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A demonstrator against Brazil's former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva holds dolls dressed as an inmate featuring the face of da Silva, outside the National Congress in Brasilia, Brazil, Wednesday, April 4, 2018. Brazil's top court could rule as soon as today whether da Silva can stay out of prison while appealing a corruption conviction, a decision that could radically alter October's presidential election in Latin America's largest nation. (AP Photo/Eraldo Peres)
April 05, 2018 - 11:58 pm
SAO PAULO (AP) — The Latest on the fate of former Brazil President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva (all times local): 11:55 p.m. Former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva has been given until Friday afternoon to present himself to federal police in the southern city of Curitiba and begin serving a...
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In a Wednesday, March 14, 2018 photo, Kara Eastman speaks at a fundraiser for her campaign at the Omaha Design Center, in Omaha, Neb. Thirteen women are on the list released Thursday of primary candidates for seats in the U.S. House of Representatives in Virginia, pushing the number of women on ballots for U.S. House seats this year to 309. That tops the 2012 record of 298 female House candidates. (Matt Dixon/Omaha World-Herald via AP)
April 05, 2018 - 11:50 pm
CHERRY HILL, N.J. (AP) — The number of women running for the U.S. House of Representatives set a record Thursday, most of them Democrats motivated by angst over President Donald Trump and policies of the Republican-controlled Congress. Their ranks will continue to swell, with candidate filing...
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FILE - This April 20, 2017, file photo released by the Siskiyou County Sheriff's Office shows Tad Cummins. Cummins, an ex-Tennessee teacher who fled with a 15-year-old student in 2017 and set off a 39-day nationwide manhunt has asked to change his plea in federal court. A document filed by his lawyer Thursday, March 29, 2018, in federal court in Nashville says Cummins wants to change his previous not-guilty plea. It says he "would like to enter a plea of guilty." (Siskiyou County Sheriff's Office via AP, File)
April 05, 2018 - 10:41 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A former teacher from Tennessee broke down in tears in court after pleading guilty to crossing state lines to have sex with a minor — a 15-year-old student he took on the run for nearly six weeks. Fifty-one-year-old Tad Cummins also pleaded guilty Thursday to obstruction of...
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Brazil's former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, left, and his lawyer Cristiano Zanin leave the Lula Institute building in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Thursday, April 5, 2018. Federal judge Sergio Moro on Thursday issued an arrest warrant for da Silva, a major blow for the once wildly popular leader who was trying to mount a political comeback ahead of October's elections. (AP Photo/Marcelo Chello)
April 05, 2018 - 6:53 pm
SAO PAULO (AP) — A Brazilian judge issued an arrest warrant on Thursday for former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, dealing a major blow to the once wildly popular leader who was trying to mount a political comeback ahead of October's elections. The warrant came several hours after the country'...
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FILE - In this Jan. 12, 2018 file photo ousted Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont, center, stands with elected Catalan lawmakers of his Together for Catalonia party at a park in Brussels. A German court ruled Thursday, April 5, 2018 that Carles Puigdemont can be released on bail pending a decision on his extradition to Spain, ruling that the most serious charge against him isn’t punishable under German law. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo, file)
April 05, 2018 - 3:00 pm
MADRID (AP) — The Latest on Catalonia's political struggle with Spain (all times local): 8:50 p.m. A court official in Germany says that former Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont's release from prison is conditioned on his remaining in Germany while extradition proceedings continue and reporting to...
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April 04, 2018 - 7:51 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A lawsuit from a photographer who was suing Kendall and Kylie Jenner's fashion label over T-shirts with the late rapper Tupac Shakur's image on them is being dropped. A document filed in federal court Wednesday says that both parties are asking a judge to dismiss the suit brought...
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Demonstrators place a banner in support of former Brazil President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, at the Espalanade of the Ministries, in Brasilia, Brazil, Wednesday, April 4, 2018. Brazil's top court could rule whether da Silva can stay out of prison while appealing a corruption conviction, a decision that could radically alter October's presidential election in Latin America's largest nation. (AP Photo/Eraldo Peres)
April 04, 2018 - 7:18 pm
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Justices on Brazil's top court appeared to be moving Wednesday night toward denying a petition from former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva to stay out of prison while he appeals a 12-year sentence for corruption, a ruling that could affect the country's stability ahead of...
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Alex van der Zwaan raises his arms as he goes through security checkpoint during his arrival Federal District Court in Washington, Tuesday, April 3, 2018. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
April 03, 2018 - 2:58 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A Dutch attorney who lied to federal agents investigating former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort was sentenced Tuesday to 30 days in prison in the first punishment handed down in special counsel's Russia investigation. He was also ordered to pay a $20,000 fine. Alex van der...
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Alex van der Zwaan raises his arms as he goes through security checkpoint during his arrival Federal District Court in Washington, Tuesday, April 3, 2018. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
April 03, 2018 - 2:35 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A Dutch attorney who lied to federal agents investigating former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort was sentenced Tuesday to 30 days in prison in the first punishment handed down in special counsel's Russia investigation. He was also ordered to pay a $20,000 fine. Alex van der...
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April 03, 2018 - 2:00 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein explicitly authorized the Justice Department's special counsel to investigate allegations that President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman colluded with the Russian government, according to a court filing late Monday night. Special...
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