Law and order Headlines

  • Egypt denies forced disappearance reports of former lawmaker

    Egypt says reports that a former lawmaker has been forcibly disappeared are “unfounded”

    Washington Post
  • Baby injured as shots fired through house window in Birmingham

    A baby was rushed to hospital after bullets were fired through the windows of two properties in the early hours of this morning.

    The Telegraph
  • Cristiano Ronaldo expected to play for Juventus on Saturday

    Cristiano Ronaldo's return to Juventus started with a selfie, included a goal in a practice game, and will likely end up with a starring role on Saturday. Ronaldo, who has been accused of rape and is facing a civil lawsuit in the United States, had the weekend off while his Italian team was...

    ABC News
  • Reality star tells court her collagen lip implants prevented her from blowing into breathalyser

    A reality TV personality who failed a roadside breath test told police her surgically enhanced lips were too big for her to blow into a breathalyser.

    The Telegraph
  • The Latest: Rights groups seek UN probe into missing writer

    Leading human rights and journalists’ organizations are urging U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres to launch a U.N. investigation into the disappearance and “possible extrajudicial execution” of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi

    Washington Post
  • Kip Keino hands himself over to police in corruption case

    Running great Kip Keino has handed himself over to police and is under arrest following allegations he and six other Kenyan sports and government officials embezzled and misappropriated more than $545,000 set aside for their team at the 2016 Olympics

    Washington Post
  • Spain seizes 115 properties in crackdown on Venezuelan funds

    Police in Spain say they have seized more than 115 properties as they dismantled a network that allegedly purchased real estate in Spain to launder illicit money from former officials in Venezuela

    Washington Post
  • Germany extradites suspect in Bulgarian reporter's slaying

    German authorities say the suspect arrested in the rape and slaying of a Bulgarian television journalist has been extradited to Bulgaria. Bernd Kolkmeier, a spokesman for prosecutors who had jurisdiction in the case, told The Associated Press on Thursday that the suspect was returned to...

    ABC News
  • Kip Keino hands himself over to police in corruption case

    Running great Kip Keino has handed himself over to police and is under arrest following allegations he and six other Kenyan sports and government officials embezzled and misappropriated more than $545,000 set aside for their team at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics. Keino, former sports...

    ABC News
  • Judge frees Peru opposition leader Keiko Fujimori

    Peru's opposition leader Keiko Fujimori was freed by an appeals judge late Wednesday, a week after she was arrested in an ongoing money laundering investigation. The daughter of former strongman Alberto Fujimori cried as the judge read aloud his ruling Wednesday night. Several critics...

    ABC News
  • Ex-USA Gymnastics head indicted in Texas on tampering charge

    Former USA Gymnastics president Steve Penny was arrested Wednesday after a Texas grand jury indicted him, alleging he tampered with evidence in the sexual assault investigation of now-imprisoned gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar. In a statement issued late Wednesday night, the Walker County...

    ABC News
  • Judge frees Peru opposition leader Keiko Fujimori

    An appeals judge has freed Peru’s opposition leader Keiko Fujimori a week after she was arrested, but she remains under investigation over undeclared financial contributions to her 2011 campaign

    Washington Post
  • Ebay sues Amazon, saying it tried to poach its sellers

    Ebay filed a lawsuit against Amazon Wednesday, saying the online retail giant used eBay's messaging system to steal its sellers. In the lawsuit, eBay said Amazon representatives signed up for eBay accounts and messaged sellers to get them to sell their goods on Amazon.com, which eBay said...

    ABC News
  • The Latest: More charges against California surgeon, friend

    The Latest on a California surgeon and a girlfriend accused of drugging and sexually assaulting victims (all times local): 12:30 p.m. Prosecutors say there are five additional victims in the case of a California surgeon and his girlfriend who were previously charged with drugging and...

    ABC News
  • Prosecutors disclose more misconduct by Weinstein detective

    New York prosecutors say the former lead police detective in the Harvey Weinstein sexual assault investigation urged one of his accusers to delete information from her phone before turning it over to prosecutors

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  • California surgeon due in court on drug, assault charges

    A California surgeon and his girlfriend are expected to appear in court on charges they drugged and sexually assaulted two women. The Orange County District Attorney's Office says 38-year-old orthopedic surgeon Grant Robicheaux and 31-year-old Cerissa Riley are scheduled to be arraigned...

    ABC News
  • Thai monk sentenced for raping teen girl he impregnated

    A Thai court on Wednesday sentenced a former Buddhist monk known for his jet-set lifestyle to 16 years in prison for raping a young teenage girl who he also impregnated. Wirapol Sukphol became infamous when he appeared in a 2013 YouTube video in his monk's robe aboard a private jet wearing...

    ABC News
  • UK police arrest 8 in trafficking probe with ties to Romania

    London police have arrested eight people suspected of being part of an international human trafficking gang with ties to Romania

    Washington Post