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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

Supreme Court hearing 2 vehicle search cases

WASHINGTON/January 09, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —Terrence Byrd was driving his fiancee’s rental car on a Pennsylvania highway when a state trooper pulled him over for an alleged minor traffic violation. He acted nervously during the stop, at one point telling troopers he had a marijuana cigarette in the car, and officers eventually asked to search the vehicle. But … Continue reading Supreme Court hearing 2 vehicle search cases

UK extradition hearing to start for tycoon sought by India

LONDON / December 3, 2017 (AP) (STL.News) — Indian tycoon Vijay Mallya is set to face an extradition hearing in London that should determine whether he is sent back to India to face money laundering allegations related to the collapse of several of his businesses. The Westminster Magistrates Court hearing, which begins Monday and is … Continue reading UK extradition hearing to start for tycoon sought by India