Law and order

FILE - In this Thursday, Aug. 23, 2018 file photo, Ugandan pop star-turned-lawmaker Kyagulanyi Ssentamu, also known as Bobi Wine, center, arrives at a magistrate's court in Gulu, northern Uganda. Wine is due to return home on Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018 after seeking treatment in the United States for injuries suffered during alleged state torture. (AP Photo, File)
September 20, 2018 - 4:21 am
KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Arrests began as Ugandan security forces deployed heavily before the return of pop star and opposition figure Bobi Wine from the United States on Thursday, enforcing a ban on rallies they said threaten public order. Police detained the singer's brother and at least two other...
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September 19, 2018 - 11:16 pm
HONG KONG (AP) — An anesthesiologist convicted of killing his wife and daughter by placing a yoga ball that leaked carbon monoxide in their car has been sentenced to life in prison in Hong Kong. Malaysian citizen Khaw Kim-sun, 53, had become estranged from his wife, Wong Siew Fing, 47, and four...
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FILE- In this March 13, 2018, file photo, Joseph Percoco, right, former top aide to New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, reacts while talking to reporters outside U.S. District court in New York. Percoco, whose bribery conviction was an election year embarrassment for the Cuomo administration, is scheduled to be sentenced in New York on Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)
September 19, 2018 - 11:11 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A judge is set to decide whether a former top aide to Gov. Andrew Cuomo receives leniency or a long prison sentence for his conviction on federal bribery and fraud charges. Joseph Percoco was scheduled to be sentenced Thursday in Manhattan federal court by U.S. District Judge...
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FILE - In this Monday, Sept. 3, 2018 file photo, an American flag flies on the U.S. Capitol in Washington. Christine Margaret Blasey Ford has accused Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of pinning her to a bed at a Maryland house party in the early 1980s and trying to take her clothes off, an allegation he denies. Her story has shaken up the battle over Kavanaugh's confirmation, and Senate Republicans are calling for a public hearing with both accuser and accused testifying. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
September 19, 2018 - 10:38 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and the woman who accuses him of sexually assaulting her decades ago (all times local): 7:15 p.m. Missouri's Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill says she will vote against the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court,...
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A vehicle carrying former Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is surrounded by his supporters following his release from prison in Rawalpindi, Pakistan, Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018. The Islamabad High Court set him and his daughter and son-in-law free on bail Wednesday pending their appeal hearings. The court made the decision on the corruption case handed down to the Sharifs by an anti-graft tribunal earlier this year. (AP Photo/Anjum Naveed)
September 19, 2018 - 9:07 pm
ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan's former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, his daughter and son-in-law were released from prison Wednesday after a court suspended their sentences and granted them bail pending their appeals hearings. The Islamabad High Court made the decision after the Sharifs petitioned to...
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Flooding on Clinton Road at Cedar Creek Road on Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018, in Fayetteville, N.C. (Andrew Craft /The Fayetteville Observer via AP)
September 19, 2018 - 7:25 pm
WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on Florence (all times local): 7:20 p.m. North Carolina transportation officials say ferry service for the public has resumed for several more coastal routes. In addition, the N.C. Department of Transportation said Wednesday two state ferries arrived in Southport...
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In this photo provided by the law firm Lassiter and Cassinelli, John Brown, second from right, poses with Midwest Innocence Project investigator Blair Johnson, MIP attorney Rachel Wester, and attorney Erin Cassinelli after Brown was released from prison on Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018, in Little Rock, Ark. In August, a judge overturned Brown's 1992 conviction for the murder and robbery of an elderly woman. The state is appealing the judge's decision and Brown could still be retried. (Jene Louviere/Lassiter and Cassinelli via AP)
September 19, 2018 - 5:20 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — An Arkansas man whose 1992 murder conviction was overturned with the help of the Midwest Innocence Project was freed from prison Wednesday, describing the moment as "surreal" and saying he plans to meet up with his fiancée before traveling to see family in Las Vegas. John...
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September 19, 2018 - 3:17 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A federal judge in Connecticut has dismissed a lawsuit by 60 former professional wrestlers who claimed World Wrestling Entertainment failed to protect them from repeated head trauma including concussions that led to brain damage. U.S. District Judge Vanessa Bryant in Hartford...
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September 19, 2018 - 1:42 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Agribusiness company Monsanto is asking a San Francisco judge to throw out a jury's $289 million award to a former school groundskeeper who said the company's Roundup weed killer left him dying of cancer. Attorneys for Monsanto said in court documents filed late Tuesday that...
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September 19, 2018 - 12:17 pm
ERIE, Pa. (AP) — A man has been sentenced to life in prison without possibility of parole plus 20 to 40 years after pleading guilty in the murders of his wife and her adult daughter in their northwestern Pennsylvania home earlier this year. The Erie Times-News reports that 59-year-old Regis Brown...
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