IMF’s Lagarde guilty of ‘negligence’ but avoids sentence over 2008 payout

IMF’s Lagarde guilty of ‘negligence’ but avoids sentence over 2008 payout

A French court on Monday convicted International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde of “negligence” for her role in a controversial €400 million payout to a French tycoon in 2008 while she was finance minister. The Court of Justice did not hand down a sentence, a decision welcomed by her lawyer, Patrick Maisonneuve, as a “partial” […]

White supremacist found guilty of Charleston church murders

White supremacist found guilty of Charleston church murders

Dylann Roof, the self-described white supremacist who gunned down nine African American parishioners at a historic church in Charleston last year, was found guilty of all charges Thursday and could now face the death penalty. A federal jury in the southern US port city needed only two hours to find Roof, 22, guilty on 33 […]

Governor Christie’s ex-aides found guilty of fraud, conspiracy over ‘Bridgegate’

Governor Christie’s ex-aides found guilty of fraud, conspiracy over ‘Bridgegate’

Two former associates of New Jersey Governor Chris Christie were convicted on Friday for their roles in the “Bridgegate” lane closure scandal, following a six-week trial that served to further tarnish the Republican’s damaged reputation. Bridget Kelly, the governor’s former deputy chief of staff, and Bill Baroni, former deputy executive director of the Port Authority […]