- Former LRA commander on trial at the ICC accused of war crimes says he was victim not perpetrator of atrocities in UgandaProsecutors at the international criminal court at The Hague are due to present their case on Monday against a child soldier turned militia leader from northern Uganda accused of committing war crimes including rape and murder.Dominic Ongwen, once a feared commander of the Lord’s Resistance Army, appeared last month before the court to plead not guilty, saying that as a
- A police officer has been arrested for allegedly raping a mentally challenged woman in southern India, an officer said Monday. "The accused ASI (assistant sub inspector) Umesh has been suspended and arrested after the victim's mother filed a complaint on Sunday evening," police superintendent Isha Pant told AFP. The driver of the vehicle has also been arrested for abetting the alleged crime and attempting to hide evidence.
- EL PASO, Texas (AP) — A man placed on the FBI's list of 10 most-wanted fugitives after authorities said he killed two men in Milwaukee was arrested Sunday in Texas, the FBI said.
- A former abductee’s trial for war crimes highlights the problem of children enlisted or seized by armed forces or groups. But change is possibleDominic Ongwen’s trial, which begins in earnest on Monday, is one of the grimmest and most morally complex that the international criminal court has tackled. The body exists to try the worst offences: genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes. It is not the horrifying list of charges, including rape and murder, that makes Mr Ongwen&rsq
- Isaac Wayne Wilson, 37, was arrested after he was discovered in a parking lot near the Islamic Center of Eastside, where a fire broke out in the middle of the night. Bellevue Police Chief Steve Mylett said Wilson was arrested on suspicion of second degree arson, and on an outstanding warrant for felony first degree malicious mischief in Seattle. Police and fire agencies received several calls alerting them to a fire at the center around 2:45 a.m. Firefighters found heavy fire on the first and se
- An aspiring nurse was gunned down right in front of his home. Police do not think he was the intended target, but they still need more information to find his killer.
- OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A man convicted in the murder case that inspired the 1999 movie "Boys Don't Cry" has joined a fellow death row inmate in challenging Nebraska's three-judge method for determining death sentences.
- A New York fashion designer who calls himself the "curator of cool" was arrested in Mexico and sent to the United States where he is charged as part of a bribery case that has ensnared relatives of former U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, officials said on Saturday. Malcolm Harris, a self-described arts and fashion consultant and blogger, was indicted in New York along with two of Ban's relatives on Tuesday. "The couple was detained in a joint operation between Mexican federal authorities and
- DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — Counterterrorism police have arrested a suspected mastermind of a July attack on a restaurant in Bangladesh's capital as an anti-terror crackdown continues in the South Asian country.
- RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A major news website says police have arrested a man suspected of overseeing and recording a videotape of the gang rape of an 11-year-old girl in Brazil.
- A former Southern California woman has pleaded not guilty to charges that she framed her husband's ex-girlfriend, portraying her as a stalker who made death threats and set up a bizarre "rape fantasy" ...
Assad linked to Syrian chemical attacks for first time
"The ICC is concerned about any country where crimes are reported to be committed," a spokesman for the court said when asked for comment. "Unless Syria accepts the ICC jurisdiction, the only way that (the) ICC would have jurisdiction over the ...
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- Bangladesh police said on Saturday they had arrested one of the men behind a militant attack on a Dhaka cafe last year that killed 22 people, mostly foreigners. Jahangir Alam was detained late on Friday during a raid in Tangail, about 100 km (60 miles) northwest of the capital, the head of the counter-terrorism police, Monirul Islam, told reporters. Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the July 1 assault, when gunmen charged into the cafe in the diplomatic quarter.
- The victim, Hussain Saeed Alnahdi, 24, was assaulted in the early morning hours of Oct. 30 on a downtown street near the UW-Stout campus in western Wisconsin, and died of his injuries the next day at a hospital in nearby Eau Claire, according to school officials. Alnahdi, from Buraydah, Saudia Arabia, was a junior undergraduate student majoring in business administration. A 27-year-old man Minnesota man, identified as Cullen M. Osburn, was arrested on Thursday in the St. Paul area and was jailed
- DETROIT/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Japan's Takata Corp on Friday agreed to plead guilty to criminal wrongdoing and to pay $1 billion to resolve a U.S. Justice Department investigation into ruptures of its air bag inflators linked to at least 16 deaths worldwide. The deal was announced hours after prosecutors in Detroit charged three former senior Takata executives with falsifying test results to conceal the inflator defect, which triggered the world's biggest automotive safety recall. Takata will pa
- SEYMOUR, Ind. (AP) — Federal authorities say a man charged in the 1999 abduction and sexual assault of a southern Indiana girl assumed the identity of a car crash victim and lived for years in Minnesota and Oregon until he was arrested this week.
