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January 13, 2019 10:01 AM Murray much more than just a tennis player, says Mauresmo

PARIS (Reuters) - Andy Murray will leave the sport as more than just a sporting figure, the Briton’s former coach Amelie Mauresmo said on Sunday. Murray, 31, said on Friday that this year’s Australian Open could be his last professional tournament, although the former world number one hopes he can bow out at his beloved Wimbledon. The three-time grand 238

January 5, 2019 12:57 AM Washington governor to pardon pot crimes, six years after legalization

(Reuters) - Washington state will create a streamlined system to pardon people convicted of misdemeanor marijuana possession before the drug was legal, under an initiative launched on Friday by Governor Jay Inslee, who is considering a run for U.S. president. Voters in Washington state and Colorado in 2012 made their two states the first in the United 224

December 19, 2018 5:57 AM Arizona man gets prison term for threats against President Trump

An Arizona man will be serving time in prison after being convicted of making threats President Trump and officials in Nebraska, authorities say. (Justice.gov) An Arizona man was sentenced Monday to 37 months in federal prison for threatening to fatally shoot President Trump earlier this year, prosecutors said. Jerrod Hunter Schmidt, 39, of Kingman 128

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 106

December 6, 2018 8:05 AM A Former Australian Archbishop Has Been Cleared of Covering Up Child Sex Abuse

(NEWCASTLE, Australia) — An Australian appeal court has overturned a conviction against the most senior Roman Catholic cleric ever found guilty of covering up child sex abuse. New South Wales state District Court Judge Roy Ellis on Thursday upheld former Adelaide Archbishop Philip Wilson’s appeal against his May conviction for concealing the sexual abuse 113

December 5, 2018 7:01 AM Georgia minister convicted of child rape flees courthouse

ATLANTA – Authorities are searching for a Georgia minister convicted of child rape and molestation who fled an Atlanta courthouse before his conviction was handed down. Citing a Tuesday Fulton County District Attorney's Office statement, news outlets report 45-year-old Don Martin left the courthouse after five days of testimony and didn't return for closing 107

November 29, 2018 11:15 PM West Virginia diocese releases names of accused priests

FILE - In this March 28, 2017, file photo Archbishop William Lori leads a funeral Mass for Cardinal William Keeler at the Cathedral of Mary Our Queen in Baltimore. West Virginia's Roman Catholic archdiocese released the names Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018, of priests or deacons who it said have been credibly accused of child sexual abuse since 1950. (AP Photo/Patrick 125

November 26, 2018 11:47 PM Ex-Pennsylvania AG loses appeal of perjury conviction, faces jail time

Former Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane was sentenced to 10 to 23 months in jail for illegally disclosing details from a grand jury investigation to embarrass a rival and lying about it under oath. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke) (The Associated Press) HARRISBURG, Pa. – The former top prosecutor for the state of Pennsylvania is likely to soon be behind 177

November 25, 2018 3:52 PM U.S. judge orders former Trump campaign adviser Papadopoulos to jail

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. federal judge on Sunday denied a motion by George Papadopoulos, a former aide for Donald Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign, seeking to postpone his sentence pending a separate case he hoped would lead to his conviction being overturned. Papadopoulos will report to jail on Monday to start his 14- day sentence after judge 191

November 22, 2018 6:57 AM Australia wants it easier to strip extremists of citizenship

CANBERRA, Australia – Australia revealed plans on Thursday to increase government powers to strip citizenship from extremists and to control the movements of Australian fighters who return home from the battlefields of Syria and Iraq. Prime Minister Scott Morrison outlined the contentious bills, some of which he wants passed in the final two-week parliamentary 123