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MN attorney after salmonella convictions: 'This happens more than we know'

The former owner of a Georgia peanut company was convicted Friday of criminal charges related to a salmonella outbreak that killed nine people, including three Minnesotans. 367 more words

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Tarrant County Judge Denies Same Sex Divorce Request

FORT WORTH (CBSDFW.COM) - A Tarrant County judge has denied the request of two North Texas women seeking a same-sex divorce.

Brooke Powell and Cori Jo Long were married in June 2010, in New Hampshire, a state that recognizes same sex marriages. 614 more words

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Doug Gotterba, John Travolta’s Former Pilot — & Self-Proclaimed Lover — Denies Actor’s Statement That Ongoing Lawsuit Is Fueled By Cash

John Travolta’s one-time pilot Doug Gotterba denies the actor’s remarks about ongoing litigation they’re involved in — regarding Gotterba’s allegation that the two were engaged in a 6-year sexual relationship — revolves around the almighty dollar. 348 more words

Controversy

One in four Americans want their state to secede from the U.S., really?

If we don’t like Westminster, are we going to like an English parliament better? — Mary Beard

Those we spoke to seemed to have answered as they did as a form of protest that was neither red nor blue but a polychromatic riot — against a recovery that has yet to produce jobs, against jobs that don’t pay, against mistreatment of veterans, against war, against deficits, against hyper-partisanship, against political corruption, against illegal immigration, against the assault on marriage, against the assault on same-sex marriage, against government in the bedroom, against government in general — the president, Congress, the courts and both political parties.– 236 more words

Political

Hui money linked to women

Rafael Hui Si-yan remitted HK$3 million to several female friends in Shanghai and Shenzhen, his long-time friend told the court yesterday. 383 more words

Hong Kong

Kung fu star in court fight over $1.37m car

Kung fu action star Donnie Yen Ji-dan is suing a car dealer for the return of HK$1.37 million plus damages for the non-delivery of a Porsche. 339 more words

Hong Kong

Firm advice as jury gets to work

The high-profile graft trial finally got under way in the High Court yesterday with the swearing in of a second nine-member jury. 195 more words

Hong Kong