Updated 9:22 am CDT, Monday, July 1, 2019 Navy Special Operations Chief Edward Gallagher, right, walks with his wife, Andrea Gallagher as they arrive to military court on Naval Base San Diego, Wednesday, June 26, 2019, in San Diego. Trial continues in the court-martial of the decorated Navy SEAL, who is accused of stabbing to death a wounded teenage Islamic State prisoner and wounding two civilians in Iraq in 2017. He has pleaded not guilty to murder and attempted murder, charges that carry a potential life sentence. less Navy Special Operations Chief Edward Gallagher, right, walks with his wife, Andrea Gallagher as they arrive to military court on Naval Base San Diego, Wednesday, June 26, 2019, in San Diego. Trial continues in ... more Photo: Julie Watson, AP Photo: Julie Watson, AP Image 1 … [Read more...] about Closing arguments due in Navy SEAL court-martial
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Austin Considine, New York Times 7:37 pm PDT, Sunday, March 31, 2019 Officials escort "Serial" podcast subject Adnan Syed from the courthouse on Feb. 3, 2016, following the completion of the first day of hearings for a retrial in Baltimore. Maryland's second-highest court has upheld a judge's ruling overturning the murder conviction of Syed. (Karl Merton Ferron/Baltimore Sun/TNS) less Officials escort "Serial" podcast subject Adnan Syed from the courthouse on Feb. 3, 2016, following the completion of the first day of hearings for a retrial in Baltimore. Maryland's second-highest court has ... more Photo: Karl Merton Ferron, TNS Photo: Karl Merton Ferron, TNS Image 1 of / 7 Caption Close Image 1 of 7 Officials escort "Serial" podcast subject Adnan Syed from the courthouse on … [Read more...] about HBO’s Closing Arguments in a Maryland Murder Case
Breaking News Emails Get breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings. SUBSCRIBE March 23, 2019, 2:37 PM GMT By Dareh Gregorian They know when to hold 'em — and when to fold 'em. President Donald Trump has derided the team Robert Mueller had assembled to probe Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election as "angry Democrats" operating a corrupt "witch hunt," but the group has a stellar track record of rooting out corruption — and of walking away when they don't have enough to prove their case beyond a reasonable doubt. "It's probably one of the most impressive groups ever assembled for a special counsel investigation," Jim Walden, a former federal prosecutor in Brooklyn, told NBC News. "You've got a collective of prosecutors who've covered some of the most high-profile and complex investigations in the last 20 years." Download the NBC News mobile app for breaking news alerts and full coverage of the … [Read more...] about Meet Mueller’s team: The best prosecutors in the business or ‘angry Democrats’?
Attorney Michael Avenatti speaks to the media outside the Los Angeles Police Department Pacific Division after being released from police custody following his arrest on a felony domestic violence charge in Los Angeles on Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Owen Baker, File)Attorney Michael Avenatti, left, leaves the Los Angeles Police Department Pacific Division after posting bail for a felony domestic violence charge on Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018. Los Angeles prosecutors have declined to charge Avenatti with a felony for allegedly abusing his girlfriend. The Los Angeles district attorney's office said Wednesday, Nov. 21, it referred the case to city prosecutors to consider misdemeanor charges. Avenatti was arrested on a felony domestic violence charge last week after his girlfriend told police he roughed her up at his apartment. (AP Photo/Michael Owen Baker, File)Attorney Michael Avenatti, right, poses with Mareli Miniutti for a photo at a party in New York in September 2018. … [Read more...] about Los Angeles district attorney declines to prosecute Avenatti
Kayla Epstein and David Nakamura, The Washington Post Published 8:01 pm PDT, Friday, October 26, 2018 CHARLOTTE, N.C. - President Donald Trump continued his rhetorical balancing act between consolation and condemnation at a campaign rally here Friday night, denouncing political violence but ramping up verbal attacks on the media and his Democratic rivals. With the nation on edge in the wake of a mail-bomb plot targeted at more than a dozen Democratic Party officials and supporters, Trump opened his remarks by pledging to do "everything in my power to stop" politically motivated attacks. Police have tied the bombs to a Trump supporter, Cesar Sayoc of Florida, and Trump said the perpetrator must be "prosecuted and punished to the fullest extent of the law." "Everyone will benefit if we can end the politics of personal destruction. We must unify as a nation in peace love and harmony," the president said. But as he has in the past several days, Trump quickly pivoted to … [Read more...] about As Trump blames media for uncivil ‘tone’ at Charlotte rally, supporters regard bomb reports with frustration and suspicion