Man Charged in Killing of Saudi Student That Gained International Attention
Prosecutors have charged a Minneapolis man with murder and battery in the fatal beating of a Saudi college student last Halloween, a crime that gained international attention. 27-year old Cullen M. Osburn was arrested late Thursday in the killing of ...
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- - Former French 400m indoor champion Toumany Coulibaly was sentenced to three years in prison for the latest of a spate of burglaries. Coulibaly, a serial offender, turned up in court for the sentencing -- 20 months of which were suspended -- wearing a French athletics' team shirt.
- Évry (France) (AFP) - Former French 400m indoor champion Toumany Coulibaly was on Friday sentenced to three years in prison for the latest of a spate of burglaries. Coulibaly, a serial offender, turned up in court for the sentencing -- 20 months of which were suspended -- wearing a French athletics' team shirt.
- Financial Express
Spain to extradite alleged Mexican drug trafficker to US
Spain has said it will extradite a Mexican businessman with suspected links to several international crime groups to the United States, where he is wanted for alleged drug trafficking and other crimes. Juan Manuel Munoz Luevano's extradition was agreed ...en meer »
- Japanese auto supplier Takata Corp. agreed to plead guilty Friday to a single U.S. criminal charge and pay $1 billion in fines and restitution related to its ongoing air bag recall. Here are some answers ...
- Japan's Takata Corporation, one of the world's biggest suppliers of auto safety equipment, agreed to plead guilty to fraud and pay $1 billion to settle its faulty airbag scandal, US officials announced Friday. The United States also has indicted three former Takata executives in the case, bringing the first criminal charges in a scandal over exploding airbags that caused the largest US auto safety recall. The individuals, who left the company in 2015, were charged with fraud for hiding the flaws
- Japanese auto supplier Takata Corp. on Friday agreed to plead guilty and pay $1 billion in fines and restitution over a lengthy scheme to conceal a deadly defect in millions of air bags. Three former Takata ...
- “I think the interesting thing about the Katrina project is our main script starts off as an overture where we look at everything that’s happening in the city and has gone on right before the hurricane hits."
- Takata Corp. has agreed to plead guilty to a single criminal charge and will pay $1 billion in fines and restitution for a years-long scheme to conceal a deadly defect in its automotive air bag inflators. ...
- DETROIT/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Japan's Takata Corp on Friday agreed to plead guilty to criminal wrongdoing and pay $1 billion to resolve a U.S. Justice Department investigation into ruptures of its air bag inflators linked to at least 16 deaths worldwide. Takata will pay a $25 million fine, $125 million in a victim compensation fund, including for future incidents, and $850 million to compensate automakers for massive recall costs, the Justice Department said. The settlement could help Takata wi
CORRECTS: Takata agrees to plead guilty to concealing air bag defects, will pay $1 billion in fines and restitutionDETROIT (AP) — CORRECTS: Takata agrees to plead guilty to concealing air bag defects, will pay $1 billion in fines and restitution. (Corrects APNewsAlert. The original alert said Takata has pled guilty.)
- CORSICA, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania man has been sentenced to six to 12 months in prison for starving horses.
- ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A prosecutor at Greece's Supreme Court argued in a hearing Friday against extraditing the last four of eight Turkish servicemen who fled by military helicopter to Greece after last year's failed coup.
- MIAMI (AP) — With dozens of supporters packing a Miami federal courthouse, a former Haitian coup leader and recent senator-elect pleaded not guilty Friday to decade-old U.S. drug trafficking charges.
- International Adviser
UK to crackdown on managers responsible for corporate crime
This is the latest in a series of moves by the government to repair trust in business and improve accountability, which has included new measures in the Financial Crime Bill to penalise firms who fail to prevent staff conducting tax evasion. The ...
- A year and a half after Volkswagen's "dieselgate" erupted, Paris prosecutors are probing Renault over possible "cheating" in diesel emissions, sending the carmaker's shares sliding on the stock exchange. While VW is still counting the cost of an unprecedented emissions scandal that shook not only the auto sector, but the whole of German industry to the core, similar allegations are now being levied against other carmakers, notably Italian-American giant Fiat Chrysler and France's Renault. Just a
- PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A federal appeals court has denied a disgraced former Pennsylvania congressman's request to remain free while appealing his conviction on racketeering charges while his supporters seek a reprieve from President Barack Obama.
