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US lawyers struggled to paint American Airlines as a monopolist in first day of antitrust trial

The country’s largest carrier is breaking the law by trying to short-circuit its competition in Boston and New York, the Justice Department claimed, but it faced hurdles on the first day of trial.

Lawyers for 5 Oath Keepers wary of jury bias ahead of seditious conspiracy trial

A judge underlined repeatedly that the trial of five members of the Oath Keepers does not mean that the right-wing extremist group is itself on trial.

Cardinal Zen, 5 others stand trial in Hong Kong over fund

The case has sent shockwaves through the Catholic community, although the Vatican has been muted on Zen’s arrest, stating only that it was monitoring the development of the situation closely.

Central African Republic militia leader pleads not guilty to war crimes

Mahamat Said Abdel Kani turned himself to the International Criminal Court last year to face charges over his actions after the ouster of his country's president. 

Justice Department gears up for Oath Keepers’ seditious conspiracy trial

"Securing convictions in this case would be a body blow to one of the largest anti-government movements in the U.S.," one extremism expert told Courthouse News.

Fired white Texas cop acquitted of murder in shooting of unarmed Jonathan Price

Shaun Lucas had faced up to 99 years in state prison for shooting Price with his gun immediately after firing his Taser while responding to reports of a fight.

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