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2010-12-13 23:01:00

ARMONK, N.Y. and CULVER CITY, Calif., Dec. 14, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) and America's Favorite Quiz show® Jeopardy! today announced that an IBM computing system named "Watson" will compete on Jeopardy! against the show's two most successful and celebrated contestants -- Ken Jennings and Brad Rutter. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click...

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. government in a tax evasion case in April. The Miami Herald reported that a federal jury remained deadlocked on the last of seven counts of tax evasion. The pair was acquitted on April 17 on the other charges. It's great news, and this month is getting better and better, Castroneves told...

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. The judge, rejecting mistrial motions, expressed concern that the trial was in jeopardy and said, "I'm trying to get this case back on track." "I'm surprised you haven't seen my head spin and fire come out of my mouth at this point in this trial," said Clark County District...

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. District Court. Wittig and Lake on Aug. 8 asked U.S. District Court Judge Julie Robinson to reject the prosecution motion seeking to block the defense...

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. The New Jersey appellate court also denied an appeal from the Hunterdon County Superior Court to use evidence of "other crimes" by Williams at a retrial. No date has been set for a retrial on charges that Williams acted "recklessly" when a shotgun he...

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. The New Jersey appellate court also denied an appeal from the Hunterdon County Superior Court to use evidence of "other crimes" by Williams at a retrial. No date has been set for a retrial on charges that Williams acted "recklessly" when a shotgun he...

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. The New Jersey appellate court also denied an appeal from the Hunterdon County Superior Court to use evidence of "other crimes" by Williams at a retrial. No date has been set for a retrial on charges that Williams acted "recklessly" when a shotgun he...


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  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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