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December 20, 2018 9:09 PM U.S. judge rejects claim lawyer arranged contact between 'El Chapo,' wife

(Reuters) - The judge presiding over the U.S. trial of Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman on Thursday rejected an accusation by prosecutors that one of Guzman’s lawyers had facilitated unauthorized contact between the accused Mexican drug lord and his wife, Emma Coronel. Prosecutors made the claim in a filing late last month after a court security officer saw Coronel 81

December 18, 2018 11:29 PM Sears to take $443 million in charges arising from store closures

(Reuters) - Bankrupt U.S. retailer Sears Holdings Corp will take a charge of about $443 million arising from store closures, a regulatory filing showed on Tuesday. The company said some of the charges have already been incurred in the third quarter, while the remaining charges will be booked in the fourth quarter. Total costs related to closing 73 Sears 109

December 18, 2018 9:35 AM Vladimir Putin Decries Prosecution of Jehovah's Witnesses in Russia

(MOSCOW) — Russian President Vladimir Putin has pledged to look into the reported persecution of Jehovah’s Witnesses. Russia officially banned the Christian denomination last year and declared the religious group an extremist organization. Nearly 100 Jehovah’s Witnesses face charges in Russia, and 25 of them are in jail awaiting trial. Human rights activists 82

December 14, 2018 5:01 AM Body found in trunk of car in Walmart parking lot, police say

The body of a man was found Thursday inside the trunk of a car in the parking lot of a Walmart in Florida, police said. (iStock) A man who followed what he believed to be his missing brother’s car to a Florida Walmart’s parking lot Thursday led police to the grim discovery of a man’s body inside the trunk, authorities said. Miami-Dade Police said a man told officers 83

December 14, 2018 3:12 AM The Latest: Report sheds no light on how man fled hospital

A nearly 1,600-page report by the Hawaii attorney general's office provides no new significant details into how a man committed to a psychiatric hospital was able to escape and fly to California before authorities were notified he was missing. The redacted report was posted online Thursday, more than a day after officials announced an investigation found 83

December 13, 2018 4:39 PM Imprisoned Iranian Activist Dies After 60-Day Hunger Strike

An Iranian political activist, detained in Qom Prison, died in his cell on Wednesday after a 60-day hunger strike. Vahid Sayadi Nasiri was jailed in 2015 and sentenced to eight years after he was accused of insulting Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and spreading “propaganda against the state” on his Facebook account, according to the advocacy group 95

December 13, 2018 9:01 AM 21 Islamic State militants escape Iraqi jail, most recaptured

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Twenty one prisoners, most of them members of Islamic State jailed on terrorism charges, broke out of a prison in northern Iraq but 15 of them have been recaptured, Kurdish security officials said on Thursday. The fortified jail of Sosa is located near the Iraqi Kurdish city of Sulaimaniya and include mainly militants of the hardline 82

December 12, 2018 11:44 PM No psychiatric hospital employee responsible for escape

FILE - In this April 26, 2018 file photo Randall Saito appears in court for a hearing on his mental competence to stand trial in Honolulu. Hawaii officials said they are ready Wednesday, Dec. 12 to discuss findings of an investigation into Saito's escape from a psychiatric hospital. The state attorney general's office has completed an administrative 87

December 12, 2018 8:35 PM Deal lets tabloid avoid U.S. charges over hush money in 2016 election

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The publisher of the National Enquirer tabloid newspaper has struck a deal with U.S. prosecutors to avoid charges over its role in paying hush money before the 2016 U.S. presidential election to a former Playboy model who said she had an affair with President Donald Trump, prosecutors said on Wednesday. As part of the deal, publisher 124

December 12, 2018 5:40 PM Convicted child abuser attacks prosecutors in Nevada courtroom at sentencing

Violent outburst in Las Vegas courtroom when Terhain Woods attacked prosecutors after judge sentenced him to at least 9 years behind bars on child abuse charges. A Nevada sentencing hearing descended into chaos last week when a man convicted of child abuse attacked prosecutors after learning how long he'd be spending behind bars. The incident, caught 92