Kenyan lawyer says client abducted after court acquittal

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — A Kenyan lawyer said gunmen he suspects were security officials wearing black balaclavas abducted his client on Thursday shortly after he was acquitted of supporting the 2013 extremist attack on the Westgate Mall that left 67 people dead.



Liban Abdullah Omar, who was found innocent of supporting the gunmen involved in the Westgate Mall attack in Sept. 2013, gestures after the verdict was delivered in the trial at Milimani court in the capital Nairobi, Kenya Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020. A Kenyan court on Wednesday found two men guilty of supporting the 2013 attack by gunmen with the Somalia-based extremist group al-Shabab on Nairobi's upscale Westgate Mall that left 67 people dead, while Chief Magistrate Francis Andayi acquitted a third suspect. (AP Photo/Brian Inganga)


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BuzzFeed News Goes To Court For More Russia Documents

Prompted by recent tweets from the president, BuzzFeed News has asked a federal judge to order the government to declassify and release thousands of pages of documents about investigations related to Russia’s interference in the 2016 presidential election and allegations that President Donald Trump tried to obstruct one of the

Loses appeal to block subpoena, Supreme Court fight looms

U.S. President Donald Trump arrives for a news conference in the Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House in Washington, U.S., August 19, 2020.

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A federal appeals court in Manhattan on Wednesday rejected President Donald Trump’s effort to block enforcement of a grand jury subpoena

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The order came as part of an

Burglary, ID theft charges filed in court against Doll

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More charges are expected

Pilot court program set up to help underserved communities

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Everyone should have access to the courts, regardless of someone’s socio-economic situation or the pandemic. 

That’s the basis behind the Faith-Based Court Access, a new pilot program announced Friday that will give unrepresented litigants virtual access to Westchester County Courts and free legal services in underserved communities. 

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