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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 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
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