The decision, which rolled back the proceedings to April 19, when a decision by a pretrial judge sent the trial into disarray, is a dramatic legal victory for General Ríos Montt, 86, and a blow to human rights advocates.
A monstrous tornado at least a half-mile wide roared through the Oklahoma City suburbs Monday, flattening entire neighborhoods and destroying an elementary school with a direct blow as children and teachers huddled against winds up to 200 mph. At least 51 people were killed, and officials said the death toll was expected to rise.
Satellite mogul Charlie Ergen bid $2 billion for certain spectrum from LightSquared Inc. the wireless venture spearheaded by financier Philip Falcone that is currently navigating bankruptcy proceedings, said people familiar with the offer.
Residents angry that police had not warned them about sex assaults of children took matters into their own hands, chasing down a man they thought was the attacker, pelting him with rocks and leaving him with a bloody face in Colorado, authorities said Monday.