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Accused Mar-a-Lago intruder can be her own lawyer

A Chinese woman charged with illegally entering President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort will be allowed to act as her own attorney, a judge ruled Tuesday. Yujing Zhang was found to b...

Accused Mar-a-Lago intruder can be her own lawyer

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Judge Allows Accused Mar-a-Lago Intruder to Be Her Own Attorney (FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.) — A Chinese woman charged with illegally entering President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort will be allowed to act as her own attorney, a judge ruled Tuesday after strenuously trying to talk her out of it as she s...
2019-06-12 17:30

Accused gym perv too handsome to force himself on women: lawyer Well that’s a novel defense. Lawyers for an Upper West Side gym owner on trial for sexually abusing two clients argued Wednesday that the defendant is so good-looking he wouldn’t need to force himself on women. “He’s in great shape, he’s a handsome g...
2019-05-30 05:15

Lawyer invokes Marvin Gaye in trial of son accused of trying to murder dad A defense attorney for a Columbia University graduate accused of bludgeoning his father in a battle over his late mom’s estate invoked Marvin Gaye’s “What’s Going On” in an unusual opening statement Tuesday. “In that song, he said, ‘Fathe...
2019-07-24 01:45

North Carolina man accused of Twitter threat to lynch Muslim lawyer A North Carolina man has been charged with anonymously threatening to lynch a Virginia-based Muslim political candidate by posting an image of a man hanging from a rope....
2019-07-04 17:45

CBI Arrests Lawyer Representing Accused In Narendra Dhabolkar Murder Case A lawyer representing some of the accused in the Narendra Dabholkar murder case was Saturday arrested by the Central Bureau of Investigation, an official said....
2019-05-25 21:30

Lawyer for British woman accused of lying about being gang raped in Cyprus quits A lawyer representing a 19-year-old British woman who is charged with falsely accused 12 Israeli men of rape in Cyprus has quit the case over a "serious disagreement" with his client....
2019-08-07 15:00

Elizabeth Warren, a Lawyer, Got Paid?? to Be a Lawyer?? The Washington Post published a report late Wednesday night in which the venerable newspaper walked readers through a list of past cases that Sen. Elizabeth Warren, a lawyer, worked on while she was simultaneously teaching law as a professor at Harva...
2019-05-23 21:15

Home Alone: Police Say 11-Year-Old Hit Intruder With Machete MGN MEBANE, N.C. (AP) — Authorities say an 11-year-old armed with a machete thwarted a three-person home invasion in North Carolina. The Orange County Sheriff’s Office said in a news release Friday that the boy was home alone in Mebane when a w...
2019-06-15 02:45

How to build your own intruder alarm with basic electronics Worried about unwanted visitors in your garden? Here's how to build a simple alarm system with basic electronics, a plastic folder, kitchen foil and a sponge...
2019-08-08 15:30

Man charged in death of daughter he mistook for intruder GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — Authorities in South Carolina have charged a man with killing his daughter, whom he mistook for a potential intruder. The Greenville County Sheriff’s Office says 43-year-old Jermaine Pressley faces charges of murder, pos...
2019-05-24 05:30

11-year-old who stopped intruder with machete says he knew he had to act Macaulay Culkin has nothing on this kid. A machete-wielding 11-year-old North Carolina boy who stopped a home invasion all by himself said he knew he had to take matters into his own hands when a suspect broke into his family’s home in Mebane on Frid...
2019-06-19 23:15

Intruder breaks into home, cleans it and makes beds Someone really cleaned this guy’s place out – literally. A Massachusetts man said someone entered his Marlborough home earlier this month and seemingly took nothing — but instead dutifully cleaned his bathrooms, bedrooms and made several beds. ...
2019-05-25 09:15

Near-naked Australian man stops intruder by wielding didgeridoo An Australian man woken up by an intruder in his home chased the suspect off his property only in his underpants and held him at bay until police arrived armed only with a didgeridoo....
2019-06-05 19:15

Police Arrest Alleged “Armed and Horny” Intruder ELIZABETHTOWN, Ky. (WAVE 3) – Police in Hardin County arrested a man who they say entered a woman’s apartment and told her he was “armed and horny.” According to WAVE 3 News in Louisville, a woman was sleeping on her couch whe...
2019-06-21 15:30

Man charged with murder in death of daughter he mistook for intruder GREENVILLE, S.C. — Authorities in South Carolina have charged a man with killing his daughter, whom he mistook for a potential intruder. The Greenville County Sheriff’s Office says 43-year-old Jermaine Pressley faces charges of murder, possessi...
2019-05-24 14:45

Boston resident: Intruder broke into his house, cleaned it and left (CNN) – A Boston area man came home from work with his son to find something amiss. He thought that maybe they had been robbed. But upon further inspection, he discovered that nothing was missing and his home was sparkling clean. Nate Roman liv...
2019-05-25 07:30

Watch: Massachusetts family's home cleaned by unknown intruder A Massachusetts man said he arrived at his family's home to find someone had broken in and given the residence a deep cleaning without stealing anything....
2019-05-24 19:01

Police arrest naked intruder at Southern California home A Southern California woman says she and her twin daughters were terrorized by a man who stripped out of his clothes and wielded a hammer he took from her garage after breaking into their home....
2019-06-03 20:15

Intruder detained after jumping on wing of Nigeria plane prior to takeoff A man climbed onto the wing of an airplane preparing to take off from Nigeria's largest city Friday, sparking panic among passengers inside the aircraft, authorities said....
2019-07-20 03:15

Prosecutors indicate they’re building national security case against Chinese Mar-a-Lago intruder The prosecutors in the case against a Chinese woman accused of trespassing at President Trump’s Florida resort indicated they are building a national security case against her....
2019-06-13 01:45

Rep. Elijah Cummings Says He Scared Off Intruder in His Baltimore Home as Trump Jeers ‘Too Bad!’ (WASHINGTON) — Rep. Elijah Cummings says he scared off an intruder at his Baltimore home last weekend, providing details for the first time after President Donald Trump tweeted about the break-in. In a statement Friday, the Maryland Democrat sa...
2019-08-02 21:15

Half-Naked Australian Man Uses Didgeridoo To Ward Off Intruder, Then Reenacts The Whole Thing Thieves in Australia, beware: Do not try to break into the house of Adelaide’s Kym Abrook. Though he’s 52 years old, he teaches Brazilian jiu-jitsu and has the ability to destroy you with a didgeridoo if it comes to that. He doesn’t even need pants t...
2019-06-04 08:45

Naked intruder grabs hammer, terrorizes California woman and twin daughters A mother and her two daughters in southern California are still shaken after a man broke into their home early Saturday, took off his clothes and tried to use a hammer to break through a wall where the family had barricaded themselves....
2019-06-04 18:01

W.Va. student accused of sex assault is accused in 2 others HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — New sexual assault charges have been filed against a student who has been able to remain at Marshall University despite being convicted in a 2016 attack against another woman on campus. News outlets report 22-year-old Joseph ...
2019-06-11 14:30

N4T Investigators: Lawyer & Disorder TUCSON – The News 4 Tucson Investigators have learned that an Arizona attorney with Tucson connections has been suspended from practicing law. The attorney, Augustine Jimenez III, better known as Augie, has been suspended for 18 months for violating ...
2019-07-02 10:45

Lawyer for former priest denies new sex abuse allegations LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A lawyer for a former Catholic priest facing sexual abuse charges as part of the Michigan attorney general’s ongoing investigation into clergy abuse is denying the new allegations. Vincent DeLorenzo, who served several Mic...
2019-06-28 15:15

| Neymar's rape accuser abandoned by third lawyer The woman who has accused Brazilian football star Neymar of raping her in a Paris hotel has been dropped by a third lawyer - the latest twist in the scandal....
2019-06-12 09:30

Lawyer: Officer in Eric Garner case wants to keep his job NEW YORK (AP) — A lawyer for the New York City police officer accused of using a banned chokehold in the killing of Eric Garner says his client wants to keep his job. Officer Daniel Pantaleo’s attorney, Stuart London, said Thursday that the off...
2019-06-07 00:30

Lawyer to be Mexico's first body builder at Pan Am Games The sun hasn't even risen and the clang of metal is reverberating through a gym near Mexico City. On a frantic mission to sculpt his body, Carlos Suárez powers through another day of his heavy weight routine....
2019-07-18 18:45

Kentucky lawyer may be suspended for giving inmate $11 BELLEVUE, Ky. (AP) — A north Kentucky lawyer may be suspended for giving her incarcerated boyfriend $11 to use a vending machine. The Cincinnati Enquirer reports Virginia Riggs was convicted of promoting contraband in the 2017 meeting, given a suspen...
2019-06-21 09:45

Taylor Swift's lawyer says she was never given opportunity to buy masters Donald Passman refutes Big Machine label head Scott Borchetta’s claim that Swift ‘had every chance’ to own her recordingsA lawyer for Taylor Swift has denied a claim by her former label head that the singer was given the opportunity to buy her master...
2019-07-03 19:45

The Latest: A$AP Rocky lawyer ‘disappointed’ by verdict The lawyer for U.S. rapper A$AP Rocky says he is “disappointed” by the decision of a Stockholm court to find his client guilty of assault for his role in a June 30 street brawl in the city....
2019-08-14 18:45

Lawyer to be Mexico’s first body builder at Pan Am Games Carlos Suárez will be the first Mexican to participate in the body-building competition at the Pan American Games and he spends six hours each day getting his body in peak shape, on top of his responsibilities as a workers’ rights lawyer and law prof...
2019-07-18 01:45

‘Kai the Hitchhiker’ gets 57 years for New Jersey lawyer’s murder One-time Internet sensation “Kai the Hatchet-Wielding Hitchhiker” was sentenced Thursday to 57 years in prison for beating a prominent New Jersey lawyer to death in 2013. Caleb “Kai” McGillivary, 30, was found guilty last month of first-d...
2019-05-31 08:45

Lawyer: Decision on park shooting charges could be near A lawyer for one of two U.S. Park Police officers who shot and killed a northern Virginia man after a traffic stop says he expects a resolution to the criminal investigation soon....
2019-06-08 03:45

Lawyer: Ukrainian oligarch like to extradited to US in July CHICAGO (AP) — A lawyer for a Ukrainian oligarch who has business ties to President Donald Trump’s ex-campaign manager and is charged in an international bribery case in Chicago says his client faces likely extradition to the U.S. in July. Chic...
2019-06-07 00:30

Lawyer sentenced to 5 years for scamming Barkley, others A lawyer convicted of swindling NBA star Charles Barkley and using the name of former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice to bolster an investment scam was sentenced to five years in prison Tuesday....
2019-07-17 13:45

Would the Big Little Lies Women Actually Go to Jail? A Lawyer Weighs In Did the women of Big Little Lies go through all that anxiety in season two for nothing? After being tormented by the mostly accidental death of Perry for all of the second season of the......
2019-07-24 08:00

Facebook met with Dutch regulators over ad fraud: lawyer Facebook is in talks with Dutch regulators about how to stop criminals who place advertisements for scam products on the internet company's platform, a lawyer said on Wednesday....
2019-06-05 19:30

Julian Assange too ill for court date, lawyer says A lawyer for Wikileaks founder Julian Assange says that his client was too ill to appear in court via video link. This comes as June 12 is set as the next date in a hearing on his potential extradition to the US....
2019-05-30 14:15

Fashionista lawyer swindled philanthropist out of $561K: suit Fraud was in fashion for a blonde beauty who swindled a New Jersey philanthropist for more than half a million bucks, he claims in a lawsuit. Brittany Rawlings, 34, buddied up to much-older hedge-funder Lawrence Salameno and his wife, Theresa, after ...
2019-05-26 03:30

Lawyer suing league relieves Saints from subpoena A Louisiana lawyer who is suing the NFL over the failure to call a crucial penalty in a January playoff game says he won't force the New Orleans Saints to comply with a subpoena for records regarding the game       ...
2019-08-09 18:30

Woman says lawyer was so bad with case she exposed their stairwell hookup A woman says she and her divorce lawyer had a tryst in a courthouse stairwell — but what was really over the line was the way he handled her case, new Manhattan court papers show....
2019-06-17 04:30

White lawyer sues Legal Aid Society for discrimination A white lawyer who worked at the Legal Aid Society for over 20 years says that she was wrongfully labeled a racist by her non-white colleagues — and the harassment caused her to suffer from PTSD and go on medical leave for a year, according to ...
2019-06-29 09:30

Lawyer: Man charged in assisted suicide a loving husband MIDDLETOWN, Conn. (AP) — A defense lawyer says a Connecticut man charged with helping his terminally ill wife kill herself was a loving husband whose spouse was “suffering terribly” from cancer. Kevin Conners, of Westbrook, was arraigned ...
2019-06-21 23:15

Netanyahu's lawyer to attend pre-indictment hearing in fall Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's lawyer says he will attend an October pre-indictment hearing after his request to further postpone it was rejected....
2019-06-10 23:15

Man Is Charged in Twitter Threat to Lynch Muslim Lawyer A warrant has been issued for the arrest of Joseph Cecil Vandevere, 52. He is accused of threatening a man who is now running for office in Virginia....
2019-07-02 06:30

Trump says lawyer Emmet Flood leaving in June U.S. President Donald Trump announced on Saturday that a member of his legal team, Emmet Flood, will leave his post later this month after helping him handle the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election campaign....
2019-06-02 03:01

