Trials

Cardinal Philippe Barbarin waits for the start of his trial at the Lyon courthouse, central France, Monday Jan. 7, 2019. Cardinal Barbarin and five others are going on trial in France accused of covering up for a pedophile priest who abused Boy Scouts. (AP Photo/Laurent Cipriani)
January 07, 2019 - 11:56 am
LYON, France (AP) — A Catholic cardinal and five other people went on trial Monday accused of covering up for a pedophile priest who abused Boy Scouts — France's most important church sex abuse case to date. The case poses a new challenge to the Vatican, amid growing demands in overwhelmingly...
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January 07, 2019 - 8:24 am
GENEVA (AP) — A former employee with Swiss bank UBS is going on trial for allegedly selling account information to tax authorities in Germany for over 1 million euros ($1.1 million). The ex-employee, who has not been officially identified, is accused of having sifted through the bank's electronic...
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January 06, 2019 - 6:55 am
LYON, France (AP) — The Roman Catholic Church faces another public reckoning when a French cardinal goes on trial Monday for his alleged failure to report a pedophile priest who confessed to preying on Boy Scouts and whose victims want to hold one of France's highest church figures accountable...
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Former Southern California assistant basketball coach Tony Bland, left, arrives at federal court in New York, Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2019. Bland is expected to plead guilty in a criminal case in which prosecutors said bribes were paid to steer top athletes to certain schools. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
January 02, 2019 - 6:58 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A former assistant basketball coach for the University of Southern California pleaded guilty Wednesday to conspiracy to commit bribery, admitting he accepted $4,100 in cash to steer players at the school to certain financial advisers and business managers. Tony Bland's plea in...
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Plainclothes security officers take away a supporter of Chinese human rights lawyer Wang Quanzhang near the Secondary Intermediate People's Court of Tianjin northeastern China's Tianjin municipality, Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2018. The trial of Wang, who was charged with subversion of state power in 2016, was expected to begin at the court on Wednesday morning. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)
December 26, 2018 - 5:38 am
TIANJIN, China (AP) — The trial of a prominent human rights lawyer began in northern China on Wednesday with about two dozen plainclothes officers stationed outside a courthouse and at least one supporter taken away by police. Reporters, foreign diplomats and supporters were prevented from...
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This photo combination shows three former associates of Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman who are now cooperating with the United States Attorney's Office in Guzman's prosecution. From left are Tirso Matinez Sanchez, Pedro Flores and Jorge Milton Cifuentes Villa. (U.S. Attorney's Office, Matinez Sanchez; U.S. Marshals Service, Flores; Ariana Cubillos, Cifuentes Villa)
December 22, 2018 - 7:59 am
NEW YORK (AP) — A gambling addict who changed his appearance with plastic surgery, a trafficker who says he got his start in crime at age 4, and a Chicago drug-runner have been the latest witnesses at the U.S. trial of the Mexican drug lord known as El Chapo. The three cooperators have offered...
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FILE - In this Aug. 24 2017, file photo, Ottawa Senators assistant general manager Randy Lee gestures while speaking at a memorial service for former coach and general manager of the Senators, Bryan Murray, at the Canadian Tire Centre in Ottawa. Former Ottawa Senators assistant general manager Randy Lee has pleaded guilty to a harassment charge stemming from an encounter with a 19-year-old male hotel shuttle driver in Buffalo. The 57-year-old Lee entered the plea Thursday, Dec. 20, 2018, in Buffalo City Court just before his nonjury trial was to begin. (Justin Tang/The Canadian Press via AP, File)
December 20, 2018 - 4:50 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — A former Ottawa Senators assistant general manager pleaded guilty Thursday to harassing a 19-year-old male hotel shuttle driver and might now face a possible lawsuit. Randy Lee entered the plea to a violation charge of harassment in Buffalo City Court just before his nonjury...
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Lawyers and judges wait for the start of a pre-trial hearing in the case of Mehdi Nemmouche, at the Justice Palace in Brussels, Thursday, Dec. 20, 2018. Nemmouche accused of shooting dead four people at a Jewish museum in Belgium in 2014 appeared in court Thursday, as preparations begun for his trial, which is due to start next month. ( AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert, Pool)
December 20, 2018 - 5:24 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — A man accused of shooting dead four people at a Jewish museum in Belgium in 2014 after fighting alongside extremists in Syria appeared in court Thursday amid high security, as preparations began for his trial next month. French national Mehdi Nemmouche, 33, is accused of "terrorist...
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December 19, 2018 - 5:44 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A former Blackwater security contractor was convicted Wednesday of murder at his third trial in the 2007 shooting of unarmed civilians in Iraq. Nicholas Slatten, of Sparta, Tennessee, was found guilty of first-degree murder in Washington for his role in the shooting, which...
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FILE - In this June 13, 2016 file photo, Najmuddin Ahmad Faraj, better known as Mullah Krekar, at Oslo District Court in Oslo, Norway. Iraqi-born cleric, Mullah Krekar, suspected of enticing recruits to fight in Iraq and Syria has been given travel documents to travel to Italy where he faces trial, Norway’s justice minister said. (Terje Pedersen/NTB Scanpix via AP, File)
December 18, 2018 - 9:25 am
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — An Iraqi-born cleric suspected of enticing recruits to fight in Iraq and Syria has been given travel documents to travel to Italy where he faces trial, Norway's justice minister said Tuesday. Justice Minister Tor Mikkel Wara said the Norway-based cleric known as Mullah...
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