A federal jury has rejected an argument that the use of the N-word among blacks can be a culturally acceptable term of love and endearment, ruling instead that its use in the workplace is hostile and discriminatory no matter what.
While the jury caucused in a separate room, the judge summoned the lawyers to his courtroom for a brief hearing to address several juror-related issues, including the request for the list of exhibits.
In their final attempt to convince jurors that the former Yankees star lied to Congress, prosecutors basically called his wife a liar, too.
Jurors had heard testimony from a friend of Kaziu who grew up with him in Brooklyn. He told them they traveled together to Cairo in 2009 with plans to try to join Muslim militants and take up arms against U.S. troops.
Robert Terc of Roxbury faces more than 40 years in prison when he’s sentenced Aug. 19.
Robert Davies of North Wildwood admits he killed Lavern Paul Ritch, but claims he acted in self-defense, believing the man who was a reality show competitor in the U.K. was part of a group out to hurt or kill him.
The first Guantanamo detainee to face a civilian trial has been acquitted in New York City of all but one charge accusing him of a deadly 1998 plot to bomb two U.S. embassies in Africa.
Deliberations continued on Thursday in the case of an accused al-Qaida operative connected to the embassy bombing.
A jury deliberated only a few hours before concluding Thursday that Citigroup did not fool a British private equity firm into buying music company EMI in 2007 at an inflated price, ending a three-week trial that had pitted two former friends and powerbrokers in the British banking world against each other.
Hussain testified that he falsely promised to make Cromitie “the happiest man on planet earth” if he completed his mission. The informant was posing as a representative of a Pakistani terrorist organization.
He was accused with three others of plotting to blow up New York City synagogues and military planes.
A video shows the alleged mastermind of a plot to attack New York synagogues and shoot down military planes practicing with a shoulder missile launcher.
Prosecutors played secretly-recorded tapes they said show a terror plot suspect talking with a paid informant, and they contained angry boasts, hatred and threats of terrorism.
The four men pleaded not guilty to charges that they engaged in a conspiracy to use weapons of mass destruction and conspiracy to acquire and use anti-aircraft missiles to kill U.S. officers and employees.
A jury has begun hearing opening statements at the trial of four men charged with trying to blow up New York synagogues and shoot down military planes.