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Woman sues Epstein estate, saying she was abused at age 14

Sep. 18, 2019 3:58 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A woman whose claims of sexual abuse against financier Jeffrey Epstein were outlined in a federal indictment has sued his estate, describing abuse from age 14 to 17. The lawsuit was filed Wednesday in Manhattan federal court on behalf of a woman only identified as "Jane Doe." The lawsuit...

Indictment made public for man charged in El Paso attack

Sep. 18, 2019 10:54 AM EDT

EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Officials in Texas on Wednesday released the grand jury indictment filed last week against a man accused of killing 22 people at an El Paso Walmart last month. The one-page indictment against Patrick Crusius offers few new details but lists the names of the 22 victims who were killed...

Vatican seeks trial for seminarian accused of sex abuse

Sep. 17, 2019 2:49 PM EDT

ROME (AP) — The Vatican's criminal prosecutor is seeking to indict a one-time seminarian accused of sexually abusing younger seminarians who lived inside the Vatican and served as altar boys at papal Masses in St. Peter's Basilica. The Vatican said Tuesday an indictment was also being sought for the former...

Las Vegas man faces weapons charge in synagogue, other plots

Sep. 17, 2019 2:04 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A former security guard accused of compiling bomb components and guns to kill people at a Las Vegas synagogue and of drawing up plans to attack a bar catering to LGBTQ customers or a fast-food restaurant has been indicted on a federal firearm charge, court records show. Conor Climo's...

JP Morgan traders face charges on manipulating market

Sep. 16, 2019 1:03 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Three people — including a trader who ran JPMorgan's global precious metals desk— were charged Monday with manipulating the precious metals futures market, the Justice Department said. The indictment, which was unsealed in federal court in Illinois, alleges the traders were...

Dutch-based court files new charges against Hariri suspect

Sep. 16, 2019 11:42 AM EDT

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A U.N.-backed court based in the Netherlands unveiled new charges Monday, including terrorism and intentional homicide, against a Hezbollah fighter who also is accused of assassinating former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafiq Hariri. The Special Tribunal for Lebanon announced that...

Grand jury indicts man on capital murder for El Paso attack

Sep. 12, 2019 7:13 PM EDT

EL PASO, Texas (AP) — A man accused of gunning down people at a busy Walmart in El Paso last month was indicted Thursday for capital murder, prosecutors announced. Patrick Crusius, 21, of Allen, Texas, was indicted on one count in connection with the Aug. 3 mass shooting that left 22 dead in the border...

The Latest: Governor doesn't push required background checks

Sep. 12, 2019 6:48 PM EDT

EL PASO, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the shooting in El Paso that killed 22 people (all times local): 5:30 p.m. Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has tweeted simply "good" after a grand jury indicted the suspect gunman in an El Paso mass shooting on capital murder charges. Abbott on Thursday also signaled he won't...

Ex-FBI No. 2 official faces prospect of criminal charges

Sep. 12, 2019 5:41 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe, a frequent target of President Donald Trump's wrath, faces the prospect of criminal charges after his lawyers failed to persuade senior Justice Department officials that he didn't intentionally lie to internal investigators. Two people familiar...

Congressman appears in court for insider trading case

Sep. 12, 2019 4:16 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A U.S. congressman and early supporter of President Donald Trump said Thursday he doesn't know if he'll seek re-election next year as he emerged from a court hearing Thursday where it seemed increasingly likely that his inside trading trial might be delayed from February until next summer....