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2 Afghans convicted over death of German man

Two Afghan teenagers have been convicted over a dispute with a German man who then died of a heart attack, an incident that was followed last year by protests involving far-right groups....

2 Afghans convicted over death of German man

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EU committee concerned about German treatment of Afghans BERLIN (AP) — The Council of Europe’s anti-torture committee is raising concerns about Germany’s treatment of Afghan migrants being deported back to their homelands after observing that one man’s genitals were squeezed to “inf...
17:48, 05/08/2019

German court convicts Iranian, 3 Afghans over mass assault A court in Bavaria has convicted an Iranian and three Afghan men over their drunken assault of passers-by that prompted a public outcry in Germany in December....
08:00, 05/10/2019

German doctors convicted over abortion law The doctors were found to have broken a regulation that forbids describing how an abortion is performed. Campaigners have argued that lack of access to information is a health and rights issue....
16:16, 06/14/2019

The Latest: German ex-nurse convicted of murdering 85 A former nurse who liked to put patients into cardiac arrest because he enjoyed the feeling of being able to resuscitate them has been convicted of 85 counts of murder in a court in northwestern Germany...
01:48, 06/06/2019

German Nurse Convicted of Murdering 85 Patients (BERLIN) — Niels Högel 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 br...
09:00, 06/06/2019

German nurse convicted of murdering 85 patients, sentenced to life in prison BERLIN (AP) — German nurse convicted of murdering 85 patients, sentenced to life in prison....
04:32, 06/06/2019

MN cop convicted of murder in 911 caller death A Minneapolis police officer has been convicted of murder in the fatal shooting of an unarmed woman who approached his squad car after she called 911. (April 30)        ...
20:32, 04/30/2019

Syrian Is Convicted in Stabbing Death That Set Off Riots in Germany An asylum seeker was found guilty of manslaughter in the death of a German man last year in the eastern city of Chemnitz that added fuel to an anti-immigrant backlash....
08:00, 08/22/2019

Jury recommends death penalty for man convicted in 2 deaths An Oklahoma jury has recommended a death sentence for a 36-year-old former oil worker convicted of raping and fatally beating a young mother and burning down her home with her child trapped inside....
14:32, 06/07/2019

Convicted murderer charged in death of dismembered daughter BALTIMORE — A man convicted of two murders is now charged in the death of his adult daughter who was found dismembered near a Baltimore dumpster. The Baltimore Sun reports 65-year-old Lawrence Banks was charged Thursday with first-degree murder in th...
02:16, 07/12/2019

'Hollywood Ripper' convicted of stabbing two women to death A Los Angeles jury found a man guilty of fatally stabbing two women -- one of whom was Hollywood actor Ashton Kutcher's friend -- and attempting to kill a third in their Southern California homes....
03:32, 08/16/2019

Ex-L.S.U. Student Convicted in Fraternity Hazing Death of Freshman Matthew Naquin, 21, faces up to five years in prison for negligent homicide. His conviction is the latest example of the increasingly hard line prosecutors are taking with hazing deaths....
19:16, 07/17/2019

Five convicted for brutally stabbing Bronx teen to death NEW YORK (WNBC) – After a weeks-long trial filled with emotional testimonies, chilling revelations and graphic photos, the jury reached a verdict in the Lesandro “Junior” Guzman-Feliz murder trial. All five defendants were found guilty of murde...
16:00, 06/14/2019

Minneapolis officer convicted of murder in 911 caller death Jurors will resume deliberations Tuesday in the trial of a Minneapolis police officer who shot and killed an unarmed woman who had called 911 to report a possible rape in the alley behind her home....
17:00, 04/30/2019

Police convicted after girl, 8, strangled and battered to death Six men, including four police officials, have been found guilty over the rape and murder of an eight-year-old Muslim girl in Indian-controlled Kashmir....
05:32, 06/10/2019

Tucson man convicted for first-degree murder after 3-year-old son starved to death TUCSON – The father who allegedly starved his son to death in 2014 was convicted in connection to the case Wednesday morning. Martin Barreras Back in 2014, the skeletal remains of  Martin Barreras’ 3-year-old son, Roman were found by a landlord...
01:00, 08/22/2019

Driver convicted in Charlottesville death seeks leniency as sentencing looms The 22-year-old white supremacist who killed a woman and injured dozens of other people protesting a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Va. in 2017 is pleading with the judge to spare him a life sentence. ...
06:48, 06/23/2019

Convicted serial killer Samuel Little may be linked to death of Arkansas woman A convicted serial killer who has confessed to 90 murders in the span of 35 years and was known for sketching portraits of his victims may be linked to a death of a woman in Arkansas, according to officials....
14:16, 07/16/2019

Illinois jury to decide death or life in prison for man convicted of beheading Chinese student An Illinois jury of five women and seven men will continue deliberations on Thursday to decide if a man convicted of abducting and beheading a Chinese scholar will face a death sentence or spend the rest of his life behind bars....
08:16, 07/18/2019

Scarlett Keeling death: mother's relief as man is convicted of killing British teenager in Goa The mother of Scarlett Keeling has spoken of her relief after a man was finally convicted of killing the British schoolgirl at an Indian beach resort more than a decade ago....
12:48, 07/17/2019

After girl's death, teen boys become youngest ever convicted of murder in Ireland's history A Dublin jury found two 14-year-old boys guilty Tuesday of slaying 14-year-old Ana Kriegel last year.        ...
15:16, 06/20/2019

German mayors get death threats after suspected far-right murder At least two German mayors with pro-migrant policies have received death threats by post, police said on Thursday, a few weeks after the murder of a senior local politician by a suspected far-right radical....
05:16, 06/20/2019

German politician's death 'execution,' says civic head Germany's Cities Association head has termed the recent death of a senior politician in Kassel as an "execution." The federal ombudswoman for victims of a decade-old neo-Nazi murder series wants past case files reopened....
07:48, 06/21/2019

Police question man over mysterious death of German politician CDU’s Walter Lübcke was found with a gunshot wound to his head on the terrace of his homeDetectives have questioned a man in connection with the mysterious death of the German politician Walter Lübcke.Lübcke, a district president in the central Germa...
08:32, 06/09/2019

Man detained in probe of German politician’s death released German police say a man who was detained in an investigation of the fatal shooting of a regional official from Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party has been released after questioning...
03:00, 06/09/2019

Man detained in probe of German politician's death released German police say a man who was detained in an investigation of the fatal shooting of a regional official from Chancellor Angela Merkel's party has been released after questioning....
03:16, 06/09/2019

German politicians' support for refugees prompts death threats Email warns recent murder of Walter Lübcke was first in a line of ‘upcoming purges’Several German politicians who have publicly stood up for refugees have received death threats since what police are treating as the alleged politically motivated murd...
06:32, 06/20/2019

German far-right group 'used police data to compile death list' Activists linked to military and police suspected of preparing terror attack, reports sayA group of German rightwing extremists compiled a “death list” of leftwing and pro-refugee targets by accessing police records, then stockpiled weapons and order...
10:48, 06/28/2019

Arrest in probe of German politician Walter Lübcke's death A probe into the death of a German regional politician has resulted in an arrest, the Frankfurter Allgemeine newspaper has reported. Walter Lübcke was shot dead on the terrace of his home near Kassel last weekend....
20:32, 06/08/2019

German politician Lübcke's death continues to puzzle police German police are pursuing their investigations into the violent death of district president Walter Lübcke. A man who was detained for questioning has been released, and media have reported a police operation on ferries....
17:48, 06/10/2019

After woman's death, migrants pelt German police with stones German police say it took them several hours to recover the body of a woman from an asylum center in the Bavarian city of Regensburg because angry residents there pelted officers with stones and other objects....
08:48, 05/11/2019

Jay Hughes: Boy, 17, convicted of murder after stabbing 15-year-old to death in 'unprovoked attack' outside chicken shop in south London A 17-year-old boy has been convicted of murder after stabbing a "defenceless child" in the heart during an "unprovoked attack"outside a chicken shop in south London....
12:48, 06/20/2019

German woman swept to death as fierce winds batter France PARIS (AP) — French maritime authorities say a German woman was swept to her death by strong waves off Corsica as powerful winds batter the region. The maritime authority tweeted that a rescue operation was launched in the Gulf of Porto after the wom...
09:00, 05/05/2019

Report: Suspect arrested over death of German regional politician Walter Lübcke Germany's probe into the death of a regional politician has resulted in an arrest, the Frankfurter Allgemeine newspaper reports. Walter Lübcke was shot dead on the terrace of his home near Kassel last weekend....
14:32, 06/08/2019

U.N. says almost 4,000 Afghans killed or wounded in first half of 2019 At least 3,812 Afghan civilians were killed or wounded in the first half of 2019 in the war against militant groups, including a big increase in the number of casualties caused by government and NATO-led troops, the United Nations said on Tuesday....
01:48, 07/30/2019

Prominent Afghans Urge Cease-Fire as War Grinds On A special national assembly convened by Afghanistan’s President Ashraf Ghani to advise him on future peace talks with the Taliban called for both sides to enter a permanent cease-fire in the nearly 18-year war....
10:32, 05/03/2019

Senators want visas for Afghans now stranded after helping U.S. forces Republican and Democratic U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday revived an effort to provide visas to move to the United States for Afghans who worked for Americans during the long war in their country and are now stranded, their lives at risk due to that work...
13:48, 05/15/2019

Peace with whom? After blast, enraged Afghans question talks Outraged Afghans questioned on Sunday the point of negotiations with the Taliban aimed at getting U.S. troops to leave and ending the war, after 63 people were killed in a suicide bomb attack on a wedding reception in the capital, Kabul....
02:00, 08/18/2019

Two Afghans Among 5 Arrested In Delhi With Heroin Worth Rs 600 Crore Five persons, including two Afghan nationals, were arrested and heroin worth about Rs 600 crore in the international market was seized from them, police said Friday....
12:00, 07/19/2019

Afghans deported from Germany face violence, other perils Since 2016, Germany has deported about 600 Afghans whose applications for asylum were rejected. When they land, they are given €150 and left to fend for themselves. Observers say this practice is irresponsible....
08:00, 05/26/2019

US, Taliban Resume Talks After Rival Afghans Agree To End Bloodshed US and Taliban officials will on Tuesday resume talks in Qatar aimed at ending Afghanistan's 18-year war, hours after a delegation of Afghan citizens and the militants ended a meeting with both sides......
09:48, 07/09/2019

4 Afghans Killed, 4 US Troops Wounded In Kabul Suicide Blast At least four Afghans were killed and four US troops lightly wounded when a car bomber attacked a US military convoy in Kabul on Friday, officials said....
02:16, 05/31/2019

Afghans, Taliban talk in Qatar about peace as war rages at home Wary representatives of Afghan society met Taliban officials in Qatar on Monday for a second day of talks, with bloody insurgent attacks back home casting a pall over efforts to end Afghanistan's years of war....
15:00, 07/08/2019

Afghans seek clarity on Trump’s talk of wiping country out The Afghan government has asked for clarification after President Donald Trump said he could win the 18-year war in 10 days but that “Afghanistan would be wiped off the face of the earth.”...
12:00, 07/23/2019

Afghans Supported by U.S. Repel Taliban to Increase Leverage in Talks Afghans supported by U.S. forces push back against the Taliban in a small farming district to help increase leverage in the Doha peace talks. But it’s unclear what the Kabul government will do to keep the district secure and the Taliban at bay....
10:00, 06/24/2019

| WATCH: Rural Afghans bear brutal cost of endless war As 10 children from the same family were walking to school last year, they came across an unexploded mortar bomb - a common sight in Afghanistan, where war still rages between the Taliban and US-backed national forces....
05:16, 06/04/2019

U.S., Taliban talks end after rival Afghans agree on 'roadmap for peace' The U.S. special envoy for peace in Afghanistan wound up on Tuesday the seventh round of talks he has held with the Taliban in Qatar, after signs of progress in efforts to end the longest war the United States has ever fought....
07:16, 07/09/2019

Letterbox campaign helps Afghans cope with silent war of mental health Hundreds of Afghans, weary of war and unsure of the future, have joined a letter-writing campaign to share their feelings with the powerful few who will decide on peace with the Taliban and, with it, the fate of their country....
21:16, 07/23/2019

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: Diplomacy for Peace Day, #VaccinesWork, the cost of war on Afghans, tech and well-being Top news for Wednesday includes: the first-ever International Day of Multilateralism and Diplomacy for Peace, the launch of World Immunization Week, civilians continuing to bear the brunt of ongoing violence in Afghanistan, the need for more regulati...
09:32, 04/28/2019

U.S., Taliban resume talks after rival Afghans agree steps to end bloodshed U.S. and Taliban officials will on Tuesday resume talks in Qatar aimed at ending Afghanistan's 18-year war, hours after a delegation of Afghan citizens and the militants ended a meeting with both sides calling for an end to civilian casualties....
02:16, 07/09/2019

‘Answer the call of Afghans’ to reduce impact of conflict, UN urges all parties amid increase in civilian airstrike deaths The conflict in Afghanistan continues to be devastating for civilians, with the latest United Nations update released on Tuesday showing that the number of civilians killed by aerial operations increased in the first half of 2019, even as overall civ...
20:16, 07/30/2019

Another German citizen arrested in Turkey for political reasons: German media A man has reportedly been arrested in Turkey for posts he shared on Facebook. A series of arrests of German citizens in recent years has strained relations between the two countries....
14:16, 08/07/2019

UPDATE 1-German property group DIC Asset to buy German Estate Group German property group DIC Asset has agreed to buy German Estate Group (GEG) for 225 million euros ($253 million) in cash from real estate investor TTL and private equity firm KKR, the companies said on Wednesday....
04:00, 06/05/2019

German property group DIC Asset to buy German Estate Group German property group DIC Asset has agreed to buy German Estate Group for 225 million euros ($253 million) in cash from real estate investor TTL and private equity firm KKR, the companies said on Wednesday....
00:16, 06/05/2019

| JUST IN: Trump govt to resume death penalty, sets dates for five death-row inmates US Attorney General Bill Barr has announced the federal government will resume implementing capital punishment after a 16 year hiatus and set execution dates for five convicted murderers....
09:48, 07/25/2019

