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SAN FRANCISCO | Judge’s vacation delays fatal warehouse fire court case

SAN FRANCISCO — A judge’s vacation and miscommunication led to another delay Friday in the court case connected to a Northern California warehouse fire that killed 36 people two years ago. Attorneys for Derick Almena, one of two men charged criminally, had planned to urge a judge Friday to restore a plea deal that called … Continue reading SAN FRANCISCO | Judge’s vacation delays fatal warehouse fire court case

WASHINGTON | Bucking Mueller deal, judge to set Manafort sentencing date

WASHINGTON — The judge in one of Paul Manafort’s criminal cases threw a wrench Thursday into special counsel Robert Mueller’s plans for the former Trump campaign chairman’s cooperation. U.S. District Judge T.S. Ellis III said in a new order that Manafort’s plea deal cut last month set a timeline that is “highly unusual” compared with … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Bucking Mueller deal, judge to set Manafort sentencing date

WASHINGTON | Judge wants sentencing for Manafort before cooperation ends

WASHINGTON— The judge in one of Paul Manafort’s criminal cases is throwing a wrench into special counsel Robert Mueller’s plans for the former Trump campaign chairman’s cooperation. U.S. District Judge T.S. Ellis III says in a new order that the terms of Manafort’s plea deal cut last month set a timeline that is “highly unusual” … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Judge wants sentencing for Manafort before cooperation ends

WASHINGTON | The Latest: Grassley makes final pitch for Kavanaugh

WASHINGTON — The Latest on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh (all times local): 3 p.m. Senate Judiciary Chairman Chuck Grassley is giving his closing argument for the confirmation of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. Grassley is praising Kavanaugh’s judicial independence in a speech on the Senate floor and he says the judge won’t be beholden … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: Grassley makes final pitch for Kavanaugh

SAN FRANCISCO | Judge: Trump administration can’t tie funding to immigration

SAN FRANCISCO — A U.S. judge in California struck down an immigration law Friday that the Trump administration has used to go after cities and states that limit cooperation with immigration officials. The ruling by Judge William Orrick also directed the U.S. Department of Justice to give California $28 million that was withheld over the … Continue reading SAN FRANCISCO | Judge: Trump administration can’t tie funding to immigration

Cosby behind bars: Appeal could focus on women, judge, tape

Bill Cosby is behind bars, but that doesn’t mean his sexual assault case is over. Cosby’s lawyers are vowing to appeal his conviction, and they’ve already outlined some potential issues — from Judge Steven O’Neill‘s weighty decision to let five additional accusers testify at Cosby’s retrial to new allegations that prosecutors used a doctored tape … Continue reading Cosby behind bars: Appeal could focus on women, judge, tape

CAIRO | Egypt court returns ex-president Mubarak’s 2 sons to prison

CAIRO— Acting on a judge’s order, Egyptian police detained the sons of former president Hosni Mubarak on Saturday along with three others in connection with insider trading charges for which the five are on trial, security officials said. They said the arrests were ordered by judge Ahmed Aboul-Fetouh before he adjourned the case’s hearings until … Continue reading CAIRO | Egypt court returns ex-president Mubarak’s 2 sons to prison

OAKLAND, Calif. | Aaron Judge begins taking cage swings off tee in his rehab

OAKLAND, Calif.  — Yankees slugger Aaron Judge took his first swings off a tee since breaking his right wrist July 26, a significant early step in what he hopes is a return to the field for New York in a couple of weeks. Judge, the reigning AL Rookie of the Year, took 25 dry swings … Continue reading OAKLAND, Calif. | Aaron Judge begins taking cage swings off tee in his rehab