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WRVA News
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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AP News
September 06, 2019 - 2:25 pm
By MARCY GORDON and MATT O'BRIEN Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Two groups of states are targeting Facebook and Google in separate antitrust probes, widening the scrutiny of Big Tech beyond sweeping federal and congressional investigations into their market dominance. Facebook and Google are...
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AP News
August 29, 2019 - 12:11 pm
By ERIC TUCKER Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — James Comey violated FBI policies in his handling of memos documenting private conversations with President Donald Trump in the weeks before he was fired as director of the bureau, the Justice Department's inspector general said Thursday. The...
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WRVA News
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 01, 2019 - 6:23 pm
By ERIC TUCKER Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department has declined to prosecute former FBI Director and Richmond Federal Prosecutor James Comey over his handling of a series of memos he wrote that documented personal interactions with President Donald Trump, a person familiar...
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July 25, 2019 - 11:28 am
By MICHAEL BALSAMO Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department said Thursday that it will carry out executions of federal death row inmates for the first time since 2003. Five inmates who have been sentenced to death are scheduled to be executed starting in December. In 2014,...
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September 28, 2018 - 4:01 pm
By TOM KRISHER and ALEXANDRA OLSON , AP Business Writers DETROIT (AP) — Tesla without Elon Musk at the wheel? To many of the electric car maker's customers and investors that would be unthinkable. But that's what government securities regulators now want to see. The Securities and Exchange...
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June 04, 2018 - 2:23 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — A federal court has ruled that printing "In God We Trust" on U.S. currency doesn't amount to a religious endorsement and therefore doesn't violate the U.S. Constitution. The Chicago Daily Law Bulletin reports the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago made the ruling Thursday...
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May 25, 2018 - 3:31 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge in Virginia has delayed the trial of President Donald Trump's campaign chairman, Paul Manafort. U.S. District Judge T.S. Ellis III says in an order Friday that he's pushing back Manafort's trial on tax evasion and bank fraud charges because of a medical procedure...
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May 06, 2018 - 2:31 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - A federal appeals court is set to hear arguments in a lawsuit filed by the families of 78 men who died in a West Virginia mine disaster in 1968. The families are asking the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to reinstate their 2014 lawsuit. The court will hear the case Wednesday...
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