Mar 22, 2016

Vietnam blogger on trial for anti-state posts

A prominent Vietnamese blogger who is a former police officer and the son of a late government minister will be put on trial this week for alleged anti-state postings, his lawyer said Tuesday. Nguyen Huu Vinh and his assistant, Nguyen Thi Minh Thuy, are ...

Jury awards Hulk Hogan $115 million in Gawker sex tape suit

Mar 19, 2016

Jury awards Hulk Hogan $115 million in Gawker sex tape suit

A Florida jury sided with ex-pro wrestler Hulk Hogan on Friday and awarded him $115 million in his sex tape lawsuit against Gawker Media. The jurors reached the decision Friday evening, less than six hours after they began deliberations. The trial lasted two weeks, ...

Mar 13, 2016

China's criminal conviction rate nearly 100% in 2015

China found almost 100 percent of criminal defendants guilty last year, figures from the country’s top court showed Sunday, even as authorities pledged to reduce wrongful convictions. A total of 1,039 accused were “declared innocent” by Chinese courts in 2015, Zhou Qiang, head of ...