Killer Julius Reich and ex-CIA officer Jeffrey A. Sterling disbarred in NY

Two New York lawyers were disbarred Thursday over their separate felony convictions — one for leaking CIA information to the press and the other for butchering his wife in the shower. A state appellate court ruled to strike convicted killer Julius Reich and former CIA officer Jeffrey A. Sterling from New York’s roll of attorneys. … Read more

Hunter Valley Police allege seized cocaine ‘destined’ for the Scone Cup

NSW Police have arrested a pub licensee as part of investigations into alleged drug supply activity ahead of a major horse racing event in the Hunter Valley this weekend. Key points: Three men have been arrested on drugs charges Police say seized cocaine in NSW Hunter Valley was destined for popular horse racing event A … Read more

Jacob Hoggard trial continues with cross-examination of woman who says he repeatedly raped her in Toronto hotel

Jacob Hoggard trial continues with cross-examination of woman who says he repeatedly raped her in Toronto hotel | The Star “,”heading”:””,”fullWindow”:false,”fullBleed”:false,”showFullBleedOnMobile”:false,”headColor”:””,”type”:”html5mobile”,”textColor”:””,”mobileImageUrl”:””,”bgColor”:””,”imageUrl”:””,”registeredOnly”:false,”linkUrl”:””,”aodaTitle”:”tweets”,”internalScroll”:false,”displayStyle”:”small-up”},{“text”:”Hoggard has admitted to having a “sexual encounter” with both complainants and his lawyer has suggested the allegation that he grabbed the bum and tried to kiss the neck of the 15-year-old fan never happened. … Read more

Canberra man Michael O’Connell charged with murder after former partner allegedly fell from bonnet of his car

A Canberra man has sobbed in the ACT Magistrates Court as he was charged with murdering his former partner over the Easter long weekend. Key points: Michael O’Connell was initially charged with manslaughter but that charge has now been upgraded to murder Documents tendered to court showed Ms Jordan suffered catastrophic head injuries after allegedly … Read more

Court leak is catnip for those who love a juicy DC whodunit | Govt-and-politics

By NANCY BENAC – Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) – Washington loves a whodunit. And the latest one comes with the stunning plot twist of a leak from the famously buttoned-up Supreme Court. The publication this past week of a draft opinion that said Roe v. Wade, the landmark 1973 decision establishing a constitutional right to … Read more

Amber Heard flinches as Johnny Depp walks toward her in court

Amber Heard appeared to flinch as Johnny Depp walked toward her in court Thursday before a lunch break in their tense defamation trial. The “Aquaman” actress stepped down from her second day on the stand at the same time that the “Pirates of the Caribbean” star was leaving the Virginia courtroom in a now-viral video … Read more

Charles Polevich pleads guilty in crash that killed Nikki Minaj dad Robert Maraj

The hit-and-run driver charged in the crash that killed Nicki Minaj’s father on Long Island last year pleaded guilty on Friday – and was told by the judge he would spend no more than one year in prison, upsetting Minaj’s widowed mother. Charles Polevich, a 71-year-old businessman, admitted in Nassau County state court to leaving … Read more

Amber Heard sparks debate over movies quotes in testimony

Supporters of Johnny Depp are accusing Amber Heard of dramatizing her testimony in the former couple’s ongoing defamation trial by borrowing lines from famous films. However, others are insisting online that the comparisons are a reach. Breitbart News reporter Alana Mastrangelo tweeted Thursday a side-by-side video of Heard’s quotes on the stand this week and … Read more