Trials

July 10, 2018 - 11:59 am
NEW YORK (AP) — A former New York state Senate leader and his son got business executives to arrange no-show jobs for the son in a brazen "family shakedown" that corrupted the senator's office, a federal prosecutor said Tuesday at the retrial of the pair on bribery and extortion charges. Assistant...
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Former Jobbik party member and Hungarian Member of the European Parliament Bela Kovacs accused of spying on behalf of the Russian intelligence talks to reporters before the beginning of his trial on delivering internal information at a court in Budapest, Hungary, Tuesday, July 10, 2018. (Zsolt Szigetvary/MTI via AP)
July 10, 2018 - 8:50 am
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — A Hungarian member of the European Parliament went on trial Tuesday on charges of spying for Russia. The initial session of the trial of Bela Kovacs at the Budapest Regional Court was closed to the public by the judge because of the classified nature of the case...
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FILE - This Jan. 26, 2017, file photo shows containers of Roundup, a weed killer made by Monsanto, on a shelf at a hardware store in Los Angeles. Lawyers for a school groundskeeper dying of cancer asked a San Francisco jury during a trial Monday, July 9, 2018, to find that agribusiness giant Monsanto's widely used weed killer Roundup likely caused his disease. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon, File)
July 09, 2018 - 8:03 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Lawyers for a school groundskeeper dying of cancer asked a San Francisco jury on Monday to find that agribusiness giant Monsanto's widely used weed killer Roundup likely caused his disease. Dewayne Johnson's lawsuit is the first case to go to trial among hundreds of lawsuits...
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Reuters journalist Wa Lone talks to journalists as he leaves the court after trial Monday, July 9, 2018, in Yangon, Myanmar. (AP Photo/Thein Zaw)
July 09, 2018 - 4:39 pm
YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — A court in Myanmar on Monday formally charged two Reuters journalists accused of illegally possessing official information, allowing their case to go to a full trial. The case of Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo went through several months of hearings to determine if there was enough...
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FILE - In this April 4, 2018, file photo, Paul Manafort, President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, leaves the federal courthouse in Washington. Lawyers for Paul Manafort, President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, have asked a judge to relocate a criminal trial starting later this month because of pretrial publicity, his lawyers said in court papers Friday, July 6. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
July 06, 2018 - 9:38 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawyers for Paul Manafort, President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, asked a federal judge Friday to relocate a criminal trial starting later this month because of pretrial publicity. The financial crimes trial of Manafort is scheduled to start July 25 in Alexandria,...
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July 06, 2018 - 6:08 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. government is dropping charges against the last 39 people accused of participating in a violent protest on the day of President Donald Trump's inauguration. Friday's motion to dismiss charges seemingly ends an 18-month saga that started with the Justice Department...
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July 06, 2018 - 3:42 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A lawyer for Nevada rancher and states' rights activist Cliven Bundy is hailing as "the final nail in the coffin" a judge's decision not to let federal prosecutors reopen the criminal case stemming from a 2014 armed standoff with government agents. Attorney Bret Whipple on Friday...
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A view of the court where the trial of journalists of the now-defunct Zaman newspaper on charges of aiding terror groups was held, in Istanbul, Friday, July 6, 2018. A court in Istanbul has convicted six journalists of terror-related charges, sentencing them to lengthy prison terms in a case that had heightened concerns over freedoms of expression and media. The court, however, on Friday acquitted five other journalists of the now-defunct Zaman newspaper, which was close to U.S.-based cleric Fethullah Gulen, whom Turkey blames for a failed coup in 2016. Gulen denies involvement. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)
July 06, 2018 - 12:13 pm
ISTANBUL (AP) — A court in Istanbul convicted six journalists of terror-related charges Friday in a case that heightened concerns over the freedom of expression and media rights in Turkey. The staff members of a now-defunct newspaper received lengthy prison sentences. However, the court acquitted...
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Former Israeli cabinet minister indicted on suspicion of spying for Iran, Gonen Segev, is escorted by prison guards as he arrives at court in Jerusalem, Israel, Thursday July 5, 2018. Segev is charged with spying for archenemy Iran, with Israeli intelligence saying he acted as an agent for Iranian intelligence. (Ronen Zvulun/Pool via AP)
July 05, 2018 - 7:39 am
JERUSALEM (AP) — A former Israeli government minister charged with spying for Iran went on trial Thursday in Jerusalem for allegedly relaying information to the country's top enemy. Gonen Segev was extradited from Equatorial Guinea and arrested upon arrival earlier this year. The Shin Bet, Israel's...
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Terror suspect Beate Zschaepe stands in the court room in Munich, Germany, Tuesday, July 3, 2018. Zschaepe has been on trial since May 2013 as an alleged accomplice in a series of racially motivated murders by a neo-Nazi terrorist cell of the so-called National Socialist Underground (NSU) across Germany. (Peter Kneffel/dpa via AP, Pool)
July 03, 2018 - 8:11 am
BERLIN (AP) — The main defendant in a high-profile neo-Nazi murder trial used her closing statement Tuesday to appeal to judges not to hold her responsible for a string of killings that shocked Germany and prompted a debate about institutional racism in the country's police and security services...
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