Megan Lee death: Takeaway boss wins manslaughter conviction appeal over death of schoolgirl with nut allergy A takeaway boss found guilty of the manslaughter of a schoolgirl who suffered an allergic reaction to a meal containing peanut proteins has won an appeal against his conviction....
12:32, 05/16/2019

Prosecutor won’t seek death penalty in death of grandmother FLORENCE, Ariz. (AP) – Pinal County prosecutors won’t seek a death sentence for a Maricopa man accused of fatally stabbing his grandmother. County Attorney Kent Volkmer said Wednesday his office reviewed 23-year-old Marcos Martinez’...
19:00, 07/06/2019

Alana Cutland death: Brit passenger desperately fought to stop Cambridge University student falling to her death from plane in Madagascar A plane passenger fought a desperate five-minute battle to stop Cambridge University student Alana Cutland falling to her death from a plane in Madagascar, police have said....
04:48, 08/01/2019

Man convicted in killing after being ID’d through Snapchat LAS VEGAS (AP) — A man has been convicted of murder in a drug-related robbery killing in Las Vegas after initially being identified as a suspect because a friend of the victim thought to check and preserve a Snapchat message. Jurors on Thursday convi...
17:16, 06/08/2019

Man convicted of murdering his dad over cut in allowance NEW YORK (AP) — A man accused of killing his wealthy father for cutting his allowance has been convicted of murder, with a New York jury rejecting his insanity defense. Thomas Gilbert Jr. showed no emotion as the verdict was delivered Friday. The 35-...
22:48, 06/28/2019

Man convicted in 4 killings set for execution in Alabama MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A man convicted of murder in a quadruple killing after a dispute over a pickup truck is set to be executed in Alabama. Forty-one-year-old Michael Brandon Samra is scheduled to receive a lethal injection Thursday evening at the...
23:32, 05/15/2019

UK Man Becomes First Convicted In Britain Of Making 3D-Printer Gun A 26-year-old man has become the first person in Britain to be convicted of making a firearm with a 3D printer that was capable of firing a lethal shot, police said on Wednesday....
10:16, 06/19/2019

Brunei says it will not execute those convicted of adultery, gay sex After widespread condemnation, Brunei announced on Sunday that it will not carry out capital punishment—including stoning—for gay sex and adultery under its new interpretation of Shariah criminal laws.  ...
01:16, 05/06/2019

Congolese warlord convicted of war crimes A Congolese general and rebel leader known as "the Terminator" was convicted of war crimes and crimes against humanity by the International Criminal Court on Monday....
04:16, 07/15/2019

'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....
17:32, 06/19/2019

UK Man Becomes First Convicted in Britain of Making 3D-Printed Gun A 26-year-old man has become the first person in Britain to be convicted of making a firearm with a 3D printer that was capable of firing a lethal shot, police said on Wednesday....
02:16, 06/20/2019

Germany: Trio convicted of killing gay man Three intoxicated men, aged 22 to 26, have been sentenced for beating a gay man to death in a railroad yard in Chemnitz last year. The prosecution said the group's extreme right-wing views played no role in the killing....
23:48, 06/07/2019

Kellen Winslow Jr. Is Convicted of Rape The former N.F.L. tight end was also convicted on two lesser charges Monday, and jurors will continue deliberating other rape charges on Tuesday. Winslow faces up to life in prison....
23:16, 06/10/2019

Pastor convicted of sex charges to be sentenced TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — A former minister in Ohio found guilty of child sex trafficking after a woman told jurors he groomed her for sex when she was 14 and encouraged her to have sex with two other pastors is scheduled to be sentenced in federal court. ...
05:00, 06/17/2019

Student is first in UK to be convicted for using 3D printer to make gun The United Kingdom on Wednesday convicted for the first time a 26-year-old college student on the charge of printing a restricted firearm on a 3D printer....
22:16, 06/19/2019

DRC warlord 'the Terminator' convicted of war crimes Bosco Ntaganda is found guilty at ICC of charges including directing massacres of civiliansA warlord responsible for mass murder, rape and abduction in the Democratic Republic of the Congo has been convicted of war crimes by the international crimina...
07:32, 07/08/2019

Julian Assange: Convicted, unrepentant, and behind bars It was an ignoble end for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. After having spent almost seven years defiantly hiding in Ecuador’s London embassy, where he spread state secrets and bodily excretions alike, his tenancy was ended by several burly coppers ...
14:00, 05/01/2019

Man Convicted in Deadly Church Shooting in Tennessee Emanuel K. Samson, 27, was found guilty of first-degree murder and more than 40 other criminal counts related to a 2017 shooting that left one person dead and seven others wounded....
01:32, 05/25/2019

Self-help guru convicted in lurid sex-trafficking case NEW YORK (AP) — The former leader of an upstate New York self-help group has been convicted in a federal case accusing him of turning women into his “sex slaves.” It took a jury less than five hours to find Keith Raniere (rah-NEER’-...
13:16, 06/19/2019

Bosco Ntaganda, ‘The Terminator,’ Is Convicted of War Crimes by I.C.C. The former military commander in Congo was convicted over his role in murder, rape and sexual slavery in an ethnic conflict in a mineral-rich region....
03:48, 07/08/2019

Tucson man convicted of fatally starving his 3-year-old son TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — An Arizona man has been convicted of fatally starving his 3-year-old son and putting the body into a toy box. Jurors found 50-year-old Martin Barreras guilty of first-degree murder and child abuse Wednesday. He was acquitted of a...
01:00, 08/22/2019

Man convicted of killing business partner, family A Southern California man was convicted Monday of killing a family of four and burying their bodies in the desert, a case that puzzled investigators for years after the family suddenly vanished from their home in 2010. (June 10)    &#...
22:48, 06/10/2019

Ex-NFL star Kellen Winslow Jr. convicted of rape SAN DIEGO (AP) — Former NFL star Kellen Winslow Jr. has been convicted of raping a 58-year-old homeless woman last year in San Diego County. A jury returned the verdict Monday in San Diego Superior Court in Vista but was continuing to deliberate on t...
19:00, 06/10/2019

Bronx man convicted of pimping out minors as young as 8 A Bronx man was convicted in Manhattan federal court of pimping out at least four minors for sex — including one victim who was just 8 years old. Claudius English, 45, used the Internet in 2013 to find, recruit and lure minor victims to his apartment...
14:00, 06/11/2019

Tucson man convicted of child sexual abuse TUCSON – A man awaits sentencing after being convicted of sexually assaulting a child on Tuesday. Christopher James Preston, 52, of Tucson and member of the Tohono O’odham Nation, was found guilty of two counts of aggravated sexual abuse of a child. ...
14:16, 07/18/2019

Two boys, 14, convicted of classmate's murder in Ireland Victim Ana Kriégel was lured from her home, beaten and sexually assaulted in May 2018Two 14-year-old boys have been found guilty of murdering a female classmate who was lured to an abandoned house, savagely beaten and sexually assaulted in a case tha...
15:00, 06/18/2019

Man who pushed pensioner onto subway tracks convicted LONDON (AP) — A British judge has sentenced a paranoid schizophrenic to at least 12 years in custody for pushing a 91 year-old man onto the subway tracks in London. Paul Crossley shoved Robert Malpas, a former Eurotunnel executive, onto the rail line...
10:32, 06/24/2019

Honduras’ ex-first lady convicted of fraud, embezzlement A Honduran court has convicted former first lady Rosa Elena Bonilla of embezzling about $600,000 in government money between 2010 and 2014, when her husband Porfirio Lobo was president...
19:00, 08/20/2019

2 convicted in college basketball corruption trial NEW YORK (AP) — An aspiring sports business manager and an amateur basketball coach have been convicted of bribery conspiracy at a trial that showed top college coaches were paid off to steer NBA-bound athletes to favored handlers. The verdict Wednes...
12:48, 05/08/2019

3 convicted of terrorism for arson of Australian mosque Three Sunni Muslim men have been convicted of engaging in a terror act by burning down a Shiite mosque in the Australian city of Melbourne three years ago...
04:00, 05/09/2019

Partner of convicted Minneapolis cop pleaded for leniency MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A previously undisclosed email from the former police partner of ex-Minneapolis Officer Mohamed Noor asked a judge to grant him leniency one day before she sentenced Noor this month to more than 12 years in prison for fatally shoot...
19:48, 06/26/2019

Mom convicted of murder after purposely leaving 3-year-old in hot car SACRAMENTO, Calif. — A woman has been convicted of murder after leaving her 3-year-old daughter in an SUV for 9 1/2 hours during a blazing California summer and saying she wanted to remove “lustful demons” from the girl. Angela Phakhin wa...
05:00, 06/27/2019

Probation ends for former Alabama gov. convicted of bribery MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A judge has ended probation for former Alabama Gov. Don Siegelman, who went to federal prison in a bribery scheme. WSFA-TV reports that a federal judge this week agreed with an officer’s report recommending that probatio...
14:48, 06/14/2019

A Murderer Deemed Too Old for Violence Was Just Convicted of Another Killing The 77-year-old man, who was free despite a long history of violence against women, was convicted of an attack nearly identical to his killing of his wife 40 years ago....
16:00, 07/19/2019

Former inmate convicted in prison pen pal double slaying A suburban Cleveland man accused of fatally stabbing his prison pen pal and her friend weeks after being released has been convicted of aggravated murder and other charges in the potential death penalty case....
11:48, 06/14/2019

Two Russians convicted for coup plot in Europe Two Russian intelligence agents were convicted on terrorism charges for their role in an attempted coup in Montenegro in 2016. They were among 13 other people from Montenegro and Serbia sentenced on Thursday at the High Court in Montenegro's capital ...
15:00, 05/09/2019

Twice-convicted sex offender who raped toddler gets 85 years SAN DIEGO — A registered sex offender who raped a 3-year-old girl in her San Diego home has been sentenced to 85 years in state prison. Forty-seven-year-old Francisco Diaz was sentenced Monday. Authorities say last August, Diaz broke into a neighbor&...
05:32, 06/19/2019

Tennessee executes man convicted of killing his wife Tennessee on Thursday executed a 68-year-old man who was convicted three decades ago of suffocating his wife with a large plastic garbage bag, a crime he blamed on an inmate on work release....
22:00, 05/16/2019

It's who you know: How a soldier convicted of murder got Trump to pardon him Former Army 1st Lt. Michael Behenna beat the odds Monday, becoming the 8th person pardoned by President Trump after a campaign by supporters who recognized that “it’s who you know" that matters most....
23:00, 05/09/2019

Wrongfully convicted man who served 45 years in prison to get $1.5M A Michigan man who spent 45 years behind bars for a crime he didn’t commit — the longest a wrongfully convicted person has ever served in America — will get a $1.5 million payout from the state. Richard Phillips was 27 years old when he w...
08:00, 05/22/2019

Two Irish Teens Are Youngest Ever Convicted of Murder There In a crime that shocked the nation, the two boys, 13 at the time, were convicted in the bludgeoning death of a 14-year-old girl who had been bullied....
05:48, 06/19/2019

Michigan man convicted in 2 killings gets 2nd life sentence CENTREVILLE, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan man already serving life in prison for a woman’s killing has now been given a second life sentence without the chance of parole for the slaying of his ex-wife’s husband. WOOD-TV reports that Zachary Pa...
19:16, 06/21/2019

Michigan man convicted of murder at 13 locked up for drugs PONTIAC, Mich. (AP) — A Detroit-area man known for being convicted of murder at age 13 has been sentenced to at least six years in prison for a drug conviction. Nathaniel Abraham apologized Tuesday and said he was taking “full r...
15:16, 06/25/2019

Alana Cutland death: Cambridge student, 19, 'was sick from medication' two days before plunging to death from plane in Madagascar The family of a Cambridge student who plunged to her death from a plane in Madagascar say she was "mumbling and incoherent" two days before she died, possibly from the effects of prescription medication....
00:16, 08/02/2019

Death of NASCAR crew chief Nick Harrison, 37, came as 'total shock.' Cause of death unknown. Nick Harrison, 37, was the crew chief for Justin Haley in the NASCAR Xfinity Series with the Kaulig Racing Team.       ...
18:16, 07/22/2019

Georgia executes man convicted of 1994 murder of two women The U.S. state of Georgia on Thursday executed a 52-year-old man convicted of shooting and killing his ex-girlfriend and one of her friends during an argument in 1994....
20:16, 05/02/2019

Teen convicted of decapitating classmate gets life in prison SALEM, Mass. — A Massachusetts teenager convicted of fatally stabbing and then decapitating a high school classmate has been sentenced to life in prison. Eighteen-year-old Mathew Borges, of Lawrence, will be eligible for parole in 30 years under the ...
22:32, 07/09/2019

Kentucky Man Convicted Of Leaking Singapore HIV Patient Data LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A federal jury in Kentucky has convicted a man of leaking a database of HIV patients from the Singapore government. The Lexington Herald-Leader reports jurors returned the verdict Tuesday for Mikhy Farrera-Brochez of Winchester ...
04:32, 06/06/2019

Woman convicted of keeping Sri Lankan national as 'slave' A New Jersey woman has been convicted of forcing a Sri Lankan national to work for her for nine years without pay and even marry her so she could stay in the country....
02:32, 05/10/2019

Georgia executes man convicted of murder of two women in 1994 A 52-year-old man convicted of killing his ex-girlfriend and her friend during an argument in 1994 was put to death by lethal injection on Thursday, state corrections officials said....
20:16, 05/02/2019

Woman Convicted in Kim Jong-nam’s Killing Is Freed in Malaysia The Vietnamese woman’s release brings an end to the legal case in the assassination of the North Korean leader’s half brother, who was poisoned at an airport....
05:00, 05/03/2019

Man convicted for killing girlfriend sentenced to life in prison TUCSON – The Tucson man convicted for murdering his girlfriend in 2016 was sentenced to life in prison on Monday. On Nov. 21, 2016, Chet Maley, 25, was taken into custody for second-degree murder after police found 29-year-old Roxanne Ortiz wit...
12:48, 05/13/2019

