Justice Headlines

  • Both sides committed war crimes during siege of Syria's Ghouta: U.N.

    GENEVA (Reuters) - Syrian government troops and affiliated forces committed war crimes and a crime against humanity in their long siege of eastern Ghouta through heavy bombardment and "deliberately starving" 265,000 people, U.N. investigators said on Wednesday.

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  • Man arrested over 'drill battery' explosion at London station

    LONDON (Reuters) - A man has been arrested over a small explosion at a London underground station on Tuesday which police said was likely to have been caused by a battery malfunction.

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  • Both sides committed war crimes during siege of Syria's Ghouta

    GENEVA (Reuters) - Syrian government troops and affiliated forces committed war crimes and a crime against humanity in their long siege of eastern Ghouta through heavy bombardment and "deliberately starving" 265,000 people, U.N. investigators said on Wednesday.

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  • Ex-NY state Senate leader, son face retrial on corruption charges

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Former New York State Senate majority leader Dean Skelos and his son Adam face the start of a second trial on federal corruption charges on Wednesday, nearly a year after an appeals court threw out their 2015 convictions.

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  • Ex-NY state Senate leader, son face retrial on corruption charges

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Former New York State Senate majority leader Dean Skelos and his son Adam face the start of a second trial on federal corruption charges on Wednesday, nearly a year after an appeals court threw out their 2015 convictions.

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  • Saudi Arabia arrests more women's rights activists

    RIYADH (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia detained two more women's rights advocates earlier this month and imposed a travel ban on several others in an ongoing crackdown in the conservative Muslim kingdom, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said on Wednesday.

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  • Saudi Arabia arrests more women's rights activists: HRW

    RIYADH (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia detained two more women's rights advocates earlier this month and imposed a travel ban on several others in an ongoing crackdown in the conservative Muslim kingdom, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said on Wednesday.

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  • South Sudan rebel leader Machar arrives in Ethiopia for talks to end civil war

    ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - South Sudan's rebel leader Riek Machar arrived in Ethiopia on Wednesday for a meeting with South Sudan's President Salva Kiir, as part of talks to try to negotiate an end to a five-year-old civil war, a rebel spokesman and an Ethiopian official said.

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  • South Sudan rebel leader Machar arrives in Ethiopia for talks to end civil war

    ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - South Sudan's rebel leader Riek Machar arrived in Ethiopia on Wednesday for a meeting with South Sudan's President Salva Kiir, as part of talks to try to negotiate an end to a five-year-old civil war, a rebel spokesman and an Ethiopian official said.

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  • In Mexico, Trump's child separations trigger wrenching decisions

    CIUDAD JUAREZ/TIJUANA, Mexico (Reuters) - Epigmenio Centeno had hoped to cross the Mexican border into the United States in the coming months, but he and his wife have shelved their plans for fear of being separated from their two sons under U.S. President Donald Trump's "zero tolerance" immigration policy.

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  • Canada Senate approves recreational use of marijuana

    TORONTO (Reuters) - Canada's upper house of parliament on Tuesday approved a revised bill to legalize recreational marijuana, setting the stage for the country to become the first Group of Seven nation to legalize cannabis.

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  • In Mexico, Trump's child separations trigger wrenching decisions

    CIUDAD JUAREZ/TIJUANA, Mexico (Reuters) - Epigmenio Centeno had hoped to cross the Mexican border into the United States in the coming months, but he and his wife have shelved their plans for fear of being separated from their two sons under U.S. President Donald Trump's "zero tolerance" immigration policy.

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  • Canada Senate approves recreational use of marijuana

    TORONTO (Reuters) - Canada's upper house of parliament on Tuesday approved a revised bill to legalize recreational marijuana, setting the stage for the country to become the first Group of Seven nation to legalize cannabis.

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  • Canada Senate approves recreational use of marijuana

    TORONTO (Reuters) - Canada's upper house of parliament on Tuesday approved a revised bill to legalize recreational marijuana, setting the stage for the country to become the first Group of Seven nation to legalize cannabis.

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  • Canada Senate approves recreational use of marijuana

    TORONTO (Reuters) - Canada's upper house of parliament on Tuesday approved a revised bill to legalize recreational marijuana, setting the stage for the country to become the first Group of Seven nation to legalize cannabis.

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  • Violence flares up in Nicaragua after suspension of peace talks

    MASAYA, Nicaragua (Reuters) - Nicaraguan police and masked gunmen clashed with anti-government protesters on Tuesday, leaving at least six dead following the suspension of peace talks to quell two months of deadly demonstrations, a human rights group said.

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  • U.S. judge dismisses Charleston shooting lawsuits, criticizes FBI

    (Reuters) - A federal judge has dismissed 16 lawsuits filed by survivors of a 2015 mass shooting at a South Carolina church who sued the government over the failure of an FBI-run background check system to prevent the purchase of the murder weapon.

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  • U.S. judge dismisses Charleston shooting lawsuits, criticizes FBI

    (Reuters) - A federal judge has dismissed 16 lawsuits filed by survivors of a 2015 mass shooting at a South Carolina church who sued the government over the failure of an FBI-run background check system to prevent the purchase of the murder weapon.

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