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A predominantly white church in the US state of Mississippi has refused to let a black couple get married there.
Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant said on Thursday that the incident was “unfortunate” and the state should encourage the union of any couple – as long as the couple is made up of a man and a woman.
Charles and Te’Andrea Wilson said More >
Former News International chief executive Rebekah Brooks has been formally charged with phone hacking and will appear in court next month, Scotland Yard says.
Brooks, 44, answered bail at Lewisham police station on Thursday night and will appear at Westminster Magistrates’ Court on September 3.
Six others journalists from the News of the World, More >
BANGKOK—A court has sentenced three police officers to death for killing a teenager during a much-criticized drug crackdown by Thailand’s government eight years ago.
The officers were found guilty Monday of killing a 17-year-old student in Kalasin province in the northeast and moving his body to conceal the cause of death.
The killing took place More >
LONDON — British authorities on Tuesday charged an ex-aide to the prime minister, a former protege of media Mogul Rupert Murdoch, and six others in the ever-widening phone hacking scandal, accusing them of key roles in a campaign of illegal espionage that victimized hundreds of people including top celebrities Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt.
The More >
FORMER jet-setting Texas tycoon R Allen Stanford, whose financial empire once spanned the Americas, has been sentenced to 110 years in prison for bilking investors out of more than $US7 billion ($7.06 billion) over 20 years in one of the largest Ponzi schemes in US history.
US District Judge David Hittner handed down the sentence during a court More >
In an often bitter attack on News International in testimony to Britain’s media ethics inquiry, Mr Brown directly More >