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Canada judge tells jury in deadly oil derailment trial to press on

MONTREAL (Reuters) - A Canadian judge on Tuesday told jurors to continue deliberations, despite their difficulty in reaching a verdict in the joint trial of three former rail employees in the 2013 Lac Megantic train derailment that killed 47 in Quebec, local media said.

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Bayer, J&J win reversal of $28 million verdict in Xarelto lawsuit

(Reuters) - A Pennsylvania state court judge on Tuesday overturned a $27.8 million jury award to an Indiana couple who accused Bayer AG and Johnson & Johnson of failing to warn of internal bleeding risks of their drug Xarelto, the companies said.

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Bayer, J&J win reversal of $28 mln verdict in Xarelto lawsuit

Jan 9 (Reuters) - A Pennsylvania state court judge on Tuesday overturned a $27.8 million jury award to an Indiana couple who accused Bayer AG and Johnson & Johnson of failing to warn of internal bleeding risks of their drug Xarelto, the companies said.

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Illegal immigrant acquitted in California death gets prison on gun charge

(Reuters) - An illegal immigrant acquitted in a fatal San Francisco shooting, in a verdict condemned by President Donald Trump, was sentenced to three years in prison on a lesser gun charge on Friday.

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Illegal immigrant acquitted in California shooting gets three years on gun charge

(Reuters) - An illegal immigrant acquitted in a fatal San Francisco shooting, in a verdict condemned by President Donald Trump, was sentenced to three years in prison on a lesser gun charge on Friday but credited for time already served behind bars, authorities said.

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Georgian ex-president sentenced in absentia for abuse of power

TBILISI (Reuters) - A Georgian court sentenced former leader Mikheil Saakashvili in absentia to three years in prison on Friday for seeking to cover up evidence about the murder of a Georgian banker when he was president - a verdict which he denounced as illegal.

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Jurors in U.S. trial of Turkish banker ask about partial verdict

NEW YORK, Jan 3 (Reuters) - Jurors in the U.S. trial of Mehmet Hakan Atilla, an executive at Turkey's majority state-owned Halkbank who is charged with helping Iran evade U.S. sanctions, asked in a note on Wednesday what they should do if they agree on some of the charges against Atilla but not others.

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Dutch court takes heat off government in air pollution fight

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - Air pollution in the Netherlands is worse than European rules permit, but the government is doing enough to limit emissions, a Dutch court ruled on Wednesday, reversing a previous verdict in which it had criticized the government for inaction.

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UPDATE 3-U.S. judge tosses verdict against AbbVie in AndroGel case

Dec 22 (Reuters) - A U.S. judge on Friday overturned a $150 million verdict against AbbVie Inc that was the first to result from lawsuits claiming that the company fraudulently misrepresented the risks of its testosterone replacement drug AndroGel.

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CORRECTED-UPDATE 1-U.S. judge tosses verdict against AbbVie in AndroGel case

Dec 22 (Reuters) - A U.S. judge on Friday overturned a $150 million verdict against AbbVie Inc that was the first to result from lawsuits claiming that the company fraudulently misrepresented the risks of its testosterone replacement drug AndroGel.

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U.S. judge tosses verdict against AbbVie in AndroGel case

(Reuters) - A U.S. judge on Friday overturned a $150 million verdict against AbbVie Inc that was first to result from lawsuits claiming that the company fraudulently misrepresented the risks of its testosterone replacement drug AndroGel.

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U.S. jury in trial of Turkish banker shows signs of division

NEW YORK, Dec 22 (Reuters) - A New York jury in the trial of a Turkish banker accused of helping Iran evade U.S. sanctions showed signs of division on Friday as it ended its third day of deliberations without reaching a verdict.

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U.S. judge tosses $150 million verdict against AbbVie in AndroGel case

(Reuters) - A U.S. judge on Friday overturned a $150 million verdict against AbbVie Inc in the first federal court case to go to trial over claims that the company fraudulently misrepresented the risks of its testosterone replacement drug AndroGel.

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U.S. judge tosses $150 mln verdict against AbbVie in AndroGel case

Dec 22 (Reuters) - A U.S. judge on Friday overturned a $150 million verdict against AbbVie Inc in the first federal court case to go to trial over claims that the company fraudulently misrepresented the risks of its testosterone replacement drug AndroGel.

