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Former Ariz. cop Philip Brailsford learns verdict in hi…

PHOENIX — A former Arizona police officer was acquitted Thursday of a murder charge in the 2016 fatal shooting of an unarmed man outside his hotel room as officers were responding to a call that someone there was pointing a gun out a window. The verdict cleared Philip Brailsford, 27, of criminal liability in the 2016 death of Daniel Shaver, of Granbury, Texas. He was also found not guilty of reckless manslaughter, reports CBS Phoenix affiliate KPHO-TV. The shooting occurred in the Phoenix suburb of Mesa after officers ordered ShaverRead More


Robin Abcarian: The verdict in the Kate Steinle murder …

The family of Kate Steinle chose not to be in court on the day jurors rendered their verdict in the case of the undocumented Mexican immigrant who was accused in her death. It was probably for the best. In a decision many found shocking, Jose Ines Garcia Zarate was acquitted of all but the least serious charge he faced. Who could blame them for not wanting to be part of the spectacle that was sure to follow any verdict? At their moment of greatest pain, the family had already beenRead More


Trump calls Kate Steinle verdict ‘disgraceful,’ says ‘n…

President Trump late Thursday tweeted that the not guilty verdict in the Kate Steinle murder trial was “disgraceful,” highlighting his apparent frustration at the resolution of a case he had cited during his presidential campaign as a justification for tougher immigration enforcement. “A disgraceful verdict in the Kate Steinle case!” Trump tweeted after the jury rejected possible charges ranging from involuntary manslaughter to first-degree murder. “No wonder the people of our Country are so angry with Illegal Immigration.” Jim Steinle, who was walking with his 32-year-old daughter when she wasRead More


Verdict in Steinle case falls short for left-leaning SF…

Paulina Dedaj Thursday’s not-guilty verdict in the trial over Kate Steinle’s murder even has San Francisco’s left-leaning newspaper saying justice was not served. The editorial board at the San Francisco Chronicle on Thursday criticized the acquittal of suspect Jose Ines Garcia Zarate, an ex-convict facing a sixth deportation.  “No verdict in the trial of Jose Ines Garcia Zarate could deliver satisfactory justice for the killing of Kate Steinle,” the newspaper wrote. “No verdict in the trial of Jose Ines Garcia Zarate could deliver satisfactory justice for the killing of Kate Steinle.”Read More


Trump calls Kate Steinle verdict “disgraceful”

President Trump tweeted there was a “disgraceful verdict” after a Mexican man was found not guilty of murder in a high-profile killing that touched off a fierce immigration debate. Mr. Trump’s tweet comes three hours after Jose Ines Garcia Zarate was found not guilty in the killing of Kate Steinle. Jurors did convict him of being a felon in possession of a firearm. Mr. Trump says it is “no wonder the people of our Country are so angry with Illegal Immigration.”  A disgraceful verdict in the Kate Steinle case! NoRead More


Trump slams ‘disgraceful verdict’ after Mexican immigra…

A Mexican man has been found not guilty of murdering a woman on a San Francisco pier. Kate Steinle, 32, was fatally shot in the back as she walked on the pier with her father in 2015. The case sparked an immigration debate which especially focused on San Francisco’s sanctuary city policy, which limits the level of cooperation between local officials and US immigration authorities. Ms Steinle’s killing was also used in Donald Trump’s campaign as the then presidential candidate pushed for a wall between the US and Mexico. TheRead More


Jury reaches verdict in San Francisco pier shooting

SAN FRANCISCO –  A jury has reached a verdict in the trial of a Mexican man accused of killing a woman on a San Francisco pier in a case that touched off a national immigration debate. Jurors alerted the judge Thursday that they had a verdict in the death of Kate Steinle. Word came hours after they asked to see the gun used in the shooting. Jose Ines Garcia Zarate had been deported five times and was wanted for a sixth deportation when Steinle was fatally shot in the backRead More


US verdict on violence against Rohingya Muslims

The United States has declared the ongoing violence against the Rohingya population “ethnic cleansing” and threatened to impose sanctions against those behind “horrendous atrocities” in Myanmar. Donald Trump’s Secretary of State Rex Tillerson issued a statement using the terminology which was previously avoided when he visited the country last week. He said: “After a careful and thorough analysis of available facts, it is clear that the situation in northern Rakhine state constitutes ethnic cleansing against the Rohingya.” Image: More than 600,000 Rohingya Muslims have fled Myannmar since August The politicianRead More


Ex-Bosnian Serb commander Mladic faces verdict in genoc…

THE HAGUE (Reuters) – The U.N. tribunal on war crimes in former Yugoslavia hands down its final verdict on Wednesday in the genocide trial of Ratko Mladic, the ex-Bosnian Serb general accused of ordering the massacre of 8,000 Muslim men and boys at Srebrenica. File picture: Former Bosnian Serb army commander Ratko Mladic attends his trial at the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) at The Hague May 16, 2012.. REUTERS/Toussaint Kluiters/Pool Prosecutors demanded a life sentence for Mladic, 74, who was the Serb army commander in Bosnia’sRead More


Verdict in Kim Jong Nam murder trial likely to be next …

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia –  Lawyers say the verdict in the Malaysian trial of two women accused of killing the estranged half brother of North Korea’s leader likely won’t come until the second quarter of next year. Prosecutors on Thursday wrapped up another week in the trial which started in early October. Indonesian Siti Aisyah and Doan Thi Huong of Vietnam pleaded not guilty to murdering Kim Jong Nam with VX nerve agent at the Kuala Lumpur airport. They could face the death penalty if convicted. The trial will resume Nov.Read More