BB Gun

The Montana Supreme Court reversed a man’s conviction of assault on a peace officer. The man thought he was pulling a prank on a friend when he aimed a broken BB gun out of his front door, but he actually aimed the gun at a police sergeant, who was there to tell him he had been banned from a casino. The man, who was sentenced to eight years in prison, did not use a “weapon” pursuant to state law.

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WHO Says US Hasn’t Shared Alleged Evidence on Virus’ Origin

The World Health Organization’s emergencies chief said Monday that it has received no evidence from the U.S. government to back up allegations by President Trump and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo that the coronavirus could have originated at a laboratory in Wuhan, China.

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Son of Ex-Albanian President Wants New Shot at ‘War Dogs’ Case

An attorney for the son of a former Albanian president asked an 11th Circuit panel Thursday to revive his defamation lawsuit against the author and publisher of a book behind the 2016 film “War Dogs,” claiming they falsely accused him of being a mobster who engaged in corrupt arms dealing.

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