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THE HAGUE, Netherlands | ICC prosecutors: No doubt Congo rebel Ntaganda is guilty

THE HAGUE, Netherlands  — Prosecutors at the International Criminal Court say that evidence presented at the trial of a rebel leader known as “The Terminator” proves his guilt on all 18 charges he faces for his alleged role in deadly attacks in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Prosecutors at the global court are delivering … Continue reading THE HAGUE, Netherlands | ICC prosecutors: No doubt Congo rebel Ntaganda is guilty

HONG KONG | Doctor accused of killing family with gas-filled yoga ball

HONG KONG — An anesthesiologist is on trial in Hong Kong charged with killing his wife and daughter by placing a leaking yoga ball filled with carbon monoxide in their car. Malaysian citizen Khaw Kim-sun, 53, was allegedly having an affair and had become estranged from his wife and four children, although they continued to … Continue reading HONG KONG | Doctor accused of killing family with gas-filled yoga ball

WASHINGTON  | Trial set to begin for ex-Trump campaign chairman Manafort

WASHINGTON  — Two questions loom large as Paul Manafort prepares to walk into a federal courtroom Tuesday: Will Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman spend what effectively could be the rest of his life in prison? Or will special counsel Robert Mueller be handed a defeat in his team’s first trial since his appointment more than … Continue reading WASHINGTON  | Trial set to begin for ex-Trump campaign chairman Manafort

U.S. Department of State News: Burma Court Decision To Continue Trial of Reuters Journalists

WASHINGTON – U.S. Department of State today released the following statement: We are saddened and disappointed by today’s court decision to proceed with charges against journalists Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo for their alleged violations of the Official Secrets Act.  This is a step backward for press freedom and raises questions about the rule … Continue reading U.S. Department of State News: Burma Court Decision To Continue Trial of Reuters Journalists

WASHINGTON | Lawyers: Manafort in solitary confinement as he awaits trial

WASHINGTON — Lawyers for Paul Manafort, President Donald Trump‘s former campaign chairman, say their client has been in solitary confinement as he awaits trial on financial charges. The lawyers say Manafort is locked in a jail cell in Virginia for 23 hours a day, excluding visits from the attorney general, and has been in solitary … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Lawyers: Manafort in solitary confinement as he awaits trial

JERUSALEM  | Trial begins for ex-Israeli minister charged as Iran spy

JERUSALEM  — A former Israeli government minister charged with spying for archenemy Iran is standing trial in Jerusalem. Gonen Segev appeared in court on Thursday. He was extradited from Equatorial Guinea earlier this year. Israel says Segev, who served as minister in mid 1990s, was an agent for Iranian intelligence. Prosecutor Geula Cohen says the … Continue reading JERUSALEM  | Trial begins for ex-Israeli minister charged as Iran spy

US Sen. Menendez trial reboot will see something old, new

NEWARK, N.J./January 27, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — The retrial of U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez on bribery and fraud charges could be a Cliffs Notes version of the first trial, with prosecutors trimming some of the witnesses and evidence that may not have had an impact in Menendez I, which ended in a hung jury last fall. So what … Continue reading US Sen. Menendez trial reboot will see something old, new