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Ex-Trump lawyer Michael Cohen jailed for three years

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Michael Cohen arrived for his sentencing with members of his family Michael Cohen, the former lawyer to Donald Trump who once said he’d take a bullet for the president, has been given a 36-month prison sentence. He is the first member of Mr Trump’s inner circle to be jailed over the special counsel’s inquiry ...

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Congo arrests army colonel in connection with killing of U.N. monitors – lawyer

DAKAR (Reuters) – A Congolese army colonel has been arrested in connection with the killing of two U.N. sanctions monitors, a prosecutor said on Friday – the first member of the security services detained over the case. Zaida Catalan, a Swede, and Michael Sharp, an American, were killed in March 2017 while investigating reports of atrocities during an armed conflict ...

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Danske Bank whistleblower to testify before European parliament: lawyer

COPENHAGEN (Reuters) – Howard Wilkinson, the whistleblower who helped to reveal suspected money laundering at Danske Bank (DANSKE.CO), has accepted an invitation to testify before the European Parliament, his lawyer said. FILE PHOTO: General view of the Danske Bank building in Copenhagen, Denmark, September 27, 2018. REUTERS/Jacob Gronholt-Pedersen/File Photo Danske reported last month that 200 billion euros ($235 billion) of ...

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Making a Murderer lawyer Kathleen Zellner is true crime’s new star

Image copyright Netflix Making a Murderer is back picking up the stories of American convicts Steven Avery and Brendan Dassey. The 10-part documentary was one of Netflix’s biggest hits of 2015. It followed the case of Steven Avery and his nephew Brendan Dassey, both convicted of murdering Teresa Halbach in 2005. Both men claim they are innocent and a campaign ...

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U.S. Justice official says lawyer vowed ‘personal attacks’ over AT&T deal

(Advisory: Note language in paragraph 5) FILE PHOTO: Smartphone with AT&T logo is seen in front of displayed Time Warner logo in this picture illustration taken June 13, 2018. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/File Photo By David Shepardson WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Justice Department’s top antitrust lawyer said Time Warner’s general counsel threatened to “employ personal attacks” if the agency tried to ...

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U.S. pastor’s lawyer says new Turkish prosecution witnesses irrelevant to case

ISTANBUL (Reuters) – New prosecution witnesses expected to testify on Friday in the Turkish trial of a U.S. Christian pastor on terrorism charges lack relevance as their testimony will focus on incidents after Andrew Brunson’s arrest, his lawyer said. FILE PHOTO: Ismail Cem Halavurt, lawyer of the jailed pastor Andrew Brunson, talks to media outside the Aliaga Prison and Courthouse ...

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Argentine corruption scandal takes a toxic turn: Fernandez lawyer

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) – The scandal that started with a former Argentine official stashing cash in a convent and deepened when records of alleged bribe payments were published took new turn on Monday with accusations by a lawyer for former President Cristina Fernandez that a dressing room in her apartment might have been contaminated by a toxic substance. FILE PHOTO: ...

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