Jewelry thief jailed again for failing to pay back proceeds of England’s biggest heist

LONDON (Reuters) – One of a gang of ageing criminals who audaciously raided a safe-deposit business in England’s biggest-ever burglary will spend more time in jail after failing to pay back over 6 million pounds ($7.6 million). The gang ransacked 73 deposit boxes at the Hatton Garden Safety Deposit building in the London jewelry district three years ago, stealing gold, ...

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Global shares rebound as lira pulls out of nosedive

NEW YORK (Reuters) – World share markets rebounded on Tuesday as Turkey’s lira pulled out of a recent nosedive and reassuring data from Germany helped offset the latest wobbles in China’s giant economy. Traders work at Frankfurt’s stock exchange in Frankfurt, Germany, February 6, 2018. REUTERS/Ralph Orlowski After three weeks of heavy pounding, the lira got some respite as signs ...

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Mali president claims election victory amid fraud accusations

BAMAKO (Reuters) – Malian President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita has won re-election “comfortably” based on his campaign’s vote count, his spokesman said on Tuesday, dismissing claims from the opposition that they won. Ibrahim Boubacar Keita, President of Mali and candidate for Rally for Mali party (RPM), casts his vote at a polling station during a run-off presidential election in Bamako, Mali ...

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In pictures: Genoa motorway bridge collapse

A major motorway suspension bridge has collapsed in the Italian port city of Genoa during bad weather. Dozens of people are reported to have died. Live updates on the bridge collapse A huge section of the bridge is missing Image copyright EPA Google street view shows how it looked before Image copyright Google Street View Photographs show a vehicle dangerously ...

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Tesla forms three-member panel to decide on any Musk proposal

(Reuters) – Tesla Inc’s board (TSLA.O) named a special committee of three directors on Tuesday to negotiate with Elon Musk on taking the electric carmaker private, although it said it was yet to see a firm offer from the company’s chief executive. The committee will be tasked with evaluating Musk’s proposal, should it materialize. The Silicon Valley billionaire last week ...

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Widow of Sutherland Springs Church Shooter Says Husband Lost Faith in God Before Massacre

The wife of the killer who gunned down 26 worshippers as they attended their local church in the small town of Sutherland Springs, Texas, has spoken out about her murderous spouse. Calling him a “broken man,” Danielle Kelley, 23, talked to the San Antonio Express-News about the events that led up to that fateful day, noting that her deranged husband once had some faith ...

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Kremlin says nothing good will come from proposed new U.S. sanctions

MOSCOW (Reuters) – The Kremlin said on Tuesday that a new U.S. bill on sanctions against Moscow does not bode well for Russia’s relations with the United States. Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov attends a news conference of Russian President Vladimir Putin and his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron in St. Petersburg, Russia May 24, 2018. REUTERS/Grigory Dukor The U.S. Congress published ...

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