Trials

FILE - In this Dec. 21, 2016 file photo, Robert Durst sits in a courtroom in Los Angeles. Durst, the New York real estate heir who was the subject of a television documentary series, has been ordered to stand trial for the murder of his close friend in Los Angeles 18 years ago. A judge on Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018 ruled that there's enough evidence to try the 75-year-old multimillionaire for the shooting death of Susan Berman at her home in 2000. Durst has pleaded not guilty to murder. Preliminary proceedings had been continued multiple times over several months. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, Pool, File)
October 25, 2018 - 5:25 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Robert Durst, the New York real estate heir who was the subject of a television documentary series, was ordered Thursday to stand trial for the murder of his close friend in Los Angeles 18 years ago. A judge ruled that there's enough evidence to try the eccentric 75-year-old...
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October 25, 2018 - 8:54 am
LONDON (AP) — An unregistered British beautician should be sent to the United States to face trial for allegedly killing an American woman with a botched buttocks injection, a judge ruled Thursday. Donna Francis has been charged with killing 34-year-old Kelly Mayhew, who died in May 2015 after...
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October 25, 2018 - 1:02 am
PARIS (AP) — Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy has lost an appeal against an earlier legal decision and could stand trial on charges of illegally financing his 2012 presidential campaign. A Paris appeals court confirmed Thursday a decision last year ordering Sarkozy to face a trial over...
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In this Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2018 photo, former Greek finance minister Yannos Papantoniou is escorted by policemen to a police van at a court in Athens. Papantoniou, who headed the country's effort to join the euro, and will be held in pre-trial detention in Athens from Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018, on money laundering charges stemming from bribes allegedly paid to secure a 2003 navy contract. (Yannis Liakos/InTime News via AP)
October 24, 2018 - 11:27 am
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A former Greek finance minister who headed the country's effort to join the euro was jailed Wednesday while awaiting trial on corruption charges. Yannos Papantoniou and his wife Stavroula Kourakou were being held in a maximum-security Athens prison after a judge ordered pre-...
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FILE - In this Sept. 24, 2018, file photo, Bill Cosby departs after a sentencing hearing at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa. Cosby’s trial judge is rejecting the actor's bid for a new trial or sentencing hearing and directing him to file any appeals with the state Superior Court. Cosby is serving a three- to 10-year state prison term after a jury this year convicted him of drugging and molesting a woman at his home in 2004. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum, File)
October 23, 2018 - 3:13 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A judge on Tuesday rejected Bill Cosby's bid for a new trial or sentencing hearing, leading the comedian's wife, Camille, to again accuse the judge of bias against her husband. The ruling by the same judge that presided over Cosby's trial also led the entertainer's lawyers to...
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Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan gestures as he addresses members of his ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP), at the parliament in Ankara, Turkey, Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2018. Turkey's president says Saudi officials started planning to murder Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi days before his death in Saudi Arabia's Istanbul consulate. (AP Photo/Ali Unal)
October 23, 2018 - 11:42 am
ISTANBUL (AP) — Saudi Arabia must identify those who ordered the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi and turn over the suspects for trial, the Turkish president said Tuesday in remarks that carefully ratcheted up pressure on a country that is a source of investment for Turkey, but also a rival for...
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FILE - In this Dec. 4, 2017, file photo, a portrait of 16-year-old Mexican youth Jose Antonio Elena Rodriguez, who was shot and killed in Nogales, Sonora, Mexico, is displayed on the Nogales street where he was killed that runs parallel with the U.S. border. A U.S. Border Patrol agent will face a second trial Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2018, in the killing of Elena Rodriguez across the international border. Lonnie Swartz was acquitted of second-degree murder in Tucson earlier in 2018 and now will be tried on voluntary and involuntary manslaughter charges. (AP Photo/Anita Snow, File)
October 22, 2018 - 11:06 pm
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Federal prosecutors will once again try a U.S. Border Patrol agent who killed a 16-year-old boy in a cross-border shooting but who was earlier this year acquitted of murder. The second trial against Lonnie Swartz begins Tuesday morning, six months after he was acquitted on a...
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FILE - In this July 18, 2018, file photo, lawyers and youth plaintiffs lineup behind a banner after a hearing before Federal District Court Judge Ann Aiken between lawyers for the Trump Administration and the so called Climate Kids in Federal Court in Eugene, Ore. The U.S. government is trying once again to block a major climate change lawsuit days before young activists are set to argue at trial that the government has violated their constitutional rights by failing to take action climate change. On Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018, the Justice Department for a second time this year asked the U.S. Supreme Court to dismiss the case. The high court in July denied the request as premature. (Chris Pietsch/The Register-Guard via AP, File)
October 19, 2018 - 5:22 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday temporarily blocked a high-profile climate change lawsuit brought by young activists who accuse the federal government of violating their constitutional rights with policies that have caused a dangerous climate. Chief Justice John Roberts signed an...
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October 19, 2018 - 3:07 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Prosecutors in Bill Cosby's sex assault case called his bid for a new trial or sentencing hearing "meritless," and asked the judge to deny him a post-trial hearing. Cosby, 81, has asked for a do-over in the Pennsylvania sex assault case that ended with him being sent to prison...
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FILE - In this Sept. 23, 2015, file photo, China's Internet czar Lu Wei attends a gathering of CEOs and other executives at Microsoft's main campus in Redmond, Wash. Lu was standing trial Friday, Oct. 19, 2018 on corruption allegations, state media reported. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, Pool, File)
October 19, 2018 - 1:20 am
BEIJING (AP) — China's former internet censor, who once held high-profile meetings with industry leaders such as Apple chief executive Tim Cook and Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, was standing trial Friday on corruption allegations, state media reported. Lu Wei is accused of accepting 32 million...
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