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Openings set at Illinois trial in slaying of Chinese scholar

CHICAGO (AP) — Opening statements are set for a federal death-penalty trial of a former University of Illinois graduate student charged with kidnapping and killing a visiting Chinese scholar. After op...

Openings set at Illinois trial in slaying of Chinese scholar

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Trial in slaying in Illinois of scholar from China continues PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — The federal death-penalty trial of a former University of Illinois doctoral student charged with slaying a 26-year-old scholar visiting from China is resuming in central Illinois. Monday is the fourth day of testimony as prosecutors present their case against 29-year-old Brendt C...
14:13 2019-06-17

Ex-University of Illinois doctoral student gets life in prison in slaying of visiting Chinese scholar After a federal jury said Thursday that its members had failed to agree on the death penalty, a former University of Illinois doctoral student drew a lifetime prison sentence for the rape and murder of a 26-year-old scholar from China he abducted from a bus stop near campus in 2017....
09:26 2019-07-19

Trial begins in Chinese scholar slaying Opening statements are set for a federal death-penalty trial of a former University of Illinois graduate student charged with kidnapping and killing a visiting Chinese scholar. (June 12)        ...
20:39 2019-06-12

Jury expected next week in Chinese scholar’s slaying trial CHICAGO (AP) — A federal judge overseeing the death-penalty trial of an ex-University of Illinois student charged with kidnapping and killing a visiting Chinese scholar says a jury should be in place by early next week. Tuesday is the second day of jury selection at 29-year-old Brendt Christensen...
20:13 2019-06-04

Jury selection begins at trial of Chinese scholar's slaying A federal judge began vetting would-be jurors Monday in the death-penalty trial of a former University of Illinois physics student charged with kidnapping, torturing and killing a visiting Chinese scholar....
01:39 2019-06-04

Illinois man set for trial in missing Chinese scholar case CHICAGO (AP) — A former University of Illinois graduate student is set to stand trial in the 2017 disappearance and suspected killing of a visiting scholar from China whose body hasn’t been found. Jury selection starts Monday in Peoria for the federal trial of 29-year-old Brendt Christensen, w...
21:00 2019-06-02

Illinois man gets life in prison for brutal rape and killing of Chinese scholar Former University of Illinois student Brendt, Christensen was sentenced to life in prison for the rape and killing of Yingying Zhang        ...
02:52 2019-07-19

U.S. to seek execution for Illinois man in gruesome slaying of Chinese student Federal prosecutors on Wednesday will begin arguing that an Illinois man should be executed for the gruesome murder of a Chinese graduate student in 2017....
18:52 2019-07-17

Ex-University of Illinois doctoral student killed visiting Chinese scholar, defense admits The defense attorney's for the former University of Illinois doctoral student admitted to the jury Wednesday that their client brutally beat and killed a foreign exchange student from China but pleaded that he "is on trial for his life," in a case that could warrant the death penalty....
01:52 2019-06-13

Jury selection set in death penalty case of Illinois man charged with murdering Chinese scholar Jury selection is set to start on Monday for the trial of an Illinois man charged with kidnapping and murdering a visiting Chinese scholar two years ago, in a case where federal prosecutors say they intend to seek the death penalty....
15:52 2019-06-03

Illinois jury to hear sentencing arguments in gruesome slaying of Chinese student A jury that convicted an Illinois man in the kidnapping and gruesome murder of a Chinese graduate student will soon begin deliberations about whether Brendt Christensen will spend the rest of his life in prison or be put to death....
13:39 2019-07-17

Federal trial to begin for Illinois man accused of killing Chinese student The federal trial of an Illinois man accused of kidnapping and killing a visiting Chinese scholar two years ago was set to begin on Wednesday, with prosecutors having already said they would seek the death penalty....
13:26 2019-06-12

Illinois man on trial for Chinese student's murder obsessed with Ted Bundy: prosecutor An Illinois man accused of kidnapping and killing a scholar visiting from China two years ago was obsessed with Ted Bundy and other serial killers, a federal prosecutor said as the man's trial opened on Wednesday....
21:13 2019-06-12

Jury weighs fate of Illinois man in slaying of student from China A U.S. court jury on Wednesday began deliberating whether life in prison or the death penalty should be imposed on an Illinois man convicted of the abduction and decapitation murder of a Chinese graduate student two years ago....
04:13 2019-07-18

Jury weighs fate of Illinois man in gruesome slaying of student from China Federal jurors on Wednesday were deliberating the fate of an Illinois man who was found guilty of the gruesome murder of a Chinese graduate student two years ago, and will decide whether to sentence him to death or life in prison....
23:26 2019-07-17

Federal prosecutor tells jurors ex-University of Illinois doctoral student kidnapped, killed visiting scholar from China CHICAGO (AP) — Federal prosecutor tells jurors ex-University of Illinois doctoral student kidnapped, killed visiting scholar from China. The post Federal prosecutor tells jurors ex-University of Illinois doctoral student kidnapped, killed visiting scholar from China appeared first on LEX18.com....
18:26 2019-06-12

Defense in China Scholar's death trial: He did it Federal prosecutors detailed the brutal death of a Chinese scholar in opening statements of a federal death-penalty trial for a former University of Illinois graduate student. The defense admits he did it. (June 12)        ...
08:00 2019-06-13

The Latest: Closing arguments next in scholar’s murder trial PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — The Latest on the trial of a man who could get the federal death penalty if convicted of killing an international scholar who was studying at the University of Illinois: (all times local): 4 p.m. A judge has set closing arguments for Monday after a former University of Illinois s...
23:13 2019-06-21

Closing arguments set for missing Chinese scholar case PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — Closing arguments are set for the federal death penalty trial of a former University of Illinois doctoral student charged with kidnapping and killing a 26-year-old visiting scholar from China. Monday’s closings follow a week and a half of testimony. If jurors convict Brendt...
06:26 2019-06-24

The Latest: Prosecutors detail Chinese scholar’s death CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on the federal death-penalty trial of a former University of Illinois graduate student charged with kidnapping and killing a visiting Chinese scholar(all times local): 11:07 a.m. A federal prosecutor has shared with jurors grisly details of how they claim a former Universit...
18:26 2019-06-12

Testimony resumes in murdered Chinese scholar case The second day of testimony in the death-penalty trial of the man his own defense attorney admits is guilty of killing Chinese scholar Zingzing Zhang is underway in Peoria, Ill. Zhang's family entered the courthouse early this morning. (June 13)        ...
19:26 2019-06-13

Jurors watch FBI video of suspect in Chinese scholar’s death PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — Jurors in the trial of a former University of Illinois doctoral student accused of killing a visiting scholar from China are watching video of the suspect explaining to an FBI agent that the woman looked “panicky” when he spotted her and offered her a ride. ...
20:39 2019-06-14

Jury selection starts Monday in missing Chinese scholar case PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — Trial is set to begin for a former University of Illinois graduate student accused of kidnapping and killing a visiting scholar from China. The death penalty is possible in the federal case that starts Monday against 29-year-old Brendt Christensen. Authorities say he tricked or f...
16:52 2019-06-03

Yingying Zhang killing: US man jailed for life for rape and murder of Chinese scholar Brendt Christensen has never revealed the whereabouts of Yingying Zhang, whom he raped and then decapitated in IllinoisA former doctoral student has been spared the death penalty and sentenced to life in prison in Illinois for kidnapping and killing of a 26-year-old scholar from China.Jurors deliber...
05:26 2019-07-19

Suspect in Appalachian Trail slaying found unfit to stand trial A Massachusetts man charged with fatally stabbing an Iraq War veteran on the Appalachian Trail and severely wounding another hiker is not mentally fit to stand trial, a judge has ruled. James L. Jordan, 30, of West Yarmouth, was arrested May 11 on charges of murder and assault with the intent to mur...
17:39 2019-07-04

Illinois man jailed for life over murder of Chinese graduate student An Illinois man described by prosecutors as obsessed with serial killers was sentenced to life in prison on Thursday for the kidnapping and decapitation of a Chinese graduate student two years ago....
08:26 2019-07-19

Illinois man receives life sentence for murder of Chinese graduate student An Illinois man described by prosecutors as obsessed with serial killers was sentenced to life in prison on Thursday for the kidnapping and decapitation of a Chinese graduate student two years ago....
03:39 2019-07-19

Illinois jury to decide death or life in prison for man convicted of beheading Chinese student An Illinois jury of five women and seven men will continue deliberations on Thursday to decide if a man convicted of abducting and beheading a Chinese scholar will face a death sentence or spend the rest of his life behind bars....
12:13 2019-07-18

U.S. Job Openings Slipped in May to 7.3 Million The number of unfilled jobs in the U.S. fell slightly in May, but remained near record levels, suggesting demand for workers was strong even during a month when hiring slowed sharply....
18:52 2019-07-09

U.S. Job Openings Outnumber Unemployed by Widest Gap Ever The number of job openings exceeded the number of unemployed Americans by the largest margin on record, signaling difficulty for employers to find workers in a historically tight market....
23:13 2019-06-10

U.S. job openings slip; hiring hits all-time high U.S. job openings fell slightly in April, but a surge in hiring to a record high suggested strong demand for labor before a recent escalation in trade tensions that was partly blamed for a sharp slowdown in employment growth last month....
20:00 2019-06-10

Talent dogfight: Rock stars, heroes and broken promises as job openings near record Companies are pumping up job openings in ads and interviews to stand out amid near-record openings and a smaller pool of candidates       ...
17:39 2019-07-01

Talent dogfight: Rock stars, heroes and misleading job postings as openings near record Companies are pumping up job openings in ads and interviews to stand out amid near-record openings and a smaller pool of candidates       ...
21:52 2019-07-01

All You Need To Know About SBI's Student Scholar Loan SBI Loan: State Bank of India, the country's largest lender, is offering loans to students to pursue higher education in Indian or abroad. State Bank of India offers five different types of education......
09:26 2019-05-28

Former Fulbright scholar leaving sanctuary after 598 days MERIDEN, Conn. (AP) — A former Fulbright scholar who has been fighting deportation to his native Indonesia is leaving the sanctuary of a Connecticut church after 598 days. Sujitno Sajuti (suh-JEET’-no saw-JEHW’-tee) has been living inside Meriden’s Unitarian Universalist church sin...
18:13 2019-05-31

Former Fulbright scholar leaves sanctuary after 598 days A former Fulbright scholar who has been fighting deportation to his native Indonesia is leaving the sanctuary of a Connecticut church after 598 days....
02:13 2019-06-01

Alan Brinkley, scholar of liberalism, dead at 70 NEW YORK (AP) — Prize-winning historian Alan Brinkley, who traced the evolution of liberalism from the New Deal to the 21st century and was a popular commentator on culture and politics, has died. He was 70. Brinkley died Sunday at his home in Manhattan. Daughter Elly Brinkley says he died of compli...
18:39 2019-06-17

An AEI scholar breaks down the military history between Iran and the US The Trump administration is accusing Iran for the attacks on the shipping tankers in the Gulf of Oman. The attacks are the latest in a series in the region that the U.S. blames on Iran, despite the Iranian government's denials. Michael Rubin, American Enterprise Institute resident scholar, join...
15:13 2019-06-14

Prosecutor filing suggests scholar’s remains not recoverable CHICAGO (AP) — Prosecutors who secured a guilty verdict this week against a former University of Illinois doctoral student for killing a visiting scholar from China have suggested it won’t ever be possible to recover her remains. They made that assertion in a filing unsealed Friday. It’s...
04:00 2019-06-29

Feminist cyborg scholar Donna Haraway: ‘The disorder of our era isn’t necessary’ Cyborg Manifesto author and philosopher who explores the nature of reality discusses the science wars and climate activismThe history of philosophy is also a story about real estate.Driving into Santa Cruz to visit Donna Haraway, I can’t help feeling that I was born too late. The metal sculpture of ...
07:52 2019-06-20

The Latest: Jurors hear suspect say he killed scholar PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — The Latest from the trial of a former University of Illinois doctoral student charged with slaying a visiting scholar from China (all times local): 5:45 p.m. Prosecutors have played a secret audio recording at the trial of a former University of Illinois doctoral student charged ...
02:26 2019-06-15

Bombing at Afghan Mosque Kills Popular Religious Scholar The attack, which killed two people in all, mirrored a Taliban strategy of targeting those with religious influence to exert the militant group’s power far from the battlefield....
16:39 2019-05-24

Jurors hear recording of suspect describing how he killed scholar from China PEORIA, Ill. — Jurors in a federal death-penalty trial heard secretly recorded audio Friday in which a former University of Illinois doctoral student describes to his girlfriend how he killed a visiting scholar from China, calling the 26-year-old woman “valiant” as she tried to fight bac...
07:26 2019-06-15

Witness: Suspect In Slaying Tried To Get Her Into His Car PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — A University of Illinois graduate student has told jurors that the man on trial for abducting and killing a 26-year-old visiting scholar from China attempted to get her into his car by posing as an undercover police officer. Emily Hogan testified Tuesday that Brendt Christensen w...
21:00 2019-06-18

Alabama set to execute man for pastor’s slaying BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A man who was nearly put to death before an execution warrant expired last month is again set to die by lethal injection in Alabama. The execution of 46-year-old Christopher Lee Price is scheduled for Thursday night. He was convicted of using a sword and knife to kill a count...
11:26 2019-05-30

David Brion Davis, Pulitzer Prize-winning scholar who documented slavery, dead at 92 David Brion Davis died at age 92 of natural causes, Yale University announced. Davis was a professor emeritus there, and a Pulitzer Prize winner.        ...
15:00 2019-05-21

Former inmate convicted in prison pen pal double slaying CLEVELAND (AP) — A suburban Cleveland man accused of fatally stabbing his prison pen pal and her friend weeks after being released has been convicted of aggravated murder and other charges in the potential death penalty case. The Cuyahoga (ky-uh-HOH’-guh) County prosecutor says jurors on Thurs...
20:39 2019-06-14

3 detained for questioning over doctor’s slaying in Belize Belize authorities investigating the slayings of a Virginia cardiologist and his tour guide have detained three men in the case, according to local reports. The trio of unnamed suspects are not the same trio who were initially brought in for questioning in the June 23 shooting that killed 53-year-ol...
19:39 2019-07-17

Man charged slaying of dad who was reputed New York mobster Federal prosecutors say the son of a reputed Bonanno associate gunned down at a McDonald’s drive-thru in the Bronx was behind his father’s hit, and an earlier failed attack on his own brother....
04:26 2019-06-19

MS-13 member gets 55 years in prison in quadruple slaying An MS-13 street gang member has been sentenced to 55 years in prison for his role in the brutal massacre of four young men on New York's Long Island....
23:26 2019-06-12

Man can reject insanity defense in ex-girlfriend’s slaying JEFFERSONVILLE, Ind. (AP) — An Indiana judge has ruled a man accused of killing his ex-girlfriend and eating parts of her body can reject an insanity defense. Joseph Oberhansley is accused of killing and mutilating 46-year-old Tammy Jo Blanton in Jeffersonville in 2014. He faces trial on Aug. 19. Ob...
05:13 2019-06-13

