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Boston Marathon bomber death penalty jury not properly questioned, lawyer argues

Boston Marathon bomber death penalty jury not properly questioned, lawyer arguesBoston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s lawyer on Thursday asked a federal appeals court to overturn his death sentence, saying prospective jurors were not thoroughly questioned, violating a 51-year-old standard for weeding out bias. Important questions about what prospective jurors saw and heard from newspapers, television and social media were not posed, defense lawyer Daniel Habib argued before a three-judge appellate panel in Boston’s federal courthouse.



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The Harvard student who was denied entry into the US after immigration officers reportedly questioned his religion arrived on campus just before classes started

The Harvard student who was denied entry into the US after immigration officers reportedly questioned his religion arrived on campus just before classes startedCustoms and Border Protection finally granted the student admission to the US, but would not say why they denied entry in the first place.



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Inmate questioned after Jeffrey Epstein is found nearly unconscious in jail cell

Inmate questioned after Jeffrey Epstein is found nearly unconscious in jail cellAn inmate was questioned over an incident in which financier and convicted sexoffender Jeffrey Epstein was found nearly unconscious in his New York Cityjail cell, WNBC reports



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Kellyanne Conway challenges reporter who questioned Trump's tweet: 'What's your ethnicity?'

Kellyanne Conway challenges reporter who questioned Trump's tweet: 'What's your ethnicity?'The counselor to the president lashed out at a White House reporter who pressed her on President Trump’s tweets saying four Democratic congresswomen of color should “go back” to their home countries.



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Belgian Jewish museum trial interrupted as juror questioned

Belgian Jewish museum trial interrupted as juror questionedThe trial of a Frenchman accused of shooting dead four people at the Jewish museum of Belgium was briefly interrupted on Monday as police were summoned to question a juror. “We cannot start the closing arguments under these conditions,” judge Laurence Massart said, after recusing the juror for having communicated with outside parties. “This is probably a person in search of attention,” said Sebastien Courtoy, the lawyer for the accused Mehdi Nemmouche, referring to the juror’s work colleague.



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White House press secretary Sarah Sanders questioned by investigators probing Russian election meddling

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders questioned by investigators probing Russian election meddlingRobert Mueller‘s team has questioned Sarah Huckabee Sanders, the White House press secretary has confirmed. In a statement to CNN, Ms Sanders, 36, said she had been questioned last year by the special counsel probing Russia’s alleged interference in the 2016 election, and possible collusion with the Trump campaign. “The president urged me, like he has everyone in the administration, to fully cooperate with the special counsel,” she said.



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Polish Central Bank Chief Is Questioned in Watchdog Scandal

Polish Central Bank Chief Is Questioned in Watchdog ScandalThe latest in a string of central bankers from emerging Europe becoming involved in legal probes, Glapinski has rebuffed calls to step down from opposition parties that are demanding a parliamentary investigation into bribery allegations against the former head of the Financial Supervisory Commission. In November, Latvia’s anti-corruption bureau said it was carrying out a criminal probe involving central bank governor Ilmars Rimsevics.



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Timetable of Trump's pullout from Syria being questioned

Timetable of Trump's pullout from Syria being questionedWASHINGTON (AP) — Amid questions about the pace of his exit from Syria, President Donald Trump complained Monday that he's getting "bad press" for his decision to pull American troops out of the country and insisted he was simply making good on his campaign promise against U.S. involvement in "never ending wars."



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Canadian held in China questioned daily, no lawyer, can't turn off light: sources

Canadian held in China questioned daily, no lawyer, can't turn off light: sourcesMichael Kovrig, a former diplomat and an adviser with the International Crisis Group (ICG) think-tank, and businessman Michael Spavor – after Canadian police arrested Huawei Technologies Co Ltd’s [HWT.UL] chief financial officer, Meng Wanzhou, on Dec 1. Canada arrested Meng at the request of the United States, which is engaged in a trade war with China.



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Israel's prime minister questioned again in corruption probe

Israel's prime minister questioned again in corruption probeIsraeli police questioned Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for the 12th time in connection with a long-running corruption investigation.



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