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September 14, 2018 3:01 PM Manafort expected to plead guilty before new trial

It’s unclear how the possible deal might affect Manafort’s pursuit of a pardon from U.S. President Donald Trump. The president has signalled that he’s sympathetic to Manafort’s cause, and in comments to Politico, his attorney-spokesman Rudy Giuliani said a plea without a co-operation agreement wouldn’t foreclose the possibility of a pardon. Manafort 14

September 4, 2018 5:27 PM JPMorgan will pay $24 million to end lawsuit from Black advisers

“These racial disparities result from Chase’s systemic, intentional race discrimination and from policies and practices that have an unlawful disparate impact on African Americans,” the six plaintiffs said in court papers. They are Jerome Senegal in Texas, Erika Williams in Illinois, Brent Griffin in Wisconsin, Irvin Nash in New York, Amanda Jason in Kentucky 16

August 31, 2018 4:47 PM Tim Hortons, franchisees in legal spat over ‘shattering’ coffee pots

Tim Hortons and a group of its franchisees are embroiled in another legal battle — this time over allegations that the company’s coffee and tea pots are prone to shattering, resulting in scalded and injured employees. A letter from the Great White North Franchisee Association’s lawyer says some franchisees and employees suffered serious injuries from broken 10

August 30, 2018 6:18 PM Michigan St. says NCAA cleared school of rules violations in Nassar scandal

Nassar pleaded guilty to assaulting girls and women while working as a campus sports doctor for Michigan State athletes and gymnasts in the region. Separately, the university says the NCAA found no violations in how the football and basketball teams responded to assault allegations against players. Beekman’s statement was released Thursday, the same day former 8

August 22, 2018 7:40 PM Brampton judge faces discipline hearing over involvement in advocacy group

A Brampton judge is facing a discipline hearing over his involvement with a national advocacy organization for Black Canadians. Ontario Court Justice Donald McLeod’s “conduct could negatively impact the confidence of members of the public in the independence of the judiciary from politics,” according to allegations of judicial misconduct set out in a notice 15

August 18, 2018 12:17 PM Pakistan’s cricket star turned politician Imran Khan sworn in as prime minister

ISLAMABAD— Pakistan’s cricket star-turned-politician Imran Khan was sworn in as prime minister on Saturday despite protests by opposition parties, which accuse the security services of intervening on his behalf in last month’s elections. Khan’ s Tehreek-e-Insaf party won the most seats in the July 25 national elections but fell short of an outright majority 11

August 16, 2018 12:47 AM B.C. acupuncturist faces four charges related to allegations of historical sexual assaults

ESQUIMALT, B.C.—A B.C. acupuncturist and former military officer is facing allegations of sexual assault against four women and Victoria police say there may be other potential victims across the country. Police say 71-year-old Kit Wong of Esquimalt, B.C., is facing four charges related to allegations of historical sexual assaults following a year-long 11

August 12, 2018 6:12 PM Omarosa releases recording purportedly made in White House Situation Room

WASHINGTON—Omarosa Manigault Newman, the fired White House aide seeking publicity for her new memoir about her time in the Trump administration, said in an interview Sunday that the way Chief of Staff John F. Kelly dismissed her involved a “threat” and played an audio recording of Kelly that she said she made in the Situation Room. The recording was played 15

August 6, 2018 9:41 PM Sign marking where Emmett Till’s body was found hit with bullets 35 days after being replaced

For more than 50 years after the murder of Emmett Till, no historical markers in the Mississippi Delta told the story of the 14-year-old African-American boy who was dragged from his bed in the night, lynched and then dumped in the Tallahatchie River. That changed in 2007. Eight signs were erected in northwest Mississippi, including at the spot on the river 22

August 3, 2018 4:11 AM Alex Jones’ lawyer seeks to dismiss defamation suit brought by survivor of school shooting

AUSTIN, TEXAS—Alex Jones’ attorney Thursday sought to have his client removed from a defamation lawsuit brought by Marcel Fontaine, whose photo appeared on InfoWars.com the day of the February shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., erroneously identifying him as the alleged shooter. “The allegations with respect to Mr. Jones 20