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Iranian scientist acquitted news in case of US trade secrets

An Iranian scientist who has been detained in the United States for years despite being acquitted of a trade secret case is on his way back to Iran on Tuesday after he was deported by the U.S. authorities. Professor Sirous Asgari was in the air on a return flight to Tehran, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said in an Instagram …

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Former Georgia cop who fatally shot unarmed fleeing man acquitted of manslaughter

A fired-fired Georgia police officer who was fatally shot at unarmed black man fleeing after a confrontation was found guilty. However, Zecheriah Presley was convicted of violating his oath of office by shooting Tony Green, 33, is in Camden County last year. Presley was fired from the Kingsland Police Department as a result of a grand jury after Green was …

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Duduzane Zuma, Son of South Africa's ex-president, Is Acquitted in Homicide Case

JOHANNESBURG – A politically influential son of former President Jacob Zuma of South Africa was released on Friday in a case that has come to be considered a proxy for factional battles within the African National Congress. The charges against the son, duduzane zuma, so included negligent and reckless driving in connection with a crash in February 2014, when his …

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Protests in Pittsburgh take place after the police officer was acquitted in the shootout

Marchers move through the streets Saturday, March 23, 2019 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The group called for justice the day after the release of former East Pittsburgh police officer Michael Rosfeld In the summer of 2007, 17-year-old Antwon Rose II was shot and killed near Pittsburgh. (AP Photo / Keith Srakocic) PITTSBURGH – The father of a killed black teenager asked …

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Protests in Pittsburgh take place after the police officer was acquitted in the shootout

Marchers move through the streets Saturday, March 23, 2019 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The group called for justice the day after the release of former East Pittsburgh police officer Michael Rosfeld In the summer of 2007, 17-year-old Antwon Rose II was shot and killed near Pittsburgh. (AP Photo / Keith Srakocic) PITTSBURGH – The father of a killed black teenager asked …

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Laurent Gbagbo, former leader of the Ivory Coast, is acquitted of war crimes: NPR

Former Côte d'Ivoire President Laurent Gbagbo arrives at the International Criminal Court's courtroom in The Hague in the Netherlands on Tuesday, where the judges drop the case against him. Peter Dejong / AFP / Getty Images Hide caption Caption switch Peter Dejong / AFP / Getty Images Ivory Coast's former president, Laurent Gbagbo, enters the courtroom of the International Criminal …

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Diane Rwigara: Rwanda: Government critic acquitted

Image copyright AFP / Getty Caption Caption Diane Rwigara is a prominent critic of Rwanda's President Paul Kagame A Rwandan court in the capital Kigali has acquitted the government critic Diane Rwigara and her mother for incitement to riot and forgery. Ms. Rwigara has been detained for over a year after being unable to compete in the presidential election. Long-time …

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W. Joseph Astarita acquitted to lie in the death of Robert Lavoy Finicum

by Leah Sottile 10. August at 10:15 pm PORTLAND, Ore. – An FBI agent was acquitted on Friday of having shot at a murdered militia leader in 2016 in a meeting in connection with a high profile dispute with law enforcement officials in a federal wildlife sanctuary. W. Joseph Astarita, a member of the FBI's Elite Hostage Rescue Team, was …

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FBI agent acquitted in Oregon case

Agent W. Joseph Astarita was acquitted of misrepresenting and obstructing the judiciary, according to a statement by the US Attorney in Portland A lawyer from Astarita, David Angeli, told CNN on Friday night that the Defense During The trial stressed that there were no eyewitnesses who saw Astarita firing his weapon, and there was no ballistic evidence linking gunfire to …

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