US Man Who Raped, Beheaded Chinese Student Gets Convicted 2 Years Later An Illinois man prosecutors described as obsessed with serial killers was found guilty on Monday of kidnapping and the decapitation murder of a Chinese graduate student two years ago and could now......
17:00, 06/24/2019

Property belonging to convicted disability lawyer is sold PRESTONSBURG, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky businessman has purchased a large statue of Abraham Lincoln and office space belonging to a disability attorney convicted of fraud and sentenced to 27 years in prison. The Lexington Herald-Leader reported Thursday ...
14:32, 06/20/2019

Vince Vaughn convicted of reckless driving for DUI arrest Actor Vince Vaughn has been sentenced to three years of unsupervised probation and ordered to complete a three-month alcohol program.        ...
07:48, 05/04/2019

Woman convicted of keeping Sri Lankan national as her ‘slave’ CAMDEN, N.J. — A federal jury convicted a New Jersey woman Thursday of forcing a Sri Lankan national to work for her for nine years without pay and even marry her so she could stay in the country. Alia Imad Faleh Al Hunaity brought the woman to the U...
01:00, 05/10/2019

2 convicted for tossing horse lubricant and glitter on cops PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Two Oregon protesters have been sentenced to five days in jail for throwing horse lubricant mixed with gold glitter on two police officers at a protest. The Multnomah County District Attorney’s Office says the defendants w...
11:32, 06/09/2019

Trump issues full pardons for five convicted criminals U.S. President Donald Trump issued full pardons on Monday for five criminals who served sentences on charges including drug trafficking, weapons sales and illegal gambling, the White House said in a statement....
00:48, 07/30/2019

Iran says they’ve executed a contractor convicted of spying for the CIA: report Days after the US called off a military strike on Iran, the country’s semi-official media reported Saturday that Iran executed a “defense ministry contractor” convicted of spying for the CIA. “The execution sentence was carrie...
05:48, 06/23/2019

Brooklyn firefighter convicted of choking ex-girlfriend at nightclub A Brooklyn firefighter was convicted of choking his ex-girlfriend — a top FDNY lawyer — at a crowded nightclub, The Post has learned. Bridget Hamblin testified at Ernest McCoy’s criminal trial that she “feared for her life” while the hulk...
13:48, 06/29/2019

Dawkins convicted in college basketball corruption trial NEW YORK (AP) — An aspiring sports business manager and an amateur basketball coach were convicted of bribery conspiracy Wednesday at a trial that showed top college coaches were paid off to steer NBA-bound athletes to favored handlers. The verdict c...
14:48, 05/08/2019

Milan Olympic bid promoter is convicted of doctoring paperwork The mayor who successfully championed Milan's bid to win the 2026 Winter Olympics has been convicted of fiddling paperwork in his previous role as head of the 2015 Milan Expo world fair, a court ruled on Friday....
06:48, 07/05/2019

Dawkins, Code convicted in college hoops trial Aspiring agent Christian Dawkins and former Adidas consultant Merl Code have been convicted by a federal jury for their roles in bribing basketball assistant coaches....
14:16, 05/08/2019

Kentucky doctor convicted of fraud sentenced to 5 years COVINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky doctor convicted of health care fraud has been sentenced to five years in prison and ordered to pay $1 million in restitution. The Daily Independent reports former cardiologist Richard Paulus appeared ...
07:32, 05/03/2019

Former Nebraska officer convicted of on-duty sexual assault LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A former Nebraska police officer accused of repeatedly forcing a mentally ill woman into sex while he was on the force has been convicted of sexual assault. Lancaster County District Court records say a jury found 56-year-old Gre...
10:32, 06/24/2019

15 Years Later, Six Convicted For Assam Blast That Killed 18 Children A district court in Assam today convicted six people and acquitted eight others in a 2004 blast at Dhemaji. The attack had killed 18 schoolchildren during an Independence Day event and injured 40......
12:48, 07/04/2019

No apology from Trump to five men wrongly convicted of 1989 rape Donald Trump has refused to apologise to five men wrongly convicted of raping a female jogger in New York City's Central Park 30 years ago, saying "they admitted their guilt"....
05:00, 06/19/2019

Bahrain executes three men convicted on 'terrorism' charges: prosecutor Bahrain executed early on Saturday three people convicted in two separate cases, one a case of "terrorism" and killing a police officer, and the second related to the killing of a mosque imam, the public prosecutor said on its Twitter account....
00:00, 07/27/2019

P. Rajagopal, Restaurant Mogul Convicted of Murder, Dies at 71 His restaurant chain, Saravana Bhavan, known for tasty vegetarian food at low prices, continued to expand into more than 20 countries even after his conviction....
04:16, 07/27/2019

Alaska man convicted of spreading pesticide at homeless site A businessman has been convicted of illegally spreading pesticide along a public right of way where homeless people in Alaska's largest city regularly gathered....
00:48, 05/02/2019

New trial sought for teen convicted in mother’s slaying ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Attorneys for a teenager convicted in the murder of her mother in eastern Pennsylvania are seeking a new trial, calling the outcome of her case “shocking.” Now-18-year-old Jamie Silvonek was sentenced to 35 years to ...
16:16, 05/14/2019

Second militant convicted in trial over 2012 Benghazi attack A jury in Washington, D.C., convicted a second militant involved in the 2012 attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya, that resulted in the death of U.S. Ambassador Christopher Stevens....
17:16, 06/13/2019

Student convicted of campus attack accused in 2 more cases HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — A student who remains enrolled at West Virginia’s Marshall University despite a conviction for a 2016 attack against a female student is facing charges of assaulting two more women. Court records filed Thursday show 22-...
13:32, 06/11/2019

Florida executes man convicted of killing eight women in 1984 A 65-year-old man known as one of Florida's most notorious serial killers who had been convicted of kidnapping, sexually assaulting and killing eight women in 1984 was executed on Thursday....
18:16, 05/23/2019

2nd suspect tried in Benghazi terror attack convicted on 2 counts A federal jury found a second Libyan militant guilty on two counts for their role in the 2012 attack on the U.S. diplomatic mission and nearby CIA post in Benghazi, Libya that killed four Americans, including the U.S. ambassador to Libya, but was dea...
00:00, 06/14/2019

Ex-Minnesota cop convicted of murder sued over traffic stop MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Minneapolis man is suing a former police officer recently convicted of murder for allegedly pointing a gun at him during a traffic stop. Brian Oman contends former Officer Mohamed Noor and another officer wrongfully pulled him ov...
19:32, 05/23/2019

Tennessee to execute man convicted for wife's murder three decades ago A 68-year-old man who was convicted three decades ago of suffocating his wife with a large plastic garbage bag, a crime he blamed on an inmate on work release, is scheduled to be executed on Thursday in Tennessee....
05:48, 05/16/2019

New trial sought for teen convicted in mother's slaying Attorneys for a teenager convicted in the murder of her mother in eastern Pennsylvania are seeking a new trial, calling the outcome of her case "shocking."...
01:00, 05/15/2019

1 Convicted For Murder Of UK Teenager Scarlett Keeling In Goa In 2008 The Bombay High Court's Goa bench on Wednesday convicted a person in the 2008 British teenager Scarlett Eden Keeling death case, overturning his acquittal by the trial court....
09:48, 07/17/2019

Officer captured on video hitting man convicted of assault LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. (AP) — A former police sergeant in Georgia who was captured on video hitting a man during a traffic stop has been convicted of aggravated assault and battery. The Gwinnett County district attorney’s office said Wednesday that...
09:32, 06/12/2019

Man convicted for killing sister’s ex-boyfriend gets 20 years in prison TUCSON – The man convicted for killing his sister’s ex-boyfriend was sentenced to 20 years in prison Monday afternoon. Back in 2018, the body of Mark Garrity was found near Country Club and Glenn roads. After further investigation, police...
01:48, 07/23/2019

Nxivm leader Keith Raniere convicted on 7 charges A New York jury on Wednesday found the leader of a purported self-help group guilty on seven charges associated with a scheme to force women into a sexual slavery cult....
13:00, 06/19/2019

Convicted killer of 2 Virginia college students has cancer RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The convicted killer of two Virginia college students has been diagnosed with cancer. Jesse Matthew Jr. is serving multiple life sentences in the 2009 murder of Virginia Tech student Morgan Harrington and the 2014 murder of Unive...
09:00, 05/22/2019

P. Rajagopal, Indian Restaurateur Convicted of Murder, Dies at 71 His restaurant chain, Saravana Bhavan, known for tasty vegetarian food at low prices, continued to expand into more than 20 countries even after his conviction....
14:16, 07/25/2019

Climate activists convicted for removing Macron portrait BOURG-EN-BRESSE, France (AP) — Six French environmental activists have been convicted of theft for removing an official portrait of President Emmanuel Macron to protest his climate change policies. Five activists were sentenced Wednesday to a suspend...
06:00, 06/12/2019

US To Execute Man Convicted Of Kidnapping, Killing Eight Women In 1984 A 65-year-old man known as one of Florida's most notorious serial killers who was convicted of kidnapping, sexually assaulting and killing eight women in 1984 is scheduled to be executed on Thursday....
13:16, 05/23/2019

Wife of ex-president of Honduras convicted in corruption case A Honduran court convicted the wife of former President Porfirio Lobo on graft charges, including siphoning funds from programs designed to help poor children, a judicial official said on Tuesday....
19:32, 08/20/2019

Man, released from prison after being deemed too old to be a threat, convicted in another killing The 77-year-old man served decades in prison for stabbing his wife and is now being convicted of an almost identical crime.        ...
16:16, 07/20/2019

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...
17:48, 06/19/2019

Convicted Russian agent Butina appeals for money MOSCOW (AP) — A Russian gun rights activist serving a U.S. prison sentence for acting as an unregistered foreign agent has released a video asking for money to help pay her legal costs. Maria Butina was sentenced in April to 18 months after she admit...
12:32, 05/19/2019

Insys Co-Founder, Former Employees Convicted of Racketeering Conspiracy A federal jury in Boston convicted five former executives and managers of Insys Therapeutics of engaging in a racketeering conspiracy designed to boost profits from the company’s prescription opioid drug....
13:48, 05/02/2019

Man convicted in kidnapping, murder of Menachem Stark gets 15 years One of the men convicted for his role in the fatally botched kidnapping of a notorious Brooklyn landlord wept in court Wednesday as he apologized to the victim’s family before he was sentenced to 15 years to life in prison. “I wish I coul...
13:00, 05/02/2019

Tennessee executes man convicted of wife's murder three decades ago Tennessee on Thursday executed a 68-year-old man who was convicted three decades ago of suffocating his wife with a large plastic garbage bag, a crime he blamed on an inmate on work release....
22:00, 05/16/2019

Tennessee executes man convicted of killing wife in 1984 A Tennessee inmate who made headlines by requesting that his last meal be donated to the homeless was executed Thursday for the 1984 murder of his wife....
22:16, 05/16/2019

Alabama executes man convicted of 1997 quadruple murder A 42-year-old man was executed in Alabama on Thursday, more than 20 years after he was convicted along with his friend of killing the friend's father, the father's fiancée and her two children after a dispute over the use of a pickup truck....
22:00, 05/16/2019

5 convicted in Bronx murder of teen with knives, machetes NEW YORK (AP) — Five young men have been convicted of first-degree murder in the stabbing death of a teenager at a Bronx bodega. The Bronx Criminal Court jury reached the verdict Friday in the death of 15-year-old Lesandro Guzman-Feliz. Authorities s...
14:48, 06/14/2019

Man convicted for attempting to sexually assault victim in home TUCSON – A jury has convicted Lewis William Parks of attempted sexual assault, aggravated assault, kidnapping and burglary. According to the Pima County Attorney’s Office, in April 2018, Parks broke into a home and attempted to sexually a...
18:00, 05/02/2019

New Yorker convicted of giving material support to Hezbollah NEW YORK (AP) — A New Yorker has been convicted of providing material support to Hezbollah. A jury returned its verdict Thursday against Ali Kourani in Manhattan federal court. Kourani could face life in prison at a sentencing scheduled for September...
17:00, 05/16/2019

Man convicted of shooting crossbow during road rage incident PULASKI, Va. (AP) — A Virginia man has been found guilty of shooting a crossbow at another vehicle during a road rage incident, but was acquitted of trying to murder the other driver. The Roanoke Times reports the jury in Pulaski rendered its verdict...
10:00, 05/02/2019

Trump stands by comments about wrongly convicted 'Central Park Five' U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday stood by claims he made about five men who were wrongly convicted for the brutal rape of a female jogger in New York City's Central Park 30 years ago....
16:32, 06/18/2019

Marshall expels convicted student facing 2 more rape charges HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Marshall University in West Virginia has expelled a student who was allowed to remain enrolled despite a conviction for a 2016 attack against a female schoolmate. The college’s Wednesday announcement comes as 22-year-ol...
09:32, 06/12/2019

Rwandan convicted of hiding genocide role faces sentencing BOSTON (AP) — Prosecutors are seeking 20 years in prison for a Rwandan man convicted of hiding his involvement in the African country’s 1994 genocide to seek asylum in the U.S. Jean Leonard Teganya will be sentenced Monday in Boston federal cou...
03:32, 07/01/2019

Former Brazil presidential candidate convicted of fraud in earlier race A Sao Paulo state court convicted Fernando Haddad, who was the runner-up in Brazil's presidential elections last year, of mismanaging campaign accounts when he ran for mayor of Sao Paulo six years earlier....
18:00, 08/20/2019

Neighbor convicted of assaulting Rand Paul sells his home BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — The neighbor convicted of attacking U.S. Sen. Rand Paul has sold his home next door to the senator. Rene Boucher pleaded guilty last year to assaulting Paul. Paul also won a civil verdict against Boucher for more than $582,0...
14:00, 06/12/2019

Florida man convicted of killing family over webcam model breakup CHULUOTA, Fla. — A Florida man has been found guilty of murdering his parents and brother because prosecutors say he was angry they cut off his relationship with a model he met on an adult website. The Orlando Sentinel reports a jury found Grant Ama...
08:48, 08/01/2019

