Oddities News Archive - April 11, 2006
Licensing firm CKX Inc. said on Tuesday it purchased an 80 percent interest in the name, image and likeness of boxing champion Muhammad Ali for about $50 million in cash.
MIAMI (Reuters) - Eight U.S. sailors at a Florida navy station fraudulently married Polish and Romanian women in order to collect extra housing allowances, according to federal charges filed on Tuesday.
- The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
- An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
- Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.