Category Archives: Government

NEW YORK (Reuters) – An infamous former Manhattan party promoter, dubbed the ‘Club Kid Killer’ by tabloid newspapers for the 1996 death of a downtown partygoer, has been released from prison after serving 17 years, corrections officials said.

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – It was like a scene from the darkest days of apartheid: South African police opening fire with live ammunition, killing 34 striking black miners demanding a “living wage” from an international firm rich in capital.

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – A British man who accuses “X-Men” director Bryan Singer of sexually abusing him as a teenager was spurred to bring a lawsuit against the filmmaker after Singer was sued by another man on similar allegations, the plaintiff’s lawyer said Monday.

PARIS (Reuters) – French authorities are trying to make peace with the son of Pablo Picasso after he accused them of dishonoring his father by delaying the re-opening of the Picasso Museum in Paris.