Top prosecutors take over probe of German politician slaying German authorities say federal prosecutors are taking charge of the investigation into the killing of a regional official from Chancellor Angela Merkel's party....
13:13 2019-06-17

The Latest: Video of slaying shown in courtroom DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on a North Carolina man pleading guilty to murder in the slayings of three Muslim students (all times local): 11:55 a.m. Moments after a man pleaded guilty to fatally shooting three Muslim students, a prosecutor played a cellphone video of the slayings. Women wept open...
18:26 2019-06-12

Chicago man acquitted in slaying of dismembered 2-year-old A Chicago jury acquitted a man of murder in the 2015 slaying of a toddler whose dismembered body parts were later found floating in the Garfield Park Lagoon....
06:52 2019-05-24

Guilty verdict reached in Canadian couple slaying Jurors have found a Washington state man guilty in the 1987 killings of a Canadian couple. William Earl Talbott II was arrested last year in the deaths of Tanya Van Cuylenborg and her boyfriend Jay Cook. (June 28)        ...
06:52 2019-06-29

Man pleads guilty to slaying, placing remains in freezer YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio man has pleaded guilty to murder, corpse abuse and other charges in the killing and dismemberment of his former girlfriend, whose remains were found in a freezer. Thirty-three-year-old Arturo Novoa entered his pleas Thursday on dozens of felony counts in the Youngstow...
18:13 2019-05-31

FBI joins investigation into Virginia doctor’s slaying in Belize The FBI has joined the probe into the double murder of a Virginia cardiologist in Belize and his fly-fishing guide. Gary Swank, 53, was shot dead Sunday morning along with his tour guide, Mario Graniel, 53, while on a boat near the Ambergris Caye in San Pedro Town, Belize Live News reported. San Ped...
21:26 2019-06-28

Georgia executes inmate for 1996 shotgun slaying Georgia has executed an inmate convicted of the 1996 killing of a man who agreed to give him a ride outside a Walmart. Authorities say 42-year-old Marion Wilson Jr. was pronounced dead Thursday evening following an injection of the sedative pentobarbital at the state prison in Jackson. The state att...
05:26 2019-06-21

Jury for gruesome slaying case to come from central Indiana JEFFERSONVILLE, Ind. (AP) — The jury for a southern Indiana man accused of killing his ex-girlfriend and eating parts of her body will come from suburban Indianapolis. Clark County prosecutors and attorneys for 38-year-old Joseph Oberhansley have agreed they’ll pick jury members from among Ham...
19:26 2019-05-24

Man arrested in ’87 cold case slaying of soldier in Colorado COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Authorities have made an arrest in the slaying of a soldier in Colorado 32 years ago. Officials said Friday that DNA led them to identify a suburban Denver man as a suspect in the 1987 strangulation death of 20-year-old Darlene Krashoc, a soldier stationed at Fort Cars...
02:26 2019-06-15

Greece: Suspect charged for US scientist’s slaying in Crete A 27-year-old man was charged with murder and rape Tuesday in the killing of an American scientist who disappeared on the Greek island of Crete and whose body was found in a tunnel formerly used as a storage site during World War II...
17:39 2019-07-16

Police look to Facebook, bank records in quadruple slaying Police are turning to Facebook and bank records to try to identify a motive for why four people were killed at a North Dakota business two months ago....
20:39 2019-06-10

Witness against teen in mother's slaying gets time served A young man who was a key witness in the case against a northwestern Indiana teenager accused of stabbing her mother more than 60 times has been sentenced to time served....
15:52 2019-06-19

Report criticizes investigation of Malta journalist slaying Council of Europe lawmakers have adopted a report criticizing the investigation into the assassination of a leading Maltese investigative journalist and calling for a public inquiry in the case...
15:52 2019-05-29

Two more mysterious deaths reported in Belize after doctor’s slaying Two mysterious deaths were reported out of Belize over the weekend, including a British expat whose body was floating off the coast and a dad who died after returning home from a birthday celebration. Errol Crown, 57, who spent most of his life in the US, was found dead around 6:30 a.m. Saturday beh...
01:52 2019-07-03

Alabama executes man for 1991 slaying of pastor during robbery An Alabama man who avoided execution last month for the stabbing death of a preacher during a Christmastime robbery was put to death by lethal injection Thursday evening. ...
05:26 2019-05-31

Pretrial appeal dismissed in 2005 slaying of teacher ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia’s highest court has ruled that it lacks authority to hear a pretrial appeal from a man charged with killing a high school teacher whose disappearance remained a mystery for more than a decade. The state Supreme Court in March delayed Ryan Duke’s murder trial so it ...
16:13 2019-06-10

Alabama executes Christopher Lee Price for Christmastime slaying of pastor ATMORE, Ala. — A man convicted of killing a country preacher during a 1991 robbery was put to death by lethal injection in Alabama on Thursday, weeks after he avoided another execution date amid disagreements between U.S. Supreme Court justices. Christopher Lee Price, 46, became the second inmate pu...
10:26 2019-05-31

Suspect wanted in Virginia doctor’s slaying denies involvement An alleged Belizean gangster wanted in the slayings of a Virginia doctor and a tour guide in San Pedro insists his hands are “clean” in the cold-blooded murders, according to a report. Christian Espat, 23, turned himself in to police Thursday in the murders of cardiologist Gary Swank and...
21:26 2019-06-28

Inmate acquitted of guard's slaying in Delaware prison riot A jury has acquitted an inmate accused of leading a riot at Delaware's maximum-security prison during which a guard was killed and other staffers taken hostage....
21:39 2019-05-23

Inmate acquitted of guard’s slaying in Delaware prison riot WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — A jury has acquitted an inmate accused of leading a riot at Delaware’s maximum-security prison during which a guard was killed and other staffers taken hostage. Jurors deliberated over two days before acquitting 32-year-old Roman Shankaras on Thursday in the death of St...
21:26 2019-05-23

Navy SEAL wants slaying case tossed or prosecutor removed SAN DIEGO (AP) — Lawyers for a Navy SEAL accused of killing an Islamic State prisoner say prosecutors lied, withheld evidence and illegally conducted surveillance of the defense team. Attorneys for Special Operations Chief Edward Gallagher are scheduled to ask a military judge Thursday in San Diego ...
11:26 2019-05-30

Suspect in Bianca Devins slaying moved from hospital to jail His booking photo, which was released by the Oneida County Sheriff's Office, shows where he sliced his own neck after allegedly slitting Devins' throat on Sunday....
23:39 2019-07-18

Police arrest woman in former Arkansas state senator's slaying Authorities have arrested a woman in connection with homicide investigation into former Arkansas State Senator Linda Collins-Smith's death last week....
20:13 2019-06-15

Utah man formally charged in brutal Mackenzie Lueck slaying When investigators discovered the remains of Mackenzie Lueck, the slain University of Utah student’s body had been charred with her arms tied behind her back — and she had a 2-inch hole in her skull, prosecutors revealed on Wednesday. The grisly details were released as the man suspected of ki...
04:13 2019-07-11

Ashton Kutcher freaked out about his fingerprints day after ‘Hollywood Ripper’ slaying Ashton Kutcher took the stand Wednesday in the “Hollywood Ripper” trial of a “serial sexual thrill killer” accused of killing three women — including one who the actor had a date with — and described freaking out the next day, saying, ‘My fingerprints were o...
21:13 2019-05-29

Each Family Member Is A Different Monster-Slaying Class In Children of Morta Children of Morta is an upcoming action game about a monster-slaying family, developed by studio Dead Mage and published by Frostpunk developer 11 Bit Studios. We sat down with some folks from 11 Bit to talk about the development process and the role family plays in the game....
01:52 2019-06-06

Woman to remain jailed in identical twin sister’s slaying CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey woman accused of stabbing her identical twin to death during a street fight will remain jailed until her trial on aggravated manslaughter charges. A state judge issued the ruling Thursday. Camden County prosecutors say 27-year-old Amanda Ramirez initially denied stab...
19:52 2019-06-27

The Latest: Murder charge filed in slaying of police officer SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the slaying of a Sacramento police officer (all times local): 4:10 p.m. California prosecutors have filed a murder charge alleging that a Sacramento man used an illegal assault rifle to kill a rookie police officer. The charge filed Friday by the Sacramento Co...
04:00 2019-06-22

Suspect in defrocked priest's slaying arrested in Michigan A man jailed in Michigan is suspected of shooting and killing a 70-year-old defrocked priest accused of sexually assaulting minors.        ...
10:52 2019-06-05

Illinois plans to self-destruct Here's a basic principle for 21st-century governance: to attract investment and high-skilled workers, a government must make it attractive to do business in their locale....
19:39 2019-05-29

Alaskan teens charged with murder after phony multimillionaire offers $9M for proof of slaying Three Alaskan teens were charged Tuesday with the murder of Cynthia Hoffman, 19, after prosecutors allege the killing earlier this month was part of an elaborate scheme to cash in on a $9 million offer from an Indiana man claiming to be a multimillionaire....
23:13 2019-06-20

RCMP Apologizes After Streaming Press Conference on Double Slaying With Cat Filter Activated The Royal Canadian Mounted Police in British Columbia have apologized after livestreaming a press conference on the murder of an American woman and an Australian man on Facebook Live with an augmented reality “cat filter” turned on, per the Daily Beast.Read more......
10:39 2019-07-22

Illinois says it's prepared for another election hack The computers in Sangamon County, Ill., like those in state and local election offices across the country, are the new battlefield against foreign attacks on our election system....
00:00 2019-06-18

'What is Google Scholar?': What you need to know about Google's database for students, researchers, and other curious minds Reuters Google Scholar is a searchable database of scholarly literature. It connects users with studies and journal articles, but that doesn't always mean you have free and full access to those articles. You might need a membership to read the full versions. Google Scholar can be a valuable researc...
00:01 2019-06-04

Illinois poised to legalize recreational marijuana Illinois is poised to become the 11th state in the US to legalize marijuana for recreational use, after lawmakers voted to legalize the drug on Friday afternoon....
03:26 2019-06-02

Louisville walks off against Illinois State 4-3 in NCAA LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Alex Binelas’ walk-off single in the bottom of the ninth inning scored Trey Leonard and top-seeded Louisville edged Illinois State 4-3 in an NCAA regional final on Monday, sending the Cardinals to their sixth Super Regional in the past seven seasons. After committing a c...
05:52 2019-06-04

A Flamingo In An Illinois Zoo Had To Be Put Down After A Child Threw A Rock At It (NBC NEWS FILE PHOTO) (CNN) – A Miller Park Zoo flamingo was euthanized Monday after an elementary school student threw a rock inside the animal’s exhibit. A representative from the Bloomington, Illinois, zoo told CNN affiliate WMBD the rock broke the flamingo’s leg and caused inju...
22:26 2019-05-25

After Illinois, these states could legalize recreational marijuana next More states have waved the green flag on weed from a medical and/or adult-use, with 33 medical marijuana-legal states. Ten allow adult consumption.       ...
19:00 2019-06-14

Analysis: Thousands in Illinois may have guns without permit CHICAGO (AP) — Tens of thousands of Illinois residents whose gun licenses have been revoked could still be in possession of firearms, according to an analysis of state records by the Chicago Tribune. The failure of the system was underscored in February when a man killed five former colleagues and w...
19:00 2019-05-27

Defense in China student's beheading in Illinois says he did it An Illinois man accused of kidnapping and killing a graduate student from China two years ago was obsessed with Ted Bundy and other serial killers, a federal prosecutor said on Wednesday on the first day of the trial of the sensational case....
09:13 2019-06-13

$5.5 Million Homes in New York, Illinois and Missouri A minimalist home in the Hudson Valley designed by the Chinese artist Ai Weiwei, an 1883 Tudor in Evanston and a medieval-style castle in Kansas City....
17:13 2019-07-03

Constitutionality of $16 billion of Illinois bonds challenged The sale of $10 billion of general obligation bonds in 2003 and $6 billion in 2017 by Illinois was unconstitutional because the proceeds were used for loans to the state's pension funds or to finance budget deficits, according to a court filing on Monday....
01:26 2019-07-02

Illinois zoo flamingo put down after a child threw a rock at it (CNN) – A Miller Park Zoo flamingo was euthanized Monday after an elementary school student threw a rock inside the animal’s exhibit. A representative from the Bloomington, Illinois zoo told CNN affiliate WMBD the rock broke the flamingo’s leg and caused injuries that led to it bei...
00:26 2019-05-23

Dangerous storms to rumble from Illinois to Pennsylvania through Sunday if (typeof apgPageInfoObj != 'undefined' && apgPageInfoObj.adUnit.platform == "web") { (function () { var _sf_async_config = window._sf_async_config = (window._sf_async_config || {}); /** CONFIGURATION START **/ _sf_async_config.uid = 65786; _sf_async_config.domain = 'www.accuweather.com'; _sf_async...
15:39 2019-05-25

Clemson powers past Illinois 8-4 in NCAA Tournament OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Kyle Wilkie and Grayson Byrd both drove in three runs, Davis Sharpe pitched 6 2/3 innings in relief and Clemson beat Illinois 8-4 on Friday in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament. Clemson (35-24) jumped ahead 4-2 in the third inning and never trailed again. Michael Green an...
05:13 2019-06-01

Man suspected of shooting Illinois deputy appears in court LEWISTOWN, Ill. (AP) — A man suspected of fatally shooting an Illinois sheriff’s deputy has been charged with first-degree murder and ordered held on $5 million bond. Forty-two-year-old Nathan Woodring of Avon appeared Thursday in Fulton County Circuit Court. He’s accused of killing 39-y...
22:39 2019-06-27

Jacksonville State rallies late to eliminate Illinois 7-5 Naismith pinch 2rrun double in 8th as Jacksonville State rallies late to beat Illinois 7-5 in NCAA elimination game        ...
23:52 2019-06-01

Illinois transfer TE Ford to sit 2019 after NCAA decision CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Illinois tight end Luke Ford, a transfer from Georgia, will not be eligible to play this season after the NCAA upheld the denial of his request for a waiver. The NCAA initially denied Ford’s request in April, but the school appealed. Illinois announced Friday the appeal ...
00:52 2019-06-08

NY church agrees to move Fulton Sheen’s remains to Illinois NEW YORK (AP) — Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen is going home. The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of New York said Sunday it’ll cooperate in transferring Sheen’s remains from Manhattan to Peoria, Illinois, after a court ruled Sheen’s niece could bury him there. Sheen, known for his revoluti...
23:26 2019-06-09

Carnival rides injure two in separate incidents at Illinois fairs A woman was injured when she fell from a malfunctioning roller-coaster at an Illinois carnival this week -- and about 45 minutes away, a child was hurt by falling debris when two carnival rides collided, according to new reports....
19:52 2019-07-19

An Illinois man blackmailed 100 girls for nude photos. He got 35 years in prison A southern Illinois man who admitted using blackmail to obtain nude pictures of about 100 girls and women has been sentenced to 35 years in prison.        ...
16:52 2019-07-12

