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`Agitated' Chan tells of $11m loss

Sun Hung Kai Properties executive director Thomas Chan Kui- yuen was disappointed, agitated and angry after learning in court that his investments for a health product ended up in the pockets of former chief secretary Rafael Hui Si-yan, the Court of First Instance heard. 440 more words

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Fort Worth Foursome Sentenced In Murder, Attempted Cover-Up

FORT WORTH, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – Four Fort Worth individuals were sentenced to prison for their roles in a July 2012 murder and attempted cover-up.

In separate proceedings, four defendants reached agreements with Tarrant County prosecutors and pled guilty to their roles in the murder and dumping of Arturo Torres. 280 more words

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Former financial adviser pleads guilty to swindling nearly $1 million

A former employee of Ameriprise Financial Services has pleaded guilty to defrauding clients of more than $980,000, according to the U.S. Attorney’s office.

Susan Walker, 50, of Plymouth, pleaded guilty last week to federal charges of mail fraud and tax evasion in the case. 257 more words

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Fired teacher pleads not guilty to having sex with student

A former math teacher at Pacelli Catholic high school in Austin is pleading not guilty to charges that she had sex with a 17-year-old male student. 221 more words

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Justices Will Decide Privacy Case on Hotel Records

(WASHINGTON) — The Supreme Court agreed Monday to referee a dispute over police access to hotels’ guest information without first getting a search warrant.

The justices said they will hear an appeal by the city of Los Angeles of a lower court ruling that struck down an ordinance that requires hotel operators to open their guest registries at the demand of police. 209 more words

Election or selection? The proposed constitutional change for appellate judges in Tennessee

Bench Politics: Businesses fight to keep judges off campaign trail

As reported Scott Harrison of the Nashville Business Journal, businesses like predictability, especially in the courtroom. 974 more words

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Amy Senser to be released from custody Monday

Amy Senser to be released from state custody Monday – http://t.co/3GGfWo5Lm9 pic.twitter.com/WfxrFw9Kdv

— Pioneer Press (@PioneerPress) October 20, 2014

After serving a nearly 2 1/2-year sentence for a fatal hit and run accident in 2011, Amy Senser will be released from custody Monday.

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