Please ensure Javascript is enabled for purposes of website accessibility
Home / News (page 120) /

News

Special condition vacated in federal sentence

A federal appeals court has vacated part of a sentence imposed on a man who threatened to kill a member of Congress. Patrick W. Carlineo Jr. pleaded guilty to charges of threatening a federal official and possession of a firearm ...

Read More »

Signs point to shift in combating sexual assault in military

WASHINGTON (AP) — Momentum in Congress for taking sexual assault prosecution powers away from military commanders, combined with a more flexible view by some military leaders, is pointing to a historic shift in the battle against what Defense Secretary Lloyd ...

Read More »

Woman in racist Central Park confrontation sues over firing

NEW YORK (AP) — The white woman who was widely condemned and fired after a videotaped dispute with a Black birdwatcher in Central Park filed a lawsuit against her former employer, accusing the company of not doing an investigation before ...

Read More »

Attorney Dershowitz sues Netflix for $80M over Epstein show

MIAMI (AP) — Attorney and Harvard law professor Alan Dershowitz is suing Netflix for $80 million over his portrayal in the streaming service’s “Filthy Rich” series about sex offender Jeffrey Epstein. The lawsuit, filed Wednesday in Miami federal court, contends ...

Read More »

Cuomo impeachment probe has now spoken to around 75 people

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Lawyers helping the New York Assembly investigate whether Gov. Andrew Cuomo should be impeached have interviewed five more people over the past month, a lawmaker overseeing the probe said Wednesday. Speaking at a legislative meeting, Assembly ...

Read More »

Many wait uneasily as Biden unwinds key Trump asylum policy

SAN DIEGO — In March 2020, Estela Lazo appeared before Immigration Judge Lee O’Connor with her two children, her muscles tensed and a lump in her throat. Would they receive asylum? O’Connor’s answer: No — he wasn’t even ready to ...

Read More »

Kansas woman alleging dorm rape convenes own grand jury

MISSION, Kan. — A Kansas woman who alleges consensual sex with a friend in his college dorm room turned into a terrifying assault took matters into her own hands when prosecutors declined to bring rape charges. She called a citizen ...

Read More »

Michigan man exonerated of murder after 32 years in prison

DETROIT (AP) — A man was exonerated Wednesday after 32 years in prison when authorities agreed that he was wrongly convicted of a fatal stabbing in suburban Detroit based on faulty evidence, including a bite mark on the victim. For ...

Read More »

Vatican issues a street art stamp, ends up getting sued

ROME — One night in early 2019, Rome street artist Alessia Babrow glued a stylized image of Christ she had made onto a bridge near the Vatican. A year later, she was shocked to learn that the Vatican had apparently ...

Read More »