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Pentagon leak suspect Jack Teixeira is expected to plead guilty in federal court

Mar. 04, 2024 00:40 AM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Jack Teixeira, the Massachusetts Air National Guard member accused of leaking highly classified military documents about Russia’s war in Ukraine and other national security secrets, is expected to plead guilty on Monday in federal court. The 22-year-old is due to...

IRS special agent accused of involuntary manslaughter in shooting of fellow employee at gun range

Mar. 03, 2024 14:41 PM EST

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — An April trial date has been scheduled for an Internal Revenue Service special agent accused of involuntary manslaughter in the shooting death of a fellow employee after training exercises at a firearm range last year. A federal grand jury indicted Larry Edward...

Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus is granted bail in a Bangladesh graft case

Mar. 03, 2024 08:07 AM EST

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — A court in Bangladesh on Sunday granted bail to Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus in a $2.3 million embezzlement case. Yunus, who was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2006 for pioneering the use of microcredit to help impoverished people, was sentenced to six...

Film director who was shot by Alec Baldwin says it felt like being hit by a baseball bat

Mar. 01, 2024 21:43 PM EST

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A movie director who was shot by Alec Baldwin during a movie rehearsal — and survived — testified Friday at trial that he was approaching the cinematographer when he heard a loud bang and felt the bullet's impact. “It felt like someone had taken a...

Philadelphia death row inmate was never in the photo lineup that helped convict him. Now, he's free.

Mar. 01, 2024 19:08 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Daniel Gwynn found himself on death row at 25 after Philadelphia prosecutors said in court that two witnesses had picked him out of a photo array in a fatal arson case. The photo spread had by then gone missing, and his trial lawyer in 1995 may not have asked...

Writer for conservative media outlet surrenders to face Capitol riot charges

Mar. 01, 2024 19:06 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Texas-based writer for a conservative media outlet surrendered to authorities Friday on charges that he joined a mob's attack on the U.S. Capitol more than three years ago. Steve Baker, who has written articles about the Jan. 6, 2021, riot for Blaze News, faces...

Patient and 3 staffers charged in another patient's beating death at mental health facility

Mar. 01, 2024 18:37 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A patient, two psychiatric assistants and a nurse have been indicted on charges stemming from the beating death of another patient at a state-run mental health facility in Ohio. A 24-year-old man who allegedly attacked the 57-year-old victim at Twin Valley...

Missouri police charge man with 2 counts first-degree murder after officer, court employee shot

Mar. 01, 2024 18:08 PM EST

A Kansas City-area man whose home was sold as he struggled to pay delinquent taxes killed a court employee who tried to serve an eviction notice and a police officer who responded, authorities said Friday in announcing charges. Larry Acree, of Independence, Missouri, is charged with...

Judge indicates he will rule within next 2 weeks on bid to remove Fani Willis from Trump case

Mar. 01, 2024 17:57 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — The judge overseeing the Georgia election interference case against Donald Trump indicated Friday that he would rule within the next two weeks on whether to remove Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis from the case over a romantic relationship with a top prosecutor. ...

Jury convicts first rioter to enter Capitol building during Jan. 6 attack

Mar. 01, 2024 17:15 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The first rioter to enter the U.S. Capitol building during the Jan. 6, 2021, attack was convicted on Friday of charges that he interfered with police and obstructed Congress from certifying President Joe Biden's 2020 electoral victory. Michael Sparks, 46, of...