Trump announces exit of top WH lawyer Emmet Flood President Trump announced the departure of top White House attorney Emmet Flood, who represented the administration in Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia probe....
2019-06-02 02:30

'El Chapo' lawyer dismisses U.S. officials' escape fears A lawyer for Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman rejected prosecutors' claims that the Mexican drug lord may try to escape from the Manhattan jail where he awaits sentencing, and said he should be afforded regular exercise on the building's roof....
2019-06-03 19:45

The Latest: Lawyer says Costco victim mentally ill, off meds LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on a fatal police-involved shooting at a Costco Wholesale warehouse store in Corona (all times local): 2 p.m. A lawyer for the family of a man fatally shot by an off-duty police officer in a Southern California Costco sa...
2019-06-18 23:45

Of Course Harvey Weinstein's New Lawyer Is a Woman Who Criticizes MeToo Harvey Weinstein’s much-delayed sexual assault trial is expected to begin jury selection in September, and in anticipation, he’s rearranged his legal team for the third time.  Perhaps inevitably, his lawyers now include defense attorney Donna Rotunno...
2019-07-13 04:30

Jailed: ex-girlfriend who claimed she was raped by Whitehall lawyer The scorned ex-girlfriend of a senior government lawyer who tried to destroy his career with false rape claims in an eight-month "campaign of terror" has been jailed for almost three years....
2019-07-04 16:45

Spacey accuser can't find phone defense wants, lawyer says An attorney for a man who has accused Kevin Spacey of groping him at a Nantucket bar says the man cannot find a cellphone he has been ordered to turn over to the defense....
2019-06-19 21:45

The Latest: Thomas Keller lawyer denies discrimination SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on chef Thomas Keller’s pregnancy discrimination trial (all times local): 5:35 p.m. An attorney for the Thomas Keller Restaurant Group says that a former employee who has accused the chef’s acclaimed New Yo...
2019-06-04 06:30

Family, lawyer say Egypt has rearrested Al-Jazeera reporter Egyptian authorities rearrested an Al-Jazeera journalist who was ordered released last week after more than two years in detention on accusations of spreading false news, his family and lawyer said Wednesday....
2019-05-30 01:45

APNewsBreak: Lawyer says uncle led police to girl’s body SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Latest on a Utah man charged with killing his 5-year-old niece (all times local): 2:15 p.m. A lawyer for a Utah man accused of killing his 5-year-old niece says his client has told police where the girl’s body is hidde...
2019-05-29 23:45

Latest: Lawyer says officer attacked unexpectedly in Costco LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on a fatal shooting at a Costco Wholesale warehouse store in Southern California (all times local): 8:40 p.m. The lawyer for an off-duty officer who shot and killed a man inside a Southern California Costco says the poli...
2019-06-18 06:45

I'm Human Rights Lawyer Becca Heller, and This Is How I Work As co-founder and executive director of the International Refugee Assistance Project, Becca Heller provides legal assistance to refugees trying to emigrate to the United States. Her organization directly fought the Trump administration’s travel ban w...
2019-06-06 03:00

U.S. judge dismisses one of two counts against ex-Obama lawyer Craig A federal judge on Tuesday dismissed one of two counts in an indictment against Greg Craig, a lawyer in former President Barack Obama's administration, who was charged with lying about work he performed in 2012 for Ukraine....
2019-08-07 00:00

Lawyer Sent To CBI Custody Over Narendra Dabholkar Murder Case A local court Thursday granted custody of lawyer Sanjeev Punalekar to the CBI till June 23 after the agency said there was a possibility of Goa headquarters of right-wing outfit Sanatan Sanstha having......
2019-06-20 23:15

CoA Cannot Decide On Voting Rights Of States, SC Will: BCCI Lawyer Till the time the apex court hears out the state associations, the CoA can't decide on whether they are compliant or not as per the BCCI state bodies....
2019-08-07 21:00

Lawyer: Peterson in debt, trusted wrong people Redskins running back Adrian Peterson is deep in debt to creditors, according to a report, after "trusting the wrong people and being taken advantage of," his lawyer said....
2019-07-24 02:00

The Latest: Manafort lawyer says case is double jeopardy NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the New York arraignment of Paul Manafort (all times local): 3 p.m. Paul Manafort’s lawyer says he intends to seek the dismissal of state mortgage fraud charges, citing New York’s strong double jeopardy prote...
2019-06-27 21:30

Mass prosecutions for illegal immigrants are ineffective, says lawyer TUCSON, Ariz. — The immigration crisis in Arizona’s second-largest city plays out five days a week as grim-faced US Marshals escort groups of up to 75 migrants, handcuffed and shackled at the waist and ankles, into a grand second-floor courtroom in a...
2019-06-23 08:15

Jeffrey Epstein’s last words to lawyer before his jailhouse death Jeffrey Epstein was confident he could fight the child sex trafficking charges against him and was in “great spirits” just hours before his jailhouse death on Saturday morning — even telling one of his lawyers, “I’ll see...
2019-08-15 02:45

Flynn’s new lawyer is a Mueller critic, praised by Trump WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Trump national security adviser Michael Flynn has hired a new lawyer, a former federal prosecutor who has repeatedly denigrated the Russia investigation. President Donald Trump took notice of Flynn’s new legal represent...
2019-06-13 18:15

Former Australian army lawyer in court over leak to media CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — A former Australian army lawyer charged with leaking secret documents to journalists says his prosecution is not about protecting national security but concealing “a national shame.” David William McBride made h...
2019-06-13 07:00

De Blasio administration’s top lawyer Zachary Carter to retire The head lawyer for the city, Zachary Carter, will be retiring at the end of August after working in Mayor Bill de Blasio’s administration for six years, officials announced Friday. “It has been my privilege to lead the finest government law office i...
2019-07-13 01:30

Student burned in chemistry class should get $5M: city lawyer A city lawyer argued that the teacher who conducted a chemistry experiment gone awry shouldn’t be blamed for the accident that badly burned a Beacon High School teen — and the former student should be awarded no more than $5 million in damages. Mark ...
2019-06-28 01:15

Beacon student horrifically burned should get over $70M from city: lawyer The lawyer for the Beacon High School teen who was badly burned in a botched chemistry experiment asked a jury to award his client more than $70 million in damages for past and future pain. Ben Rubinowitz asked for the stunning figure for Alonzo Yane...
2019-06-28 04:45

Ron Darling’s lawyer: Lenny Dykstra’s reputation is so bad it ‘cannot be defamed’ Former Met Ron Darling says in new court papers that he couldn’t possibly have defamed his old teammate Lenny Dykstra — because Dykstra’s reputation can’t get any worse. “Dykstra is a classic libel-proof plaintiff, whose reput...
2019-07-13 07:15

Trump: Ex-lawyer McGahn 'may have been confused' in Russia probe Former White House lawyer Don McGahn "may have been confused" during his testimony as part of U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation, President Donald Trump said in an interview broadcast on Friday....
2019-06-14 15:30

SEAL’s lawyer says Navy spied on defense without approval LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lawyers for a Navy SEAL accused of murder say documents show prosecutors misled a judge to get approval to track emails sent to defense attorneys and a journalist. Attorney Tim Parlatore says Navy investigators and the prosecutor d...
2019-05-22 02:45

Lawyer: More to story than video in bus shove murder case LAS VEGAS (AP) — A defense lawyer says there’s more to know than a bus security video clip shows about a murder case against a woman accused of killing a 74-year-old man by shoving him off a public bus in Las Vegas. Attorney Michael Becker, rep...
2019-05-24 05:30

Kercher lawyer: Knox presence at law panel “inappropriate” ROME (AP) — The lawyer of the family of slain British student Meredith Kercher has described Amanda Knox’s invitation to the Italian Criminal Justice Festival as “inappropriate.” Knox, a former American exchange student who became t...
2019-06-14 15:45

Kercher lawyer: Knox presence at law panel "inappropriate" The lawyer of the family of slain British student Meredith Kercher has described Amanda Knox's invitation to the Italian Criminal Justice Festival as "inappropriate."...
2019-06-14 15:30

The Latest: Assange lawyer says charges threaten journalists WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on U.S. charges against Wikileaks founder Julian Assange (all times local): 5:10 p.m. A lawyer for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange says the “unprecedented charges” against his client threaten all journalists ...
2019-05-24 05:30

Lawyer: Cuba Gooding Jr. will turn self in on groping charge NEW YORK (AP) — A lawyer for Cuba Gooding Jr. says the actor will turn himself in to police on Thursday to face allegations he groped a woman at a New York City night spot. Lawyer Mark Heller says the Oscar-winning star of “Jerry Maguire”...
2019-06-12 20:45

Lawyer who told clients marijuana use was legal ordered to pay $370,000 A Florida lawyer who informed his clients they were legally allowed to grow cannabis was arrested on multiple felony charges and ordered to pay a couple who took his advice nearly $370,000....
2019-08-17 21:15

South Africa's Zuma will not participate further in corruption inquiry: lawyer A lawyer for former South African president Jacob Zuma told a corruption inquiry on Friday that Zuma would not take part in the inquiry further because he felt that he was being questioned unfairly....
2019-07-19 11:45

Big-shot lawyer pleads guilty in college admissions scam A big-shot Big Apple lawyer on Tuesday admitted to paying $75,000 to doctor his daughter’s ACT exam as part of the nationwide college admissions cheating scandal. Gordon Caplan, a former co-chairman at white-shoe firm Willkie Farr & Gallagher, ...
2019-05-22 04:15

Woman busted for stealing lawyer’s identity to play one in court A Brooklyn woman was busted for ripping off the name of another lawyer — so she could play one in court. Natasha Riley, who presented herself as “Natasha Riley-Applewhite,” stiffed three people out of $4,700 over a two-year-period by pret...
2019-06-28 23:30

US government lawyer: detained children do not need soap and blankets – video Soap, toothbrushes and blankets are some of the items migrant children detained in the US do not need, a Trump administration official has claimed. Sarah Fabian, a lawyer for the US Department of Justice, argued at the US court of appeals for the nin...
2019-06-23 19:45

Exclusive: Democrats consider a lawyer and a law professor for commissioner seat at SEC - sources Democrats are considering an attorney and a law professor to replace Democratic Commissioner Robert Jackson when he steps down from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), expected in coming months, according to three people with direct kn...
2019-08-04 09:00

Bryan Stevenson: the lawyer devoting his life to fighting injustice Michael B Jordan is to play him in a new film – but first a documentary tells the incredible true story of a man taking on America’s criminal justice systemIn the 30 years since he founded the Equal Justice Initiative in Montgomery, Alabama, Bryan St...
2019-06-27 19:30

Alleged New York sex cult leader's 'out there' lifestyle not a crime: lawyer The New York man who started a secret society in which female "slaves" were branded with his initials and ordered to have sex with him may have led an unconventional life, but he did not break the law, his lawyer told jurors on Monday....
2019-06-18 01:45

Michael Avenatti wants to hire lawyer who specializes in ‘hopeless’ cases Disgraced lawyer Michael Avenatti — who faces coast-to-coast indictments charging that he ripped off clients and tried to extort Nike — has lined up a defense attorney who bills himself as taking on “hopeless” cases. Miami lawyer Scott Srebnick, one ...
2019-05-29 06:45

Fotis Dulos offered his home so his lawyer could be ‘intimate’ with wife Fotis Dulos, the estranged husband of missing Connecticut mom Jennifer Dulos, allegedly tried to intervene in the failing marriage of his lawyer and the lawyer’s estranged wife — offering up a room in his home as a sex pad so the two coul...
2019-08-07 00:00

A Relentless Jailhouse Lawyer Propels a Case to the Supreme Court Calvin Duncan, “the most brilliant legal mind” in the nation’s largest maximum-security prison, had long questioned a Louisiana law that allows 10-to-2 jury verdicts....
2019-08-05 11:45

In Court Without a Lawyer: The Consequences of Trump’s ‘Remain in Mexico’ Plan A new Trump administration immigration initiative is forcing many asylum seekers stuck in Mexico to navigate the court system without representation....
2019-08-03 12:30

US Sex Cult Leader, Who Used Female Slaves, Didn't Break Law: Lawyer The New York man who started a secret society in which female "slaves" were branded with his initials and ordered to have sex with him may have led an unconventional life, but he did not break the......
2019-06-18 07:00

Exclusive - Democrats consider a lawyer and a law professor for commissioner seat at SEC: sources Democrats are considering an attorney and a law professor to replace Democratic Commissioner Robert Jackson when he steps down from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), expected in coming months, according to three people with direct kn...
2019-08-03 06:45

Lawyer calls for action as more disabled Mounties allege they were forced out “If you are maintaining a list of people wronged by the RCMP, please add my name" — a Global News investigation has sparked new concerns about Mountie dismissals....
2019-06-01 12:15

Facebook lawyer says ‘there is no privacy,’ hinting at the challenges of Zuckerberg’s pivot _____ A lawyer for Facebook argued on Wednesday that its users had no expectation of privacy when using the social network, pushing for a judge to throw out a class-action lawsuit related to the Cambridge Analytica scandal. “There is no invasion of p...
2019-06-03 01:15

Aretha Franklin: three handwritten wills discovered in home, lawyer says Attorney says he does not know if documents, one of which was found under cushions, are legalThree handwritten wills have been found in the suburban Detroit home of Aretha Franklin, months after the death of the “Queen of Soul”, including one that wa...
2019-05-21 15:00

