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2010-11-16 12:02:00

VANCOUVER, Nov. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Live Current Media Inc. (OTCBB:LIVC) today announces its third quarter results.  Results for the 3 months ended September 30, 2010 are: Revenues fell to $629,973 from $1,757,736 in the same period of 2009, a drop of 64%. Operating losses increased to $659,928 compared to $550,245 in the same period of 2009. Cash dropped to $273,721 from $413,700 at June 30, 2010. David Jeffs, the Company's CEO, stated, "Our results are extremely...

2009-09-19 02:27:28

America's largest and most -secluded polygamist colony will be showcased in a new four-hour tour, organizers say. The tour will offer accounts from guides who had lived in The Creek, the historic name for the community on the Utah-Arizona border that is home to the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, The Salt Lake Tribune reported. The tour's promotional literature promises answers to questions from the curious: Why the prairie dresses and long braids? No makeup?...

2008-10-09 09:00:26

By Ben Winslow Deseret News In a ruling that could have widespread impact on the ongoing legal war involving the Fundamentalist LDS Church, the judge overseeing the polygamous sect's real-estate arm has ousted the law firm that used to represent it. Rod Parker and the Salt Lake law firm Snow Christensen & Martineau were disqualified Wednesday from representing the FLDS Church and some of its members in a challenge to the reforms of the United Effort Plan Trust. "This is an...

2008-10-07 09:00:28

By Ben Winslow Deseret News The Fundamentalist LDS Church has filed a federal lawsuit challenging court-ordered reform efforts to its real-estate arm. The lawsuit, filed Monday in U.S. District Court in Salt Lake City, accuses the attorneys general of Utah and Arizona, the court- appointed special fiduciary of the United Effort Plan Trust, and the judge who reformed that trust of violating the FLDS Church's First Amendment rights. "The UEP Trust was formed so FLDS Church members could...

2008-10-04 12:00:12

By Ben Winslow Deseret News Arizona prosecutors are responding to a challenge of evidence seized from the Fundamentalist LDS Church's YFZ Ranch in the upcoming trial of polygamist sect leader Warren Jeffs. "The defendant seeks suppression of evidence that is either not relevant to the current charges or that the state does not intend to use in the prosecution of the charges," Mohave County Attorney Matt Smith wrote in court papers filed earlier this week. Jeffs, 52, is charged in Arizona...

2008-09-24 15:00:25

A Texas sheriff was Wednesday arranging the surrender of three members of a polygamist sect who were indicted on child-abuse and bigamy charges. The three were named in five indictments announced Tuesday in the ongoing investigation into the Utah-based Fundamentalist LDS Church. "The three... were indicted for sexually assaulting children," Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott said in a written statement. "Each of those suspects faces one felony count of sexual assault of a child and two...

2008-09-22 09:00:30

By Ben Winslow Deseret News Recent bigamy indictments handed down by a Texas grand jury could be the seeds for a case that could eventually find itself before the U.S. Supreme Court challenging the ban on polygamy, a lawyer for the Fundamentalist LDS Church said. "I think the beginnings of that case are being filed in Texas right now," Rod Parker said during a panel discussion last week at the annual Utah State History Conference. Parker appeared alongside Utah Attorney General Mark...

2008-09-17 09:00:31

By Ben Winslow Deseret News More children are being dropped from the nation's biggest custody case, which involves the Fundamentalist LDS Church. On Tuesday, Texas Child Protective Services filed to "nonsuit" four more children taken into state custody in the raid on the YFZ Ranch. That brings the total number dropped to 291, agency spokesman Patrick Crimmins told the Deseret News. Approximately 439 children were taken from the YFZ Ranch and then subsequently returned to their parents...

2008-09-05 09:00:18

By Ben Winslow Deseret News SAN ANGELO, Texas -- It got ugly. The hearing over who should represent a 17-year-old member of the Fundamentalist LDS Church took some strange twists on Thursday, with attorneys outed as working for the polygamous sect, allegations of interference and lawyers putting each other on the witness stand. Ultimately, a judge here refused to remove Natalie Malonis as the court-appointed attorney for Teresa Jeffs. "I don't see any authority for a parallel...

2008-09-05 09:00:18

By Ben Winslow Deseret News SAN ANGELO, Texas -- Child Protective Services wants a do-over. After months of not providing required evidence of abuse and neglect to lawyers representing parents of the hundreds of children taken in the raid on the Fundamentalist LDS Church's YFZ Ranch, CPS acknowledged the case is so overwhelmingly big that full evidence discovery is nearly impossible. "The biggest thing the department is asking for is, basically, a mulligan," CPS attorney Charles...


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