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Jury deliberates sex crimes case against ex lawmaker

ST. ALBANS, Vt. (AP) – A jury is deliberating the sex crimes case against a former Vermont lawmaker. The trial started Thursday for former state Sen. Norm McAllister on a misdemeanor count of prohibited acts for allegedly setting up his [...]

China formally arrests Xinjiang ex-governor in bribery case

BEIJING (AP) – The former governor of the restive Xinjiang region has been formally arrested on accusations of taking bribes following a monthslong investigation, the government said Wednesday, showing no letup in President Xi Jinping’s [...]

Avenatti charged with fraud as he testified in related case

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Even before federal prosecutors unsealed charges against Michael Avenatti, the lawyer best known for representing porn actress Stormy Daniels in legal battles against President Donald Trump was facing legal scrutiny [...]

Supreme Court rules against immigrants in detention case

WASHINGTON (AP) – The Supreme Court is ruling against a group of immigrants in a case about immigration detention. The case the court ruled on involves immigrants who have committed a range of crimes while living in the United States. Immigration [...]

Newsom takes his case against death penalty to national stage

Newsom’s executive order comes after California voters in the last two presidential elections rejected attempts to repeal the death penalty. In 2016, not only did voters block the repeal, but they fast-tracked death penalty appeals [...]

Judge who blocked deportation mid-flight set to review case

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) – A Maryland resident whose deportation was blocked by a federal judge while he was on a flight to his native China is now asking the same judge to allow him to stay in the country with his family while he seeks [...]

Manafort sentence reaches 7.5 years in Mueller case

Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort’s sentencing will mark the end to legal proceedings for the only defendant, so far, who has actually faced off with special counsel Robert Mueller’s prosecutors in a trial. | Brendan [...]

Justin Trudeau Cites ‘Erosion of Trust’ Over Case That Became Political Crisis

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of Canada said on Thursday that a dispute with his former justice minister that has ballooned into a political crisis came from a breakdown in trust and communication. “I was not aware of that [...]

What You Need to Know About the Huawei Court Case in Canada

VANCOUVER, British Columbia — When the Chinese tech executive Meng Wanzhou was arrested by the Canadian authorities in the Vancouver airport while changing flights, she suddenly became one of the world’s most famous detainees. Her [...]

Trudeau’s Ex-Adviser and Close Friend Denies Pressuring Canada’s Justice Minister in Criminal Case

OTTAWA — His testimony was calm, measured and respectful. Whether it helped erase a taint on the leader of Canada remains to be seen. Gerald Butts, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s close friend and former top political aide, tried [...]