- AMSTERDAM (AP) — Military police in the Netherlands have detained a 33-year-old Dutch woman who is suspected of attempting to travel to Syria to join the Islamic State group.
- MADRID (AP) — Spanish police on Friday arrested two people for suspected links to the Islamic State group, the Interior Ministry said.
- WEEHAWKEN, N.J. (AP) — Officials with the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey have announced the arrest of a serial toll evader who owed $12,000 in unpaid fees.
- BERLIN (AP) — German prosecutors say a British man suspected of evading 125 million euros ($133 million) in value-added tax has been arrested at London's Heathrow airport in an investigation into organized tax fraud.
- MADRID (AP) — Spanish police have arrested two people for terrorism offenses linked to the Islamic State armed group.
- Shares in Takata Corp jumped 16 percent on Friday after sources said the beleaguered air bag maker will plead guilty to criminal wrongdoing as part of a $1 billion settlement with U.S. authorities. The settlement includes a $25 million criminal fine, $125 million in victim compensation and $850 million to compensate automakers who have suffered losses from massive recalls, the sources said. "Takata has taken a step forward regarding the airbag issue with the U.S. Justice Department and this is b
- BLACKSTONE, Mass. (AP) — A man who served prison time in the 1990s for threatening to kill President Bill Clinton and who was wanted over the death of his 83-year-old father at their home has been arrested, authorities said.
- TOKYO (Reuters) - Shares in Takata Corp were suspended limit up on Friday after jumping over 16 percent, following news from Reuters sources that the group is set to plead guilty to criminal wrongdoing as part of a $1 billion settlement with U.S. authorities. The settlement includes a $25 million criminal fine, $125 million in victim compensation and $850 million to compensate automakers who have suffered losses from massive recalls, the sources said. [nL1N1F22KA] (Reporting by Clara Ferreira Ma
- A British suspected paedophile who had been on the run for almost three years has been caught "by chance" in southern France following a car crash, British and French authorities said on Thursday. "The man wanted by British police was found by chance after he'd been hiding out for a year in a hamlet in the Lot (department)," Veronique Jacob, police chief for Cahors in south-west France, told AFP. Stephen Carruthers was originally arrested in March 2014 in England but later skipped bail and went
- Japan's Takata Corp is expected to plead guilty to fraud charges as early as Friday as part of a $1 billion settlement with the U.S. Justice Department over its handling of air bag ruptures linked to 16 deaths worldwide, sources said. It could help Takata win financial backing from an investor to potentially restructure and pay for massive liabilities from the world's biggest auto safety recall. In 2015, Takata admitted in a separate $70 million settlement with U.S. auto safety regulators that i
- Three guards at New York's notorious Rikers Island jail complex will serve time behind bars in connection with the beating of an inmate and a subsequent cover-up effort, authorities announced on Thursday. A fourth guard involved in the incident, Ronald Donnelley, 63, will perform 100 hours of community service. "I hope these sentences continue to send the message that excessive force by those sworn to maintain order on Rikers Island will not be tolerated, nor will covering up violence or corrupt
- Authorities in Mali have arrested a man believed to be linked to an al Qaeda attack on a beach resort town in neighboring Ivory Coast that killed 19 people early last year, Malian security officials said on Thursday. Gunmen shot swimmers and sunbathers in the town of Grand Bassam, 40 km (25 miles) from the commercial capital Abidjan, last March before storming into several hotels. The suspect was arrested in the town of Gossi in northern Mali by French soldiers involved in a regional operation a
- AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton is set to stand trial on criminal securities fraud charges in May.
- MILWAUKEE (AP) — A former Milwaukee police officer will go on trial for the shooting death of a black man, attorneys told a judge Thursday, an indication that there's no plea deal in the works.
- The Independent
One of UK's most-wanted arrested in France
A computer recovered from the property where he was living at the time was analysed and found to contain 5,332 images of children. Matt Burton, the head of the NCA's International Crime Bureau, said: "The majority of our most wanted fugitives are ...
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- LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A Virginia man who pleaded guilty to helping hack an online account to draw attention to a 2012 high school rape case in Ohio has been sentenced to eight months in prison.
- ISLAMABAD (AP) — A Pakistani court on Thursday stayed the execution of a mentally ill convict who was sentenced to death in 2003 for murdering a fellow police officer over a land dispute, a rights group said.
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