ICC gives former Congo VP Bemba extra year in prison

THE HAGUE, Netherlands –  A former Congolese vice president has been sentenced to an extra year in prison and fined 300,000 euros ($324,000) for interfering with witnesses in his trial at the International Criminal Court. Jean-Pierre Bemba, who already is serving an 18-year prison term for crimes committed in Central …

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Spear-phishing scammer demanded sex show

News . . It took minutes for the scammer to take over Six weeks ago, a young woman called Zed (not her real name) was in a meeting at work when a message popped up on Facebook Messenger from a distant friend. “Hey babe,” it began. The friend asked Zed …

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Baby separated from parasitic twin in risky operation

A baby girl whose twin failed to develop properly and fused to her growing body in the womb is recovering after a successful operation in the US. In this extremely rare case, Dominique’s parasitic twin was attached to her back and shoulder, making her look like she had two extra …

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Republic's McClean to make shirt tribute to friend McBride

James McClean played for Derry City from 2008 to 2011 World Cup qualifier: Republic of Ireland v Wales Venue: Aviva Stadium, Dublin Date: Friday, 24 March Kick-off: 19:45 GMT Coverage: Live on BBC Radio Wales, BBC Radio Cymru & BBC Sport website and BBC Sport app, plus live text commentary …

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Ex-football coach Barry Bennell denies 20 sex offence charges

. Barry Bennell, pictured in 1991, worked at Crewe Alexandra Former football coach Barry Bennell has pleaded not guilty to 20 charges of historic child sexual abuse against four boys in the 1980s. The 63-year-old appeared via videolink from prison at Chester Crown Court. Mr Bennell had already denied eight …

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'Sex assault' streamed on Facebook Live

News . The alleged sexual assault of a 15-year-old girl by five or six males was streamed on Facebook Live, according to Chicago Police. Around 40 people were said to have been watching the stream at one point but nobody reported the incident to police. A police spokesman said authorities …

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Tech firm will give its workers $10G to leave San Francisco

Tech company Zapier says San Francisco is a fantastic city—and it would like to encourage its employees to move far away from it. In a blog post, CEO Wade Foster offers a $10,000 “de-location” package to new recruits who are struggling with the cost of living in the San Francisco …

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