Trials

August 01, 2017 - 8:23 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A 93-year-old pain management doctor was sentenced Tuesday in Las Vegas to 10 years in prison for illegally writing prescriptions for oxycodone and other painkillers that ended up in the hands of drug addicts and dealers. Dr. Henri Wetselaar, who was also fined $2.5 million, was...
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FILE - This file photo provided by the St. Louis Police Department shows former St. Louis police officer Jason Stockley, who is charged with first-degree murder and armed criminal action in the December 2011 shooting death of Anthony Lamar Smith. Stockley's murder trial is scheduled to begin Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2017. (St. Louis Police Department via AP, File)
August 01, 2017 - 12:45 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Latest on the murder trial of former St. Louis police officer charged with (all times local): 11:45 a.m. A prosecutor has accused a white former St. Louis police officer of planting a gun on a black man whom the officer had fatally shot. An attorney for former officer Jason...
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Paramilitary police and members of the special forces escort former Air Force commander Akin Ozturk and other suspects of last year's failed coup, outside the courthouse at the start of a trial, in Ankara, Turkey, Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2017. Nearly 500 suspects, including a number of generals and military pilots, went on trial in Turkey Tuesday accused of leading last year's failed coup attempt and carrying out attacks from an air base in Ankara. (AP Photo/Burhan Ozbilici)
August 01, 2017 - 12:30 pm
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey put nearly 500 people on trial Tuesday on charges of leading last year's failed coup, parading dozens of the men into a courthouse as protesters threw stones and shouted "Murderers!" The trial is part of a post-coup crackdown that has imprisoned 50,000 people and seen...
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August 01, 2017 - 2:54 am
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The trial is opening in Turkey of 486 suspects, including a number of generals and F-16 pilots, accused of leading last year's failed coup attempt and carrying out attacks from an air base in Ankara. U.S.-based cleric Fethullah Gulen, whom the government blames for the coup,...
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Thailand's former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra waves to supporters as she arrives at the Supreme Court to make her final statements in a trial on a charge of criminal negligence in Bangkok, Thailand, Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2017. Supporters of Yingluck are gathering outside a court in Bangkok where she is expected to defend her management of a rice subsidy Thailand's current military government says she grossly mishandled. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)
August 01, 2017 - 1:06 am
BANGKOK (AP) — Former Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra declared her innocence and asked for "kindness" from a court Tuesday during closing arguments in a criminal negligence trial that could land her in prison for 10 years. The case centers around a rice subsidy that Thailand's current...
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July 31, 2017 - 2:13 pm
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A federal judge has struck down Alabama's one-of-a-kind law that enabled judges to put minors seeking abortions through a trial-like proceeding in which the fetus could get a lawyer and prosecutors could object to the pregnant girl's wishes. Alabama legislators in 2014...
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Journalists wait outside a court on the outskirts of Madrid, Monday, July 31, 2017. Real's soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo appeared at a Spanish court to answer questions as part of an investigation to determine whether he committed tax fraud. Ronaldo arrived and left through a side door at Pozuelo de Alarcon Court No. 1 in Madrid on Monday. The session with the investigating judge is closed to the public. (AP Photo/Paul White)
July 31, 2017 - 10:08 am
MADRID (AP) — Cristiano Ronaldo told a Spanish judge Monday that he has "never tried to avoid taxes." The Real Madrid forward, who is from Portugal, was questioned to determine whether he committed tax fraud worth almost 15 million euros ($17.5 million). Ronaldo spent more than 90 minutes answering...
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Journalists and activists gather outside the court in Istanbul, Friday, July 28, 2017, protesting against the trial of journalists and staff from the Cumhuriyet newspaper, staunchly opposed to President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, accused of aiding terror organisations. The court on Friday decided to release seven journalists and staff of Cumhuriyet pending the outcome of their trial but ruled that five other defendants remain jailed.(AP Photo/Emrah Gurel)
July 29, 2017 - 8:01 am
ISTANBUL (AP) — Seven staff members of an opposition newspaper were released from a Turkish jail early Saturday pending the outcome of their trial on charges of allegedly aiding terror organizations. A court ruled for the release of Cumhuriyet newspaper's cartoonist Musa Kart and six others Friday...
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Former biotech CEO Martin Shkreli, center, leaves federal court with his attorney Benjamin Brafman, left, Thursday, July 27, 2017, in New York. Brafman told the jury during closing arguments that his client annoyed some of his investors but ultimately rewarded them by starting a drug company that doubled or tripled their money. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)
July 28, 2017 - 10:11 am
NEW YORK (AP) — A defense lawyer says former pharmaceutical CEO Martin Shkreli would lose a $65 million stake in a drug company he founded if he's convicted at his securities fraud trial. Attorney Ben Brafman made the claim Friday during closing arguments in federal court in New York. The lawyer...
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Indonesian Siti Aisyah, center, is escorted out of court by police officers in Shah Alam outside Kuala Lumpur, Friday, July 28, 2017. A lawyer for one of the two women accused of poisoning the half brother of North Korea's leader said Friday he has doubts about the chemists' report that showed the banned VX nerve agent was used, as he examined evidence in preparation for a trial set for October. High Court Judge Azmi Ariffin set an Oct. 2 trial date for Indonesian Siti Aisyah and Vietnamese Doan Thi Huong, who are accused of smearing Kim Jong Nam's face with VX at a crowded airport terminal in Kuala Lumpur on Feb. 13. He died about 20 minutes later. (Kyodo News via AP)
July 28, 2017 - 6:15 am
SHAH ALAM, Malaysia (AP) — A chemist's report that shows the banned VX nerve agent was used to kill the half brother of North Korea's leader needs further scrutiny, a lawyer for one of the two women accused of poisoning the man said Friday as he examined evidence ahead of a trial set for October...
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