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  • Montana official calls 30-day rape sentence illegal, files appeal

    Montana official calls 30-day rape sentence illegal, files appeal
    Montana's top law-enforcement official has called a 30-day rape sentence handed down by a district judge last week "illegal" and filed an appeal Wednesday with the state supreme court. The notice, filed by the Montana attorney general, was a legal...
  • Hundreds rally against Montana judge in rape-suicide case

    Hundreds rally against Montana judge in rape-suicide case
    Hundreds of demonstrators gathered in Billings, Mont., on Thursday to protest a local judge's light sentence for a rapist whose teenage victim killed herself. State District Judge G. Todd Baugh, 71, gained national notoriety this week after sentencing...
  • Lindsay Lohan's interview with Oprah: 'I wanted to go to jail'

    Lindsay Lohan's interview with Oprah: 'I wanted to go to jail'
    Her name is Lindsay and she is a chaos addict. That was the No. 1 takeaway from Lindsay Lohan’s amply hyped interview with Oprah Winfrey, a “television event” broadcast on the talk show doyenne’s Oprah Winfrey Network program...
  • Amanda Knox's retrial begins in Italy; court orders new test on knife

    Amanda Knox's retrial begins in Italy; court orders new test on knife
    FLORENCE, Italy -- Amanda Knox and her Italian ex-boyfriend are back on trialĀ in the 2007 murder of her British roommate, but neither defendant was in court as the case got underway Monday. The trial is the latest stage in a drawn-out legal process that...
  • Tunisian extradited to U.S. in Al Qaeda suicide bomb plot

    Tunisian extradited to U.S. in Al Qaeda suicide bomb plot
    WASHINGTON -- A Tunisian has been extradited to Washington to face federal criminal charges of working with the late Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden to set off a suicide bomb at a U.S. military installation in Europe in the days after the Sept. 11, 2001,...
  • 'Fruitvale Station' belongs on must-see lists

    'Fruitvale Station' belongs on must-see lists
    If "Fruitvale Station" is not yet on your must-see list, it should be. This emotionally potent, true story of the Bay-Area killing of a young African American man is a striking debut for writer-director Ryan Coogler. It is also a game-changer for...
  • Third friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect is indicted

    Third friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect is indicted
    WASHINGTON — A friend of accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was indicted by a federal grand jury Thursday for allegedly lying seven times to the FBI about what happened to Tsarnaev's laptop computer and backpack containing fireworks....
  • Pussy Riot musician on hunger strike to protest prison conditions

    Pussy Riot musician on hunger strike to protest prison conditions
    MOSCOW -- A member of the punk rock group Pussy Riot went on a hunger strike Monday to protest what she said were unbearable conditions at a Russian prison camp. "I demand that human rights be observed in the [prison] colony; I demand that this camp ......
  • Pope Francis criminalizes leaks, child sex abuse in Vatican City law

    Pope Francis criminalizes leaks, child sex abuse in Vatican City law
    VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis overhauled the laws that govern the Vatican City State on Thursday, criminalizing leaks of Vatican information and specifically listing sexual violence, prostitution and possession of child pornography as crimes against...
  • New England Patriots' Alfonzo Dennard arrested again

    New England Patriots' Alfonzo Dennard arrested again
    New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft must have seen this one coming. Patriots defensive back Alfonzo Dennard was arrested early Thursday morning in Nebraska on suspicion of driving under the influence, becoming the second New England player...
  • War crimes court restores genocide charge against Karadzic

    War crimes court restores genocide charge against Karadzic
    The U.N. war crimes tribunal for the former Yugoslavia reinstated a charge of genocide against wartime Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic on Thursday, reversing a trial court’s ruling that prosecutors hadn't made a convincing case that the Serb...