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Facing terror charges, ETA's last boss apologizes for deaths

The last-known chief of now-extinct Basque separatist militant group ETA is going on trial in Paris for terrorism charges, which he deems "absurd" because of his role in ending its long-standing conflict

October 19, 2020


Facing terror charges, ETA's last boss apologizes for deaths

The last known chief of now-extinct Basque separatist militant group ETA is going on trial in Paris for terrorism charges, which he deems "absurd" because of his role in ending its long-standing conflict

October 19, 2020


ICC prosecutor arrives in Sudan to discuss Darfur charges

Sudan's official news agency says the International Criminal Court's prosecutor has arrived in the capital to discuss cooperation with local authorities over bringing to trial those internationally wanted for war crimes and genocide in the Darfur conflict

October 17, 2020


Trump hits Sun Belt states

MACON, Ga. – Backed into a corner and facing financial strains, President Donald Trump went after his opponent's family and defended h

October 17, 2020


Magistrate appointed as newest judge

A Circuit Court magistrate is preparing for a move down the hall to Allen Superior Court.

October 17, 2020


Report damning on harassment

Three years into the #MeToo movement, there may be more awareness around workplace sexual harassment. But a new report finds that almost thr

October 16, 2020


Extremist rebels attack UN peacekeepers in Mali; 1 killed

A United Nations official says that a U.N. peacekeeper was killed in Mali and two others injured in two attacks in the north of the country

October 16, 2020


Black man serving life for stealing hedge clippers paroled

A Black man whose life sentence for making off with hedge clippers in a 1997 burglary drew scathing criticism from the chief justice of Louisiana’s Supreme Court was granted parole Thursday.

October 15, 2020


Black man serving life for stealing hedge clippers paroled

A Black man whose life sentence for stealing hedge clippers in a home burglary drew scathing criticism from the chief justice of Louisiana's Supreme Court has been granted parole

October 15, 2020


Jewish family's painting looted by Nazis in 1933 is returned

A painting of two young, 19th-century skaters that was looted by Nazis from a Jewish family in 1933 and recently discovered at a small museum in upstate New York was returned Thursday after 87 years.

October 15, 2020


Jewish family's painting looted by Nazis in 1933 is returned

A painting of two young, 19th-century skaters that was looted by Nazis from a Jewish family in 1933 and recently discovered at a small museum in upstate New York has been returned after 87 years

October 15, 2020


DOJ charges Texas billionaire in $2 billion tax fraud scheme

Federal prosecutors have charged Texas billionaire Robert Brockman in a $2 billion tax fraud scheme that they say is the largest such case against an American

October 15, 2020


Oakland, Portland sue over use of federal agents at protests

The cities of Oakland and Portland, Oregon have sued the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and the Justice Department, alleging that the agencies are overstepping constitutional limits in their use of federal law enforcement officers to tamp down on protests

October 15, 2020


Trump, Biden square off, in a way, in dueling town halls

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump and Democrat Joe Biden squared off, in a way, Thursday night, their scuttled second debate replace

October 15, 2020


Judge finds cases against 5 in Whitmer plot can move forward

A federal judge says prosecutors have enough evidence to move toward trial for five Michigan men accused of plotting to kidnap Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer

October 15, 2020


Brazil leader's ally suspended after underwear cash jackpot

A Brazilian lawmaker has stepped down from his position representing President Jair Bolsonaro's government, and has been suspended from the senate, after police searched his house and found cash in the underwear he was wearing

October 15, 2020


St. Louis couple who waved guns at protest plead not guilty

A St. Louis couple celebrated in some circles and vilified in others for waving guns at protesters near their home have pleaded not guilty to two felony charges

October 14, 2020


Greek Extreme-right party leadership sentenced to 13 years

A Greek court has sentenced the leadership of the extreme-right Golden Dawn party to 13 years in prison, imposing the near-maximum penalty for running a criminal organization blamed for numerous violent hate crimes

October 14, 2020


UN envoy says many ex-combatants in Colombia being killed

The U_N_ envoy for Colombia is calling for improved protection for former combatants who continue to be killed "in alarming numbers."

October 14, 2020


Racial justice movement a factor for 5 state ballot measures

The Black Lives Matter movement isn't named in any of the 120 statewide ballot measures up for a vote on Nov. 3

October 14, 2020


Editorial Roundup: US

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ___ Oct. 14 The Republican of Springfield, Massachusetts, on how the

October 14, 2020


Activist fined for dislodging African art from Paris museum

A Congolese activist has been fined 2,000 euros ($2,320) for trying to take a 19th-century African funeral pole from a Paris museum

October 14, 2020


Oklahoma judge rules triple killing occurred on tribal land

A death row inmate in Oklahoma is likely to get a new trial in federal court after a district judge determined the victims in the case were tribal citizens and the killings happened on Indian land

October 14, 2020


Former Idaho governor candidate indicted in 1984 killing

A former longshot candidate for Idaho governor has been indicted in the murder of Jonelle Matthews, a 12-year-old Colorado girl who went missing in 1984

October 13, 2020


Video shows shirtless New York judge shove police officer

Police body camera video shows a shirtless state Supreme Court justice shove a Buffalo police officer who was putting handcuffs on his wife during an argument with neighbors

October 13, 2020