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  • Associated Press

    Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman sentenced to life in prison

    NEW YORK (July 17, 2019) — Mexican drug kingpin and escape artist Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman was sentenced Wednesday to life behind bars in a U.S. prison, expressing no remorse over his conviction for a massive drug conspiracy that spread murder and mayhem for more than two decades.

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    Judge orders R. Kelly held in jail without bond in sex case

    CHICAGO (Jyly 16, 2019) — A federal judge on Tuesday ordered R. Kelly held in jail without bond after a prosecutor warned that the singer accused of having sex with minors and trying to cover up the crimes would pose an extreme danger to young girls if set free.

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    Former Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens dies at 99

    WASHINGTON (July 16, 2019) — John Paul Stevens, the bow-tied, independent-thinking, Republican-nominated justice who unexpectedly emerged as the Supreme Court’s leading liberal, died Tuesday in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, after suffering a stroke Monday. He was 99.

  • Associated Press

    California indictment alleges MS-13 hacked victims to death

    LOS ANGELES (July 16, 2019) — Members and associates of the MS-13 gang committed seven murders including several in which victims were hacked to death with machetes in a Southern California forest, according to a federal indictment released Tuesday.

  • Associated Press

    Avenatti: R. Kelly paid $2M to silence girl he assaulted

    CHICAGO (July 15, 2019) — Celebrity attorney Michael Avenatti said Monday that R&B singer R. Kelly paid $2 million to keep the alleged victim in a child pornography case off the witness stand during a 2008 trial that ended with his acquittal on all charges.

  • Associated Press

    Oklahoma judge upholds law banning common abortion procedure

    OKLAHOMA CITY (July 12, 2019) — An Oklahoma judge on Friday upheld a ban on a second-trimester abortion procedure that the state's attorney general has called 'barbaric'.

  • Associated Press

    US appeals court sides with Trump in lawsuit involving hotel

    RICHMOND, Va. (July 10, 2019) — A federal appeals court has ordered the dismissal of a lawsuit accusing President Donald Trump of illegally profiting off the presidency.

  • Associated Press

    Obama judge blocks Justice Dept. from changing census lawyers

    NEW YORK (July 10, 2019) — The Justice Department can't replace nine lawyers so late in the dispute over whether to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census without explaining why it's doing so, a judge says.

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