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2 Top Soccer Officials Found Guilty in FIFA Case

The verdicts against Juan Ángel Napout, the former top official in South America, and José Maria Marin, the former top official in Brazil, partially resolved a trial in the United States’ case focused on FIFA.

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G.O.P. Finally Notches 2017 Victory While Bracing for 2018 Verdict

After a year when legislative victories eluded them, Republicans secured a big one at the end. But at what cost?

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EU's top court to decide whether Uber is a digital app or a taxi service

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - A debate in Europe over whether ride-hailing app Uber [UBER.UL] is merely a digital company or one providing transport services will be decided when the top European Union court hands down its verdict on Wednesday in a highly anticipated case.

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The race could come down to Roy Moore's history, the Trump effect and the city of Mobile

On Tuesday, Alabama voters will deliver their verdict on Roy Moore.  

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Court upholds conviction in 'Making of a Murderer' case

(Reuters) - A federal appeals court on Friday upheld the murder conviction of a Wisconsin man in a case chronicled in the television documentary “Making of a Murderer," overturning a lower court judge who had tossed out the original guilty verdict.

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UPDATE 2-Britain pushes back date for provisional findings on Sky-Fox deal

LONDON, Dec 6 (Reuters) - Britain's competition watchdog will give its initial verdict on Rupert Murdoch's bid to buy Sky next month, later than expected, due to the vast number of responses it has received on the deal.

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'Improper' for officials to slam justice system after Kate Steinle verdict, attorney says

It's "horribly improper" for politicians to attack the American criminal justice system, a top defense attorney told CNN after President Donald Trump slammed the not-guilty verdict in the case of an undocumented immigrant accused in the shooting death of a California woman.

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California Today: California Today: Remembering the Victims of the Ghost Ship Fire

Friday: Ghost Ship anniversary, Kate Steinle verdict, Salinas Valley four decades later.

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Illegal immigrant acquitted of murder in San Francisco, Trump slams verdict

(Reuters) - An illegal immigrant from Mexico was acquitted of murder and manslaughter by a San Francisco jury on Thursday in the fatal shooting of a woman that Donald Trump used as a rallying cry against "sanctuary cities" during his presidential campaign.

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Sessions blames sanctuary city policy for Steinle death following verdict

Attorney General Jeff Sessions condemned San Francisco's sanctuary city policy in the wake of a not-guilty verdict in Kate Steinle's death Thursday.

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Attorney calls out Trump after verdict

Matt Gonzalez, the defense attorney for Jose Ines Garcia Zarate, says critics should think before weighing in on the jury's verdict in the Kate Steinle trial.

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Verdict reached in case that lit national immigration debate

The jury has reached a verdict in the trial of Jose Ines Garcia Zarate, a Mexican citizen and undocumented immigrant charged in the 2015 killing of Kate Steinle in San Francisco. The case became a political lightning rod in the debate over immigration policy.

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War crimes suspect ingests 'poison' in court

A war crimes appeal hearing was halted just after the verdict was announced on Wednesday, when the defendant claimed to have taken poison.

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Europe cheers Brexit bank verdict, on tenterhooks over Ireland

LONDON (Reuters) - European shares opened slightly higher on Tuesday as the Bank of England deemed that UK lenders could deal with a "disorderly" Brexit, while the dollar held steady ahead of a confirmation hearing for Federal Reserve chair nominee Jerome Powell.

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GLOBAL MARKETS-Europe cheers Brexit bank verdict, on tenterhooks over Ireland

LONDON, Nov 28 (Reuters) - European shares opened slightly higher on Tuesday as the Bank of England deemed that UK lenders could deal with a "disorderly" Brexit, while the dollar held steady ahead of a confirmation hearing for Federal Reserve chair nominee Jerome Powell.

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China sentences Taiwanese activist to five years for subversion

BEIJING/TAIPEI (Reuters) - China on Tuesday sentenced Taiwanese rights activist Li Ming-che to five years in prison for subverting state power, prompting Taiwan's ruling political party to label the verdict "totally unacceptable".

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Ex-Bosnian Serb commander Mladic faces verdict in genocide trial

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.

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Chinese rights lawyer jailed two years for inciting subversion

BEIJING (Reuters) - A prominent Chinese rights lawyer was sentenced to two years jail on Tuesday after being found guilty of inciting subversion of state power, the latest in a series of similar verdicts amid a sweeping crackdown on activism.

