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Mexican acquitted of murder faces gun, immigration charges

Mexican acquitted of murder faces gun, immigration chargesSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — U.S. authorities on Tuesday charged a Mexican man with new immigration and gun violations less than a week after a San Francisco jury acquitted him of murder for the shooting death of Kate Steinle, a case that helped fuel a fierce national debate on immigration.



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Illegal immigrant indicted on federal charges after San Francisco murder acquittal

Illegal immigrant indicted on federal charges after San Francisco murder acquittalA grand jury on Tuesday indicted on federal charges an illegal immigrant from Mexico who was acquitted last week of murder by a San Francisco jury, the U.S. Justice Department said in a statement. Jose Ines Garcia Zarate was indicted on charges of being a felon in possession of a firearm, and for being an illegal immigrant in possession of a firearm, the statement said.



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Indicted Baltimore officer faces new corruption charges

Indicted Baltimore officer faces new corruption chargesBALTIMORE (AP) — An indicted member of a disbanded Baltimore police unit allegedly duped a fellow officer into discovering a cache of heroin he planted in a car during a 2010 arrest, authorities alleged in a new indictment announced Thursday.



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Joe Arpaio Pressed Charges To Hurt Jeff Flake Politically, Lawsuit Argues

Joe Arpaio Pressed Charges To Hurt Jeff Flake Politically, Lawsuit ArguesFormer Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio has been hit with a lawsuit claiming he maliciously pressed charges against a member of Jeff Flake’s family to hurt the Republican Arizona senator politically. President Donald Trump pardoned Arpaio in August after the former sheriff was convicted of criminal contempt for willfully violating a federal judge’s order and unlawfully detaining individuals solely based on suspicions about their legal status. Flake is a harsh critic of Trump.



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15 black men charged with drug offences have all charges dropped after being allegedly framed by corrupt detective

15 black men charged with drug offences have all charges dropped after being allegedly framed by corrupt detectiveFifteen African American men who say they were framed by a corrupt Chicago police officer and his team, have had all the charges against them dropped. Prosecutors said they were vacating all charges against the men, who were arrested by officers led by former police sergeant Ronald Watts. The Exoneration Project, a free legal clinic at the University of Chicago Law School which represented the men, said all 15 were convicted of drug crimes from 2003-2008, and have all served their respective sentences.



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Sessions angrily rejects Dems' perjury charges

Sessions angrily rejects Dems' perjury chargesAttorney General Jeff Sessions angrily rebutted House Democrats’ suggestion that he had perjured himself in congressional testimony and on an application form for security clearance on Tuesday.



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Mueller Has Enough Evidence to Bring Charges in Flynn Investigation

Mueller Has Enough Evidence to Bring Charges in Flynn InvestigationMueller has enough evidence to bring charges in Flynn investigation



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Student faces criminal charges after 'rubbing used tampons on black roommate's bag'

Student faces criminal charges after 'rubbing used tampons on black roommate's bag'A white university student bullied her black roommate by rubbing used tampons on her belongings, spitting in her coconut oil, and sticking her toothbrush “where the sun doesn’t shine,” according to court records. The University of Hartford student, Brianna Brochu, was banned from campus by a local community court judge after allegedly bragging about her bullying tactics online. “After 1½ month of spitting in her coconut oil, putting moldy clam dip in her lotions, rubbing used tampons oh [sic] her backpack, putting her toothbrush places where the sun doesn’t shine, and so much more, I can finally say goodbye Jamaican Barbie,” Ms Brochu wrote on Instagram, according to court records.



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Collusion or conspiracy? Understanding the charges against Manafort and Gates

Collusion or conspiracy? Understanding the charges against Manafort and GatesPaul Manafort and Rick Gates were accused of "conspiring" against the United States, but what everyone wants to know is whether they "colluded" with Russia to affect the election. What's the difference? And is that something special counsel Robert Mueller can hope to prove?



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Russia inquiry charges: how close does this get to Trump?

Russia inquiry charges: how close does this get to Trump?The indictment against George Papadopoulos offers the hardest evidence yet tying the Trump campaign to Russian government interference in the election. On the day that Donald Trump summoned James Comey to a one-on-one dinner and asked the then FBI director to pledge loyalty, a crucial interview was taking place at the bureau. George Papadopoulos, a former foreign policy adviser to the Trump campaign, was questioned about contacts with a Russia-linked professor who had offered “dirt” on election rival Hillary Clinton.



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