Brutal attack against Chinese women in Tangshan restaurant highlights male violence, but few expect a reckoning

Brutal attack against Chinese women in Tangshan restaurant highlights male violence, but few expect a reckoning

Two women lie on the ground after being assaulted by a group of men outside a restaurant in the northeastern city of Tangshan, China, June 10, 2022, in this screen grab taken from surveillance footage.VIDEO OBTAINED BY REUTERS/Reuters The brutal beating of four women at a restaurant in northern China sparked widespread outrage over the … Read more

German investigators question driver after ‘dark day’ for Berlin

German investigators question driver after ‘dark day’ for Berlin

A man wearing a police vest walks near a car that crashed into a group of pedestrians in Berlin, on June 8.MICHELE TANTUSSI/Reuters Authorities had yet to establish a motive on Thursday for a 29-year-old German-Armenian man who rammed his car into a group of schoolchildren in Berlin, killing a teacher and leaving another fighting … Read more

Armed man arrested near home of US Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh

Armed man arrested near home of US Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh

A California man armed with a handgun who planned to kill Brett Kavanaugh was arrested on Wednesday near the conservative US Supreme Court justice’s Maryland home, voicing distress about the expected reversal of a landmark decision legalizing abortion nationwide, authorities said. The man, identified as 26-year-old Nicholas Roske of Simi Valley, was carrying a handgun … Read more

Truck strikes four in residential school march, RCMP describes incident as ‘impatient driver’

Truck strikes four in residential school march, RCMP describes incident as ‘impatient driver’

Two men say they were struck by a truck while participating in a residential school march in Mission, BC, and they want to see the driver found and charged. Troy Ingraldi and Ashton Edwards said they were taking part Saturday in a march calling for a search of the former St. Mary’s residential school grounds … Read more

Meta Platforms’ Sheryl Sandberg to leave after 14 years

Meta Platforms’ Sheryl Sandberg to leave after 14 years

Sheryl Sandberg, COO of Facebook and current chair of the Global Internet Forum to Counter Terrorism (GIFCT), gives a news conference on the sidelines during the 2019 United Nations Climate Action Summit at UN headquarters in New York City, New York, US, September 23, 2019. REUTERS/Yana Paskova/Files Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com … Read more

Sydney man told police he pushed US mathematician Scott Johnson off a cliff in 1988, court hears

Sydney man told police he pushed US mathematician Scott Johnson off a cliff in 1988, court hears

Members of Scott Johnson’s family arrive at the Supreme Court in Sydney, Australia, on May 2.Rick Rycroft/The Associated Press A man told police he killed American mathematician Scott Johnson in 1988 by pushing the 27-year-old off a Sydney cliff in what prosecutors describe as a gay hate crime, a court heard on Monday. Scott White, … 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

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

Arrest made, another man sought in case of missing Ontario woman abducted in Wasaga Beach

Arrest made, another man sought in case of missing Ontario woman abducted in Wasaga Beach

Investigators are appealing to the public for information that could help them find Elnaz Hajtamiri, who was abducted from a home in Wasaga Beach, Ont., three months ago.The Canadian Press One man has been arrested and another man is wanted in connection with a vicious assault on an Ontario woman last December – an attack … Read more

Musk says US SEC ‘bastards’ forced settlement over Tesla tweets

Musk says US SEC ‘bastards’ forced settlement over Tesla tweets

April 14 (Reuters) – Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) CEO Elon Musk on Thursday stepped up criticism of the US securities regulator, calling Securities and Exchange Commission officials “bastards” for bringing fraud charges against him over his 2018 tweets regarding taking the company private. On the day he made major news by unveiling a $43 billion cash … Read more