Woman Held In Deadly Crash Outside Keeneland Was Convicted Of DUI In 2016 (LEX 18) — A woman charged with drunken driving in a crash that killed a motorcyclist outside of Keeneland previously received probation in Minnesota after being convicted of driving under the influence. Lexington police say that on Sunday nigh...
14:32, 05/07/2019

Trump pardons former US soldier convicted of killing Iraqi prisoner Michael Behenna killed al-Qaida suspect in Iraq in 2009Sarah Sanders says Behenna ‘entirely deserving’ of pardonLive: follow the latest US politics newsDonald Trump has pardoned a former US soldier convicted in 2009 of killing an Iraqi prisoner, the ...
11:16, 05/07/2019

Trump pardons ex-soldier convicted of killing Iraqi prisoner President Trump on Monday pardoned a former US Army first lieutenant convicted of killing an Iraqi prisoner, the White House said. Michael Behenna, of Oklahoma, was sentenced in 2009 to 25 years in prison for unpremeditated murder in a combat zone af...
18:32, 05/06/2019

Man could face 7 years in prison if convicted in nanny spycam case The husband of a Manhattan prosecutor could face criminal charges after he and his wife allegedly videotaped their nanny undressing and showering in their bathroom, The Post has learned....
14:16, 06/01/2019

Convicted pedophile charged in 1993 killing of Missouri girl A convicted pedophile who ran an international child pornography ring has been charged with the 1993 abduction, rape and killing of a 9-year-old Missouri girl, after previously undetected DNA found on her clothing implicated him in the crime, authori...
19:32, 06/05/2019

Reputed mobster called ‘Boobsie’ convicted of illegal gambling A reputed mobster called “Boobsie” gambled in Manhattan court Friday — and lost. Eugene Castelle, an alleged foot soldier for the Luchese crime family, had turned down a plea deal from the government that would have likely got him between eight and 1...
17:48, 05/31/2019

Brooklyn inmate claims he was wrongfully convicted because of crooked detective A Brooklyn man claims he’s been behind bars for more than two decades on a murder conviction because of a crooked detective. Kevin Daniels says Detective Bob Schulman relied on Daniels’ own false confession, a drugged-up witness, and misleading testi...
16:48, 06/01/2019

Trump pardons friend and convicted fraudster Conrad Black US President Donald Trump has pardoned former media mogul Conrad Black, who served more than three years in prison after being convicted of fraud and obstruction of justice in 2007....
03:16, 05/16/2019

Hawaii power couple convicted in plot to hide fraud HONOLULU (AP) — A jury has found a former Honolulu prosecutor and her now-retired police chief husband guilty in a plot to frame a relative to silence him from revealing fraud that financed their lavish lifestyle. The verdict came Thursday in what ha...
21:48, 06/27/2019

Texas to execute man convicted of abducting, strangling college student A man who has maintained his innocence and whose lawyers have argued the state ignored key evidence that would exonerate him is scheduled to be put to death in Texas on Wednesday for the kidnapping, rape and murder of a 19-year-old college student....
04:32, 08/21/2019

Trump Pardons Ex-Army Soldier Convicted of Killing Iraqi Man Former First Lt. Michael Behenna shot the Iraqi man in the head and chest while interrogating him about suspected terrorists during a deployment in 2008....
02:00, 05/07/2019

Boy band svengali and convicted fraudster Lou Pearlman getting the biopic treatment Lou Pearlman ignobly died in prison while serving 25 years for his role in a far-ranging Ponzi scheme, but the one-time svengali’s influence is still being felt in modern music. As the architect behind boy bands like Backstreet Boys and N’Sync, Pearl...
09:16, 07/19/2019

Two men convicted of bribery conspiracy in college basketball corruption trial The verdict capped a trial that forced the NCAA to confront corruption affecting basketball players at some of its elite programs.        ...
18:00, 05/08/2019

Brazil President Calls Convicted Torturer A "National Hero" Far-right President Jair Bolsonaro said on Thursday that an Army officer who was convicted of torture during Brazil's 1964-1985 military dictatorship was a "national hero."...
17:16, 08/08/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro extols convicted torturer as a 'national hero' Brazilian far-right President Jair Bolsonaro said on Thursday that an Army officer who was convicted of torture during the country's 1964-1985 military dictatorship was a "national hero."...
21:16, 08/08/2019

Trump pardons former U.S. soldier convicted of killing Iraqi prisoner President Donald Trump on Monday pardoned former U.S. Army Lieutenant Michael Behenna, who was imprisoned for five years for killing an Iraqi prisoner in 2008....
23:16, 05/06/2019

The Latest: Hawaii power couple convicted in fraud case HONOLULU (AP) — The Latest on the conviction of a Hawaii power couple in a corruption trial (all times local): 5:30 p.m. A bail hearing has been set for a former Honolulu prosecutor, convicted alongside her husband in a plot to frame a relative to si...
21:48, 06/27/2019

Texas executes man convicted of abducting, killing college student Texas on Wednesday put to death a man found guilty of the rape and murder of a 19-year-old college student in an execution that followed arguments from the inmate's attorneys that authorities ignored key evidence that would exonerate him....
00:00, 08/22/2019

Extinction Rebellion protester convicted of public order offence Angie Zelter, 68, wanted judge to take ‘urgency of the climate emergency’ into account The first person to face trial over the Extinction Rebellion protests in April has been found guilty of a minor public order offence for blocking a road in central...
10:32, 06/25/2019

2nd Benghazi Suspect Is Convicted on 2 Counts Amid Signs of Deadlock on Others A jury convicted a Libyan man on two terrorism-related charges arising from the 2012 attack in Benghazi, Libya, but deliberations over 15 others continued....
16:16, 06/13/2019

Man convicted for raping 7 Tucson women sentenced to 274 years in prison TUCSON – A man convicted for raping numerous women in Tucson was sentenced to 274 years in prison Monday. After receiving funding to test untested sexual assault kits in 2017, Tucson Police Department linked Nathan Loebe to raping seven women b...
17:16, 05/20/2019

Trump may pardon US soldiers accused or convicted of war crimes – report New York Times says pardons could come around Memorial DayNavy Seal and Green Beret accused of killing unarmed civiliansDonald Trump has asked for files to be prepared on pardoning several US military members accused of or convicted of war crimes, in...
17:48, 05/18/2019

Spain extradites Pole convicted of recording govt talks Polish police say a businessman who fled to Spain after being convicted in an illegal eavesdropping case that led to the fall of a Polish government has been extradited to Poland....
10:00, 06/07/2019

Singapore-Based Indian Convicted For Molesting Air Stewardess: Report A 39-year-old Indianman was found guilty on Monday of molesting an air stewardess on a flight from Cochin to Singapore in 2017, according to a media report....
08:48, 08/05/2019

Trump May Pardon Military Men Accused Or Convicted Of War Crimes: Report US President Donald Trump has asked for files to be prepared on pardoning several U.S. military members accused of or convicted of war crimes, including one slated to stand trial on charges of......
09:16, 05/19/2019

New Jersey woman convicted of forcing Sri Lankan to work 9 years without pay A New Jersey woman was convicted of forcing a Sri Lankan woman to work for her nine years without pay, causing her to overstay her visa and forcing her into marriage so she could stay in the country....
05:32, 05/10/2019

Wrongfully convicted man sues NYC, disgraced Detective Louis Scarcella A man who spent 16 years in prison for a murder that he was charged with at age 14 — only to have the conviction overturned — is now suing the city and tarnished former NYPD Detective Louis Scarcella in federal court. John Bunn said he wa...
00:32, 08/16/2019

De Blasio adds sex crimes to ICE list used to deport convicted felons Mayor Bill de Blasio expanded the city’s cooperation with the federal Immigration and Custom Enforcement agency by adding seven crimes to an existing list of 170 that can lead to deportation of convicted felons. “These are serious, serious crimes and...
17:00, 05/10/2019

MS-13 gangster convicted of killing man for wearing Peyton Manning jersey An MS-13 gangster was found guilty on Thursday of conspiring to kill a man for wearing a No. 18 Peyton Manning jersey. Jose Suarez, also known as “Chompira,” was convicted on murder, racketeering and assault charges for the Jan. 29 killing of Esteban...
14:00, 05/23/2019

Two Chicago-area men convicted of providing support to Islamic State Two Chicago-area men were found guilty on Thursday of supporting Islamic State in a federal case in which one of them was accused of saying he hoped to see the jihadist group's flag over the White House, local media reported....
18:48, 06/20/2019

Alabama set to execute 46-year-old man convicted of killing minister in 1991 A 46-year-old man convicted of killing a minister and wounding his wife with a sword and dagger while robbing their home three days before Christmas in 1991 is scheduled to be executed in Alabama on Thursday....
04:48, 05/30/2019

Rapper A$AP Rocky Is Convicted of Assault in Sweden, Won't Face Prison American rapper A$AP Rocky was convicted of assault in Sweden but won’t serve prison time after a trial marked by an intervention by President Trump, who urged the country’s government to release the artist....
13:32, 08/14/2019

Federal prison guard convicted of raping inmate will get new trial A former Metropolitan Detention Center corrections officer accused of raping a female inmate is getting a new trial because prosecutors failed to turn over evidence that could potentially have exonerated him, according to court papers. A jury convict...
11:32, 07/05/2019

Indonesia grants clemency to Canadian teacher convicted of sex abuse Indonesia has granted clemency to a Canadian teacher convicted of sexually abusing students, an official said on Friday, in a case that critics say was riddled with irregularities and threw a spotlight on the Southeast Asian country's justice system....
00:48, 07/12/2019

UK far-right activist Tommy Robinson convicted in contempt-of-court case Judges on Friday found British far-right activist Tommy Robinson to be in contempt of court after he filmed defendants during a trial last year and posted the footage on social media, breaching reporting restrictions on the case....
12:00, 07/05/2019

US Sex Cult Leader Who Starved, Branded Women With His Initials Convicted Keith Raniere, a New York man accused of running a cult-like group in which women were kept on starvation diets, branded with his initials and ordered to have sex with him, was found guilty of all......
16:48, 06/19/2019

Florida executes man convicted of abducting, killing eight women in 1984 A 65-year-old man known as one of Florida's most notorious serial killers who was convicted of kidnapping, sexually assaulting and killing eight women in 1984 was put to death on Thursday....
18:16, 05/23/2019

Convicted serial killer Samuel Little linked to Ohio murders Little was indicted in Cleveland for the deaths of two women and in Cincinnati for the 1981 murder of Anna Lee StewartInvestigators in Ohio who interviewed a convicted serial killer about two women he claims were among his victims have described him ...
14:48, 06/08/2019

Florida to execute man convicted of abducting, killing eight women in 1984 A 65-year-old man known as one of Florida's most notorious serial killers who was convicted of kidnapping, sexually assaulting and killing eight women in 1984 is scheduled to be executed on Thursday....
06:00, 05/23/2019

Former Minnesota policeman convicted in fatal shooting of Australian woman A former Minneapolis police officer on Tuesday was found guilty of murder for fatally shooting an Australian woman from his patrol car while responding to her 2017 report of a possible sex assault near her home....
19:48, 04/30/2019

Georgia to execute man convicted of killing ex-girlfriend, her friend in 1994 A 52-year-old man convicted of shooting and killing his ex-girlfriend and one of her friends during an argument in 1994 is scheduled to be executed in Georgia on Thursday....
04:48, 05/02/2019

Trump's Army murder pardon gives hope to others convicted of war crimes President Trump's pardon of a former Army lieutenant convicted of murder could open the way for other cases to be reconsidered, according to a military advocate group....
11:48, 05/14/2019

Alabama executes 46-year-old man convicted of killing minister in 1991 Alabama on Thursday executed a 46-year-old man convicted of killing a minister and wounding his wife with a sword and dagger while robbing their home three days before Christmas in 1991, the state's department of corrections said....
07:00, 05/31/2019

Billionaire pharma founder convicted in opioid bribery scheme The billionaire founder behind the drug company that hired a former exotic dancer to help bribe doctors was found guilty in a nationwide scheme to prescribe a dangerous opioid. John Kapoor, the founder and former CEO of Insys Therapeutics, was convic...
15:00, 05/02/2019

Larry Nassar’s former boss convicted of misconduct, willful neglect A former dean at Michigan State University who oversaw disgraced sports doctor Larry Nassar was found guilty Wednesday of misconduct in office and willful neglect of duty. But a jury acquitted William Strampel, 71, who served as dean of the universit...
08:48, 06/12/2019

Convicted Of Molesting Girl He Met On Dating App, He Won't Face Jail Time Joseph Meili was charged with child kidnapping, statutory rape and statutory sodomy. He would later admit to committing a sex crime. But the 22-year-old man won't face jail time for molesting the......
14:48, 06/21/2019

Ex-NFL player Kellen Winslow Jr convicted of raping homeless woman Former tight end faces life in prison for two counts of rape Winslow Jr, 35, played for Browns, Bucs, Patriots and JetsFormer NFL player Kellen Winslow Jr – the son of a Hall of Famer who himself earned more than $40m during his career – has been con...
07:48, 06/11/2019

Professor convicted of sending US missile chip technology to China The American government is particularly wary of China these days, and it's determined to make an example out of those who would share US secrets with its major rival. A California federal court has convicted UCLA professor Yi-Chi Shih for repor...
02:16, 07/07/2019

Elton John: 'I'm sick to death of politicians, I'm sick to death of Brexit' – video Musician says Brexit has made him ashamed of the UK. Speaking in Verona on his last world tour, Farewell Yellow Brick Road, John tells fans: 'I am a European. I am not a stupid, colonial, imperialist English idiot' Continue reading......
06:00, 05/31/2019

| Nadal sees off German named Yannick; next up, a German named Yannick For nine minutes, Yannick Hanfmann dared to dream as the Germany carved out four break points on the serve of Rafael Nadal. But Nadal saved them all....
09:32, 05/27/2019

Trump may pardon military men accused or convicted of war crimes: New York Times U.S. President Donald Trump has asked for files to be prepared on pardoning several U.S. military members accused of or convicted of war crimes, including one slated to stand trial on charges of shooting unarmed civilians while in Iraq, the New York ...
00:16, 05/19/2019

