Law and order

FILE - In this March 5, 2018, file photo, a man removes the word Trump, off a marquee outside the Trump Ocean Club International Hotel and Tower in Panama City, Panama. A New York judge has given the owners of a Trump-branded hotel in Panama a victory over the family-owned company of President Donald Trump. Manhattan federal Judge Edgardo Ramos blocked lawyers for Trump International Hotels Management LLC March 22, from proceeding with racketeering claims against the owners in arbitration. (AP Photo/Arnulfo Franco)
March 22, 2018 - 7:12 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The owners of a formerly Trump-branded hotel in Panama scored a victory over the U.S. president's companies Thursday when a New York judge blocked a Trump firm from pursuing arbitration claims aimed at restoring their control over the luxury hotel. Separately, Panamanian court...
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Law enforcement officers secure the neighborhood at the scene of Walnut and 2nd Street in Pflugerville, Texas, on Wednesday, March 21, 2018 where Austin, Texas bombing suspect Mark Anthony Conditt lived. As a SWAT team closed in, the suspected bomber whose deadly explosives terrorized Austin for three weeks used one of his own devices to blow himself up early Wednesday. (Tom Reel/The San Antonio Express-News via AP)
March 22, 2018 - 6:46 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — After the first package exploded on an Austin doorstep, police assured the public that there was no wider threat, no signs of terrorism. The idea of a serial bomber striking random strangers never came up. The March 2 blast killed Anthony Stephan House, a 39-year-old man with a...
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March 22, 2018 - 5:14 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The ex-husband of the woman who had an affair with Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens is seeking an order for protection from the governor. The motion filed Thursday does not allege any threats from Greitens, but says that the man feels intimidated in part because the governor is a...
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Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School students, front the left, Emma Gonzalez, Alex Wind, and Matt Deitsch participate in a panel discussion about guns, Tuesday, March 20, 2018, at Harvard Kennedy School's Institute of Politics, in Cambridge, Mass. The Feb. 14, 2018 attack in Florida killed 17 people, 14 of them students. The students have become vocal advocates for stricter gun laws. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)
March 22, 2018 - 4:03 pm
PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — An attorney for the brother of Florida school shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz said in court papers Thursday that a $500,000 bond for trespassing at the school is excessive and that the brother should be released from jail. Lawyer Joseph Kimok said in the documents that 18-year-...
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This undated provided by the Wake County, N.C, Detention Center, shows Brianna Ashanti Lofton, who is accused of allowing her baby to smoke a small cigar in a video that went viral. Police said on Wednesday, March 21, 2018, that Lofton, 20, was charged with marijuana possession and child abuse. (Wake County Detention Center via AP)
March 22, 2018 - 3:56 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on the case of a mother accused of letting her infant daughter smoke marijuana (all times local): 4 p.m. A judge has ordered a mother accused of helping her 1-year-old daughter smoke marijuana not to have contact with the girl while the case is pending. Brianna...
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In this photo taken Wednesday, March 21, 2018, Orlando Wright smiles as he poses for a photo at his home in Kent, Wash. Wright, who was released from a Washington state prison a few months early due to a software glitch, is suing the Department of Corrections, saying his re-arrest three years later to serve the remaining time was illegal and upended the life he had painstakingly rebuilt. He was nearing the end of his eight-year prison term for armed robbery in 2012 when he was released 76 days early. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
March 22, 2018 - 1:52 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — A man who was released early from a Washington state prison due to a software glitch is suing the Department of Corrections, saying his re-arrest three years later to serve the remaining time was illegal and upended the life he had painstakingly rebuilt. Orlando Wright was released...
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Jordi Turull, the former chief of staff and spokesman for the ousted Catalan government, sits next to an empty chair with a yellow ribbon in support of Catalonian politicians who have been jailed on charges of sedition, during a parliamentary session at the Parliament of Catalonia in Barcelona, Spain, on Thursday, March. 22, 2018. Catalonia's parliament is holding a session to elect, as the Spanish region's next president, a former separatist minister who could be indicted on rebellion charges the next day. Jordi Turull is among ex-officials facing possible rebellion charges over the regional assembly's failed attempt last year to break away from Spain. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)
March 22, 2018 - 1:51 pm
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Catalonia's secession-minded parliament debated Thursday whether to elect as the restive Spanish region's next president a former separatist government minister who could be indicted on rebellion charges within 24 hours. Jordi Turull is the third candidate proposed by pro-...
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FILE - This Oct. 14, 2016 booking photo provided by the Sedgwick County Sheriff's Office in Wichita, Kan., shows Patrick Eugene Stein. Stein is one of three members of a militia group are standing trial on charges alleging they were plotting to bomb a mosque and a southwestern Kansas apartment complex IN 2016 where Somali refugees live. Gavin Wright, Stein and Curtis Allen have pleaded not guilty to charges including conspiracy to use a weapon of mass destruction. Opening statements in the trial began Thursday March 22, 2017 in Wichita. (Sedgwick County Sheriff's Office via AP File)
March 22, 2018 - 1:48 pm
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Three militia members plotted to bomb a Kansas mosque and apartment complex housing Somali immigrants to kill as many Muslims as possible, a federal prosecutor said Thursday. In her opening statement at their trial, Risa Berkower told jurors that the three men described the...
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FILE - In this April 29, 20111, file photo, attorney John Dowd walks in New York. Dowd, President Donald Trump's lead lawyer in the Russia investigation has left the legal team, is confirming his decision in an email to The Associated Press. Dowd says he "loves the president" and wishes him well. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
March 22, 2018 - 1:21 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's lead lawyer in the special counsel's Russia investigation has resigned amid a shake-up of the president's team, an exit that removes the primary negotiator and legal strategist who had been molding Trump's defense. The departure of attorney John Dowd comes...
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FILE - In this Jan. 15, 2016 file photo, actor Fred Savage attends the FOX All-Star Party at the Fox Winter TCA in Pasadena, Calif. Savage says allegations in a lawsuit that he was abusive to a woman on the set of the Fox series “The Grinder” are “absolutely untrue.” Costumer Youngjoo Hwang claims in the suit, filed Wednesday, March 21, 2018, in Los Angeles, that Savage berated her, struck her arm and behaved aggressively toward female employees. She also alleges 20th Century Fox Television refused to investigate her complaints. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)
March 22, 2018 - 9:47 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Fred Savage says allegations in a lawsuit that he was abusive to a woman on the set of the Fox series "The Grinder" are "absolutely untrue." Costumer Youngjoo Hwang claims in the suit, filed Wednesday in Los Angeles, that Savage berated her, struck her arm and behaved...
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