Democrats advance bill to expand Illinois abortion rights SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — House Democrats in Illinois have advanced a measure to replace the state’s abortion law with less restrictive language that gives people “a fundamental right” to make decisions about their reproductive health. The State Journal-Register reports a House comm...
19:00 2019-05-27

Illinois mother accused of driving with kids on top of SUV in inflatable pool An Illinois woman was arrested after authorities say she was spotted driving around with her kids sitting in an inflatable pool on top of her car.        ...
20:39 2019-07-10

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker signs bill declaring abortion a 'fundamental right' Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker has signed a controversial bill into law that provides for broad access to abortion and throws out restrictions on the procedure in the third trimester....
18:13 2019-06-12

Credit analysts cautious over Illinois budget, infrastructure plan Some results from Illinois' action-packed spring legislation session that produced a budget and a variety of revenue-raising measures won initial praise on Monday from credit rating analysts, who cautioned that fiscal challenges remain....
01:39 2019-06-04

Illinois Gov. Jay Pritzker signs order protecting transgender students Illinois Gov. Jay Pritzker has signed an executive order directing state schools to take "comprehensive action" to support and protect transgender students....
14:13 2019-07-01

Illinois hangs on to low investment-grade credit rating from Moody's Illinois avoided deterioration in one of its low investment-grade credit ratings on Tuesday when Moody's Investors Service affirmed the state at Baa3 with a stable outlook, citing recent steps taken to shore up the state's shaky finances....
04:39 2019-06-05

U.S. judge confirms Owens-Illinois arbitration award against Venezuela A U.S. judge on Tuesday confirmed a roughly $500 million arbitration award that a unit of Owens-Illinois Inc obtained against Venezuela in connection with the country's seizure and nationalization of two plants in 2010....
01:39 2019-05-22

Illinois to defy Trump administration's abortion referral 'gag rule' Illinois will defy enforcement of the Trump administration's rule barring taxpayer-backed family planning clinics from making abortion referrals, the governor said on Thursday, announcing the state plans to step in to fund those clinics....
00:13 2019-07-19

Illinois to ask residents to vote on how income tax is levied on 2020 ballot The Illinois House of Representatives on Monday voted to put a proposal that would change the state's personal income tax system on a ballot to take place alongside the 2020 U.S. national election vote....
09:26 2019-05-28

Indiana hits 3 homers, tops Illinois-Chicago 9-5 in NCAA LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Matt Lloyd hit a three-run homer in the sixth inning, Cole Barr and Drew Ashley each added solo homers and Indiana avoided elimination from the NCAA Louisville Regional with a 9-5 victory over Illinois-Chicago on Saturday. A day after striking out 18 times in an 8-7 loss to Il...
21:39 2019-06-01

Illinois expands abortion rights amid stringent bans across the U.S. The Illinois State Senate passed sweeping abortion protections late Friday, which will most likely be signed by Gov. J.B. Pritzker, a Democrat. The Senate voted 34-20 for the bill to remove restrictions on certain late-term abortions and criminal penalties on physicians who perform the procedures....
19:00 2019-06-01

Illinois newspaper editor resigns to spare staff more layoffs SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Illinois’ capital-city newspaper, a 188-year-old institution tied intimately to Abraham Lincoln, is without a news chief after its editor resigned in hopes of sparing more layoffs, according to a staff writer. Angie Muhs served notice of her resignation Friday from the State Jour...
14:33 2019-05-21

Oriente’s 3 RBIs lift Louisville past Illinois-Chicago 5-3 LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Danny Oriente had three RBI with a two-run homer in the third inning and a run-scoring sacrifice fly that helped top-seeded Louisville beat Illinois-Chicago 5-3 on Friday night in the first round of the NCAA tournament Louisville regional. The No. 4 Flames (29-22) homered in t...
05:13 2019-06-01

Walker pitches Illinois State past Louisville 4-2 in NCAA LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Jeremy Gaines’ two-run double capped a three-run sixth inning, Matt Walker threw a complete-game six-hitter and Illinois State upset top-seeded Louisville 4-2 on Saturday in a winner’s bracket game of the NCAA Tournament. Hitless for three innings against the natio...
01:26 2019-06-02

Fox News Exclusive: Suspect in Mackenzie Lueck slaying wanted secret room with wall hooks built, contractor claims A handyman in Utah told Fox News exclusively on Friday that the person of interest that police have identified in the search for a missing University of Utah student asked to build a secret, soundproofed room with hooks on its walls just as Salt Lake City police announced an arrest in the case....
05:39 2019-06-29

Illinois fire department reminds cooks to be safe during grilling season ROCK ISLAND, Ill. (KWQC) – The snow is gone, the rain is sort of gone and now, some may be pulling out the grills to grill some meals. Rock Island Fire Department Well, with that mindset, officials with the Rock Island Fire Department are urging cooks to be careful and to be safe during the gr...
01:00 2019-06-20

Illinois Governor Signs Executive Order to Protect Transgender Students Illinois governor J.B. Pritzker signed an executive order on Sunday that aims to help strengthen protections for transgender students in the state’s schools, calling it a “step toward securing Illinois’ place as a leader in equality and hope.”...
06:13 2019-07-01

Illinois lawmakers vote to allow sports betting, approve Chicago casino A major gambling expansion in Illinois that will give Chicago its first casino, allow betting on sports and raise money for a massive infrastructure program won final approval on Sunday in the state legislature....
10:26 2019-06-03

Illinois woman allegedly stabs her boyfriend’s genitals during break up attempt A woman in Illinois stabbed her boyfriend in the genitals when he attempted to break up with her, a report said Wednesday. The 30-year-old woman went ballistic on June 24 when her 43-year-old boyfriend became upset because she was out all day and decided to end the relationship, according to the Her...
09:26 2019-07-18

With new Illinois gambling bill, Cubs consider opening sportsbook at Wrigley Field The Cubs are considering opening up a sportsbook at Wrigley Field as the state of Illinois prepares to implement a new sports gambling law.       ...
21:26 2019-06-17

Jussie Smollett case to be reviewed by special prosecutor, Illinois judge says Cook County State Attorney Kim Foxx's handling of the controversial Jussie Smollett alleged hate crime case -- including the contentious decision to suddenly drop all charges against him -- will be examined by a special prosecutor, an Illinois judge ruled Friday afternoon....
20:13 2019-06-21

Illinois senators call on MLB to extend protective netting to corners of ballparks U.S. senators Dick Durbin and Tammy Duckworth called on Major League Baseball on Thursday to extend safety netting to the right and left corners of ballparks in the wake of a recent spate of fans being injured by foul balls....
14:00 2019-06-28

Illinois bill to legalize recreational marijuana wins legislative approval Illinois will become the 11th U.S. state to legalize the recreational use of marijuana for adults under a bill that won final passage in the state legislature on Friday....
03:13 2019-06-01

Illinois standout Bobby Roundtree able to 'eat and speak normally' after spinal surgery, official says University of Illinois defensive end Bobby Roundtree’s health appears to be slightly improving after undergoing surgery for a severe spinal injury he suffered in a swimming accident....
03:13 2019-05-22

Illinois Senate Passes Bill to Protect the ‘Fundamental Right’ to Access Abortion While lawmakers in several states are attempting to strip women and other marginalized genders of their reproductive health rights with draconian anti-abortion legislation, Illinois is stepping up with a strong bill to protect the “fundamental right” to have an abortion....
18:26 2019-06-01

Illinois lawmakers rush to finish big to-do list, including new marijuana, abortion laws Illinois lawmakers are rushing to complete a spring session chocked full of big issues, including marijuana, abortion protections and income taxes.        ...
11:00 2019-06-01

U.S. charges ex-Illinois software engineer with taking stolen trade secrets to China U.S. prosecutors on Thursday said a software engineer has been indicted on charges he stole trade secrets from the suburban Chicago locomotive manufacturer where he once worked and took them to China....
22:13 2019-07-11

Statement By William J. Brodsky, Chairman And CEO, CBOE Holdings, Inc. On Illinois Pension Reform CHICAGO, May 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- William J. Brodsky, Chairman and CEO of CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE), today issued the following statement regarding Illinois pension reform: "CBOE Holdings joins the Illinois State Chamber, the Civic Committee of the Commercial Club of Chicago, the Civic...
06:39 2019-05-22

Illinois woman receives mysterious postcard from Hong Kong mailed 26 years ago The woman, who lives in Springfield, says the postcard from 1993 appears to have been written by a father to his children. Now she’s searching online for the recipients, who could be living in Massachusetts....
19:13 2019-07-17

Woman's stolen wallet discovered in vent with 14 others at old Illinois high school 75 years later A woman in Missouri has been reunited with her stolen wallet 75 years after it went missing after it was discovered along with 14 others during a renovation at her old high school in a neighboring state....
21:52 2019-07-09

Illinois posed to legalize marijuana sales, expunge criminal records for pot crimes Illinois cannabis legalization would expunge criminal records and help minorities get business licenses to sell marijuana starting next year.        ...
03:26 2019-06-01

Illinois district withdraws ‘Teaching Palestine’ course critics say was anti-Semitic propaganda A Chicago-area school district came under fire for promoting a course for educators called "Teaching Palestine," which officials agreed was "one-sided" and critics called "anti-Semitic" propaganda....
18:39 2019-05-31

Illinois governor JB Pritzker signs executive order to protect trans students Flanked by Chicago mayor Lori Lightfoot, Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed the executive order Sunday — the same day as Chicago's Pride Parade.        ...
20:13 2019-07-01

‘Jihad Squad’ meme removed after Illinois GOP shares mock poster on Facebook Leaders of the Illinois Republican Party released a Facebook posting depicting the four minority freshmen Democrats in a movie-type poster as “The Jihad Squad” last week before taking it down over the weekend. ​The meme ​released Friday by the Illinois Republican County Chairmen’s ...
17:39 2019-07-22

University of Illinois sued for allegedly chilling speech with 'bias response team' Speech First, a First Amendment advocacy group, sued the University of Illinois on Wednesday, claiming that it suppressed political advocacy and instituted a "bias response" regime that chilled students' willingness to express their opinions....
15:39 2019-05-30

Rock band called ‘Confederate Railroad’ booted from Illinois state fair A Southern rock group called Confederate Railroad has been booted from the lineup of an upcoming Illinois state fair over its name and use of the Confederate flag, sparking fury from fans and country legend Charlie Daniels. The band, formed in 1987 in Atlanta, Georgia, had been slated to play at the...
17:39 2019-07-09

Illinois Supreme Court Rejects Ise Appeal of CBOE's Index Option Victory Chicago, IL - September 27, 2012 - On September 26, 2012, the Illinois Supreme Court refused to hear International Securities Exchange's (ISE) appeal of the Appellate Court's May 25, 2012 decision that affirmed a permanent injunction prohibiting ISE from listing or providing an exchange market for t...
06:39 2019-05-22

Illinois basketball coach, 'Hoop Dreams' star Gene Pingatore dies at 83 Illinois high school basketball coach Gene Pingatore, who gained national exposure as one of the stars in the 1994 documentary 'Hoop Dreams,' died at the age of 83....
09:52 2019-06-28

A black hospital patient claims Illinois police arrested him for allegedly trying to steal IV machine Shaquille Dukes says he was walking outside a hospital when a security guard accused him of trying to steal the IV that was attached to his arm.        ...
05:13 2019-07-02

Confederate Railroad locks down new venue for charity performance after removal from Illinois state fair lineup Just two days after being excluded from performing at the upcoming Illinois state fair over its name and use of the Confederate flag, country rock band Confederate Railroad has found another venue in the region....
07:26 2019-07-12

Cash-strapped Illinois counties using collection agency to badger drivers over unpaid traffic tickets Current and former Illinois residents are complaining that local counties have resorted to hiring a collection agency to harass them over unpaid parking and traffic tickets from as far back as the 1980s....
01:13 2019-07-19

Illinois governor signs abortion protection bill pro-life groups call a 'death penalty' Democratic Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed a bill into law Wednesday establishing a woman's "fundament right" to abortion, keeping a campaign promise to make the state the most progressive in the country when it comes to abortion rights....
22:00 2019-06-12

Rock band Confederate Railroad fires back at Illinois state fair after being removed from performance lineup A Southern rock band called Confederate Railroad is firing back after it was barred from performing at an upcoming Illinois state fair over its name and use of the Confederate flag....
03:00 2019-07-10

Now you can play 'Oregon Trail' without dying of dysentery at this Illinois museum One thing is different in simulation of the vintage 'Oregon Trail' video game: Kids can't die of dysentery. Back in our day, EVERYONE did.        ...
01:13 2019-06-07

Jesse Jackson and Son Jesse Jr. Beg Trump’s Pardon for Disgraced Former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich Civil rights icon the Rev. Jesse Jackson and his oldest son, former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., are throwing their weight behind a push to implore Donald Trump for the release and full presidential pardon of Rod Blagojevich, the former Illinois governor imprisoned for trying to auction off Barack O...
01:39 2019-07-17

Every 5G trial live in the UK right now It has been a long time coming, but 5G has finally landed in the UK, with the first network just switched on and the first wave of 5G handsets hitting stores.That’s good news, as 5G could prove to be a revolutionary technology. At the very least it will make any process that involves data a l...
13:52 2019-06-02

First Opioid Trial Takes Aim at J & J Having settled with Purdue Pharma and Teva, Oklahoma will now try to blame Johnson & Johnson for its opioid disaster. Nearly 1,900 lawsuits remain nationwide....
19:01 2019-05-26

Why a rooster is on trial in France A rooster called Maurice was Thursday put on trial in western France, in an usual case that has come to symbolize the divide between urban and rural communities....
20:00 2019-07-04

UK and South Korea team up for 5G trial A UK-led consortium is to trial 5G-powered ‘infotainment’ services in Scotland and South Korea as part of the latest government-funded pilot of next-generation network applications.‘5G RailNext’, which includes Cisco, Soluis, Ampletime, the University of Strathclyde and G...
14:26 2019-07-17

CES 2020 will allow sex tech on a trial basis At least one sex tech product caused a stir at CES last year. As you might remember, the company Lora DiCarlo had a Robotics Innovation Award for its Ose "blended-orgasm machine" revoked and then reinstated. This year, likely hoping to avoid another......
03:00 2019-07-17

Ivy League ‘dad killer’ kicked out of his own trial A Manhattan judge booted accused daddy killer Tommy Gilbert Jr. from his own murder trial after a lengthy outburst directed toward the jury Monday morning. During testimony from NYPD Detective Darryl Ng about how the police handle emotionally disturbed persons, Gilbert exclaimed, “Objection!” The me...
00:00 2019-06-04

Robert Kraft Trial Is Postponed Judge Leonard Hanser agreed Tuesday to postpone the trial indefinitely while prosecutors appeal his decision blocking their use of secretly shot video. Kraft is accused of paying for sex acts at a massage parlor....
05:13 2019-05-22

Judge: Man’s ‘I’m sorry’ video can be used in murder trial BROOKHAVEN, Miss. (AP) — Jurors will be allowed to hear what a Mississippi man told a reporter on video as he was arrested in the killings of eight people. The Daily Leader a judge ruled that Willie Cory Godbolt’s statements — including saying “I’m sorry” that a deputy was ki...
18:39 2019-06-28