Two charged with terrorism over Bulgaria's biggest data breach: lawyer Prosecutors have charged two workers at a cyber security company with terrorism as part of an investigation into Bulgaria's biggest-ever data breach, a lawyer for the defendants said on Wednesday....
2019-07-24 22:15

Transcript of Trump lawyer message in Flynn case is released WASHINGTON (AP) — Prosecutors have released a full transcript of a voicemail from a former Trump lawyer that former national security adviser Michael Flynn said was an attempt to influence his cooperation in the Russia probe. The transcript was relea...
2019-05-31 23:45

Ex-Wall Street Lawyer Advocates Return of Postal Banking As a young Wall Street attorney, Mehrsa Baradaran helped large banks turn to the government to survive the financial crisis. A decade later, she is advocating a return of banking through the post office.....
2019-06-01 12:00

Lawyer Gets 14 Years in Prison for Extorting Millions From Porn Pirates So ends one of the strangest piracy cases of the past few years, with lawyer turned lawbreaker Paul Hansmeier catching a whopping 168-month sentence for his role in a bizarre extortion scheme targeting internet users who downloaded porn.Read more......
2019-06-18 18:30

Sydney stabbing suspect suffers from mental illness: lawyer A man accused of killing a young Australian woman and wounding another in a stabbing rampage in downtown Sydney this week suffers from mental illness, providing grounds for defense against murder charges, his lawyer said on Saturday....
2019-08-17 10:15

Racist accusation connects to Texans surprising GM firing: lawyer Jeff Pope, the one-time Texans’ security coordinator, alleged discrimination against the franchise, filing a complaint with the Equal Opportunity Employment Commission, according to the Houston Chronicle. The Texans responded by denying the allegatio...
2019-06-13 21:30

| Corruption trial of Sudan's Bashir to begin August 17: lawyer The trial of ousted Sudanese leader Omar al-Bashir on corruption charges will begin on August 17, his lawyer has said, after the ex-president failed to appear in court for the first session....
2019-08-01 07:45

The Latest: US energy policy hurts young people, lawyer says PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Latest on young people suing the U.S. government over climate change (all times local): 3 p.m. A lawyer for young people who are suing the U.S. government over climate change says federal energy policy “puts children i...
2019-06-05 00:45

Lawyer defends pervy gym owner by likening him to ‘hands-on’ Joe Biden A defense attorney put his foot firmly in his mouth Friday while arguing for leniency for a gym owner convicted of sexually abusing two of his customers — by likening him to the infamously touchy-feely Joe Biden. “He’s a hands-on person,” lawye...
2019-07-13 01:30

Lawyer for Martin Shkreli will make appeal to have him sprung from prison A lawyer for imprisoned “Pharma bro” Martin Shkreli will attempt to convince a higher court Friday to toss his client’s 2017 securities fraud conviction. Attorney Mark Baker is expected to argue to the Second Circuit appellate court...
2019-06-28 01:15

The Latest: Lawyer defends Hungary boat crash captain BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — The Latest on the deadly boat collision in Hungary earlier this week (all times local): 2:30 p.m. Lawyers for the captain of the river cruise ship that collided on the Danube River with a tour boat, killing seven South Korean...
2019-06-01 15:45

Former Trump adviser Flynn hires Mueller critic as lawyer Former U.S. national security adviser Michael Flynn has hired Sidney Powell, a fierce critic of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation, as his new attorney, Powell's office said in a statement....
2019-06-12 22:15

Twitter User Who Leaked Most E3 Announcements Says Nintendo's Lawyer Called Them After promising early and unreleased information about Nintendo’s E3 reveals on Twitter this weekend, an account that’s been leaking the rest of this week’s announcements says they received a call and email from Nintendo asking them to stop....
2019-06-10 19:15

Nearby inmate heard nothing when Jeffrey Epstein died, lawyer says An inmate locked up a few cells away from Jeffrey Epstein heard nothing out of the ordinary the morning of his death, according to the man’s lawyer. “Nobody heard anything,” said Bruce Barket, who represents Nicholas Tartaglione, a ...
2019-08-13 18:45

Chinese human rights lawyer ‘totally changed man’ after being jailed Wife of Wang Quanzhang says his health has deteriorated after four years incarcerationThe wife of the jailed Chinese human rights lawyer Wang Quanzhang has described her husband as a “totally changed man” after she and her son were allowed to see him...
2019-06-28 20:15

Brazil model accusing Neymar of rape parts with 3rd lawyer The 26-year-old model who has accused soccer star Neymar of raping her in a Paris hotel parted on Tuesday from her third lawyer in less than three weeks....
2019-06-12 01:15

Man charged in U.S. anthem assault thought Trump wanted it: lawyer Attorney Lance Jasper told the Missoulian he will seek a mental health evaluation for Curt Brockway, who convinced himself that he was following the president’s orders....
2019-08-09 05:15

Lawyer: Deal close in Weinstein sexual misconduct lawsuits NEW YORK (AP) — A tentative deal is close to settling lawsuits brought against the television and film company co-founded by Harvey Weinstein, who has been accused of sexual misconduct by scores of women. Adam Harris, a lawyer for studio co-founder B...
2019-05-24 05:30

Begum lawyer says legal ploy could stop her return to Britain Citizenship appeal for UK Isis teenager being ‘deliberately delayed’Shamima Begum’s attempt to overturn the decision to revoke her UK citizenship is being deliberately delayed, according to her lawyers, to give police time to charge the former Islami...
2019-08-10 19:30

Man who assaulted a boy during national anthem is convinced Trump ordered it, lawyer says Curt Brockway assaulted a 13-year-old boy for keeping his hat on during the national anthem at a Montana rodeo event.        ...
2019-08-08 23:30

Ex-OJ lawyer Robert Shapiro says Jeffrey Epstein was ‘high risk’ Convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein was still a “high risk” of suicide — like anyone facing a slew of sex-trafficking children charges, according to O.J. Simpson’s former attorney. “When people are in jail and they are accused...
2019-08-12 07:30

Lawyer accuses Chris Brown of “disrespect” in rape case PARIS (AP) — The lawyer for a woman who filed a rape complaint in Paris against Chris Brown says the American rap artist “has thumbed his nose at and shown disrespect for the French legal system” after he did not attend a formal confronta...
2019-05-28 13:30

Lawyer who intervened in Jussie Smollett case refuses subpoena A former top aide to Michelle Obama refused to be served a subpoena Wednesday related to her contact with Chicago prosecutor Kim Foxx in the Jussie Smollett case. The subpoena was issued by former Illinois Appellate Judge Sheila O’Brien as part of he...
2019-05-23 17:15

US lawyer to discuss London fire case as deadline looms PHILADELPHIA (AP) — An American lawyer known for winning huge legal awards over deadly construction accidents plans to hold a news conference in Philadelphia on the 2017 apartment fire in London that killed 72 people. The BBC has reported that more t...
2019-06-11 14:30

SEAL’s lawyer wants prosecutor, judge booted off murder case SAN DIEGO (AP) — Lawyers for a decorated Navy SEAL accused of murder want a prosecutor and judge removed over allegations of spying on defense emails to find the source of news leaks. Attorneys for Special Operations Chief Edward Gallagher are due in...
2019-05-22 07:45

Man Believed Trump Inspired Him To Break Skull Of 13-Year-Old: Lawyer An attorney for the Montana man accused of slamming a 13-year-old boy's head into the ground for not removing his hat during the national anthem says President Donald Trump's "rhetoric" is partially......
2019-08-09 11:30

Tot’s fatal plunge on cruise not like ‘the Michael Jackson story,’ lawyer says The tot who fatally fell from a docked cruise ship in Puerto Rico was “not like the Michael Jackson story,” according to the family’s lawyer. Despite initial reports that Chloe Wiegland slipped from her grandfather’s arms on S...
2019-07-10 22:45

Pak Lawyer Tries To Prove Bhagat Singh's Innocence In 88-Year-Old Case Eighty-eight years after freedom fighters Bhagat Singh, Sukhdev and Rajguru were hanged in the Lahore conspiracy case at Lahore on March 23, 1931, efforts are on across the border to prove that the......
2019-06-11 23:30

Colorado lawyer dies while descending Mount Everest, officials say A Colorado patent lawyer died Monday while descending from the summit of Mount Everest, the second American in as many weeks to die during the peak climbing season on the world's highest mountain....
2019-05-27 23:15

Jeffrey Epstein’s porn stash flourished thanks to NYPD: lawyer A lawyer for one of Jeffrey Epstein’s accusers ripped the NYPD on Tuesday for failing to monitor the Level 3 sex offender — and said the department’s flub may have contributed to his sick porn stash. “I’m really, really surprised that the NYPD let hi...
2019-07-16 21:15

Suspect in bus shove murder case did not ‘intend to kill’: lawyer LAS VEGAS — There is more to know than a bus security video clip has shown about the case of a 25-year-old woman accused of killing a 74-year-old man by shoving him off a public bus in Las Vegas, an attorney defending the woman on a murder charge sai...
2019-05-24 14:45

'Jersey Shore' star’s girlfriend gets new lawyer in Las Vegas case “Jersey Shore” star Ronnie Ortiz-Magro’s on-again-off-again girlfriend got a new lawyer to defend her on a misdemeanor allegation that she attacked Ortiz-Magro at a Las Vegas club on New Year’s Eve....
2019-05-23 15:45

Ex-Polish security official in spying case to be freed on bail: lawyer Former Polish security official Piotr Durbajlo, who was arrested in January on allegations of spying for China, will be released upon paying bail, his defense lawyers told Reuters on Friday....
2019-07-05 20:30

Jeffrey Epstein faces ‘a million pages’ of evidence: defense lawyer Prosecutors have 1 million pages of evidence against Jeffrey Epstein, his lawyer revealed in court Monday — without shedding any new light on the jailhouse incident that left the convicted pedophile with bruises on his neck. No marks were visib...
2019-07-31 22:15

Apple’s former top lawyer: $1 billion budget enabled high-risk strategies Apple has been riding the fine line of legal conduct, profiting handsomely from coming close to the edge, while occasionally taking a hit for crossing it.Read More...
2019-06-10 18:30

Top House lawyer takes center stage in legal battles against Trump Jerry Nadler and Adam Schiff are the public faces of the House Democrats’ battles with Donald Trump, appearing on TV regularly to harangue the president for his resistance to their investigations.But the job of fighting the president in federal court...
2019-07-31 23:15

Ex-Polish security official in spying case to be freed on bail - lawyer Former Polish security official Piotr Durbajlo, who was arrested in January on allegations of spying for China, will be released upon paying bail, his defence lawyers told Reuters on Friday....
2019-07-06 04:30

"To Humiliate, Silence": Lawyer Indira Jaising's Group Slams CBI Raids Raids by the Central Bureau of Investigation against senior lawyers Indira Jaising and her husband Anand Grover were "illegal, malicious and a blatant abuse of law", their NGO said on Friday, accusing......
2019-07-12 17:15

Turkish lawyer groups to boycott judicial ceremony over separation of powers At least 19 bar associations representing lawyers from provinces across Turkey, including the three largest cities, have said they will boycott an annual ceremony for the judiciary because it will take place on the grounds of the presidential palace....
2019-08-18 16:30

Trump announces departure of White House lawyer Emmet Flood President Trump on Saturday announced top White House lawyer Emmet Flood is leaving the job. Flood took over the position from Ty Cobb last year, leading Trump’s legal team during the Mueller investigation. “Emmet Flood, who came to the W...
2019-06-02 01:30

Kevin Spacey lawyer says actor’s accuser deleted ‘exculpatory’ messages The man who accused Kevin Spacey of groping him at a bar in 2016 deleted text messages that would support Spacey's claims of innocence, the actor's lawyer said in court documents filed Friday....
2019-06-01 02:45

Prominent Lawyer’s Trial Will Test Crackdown on Unregistered Foreign Agents The prosecution of Gregory B. Craig is seen as a litmus test for tougher Justice Department enforcement of law that requires disclosure of foreign lobbying....
2019-08-11 15:45

Lawyer: Handcuffing of Cowboys' Ezekiel Elliott in Las Vegas an overreaction Frank Salzano addressed video taken by TMZ of Cowboys star being handcuffed. Elliott was not arrested or charged.        ...
2019-05-21 14:45

Michael Cohen: Trump's lawyer advised me to lie about Moscow tower project Recently released transcripts of a closed-door meeting show Cohen accusing Jay Sekulow of telling him to lie to CongressDonald Trump’s former fixer Michael Cohen told Congress it was Trump’s personal attorney, Jay Sekulow, who suggested he tell lawma...
2019-05-21 15:00

Trump lawyer reportedly sought info on Flynn’s cooperation with Mueller The Justice Department released transcripts of a phone call showing President Trump’s personal lawyer seeking information from about Michael Flynn’s discussions with Special Counsel Robert Mueller, a report said. Trump attorney John Dowd called Rob K...
2019-06-01 04:15

Voicemail shows Trump lawyer asking Flynn's for 'heads up' during Mueller probe President Trump's one-time attorney asked Michael Flynn's lawyer for a "heads up" if the former national security adviser intended to give Special Counsel Robert Mueller information damaging to the commander-in-chief, according to a transcript of a v...
2019-06-01 03:15

From Lawyer And Army Major To Politics: Actor Sunny Deol Joins BJP From the frustrated lawyer in Damini to a Major in the Indian Army in Border, Sunny Deol has played many roles in his career. The 62-year-old action star has now taken on a new one by joining the BJP...
2019-05-21 16:45

