Legal proceedings

This photo taken June 8, 2018, shows Christopher Fratantonio, 37, being led into Barnstable Superior Court in Barnstable, Mass. Fratantonio received the mandatory sentence of life without parole following his first-degree murder conviction Friday in the February 2017 killing of 35-year-old Mary Fratantonio inside their Barnstable home.c(Steve Heaslip /The Cape Cod Times via AP)
June 11, 2018 - 1:11 pm
BARNSTABLE, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts man who fatally stabbed his wife and then sent photos of her body to friends, saying he had killed her and needed someone to care for their children, has been sentenced to life in prison. The Cape Cod Times reports that Christopher Fratantonio received the...
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Hong Kong Activist Edward Leung, second left, is escorted by Correctional Services officers at a prison yard before boarding a bus to take him to high court for sentencing in Hong Kong, Monday, June 11, 2018. A Hong Kong court has sentenced Leung to six years in prison for his part in a violent nightlong clash with police over illegal street food hawkers two years ago. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)
June 11, 2018 - 4:07 am
HONG KONG (AP) — A Hong Kong court sentenced activist Edward Leung to six years in prison on Monday for his part in a violent nightlong clash with police over illegal street food hawkers two years ago. Leung, 27, was among a generation of young political activists who emerged after 2014's failed...
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FILE - In this July 11, 2016, file photo, a makeshift memorial continues to grow outside the Pulse nightclub, the day before the one month anniversary of a mass shooting, in Orlando, Fla. Survivors and victims’ relatives are marking the second anniversary of the Pulse nightclub shooting with a remembrance ceremony, a run, art exhibits and litigation. (AP Photo/John Raoux, File)
June 10, 2018 - 12:26 pm
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Survivors and victims' relatives are marking the second anniversary of the Pulse nightclub shooting with a remembrance ceremony, a run, art exhibits and litigation. Ahead of Tuesday's commemoration of the massacre of 49 people at the gay nightclub, some survivors and victims'...
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FILE - In this April 25, 2018, file photo, Attorney General Jeff Sessions speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington. The Trump administration said in a court filing late Thursday that it will no longer defend key parts of the Affordable Care Act, including the requirement that people have health insurance and provisions that guarantee access to health insurance regardless of any medical conditions. Sessions said in a letter to Congress on June 7, that President Donald Trump, who campaigned on repealing the law and nearly did so his first year in office, approved the legal strategy. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
June 09, 2018 - 8:38 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration's decision to stop defending in court the Obama health law's popular protections for consumers with pre-existing conditions could prove risky for Republicans in the midterm elections — and nudge premiums even higher. The Justice Department said in a court...
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FILE - In this Feb. 14, 2018, file photo, Paul Manafort, President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, leaves the federal courthouse in Washington. Special counsel Robert Mueller has turned up the heat on Manafort, threatening new criminal charges for witness tampering and asking a judge to put him in jail while he awaits trial (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, file)
June 09, 2018 - 12:41 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Special counsel Robert Mueller has brought new obstruction charges against President Donald Trump's campaign chairman and a longtime associate who prosecutors have said has ties to Russian intelligence. The indictment was unsealed Friday against Paul Manafort and Konstantin...
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FILE - In this Feb. 14, 2018, file photo, Paul Manafort, President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, leaves the federal courthouse in Washington. Special counsel Robert Mueller has turned up the heat on Manafort, threatening new criminal charges for witness tampering and asking a judge to put him in jail while he awaits trial (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, file)
June 08, 2018 - 10:13 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Special counsel Robert Mueller has brought new obstruction charges against President Donald Trump's campaign chairman and a longtime associate who prosecutors have said has ties to Russian intelligence. The indictment was unsealed Friday against Paul Manafort and Konstantin...
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FILE - In this Feb. 14, 2018, file photo, Paul Manafort, President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, leaves the federal courthouse in Washington. Special counsel Robert Mueller has turned up the heat on Manafort, threatening new criminal charges for witness tampering and asking a judge to put him in jail while he awaits trial (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, file)
June 08, 2018 - 10:06 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on new charges against Paul Manafort (all times local): 10 p.m. Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort is calling newly filed obstruction charges "dubious allegations." Manafort's attorneys argue in newly filed court papers that he never asked anyone to provide...
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FILE - In this June 21, 2016 file photo, former Congolese Vice President Jean-Pierre Bemba enters the courtroom of the International Criminal Court in The Hague, Netherlands. International Criminal Court appeals judges overturned Friday, June 8, 2018 the convictions of former Congolese Vice President Jean-Pierre Bemba for atrocities committed by his forces in Central African Republic. The reversal delivered a serious blow to ICC prosecutors by scrapping all the convictions in the court’s first trial to focus largely on sexual violence and on command responsibility - the legal principle that a commanding officer can be held responsible for crimes committed by his or her troops or for failing to prevent or punish the crimes. (Michael Kooren, Pool via AP, File)
June 08, 2018 - 7:00 pm
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — In a blow to prosecutors at the International Criminal Court and to victims of rape and murder in a conflict-ravaged African nation, appeals judges on Friday overturned the convictions of former Congolese Vice President Jean-Pierre Bemba for atrocities committed by his...
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Camila Duarte, center, of Venezuela, speaks in front of the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) offices, Friday, June 1, 2018, in Miramar, Fla. The demonstration was part on the Families Belong Together Day of Action, where demonstrators in cities across the U.S. protested against separating immigrant children from their families. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
June 08, 2018 - 6:45 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — President Donald Trump's crackdown on illegal immigration has already led to overrun detention facilities, long lines of asylum seekers camping out at the U.S.-Mexico border and a decision to separate young children from their parents indefinitely. Now, the administration is sending...
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Steven Wiggins walks into the Circuit Court to be arraigned in the killing of Dickson County Sgt. Daniel Baker at the Dickson County Courthouse in Charlotte, Tenn., Friday, June 8, 2018. (Lacy Atkins/The Tennessean via AP)
June 08, 2018 - 6:10 pm
CHARLOTTE, Tenn. (AP) — A man charged with killing a deputy in Tennessee and burning his body now faces federal and state charges that could be punishable by death, authorities announced Friday. A state judge on Friday arraigned Steven Joshua Wiggins on 12 charges, including premeditated murder, in...
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