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No jail time for distracted driver who killed 2 cyclists 01/17/2020 02:41pm • FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida woman who ran her car into a group of bicyclists in 2018, killing two people, will avoid jail time. Nicole Vanderweit, 34, pleaded no contest this week to careless driving in Broward County court, the Sun Sentinel reported. In addition to having her license Ex-youth center counselor's lawyer sees greed behind charges 01/17/2020 12:43pm • CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — An attorney for a man charged with repeatedly raping a teenage boy at New Hampshire's state-run youth detention center in the 1990s said Friday the allegations are motivated by “money and greed.” Stephen Murphy, 50, was charged in July with 26 counts of rape. He and ano Huawei CFO lawyers say her alleged crimes no crime in Canada Huawei CFO lawyers say her alleged crimes no crime in Canada 01/17/2020 12:11pm • VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Defense lawyers argue a senior executive of the Chinese tech giant Huawei should not be extradited to the U.S. because her actions would not be considered crimes under Canadian law. The extradition hearing for Huawei chief financial officer Meng Wanzhou is schedu Georgia sets execution for man convicted of killing 2 people Georgia sets execution for man convicted of killing 2 people 01/17/2020 10:15am • ATLANTA (AP) — A Georgia man convicted of killing his ex-wife and her boyfriend more than 20 years ago is set to executed later this month. Donnie Cleveland Lance, 66, is scheduled to die Jan. 29 at the state prison in Jackson, state Attorney General Chris Carr and Department of Corrections Commis AP Explains: The Justice Department's new quarrel with Apple AP Explains: The Justice Department's new quarrel with Apple 01/17/2020 10:15am • WASHINGTON (AP) — The deadly shooting of three U.S. sailors at a Navy installation in December could reignite a long-simmering fight between the federal government and tech companies over data privacy and encryption. As part of its probe into the violent incident, deemed a terrorist act by the gov Cyprus FA suspends all matches after ref walkout over attack 01/17/2020 08:52am • NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — The Cypriot soccer federation decided Friday to suspend all matches after a referee walkout because of a bombing attack against a colleague's car. The federation said all matches are on hold indefinitely. Police said the predawn detonation of an explosive device placed on th Libya's rival military commander seeks support in Greece Libya's rival military commander seeks support in Greece 01/17/2020 06:30am • ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The commander of forces fighting the U.N.-supported government in Libya visited Athens Friday in a bid to counter Turkey’s support for his opponents, ahead of a weekend summit on Libya in Berlin. Gen. Khalifa Hifter’s surprise trip to Greece came two days before the Berl Trump's trial begins at the start of an election year Trump's trial begins at the start of an election year 01/16/2020 07:09pm • WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Senate opened the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump with quiet ceremony Thursday — senators standing at their desks to swear an oath of “impartial justice” as jurors, House prosecutors formally reciting the charges and Chief Justice John Roberts presidin Bangladesh says once-submerged island ready for Rohingya Bangladesh says once-submerged island ready for Rohingya 01/16/2020 07:06pm • DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — A Bangladeshi island regularly submerged by monsoon rains is ready to house 100,000 Rohingya refugees, but no date has been announced to relocate people from the crowded and squalid camps where they've lived for years, officials said Thursday. Flood protection embankments Trump's trial begins, senators vowing 'impartial justice' Trump's trial begins, senators vowing 'impartial justice' 01/16/2020 05:11pm • WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Senate opened the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump with quiet ceremony Thursday — senators standing at their desks to swear an oath of “impartial justice” as jurors, House prosecutors formally reciting the charges and Chief Justice John Roberts presiding 12-year sentence for jail phone is 'failure,' justice says 12-year sentence for jail phone is 'failure,' justice says 01/16/2020 02:18pm • JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The Mississippi Supreme Court's confirmation of a 12-year prison sentence for an African American man who carried his mobile phone into a county jail cell is being slammed as a brutal example of racial injustice. Even one of the justices who joined in the unanimous ruling sai Ban the Box: Opening the Door to College for Felons 01/16/2020 02:00pm • One way the higher education landscape has evolved in recent years can be seen in the "ban the box" movement -- also dubbed "beyond the box" by some proponents. In short, the movement encourages colleges and employers to not ask about criminal history on an application for admission or a job. It's Bureaucracy to brutality: New evidence reveals IS hierarchy Bureaucracy to brutality: New evidence reveals IS hierarchy 01/16/2020 11:23am • BEIRUT (AP) — Documents compiled by a U.S.-based Syrian rights group reveal how Islamic State militants used one of their most powerful bureaucratic bodies to regulate daily life and impose and execute penalties. The new evidence could be used in international prosecutions. The Washington-based 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
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