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European court adviser sides against German McCann suspect 08/06/2020 04:49am • BERLIN (AP) — A legal adviser to Europe's top court issued an opinion Thursday that could make it easier for Germany to keep in prison a new suspect in the disappearance of Madeleine McCann, the British toddler who vanished from a Portuguese resort 13 years ago. In the non-binding opinion, Advocat Top court rules Brazil must protect Indigenous in pandemic Top court rules Brazil must protect Indigenous in pandemic 08/05/2020 04:17pm • BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — The Brazilian Supreme Court ordered President Jair Bolsonaro’s administration Wednesday to adopt measures to shield Indigenous peoples from the new coronavirus, in a vote that came hours after a prominent Indigenous leader died from COVID-19. The justices voted unanimousl Croatia marks 1995 blitz; Serb politician there for 1st time Croatia marks 1995 blitz; Serb politician there for 1st time 08/05/2020 03:48am • KNIN, Croatia (AP) — Croatia marked the 25th anniversary of a victorious military offensive against rebel Serbs with an ethnic Serb politician attending the annual ceremony for the first time Wednesday, an event seen as an important step toward reconciliation. Government officials, military leade Maryland to receive $1 million from DOJ to combat human trafficking Maryland to receive $1 million from DOJ to combat human trafficking 08/05/2020 02:37am • Maryland will be awarded nearly $1 million in federal funds to assist victims of human trafficking with finding safe housing, employment and counseling services. The U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of Maryland announced in a news release Tuesday a $999,990 award from the Justice Departmen St. Louis prosecutor chided by Trump wins primary race St. Louis prosecutor chided by Trump wins primary race 08/04/2020 08:11pm • ST. LOUIS (AP) — St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner, whose job performance has been lauded by some civil rights activists and criticized by President Donald Trump and other leading Republicans, held off a challenge from a former homicide prosecutor in Tuesday’s primary election. Gardner, 44, Trump gives $35 million to aid human trafficking victims Trump gives $35 million to aid human trafficking victims 08/04/2020 01:17pm • WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration on Tuesday announced more than $35 million in Justice Department grants to organizations that provide safe housing for victims of human trafficking. Attorney General William Barr and presidential adviser Ivanka Trump announced the awards at a White House Husband of DA charged with pulling gun on protesters in LA Husband of DA charged with pulling gun on protesters in LA 08/04/2020 12:14pm • LOS ANGELES (AP) — The husband of Los Angeles District Attorney Jackie Lacey has been charged with pointing a gun at Black Lives Matter members who demonstrated outside the couple’s home the day before she faced a primary election in March. The state attorney general filed three misdemeanor char Tampa teenager accused in Twitter hack pleads not guilty Tampa teenager accused in Twitter hack pleads not guilty 08/04/2020 08:43am • TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — A Florida teen identified as the mastermind of a scheme that gained control of Twitter accounts of prominent politicians, celebrities and technology moguls pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to multiple counts of fraud. Graham Ivan Clark, 17, is accused of using the hijacked Twitter Experts: Obstacles to charging police in Breonna Taylor case Experts: Obstacles to charging police in Breonna Taylor case 08/04/2020 07:59am • LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Despite mounting public pressure to file criminal charges nearly five months after Breonna Taylor's death, prosecutors may face significant obstacles to bringing homicide-related charges against police officers who were shot at when sent to her house with a warrant, legal ex Prospect of 2nd Boston Marathon bomber trial brings anguish Prospect of 2nd Boston Marathon bomber trial brings anguish 08/04/2020 05:42am • BOSTON (AP) — After Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was convicted in 2015, the family of the youngest victim urged prosecutors to abandon their bid for the death penalty, warning that years of appeals would only keep him in the spotlight and prolong their unthinkable suffering. Five year Outcry in Sweden after drive-by shooting kills 12-year-old Outcry in Sweden after drive-by shooting kills 12-year-old 08/04/2020 02:15am • COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The Swedish government vowed Tuesday to find the perpetrators of a drive-by shooting that killed a 12-year-old girl in what authorities said appears to be the latest violence from suburban feuds between criminal gangs fighting over territory. “If we don't stop the new Murad, Amal Clooney accuse leaders and UN of failing Yazidis Murad, Amal Clooney accuse leaders and UN of failing Yazidis 08/03/2020 01:40pm • UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Six years after Islamic State fighters launched an attack on Iraq’s Yazidi minority, Nobel Peace Prize laureate Nadia Murad and human rights lawyer Amal Clooney accused government leaders and the United Nations on Monday of failing to bring the extremists responsible for th Journalist and police guard killed in southern Mexico 08/03/2020 11:23am • MEXICO CITY (AP) — Press groups called for justice Monday after unidentified gunmen killed a journalist in southern Mexico along with a police officer assigned to protect him after a 2016 attack. Pablo Morrugares was the fifth journalist to be killed in Mexico this year, in attacks which are incr Today in History 08/02/2020 08:00pm • Today in History Today is Monday, Aug. 3, the 216th day of 2020. There are 150 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On August 3, 1993, the Senate voted 96-to-three to confirm Supreme Court nominee Ruth Bader Ginsburg. On this date: In 1807, former Vice President Aaron Burr wen Ruling renews fairness debate in Boston Marathon bomber case Ruling renews fairness debate in Boston Marathon bomber case 08/01/2020 11:33am • “Boston Strong” remains a “vibrant” rallying cry more than seven years after the marathon bombing killed three people and injured more than 260 others, a federal appeals court noted as it threw out the death sentence of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. But even as the ruling opened old wounds, it raised f
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