Brazil’s Temer regrets demise of Supreme Court judge

Brasilia, Jan 20 : Brazil’s President Michel Temer has mourned the death of Supreme Court judge overseeing the Petrobras scam, who was killed in a plane crash, a media report said on Friday. Temer declared three days of national mourning in Brazil over Justice Teori Zavascki’s death, Xinhua news agency reported. Zavascki was in charge […]

Mother who live-streamed taping her son to wall arrested

New York, Jan 20 : The 18-year-old Shayla Rudolph of Ohio who live-streamed the video of taping her two-year-old son to the wall has been arrested and charged with third abducting the boy, media reports said. According to a report in FOX28, Rudolph’s charges followed after the nearly 20-minute live video with her two-year-old taped […]

Car hits pedestrians in Melbourne, many injured

Melbourne, Jan 20 : Several pedestrians were injured and gunshots were heard on Friday in the second largest Australian city of Melbourne, a media report said. The incident was reported from the city’s major central business district (CBD) around 2 p.m. The vehicle rammed into injuring pedestrians on the Bourke Street and Elizabeth Street, Xinhua […]

Brazil judge overseeing Petrobras probe dies in plane crash

Brasilia, Jan 20 : A Supreme Court Justice presiding over Brazils biggest corruption case has died after the plane carrying him crashed into the sea off the coast of Rio de Janeiro, according to local authorities. The body of Justice Teori Zavascki was recovered from the wreckage near the coastal town of Paraty, state firefighters […]

One dead, several injured after car crashes into pedestrians in Australian city Melbourne

By Tom Westbrook and Jamie Freed SYDNEY, Jan 20 : One person was killed and 20 injured when a car hit pedestrians in the centre of Australia’s second-largest city Melbourne today, police and emergency services said. Australian media reported that the car was driving erratically before the incident, which occurred during the city’s busy lunchtime, […]

Indian-origin consultant arrested in multi-million-dollar fraud

New York, Jan 20 : An Indian-origin consultant has been arrested for participation in a multi-million-dollar fraud that falsely billed a heath and retirement fund, New York federal prosecutor Preet Bharara announced on Thursday. Shivanand Maharaj conspired to submit false invoices to the fund “for consulting work never actually performed”, Bharara said. The co-head of […]