WHISTLER, British Columbia (Reuters) – Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda on Thursday called for “rational” debate among G7 nations to prevent protectionist trade measures from disrupting the global economy.
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A jury awarded a Florida-based family $4 in damages for funeral expenses in a case in which a police official fatally shot a father of three through his garage door, the family’s attorney said Thursday.
TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian equities shook off earlier weakness on Friday, as a softer yen supported Japanese stocks and firm export data drove South Korean markets higher, although rekindled concerns about U.S. protectionist trade policies limited gains.
An Indian businessman has been convicted of sexually assaulting, choking and beating a woman he met on a dating website and faces up to 25 years in prison, a media report said.
Sanjay Tripathy, 48, of North Carolina was found guilty this week of criminal sex act, sex abuse, assault, strangulation and unlawful imprisonment in connection to the June 15, 2016 attack on the 38-year-old woman at a hotel in Times Square, The New York Daily News reported.
He faces up to 25 years in prison when he is sentenced on July 18.
Tripathy was ordered held without bail by Justice Erika Edwards after his conviction in Manhattan Supreme Court. He had met the woman on a website that typically matches well-off older men with younger women. On the website, he had advertised himself as a millionaire.
The woman gave tearful testimony at trial in which she described a terrifying encounter with the former IT executive. He had asked her to his room with the promise of a “gift” after they had drinks at the hotel