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US journalist attends hearing in Russia in his trial on espionage charges that he and the US deny

Jul. 18, 2024 07:10 AM EDT

YEKATERINBURG, Russia (AP) — Wall Street Journal reporter Evan Gershkovich attended a hearing behind closed doors on Thursday in his trial in Russia on espionage charges that he, his employer and the U.S. government vehemently deny. Authorities arrested the 32-year-old journalist...

U.S. journalist Evan Gershkovich appears in court for the second hearing in his trial on espionage charges

Jul. 18, 2024 02:31 AM EDT
YEKATERINBURG, Russia (AP) — U.S. journalist Evan Gershkovich appears in court for the second hearing in his trial on espionage charges.

Rural Nevada judge who once ran for state treasurer indicted on federal fraud charges

Jul. 18, 2024 00:03 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Nevada justice of the peace who ran unsuccessfully for state treasurer in 2022 has been indicted on federal charges alleging she used money donated for a memorial to slain police officers for political campaign costs, rent and her daughter’s wedding. The...

Syrian official who oversaw prison where alleged abuse took place arrested by US officials

Jul. 17, 2024 20:42 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A former Syrian military official who oversaw a prison where human rights officials say torture and abuse routinely took place has been arrested, authorities said Wednesday. U.S. Department of Homeland Security agents took Samir Ousman al-Sheikh into custody last...

2 arrested related to the killing of a woman whose body was found in a toolbox on a river sandbar

Jul. 17, 2024 17:55 PM EDT

DERBY, Vt. (AP) — Two men were arrested Wednesday in connection with the February killing of a Vermont woman whose body was found in a container on a Missisquoi River sandbar in northern Vermont, state police said. Aaron Camp, 34, of Derby, faces charges of unauthorized burial or...

Former Mozambique finance minister on trial in US over 'tuna bond' scandal that spurred debt crisis

Jul. 17, 2024 17:14 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The “ tuna bond ” scandal that shook Mozambique's economy is washing into a U.S. court, where a former Mozambican finance minister is being tried on charges that he took bribes to commit his country — secretly — to huge loans that prosecutors say got looted. ...

Democrats consider expelling Menendez from the Senate after conviction in bribery trial

Jul. 17, 2024 16:55 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Bob Menendez has shown no sign he will voluntarily resign from the Senate following his conviction on bribery charges, leaving Democratic senators contemplating an expulsion effort to force him from office. While Menendez, a New Jersey Democrat, has six...

Pentagon leaker Jack Teixeira to face a military court-martial, Air Force says

Jul. 17, 2024 16:27 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts Air National Guard member Jack Teixeira, who pleaded guilty in March to federal criminal charges for leaking highly classified military documents, will now face a military court-martial. Teixeira admitted to illegally collecting some of the nation’s...

Jon Jones fights charges stemming from alleged hostility during a drug test at his home

Jul. 17, 2024 14:41 PM EDT

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — UFC heavyweight champion Jon Jones pleaded not guilty Wednesday to a pair of misdemeanor charges stemming from a drug test at his New Mexico home in which he was accused of being hostile. Jones appeared seated next to his attorney as the pleas were entered...

A man is convicted on all counts in a shooting that wounded 9 people outside a bar in Cleveland

Jul. 17, 2024 13:59 PM EDT

A man charged in a downtown Cleveland mass shooting last summer that wounded nine people was convicted Wednesday after he pleaded no contest to all counts just as his trial was due to begin. Jaylon Jennings, 26, of Cleveland, now faces several decades in prison when he's sentenced...