Judiciary

In this Thursday, June 15, 2017 photo, Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif speaks to reporters outside the premises of the Joint Investigation Team, in Islamabad, Pakistan. Pakistan's supreme court on Friday, July 21, 2017, conducted its hearing into a high-profile case involving allegations of corruption against Sharif and his family but it wasn’t immediately clear when a verdict would be announced, defense lawyers and attorneys for petitioners said. (AP Photo/B.K. Bangash)
July 21, 2017 - 6:17 am
ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan's supreme court on Friday concluded its hearing into a high-profile case involving allegations of corruption against Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his family, but it wasn't immediately clear when a verdict would be announced, defense lawyers and attorneys for petitioners...
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Brazil's former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva addresses supporters protesting his conviction in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Thursday, July 20, 2017, after a judge ordered the seizure of more than $2.8 million in pension funds from Silva in connection with his corruption conviction. Last week, the judge sentenced Silva to 9 1/2 years in prison in connection with a graft probe involving state-run oil giant Petrobras. (AP Photo/Andre Penner)
July 20, 2017 - 9:18 pm
SAO PAULO (AP) — A judge in Brazil on Thursday ordered the seizure of more than $2.8 million in pension funds from former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva in connection with his corruption conviction. The funds were in one of Silva's individual accounts and in another linked to his company LILS...
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July 20, 2017 - 7:45 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A bag containing traces of moon dust sold for $1.8 million at an auction on Thursday following a galactic court battle. The collection bag, used by astronaut Neil Armstrong during the first manned mission to the moon in 1969, was sold at a Sotheby's auction of items related to space...
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Opposition supporters protest in front of the presidential palace, urging President Andrzej Duda to reject a bill voted by lawmakers on court control, in Warsaw, Poland, Thursday, July 20, 2017. The bill on the Supreme Court has drawn condemnation from the European Union and has led to street protests in Warsaw.(AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)
July 20, 2017 - 5:33 pm
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Tens of thousands of people took to the streets of Warsaw and towns across Poland on Thursday night to protest the ruling party's drive to reorganize all levels of the judiciary, including contentious legislation that gives control of the nation's Supreme Court to the...
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Opposition supporters protest in front of the presidential palace, urging President Andrzej Duda to reject a bill voted by lawmakers on court control, in Warsaw, Poland, Thursday, July 20, 2017. The bill on the Supreme Court has drawn condemnation from the European Union and has led to street protests in Warsaw. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)
July 20, 2017 - 4:59 pm
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Tens of thousands of people took to the streets of Warsaw and towns across Poland on Thursday night to protest the ruling party's drive to reorganize all levels of the judiciary, including contentious legislation that gives control of the nation's Supreme Court to the...
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Leader of the ruling Law and Justice party, Jaroslaw Kaczynski votes to approve a law on court control, in the parliament in Warsaw, Poland, Thursday, July 20, 2017. The bill on the Supreme Court has drawn condemnation from the European Union and has led to street protests. (AP Photo/Alik Keplicz)
July 20, 2017 - 3:41 pm
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The Latest on Poland's parliamentary vote (all times local): 9:30 p.m. Poland's prime minister has made a televised speech defending the ruling party's controversial reorganization of the country's legal system that includes giving politicians influence over the judiciary,...
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July 20, 2017 - 2:27 pm
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — An Iraqi national who was living in Kentucky and ordered to life in prison for terrorism-related charges has had his bid to vacate the sentence denied by a federal judge. The Bowling Green Daily News reports that Judge Thomas Russell, in a ruling Wednesday, denied the...
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Attorney General Jeff Sessions accompanied by Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, left, speaks at a news conference to announce an international cybercrime enforcement action at the Department of Justice, Thursday, July 20, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
July 20, 2017 - 11:15 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Jeff Sessions said Thursday he has no immediate plans to resign after President Donald Trump excoriated the nation's top prosecutor for recusing himself from the probe of suspected Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. political campaign. "We love this job, we love...
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FILE - In this July 12, 2017, file photo, Attorney General Jeff Sessions speaks in Las Vegas. President Donald Trump says he never would have appointed Sessions as attorney general had he known Sessions would recuse himself from overseeing the Russia investigation. Trump makes the extraordinary statement about Sessions in an interview with the New York Times Wednesday, July 19. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)
July 20, 2017 - 11:00 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Jeff Sessions said he has no immediate plans to resign a day after President Donald Trump excoriated the nation's top prosecutor for recusing himself from the probe of suspected Russian meddling in the 2016 campaign. "We love this job, we love this department and...
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FBI Director nominee Christopher Wray walks on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, July 18, 2017. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
July 20, 2017 - 10:35 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate Judiciary Committee has approved the nomination of President Donald Trump's pick to head the FBI. Christopher Wray's nomination will now move to the Senate floor. The former Justice Department official won unanimous support from the panel, with senators from both...
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