Jennifer Dulos’ estranged husband hires Alex Jones’ lawyer The estranged husband of missing Connecticut mom Jennifer Dulos has hired a heavy-hitter new lawyer — who also reps Infowars founder Alex Jones. Lawyer Norm Pattis said he will be appearing with Fotis Dulos at the suspect’s next court date Tuesday in...
2019-06-09 23:45

"Fear I May Be Killed," Unnao Teen's Lawyer Wrote Days Before Car Crash The Unnao rape survivor's lawyer had written to the Uttar Pradesh administration requesting a weapons license "urgently", in a letter dated July 15. "I fear that I may be killed," the lawyer said in......
2019-08-01 10:30

David Ortiz’s lawyer slams affair claims, says former slugger has ‘no enemies’ The lawyer for David Ortiz says the former Red Sox slugger “is innocent in what happened” to him in the Dominican Republic — and denied rumors that an extramarital affair sparked the shooting. “I can say that David Ortiz is innocent...
2019-06-20 00:45

Congress ethics panel probes Gaetz over ex-Trump lawyer Cohen The U.S. House of Representatives Ethics Committee said on Friday it will investigate Republican lawmaker Matt Gaetz after allegations he tried to threaten and influence the congressional testimony of President Donald Trump's former lawyer Michael Co...
2019-06-28 22:15

U.S. Congress ethics panel probes Gaetz over ex-Trump lawyer Cohen The U.S. House of Representatives Ethics Committee said on Friday it will investigate Republican lawmaker Matt Gaetz after allegations he tried to threaten and influence the congressional testimony of President Donald Trump's former lawyer Michael Co...
2019-06-28 21:15

Documents on Trump ex-lawyer's porn star hush payment to be released Documents regarding hush-money payments by Donald Trump's former personal lawyer Michael Cohen to a porn star and a Playboy model who said they had sexual encounters with the president are set to be made public on Thursday, offering a window into a p...
2019-07-18 15:45

Cyprus 'false rape claim' case adjourned as lawyer quits A lawyer representing a British teenager accused of falsely claiming she was gang raped has withdrawn from the case because of a "serious disagreement" with his client....
2019-08-08 03:30

Amanda Knox’s return to Italy is ‘inappropriate,’ Kercher family lawyer says Amanda Knox’s return to Italy was slammed as “inappropriate” by a lawyer representing the family of Meredith Kercher — who was slain in the apartment she shared with the American exchange student. Knox, 31, arrived in the country Th...
2019-06-14 22:15

Got Death Threat From Kuldeep Sengar: Lawyer Of Unnao Survivor's Mother The counsel of the Unnao rape survivor's mother on Tuesday alleged before a Delhi court that he had received a death threat from expelled BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar, one of the accused in the case....
2019-08-14 00:15

Mexican authorities raid ex-Pemex chief Lozoya's home: lawyer Mexican authorities raided the home of the former chief executive officer of state oil firm Pemex, Emilio Lozoya, on Tuesday night when he was not home, his lawyer Javier Coello said in an interview with Milenio Television....
2019-05-29 09:00

Paralyzed Client Sues Stormy Daniels' Lawyer For Embezzling Settlement Michael Avenatti, the lawyer who represented porn star Stormy Daniels in lawsuits against U.S. President Donald Trump, has been sued by a paraplegic former client who accused him of siphoning away a......
2019-06-14 04:01

U.S. women's soccer equal-pay lawsuit 'full-speed ahead,' lawyer says The lawyer for United States Women's National Team players suing U.S. Soccer says the lawsuit is "full-speed ahead," despite the team's participation in the 2019 Women's World Cup....
2019-06-21 13:45

Alleged Neymar rape: Lawyer launches impassioned defense of accuser The lawyer for the model Najila Trindade, who accused Brazilian footballer Neymar of rape and assault, defended his client in an interview with CNN, calling her a victim "who, until proven otherwise, has been raped."...
2019-06-08 23:45

Jailed ‘murder-for-hire’ cop prefers general population over solitary, lawyer says The NYPD cop charged in a murder-for-hire plot is being held in general population at the federal lockup in Brooklyn — and she wants to remain in the company of her fellow jailbirds, it was revealed in court Monday. During a bail hearing on Lon...
2019-06-18 08:45

Nxivm leader Keith Raniere didn’t need sex cult to get action: lawyer Nxivm leader Keith Raniere didn’t need to create a secret sex cult to get laid — because he was already bedding hordes of willing women, his lawyer argued Monday. “He doesn’t need DOS to generate intimate partners,” lawy...
2019-06-18 08:45

McGahn's lawyer tells U.S. House Judiciary panel his client will not testify Former White House Counsel Don McGahn's lawyer told the Democratic chairman of the House Judiciary Committee on Monday that his client would not testify before the panel on Tuesday, according to a letter viewed by Reuters....
2019-05-21 17:30

Mexican authorities raid ex-Pemex chief Lozoya's home - lawyer Mexican authorities raided the home of the former chief executive officer of state oil firm Pemex, Emilio Lozoya, on Tuesday night when he was not home, his lawyer Javier Coello said in an interview with Milenio Television. (Reporting by Anthony Espo...
2019-05-29 07:30

Puerto Rico Senate leader rejects lawyer Pierluisi as next governor Puerto Rico's Senate leader on Thursday said the lawyer tapped by the island's disgraced governor to succeed him did not have the support of his majority party, making it likely his nomination would be rejected by the territory's legislature....
2019-08-01 21:30

Ex-Trump campaign chairman Manafort may soon end up in Rikers Island jail: lawyer Paul Manafort, the former campaign chairman for U.S. President Donald Trump who is serving time in a federal prison, is expected to be arraigned soon in New York on state charges and could end up in the city's Rikers Island jail, his lawyer said on T...
2019-06-04 21:45

U.S. appeals court judges spar with Trump lawyer over bid to block House subpoena A U.S. appeals court on Friday appeared unlikely to grant President Donald Trump's request that it block a congressional subpoena for his financial records....
2019-07-12 22:15

Listen to Trump’s Lawyer Make Appeal After Flynn Agreed to Cooperate With Mueller The voice mail message reveals how the president’s former lawyer John Dowd broached the prospect of a pardon for the former national security adviser....
2019-06-07 01:45

Lawyer denies claims he lied about spider bite during flight for a payout to buy house A lawyer who claims he almost lost a leg because of a spider bite on a plane has denied allegations by a mystery witness that he invented the story for compensation to buy a house....
2019-07-12 12:15

Roman Polanski's lawyer: Oscar Academy expulsion of director a 'total sham' Attorney outraged by new statement by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences defending as ‘fair and reasonable’ its process to expel the director in 2018A lawyer representing Roman Polanski has called an explanation by the Academy of Motion ...
2019-06-12 14:45

Jeffrey Epstein engaged in ‘improper sexual contact’ while doing time in Florida: lawyer Jeffrey Epstein had “improper sexual contact” with women even while serving out his prison time in Florida, the lawyer for some of his accusers charged Tuesday. Under a highly questionable plea deal that the multimillionaire pedophile was...
2019-07-16 22:15

Deadly Costco shooting in California began when cop was knocked unconscious while holding son, lawyer says The off-duty Los Angeles cop who last week fatally shot a man with an intellectual disability at a Southern California Costco told investigators he was attacked without warning while holding his son and only acted in self-defense, his lawyer said Mon...
2019-06-18 15:45

Hawaii power couple charged with lavish fraud claim they can’t afford lawyer HONOLULU — Soon after a Honolulu prosecutor and her police chief husband were indicted and accused of a fraud scheme that funded their lavish lifestyle, they told a judge they couldn’t pay for lawyers to represent them. The public servant couple, who...
2019-06-18 08:45

Judge orders release of documents related to hush payments by Trump's ex-lawyer A judge on Wednesday ordered the release of documents relating to hush-money payments by Donald Trump's former personal lawyer Michael Cohen to two women who said they had sexual encounters with the president and disclosed that federal prosecutors ha...
2019-07-18 00:45

Ex-Trump aide Hicks denies involvement in hush money talks: lawyer An attorney for former White House Communications Director Hope Hicks denied on Friday that she was involved in discussions during the 2016 presidential campaign about a hush-money payment to a porn star who claimed to have had a sexual encounter wit...
2019-07-20 05:45

‘Reasons’ to doubt estranged hubby was at Jennifer Dulos’ house when she disappeared: lawyer The new lawyer for the estranged husband of missing Connecticut woman Jennifer Dulos claimed on Monday that there was “powerful reason to doubt” his client was at Dulos’s home the day she disappeared, a report said. Norm Pattis, who also ...
2019-06-11 11:00

Amanda Knox: Kercher family lawyer labels return to Italy 'inappropriate' Knox, twice acquitted of killing Meredith Kercher, is to attend a debate on ‘trial by media’ Amanda Knox’s return to Italy has been described as “inappropriate” and “very painful” by a lawyer for the family of the murdered British student Meredith Ke...
2019-06-14 04:45

Defense lawyer for Harvey Weinstein asks to leave New York case: report One of the lawyers representing Harvey Weinstein in his rape trial due to begin in September has asked a judge to let him drop the former movie producer as a client, the New York Post reported, citing a letter from the attorney to the New York court....
2019-06-18 22:30

U.S. urges judge to deny Huawei motion in government effort to disqualify lawyer U.S. prosecutors on Monday asked a judge to reject a motion by China's Huawei seeking information on the grounds for a government request to disqualify the company's lead defense lawyer in a criminal case alleging bank fraud and sanctions violations....
2019-06-04 04:30

US urges judge to deny Huawei motion in government effort to disqualify lawyer American prosecutors have asked a judge to reject a motion by Chinese tech giant Huawei seeking information on the grounds for a government request to disqualify the company's lead defense lawyer in a criminal case....
2019-06-04 08:45

Toddler cruise ship death: Grandfather thought window was closed, lawyer says Attorney Michael Winkleman told NBC's Today Show that 18-month-old Chloe Weigand's grandfather sat her on a railing in a play area near what he believed was a closed window.       ...
2019-07-09 20:45

WikiLeaks founder Assange misses court hearing in London because of illness, his lawyer says Assange, 47, was arrested inside the Ecuadoran Embassy in London in April after that nation said it would no longer grant him refuge because he had violated its rules....
2019-05-30 20:45

Lawyer Avenatti seeks to end 'vindictive' Nike prosecution he blames on Trump feud Lawyer Michael Avenatti asked a federal judge to dismiss an indictment accusing him of trying to extort Nike Inc, saying he was targeted in a "vindictive and selective prosecution" because of his feud with U.S. President Donald Trump....
2019-08-16 23:00

Julian Assange is too sick to make court appearance using video link: lawyer Julian Assange was too sick to appear at an extradition hearing Thursday, his lawyer said in court. Attorney Gareth Pierce said the WikiLeaks founder was “not very well” and couldn’t appear via video link from prison. Assange, 47, has been behind bar...
2019-05-30 15:01

Jeffrey Epstein's ex-cellmate cleared after probe into earlier possible suicide attempt, lawyer says The former cellmate's lawyer, Bruce Barket, told NBC that officials at the jailhouse said in an email that Tartaglione would face no charges or internal discipline now that the investigation had concluded....
2019-08-17 03:45

Captain of Iranian supertanker that's trying to leave Gibraltar 'doesn't want to stay in command,' lawyer says The captain of an Iranian supertanker at the center of a diplomatic standoff no longer wants to keep command of the ship, which is in need of repairs that could impede its immediate departure from Gibraltar, the sailor's lawyer said Friday....
2019-08-16 23:00

Your Wallet's Callin': R. Kelly Reportedly Wants to Tap Michael Jackson's Lawyer, Needs Many Extra Dollars Robert “R.” Kelly is reportedly seeking out one of the most in-demand criminal attorneys in the business: Tom Mesereau, a lawyer best known for successfully defending Michael Jackson during his 2005 child molestation trial....
2019-08-17 07:15

R. Kelly lawyer calls alleged victims 'disgruntled groupies': court filing A lawyer for singer R. Kelly, who is accused of running a years-long scheme sexually preying on women and girls, said on Wednesday that the charges against the R&B artist stemmed from disgruntled groupies....
2019-08-01 00:30

Sudan court orders company to end military-ordered internet blackout: lawyer A Sudanese court ordered telecoms operator Zain Sudan on Sunday to restore internet services, a lawyer said, after they were severed nearly three weeks ago when security forces dispersed protesters camping in central Khartoum....
2019-06-23 18:45

Steve Bannon hires D.C. super lawyer and Mueller skeptic to represent his nonprofit Former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon brought in a Washington D.C. super lawyer to represent his nonprofit. The attorney has been an open skeptic of the Mueller probe and was on a potential witness list for the House Intel investigation....
2019-06-27 23:00

Top Manhattan lawyer claims ex-lover stole $500K while he recovered from heart surgery A lawyer at a top Manhattan firm claims his ex-lover was pretty heartless while he suffered with life-threatening cardiac issues, siphoning off half a million dollars of his money, according to court papers. International corporate lawyer Barry M. Fo...
2019-05-26 03:30

Family of Irish teen found dead in Malaysia won't seek criminal probe: lawyer The family of an Irish girl whose naked body was found near a Malaysian jungle stream will not demand a criminal investigation into the incident, their lawyer said on Wednesday, leaving it up to the police to decide the next course of action....
2019-08-14 07:45

