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Ten on trial over mafia-style killing of Monaco heiress

Sep 17, 2018

Ten on trial over mafia-style killing of Monaco heiress

The imprisoned son-in-law of a murdered Monaco billionaire goes on trial Monday with nine other people suspected in the brazen daylight killing of the heiress, a case which prosecutors say bears all the hallmarks of a sordid crime thriller. Helene Pastor was leaving a hospital ...

/ Sep 16, 2018

Ashes of elderly woman's husband stolen in London burglary

British police are asking the public to help identify two men suspected of stealing the ashes of an elderly woman's husband along with cash, bank cards and jewelry. Police released images of the suspects Sunday. Detective Robert Costigan called it a "particularly harrowing crime" that has ...

Convicted killer of Kim Wall in Danish submarine murder appeals sentence

Sep 5, 2018

Convicted killer of Kim Wall in Danish submarine murder appeals sentence

Danish submarine inventor Peter Madsen, who was found guilty of the torture, sexual assault, murder and dismemberment of a Swedish reporter, challenged his life sentence before an appeals court Wednesday. The three-day session at the Eastern High Court in Copenhagen before three judges and three ...

Malaysia seizes rhino horns worth $12 million in largest such haul

Aug 20, 2018

Malaysia seizes rhino horns worth $12 million in largest such haul

Malaysia has seized rhinoceros horns worth nearly $12 million bound for Vietnam, the Southeast Asian nation's largest haul of such contraband, officials said on Monday. Wildlife experts say Malaysia is a major transit point for the illegal trafficking of endangered species to other Asian countries. Officials ...