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UPDATE 2-Johnson & Johnson hit with $247 mln verdict in hip implant trial

NEW YORK, Nov 16 (Reuters) - A federal jury in Dallas on Thursday ordered Johnson & Johnson and its DePuy Orthopaedics unit to pay $247 million to six patients who said they were injured by defective Pinnacle hip implants.

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Johnson & Johnson hit with $247 million verdict in hip implant trial

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A federal jury in Dallas on Thursday ordered Johnson & Johnson and its DePuy Orthopaedics unit to pay $247 million to six patients who said they were injured by defective Pinnacle hip implants.

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Divided Srebrenica awaits Mladic verdict 22 years after massacre

SREBRENICA, Bosnia (Reuters) - Almir Salihovic sits in his office in Srebrenica, waiting for a U.N. tribunal to give its judgment on the man accused of massacring his cousins and uncles there in 1995. He is hoping for a measure of justice, but little else.

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Jury Deadlocked in Corruption Trial of Former Jail Officers’ Union Chief

Jurors told the judge they could not reach a verdict in the trial of Norman Seabrook. The judge directed them to continue deliberating.

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Judge unanimous choice for American League Rookie of Year

(The Sports Xchange) - The verdict was a unanimous one as New York Yankees slugger Aaron Judge was named the 2017 American League Rookie of the Year on Monday.

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Jurors in U.S. Senator's bribery trial told to keep talking

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The judge in the bribery trial of Democratic U.S. Senator Bob Menendez of New Jersey told a jury on Monday to continue deliberating after the panel said it was unable to reach a unanimous verdict, according to defendant's spokesman.

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Jurors Say They Cannot Reach Verdict in Menendez Trial

The judge asked the panel to go home and then come back on Tuesday and try again.

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Menendez juror replaced as week ends without verdict

A juror in the corruption trial of Sen. Bob Menendez has been replaced as the jury ended 16 hours of deliberations this week without reaching a verdict.

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Potential juror: Obama has soft hands

Former President Obama reports for jury duty and the verdict is ... "soft hands." CNN's Jeanne Moos reports.

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Federal Trial Begins for the Nevada Rancher Cliven Bundy

A guilty verdict for Mr. Bundy could reinforce Washington’s control of 640 million acres of public land, while an acquittal could embolden those who ignore federal rules.

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Guilty Verdict in the Death of a Gender-Fluid Iowa Teenager

The killing of Kedarie Johnson drew national attention when Attorney General Jeff Sessions sent a federal hate crimes lawyer to aid in the prosecution.

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Iowa jury returns guilty verdict in gender-identity murder case

(Reuters) - A man was found guilty on Friday of murdering an Iowa teenager who identified as both male and female, the Des Moines Register reported, in a case that had led U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions to dispatch a federal civil rights prosecutor.

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iPhone X is best yet and FaceID works, mostly: reviewers

(Reuters) - The first reviews of Apple Inc's eagerly awaited iPhone X are out and the verdict is clear: it is the best iPhone yet.

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Turkish court releases eight rights activists on bail in terrorism trial

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - A Turkish court on Wednesday ordered the release on bail of eight human rights activists, including the director of the local branch of Amnesty International, pending a verdict in their trial on terrorism charges.

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Turkey court releases eight activists on bail in terrorism case

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - A Turkish court on Wednesday ordered the release on bail of eight defendants, including the director of the local branch of Amnesty International and two foreign nationals, pending the verdict in their on-going trial on terrorism charges.

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Dutch far-right politician Wilders appeals discrimination verdict

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - Dutch politician Geert Wilders launched an appeal on Tuesday against his conviction last December for inciting discrimination in a trial he said was politically motivated.

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Judge overturns record verdict in Johnson & Johnson talcum powder trial

Judges in two separate cases have ruled in favor of pharma giant Johnson & Johnson, overturning large financial judgments awarded to plaintiffs who believe the company's Baby Powder and Shower to Shower powder products caused their ovarian cancer. One award was to a California woman for $417 million, and another was to an Alabama woman for $72 million.

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Japan voters to deliver verdict on PM Abe's nearly five-year rule

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese voters deliver their verdict on Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's nearly five years in power in an election on Sunday that will determine if he has the clout to push ahead with his cherished goal of revising the post-war, pacifist constitution.

