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US court orders North Korea to pay $500 million for Otto Warmbier's death
A US federal judge has ordered North Korea to pay half a billion dollars to the parents of Otto Warmbier from Ohio. The American student died from severe brain damage after spending 17 months in custody in Pyongyang.
Judge sides against Trump in fight over 'sanctuary cities'
16 Sep 2017
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel hails a federal judge's decision barring the U.S. Justice Department from denying public-safety grants to so-called sanctuary cities.
Defamation lawsuit against Bill Cosby dismissed
18 Feb 2017
A federal judge dismissed a defamation lawsuit against Bill Cosby by actress Katherine McKee who claimed he raped her, ruling that the comedian acted within his rights when he proclaimed himself innocent of the crime.
Mexico judge who handled drug-cartel cases killed
18 Oct 2016
Federal Judge Vicente Antonio Bermudez Zacarias was shot in the head at point-blank range near Mexico City, but the motive is still unknown.