Trials

FILE - In this file photo dated Thursday, March 22, 2012, French police officers work outside the apartment of Mohamed Merah, left, in Toulouse, France, where Merah died after a fierce gunfight with police. Soon after Mohammed Merah's life ended in a torrent of explosions and bullets, Latifa Ibn Ziaten the mother of his first victim swore she would devote her life to ensuring that no other parents would suffer as she had, but since then France has endured a series of attacks. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus, FILE)
October 02, 2017 - 3:09 am
PARIS (AP) — The older brother of a French extremist who killed seven people in a series of attacks on a Jewish school and soldiers goes on trial Monday for complicity in the 2012 shooting spree that in retrospect marked the start of an era of homegrown jihadi violence in France. The criminal trial...
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Naran Singh, lawyer for Vietnamese Doan Thi Huong, speaks to journalists at the court hearing at Shah Alam court house at Shah Alam outside Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Monday, Oct. 2, 2017. Two women accused of fatally poisoning the estranged half brother of North Korea's ruler pleaded not guilty as their trial began in Malaysia, nearly eight months after the brazen assassination that sparked a diplomatic standoff. They are suspected of smearing Kim Jong Nam's face with the banned VX nerve agent at a crowded airport terminal and have said they thought they were playing a harmless prank for a TV show. (AP Photo/Daniel Chan)
October 02, 2017 - 1:49 am
SHAH ALAM, Malaysia (AP) — Two women accused of fatally poisoning the estranged half brother of North Korea's ruler pleaded not guilty as their trial began Monday in Malaysia's High Court, nearly eight months after the brazen airport assassination that sparked a diplomatic standoff. Siti Aisyah of...
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Police cordon off the entrance of the court house as trial of Vietnamese suspect Doan Thi Huong and Indonesian suspect Siti Aisyah at the Shah Alam court house at Shah Alam, Malaysia, Monday, Oct. 2, 2017. The trial of two women accused of poisoning the estranged half brother of North Korea's ruler is scheduled to begin Monday in Malaysia's High Court, nearly eight months after the brazen airport assassination. (AP Photo/Joshhua Paul)
October 02, 2017 - 12:57 am
SHAH ALAM, Malaysia (AP) — The Latest on the trial of two women accused of killing North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's half brother (all times local): 12:55 p.m. The judge in the trial of two women accused of killing the half brother of North Korea's leader has denied a defense request that four...
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October 02, 2017 - 12:34 am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A man who federal prosecutors say committed war crimes in Liberia is scheduled to go on trial in Philadelphia on charges that he lied about his past to enter the U.S. Court records show that 51-year-old Mohammed Jabbateh will go on trial on Monday after being charged with lying...
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October 01, 2017 - 9:53 am
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — An environmental activist who targeted an oil pipeline in North Dakota a year ago as part of a broader four-state effort to draw attention to climate change is due to stand trial along with the man who filmed his deeds. Michael Foster's trial starts Monday in Pembina County...
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September 30, 2017 - 9:56 am
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Prosecutors in North Carolina have shown jurors photos of the bodies a couple they say was killed in retaliation by a gang in their South Carolina home. Randall Hankins, Nana Adoma and Ahkeem McDonald are on trial in federal court for the deaths of Doug and Debbie London at...
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September 28, 2017 - 6:40 pm
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Prosecutors in the corruption trial of U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez are seeking to show jurors that the New Jersey Democrat took actions on behalf of a wealthy donor after the donor gave him gifts and campaign donations. On Thursday, they showed that a few days after the donor gave $...
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September 28, 2017 - 11:28 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The lawyer for a Louisiana man facing murder charges decided to concede the man's guilt in the hope of sparing him the death penalty. The client, lawyer Larry English told jurors in his opening argument, "committed these crimes." But there was a problem: Defendant Robert McCoy...
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September 27, 2017 - 12:28 pm
FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on the pretrial hearing for Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who's accused of endangering other soldiers by walking off his remote post in Afghanistan in 2009 (all times local): 12:05 p.m. A military judge has denied efforts by Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl to gather more...
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September 27, 2017 - 4:58 am
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl is due in court for a final pretrial hearing before his court-martial on charges that he endangered comrades by walking off his post in Afghanistan in 2009. A military judge at Fort Bragg in North Carolina is expected to hear arguments Wednesday on...
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