Detained Reuters journalist Wa Lone testifies in Myanmar court

A Reuters reporter accused of obtaining secret state documents in Myanmar told a court on Monday a policeman had called him on the day he was arrested and insisted on a meeting, at which the officer abruptly handed some papers to him and a colleague. In the first detailed account to the court from either… Read More Detained Reuters journalist Wa Lone testifies in Myanmar court

Ride-hailing company Uber under probe over gender discrimination allegations

Uber Technologies Inc is under investigation by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission for alleged gender discrimination on issues such as pay, according to a source familiar with the matter. The probe, which began last August, was first reported by the Wall Street Journal. As part of the probe, EEOC investigators have been interviewing former… Read More Ride-hailing company Uber under probe over gender discrimination allegations

U.S. President Donald Trump accepts Russia’s denial of 2016 elections meddling

U.S. President Donald Trump said after meeting Vladimir Putin on Monday he saw no reason to believe his own intelligence agencies rather than trust the Kremlin leader on the question of whether Russia interfered to help him win the 2016 election. On a day when he faced pressure from critics, allied countries and even his… Read More U.S. President Donald Trump accepts Russia’s denial of 2016 elections meddling

Ten killed, several injured as government forces launch operations against protesters in Nicaragua

Nicaraguan police and paramilitary groups loyal to President Daniel Ortega killed at least 10 people on Sunday, a human rights association said, as the death toll from violent clashes in the Central American country continues to rise. The people were killed when government forces attacked the community of Monimbo and nearby city of Masaya, about… Read More Ten killed, several injured as government forces launch operations against protesters in Nicaragua

U.S. President Donald Trump holds meeting with Russia’s President Vladimir Putin to improve countries relationship

U.S. President Donald Trump sat down with Vladimir Putin for a long-awaited summit on Monday saying he wanted good relations with Russia, after blaming Washington’s own past foolishness and stupidity for the countries’ hostile ties. Trump opened the meeting with warm words for Putin, seated next to the Russian leader in an ornate presidential palace… Read More U.S. President Donald Trump holds meeting with Russia’s President Vladimir Putin to improve countries relationship

Three dead, dozens injured in auto crash involving four vehicles in New Mexico

A crash involving a passenger bus and three other vehicles on New Mexico highway early on Sunday killed three people and injured 24 others, some critically, authorities said. Sandoval County Fire Chief James Maxon confirmed the deaths but didn’t immediately know what caused the collision involving a passenger bus, a semitruck, a pickup truck and… Read More Three dead, dozens injured in auto crash involving four vehicles in New Mexico

Man arrested for fatally shooting police officer, elderly woman in Massachusetts

A Massachusetts police officer and bystander have died from wounds sustained when a suspect allegedly took the officer’s gun and fired following a vehicle crash and a foot chase. Authorities say Weymouth officer Michael Chesna was shot multiple times before 8 a.m. on Sunday, and died from the injures at South Shore Hospital. Officials say… Read More Man arrested for fatally shooting police officer, elderly woman in Massachusetts

Gunman killed in shootout with police officers in Kansas City

​Police shot and killed a man on Sunday after a series of shootouts on the streets of Kansas City in which three officers were wounded and hospitalized in stable condition, officials said. Undercover and tactical officers were following a person of interest in the murder of a university student when suddenly and unexpectedly he fired… Read More Gunman killed in shootout with police officers in Kansas City