Southern California man convicted of killing family of 4 who was found buried in desert SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) — Southern California man convicted of killing family of 4 who was found buried in desert....
10:16, 06/10/2019

Man who slashed his neck in courtroom convicted of murder in Sydney Loofe trial Aubrey Trail, who slashed his own neck in the courtroom less than a month ago, was convicted in the murder of Sydney Loofe.        ...
00:00, 07/11/2019

Convicted Florida pedophile reportedly beaten, drowned by jail cellmate A Florida inmate was arrested after he allegedly killed another inmate — who was serving a life sentence for molesting a child — in his jail cell last week, officials said....
18:48, 08/05/2019

Insys founder John Kapoor convicted in fentanyl bribery case Insys Therapeutics Inc. founder John Kapoor was convicted of racketeering conspiracy involving bribes and kickbacks to physicians who prescribed large amounts of highly addictive fentanyl spray to patients....
21:48, 05/02/2019

Iraqi Refugee Is Convicted in Germany of Raping and Murdering Teenage Girl The man was sentenced to life in prison for killing the 14-year-old in a case that fueled outrage, particularly on the far right, at the handling of asylum seekers....
04:32, 07/10/2019

Chemnitz: Syrian asylum-seeker convicted of killing that sparked far-right riots Alaa S. has been sentenced to nine years and six months for the killing of Daniel H. Chemnitz has done a lot to try and alter its image since the death....
09:00, 08/22/2019

Tennessee executes man convicted of killing teenage girl, her mother in 1986 A man convicted of raping a 15-year-old girl and stabbing her and her mother to death in their home with a teenage accomplice more than 30 years ago was executed in Tennessee on Thursday, officials said....
18:32, 08/15/2019

Tennessee to execute man convicted of killing teenage girl, her mother in 1986 A man convicted of raping a 15-year-old girl and stabbing her and her mother to death in their home with a coworker more than 30 years ago is set to be executed in Tennessee on Thursday....
11:00, 08/15/2019

Tucson BP gets shout out from White House after arresting convicted child abuser TUCSON – Tucson sector Border Patrol received some national spotlight Wednesday afternoon after the White House acknowledged the agents for Monday’s apprehension of a convicted child abuser. US Customs and Border Protection According to U...
19:00, 08/14/2019

Sara Netanyahu convicted of lesser crime in private chef case Sara Netanyahu, the Israeli prime minister's wife, on Sunday was convicted of a lower crime of breach of trust that involves no jail time in a private chef case after accepting a plea deal in a court in Jerusalem....
07:32, 06/16/2019

A$AP Rocky’s Guilty Verdict Doesn’t Bar Him From Returning to Sweden, Says Judge Who Convicted Him A Swedish court convicted A$AP Rocky of assault on Wednesday and the judge who convicted him says the guilty verdict does not bar the New York-born rapper from returning to Sweden. “The court has not decided on any repercussions of that nature,...
17:00, 08/14/2019

NXIVM sex cult leader Keith Raniere convicted of preying on devotees A man who ran a secret sex cult NXIVM in New York has been convicted of preying on his devotees and turning them into what prosecutors called his "sex slaves"....
19:00, 06/19/2019

MAGA hat-wearing thug convicted of pushing Hispanic man onto subway tracks A MAGA hat-wearing thug was found guilty Thursday of punching and shoving a Hispanic man onto the subway tracks at Union Square after making derogatory comments about Mexicans. “This defendant’s crime was more than a violation of our laws — it was a ...
23:00, 06/27/2019

Princeton grad Thomas Gilbert Jr. convicted of killing millionaire father A Manhattan man driven by greed and rage was convicted Friday of murdering his millionaire father after his parents cut his allowance. Pampered Princeton grad Thomas Gilbert Jr. sat stone-faced as the foreman read “guilty” to the top count. After mor...
15:32, 06/28/2019

Man convicted in 1987 killing of young couple gets life sentence 3 decades later William Talbott II received two consecutive life terms for the 1987 killings of an 18-year-old woman and her 20-year-old boyfriend.        ...
01:00, 07/25/2019

Tucson mother convicted for first-degree murder in child starvation case TUCSON – Five years after the death of a Tucson 3-year-old, the mother who allegedly starved her son was found guilty for first-degree murder in connection to the incident by a jury Friday afternoon. Back in 2014, the skeletal remains of Raquel...
15:32, 05/03/2019

Buttigieg: ‘It’s disgusting’ that Trump is reportedly considering pardoning soldiers convicted of war crimes The Democratic presidential aspirant, who served in Afghanistan as a Navy Reserve intelligence officer, was interviewed at a Washington Post Live event....
09:16, 05/23/2019

A$AP Rocky’s Trial Has Started in Sweden. And He Could Face Up To 2 Years in Prison if He’s Convicted The trial of rapper A$AP Rocky has begun in Sweden as he pleaded not guilty to assault charges. The New York-born musician has been in custody since July 3 after a fight broke out in Stockholm. He could face up to two years in a Swedish prison if con...
19:16, 07/30/2019

Convicted murderer, 77, given life sentence for stabbing he committed after deemed 'too old to be a threat' A 77-year-old deemed 'too old to be a threat' was sentenced to life in prison on Friday for fatally stabbing a woman in front of her children, four decades after he was convicted of a nearly identical crime....
12:16, 08/10/2019

Briton convicted of 1996 murder of French film-maker in Ireland Ian Bailey, who lives in Ireland, convicted in his absence of killing Sophie Toscan du Plantier A court in France has found Ian Bailey, a British former journalist, guilty of murdering Sophie Toscan du Plantier, a French film-maker who was battered t...
12:16, 05/31/2019

Man convicted for 23 counts sexual conduct with minor after abusing girl for 5 years TUCSON – A man was found guilty for 23 counts of engaging sexual conduct with a minor after he reportedly sexually abused a young girl for about five years. According to Pima County Attorney’s Office, Santiago Valle-Pino was arrested by P...
16:16, 07/31/2019

Minneapolis Police Officer Convicted of Murder in Shooting of Australian Woman The former officer, Mohamed Noor, fired a single shot that killed Justine Ruszczyk in 2017. She had been calling the police, reporting that she heard screaming....
16:00, 04/30/2019

Cardinal Pell's lawyers seek to free convicted sex attacker on appeal Cardinal George Pell, who was once one of the most powerful men in the Roman Catholic Church, could be released from prison this week, if an Australian appeals court overturns his conviction for historical sexual abuse....
06:48, 06/04/2019

Keith Raniere, ex-leader of self-help group NXIVM, convicted in sex-trafficking case Keith Raniere, the former leader of self-help group NXIVM, was convicted Wednesday in New York City in a federal case accusing him of turning women into his "sex slaves."...
14:32, 06/19/2019

Indonesia Grants Clemency To Canadian Teacher Convicted Of Sexual Abuse Indonesia has granted clemency to a Canadian teacher convicted of sexually abusing students, an official said on Friday, in a case that critics say was riddled with irregularities and threw a......
01:32, 07/12/2019

Appeals court halts Texas execution of man convicted of double homicide A federal appeals court has halted an execution scheduled for Thursday of a man convicted of raping a woman and then killing her and her boyfriend with the help of a group of friends 13 years ago....
11:00, 08/15/2019

Authorities say Georgia has executed a man convicted of killing ex-girlfriend and another woman nearly 25 years ago JACKSON, Ga. (AP) — Authorities say Georgia has executed a man convicted of killing ex-girlfriend and another woman nearly 25 years ago....
20:32, 05/02/2019

Former UBS Banker in China Convicted in Cross-Border Insider Trading Case A former banker from UBS’s Shanghai office was sentenced to nine years in prison in a case involving leaks about a $6.3 billion takeover by Cosco Shipping Holdings....
05:32, 06/21/2019

Convicted pedophile charged in 1993 kidnapping, murder of 9-year-old Missouri girl Missouri prosecutors announced Wednesday that they have charged a convicted pedophile who once ran an international child pornography ring with the 1993 abduction, rape, and killing of a 9-year-old girl....
19:32, 06/05/2019

Alabama executes man convicted of killing minister, wounding his wife during 1991 robbery Alabama on Thursday executed a 46-year-old man convicted of killing a minister and wounding his wife with a sword and dagger while robbing their home three days before Christmas in 1991, the state's department of corrections said....
07:00, 05/31/2019

Arrest warrant issued for Tucson couple convicted for sexually exploiting 12-year-old TUCSON – An arrest warrant has been issued for the Tucson couple who were convicted for sexually exploiting a minor and child abuse after they failed to appear in court. According to Pima County Attorney’s Office, the victim told authorit...
12:48, 05/14/2019

Ex-Michael Flynn business partner convicted on charges he acted as Turkish agent A jury on Tuesday convicted a one-time business partner of former national security adviser Michael Flynn on charges he illegally acted as a Turkish agent when he and Flynn undertook a project to discredit an exiled cleric wanted by Turkey's governme...
20:48, 07/23/2019

NYPD let convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein skip judge-ordered check-ins Convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein never once checked in with city cops in the eight-plus years since a Manhattan judge ordered him to do so every 90 days — and the NYPD says it’s fine with that. After being labeled a worst-of-the-worst, “Level 3” s...
01:32, 07/11/2019

Socialite Claus von Bulow, who was convicted then cleared of trying to kill wealthy wife, dead age 92 Danish-born socialite Claus von Bulow, who was convicted but later acquitted of trying to kill his wealthy wife in two trials that drew intense international attention in the 1980s, has died. He was 92....
07:00, 05/31/2019

Ex-NFL fullback Jameel Cook convicted of stealing from NFLPA health reimbursement account Former NFL fullback Jameel Cook was convicted of stealing $105,000 from a NFL Players Association health reimbursement account.        ...
15:16, 05/29/2019

Convicted murderer, 77, deemed too old to be a threat, fatally stabbed woman in front of her children A man who served decades in prison for stabbing his wife 14 times in front of her daughter was convicted Wednesday in a nearly identical crime — stabbing a woman at least 11 times while her twin children watched....
10:48, 07/19/2019

California woman who slapped Trump supporter during 2017 rally convicted of battery A California woman accused of slapping a Trump supporter during a Make America Great Again rally in Orange County more than two years ago has been convicted, prosecutors say....
08:00, 08/18/2019

Drug Firm Founder, Executives Convicted Guilty In Opioid Bribery Scheme The founder of Insys Therapeutics Inc became the highest-ranking pharmaceutical executive to be convicted in a case tied to the US opioid crisis, when he and four colleagues were found guilty of......
22:32, 05/02/2019

Family members speak out after Tucson couple convicted on child porn charges TUCSON – Days before Tucson’s Luis and Vanessa Ramirez were supposed to appear in court in May 2018, they kidnapped their two children, 5-year-old Luis Jr. and 6-month-old Kahmila, and fled south of the border. Saturday marks one year sin...
04:32, 05/04/2019

Convicted murderer, trafficking victim Cyntoia Brown freed from Tennessee jail Cyntoia Brown, a Nashville woman who was serving life in prison for killing a man while she was a sex trafficking victim, was released early Wednesday from the Tennessee Prison for Women....
20:48, 08/07/2019

Inmate smiles for photographer after being convicted of breaking into Wayne Newton's mansion A Nevada prison inmate was found guilty Friday of breaking into entertainer Wayne Newton's home twice last year.        ...
01:00, 06/22/2019

Kellen Winslow Jr. Convicted Of Forcible Rape, Indecent Exposure, And Lewd Conduct Former Pro Bowl tight end Kellen Winslow II was convicted of rape, indecent exposure, and lewd conduct in a California courtroom Monday. The jury has reportedly been sent back to continue deliberating on eight additional charges, including six feloni...
00:00, 06/11/2019

Punjab Government Grants Pardon To Cops Convicted In Fake Encounter Case Four former police officials convicted in 2014 in a fake encounter case of 1993 were pardoned by Punjab Governor VP Singh Bhadnore after recommendations from the state government....
08:16, 06/22/2019

Deputies: Convicted rapist wanted for allegedly attacking victim after released from jail SEATTLE (AP) — Authorities say a man convicted of raping a Seattle-area woman tracked the victim down and attacked her three days after he was released from jail. The Seattle Times reports police are looking for 35-year-old Francisco Carranza-Ramirez...
17:48, 06/19/2019

Woman convicted for dumping 7 puppies in Coachella trash bin sentenced to one year in jail PALM SPRING, Calif. (NBC NEWS) – A California woman accused of throwing puppies into a Coachella trash bin was sentenced to jail Wednesday. Deborah Sue Culwell pleaded guilty in an Indio courthouse to seven felony animal cruelty counts and seve...
16:00, 08/16/2019

Civil rights leader William Barber convicted of trespassing for 2017 protest Barber had pleaded not guilty, seeking to frame the case as a freedom of speech issue after he was arrested during a sit-inUS civil rights advocate the Rev William Barber was convicted on Thursday of second degree trespass for his role in a peaceful ...
16:32, 06/06/2019

Chris Davies: former Tory MP convicted for faking expenses re-selected to stand in by-election A former Conservative MP has been selected to fight for the parliamentary seat he lost after more than 10,000 constituents signed a petition to remove him....
05:00, 06/24/2019

Proud Boys Maxwell Hare, John Kinsman convicted for UES brawl with antifa A jury found John Kinsman and Maxwell Hare guilty of attempted gang assault, attempted assault and riot stemming from the confrontation near the Metropolitan Republican Club following a speech by former Proud Boys leader Gavin McInnes in October 2018...
00:48, 08/20/2019

Catholic Priest Abuse Survivors’ Group Says It’s ‘Cowardly’ That Convicted Cardinal Has Not Been Defrocked An Australian appeals court on Wednesday upheld the conviction of Cardinal George Pell, who was found guilty earlier this year of molesting two 13-year-old choir boys in the 1990s. And yet, Pell still retains his title in the Catholic Church. The Vat...
21:32, 08/21/2019

Former Texas A&M football player convicted of murder in alleged 2015 machete attack Former Texas A&M wide receiver Thomas Johnson, who had been found mentally incompetent to stand trial before being deemed fit to do so, was said by prosecutors to have confessed to the seemingly random killing of a Dallas jogger....
00:00, 05/01/2019

