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War-crimes trial will focus on torture slayings in 1970s Ethiopia

Presiding Judge Renckens, center, opens the court session in The Hague, Netherlands, Monday, Oct. 30, 2017, in the case against a Dutch national of Ethiopian descent for alleged war crimes committed during the 1970's regime in Ethiopia. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)

Presiding Judge Renckens, center, opens the court session in The Hague, Netherlands, Monday, Oct. 30, 2017, in the case against a Dutch national of Ethiopian descent for alleged war crimes committed during the 1970’s regime in Ethiopia. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)

Welcome to Monday, the 43rd anniversary of the heavyweight championship fight dubbed “The Rumble in the Jungle.”

Here are some news items to get your week started.

— The Hague holds war-crimes trial involving 1970s’ atrocities.

— The crime of sedition is not alien to Spain, prosecutors say.

— Percentage of law firms using alternative fee arrangements holds steady.

— Candidates for Wisconsin’s high court diverge as primary approaches.

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