New Jersey judge who asked woman about closing her legs to prevent rape is ‘remorseful,’ lawyer says A New Jersey judge who asked an alleged rape victim if she tried closing her legs to prevent a sexual assault is "remorseful," his lawyer said before the state Supreme Court Tuesday....
2019-07-11 14:30

Ex-Trump lawyer Michael Cohen 'loving' prison life, 'hates' the food: source Michael Cohen, the convicted former personal lawyer to U.S. President Donald Trump, says he is making new friends in prison and enjoying time away from the spotlight, according to a person familiar with Cohen's first few weeks there....
2019-06-05 01:45

Nicole Brown Simpson estate lawyer: Lasting memory of OJ civil case was getting 'the right result' Nicole Brown Simpson's estate's attorney in O.J. Simpson's 1997 wrongful death civil case said his top memory from the suit was receiving the "right" verdict....
2019-06-13 03:15

Woman was humiliated when American Airlines made her wrap a blanket over her summer outfit, lawyer says American Airlines has apologized to a doctor, who says she was humiliated after she wasn't allowed to fly unless she put something over her colorful, strapless romper....
2019-07-11 07:00

R. Kelly pleads not guilty to sex-crime charges, denied bail after lawyer lost track of him In his latest court appearance to face multiple sex-crime charges, R. Kelly pleaded not guilty in federal court in Brooklyn.        ...
2019-08-02 21:00

Ukraine president dissolves parliament, names lawyer with ties to tycoon chief of staff Volodymyr Zelenskiy has named Andriy Bogdan as head of his presidential administration. The lawyer has ties to one of Ukraine's richest men and a former president. Zelenskiy also set a date for snap elections....
2019-05-22 07:45

Lawyer: Ezekiel Elliott is target of extortion after Vegas security guard presses charges Kyle Johnson, the security guard Ezekiel Elliott shoved in May, filed charges in Las Vegas. Elliott's lawyers say he is "a target of extortion."       ...
2019-07-14 11:30

Judge's order on government lawyer shake-up adds hurdle for Trump in U.S. Census dispute A judge in New York on Tuesday denied the U.S. Department of Justice's request to shake up the legal team that was handling cases on the 2020 Census, adding another hurdle to the Trump administration's bid to put a contentious citizenship question on...
2019-07-10 16:15

Twitter Racist Who Allegedly Sent Death Threats to Muslim Lawyer Now Facing Federal Charges After allegedly sending a death threat to a Muslim lawyer on Twitter last year, a North Carolina man is facing federal felony charges of issuing a threat via interstate commerce that could land him in prison for up to five years, the New York Times r...
2019-07-02 07:30

Kevin Spacey evidence missing? Accuser can't find phone he needs to hand over to defense, lawyer says An attorney for a man who has accused Kevin Spacey of groping him at a Nantucket bar says the man cannot find a cellphone he has been ordered to turn over to the defense....
2019-06-20 15:45

Lawyer for abuse victims demands New York Archdiocese release ‘predator priest’ data A lawyer representing childhood victims of alleged sex abuse on Monday demanded the Archdioceses of New York release “secret files” on “predator priests” — before a one-year statute of limitations rule expires. “We’re launching a petition today...
2019-07-15 21:30

Lawyer for British woman who made false rape claim suggests she is a victim of a ‘more serious’ crime A lawyer for a 19-year-old British woman arrested for falsely claiming a dozen Israeli teens gang-raped her in Cyprus has suggested his client is a victim of a “more serious” crime....
2019-07-31 20:45

Trump lawyer asked Flynn for ‘heads up’ if he had damaging info in Russia probe: transcript Prosecutors released the full transcript of a voicemail a former Trump lawyer left former national security advisor Michael Flynn after he began cooperating with the government's Russia probe....
2019-06-01 03:45

Lawyer says suspect in mob boss killing believed online QAnon conspiracy theories and did it for Trump Screenshot via YouTube A lawyer for the New York man who was charged with killing an alleged mob boss reportedly says he did so to help President Donald Trump. The New York Times reported that an attorney for Anthony Comello wrote in new filings tha...
2019-07-22 02:30

Dubai ruler's wife, Princess Haya, goes into hiding in UK and hires divorce lawyer: report Princess Haya, always considered a free spirit in the world of Middle Eastern royalty, where protocol and obscurity are expected of women, has fled her husband – the ruler of Dubai, and reportedly gone into hiding in England....
2019-07-05 00:15

A defense lawyer says Egypt’s ousted President Mohammed Morsi has been buried in Cairo, with family attending CAIRO (AP) — A defense lawyer says Egypt’s ousted President Mohammed Morsi has been buried in Cairo, with family attending. The post A defense lawyer says Egypt’s ousted President Mohammed Morsi has been buried in Cairo, with family atten...
2019-06-18 06:45

Lawyer: 2-year-old hit by foul ball at Cubs-Astros game suffered skull fracture, seizure Lawyer says the 2-year-old girl hit by a foul ball at Cubs-Astros game last month in Houston suffered a fractured skull and seizure.       ...
2019-06-27 20:45

Amanda Knox's return to Italy slammed as 'inappropriate' by slain British student's family lawyer Amanda Knox’s return to Italy Thursday was slammed as “inappropriate” by the lawyer representing the family of Meredith Kercher, the British student Knox was previously convicted of killing in 2007....
2019-06-14 19:30

Avenatti, former lawyer for porn star Stormy Daniels, indicted for alleged extortion attempt on Nike Controversial lawyer Michael Avenatti was indicted on charges of trying to extort athletic shoe giant Nike out of tens of millions of dollars by threatening to go public with embarassing information about the company....
2019-05-22 20:45

Fotis Dulos's lawyer pushes back on claims he was involved in missing wife Jennifer's disappearance The lawyer representing Fotis Dulos, the estranged husband of the missing Connecticut mother of five, told Fox News there are "powerful reasons" to doubt his client was at Jennifer Dulos' New Canaan home the day she disappeared....
2019-06-11 14:00

Newly unsealed documents in Smollett case could reveal grand jury testimony, alibis, lawyer says The public could find out as soon as Thursday night why Chicago prosecutors dropped a 16-count indictment against “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett earlier this year....
2019-05-24 01:30

Jeffrey Epstein dead: Lawyer Marc Fernich blames prosecutors, judges and press for his suicide One of Jeffrey Epstein’s lawyers ripped “overzealous prosecutors,” “pandering politicians” “compliant judges” and a “hysterical press corps,” as he laid blame Saturday for the convicted pedophile&...
2019-08-10 23:00

Jeffrey Epstein accusers' lawyer says financier abused female visitors while on work release from jail An attorney for several accusers of Jeffrey Epstein said Tuesday that the wealthy financier had “improper sexual contact” with “female visitors” while he was on work release during his earlier jail time....
2019-07-17 06:45

Feds end probe of hush money that Trump lawyer Cohen directed to Stormy Daniels, Karen McDougal Federal Judge William Pauley wrote in a court filing made public Wednesday that materials related to a campaign finance probe of Cohen should be unsealed — and denied a request from the prosecutors to keep certain portions blacked out....
2019-07-17 22:15

Dallas Cowboys' Ezekiel Elliott will not face charges in alleged Las Vegas assault case, lawyer says Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott will not face assault charges for shoving a security guard at a Las Vegas music festival in May, per ESPN.       ...
2019-08-19 03:30

Exclusive: Lawyer Norm Pattis says client Fotis Dulos' estranged and missing wife has a 'troubled past' In a Fox News exclusive, lawyer Norm Pattis says client Fotis Dulos is "emotional, tired, distraught" over the "exhausting ordeal" and disappearance of his estranged wife, Jennifer....
2019-06-22 01:00

Alex Jones sent child pornography to Sandy Hook victims' lawyer, court documents allege Lawyers representing the families of Sandy Hook victims filed a statement alleging that they found child porn in documents sent by Jones' defense.        ...
2019-06-18 03:45

Michael Dreeben, longtime Supreme Court lawyer who aided Mueller probe, leaving Justice Dept. He took a sabbatical from the solicitor general’s office to join the special counsel’s team investigating Russia’s interference in the 2016 election....
2019-06-20 03:30

Huawei lawyer tells U.S. jury spelling errors, video show rival stole trade secrets A former engineering manager used Huawei Technologies Co Ltd trade secrets and lured away 24 of its employees to improperly build his startup company, a lawyer for the Chinese telecommunications firm told a Texas jury on Tuesday....
2019-06-04 20:15

Strzok-Page emails show gaps in Clinton probe files, alleged ‘special treatment’ for her lawyer Internal FBI emails released Monday show FBI officials in 2016 sought to “expeditiously” accommodate a request for information from then-Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton’s lawyer, in what a conservative watchdog group claimed is evid...
2019-06-03 22:00

Lawyer for Epstein victims claims Acosta hid federal immunity deal from his clients, invites him to visit Florida to explain A former attorney for two Jeffrey Epstein accusers, Paul Cassel, said the agreement reached between Labor secretary Alex Acosta and sex offender Jeffrey Epstein was shrouded in secrecy, and purposely kept hidden from the victims. ...
2019-07-11 23:30

Surgeon left 57-inch wire inside patient's body after angioplasty, lawyer claims as malpractice trial opens Opening statements were heard in a Nevada courtroom this week in a trial over a Las Vegas man's claim that a surgeon left a 57-inch wire inside his body nearly 15 years ago....
2019-06-13 07:30

Chloe Wiegand: Toddler who died after falling from 11th storey of cruise ship slipped through unsecured window, lawyer says A toddler who fell to her death from the 11th storey of a cruise ship plunged from a window left open in a children's play area, the family's lawyer has claimed....
2019-07-10 17:45

Donald Trump orders lawyer not to testify about 'pressure to sack Mueller' President Donald Trump has ordered former White House counsel Donald McGahn not to testify today to a congressional committee investigating the Mueller Report's findings....
2019-05-22 01:15

Lawyer urges DA to drop charges after twins die in hot car, says family 'completely crushed' The lawyer of a man who was charged after his 1-year-old twins died in a hot car urged the district attorney to drop the charges against him.        ...
2019-08-02 09:30

Defied by Trump, House panel holds rapid hearing without ex-White House lawyer The U.S. House of Representatives committee that would handle any impeachment of President Donald Trump briefly convened and then adjourned a hearing on Tuesday with another empty chair at the witness table, as former White House counsel Don McGahn d...
2019-05-21 17:30

Redskins RB Adrian Peterson in debt after 'trusting the wrong people,' lawyer says Washington Redskins running back Adrian Peterson owes more than $6 million after failing to repay a loan, The Athletic reported on Tuesday.       ...
2019-07-24 16:15

Cohen Claims Trump’s Lawyer Encouraged Misleading Congress About the Trump Tower Moscow (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump’s former fixer, Michael Cohen, told Congress it was Trump’s personal attorney, Jay Sekulow, who suggested he tell lawmakers that the negotiations for Trump Tower Moscow ended in January 2016, ev...
2019-05-21 16:15

Chris Brown skipped meeting with alleged rape victim; lawyer accuses him of 'disrespect' Chris Brown was criticized by the lawyer for a woman who filed a rape complaint against him after he skipped a formal meeting with the alleged victim.        ...
2019-05-28 16:30

Labor secretary nominee Eugene Scalia faces conflict of interest problem in labor lawyer brother Labor secretary nominee Eugene Scalia may be obligated to recuse himself from some agency litigation, ethics experts say, because his younger brother John is a high-profile management-side lawyer involved in cases before the agency....
2019-07-25 07:30

Cuba Gooding Jr 'frisky but not inappropriate' says lawyer, as star denies groping woman in nightclub Cuba Gooding Jr has pleaded not guilty to groping a woman in a New York nightclub as his lawyer said the Oscar winner is "frisky but not inappropriate"....
2019-06-14 17:15

Navy SEAL Edward Gallagher's defense lawyer wants to rejoin the Navy to teach prosecutors, says he fears for law-abiding warfighters The defense attorney who won an acquittal for decorated Navy SEAL Edward "Eddie" Gallagher earlier this month is seeking a waiver to rejoin the Navy at a higher rank to help teacher prosecutors how they mishandled the case....
2019-07-16 15:30

Cuba Gooding Jr.'s lawyer seeks dismissal of charge, says accuser has 'troubled mentality' The actor seeks dismissal of groping charge at hearing Wednesday, says accuser's blog posts show "troubled mentality" that explain "false" allegation.        ...
2019-06-27 21:30

Mom of El Paso shooting suspect asked police about son's 'AK'-type weapon, lawyer says Dallas attorney Chris Ayres told CNN that the shooter’s mother contacted the Allen Police Department to ask about an "AK" type firearm he owned.        ...
2019-08-08 21:30

Lexington Man Accused Of Attacks On 2 Women LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — Police have arrested a Lexington man who is accused of attacking two women. Authorities say 34-year-old Lewis Jones is accused of attacking his live-in girlfriend two different times. Police said the woman had bruises ...
2019-06-08 18:15

LA mom accused in death of special-needs son kept in closet A Los Angeles mother kept her 10-year-old, special-needs son locked in a closet and so underfed that he appeared much younger before he died, police said....
2019-06-19 21:45

MI5 accused of ‘extraordinary and persistent illegality’ Agency has been obtaining surveillance warrants based on false information, high court toldMI5 has lost control of its data storage operations and has been obtaining surveillance warrants on the basis of information it knows to be false, the high cou...
2019-06-12 00:15

