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Man acquitted in pier shooting seeks new trial on gun charge

Man acquitted in pier shooting seeks new trial on gun chargeSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Mexican man acquitted of murder in the shooting death of a San Francisco woman that sparked a national immigration debate on Thursday sought a new trial for his conviction on illegal gun possession.



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Appeals Court Denies New Trial For 'Making A Murderer' Subject Brendan Dassey

Appeals Court Denies New Trial For 'Making A Murderer' Subject Brendan DasseyIn a case featured in Netflix’s documentary series “Making a Murderer,” a federal court ruled Friday that Brendan Dassey’s confession in the 2005 Wisconsin murder of Teresa Halbach was not coerced and denied him a new trial.



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Kate Steinle latest: Antifa outnumber neo-Nazis at White House protest over murder trial

Kate Steinle latest: Antifa outnumber neo-Nazis at White House protest over murder trialAntifa outnumbered white supremacists during a protest in front of the White House which saw the two rival groups hurl slogans at each other before being escorted away by the police. Neo-Nazis and members of the far right gathered on Pennsylvania Avenue carrying American flags and chanting “build the wall” to show their opposition to the verdict in the Kate Steinle trial. Jose Ines Garcia Zarate, an undocumented Mexican immigrant, was found not guilty of murder last week in the killing of a woman on a San Francisco pier that sparked a national immigration debate two years ago.



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As juror sleeps, prosecution plods along at sanctions trial

As juror sleeps, prosecution plods along at sanctions trialNEW YORK (AP) — As a juror slept, a wealthy Turkish-Iranian businessman who was arrested on his way to Disney World described to a jury Friday how he overcame U.S. economic sanctions to help Iran move $ 1 billion through foreign banks.



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James O'Keefe's Credibility Is On Trial As DOJ Seeks Felony Convictions For Trump Protesters

James O'Keefe's Credibility Is On Trial As DOJ Seeks Felony Convictions For Trump ProtestersWASHINGTON ― The background of conservative activist James O’Keefe came under scrutiny in D.C. Superior Court on Wednesday morning, as prosecutors continued to seek felony convictions for six individuals swept up in a mass arrest on the day of President Donald Trump’s inauguration.



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Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy declines release from jail during trial

Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy declines release from jail during trialNevada rancher Cliven Bundy won a court order releasing him from jail to home confinement for the duration of his federal conspiracy and assault trial in Las Vegas, but he has opted to remain locked up on principle, his attorney said on Wednesday. U.S. District Judge Gloria Navarro has ruled that the 71-year-old cattleman and three others on trial with him, including sons Ammon and Ryan Bundy, may remain essentially under house arrest, rather than behind bars, while the case proceeds in court. Ryan Bundy had already been released from jail to a halfway house earlier this month before he was permitted transfer to detention in the home of a court-approved host for the rest of the trial, which is expected to run through February.



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Former Bosnian General On Trial For War Crimes Dies After Drinking Poison In Court

Former Bosnian General On Trial For War Crimes Dies After Drinking Poison In CourtSlobodan Praljak, a former Bosnian general who was on trial Wednesday at the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia, has died after drinking poison, The Associated Press reported.



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Feds Use James O'Keefe Video In Felony Trial Of Trump Inauguration Protesters

Feds Use James O'Keefe Video In Felony Trial Of Trump Inauguration ProtestersWASHINGTON ― A Justice Department prosecutor pursuing felony convictions for six of the hundreds of individuals arrested during President Donald Trump’s inauguration successfully introduced to a jury on Tuesday a video of a protest planning meeting that was secretly recorded by a controversial organization run by conservative activist James O’Keefe.



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Turkish Gold Dealer Pleads Guilty in Politically Explosive Sanctions Trial

Turkish Gold Dealer Pleads Guilty in Politically Explosive Sanctions TrialReza Zarrab may reveal a sprawling bribery scheme touching the highest levels of the Turkish government.



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Pamplona festival gang rape trial wraps up in Spain

Pamplona festival gang rape trial wraps up in SpainThe trial of five men accused of gang raping a woman at Pamplona’s bull-running festival wrapped up Tuesday in case that shocked Spain and sparked protests against violence against women. The men, aged 27 to 29, are accused of having raped the woman, then aged 18, at the entrance to an apartment building in Pamplona on July 7, 2016 at the start of the week-long San Fermin festival, which draws tens of thousands of visitors. “We don’t see a sexual assault, we see sexual relations, period,” the lawyer for three of the accused, Agustin Martinez Becerra, told reporters.



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