Crime

Sydney man charged with brokering North Korea missile sales

Dec 17, 2017

A Sydney man has been charged with acting as an agent for North Korea in Australia by allegedly attempting to broker sales for Pyongyang that included components used in ballistic missiles.

Autopsies underway for Canadian billionaires found dead

Dec 17, 2017

Investigators are awaiting the results of autopsies performed on Toronto billionaire and philanthropist Barry Sherman and his wife before determining next steps in the ongoing probe into their suspicious deaths

In sex assault laws, definition of consent varies widely

Dec 17, 2017

In nation's sex assault laws, the definition of consent is a gray area, varying by state and subject to intense debate

Air Force Academy to restructure sexual-assault office

Dec 16, 2017

The U.S. Air Force Academy is restructuring and expanding its sexual assault office after an investigation concluded it was crippled by poor management and derelict in its duties

Arrested priest extradited from Philippines to North Dakota

Dec 16, 2017

A priest arrested on child sexual abuse charges has been extradited from the Philippines to North Dakota

Ex-union boss in Mexico moved from custody to house arrest

Dec 16, 2017

The former head of Mexico's powerful teachers union was transferred early Saturday from custody to house arrest while she fights a years-old legal case involving alleged money laundering

Minnesota governor defends police shooting investigators

Dec 16, 2017

Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton defended the state agency that investigates police shootings after a prosecutor criticized the investigation into the death of an Australian woman who was killed by an officer after she called police to report a possible assault

Bangladeshis worry they'll pay price for NYC subway bomb

Dec 16, 2017

Bangladeshis living in New York worry they will pay a price after an immigrant from Bangladesh detonated a bomb in the subway system

Nigeria military rescues 4 Chinese nationals from pirates

Dec 16, 2017

Nigeria military rescues 4 Chinese nationals after gun battle with pirates; some wounded

Nigeria troops arrest 400-plus Boko Haram fighters, families

Dec 16, 2017

Nigeria troops arrest more than 400 Boko Haram fighters, along with wives and children

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