Illinois jury to decide death or life in prison for man convicted of beheading Chinese student

PEORIA, Ill. (Reuters) – An Illinois jury of five women and seven men will continue deliberations on Thursday to decide if a man convicted of abducting and beheading a... Read more »

Another $860 million recovered for Madoff customers in Kingate settlement: trustee

NEW YORK (Reuters) – The court-appointed trustee liquidating Bernard Madoff’s firm on Wednesday said another $860 million may soon be returned to the swindler’s customers, under a settlement with... Read more »

Man sentenced for threatening to bomb Harvard ceremony for black students

BOSTON (Reuters) – An Arizona man was sentenced to 15 months in prison on Wednesday after admitting he made online threats to bomb Harvard University and shoot students at... Read more »

Puerto Rico governor vows to remain in office after violent protests

SAN JUAN (Reuters) – Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rossello said on Tuesday he will stay in office despite protests calling for his resignation that turned violent overnight. A peaceful... Read more »

Puerto Rico governor vows to remain in office after violent protests

SAN JUAN (Reuters) – Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rossello said on Tuesday he will stay in office despite protests calling for his resignation that turned violent overnight. FILE PHOTO:... Read more »

Illinois jury to hear sentencing arguments in gruesome slaying of Chinese student

(Reuters) – A jury that convicted an Illinois man in the kidnapping and gruesome murder of a Chinese graduate student will soon begin deliberations about whether Brendt Christensen will... Read more »

R. Kelly pleads not guilty, denied bail on U.S. charges of sex crimes

CHICAGO (Reuters) – R&B singer R. Kelly pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to a raft of federal charges accusing him of running a scheme to force women and girls... Read more »

SEC reaches $60 million settlements involving ex-American Realty executives

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Two former executives at American Realty Capital Properties Inc, including the onetime billionaire who built it, have reached more than $60 million in settlements with... Read more »

Australian model avoids U.S. prison sentence after fracas on international flight

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – An Australian model who was found guilty of assault after a fracas on a flight from Melbourne to Los Angeles avoided prison when she was... Read more »

Mnuchin says Facebook must enact proper safeguards against illicit use, money laundering

WASHINGTON, July 15 (Reuters) – U.S. Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin said on Monday that the Treasury department has serious concerns that Facebook Inc’s proposed LIBRA cryptocurrency could be misused... Read more »