Trials

In this courtroom sketch, pop singer Taylor Swift, front left, confers with her attorney as David Mueller, back left, and the judge look on during a civil trial in federal court Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2017, in Denver. Mueller, a former radio disc jockey accused of groping Swift before a concert testified Tuesday that he may have touched the pop superstar's ribs with a closed hand as he tried to jump into a photo with her but insisted he did not touch her backside as she claims. (Jeff Kandyba via AP)
August 10, 2017 - 11:40 am
DENVER (AP) — The Latest on Taylor Swift's civil trial (all times local): 9:35 a.m. Taylor Swift says a security guard working for her witnessed her being groped by a former radio host ahead of her 2013 concert in Denver. She testified guard Greg Dent saw David Mueller "lift my skirt" and grab her...
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In this sketch by courtroom artist Jeff Kandyba, pop singer Taylor Swift, left, and a defense attorney look on as former radio host David Mueller, background right, speaks during a civil trial in federal court Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2017, in Denver. Swift alleges that Mueller touched her during a concert meet-and-greet in 2013. The case went to court after Mueller sued Swift, claiming her false accusation cost him his job. He is seeking at least $3 million in damages. Swift countersued, claiming sexual assault. (Jeff Kandyba via AP)
August 09, 2017 - 7:37 pm
DENVER (AP) — Taylor Swift's mother and confidante took the witness stand Wednesday, saying she and her daughter's managers had told the bosses of a disc jockey accused of groping the singer-songwriter that they hoped he would be fired but didn't ask them to do so. Andrea Swift said during her...
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In this sketch by courtroom artist Jeff Kandyba, pop singer Taylor Swift, left, and a defense attorney look on as former radio host David Mueller, background right, speaks during a civil trial in federal court Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2017, in Denver. Swift alleges that Mueller touched her during a concert meet-and-greet in 2013. The case went to court after Mueller sued Swift, claiming her false accusation cost him his job. He is seeking at least $3 million in damages. Swift countersued, claiming sexual assault. (Jeff Kandyba via AP)
August 09, 2017 - 7:15 pm
DENVER (AP) — The Latest on a civil trial involving Taylor Swift and a former DJ she accused of groping her (all times local): 5:15 p.m. Testimony has ended for the day in the groping case involving Taylor Swift. The final testimony on Wednesday came from Frank Bell, Swift's liaison with radio...
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This photo provided by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice shows John William King. A federal appeals court has approved additional review of a claim from King, the condemned killer insisting he's innocent of the notorious slaying nearly 20 years ago of a black man chained to the back of a pickup truck and dragged along a bumpy rural East Texas road. An attorney for King argued to the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals that King's trial lawyers were deficient in presenting a case for innocence in what became the nation's most shocking hate crime since the civil rights era. (Texas Department of Criminal Justice via AP)
August 09, 2017 - 2:52 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — A man on death row for the notorious slaying nearly 20 years ago of a black man chained to the back of a pickup truck and dragged along a bumpy rural East Texas road will get his claim of innocence and poor legal representation reviewed by an appeals court. The 5th U.S. Circuit Court...
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In this sketch by courtroom artist Jeff Kandyba, pop singer Taylor Swift, left, and a defense attorney look on as former radio host David Mueller, background right, speaks during a civil trial in federal court Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2017, in Denver. Swift alleges that Mueller touched her during a concert meet-and-greet in 2013. The case went to court after Mueller sued Swift, claiming her false accusation cost him his job. He is seeking at least $3 million in damages. Swift countersued, claiming sexual assault. (Jeff Kandyba via AP)
August 08, 2017 - 10:04 pm
DENVER (AP) — A former radio disc jockey accused of groping Taylor Swift before a concert testified Tuesday that he may have touched the pop superstar's ribs with a closed hand as he tried to jump into a photo with her but insisted he did not touch her backside as she claims. David Mueller told...
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In this sketch by courtroom artist Jeff Kandyba, pop singer Taylor Swift, left, and a defense attorney look on as former radio host David Mueller, background right, speaks during a civil trial in federal court Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2017, in Denver. Swift alleges that Mueller touched her during a concert meet-and-greet in 2013. The case went to court after Mueller sued Swift, claiming her false accusation cost him his job. He is seeking at least $3 million in damages. Swift countersued, claiming sexual assault. (Jeff Kandyba via AP)
August 08, 2017 - 8:09 pm
DENVER (AP) — A former radio disc jockey accused of groping Taylor Swift before a concert testified Tuesday that he may have touched the pop superstar's ribs with a closed hand as he tried to jump into a photo with her but insisted he did not touch her backside as she claims. David Mueller told...
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Workers put up sign in support of pop singer Taylor Swift in an office building across the street from the federal courthouse in Denver on Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2017, during the jury selection phase in a civil trial to determine whether a radio host groped Swift. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
August 08, 2017 - 1:41 pm
DENVER (AP) — The Latest on a civil trial over Taylor Swift's allegation that a former radio host groped her (all times local): 11:40 a.m. Taylor Swift's lawyer is attacking the credibility of a former Denver radio host, claiming he changed his story multiple times and destroyed evidence after the...
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Workers put up sign in support of pop singer Taylor Swift in an office building across the street from the federal courthouse in Denver on Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2017, during the jury selection phase in a civil trial to determine whether a radio host groped Swift. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
August 08, 2017 - 12:56 pm
DENVER (AP) — The Latest on a civil trial over Taylor Swift's allegation that a former radio host groped her (all times local): 10:55 a.m. An attorney for a former Colorado radio host tells jurors they must decide whether his client inappropriately touched Taylor Swift before a 2013 concert or lost...
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FILE - In this April 3, 2016 file photo, Taylor Swift arrives at the iHeartRadio Music Awards in Inglewood, Calif. The trial of a lawsuit between Swift and David Mueller, a former radio host she accuses of groping her, begins Monday, Aug. 7, 2017, in U.S. District Court in Denver. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)
August 08, 2017 - 11:39 am
DENVER (AP) — The Latest on Taylor Swift's civil trial involving a groping allegation against a former DJ (all times local): 9:35 a.m. A jury has been seated in Taylor Swift's civil trial involving a groping allegation against a former DJ. The eight jurors were selected from a field that once...
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FILE - This April 13, 2016 file photo shows the seal of the Central Intelligence Agency at CIA headquarters in Langley, Va. A federal judge in Spokane on Monday, Aug. 7, 2017, officially denied a request to throw out a lawsuit against two psychologists who helped design the CIA's harsh interrogation program used in the war on terror. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
August 07, 2017 - 7:29 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — A federal judge in Spokane on Monday officially denied a request to throw out a lawsuit against two psychologists who helped design the CIA's harsh interrogation program used in the war on terror. In his written order, U.S. District Judge Justin Quackenbush said a jury will hear the...
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