Judiciary

U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., a candidate for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, speaks during the National Action Network Convention in New York, Friday, April 5, 2019. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
April 05, 2019 - 11:51 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Democratic presidential candidates on Friday touted their plans on criminal justice reform, the study of reparations and other racial equality issues, highlighting the critical role black voters will play in choosing the party's 2020 nominee. Speaking at the National Action Network'...
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FILE - In this Sept. 9, 2012, photo, then-Vice President Joe Biden visits with patrons over lunch at Cruisers Diner in Seaman, Ohio. Biden buddied up with bikers, posed for countless pictures at a pizza place and downed an ice cream cone at a Dairy Queen over the weekend as he toured Ohio. Biden loves Ohio. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
April 05, 2019 - 8:37 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — In countless conversations over the past year, former Vice President Joe Biden, his advisers and his broad network of friends and family have openly discussed the vulnerabilities he would face if he ran for president. A voting record that is sometimes at odds with the Democratic...
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FILE - In this file photo dated Thursday, Jan. 28, 2016, Chief Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda waits for the start of the trial against former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo at the International Criminal Court in The Hague, Netherlands. The prosecutor of the International Criminal Court says she has had her U.S. visa revoked, in the first implementation of an American crackdown on the global tribunal. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)
April 05, 2019 - 5:22 am
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The prosecutor of the International Criminal Court says her U.S. visa has been revoked, in the first evidence of a crackdown on the global tribunal by the Trump administration. Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda's office said in a written statement Friday that U.S authorities...
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Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi speaks at an election campaign in Kolkata, India, Wednesday, April 3, 2019. India's general elections will be held in seven phases from April 11 to May 19. (AP Photo/Bikas Das)
April 05, 2019 - 5:16 am
NEW DELHI (AP) — The planned release of a Bollywood biopic on Prime Minister Narendra Modi days before the start of Indian elections has run into trouble with a court challenge pending and the censor board yet to clear its opening in theaters. Opposition parties are protesting that the film's...
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April 04, 2019 - 6:59 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — A union lobbyist who worked just one day as a substitute teacher is entitled to a pension worth potentially tens of thousands of dollars annually, the state Supreme Court ruled Thursday in an opinion reinforcing its position that retirement benefits promised to public...
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FILE- In this March 14, 2019, file photo Tesla CEO Elon Musk speaks before unveiling the Model Y at Tesla's design studio in Hawthorne, Calif. A federal judge will hear oral arguments Thursday, April 4, about whether Tesla CEO Elon Musk should be held in contempt of court for violating an agreement with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.(AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)
April 04, 2019 - 2:03 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Tesla's CEO Elon Musk is back in the spotlight for saying something when perhaps he should have remained quiet. A federal judge will hear oral arguments Thursday about whether Musk should be held in contempt of court for violating an agreement with the U.S. Securities and Exchange...
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FILE - In this April 16, 2018, file photo, a guard tower stands above the Lee Correctional Institution, a maximum security prison in Bishopville, S.C. The Democrats running for the White House have issued proposals on overhauling education, agriculture, technology and immigration. But none of them has made specific pitches on how he or she would transform the nation’s criminal justice system. (AP Photo/Sean Rayford, File)
April 04, 2019 - 8:12 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The Democrats seeking the White House have issued proposals on overhauling education, agriculture, technology and immigration. But none of the candidates has made specific pitches on how he or she would transform the nation's criminal justice system. Although the Democratic...
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., speaks to members of the media following a Senate policy luncheon, Tuesday, April 2, 2019, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
April 03, 2019 - 6:05 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's Senate GOP allies, frustrated by delays in confirming dozens of lower-profile nominees, rammed through a rules change Wednesday that cuts back debate on most of his picks. In a series of procedural votes, the Republicans indefinitely restored rules in...
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Oleksandr Danyliuk, former Ukrainian Minister of Finance and advisor to presidential candidate Volodymyr Zelenskiy, talks during an interview with The Associated Press in Kiev, Ukraine, Wednesday, April 3, 2019. The thriving campaign of comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy to be Ukraine’s president may seem improbable, but his campaign adviser says the country has reached the point where it needs reforms from seemingly unlikely sources. Oleksandr Danylyuk spoke to The Associated Press on Wednesday, three days after the election first round in which Zelenskiy easily outpaced incumbent Petro Poroshenko. (AP Photo Efrem Lukatsky)
April 03, 2019 - 1:39 pm
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — The thriving presidential campaign of Ukrainian comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy may seem improbable, but his campaign adviser says the country is at the point where it needs reforms from untraditional sources. Oleksandr Danylyuk spoke to The Associated Press on Wednesday, three...
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House Judiciary Committee Chair Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., surrounded by his staff, passes a resolution to subpoena special counsel Robert Mueller's full report, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, April 3, 2019. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
April 03, 2019 - 12:52 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Judiciary Committee approved subpoenas Wednesday for special counsel Robert Mueller's full Russia report as Democrats pressure the Justice Department to release the document without redactions. The committee voted 24-17 to give Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y.,...
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