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Judge: Blame in Italy cable car deaths rests with technician


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Chauvin trial: Defense rests without calling him to the stand


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7 key takeaways from the Chauvin trial as the prosecution rests its case


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Defense rests in war crimes trial of U.S. Navy SEAL platoon leader

Defense rests in war crimes trial of U.S. Navy SEAL platoon leaderDefense lawyers in the murder trial of a U.S. Navy SEAL rested their case on Friday after three days of testimony contesting accusations that the platoon leader had fatally stabbed a wounded Iraqi captive and shot innocent civilians. The last defense witness called by lawyers for Special Operations Chief Edward Gallagher was Navy Lieutenant Commander Robert Breisch, who testified that no one made a report to him accusing Gallagher of war crimes while his platoon was in Iraq. Breisch, the SEAL Team 7 troop commander during the 2017 Iraq deployment in question, testified that complaints about Gallagher had only involved personal, petty issues or tactical grievances, until months after the troops returned.



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'El Chapo' defense rests after calling one witness

'El Chapo' defense rests after calling one witnessAfter that, U.S. District Judge Brian Cogan, who is presiding over the trial in Brooklyn federal court, will instruct the jury so it can begin deliberating Guzman’s fate. The brief defense case was in sharp contrast to the 10-week presentation put on by prosecutors, who called over 50 witnesses to testify. Guzman said on Monday that he would not testify in his own defense.



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Greedy Liar or Flawed Family Man? Cohen Fate Rests on Answer

Greedy Liar or Flawed Family Man? Cohen Fate Rests on AnswerCohen confessed nine crimes this year after federal prosecutors said that he had concealed income and evaded taxes, orchestrated a scheme to violate campaign finance laws at the height of the 2016 U.S. presidential election, and lied to banks and Congress. Hours before the sentencing began, media trucks lined the street outside the lower Manhattan courthouse, and Michael Avenatti, the Trump agitator and lawyer for one of two women who Cohen helped pay off in the run-up to the election, appeared in court to watch the proceeding.



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Migrant Caravan Rests as a Second Group Tries to Enter Mexico

Migrant Caravan Rests as a Second Group Tries to Enter MexicoA second caravan clashed with Guatemalan and Mexican forces, with one killed



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Kavanaugh’s fate now rests with three GOP senators — Flake, Murkowski and Collins

Kavanaugh’s fate now rests with three GOP senators — Flake, Murkowski and CollinsThe Senate Judiciary Committee will vote on Friday on whether to advance Kavanaugh's Supreme Court nomination to the full Senate.



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Paul Manafort's defense rests without presenting evidence

Paul Manafort's defense rests without presenting evidenceThe trial of President Trump’s former campaign manager Paul Manafort is coming to a quieter than expected end.



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Manafort trial: Judge TS Ellis calls for short closing arguments on Wednesday as defence rests case

Manafort trial: Judge TS Ellis calls for short closing arguments on Wednesday as defence rests caseThe defence has rested in the trial of former Donald Trump presidential campaign chairman Paul Manafort, with Judge TS Ellis calling closing arguments for Wednesday morning. Mr Manafort’s trial on several counts of tax evasion and bank fraud will like see the jury head out for deliberations on Wednesday, after his legal team did not call any witnesses to the stand in the federal court in Alexandria, Virginia. Mr Manfort decided not to testify in what is the first trial related to the FBI investigation led by special counsel Robert Mueller, of Russian election meddling and possible collusion between Mr Trump’s 2016 campaign team and Russian officials.



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