Four former VW employees go on trial in Dieselgate lawsuit

Four former VW employees go on trial in Dieselgate lawsuit
BRAUNSCHWEIG, Germany, Sept 16 (Reuters) - Four former employees of carmaker Volkswagen (VOWG_p.DE) went on trial on Thursday over the Dieselgate scandal in which illegal software was used to cheat emission tests.The trial, being held in the city of Braunschweig, close to Volkswagen's headquarters in Wolfsburg, started without former CEO Martin Winterkorn, whose separate trial… Read More

Former police plead not guilty to federal charges in George Floyd death

Former police plead not guilty to federal charges in George Floyd death
(L-R) Former Minneapolis police officers Tou Thao, Thomas Lane and J. Alexander Kueng in a combination of booking photographs from the Minnesota Department of Corrections and Hennepin County Jail in Minneapolis, Minnesota. U.S. Minnesota Department of Corrections and Hennepin County Sheriff's Office/Handout via REUTERS Sept 14 (Reuters) - Four former Minneapolis police officers involved in… Read More

Former French PM Fillon faces second financial misconduct probe

Former French PM Fillon faces second financial misconduct probe
Francois Fillon, member of the Republicans political party and 2017 French presidential election candidate of the French centre-right, reacts as he delivers a speech at his campaign headquarters in Paris after early results, France, April 23, 2017. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann/File PhotoPARIS, Sept 3 (Reuters) - Former French prime minister Francois Fillon, who is appealing a five-year… Read More

Former media executive to plead guilty in U.S. college admissions scandal

Former media executive to plead guilty in U.S. college admissions scandal
Elisabeth Kimmel, the former owner and president of Midwest Television, facing charges in a nationwide college admissions cheating scheme, arrives at the federal courthouse in Boston, Massachusetts, U.S., March 29, 2019. REUTERS/Brian SnyderBOSTON, Aug 12 (Reuters) - A former media executive has agreed to plead guilty to participating in a vast U.S. college admissions fraud… Read More

Dominican former law minister arrested on suspicion of diverting funds

Dominican former law minister arrested on suspicion of diverting funds
Dominican Republic's Attorney General Jean Alain Rodriguez speaks during a news conference on the attack on baseball legend David Ortiz, in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic June 19, 2019. REUTERS/Ricardo Rojas/File PhotoSANTO DOMINGO, June 29 (Reuters) - Dominican authorities arrested a former attorney general on Tuesday over accusations of diverting public funds to a political group… Read More

Hundreds of former leaders urge G7 to vaccinate poor against COVID-19

Hundreds of former leaders urge G7 to vaccinate poor against COVID-19
A medical worker prepares a vaccination against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) after Israel approved the usage of the vaccine for youngsters aged 12-15, at a Clalit healthcare maintenance organisation in Ashkelon, Israel June 6, 2021. REUTERS/Amir CohenOne hundred former presidents, prime ministers and foreign ministers have urged the Group of Seven (G7) rich nations to… Read More