Legal proceedings

December 11, 2017 - 3:30 am
ISTANBUL (AP) — A trial began Monday in Turkey against dozens of suspects, including the alleged shooter in the New Year's Eve attack that left 39 people dead in Istanbul. Fifty-seven suspects, mostly foreigners and 51 of them behind bars, went on trial near a prison on the outskirts of Istanbul...
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FILE - In this Friday, May 2, 2014 file photo, prominent media PR and celebrity publicist, Max Clifford arrives for sentencing at Southwark Crown Court in London. Britain’ Ministry of Justice says Max Clifford has died Sunday Dec. 10, 2017, after collapsing in prison, after being convicted in 2014 for for historic offences of indecent assault. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth, FILE)
December 10, 2017 - 9:45 am
LONDON (AP) — Disgraced celebrity publicist Max Clifford, a confidant to the stars who fell from grace amid Britain's investigation of past sexual abuse, died Sunday after collapsing in prison. He was 74. Once one of the most powerful figures in British entertainment, Clifford was convicted in 2014...
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December 09, 2017 - 7:53 pm
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana (AP) — A senior federal judge in Louisiana died Saturday, days before he was to preside over the trial of a private investigator accused of trying to get Donald Trump's tax returns illegally during the 2016 presidential campaign, court officials said. Chief Judge Brian A...
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FILE - In this file photo dated Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017, Slobodan Praljak, center, enters the Yugoslav War Crimes Tribunal court in The Hague, Netherlands, Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017. Croatia's state television said Saturday Dec. 9, 2017, that former general Praljak who died after taking a poison at a U.N. war crimes court, was cremated during a private ceremony held Thursday. (Robin van Lonkhuijsen/ file Pool Photo via AP)
December 09, 2017 - 7:43 am
ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — Croatia's state television says a former general who died after taking what he said was poison at a U.N. war crimes court has been cremated. The report said Saturday that a private ceremony was held Thursday for Slobodan Praljak, who was convicted of war crimes in Bosnia and...
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December 08, 2017 - 10:53 pm
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin woman accused of robbing three banks while she was more than eight months pregnant pleaded guilty to robbing two of them and was sentenced to four years in prison. The State Journal reports that 32-year-old Lisa Harding of Madison was also ordered to pay back money...
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FILE- In this Sept. 4, 2017, file photo, Jessica Nowan, left and Caitlin Grandstaff, right, stand in line for the Salt Lake Comic Con at the Salt Palace Convention Center, in Salt Lake City. There is a court battle between rival pop-culture conventions in California and Utah who are battling over rights to use the phrase "comic con." (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File)
December 08, 2017 - 8:21 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) — A jury on Friday sided with San Diego Comic-Con in a court battle with a rival pop-culture convention in Utah over rights to use the phrase "comic con." The panel decided that Salt Lake Comic Con used the trademarked phrase without permission, though they didn't do so willfully...
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John Feit enters the 92nd state District Court before the verdict was read in his trial for the 1960 murder of Irene Garza Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017, at the Hidalgo County Courthouse in Edinburg, Texas. Feit was found guilty of Garza's murder. (Nathan Lambrecht/The Monitor via AP)
December 08, 2017 - 5:59 pm
EDINBURG, Texas (AP) — A jury on Friday sentenced an 85-year-old former priest to life in prison for the 1960 killing of a schoolteacher and former beauty queen who was a member of the parish he served. The same jurors in Hidalgo County in South Texas found John Bernard Feit guilty of murder...
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December 08, 2017 - 5:28 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — News outlets including The Associated Press are filing a motion in federal court arguing that a document that reveals the names of investors in some Kushner Cos. apartment buildings in Maryland should be unsealed and available to the media. In a case before U.S. district court in...
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FILE - In this June 21, 2017, file photo, former FBI Director Robert Mueller, the special counsel probing Russian interference in the 2016 election, departs Capitol Hill following a closed door meeting in Washington. Mueller has produced hundreds of thousands of documents, copies of data from 36 electronic devices and gathered 2,000 "hot" documents in the government's case against Paul Manafort and Rick Gates. Mueller's investigators made copies of information on cell phones and hard drives and disclosed the existence of 15 search warrants and other requests in their investigation of Trump's former campaign chairman and his deputy, according to a new court filing made Friday. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
December 08, 2017 - 4:41 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Paul Manafort, the former chairman of Donald Trump's campaign, was heavily involved in the drafting of an opinion piece on Ukrainian politics even while under house arrest, according to documents released Friday by special counsel Robert Mueller and his team of prosecutors...
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