Deniz Yucel, a Turkish-German journalist working for German newspaper Die Welt who was detained in Turkey for more than a year, walks with his wife Dilek Mayaturk Yucel, after being released from jail, in Istanbul, Friday, Feb. 16, 2018,(Can Erok/DHA-Depo Photos via AP)
February 16, 2018 - 12:19 pm
BERLIN (AP) — A German reporter detained in Turkey for more than a year was released from jail pending trial, even as six other journalists and newspaper employees were sentenced Friday to life imprisonment by a Turkish court. Deniz Yucel, a correspondent for the German daily Die Welt, was detained...
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February 16, 2018 - 8:57 am
ISTANBUL (AP) — A court on Friday sentenced six journalists and media employees accused of involvement in Turkey's 2016 failed coup attempt to life prison terms, the country's state-run news agency reported. Anadolu Agency said the court in Silivri, on the outskirts of Istanbul, convicted prominent...
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel, right, and Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim arrive to a press conference after a meeting in the chancellery in Berlin, Germany, Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
February 15, 2018 - 11:35 am
BERLIN (AP) — Turkey's prime minister said Thursday during a meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel that a prominent German-Turkish journalist held in prison for a year has not yet been formally charged because of a backlog in court cases following a failed coup in Turkey in 2016. Speaking at...
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February 14, 2018 - 11:42 am
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — An American Indian activist accused of inciting a riot during protests in North Dakota against the Dakota Access oil pipeline wants a judge to force prosecutors to obtain and turn over evidence from private security firms. The request from Chase Iron Eyes contends private...
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Palestinian protest icon Ahed Tamimi is in a courtroom at the Ofer military prison near Jerusalem, Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018. The Israeli military judge overseeing the trial of Palestinian teenager Tamimi has ordered all proceedings to take place behind closed doors. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)
February 13, 2018 - 1:11 pm
OFER MILITARY BASE, West Bank (AP) — Palestinian protester Ahed Tamimi went on trial behind closed doors in an Israeli military court Tuesday for slapping and punching two Israeli soldiers — the opening of a high-profile case against the teen who is seen by some as a Joan of Arc-like heroine and by...
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David Eisenhauer, right, next to his defense attorney Tony Anderson, left, during a hearing in Montgomery County Circuit Court in Christiansburg, Va., Friday, Feb. 9 2018. Eisenhauer, a former Virginia Tech student, pleaded no contest on Friday, in the 2016 killing of a 13-year-old girl. A plea of no contest means a defendant acknowledges there's enough evidence to convict him, but doesn't admit he committed the crime. The plea has the same effect as a guilty plea. (Matt Gentry/The Roanoke Times via AP, Pool)
February 09, 2018 - 4:12 pm
CHRISTIANSBURG, Va. (AP) — After listening to days of damaging testimony from prosecution witnesses, a former Virginia Tech student pleaded no contest Friday to killing a 13-year-old girl he met through social media. David Eisenhauer, 20, entered his plea to all three charges against him in the...
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February 06, 2018 - 10:57 pm
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan official says two generals and five other army officers have been fired and charged with negligence in connection with last week's deadly assault on a military academy in which 11 soldiers were killed. Defense ministry spokesman Daulat Waziri said Wednesday the...
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FILE - In this Aug. 22, 2017, file photo, Bill Cosby leaves Montgomery County Courthouse after a hearing in his sexual assault case in Norristown, Pa. Cosby’s lawyers said in a court filing Tuesday that they’ll seek a delay to allow them more time to investigate allegations from the 19 women prosecutors are seeking to call as witnesses. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
February 06, 2018 - 6:23 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bill Cosby's lawyers say they'll need to postpone his April 2 suburban Philadelphia sexual assault retrial if some of his other accusers are allowed to testify. The comedian's lawyers said in a court filing Tuesday they'll seek a delay to allow them more time to investigate...
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FILE - In a Sept. 12, 2017 file photo, Brandon Bostian, the Amtrak engineer charged in a Philadelphia derailment that killed eight in 2015, arrives for a preliminary hearing at the Criminal Justice Center in Philadelphia. Bostian has been ordered to stand trial on criminal charges for the deadly 2015 derailment in Philadelphia. A judge on Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018 reinstated involuntary manslaughter and reckless endangerment charges against Bostian. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
February 06, 2018 - 3:28 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Amtrak engineer Brandon Bostian sat stunned Tuesday as a judge reinstated twice-rejected criminal charges and ordered him to stand trial for a deadly 2015 train wreck in Philadelphia. Judge Kathryn S. Lewis ruled that another judge erred in dismissing the reckless endangerment...
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FILE - In a Dec. 5, 2017 file photo, University of Iowa NCAA college football head coach Kirk Ferentz speaks to reporters during a news conference in New York. Attorneys for Iowa football coach Kirk Ferentz and his neighbors say they've settled a dispute over a private road and the coach's refusal to join a homeowner's association. A trial was scheduled to start Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018, in the dispute that pitted Iowa's highest-paid public employee and his wife against the three other families who live on Saddle Club Road outside Iowa City. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
February 06, 2018 - 12:30 pm
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Iowa coach Kirk Ferentz and his neighbors settled a bitter legal dispute over the private road they share just hours before trial was set to begin Tuesday, attorneys for both sides confirmed. The deal settles a years-long case in which the nation's longest-tenured college...
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