Ex-NFL GM accused of targeting black employees Shortly after Brian Pope lost his job as security coordinator for the Houston Texans in May, he found out that "several players made the comment that 'they are trying to get rid of all the brothers,'" he said....
2019-06-15 05:30

Woman accused of going through I-10 closure to get to party PHOENIX (AP) — Authorities say a 19-year-old allegedly driving impaired sped through a freeway closure in Ahwatukee last weekend so she could get to a birthday party. Phoenix police say Luz Areli Lamas was driving at least 100 mph (161 kph) when she ...
2019-08-14 03:15

NFL player accused of knocking out woman The New York Giants have suspended safety Kamrin Moore after he was charged with aggravated assault following an incident in which a woman alleged he stepped on her neck before knocking her unconscious....
2019-07-17 02:15

Google has been accused of working with China. Here's what they've been doing there Google's services have been blocked in China for several years, but the company still has a business there, as the tech giant seeks to sell products to Chinese firms in international markets....
2019-07-17 11:30

Accused Terrorists Use Loopholes to Tap Frozen Funds Loopholes in U.N. Security Council sanctions procedures are allowing blacklisted al Qaeda and Islamic State terrorists and their supporters to tap their bank accounts despite a U.N. asset freeze, according to documents reviewed by The Wall Street Jou...
2019-06-20 10:15

Kentucky man accused of severely beating his 2-month-old son LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky man is accused of severely beating his 2-month-old son who’s now on life support. News outlets report 28-year-old Donnie E. Rowe was arrested Tuesday on charges of first-degree assault and first-degree criminal...
2019-06-13 10:45

Man accused of breaking into cop cars, swiping gear CRANFORD, N.J. — Authorities say a man broke into several police cars parked at a northern New Jersey municipal complex, stealing bulletproof vests and other gear on two occasions. Cranford police say Jake Fichiera faces multiple counts of criminal m...
2019-08-07 11:45

Trump Says He ‘Never Met’ Author Who Has Accused Him of Sexual Assault President Donald Trump said Friday that he “never met” a New York advice columnist and author who claims that he sexually assaulted her in the dressing room of a high-end New York department store in the 1990s. In a statement, Trump said ...
2019-06-22 17:15

Kentucky man is accused of stealing car with teen inside LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky police were in pursuit of a stolen car with a 14-year-old girl inside when the driver crossed a median and crashed into a guardrail. News outlets report 33-year-old Thomas Oxendine had been arguing with the teen’s...
2019-06-28 15:15

Indiana brothers accused of trying to support ISIS A federal grand jury on Thursday indicted two Indiana brothers for allegedly attempting to provide firearms and other support to the Islamic State (ISIS). ...
2019-07-12 08:15

OB-GYN accused of fathering children with patients says one is now his wife An OBGYN from Mississippi accused of sexual misconduct and sleeping with his patients, two of whom he impregnated, says he did nothing wrong — and that one of the alleged victims is now actually his wife. “If there had been a danger as alleged,...
2019-07-12 10:45

HIV infects over 400 Pakistani children; doctor accused More 400 children have been diagnosed with HIV in a Pakistani town as several families accuse a local doctor of spreading the virus through tainted syringes....
2019-05-21 22:45

El Salvador: Retrial for woman accused of abortion Rape victim Evelyn Hernandez was jailed for murdering her baby after suffering a miscarriage on a toilet. Now she's facing a retrial. The case is being closely watched in El Salvador, which has a total ban on abortion....
2019-07-16 10:15

Todd County Man Accused Of Seeking Sex With Minor TODD COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — A Western Kentucky man faces a potential life sentence after being charged with a federal crime involving attempted sexual contact with a minor. According to a federal indictment, 49-year-old Johnny Lee Parker of Tod...
2019-06-23 18:30

California sheriff’s deputy accused of having sex with teen boy A California woman who works as a sheriff’s deputy was arrested this week for allegedly having sex with with a 16-year-old boy, authorities said. Shauna Bishop, 44, turned herself in to police in Folsom on Thursday. She was released from custod...
2019-06-15 02:30

'Artists don't value it': pop accused of taking advantage of dancers Vague promises of ‘exposure’ used as cover for poor pay and insecure working conditions, Guardian toldLast year, one of pop’s rising stars was heading to London for a show and needed local dancers to accompany her. The singer’s management only wanted...
2019-07-12 17:30

Gambia's ex-president Jammeh accused of rape Three women have accused Gambia's ex-president, Yahya Jammeh, of carrying out a series of rapes and sexual assaults while in power, according to Human Rights Watch and TRIAL International, a group that advocates for crime victims....
2019-06-27 20:30

Iran Releases Lebanese Man Accused of Spying for U.S. Iran released a Lebanese national it detained nearly four years back on charges of spying for the U.S., a move that comes amid attempts to ease tensions between Tehran and Washington....
2019-06-11 19:00

Man accused of sex with teen on plane sentenced to 7 years A New Jersey man accused of engaging in sexual activity with a 15-year-old girl on his private airplane after he set it on autopilot has been sentenced to seven years in prison....
2019-06-19 04:00

Son of Congo-Brazzaville president accused of siphoning off $50m Denis Christel Sassou-Nguesso allegedly used money-laundering scheme spanning six European countriesThe son of Congo-Brazzaville’s president has misappropriated $50m (£41m) of public money by routing it through shell companies and secrecy jurisdictio...
2019-08-07 20:30

Student accused of rape admitted he ‘just really wanted to have sex’ A Florida college student accused of rape confessed to the victim that he “just really wanted to have sex,” according to a disturbing new report. University of Central Florida student Jaime Polanco, 21, was arrested Friday after he apolog...
2019-07-18 21:15

Kentucky man accused of impersonating police, threatening 2 LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky man is accused of impersonating a police officer and pointing a gun at two people on separate occasions. News outlets report 28-year-old Christopher Flannery was arrested over the weekend and charged with wanton enda...
2019-06-05 14:00

Honduran President Is Accused of Drug Conspiracy U.S. prosecutors accused Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernández of conspiring with his brother and other top politicians to protect drug traffickers....
2019-08-04 08:30

3 accused of trafficking Mexican boy, 9, to Texas for $2,500, officials say Three people were arrested Wednesday for their alleged role in a human trafficking scheme that involved a 9-year-old Mexican boy being delivered to his family in Texas for $2,500, the U.S. District Attorney’s Office said....
2019-08-03 08:30

Ukraine ex-president accused of taking key servers with him KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — The office of Ukraine’s new president is accusing his predecessor of gutting out key computer equipment in a meeting room when he left office. Oleksandr Danylyuk, who was appointed chairman of the National Security and Defe...
2019-05-29 12:15

Neymar Accused Of Raping A Woman In Paris A Brazilian police document obtained by the Associated Press says Paris Saint-Germain forward Neymar has been accused of raping a woman in Paris last month....
2019-06-02 03:45

70-year-old Florida man accused of impregnating girl A perverted 70-year-old Florida man was arrested for allegedly impregnating a 13-year-old girl — who showed up at the hospital saying she thought she was constipated, according to a new report. Renaud Jerome, of Boca Raton, was charged with three cou...
2019-05-30 21:15

4 Accused Of Witchcraft Beaten To Death In Jharkhand Four people were beaten to death in a village in Gumla district of Jharkhand today, after being accused of witchcraft in a state in which many have been thrashed and killed over such allegations....
2019-07-21 19:30

Man accused of standoff, trooper's shooting indicted A man accused of shooting a Texas state trooper while fleeing a suburban Dallas traffic stop has been indicted on multiple counts that could, if he's convicted, send him to prison for life....
2019-05-31 07:45

Iran detains 17 citizens accused of spying for the CIA Iran has detained 17 Iranian citizens accused of acting as spies for the United States Central Intelligence Agency, according to the country's Ministry of Intelligence....
2019-07-22 18:45

Neymar accused of rape, his father calls it ‘a set up’ A Brazilian police document says an unidentified woman has accused Neymar of raping her in Paris last month. The player’s father calls the incident “a setup” against his son. The document obtained by The Associated Press on Saturday...
2019-06-02 02:45

No Top Court Reprieve For BSP Lawmaker Accused Of Rape The Supreme Court on Monday refused to grant protection from arrest to newly elected BSP MP from Ghosi Lok Sabha constituency in Uttar Pradesh, Atul Rai, accused of raping a college student from......
2019-05-27 10:45

Graves Co. Man Accused Of Firing Shotgun At Juveniles GRAVES COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — Police have arrested a Western Kentucky man accused of firing a shotgun at two juveniles. The Graves County Sheriff’s Department said 25-year-old Kendall Andreason faces multiple charges in the case. Authorit...
2019-06-08 18:15

Venezuela accused of killing naval officer Security forces loyal to President Nicolas Maduro arrested naval officer Rafael Acosta Arevalo last month. Twelve countries from across the Americas have called his reported death an "assassination."...
2019-07-01 12:00

Trump says he may pardon soldiers accused of war crimes “Some of these soldiers are people that have fought hard and long,” the president said. “You know, we teach them how to be great fighters, and then when they fight, sometimes they get really treated very unfairly.”...
2019-05-24 23:45

Audi accused of using four defeat devices in V6 diesel Engine-warming function actually used to manipulate emissions readings The German transport ministry has identified up to four different emission defeat devices in software code used by Audi’s V6 diesel engine, according to separate reports publishe...
2019-07-01 12:30

Trump says will consider pardons for U.S. soldiers accused of war crimes U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he is considering pardons for "two or three" U.S. soldiers charged with war crimes, a move he said would be controversial but justified because he said they had been treated "unfairly."...
2019-05-25 01:15

Perv accused of 4 separate sex attacks in the Bronx A pervert forced himself on four young women, mostly teenagers, in separate incidents throughout the Bronx, becoming increasingly violent with each attack, police said Wednesday. The creep first struck around 1 p.m. March 24, near Hatting Place and P...
2019-07-17 23:00

Trump says considering pardons for some U.S. soldiers accused of war crimes U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he was considering pardons for "two or three" American soldiers charged with war crimes, a move he also said would be controversial but justified because they had been treated "unfairly."...
2019-05-25 09:30

Man accused in New Zealand mosque killings pleads not guilty The man accused of the New Zealand mosque attacks smirked as his lawyer entered not guilty pleas in a courtroom filled by survivors and relatives of the 51 slain; his trial was set for next May...
2019-06-14 10:01

Teen accused of killing her friend after a man online said he'd pay her $9 million Denali Brehmer began planning how to kill her "best friend" after a man she met online said he would pay her several million dollars for evidence of the killing, Alaska authorities say....
2019-06-18 20:45

Amazon, Pentagon accused of swampy dealings over $10B contract Amazon is poised to receive a lucrative government contract with the Pentagon, but a competitor is arguing it's nothing more than a prime example of D.C. swamp politics. ...
2019-06-19 19:30

Providence diocese to name clergy accused of abusing minors PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The Roman Catholic Diocese of Providence has announced it will release the names of clergy, diocesan and religious order priests as well as deacons who have been credibly accused of sexual abuse of minors. The diocese released...
2019-07-01 03:45

Former NFL player Aaron Brown accused of striking daughter A former NFL running back smacked his 11-year-old daughter during a scuffle earlier this month in Texas, authorities said. Aaron Brown, 31, who a member of the Cincinnati Bengals’ preseason roster in 2012, struck the pre-teen twice at her paternal gr...
2019-06-18 17:45

Woman accused of using live snake to carjack driver The scales of justice may not tip in her favor. A South Carolina woman hurled a live snake into a car to scare off the driver, and then took the vehicle on a wild ride until cops arrested her, authorities said. Hilmary Moreno-Berrios, 29, allegedly s...
2019-07-10 22:45

Germany: Moroccan man accused of spitting at, insulting Jews BERLIN (AP) — German police say they temporarily detained a Moroccan man who is accused of threatening, insulting and spitting at two Jews in the northern city of Hamburg. Police said in a statement Friday the 45-year-old was insulting the two Jewish...
2019-06-21 15:30

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 c...
2019-06-19 01:15

Ikea Accused Of "LGBT Indoctrination" By Polish Bishops Polish bishops on Saturday denounced Swedish furniture giant Ikea for what it called "LGBT indoctrination" after an employee was sacked for refusing to take down a homophobic comment he posted on the......
2019-07-07 20:45

2 Oregon women accused of stealing from a dead Mouseketeer Two women from southern Oregon were arrested and charged with felony theft of a car and jewelry that belonged to Dennis Day – an original Mickey Mouse Club Mouseketeer whose body was discovered in his home in April after he'd been missing for nearly ...
2019-06-30 04:00

Poland Frees Ex-Official Accused of Spying for China Poland released a local ex-counterintelligence official who had been detained on charges of spying for China, as Polish and Chinese ministers met in an effort to ease tensions between Beijing and one of the U.S.’s closest allies in Europe....
2019-07-09 17:15

Teacher accused of making terroristic threat fights for job MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia school teacher charged with making terroristic threats is fighting to keep her job after her school system didn’t renew her contract. The Atlanta Journal Constitution reports Tymille Baker appealed...
2019-06-19 12:15

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....
2019-06-19 04:00

Accused New Zealand Mosque Shooter Pleads Not Guilty Brenton Tarrant is facing 51 charges of murder, 40 of attempted murder and one terrorism-related charge over a 21-minute massacre at two mosques in the southern city of Christchurch, a move that shocked many victims and families of those killed....
2019-06-14 04:30

| Mother accused of murdering her son because he was interfering with her love affair A 41-year old mother appeared before a Camden County judge after she allegedly smothered her toddler son because she saw him as a threat to her affair....
2019-07-01 11:45

