Former Trump Lawyer Gets 3 Years in Prison

Ken Bredemeier Michael Cohen, the longtime personal attorney for U.S. President Donald Trump, was sentenced Wednesday to three years in prison, after telling a New York judge that his "blind loyalty" to the U.S. leader led him to "cover up his
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Suspect in ‘Horrific’ Florida High School Shooting Ordered Held Without Bond

VOA The troubled 19-year-old man accused of the latest mass shooting in the United States was ordered held without bond Thursday during a brief court appearance. Nikolas Cruz, charged with 17 counts of premeditated murder, appeared in a Florida court, his hands shackled at the waist and wearing an orange jailhouse jumpsuit. (more...)

Las Desaparecidas de Ciudad Juárez: A Homage to the Missing and Murdered Girls of Juárez

Diane Kahlo's Las Desaparecidas de Ciudad Jon view at Fleisher beginning September 4 Fleisher Art Memorial will present artist Diane Kahlo's compelling memorial to the more than 1,000 missing and murdered women of CiudadJuárez, Mexico. A testament to the epidemic of violence against young women in the city just across (more...)

U.S. Envoy at OSCE on Shooting at Jewish Museum in Brussels

29 May 2014  United States Mission to the OSCE As delivery by Ambassador Daniel Baer to the Permanent Council, Vienna May 29, 2014 Statement of Condolences on Shooting at Jewish Museum in Brussels Thank you, Mr. Chair. The United States wishes to extend its condolences to the Jewish community of Brussels, the (more...)

U.N. Treaty Will Set Controls over Global Arms Trade

By Stephen Kaufman Staff Writer The United Nations General Assembly overwhelmingly passed the first global arms trade treaty aimed at addressing the adverse effects of international arms sales on global peace and stability. Secretary of State John Kerry welcomed the treaty, which he described as “a strong, effective and implementable (more...)

American Juries

The U.S. jury system derived from a British practice that aimed to protect subjects from tyranny by the king. For hundreds of years, the system has evolved with changes in society and has survived, still presenting a check on government power. Fred Graham is an anchor (more...)

City Of Philadelphia & Police Department Release Crime Incindent Data

The City of Philadelphia, in partnership with the Philadelphia Police Department, released City crime incident data to the public under the Open Data Policy.  The most recent, 30-day information of incidents of crime is accessible on the City mapping portal ( (more...)


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