Crime

July 26, 2018 - 12:55 pm
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A federal judge has ruled the developer of the Dakota Access oil pipeline has no claim under federal racketeering law for damages against a Dutch environmental group that urged banks not to finance the $3.8 billion project. Judge Billy Roy Wilson dismissed Netherlands-based...
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U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions addresses reporters during a news conference at the Moakley Federal Building in Boston, Thursday, July 26, 2018. Sessions is defending his top deputy after some Congressional Republicans moved to impeach him. Sessions said Thursday in Boston that he has the "highest confidence" in Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein. He suggested lawmakers instead focus on reforming the nation's immigration system. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
July 26, 2018 - 12:53 pm
BOSTON (AP) — U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions defended his top deputy Thursday after a handful of congressional Republicans moved this week to impeach him. Speaking in Boston, Sessions said he has the "highest confidence" in Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein and described him as "highly...
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July 26, 2018 - 12:51 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The promoter of a failed music festival has pleaded guilty to charges that could result in a prison sentence of over a decade. The plea entered Thursday by Billy McFarland came after prosecutors brought new charges alleging he was selling fraudulent tickets to fashion, music and...
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July 26, 2018 - 12:46 pm
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — Residents of a western New York apartment complex have been left shaken by the slaying of a woman who celebrated her 101st birthday this month. Her upstairs neighbor, a 54-year-old man, stabbed Marcia Morrison multiple times in her apartment this week, authorities said...
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July 26, 2018 - 11:37 am
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Spain's Tax Office has accepted a deal with Cristiano Ronaldo to plead guilty to tax fraud and pay a fine of close to 19 million euros ($22 million) in exchange for a reduced prison sentence that will likely be suspended. A source with knowledge of the deal confirmed to The...
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July 26, 2018 - 9:57 am
BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — The grandfather of Jelena Djokovic, the wife of Novak Djokovic, has been found tied up in a field after unknown assailants broke into his house in central Serbia. Djokovic's press team says in a statement on Thursday the family is in "complete shock over what happened" to 85...
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Kenya's Cabinet Secretary for Tourism Najib Balala, left, listens to South African wildlife veterinary David Zimmerman during a press conference on an investigation on the deaths of several black rhinos, in Nairobi, Kenya, Thursday, July 26, 2018. At least 8 black rhinos died in July after they were relocated by KWS (Kenya Wildlife Services) to Tsavo East national park from Nairobi and Nakuru national parks for repopulation purposes. (AP Photo/Khalil Senosi)
July 26, 2018 - 8:28 am
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenyan wildlife authorities say a tenth critically endangered black rhino has died after being moved from the capital to a new wildlife park. The country's wildlife minister, Najib Balala, says the one surviving rhino has been injured after being attacked by lions in what some...
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July 26, 2018 - 8:24 am
BERLIN (AP) — Prosecutors say they have charged a German man with murder and committing a war crime for allegedly helping torture and kill prisoners as a member of the Islamic State group in Syria. German federal prosecutors said Thursday that the new charges against 27-year-old Nils D., whose...
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This undated photo made available Thursday July 26, 2018, by Dubai Police, shows a rare $20 million blue diamond confiscated by Police in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Dubai police say they've recovered a rare $20 million blue diamond stolen from a city company's vault and smuggled to Sri Lanka inside a pair of sneakers in a shoebox. (Dubai Police via AP)
July 26, 2018 - 8:21 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Dubai police say they've recovered a rare $20 million blue diamond that was stolen from a city company's vault and smuggled to Sri Lanka inside a pair of sneakers in a shoebox. Police said Thursday a guard with the money transfer company secreted the diamond out...
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In this photo taken on Tuesday, July 24, 2018, shoes belonging to a migrant laying on the floor at the port of Tarifa, Spain, drying under the sun after he was rescued with others by Spain's Maritime Rescue Service in the Strait of Gibraltar. Spain's Maritime Rescue Service says that nearly 900 people have been rescued from waters south of the Iberian Peninsula over the past two days, as an increase in arrivals increases pressure on the country's infrastructure to deal with migration. (AP Photo/Marcos Moreno)
July 26, 2018 - 7:29 am
MADRID (AP) — Around 800 migrants stormed border fences separating Spain's North African enclave of Ceuta from Morocco to get into Europe, police said Thursday. The Guardia Civil said 602 migrants made it onto Spanish soil in a massive assault on high, barbed-wire fences shortly after dawn...
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