Pentagon releases vetted batch of Mideast detainee abuse photos

Feb 6, 2016

Pentagon releases vetted batch of Mideast detainee abuse photos

The Pentagon on Friday released a small portion of photographs showing injuries suffered by detainees allegedly at the hands of U.S. troops in Iraq and Afghanistan over a decade ago. Many of the 198 carefully vetted images are close-ups showing cuts, bruises, swollen joints ...

Yakuza member arrested over 3-year-old's death

Jan 28, 2016

Yakuza member arrested over 3-year-old's death

A 20-year-old member of a yakuza syndicate, who was arrested in Tokyo on Wednesday over the death of his girlfriend’s 3-year-old son, is believed to have previously abused the boy, police said Thursday. The Metropolitan Police Department sent the case to prosecutors the same ...

Dec 1, 2015

'You're fat' card prompts London police action

British police stepped in on Monday after a woman on London’s metro system was handed a card calling her a “fat, ugly human.” Health worker Kara Florish said in a tweet the card she was given on the Underground was “hateful” and “cowardly” and ...

British minister resigns amid bullying allegations

Nov 29, 2015

British minister resigns amid bullying allegations

A British government minister resigned on Saturday over allegations that bullying by a party activist he appointed was a key factor in the suicide of another young activist. Grant Shapps, international development minister and a former Conservative party chairman, had in 2014 appointed Mark ...