Post Tagged with: "Crime"

Facebook personal data use, privacy settings illegal: German court

February 12, 2018 1:51 am
Facebook personal data use, privacy settings illegal: German court

This photo taken on February 24, 2016 shows the Facebook logo pictured on the sidelines of a press preview in Berlin. (Photo by AFP) A court in Germany has ruled that Facebook is violating the country’s data protection laws with several privacy settings that require users to provide their personal […]

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Queen-led Church of England faces 3,300 sexual abuse allegations

February 11, 2018 1:18 pm
Queen-led Church of England faces 3,300 sexual abuse allegations

File photo of the Assembly Hall of Church House in London during a meeting of the Church of England’s general synod. A senior Church of England bishop has revealed that the Anglican Communion led by Queen Elizabeth II is facing more than 3,300 sexual abuse allegations before an independent inquiry […]

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US Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar molested 40 women while under FBI scrutiny: Report

February 4, 2018 12:46 am
US Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar molested 40 women while under FBI scrutiny: Report

Former Michigan State University and USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar listens during the sentencing phase in Eaton, County Circuit Court, on January 31, 2018, in Charlotte, Michigan. (Photo by AFP) A new report accuses the FBI of slow response to abuse accusations against a former US Gymnastics doctor, giving him […]

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Canada billionaire couple Barry and Honey Sherman murdered: Investigators

January 27, 2018 2:35 pm
Canada billionaire couple Barry and Honey Sherman murdered: Investigators

Late Canadian billionaire couple Honey and Barry Sherman Canadian pharmaceutical billionaire couple Barry and Honey Sherman were murdered in a targeted killing, Toronto police investigators said on Friday in their first detailed comments on the case since the couple’s bodies were found on December 15. Police said they are treating […]

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Kuwait slaps blogger Abdullah Mohammed al-Saleh who insulted Saudi Arabia with ten-year sentence

January 26, 2018 10:59 am
Kuwait slaps blogger Abdullah Mohammed al-Saleh who insulted Saudi Arabia with ten-year sentence

Kuwaiti blogger and activist Abdullah Mohammed al-Saleh Kuwait’s Criminal Court has sentenced Kuwaiti blogger and activist Abdullah Mohammed al-Saleh to ten years in prison for allegedly insulting Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain in the wake of the the ongoing Saudi-led diplomatic and trade boycott against energy-rich Persian Gulf […]

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Ex-US gymnast doctor Larry Nassar sentenced up to 175 years in jail for sexual abuse

January 24, 2018 1:25 pm
Ex-US gymnast doctor Larry Nassar sentenced up to 175 years in jail for sexual abuse

Larry Nassar listens to victim impact statements during his sentencing hearing after being accused of molesting more than 100 girls while he was a physician for USA Gymnastics and Michigan State University where he had his sports-medicine practice on January 17, 2018 in Lansing, Michigan. (Photo by AFP) The disgraced […]

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EU Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestage fines US chipmaker for Apple deal

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EU Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestage fines US chipmaker for Apple deal

EU Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager gives a joint press conference at the EU Headquarters in Brussels, on January 25, 2018 as the EU hit US chipmaking giant Qualcomm with an antitrust fine of 997 million euros ($1.2 billion) for paying Apple to use its chips exclusively in iPhones and iPads. […]

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Mexico hits record high murder rate in 2017

January 21, 2018 12:21 am
Mexico hits record high murder rate in 2017

An anthropologist from the prosecutor’s office works in the identification of a skeleton from a killed person in Chilpancingo, Guerrero state on November 21, 2017. (AFP photo) The number of murders recorded in Mexico last year was the highest ever seen, authorities say, as many saw it a direct result […]

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Parents beat, starved 13 siblings in California

January 19, 2018 2:03 am
Parents beat, starved 13 siblings in California

David Turpin (R) and Louise Turpin (L) appear in court for their arraignment in Riverside, California, US, January 18, 2018. (Photo by Reuters) The 13 children imprisoned for years by their parents in their squalid California home were beaten, shackled, starved and even taunted with food that they were forbidden […]

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Russia’s security agency detains St. Petersburg supermarket bombing suspect

December 30, 2017 2:42 am
Russia’s security agency detains St. Petersburg supermarket bombing suspect

A police officer cordons off the site of a blast in a supermarket in Saint Petersburg, Russia, December 27, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Russia’s main domestic security agency says it has arrested an individual suspected of organizing and carrying out a bombing that injured 13 people in a Saint Petersburg […]

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Vietnam jails 24 over ‘terrorism, subversion’

December 28, 2017 1:00 am
Vietnam jails 24 over ‘terrorism, subversion’

Defendants are escorted by Vietnamese policemen to the court before a verdict session, in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, on December 27, 2017. (Photo by Reuters) Vietnamese courts have sentenced two dozen people to jail on charges of plotting terrorist attacks in the Southeast Asian country and attempting subversion against […]

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44 soldiers hospitalized after food poisoning in southeastern Turkey

December 26, 2017 3:00 am
44 soldiers hospitalized after food poisoning in southeastern Turkey

A soldier is transported to hospital after a mass food poisoning at the Manisa First Infantry Training Brigade Command, western Turkey, on June 17, 2017. (Photo by Anadolu news agency) Dozens of soldiers have fallen sick in a mass outbreak of food poisoning at a military camp in Turkey’s southeastern […]

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Gunmen kill 10 villagers in Nigeria

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Gunmen kill 10 villagers in Nigeria

This file photo taken on October 23, 2017 shows a man standing with his back to the blood stained scene of three bomb blasts that left 13 people dead in Maiduguri, northeast Nigeria. (Photo by AFP) Gunmen have killed 10 people in attacks on two Christian-dominated villages in the northern […]

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Egypt hangs 15 militants for attacks in Sinai

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Egypt hangs 15 militants for attacks in Sinai

Egyptians carry the coffin of a soldier, who was killed in an attack by militants a day earlier in the Sinai Peninsula, during a funeral ceremony in the 10th of Ramadan city, about 60 km north of Cairo, Egypt, on July 8, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Egypt has executed 15 […]

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Ankara dismisses 2,756 public workers over suspected ‘terror’ links

December 24, 2017 6:30 am
Ankara dismisses 2,756 public workers over suspected ‘terror’ links

Special force police officers walk in the street after clashes in the southeastern province of Diyarbakir, Turkey, November 3, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Turkish authorities have sacked more than 2,700 people from a number of public institutions over suspected links to “terror” groups or organizations in the latest round of purges […]

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