Tag Archives: Law/Crime

15Mar/15

New York real estate baron Durst arrested on LA murder warrant

Robert Durst, scion of one of New York’s largest real estate empires, is arrested on a Los Angeles murder warrant.

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13Mar/15

Swedish prosecutors questioning Assange in London a “victory” – lawyer

The lawyer of Julian Assange says the news that Swedish prosecutors want to question WikiLeaks founder in London over allegations of sexual assault is a “victory”.

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10Mar/15

Ivory Coast jails ex-first lady for 20 years over poll violence

Mixed reactions follow the jailing of former Ivory Coast first lady Simone Gbagbo.

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10Mar/15

Italy’s high court to rule on Berlusconi sex trial

Italy’s high court is expected to rule on the acquittal of former prime minister Silvio Berlusconi on the charges of paying for under-age sex and abuse of power. The court can decide to uphold the acquittal or call for a retrial.

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09Mar/15

U.S. justices show support for Muslim woman denied job due to head scarf

A majority of U.S. Supreme Court justices express support for a Muslim woman denied a job at Abercrombie & Fitch because she wore a head scarf.

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03Mar/15

Former CIA director Petraeus pleads guilty to federal charge -DOJ

Former CIA director David Petraeus pleads guilty in federal court to a charge of unauthorized removal and retention of classified information, the U.S. Justice Department says.

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