Court says it won’t reconsider new trial order for inmate LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The Arkansas Supreme Court says it won’t reconsider its decision to grant a new trial to an inmate who had been convicted of capital murder and sentenced to death for the killing of his 6-year-old son. The justices on Thursday denied Attorney General Leslie Rutledge...
19:00 2019-05-30

The Latest: Jurors to continue deliberating in dad’s trial COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The Latest on a death penalty trial for a South Carolina father (all times local): 7:05 p.m. A jury in South Carolina has deliberated about 90 minutes without reaching a verdict in the trial of a father charged with five counts of murder in the deaths of his children. The Lexin...
01:52 2019-06-04

The murder trial of Thomas Gilbert Jr. all came down to a can of Coke He was cooked by a Coke. Jurors in the murder trial of pampered Princeton grad Thomas Gilbert Jr. said their guilty verdict eventually turned on a can of soda. “The can of coke: it was really our ‘aha’ moment,” said juror no. 11, Steven David Torres. The juror was referring to the moment...
03:39 2019-06-29

Defendant takes stand in humanitarian aid trial TUCSON – Scott Warren, a volunteer for the humanitarian aid group No More Deaths, took the stand Thursday in his federal trial. Warren faces three felony charges for harboring and conspiring to transport two undocumented immigrants at a home called the “Barn” in the desert near Ajo...
03:52 2019-06-07

Pimps of Thai transexuals on trial in Germany The four Thai women and a German man have been charged with forced prostitution, people trafficking, and exploitation. Prosecutors say the gang took 39 Thai women to Germany over a five-year period....
14:39 2019-05-21

Argentina: Fernández in court for first corruption trial BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentina’s former President Cristina Fernández is in court for the first in a series of corruption trials. Security agents cordoned off the federal court room in Buenos Aires as Fernández arrived Tuesday. She is accused of embezzlement in public works projects d...
17:52 2019-05-21

Mallinckrodt Halts Lou Gehrig's Disease Trial Drugmaker Mallinckrodt PLC said it is ending a midstage clinical trial looking at a possible treatment of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, the paralyzing and fatal malady commonly known as Lou Gehrig’s disease....
02:52 2019-07-17

Ousted Sudan president to be sent for trial soon, prosecutor says Ousted Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir will stand trial soon on corruption charges and 41 former officials from his government are being investigated for suspected graft, the chief prosecutor said on Saturday....
19:13 2019-06-15

Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes' trial set Elizabeth Holmes, founder of failed blood-testing startup Theranos, will go to trial August 4, 2020, a federal judge ruled Friday in San Jose, California....
09:13 2019-07-01

Jury deliberating again in trial of dad in deaths of 5 kids COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Jurors are again deliberating whether a South Carolina father is guilty of murder in the deaths of his five children. After 90 minutes of discussions Monday, the Lexington County jury resumed its deliberations in the Timothy Jones Jr. case around 9 a.m. Tuesday. Jurors can find...
16:13 2019-06-04

Trial of Turkish US consulate employee adjourned ISTANBUL (AP) — A court in Istanbul has ruled to keep a Turkish employee of the U.S. Consulate in custody pending the outcome of his trial on espionage charges and attempting to overthrow the Turkish government. Turkey’s Anadolu news agency said Friday that the trial against Metin Topuz has be...
13:13 2019-06-28

Ivy league ‘dad killer’ refuses to attend his own trial for second day Accused daddy killer Thomas Gilbert Jr. refused to attend his murder trial Wednesday for the second day in a row. The trial was delayed a half-hour while Gilbert’s lawyer, Arnold Levine, visited him in a holding cell and tried to persuade him to return to the courtroom. “He declined and ...
23:00 2019-06-05

Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes to go on trial next July SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Elizabeth Holmes will go on trial next summer to face criminal fraud charges for allegedly defrauding investors, doctors and the public as the head of the once-heralded blood-testing startup Theranos. U.S. District Court Judge Edward Davila ruled Friday that the trial against...
19:39 2019-06-29

Texas man at large after skipping end of his murder trial DALLAS (AP) — Authorities are searching for a 25-year-old Texas man who went on the run the night before a jury found him guilty of murder. The Dallas County District Attorney’s office say Rene Adrian Carrillo cut off his ankle monitor Wednesday night. Despite his absence, Carrillo’s tri...
20:52 2019-06-28

New date set for Navy SEAL murder trial SAN DIEGO (AP) — A new date has been set for the trial of a Navy SEAL accused of premediated murder and attempted murder in the death of an Islamic State prisoner under his care and the shootings of two Iraqi civilians in Iraq in 2017. Defense attorney Tim Parlatore said Thursday that the military j...
00:39 2019-06-07

Jurors to begin deliberations in Nxivm trial Jurors in the trial of accused sex cult leader Keith Raniere will begin mulling his fate Wednesday. The deliberations follow a seven-week trial in which prosecutors claimed the Nxivm leader used his inner circle to groom women for sex. Prosecutors said he led a secret master-slave group called DOS, ...
16:39 2019-06-19

CFK sits through dramatic allegations of corruption in first trial Fernández de Kirchner spent much of the session liaising with her lawyer and occasionally checking her phone as the court read out a series of dramatic, if not shocking, allegations of corruption....
21:52 2019-05-21

As Christchurch Case Continues, the Internet Goes on Trial Brenton Tarrant appeared in court Friday, pleading not guilty to 51 murder charges, reigniting questions about how to keep hate and violence from spreading online....
04:39 2019-06-14

Why is Germany putting an Afghan man on trial for war crimes? An Afghan man is facing charges of war crimes at a Munich court. He isn't a German citizen, nor were his alleged crimes committed in Germany. So why is he being tried in the country?...
23:13 2019-07-05

AP Explains: Corruption trial against Argentina's Fernández Former Argentine President Cristina Fernández and her current presidential running mate Alberto Fernández launch their campaign Saturday with a political rally on the outskirts of Buenos Aires....
07:00 2019-05-25

Man on trial in killings arrested through genetic genealogy A man charged in the 1987 murders of a young Canadian couple is facing trial in Washington state this week, but the case won't challenge the new investigative technique authorities used to link him to the crime....
05:52 2019-06-13

Judge denies El Chapo’s motion for a new trial Convicted Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman will not be getting a new trial, a judge ruled Wednesday. Lawyers for the kingpin filed a motion to try to have his guilty verdict tossed earlier this year after an explosive VICE News report in which an unspecified juror claimed some...
23:52 2019-07-03

Three Russians, one Ukrainian to be tried for murder in MH17 trial An international investigation team named four suspects Wednesday in the downing of a Malaysia Airlines jet in eastern Ukraine in 2014 that left nearly 300 dead, saying the group will be tried for murder in a case set to start in March....
19:00 2019-06-19

At trial, babysitters describe doting but strict dad COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Several women who babysat for a South Carolina father charged with killing his five children say he was a doting dad who demanded strict discipline. Timothy Jones Jr.’s defense called the babysitters to the stand this week. Prosecutors are seeking the death penalty agains...
21:13 2019-05-29

Get Amazon Prime Day Deals With a Free Trial If you’re an Amazon Prime member, you can be noncommittal about Amazon Prime Day. You’ve already paid your $119 annual fee or monthly portion of it, so what’s it going to hurt to browse through some of the discounts the megastore is hawking for two days...and the two weeks leading up to it? But if y...
21:26 2019-07-01

The Latest: Ex-NFL player will face new rape trial VISTA, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on a rape case against former NFL player Kellen Winslow Jr. (all times local): 11:25 a.m. California prosecutors will retry Kellen Winslow Jr. on eight charges left undecided by the jury that convicted the former NFL player of rape. The prosecution announced its decis...
20:39 2019-06-14

Landmark US opioid trial begins in Oklahoma Consumer products giant Johnson & Johnson has gone to trial in Oklahoma over its contribution to the state's opioid crisis. The case could set a precedent for thousands of other US lawsuits against drug manufacturers....
02:26 2019-05-29

Oklahoma Faces Off Against J & J in First Trial of an Opioid Maker With Purdue Pharma and Teva settling the case, the state sought to hold J & J responsible for the broader opioid crisis. The company argued that it operated responsibly and lawfully....
03:00 2019-05-29

Trial set for ex-Kentucky student charged in boy’s death LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A trial date has been set for a former University of Kentucky student charged with driving under the influence and reckless homicide in the death of a 4-year-old boy. The Lexington Herald-Leader reports the trial of 19-year-old Jacob Heil is set for April 6. Authorities say Mar...
09:13 2019-06-10

CVS Begins Trial for Home-Dialysis Device CVS is making a move into kidney care, launching a clinical trial for a home-dialysis device. The company is working to capitalize on a Trump administration initiative pushing for home procedures....
17:52 2019-07-17

Alabama man on trial in stabbing, burning of landlord TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Jurors are deliberating in the murder trial of a man accused of beating his wheelchair-using landlord with a bat, stabbing him with an ice pick and burning his body. The Tuscaloosa News reports jurors will convene Friday to determine if Clifford Madison murdered 82-year-old E...
16:39 2019-06-14

Chinese foods you may never have heard of It doesn't make you any less of a gourmet if your favorite Chinese dishes are internationally loved classics like sweet and sour pork, Kung Pao chicken and Peking duck....
12:39 2019-07-12

Chinese tourism to the US drops After more than a decade of rapid growth, Chinese travel to the U.S. is falling. And that has tourist spots scrambling to reverse the trend. Travel fell 5.7% in 2018 to 2.9 million visitors, according to the National Travel and Tourism Office. (May 28)        ...
01:00 2019-05-29

UBS 'Chinese Pig' Apology Doesn't Fly A week after a UBS economist’s offhand comment about pigs in China morphed into an online scandal, the bank is still feeling the pain in one of its most important markets....
17:00 2019-06-20

BMW G 310 GS Chinese Knock Off Revealed Of the many things that the Chinese auto industry is known for, one of them is the blatant copy of automotive designs. Complete cars and motorcycles have been replicated in China by the local......
13:26 2019-07-22

Michigan doctor faces trial over misdiagnosing epilepsy DETROIT (AP) — A doctor accused of intentionally misdiagnosing epilepsy in children is facing the first of what could be many malpractice trials in the Detroit area. Jury selection begins Monday in a lawsuit against Dr. Yasser Awaad and his former employer, Oakwood Healthcare. He’s being sued ...
18:39 2019-06-02

8 more to face trial over murder of ‘Junior’ Guzman-Feliz Now that the first five have been convicted, eight more gangbangers will face trial after the summer for the machete-and-knife mistaken-identity murder of teen Lesandro “Junior” Guzman-Feliz. Among the suspects to go on trial on Sept. 23 is Diego Suero, an alleged leader in the brutal Trinitarios ga...
13:39 2019-06-18

Navy SEAL's trial for war crimes begins in San Diego Jury selection began on Monday in the trial of a U.S. Navy SEAL platoon leader court-martialed on charges of murdering a wounded Iraqi prisoner and shooting unarmed civilians, a war crimes case that has drawn the attention of U.S. President Donald Trump....
03:39 2019-06-18

New drug relieves acute migraine in clinical trial The results of a large phase III trial show that the novel drug rimegepant can relieve pain and other symptoms of acute migraine with minimal side effects....
00:13 2019-07-13

Trial to open against Thomas Keller and his 3-star eateries SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A former employee of celebrated American chef Thomas Keller is suing him and his three-star Michelin restaurants for pregnancy discrimination. Vanessa Scott-Allen says she was denied a job transfer from Per Se in New York to the French Laundry in California and ultimately let go...
08:52 2019-06-03

U.S. Navy SEAL acquitted of murder in war crimes trial A U.S. Navy SEAL platoon leader accused of war crimes in Iraq was acquitted by a military jury on Tuesday of murder and all other charges except for unlawfully posing with the corpse of a captive Islamic State fighter....
05:13 2019-07-03

US Navy SEAL's Trial For War Crimes Begins In San Diego Jury selection began on Monday in the trial of a US Navy SEAL platoon leader court-martialed on charges of murdering a wounded Iraqi prisoner and shooting unarmed civilians, a war crimes case that has......
04:52 2019-06-18

Lawyers in a Murder Trial Clash Over a DNA Forensics Method The first trial in which genetic genealogy helped identify a suspect is now underway, and the two sides are sparring over the limits of the new technique....
03:13 2019-06-18

New trial ordered for men charged as teens in 1985 death HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The Connecticut Supreme Court has ordered new trials for two men who were convicted more than three decades ago in the stabbing and beating death of a 65-year-old man. The court found that Ralph “Ricky” Birch and Shawn Henning were convicted based in part on false ...
01:13 2019-06-15

Judge declines new trial for Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman A federal judge in New York denied Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman's appeal for a new trial Wednesday, citing a "mountain range of evidence."...
04:52 2019-07-04

'El Chapo' loses bid for new trial in U.S. drug trafficking case A U.S. judge on Wednesday rejected Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman's bid for a new trial, finding that misconduct by jurors during the Mexican crime lord's drug trafficking case was not a reason to overturn their guilty verdict....
01:52 2019-07-04

Trial Of Juvenile In Kathua Rape Case From Today A juvenile justice board has framed charges against a minor in the case of gangrape and murder of an eight-year-old nomadic girl in Kathua and has fixed Monday for examining prosecution witnesses and......
22:13 2019-07-14

Closing arguments at trial of self-improvement group founder NEW YORK (AP) — A federal prosecutor says the former spiritual leader of a cult-like self-improvement group was a “con man” and a “crime boss.” Assistant U.S. Attorney Moira Penza delivered closing arguments on Monday at the trial of Keith Raniere (rah-NEER’-ee). Penza ...
17:13 2019-06-17

Trial set for ex-driver accused of abusing disabled girl OCEAN SPRINGS, Miss. (AP) — A trial date has been set for a former Mississippi bus driver accused of sitting on and threatening to kill a disabled child. The Sun Herald reports Antioinette Jane Raymond is set to go to court in November. The former St. Martin Middle School bus driver opted for a tria...
17:13 2019-06-17

Maurice the rooster in the dock in divisive French trial A rooster called Maurice was Thursday put on trial in western France, in an unusual case that has come to symbolize the divide between urban and rural communities....
20:39 2019-07-04

The Latest: Possible jurors questioned for Navy SEAL's trial The Latest on the trial of a decorated Navy SEAL charged with killing an Islamic State prisoner in his care (all times local): 2:15 p.m. Prospective jurors in the trial of a decorated Navy SEAL charged with killing an Islamic State prisoner include combat veterans who have faced enemy fire....
00:26 2019-06-18

Navy SEAL Edward Gallagher Goes on Trial for War Crimes The prosecution of the highly decorated platoon leader, accused of shooting civilians and murdering a wounded captive, has been roiled by leaks, missteps and a recanting witness....
02:52 2019-06-18

Second militant convicted in trial over 2012 Benghazi attack A jury in Washington, D.C., convicted a second militant involved in the 2012 attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya, that resulted in the death of U.S. Ambassador Christopher Stevens....
02:13 2019-06-14

