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2011-03-29 05:30:00

WASHINGTON, March 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Utility Workers Union of America has launched a website providing details about a criminal indictment recently issued by a U.S. federal grand jury against United Water Services. The UWUA will update the site - www.UnitedWaterIndictment.net - frequently to add additional news concerning United Water, a for-profit U.S. water and wastewater services company owned by French multinational Suez Environnement. "This website is designed as a source of...

2011-01-06 08:25:00

LONDON, January 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- On 3 January 2011 an indictment of Avigdor Eskin, a political activist, was submitted by the Attorney General's office to a Jerusalem court. The indictment relates to the case of illegal collection of information about Israeli businessman Michael Cherney. Mr Eskin is the fourth defendant in this case, which focuses on illegal spying on Mr Cherney. As reported by the IzRus news website, in the last few months the Attorney General's office...

2010-10-28 17:48:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- The following was released today by legal expert and media commentator Matt Semino: Today, a Los Angeles jury reached a verdict on the Anna Nicole Smith Drug trial. After two weeks of deliberations, the jury found Howard K. Stern guilty on two of nine criminal charges. The jury convicted Stern on two felony conspiracy charges and may now face jail time pending sentencing from Judge Robert Perry. The jury also convicted psychiatrist Dr. Kristine...

2010-05-25 17:04:00

WASHINGTON, May 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A federal grand jury in Wichita, Kan., returned a 23-count felony indictment charging two brothers with conspiracy and wildlife trafficking stemming from the illegal sale of guided deer hunts, the Justice Department announced. The indictment charges James Bobby Butler Jr., 41, with conspiracy to violate the Lacey Act, 18 substantive violations of the Lacey Act, and three counts of obstruction of justice. His brother, Marlin Jackson Butler,...

2010-04-30 16:17:00

BUFFALO, N.Y., April 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A federal grand jury has returned an indictment charging six persons and three corporations with conspiring to defraud the U.S. government and wire fraud in connection with the supply and composition of critical materials used in the American war effort, U.S. Attorney for the Western District of New York William J. Hochul, Jr., announced today. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), along with other agencies mentioned below,...

2009-10-22 17:18:00

18-Count Indictment Alleges Individuals Directed and Hid Illegal Asbestos Removal WASHINGTON, Oct. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A federal grand jury in the Western District of New York, has returned a superseding indictment charging David Vega and Francis Rowe with committing violations of the Clean Air Act while they were project managers for Gordon-Smith Contracting, Inc., an asbestos removal company owned by Keith Gordon-Smith, the Justice Department announced. The indictment...

2009-07-07 16:27:00

SAN DIEGO, July 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S. Attorney Karen P. Hewitt announced today the unsealing of a 25-count indictment charging six individuals with corruption and fraud charges related to defense contracting at Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (SPAWAR), a government organization based in San Diego that is responsible for the development of technology to collect, process, display and manage information essential to successful military operations. A federal grand jury sitting...

2009-06-11 17:26:00

WASHINGTONJune 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Rodolfo Rodriguez Cabrera, 43, a Cuban national, and Henry Mantilla, 35, of Cape Coral, Fla., have been charged in a scheme to produce and sell counterfeit International Game Technology (IGT)-brand video gaming machines, commonly known as slot machines, and counterfeit IGT computer programs, announced Assistant Attorney General of the Criminal Division Lanny A. Breuer, U.S. Attorney for the District of Nevada Gregory A. Brower and FBI Special Agent...

2008-12-08 11:25:00

A Sixth Blackwater Employee Pleads Guilty for His Role in the Shooting WASHINGTON, Dec. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A 35-count indictment was unsealed today in the District of Columbia charging five Blackwater security guards with voluntary manslaughter, attempt to commit manslaughter, and weapons violations for their alleged roles in the Sept. 16, 2007, shooting at Nisur Square in Baghdad, Iraq. The defendants are charged with killing 14 unarmed civilians and wounding 20 other...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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