Trials

Defense lawyer Saverio Senese meets the media outside the Court of Cassation in Rome, Friday, May 12, 2017. The Italian captain of the Costa Concordia cruise liner that crashed into a reef in 2012, killing 32 people, was headed to a Rome prison after losing his final appeals bid. The Court of Cassation, Italy’s highest criminal tribunal, in a ruling Friday evening, upheld Francesco Schettino’s lower court convictions and his 16-year prison sentence. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
May 12, 2017 - 3:39 pm
ROME (AP) — The Italian captain of the Costa Concordia cruise liner that crashed into a reef in 2012 and capsized, killing 32 people, was headed to a Rome prison after losing his final appeals bid Friday. The Court of Cassation, Italy's highest criminal tribunal, upheld Francesco Schettino's lower...
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FILE- In this May 5, 2017 file photo, former U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown walks to the federal courthouse in Jacksonville, Fla. Brown was found guilty on Thursday, May 11, 2017, of taking money from a charity that was purported to be giving scholarships to poor students. (Bob Self/The Florida Times-Union via AP, File)
May 12, 2017 - 3:29 am
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Former U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown could spend the rest of her life in prison after being found guilty of taking money from a charity that was purported to be giving scholarships to poor students. The Thursday verdict came after prosecutors outlined a pattern of fraud by Brown...
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Tulsa Police officer Betty Shelby arrives at the Tulsa County Courthouse Thursday, May 11, 2017, for her manslaughter trial in the shooting death of Terence Crutcher, in Tulsa, Okla. (Mike Simons/Tulsa World via AP)
May 11, 2017 - 1:33 pm
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — An unarmed black man who was fatally shot by a white Oklahoma police officer didn't say or do anything to suggest he posed a threat to the officers at the scene, six witnesses said during the first day of testimony in her manslaughter trial. The testimony on Wednesday...
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This 2016 photo released by lawyer Mark Denbeaux shows his client Zayn al Abidin Muhammad Husayn, also known as Abu Zubaydah, at the detention center on the U.S. base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba in a photo taken by the International Committee of the Red Cross. Abu Zubaydah, the first CIA captive subjected to so-called “enhanced interrogation techniques” after the Sept. 11 attacks is choosing to testify about conditions inside the Guantanamo Bay detention center even if it could create legal problems for him. (Mark Denbeaux via AP)
May 11, 2017 - 6:14 am
MIAMI (AP) — A man who became the first CIA captive subjected to what the U.S. government called "enhanced interrogation techniques" after the Sept. 11 attacks is choosing to testify about conditions inside the Guantanamo Bay detention center even if it could create legal problems for him later...
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FILE - In this March 27, 2013, file photo the Bank of America Building, center, also known as the Superman building, stands among other buildings in downtown Providence, R.I. A $54 million lawsuit over Rhode Island’s tallest building has been settled just before a trial was scheduled to begin in federal court. A trial had been set to begin Monday, May 8, 2017. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, File)
May 08, 2017 - 6:55 pm
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The Latest on the city's tallest building, called the Superman Building (all times local): 7 p.m. A Massachusetts-based company and a North Carolina-based bank say they're pleased to have settled a $54 million lawsuit concerning a Rhode Island city's tallest building, called...
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A photo described as the trial showing human rights lawyer Xie Yang which is seen on the social media of the Changshai Intermediate People's Court is displayed on a computer in Beijing, China, Monday, May 8, 2017. Human rights lawyer Xie Yang has told a Chinese court that he wasn't forced into confessing to crimes after being detained in a large government crackdown on the country's legal professionals. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
May 08, 2017 - 5:51 pm
BEIJING (AP) — Chinese human rights lawyer Xie Yang pleaded guilty Monday to charges of incitement to subversion and disturbing legal proceedings and asked the court to grant him a lenient sentence based on his repentance. "Everyone should take me as a lesson: You must behave within the boundaries...
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FILE - In this Dec. 20, 2016 file photo, Ahmad Khan Rahimi, the man accused of setting off bombs in New Jersey and New York's Chelsea neighborhood, sits in court in Elizabeth, N.J. The trial of Rahimi will occur in Manhattan after a judge on Monday, May 8, 2017, rejected a request by defense lawyers to move it to Vermont or Washington, D.C., on the grounds prejudicial publicity will have less effect on potential jurors there. (AP Photo/Mel Evans, File)
May 08, 2017 - 4:01 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The trial of a man charged in a bombing rampage through New Jersey and New York will occur in Manhattan after a judge on Monday rejected a request by defense lawyers to move it to Vermont or Washington, D.C., on the grounds prejudicial publicity will have less effect on potential...
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May 08, 2017 - 11:17 am
NEW YORK (AP) — A federal judge has rejected a defense request to relocate the trial of a man charged in a bombing rampage through New Jersey and New York. Judge Richard Berman in Manhattan denied the request Monday by lawyers for Ahmad Khan Rahimi. They'd argued that prejudicial publicity would...
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May 08, 2017 - 5:21 am
BEIJING (AP) — Chinese human rights lawyer Xie Yang told a court Monday that he wasn't forced into confessing to crimes after being detained in a large government crackdown on the country's legal professionals. The Intermediate People's Court in Changsha posted a brief video on social media in...
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May 05, 2017 - 9:25 pm
YUMA, Ariz. (AP) — A jury decided Friday that an Arizona prisoner convicted of killing six people in Yuma in 2005 should be sentenced to death. Jurors reached their decision after several hours of deliberations in the case of Preston Strong, who was convicted last month of the gruesome killings of...
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