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Woman punched in face by Sydney man who had conviction erased says she's cheered by support
Punched in the face by a man who admits the crime but avoided a conviction, a Sydney woman says she feels "some sort of justice" after a groundswell of public support.
Former defense secretary Jim Mattis testifies about his time on Theranos board during Elizabeth Holmes trial
SAN JOSE - Former Defense Secretary Jim Mattis took the stand Wednesday at the fraud trial of entrepreneur Elizabeth Holmes, saying he was under the impression for years that Theranos was capable of running thousands of tests on its own devices.
San Francisco is throwing more resources at growing retail theft issue - San Francisco Business Times
San Francisco Mayor London Breed and Police Chief Bill Scott unveiled an initiative Wednesday aimed at stemming organized retail theft, tackling an issue that went viral in notable incidents over the summer and threatens the city's ability to attract and retain retailers and tourists.
GP faces jail time after embezzling more than 1m from care group
A Portsmouth GP has been told he could spend time behind bars after he admitted to defrauding a healthcare group out of £1.1m in just two months.
What we know about Kristin Smart's disappearance and the case against Paul Flores
The decades-long mystery over the disappearance of Kristin Smart took a new turn Wednesday when a judge ruled that Paul Flores will be tried for murder in the case.
Even if he is acquitted in New York, R. Kelly will face more charges elsewhere.
No matter the outcome of his federal trial in Brooklyn, R. Kelly still faces state and federal indictments in two other states, all stemming from what prosecutors describe as the R&B star's sexual abuse of women and underage girls.
Scotland proposes warnings for some class A drug users
Individuals caught in possession of class A drugs in Scotland could be issued with a police warning rather than facing prosecution, in a significant policy shift announced by the country's new lord advocate as a direct response to the ongoing drug death crisis.
College scandal parents say University of Southern California's 'VIP list' proves admissions a game
An admissions official at the University of Southern California rejected the idea that students can buy their way in but acknowledged that some applicants are "of special interest" to the school.
LAPD arrest suspect in Wi Spa attack; other agencies reviewing additional claims
Aaron Simmons, wanted by Los Angeles police for the last week on an assault with a deadly weapon charge in an attack on a member of the media during a transgender rights protest outside an L.A. spa this summer, has been arrested.
When will there be a verdict in the R. Kelly trial?
R. Kelly's defense team rested its case Wednesday morning, but it remains unknown when a verdict might be reached in the singer's long-awaited sex-trafficking and racketeering trial.