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Lithuanian asks appeals court to reverse extradition ruling

CHICAGO (AP) — An ex-Lithuanian lawmaker and judge whose extradition to Lithuania looms is appealing a U.S. district court’s refusal to halt the extradition process while she awaits a decision on her political-asylum request. Neringa Venckiene’s (vehn-KEE’-ehn-nayz) lawyers ...

The Latest: Lawyer: Stormy Daniels will plead not guilty

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on the arrest of porn star Stormy Daniels at a strip club in Ohio (all times local): The lawyer for Stormy Daniels says the porn actress will plead not guilty to charges of allowing patrons to touch her after being arrested at an Ohio strip club. Michael Avena...

Liu Xia Leaves China After Years of House Arrest: Reactions

Liu Xia left Beijing for Berlin on Tuesday morning, ending the years of extralegal house arrest that followed her husband Liu Xiaobo’s Nobel Peace Prize award in 2010. She is said to be physically frail but in good spirits, in contrast with her reported despair earlier this year. She may atten...

Ryan issues warning to ex-FBI lawyer defying subpoena

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Paul Ryan is warning former FBI lawyer Lisa Page that she must appear for a private interview with two House committees investigating the Justice Department or the House could take action against her. Page’s attorney said Tuesday that she wouldn’t a...

Lawyer: NFL star LeSean McCoy orchestrated assault of woman

ATLANTA (AP) — The lawyer for the ex-girlfriend of NFL star LeSean McCoy says the Buffalo Bills running back orchestrated an attack that left her bloody amid attempts to get her to leave his suburban Atlanta mansion. Attorney Tanya Mitchell Graham says in a statement to news outlets that her ...

Three Years After “Black Friday,” China’s War on Law Continues

Monday was the third anniversary of the beginning of the "709" or "Black Friday Crackdown," in which hundreds of rights lawyers and others were detained. While most were swiftly released, others were accused, in a state media blitz featuring several televised forced confessions, ...