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Vermont man sentenced to 25 years in prison for kidnapping woman and son outside of a mall

Jun. 18, 2024 11:58 AM EDT

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — A Vermont man has been sentenced to 25 years in prison after he was convicted of kidnapping a woman and her 4-year-old son by forcing them into her car outside a New Hampshire mall and bringing them to Vermont while he was searching for his estranged wife. ...

Judge orders retrial of civil case against contractor accused of abuse at Abu Ghraib

Jun. 14, 2024 13:52 PM EDT

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A judge on Friday ordered a retrial over allegations that a Virginia-based military contractor contributed to the abuse and torture of detainees at Iraq's notorious Abu Ghraib prison two decades ago. A civil trial earlier this year ended with a hung jury and...

Ex-US Customs officer convicted of letting drug-filled cars enter from Mexico

Jun. 13, 2024 18:07 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A former U.S. Customs officer has been convicted of accepting bribes to let drug-filled vehicles into the United States from Mexico, giving traffickers a one-hour window to reach his lane at a San Diego border crossing and pocketing at least $13,000 per vehicle, officials said...

Biden rules out commuting son Hunter's upcoming sentence after federal gun conviction, says he will 'abide' jury verdict

Jun. 13, 2024 15:27 PM EDT
FASANO, Italy (AP) — Biden rules out commuting son Hunter's upcoming sentence after federal gun conviction, says he will 'abide' jury verdict.

Kentucky man convicted of training with Islamic State group in Syria

Jun. 12, 2024 17:15 PM EDT

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky man has been convicted in federal court of leaving the U.S. to train and fight with the Islamic State group in Syria a decade ago. A jury in Bowling Green convicted Mirsad Hariz Adem Ramic, 34, of multiple counts of supporting and receiving...

Judges hear Elizabeth Holmes' appeal of fraud conviction while she remains in Texas prison

Jun. 11, 2024 21:13 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A panel of federal judges spent two hours on Tuesday wrestling with a series of legal issues raised in an attempt to overturn a fraud conviction that sent Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes to prison after a meteoric rise to Silicon Valley stardom. The hearing held...

President Joe Biden's son, Hunter Biden, is convicted of all 3 felonies in federal gun trial

Jun. 11, 2024 18:20 PM EDT

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Hunter Biden was convicted Tuesday of all three felony charges related to the purchase of a revolver in 2018 when, prosecutors argued, the president’s son lied on a mandatory gun-purchase form by saying he was not illegally using or addicted to drugs. ...

President offers love and pride for his son's addiction recovery after Hunter Biden's guilty verdict

Jun. 11, 2024 17:22 PM EDT

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — President Joe Biden kept his distance from the courtroom where his son Hunter Biden stood trial on felony gun charges to avoid any appearance of meddling but his quick statement reacting to the jury’s guilty verdict Tuesday spoke to where his heart has been all along. ...

Florida jury finds Chiquita Brands liable for Colombia deaths, must pay $38.3M to family members

Jun. 11, 2024 17:08 PM EDT

Banana giant Chiquita Brands must pay $38.3 million to 16 family members of people killed during Colombia's long civil war by a violent right-wing paramilitary group funded by the company, a federal jury in Florida decided. The verdict Monday by a jury in West Palm Beach marks the...

The Latest: White House cancels scheduled press briefing after Hunter Biden conviction

Jun. 11, 2024 13:52 PM EDT

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — The Latest on Hunter Biden’s federal gun trial (all times local): After Hunter Biden's guilty verdict was announced, the White House canceled press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre’s scheduled briefing and announced that President Joe Biden would spend...