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Swedish Prime Minister Olof Palme was fatally shot at point-blank range on one of the busiest streets in downtown Stockholm as he and his wife, Lisbet, were leaving a movie theater on Feb. 28, 1986. AP hide caption toggle caption AP Swedish Prime Minister Olof Palme was fatally shot at point-blank range on one of …

Clarence Mitchell, a spokesman for the McCann family, told the BBC that the parents thought the German developments were “potentially very significant” and that, over the past 13 years and multiple investigations involving police forces in Britain, Portugal and now Germany, authorities have never been so specific about a single individual. German prosecutors said Thursday …

SEOUL (Reuters) – Samsung Group heir Jay Y. Lee was questioned on Tuesday by prosecutors about a controversial 2015 merger and alleged accounting fraud that they said may have helped him advance his succession-planning agenda at the country’s top conglomerate. The questioning brings fresh legal trouble for Lee who is already facing court trial over …

The filings add prominent voices to the backlash against Attorney General William Barr’s softening of criminal prosecutions against President Donald Trump’s associates. In legal memos sent to the court on Monday and obtained by CNN, the former prosecutors essentially laid out the legal footing they believe Judge Emmet Sullivan has to reject the dismissal request …

Please enable Javascript to watch this video “It’s basically like someone kicking you while you’re down, that is literally how it feels,” says Mike Vu, an owner of restaurant Kaname Izakaya & Shochu Bar. The bar and restaurant has been shut down since March following the Governor’s stay home, stay safe order. Now Vu is …

“Mr. Barr’s actions in doing the President’s personal bidding unfortunately speak louder than his words. Those actions, and the damage they have done to the Department of Justice’s reputation for integrity and the rule of law, require Mr. Barr to resign. But because we have little expectation he will do so, it falls to the …

Prosecutors reportedly recommended 57 months in prison Thursday for former Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh who pleaded guilty last November to conspiracy and tax evasion linked to her self-published “Healthy Holly” children’s books. Pugh was indicted for allegedly running a multiyear scam using her books to boost her political career and pad her coffers. In a 37-page …

“The Judges of this Court base their sentencing decisions on careful consideration of the actual record in the case before them; the applicable sentencing guidelines and statutory factors; the submissions of the parties, the Probation Office and victims; and their own judgment and experience,” said DC District Court Chief Judge Beryl A. Howell. “Public criticism …

A body found over the weekend in New Jersey is a 25-year-old woman reported missing nearly three months ago after visiting a medium, prosecutors said Monday. “It is with great sadness we announce that Stephanie Parze’s remains were recovered yesterday in Old Bridge,” the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office tweeted Monday morning. Her body was found …

Federal prosecutors have recommended a one-month jail sentence for Felicity Huffman for the charge against her in the nationwide college admissions cheating case. United States Attorney Andrew Lelling made the recommendation in a sentencing memo filed in federal court on Friday. The actress will be formally sentenced on Sept. 13 in a Boston court. Prosecutors …