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US judge sends Hugo Chavez's ex nurse to prison for 15 years

Apr. 19, 2023 12:44 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — A federal judge in Miami handed down a 15-year prison sentence Wednesday to the former nurse of late Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez for taking bribes from a billionaire media mogul to green-light lucrative currency transactions when she served as Venezuela's national treasurer. ...

Judge admonishes Fox lawyers over evidence gap in libel case

Apr. 12, 2023 17:45 PM EDT

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — The judge presiding over a defamation case against Fox News admonished its attorneys Wednesday for potentially withholding evidence and said he is inclined to order an independent review by a special master that could lead to sanctions. The move by Delaware...

Award-winning retired AP journalist Harold Olmos dead at 78

Apr. 07, 2023 23:00 PM EDT

Award-winning Bolivian journalist Harold Olmos, whose gentlemanly manner belied a remarkable reportorial tenacity and who led Associated Press operations in Venezuela and Brazil after fleeing his coup-convulsed homeland more than four decades ago, has died at age 78. Olmos died...