Judge orders BNSF to pay Swinomish Tribe nearly $400 million for trespassing with oil trains

SEATTLE (AP) — BNSF Railway must pay nearly $400 million to a Native American tribe in Washington state, a federal judge ordered Monday after finding the company intentionally trespassed when it ran trains to several times 100-car trains carrying crude oil across the tribe’s reservation. U.S. District Judge Robert Lasnik initially ruled last year that … Read more

Hunter Biden gun trial: Defense attempts to undermine prosecutors’ case

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — The criminal trial of President Joe Biden’s son enters home stretch Monday as defense attempts to narrow prosecutors’ case laying bare some of the darkest moments from Hunter Biden’s drug-fueled past. Hunter Biden’s lawyers could call at least one additional witness when the case moves to federal court in Delaware – … Read more

What to remember from Hunter Biden’s gun trial: Family, exes and more

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) – Photos of President Joe Biden’s son with drug paraphernalia and shirtless in a bubble bath. Text messages between Hunter Biden and drug traffickers. Testimony from Hunter’s exes about relationships destroyed by his drug use. Hunter Biden on gun trial brought by his father’s Justice Department exposed sordid and embarrassing details about … Read more

Hunter Biden Gun Trial: Prosecution Ends

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Federal prosecutors aimed to conclude their gun case against Hunter Biden Friday with two final witnesses in an effort to prove the president’s son lied on a mandatory gun purchase form when he said he was not an “illegal user or addict” of drugs . Prosecutors planned to call a drug … Read more

Jurors in Hunter Biden trial hear from clerk who sold him gun

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) – The widow of Hunter Biden’s brother told jurors in her federal gun trial Thursday about the moment she found the revolver in his truck, describing how she put it in a leather pouch, stuffed it in a shopping bag and threw it in a trash can outside a market near her … Read more

Biden Hunter trial: ex-wife expected to testify

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Federal prosecutors in Hunter Biden spent hours showing jurors evidence of his drug problem, seeking to reveal in his own words and writing the depth of his addiction to show it was still relevant when, they say, he lied on a form to purchase a firearm. Testimony was scheduled to continue … Read more

Hunter Biden federal gun case opens

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Lawyers will make opening statements Tuesday in the federal gun case against Hunter, President Joe Biden’s son After a jury was seated for trial while the first lady watched from the courtroom and the president sent a message of support. Hunter Biden He was charged with three misdemeanors stemming from a … Read more

Chad Daybell sentenced to death for murdering his wife and two children in Idaho

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — An Idaho jury unanimously agreed Saturday that Convicted killer Chad Daybell deserves the death penalty for the gruesome murders of his wife and his girlfriend’s two youngest children, ending a dark case that began in 2019 with the search for two missing children. Daybell, 55, dressed in a dress shirt and … Read more

Is Trump still in silence after his conviction in a secret trial?

NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump said he remains muzzled by a silence order following his conviction in his criminal trial on hush money charges. His lawyer said he believed the silence order was supposed to expire with the verdict and that he might seek clarification from the court. “I’m under a gag order, a … Read more

Trump’s silent trial: jury resumes deliberations

NEW YORK (AP) — The jury in Donald Trump’s case silence, money test is set to resume deliberations Thursday after asking to rehear potentially crucial testimony about the alleged hush money scheme at the heart of the historic case. The 12-person jury deliberated for about 4 1/2 hours Wednesday without reaching a verdict. What you … Read more