In the trial for six ex-Pennsylvania narcotics officers accused of conspiracy, robbery, extortion, kidnapping and drug dealing during a six-year racketeering scheme, opening statements began with a verbal sparring match between the lawyers.
The Associated Press boss has joined the outcry over the killing and kidnapping of journalists, proposing to make it a war crime. His words come shortly after Ukraine made the list of top 5 deadliest destinations for reporters in 2014.
Teachers and other employees of Cranston Public Schools in Rhode Island are going forward with a lawsuit over their right to observe Good Friday in church, despite the objections of their employer and a court order giving them the day off.
Allegations of satanic worship and child abuse involving the late firebrand Tory MP Enoch Powell have been handed to staff investigating the VIP pedophile sex ring alleged to have operated in Westminster in the 1980s.
Megaupload streaming service mogul Kim Dotcom has just been slapped with a civil penalty from the US government. The lawsuit will cost him $67 million worth of assets, including cars, property and luxury goods.
A high court in Israel has given the IDF 60 days to rethink their position on soldiers’ wages, saying those are not “pocket money,” but must cover living necessities, local media report. A petition complains that parents have to cover conscripts’ needs.