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El Chapo jury ends 3rd day of deliberations without verdict

El Chapo jury ends 3rd day of deliberations without verdictNEW YORK (AP) — Jurors at the trial of Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman ended their third day of deliberations at his U.S. trial Wednesday without a verdict after asking whether killing someone over personal beef could be part of a drug-trafficking conspiracy.



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'El Chapo' jury ends first day of deliberations without verdict

'El Chapo' jury ends first day of deliberations without verdictThe 12 jurors began deliberating at about 1 p.m. (1800 GMT)after receiving instructions from U.S. District Judge Brian Cogan. Guzman, 61, is accused of leading Mexico’s Sinaloa Cartel, which became one of the most powerful drug trafficking organizations in the world. The 11-week trial, which featured testimony from more than 50 witnesses, offered the public an unprecedented look into the inner workings of the cartel, named for the state in northwest Mexico where Guzman was born in a poor mountain village.



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A breakdown of the verdict on 18 counts in Manafort's case

A breakdown of the verdict on 18 counts in Manafort's caseWASHINGTON (AP) — Paul Manafort's 16-day trial ended with the former Trump campaign chairman convicted of eight felony counts and prosecutors facing a choice of whether to retry him on 10 other charges.



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Donald Trump Reacts To Guilty Verdict In Paul Manafort Trial: 'Such Respect For A Brave Man!'

Donald Trump Reacts To Guilty Verdict In Paul Manafort Trial: 'Such Respect For A Brave Man!'President Donald Trump responded Wednesday to the guilty verdicts against his



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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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