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Politics Jan 24Sarah Palin COVID-19 tests delay libel trial against New York Times
A judge has delayed trial for former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin's defamation claims against The New York Time after she tested positive for the coronavirus three times.
Nation Jan 12Judge allows Virginia Giuffre’s lawsuit against Prince Andrew to continue
A judge has given the green light to a lawsuit against Prince Andrew by an American woman who says he sexually abused her when she was 17.
Nation Dec 29Jury finds Ghislaine Maxwell guilty in Epstein sex abuse case
The British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell has been convicted of helping lure teenage girls to be sexually abused by the late Jeffrey Epstein.
Nation Dec 28With COVID threat surging, judge prods Maxwell jury to work overtime
The jury weighing the fate Ghislaine Maxwell's fate has told a judge it is "making progress" in reaching a verdict after four full days of deliberations.
Nation Dec 20Jury to decide in Ghislaine Maxwell’s sex trafficking trial
The fate of Ghislaine Maxwell is now squarely in the hands of a jury. The jury received the case in Maxwell's sex-trafficking trial just before 5 p.m. Monday, after prosecutors and Maxwell's defense attorneys delivered closing arguments.
Nation Dec 17Ghislaine Maxwell won’t testify at her sex trafficking trial
Maxwell's defense called another of Jeffrey Epstein's one-time paramours to the stand earlier Friday, who told the jury that she trusted Epstein with her young daughters and denied taking part in a group sexual encounter with a key accuser.
World Dec 10Prosecution rests in sex-abuse trial of Ghislaine Maxwell
Prosecutors at the trial of Ghislaine Maxwell have completed presenting their case against the British socialite accused of sexually abusing teenage girls with her late companion, financier Jeffrey Epstein.
Nation Nov 30First accuser takes stand at trial of Jeffrey Epstein associate Ghislaine Maxwell
A woman testified on Tuesday that she had repeated sexual contact with disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein when she 14 and that Ghislaine Maxwell was there when it happened.
Politics Oct 22Giuliani associate Lev Parnas convicted of campaign finance crimes
Lev Parnas was on trial for more than two weeks as prosecutors accused him of using other people's money to pose as a powerful political broker and cozy up to some of the nation's star Republican political figures.
Arts Sep 27R&B superstar R. Kelly convicted in sex trafficking trial
R. Kelly has been convicted in a sex trafficking trial after several accusers testified in lurid detail how he subjected them to perverse and sadistic whims when they were underage.