New trial for Nevada death row inmate will await appeal A 79-year-old Nevada prison inmate who was sentenced in 2010 to die may get a chance to again argue he's not guilty, after a judge in Las Vegas overturned his conviction and granted him a new trial....
21:52 2019-06-13

Trial of Catalan Independence Leaders Ends in Spain The Spanish Supreme Court on Wednesday closed the trial of 12 leaders of the Catalan independence movement accused of staging a rebellion during their botched 2017 secession attempt....
01:00 2019-06-13

Trial begins against Istanbul head of opposition party ISTANBUL (AP) — The trial against the leader of an opposition party in Istanbul on numerous charges, including insulting the country’s president, has been adjourned until July 18. Canan Kaftancioglu, who heads the secular Republican People’s Party in the city is on trial for social media...
12:00 2019-06-28

Deliberations to resume in trial of Arizona border activist TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Jurors are expected to resume deliberations in the trial of a border activist in Arizona accused of harboring immigrants who came to the U.S. illegally. The jury received the case Friday in U.S. District Court in Tucson before breaking for the weekend. Scott Warren is a voluntee...
00:52 2019-06-11

Some pan death-penalty trial in state that ended punishment CHICAGO (AP) — The trial of a former graduate student charged with kidnapping and killing a University of Illinois scholar from China is the first federal death-penalty trial in Illinois since it abolished capital punishment in 2011. Some activists who fought to end executions in the state are disma...
23:13 2019-06-10

Federal prosecutor sits in at Garner administrative trial A federal prosecutor is sitting in on the administrative trial of a New York City police officer accused of killing Eric Garner with a chokehold banned by the department....
20:26 2019-06-05

The First Murder Case to Use Family Tree Forensics Goes to Trial A 32-year-old murder case has its first arrest after police turn to genetic genealogy. The technique's legality is now getting scrutiny in the courtroom....
21:13 2019-06-10

Closing arguments set in Virginia abortion regulations trial RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A federal trial is coming to an end in a lawsuit challenging four Virginia abortion laws that women’s health groups say are overly restrictive and limit access to abortion in the state. The case is one of more than a dozen lawsuits filed around the country seeking to lift ...
14:13 2019-06-06

O.J. Simpson Says "Life Is Fine" 25 Years After Murder Trial O.J. Simpson is living life in the present. Twenty-five years ago, on June 12, 1994, his ex wife Nicole Brown Simpson and her friend Ronald Goldman stabbed to death outside her California......
19:26 2019-06-10

France's Sarkozy loses bid to avoid corruption trial Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy on Wednesday lost his final bid to avoid standing trial on charges of corruption and influence peddling, his lawyer said....
18:00 2019-06-19

Starbucks launches reusable cups trial at UK airport LONDON (AP) — Starbucks and environmental charity Hubbub are launching a trial program to lend passengers at Britain’s Gatwick Airport reusable cups while waiting for their flights in hopes of cutting down on waste. The one-month pilot program will give passengers at Britain’s second-lar...
16:13 2019-06-10

Egypt opens new international airport for trial period Egypt has opened a new international airport on a one-month trial basis to service the city which will become the country's new capital from mid-2020....
02:13 2019-07-11

Gatwick hosts UK's first airport reusable coffee cup trial Customers buying coffee from South Terminal Starbucks will be able to borrow free refillable cup The UK’s first airport reusable coffee cup trial gets under way this week at Gatwick, offering passengers the opportunity to borrow and return refillable cups in a bid to help cut waste and tackle “throw...
01:26 2019-06-10

Court rejects bid to move trial over Confederate monument NEW ORLEANS (AP) — An appeals court has rejected a request by a Louisiana defendant to have his trial moved from a courthouse with a Confederate monument out front. In a 2-1 decision the court denied a request Tuesday by Ronnie Anderson to have the trial moved from the East Feliciana Parish Courthou...
16:52 2019-06-12

Closing arguments to be held in border activist’s trial TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Attorneys are scheduled to deliver closing statements on Friday in the criminal trial against a humanitarian aid volunteer who says he was fulfilling his duty to help others when he encountered two migrants near the U.S.-Mexico border. The trial against 36-year-old Scott Daniel ...
07:00 2019-06-07

Jury deliberations to continue in trial of border activist TUCSON – After about eleven and a half hours of deliberation, a jury in federal court said they were unable to reach a verdict in the trial of border activist Scott Warren. The jury indicated they were unable to agree on a verdict for all three charges Warren is facing, but the judge instructe...
05:26 2019-06-11

Chicago trial begins for man accused of shooting ATF agent Federal prosecutors say a man charged with assaulting a U.S. Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives agent mistook the victim as a rival Chicago street gang member....
09:13 2019-06-12

| Turkey sentences 24 to life in 'coup ringleaders' trial A Turkish court gave life sentences to 24 people including senior military officers in one of the biggest trials over the 2016 failed bid to overthrow President Recep Tayyip Erdogan....
20:26 2019-06-20

Teunissen keeps yellow jersey after team time trial Dutch rider Mike Teunissen has kept the Tour de France yellow jersey after his Jumbo-Visma squad won Sunday's team time trial       ...
18:39 2019-07-07

What Jeffrey Epstein could face heading into trafficking trial The arrest of infamous multimillionaire Jeffrey Epstein has prompted much speculation — not the least of which is what steps his attorneys will take to keep him from serving the maximum 45-year sentence in prison....
17:00 2019-07-12

US Navy SEAL Acquitted Of Most Serious Charges In War Crimes Trial A US Navy SEAL platoon leader charged with committing war crimes in Iraq was acquitted by a military jury on Tuesday of murder and all other counts except for unlawfully posing with the corpse of a......
02:52 2019-07-03

The Latest: Family arrives for start of kidnapping trial PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — The Latest on the start of a former University of Illinois graduate student’s trial on charges he kidnapped and killed a visiting scholar. (all times local): 11:45 a.m. The parents of a 26-year-old visiting scholar who went missing in 2017 have arrived at a courthouse in ce...
20:39 2019-06-03

Undocumented LA mom on trial, accused of mistreating sorely malnourished son An undocumented Los Angeles woman is on trial for murder and child abuse – her malnourished 11-year-old son was found dead weighing 34 pounds in a closet, according to a report....
04:26 2019-06-19

The Elizabeth Holmes Theranos trial will start next summer After the scandal, the book, the podcasts and the documentary, the Theranos debacle is finally going to court -- in 2020. U.S. District Court Judge Edward Davila set the start date of co-founder Elizabeth Holmes' criminal trial for August 4th of next......
03:26 2019-06-29

Trial begins for mom accused of sedating, hiding son in closet LOS ANGELES (KNBC) – As a preliminary hearing began Monday for a mother charged with killing her 11-year-old son after keeping him sedated and hidden in a closet for at least three years, a prosecutor announced that she plans to add a special circumstance allegation of torture if the case proc...
07:00 2019-06-19

Washington man on trial in 1987 killing of Canadian couple A man charged in the 1987 murders of a young Canadian couple is facing trial in Washington state this week, but the case won't challenge the new investigative technique authorities used to link him to the crime....
21:52 2019-06-12

U.S. Navy SEAL acquitted of all but one charge in war crimes trial Special Operations Chief Edward Gallagher was acquitted by a military jury on Tuesday of murder and all other counts except for unlawfully posing with the corpse of a captive Islamic State fighter....
01:00 2019-07-03

Man caught at St. Pat’s with gas cans found mentally unfit for trial Now even his prosecutors agree: the former Lehman College philosophy adjunct professor accused of entering St. Patrick’s Cathedral carrying cans of gasoline last April is mentally unfit for trial. The attempted arson charges against Marc Lamparello, of Hasbrouck Heights, NJ, will be put on hol...
08:00 2019-07-12

Trial Of 4 Suspects In MH17 Downing To Start In March NIEUWEGEIN, Netherlands (AP) — Four people, including a prominent eastern Ukrainian separatist commander, were charged with murder Wednesday in the 2014 downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 over Ukraine that killed 298 people. A team of international investigators announced the charges, saying the...
17:00 2019-06-19

The Latest: Jury gets case at trial of border activist TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The Latest on closing arguments at the trial of an Arizona border activist accused of harboring immigrants who came to the U.S. illegally (all times local): 1 p.m. Jurors have started deliberating at the trial of a border activist in Arizona accused of harboring immigrants who c...
23:01 2019-06-07

Trial against border activist who helped migrants begins TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Jury selection has begun in a federal trial against a border activist charged with harboring migrants in a case that advocates say is a politically-motivated. Scott Daniel Warren was arrested in 2018 when Border Patrol agents found him at a property used to provide aid to immigr...
21:13 2019-05-29

Spotlight on Oklahoma for start of trial for opioid makers OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma is poised to become the first state to go to trial in a lawsuit against the makers of pharmaceuticals blamed for contributing to the nation’s opioid crisis. Several states have reached settlements with drugmakers. But the trial set to begin Tuesday in Norman again...
19:00 2019-05-27

Philadelphia D.A. says Meek Mill should get a new trial because judge has been biased Philadelphia's district attorney says the former judge who sentenced Meek Mill abused her discretion and has been biased against the rapper.        ...
01:13 2019-05-23

Ex-NFL player faces trial in death of girlfriend's child A former pro football player was ordered Wednesday to stand trial on murder and child abuse charges in the death of his girlfriend's 5-year-old daughter soon after they moved into his Las Vegas apartment this year....
02:26 2019-05-23

The Latest: Border activist who helped migrants now on trial TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The Latest on the federal trial against a border activist charged with harboring migrants in Arizona (all times local): 6:10 p.m. A lawyer for a border activist being tried in Tucson for helping two migrants with water, food and lodging says prosecutors must prove his client int...
04:00 2019-05-30

Factbox: Oklahoma becomes first U.S. state to take drugmakers to trial over opioids Johnson & Johnson is set to face trial on Tuesday in a multi-billion dollar lawsuit by the state of Oklahoma accusing the drugmaker of helping fuel the opioid epidemic....
13:00 2019-05-28

Climate activists on trial for taking down Macron portraits Across France, activists have been taking down portraits of President Emmanuel Macron to protest what they consider his “inaction” to fight climate change...
14:13 2019-05-28

Financier Epstein to remain jailed until sex trafficking trial American financier Jeffrey Epstein will remain behind bars while he awaits trial on charges of sex trafficking dozens of underage girls, a U.S. judge ruled on Thursday....
03:39 2019-07-19

Judge blocks Kraft-related spa video from trial In yet another blow to prosecutors, the judge presiding over the case against operators of the Florida day spa at the center of a prostitution sting that ensnared New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft ruled that surveillance video could also not be used in that trial....
16:13 2019-05-21

N.C.A.A. Basketball Trial: Guilty Verdicts on Bribery Conspiracy A prospective agent and a former shoe company consultant were found not guilty on multiple charges, but were convicted of conspiring to funnel money to college coaches....
18:13 2019-05-21

First state trial against drugmakers in opioid crisis underway The nation’s first state trial against drugmakers blamed for contributing to the opioid crisis started Tuesday in Oklahoma.        ...
21:39 2019-05-28

ASU researcher launches cancer ‘vaccine’ trial in dogs PHOENIX- A researcher at Arizona State University is using dogs to test his preventative cancer “vaccine.” Stephen Johnston, director of the Center for Innovations in Medicine, has already tested the concoction on hundreds of mice with promising results. “As soon as the tumor arise...
16:52 2019-05-21

Factbox: Oklahoma becomes first U.S. state to take drugmaker to trial over opioids Johnson & Johnson is set to face trial on Tuesday in a multi-billion dollar lawsuit by the state of Oklahoma accusing the drugmaker of helping fuel the opioid epidemic....
18:52 2019-05-28

Depression: Esketamine trial leaves 'more questions than answers' A clinical trial for intranasal esketamine found it effective and safe for severe depression, leading to an FDA approval. But is this the end of the road?...
11:13 2019-05-23

Judge Chides Qualcomm Executives Over FTC Trial Testimony This week’s court ruling against Qualcomm was more than a business setback: It came with a stinging rebuke of the chip giant’s leaders from the federal judge who delivered the decision....
16:39 2019-05-23

Former Texas prison sergeant set for trial in inmate’s death ROSHARON, Texas (AP) — A former Texas prison sergeant is slated to stand trial, accused of throwing a handcuffed prisoner onto a concrete floor so viciously that the inmate died. Lou Joffrion slammed inmate David Witt in August 2017 in an attack that was captured on video at the Darrington Unit in R...
21:01 2019-05-21

Corruption trial against CFK set for delay after Supreme Court ruling The so-called "Vialidad" (Road Works) cases centres on alleged irregularities in the granting of tenders for five public works projects in Santa Cruz province to businessman Lázaro Báez's Grupo Austral firm....
15:52 2019-05-21

It Looks Like Meek Mill May Get a New Trial: 'We Are One Step Closer to Justice' Meek Mill, born Robert Rihmeek Williams, has spent the last 11 years of his life hounded by a drug and gun conviction that stole his freedom and served as a textbook example of our deeply flawed criminal justice system. But his nightmare might soon be coming to an end, as the possibility of a new tr...
20:00 2019-07-17

Climate activists are on trial for taking down Macron portraits BOURG-EN-BRESSE, France — Across France, activists have been taking down official portraits of President Emmanuel Macron to protest what they consider his “inaction” against climate change. Now they face up to 10 years in prison. The first of several trials targeting the activists opened Tuesday in ...
21:13 2019-05-29

CFK brands corruption trial 'a smokescreen' as she prepares to sit in the dock Former president lashes out in anger ahead of lunchtime court date. Unidad Ciudadana leader faces allegations she favoured businessman Lázaro Baez in the attribution of 52 public works contracts worth around US$1.2 billion during her 2007-2015 presidency....
15:52 2019-05-21

Fraud trial abandoned because expert witness had no expertise Past carbon credit convictions may be unsafe after Andrew Ager found to be unqualifiedThe safety of convictions secured in more than 20 fraud trials may have to be examined after an expert witness was found to be inadequately qualified.The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) has abandoned a case against...
22:26 2019-05-29

The Latest: SEAL’s trial delayed; defense wants new judge SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Latest on a court hearing into efforts by military prosecutors to track emails sent to lawyers representing a Navy SEAL accused of murder (all times local): 2:45 p.m. A judge has delayed the court-martial of a Navy SEAL accused of murder while lawyers resolve questions over whet...
00:39 2019-05-23

Deflation Stalks Chinese Industry Again Right now, it’s a great time to be selling pork into China. It’s a bad time to be selling just about anything else—and a very bad time to be a Chinese central banker....
12:00 2019-07-10

"Chinese Have Not Targeted Apple At All," Says CEO Tim Cook Apple Inc Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook said China has not targeted the company as a result of the U.S.-China trade dispute and he does not anticipate it will....
09:13 2019-06-05

Huawei: We don't have to cooperate with Chinese state The head of cyber security at Chinese tech giant Huawei has told MPs that his firm is not obliged to work with the Chinese government "on anything whatsoever", despite a Chinese law which appears to require collaboration with the state....
23:52 2019-06-10

