Trials

November 06, 2019 - 10:12 pm
XINGTAI, China (AP) — A Chinese court has sentenced three fentanyl traffickers in a case that was a culmination of a rare collaboration between Chinese and U.S. law enforcement to crack down on global networks that manufacture and distribute lethal synthetic opioids. Liu Yong was sentenced to death...
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Roger Stone arrives at Federal Court for the second day of jury selection for his federal trial, in Washington, Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2019. Stone, a longtime Republican provocateur and former confidant of President Donald Trump, goes on trial over charges related to his alleged efforts to exploit the Russian-hacked Hillary Clinton emails for political gain. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)
November 06, 2019 - 1:16 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Prosecutors have begun opening statements in the trial of Roger Stone , the longtime Donald Trump associate who's been charged in special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation. Stone is accused of lying to lawmakers about his attempts to communicate with the anti-secrecy website...
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Roger Stone, with his wife, Nydia Stone, right, arrive at the federal court in Washington, Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2019. Stone, a longtime Republican provocateur and former confidant of President Donald Trump, goes on trial over charges related to his alleged efforts to exploit the Russian-hacked Hillary Clinton emails for political gain. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
November 05, 2019 - 4:51 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The trial of Roger Stone, the flamboyant former confidant of President Donald Trump, kicked off Tuesday amid a host of medical issues involving both the defendant and a spectator. Shortly after jury selection began, the courtroom had to be cleared for more than a half hour when a...
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Roger Stone, center, with his wife, Nydia Stone, right, arrive at the federal court in Washington, Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2019. Stone, a longtime Republican provocateur and former confidant of President Donald Trump, goes on trial over charges related to his alleged efforts to exploit the Russian-hacked Hillary Clinton emails for political gain. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
November 05, 2019 - 11:41 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Jury selection began Tuesday in the trial of Roger Stone, a longtime Republican provocateur and former confidant of President Donald Trump, who faces charges related to his alleged efforts to exploit the Russian-hacked Hillary Clinton emails for political gain. The trial in...
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Roger Stone, center, with his wife, Nydia Stone, right, arrive at the federal court in Washington, Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2019. Stone, a longtime Republican provocateur and former confidant of President Donald Trump, goes on trial over charges related to his alleged efforts to exploit the Russian-hacked Hillary Clinton emails for political gain. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
November 05, 2019 - 9:13 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Roger Stone, a longtime Republican provocateur and former confidant of President Donald Trump, is going on trial over charges related to his alleged efforts to exploit the Russian-hacked Hillary Clinton emails for political gain. The trial in Washington, which begins Tuesday,...
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FILE - In this July 16, 2019, file photo, Roger Stone, a longtime confidant of President Donald Trump leaves federal court in Washington. Stone is going on trial on Nov. 5, over charges related to his alleged efforts to exploit the Russian-hacked Hillary Clinton emails for political gain. (AP Photo/Sait Serkan Gurbuz, File)
November 05, 2019 - 6:31 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Roger Stone, a longtime Republican provocateur and former confidant of President Donald Trump, is going on trial over charges related to his alleged efforts to exploit the Russian-hacked Hillary Clinton emails for political gain. The trial in Washington, which begins Tuesday,...
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Actor Geoffrey Rush arrives at the Federal Court in Sydney, Monday, Nov. 4, 2019. Nationwide News is appealing a Federal Court judge's ruling that the 68-year-old Australian actor had been defamed by newspaper reports that he had been accused of inappropriate behavior by an actress. (Joel Carrett/AAP Image via AP)
November 05, 2019 - 3:41 am
SYDNEY (AP) — Geoffrey Rush's lawyer told an Australian appeals court on Tuesday that a judge was "well and truly justified" in concluding that the Oscar-winning actor was unable to work after he was defamed in newspaper articles in 2017. The actor's lawyer Bret Walker rejected a publisher's...
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Actor Geoffrey Rush arrives at the Federal Court in Sydney, Monday, Nov. 4, 2019. Nationwide News is appealing a Federal Court judge's ruling that the 68-year-old Australian actor had been defamed by newspaper reports that he had been accused of inappropriate behavior by an actress. (Joel Carrett/AAP Image via AP)
November 04, 2019 - 10:35 pm
SYDNEY (AP) — Geoffrey Rush's lawyer told an Australian appeals court on Tuesday that a judge had been "well and truly justified" in concluding the Oscar-winning actor was unable to work after he was defamed in newspaper articles in 2017. The actor's lawyer Bret Walker rejected a publisher's...
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This undated photo provided by Anderson's family shows Haley Anderson. A man accused of killing Anderson, a nursing student in upstate New York is being put on trial for the slaying in Nicaragua. Former Binghamton University student Orlando Tercero is accused of killing fellow student Anderson in 2018. The court proceeding is taking place in Managua, Nicaragua, with a Nicaraguan prosecutor and a Nicaraguan judge applying that country’s law. Witnesses have been testifying from Binghamton via streaming video. (Anderson's family/Broome County District Attorney's office via AP)
November 02, 2019 - 12:08 am
MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — A Nicaraguan court on Friday convicted a dual U.S.-Nicaraguan citizen of killing a nursing student in New York state after an unusual trial that saw many witnesses testifying by long-distance video conference. Broome County District Attorney Steve Cornwell confirmed...
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November 01, 2019 - 9:37 pm
MENOMONIE, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin woman who stabbed her ex-boyfriend 16 times has been found guilty of murder. Twenty-two-year-old Ezra McCandless of Stanley was convicted Friday of first-degree intentional homicide, with use of a dangerous weapon. Prosecutors say McCandless killed 24-year-old...
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