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2008-12-29 10:14:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As Christmas ends, one movie producer predicts 2009 will be "The Year of The Blue Dress," a non-political comedy about Bill & Monica and their secret story. "Ken Starr saved our budget $40 million in research," says Daniel "The Wig Man" Vovak, executive producer of The Blue Dress. "People will begin shopping for blue dresses and thongs, there isn't a doubt in my mind." In Philadelphia, The Blue Dress (BlueDressMovie.com) released a movie...

2006-06-07 10:44:26

By Karey Wutkowski WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A federal judge will hear arguments on June 29 on whether to dismiss a lawsuit filed by a conservative think tank that seeks to declare unconstitutional a U.S. audit watchdog agency, a lawyer in the case said on Wednesday. The Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) was created in 2002 to police the formerly self-regulated audit business dominated by the Big Four accounting firms. The post-Enron Sarbanes-Oxley laws that created the...

2006-05-26 08:41:20

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate on Friday confirmed White House lawyer Brett Kavanaugh to be a federal appeals court judge, despite scathing criticism from a top Democrat who said he was unfit for the job. With the Senate's 57-36 vote, Kavanaugh, 41, will take a seat on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia, which Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid called "the second most important federal court in our country." Kavanaugh has worked in the George W. Bush White...

2006-02-21 21:46:49

By Carolyn Abate SAN QUENTIN, California (Reuters) - California postponed indefinitely the execution of convicted killer Michael Morales after notifying a federal court the state could not comply with court-ordered requirements for carrying out his death sentence, a court clerk said on Tuesday. "They notified us they weren't proceeding with the execution tonight," said Cathy Catterson, court clerk for the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals, referring to a notice from the state...

2006-02-21 19:22:28

By Carolyn Abate SAN QUENTIN, California (Reuters) - A U.S. court approved the execution of a California man on Tuesday after prison authorities delayed it for at least 15 hours because two court-appointed anesthesiologists walked off the job over ethical concerns. Michael Morales, whose attorney recruited former Whitewater prosecutor Kenneth Starr to back his bid for clemency, was now scheduled to die at 7:30 p.m. PST (0330 GMT on Wednesday) for the 1981 rape and murder of an...

2006-02-21 17:40:18

By Carolyn Abate SAN QUENTIN, California (Reuters) - The execution of a California man was delayed for at least 15 hours on Tuesday after two court-appointed anesthesiologists walked off the job over ethical concerns. Michael Morales, whose attorney had recruited former Whitewater prosecutor Kenneth Starr to back his bid for clemency, had been scheduled to die at 12:01 a.m. PST (0801 GMT) for the rape and murder of an 17-year-old girl in 1981. The execution could not take place...

2006-02-21 09:08:27

By Carolyn Abate SAN QUENTIN, California (Reuters) - The execution of a California man was delayed for at least 15 hours early on Tuesday after two court-appointed anesthesiologists walked off the job over ethical concerns. Michael Morales, whose attorney had recruited former Whitewater prosecutor Kenneth Starr to back his bid for clemency, had been scheduled to die at 12:01 a.m. PST for the rape and murder of an 17-year-old girl in 1981. The execution could not take place after the...

2006-02-21 08:24:59

By Carolyn Abate SAN QUENTIN, California (Reuters) - The execution of a California man was delayed for at least 15 hours early on Tuesday after two court-appointed anesthesiologists walked off the job over ethical concerns. Michael Morales, whose attorney had recruited former Whitewater prosecutor Kenneth Starr to back his bid for clemency, had been scheduled to die at 12:01 a.m. PST for the rape and murder of an 17-year-old girl in 1981. The execution could not take place after the...


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