Seven Chinese girlfriends buy mansion to retire and die together Seven Chinese women are taking the “Golden Girls” approach to aging after purchasing a house together for their retirement. “[At first] it was just a joke,” the girlfriends say in a video posted on YouTube from media startup Yitiao featuring their brand-new 7,535-square-foot house in the suburbs of ...
05:52 2019-07-04

U.S. gives Chinese imports more time before more tariffs hit U.S. officials officially granted Chinese exporters two more weeks to get their products into the United States before increasing tariffs on those items, according to a U.S. government notice posted online on Friday...
16:52 2019-06-07

Top U.S., Chinese Officials Break the Ice on Trade China and the U.S. held their first high-level meeting on trade since negotiations fell apart a month ago, with U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin saying he had a candid exchange with China’s central bank governor....
12:26 2019-06-09

A Chinese Millennial Looks Back on Her Life In her memoir, “Under Red Skies: Three Generations of Life, Loss, and Hope in China,” Karoline Kan personalizes the great changes occurring in her country....
20:00 2019-05-22

U.S. Considering Expanding Blacklist of Chinese Companies The U.S. is considering expanding the list of Chinese companies on a blacklist for U.S. suppliers amid escalating tensions between the two economic powers, according to a person familiar with the matter....
07:00 2019-05-23

US could blacklist up to five Chinese surveillance firms Following the recent executive order that banned US firms from doing business with Huawei, the US is now considering adding up to five Chinese firms specializing in video surveillance to a blacklist that would bar them from using US components or software.The US could add Hikvision, Dahua and severa...
20:52 2019-05-22

Chinese-owned TikTok under investigation in the UK The Chinese-owned video sharing app TikTok - and its "completely open" messaging system - is being investigated by the UK's information commissioner....
20:52 2019-07-02

Chinese Fugitive Seeks U.S. Limelight One of China’s most-wanted men has been running a Hollywood movie company, promoting a cryptocurrency venture with boxer Mike Tyson and on one occasion posing for a photo alongside President Trump....
21:13 2019-05-22

Chinese stocks are doing something they haven't done in 20 years On a price-to-book basis, Chinese stocks are the cheapest they've been relative to U.S. equities in 20 years, says Brendan Ahern, chief investment officer at KraneShares....
12:52 2019-07-02

DOJ Says Chinese Hackers Attacked Anthem, but Not Why For years, China was rumored to be behind the health insurance company's massive data breach, but now the Justice Department is noticeably silent on the hackers' motives and affiliation....
19:52 2019-05-21

The Latest: Telegram says app hit with Chinese cyberattack HONG KONG (AP) — Latest on the protests in Hong Kong over proposed extradition legislation (all times local): 1:25 p.m. Encrypted messaging app Telegram says it was hit by a powerful cyberattack that has coincided with massive protests in Hong Kong. Telegram CEO Pavel Durov tweeted Thursday that the...
08:26 2019-06-13

Tornado tears through Chinese city At least 6 people died and 190 were injured from a tornado that hit Kaiyuan City in northeastern China on Wednesday, according to state news agency Xinhua. The dramatic weather phenomenon hit around 5:15pm local time (5:15 pm ET)....
01:26 2019-07-05

Sieren's China: A Chinese rainbow Taiwan has legalized same-sex marriage. Mainland China is not likely to do the same, says DW's Frank Sieren. But homophobia or prudishness are not the reasons why....
23:26 2019-05-31

Being able to reach the Chinese traveler is 'so important': CEO Glenn Fogel of Booking Holdings says the Chinese economy has slowed a little amid Beijing's trade dispute with Washington, but the "fact of the matter" is people like to travel. If Chinese tourists don't want to go to the U.S., they will go somewhere else, he says....
14:26 2019-06-14

Chinese Yuan: Beware of Boundaries The trade war has had a distinct impact on the Chinese yuan – it rises and falls against the dollar based on the level of tension between the two nations....
13:26 2019-06-20

Jeffrey Epstein must remain in jail until his trial, judge rules A federal judge on Thursday ordered Jeffrey Epstein, who is accused of sexually abusing dozens of underage girls, to remain in jail pending trial, rejecting the multimillionaire's request to return to his Upper East Side mansion under supervision....
13:52 2019-07-19

'They’re going to bonfire me': French trial for Briton over film-maker's death Death of Sophie Toscan du Plantier in west Cork in 1996 and protracted, bungled investigation has gripped Ireland After 23 years of trying to clear his name, Ian Bailey is bracing for the appellation he has always dreaded: convicted murderer.A court in Paris is due to try the English former journali...
23:52 2019-05-26

Thomas ready to 'go all in' - but Ineos don't want Bernal time trial battle "Team Ineos directeur sportif Nicolas Portal insists co-leaders Geraint Thomas and Egan Bernal will not turn Friday’s time trial into an individual battle for yellow."...
13:13 2019-07-19

Iowa Supreme Court refuses to stop Branstad trial DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa Supreme Court has denied a request by the attorney for former Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad to stop a civil trial in which Branstad is accused of discrimination against a gay former state worker’s compensation commissioner. Branstad and two former staffers were sued...
00:52 2019-06-08

Jailed Citgo executives ordered to stand trial in Venezuela CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — A judge in Venezuela has ordered a trial in the case of six American oil executives held for 18 months on corruption charges that have contributed to tensions with the U.S. During a hearing Friday, judge Rosvelin Gil dismissed a defense request that the six employees of Hou...
11:39 2019-06-08

Instagram hides number of 'likes' from users in Australian trial Social media giant says the trial, which rolls out Thursday, will ‘reduce pressure’ on users of the platform Instagram users in Australia will no longer be able to see how many likes a post has a received under trial changes to “remove pressure” on the digital platform’s users.Instagram will on Thur...
05:52 2019-07-18

Norway holds Muslim cleric for 4 weeks after Italy trial A Norwegian court has ordered an Iraqi-born Muslim cleric held in custody for four weeks after he was sentenced to 12 years in prison in Italy for terror offenses...
09:52 2019-07-18

Egypt’s ousted president Morsi dies in court during trial Egypt’s state TV says Mohammed Morsi, the Brotherhood leader who became the country’s first freely elected president and who was ousted by the military after a year in office, died during a court session...
22:39 2019-06-17

Overdose victim's father to testify in Oklahoma opioid trial of J&J The father of a university football player who died of a drug overdose is expected to testify on Wednesday on the second day of trial in a lawsuit by the state of Oklahoma accusing the drugmaker Johnson & Johnson of fueling the U.S. opioid epidemic....
12:26 2019-05-29

Trial of Navy SEAL accused of killing prisoner set for June SAN DIEGO (AP) — The court martial of a SEAL accused of killing an Islamic state prisoner under his care in Iraq in 2017 is scheduled to start June 10. Navy spokesman Brian O’Rourke says the trial should last about two weeks. It had been scheduled to start Tuesday, but that date was pushed bac...
23:52 2019-05-24

Founder of alleged U.S. sex cult Nxivm calls no witnesses at trial Keith Raniere, the New York man accused of trapping women in a sex cult and having them branded with his initials, said Friday that he would call no witnesses at his trial, setting the stage for jurors to begin deliberating on his fate next week....
22:26 2019-06-14

"Now To Ensure A Fair Trial": Indian Counsel After Kulbhushan Jadhav Win With retired Navy officer Kulbhushan Jadhav getting a reprieve from the International Court of Justice (ICJ) on Wednesday, Indian lead counsel Harish Salve now aims to ensure that he gets a fair trial......
21:39 2019-07-17

Russian journalist released pending trial on drug charges Ivan Golunov moved to house arrest after hundreds of supporters picket police HQA Russian journalist arrested on drug charges has been released from jail pending trial amid a public outcry over the case.The surprise decision to move Ivan Golunov to house arrest follows an outpouring of support for h...
13:13 2019-06-09

Catalan leader defends push for independence on final day of trial Former vice-president pleads for political solution to crisis as landmark rebellion trial endsThe former Catalan vice-president Oriol Junqueras has used the last day of landmark proceedings against him and 11 other separatist leaders to defend the failed push for regional independence but also to pl...
23:13 2019-06-12

Jury selection set for Dallas police officer's murder trial Jury selection in the murder trial of a white former Dallas police officer will begin on the anniversary of the day she fatally shot an unarmed black neighbor in his own apartment....
17:52 2019-06-07

Oklahoma reaches $85 mln settlement with Teva Pharmaceuticals ahead of trial Oklahoma has reached a $85 million settlement agreement with Israeli-based Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd ahead of the start of a trial in a multibillion-dollar lawsuit over the opioid epidemic, the state's attorney general said on Sunday....
17:39 2019-05-26

The Latest: Combat vets possible jurors in Navy SEAL trial SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Latest on the trial of a decorated Navy SEAL charged with killing an Islamic State prisoner in his care (all times local): 6:15 p.m. A defense lawyer for a Navy SEAL charged with killing an Islamic State prisoner says he’s hopeful a jury will be seated with seasoned combat...
05:00 2019-06-18

Man standing trial in 2018 burglaries at Wayne Newton home LAS VEGAS (AP) — A jury in Las Vegas is due to hear longtime entertainer Wayne Newton and his wife describe encountering two burglars at their home a year ago, including one who attacked their dogs with a crowbar before escaping over a wall. Prosecutor Jory Scarborough told jurors Tuesday that 22-ye...
22:13 2019-06-18

Victim’s mom testifies in 1990-cold-case murder trial Before she allegedly gunned down her cheating boyfriend in a Harlem lobby three decades ago, Zunilda Rosario was a screaming, scratching harpy who once held a gun to his head, the victim’s mother testified Thursday — as Manhattan prosecutors began laying out their evidence in the explosive, 1990 col...
01:26 2019-06-07

Former high-flying hedgie ordered to cough up $90M in bonus trial Time to cough it up, Paul. After a decade of sensational courtroom allegations about his rough treatment of underlings — ranging from death threats to taunting a worker with his blingy new watch — hedge-fund mogul Paul Touradji will have to pony up as much as $90 million to two ex-employees, who cla...
02:39 2019-06-07

Enanta's lung infection therapy succeeds in mid-stage trial Enanta Pharmaceuticals Inc said on Friday its treatment for a highly contagious respiratory infection met the main goal of reducing virus levels in the body and improving symptoms in patients in a mid-stage study....
14:52 2019-06-14

Haas F1 commits to split-spec trial with new parts for German GP The Haas Formula 1 team will introduce an aerodynamic upgrade for Kevin Magnussen at the German Grand Prix and continue its experiment with Romain Grosjean using the specification from Australia...
15:52 2019-07-22

Michael Avenatti gets trial date over alleged Nike extortion Lawyer Michael Avenatti, an outspoken critic of U.S. President Donald Trump, is scheduled to go to trial on Nov. 12 in federal court in Manhattan on charges of extorting Nike Inc....
22:00 2019-06-18

The Latest: Jury selected in Navy SEAL’s murder trial SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Latest on the trial of a decorated Navy SEAL charged with killing an Islamic State prisoner in his care (all times local): 10:05 a.m. A jury has been selected to decide the fate of a decorated Navy SEAL charged with killing a teenage Islamic State prisoner in Iraq. Five Marines ...
21:00 2019-06-18

Attorney Michael Avenatti faces November trial in New York NEW YORK (AP) — California attorney Michael Avenatti faces a November trial date on charges he tried to extort millions of dollars from Nike. The Nov. 12 trial date was set Tuesday by U.S. District Judge Paul Gardephe at a pretrial hearing in Manhattan. Avenatti participated by telephone. Afterward,...
21:00 2019-06-18

Berta Cáceres murder trial plagued by allegations of cover-ups set to end Verdict against eight men accused in the murder of Honduran indigenous environmentalist will be handed down on ThursdayThe verdict against eight men accused over the murder of Honduran indigenous environmentalist Berta Cáceres will be handed down on Thursday after a controversial five-week trial pla...
05:39 2019-05-22

Trial opens in Germany of couple in extremist ricin plot A 30-year-old Tunisian and his 43-year-old German wife have gone on trial on charges they were preparing a biological attack in the name of the Islamic State group....
13:39 2019-06-07

Court to decide whether prep school grad deserves new trial CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The New Hampshire Supreme Court is expected to decide whether a prep school graduate convicted of sexually assaulting a 15-year-old classmate deserves a new trial over ineffective counsel. Owen Labrie reported to jail in December. The jail says his projected release date is June...
13:52 2019-06-07

In New York sex cult trial, leader's tactics echo those of other sects The New York man charged with keeping women as sex slaves branded with his initials is one of the few cult leaders to face prosecution in the United States, but he controlled his followers in ways that are strikingly similar to those of cult figures who have been convicted....
13:26 2019-06-18

Jury to be seated in Navy SEAL’s California murder trial SAN DIEGO (AP) — Combat veterans who said they lost friends and comrades in battle have been questioned as possible jurors in the California war crimes trial of a decorated Navy SEAL. A jury is likely to be seated Tuesday in the court-martial of Special Operations Chief Edward Gallagher at San Diego...
10:13 2019-06-18

'We had no idea': overdose victim's dad testifies in J&J Oklahoma opioid trial The father of a university football player who died of a drug overdose provided emotional testimony about the U.S. opioid epidemic's personal cost on Wednesday during the second day of trial in a lawsuit by the state of Oklahoma accusing Johnson & Johnson of fueling the crisis....
20:26 2019-05-29

Federal prison guard convicted of raping inmate will get new trial A former Metropolitan Detention Center corrections officer accused of raping a female inmate is getting a new trial because prosecutors failed to turn over evidence that could potentially have exonerated him, according to court papers. A jury convicted ex-guard Carlos Martinez in January 2018 of agg...
01:13 2019-07-06

| Jumbo win Tour team time-trial as Teunissen keeps yellow at TDF Dutch outfit Jumbo-Visma stormed to victory on the Tour de France team time trial with Mike Teunissen keeping the yellow jersey after the second stage....
19:01 2019-07-07

| Nigeria football chiefs ordered to face corruption trial Nigeria's High Court has ordered five top football bosses to face trial for corruption, as they are accused of stealing millions of dollars intended to develop the game....
20:26 2019-05-28

Rights group says Mexico puts activists on trial to win over Trump Mexico will try two veteran organizers of migrant caravans on Tuesday in a move that rights activists said was aimed at appeasing the Trump administration after an agreement last week that averted new U.S. tariffs on its southern neighbor....
03:39 2019-06-11

Amanda Knox breaks down in Italy as she relives murder trial Amanda Knox, back in Italy for the first time since her 2015 murder acquittal, broke down in tears on Saturday as she relived her eight-year ordeal of trials and imprisonment, and the media frenzy surrounding it....
19:13 2019-06-15

AP Explains: Catalan trial that gripped Spain draws to close A dozen politicians and activists on trial for their failed bid in 2017 to carve out an independent Catalan republic in northeastern Spain will deliver their final statements Wednesday as four months of hearings draw to an end....
10:13 2019-06-12

US resident released after years in Iran prison says he was put on 'show trial' Nizar Zakka, a Lebanese IT expert jailed for espionage, says his release may have served to reduce tensions between US and IranA Lebanese man who had been imprisoned in Iran for years on charges of espionage said Tuesday that he was subjected to “kidnapping, arbitrary detention and a show trial”, ad...
08:26 2019-06-12

