Scott Peterson to appear in court as trial date looms

Scott Peterson — the man accused of murdering his wife and unborn child in California in 2002 — will appear in court for a hearing Thursday as he prepares for his new trial. In November 2020, Peterson waived the right to a speedy trial,

Seven Turks face trial over escape of Nissan ex-boss Ghosn

Trial trying to piece together details of how Ghosn fled Japan in December 2019 while out on bail facing financial misconduct charges. An Istanbul court has resumed the trial of seven Turkish suspects accused of helping smuggle former Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn

Man charged with threatening Nancy Pelosi ordered held pending trial

Cleveland Meredith, a North Carolina man charged with threatening House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, will be held pending trial, Magistrate Judge Michael Harvey ordered Thursday. Meredith also faces weapons charges. It was revealed in court Thursday that when he was arrested he had two guns, including

Cambodia begins mass treason trial of opposition activists

Phnom Penh, Cambodia – A Cambodian court on Thursday commenced the first of two mass trials against members and supporters of the country’s outlawed opposition party for allegedly plotting an attack against the government in 2019. Sixty people linked to the opposition

Donald Trump impeached: When is Donald Trump’s trial?

Mr Trump will now face a trial in the Senate. If he is convicted, the Republican leader could face being barred from ever holding office again. He is due to leave the office on January 20, after which the Democratic President-Elect Joe

Troops seen napping inside Capitol building ahead of impeachment trial

When journalists and lawmakers arrived at the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday, they were surprised to find hundreds of National Guard troops sleeping on the building’s marble floors.  Riot shields were stacked in orderly piles nearby and firearms rested against black backpacks. Half-empty

Italy: ‘Cornerstone’ mafia trial begins with hundreds in dock

Italy’s largest mafia trial in more than 30 years begins Wednesday, as prosecutors hope to strike a blow to the ‘Ndrangheta crime syndicate, whose tentacles reach worldwide. More than 350 alleged members of the mafia and politicians, lawyers, businessmen and others accused

Brazil trial finds efficacy of Sinovac vaccine at 50.4 percent

A coronavirus vaccine developed by China’s Sinovac Biotech was found to be just 50.4 percent effective at preventing symptomatic infections of COVID-19 in a Brazilian trial, researchers said on Tuesday, barely enough for regulatory approval and well below the rate announced last

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