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Tiffany Li, who is accused of killing the father of her two children, enters a car after she was released from San Mateo County Jail after posting $35 million bail Thursday, April 6, 2017, in Redwood City, Calif. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar)
April 06, 2017 - 10:49 pm
REDWOOD CITY, Calif. (AP) — A Chinese real estate scion charged with orchestrating the murder of her children's father was released from a San Francisco Bay Area jail Thursday after posting $35 million bail, a highly unusual financial transaction that startled and angered the victim's family and...
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FILE- In this Oct. 10, 2016, file photo, Seattle Mayor Ed Murray speaks at a celebration of Indigenous Peoples' Day in Seattle, Wash. On Thursday, April 6, 2017, Murray was sued by a man who claimed Murray abused him 30 years ago when he was a teenager. Murray's personal spokesman, Jeff Reading, said in a statement that the allegations are false, politically motivated and that Murray would fight them. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)
April 06, 2017 - 8:47 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — A lawsuit filed Thursday accuses Seattle Mayor Ed Murray of sexually molesting a teenage high-school dropout in the 1980s, and in interviews with The Seattle Times, two other men claim he abused them. The mayor denied the allegations through his personal spokesman Jeff Reading. "...
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Tiffany Li, who is accused of killing the father of her two children, enters a car after she was released from San Mateo County Jail after posting $35 million bail Thursday, April 6, 2017, in Redwood City, Calif. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar)
April 06, 2017 - 8:10 pm
REDWOOD CITY, Calif. (AP) — A Chinese real estate scion charged with orchestrating the murder of her children's father was released from a San Francisco Bay Area jail Thursday after posting $35 million bail, a highly unusual financial transaction that startled and angered the victim's family and...
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This Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2016, photo shows a sign at Twitter headquarters in San Francisco. Twitter defied a U.S. government request for records that could identify the owner of an anti-Trump account, and is challenging the order in court. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
April 06, 2017 - 6:34 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Twitter defied a U.S. government request for records that could identify users behind an account opposed to President Donald Trump, and is challenging that order in court. The company filed a lawsuit in federal court in San Francisco against the federal Department of Homeland...
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FILE- In this Nov. 15, 2012, file photo, Pedro Hernandez appears in Manhattan criminal court in New York. A New York judge on Thursday, April 6, 2017, denied a motion to throw out the murder conviction of Hernandez in an infamous 1979 missing-child case. Hernandez was convicted in February in the death of 6-year-old Etan Patz, who vanished on his way to a school bus. (AP Photo/Louis Lanzano, Pool, File)
April 06, 2017 - 4:28 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A judge on Thursday refused to throw out the murder conviction of a man in an infamous 1979 missing-child case and scheduled his sentencing. Jurors who were unable to reach a verdict in the man's first trial on whether he killed 6-year-old Etan Patz have been a constant presence...
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FILE - In this April 20, 2015 file photo, Robert Gentile is brought into the federal courthouse in a wheelchair for a hearing in Hartford, Conn. Gentile, who authorities say is the last surviving person of interest in the 1990 art heist from the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston, is scheduled to plead guilty to unrelated weapons charges, Thursday, April 6, 2017, in federal court in Hartford. (Cloe Poisson/Hartford Courant via AP, File)
April 06, 2017 - 4:28 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A reputed Connecticut mobster who authorities say is the last surviving person of interest in the largest art heist in U.S. history pleaded guilty Thursday to unrelated weapons charges. Robert Gentile, 80, appeared in federal court in Hartford in a case stemming from federal...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, April 4, 2017 file photo, Baltimore Police Department Commissioner Kevin Davis speaks at a news conference at the department's headquarters in Baltimore, in response to the Department of Justice's request for a 90-day delay of a hearing on its proposed overhaul of the police department. Hundreds of Baltimore residents are expected to show up to offer commentary, critiques and recommendations regarding a proposed agreement to overhaul the city's troubled police force. A judge on Wednesday, April 5, 2017, denied a request to delay the hearing, calling the Trump administration's request a "burden and inconvenience." (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)
April 06, 2017 - 4:25 pm
BALTIMORE (AP) — The Trump Justice Department expressed "grave concerns" Thursday about an agreement the Obama administration reached with the city of Baltimore to overhaul its police department in the wake of the racially explosive Freddie Gray case. A government attorney weighed in on the...
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FILE - This undated file photo provided by the Arkansas Department of Correction shows death-row inmate Jason McGehee. A judge on Thursday, April 6, 2017, blocked the execution of McGehee, one of the eight inmates Arkansas was planning to put to death this month. The ruling came a day after the Arkansas Parole Board recommended Republican Gov. Asa Hutchinson grant McGehee clemency. (Arkansas Department of Correction via AP, File)
April 06, 2017 - 3:41 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A judge on Thursday stopped one of eight Arkansas executions set for this month, but at least six remain on course despite the judge's finding that the state broke some of its rules while handling clemency requests. U.S. District Judge D. Price Marshall Jr. put on hold the...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, April 4, 2017 file photo, Baltimore Police Department Commissioner Kevin Davis speaks at a news conference at the department's headquarters in Baltimore, in response to the Department of Justice's request for a 90-day delay of a hearing on its proposed overhaul of the police department. Hundreds of Baltimore residents are expected to show up to offer commentary, critiques and recommendations regarding a proposed agreement to overhaul the city's troubled police force. A judge on Wednesday, April 5, 2017, denied a request to delay the hearing, calling the Trump administration's request a "burden and inconvenience." (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)
April 06, 2017 - 2:58 pm
BALTIMORE (AP) — The Trump Justice Department expressed "grave concerns" Thursday about an agreement the Obama administration reached with the city of Baltimore to overhaul its police department in the wake of the racially explosive Freddie Gray case. A government attorney weighed in on the...
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FILE - In this April 20, 2015 file photo, Robert Gentile is brought into the federal courthouse in a wheelchair for a hearing in Hartford, Conn. Gentile, who authorities say is the last surviving person of interest in the 1990 art heist from the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston, is scheduled to plead guilty to unrelated weapons charges, Thursday, April 6, 2017, in federal court in Hartford. (Cloe Poisson/Hartford Courant via AP, File)
April 06, 2017 - 2:56 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A reputed Connecticut mobster who authorities say is the last surviving person of interest in the largest art heist in U.S. history has pleaded guilty to unrelated weapons charges. Eighty-year-old Robert Gentile appeared Thursday in federal court in Hartford in a case...
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