World / Crime & Legal Jul 3, 2019

Man who targeted immigrants in extortion scheme sentenced

A New York City man originally from the Dominican Republic has been sentenced to more than 11 years in prison for his role in a kidnapping and extortion scheme that targeted new immigrants. Federal prosecutors in Connecticut say 51-year-old Pascual Rodriguez, who was sentenced Tuesday ...

World / Crime & Legal Jun 22, 2019

German ministers urge crackdown on far-right crime

German government ministers have called on Germans to stand up against far-right extremists. In remarks published Saturday in the German daily newspaper Bild, Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said "looking away can be fatal — we must call out far-right terrorism by its name." And Interior Minister ...