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FILE - In this Feb. 5, 2018, file photo, Larry Nassar listens during his sentencing at Eaton County Circuit Court in Charlotte, Mich. Right in the midst of the Pyeongchang Games, with hardly enough time for Larry Nassar to settle into the prison cell where he'll be spending the rest of his life, we got another report detailing horrific abuse and shameful cover-ups within one of the most high-profile summer sports. (Cory Morse/The Grand Rapids Press via AP, File)
February 27, 2018 - 6:56 pm
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan bill inspired by the Larry Nassar scandal that would retroactively extend the amount of time child victims of sexual abuse have to sue their abusers is drawing concerns from the Catholic Church, which has paid out billions of dollars to settle U.S. clergy abuse...
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FILE - In this Jan. 29, 2018 file photo, Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens speaks in Palmyra, Mo. Missouri lawmakers are returning to the Statehouse for the first time Monday, Feb. 26, 2018 since Greitens was indicted, with plans to discuss assembling a committee whose investigation could lead to his impeachment. The first-term Republican governor was indicted late Thursday on felony invasion of privacy. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File)
February 27, 2018 - 5:59 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Attorneys for Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens are questioning why St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner hired a private out-of-state company to perform the investigation that led to his indictment, rather than relying on St. Louis police. Greitens' attorneys in a court...
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In this Oct. 10, 2017 photo, the Supreme Court in Washington is seen at sunset. The Supreme Court says immigrants the government has detained and is considering deporting aren't entitled by law to a bond hearing after six months in detention and then every six months if they continue to be held. The justices on Tuesday overturned a decision of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, which had said the immigrants were entitled to hearings. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
February 27, 2018 - 3:34 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A divided Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that immigrants the government has detained and is considering deporting aren't entitled by law to periodic hearings on whether they should be released on bond. The case the justices ruled in is a class-action lawsuit brought by immigrants who...
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Microsoft President and Chief Legal Officer Brad Smith, left, leaves the Supreme Court, Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018, in Washington. The Supreme Court heard arguments Tuesday in a dispute between the Trump administration and Microsoft Corp. over a warrant for emails that were sought as part of a drug trafficking investigation.(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
February 27, 2018 - 2:48 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Tuesday explored what happens when a decades-old law meets 21st century technology. The justices heard arguments in a dispute between the Trump administration and Microsoft Corp. over a warrant for emails stored in the internet cloud outside the United States...
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FILE - In this Jan. 24, 2018, file photo, Sterling Riethman gives her victim impact statement during the seventh day of Larry Nassar's sentencing hearing in Lansing, Mich. Victims of imprisoned former sports doctor Larry Nassar helped unveil what they described Monday, Feb. 26, as a sweeping rewrite of Michigan laws related to childhood sexual abuse, saying the changes would ease the ability to stop abuse and bring justice to survivors. Riethman, 25, is a former collegiate diver and Nassar patient who was among more than 250 women and girls who spoke at the sentencing hearings. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)
February 26, 2018 - 11:50 pm
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Victims of imprisoned former sports doctor Larry Nassar helped unveil what they described Monday as a sweeping rewrite of Michigan laws related to childhood sexual abuse, saying the changes would ease the ability to stop abuse and bring justice to survivors. Included in the...
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A booking photo provided by the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department shows Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens on Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018. A St. Louis grand jury has indicted Greitens on a felony invasion of privacy charge for allegedly taking a compromising photo of a woman with whom he had an affair in 2015, the city circuit attorney's office said Thursday. Greitens' attorney issued a scathing statement challenging the indictment. (St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP)
February 22, 2018 - 11:14 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A St. Louis grand jury on Thursday indicted Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens on a felony invasion of privacy charge for allegedly taking a compromising photo of a woman with whom he had an affair in 2015. The Republican governor responded that he made a mistake but committed no crime...
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In this Friday, Feb. 9, 2018 photo, Hussain Razaee, whose fiancee was among 30 people killed last July when a Taliban suicide bomber rammed his explosives-packed car into a bus carrying employees of the Ministry of Mines, gives an interview to The Associated Press in Kabul, Afghanistan. Abdul Wadood Pedram, of the Kabul-based Human Rights and Eradication of Violence Organization said, the statements not only include accounts of alleged atrocities by groups like the Taliban and the Islamic State, but also by Afghan Security Forces and government-affiliated warlords, the U.S.-led coalition, and foreign and domestic spy agencies. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)
February 15, 2018 - 3:38 pm
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Since the International Criminal Court began collecting material three months ago for a possible war crimes case involving Afghanistan, it has gotten a staggering 1.17 million statements from Afghans who say they were victims. The statements include accounts of alleged...
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February 07, 2018 - 11:59 am
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Former Penn State president Graham Spanier hopes a Pennsylvania appeals court will agree that too much time had passed for him to be charged with endangering the welfare of children over his handling of a complaint about Jerry Sandusky. A three-judge Superior Court panel...
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December 20, 2017 - 2:43 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress dealt a pair of blows to the Obama health care law Wednesday, including a retreat by two senators who were fighting for a provision this year that would help contain premium costs. GOP Sens. Susan Collins of Maine and Tennessee's Lamar Alexander ran into opposition from...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, Jan. 14, 1997 file photo, Diana, Princess of Wales, talks to amputees, at the the Neves Bendinha Orthopedic Workshop on the outskirts of Luanda, Angola. Kensington Palace says Princes William and Harry have chosen sculptor Ian Rank-Broadley to create a statute of their mother, Princess Diana, to mark the 20th anniversary of her death. Rank-Broadley, whose image of Queen Elizabeth II has appeared on British coins since 1998, will complete the work by 2019. The statue will be placed on the grounds of Kensington Palace, where Diana once lived. (AP Photo/Joao Silva, File)
December 10, 2017 - 3:23 am
LONDON (AP) — Kensington Palace says Princes William and Harry have chosen sculptor Ian Rank-Broadley to create a statute of their mother, Princess Diana, to mark the 20th anniversary of her death. Rank-Broadley, whose image of Queen Elizabeth II has appeared on British coins since 1998, will...
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