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US jury acquits Peruvian defendant in FIFA bribery case
by Larry Neumeister - December 27, 2017 - 2:30am
A former South American soccer official was acquitted in the FIFA bribery scandal on Tuesday (Wednesday in Manila) and walked out of the courtroom saying he’s finished with the world’s most popular ...
US boxer Wilder wins court case in unanimous decision
by Larry Neumeister - February 14, 2017 - 12:55pm
In a unanimous court decision, US heavyweight boxer Deontay Wilder won his latest fight Monday (Tuesday Manila time).
Court: Tom Brady must serve 'Deflategate' penalty
by Larry Neumeister - April 25, 2016 - 10:30pm
New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady must serve a four-game "Deflategate" suspension imposed by the NFL, a federal appeals court ruled Monday, overturning a lower judge and siding with the league in a battle...
Brooklyn case takes front seat in Apple encryption fight
by Larry Neumeister - April 8, 2016 - 3:00pm
The Justice Department said Friday it will continue trying to force Apple to reveal an iPhone's data in a New York drug case, putting the Brooklyn case at the center of a fight over whether a 227-year-old law gives...
Ex-president of Honduras admits to bribery in FIFA scandal
by Larry Neumeister - March 28, 2016 - 9:00pm
NEW YORK — A former president of Honduras pleaded guilty to conspiracy charges on Monday (Tuesday in Manila), admitting that he solicited hundreds of thousands of dollars in bribes in the wide-ranging FIFA...
FIFA match agent pleads guilty to corruption charges
by Larry Neumeister - March 8, 2016 - 9:09pm
A Colombian soccer consultant and match agent who was once licensed by FIFA pleaded guilty to money laundering and wire fraud conspiracy in a New York City court Tuesday (Wednesday in Manila), admitting that he paid...
Judge sides with Brady on 'Deflategate,' NFL appeals
by Larry Neumeister - September 3, 2015 - 6:57pm
Tom Brady learned Thursday (Friday in Manila) he will start the season on the field after a judge lifted the league's four-game suspension of the star quarterback for a scandal over deflated footballs, saying he...
Judge orders Facebook, Zuckerberg to turn over documents
by Larry Neumeister - April 3, 2015 - 11:39pm
Facebook and its founder must release documents and electronic correspondence to a defense lawyer whose client has fled from criminal charges that he falsely claimed a majority ownership in the social media giant,...
Bombings case defendant wants to return to family
by Larry Neumeister - January 5, 2015 - 2:46am
An Egyptian attorney who pleaded guilty in connection to the 1998 bombings of two US embassies in Africa told a judge preparing to sentence him that he has always opposed violence and wants to return to his fam...
Osama bin Laden's son-in-law goes on trial in NYC
by Larry Neumeister - March 4, 2014 - 8:16am
Osama bin Laden's son-in-law was introduced to prospective jurors on Monday at the start of his trial on charges that he conspired to kill Americans and support terrorists in his role as al-Qaida's spokesman after...
Gov't: Lawyers can interview alleged 9/11 plotter
by Larry Neumeister - February 14, 2014 - 7:19am
The U.S. government will let lawyers for Osama bin Laden's son-in-law interview alleged Sept. 11 mastermind Khalid Sheik Mohammed at Guantanamo Bay under conditions that may prevent it from happening, attorneys preparing...
US: Immigrant detainee data can't be produced fast
by Larry Neumeister - December 26, 2013 - 8:48am
U.S. prosecutors say they can't meet a judge's demands that they quickly deliver documents about thousands of immigrants who've been detained nationwide for months or years as their immigration statuses are rev...
UN faces lawsuit for cholera outbreak in Haiti
by Larry Neumeister - October 10, 2013 - 3:55pm
Human rights groups on Wednesday filed a lawsuit blaming the United Nations for a cholera outbreak that killed thousands of Haitians as lawyers seeking compensation for victims and clean water and sanitation for...
Judge: Iran-backed company behind NYC office tower
by Larry Neumeister - September 17, 2013 - 9:54am
A Manhattan office tower is subject to forfeiture because revenues from it were secretly funneled to a state-owned Iranian bank in violation of a U.S. trade embargo, a judge ruled Monday.
Lady Gaga going to trial in ex-assistant's lawsuit
by Larry Neumeister - September 11, 2013 - 2:12pm
A onetime roommate and friend of Lady Gaga who claimed after serving as her personal assistant for more than a year that the pop singer cheated her out of overtime wages can tell her story to a jury in November,...
Lady Gaga going to trial in ex-assistant's lawsuit
by Larry Neumeister - September 11, 2013 - 2:12pm
A onetime roommate and friend of Lady Gaga who claimed after serving as her personal assistant for more than a year that the pop singer cheated her out of overtime wages can tell her story to a jury in November,...
Ex-JPMorgan employees charged in NY in $6B loss
by Larry Neumeister - August 14, 2013 - 10:58pm
Two former JPMorgan Chase & Co. employees were charged with conspiracy for trying to conceal the size of the investment bank's $6 billion trading loss last year, authorities said in court papers unsealed We...
US blames Apple for increase in e-book prices
by Larry Neumeister - June 4, 2013 - 9:54am
MA U.S. government lawyer opened a civil trial Monday by portraying Apple Inc. as a corporate bully that swaggered into the market for electronic books in 2010, forcing an end to price competition and costing consumers...
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