Heady days of Amsterdam’s drug culture turn bad as hard stuff brings violence and corruption

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) – Long famed for its casual attitude to marijuana use, the Dutch capital Amsterdam says it now has a serious problem with hard drugs that has brought increased violence and corruption at the hands of “hustlers, parasites and … Continue reading Heady days of Amsterdam’s drug culture turn bad as hard stuff brings violence and corruption

Trump says he’s ‘very disappointed’ Swedish PM didn’t free rapper A$AP Rocky

FILE PHOTO – U.S. President Donald Trump enters the room to participate in the “Pledge to America’s Workers – One year Celebration” event in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington, U.S., July 25, 2019. REUTERS/Leah Millis … Continue reading Trump says he’s ‘very disappointed’ Swedish PM didn’t free rapper A$AP Rocky

Sweden rebuffs Trump over U.S. rapper charges, saying courts independent

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – Sweden on Friday dismissed an angry outburst from U.S. President Donald Trump after prosecutors charged U.S. rapper A$AP Rocky with assault, saying the country’s judicial system was independent of political interference. FILE PHOTO: Posters asking for ASAP … Continue reading Sweden rebuffs Trump over U.S. rapper charges, saying courts independent

Actor Janice Dickinson’s defamation suit against Bill Cosby settled by insurer

(Reuters) – Actor Janice Dickinson reached a settlement with Bill Cosby”s insurance company on Thursday, ending a civil lawsuit she filed against the comedian after his representatives disputed her account that he had raped her, her lawyer said on Thursday. … Continue reading Actor Janice Dickinson’s defamation suit against Bill Cosby settled by insurer