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  • Testimony set to begin in man's Baby Doe murder trial

    Tue, 30 May 2017 04:06:28 GMT

    BOSTON (AP) — Testimony is set to begin in the trial of a man accused of killing a 2-year-old girl whose image was shared by millions of people through social media after her body washed up on a Boston Harbor island.

  • Jury process resumes in murder retrial for ex-police officer

    Tue, 30 May 2017 04:05:57 GMT

    CINCINNATI (AP) — Attorneys are expected to start questioning prospective jurors for the murder retrial of a white police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black motorist in Cincinnati.

  • Kim Jong Nam murder suspect asks her parents to pray for her

    Tue, 30 May 2017 03:53:37 GMT

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — A suspect in the poisoning death of the North Korean leader's half brother has written to her parents from jail, asking them to pray for her but saying "don't think about me too much."

  • Trial of Kim Jong Nam murder suspects moved to higher court

    Tue, 30 May 2017 03:01:14 GMT

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — The murder trial of the only two suspects arrested in the assassination of the North Korean leader's half brother was transferred to another Malaysian court Tuesday.

  • Suspects in Kim Jong Nam murder appear in Malaysia court

    Tue, 30 May 2017 02:32:52 GMT

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — The two women who are the only suspects arrested in the assassination of an outcast from North Korea's ruling family have appeared in court in Malaysia.

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  • What Criminal Laws Protect Reporters From Assault?

    2017-05-29T16:00:38Z

    It is generally understood that journalists and reporters are protected under the First Amendment. Unfortunately, the First Amendment does little to criminalize an attack or assault on members of the press. Generally, when members of the media are attacked, only the typical criminal assault charges will be brought. A......

  • Northern California Farmer Facing $2.8M Fine for Plowing Protected Wetlands

    2017-05-29T13:00:13Z

    A Northern California farmer from Tehama County is facing a federal court action seeking nearly $3 million in fines. The federal case is part of the ongoing saga of John Duarte, who is alleged to have damaged federally protected wetlands when he plowed his own field in 2012. The......

  • Man With Real Guns, Knives Arrested at Phoenix Comicon

    2017-05-26T22:22:18Z

    Comic-Con gatherings give superhero and sci-fi fans the opportunity to dress as their favorite characters and celebrate comic book counterculture. And some of those costumed fans can be carrying impressively accurate portrayals of their characters' favored weapons, including swords and laser cannons. But the weapons one fan carried to Phoenix......

  • North Carolina Lifts Transgender Bathroom Ban, Gets NBA All-Star Game Back

    2017-05-26T22:12:24Z

    Last year, North Carolina passed HB2, a law that prohibited cities within the state from passing anti-LGBT discrimination laws that exceed state protections and mandated that transgender people use public restrooms that correspond with the gender on their birth certificates. Among other corporations, artists, and sports leagues that boycotted the......

  • San Francisco Ban on Public Nudity Ruled Constitutional by Ninth Circuit

    2017-05-26T22:01:11Z

    Yesterday, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals rejected a challenge to San Francisco's controversial law banning public nudity. The two plaintiffs seeking to overturn the law, Oxane "Gypsy" Taub, and George Davis, both faced prosecution under the law after donning nothing at all at the city's eccentric Bay to......

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  • Australia plans to ban pedophiles from traveling overseas

    Tue, 30 May 2017 04:50:08 GMT

    CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia plans to ban convicted pedophiles from traveling overseas in what the government said Tuesday is a world-first move to protect vulnerable children in Southeast Asia from exploitation.

  • City clash fuels fear of IS foothold in southern Philippines

    Tue, 30 May 2017 04:31:08 GMT

    MARAWI, Philippines (AP) — Militants who have laid siege to a southern Philippines city had been planning a spate of attacks during the holy month of Ramadan to earn recognition as a regional branch of the Islamic State group, the military said Tuesday.

  • Ultimate sacrifice: Teen dies shielding cousin from gunfire

    Tue, 30 May 2017 04:27:44 GMT

    BROOKHAVEN, Miss. (AP) — It was after midnight when a gunman burst into the living room of a southern Mississippi home where young people were playing video games.

  • Australia to ban pedophiles from traveling overseas

    Tue, 30 May 2017 04:23:01 GMT

    CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia plans to ban convicted pedophiles from traveling overseas in what the government says is a world-first move to protect vulnerable children in Southeast Asia from exploitation.

  • Venezuela exiles hound and shame socialist officials abroad

    Tue, 30 May 2017 04:01:36 GMT

    MIAMI (AP) — Javier Fungairino was eating breakfast with his son at a bakery one recent morning when he noticed a familiar face at a nearby table: a former minister of Venezuela's socialist government whose presence reminded him of the pain he suffered when he left his homeland for Miami three years ago.