Legal proceedings

March 31, 2017 - 11:23 am
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Prosecutor: Convicted Charleston church shooter to plead guilty to state murder charges to avoid 2nd death sentence.
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Daniel Petrocelli, lead attorney for President Donald Trump, leaves the courthouse after a hearing Thursday, March 30, 2017, in San Diego. A judge said Thursday he will issue a ruling at a later time on whether to accept an agreement for President Trump to pay $25 million to settle lawsuits over his now-defunct Trump University. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)
March 31, 2017 - 11:21 am
SAN DIEGO (AP) — A proposed $25 million settlement between President Donald Trump and former customers of his now-defunct Trump University hinges on a judge who praised the deal Thursday but delayed his final approval though sharply questioning a challenge. If approved, the settlement would end...
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FILE - This is a Friday, Oct. 29, 2010 file photo of the then FIFA Secretary General Jerome Valcke, left, and Sepp Blatter, President of the International Soccer Federation FIFA share a word during a press conference after a two-day executive committee meeting at the FIFA headquarters in Zurich, Switzerland. FIFA has sent 1,300 pages of internal investigation reports into suspected bribery and corruption implicating world soccer leaders to Switzerland’s attorney general. However, FIFA said Friday March 31, 2017 it was legally barred from publishing the full reports or commenting on the evidence or conclusions. (Alessandro Della Bella/ Keystone, File via AP)
March 31, 2017 - 8:28 am
GENEVA (AP) — FIFA has sent 1,300 pages of internal investigation reports into suspected bribery and corruption to Switzerland's attorney general. However, FIFA said Friday it was legally barred from publishing the full reports or commenting on the evidence or conclusions. The documents complete a...
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March 31, 2017 - 2:32 am
TRUMP-INTELLIGENCE White House invites lawmakers to see intelligence material WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House has invited the heads of congressional intelligence committees investigating Russia's role in the 2016 election to view materials found by the National Security Council. White House...
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Daniel Petrocelli, lead attorney for President Donald Trump, leaves the courthouse after a hearing Thursday, March 30, 2017, in San Diego. A judge said Thursday he will issue a ruling at a later time on whether to accept an agreement for President Trump to pay $25 million to settle lawsuits over his now-defunct Trump University. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)
March 31, 2017 - 2:22 am
SAN DIEGO (AP) — U.S. District Judge Gonzalo Curiel is once again reflecting on his second-oldest case — a nearly seven-year-old lawsuit alleging that Donald Trump defrauded students of the now-defunct Trump University before he was president. The filings fill millions of pages. There were 65...
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March 31, 2017 - 1:39 am
TRUMP-INTELLIGENCE White House invites lawmakers to see intelligence material WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House has invited the heads of congressional intelligence committees investigating Russia's role in the 2016 election to view materials found by the National Security Council. White House...
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March 31, 2017 - 1:17 am
MALAYSIA-NORTH KOREA Malaysia says Kim Jong Nam's body released to North Korea KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Nine Malaysians held in North Korea have returned to Malaysia's capital early Friday after the government released the body of Kim Jong Nam, the estranged half brother of North Korea's...
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FILE- This image provided by the Pennsylvania State Police shows Edwin Kosik, a 91-year-old federal judge. Kosik, who was reported missing from his home in northeastern Pennsylvania, was found alive Thursday, March 30, 2017, in a wooded area of Dunmore, outside Scranton, Pa. Kosik disappeared from his home Tuesday night, which sparked an intensive search involving the U.S. Marshals Service, state police and the FBI. (Pennsylvania State Police via AP, File)
March 30, 2017 - 8:51 pm
SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) — A 91-year-old federal judge with memory problems who was reported missing from his home earlier this week and who had last been seen trying to get into a closed store and then driving away was found alive Thursday night. Edwin Kosik was found about 100 yards from his car in a...
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FILE - In this Jan. 9, 2017 file photo, Texas businessman Robert Rhodes, right, sits with his attorney, Joseph Cahill, as he enters a plea of guilty in a jackpot rigging scandal in Polk County District Court in Des Moines, Iowa. Rhodes has reached a plea agreement to testify in trials in Iowa and Wisconsin about how his long-time best friend, Eddie Tipton, a former lottery computer technician, created computer code that enabled him to predict winning numbers. (Rodney White/The Des Moines Register via AP, File)
March 30, 2017 - 5:13 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — It took Texas businessman Robert Rhodes more than a year to turn against his "good old boy" best friend after he realized that Eddie Tipton would not do a deal and tell prosecutors about how he had created an elaborate system to rig lotteries in five states. But despite fear...
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Map shows the proposed Keystone XL pipeline route; 2c x 4 inches; 96.3 mm x 101 mm;
March 30, 2017 - 1:26 pm
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A coalition of environmental groups challenged the federal permit for the Keystone XL oil pipeline in court on Thursday because they say additional environmental scrutiny is needed. The Sierra Club, Natural Resources Defense Council and other groups say the initial environmental...
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