Law And Order

2 Singapore Airbnb hosts plead guilty to illegal rentals

Feb 27, 2018

Two men have pleaded guilty to using platforms including Airbnb to rent out condominium units for less than six months in Singapore, where short-term rentals are illegal

Canadian police charge alleged killer with another murder

Feb 24, 2018

Canadian police say they've charged an alleged serial killer with one additional charge of murder, bringing the total to six

Not guilty verdict in death of indigenous teen in Canada

Feb 23, 2018

A man accused of killing a 15-year-old indigenous girl and dumping her body in Winnipeg's Red River has been found not guilty of second-degree murder

Dutch prosecutors reject calls for criminal tobacco case

Feb 22, 2018

Dutch prosecutors said Thursday they will not open a criminal investigation into four major tobacco companies on charges including attempted murder or manslaughter, saying such a case would be unlikely to lead to a conviction

Lawyers for Hariri assassination suspect calls for acquittal

Feb 20, 2018

Lawyers for 1 of 4 alleged Hezbollah members accused of involvement in the assassination of former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Hariri calls on U.N.-backed tribunal to acquit him, saying prosecutors have not presented enough evidence to convict him

Latvia starts criminal probe of its central bank chief

Feb 19, 2018

Latvia's anti-corruption agency says it suspects the nation's central bank chief of demanding and receiving bribes of at least 100,000 euros ($125,000) and has started a criminal investigation against him.

Stockholm truck attacker had sworn allegiance to IS

Feb 13, 2018

Prosecutors in Sweden say an Uzbek man who carried out a deadly attack on Stockholm last year swore allegiance to the Islamic State group in a video and wrote that he wanted "to scare the infidels and leave my life."

Tiger Williams accused of sexual assault on military flight

Feb 9, 2018

Dave "Tiger" Williams was arrested by military police, two days after the NHL penalty minutes king was charged with two counts of sexual assault and assault for incidents on a Canadian Forces aircraft

Toronto police: remains of 6 found in serial killer probe

Feb 9, 2018

Toronto police say they've recovered the remains of at least 6 people from a property connected to alleged serial killer

ICC to open preliminary probes in Philippines, Venezuela

Feb 8, 2018

The prosecutor of the International Criminal Court says she is opening preliminary probes into alleged crimes by police and security forces in the Philippines and Venezuela

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