Judiciary

February 09, 2018 - 10:35 am
NEW YORK (AP) — An activist whose long battle with immigration officials has drawn support from Democratic politicians in New York is appearing before a federal judge in what could be a last-ditch attempt to avoid deportation. Ravi Ragbir is appealing a 2001 criminal conviction for wire fraud that...
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FILE - In this Jan. 26, 2012 file photo, Dana Boente, then First Assistant U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia, speaks outside federal court in Alexandria, Va. Boenete, an understated career federal prosecutor, has found himself at the epicenter of several of the Trump administration’s biggest controversies. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
February 08, 2018 - 9:16 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — When President Donald Trump fired the acting attorney general last year for refusing to defend his controversial travel ban, Dana Boente stepped into the job. When Trump abruptly ousted dozens of Obama-era federal prosecutors, Boente was tasked with letting them know. And when...
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FILE - In this Jan. 26, 2012 file photo, Dana Boente, then First Assistant U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia, speaks outside federal court in Alexandria, Va. Boenete, an understated career federal prosecutor, has found himself at the epicenter of several of the Trump administration’s biggest controversies. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
February 08, 2018 - 8:08 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — When President Donald Trump fired the acting attorney general last year for refusing to defend his controversial travel ban, Dana Boente stepped into the job. When Trump abruptly ousted dozens of Obama-era federal prosecutors, Boente was tasked with letting them know. And when...
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February 08, 2018 - 4:36 pm
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — A man convicted of beating a man to death in a suburban Rochester hotel room is out of prison after a regional appellate court ruled the jury didn't have enough evidence to prove his guilt. The Appellate Division of state supreme court in Rochester said there was evidence...
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February 08, 2018 - 3:35 pm
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — A man convicted of beating a man to death in a suburban Rochester hotel room has been cleared after a regional appellate court ruled the jury didn't have enough evidence to prove his guilt. The Appellate Division of state supreme court in Rochester said there was evidence...
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FILE - In this Jan. 26, 2012 file photo, Dana Boente, then First Assistant U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia, speaks outside federal court in Alexandria, Va. Boenete, an understated career federal prosecutor, has found himself at the epicenter of several of the Trump administration’s biggest controversies. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
February 08, 2018 - 2:28 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — When President Donald Trump fired the acting attorney general last year for refusing to defend his controversial travel ban, Dana Boente stepped into the job. When Trump abruptly ousted dozens of Obama-era federal prosecutors, Boente was tasked with letting them know. And when...
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FILE - In this Jan. 26, 2012 file photo, Dana Boente, then First Assistant U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia, speaks outside federal court in Alexandria, Va. Boenete, an understated career federal prosecutor, has found himself at the epicenter of several of the Trump administration’s biggest controversies. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
February 08, 2018 - 1:25 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — When President Donald Trump fired the acting attorney general last year for refusing to defend his controversial travel ban, Dana Boente stepped into the job. When Trump abruptly ousted dozens of Obama-era federal prosecutors, Boente was tasked with letting them know. And when...
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Poland's Foreign Minister Jacek Czaputowicz gestures during a joint press conference together with his Romanian counterpart Teodor Melescanu in Bucharest, Romania, Thursday, Feb. 1, 2018. (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda)
February 08, 2018 - 10:33 am
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland's foreign minister and a top European Union official have praised their meeting as helpful in easing an unprecedented dispute over some of Poland's domestic policies. Minister Jacek Czaputowicz and EU Commissioner Frans Timmermans met Thursday in Brussels to discuss...
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February 08, 2018 - 10:33 am
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — A federal judge in Argentina has rejected an extradition request by the United States for the former CONMEBOL secretary general who is charged in the FIFA corruption scandal. A source for the federal court of Quilmes said on Thursday the judge turned down the...
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FILE - In this Nov. 27, 2013, file photo, prosecutor Fatou Bensouda waits for the start of the trial at the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague, Netherlands. Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court Fatou Bensouda says she is opening preliminary probes into alleged crimes by police and security forces in the Philippines and Venezuela. Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda said in a statement Thursday Feb. 8, 2018. that the Philippines probe will focus on allegations since July 2016 that thousands of people have been killed in the government's war on drugs. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong, File)
February 08, 2018 - 8:06 am
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The prosecutor of the International Criminal Court announced Thursday that she is opening preliminary probes into alleged crimes by police and security forces in the Philippines and Venezuela. Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda said that the probe on Venezuela will look at...
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