Sep 24, 2016

Foreign hacker who aided Islamic State gets 20 years in U.S.

A computer hacker who helped the Islamic State by providing names of more than 1,000 U.S. government and military workers as potential targets was sentenced Friday to 20 years in prison. The sentence was much higher than the 6-year term sought by defense lawyers, ...

Jul 8, 2016

Indefinite prison term sought for babysitter over boy's death

Prosecutors on Friday demanded an indefinite prison term for a former male babysitter accused of murdering a 2-year-old boy in Fujimi, Saitama Prefecture, in March 2014. During closing statements, prosecutors told Yokoyama District Court that the defendant, Yuji Motte, 28, had a strong intent ...

Indian court says former U.N. climate chief to stand trial

May 14, 2016

Indian court says former U.N. climate chief to stand trial

A court in India’s capital ruled Saturday that there’s enough evidence in a stalking and sexual harassment case for former U.N. climate chief Rajendra Pachauri to stand trial. Judge Shivani Chauhan announced that the next hearing in the case will be on July 11, ...

Mar 14, 2016

Second killer of Kawasaki boy gets prison term

The Yokohama District Court on Monday sentenced an 18-year-old boy to between four and six and a half years in prison for his part in the death of a younger boy on a riverbank in Kawasaki last year. The ruling said the boy repeatedly ...