JUDGES - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/JUDGES News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Death sentence given in AP photographer’s killing http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58215409-68/naqibullah-court-judges-afghanistan.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58215409-68/naqibullah-court-judges-afghanistan.html.csp">Death sentence given in AP photographer’s killing</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-23T10:23:02.087-06:00">Updated Jul 23, 2014 10:23AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Kabul, Afghanistan • A Kabul court announced Wednesday that the Afghan police officer charged with killing Associated Press photographer Anja Niedringhaus and wounding veteran AP correspondent Kathy Gannon has been convicted and sentenced to death. It was the first court hearing in the case and, under Afghan law, the verdict and sentence are subject to several stages of review. Six judges at the Kabul District Court found former Afghan police unit commander Naqibullah guilty of murder and treaso...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582154092014-07-23T10:23:02.087-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-23T10:23:02.087-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58215409@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Jul 2014 10:23:02 MDT Filibuster weakened, Senate OK’ing Obama judges faster http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58074107-68/obama-judges-senate-court.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58074107-68/obama-judges-senate-court.html.csp">Filibuster weakened, Senate OK’ing Obama judges faster</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ALAN FRAM</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-16T10:14:01.644-06:00">Updated Jun 16, 2014 10:14AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • Seven months after curbing filibusters, Democrats are aggressively pushing President Barack Obama’s judicial nominees through the Senate, speeding the pace of confirmations and shrinking vacancies on the federal bench to their lowest level since days after Obama took office. The Democratic drive comes with the party facing difficult November elections that could turn over Senate control to Republicans and make it harder for Obama to win approval for judges during his final two years...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580741072014-06-16T10:14:01.644-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-16T10:14:01.644-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58074107@www.sltrib.com Mon, 16 Jun 2014 10:14:01 MDT