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Man who sat in Pence’s Senate chair amid Capitol attack pleads guilty

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A California man who stormed the US Capitol, opened the doors to other rioters and sat in the Senate chair of Mike Pence pleaded guilty to a federal charge on Thursday. Christian Secor, 23, of Costa Mesa, entered the ...

Neo-Nazi group National Action’s founder faces jail after guilty verdict

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The founder of a violent neo-Nazi group created to inspire a race war in the UK is facing jail after being found guilty of continuing to be a member of the organisation after it was banned. Alex Davies, 27, who was de...

Proud Boys member pleads guilty for role in US Capitol attack

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A member of the far-right Proud Boys group on Wednesday pleaded guilty to obstructing police officers when he joined the 6 January 2021, insurrection at the US Capitol by supporters of then-president Donald Trump, in ...

John Oliver on police interrogations: ‘If they have decided you are guilty, you’re in big trouble’

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John Oliver investigated the unreliability and predatory nature of police interrogations, which are often aimed at extracting a confession rather than determining truth. Confessions are “viewed as the gold standard wh...

US Capitol rioter who blames Trump for his actions is found guilty

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An Ohio man who claimed he was only “following presidential orders” from Donald Trump when he stormed the US Capitol has been convicted by a jury that took less than three hours to reject his novel defence for obstruc...

Woman who falsely accused Black teen of stealing her phone pleads guilty to hate crime

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A California woman who went viral in 2020 for wrongly accusing a Black teen of taking her phone at a New York City hotel has reached a plea deal to spare her prison if she avoids further trouble. Miya Ponsetto, 23, pl...

Proud Boys member pleads guilty to role in US Capitol attack

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A member of the far-right Proud Boys group has pleaded guilty to conspiring to attack the US Capitol in a bid to stop Congress certifying Joe Biden’s victory in the 2020 election, giving prosecutors a win in their pur...

Boris Becker found guilty of four charges under Insolvency Act

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The three-time Wimbledon champion Boris Becker has been found guilty at Southwark crown court in London of four charges under the Insolvency Act and acquitted of a further 20 counts relating to his 2017 bankruptcy. Th...

I felt guilty putting my dad in a nursing home, but it brought us closer together

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I was 21 years old when my mother died in 2011. While this was sad, what was even more shattering was how my 75-year-old father aged overnight. Being alone made him fall into a deep depression. He needed to be around ...

The Guilty Feminist Live review – serious comedy with Millie Bobby Brown

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Since its first episode in 2015, The Guilty Feminist podcast has explored topics such as periods, promiscuity and activism through a feminist lens, always recorded with a live audience. It was started by comedians Deb...

Sunny Balwani trial to start two months after Elizabeth Holmes’s guilty verdict

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Two months after Elizabeth Holmes was found guilty of defrauding Theranos investors, her former business and romantic partner, Ramesh “Sunny” Balwani, is set to begin his own trial on Wednesday. The trial of Balwani, ...

John Oliver on wrongful convictions: ‘Guilty until proven rich or lucky’

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John Oliver explored how difficult it is to appeal a wrongful conviction in the US, even if there’s compelling evidence of innocence, on Last Week Tonight. Though the constitution contains the writ of habeas corpus to...

Dizzee Rascal smashes photographer’s camera after court’s guilty verdict

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Musician Dizzee Rascal, whose real name is Dylan Mills, smashed a photographer’s camera outside court on Monday after he was found guilty of assaulting his ex-fiancee. Mills hurled the camera across the road outside W...

Ahmaud Arbery’s murderer withdraws federal hate crimes guilty plea

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The man convicted of murder for shooting Ahmaud Arbery withdrew his guilty plea on a federal hate crime charge Friday, electing to stand trial for a second time in the 2020 killing of a Black man that became part of a...

Man convicted of murder of US mathematician Scott Johnson lodges appeal days after guilty plea

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The man convicted of the cold case murder of US mathematician Scott Johnson has lodged an appeal, only days after he stunned his lawyers by pleading guilty. Lawyers for Scott White, 50, lodged an appeal this week in t...

Elizabeth Holmes to be sentenced nine months after guilty verdict

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Elizabeth Holmes is slated to be sentenced on 26 September after being found guilty of defrauding Theranos investors, according to a court filing on Wednesday. A California jury found Holmes, 37, guilty on four of 11...

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