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Attorney Joanna Hendon representing President Trump, right, talks to Michael Avenatti, attorney and spokesperson for adult film actress Stormy Daniels, center, at the Federal court, Friday, April 13, 2018, in New York. A hearing has been scheduled before U.S. District Judge Kimba Wood to address President Trump's personal attorney, Michael Cohen's request for a temporary restraining order related to the judicial warrant that authorized a search of his Manhattan office, apartment and hotel room this week. (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki)
April 15, 2018 - 10:01 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says all lawyers are now "deflated and concerned" by the FBI raid on his personal attorney Michael Cohen's home and office. He tweeted Sunday: "I have many (too many!) lawyers and they are probably wondering when their offices, and even homes, are going to...
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FILE - In this June 22, 2017 photo, John Floyd stands in front of the Hale Boggs Federal Building and Courthouse in New Orleans. Floyd was freed last year after spending 36 years locked up for a New Orleans murder he insisted he didn’t commit. A federal appeals court this month upheld a U.S. District judge’s decision to order a new trial for Floyd, who said a detective coerced him to confess to the 1980 slaying. (AP Photo/Sophia Germer, File)
April 14, 2018 - 10:23 am
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — John Floyd spent 36 years locked up for a New Orleans murder he insisted he didn't commit. A federal judge sees things the same way and ordered his release from jail last year and a new trial. Her decision was backed by a federal appeals court. U.S. District Judge Sarah Vance...
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FILE - In this June 22, 2017 photo, John Floyd stands in front of the Hale Boggs Federal Building and Courthouse in New Orleans. Floyd was freed last year after spending 36 years locked up for a New Orleans murder he insisted he didn’t commit. A federal appeals court this month upheld a U.S. District judge’s decision to order a new trial for Floyd, who said a detective coerced him to confess to the 1980 slaying. (AP Photo/Sophia Germer, File)
April 14, 2018 - 10:18 am
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — John Floyd spent 36 years locked up for a New Orleans murder he insisted he didn't commit. A federal judge sees things the same way and ordered his release from jail last year and a new trial. Her decision was backed by a federal appeals court. U.S. District Judge Sarah Vance...
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April 14, 2018 - 6:38 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on efforts by President Donald Trump's personal attorney to prevent the government from using materials it found in a search of his office and residence (all times local): 5:50 p.m. Stephanie Clifford's lawyer, Michael Avenatti, said it's "very possible" that the porn...
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Michael Cohen's attorneys Todd Harrison, right, and Joseph Evans arrive at Federal court, Friday, April 13, 2018, in New York. A hearing has been scheduled before U.S. District Judge Kimba Wood to address Cohen's request for a temporary restraining order related to the judicial warrant that authorized a search of his Manhattan office, apartment and hotel room this week. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
April 13, 2018 - 1:59 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Lawyers for President Donald Trump's personal attorney, Michael Cohen, asked a federal judge Friday to get the first look at documents and devices seized from Cohen's office and hotel room during an FBI raid to exclude items they believe are protected by attorney-client privilege...
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April 13, 2018 - 1:23 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court will release an audio recording of arguments over President Donald Trump's travel ban just a few hours after they conclude on April 25. Friday's announcement from the court is the first time it has agreed this term to provide audio on the day a high-profile case...
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Los Angeles City Attorney Mike Feuer, middle, is flanked by Police Chief Charlie Beck, right, and Mayor Eric Garcetti during a press conference in Los Angeles Thursday, April 12, 2018. A federal judge in Los Angeles has issued a nationwide injunction barring the Justice Department from awarding priority consideration for a community policing grant if they agreed to cooperate with immigration officials. Feuer said the ruling was a "complete victory." (AP Photo/Mike Balsamo)
April 12, 2018 - 7:45 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A federal judge issued a nationwide injunction Thursday barring the U.S. Justice Department from giving priority status for multimillion-dollar community policing grants to departments that agree to cooperate with immigration officials. The ruling came after Los Angeles — a...
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April 12, 2018 - 10:01 am
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A judge with an audacious plan to settle hundreds of lawsuits filed by government entities over the opioid crisis has changed course slightly. Federal Judge Dan Polster has set a schedule to start trying some of the cases in March 2019 as settlement talks continue. His goal...
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FILE - In this Jan. 30, 2018, file photo, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker speaks in Madison, Wis. The Trump administration is considering a plan that would allow states to require certain food stamp recipients to undergo drug testing, handing a win to conservatives who’ve long sought ways to curb safety net program. Walker sued the USDA in 2015 for blocking the state from drug testing adults applying for food stamps. A federal judge tossed the suit in 2016, but Walker renewed his request for permission later that year, after Donald Trump had won the presidency but before he took office.(AP Photo/Scott Bauer, File)
April 11, 2018 - 4:34 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is considering a plan that would allow states to require certain food stamp recipients to undergo drug testing, handing a win to conservatives who've long sought ways to curb the safety net program. The proposal under review would be narrowly targeted,...
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April 11, 2018 - 3:51 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — President Donald Trump's comments about so-called "sanctuary cities" were scrutinized at a federal appeals court hearing Wednesday to determine whether the president's executive order threatening to cut funding from states and cities that limit cooperation with U.S. immigration...
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