Sydney council to trial Roundup replacement after workers walk off job Blacktown City staff refused to continue using glyphosate weedkillers due to cancer concernsA Sydney council says it will trial a new weedkiller after more than 500 workers walked off the job due to concerns over the use of the glyphosate-based Roundup.The union which represents council workers said...
10:52 2019-07-04

Woman accused of beating mom over game volume to stand trial YOUNGWOOD, Pa. (AP) — A woman will stand trial on allegations she beat her mother and shaved her head because she thought the older woman was listening to the Pittsburgh Steelers’ game too loudly on the radio. A judge ruled Wednesday that Delores Amorino was competent to stand trial. But the j...
14:39 2019-05-23

Man who fled country to dodge rape trial nabbed 30 years later A man who fled to his native Guatemala while facing rape charges in Westchester County has been arrested 30 years later — after being spotted riding his bike to a deli. Nelson Gustavo Caceres, 51, bolted while out on bail in 1989 to avoid his trial on charges he sexually assaulted a woman in M...
14:39 2019-07-09

Workplace bullying trial that shocked France draws to close After court hears details of staff suicides, judges urged to find France Télécom executives guilty of moral harassmentFormer executives at France Télécom could face prison over organised workplace harassment that led to a spate of staff suicides a decade ago, as a two-month trial that shocked France...
15:26 2019-07-08

Former Nissan chairman Ghosn in court ahead of misconduct trial Former Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn appeared in a Japanese courtroom Thursday for a hearing ahead of his trial on accusations of financial misconduct.        ...
15:52 2019-05-23

Financier Jeffrey Epstein to remain jailed until sex trafficking trial American financier Jeffrey Epstein will remain behind bars while he awaits trial on charges of sex trafficking dozens of underage girls, a U.S. judge ruled on Thursday....
20:39 2019-07-18

Judge Knocks Credibility of Qualcomm Executives in Trial Testimony This week’s court ruling against Qualcomm was more than a business setback: It came with a stinging rebuke of the chip giant’s leaders from the federal judge who delivered the decision....
22:00 2019-05-23

Artificial skin trial hope to acid attack victims When the burns center at Jinnah Hospital in the Pakistani city of Lahore treats victims of acid attacks, it has to use imported skin that costs at least $900 per square inch -- a prohibitive cost for the victims of this type of attack who are usually poor, female and vulnerable....
13:52 2019-07-04

Ron Goldman’s sister hails him as ‘hero’ in first interview since OJ Simpson trial A quarter-century after her brother Ron Goldman and her friend Nicole Brown Simpson were slashed to death, Kim Goldman hailed him as a hero in a new interview in which she spoke out about the infamous OJ Simpson case for the first time. “I usually reserve the peace and quiet of the day to myse...
23:13 2019-06-11

Philadelphia DA Accuses Judge of Bias, Says Meek Mill Should Get New Trial Meek Mill’s legal woes have not only been lengthy, but have provided a textbook example of just how deeply flawed our criminal justice system is. But after years of bad news, the Maybach Music signee might finally be seeing the light at the end of the tunnel....
18:39 2019-05-23

Trial begins for student disfigured by science experiment gone wrong Former pupil Alonzo Yanes was in 10th grade on the morning of Jan. 2, 2014, when his chemistry teacher, Anna Poole, opened a jug of methyl to conduct a “Rainbow Demonstration,” the plaintiff’s lawyer said....
00:26 2019-06-11

Arizona border activist trial ends in hung jury TUCSON – A final verdict could not be reached for a man accused of harboring and conspiring to transport undocumented immigrants Tuesday afternoon –resulting in a hung jury. BREAKING: Hung jury in the trial of No More Deaths volunteer Dr. Scott Warren. Right now it’s unclear if the government inten...
01:52 2019-06-12

The Latest: Grandfather shows tattoos of slain kids at trial COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The Latest on a death penalty trial for a South Carolina father (all times local): 3:15 p.m. The father of a South Carolina man convicted of killing his five children is asking jurors to give him life without parole. Timothy Jones Sr. took off his tie and dress shirt to show ju...
23:13 2019-06-10

U.S. Navy SEAL spared jail but demoted after war crimes trial A U.S. Navy SEAL platoon commander acquitted of murdering a captured Islamic State fighter but convicted of unlawfully posing for photos with his dead body was sentenced on Wednesday to a demotion in rank and pay....
01:52 2019-07-04

CVS enters home dialysis care with clinical trial of new system CVS Health said on Wednesday it will start a clinical trial of its new home dialysis system this week, setting it up to compete directly with the two largest operators of U.S. dialysis centers, Fresenius Medical Care AG and DaVita Inc....
18:00 2019-07-17

Newron delays schizophrenia drug trial after FDA raises concerns Swiss-listed drugmaker Newron must delay a trial of its prospective schizophrenia medicine evenamide after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration raised concerns about central nervous system (CNS) events that have emerged in rats and dogs....
12:13 2019-05-28

Spain: Ex-Catalonia VP tells trial court voting isn't crime The former regional vice president of Catalonia's government has told Spain's Supreme Court voting in a banned referendum on breaking away from Spain can't be considered a crime....
19:39 2019-06-12

Jeffrey Epstein denied bail while awaiting sex trafficking trial Federal judge rules financier is a ‘danger to others’ while awaiting trial for the alleged sexual abuse of underage girls from 2002 to 2005Jeffrey Epstein has been denied bail while awaiting a federal sex trafficking trial in New York.“The government has established danger to others and to the commu...
22:26 2019-07-18

War crimes murder trial of Navy SEAL due to start in San Diego Jury selection was set to begin on Monday in the trial of a U.S. Navy SEAL platoon leader court-martialed on charges of murdering a wounded Iraqi prisoner and shooting unarmed civilians, a war crimes case that has drawn the attention of U.S. President Donald Trump....
13:00 2019-06-17

Sex cult trial in New York moves to closing arguments on Monday Jurors are expected to hear closing arguments on Monday in the trial of Keith Raniere, the New York man accused of trapping women in a sex cult and having them branded with his initials....
13:00 2019-06-17

Spain: Ex-Catalonia VP tells trial court voting isn’t crime MADRID (AP) — The former regional vice president of Catalonia’s government has told Spain’s Supreme Court voting in a banned referendum on breaking away from Spain can’t be considered a crime. Oriol Junqueras is one of a dozen politicians and activists on trial for a failed 2017 at...
18:26 2019-06-12

Pope says Argentine bishop now facing Vatican abuse trial VATICAN CITY (AP) — An Argentine bishop close to Pope Francis is on trial at the Vatican on accusations he sexually abused seminarians. Francis revealed the development in an interview with Mexico’s Televisa Tuesday. He said he received the results of a preliminary investigation into Bishop Gu...
22:52 2019-05-28

Air France could face trial over 2009 crash of Rio-Paris flight Prosecutors say airline knew of problems with Airbus A330 plane that crashed, killing 228 peopleFrench prosecutors have recommended that Air France face trial for manslaughter and negligence over the 2009 crash of a flight from Rio de Janeiro to Paris in which 228 people died.They concluded that Air...
14:26 2019-07-17

German IS trial: Mother of tortured girl questioned in Munich A woman thought to be the mother of a Yazidi girl left to die of thirst, allegedly by an Islamic State couple, has been questioned in a Munich court. A German national is on trial for the enslaved girl's death....
23:13 2019-07-04

Jury deadlocks in trial of aid volunteer accused of harboring migrants Scott Warren, a humanitarian aid volunteer, was accused of harboring two undocumented immigrants in Ajo, Arizona.        ...
14:00 2019-06-12

Oklahoma takes on drugmakers J&J, Teva in landmark opioid trial Gail Box vividly remembers the day in May 2011 when she first learned her 22-year-old son Austin, a University of Oklahoma linebacker, was abusing opioid painkillers: It was the day he died of an overdose....
13:00 2019-05-24

Oklahoma at trial says J&J's deceptive marketing fueled U.S. opioid crisis The state of Oklahoma accused Johnson & Johnson on Tuesday of using deceptive marketing to create an oversupply of addictive painkillers that fueled the U.S. opioid epidemic, at the start of the first trial in lawsuits over the drug abuse crisis....
20:39 2019-05-28

Defense seek to hold newspaper shooting trial in 2 phases ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Lawyers for a man charged with killing five people at a Maryland newspaper are asking for his trial to be held in two parts, to determine guilt or innocence separately from whether his mental state made him not criminally responsible. Jarrod Ramos’ attorneys made the requ...
23:13 2019-06-10

The Traitor review – the real goodfellas: Cosa Nostra on trial There are some show-stopping scenes in Bellocchio’s handsome true-crime movie about mafia informantsMarco Bellocchio’s The Traitor is a big, handsomely shot, true-crime gangster movie, ranging over 30 years from the early 1970s to the late 90s, scripted by Bellocchio with screenwriters Valia Santell...
22:00 2019-05-23

CBD Might Help People Struggling With Opioid Addiction, Small Trial Shows A new study out Tuesday is the latest to suggest that cannabis—or at least a key ingredient of it—might help people struggling with addiction. It found that people with opioid use disorder experienced less symptoms of craving when given cannabidiol, or CBD, over a placebo. CBD also helped them calm ...
03:13 2019-05-22

U.S. Navy SEAL's war crimes trial winds to close in San Diego Closing arguments were due in San Diego on Monday in the war crimes trial of a decorated U.S. Navy SEAL platoon leader charged with murdering a helpless Iraqi captive in his custody and shooting unarmed civilians....
12:52 2019-07-01

Average Man vs Time Trial: Just how hard is cycling’s race against the clock? "Just how hard is it to ride a professional cycling Individual Time Trial course? Eurosport’s Tom Bennett investigates, tackling the 32km Stage 16 route at the 2018 La Vuelta and looking to use advice from Sir Bradley Wiggins."...
15:52 2019-06-02

Opioid 'kingpin' J&J fueled epidemic, Oklahoma argues at trial's end Lawyers for the state of Oklahoma on Monday compared Johnson & Johnson to a drug cartel leader as they sought to hold the drugmaker responsible for fueling the U.S. opioid epidemic in the first trial to result from lawsuits over the crisis....
21:39 2019-07-15

Jury begins deliberations in U.S. Navy SEAL's war crimes trial A military jury began deliberations on Monday in the war crimes trial of a U.S. Navy SEAL after closing arguments in which prosecutors said the defendant's own words proved his guilt and the defense cited a lack of physical evidence to support the charges....
06:52 2019-07-02

Court: Defendant throws feces at judge during trial, misses MIAMI (AP) — Court officials say a Florida man charged with burglary defecated during his criminal trial and tried to throw his feces at the judge. The Miami Herald reports 33-year-old Dorleans Philidor was sitting in a wheelchair next to Miami-Dade Circuit Judge Lisa Walsh when officials say he tri...
23:39 2019-06-21

Ivy League ‘dad killer’ Thomas Gilbert Jr. refuses to attend his trial The Princeton graduate accused of fatally shooting his father after his allowance was slashed by $100 refused Thursday to attend his own murder trial. Defense lawyer Arnold Levine visited defendant Thomas Gilbert Jr. in a cell tucked behind the courtroom to try to persuade him to come out. “Mr. Gilb...
22:39 2019-06-04

Via partners with BusBot to launch autonomous bus trial in New South Wales Ride-sharing startup Via will launch a driverless shuttle program in New South Wales, Australia, in partnership with local bus operator Busways.Read More...
03:26 2019-07-12

Dominican judge sends 6 to trial in giant Odebrecht scandal SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — A judge in the Dominican Republic has ordered a former Senate president, an ex-public works minister and four other people to stand trial in a bribery scandal involving Brazilian construction giant Odebrecht. Judge Francisco Ortega Polanco’s ruling Frid...
04:00 2019-06-22

Opening statements begin in ex-medical school dean’s trial LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Opening statements have begun in the trial of a former medical school dean who had oversight of now-imprisoned ex-sports doctor Larry Nassar at Michigan State University. William Strampel is charged with second-degree criminal sexual conduct, misconduct and willful neglect of d...
19:00 2019-05-30

Florida man throws feces at judge during trial, misses — and is acquitted MIAMI — Court officials say a Florida man charged with burglary defecated during his criminal trial and tried to throw his feces at the judge. The Miami Herald reports 33-year-old Dorleans Philidor was sitting in a wheelchair next to Miami-Dade Circuit Judge Lisa Walsh when officials say he tried to...
05:26 2019-06-22

Argentina's ex-President Cristina Fernandez on trial ahead of election bid Former President Cristina Fernandez has accused her rivals of orchestrating a corruption trial to thwart her October election bid. She can be prosecuted but, as a senator, not imprisoned....
23:00 2019-05-21

Ex-French President Nicolas Sarkozy to face corruption trial Nicolas Sarkozy will face trial in the coming months in a corruption and influence peddling case. The former French president has been plagued by multiple scandals since losing his 2012 re-election bid....
18:39 2019-06-19

Prosecutors won't drop charges against Navy SEAL despite trial twist Military prosecutors said on Friday they will not drop premeditated murder charges against a U.S. Navy SEAL charged with stabbing to death a teenaged Islamic State militant in Iraq in 2017, despite testimony from another SEAL who claimed to have killed the prisoner....
07:52 2019-06-22

Oklahoma lawyers at trial's end say opioid 'kingpin' J&J fueled epidemic Lawyers for the state of Oklahoma on Monday compared Johnson & Johnson to a drug cartel leader as they sought to hold the drugmaker responsible for fueling the U.S. opioid epidemic in the first trial to result from lawsuits over the crisis....
20:13 2019-07-15

Witness in Navy SEAL trial takes blame for killing SAN DIEGO (AP) — A war crimes witness shocked the court at the murder trial of a decorated Navy SEAL when he said he killed a wounded Islamic State captive in Iraq in 2017 — not his accused platoon leader. Prosecutors are expected to call more SEALs to testify Friday at the trial of Special Operatio...
06:26 2019-06-21

Trial set for Navy SEAL in Islamic State prisoner’s killing SAN DIEGO (AP) — The trial of a decorated Navy SEAL charged with killing an Islamic State prisoner in his care is set to begin with jury selection on Monday. The politically charged case has included the removal of the lead prosecutor for tracking the defense team’s emails and suggestions by P...
07:00 2019-06-17

Synodus Horrenda: The Macabre Trial of the Corpse of Pope Formoso In AD 897 the holy space of the Basilica of St John of Lateran, Rome, was violated by a truly sinister event inside the dark walls of the house of God.  ...
20:39 2019-06-03

Julian Alaphilippe stuns Tour de France with time-trial win Inspired by his yellow jersey, the Frenchman held off defending champion Geraint Thomas to extend his race lead and win the only individual time trial stage....
00:26 2019-07-20

R. Kelly Accused of Paying Off Family at Center of His 2008 Trial Two new federal indictments charge the R&B singer with making child pornography, obstructing justice and other crimes relating to sex with underage girls....
19:52 2019-07-12

Congo rules out using additional trial vaccines to combat Ebola Congo will not permit the use of further experimental vaccines as it combats an Ebola outbreak because doing so risked "confusing the population," the government said on Friday....
16:39 2019-07-12

