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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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January 22, 2019 - 2:17 pm
By TALES AZZONI , AP Sports Writer MADRID (AP) — With a guilty plea and a huge fine, Cristiano Ronaldo finally put an end to his tax ordeal in Spain. Nearly four years after an investigation was opened, Ronaldo appeared at a court in Madrid on Tuesday to plead guilty to tax fraud and agree to a...
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August 15, 2018 - 3:17 pm
By CHAD DAY, MATTHEW BARAKAT and STEPHEN BRAUN, Associated Press ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — Paul Manafort lied to keep himself flush with cash and later to maintain his luxurious lifestyle when his income dropped off, prosecutors told jurors Wednesday in closing arguments at the former Trump campaign...
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August 14, 2018 - 12:57 pm
By CHAD DAY, MATTHEW BARAKAT and MARY CLARE JALONICK , Associated Press ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — Paul Manafort's defense rested its case Tuesday without calling any witnesses in the former Trump campaign chairman's tax evasion and fraud trial. Manafort himself chose not to testify. The decision by...
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August 11, 2018 - 10:29 am
NEW YORK (AP) — A free speech group says President Donald Trump is still blocking dozens of people from his Twitter account despite a court's ruling that doing so violates the First Amendment. Columbia University's Knight First Amendment Institute sent a letter Friday to the Justice Department...
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August 10, 2018 - 4:04 pm
By JEFF HORWITZ and DARLENE SUPERVILLE , Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — An associate of former Trump campaign adviser Roger Stone was held in contempt of court Friday in a fresh attempt to challenge Robert Mueller's appointment as the special counsel investigating Trump campaign contacts with...
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