Man accused of killing Mackenzie Lueck was banned from university The man arrested in the alleged murder of University of Utah student Mackenzie Lueck was banned seven years ago from the Utah State University Campus, where he was once a student, new documents reveal. Ayoola A. Ajayi, now 31, was arrested on suspici...
2019-07-03 21:30

Kenyan MP arrested, accused of slapping female colleague Kenyan Member of Parliament, Rashid Kassim, has been arrested after being accused of causing "actual bodily harm" to his female colleague, the Kenyan Police Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) said....
2019-06-14 12:30

Woman accused of false abduction report to appear in court A West Virginia woman is due in court on a charge of falsely reporting to police that an Egyptian man tried to kidnap her daughter from a shopping mall....
2019-06-17 12:30

Accused: the Russians facing 'politically motivated' charges Journalist Ivan Golunov was freed after an outcry. Others have not been so fortunateThe case of Ivan Golunov, a Russian investigative reporter who was arrested on drug dealing charges and beaten in jail, has cast a renewed spotlight on those who fall...
2019-06-15 10:15

Roy Moore: Republican accused of sexual misconduct to run for Senate Moore was accused of pursuing relationships with women as young as 14 when he was in his 30s during his failed 2017 Senate bidDisgraced Alabama Republican Roy Moore has announced he is running for US Senate again in 2020 after failing to win the seat...
2019-06-21 10:45

The Latest: Suspect in Utah killing had been accused of rape SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Latest on the investigation into a Utah college student’s disappearance (all times local): 4:25 p.m. A northern Utah police department says it investigated a rape allegation five years ago against a man suspected of ki...
2019-06-29 03:45

5 indicted in Wisconsin accused of forced immigrant labor Federal prosecutors indicted five people accused of forcing 14 Mexican immigrants to work in farms in Wisconsin "by means of serious harm and threats of serious harm."...
2019-05-23 23:45

College wrestlers accused of penetrating victim with ‘object’ A top wrestler at the University of Minnesota and his teammate have been arrested on suspicion of criminal sexual conduct, police said. Gable Steveson, a 19-year-old heavyweight phenom with a 35-2 record as a freshman, and Dylan Martinez, a 21-year-o...
2019-06-18 01:45

Drama teacher accused of recording students as they got undressed HERNDON, Va. — Police now say a northern Virginia drama teacher in jail on child-pornography charges recorded multiple students in states of undress at the school. Initially Fairfax County Police said they had no evidence that Herndon High School stu...
2019-06-20 09:45

"I May Be Killed, But Want To Return": IMA Scam Accused Releases Video Nearly two weeks after news of the multi-crore IMA Jewels scam first broke, company founder Mansoor Khan today released a video message telling Bengaluru commissioner Alok Kumar that he was willing to......
2019-06-23 19:30

Ex-Scott County deputy accused in thefts to appear in court LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — A former Scott County sheriff’s deputy accused of shoplifting is expected to appear in court Monday. Silas Whitehead was charged with theft after officials said he took more than $600 worth of items from the nort...
2019-07-01 12:00

Suspect in California officer’s killing accused of battery SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A California man accused of killing a rookie Sacramento police officer was a wanted man when the fatal shots were fired. Nine days before Officer Tara O’Sullivan was gunned down Wednesday, a judge issued a warrant for ...
2019-06-22 06:45

Russia accused of cover-up over lethal submarine fire Russian commentators have challenged officials for not releasing full details about an accident on board a military submarine that killed 14 sailors....
2019-07-03 15:15

Factbox: Women who have accused Trump of inappropriate conduct E. Jean Carroll, a longtime advice columnist for Elle magazine, is the latest of more than a dozen women to publicly accuse President Donald Trump of sexual misconduct in the years before he entered politics. [L2N23Y0G9]...
2019-06-27 19:45

Tony Robbins accused of groping, harassing more women Self-help guru Tony Robbins faces a new series of allegations that he groped and harassed fans and staffers — including a former assistant who claims he touched her inappropriately during a job interview. The latest sexual misconduct claims bri...
2019-06-19 23:15

Ex-U.S. Marine accused of spying by Russia asks Trump to help A former U.S. Marine held in Russia on suspicion of spying called on U.S. President Donald Trump and the leaders of Britain, Canada and Ireland to help him as he appeared in court at an appeal hearing on Thursday....
2019-06-20 14:00

Marriott accused of deceptive 'drip pricing' by Washington, D.C. The Attorney General for the District of Columbia announced Tuesday that he is suing the hotel chain Marriott International over alleged price deception....
2019-07-09 23:15

| Anger as Christchurch mosque accused pleads not guilty The man accused of shooting dead 51 Muslim worshippers in the Christchurch mosque attacks in March smiled as his lawyers entered not guilty pleas to multiple murder and terrorism charges....
2019-06-14 12:15

Germany: Man accused of sexually abusing children nearly 700 times The former boy scouts supervisor allegedly abused four children in the southern town of Staufen over a period of eight years. Prosecutors say he abused one of the victims more than 500 times....
2019-08-07 22:45

Philadelphia mom accused in machete attack on 3-year-old daughter A Philidelphia woman was taken into police custody Sunday night after her 3-year-old daughter was slashed with a machete, according to multiple media reports. ...
2019-08-12 09:00

Priyanka Chopra accused of 'encouraging nuclear war' over tweet Actress Priyanka Chopra has been called a hypocrite and accused of "encouraging nuclear war" over a tweet she posted supporting Indian armed forces amid escalating tensions with Pakistan....
2019-08-12 12:30

Dennis Rodman accused of slapping man at Florida bar: report NBA legend Dennis Rodman was reportedly accused of slapping a man at his own birthday party last week in Florida and police were investigating the incident....
2019-05-23 17:30

Father of accused killer Brandon Theesfeld: ‘I know my son is innocent’ The father of the man who allegedly gunned down Ole Miss student Ally Kostial is insisting on his son’s innocence, according to a new report. Brandon Theesfeld, 22, of Texas, was arrested earlier this week on suspicion of murder in connection to the ...
2019-07-24 14:30

Brazil's Neymar accused of rape in Paris — report A woman has reportedly accused Brazilian soccer star Neymar of raping her in Paris last month. The father of the Paris Saint-Germain star said "it is clear" that the incident "was a trap."...
2019-06-02 03:15

Woman accused of beheading mom was a fan of ‘Texas Chainsaw Massacre’ Chilling Facebook posts show how an Australian accused of decapitating her mom was obsessed with horror films, including the blood-filled “Texas Chainsaw Massacre.” Jessica Camilleri, 25, said that violent flicks such as “Jeepers Cr...
2019-07-22 22:30

Opera legend Domingo accused of sexual harassment Eight singers and a dancer have said they were sexually harassed by the long-married, Placido Domingo over three decades beginning in the late 1980s.        ...
2019-08-13 15:15

Man accused of raping 88-year-old neighbor pleads not guilty A Brooklyn man accused of binding and raping his 88-year-old neighbor was hauled into court Monday to face charges including first-degree rape and burglary. Selwyn Worrell remained silent and handcuffed as he appeared before Judge William Miller in B...
2019-06-03 22:30

Man accused of killing his child's mother, fleeing to Cuba 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....
2019-06-04 06:15

Relative of Tyrann Mathieu accused of trying to extort $5m from NFL star Man accused of attempting to extort $5m from All-Pro safetyMathieu is entering his seventh NFL season and first with KCA relative of Tyrann ‘Honey Badger’ Mathieu has been accused of trying to extort $5m from the Kansas City Chiefs safety.ESPN report...
2019-05-22 19:30

Kentucky man accused of beating infant, causing 27 fractures A Kentucky man is accused of punching his infant daughter and repeatedly slamming the 3-month-old on the ground, causing 27 bone fractures and other injuries....
2019-06-04 18:01

Don Lemon sued, accused of assaulting New York bartender CNN anchor Don Lemon is being sued for allegedly assaulting a bartender. The network told USA TODAY that the anchor "categorically denies" the claims.        ...
2019-08-14 16:15

Fired charity CEO accused of using cash on LSU, Saints games BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A Louisiana hospital foundation’s former fundraising chief is accused of stealing about $550,000 in donations and using some of it to send family and friends to LSU and New Orleans Saints football games. The Advocate rep...
2019-06-05 14:00

Men are suing women who accused them of harassment. Will it stop others from speaking out? A series of high-profile defamation cases have been brought against women in response to the outpouring of sexual misconduct allegations in the wake of #MeToo, and women's rights activists say they could have a chilling effect on the movement's futur...
2019-06-05 14:15

| Accused 9/11 mastermind open to testimony against Saudi Arabia The Saudi government has long denied involvement in the 2001 attacks, in which hijacked airplanes crashed into New York's World Trade Centre, the Pentagon outside Washington, DC, and a Pennsylvania field. Nearly 3 000 people died....
2019-07-31 22:15

Venezuelan Elites Accused of Food Corruption Scheme Three stepsons of President Nicolás Maduro and a Colombian business partner are accused of running a scheme to siphon money meant to feed the country’s starving population....
2019-07-31 23:01

Couple accused of murder being transported back to Arizona TUCSON – Blane and Susan Barksdale appeared for an extradition hearing in a New York courtroom today. The two waived their extradition and are set to return to Arizona. The couple is accused of killing an elderly man and setting his Eastside ho...
2019-05-31 09:15

Germany's AKK accused of calling for 'censorship' during election campaign The head of Germany's conservative CDU party wants to hold a debate on whether opinions expressed online ahead of elections should face regulation. The idea has sparked an outcry, with critics warning of censorship....
2019-05-28 06:45

Nigeria accused of 'gagging the press' with new accreditation rules Access to country’s law-making National Assembly will be restricted, says Guild of EditorsStrict new conditions for covering government proceedings and the re-arrest of a prominent journalist on terrorism charges have raised concerns about deteriorat...
2019-05-28 07:45

Mississippi rep accused of punching wife issues statement JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi lawmaker accused of recently punching his wife has issued a statement, saying the incident has been misrepresented, although he did not say how so. Authorities say state Rep. Doug McLeod was drunk and bloodied his ...
2019-05-26 00:30

W.Va. Catholic diocese releases more accused priests’ names CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia’s only Roman Catholic diocese has released the names of two more priests who it says have been credibly accused of child sexual abuse in the state. The two priests are accused of committing the abuse while...
2019-05-28 23:30

Mesa woman accused of leaving her 2 kids in hot car to shop MESA, Ariz. (AP) — A Mesa woman is accused of negligent child abuse after allegedly leaving her two toddlers in a hot car while she went shopping for baby food at a supermarket. Mesa police say 23-year-old Jaimie Cassell was arrested Sunday afternoon...
2019-08-06 04:30

Honduras: Former officials accused of laundering drug money Former president Porfirio Lobo’s administration is being investigated for laundering drug money. The OAS anti-corruption mission (MACCIH) has filed injunctions against 12 people....
2019-05-25 09:15

Vegas man accused of plotting to bomb synagogues, LGBTQ bar Court documents say Conor Climo, 23, of Las Vegas told an FBI informant in recent weeks that he was scouting places to attack.        ...
2019-08-10 13:30

Charges dropped against mom accused in deaths of newborn twins CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — A Tennessee mother accused of contributing to the deaths of her newborn twins by using drugs will not be prosecuted. News outlets report that charges against 29-year-old Tiffany Marie Roberts were dropped Thursday in a Chattanoog...
2019-08-03 05:45

Man accused of flying drone at California NFL games charged SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Federal authorities have charged a California man accused of using a drone to drop anti-media leaflets on crowds at two NFL games in the San Francisco Bay Area with violating national defense airspace regulations. The U.S. Depart...
2019-05-29 23:45

Dad accused of killing his 5 kids would ‘whip’ them, but wasn’t insane: ex The South Carolina dad on trial for killing his five young children was known to “whip” his kids over minor things — like spilling a drink — and would often force them to “stand in the corner on their tippy toes all day ...
2019-05-30 04:45

Reports: Olesen accused of sexual assault on flight Reports: Thorbjorn Olesen arrested on suspicion of sexually assaulting female passenger on flight to London from WGC in Tennessee        ...
2019-08-02 04:30

Accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein commits suicide The financier faced charges that he recruited and abused dozens of underage girls in the early 2000s. The FBI and the US Justice Department are investigating Epstein's death....
2019-08-10 20:30

The Woman Who Kicked Off France’s #MeToo Is Being Sued for $55,000 by the Man She Accused Sandra Muller, the woman who kickstarted France’s #MeToo movement, appeared in court in a Paris Wednesday, accused of defaming the man whom she said sexually harassed her. Muller, a New-York based French journalist accused French TV executive E...
2019-05-30 15:45

Lebanese Band’s Concert Is Canceled After It’s Accused of Blasphemy Critics denounced Mashrou’ Leila, and a festival canceled an upcoming concert by the group, raising concerns about freedom of expression in the relatively moderate, multi-sectarian country....
2019-08-01 00:45

Creep accused of raping 4-year-old in McDonald’s bathroom MIDWEST CITY, Okla. — A 37-year-old Oklahoma man has been jailed on rape complaints after authorities said he sexually assaulted a 4-year-old girl in a bathroom at a McDonald’s play area, which the child was visiting during a day care field trip. Mid...
2019-07-20 03:30

