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22 Jul
Bannon has been convicted on two counts of contempt of Congress after ignoring a subpoena. He had refused to show up for a hearing on his role in the January 6 riot at the Capitol.
9 Jul
US gold medal Olympian Brittney Griner is on trial in Russia after police allegedly found cannabis vape canisters in her luggage. The basketball star said she had no intention of breaking the law.
6 Jun
Nasson Joaquin Garcia, the head of the evangelical church La Luz del Mundo, pleaded guilty to three charges stemming from the abuse of three underage victims.
14 Apr
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.
24 Jan
A four-year-old girl missing for 18 days in a remote part of Western Australia has been found alive and well in a locked house, police have said. "They found little Cleo in one of the rooms," Deputy Commissioner Col Blanch from WA Police said in a statement.
12 Jan
Hong Kong activist found guilty over Tiananmen vigil: DW's Phoebe Kong reports
16 Dec 2021
A former police officer has pleaded guilty to federal charges in the killing of George Floyd. The incident sparked nationwide protests over police brutality and led to the officer's conviction on state murder charges.
17 Nov 2021
Ibrahim Rotich, the husband of slain Kenyan Olympic runner Agnes Tirop, was charged with her murder and pleaded not guilty in a Kenyan court on Tuesday (November 16). Rotich, 41, had been ordered last week to undergo a mental health test before entering a plea. Tirop was found stabbed to death at her home in the Rift Valley town of Iten on Oct. 13, in a case that has shone a spotlight on violence against women in the east African country. Rotich appeared in court in handcuffs, wearing a black jacket and a cap. He looked down at the floor for most of the proceedings.
12 Sep 2021
Theodore McCarrick has been accused of molestation by altar boys and seminarians in three states. Following the allegations, he became the most powerful Catholic official in modern times to be removed from the church.
8 Sep 2021
Jacob Anthony Chansley could face up to 51 months in prison over the January 6 unrest at the US Congress. He has since turned his back on the QAnon conspiracy theory, his lawyer said.
9 Jul 2021
The killing of 33-year-old Sarah Everard sparked waves of demonstrations as people took to the streets of the UK to protest violence against women.
29 Jun 2021
The concept of parading suspects has been practiced for decades by law enforcement agencies in Nigeria, and continues to be practiced, despite section 36 subsection 5 of the Constitution stating that “every person who is charged with a criminal offence shall be presumed to be innocent until he is proven guilty.”⁣ Almost every week, suspected criminals are paraded before the media only for some of these paraded persons to later be found innocent of the crimes they had previously been accused of committing.⁣ But the police insist there is no law stopping them from parading suspects even before a law court finds suspects guilty or otherwise.⁣

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