Legal proceedings

March 21, 2017 - 1:59 am
CONGRESS-HEALTH OVERHAUL NEW: GOP leaders propose health bill changes to help older people WASHINGTON (AP) — Top House Republicans hunting votes for their health care overhaul are proposing amendments aimed at providing more help for older people, curbing Medicaid and accelerating the repeal of...
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March 21, 2017 - 12:52 am
TV-FOX-NAPOLITANO NEW: Fox pulls Napolitano from air after Trump report NEW YORK (AP) — A Fox News Channel legal analyst cited by President Donald Trump and his spokesman for claiming that British intelligence helped former President Barack Obama spy on Trump won't be in front of Fox cameras in the...
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Former Penn State president Graham Spanier walks to the Dauphin County Courthouse in Harrisburg, Pa., Monday, March 20, 2017. Spanier faces charges that he failed to report suspected child sex abuse in the last remaining criminal case in the Jerry Sandusky child molestation scandal. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
March 21, 2017 - 12:16 am
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Prosecutors preparing to lay out their case against Penn State's former president say two of his ex-top lieutenants are among those who could take the stand. Opening statements are scheduled to get underway Tuesday in the long-delayed criminal trial, in which Graham Spanier...
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Former Penn State president Graham Spanier walks to the Dauphin County Courthouse in Harrisburg, Pa., Monday, March 20, 2017. Spanier faces charges that he failed to report suspected child sex abuse in the last remaining criminal case in the Jerry Sandusky child molestation scandal. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
March 21, 2017 - 12:13 am
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Prosecutors preparing to lay out their case against Penn State's former president say two of his ex-top lieutenants are among those who could take the stand. Opening statements are scheduled to get underway Tuesday in the long-delayed criminal trial in which Graham Spanier (...
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FILE - This Feb. 25, 2015 file photo shows filmmaker Roman Polanski during a break in a hearing concerning a U.S. request for his extradition over 1977 charges of sex with a minor, in Krakow, Poland. A judge is scheduled to hear arguments from Polanski's attorney on Monday, March 20, 2017, in the latest effort to bring the fugitive director's 1977 unlawful sex with a minor case to a close. Polanski fled to France in 1978 on the eve of sentencing, and his lawyer is now asking a judge to unseal testimony in the case, and also state whether he believes the Oscar winner has already served his incarceration sentence. (AP Photo/Alik Keplicz, File)
March 20, 2017 - 9:11 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Roman Polanski's attorney implored a judge Monday to signal how the fugitive director would be sentenced if he returned to Los Angeles to resolve his long-running underage sex abuse case. Superior Court Judge Scott Gordon heard arguments in the four-decade-old case but gave no...
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Former Penn State president Graham Spanier walks to the Dauphin County Courthouse in Harrisburg, Pa., Monday, March 20, 2017. Spanier faces charges that he failed to report suspected child sex abuse in the last remaining criminal case in the Jerry Sandusky child molestation scandal. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
March 20, 2017 - 7:13 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Two former Penn State officials who struck plea deals with prosecutors are expected to testify against ex-university president Graham Spanier at a child endangerment trial linked to the Jerry Sandusky scandal. Prosecutors picking jurors Monday in Spanier's trial said former...
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Witness Alexander Bradley points as he testifies that a scar on his face was caused by a gunshot wound inflicted by former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez, during Hernandez's double murder trail in Suffolk Superior Court, Monday, March 20, 2017, in Boston. Hernandez is on trial for the July 2012 killings of Daniel de Abreu and Safiro Furtado who he encountered in a Boston nightclub. The former NFL football player is already serving a life sentence in the 2013 killing of semi-professional football player Odin Lloyd. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, Pool)
March 20, 2017 - 6:15 pm
BOSTON (AP) — A former friend of ex-NFL star Aaron Hernandez told the jury at his double-murder trial Monday that Hernandez opened fire on a car because he believed two men inside had taunted him at a Boston nightclub. Alexander Bradley testified about the shootings on July 16, 2012. Bradley said...
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March 20, 2017 - 5:56 pm
PARIS (AP) — Swiss bank UBS AG has been ordered to stand trial in France for allegedly helping wealthy French clients evade the country's tax authorities after it rejected as too pricey an out-of-court settlement offer from prosecutors. A French judicial official said Monday that investigating...
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FILE- In this March 13, 2017, file photo, Derrick Stafford, one of two deputies charged with second-degree murder in the death of Jeremy Mardis, a 6-year-old autistic boy, breaks for lunch at the Avoyelles Parish courthouse during jury selection for his trial in Marksville, La. Stafford’s trial is scheduled to begin Monday, March 20, in Marksville after a weeklong process of selecting 12 jurors and two alternates to hear the case. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File)
March 20, 2017 - 3:58 pm
MARKSVILLE, La. (AP) — A trial for a Louisiana law enforcement officer charged with murder in a 6-year-old autistic boy's shooting opened Monday with jurors hearing vastly different portrayals of the child's father and his role in the deadly confrontation. A prosecutor told jurors that Derrick...
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FBI Director James Comey, left, and National Security Agency Director Michael Rogers, testify on Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday, March 20, 2017, before the House Intelligence Committee hearing on allegations of Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
March 20, 2017 - 3:10 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on a congressional inquiry into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election (all times local): 3:05 p.m. President Donald Trump is keeping tabs on the congressional hearing on Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election. He's tweeting that the FBI and...
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