France opens investigation into rape allegations against minister Zacharopoulou

France opens investigation into rape allegations against minister Zacharopoulou

French State Secretary for Development, Francophonie and International Partnerships Chrysoula Zacharopoulou arrives for a working meeting with the French Prime Minister and members of the government at the Hotel Matignon in Paris, France, June 21, 2022. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register PARIS, June 22 (Reuters) – The Paris public … Read more

Elon Musk sued for $258 billion over alleged Dogecoin pyramid scheme

Elon Musk sued for 8 billion over alleged Dogecoin pyramid scheme

NEW YORK, June 16 (Reuters) – Elon Musk was sued for $258 billion on Thursday by a Dogecoin investor who accused him of running a pyramid scheme to support the cryptocurrency. In a complaint filed in federal court in Manhattan, plaintiff Keith Johnson accused Musk, electric car company Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) and space tourism company … Read more

Anti-Jewish medieval sculpture can stay on church, top German court rules

Anti-Jewish medieval sculpture can stay on church, top German court rules

BERLIN, June 14 (Reuters) – Germany’s top court ruled on Tuesday that an anti-Semitic, medieval sculpture can stay on the facade of a church in the eastern town of Wittenberg, rejecting an appeal by a Jewish plaintiff who has for years argued it is an insult to all Jews. The 13th century “Judensau” or “Jew … Read more

Exclusive: Indonesian navy officers ask for $375,000 to release tanker

Exclusive: Indonesian navy officers ask for 5,000 to release tanker

A view of shipyards, seen through a window, in Batam, Indonesia, April 3, 2019. REUTERS/Henning Gloystein/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Navy detains fuel tanker anchored east of Singapore Incident follows a dozen similar detentions last year More tankers anchored off Singapore due to COVID delays SINGAPORE, June 9 (Reuters) … Read more

Two Britons, Moroccan risk death penalty after guilty pleas in Donetsk court -Russian news agency

Two Britons, Moroccan risk death penalty after guilty pleas in Donetsk court -Russian news agency

June 8 (Reuters) – Two Britons and a Moroccan who were captured while fighting for Ukraine could face the death penalty after pleading guilty in a court of one of Russia’s proxies in eastern Ukraine, Russia’s RIA news agency reported. Video published by RIA showed Britons Aiden Aslin and Shaun Pinner and Moroccan Brahim Saadoun … Read more

Kyiv police find three bound men they say were executed by Russian occupiers

Kyiv police find three bound men they say were executed by Russian occupiers

Forensic technicians exhume the bodies of civilians who Ukrainian officials say were killed during Russia’s invasion and then buried in a mass grave in the town of Bucha, outside Kyiv, Ukraine April 13, 2022. REUTERS/Volodymyr Petrov/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register KYIV, April 30 (Reuters) – Ukrainian police said on … Read more

Judge ‘surprised’ at Trump claim he has no documents sought in probe

Judge ‘surprised’ at Trump claim he has no documents sought in probe

NEW YORK, April 29 (Reuters) – A New York judge expressed surprise on Friday that Donald Trump, a man he described as perhaps the world’s most famous real estate developer, was unable to provide any documents sought in a probe of the Trump Organization, his family company. Justice Arthur Engoron in New York state court … Read more

At UN, Amal Clooney pushes for Ukraine war crimes justice

At UN, Amal Clooney pushes for Ukraine war crimes justice

UNITED NATIONS, April 27 (Reuters) – Human rights lawyer Amal Clooney urged countries at the United Nations on Wednesday to focus on international justice for war crimes in Ukraine so evidence does not sit in storage – as it has done for victims of Islamic State ( ISIS) in Iraq and Syria. “Ukraine is, today, … Read more

Musk loses bid to end SEC agreement on oversight of Tesla tweets

Musk loses bid to end SEC agreement on oversight of Tesla tweets

April 27 (Reuters) – A US judge slammed Elon Musk on Wednesday for trying to escape a settlement with regulators requiring oversight of his Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) tweets, saying the billionaire was “bemoaning” the 2018 deal now that he felt Tesla was “invincible.” The ruling comes after the Twitter Inc (TWTR.N) board accepted on Monday … Read more

Alex Jones’ InfoWars files for bankruptcy in US court

Alex Jones’ InfoWars files for bankruptcy in US court

April 18 (Reuters) – Far-right wing website InfoWars on Sunday filed for voluntary Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in the US Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Texas in the face of multiple defamation laws. Chapter 11 bankruptcy procedures put a hold on all civil litigation matters and allow companies to prepare turnaround plans while … Read more