WARWICK, R.I. — A former Rhode Island lawmaker who resigned amid charges that he extorted a legislative page for sex has pleaded not guilty to video voyeurism charges for allegedly trading nude photos of his then-girlfriend without her knowledge. 83 more words
NEW DELHI — India’s government has sent a notice to U.K.-based Cambridge Analytica asking whether it has misused data to profile Indians and influence their elections. 102 more words
MONTREAL — The City of Montreal is following up on a promise to boost fines for parking and traffic violations for the first time since 2009. 137 more words
OTTAWA — Canada’s highest court has upheld an influence peddling conviction against a one-time senior aide to former prime minister Stephen Harper.
Bruce Carson’s case will now be sent back to the trial judge for sentencing after an 8-1 decision by the Supreme Court of Canada that rejects his interpretation of the influence-peddling law. 527 more words
LIMA, Peru — After months of political upheaval in Peru, congress has accepted the resignation of President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski, making way for a new government led by a little-known former governor. 341 more words
TACOMA, Wash. — A Washington state teenager who was pulled from her bicycle in a mall parking lot four years ago and shocked with a stun gun by an off-duty officer working security has been awarded $500,000 in federal court. 228 more words
LONDON — A teenage Iraqi asylum-seeker who told police he had been trained by the Islamic State group has been sentenced to at least 34 years in prison for bombing a London subway train and injuring 51 people. 93 more words