Netherlands claims Russian spy caught seeking internship at war crimes tribunal

Russian agent accused of impersonating trainee to infiltrate court ICC investigates war crimes allegations in Ukraine Brazilian fake ID included likes for trance music, bean stew AMSTERDAM, June 16 (Reuters) – Dutch intelligence said on Thursday it discovered a Russian military agent attempting to use a false identity to infiltrate the International Criminal Court (ICC) … Read more

Human remains found in search of British journalist and Brazilian guide, minister says

SAO PAULO, June 15 (Reuters) – Human remains have been unearthed where authorities were looking for British journalist Dom Phillips and indigenous expert Bruno Pereira, Brazilian Justice Minister Anderson Torres said on Wednesday. “I have just been informed by the Federal Police that ‘human remains have been found at the site where excavations were in … Read more

White nationalists accused of planning riot are released on bail from Idaho jail

June 13 (Reuters) – Thirty-one members of the white nationalist group Patriot Front, arrested in Idaho over the weekend on suspicion of plotting to violently disrupt an LGBTQ pride event, have been released from prison on bail and will face their first court appearances in the coming weeks, a court official said Monday. The men, … Read more

Hollywood talent agency UTA acquires London band Curtis Brown

June 13 (Reuters) – UTA, one of Hollywood’s biggest talent agencies, said on Monday it has reached an agreement to acquire London-based Curtis Brown Group, a leading literary and arts firm. The terms of the contract are not disclosed. As the entertainment industry has evolved, so have the agencies that represent talent and brokers. UTA … Read more

Colombia discovers two historic shipwrecks in the Caribbean

BOGOTA, June 6 (Reuters) – Colombian navy officials monitoring the long-sunken galleon San Jose underwater have discovered two other historic wrecks nearby, President Ivan Duque said on Monday. The San José galleon, believed by historians to be carrying billions of dollars worth of treasure, sank in 1708 near the Colombian Caribbean port of Cartagena. His … Read more

DC Circuit’s Rogers will take senior status, giving Biden a new vacancy

The entrance to the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit in Washington, DC REUTERS/Andrew Kelly Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register DC Circuit judge Judith Rogers will take senior status on September 1 Biden has so far named three judges for DC Circuit (Reuters) – U.S. Circuit … Read more

Johnny Depp, awaiting verdict, appears at the Royal Albert Hall in London

LONDON, May 30 (Reuters) – Hollywood star Johnny Depp, awaiting a decision in a U.S. defamation case involving his ex-wife and actor Amber Heard, made an unscheduled appearance at London’s Royal Albert Hall Monday at a rock concert, his second in as many nights. Depp appeared with English guitarist Jeff Beck to perform a range … Read more

Israeli private detective used Indian hackers for Russian oligarchs – court filing

The Metropolitan Detention Center (MDC), which is operated by the U.S. Federal Bureau of Prisons, is pictured in Brooklyn, New York, U.S., December 8, 2020. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid/File Photo Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, May 27 (Reuters) – An Israeli private investigator currently in U.S. custody used Indian hackers to conduct … Read more

New York judge approves Congressional map, throwing Democrats into disarray

People fill out ballots during voting in the New York primary election at a polling station in the Brooklyn borough of New York, New York, U.S., June 22, 2021. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register May 21 (Reuters) – A New York judge has approved a new Congressional map that … Read more

Oklahoma lawmakers pass near-total abortion ban

May 19 (Reuters) – Oklahoma lawmakers on Thursday gave final approval to a bill that would ban nearly all abortions and allow private citizens to sue anyone who helps women terminate a pregnancy. The bill would go into effect upon its signature by Republican Gov. Kevin Stitt, making it the most restrictive abortion ban in … Read more