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China's former internet czar charged with taking bribes

Asia Pacific / Crime & Legal Jul 30, 2018

China's former internet czar charged with taking bribes

China's former internet czar, who oversaw a tightening of online censorship during his tenure, has been charged with taking bribes, state media said Monday. Throughout his career, Lu Wei used his political offices to benefit himself including "illegally receiving a huge amount of property," according ...

Seven inmates dead, 17 injured in South Carolina prison fighting

World Apr 16, 2018

Seven inmates dead, 17 injured in South Carolina prison fighting

Seven inmates were killed and at least 17 others seriously injured at a South Carolina prison as inmates were left to fight for more than seven hours before authorities regained control of a maximum-security prison. Prisons spokesman Jeff Taillon announced the grim outcome after State ...