Stan Lee: three more accused of elder abuse of Marvel creator Joan Celia Lee files lawsuit against her father’s former manager, and two others, alleging a ‘sinister plot’ to take advantage of the ailing comics legendStan Lee’s daughter is suing her father’s former manager and two other individuals over a “sinis...
2019-06-05 22:30

Indie Developer Accused Of Plagiarism Says It Was An 'Intentional' Reference A Reddit user’s Sunday post comparing lines in the 2019 indie game YIIK: A Postmodern RPG to passages from novelist Haruki Murakami has led to charges that the game plagiarized the award-winning writer....
2019-05-21 15:15

Man Accused Of Stabbing Person In Chest With Kitchen Knife LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — Police arrested a Lexington man who they say stabbed a person Thursday. Police say 56-year-old John Lapham stabbed someone in the chest with a serrated kitchen knife. Authorities said alcohol was suspected to be involv...
2019-06-08 18:15

Accused New Zealand Mosque Shooter Charged With Terrorism (WELLINGTON, New Zealand) — New Zealand police on Tuesday filed a terrorism charge against the man accused of killing 51 people at two Christchurch mosques. Australian Brenton Harrison Tarrant, 28, was already facing murder and attempted murde...
2019-05-21 14:45

Russia accused of ‘backsliding’ on doping reforms in track MONACO (AP) — Russia’s ban from international track and field has been extended over concerns it’s “backsliding” on doping reforms. Track’s world governing body, the IAAF, refused to lift the ban at a council meeting thi...
2019-06-09 14:30

Malaysian ex-PM accused of buying $800,000 in high-end jewelry in a single day Malaysia’s disgraced former Prime Minister, Najib Razak, is alleged to have racked up more than $800,000 at an Italian jeweler in just one day – in what prosecutors’ claim is only part of a much larger corruption scandal....
2019-07-17 13:45

Perv accused of going on groping spree in Midtown Starbucks A suspected sicko walked into a Manhattan Starbucks and allegedly groped three women, including two employees, on Monday evening, police and sources said....
2019-05-22 02:15

Mexico frees activists accused of migrant trafficking MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican officials say two jailed immigration activists have been set free due to lack of evidence following accusations of migrant trafficking. Irineo Mújica, director of the nonprofit group Pueblos Sin Fronteras, and fellow activi...
2019-06-13 04:15

Newark cop accused of killing estranged wife says he ‘blacked out’ The Newark cop accused of fatally shooting his estranged wife and wounding her boyfriend told investigators that he “blacked out” when he dropped by at his former home and suspected that another man was in her bedroom, according to a report. Lt. John...
2019-07-17 02:00

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....
2019-06-12 01:45

Accused Colts Neck killer is in more legal trouble The New Jersey man already facing four counts of murder for allegedly killing his brother, sister-in-law and their two kids, then torching their Colts Neck mansion, is staring down a new legal hurdle — an insurance fraud charge. Paul Caneiro, 51, now...
2019-07-16 21:15

Detroit man accused of murder used dating app to target gay men, police say A 26-year-old man was charged with numerous felonies, including first-degree murder and four firearm counts, for allegedly assaulting two gay men in Detroit, one of whom died. ...
2019-07-13 04:30

Sudan's military leaders accused of ordering massacre BBC investigation includes testimony from soldiers who attacked peaceful protestersThe massacre of peaceful protesters in Sudan last month was ordered by the country’s top military rulers, according to an investigation by BBC Africa Eye.The documenta...
2019-07-12 17:30

Principal accused of copying Kutcher speech is suspended A West Virginia, principal accused of plagiarizing Ashton Kutcher in an address to his school's graduating class has been suspended without pay for five days....
2019-06-12 11:30

Poland: Statue of priest accused of abuse removed A statue featuring a Polish priest suspected of child sex abuse was removed from the grounds of a major Catholic pilgrimage site in central Poland, days ahead of a meeting between Polish bishops and the Vatican's sex crimes investigator....
2019-06-12 16:30

Volkswagen Accused of Illegally Selling Prototypes Not Fit for the Road The automaker, which is trying to regain the trust of car buyers after an emissions scandal in 2015, has acknowledged improperly selling preproduction cars....
2019-05-21 19:45

Judge sets $300,000 bond for stripper accused in DUI crash MIAMI (AP) — A 31-year-old stripper accused in a crash that killed three young soccer players as they walked to a bus stop has been granted a $300,000 bond. Mariam Coulibaly appeared in bond court Thursday, nearly two weeks after police say she was d...
2019-06-07 13:45

Prominent Vegas businessman accused of DUI after fatal crash A judge set bail at $250,000 on Friday for a 53-year-old Nevada businessman and grandson of a former Las Vegas mayor facing multiple felony charges of driving under the influence in a high-speed crash that killed one person and injured two....
2019-06-01 05:15

US citizen accused of being high-ranking ISIS member The feds have busted a “high-ranking member of ISIS” they described as a US citizen who had visited Syria and gave “material support” to the bloodthirsty jihadis. The unidentified suspect was taken into custody and will be presented in federal court ...
2019-07-19 18:30

29 Accused Arrested After Sonbhadra Massacre: Yogi Adityanath Promising justice to those killed in the Sonbhadra clash, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanth on Friday said the sub divisional magistrate and four policemen including circle officer were......
2019-07-19 15:15

Day care worker accused of hitting, shaking children ORMOND BEACH, Fla. — Authorities in central Florida say a former day care worker has been arrested after being caught on security video hitting, slapping and shaking children. The Daytona Beach News-Journal reports 65-year-old Katherine Weitz was arr...
2019-06-06 10:45

Woman accused of stabbing boyfriend over vacation packing A woman flew into a rage and stabbed her boyfriend after he attempted to prevent her from packing too much clothes for their vacation, a report said. Lesley Bradbury, of Manchester, England, plunged a knife into Gary Moore when the boyfriend began ta...
2019-06-12 09:30

Grandparents leave man accused of trying to kidnap 6-year-old bloodied LEBANON, Ind. (WTHR) – A Lebanon man is in jail after police say he attempted to kidnap a girl from her grandparents’ apartment. Benjamin Dillon is accused of trying to abduct a 6-year-old girl from an apartment complex near downtown Leba...
2019-06-14 03:15

The Latest: $1M bond for man accused of abducting Idaho girl SURPRISE, Ariz. (AP) — The Latest on the abduction of a 17-year-old girl from Idaho who has been found in Arizona and the suspect arrested (all times local): 4:10 p.m. Bond has been set at $1 million for an 18-year-old man accused of abducting a teen...
2019-05-22 02:45

Man accused in Des Moines triple homicide returned to US twice after deportation, ICE says "Escobar-Orellana, aka, Marvin O. Esquivel-Lopez, was previously (deported) from the United States in 2010 and again in 2011," an ICE spokesman said.        ...
2019-07-19 00:30

Lady Gaga's lawyer dismisses musician's claim that 'Shallow' copies his song Lady Gaga's lawyer Orin Snyder is dismissing a songwriter's claim that the song "Shallow" was stolen.        ...
2019-08-11 08:00

R. Kelly is 'optimistic' but has 'bad days,' lawyer says after singer pleads not guilty Singer R. Kelly has pleaded not guilty to 11 new sex-related felonies at his arraignment in Chicago on Thursday.        ...
2019-06-07 01:45

General accused of war abuses named Sri Lanka’s army chief Sri Lanka’s president on Monday appointed a general accused of grave human rights abuses in the final stages of its long civil war as the country’s new army chief, a move a top UN human rights official said is likely to impact its peacekeeping missio...
2019-08-19 22:30

Richmond diocese adds 6 priests to list of accused abusers RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Catholic Diocese of Richmond is adding six priests to a list of clergy who are accused of sexual abuse against a minor. The Richmond Times-Dispatch reports the additions announced on Thursday come four months after Bishop Bar...
2019-06-27 23:00

Colombia says FARC lawmaker accused of drug trafficking has gone AWOL A Colombian FARC rebel leader turned lawmaker who is accused by the United States of conspiring to traffic cocaine has vanished in an apparent attempt to evade justice, President Ivan Duque said on Monday....
2019-07-02 02:45

| Ethiopia on edge in ethnic heartland of accused coup leader As gunmen assassinated top officials in Ethiopia's Amhara region during what the government has described as a coup attempt, alleged mastermind Asaminew Tsige holed up in a state-run guesthouse where he had been staying for more than a year....
2019-06-29 23:30

GoAir Responds After 2 Employees Accused Of Abetting Colleague's Suicide Two employees of private carrier GoAir have been charged for allegedly abetting the suicide of a 19-year-old employee of the airline in Maharashtra's Nagpur, city police said....
2019-08-10 15:30

Revealed: how Ghislaine Maxwell fought those who accused her over Jeffrey Epstein Socialite’s lawyers combed through life of billionaire’s alleged abuse victim when she was sued for libelThe lengths to which Ghislaine Maxwell went to contest allegations that she conspired with Jeffrey Epstein to groom underage girls for sex is lai...
2019-08-18 13:30

Providence diocese releases list of credibly accused priests PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The Roman Catholic Diocese of Providence has released a list of clergy, religious order priests and deacons who have been credibly accused of sexually abusing children. The list of roughly 50 names posted on the diocese websit...
2019-07-01 15:15

Man accused of bribing AT&T employees to unlock phones, install malware A Pakistani man made an initial appearance in court on charges he bribed AT&T employees to unlock phones and install malware.       ...
2019-08-08 01:30

New Jersey school librarian accused of seducing teen student This is not your average Harlequin romance. A New Jersey middle-school librarian is accused of having a sexual relationship with a 14-year-old student — and will head to trial for the alleged misconduct during class hours. Kimberly Pinkham, 38, appea...
2019-08-09 08:00

California man, 70 accused of manslaughter after Minnesota girl, 6, dies in car fire A 70-year-old California man has been charged with three felonies, including second-degree manslaughter, after he put a hot cookstove in the back of his van, causing a fire that spread to another vehicle, killing a 6-year-old girl and critically inju...
2019-08-08 06:15

Police: Accused El Paso, Texas, gunman says he targeted Mexicans The 21-year-old man accused of killing 22 people in a shooting at an El Paso, Texas, Walmart told police he intentionally targeted Mexicans during the attack, an affidavit released Friday indicated....
2019-08-10 13:00

Accused turtle trafficker nabbed after years-long probe ATLANTA — An investigation involving two of the world’s biggest airports and hundreds of turtles has led to federal charges that a man illegally shipped the reptiles to China. Prosecutors took a slow-wins-the-race approach to filing charges thi...
2019-08-16 14:45

‘She’s Not My Type’: Accused Again of Sexual Assault, Trump Resorts to Old Insult E. Jean Carroll, a columnist for Elle magazine, said in a CNN interview on Monday that she fought back when Donald Trump sexually assaulted her in a Bergdorf Goodman fitting room....
2019-06-28 07:15

Judge eases security on accused CIA leaker Joshua Schulte Judge Paul Crotty ruled Wednesday that Schulte, an ex-CIA technician accused of slipping classified documents to Wikileaks, can now have monitored contact with non-immediate family members....
2019-08-15 02:45

Little League World Series team accused of stealing signs Barrington (Rhode Island) Little League made the Little League World Series, and the team it beat to get there says it cheated to do it. After Barrington beat Goffstown (New Hampshire) to win the New England Region last Saturday, Goffstown manager Pa...
2019-08-14 21:45

South African government accused of xenophobia over its treatment of migrants Outrage is growing over what is seen as the targeting of undocumented migrants in South Africa. After a raid and the arrest of about 500 people, the government is being accused of using the migrants as scapegoats....
2019-08-13 23:45

French politician accused of staging glacier summit photo A French politician is fending off an “avalanche” of accusations that a photo on his Twitter page, in which he appears to be scaling a vertical summit in the Alps, is actually fake....
2019-08-13 23:15

Plácido Domingo, Opera Star, Accused of Sexual Harassment Multiple women told The Associated Press they were pressured into sexual relationships. Mr. Domingo said he believes the interactions were “welcomed and consensual.”...
2019-08-13 16:15

After Akash Vijayvargiya, Satna BJP Leader Accused Of Assaulting Official A local BJP leader was accused of assaulting a government official in Madhya Pradesh's Satna today, two days after party legislator Akash Vijayvargiya sparked outrage by thrashing a civic body......
2019-06-28 20:30

Man accused of threatening customers with pellet gun at North Carolina Walmart Police in North Carolina say no shots were fired and nobody was hurt when a man with a pellet gun threatened customers inside a Walmart.        ...
2019-08-13 10:30

Accused New Zealand gunman's letter from jail circulates online The gunman accused of killing 51 people in New Zealand has written several letters from jail expressing his political and social views, prompting Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern to say that should never have been allowed....
2019-08-15 05:00

French politician accused of doctoring photo of Alpine climb Éric Woerth hits back after social media ridiculeA French politician has hit back at claims he changed the angle in a photograph to make the his ascent of an icy summit in the Alps seem more perilous.Éric Woerth, a senior right-of-centre MP, insisted...
2019-08-14 06:45

Jeffrey Epstein, Sex-Trafficking Accused On Suicide Watch, Kills Himself Jeffrey Epstein, the politically connected financier charged recently with sexually abusing dozens of young girls in the early 2000s, died Saturday after apparently hanging himself in a Manhattan......
2019-08-11 07:00