Trials

FILE - In this Aug. 24, 2015, file photo, former University of Tennessee football players Michael Williams, right, and A.J. Johnson stand in court before the start of Williams's rape trial in Knoxville, Tenn. Jurors acquitted Friday, July 27, 2018, the two former University of Tennessee football players who were indicted on aggravated rape charges nearly 3 1/2 years ago. (Michael Patrick/Knoxville News Sentinel via AP, File)
July 27, 2018 - 6:25 pm
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Latest on the trial of two former University of Tennessee football players facing aggravated rape charges (all times local): 5:05 p.m. Jurors have acquitted two former University of Tennessee football players who were indicted on aggravated rape charges nearly 3 ½ years...
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July 27, 2018 - 5:41 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Special counsel Robert Mueller's office says it plans to call 35 witnesses in the upcoming trial of President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman. Prosecutors with the special counsel filed the witness list Friday in the case of Paul Manafort. The 35 names include former...
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Former New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver arrives at federal court in New York, Friday, July 27, 2028. Silver, the former New York Assembly speaker who brokered legislative deals for two decades before corruption charges abruptly ended his career, will be sentenced for a second time Friday. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
July 27, 2018 - 1:34 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Sheldon Silver, the former New York Assembly speaker who brokered legislative deals for two decades before corruption charges abruptly ended his career, is begging for mercy as he faces sentencing for a second time. The fate of Silver, 74, rests Friday with a judge who ordered him...
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FILE- In this file photo dated Friday, March 30, 2018, a Kurdish security officer escorts Alexanda Kotey, left, and El Shafee Elsheikh, who were allegedly among four British jihadis who made up a brutal Islamic State cell dubbed "The Beatles," at a security center in Kobani, Syria. According to leaked documents revealed Monday July 23, 2018, British officials are not requiring their U.S. counterparts to provide assurances that Alexanda Kotey and El Shafee Elsheikh, will not be executed if convicted in U.S.. Britain typically does not send prisoners to other countries if they face possible execution. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla, FILE)
July 26, 2018 - 3:59 pm
LONDON (AP) — Britain's Home Office has temporarily suspended cooperating with U.S. authorities on the handover of two British jihadis allegedly linked to the Islamic State group until a judge reviews a decision that would allow the pair to be tried in the United States. Defense lawyers wrote the...
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July 26, 2018 - 7:27 am
BERLIN (AP) — A court in Austria has acquitted 17 members of the far-right Identitarian Movement of incitement to hatred and forming a criminal organization in connection with several high-profile stunts directed against migrants. Public broadcaster ORF reported that the Graz regional court found...
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July 25, 2018 - 2:58 pm
WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — The trial has begun for a Pennsylvania man charged in the death of his 12-year-old daughter, who was shot by a constable serving eviction papers. Perry County authorities accuse Donald Meyer, 60, of pointing a loaded rifle at the constable, who fired a shot that went...
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Andrew Craig Brunson, an evangelical pastor from Black Mountain, North Carolina, arrives at his house in Izmir, Turkey, Wednesday, July 25, 2018 An American pastor who had been jailed in Turkey for more than one and a half years on terror and espionage charges was released Wednesday and will be put under house arrest as his trial continues. Andrew Craig Brunson, 50, an evangelical pastor originally from Black Mountain, North Carolina, was let out of jail to serve home detention because of "health problems," Turkey's official Anadolu news agency said. (AP Photo/Emre Tazegul)
July 25, 2018 - 1:38 pm
ISTANBUL (AP) — An American pastor who had been jailed in Turkey for more than 1 ½ years on terror and espionage charges was released Wednesday and put under house arrest as his trial continues. Andrew Craig Brunson, 50, an evangelical pastor originally from Black Mountain, North Carolina, was let...
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This undated photo provided by the Michigan Department of Corrections shows Kendrick Scott. Scott has been granted a new trial by the Michigan Supreme Court after a man who witnessed his mother's murder at age 8 said the wrong men are in prison. Charmous Skinner Jr. is now in his late 20s. He was never interviewed by police or defense attorneys, despite being with his mother when she was slain in Detroit on Mother's Day 1999. The court said Monday that Skinner's description of the shooter is different to the details offered at trial. Scott and Justly Johnson have been in prison for 18 years. (Michigan Department of Corrections via AP)
July 24, 2018 - 1:11 pm
DETROIT (AP) — The boyhood memory of a man who witnessed his mother's murder at age 8 is leading to new trials for two people who claim they were wrongly convicted in a 1999 Mother's Day slaying in Detroit. Charmous Skinner Jr., now 27, was never interviewed by police or defense attorneys, despite...
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FILE- In this file photo dated Friday, March 30, 2018, a Kurdish security officer escorts Alexanda Kotey, left, and El Shafee Elsheikh, who were allegedly among four British jihadis who made up a brutal Islamic State cell dubbed "The Beatles," at a security center in Kobani, Syria. According to leaked documents revealed Monday July 23, 2018, British officials are not requiring their U.S. counterparts to provide assurances that Alexanda Kotey and El Shafee Elsheikh, will not be executed if convicted in U.S.. Britain typically does not send prisoners to other countries if they face possible execution. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla, FILE)
July 23, 2018 - 12:39 pm
LONDON (AP) — A furor has erupted over leaked documents showing that British officials are not requiring their U.S. counterparts to provide assurances that two alleged British jihadis linked to the Islamic State group will not be executed if they are eventually put on trial in the United States...
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July 19, 2018 - 10:48 pm
MIAMI (AP) — A Florida online publication asked a federal appeals court to order a trial be held on its Freedom of Information Act lawsuit seeking FBI documents that may reveal a U.S.-based support network for the 9/11 hijackers. The case heard Thursday before the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals...
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