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AP Exclusive: Justice changing how inmate risk is assessed AP Exclusive: Justice changing how inmate risk is assessed 01/15/2020 11:47am • WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department is changing the system it uses to assess whether an inmate is likely to commit crimes after being released from prison, aiming to ensure the process is fairer and more effective. The impetus for the change is a criminal justice overhaul signed into law in l Florida could expand law to compensate wrongfully imprisoned 01/15/2020 10:02am • TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida could expand a law to compensate people imprisoned for crimes they didn't commit under a bill unanimously approved by a House committee on Wednesday. Florida law currently allows wrongfully incarcerated prisoners to received $50,000 for each year they were imprison Prosecutor: Avenatti arrested on alleged bail violation Prosecutor: Avenatti arrested on alleged bail violation 01/15/2020 08:55am • NEW YORK (AP) — Michael Avenatti, the embattled former attorney for the porn actress Stormy Daniels, was arrested Tuesday evening in California for alleged bail violations, according to a court filing by federal prosecutors. The arrest came as Avenatti was appearing before the State Bar Court in L Kosovo president hurt by 'amnesty' on Serbia crimes in war Kosovo president hurt by 'amnesty' on Serbia crimes in war 01/15/2020 06:45am • PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) — Kosovo’s president on Wednesday denounced what he called “an international amnesty” for Serbia’s crimes in the 1998-1999 war. Hashim Thaci spoke after a commemorative ceremony in the southern Kosovo village of Recak, 32 kilometers (20 miles) south of the capital, Pr UN court to rule next week in Rohingya genocide case UN court to rule next week in Rohingya genocide case 01/15/2020 05:16am • THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The United Nations' top court announced Wednesday that it will issue a decision next week on a request to order Myanmar to halt what has been cast as a genocidal campaign against the southeast Asian country's Rohingya Muslim minority. The West African nation of Gambia EU legal opinion: mass data retention at odds with EU law EU legal opinion: mass data retention at odds with EU law 01/15/2020 03:23am • BRUSSELS (AP) — A legal adviser at the European Union’s highest court said Wednesday that the bloc's data protection rules should prevent member states from indiscriminately holding personal data seized from Internet and phone companies, even when intelligence agencies claim that national securi Treason trial begins of Cambodia opposition leader Kem Sokha Treason trial begins of Cambodia opposition leader Kem Sokha 01/15/2020 01:00am • PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — The trial of a top Cambodian opposition leader charged with treason began Wednesday, more than two years after he was arrested in what is widely seen as a politically motivated prosecution. Kem Sokha was head of the Cambodia National Rescue Party when he was arrested in Trump taps 'strong, silent type' to lead impeachment defense Trump taps 'strong, silent type' to lead impeachment defense 01/14/2020 07:14pm • WASHINGTON (AP) — Pat Cipollone doesn’t seem like Donald Trump’s kind of fixer. His manner is unassuming. He hasn’t spent much time playing a lawyer in court or on TV. But the president has turned to Cipollone, his White House counsel, when it matters most — to lead his defense in his imp Column: Astros get the punishment, Dodgers pay the price Column: Astros get the punishment, Dodgers pay the price 01/14/2020 02:59pm • AJ Hinch won’t be managing in the big leagues any time soon, if at all. Alex Cora joined him Tuesday in the unemployment line, and it’s hard to believe anyone will ever give him another job that involves being a leader of men. The punishments fit the crime, and for that baseball commissioner Rob Virginia teen charged in 'swatting' ring linked to neo-Nazis Virginia teen charged in 'swatting' ring linked to neo-Nazis 01/14/2020 09:25am • ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — The U.S. Justice Department has charged a former Virginia college student with calling in fake emergencies to prompt law enforcement responses, in coordination with a group the FBI labelled as sympathetic to neo-Nazi ideology. John William Kirby Kelley, 19, was charged la Israel extradition of Australia sex-abuse suspect hits delay Israel extradition of Australia sex-abuse suspect hits delay 01/14/2020 09:12am • JERUSALEM (AP) — An Israeli court on Tuesday said it would allow defense attorneys for a woman facing dozens of sexual abuse charges in Australia to review a psychiatrists' ruling that she is fit to stand trial for extradition. The ruling is likely to further drag out a case that already has linge Gambia's ex-dictator Jammeh reportedly wants to come home Gambia's ex-dictator Jammeh reportedly wants to come home 01/14/2020 05:20am • BANJUL, Gambia (AP) — Gambia's longtime dictator Yahya Jammeh, who fled into exile three years ago after an election loss, has announced plans to return to the West African nation where human rights activists say he ordered the killings of political opponents during his rule. The deputy spokesman Booker ends presidential bid after polling, money struggles Booker ends presidential bid after polling, money struggles 01/13/2020 03:01pm • DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Democrat Cory Booker dropped out of the presidential race Monday, ending a campaign whose message of unity and love failed to resonate in a political era marked by chaos and anxiety. His departure now leaves a field that was once the most diverse in history with just one re St. Louis prosecutor: Racist interests try to force her out St. Louis prosecutor: Racist interests try to force her out 01/13/2020 01:35pm • ST. LOUIS (AP) — St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner on Monday filed what she called an unprecedented federal civil rights lawsuit, accusing the city, the local police union and others of a coordinated and racist conspiracy aimed at forcing her out of office. Gardner, the city's elected prosecu Justices turn away appeal of women who went topless at beach Justices turn away appeal of women who went topless at beach 01/13/2020 11:35am • CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court is leaving in place the public nudity convictions of three women who removed their bathing suit tops on a New Hampshire beach as part of a global campaign advocating for the rights of women to go topless. The justices declined Monday to review a state co
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