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Judge given suspended sentence over fraud

A SOLICITOR and deputy District Judge has been convicted of a string of fraud offences. Keith Alan Shaw, 37, admitted a number of fraud offences at Westminster Magistrates' Court on Monday, and was sentenced to 20 weeks in prison, suspended for two years. Shaw, of Sleights, nea...

S. Sudan Supreme Court judge resigns, cites lack of independence - Sudan Tribune: Plural news and views on Sudan

November 14, 2017 (JUBA) - South Sudan’s Supreme Court judge, Justice Kukurlopita Marino Pitia has resigned over “lack of judicial independence”. In a 14 November letter to President Salva Kiir, Pitia also cited lack of independence of judges and justices, security of tenu...

At least 3 dead in shooting at elementary school in Northern California

Authorities said at least three people are dead following a shooting at an elementary school in Northern California on Tuesday morning. Among the dead are the gunman, who was killed by police, authorities said. “At this point the suspected shooter is deceased by law enforceme...

Julian Assange has responded to Trump Jr releasing their private Twitter messages

Wikileaks’ founder Julian Assange has responded to controversy over his organisation’s effort to cooperate with Donald Trump’s election campaign with a sarcastic Twitter post, repeating his offer to become Australia’s Ambassador to the US. Leaked private messages between...

Donald Trump Jr. & WikiLeaks Messaged During The Election & This Is What Went Down

The latest revelation on the investigations into meddling in the 2016 presidential election was about another of President Donald Trump's campaign key players. According to a report by The Atlant...

Trump Jr releases WikiLeaks texts from US campaign - Taipei Times

US President Donald Trump’s son on Monday released a series of messages he had with WikiLeaks after a report suggested he had secretly liaised with the group that published former US secretary ...

Trump Jr. posts exchange with WikiLeaks

President Donald Trump’s oldest son released Monday a series of private Twitter exchanges between himself and WikiLeaks during and after the 2016 election. The messages started in October 2016 ...

Donald Trump Jr.'s WikiLeaks exchange adds intrigue to Russia probe

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump's oldest son released a series of private Twitter exchanges between himself and WikiLeaks during and after the 2016 election, including pleas from the websit...

Attention, Media: The New 'Don Jr. Communicated With Wikileaks During the Campaign' Story Isn't Much of a Bombshell

The usual suspects in the press have been going virtually wall-to-wall with this story -- taking breaks to cover the Roy Moore debacle -- and the headline admittedly doesn't look great for Team T...

Alabama's largest newspaper has deemed Roy Moore 'grossly unfit for office'

Three of Alabama’s largest newspapers have published an editorial calling Senate candidate Roy Moore “grossly unfit for office”. “Roy Moore simply cannot be a US Senator. Even if his pa...

Congress of Judges appoints controversial judge to Constitutional Court

The Congress of Judges on Nov. 13 appointed Viktor Horodovenko, the head of Zaporizhzhia Oblast’s Court of Appeals, as a judge of the Constitutional Court. The Constitutional Court’s work ha...

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