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LAS VEGAS | Cristiano Ronaldo’s lawyer says U.S. investigators are seeking DNA from the soccer star in a Las Vegas rape case

LAS VEGAS — Jan 10, 2019— Cristiano Ronaldo’s lawyer says U.S. investigators are seeking DNA from the soccer star in a Las Vegas rape case. By Associated Press

WASHINGTON | Trump lawyer seeks to send emoluments case to appeals court

WASHINGTON — A lawyer for President Donald Trump is challenging a Maryland federal judge’s decision to allow a case accusing the president of profiting off his office to proceed in district court. The lawyer wants a federal appeals court to take up the case instead. Trump’s personal lawyer, William Consovoy, filed a petition on Friday … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Trump lawyer seeks to send emoluments case to appeals court

ROME | Lawyer for family of slain Italian warns Egypt suspects

ROME — The lawyer for the family of an Italian researcher tortured and killed in Egypt urged five key Egyptian suspects on Wednesday to come forward and say what they know, and added that many more people are implicated in the slaying. Attorney Alessandra Ballerini read out the names Wednesday of the five secret service … Continue reading ROME | Lawyer for family of slain Italian warns Egypt suspects

WASHINGTON | WikiLeaks’ Assange faces charges; lawyer says he’d fight

WASHINGTON— WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will not willingly travel to the United States to face charges filed under seal against him, one of his lawyers said Friday, foreshadowing a possible fight over extradition for a central figure in the U.S. special counsel’s Russia-Trump investigation. Assange, who has taken cover in the Ecuadorian Embassy in London, … Continue reading WASHINGTON | WikiLeaks’ Assange faces charges; lawyer says he’d fight

NEW YORK | Judge admonishes El Chapo’s lawyer for opening statement

NEW YORK — A federal judge admonished the lawyer for Mexican drug smuggler El Chapo on Wednesday after an opening statement that riled Mexican presidents by accusing them of taking bribes. Federal prosecutors had asked U.S. District Judge Brian Cogan to throw out the defense’s opening statement at the New York trial of Joaquin Guzman, … Continue reading NEW YORK | Judge admonishes El Chapo’s lawyer for opening statement

RAMALLAH, West Bank | Israel renews detention of Palestinian lawmaker

RAMALLAH, West Bank  — The family of a female Palestinian lawmaker who has been held without charge for over a year says Israeli authorities have extended her detention again by four months. Khalida Jarrar was scheduled to be released on October 29. But her husband, Ghassan, said Thursday that her lawyer was informed of the … Continue reading RAMALLAH, West Bank | Israel renews detention of Palestinian lawmaker