Top Australian soldier loses defamation case
One of Australia's most decorated living soldiers on Thursday lost a defamation lawsuit against three newspapers which accused him of involvement in the murder of six Afghans during deployment to Afghanistan.
That 70's Show actor convicted of assault
"That '70s Show" actor Danny Masterson was convicted on Wednesday of raping two women at his Hollywood Hills home. Three women, all former members of the Church of Scientology, accuse the actor of sexual assault at his Hollywood home. Al...
Libya sentences ISIS jihadists to death
A Libyan court sentenced 23 people to death and another 14 to life in prison on Monday for their role in a deadly Islamic State militant campaign that included beheading a group of Egyptian Christians and seizing the city of Sirte in 201...
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton impeached
The Texas House voted 121-23 to impeach Attorney General Ken Paxton. Paxton is suspended from office until the result of a trial in the senate.
Coroner investigates pro-suicide website
British authorities are investigating the 2021 death of a university student who purchased a toxic chemical online from a Canadian accused of abetting suicides. Kenneth Law was charged this month over the alleged sale of a toxic substanc...
Rwanda genocide suspect appears in court
Fulgence Kayishema, accused of ordering the killing of 2,000 Tutsis during Rwanda's 1994 genocide and on the run for two decades, appeared in a South African court on Friday having been arrested two days earlier.
Explained: Why DeSantis took on Disney
The political feud between Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis and Disney has been heating up for the last few months. In April 2023, Disney filed a First Amendment lawsuit accusing the governor of waging a 'targeted campaign of government retalia...
Tunisia political detainees’ families seek justice
Families of Tunisian opposition leaders detained in a government crackdown have filed a case with the African human rights court in Tanzania. They are seeking the immediate release of their relatives.
Prince Harry loses security court bid
A London judge rejected Prince Harry's bid to pay for his own police protection Tuesday, denying the royal's request to challenge the U.K. government in court.
TikTok sues Montana over looming ban
TikTok is suing to block the US state of Montana from banning the company’s short-video app. The company filed lawsuit on Monday, arguing the ban, which is set to take effect next January 1, violates First Amendment rights of the company...
Record number of workers test positive for marijuana
A Wall Street Journal report finds that positive drug tests for Marijuana hit a 25-year high after employment drug tests. We talk with Michael Jaafar, National Employment Trial Attorney about it - and Joe hits the streets to ask people i...
Class action suit filed against Wells Fargo
Former San Francisco Mayor Willie Brown and civil rights attorney Ben Crump join forces in a class action lawsuit against Wells Fargo. They say the bank's home mortgage discriminated against Black people and other minority applicants.
Man charged for stealing "Wizard of Oz" slippers
A federal grand jury has indicted a Minnesota man on charges of stealing a pair of ruby red slippers that were famously worn by Judy Garland's character Dorothy in "The Wizard of Oz." Federal prosecutors in North Dakota say Terry Martin ...
Judge upholds Tiger Woods' ex-girlfriend's NDA
A Florida judge ruled that the ex-girlfriend of Tiger Woods must abide by a nondisclosure agreement she purportedly signed and resolve her lawsuits seeking millions from the golf superstar through private arbitration behind closed doors....
Supreme Court keeps social media protections in place
The US Supreme Court left in place a broad liability shield for social media companies for content posted by users, insulating Twitter Inc., Facebook Inc. and Google LLC from claims that they provided assistance to Islamic State terroris...
Sarkozy loses appeal over prison sentence
A French appeals court on Wednesday upheld a prison sentence of three years, including two suspended, against former president Nicolas Sarkozy for corruption and influence peddling. The court ruled he should serve a one-year detention se...
Abortion pill argued in front of U.S. court
The fate of Mifepristone, an abortion pill now in the spotlight as anti-abortion activists seek to ban the medication, was argued before a federal appeals court in New Orleans. The Biden administration is seeking to defend Mifepristone i...
U.S. courts take on abortion pill cases
In other headlines across the country, three federal appeals court judges will hear arguments on whether a widely used abortion drug should remain available and a North Carolina abortion bill becomes law.
Danny Masterson rape trail expected to go to jury
The jury is the second to hear the case against Masterson, who was charged in 2020 with three counts of rape by force or fear involving the three women on separate alleged occasions.
Nicolas Sarkozy loses appeal in corruption case
A court of appeal in France has upheld the conviction of former president Nicolas Sarkozy for corruption and influence peddling. Sarkozy must wear an electronic bracelet at home for the first year of his sentence. The other two years hav...
Ecuador's President faces impeachment trial
Ecuador's President Guillermo Lasso has made a defiant appearance at his impeachment trial. It is the opposition's second attempt to remove the president over corruption allegations.
Five Germans sentenced for jewel heist
A German court on Tuesday sentenced five men to several years behind bars for their involvement in a jewel heist in 2019 at a museum in Dresden which houses one of Europe's greatest art collections.
Ukraine makes Supreme Court bribe arrest
Ukrainian prosecutors say they have arrested the head of the country's Supreme Court over an alleged bribery case. It comes a day after authorities said they were investigating "large scale corruption" at the court, and released a photo ...
Supreme Court takes on Trump Hotel case
The Supreme Court has agreed to hear a Biden administration appeal to limit lawsuits filed by members of Congress against the federal government, in a case that stems from disputes over what was the Trump International Hotel in Washington.
Virgin Islands subpoenas Elon Musk in Epstein case
The government of the U.S. Virgin Islands is attempting to subpoena Elon Musk, seeking documents as part of the territory's lawsuit against JPMorgan Chase over sex trafficking acts committed by the bank's former client Jeffrey Epstein.
Ex-Audi head pleads guilty in emissions scandal
Rupert Stadler entered the plea under an agreement with the judge and prosecutors that provides probation instead of jail time and orders him to pay a 1.1 million euro fine in return for a thorough admission of guilt.
Musk subpoenaed in Epstein case
The U.S. Virgin Islands has subpoenaed Tesla CEO Elon Musk for documents in its lawsuit accusing JPMorgan of helping enable sexual abuses by late sex offender Jeffrey Epstein.
Woman sues Rudy Giuliani, alleging sexual abuse
A woman who says she worked as a consultant for Rudy Giuliani alleges in court papers that the former New York City mayor coerced her into sex and owes her nearly $2 million.
US counsel slams Trump-Russia probe
The FBI lacked "actual evidence" to investigate Donald Trump's 2016 presidential campaign and relied too heavily on tips provided by Trump's political opponents to fuel the probe, U.S. Special Counsel John Durham concluded in a report re...
Pakistan: Khan supporters celebrate after bail awarded
The Islamabad high court has granted former Pakistani prime minister Imran Khan two weeks' bail on corruption charges. Khan's arrest led to mass protests, resulting in at least eight deaths. Imran Khan is blaming the head of Pakistan’s p...