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California judge tosses $417 million talc cancer verdict against Johnson & Johnson

(Reuters) - A California judge on Friday threw out a $417 million verdict against Johnson & Johnson in a lawsuit by a woman who claimed she developed ovarian cancer after using its talc-based products like Johnson's Baby Powder for feminine hygiene.

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California judge tosses $417 mln talc cancer verdict against J&J

Oct 20 (Reuters) - A California judge on Friday threw out a $417 million verdict against Johnson & Johnson in a lawsuit by a woman who claimed she developed ovarian cancer after using its talc-based products like Johnson's Baby Powder for feminine hygiene.

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Guilty verdict in Boston Islamic State beheading plot

BOSTON (Reuters) - A Boston-area man was found guilty on Wednesday of conspiracy to commit acts of international terrorism and supporting Islamic State for a 2015 plot to attack police and behead a conservative blogger who organized a "Draw Mohammed" contest.

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Judge delivers again as Yankees get the verdict

(Reuters) - New York Yankees slugger Aaron Judge delivered once again with a home run that paved the way for a come-from-behind 6-4 win over the Houston Astros on Tuesday, squaring their best-of-seven American League Championship Series at 2-2.

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UPDATE 5-New cancer drugs help J&J top profit estimates

* Shares rise 2.4 pct (Adds detail about talc verdict in last paragraph)

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Johnson & Johnson wins reversal of $72 million verdict over talc cancer risks

(Reuters) - Johnson & Johnson on Tuesday won the reversal of a $72 million verdict in favor of the family of a woman whose death from ovarian cancer they claimed stemmed from her use of the company's talc-based products like Johnson's Baby Powder.

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UPDATE 1-J&J wins reversal of $72 mln verdict over talc cancer risks

Oct 17 (Reuters) - Johnson & Johnson on Tuesday won the reversal of a $72 million verdict in favor of the family of a woman whose death from ovarian cancer they claimed stemmed from her use of the company's talc-based products like Johnson's Baby Powder.

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J&J wins reversal of $72 million verdict over talc cancer risks

(Reuters) - Johnson & Johnson on Tuesday won the reversal of a $72 million verdict in favor of the family of a woman whose death from ovarian cancer they claimed stemmed from her use of the company's talc-based products like Johnson's Baby Powder.

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Mistrial in burning death of Mississippi woman

A mistrial was declared Monday in the burning death of a Mississippi teenager after a jury failed to reach a verdict.

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Back Home, a Unanimous Verdict on Corker vs. Trump: That’s Just Bob

The nation has seen Mr. Corker, a reliable Republican senator from a deep-red state, stunningly undermining his president. Chattanooga has seen it coming, for better or worse.

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Turkish judge issues guilty verdicts against soldiers accused of trying to kill Erdogan

MUGLA, Turkey (Reuters) - A Turkish court started issuing verdicts on Wednesday in the trial of some 40 soldiers accused of attempting to kill President Tayyip Erdogan during last year's coup, with the first defendants declared guilty and sentenced to life in prison.

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Yingluck Shinawatra, Ex-Leader Who Fled Thailand, Gets 5-Year Sentence

Ms. Yingluck, whose whereabouts is unknown, was convicted of negligence over a rice-subsidy program. The verdict bars her from politics for life.

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Verdict due in trial of Thailand's missing ex-PM Yingluck

BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thailand's Supreme Court is expected to deliver a verdict on Wednesday in a negligence trial involving former Thai prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra, who fled abroad last month fearing that the military government would seek a harsh sentence.

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No, m'lud: Brexit stymies EU judges' English conversion

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Court of Justice could cut costs and speed up verdicts by letting judges speak English rather than only in French, an EU audit showed on Tuesday - but a plan to let them has been stymied by Brexit.

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Kenya Supreme Court criticizes election board in verdict on polls

NAIROBI (Reuters) - Kenyan police tear-gassed opposition supporters demonstrating near the Supreme Court on Wednesday as judges began to deliver a detailed ruling that criticized the election board for its performance in last month's annulled presidential election.

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Kenya tightens security as country waits for Supreme Court verdict

NAIROBI (Reuters) - Police sealed off roads near Kenya's Supreme Court on Wednesday as judges prepared to deliver a detailed ruling laying out their reasons for annulling last month's presidential election.

