Alec Baldwin has returned to Twitter to denounce George Zimmerman’s acquittal. The star slammed the door on his account late last month after an explosive rant aimed at a journalist who had accused his wife of tweeting during James Gandolfini’s funeral.
Both men, one-time dictators of Argentina, were found guilty of stealing babies from political prisoners. Jorge Rafael Videla and Reynaldo Benito Bignone were both found guilty of baby thefts in a a court decision the family members of the victims are saying “The verdict is what we were asking for.” Thursday an Argentine court found […]
The White House criticized the sentencing of Myanmar’s opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi to 18 more months of house arrest Tuesday, joining a chorus of condemnation from figures ranging from the Dalai Lama to the U.N. secretary-general.
A jury in Arkansas convicted evangelist Tony Alamo on Friday of 10 federal counts of taking minors across state lines for sex, according to the court in the Western District in Arkansas. Authorities in September charged Alamo, the 74-year-old founder and leader of Tony Alamo Christian Ministries, and raided his 15-acre compound near Texarkana, Arkansas. Jurors reached the verdict after more than eight hours of deliberations.
President Bush’s commutation of Scooter Libby’s prison sentence on Monday will fuel speculation that others at the White House helped coordinate the leak of Valerie Plame’s identity as a CIA officer in 2003. But politically the move makes sense.
On May 21, after a trial that captivated the Arab world for nearly seven months, Egyptian multimillionaire Hisham Talaat Moustafa was sentenced to death for hiring a hitman to kill Lebanese singer Suzanne Tamim.
An Iranian court will hear the appeal Sunday of a U.S. journalist imprisoned in Iran, the woman’s father told CNN on Saturday
In a country whose Economics Minister is named Karl-Theodor Maria Nikolaus Johann Jacob Philipp Franz Freiherr zu Guttenberg, the verdict seems illogical. But on Tuesday, Germany’s Federal Constitutional Court rejected a woman’s appeal to go by her new married name, Frieda Rosemarie Thalheim-Kunz-Hallstein, arguing that the name is too long. The court was upholding a law introduced in 1993, which banned multiple surnames in Germany
A Colorado man was convicted of first-degree murder and a bias-motivated crime and sentenced to life in prison for killing a transgender teen he met on an online social networking site.
A well-known Iranian filmmaker has written an open letter calling for the release of journalist Roxana Saberi.