Navy SEAL trial exposes divide in normally secretive force SAN DIEGO (AP) — No matter the outcome, the murder trial of Special Operations Chief Edward Gallagher accused of killing a wounded Islamic State captive and shooting civilians in Iraq in 2017 has provided a rare view into the insular Navy SEAL community and likely will have a long-term impact on one...
22:39 2019-06-30

Cyprus court sets trial for confessed serial killer NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — A Cypriot court says an army captain who has confessed to killing seven foreign women and girls will stand trial next week. A district court judge said Friday the 35 year-old suspect will remain in custody until his trial before a criminal court on Monday. The suspect, believe...
13:00 2019-06-21

Trial of Arizona activist charged with harboring migrants begins TUCSON – The trial of an Arizona activist charged with harboring undocumented migrants illegally began Wednesday in U.S. District Court in Tucson. Scott Daniel Warren /Arizona State University/ Courtesy: NBC News Dr. Scott Warren is accused of harboring migrants, and conspiring to harbor and t...
06:52 2019-05-30

State AGs fighting T-Mobile, Sprint merger say October trial may not be possible An attorney for the state attorneys general who filed a lawsuit in hopes of stopping T-Mobile's $26 billion merger with Sprint told the judge on Monday that an Oct. 7 trial may not be possible....
01:52 2019-07-16

Turkish court hands down life sentences in coup trial ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey’s state-run news agency says a court in Ankara has sentenced several people accused of being the ringleaders of the 2016 failed military coup to life terms in prison. Anadolu Agency says those sentenced on Thursday include Akin Ozturk, a former air force commander ...
12:52 2019-06-20

Constant outbursts turn trial of Ivy League dad ‘killer’ into circus The trial of an Ivy Leaguer accused of gunning down his hedge-fund dad for cutting his allowance turned into a real family circus Wednesday as his mom was questioned by his lawyer. With defendant Thomas Gilbert Jr. repeatedly shouting out “objection” as his mother was cross-examined, his own lawyer ...
05:13 2019-05-30

Former Interpol chief Meng Hongwei put on trial for bribery in China Meng vanished in September during a visit to China from his home in LyonFormer Interpol chief Meng Hongwei has been put on trial for bribery, according to Chinese state media.Official government mouthpiece the People’s Daily claimed Meng had admitted his guilt during a court hearing on Thursday afte...
09:39 2019-06-20

Prosecutors won’t drop charges against Navy SEAL after trial twist Prosecutors reportedly won’t drop murder charges against a decorated Navy SEAL, after a fellow SEAL unexpectedly confessed in court Thursday to being the person who really killed a teen ISIS prisoner. Special Warfare Operator 1st Class Corey Scott delivered a major blow to the prosecution in t...
20:52 2019-06-21

Man accused of killing his child’s mom, fleeing to Cuba to stand trial NEWARK, N.J. — An attorney is going to trial on charges that he shot and killed the mother of his child at her home in an upscale New Jersey suburb, then fled to Cuba and was caught by customs authorities in Havana who had received an Interpol alert about him. More than seven months after......
08:52 2019-06-04

Making a Murderer lawyer says trial should have been dropped over 'polluted jury' MAKING a Murderer lawyer Jerry Buting has let rip at prosecutor Ken Kratz for “polluting” the jury pool ahead of Steven Avery’s notorious murder trial....
14:39 2019-06-22

Jury to begin deliberating in trial of accused sex cult founder Jurors on Wednesday are expected to begin deliberating the fate of Keith Raniere, the New York man accused of running a cult-like group in which women were kept on starvation diets, branded with his initials and ordered to have sex with him....
14:13 2019-06-19

France's Sarkozy loses bid to avoid influence peddling trial Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy will stand trial for influence peddling after the country's highest court rejected his final bid to have the case thrown out, his lawyer said on Wednesday....
16:39 2019-06-19

Turkey to push for trial of Egypt government over Mursi death Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday vowed to try to ensure the Egyptian government is tried in international courts for the death of former president Mohamed Mursi, who suffered a fatal heart attack in a Cairo court earlier this week....
16:39 2019-06-19

Closing arguments in Kellen Winslow trial focus on his NFL fame VISTA, Calif. — Attorneys for former NFL player Kellen Winslow Jr. say five women who accused him of rape and lewd conduct invented the allegations to prey on his wealth, while prosecutors say his fame empowered him to prey on the most vulnerable. Winslow’s status was mentioned by both sides ...
16:39 2019-06-05

France's Sarkozy to face trial for influence peddling: lawyer Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy will stand trial for influence peddling after the country's highest court rejected his final bid to have the case thrown out, his lawyer said on Wednesday....
15:52 2019-06-19

NHS hospital to trial genetic analysis for blood pressure patients Around 100 people undergoing treatment for hypertension in the UK are to get their DNA analysed in a pioneering trial to see if genetic data can help healthcare ...
15:52 2019-05-21

Overdose victim's father testifies in Oklahoma opioid trial of J&J The father of a university football player who died of a drug overdose provided emotional testimony about the personal cost of the nationwide opioid epidemic during the second day of trial in a lawsuit by the state of Oklahoma accusing drugmaker Johnson & Johnson of fueling the crisis....
21:26 2019-05-29

Olay becomes first major skincare brand to trial refillable packs Beauty label to sell moisturiser with recyclable refill pod in attempt to cut plastic wasteOlay has become the first major global skincare brand to test refillable packaging in an attempt to reduce plastic waste.The brand, owned by the consumer goods company Procter & Gamble, will sell each jar of i...
03:26 2019-06-06

Harvey Weinstein hires two new attorneys ahead of sex assault trial Harvey Weinstein, the former Hollywood movie mogul, has hired two lawyers from a Chicago-based firm to join the legal team representing him in his September trial on rape and sexual assault charges, his representatives said on Thursday....
03:39 2019-06-28

Elizabeth Holmes to Face Trial Next Year on Fraud Charges The Theranos founder and her former deputy will face trial in federal court in August 2020 for charges that they lied to doctors and patients about blood-test results and deceived investors about the disgraced startup’s finances....
23:52 2019-06-28

Woman stands trial in 1990 murder of lover in Manhattan Nearly 30 years after she allegedly shot dead her philandering, drug dealing baby daddy, Zunilda Rosario’s murder trial opened Wednesday in Manhattan Supreme Court. It was 1990 and the height of the crack epidemic when Juan Deleon and his pals got together to watch the historic Feb. 11 fight where u...
04:26 2019-06-06

Netherlands To Put 4 On Trial For Murder Over Malaysian Flight MH17 Crash Dutch prosecutors are to put four people on trial for murder next year over the shooting down of flight MH17 over Ukraine, in which 298 people were killed, relatives said on Wednesday....
14:13 2019-06-19

Former French PM Fillon's trial over fake jobs set for February 24-March 10 French former Prime Minister Francois Fillon and his wife will stand trial between February 24 and March 10, a Paris court said Thursday, on charges related to a fake jobs scandal that ruined his bid for the 2017 presidency....
16:00 2019-07-11

Corruption trial against CFK to begin next week, Supreme Court confirms Justices, seeking to avoid 'future arguements' about case's validity after a strong political backlash to its ruling, declare trial against former president Cristina Fernández de Kirchner will begin on Tuesday....
15:52 2019-05-21

Kraft trial postponed while prosecutors appeal video ruling A Florida judge has delayed the trial of New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft on a misdemeanor charge that he paid for sex at a massage parlor        ...
23:39 2019-05-21

Epstein's accusers urge U.S. judge to keep him jailed until sex trafficking trial Two women who say they are victims of sexual misconduct by American financier Jeffrey Epstein on Monday urged a U.S. judge to keep him in jail while he awaits trial on charges of sex trafficking dozens of underage girls....
20:39 2019-07-15

Trial of German nursed accused of 100 deaths coming to close BERLIN (AP) — Defense closing arguments are getting underway in the case of a former nurse accused of killing 100 patients at two hospitals in northern Germany. Prosecutors have already asked for life in prison for Niels Hoegel, 42, for the killings at a hospital in Oldenburg between 1999 and 2002 a...
10:39 2019-06-05

Harvey Weinstein recasts his defense team yet again as trial looms Lawyer Jose Baez says he and his client can’t get along as he asks judge’s permission to leave the case in latest defectionWith one lawyer bolting amid public backlash and another saying he and his client just couldn’t get along, disgraced film producer Harvey Weinstein is recasting his defense team...
16:13 2019-07-11

Judge to rule if racist Facebook page can be trial evidence UPPER MARLBORO, Md. (AP) — A judge must decide if prosecutors can present evidence that a white man charged with fatally stabbing a black student on the University of Maryland’s campus belonged to a racist Facebook group called “Alt-Reich: Nation.” Prince George’s County Circ...
07:39 2019-06-05

New North Korea sanctions would tell Chinese banks: It's us or them A new round of sanctions targeting North Korea would force Chinese banks to choose between doing business with the United States and doing business with North Korea....
09:01 2019-06-28

Chinese Unicorns: Harbingers of Good Omens Considering that fanciful animals, which the Chinese collectively dub pixiu (pi hsieh), typically stem from a real creature, the question must be asked: Were there once horses with horns? ...
14:39 2019-05-21

Congress Targets Chinese-Made Drones Citing national security, lawmakers are looking to ban military purchases of Chinese-made drones—which could boost prospects for U.S. makers struggling to compete....
05:52 2019-07-07

Copper Rallies on Chinese Infrastructure Hopes Copper prices rose after Beijing announced new measures to stimulate economic activity in the world’s second-largest economy, extending the metal’s gains for a second consecutive session....
17:39 2019-06-11

Chinese tourism to US drops for 1st time in 15 years Chinese travel to the U.S. is falling after more than a decade of rapid growth. And that has cities, malls and other tourist spots scrambling to reverse the trend. Travel from China to the U.S. fell 5.7% in 2018 to 2.9 million visitors, according to the National Travel and Tourism Office. It was the...
11:39 2019-05-28

Huawei Denies Being Bound by Chinese Spy Laws Huawei's cyber-security chief told the UK parliament Monday that the Chinese telecoms giant has been advised it was under no obligation to spy for Beijing if so asked by the Communist state....
09:26 2019-06-11

Qu Dongyu Becomes First Chinese To Head UN's Food Agency Qu Dongyu on Sunday became the first Chinese national to be elected to head the UN's Food and Agriculture Organization, clinching the post in the first round of voting....
18:52 2019-06-23

UPDATE 2-Crocs to cut Chinese production for U.S. market Crocs Inc will aim to cut the volume of its shoes and accessories produced in China for the U.S. market by more than two-thirds over the next year, as it guards against the impact of President Donald Trump's trade war with Beijing....
16:26 2019-06-11

The World Doesn't Need Trouble in Chinese Steel The world’s largest steel industry is being squeezed between rising iron-ore costs and falling steel prices. More trouble for global steelmakers and Chinese banks alike won’t be far behind....
14:52 2019-06-21

Can Chinese weapons contribute to peace in Africa? China's military leaders have invited African army chiefs to Beijing — officially, to discuss peacekeeping missions. But China's military strategy in Africa also has a few other objectives, experts say....
10:00 2019-07-15

As Trade War With U.S. Grinds On, Chinese Tourists Stay Away The number of Chinese tourists is falling. And that’s especially painful to businesses they favor, because they tend to spend more than other visitors....
09:13 2019-06-12

Six Chinese nationals arrested in Vanuatu: media Authorities in Vanuatu have arrested six Chinese nationals following Chinese complaints they were operating an internet scam from the Pacific island, media reported on Saturday....
07:13 2019-06-29

Tiananmen protests were not 'suppressed,' Chinese government says The massacre of unarmed citizens by soldiers in Beijing's Tiananmen Square in 1989, should not be referred to as "suppression," a Chinese Defense Ministry spokesman told reporters Thursday....
12:00 2019-05-31

U.S. will not level new tariffs on Chinese exports: Xinhua The United States will not levy new tariffs on Chinese exports, China's official Xinhua news agency said on Saturday, following talks between the two countries' leaders....
06:52 2019-06-29

Chinese officials go after ‘Beijing bikini’ habits Summer has arrived in China when men roll up their shirts to rest them on their bellies. But authorities recently have declared that exposing body parts that should be covered — including chests, bellies and feet — is unseemly....
01:26 2019-07-05

Chinese tourists are flocking to this lake just for selfies DALI, China — Chinese tourists are flocking to a lake in southwest Yunnan province to recreate photos that have gone viral on social media, the country’s latest selfie craze. Visitors to Erhai lake say photography sets offering everything from rare animals to fields of brightly-colored flowers are e...
00:52 2019-06-22

Chinese wedding photos - a picture essay Pre-wedding photo sessions have become big business in China, as couples demand lavish mementoes of their big day in advance. Gone are the days when couples would be satisfied with a single black and white photo to commemorate their weddingA couple pose for their pre-wedding photos on a street in Be...
09:26 2019-06-24

Why Chinese real estate empire lost $5B Billions of dollars were wiped off the value of a Shanghai real estate empire this week after its founder was detained by Chinese police, reportedly on suspicion of child molestation....
22:26 2019-07-05

Cuba's Chinese-made train starts its first run Cuba's first new train in over 40 years has set off on its maiden voyage. With support from China, the Cuban government hopes to fully restore the Caribbean country's decrepit rail system by the end of 2030....
04:52 2019-07-14

IMF Package For Pak Should Not Be Used To Repay Chinese Loans, Warns US Amidst reports that the International Monetary Fund or IMF has reached a multi-billion dollar bailout package with cash-strapped Pakistan, the United States is seeking "conditionality" in the new......
10:39 2019-06-19

Trump Tariffs: Are They Really Killing Chinese Stocks? The hot topic everyone is talking about this week is the new round of trade tariffs in the ongoing trade war between the U.S. and China. ElliottWaveTV's Dana Weeks asked our Asian-Pacific Financial Forecast editor for his take....
19:26 2019-05-21

Chinese tourism to US drops for first time in 15 years After more than a decade of rapid growth, Chinese travel to the US is falling. And that has cities, malls and other tourist spots scrambling to reverse the trend. Travel from China to the US fell 5.7 percent in 2018 to 2.9 million visitors, according to the National Travel and Tourism Office, which ...
01:13 2019-05-29

How Chinese spy app allows officials to harvest personal data Intrusive software collects emails and texts and could be used to track movementThe tourists travelling into China were never supposed to know their phones had been compromised.The surveillance app being installed on their devices should have been removed by the border officers tasked with the job. ...
17:52 2019-07-03

Top trade official will meet Chinese counterpart The top U.S. trade negotiator says he will meet with his Chinese counterpart to discuss a trade dispute between the world's two biggest economies before a summit next week in Japan between Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping of China. (June 19)        ...
21:39 2019-06-19

Russian, Chinese leaders sit down for talks in Moscow Chinese President Xi Jinping and Russian leader Vladimir Putin on Wednesday sat down for talks at the Kremlin in a visit affirming the increasingly close relationship between the two former Cold War communist rivals...
14:52 2019-06-05