Trials

A man lifts a motorbike in a vandalized area by Dera Sacha Sauda sect members in Panchkula, India, Friday, Aug. 25, 2017. Deadly riots have broken out in a north Indian town after a court convicted a guru of raping two of his followers. Mobs also attacked journalists and set fire to government buildings and railway stations. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)
August 25, 2017 - 9:30 am
PANCHKULA, India (AP) — Mobs rampaged across a north Indian town on Friday, leaving 13 people dead and buildings in flames, after a court declared a quasi-religious sect leader guilty of raping two of his followers, authorities said. Police used water cannon in an attempt to disperse the crowd in...
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Indian paramilitary soldiers stand guard near an Indian court in Panchkula, India, Friday, Aug. 25, 2017. Several north Indian cities were under a security lock down Friday as a court was expected to issue a verdict in a rape case involving a man who calls himself Saint Dr. Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh Ji Insan, the flamboyant leader of a quasi-religious sect. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)
August 25, 2017 - 7:48 am
PANCHKULA, India (AP) — The Latest on the rape trial of an Indian sect leader (all times local): 5:00 p.m. A hospital doctor says five people have been killed in riots by supporters of the leader of a quasi-religious sect, angry after a north Indian courthouse declared him guilty of raping two...
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An Indian policeman puts on a bullet proof vest as he joins others on a road leading to a court in Panchkula, India, Friday, Aug. 25, 2017. Several north Indian cities were under a security lock down Friday as a court was expected to issue a verdict in a rape case involving a man who calls himself Saint Dr. Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh Ji Insan, the flamboyant leader of a quasi-religious sect. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)
August 25, 2017 - 6:27 am
PANCHKULA, India (AP) — The Latest on the rape trial of an Indian sect leader (all times local): 3:50 p.m. A prosecution lawyer says a flamboyant guru who was convicted of rape in northern India will be taken to jail until his sentence is announced on Monday. H.P.S. Verma says Ram Rahim SIngh was...
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Indian paramilitary soldiers stand guard near an Indian court in Panchkula, India, Friday, Aug. 25, 2017. Several north Indian cities were under a security lock down Friday as a court was expected to issue a verdict in a rape case involving a man who calls himself Saint Dr. Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh Ji Insan, the flamboyant leader of a quasi-religious sect. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)
August 25, 2017 - 6:23 am
PANCHKULA, India (AP) — A north Indian court on Friday convicted the flamboyant leader of a quasi-religious sect of raping two of his followers, prompting thousands of supporters camped out near the courthouse to shout angry protests. The court in the town of Panchkula announced the verdict in the...
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An Indian policeman puts on a bullet proof vest as he joins others on a road leading to a court in Panchkula, India, Friday, Aug. 25, 2017. Several north Indian cities were under a security lock down Friday as a court was expected to issue a verdict in a rape case involving a man who calls himself Saint Dr. Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh Ji Insan, the flamboyant leader of a quasi-religious sect. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)
August 25, 2017 - 6:12 am
PANCHKULA, India (AP) — The Latest on the rape trial of an Indian sect leader (all times local): 3:30 p.m. A court in north India has convicted a flamboyant guru of raping two of his followers. Prosecution lawyer H.P.S. Verma said Friday the guru, who calls himself Saint Dr. Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh...
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FILE - In this Jan. 21, 2016, file photo, former Oklahoma City police officer Daniel Holtzclaw, center, and his attorney Scott Adams are seen at a sentencing hearing in Oklahoma City. Holtzclaw's conviction and 263-year prison sentence for rape and other sex crimes are coming under increased scrutiny as questions are raised about DNA evidence amid a series of sealed court filings and secret hearings. Holtzclaw is appealing the conviction. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki, Pool, File)
August 23, 2017 - 11:00 am
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The high-profile case of a former Oklahoma City police officer convicted of raping women while on duty focused the public's attention on the problem of sexual misconduct on the force, but his appeal raising questions about DNA evidence is playing out in secret. Daniel Holtzclaw...
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FILE - This undated file photo provided by the U.S. District Court shows Judge Gonzalo Curiel. Lawyers for a Mexican man who was shielded from being deported will try to persuade Curiel, who has been a target of President Donald Trump's scorn, that the administration wrongly expelled their client from the United States. Juan Manuel Montes, 23, is the first known recipient of the five-year-old Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program to be deported under Trump. Curiel will hear arguments Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017. (U.S. District Court via AP, File)
August 22, 2017 - 11:47 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) — A federal judge who has been a frequent target of President Donald Trump's scorn on Tuesday urged a quick trial for a Mexican man who had been shielded from being deported from the U.S. and claims he was wrongly expelled. Juan Manuel Montes, 23, is the first known participant in...
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FILE - In this April 10, 2017 file photo, a protester holds up a flag outside of a federal courthouse in Las Vegas in support of defendants accused of wielding weapons against federal agents during a 2014 standoff involving cattleman and states' rights advocate Cliven Bundy. A federal jury in Las Vegas is deliberating again Monday, Aug. 21, 2017, in the retrial of four men accused of wielding assault weapons against federal agents in a 2014 standoff near the Nevada ranch of anti-government figure Cliven Bundy. Jurors returned to work Monday, after spending a little more than two days last week going over five weeks of evidence in the case against four defendants. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)
August 22, 2017 - 9:29 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A federal jury in Las Vegas refused Tuesday to convict four defendants who were retried on accusations that they threatened and assaulted federal agents by wielding assault weapons in a 2014 confrontation to stop a cattle roundup near the Nevada ranch of states' rights figure...
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U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez arrives at the federal courthouse for jury selection for his corruption trial next month in Newark on Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017. . Menendez was charged in 2015 with accepting gifts and campaign donations from a Florida eye doctor in exchange for using his position in Congress to lobby for the man's business interests. (Ed Murray/NJ Advance Media via AP)
August 22, 2017 - 6:34 pm
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Jury selection in the corruption trial of U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez concluded Tuesday with several panelists seated after the first day of questioning by attorneys. Several jurors were seated by the end of the day. The process will continue Wednesday to pick the 12 jurors and four...
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August 21, 2017 - 9:54 am
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl is choosing be tried by a judge — not a military jury — on charges that he endangered comrades by walking off his post in Afghanistan. Bergdahl's lawyers told the court in a filing last week that he's choosing to have a trial by judge alone, rather than...
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