Trials

FILE - In this June 13, 2018, file photo, Terry Thompson, accused of fatally choking John Hernandez, is shown in court in Houston. A jury on Monday, Nov. 5, convicted Thompson, the husband of a former sheriff's deputy, of murder for the strangulation death of a man the couple confronted outside a Houston-area restaurant. ( Melissa Phillip/Houston Chronicle via AP, Pool, File)
November 07, 2018 - 5:47 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — The husband of a former sheriff's deputy was sentenced to 25 years in prison on Wednesday for the strangulation death of a man the couple confronted outside a Houston-area restaurant. Prosecutors argued Terry Thompson wanted to kill 24-year-old John Hernandez and kept him in a...
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Vietnamese Doan Thi Huong, top, and Indonesian Siti Aisyah are escorted by police as she leaves the Shah Alam High Court after a hearing in Shah Alam, Malaysia, Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018. A Malaysian court on Wednesday set Jan 7 for two Southeast Asian women charged with murdering the North Korean leader's half brother to begin their defense, as their lawyers complained that some witnesses were unreachable. (AP Photo/Yam G-Jun)
November 07, 2018 - 12:24 am
SHAH ALAM, Malaysia (AP) — A Malaysian court on Wednesday set Jan. 7 for two Southeast Asian women charged with murdering the North Korean leader's half brother to begin their defense, as their lawyers complained that some witnesses were unreachable. A High Court judge in August found there was...
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November 06, 2018 - 2:56 am
BERLIN (AP) — German authorities say a man who was supposed to appear as a witness at a trial in Germany failed to show up and was found dead in a court toilet three days later. The news agency dpa reported Tuesday the 70-year-old was supposed to testify on Oct. 29 at Kiel district court. According...
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November 06, 2018 - 1:42 am
MUENSTER, Germany (AP) — A 94-year-old former enlisted SS man went on trial Tuesday in Germany, charged with being an accessory to murder for crimes committed during the years he served as a guard at the Nazis' Stutthof concentration camp. Johann Rehbogen is accused of working as a guard at the...
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FILE - In this June 13, 2018, file photo, Terry Thompson, accused of fatally choking John Hernandez, is shown in court in Houston. A jury on Monday, Nov. 5, convicted Thompson, the husband of a former sheriff's deputy, of murder for the strangulation death of a man the couple confronted outside a Houston-area restaurant. ( Melissa Phillip/Houston Chronicle via AP, Pool, File)
November 05, 2018 - 1:56 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — A jury on Monday convicted the husband of a former sheriff's deputy of murder for the strangulation death of a man the couple confronted outside a Houston-area restaurant. Terry Thompson's trial will move to its punishment phase on Tuesday, and attorneys will present additional...
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FILE - In this Jan. 19, 2017 file photo provided U.S. law enforcement, authorities escort Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, center, from a plane to a waiting caravan of SUVs at Long Island MacArthur Airport, in Ronkonkoma, N.Y. Jury selection has begun under tight security at the New York trial of the Mexican drug lord. Potential jurors were quizzed Monday, Nov. 5, 2018, about their attitudes on drug trafficking and how much attention they've paid to news reports about Guzman. (U.S. law enforcement via AP, File)
November 05, 2018 - 1:13 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Jury selection began Monday for the U.S. trial of Joaquin Guzman "El Chapo" Guzman with potential jurors, including a self-described professional Michael Jackson impersonator, quizzed about how much they knew about Guzman's reputation as a ruthless drug lord in Mexico. There were...
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November 05, 2018 - 8:59 am
NEW YORK (AP) — A federal trial began Monday in New York City over challenges to the federal government's decision to put a citizenship question on the 2020 census. The first witness — Duke University Professor D. Sunshine Hillygus — said there was considerable evidence that adding the question...
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November 04, 2018 - 4:46 am
MADRID (AP) — A jury in Spain found a Brazilian man guilty of killing his aunt, uncle and two young cousins, ruled unanimously that the murders were premeditated. The jury in the trial in Guadalajara, near Madrid, was not convinced Saturday by Patrick Nogueira's defense that he had stabbed his...
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FILE - In this March 7, 2017 file photo, rowers paddle down the Charles River past the campus of Harvard University in Cambridge, Mass. A federal judge in Boston is scheduled to hear closing arguments Friday, Nov. 2, 2018, in a highly publicized lawsuit alleging that elite Harvard discriminates against Asian-Americans. Much of the spotlight has been on affluent Chinese-Americans with stellar academic scores who say the college rejects Asians in favor of lesser-qualified applicants. They say factoring in race hurts Asian-Americans. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File)
November 02, 2018 - 12:13 pm
BOSTON (AP) — It's now up to a federal judge to decide whether Harvard University discriminates against Asian-Americans in its admissions process. Lawyers for both sides clashed in closing arguments Friday in a case that has reignited a debate over affirmative action. The group Students for Fair...
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October 30, 2018 - 2:29 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Former sports radio host Craig Carton was a lying thief who spent money from investors in a ticket reselling business on casinos and other personal pursuits, a prosecutor said at opening statements in a fraud trial Tuesday while Carton's lawyer insisted the government was "dead...
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