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LAS VEGAS | The Latest: Lawyers want proof that documents altered

LAS VEGAS — The Latest on a Nevada woman’s allegation that soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo raped her at a Las Vegas hotel in 2009 (all times PDT): 2:45 p.m. Attorneys for a Nevada woman accusing Cristiano Ronaldo of rape say the soccer star’s legal team should turn over evidence about the origin of documents cited … Continue reading LAS VEGAS | The Latest: Lawyers want proof that documents altered

WASHINGTON | Lawyers for Kavanaugh accusers question FBI’s thoroughness

WASHINGTON— Lawyers for two women who accuse Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct say they fear the FBI is not conducting a thorough investigation, as Republican leaders steer toward a decisive vote on the nomination this week. Attorneys for Christine Blasey Ford, who says she was sexually assaulted by Kavanaugh at a party … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Lawyers for Kavanaugh accusers question FBI’s thoroughness

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

WASHINGTON | Details of Thursday hearing for Kavanaugh accuser to be set

WASHINGTON — Details must be worked out on a tentative agreement for a Thursday hearing for Brett Kavanaugh‘s accuser, Christine Blasey Ford, to tell the Senate Judiciary Committee about her allegation that the Supreme Court nominee sexually assaulted her decades ago. Talks were continuing Sunday. Lawyers for Ford and bipartisan representatives of the committee came … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Details of Thursday hearing for Kavanaugh accuser to be set

RAMALLAH | Palestinian soccer chief: I’ll appeal Messi incitement ban

RAMALLAH, West Bank — The head of Palestinian soccer said Saturday he will appeal FIFA’s year-long ban on him for inciting against Argentine superstar Lionel Messi as part of his campaign to stop Argentina’s national team from playing in Israel. Jibril Rajoub told The Associated Press he was consulting with his lawyers and will “use … Continue reading RAMALLAH | Palestinian soccer chief: I’ll appeal Messi incitement ban

LOS ANGELES | Stan Lee gets 3-year restraining order against ex-adviser

LOS ANGELES — Stan Lee’s restraining order against a former business manager has been extended for three years. A Los Angeles Superior Court judge approved the move Friday, ordering Keya Morgan to stay away from the Marvel Comics mogul and his family. The order makes permanent a previous temporary restraining order Lee’s lawyers had received. … Continue reading LOS ANGELES | Stan Lee gets 3-year restraining order against ex-adviser