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FILE - In this Jan. 23, 2019, file photo, the Trump International Hotel near sunset in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
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October 16, 2019 - 12:06 pm
By DENISE LAVOIE AP Legal Affairs Writer RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A federal appeals court will reconsider a ruling from a three-judge panel that threw out a lawsuit accusing President Donald Trump of illegally profiting off the presidency through his luxury Washington hotel. The Richmond-based 4th U.S...
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September 20, 2019 - 3:48 pm
The Constitutional Court of South Africa upheld a ruling Wednesday that outlaws spanking and the use of any physical punishment against children nationwide, the Times of South Africa reports. The case was originally brought to the Constitutional Court by the civil society group Freedom of Religion...
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September 06, 2019 - 3:54 pm
Richmond, VA _ A Norfolk man was sentenced Friday to 28 years in prison for committing a series of armed robberies in Petersburg, Henrico, and Richmond. According to court documents, Peonte Shamar Spencer, 39, armed himself with an AK-47 style long gun to rob three convenience stores and used a...
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August 27, 2019 - 3:27 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A new Missouri ban on abortions at or after eight weeks of pregnancy won't take effect Wednesday after a federal judge temporarily blocked it from being implemented. U.S. District Judge Howard Sachs put a pause on the law as a legal challenge against it plays out in court,...
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August 22, 2019 - 1:16 pm
RICHMOND, Va. – A Richmond man was sentenced today to 19 years in prison for possessing a firearm after being convicted of a felony and possessing cocaine with the intent to distribute. According to court documents, James R. Smith, Jr., 39, sold fentanyl to a controlled source on four occasions...
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August 16, 2019 - 12:32 pm
An Arizona court ruled that an illegal alien charged with killing a 21-year-old Arizona man will not receive the death penalty because he had an "intellectual disability," according to Breitbart News. Judge Michael Kemp made the ruling last month that Apolinar Altamirano, 34, was not eligible to...
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July 08, 2019 - 1:55 pm
LOUISA, Va. (AP) — A court date will soon be set to determine whether a massive confederate battle flag will be allowed to fly on private property off of a Virginia highway. The debate surrounds a 30 by 50 foot (9 by 15 meters) Confederate battle flag on a 120-foot (36.5-meter) pole. The Virginia...
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March 27, 2019 - 11:53 am
CHICAGO (AP) — Prosecutors still insist Jussie Smollett faked a racist, anti-gay attack on himself in the hopes that the attention would advance his acting career. The "Empire" star still says he was assaulted by two men late at night in downtown Chicago. But with little explanation, authorities on...
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March 22, 2019 - 11:45 am
CHICAGO (AP) — A judge is expected to rule on whether to allow R&B singer R. Kelly to travel overseas to perform several concerts to help the cash-strapped singer pay legal and other bills as he faces sex-abuse charges. Kelly arrived at a Chicago courthouse Friday morning for a hearing in the...
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January 28, 2019 - 3:53 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A federal appeals court is set to hear arguments in a lawsuit filed by a former CBS News reporter alleging that Obama administration officials violated her constitutional rights by hacking into her computers and other electronic devices. Sharyl Attkisson alleges that the...
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