Hundreds protest plan to release convicted killer of 16-year-old New York girl Hundreds of people marched silently through the streets of a suburban New York town in the dark on Saturday with candles illuminating the path taken by a 16-year-old girl who was brutally murdered as she walked home from the library nearly 40 years a...
23:48, 06/15/2019

Georgia inmate convicted of murdering man who gave him ride outside Walmart in 1996 is executed A last-ditch attempt by Georgia lawyers pleading to the U.S. Supreme Court to prevent a man from being put to death for a 1996 murder failed and he was executed on Thursday night. ...
23:00, 06/20/2019

Brazil extradites Chilean leftist guerrilla convicted of murdering Pinochet ally Brazil said on Tuesday it had extradited to Chile a leftist guerrilla convicted of the murder of a Chilean politician allied with former dictator Augusto Pinochet....
09:32, 08/20/2019

Man who feared his facial tattoos would affect chances for fair trial convicted of double murder BATON ROUGE, La. — A heavily-tattooed man who feared his facial art might affect his chances at a fair trial has been convicted of two slayings. News outlets report an East Baton Rouge Parish jury found 29-year-old William Bottoms, Jr. guilty Friday ...
14:16, 08/10/2019

Cadet Convicted of Raping Classmate Can Now Return to West Point Because of Fucked Appeals Ruling In 2017, West Point Cadet Jacob Whisenhunt was found guilty of raping his classmate while she was sleeping. But now, Whisenhunt’s free—and able to return to West Point–because three military male judges on an appeals court panel find it hard to belie...
07:16, 06/08/2019

Self-improvement guru whose teachings seduced actresses and heiresses is convicted in New York sex trafficking case NEW YORK (AP) — Self-improvement guru whose teachings seduced actresses and heiresses is convicted in New York sex trafficking case....
13:16, 06/19/2019

Drug company founder, executives convicted of bribe scheme that fueled U.S. opioid crisis The founder of Insys Therapeutics Inc and four colleagues were found guilty on Thursday of bribing doctors to prescribe the drugmaker's addictive painkiller, helping to drive the U.S. opioid drug abuse crisis....
12:00, 05/02/2019

Jeffrey Epstein dead: AOC demands answers after convicted pedophile dies of apparent suicide Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is demanding answers after billionaire and accused pedophile Jeffrey Epstein was found dead in an apparent suicide. “We need answers. Lots of them,” she tweeted out Saturday morning along with a link to a new...
10:16, 08/10/2019

Trump pardons ex-Army lieutenant convicted of killing suspected Al Qaeda terrorist in 2009 President Trump has pardoned a former Army lieutenant who was convicted in 2009 of killing an Iraqi prisoner suspected of being a member of Al Qaeda....
20:00, 05/06/2019

Convicted kidnapper of Jayme Closs, killer of her parents, moved to New Mexico prison: report Jake Patterson, the 22-year-old man who was sentenced to life in prison in May for killing a Wisconsin couple and holding their 13-year-old daughter captive for nearly three months, has been moved to a prison in New Mexico, according to reports....
00:16, 07/25/2019

Convicted Florida child molester beaten by another inmate and drowned in jail toilet, reports say David Oseas Ramirez was serving a life sentence after being sentenced in 2013 for molesting an 11-year-old girl        ...
15:48, 08/02/2019

Man convicted in road rage attack wore blackface, delivered racist defense in court Mark Char, an Oahu, Hawaii resident, was found guilty of 3 counts of attempted murder after he stabbed three individuals in a March road rage attack.        ...
14:32, 07/02/2019

Former NFL star Kellen Winslow Jr. convicted of raping 58-year-old homeless woman in San Diego County SAN DIEGO (AP) — Former NFL star Kellen Winslow Jr. convicted of raping 58-year-old homeless woman in San Diego County....
19:00, 06/10/2019

Convicted North Carolina felon faked degree to become high school teacher, officials say A 40-year-old North Carolina man has been arrested and charged after allegedly submitting forged documents to obtain a position as a high school teacher....
15:48, 06/26/2019

Germany ends probe into convicted doctor from Chile-based Nazi paedophile sect Probe against Hartmut Hopp, ex-doctor at the Colonia Dignidad commune, has been dropped, German prosecutors said Tuesday. The 74-year-old was a physician in the notorious group that abused members – adults and children – and was used to torture and "...
11:00, 05/07/2019

Alabama bill would require chemical castration for parolees convicted of sex crimes involving children Alabama lawmakers passed a bill that would require convicted sex offenders to be chemically castrated before being released on parole.        ...
10:32, 06/05/2019

Ex-Pro Bowler Kellen Winslow Jr. convicted of raping homeless woman, 58; faces up to life in prison Former first-round NFL draft pick Kellen Winslow Jr. was convicted Monday of raping a 58-year-old homeless woman last year north of San Diego, in an attack that could send him to prison for the rest of his life....
20:32, 06/10/2019

Jason Chaffetz: Nadler 'running a clown show with buckets of chicken and convicted felons' House Judiciary Committee chairman Jerrold Nadler has been "running a clown show" in his proceedings surrounding the Russia investigation, according to Jason Chaffetz....
20:48, 06/07/2019

Tucson couple accused of kidnapping kids, tasing DPS convicted on child porn charges Luis and Vanessa Andrea Ramirez/ Pima County Sheriff’s Department TUCSON – The Tucson couple arrested for abducting their children and attacking an Arizona Department of Child Safety employee in 2018 was found guilty of sexual exploitatio...
16:00, 05/03/2019

Chelsea Handler opens up about brother's death in raw memoir, 'Life Will Be the Death of Me' In "Life Will Be the Death of Me," Chelsea Handler opens the door to therapy sessions and addresses her brother's untimely death and her shortcomings.        ...
09:48, 04/28/2019

SHOCKING VIDEO: Murder victim's sons jump handcuffed, convicted killer in courtroom brawl The sentencing hearing for a man convicted of killing an Ohio woman erupted in chaos Thursday when the victim's two sons attacked the handcuffed defendant inside the courtroom....
11:32, 07/13/2019

Owen Labrie, man convicted of sexual assault at prep school, released early for good behavior Owen Labrie was convicted of sexual assault, endangering a minor and a felony computer charge. On Monday, he was released early, on good behavior.        ...
15:00, 06/24/2019

Schizophrenic British man convicted of murdering pregnant daughter's husband escapes psychiatric hospital, police say Authorities in England were searching Monday for a schizophrenic man — convicted of killing his pregnant daughter's husband years ago — who escaped a psychiatric hospital last week....
12:48, 08/05/2019

Pataki calls on Cuomo to intervene in parole board's decision to release 16-year-old girl's convicted killer A former New York governor on Tuesday demanded his successor, Gov. Andrew Cuomo, intervene in the controversial decision by the state parole board to release a man convicted of brutally killing a 16-year-old girl decades ago....
18:32, 06/12/2019

White supremacist convicted of Charlottesville rally killing asked the judge to reconsider a life sentence because of his young age Michael Dwyer, File via AP Lawyers for white supremacist Alex Fields Jr. argued in a new memo that the judge should reconsider assigning a life sentence because of personal characteristics, including his age. Fields is set to be sentenced June 28 fo...
15:48, 06/23/2019

Hawaii man convicted in road rage attack wears blackface to sentencing hearing, saying he’s “being treated like a black man” in court (KHNL) A Hawaii man convicted in a road rage stabbing showed up at his sentencing hearing Monday in blackface, shocking his attorney and the judge. He’ll now be disciplined for disobeying “several direct orders” to wash his face bef...
22:16, 07/03/2019

Missouri farmer convicted in massive organic food 'Field of Schemes fraud' dies by suicide: coroner A Missouri farmer who was sentenced to prison for racking up millions by falsely advertising organic food has died by suicide, a coroner said Tuesday....
15:32, 08/21/2019

Chelsea players Antonio Rudiger, Ross Barkley and Callum Hudson-Odoi all convicted of speeding on the A3 in the space of four days EXCLUSIVE: Three players convicted ahead of team's Europa League win Centre-back Antonio Rudiger could face driving ban after being caught at over 100mph...
05:48, 06/05/2019

Nxivm leader Keith Raniere has been convicted. Here's what happened inside his sex-slave ring that recruited actresses and two billionaire heiresses. Nxivm leader, Keith Raniere, was found guilty on all seven charges against him, including sex trafficking and forced labor conspiracy, for his involvement in a sex-slave ring. Prosecutors say Raniere, known by his followers as "Vanguard," kept a rin...
18:16, 06/19/2019

Attorneys for convicted mail bomber Cesar Sayoc claim he watched Fox News 'religiously' and was influenced by Sean Hannity's rhetoric Attorneys for Cesar Sayoc, the 57-year-old man who pleaded guilty to sending improvised explosive devices to several high-profile Democrats and a cable news station, argued that his client watched Fox News "religiously" prior to his acts and was infl...
15:16, 07/23/2019

Tiger Woods on wrongful death lawsuit: 'We're all very sad' over employee's death Tiger Woods expressed condolences over 24-year-old bartender's death Tuesday, a day after Woods was hit with wrongful death lawsuit.        ...
11:00, 05/14/2019

Mother of 'El Chapo' granted a visa by U.S. to visit convicted son in prison, she says Mother of infamous drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman says she was granted a visa by the U.S. Embassy in Mexico to visit her son in prison.        ...
15:32, 06/02/2019

Man convicted of killing family of four with sledgehammer years after they 'vanished' A California man has been convicted of murdering a family of four with a sledgehammer and burying their bodies in the desert, in a case that puzzled investigators for years....
13:48, 06/10/2019

Woman convicted in 'Fatal Attraction' murder granted parole after nearly 27 years in prison Carolyn Warmus, 55, will be released from prison as early as June 10 after spending nearly 27 years behind bars.        ...
15:48, 05/03/2019

Woman convicted of killing abducted Indiana woman in 1988 SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — A jury has convicted a woman of murder in the 1988 beating death of a pregnant mother abducted while walking her dog in northern Indiana. The jury found 56-year-old Barbara Brewster guilty of killing 28-year-old Miriam Rice of...
19:48, 06/12/2019

Man Once Wrongly Convicted of Rape Now Faces Rape Charge in a New Case George Perrot served nearly 30 years in prison for a rape conviction after a trial based on flawed evidence. Now he has been charged again in a separate case....
02:00, 05/07/2019

'Outrageous': Convicted criminals serve as Alaskan police amid public safety crisis, investigation finds Dozens of police officers with criminal records have worked in Alaska, despite state law that should have disqualified them, an investigation finds.        ...
17:48, 07/21/2019

10 of the most well known German heavyweights Tom Schwarz is a German heavyweight unfamiliar to most boxing fans. These 10 are far more established. The post 10 of the most well known German heavyweights appeared first on Boxing News....
20:48, 06/11/2019

Where German is still spoken in the US Over 300 years ago, German immigrants crossed the Atlantic to reach, among other places, Pennsylvania. Their language and culture continues to influence their descendants, as DW correspondent Oliver Sallet discovered....
16:32, 07/10/2019

Get to know the concept of the German Verein Sports clubs, charity organizations or groups sharing a hobby: These associations are all known as "Vereine" in Germany — and living in the country, it's a concept you are bound to quickly encounter....
11:48, 05/01/2019

Remembering the German Resistance Who were the people who risked their lives to resist the Nazis in Germany? A visit to the German Resistance Memorial Center in Berlin provides some answers — 75 years after the 20 July assassination plot....
17:32, 07/19/2019

German YouTubers: Don't vote CDU or SPD or AfD Some 70 influential creators spoke out against Germany's ruling parties for climate inaction. The CDU has had to walk back its criticism of a YouTube star who slammed them for not tackling climate change....
18:48, 05/24/2019

German Minister Becomes First Woman To Get Top EU Job Germany's Ursula von der Leyen secured European parliamentary approval on Tuesday to become the first female European Commission president after she won over socialists and liberals with her vision of......
14:00, 07/16/2019

'Jihadi Jack' feels 'guilty' over his parents being convicted of funding terrorism for sending him money in Syria The suspected ISIS militant nicknamed Jihadi Jack said he feels "guilty" that his parents have been convicted of funding terrorism by sending him money in Syria....
11:32, 06/23/2019

German philosopher Jürgen Habermas at 90 Renowned for his analysis of democracy and rule of law, he is one of the most influential thinkers alive. As he turns 90, Jürgen Habermas is not about to stop getting involved in the big questions of our time....
09:00, 06/17/2019

Why a German GP exclusion could have been better for Alfa Romeo Alfa Romeo's decision to appeal the penalty that cost both its Formula 1 drivers points in the German Grand Prix means the matter is now set for a legal ruling...
06:16, 08/04/2019

F1: German Grand Prix – live! German GP updates from the race at HockenheimMick Schumacher gives hope to German F1 with runAnd feel free to email Daniel or tweet @DanielHarris 2.07pm BST They reckon it’s going to be raining for the first hour ten or so. Basically, we need Choni H...
06:16, 07/28/2019

Man drowns dog in self-defense in German lake A swimmer at a Bavarian lake pushed a dog under water after it bit his arm and wouldn't let go. The dog's 83-year-old owner may face charges of negligent bodily harm after the victim was treated for serious injuries....
16:00, 06/07/2019

The FBI could fight the far-right if they wanted to – but they don't | Mike German There are currently 52 federal terrorism laws available to address entirely domestic acts of political violence Federal law enforcement officials have all the tools necessary to address far-right violence proactively – as my own successful investigat...
23:32, 08/15/2019

The German Government is Plotting Against SUVs War has begun, and it’s against “completely over-engined tank models,” as members of the German government put it. There’s war on the horizon, and it’s against SUVs. All that and more in The Morning Shift for Tuesday, June 25, 2019....
11:16, 06/25/2019

Lioness at German zoo eats her cubs Leipzig Zoo is in shock after a lioness ate two newborn cubs. Officials said the inexperienced mother was well fed, but added the cubs might have had development problems. An autopsy will not be possible....
06:48, 08/06/2019

