Fugitive Malaysian businessman 'Fat Leonard' to seek asylum in Venezuela, reports say
Leonard Glenn Francis reportedly told a court in Caracas that he wanted to stay in Venezuela to appeal for political asylum and that he was suffering from metastatic kidney cancer.
Venezuela arrests Malaysian contractor 'Fat Leonard' in US Navy bribery case
Leonard Glenn Francis was detained at the country's main international airport under a red notification requested by the US for crimes of corruption and bribery.
Fat Leonard, Malaysian contractor in US Navy bribery case, escapes house arrest
Leonard Glenn Francis cut off his GPS anklet some time Sunday morning, according to the San Diego Union-Tribune.
US Navy engineer admits trying to sell nuclear sub secrets
In exchange for his guilty plea, Jonathan Toebbe is expected to be sentenced to between 12.5 to 17.5 years in prison.
Fat Leonard, the Penang boy who dodged death sentence and held US missile secrets
Growing up in the corrupt port world of Penang in the 1960s, he learnt the trick to infiltrating the US Navy through sex parties and illicit gifts.
Muslim, Jewish sailors sue US Navy for banning religious beards
The sailors maintain that the navy has a 'robust tradition of bearded sailors' and the ban is recent.
Russia and China warn US Navy to steer clear as warships near both ‘backyards’
Moscow and Beijing are separately accusing Washington of provocative behaviour over Ukraine and Taiwan.
US to send more warships to South China Sea, Philippines ambassador says
Earlier this month, an estimated 200 Chinese fishing vessels positioned themselves around the Philippines-claimed Whitsun Reef.
US Navy in South China Sea not good for peace, says Beijing as aircraft carrier group sails in
The US carrier group was demonstrating 'freedom of the seas', the US military said, just days after Joe Biden became US president.
US warships sail through Taiwan Strait for second time this month
Beijing regards any US Navy movements through the Taiwan Strait and South China Sea as a deliberate provocation.
‘Trespassing’ US Navy destroyer ‘expelled’ from South China Sea, says China
The US warship claimed it was exercising 'freedom of navigation' as it sailed by the Spratly Islands which are claimed by China and other nations.
US and Israeli subs send message to Iran by prowling strategic waters
The US Navy says the presence of the sub demonstrates America's readiness to defend against any regional threat at any time.