Author Archives: Staff and Wire Reports

4th Circuit upholds MS-13 member’s death sentence

A federal appeals court has upheld a gang member's death sentence for killing two brothers at a North Carolina restaurant, deciding, for the first time in the circuit, that the Sixth Amendment right to confront witnesses does not apply to the sentence-selection phase under the federal death penalty act.

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M&T Bank’s earnings dip 16 percent in first quarter

M&T Bank Corp. reported its first-quarter earnings fell about 16 percent from a year ago for that period, a result of what the company said was a drop in customer activity during the first two months of the year.

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