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February 13, 2020 - 2:02 pm
(RICHMOND, Va. - ) A former Virginia Tech student convicted for helping plan the murder of a Blackburg teenager appeals, claiming her trial was not fair. Natalie Keepers is taking her case to a higher court, hoping for a re-trial. Her lawyer and one from the from the office of...
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FILE - In this Sept. 24, 2018 file photo Bill Cosby arrives for his sentencing hearing at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum, File)
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December 10, 2019 - 10:54 am
By MARYCLAIRE DALE, Associated Press A Pennsylvania appeals court rejected Bill Cosby’s bid to overturn his sexual assault conviction Tuesday over issues including the trial judge’s decision to let five other accusers testify. The Superior Court ruling was being closely watched because Cosby was...
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Cleveland Browns star defensive end Myles Garrett leaves an office building in New York, Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2019. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
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November 21, 2019 - 10:03 am
By TOM WITHERS AP Sports Writer CLEVELAND (AP) — Myles Garrett looked composed and casual, a stark contrast to the last time he was seen in public. Stylishly dressed in a bright blue suit and black turtleneck, the Cleveland Browns’ star defensive end met Wednesday with an appeals officer in New...
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September 24, 2019 - 5:44 pm
By SOPHIA TAREEN Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) — An Army veteran who was deported to Mexico in 2018 arrived back in Chicago Tuesday for a final chance at becoming a U.S. citizen and living in the city he has called home since boyhood. Federal immigration authorities granted Miguel Perez Jr. a two-...
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September 21, 2019 - 12:52 pm
By JESSICA GRESKO Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Lee Boyd Malvo, who terrorized the Washington region in 2002 as one-half of a sniper team, is at the center of a case the Supreme Court will hear this fall. But the justices' eventual ruling probably will mean less for him than for a dozen other...
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December 11, 2018 - 3:28 pm
By MARYCLAIRE DALE , Associated Press PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bill Cosby's lawyers filed a list of nearly a dozen alleged trial errors Tuesday as they appeal his sexual assault conviction and three- to 10-year prison term. The defense asked to have the 81-year-old disgraced comedian released from a...
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July 12, 2018 - 5:51 pm
By MARCY GORDON , AP Business Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — Stung by a federal judge's dismissal of its objections to AT&T's megamerger with Time Warner, the Trump Justice Department is challenging the decision with a legal appeal. The Justice Department said in a one-sentence document Thursday it...
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June 05, 2018 - 12:18 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump is asking an appeals court to restore his power to block critics on Twitter. Trump's lawyers gave notice Monday that they're appealing a federal judge's ruling that says blocking people from the @realDonaldTrump account is a violation of the First Amendment...
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