singh has a history of making controversial and derogatory remarks, with Congress leaders Rahul Gandhi, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra and Sonia Gandhi, and BSP chief Mayawati among his recent targets...
11:00, 2019-07-15

Jack Viertel Stepping Down at Encores! After 20 Years as Leader A tenure that included 60 concert presentations of classic shows and led to several Broadway productions will conclude with “Thoroughly Modern Millie.”...
23:51, 2019-07-16

Hong Kong leader says extradition bill unlikely to be revived Hong Kong's embattled leader apologized Tuesday for an unpopular extradition bill that drew massive protests and indicated it will not be revived during the current legislative session....
13:17, 2019-06-18

Hong Kong leader: U.S. involvement "unnecessary" and "inappropriate" After a weekend that saw protesters call on the United States to support their pro-democracy movement and pass a proposed bill in Congress that would support human rights in Hong Kong, the city's embattled leader Carrie...
09:34, 2019-09-10

Venezuelan prosecutor: Opposition leader linked to crimes CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela’s chief prosecutor is accusing opposition leader Juan Guaidó of being the author of an alleged public corruption scheme. Attorney General Tarek William Saab said Tuesday that his office is investigating two diplomatic representatives of Guaidó accused of mis...
20:34, 2019-06-18

Hong Kong's leader warns US not to interfere in protests Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam has warned the United States and other countries against interfering in the city's domestic affairs, two days after thousands of protesters gathered outside the US consulate to ask President Donald Trump to "liberate" the city....
12:34, 2019-09-10

Sudan's major floods present first challenge for its new leader In Wad Ramli, a village outside the Sudanese capital of Khartoum, Alsamani Fathalrahman and his neighbors traveled in blue speedboats through flooded streets trying to salvage their belongings....
13:00, 2019-09-10

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...
22:51, 2019-05-22

Congress Leader Says Delhi Incharge PC Chacko "Misbehaved" With Him A section of Congress leaders has demanded the replacement of All India Congress Committee in-charge PC Chacko over the party's poor election performance in Delhi....
04:51, 2019-06-15

New UK Conservative leader expected to be announced by late July The result of the contest to find a new leader of the Conservative Party to replace Theresa May as British prime minister is expected to be announced before parliament breaks for its summer holiday, the party said on Friday....
13:51, 2019-05-24

Russian opposition leader Navalny released from jail Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny was released from a Moscow jail Friday, 30 days after being locked up for urging the public to join an unsanctioned protest....
21:17, 2019-08-23

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam condemns violence Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam condemned violence that broke out Monday when weapon-wielding, masked assailants attacked pro-democracy protesters, journalists and citizens at a subway station....
00:34, 2019-07-24

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....
00:17, 2019-05-23

Google walkout leader leaves company after 'retaliation' Meredith Whittaker, one of the Google employees who led global walkouts at the tech giant over sexual harassment claims, has left the company following allegations of a fallout against the protest's organisers....
13:51, 2019-07-16

How a Secret Video Felled Austria’s Wunderkind Leader When he took power in 2017, Austria’s Sebastian Kurz became the European Union’s youngest head of government. Now he’s also the shortest-serving chancellor in Austrian history....
20:51, 2019-05-28

Sri Lankan leader says bill to scrap executions illegal Sri Lanka’s president says the attorney general has informed him that a bill presented to Parliament last week seeking to abolish the death penalty is illegal...
14:17, 2019-08-05

ICC convicts Congolese rebel leader known as 'The Terminator' with war crimes The International Criminal Court has convicted a notorious rebel commander known as "The Terminator" of 18 counts of crimes against humanity and war crimes including murder, rape and sexual slavery for his role in atrocities in a bloody ethnic conflict in a mineral-rich region of Congo in 2002-2003....
11:51, 2019-07-08

New PNG leader aims to 'maximize gain' from resources sector Former finance minister James Marape was elected prime minister of Papua New Guinea on Thursday, and the critic of a major global gas development deal vowed to review management of the nation's resource riches....
09:00, 2019-05-30

REFILE-New PNG leader looks to 'maximise gain' from resources sector Papua New Guinea Prime Minister James Marape signalled his intention on Thursday to toughen laws on natural resources so as to benefit the nation in his maiden speech to parliament after being elected leader....
07:51, 2019-05-30

January 8th survivor condemns Arizona GOP leader’s remarks TUCSON — Arizona Republican Party Chair Kelli Ward is facing criticism after saying this about Arizona Democratic Senate candidate, Mark Kelly, in a recent fundraising email: “Support the Republican Party of Arizona today and, together, we’ll stop gun-grabber Mark Kelly dead in his...
03:34, 2019-09-10

"Serious" Hong Kong Violence In Government Control, Says Leader Lam Violence in Hong Kong's anti-government protests is becoming more serious but the government is confident it can handle the crisis itself, the embattled leader of the former British colony said on......
18:34, 2019-08-27

BJP's False Promises Exposed: Haryana Congress Leader Senior Congress leader Bhupinder Singh Hooda on Sunday said the days of the "anti-people" BJP government in Haryana are numbered and people have made up their mind to throw them out of power in the......
02:51, 2019-09-16

Israeli Leader Pins Election Bid on Security Record Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is staking his political survival in Tuesday’s election on his record in protecting Israel, as he faces a challenge from former generals who seek to sow doubt that he can keep the country safe....
20:17, 2019-09-15

Sudan’s Top General Sworn In as Leader of New Ruling Body Sudan’s top general was sworn in Wednesday as the leader of a joint military-civilian body created to rule Sudan during a three-year transition period toward democratic elections....
08:51, 2019-08-22

Hong Kong leader says sorry as protesters insist she quits Hong Kong's leader Carrie Lam apologized to its people on Sunday as an estimated 1 million-plus black-clad protesters insisted that she resign over her handling of a bill that would allow citizens to be sent to mainland China for trial....
19:34, 2019-06-16

BJP Legislator's Son Arrested For Death Threat To Congress Leader In MP The son of a BJP legislator in Madhya Pradesh's Harda has been arrested for allegedly making casteist remarks and threatening to kill an advocate-cum-Congress leader in April....
20:00, 2019-06-20

| Will Hong Kong leader's climbdown calm the chaos? A surprise concession to protesters by Hong Kong's leader may have eased tensions and reduced the likelihood of China sending in troops, but it is unlikely to halt the huge rallies or end clashes....
21:34, 2019-09-05

Belgian king's meeting with far-right leader sparks controversy First such audience since 1936 comes after Vlaams Belang wins 18 seats in electionThe leader of Flanders’ far-right separatist party has had an audience with the king of Belgium for the first time in the modern political era.According to Belgian media, 1936 was the last time a far-right leader held ...
18:34, 2019-05-29

| Beijing says will 'firmly support' Hong Kong leader Lam Beijing has reiterated its backing of Hong Kong's embattled leader Carrie Lam after a massive demonstration demanding she resigns over a controversial extradition bill....
12:34, 2019-06-17

Opposition leader’s body returning to Congo for funeral KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — The body of longtime Congolese opposition leader Etienne Tshisekedi is headed home more than two years after his death now that his son is president. Family members had accused the former government of Joseph Kabila of blocking a funeral for Tshisekedi because it feared demons...
13:51, 2019-05-30

Congolese paying tribute to late opposition leader KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — Tens of thousands of Congolese are descending on a stadium in the capital to pay their respects to the late opposition leader Etienne Tshisekedi. The 84-year-old died in Belgium two years ago, but the regime in power in Congo at the time blocked the return of his remains for f...
16:17, 2019-05-31