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US Supreme Court Hears Eavesdropping Case

Posted October 29th, 2012 at 6:05 pm (UTC-5)
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Justices of the Supreme Court of the United States have heard oral arguments in a case challenging the federal government’s right to monitor telephone and email conversations between people in the United States and those other countries. The case, brought by lawyers, journalists and civil rights organizations, including Amnesty International, challenges a 2008 amendment to […]

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Investors Reimbursed $2.5 Billion in US Fraud Case

Posted September 20th, 2012 at 2:00 pm (UTC-5)
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Nearly $2.5 billion has been sent this week to victims of a massive fraud case in the U.S. Court authorities said Thursday they mailed checks averaging about $2 million to 1,230 investors who were defrauded by one-time financial manager Bernard Madoff. The investors were victims of Madoff’s long-running Ponzi scheme in which he collected more […]

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Spain Reopens Rape Case Against Saudi Prince

Posted September 14th, 2011 at 9:45 am (UTC-5)
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Spain has reopened a probe into sexual assault allegations against a Saudi prince who is accused of raping a Spanish woman on a luxury yacht off the Mediterranean island of Ibiza. Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, who is one of the world’s richest people, is accused of raping a 20-year-old model in August 2008. In her […]

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New York Prosecutors Want Alleged French Rape Victim to Testify in Strauss-Kahn Case

Posted July 21st, 2011 at 2:50 pm (UTC-5)
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New York prosecutors investigating a Manhattan hotel maid’s rape allegations against former International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn want a French writer who made similar claims to come to the United States to testify. Writer Tristane Banon’s attorney, David Koubbi, filed the complaint against Strauss-Kahn with the Paris prosecutor’s office earlier this month. It accuses […]

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