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2010-12-13 23:01:00

ARMONK, N.Y. and CULVER CITY, Calif., Dec.

2009-05-22 15:45:11

Federal government prosecutors have dropped the remaining tax charge against two-time Indianapolis 500 winner Helio Castroneves. He and his sister, Kati, had been charged with conspiracy to defraud the U.S.

2008-10-02 09:00:03

By Associated Press LAS VEGAS -- Both sides rested in the O.J. Simpson kidnapping and armed robbery case Wednesday after a last-minute dispute over testimony blurted out by a witness threatened to derail the trial.

2008-08-14 12:00:32

By Steve Fry By Steve Fry THE CAPITAL-JOURNAL In trying to stop David Wittig and Douglas Lake from appealing a judge's ruling, federal prosecutors are attempting to deprive the former Westar Energy executives of their constitutional right under the double jeopardy clause, the defendants said in a motion filed earlier this week in U.S.

2006-04-21 23:33:09

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Former National Basketball Association star Jayson Williams on Friday lost an appeal to have a manslaughter charge against him dropped in the shooting death of a limousine driver, and could be retried on the charge.

2006-04-21 16:32:12

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Former National Basketball Association star Jayson Williams on Friday lost an appeal to have a manslaughter charge against him dropped in the shooting death of a limousine driver, and could be retried on the charge.

2006-04-21 16:17:45

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Former National Basketball Association star Jayson Williams on Friday lost an appeal to have a manslaughter charge against him dropped in the shooting death of a limousine driver, and could be retried on the charge.


Word of the Day
obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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