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HOUSTON | Anita Hill struck by Kavanaugh’s anger versus accuser’s calm

HOUSTON— Anita Hill says one of the things that stood out to her from Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh’s hearing was how his emotional and angry testimony compared to the calm testimony of the woman accusing him of sexual assault. Hill gave Senate testimony in 1991 about her allegations of sexual harassment by then-Supreme Court … Continue reading HOUSTON | Anita Hill struck by Kavanaugh’s anger versus accuser’s calm

HARARE, Zimbabwe | Zimbabwe court to rule Friday on opposition’s vote challenge

HARARE, Zimbabwe  — Zimbabwe’s Constitutional Court said it will rule on Friday after hearing the main opposition party’s challenge to the results of last month’s presidential election, the first without longtime leader Robert Mugabe on the ballot. Police barricaded streets in the capital, Harare, on Wednesday amid high tensions over the case which will decide … Continue reading HARARE, Zimbabwe | Zimbabwe court to rule Friday on opposition’s vote challenge

WASHINGTON  | Partisan divide on full display in hearing on Russia probe

WASHINGTON  — The long-awaited questioning of the FBI agent at the heart of the 2016 election probe was always expected to be one for the history books. But Congress outdid itself. After 10 hours of finger-pointing, F-bomb reading and in-your-face testimony between special agent Peter Strzok and a joint panel of 70 lawmakers, the partisan … Continue reading WASHINGTON  | Partisan divide on full display in hearing on Russia probe

WASHINGTON | Hearing on Russia probe devolves into shouting match

WASHINGTON — An embattled FBI agent whose anti-Trump text messages exposed the Justice Department to claims of institutional bias vigorously defended himself at an extraordinary congressional hearing that devolved into shouting matches, finger-pointing and veiled references to personal transgressions. Peter Strzok on Thursday testified publicly for the first time since being removed from special counsel … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Hearing on Russia probe devolves into shouting match

LOS ANGELES  | Hearing set for California parents accused of shackling kids

LOS ANGELES  — Prosecutors were expected to begin making their case Wednesday against a Southern California couple suspected of starving and shackling their children in a case that drew worldwide headlines when the parents were arrested last winter. David and Louise Turpin are scheduled to appear for a preliminary hearing in Superior Court in Riverside, … Continue reading LOS ANGELES  | Hearing set for California parents accused of shackling kids

WASHINGTON  | The Latest: Protesters arrested at hearing for CIA nominee

WASHINGTON  — The Latest on CIA nominee Gina Haspel (all times local): 9:30 .am. A handful of protesters are being arrested before a confirmation hearing for President Donald Trump’s nominee to serve as director of the CIA. The protesters began yelling, “stop the torture, stop the torture” and “don’t reward torture.” U.S. Capitol Police quickly … Continue reading WASHINGTON  | The Latest: Protesters arrested at hearing for CIA nominee

DC area sniper requests a hearing to ask for lower sentence

RICHMOND, Va. /January 23, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — A sniper who randomly killed 10 people and terrorized the Washington, D.C., region more than 15 years ago is entitled to a new hearing to ask for a lighter sentence, his lawyer argued Tuesday to a federal appeals court. Lee Boyd Malvo was 17 when he and his … Continue reading DC area sniper requests a hearing to ask for lower sentence