How Verstappen got the better of Hamilton, Vettel and everyone else at the German GP The German Grand Prix was one of the most exciting Formula One races in recent memory. Laurence Edmondson looks at the drivers that threw away the chance of victory and how the winner -- Max Verstappen -- got over the line....
12:48, 07/29/2019

Opinion: Last chance for German carmakers Emissions-cheating scandals hitting German car manufacturers have strained relations between policymakers and the auto industry in the country. But DW's Henrik Böhme says it's still the carmakers calling the shots....
05:16, 06/26/2019

German idioms involving shoes Germans use many idioms, including quite a few shoe-related ones. Are you "fit as a sneaker" or just a "house-shoe hero"? Here are some you can try on for size!...
05:16, 06/26/2019

'No need' for German Amazon aid: Brazil's Bolsonaro President Jair Bolsonaro has dismissed the importance of German funding for forest and biodiversity projects in Brazil. "They can use this money as they see fit. Brazil doesn't need it," he said....
04:32, 08/13/2019

ECJ set to rule on German autobahn tolls Traveling on Germany's motorways could soon become much pricier, especially for foreigners. However, not everyone agrees that implementing road tolls on the autobahn will be profitable....
21:16, 06/17/2019

US museum condemns use of its art by German far-right party An American art museum is demanding that the German far-right party Alternative for Germany stop using one of its paintings in a campaign poster for the European elections...
02:16, 04/30/2019

Are German businesses ready to swallow a CO2 tax? Protecting the climate by charging firms for their CO2 production has had a rocky road. But now the German government seems to be backing just such a broad proposal. Businesses and consumers are in a holding pattern....
11:48, 05/01/2019

"Mistook Himself For God": German Nurse Who Killed Over 100 Hoegel injected patients with drugs that cause heart failure or circulatory collapse so he could then try to revive them and, when successful, shine as a saviour before his medical peers and......
02:32, 06/04/2019

A German village goes it alone on climate protection In Germany, villages and towns are leading the pack in the climate change fight. One motivated mayor has set up a store stocked with regional produce to help cut emissions. But going local isn't as easy as it sounds....
11:48, 05/01/2019

German law would allow police to use DNA to identify suspects Police in Germany may soon be able to use DNA to build a more detailed picture of wanted fugitives. Under a new proposed law, authorities could be allowed to identify a suspect's age as well as skin color....
00:48, 08/02/2019

The German constitution: Putting people first The radical humanism of the German Basic Law is still startling today, 70 years after it was adopted. Its approach was a response to the bitter experiences of National Socialism....
08:00, 05/22/2019

The influence of the German constitution in Africa On May 23, 1949, Germany's Basic Law was adopted and became a symbol of a new beginning. Some five decades later, German constitutional experts helped with the formulation of South Africa's post-apartheid constitution....
10:48, 05/23/2019

Comment of the Day: Old German Cars Will Ruin You Today my boss Patrick George wrote about the disaster that was owning his 1984 BMW 733i in New York City. In the story, he suggested that we come up with a name for aesthetically nice used cars full of “secret problems,” and one reader proposed a gre...
18:16, 05/21/2019

Cracks appear in German government over planned climate law BERLIN (AP) — Divisions between German Chancellor Angela Merkel and her coalition partners appear to be widening over plans for an ambitious law to curb greenhouse gas emissions. Environment Minister Svenja Schulze of the center-left Social Democrats...
04:32, 05/13/2019

Opinion: German slowdown is a warning signal There's no denying anymore that Germany's economy is slowing. Yet, this isn't the time for stop-gap measures, says DW's Henrik Böhme. Instead, he argues, sober-minded decisions by both politics and businesses are needed....
15:32, 08/14/2019

German police say 71 officers injured during deportations Germany's federal police force has said 71 of its officers were injured last year while carrying out deportations, according to a media report. The injuries, for the most part, were not severe....
20:48, 08/03/2019

Bayern begins German Cup defense with 3-1 win over Cottbus Bayern Munich began its German Cup defense on Monday with a 3-1 win at former Bundesliga side Energie Cottbus, which was relegated from Germany's third division last season....
10:07, 08/13/2019

German government very concerned about arrests in Russia The German government said it was very concerned about Russian police arresting more than 1,000 people in Moscow on Saturday around a protest to demand that opposition members be allowed to run in a local election....
03:48, 07/29/2019

Deaths on German roads increased in 2018 Road deaths in Germany increased in 2018 after two years of decline. The largest increase were among cyclists, and with the introduction of e-scooters, advocacy groups are calling for change....
20:00, 07/09/2019

A Reminder That You Can Get Another German Wagon With Over 500 HP For A 'Reasonable' Price If you didn’t catch the news, the Audi RS6 Avant—a super-wagon that we Americans were denied for so long—will finally hit our shores in 2020. I didn’t believe it would happen, but I’m happy to be proven wrong. However, if you don’t have the patience ...
17:32, 08/22/2019

Verstappen wins chaotic rain-hit German GP Red Bull's Max Verstappen emerged from the chaos and carnage of a rain-hit German Grand Prix at Hockenheim Sunday to claim his second victory of the Formula One season....
03:48, 07/29/2019

German ambassador to Venezuela returns after spat President Maduro's government had removed Daniel Kriener from Caracas in March, accusing him of meddling in domestic affairs. Venezuela is in the center of a political and humanitarian crisis....
11:16, 07/22/2019

Far-right AfD 'complicit' in German pro-migrant politician's killing Senior members of Angela Merkel's CDU have criticized the "hate and incitement" circulated by the far-right AfD, saying it is partly to blame for the death of pro-immigration politician Walter Lübcke....
03:32, 06/20/2019

Vettel fastest for Ferrari at home German GP Sebastian Vettel was fastest for Ferrari in opening practice for his home German Grand Prix on Friday with team mate Charles Leclerc completing a one-two at the top of the timesheets....
04:32, 07/26/2019

KKR to take stake in German publisher Axel Springer BERLIN (AP) — Global investment firm KKR is set to take a stake in Germany’s Axel Springer, the publisher of the mass-circulation Bild daily, in what is described as a strategic partnership. Springer said Wednesday that a holding company owned ...
06:00, 06/12/2019

German police raid suspected far-right groups The police said the targets were suspected members of the banned group Storm Brigade. Police confirmed the raids took place in four German states and that 10 houses were searched in total....
06:48, 07/30/2019

US calls for German ground troops in Syria A top US diplomat has formally asked Germany to send troops to Syria to help fight the terrorist militia Islamic State. James Jeffrey said allies needed to provide technical support for the Kurdish-led opposition....
21:00, 07/06/2019

2 men charged in years of sex abuses at German campsite BERLIN (AP) — German authorities say they have charged two men for allegedly being involved in sexually abusing children at a campsite for years. Detmold prosecutors said Friday that a 56-year-old suspect identified only as AV was charged with nearly...
08:00, 05/17/2019

German Unemployment Rises for the First Time in Five Years Germany’s jobless rate climbed unexpectedly in May, the first increase in more than five years, in a sign that a recent slowdown in growth is spreading further through Europe’s largest economy....
14:00, 05/29/2019

Domingo German placed on Yankees’ injured list Yankees starter, Domingo German, has been placed on the 10-day injured list with a left hip flexor strain, the team announced Sunday morning. Prior to today’s game, the Yankees made the following roster moves: ·Placed RHP Domingo Germán on the 10-da...
19:32, 06/09/2019

German voters see climate as biggest EU challenge Voters in Germany want their elected representatives in Europe to tackle the environment more than any other issue. In a new survey spanning eight countries, migration was seen as the most pressing challenge overall....
01:32, 05/13/2019

German economy shrinks, now 1 step from new recession The German economy, which has struggled to find growth for a year, contracted during the second quarter of 2019, government figures showed Wednesday....
11:32, 08/14/2019

UN: ex-German president resigned UN job for health reasons The U.N. says former German president Horst Kohler has resigned from his role as the secretary-general’s personal envoy for the disputed Western Sahara for health reasons...
16:32, 05/22/2019

Suspect in German politician's murder 'has links to far right' Local media reports say victim’s pro-migrant stance could be a motive for the killing German authorities said on Sunday they had arrested a man in connection with the murder of a pro-migrant politician, as media reported the suspect could have links ...
15:00, 06/16/2019

German Chancellor Suffers Third Shaking Episode German Chancellor Angela Merkel suffered a public episode of involuntary trembling for the third time in just over three weeks, fueling speculation about her health after 14 years in office....
12:32, 07/10/2019

German government warming toward carbon tax: paper Germany looks set to introduce an economy-wide system of carbon emissions pricing after senior officials from both parties of Berlin's governing coalition reached a consensus on the proposal, the Frankfurter Allgemeine reported on Sunday....
11:32, 04/28/2019

Another German, Urshela Yankees-led win begs big question This has more to do with Domingo German and Gio Urshela than the injured Luis Severino and Miguel Andujar. Would the Yankees have a comfortable lead in the AL East if Severino was in the rotation and Andujar at third base instead of German starting e...
21:16, 07/18/2019

End of a 'secret' German military mission in Cameroon The announcement that Germany has ended its military mission in Cameroon came as a surprise to many who were unaware of the presence of German soldiers in the conflict-torn African country....
12:00, 07/17/2019

German finance minister Scholz to run for SPD leadership German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz will run for the leadership of the Social Democrats, a spokeswoman said on Friday, joining a race to revive the party's popularity sinking since it entered a coalition with Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives....
06:00, 08/16/2019

German driver service Blacklane will IPO in the next three years: CEO German driver service Blacklane is planning an initial public offering in the next three years, its chief executive Jens Wohitorf told Reuters on Monday....
05:48, 04/29/2019

2 die in knife attack at German train station German police say a man and a woman were fatally stabbed at a crowded train station in the town of Iserlohn in what was described as an “act of relationship violence.”...
11:32, 08/17/2019

Pompeo to meet Merkel on May 31: German spokeswoman The visit of U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to Berlin, which was canceled at short notice, has been rescheduled for May 31, a spokeswoman for the German government said on Friday....
03:16, 05/24/2019

Rammstein: Sons of East German punk Till Lindemann and his five colleagues weren't inactive before founding their band Rammstein. They all grew up in the GDR's punk and underground scene — a subversive tradition that still influences them today....
11:00, 07/26/2019

New German exhibition explores Rembrandt’s career Around 100 works spanning Rembrandt’s career are going on show in the German city of Dresden in an exhibition marking the 350th anniversary of the Dutch artist’s death...
05:32, 06/13/2019

Vettel under increasing pressure heading into German GP Given Sebastian Vettel's lack of form, the last place he might want to race this weekend is his home grand prix in Germany        ...
08:32, 07/25/2019

Max Verstappen wins chaotic rain-hit German GP Red Bull's Max Verstappen emerged from the chaos and carnage of a rain-hit German Grand Prix at Hockenheim Sunday to claim his second victory of the Formula One season....
10:16, 07/28/2019

German politicians in two minds about Boris Johnson International reactions to Boris Johnson becoming the UK's new prime minister have been mostly positive so far. But what do politicians and business leaders here in Germany think?...
17:00, 07/24/2019

Former German spy chief causes alarm by sharing far-right tweets Critics question judgment of Georg Maaßen for spreading ‘lies and extremist agitation’When he was in charge of Germany’s domestic intelligence agency, Hans-Georg Maaßen warned of how easy it was for people to be led astray by “disinformation” and “cl...
15:16, 07/15/2019

Far-right AfD 'complicit' in German pro-migrant politician's murder Senior members of Angela Merkel's CDU have criticized the "hate and incitement" circulated by the far-right AfD, saying it is partly to blame for the death of pro-immigration politician Walter Lübcke....
13:16, 06/19/2019

Top prosecutors take over probe of German politician slaying BERLIN (AP) — German authorities say federal prosecutors are taking charge of the investigation into the killing of a regional official from Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party. Public broadcaster SWR reported Monday that investigators suspect a p...
05:00, 06/17/2019

Opinion: Are the good years over for German firms? When BASF, the world's largest chemical company, drastically slashes its earnings forecast, it's an alarm signal for the German economy as a whole, say DW's Henrik Böhme....
16:32, 07/10/2019

German arms export approvals spike Permits for German arms exports soared in the first half of 2019, defying dips and restraint over the past three years, government data has shown. Hungary is the top destination for new weapons exports....
21:00, 07/10/2019

Will German slowdown hit eastern European economies? Central and eastern European economies are said to be decoupling from western Europe as consumption-led growth replaces the export-driven model. But will domestic spending suffice to fend off a slowdown in the eurozone?...
16:48, 08/19/2019

Europe should brace for U.S. tariffs, says German official The U.S. is "more likely than not" to impose automotive tariffs on the European Union in mid-November, German lawmaker Peter Beyer said after meeting with U.S. officials....
00:00, 07/11/2019

German ex-spy chief pushes Angela Merkel's CDU further right The former head of Germany's domestic intelligence agency has been accused of courting the far right following his sacking. Hans-Georg Maassen is the noisiest member of the conservative wing of Angela Merkel's CDU....
13:48, 07/21/2019

German hiker fights off bear in Romania A German PhD student was mauled and bitten by a female bear while hiking in the Romanian mountains. He managed to drive the animal away after his girlfriend told him to "punch it in the eye."...
22:48, 06/10/2019

German scientists create see-through human organs Researchers in Germany have created transparent human organs using a new technology that could pave the way to print three-dimensional body parts such as kidneys for transplants....
16:00, 04/28/2019

German soldiers to get free train travel German media has reported that the Bundeswehr will pay the national rail service Deutsche Bahn millions for the program. Both the army and the trains have been struggling with diminishing resources and reputations....
10:00, 08/16/2019

The German Tax-Dodge Probe That’s Roiling Banks The investment seemed virtually risk-free, guaranteeing hefty returns after only a short season of trading. By exploiting how Germany once taxed dividend payments, dozens of bankers, brokers and lawyers helped investors snatch billions of euros from ...
03:48, 06/28/2019

German-Iranian trade dwindles to a trickle Business ties between Germany and Iran have suffered a major setback in recent months. US sanctions against Tehran are ratcheting up pressure on German companies, which have found it hard to stand their ground in Iran....
14:48, 06/27/2019

