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Greek judge dismisses case against 9 Egyptians accused of causing a deadly shipwreck

May. 21, 2024 05:53 AM EDT

KALAMATA, Greece (AP) — A Greek judge dismissed charges against nine Egyptian men accused of causing a shipwreck that killed hundreds of migrants last year and sent shockwaves through the European Union’s border protection and asylum operations, after a prosecutor told the court Greece lacked...

Former Arizona GOP chair Kelli Ward and others set to be arraigned in fake elector case

May. 21, 2024 01:06 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Former Arizona Republican Party chair Kelli Ward and at least 11 other people are set to be arraigned in a Phoenix courtroom on conspiracy, forgery and fraud charges stemming from their roles in an effort to overturn Donald Trump’s 2020 election loss in Arizona to Joe Biden. ...

Voters to decide whether prosecutor and judge in Georgia Trump election case keep their jobs

May. 21, 2024 00:06 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Voters will decide whether two key players in the Georgia election interference case against former President Donald Trump will keep their jobs. Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis and Superior Court Judge Scott McAfee are both on the ballot for Tuesday's...

Israeli and Hamas leaders join list of people accused by leading war crimes court

May. 20, 2024 20:17 PM EDT

JERUSALEM (AP) — By accusing the heads of Israel and Hamas of war crimes, the International Criminal Court’s top prosecutor placed them among world leaders infamous for heinous acts against humanity. The chief prosecutor, Karim Khan, announced arrest warrants Monday against two...

Testimony at Sen. Bob Menendez's bribery trial focuses on his wife's New Jersey home

May. 20, 2024 18:39 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A New Jersey businessman rescued the home of Sen. Bob Menendez's wife from foreclosure just as the Democrat allegedly helped him secure a lucrative business relationship with Egypt, a lawyer testifying at his bribery trial said Monday. Attorney John Moldovan told a...

Flight attendant pleads not guilty to attempting to record teen girl in airplane bathroom

May. 20, 2024 16:24 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — An American Airlines flight attendant who authorities say tried to secretly record video of a 14-year-old girl using an airplane bathroom last September on Monday pleaded not guilty to two counts in federal court in Boston. Estes Carter Thompson III was indicted last...

Minnesota Equal Rights Amendment fails in acrimonious end to legislative session

May. 20, 2024 16:22 PM EDT

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota lawmakers failed to pass a state Equal Rights Amendment that would have enshrined protections for abortion and LGBTQ+ rights in the state Constitution as the 2024 legislative session came to an acrimonious end. The Minnesota ERA was the one of the...

Scottie Scheffler's Louisville court date postponed after arrest during PGA Championship

May. 20, 2024 15:04 PM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky court has postponed pro golfer Scottie Scheffler's appearance on charges he injured a police officer and disobeyed commands outside the gates of Valhalla Golf Club as the venue hosted this year's PGA Championship. Scheffler, who was handcuffed and...

WikiLeaks founder Assange wins right to appeal against an extradition order to the US

May. 20, 2024 13:37 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange can appeal an extradition order to the United States on espionage charges, a London court ruled Monday — a decision likely to further drag out an already long legal saga. High Court judges Victoria Sharp and Jeremy Johnson ruled for...

Timeline of the Assange legal saga over extradition to the US on espionage charges

May. 20, 2024 08:49 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange won a key battle on Monday in his decade-and-a-half-long attempt to avoid extradition to the United States on espionage charges. Two judges at London’s High Court ruled that Assange can appeal against his extradition order. ...