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Judge postpones 'El Chapo' trial for 2 months to November

Jul. 16, 2018 6:41 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A judge on Monday postponed the New York trial of notorious Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman until November. U.S. District Judge Brian Cogan in Brooklyn said jury selection would begin Nov. 5. The judge delayed the trial for two months after defense lawyers said late production...

Jurors at trial of ex-New York senator still deliberating

Jul. 16, 2018 6:15 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Jurors in the corruption trial of former New York state Senate leader Dean Skelos (SKEH'-lohs) have wrapped up deliberations for the day. The jury ended the day Monday without reaching a verdict against Skelos and his son, Adam, in federal court in Manhattan. The once-powerful Republican is...

Federal grand jury indicts man accused of threatening Trump

Jul. 16, 2018 1:24 PM EDT

MCADOO, Pa. (AP) — A federal grand jury has indicted a Pennsylvania man who has been sought since last month on allegations that he threatened several government officials, including President Donald Trump. Federal prosecutors say 27-year-old Shawn Christy of McAdoo is accused of having posted threats on...

Woman convicted of murder in death of boyfriend's infant son

Jul. 13, 2018 1:06 PM EDT

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio woman who prosecutors say shook her boyfriend's 7-month-old son so violently that he died from brain trauma has been convicted. The Blade reports a jury in Toledo deliberated for four hours Thursday before finding 41-year-old Angie Walker guilty of murder, felonious assault and...

Jury convicts key players in Buffalo Billion corruption case

Jul. 12, 2018 10:21 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A federal jury in New York convicted key players Thursday on charges related to Gov. Andrew Cuomo's "Buffalo Billion" economic redevelopment program, leaving some lawyers grumbling that it's a bad time to face corruption charges. The Manhattan jury returned its verdict after a monthlong...

The Latest: Jury awards nearly $4.7 billion in powder case

Jul. 12, 2018 7:12 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Latest on a St. Louis jury award in a lawsuit claiming asbestos in Johnson & Johnson talcum powder caused women's ovarian cancer (all times local): 6 p.m. A St. Louis jury has awarded nearly $4.7 billion in damages to 22 women and their families after they claimed asbestos in...

Jury convicts key players in Buffalo Billion corruption case

Jul. 12, 2018 6:33 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A federal jury in New York convicted key players Thursday on charges related to Gov. Andrew Cuomo's "Buffalo Billion" economic redevelopment program, leaving some lawyers grumbling outside court that it's a bad time to face corruption charges. The jury in Manhattan returned its verdict...

AP Was There: 2 men acquitted of murder in Emmett Till case

Jul. 12, 2018 5:54 PM EDT

SUMNER, Miss. (AP) — The federal government has reopened its investigation of the 1955 slaying of black teen Emmett Till, a case that helped build momentum for the civil rights movement. The move comes a year after a book on the case revealed that a key figure acknowledged lying. The Associated Press is...

UK jury convicts 2 former bankers of bending interest rate

Jul. 12, 2018 1:19 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — A British office that prosecutes serious corruption cases says two former senior bankers have been found guilty of manipulating a key benchmark on which global interest rates are hedged. A jury convicted Philippe Moryoussef, formerly of Barclays Bank, in absentia on Thursday. He fled before...

New York jury set to deliberate in 'Buffalo Billion' case

Jul. 10, 2018 6:24 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A New York jury was set to begin deliberations Wednesday in the trial of a former president of the State University of New York's Polytechnic Institute and three developers charged in an alleged bid rigging scheme involving construction projects worth hundreds of millions of dollars. U.S....