Whitmer kidnapping aimed to prevent Biden election win: Witness | Courts News

[ad_1] Plan was to kidnap Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer before 2020 US presidential vote, informant testifies at trial. A US man who has pleaded guilty to planning to kidnap Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer told jurors on Wednesday that he and four men on trial wanted to attack before the 2020 election to prevent Joe Biden … Read more

US, EU slam Russia’s new sentencing of opposition leader Navalny | Courts News

[ad_1] EU foreign policy chief decries extra nine years handed to Kremlin critic Alexey Navalny as ‘politically motivated’. The United States and European Union have slammed a new sentence handed down to jailed Kremlin critic Alexey Navalny, calling it a “sham” and another example of Russia’s widening crackdown on dissenting voices amid its invasion of … Read more

‘Cowboy for Trump’ guilty of illegally entering Capitol grounds | Donald Trump News

[ad_1] A judge in the United States has convicted an elected official from the state of New Mexico of illegally entering restricted US Capitol grounds, but acquitted him of engaging in disorderly conduct during the riot that disrupted Congress from certifying President Joe Biden’s election victory. US District Court Judge Trevor McFadden heard one day … Read more

Biden’s US Supreme Court pick Jackson faces senators’ questions | Courts News

[ad_1] Republicans expected to question Ketanji Brown Jackson about her views on race in the law and her work for Guantanamo detainees. Confirmation hearings for United States Supreme Court nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson are expected to heat up on Tuesday as she is sharply questioned by senators in her bid to be the first Black … Read more

Burkina Faso: Trial for murder of former leader Sankara continues | Courts News

[ad_1] Prosecutors are seeking a 30-year sentence for ex-president Blaise Compaore over the assassination of his predecessor. The trial for the October 1987 assassination of former Burkina Faso President Thomas Sankara and his colleagues is to resume on Tuesday. Military prosecutors in Burkina Faso are requesting 30 years in jail for former President Blaise Compaore … Read more