Oscar-winning actor Cuba Gooding Jr. pleads guilty to forcible touching
14 April 2022 | 3:22 pm
Cuba Gooding Jr. pleaded guilty on Wednesday (April 13) to a misdemeanor count of forcibly touching a woman at a New York nightclub in 2018, as part of an agreement with prosecutors that spares the Oscar-winning actor any immediate jail time.
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The judge has tentatively set the trial for the founder of the now-bankrupt FTX crypto exchange for October 2. Bankman-Fried was also barred from accessing FTX or Alameda Limited assets, as a new bail condition.
Sam Bankman-Fried, the founder of bankrupt cryptocurrency exchange FTX, on Tuesday pleaded not guilty to charges that he defrauded customers out of millions of dollars worth of digital assets.
Man City was found culpable of 115 cases relating to Financial breaches; the case has been referred to the club to an independent commission over alleged rule breaches between 2009 and 2018.
A group of former Memphis police officers who face second-degree murder and other charges have pleaded not guilty. The five are standing trial over the violent arrest and death of young Black man Tyre Nichols.
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FRANCE 24 spoke to Artur Smolyaninov, a well-known Russian actor. Once acclaimed by Russian President Vladimir Putin, he has now been designated a foreign agent by Russia and forced to flee his country. Our guest explains why he has publicly opposed the war in Ukraine and even vowed to fight on Ukraine's side: Ukrainians "are fighting for their freedom".
Hashim Thaci, the ex-President of Kosovo has been accused of war crimes committed during the 1998-99 insurgency. Thousands protested in his support.
A first in US history: a former US president has appeared in court to face criminal charges. Donald Trump has hoped the drama around the trial will energize his supporters as he makes a second run for the White House.
Texas man Eric Lira has pleaded guilty to supplying performance-enhancing drugs to Olympic athletes. Under The Rodchenkov Anti-Doping Act, US authorities can prosecute those they believe conducted criminal acts. This can be anyone involved in "doping schemes for the purpose of influencing international sports competitions.
Former Manchester City soccer player Benjamin Mendy was found not guilty of one count of rape and one of attempted rape by a British court, PA Media reported on Friday.
Celebrities including actresses Catherine Deneuve of France and Britain's Charlotte Rampling attended the funeral at the Saint-Roch church in central Paris.
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