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Former U.S. President Donald Trump after the verdict was read at Manhattan criminal court in New York City, on Thursday
May 31, 2024
For Trump's false records conviction, prison is not unprecedented
Prison time is rare for people convicted in New York state of felony falsification of business records — the charge Donald Trump faced at his six-week trial.
Former U.S. president and Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump arrives to court on the first day of opening statements in his trial in New York on Monday.
WORLD / Politics
Apr 23, 2024
On first day of Trump hush money trial, prosecutors say he corrupted 2016 election
New York prosecutors said on the first day of Donald Trump's criminal hush money trial that the former president corrupted the 2016 election.
Demonstrators protest outside India's consulate in Vancouver on Sept. 25, one a week after Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau raised the prospect of New Delhi's involvement in the murder of Sikh separatist leader Hardeep Singh Nijjar.
WORLD / Politics
Nov 30, 2023
Indian official was behind plot to assassinate Sikh American in U.S., DOJ says
The target has publicly advocated for the establishment of a sovereign state for Sikhs.
FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried faces fraud charges over the collapse of the bankrupt cryptocurrency exchange, at federal court in New York City on Thursday, in this courtroom sketch.
WORLD / Crime & Legal
Oct 27, 2023
FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried implicates lawyers in testimony
Accused of stealing billions of dollars from customers, Bankman-Fried has pleaded not guilty to two counts of fraud and five counts of conspiracy.
Former U.S. President Donald Trump during the civil fraud trial in New York State Supreme Court in the Manhattan borough of New York City, on Wednesday, in this courtroom sketch.
WORLD / Politics
Oct 26, 2023
Donald Trump fined $10,000 for second gag order violation
Trump has denied wrongdoing in the civil fraud case.
Japan Times
Jun 1, 2023
Chinese agent or private eye? Ex-New York policeman's 'Fox Hunt' trial kicks off
The case is the first of several involving alleged Fox Hunt schemes to reach trial in the United States, as officials crack down on what they term 'transnational repression.'
Japan Times
Apr 29, 2023
China 'police station' case shows U.S. ramping up use of foreign agent laws
The U.S. Justice Department last year charged at least 25 people with violating or conspiring to violate the law — the highest number since at least 2003.
Japan Times
Apr 18, 2023
U.S. arrests two for setting up Chinese 'secret police station' in New York
Lu Jianwang, 61, and Chen Jinping, 59, face charges of conspiring to act as agents of China's government without informing U.S. authorities and obstruction of justice.
Japan Times
Mar 9, 2023
FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried's bid to shift blame complicated by new charges
The latest federal charges against Bankman-Fried appear to undermine some of the public claims he has made since the collapse of the cryptocurrency exchange.
Japan Times
Jan 4, 2023
Sam Bankman-Fried pleads not guilty in FTX fraud case as trial is set for October
The Massachusetts Institute of Technology graduate could face up to 115 years in prison if convicted.
Japan Times
Sep 21, 2022
U.S. judge asks Trump's lawyers if he declassified records in FBI search
Roughly 100 of the documents seized in the court-approved Aug. 8 search at Trump's home at his Mar-a-Lago resort in Palm Beach had classified markings.
Japan Times
WORLD / Crime & Legal
Jun 30, 2022
Singer R. Kelly given 30-year prison term for racketeering and sex crimes
The sentence was imposed nine months after Kelly, 55, was convicted of exploiting his stardom and wealth over decades to lure women and underage girls into his orbit for sex.
Japan Times
Jun 29, 2022
Ghislaine Maxwell sentenced to 20 years for 'horrific' sex trafficking
Ghislaine Maxwell, 60, was convicted in December of five charges, including sex trafficking a minor, for recruiting and grooming four girls to have sexual encounters with Jeffrey Epstein.
Japan Times
WORLD / Crime & Legal
Dec 30, 2021
Ghislaine Maxwell convicted for helping Jeffrey Epstein sexually abuse teens
The British socialite faces up to 65 years in prison at her yet-to-be-scheduled sentencing proceeding.
Japan Times
WORLD / Crime & Legal
Dec 21, 2021
Jury weighs whether Ghislaine Maxwell is an Epstein accomplice or scapegoat
Maxwell, 59, is accused of recruiting and grooming four teenage girls for Epstein between 1994 and 2004.
Japan Times
Jun 14, 2020
Vast amounts of Venezuelan oil hidden en route to China, bypassing U.S. sanctions
Last year, China replaced the United States as the No. 1 importer of oil from Venezuela, yet another front in the heated rivalry between Washington and Beijing.


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