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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 | US moves to take control of Manafort’s Trump Tower condo

WASHINGTON — The federal government is moving to take control of the Trump Tower condo of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort. That property is one of several that Manafort agreed to forefeit under a plea deal last month with the office of special counsel Robert Mueller. In a court filing Friday, prosecutors said the … Continue reading WASHINGTON | US moves to take control of Manafort’s Trump Tower condo

NEW YORK | A bad week for Trump means a good week for Rachel Maddow

NEW YORK — If it’s a lousy week for President Donald Trump, it’s usually a good week for Rachel Maddow. MSNBC‘s marquee personality took advantage of a busy week of bad news for the president, led by former lawyer Michael Cohen’s plea deal and former campaign manager Paul Manafort’s conviction on corruption charges. She had … Continue reading NEW YORK | A bad week for Trump means a good week for Rachel Maddow

Alaska man gets life in prison for Florida airport shooting

MIAMI — An Alaska man will spend the rest of his life in prison for the January 2017 Florida airport shooting that left five people dead and six wounded, a federal judge ordered Friday. U.S. District Judge Beth Bloom accepted a plea deal in which Esteban Santiago, 28, agreed to admit to the shooting if … Continue reading Alaska man gets life in prison for Florida airport shooting