German man arrested in Denmark after bodies found Danish police have arrested a 19-year-old German man after two dead bodies were found in a burned-down house. The detention comes after a suspicious autopsy finding....
05:00, 05/31/2019

The German town that lives and breathes asparagus The German town of Beelitz is known for one thing and one thing only: asparagus. DW's Kate Ferguson embarks on a quest to find out how the vegetable acquired its cult status....
03:16, 05/31/2019

German climbers die after falling from Swiss peak Two Germans fell to their deaths while climbing one of the highest peaks in the Swiss Alps. The cause of the fall remains unclear and an investigation has been opened....
15:48, 08/04/2019

German ambassador allowed to return to Venezuela Expelled from Venezuela in March for greeting opposition leader and interim president Juan Guaido at the airport, German Ambassador Daniel Kriener has been given permission by Caracas to return....
00:00, 07/02/2019

German soldier barred from leaving Turkey The 21-year-old from the western state of Hesse has not been told why he cannot leave Turkey. The incident comes a month after Turkey detained a German soldier for allegedly spreading "terrorist propoganda" on Facebook....
02:16, 08/09/2019

German chemical firm BASF to cut 6,000 jobs The German chemical giant has said it will cut 6,000 jobs by 2021 to "streamline" its administration. BASF has said it expects to save $300 million annually with the move. Half the job cuts will happen in Germany....
14:48, 06/27/2019

German minister calls for immediate ban on plastic bags The minister has proposed a ban in Germany similar to those in place in Kenya, Rwanda and Uganda. Gerd Müller said that the issue was crucial to mankind's survival....
10:16, 05/10/2019

| Man who pushed German boy under train was on run from Swiss police An Eritrean man accused of killing an eight-year-old boy by pushing him under a train in Germany had been on the run from Swiss police after a violent incident last week, authorities say....
23:48, 07/30/2019

Why 'Little Germany' disappeared from NYC and other little-known events of German-US history Some 45 million Americans have German roots, but not much can be seen beyond the Brauhaus and Oktoberfest. Why? For German-American Day, we tracked down what led Germans to land in the US — and how they left their mark....
02:32, 07/04/2019

German business confidence dips further to near 5-year low BERLIN (AP) — A closely watched survey is showing that German business confidence has fallen to a near five-year low as managers’ expectations for the coming six months have deteriorated. The Ifo institute said Monday that its monthly confidenc...
04:00, 06/24/2019

German doctors want human egg donations to be legalized A group of doctors in Germany is calling for new reproductive health laws. They say the current legislation is outdated, as the science has moved on. They want human egg donations to be legalized and to make IVF safer....
00:48, 06/05/2019

German FM in Iraq to address regional tensions BAGHDAD (AP) — German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas is in Iraq as part of a wider trip to the Middle East seeking to de-escalate tensions between Iran and the United States. In a statement Saturday, Maas’s office said European nations must engage...
03:48, 06/08/2019

German ministers urge crackdown on far-right crime BERLIN (AP) — German government ministers have called on Germans to stand up against far-right extremists. In remarks published Saturday in the German daily newspaper Bild, Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said “looking away can be fatal — we must c...
05:00, 06/22/2019

Fake German heiress gets 4-12 years behind bars A judge has sentenced the fake German heiress Anna Sorokin to four to 12 years behind bars for defrauding New York banks and hotels. Judge Diane Kiesel says she was "stunned by the depth of the defendant's deception." (May 9)    ...
16:00, 05/09/2019

German Cup: Bundesliga teams that could get upset in first round Rarely do all Bundesliga clubs survive the first round of the German Cup, even if they're all playing sides from lower leagues. Here are some top flight teams that could be upset in this year's tournament....
10:48, 08/08/2019

German abbreviations: A love-hate relationship Germans might be the world champions of abbreviations. But as popular as they are, some people are against them: Rap band Fanta 4 complained about their widespread use, and clipping words was promoted by the Nazis....
14:16, 08/07/2019

Murray and Serena to face Chilean/German duo Andy Murray and Serena Williams will launch Wimbledon's new dream team against Chilean Alex Guarachi and Germany's Andreas Mies in the first round of the mixed doubles....
13:16, 07/03/2019

German forest fires leap from 400 to 1,700 in a year The number of forest fires in Germany jumped fourfold last year, setting a 15-year high. Hot, dry conditions have increased threat levels, and there are concerns local fire brigades are ill-equipped to respond....
01:16, 06/22/2019

German politicians flew more in 2018 than 2017 Members of the German parliament increased their air miles last year compared with the year before, a media report says. Members of the climate-conscious Greens racked up the most flights per head of any party....
05:48, 08/10/2019

AP Interview: Trump playbook a guide for German right Europe’s new right could take a page out of U.S. President Donald Trump’s populist playbook when it comes to winning support ahead of this month’s European elections, says the co-leader of the Alternative for Germany party...
12:16, 05/08/2019

German police under fire after losing submachine gun Police in northern Germany realized a MP5 submachine gun went missing in March, but waited months to report the case. The gun and ammunition have yet to be found, with pressure mounting on officials over their response....
12:16, 08/09/2019

German feminists call for end to 'luxury tax' for tampons Tampons and other feminine hygiene items are considered "luxury goods" by German tax officials. A group of feminists want to change that with a petition to the German parliament....
06:32, 05/04/2019

'Part of German soul' under threat as forests die Action plan to be drawn up as dry summers, storms and pests destroy swathes of woodlandA catastrophic combination of heat, drought, storms, forest fires, beetle plagues and a fungi blight have so far this year destroyed swathes of German forest equiv...
07:48, 08/07/2019

German chipmaker Infineon to buy Cypress for $10 billion MADRID (AP) — German chipmaker Infineon is buying U.S.-based Cypress Semiconductor Corp. for more than $10 billion. Infineon will pay $23.85 for each outstanding share of Cypress in the deal, which is expected to close late this year or early in 2020...
04:00, 06/03/2019

Political statment at the German pavillon in Venice Critical of how Europe handles refugees, artist Natascha Süder Happelmann has declared the German pavilion at the Venice International Art Exhibition an immigration detention center....
08:48, 05/09/2019

G20 climate talks will be difficult: German official Discussions on climate change will be particularly tough at the G20 summit of leading economies in Osaka, Japan, this year, a German government official said on Wednesday....
08:48, 06/26/2019

German man known as ‘resuscitation Rambo’ admits to 55 killings Former nurse Niels Hoegel would inject patients with drugs to induce cardiac arrest, then resuscitate them and relish in the praise. But in dozens of cases he could not bring them back, prosecutors say....
15:32, 06/05/2019

German military helicopter crashes, at least 1 dead BERLIN (AP) — Authorities in Germany say that a military helicopter has crashed in the north of the country and at least one person has been killed. Police told news agency dpa that the helicopter crashed on Monday in Aerzen, southwest of Hannover. T...
07:00, 07/01/2019

Swimmer says he drowned German Shepherd in self-defense BERLIN — Authorities say a swimmer at a Bavarian lake drowned a dog in self-defense after the animal bit his arm and wouldn’t let go. Police said Friday the 83-year-old owner was walking his dog alongside the lake in Schwarzenbach an der Saale ...
08:48, 06/07/2019

Climate of fir: German forests struggle with heat Germany’s forests are feeling the heat as a second consecutive year of unusually dry and warm weather has left swaths of forest dead or dying, fueling fears that the woods which inspired many a Grimms’ fairytale could be heading for an unhappy end...
06:16, 08/10/2019

Tuberculosis outbreak at German school infects over 100 An unusually high number of students and teachers at a school in southwestern Germany have been infected with tuberculosis. Health officials are scouring the school for clues about why the disease spread....
10:48, 08/01/2019

Suspect in German politician's murder confesses The suspect in the murder of local German politician Walter Lübcke has reportedly confessed. The chief prosecutor briefed parliament's interior affairs committee on the case....
00:48, 06/26/2019

German kids surpass 'sugar overshoot day' Although it's only August, children in Germany have already consumed their recommended amount of sugar for the year, a consumer organization says. They blame companies for marketing sugar-packed food to kids....
04:32, 08/13/2019

German coalition in disarray over von der Leyen's EU nomination European leaders' nomination of Ursula von der Leyen to head the European Commission did not give the Social Democrats (SPD) reason to quit Germany's ruling coalition, a party leader said on Thursday....
03:48, 07/04/2019

Merkel to fly with two German government Airbus A340s to G20 German government planes are famous for breaking down at inopportune moments. The airforce said they have a cunning plan to make sure there won't be another fiasco when Angela Merkel flies again this week....
17:16, 06/26/2019

German environment minister proposes carbon tax Svenja Schulze has said such a plan is important for sinking carbon emissions, yet other measures are needed. She claims the plan would not unduly burden the poor, but reward those who use less fuel....
17:00, 07/05/2019

German conservatives renew calls for a burqa ban Deputy leader of the Christian Democrats has joined other CDU members in calling for a burqa ban in Germany. The calls come after the Netherlands imposed its own burqa ban....
09:16, 08/02/2019

German environment minister calls for plastic bag ban Environment Minister Svenja Schulze has announced plans for a new law aiming to ban plastic bags and reduce plastic packaging. The Environment Ministry says there has been a 64% decline in plastic bag use since 2015....
04:32, 08/13/2019

German minister prepares law to ban plastic bags Germany plans a law to ban the use of plastic bags because voluntary agreements with retailers to curb usage have not yielded good enough results, Environment Minister Svenja Schulze said on Sunday....
00:32, 08/13/2019

ProSieben, RTL set up German advertising joint venture German broadcaster ProSiebenSat.1 and the local unit of RTL Group said on Wednesday they were setting up a joint venture to enable buyers of adverts to target audiences more accurately....
09:32, 06/05/2019

Italy allows 2 more migrants to leave German rescue ship Italian authorities have given permission for a sick man and his brother to disembark from Sea-Watch 3. The boat is still carrying some 40 migrants and has been sitting in international waters for more than two weeks....
06:16, 06/28/2019

Opinion: IMF's criticism of German family firms is flawed The IMF says Germany's family firms share part of the blame for the nation's rising inequality. But the head of the foundation for German family businesses rejects the IMF's stance, and claims the opposite is true....
08:48, 07/16/2019

German police raid suspected Islamists' homes The raids in the western cities of Düren and Cologne came after credible tip-offs were received by police. Two men have been taken in for questioning, according to German media....
03:00, 07/18/2019

German leader Merkel says ‘I’m fine’ after shaking at events German Chancellor Angela Merkel says she understands reporters’ questions surrounding her health after two incidents this month in which she was seen shaking at public events, but insisted: “I’m fine.”...
03:48, 06/29/2019

Opinion: German politician's murder is an attack on democracy Politician Walter Lübcke may have been murdered by a right-wing extremist. If that turns out to be the case, the killer was targeting the heart of Germany's democratic system, says DW's Marcel Fürstenau....
23:48, 06/18/2019

Italy's Salvini threatens to use strict new law on German NGO boat Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini threatened on Wednesday to use tough, new measures for the first time on a German charity ship, Sea Watch, after it picked up migrants off the coast of Libya without authorization....
13:32, 06/12/2019

Huawei: 'No doubt' that we will meet German 5G security standards Huawei, the Chinese technology and telecoms group hit by U.S. sanctions, said on Monday it was confident of meeting the security requirements that Germany is setting for its fifth-generation mobile networks....
10:32, 06/24/2019

Airbus seeks resolution to German arms export row: CEO Airbus is in discussions to try to find solutions to a row with the German government over a ban on arms exports to Saudi Arabia that threatens a border security contract, Chief Executive Guillaume Faury said on Tuesday....
14:48, 05/21/2019

German Conservative boss to succeed von der Leyen as minister Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, a close ally of German Chancellor Angela Merkel and head of her Christian Democrat party, will succeed Ursula von der Leyen as defense minister, government spokesman Steffen Seibert told Reuters....
13:48, 07/16/2019

Pentagon funding German university research: Report The Pentagon reportedly funds projects ranging from finding a substitute to a common military explosive to tracking whales. Some of the research has dual commericial and military use....
16:32, 06/22/2019

German customs seizes illegal US firearm accessories German customs officers have stopped a shipment of illegal weapons accessories from the US to Austria. German law forbids equipment designed to make firearms more accurate and thus more dangerous....
07:16, 06/07/2019

German far right cancels election party after venue threats BERLIN (AP) — The far-right Alternative for Germany party is canceling a planned election-night party in Berlin after staff at the venue received threats from political rivals. In a statement Wednesday, the party’s top candidate for the upcomin...
09:00, 05/22/2019

Central bank slashes German growth predictions Germany's Bundesbank has cut its projections for economic growth in 2019, citing "lackluster" exports. It said both growth and the inflation rate in the eurozone's biggest economy were currently facing risks....
05:32, 06/07/2019

Amazon appeases German watchdog, but EU opens new probe Amazon has reached a deal with Germany's anti-trust authority to overhaul its terms of service for third-party merchants, acting to appease regulators as the European Union announced its own investigation of the e-commerce giant....
04:16, 07/17/2019

IBM, T-Systems scrap mainframe venture after German criticism IBM has withdrawn an application for anti-trust approval for a mainframe computing venture with T-Systems, the IT services arm of Deutsche Telekom, after the German cartel office made a critical initial assessment of the plan....
04:32, 06/07/2019

The Latest: Fake German Heiress Gets 4-12 Years In Prison Anna Sorokin returns to the courtroom after the jury sent a note, Thursday, April 25, 2019, in New York. Sorokin, who claimed to be a German heiress, is on trial on grand larceny and theft of services charges. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer) NEW YORK (AP) —...
12:32, 05/09/2019

Uber launches in Hamburg, now live in six German cities Uber said on Wednesday it was launching ride-hailing services in Germany's second city, Hamburg, as it seeks to achieve scale in a country where it has met resistance from local taxi firms, city governments and the courts....
17:16, 07/16/2019

Italy says migrants on German rescue ship to be taken in by EU countries German rescue ship Sea-Watch 3 has been in a tense standoff with Italian immigration authorities over dozens of rescued migrants. Italy says EU countries have offered to take in some of the 40 migrants still on board....
18:32, 06/28/2019