November 25th @ 5:01 PM GMT
Yahoo! Written off as finished on more than one occasion, Republicans party presidential candidate Alain Juppe is living proof that in French politics death is often temporary. Juppe, 71, who faces Francois Fillon in Sunday's rightwing primary runoff, has rebounded from what seemed hopeless lows to have a tilt at the president. Worse was to come in 2004 when he was convicted over a party finance scandal from the 1980s when he was finance director at Paris City Hall, then run by mayor Jacques Chirac. (Politics)
November 25th @ 10:00 PM GMT
Yahoo! The socialist leader also defended First Lady Cilia Flores as a ''revolutionary'' in his first public reaction to the guilty verdict handed down by a New York jury a week ago against two of her brothers' sons. The pair -- Efrain Antonio Campo Flores, 30, and Francisco Flores de Freitas, 31 -- were convicted of plotting to smuggle 800 kilos (1,760 pounds) of cocaine into the United States. ''Do you think this was a coincidence?'' Maduro asked supporters at a rally in Caracas. (Politics)
November 26th @ 7:16 PM GMT
Yahoo! Four police forces are investigating allegations of historical sexual abuse against children in English football circles as part of a deepening scandal, it was revealed on Saturday. Several former footballers have spoken out about being abused after ex-Crewe Alexandra player Andy Woodward came forward to reveal he was abused by convicted child molester Barry Bennell in the 1980s. A pre-existing inquiry into child sex abuse in Britain said it was ''watching events closely'', while Englan... (Top Stories)
November 28th @ 10:46 AM GMT
Yahoo! Germany's highest court has rejected an appeal filed by a man known as the ''bookkeeper of Auschwitz'', who was sentenced last year to four years in prison for his role in the murder of 300,000 people at the Nazi death camp. It said it rejected the appeal of Oskar Groening, 95, who was convicted in July 2015 of aiding and abetting the murders, as well as appeals filed by several other people who argued that Groening should have been convicted of the more serious charge of being an ''... (World)
November 27th @ 1:00 PM GMT
Yahoo! The U.S. Supreme Court is set to examine whether the nation's busiest state for capital punishment is trying to put to death a convicted killer who's intellectually disabled, which would make him ineligible for execution under the court's current guidance. (Politics)
November 26th @ 12:00 AM GMT
Yahoo! Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said on Friday that the United States convicted his wife's nephews on drug charges last week to weaken his leftist government. Two nephews of Venezuela's first lady were found guilty earlier this month in a jury trial on charges that they tried to carry out a multimillion-dollar drug deal to obtain a large amount of cash to help their family stay in power. ''You think it's just by chance that the imperialists created a case that had as its only objec... (World)
November 28th @ 8:28 AM GMT
AP The U.S. Supreme Court is set to examine whether the nation's busiest state for capital punishment is trying to put to death a convicted killer who's intellectually disabled, which would make him ineligible for execution under the court&apos (Politics)
November 25th @ 2:04 PM GMT
Yahoo! German prosecutors say a nurse who was convicted of killing patients with overdoses of heart medication had at least 43 victims. (World)
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