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Trump defends ex-aide Manafort as jury weighs verdict

Trump defends ex-aide Manafort as jury weighs verdictIn remarks to reporters at the White House, Trump again called Mueller’s investigation, which had cast a cloud over his presidency, a “rigged witch hunt,” but sidestepped a question about whether he would issue a presidential pardon for Manafort. The jurors met for about seven hours on Thursday without reaching a verdict on 18 criminal counts with which Manafort is charged. As president, Trump has the power to pardon Manafort on the federal charges.



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$4 verdict shocks family of man fatally shot by police

$  4 verdict shocks family of man fatally shot by policeThe family of Gregory Hill, who was killed in 2014 after two Florida sheriff’s deputies responded to a noise complaint at his home, filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the sheriff’s office. The jury awarded his family $ 4.



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The Cosby Verdict Won’t Fix A Broken Legal System

The Cosby Verdict Won’t Fix A Broken Legal SystemThe Bill Cosby verdict is a victory for all victims of sexual assault ― a



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Spanish prosecutor to appeal verdict in gang rape case, protests persist

Spanish prosecutor to appeal verdict in gang rape case, protests persistBy Sonya Dowsett MADRID (Reuters) – State prosecutors said on Friday they would appeal a ruling that cleared five men of the gang rape of a teenager at a bull-running festival two years ago, a verdict that has prompted anguished soul-searching and angry protests across Spain. The men, who had recorded video of the attack on their mobile phones and laughed about the incident afterwards on a Whatsapp group, were convicted with the lesser crime of sexual abuse and sentenced to nine years in jail. Shaken by the scale of protests against the court ruling, the Spanish government said on Friday it would consider revamping the criminal code to ensure that sex crimes were punished more harshly.



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'This is a game changer': Bill Cosby should steel himself for more sexual assault charges after guilty verdict, legal experts say

'This is a game changer': Bill Cosby should steel himself for more sexual assault charges after guilty verdict, legal experts sayBill Cosby’s sexual assault conviction could lead to a wave of new cases against the ageing actor, legal experts have said. The famed stand-up comedian and sitcom star was convicted in Pennsylvania on three counts of aggravated indecent assault against former basketball player Andrea Constand. Dozens of women have also publicly accused Cosby of sexually assaulting them.



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Hollywood Celebrities React To Bill Cosby Guilty Verdict

Hollywood Celebrities React To Bill Cosby Guilty VerdictComedian Bill Cosby was found guilty on Thursday in Montgomery County,



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#BoycottSanFrancisco hashtag trending after Kate Steinle case verdict

#BoycottSanFrancisco hashtag trending after Kate Steinle case verdictEmotions ran hot on Twitter with many users standing behind a hashtag reading #BoycottSanFrancisco to voice their criticisms after the surprise not guilty verdict in the Kate Steinle murder case.



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Bosnian Serb warlord Ratko Mladić disrupts genocide verdict hearing

Bosnian Serb warlord Ratko Mladić disrupts genocide verdict hearingRatko Mladić, the Serb warlord who terrorised Bosnia in the 1990s, was on Wednesday forcibly removed from court after a shouting outburst delayed the reading of the verdict in his trial for the last genocide committed in Europe. The delay was extended as rumours began to circulate that the former Bosnian Serb commander, who had appeared healthy when sitting in court, had suddenly been taken ill. As he entered the ICTY courtroom, Mladic had infuriated relatives of the victims as gave a broad smile and gave a thumbs up to the cameras.



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Exonerated Baltimore man: $15 million verdict brings justice

Exonerated Baltimore man: $  15 million verdict brings justiceBALTIMORE (AP) — Sabein Burgess spent nearly two decades behind bars for a murder he always insisted he had nothing to do with. Now, a federal jury has given final vindication to the wrongfully convicted man by awarding him $ 15 million in his lawsuit against the Baltimore Police Department and two detectives.



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No verdict on 1st day of jury work in burning death trial

No verdict on 1st day of jury work in burning death trialBATESVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Jurors deliberated more than four hours Sunday without reaching a verdict in the trial of a Mississippi man charged with burning a woman to death in 2014. The judge sent the sequestered group back to their hotel for the night, and court will be back in session for more deliberations Monday.



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