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Verdict: Trump acquitted as just seven Republicans side with Democrats in Senate vote
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Verdict: Trump acquitted as just seven Republicans side with Democrats in Senate vote

Updated Feb 13th 2021, 10:01 PM 140,204 Views 250 Comments

The former US president was accused of inciting the deadly riot at the US Capitol last month.

Trump fires officials who testified against him during impeachment trial
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Trump fires officials who testified against him during impeachment trial

Feb 8th 2020, 8:07 AM 27,637 Views 73 Comments

The US president was acquitted of all charges in his Senate impeachment trial this week.

'It was evil, corrupt, it was dirty cops': Trump goes on hour-long 'tirade' after his impeachment acquittal
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'It was evil, corrupt, it was dirty cops': Trump goes on hour-long 'tirade' after his impeachment acquittal

Updated Feb 6th 2020, 7:41 PM 18,048 Views 101 Comments

Trump addressed a friendly crowd who applauded during multiple parts of his speech.

Jury takes 43 minutes to acquit man of attempted murder and false imprisonment charges
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Jury takes 43 minutes to acquit man of attempted murder and false imprisonment charges

Feb 21st 2019, 4:14 PM 35,674 Views 21 Comments

Paul Crosby had pleaded not guilty to the attempted murder of Gerard Boyle.

Amanda Knox wins €18,400 in damages after human rights case against Italian authorities
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Amanda Knox wins €18,400 in damages after human rights case against Italian authorities

Jan 24th 2019, 2:23 PM 19,465 Views 35 Comments

The European Court of Human Rights said police did not provide her with a lawyer or interpreter.

Chicago cops acquitted of alleged coverup in teen shooting
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Chicago cops acquitted of alleged coverup in teen shooting

Jan 18th 2019, 7:51 AM 13,931 Views 18 Comments

The 2014 killing of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald triggered months of protests.

Man, 70, found not guilty of murdering his partner of 36 years in Rathmines self-defence case
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Man, 70, found not guilty of murdering his partner of 36 years in Rathmines self-defence case

Nov 20th 2018, 5:00 PM 29,738 Views 0 Comments

Des Duffy told the trial that he was acting in self-defence when he pushed against Dessie Sullivan’s neck on 23 May 2016.

French ex-minister Georges Tron cleared of raping two former employees
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French ex-minister Georges Tron cleared of raping two former employees

Nov 15th 2018, 7:55 PM 12,165 Views 7 Comments

Georges Tron was forced to resign in 2011 over the allegations made by two women.

Former care worker acquitted of stealing over €43k from elderly woman
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Former care worker acquitted of stealing over €43k from elderly woman

Jun 29th 2018, 6:12 PM 24,037 Views 0 Comments

A jury at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court returned a verdict of not guilty on ten charges.

9 weeks, 2 days: The key moments of the rugby rape trial
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9 weeks, 2 days: The key moments of the rugby rape trial

Mar 28th 2018, 7:00 PM 93,942 Views 0 Comments

The trial lasted nine weeks and was the subject of intense media scrutiny over the period due to the high profile nature of the defendants.

Judge directs jury to acquit second man of raping woman on tour bus after Jason Derulo concert
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Judge directs jury to acquit second man of raping woman on tour bus after Jason Derulo concert

Jan 29th 2018, 5:35 PM 36,673 Views 28 Comments

The man, who cannot be named, had pleaded not guilty to raping and falsely imprisoning the then-19-year-old.

Four cleared of using UK police chopper to film nude sunbathers
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Four cleared of using UK police chopper to film nude sunbathers

Aug 4th 2017, 9:10 PM 27,477 Views 27 Comments

Prosecutors said the helicopter’s powerful camera was used to film outdoor sex acts.

White police officer acquitted of murder of unarmed black man in Oklahoma
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White police officer acquitted of murder of unarmed black man in Oklahoma

May 18th 2017, 12:09 PM 13,190 Views 40 Comments

Betty Shelby had claimed she shot unarmed Terence Crutcher in self-defence.

Hosni Mubarak acquitted over deaths of protesters during Arab Spring revolt
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Hosni Mubarak acquitted over deaths of protesters during Arab Spring revolt

Mar 2nd 2017, 4:44 PM 6,014 Views 11 Comments

He had ruled the country for 30 years before being ousted.