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Police accused of controversial 'kettling' tactics

Demonstrators have taken to the streets of St. Louis to protest the recent not-guilty verdict in the case of a former police officer accused in a fatal shooting.

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St. Louis mayor to meet with protesters after nights of violence

ST. LOUIS (Reuters) - Activists in St. Louis plan to voice their concerns directly to the mayor on Tuesday over the acquittal of a white policeman who shot a black man to death, a verdict that sparked four night of violent protest.

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Protesters take to the streets after not guilty verdict

Protests broke out in downtown St. Louis after a St. Louis judge found former police officer Jason Stockley not guilty of first-degree murder in the 2011 shooting death of black motorist Anthony Lamar Smith.

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Missouri braces for verdict in murder trial of ex-St. Louis policeman

ST. LOUIS (Reuters) - A decision is expected on Friday in the murder trial of a former St. Louis police officer charged with fatally shooting a black man in 2011 after a car chase, and state officials fear a violent reaction if the officer is found not guilty.

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Pakistan's top court rejects challenges to removal of ex-PM Sharif

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Pakistan's Supreme Court on Friday rejected petitions seeking a review of its July 28 ruling that disqualified Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif from office, upholding a verdict likely to influence the next general election, due in mid-2018.

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Verdict seen Friday in murder trial of ex-St. Louis police officer

ST. LOUIS (Reuters) - A Missouri judge on Friday is expected to release his verdict in the case of a former St. Louis police officer charged with murder in the 2011 shooting death of a black man after a car chase, according to law enforcement sources.

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Verdict seen Friday in murder trial of St. Louis police officer

ST. LOUIS (Reuters) - A Missouri judge on Friday is expected to release his verdict in the case of a former St. Louis police officer charged with murder in the 2011 shooting death of a black man after a car chase, according to law enforcement sources.

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Missouri governor on alert for unrest ahead of St. Louis verdict

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Missouri Governor Eric Greitens has said he is prepared to call out the National Guard if a pending verdict in the murder trial of a former police officer charged with killing a black man sparks protests that turn violent.

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Toshiba board reaches no verdict on new Western Digital chip proposal: sources

TOKYO (Reuters) - Toshiba Corp's board, under pressure to clinch a deal for its prized memory chip unit soon, met on Wednesday to review a revised bid proposed by Western Digital Corp but no agreement was reached, people familiar with matter said.

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UPDATE 2-Toshiba board reaches no verdict on new Western Digital chip proposal -sources

* Board hopes to vote on new Western Digital plan next week-source

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St. Louis on edge before verdict in police killing of black man: mayor

CHICAGO (Reuters) - The mayor of St. Louis said on Tuesday that the city was on edge ahead of a verdict in the murder trial of a former police officer charged with killing a black man, and she urged mutual understanding.

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New Jersey Senator Menendez's graft trial could sway D.C. power balance

NEW YORK (Reuters) - More than two years after U.S. Senator Bob Menendez was indicted on federal corruption charges, the New Jersey Democrat finally faces trial next week in a case whose verdict could sway the balance of power in Washington.

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Indian Guru Whose Followers Rioted Is Sentenced for Rape

At least 38 people died last week as supporters of the guru, Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, reacted to his guilty verdict by smashing cars and burning buildings.

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Whereabouts of former Thai PM Yingluck unknown, defense minister says

BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thailand's defense minister on Monday said he did not know the whereabouts of former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra, days after she failed to show up for a verdict in her trial for negligence at which she faced up to 10 years in prison.

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Indian guru found guilty in rape trial

Several north Indian cities are bracing for violence in the wake of a guilty verdict in the rape trial of popular Indian spiritual leader Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh.

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India imposes curfew as 'godman' faces rape verdict

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - A northern Indian town imposed a curfew and ordered thousands of followers of a self-styled "godman" to home as he headed to court on Friday for a decision in a rape trial that has raised fears of mass unrest.

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Thai junta seeks Yingluck's arrest as former PM skips court verdict

BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thailand's Supreme Court accused ousted prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra of fleeing or going into hiding on Friday after she failed to show up for the verdict in a negligence trial brought by the ruling junta.

