Six startling claims from El Chapo trial

Six startling claims from El Chapo trial

Image copyright Reuters Image caption “El Chapo” (right) is the highest-ranking alleged drug lord to face trial in the US so far The trial of Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman hasn’t been short on details of the alleged drug cartel kingpin’s colourful lifestyle.Much of the evidence has come from the prosecution’s star witness, Jesus Zambada.Mr Guzman’s…

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German ex-nurse on trial over 100 deaths

German ex-nurse on trial over 100 deaths

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Niels Högel hid his face from the cameras at his 2014 trial The trial of a former nurse in Germany accused of murdering 100 patients has begun with a minute’s silence in the northern town of Oldenburg. Detectives say Niels Högel, 41, administered fatal doses of medication to the…

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Harvard racial admissions trial begins

Harvard racial admissions trial begins

Image copyright Getty Images A trial against Harvard University has begun in the US, and may have wide-ranging implications for universities and racial minorities.The case was brought by a group that claims Harvard’s admissions office discriminates against Asian applicants in order to boost other racial groups.Harvard disputes the claim and says race is only one…

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Israeli PM’s wife goes on trial for fraud

Israeli PM’s wife goes on trial for fraud

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s wife appeared in court Sunday for the start of her trial over alleged fraud and breach of trust, drawing renewed attention to the many scandals plaguing the prime minister and his family. Sara Netanyahu has been charged with allegedly overspending roughly $100,000 on celebrity chefs at the prime minister’s official residence,…

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Two witnesses sought in Kim murder trial

Two witnesses sought in Kim murder trial

Image copyright AFP/Getty Images Image caption Kim Jong-nam, pictured in 2001, the late half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un Malaysian police are seeking two Indonesian women they want to testify at the trial of those accused of killing Kim Jong-nam, the half-brother of North Korea’s leader Kim Jong-un.Local media named the potential witnesses as…

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Suspected ‘Golden State Killer’ to face trial in Sacramento

Suspected ‘Golden State Killer’ to face trial in Sacramento

The suspected “Golden State Killer,” accused of murders across California, will be prosecuted in one combined trial in Sacramento, prosecutors announced Tuesday. Joseph DeAngelo, a 72-year-old former police officer, was arrested this April, following decades in which California law enforcement officers were stumped by what became known as the “Golden State Killer” case. Sacramento Police…

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