Brothers acquitted of assaulting elderly woman who believed they were involved in her son's killing
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Brothers acquitted of assaulting elderly woman who believed they were involved in her son's killing

Jul 15th 2016, 2:38 PM 19,173 Views 9 Comments

Paul and Stephen Smith had claimed that their brother Andrew was solely responsible for the assault.

Gail O'Rorke: 'When I received the phone call to say I'd been charged I collapsed to the floor'
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Gail O'Rorke: 'When I received the phone call to say I'd been charged I collapsed to the floor'

Jun 2nd 2015, 10:36 PM 21,793 Views 16 Comments

Gail O’Rorke was the first person in the state to be tried and acquitted of assisting in her friend’s suicide.

Two men freed after cannabis arrest, saying they had been trafficked into Ireland
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Two men freed after cannabis arrest, saying they had been trafficked into Ireland

Mar 11th 2015, 5:41 PM 7,907 Views 9 Comments

The judge found that the gardaí investigating the case were also investigating the claims that they had been trafficked.

Rebekah Brooks 'to head up Storyful in News Corp return'
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Rebekah Brooks 'to head up Storyful in News Corp return'

Mar 2nd 2015, 8:35 AM 15,269 Views 35 Comments

The former editor of the Sun and the News of the World was acquitted on hacking charges last year.

Doctor cleared in Britain's first ever female genital mutilation trial
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Doctor cleared in Britain's first ever female genital mutilation trial

Feb 4th 2015, 8:54 PM 15,415 Views 21 Comments

He was accused of performing an FGM procedure on a woman who gave birth at his hospital in 2012 following damage caused by labour.

Canadian Idol contestant found not guilty of terrorism charges
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Canadian Idol contestant found not guilty of terrorism charges

Aug 19th 2014, 10:20 PM 11,899 Views 22 Comments

The judge found that Khurram Sher, a doctor, had probably had jihadist sympathies, but was not going to join a conspiracy.

VIDEO: Sean FitzPatrick speaks of "six years of great personal difficulty" after being found not guilty
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VIDEO: Sean FitzPatrick speaks of "six years of great personal difficulty" after being found not guilty

Apr 16th 2014, 6:38 PM 20,504 Views 0 Comments

FitzPatrick also spoke about the “six years of great personal difficulty” he had endured.

Irishman Michael Campbell released after Real IRA arms conviction overturned
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Irishman Michael Campbell released after Real IRA arms conviction overturned

Oct 2nd 2013, 6:38 PM 11,188 Views 81 Comments

The Lithuanian appeals court cited Britain and Ireland’s refusal to cooperate with prosecutors as a reason for the lack of evidence in linking Campbell with the Real IRA.

Dublin's Kevin O'Brien cleared of biting allegations
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Dublin's Kevin O'Brien cleared of biting allegations

Apr 26th 2013, 12:09 PM 10,005 Views 115 Comments

It was claimed that the corner-back had bitten Donegal’s Paddy McBrearty.

Italy court orders retrial for Amanda Knox
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Italy court orders retrial for Amanda Knox

Mar 26th 2013, 9:42 AM 20,868 Views 87 Comments

Amanda Knox and her former boyfriend Raffaele Sollecito were acquitted on appeal in 2011 for the killing of Meredith Kercher – but now face a retrial.

Swedish serial killer case to be reviewed
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Swedish serial killer case to be reviewed

Aug 20th 2012, 7:30 PM 5,129 Views 4 Comments

Sture Bergwall was convicted of eight murders before later retracting his confession – and being acquitted in three cases.

Acquitted: Clemens cleared of perjury
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Acquitted: Clemens cleared of perjury

Jun 19th 2012, 11:29 AM 251 Views 0 Comments

The legendary MLB picther has been found not guilty of lying about taking performance-enhancing drugs.

Evans named on Scotland bench following assault accquital
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Evans named on Scotland bench following assault accquital

Mar 6th 2012, 1:03 PM 304 Views 0 Comments

Max Evans promised to be “very focused” on his rugby after an Edinburgh jury found him not guilty of assault.

Greek sprinters cleared of faking motorcycle crash
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Greek sprinters cleared of faking motorcycle crash

Sep 6th 2011, 3:00 PM 362 Views 0 Comments

Athletes Kostas Kenteris and Katerina Thanou were today finally cleared of faking a motorbike crash after missing a drugs test on the eve of the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens.