Law and order

President Donald Trump's former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn leaves federal court in Washington, Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2018. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
December 18, 2018 - 2:51 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge Tuesday abruptly postponed the sentencing of President Donald Trump's first national security adviser, Michael Flynn, declaring himself disgusted and disdainful of Flynn's crime of lying to the FBI and raising the unexpected prospect of sending the retired Army...
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The U.S. Capitol Building Dome is seen before the sun rises in Washington, Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2018. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
December 18, 2018 - 1:09 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Critics of a criminal justice bill backed by President Donald Trump are making a final push to amend the legislation in a way that would likely kill its prospects. The bill gives judges more discretion when sentencing some drug offenders and boosts prisoner rehabilitation efforts...
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FILE - In this Jan. 18, 2014, file photo, an endangered female orca leaps from the water while breaching in Puget Sound west of Seattle as seen from a federal research vessel that has been tracking the whales. Two conservation groups say the federal government is violating the Endangered Species Act by failing to consider how salmon fishing off the West Coast is affecting endangered killer whales. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)
December 18, 2018 - 12:38 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — The federal government is violating the Endangered Species Act by failing to consider how salmon fishing off the West Coast is affecting endangered killer whales, two conservation groups said Tuesday as they threatened a lawsuit. The Arizona-based Center for Biological Diversity and...
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President Donald Trump's former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn who pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI about his contacts with Russia during the presidential transition, arrives with his wife Lori Andrade, for his sentencing at the U.S. District Court in Washington, Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2018. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
December 18, 2018 - 11:33 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on former Trump national security adviser Michael Flynn and the Russia investigation (all times local): 2:25 p.m. The White House says it is not backing down from its criticism of the Federal Bureau of Investigation's interview of Mike Flynn, the former Trump national...
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December 18, 2018 - 11:01 am
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on migration issues in Europe (all times local): 7:45 p.m. An international rights watchdog has accused Greek authorities of violently forcing back migrants who tried to illegally enter Greece from neighboring Turkey. A Human Rights Watch statement has urged Greece to...
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FILE - In this May 15, 2018, file photo, Barbara Underwood interviews with legislative leaders in Albany, N.Y., for the office of New York attorney general. Underwood and President Donald Trump’s charitable foundation reached a deal on Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2018, to dissolve the foundation and distribute its remaining assets to other nonprofit groups. (AP Photo/Hans Pennick, File)
December 18, 2018 - 10:48 am
NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump's charitable foundation reached a deal Tuesday to go out of business, even as Trump continues to fight allegations he misused its assets to resolve business disputes and boost his run for the White House. New York's attorney general and lawyers for the Trump...
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December 18, 2018 - 10:42 am
PARIS (AP) — Interpol says a police operation targeting migrant smugglers has led to the arrest of 49 people across the Americas. According to the international police organization, the arrests took place during four days of "coordinated action" in 11 countries. Interpol secretary general Jurgen...
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FILE - In this Aug, 1, 2018 file photo, soldiers patrol the streets in Harare, Zimbabwe, following demonstrations by opposition party supporters. Zimbabwe Military and police were responsible for killing six people when they intervened to stop post election election protests in the capital in August, according to a report by a commission of inquiry released Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2018. (AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi)
December 18, 2018 - 10:31 am
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwean soldiers and police used "unjustified and disproportionate" force to kill 6 people during election protests in August, according to an official report released Tuesday. The report was widely seen as a test of whether the government of President Emmerson Mnangagwa...
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December 18, 2018 - 7:59 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Fans of TV crime shows, curious New Yorkers and even tourists have been showing up at a Brooklyn courthouse to catch a glimpse of notorious Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman. The trial of the infamous 61-year-old former leader of the Sinaloa cartel is open to the public...
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FILE - In this June 13, 2016 file photo, Najmuddin Ahmad Faraj, better known as Mullah Krekar, at Oslo District Court in Oslo, Norway. Iraqi-born cleric, Mullah Krekar, suspected of enticing recruits to fight in Iraq and Syria has been given travel documents to travel to Italy where he faces trial, Norway’s justice minister said. (Terje Pedersen/NTB Scanpix via AP, File)
December 18, 2018 - 6:25 am
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — An Iraqi-born cleric suspected of enticing recruits to fight in Iraq and Syria has been given travel documents to travel to Italy where he faces trial, Norway's justice minister said Tuesday. Justice Minister Tor Mikkel Wara said the Norway-based cleric known as Mullah...
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