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Former Thai Leader Yingluck Faces Arrest After Failing to Show Up for Verdict

Yingluck Shinawatra told the court she was not feeling well, so the verdict in her negligence case was postponed until September.

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Arrest warrant to be issued for ex-Thai PM

Thailand's Supreme Court is preparing to issue an arrest warrant for former Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra after she failed to appear in court to hear the verdict in her two-year rice trial.

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Thailand's Yingluck a no-show for negligence ruling, verdict postponed

BANGKOK/KHON KAEN (Reuters) - A Thai Supreme Court judge said he suspected Yingluck Shinawatra, the prime minister ousted by a coup in 2014, had fled or gone into hiding after she failed to attend court on Friday for the verdict in a negligence case brought by the ruling junta.

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Mysterious signs urging unity appear in Thai capital on eve of Yingluck verdict

BANGKOK (Reuters) - Dozens of big signs with the message "no disunity, no fracture" appeared in the Thai capital on Thursday, a day before a much-anticipated court ruling in a case against ousted, former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra.

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India top court rules privacy is a fundamental right

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India's top court on Thursday ruled that individual privacy is a fundamental right, in a far reaching verdict that could derail the world's largest biometric identification program that the government is pushing on residents.

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Ahead of Lee verdict, Samsung Group lacks leadership 'Plan B'

SEOUL (Reuters) - Samsung Group, South Korea's leading conglomerate, has no 'Plan B' for taking big decisions if its billionaire de facto leader Jay Y. Lee is jailed for corruption, people familiar with the matter said.

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Mastermind or Naïf? Samsung Heir’s Fate Hinges on the Question

Jay Y. Lee, heir to the Samsung empire, faces a verdict in a bribery trial that has riveted South Korea and put a focus on his management style.

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Bundy followers found not guilty at Nevada trial: newspaper

(Reuters) - A federal jury in Las Vegas on Tuesday returned verdicts of not guilty for four men accused of numerous charges for acting as gunmen in a 2014 standoff led by renegade rancher Cliven Bundy against federal authorities, a newspaper reported.

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A guilty verdict for Thailand's Yingluck may stoke anger but military firmly in charge

BANGKOK (Reuters) - A long-awaited verdict in the trial of former Thai prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra this week could inflame tension and would likely have far-reaching implications in the politically divided kingdom.

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Massive California verdict expands J&J's talc battlefield

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A massive California verdict in a lawsuit alleging Johnson & Johnson's talc-based products cause cancer has opened a new front in the litigation, upending the company's hopes that the cases were only gaining traction in Missouri, legal experts said.

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Jury reaches verdict in Taylor Swift groping trial

DENVER (Reuters) - Jurors in federal court in Denver announced on Monday that they had reached a verdict in the trial of dueling lawsuits between Taylor Swift and a radio personality she accused of groping her during a photo shoot.

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As Samsung Executive Awaits Verdict, Company Surges

But experts say it is still an open question whether the South Korean manufacturing giant has a clear strategy to carry it into the future.

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Court Rejects a Murder Conviction and Sentences in Blackwater Case

A federal appeals court tossed out sentences and a verdict stemming from a shooting in Baghdad in 2007 that left 31 Iraqi civilians dead or wounded.

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Jury ends third day of deliberations in Shkreli trial with no verdict

NEW YORK, Aug 2 (Reuters) - Jurors in the U.S. fraud trial of former drug company executive Martin Shkreli deliberated for a third day on Wednesday without reaching a verdict.

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U.S. teen texting manslaughter verdict could face legal challenge

BOSTON (Reuters) - A Massachusetts woman could be sentenced to up to 20 years in prison this week for sending text messages to her boyfriend urging him to commit suicide. The verdict was the first of its kind in the state, and legal experts said it is likely to be appealed.

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Former Iranian president Ahmadinejad facing sentencing over misuse of funds

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Iran's former president, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, faces sentences on seven verdicts of misusing billions of dollars in government funds while in office, the public prosecutor at Iran’s Supreme Audit Court said in a newspaper interview published on Sunday.

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The Democrats have a plan. Now can they sell it?

The plan is out and the verdict is in. Progressives are greeting the Democratic congressional leadership's new economic agenda with cautious optimism, choosing to highlight notes of common cause -- and mostly play down the now familiar divisions -- as the party begins a fresh play to rebrand itself ahead of the coming midterm election.