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  • Pakistan removes PCB chief and calls new election

    KARACHI (Reuters) - - The Pakistan government has axed Najam Sethi as Cricket Board chairman, appointed an interim head and called a new election in 30 days, the country's Attorney General told a Supreme Court hearing on Thursday. Prime Minister Nawaz...
  • Report reveals 34 percent recovery for Detroit limited-tax GO bonds

    (Reuters) - Holders of Detroit's $164 million of unsecured, limited-tax general obligation bonds would only get 34 percent of their investment back under the city's debt adjustment plan, according to a consultant's report released on Thursday. The 34...
  • Louisiana guard fired after arrest on suspicion of raping inmate

    (Reuters) - A male corrections officer in northwestern Louisiana was fired this week after his arrest on suspicion of forcibly raping a female inmate, authorities said Thursday. The arrest of Natchitoches Parish Detention Center guard Lindsey Webster...
  • Federal judge refuses to stay execution of Arizona death row inmate

    A federal judge has rejected a bid to postpone the July 23 execution of an Arizona death row prisoner who contended that secrecy over the state's lethal injection protocol violated his 1st Amendment rights. U.S. District Judge Neil V. Wake ruled...
  • Teachers union to rally in L.A. against loss of job protections

    National union leaders will rally members in Los Angeles this weekend to oppose a recent court ruling that struck down key teacher job protections in the state. The American Federation of Teachers, at its national convention, will vote on a resolution...
  • Canada court rules against aboriginal group on forestry licenses

    OTTAWA (Reuters) - The Supreme Court of Canada backed the right of the province of Ontario to grant forestry licenses on a tract of traditional native land on Friday after an aboriginal challenge of licenses that had been granted to a lumber company....
  • Federal judge affirms Detroit's access to casino revenue

    (Reuters) - A U.S. District Court judge on Friday ruled that bond insurer Syncora Guarantee Inc cannot block bankrupt Detroit's access to casino tax revenue. Syncora, which insures some of the city's bonds and interest-rate swaps, appealed an Aug. 28,...
  • Man hoping to be executed must get appeal, Florida court rules

    TALLAHASSEE (Reuters) - A sharply divided Florida Supreme Court told public defenders Thursday they may not withdraw from the appeal of a death row inmate who strangled a cellmate in hopes of being executed. The Charlotte County public defender's...
  • Enfield Officer On Leave After Brutality Complaint

    An Enfield police officer has been placed on paid administrative leave following a brutality complaint brought by a Windsor man following his April arrest. Matthew Worden, a K-9 officer and 10-year veteran of the department, was placed on leave after...
  • Former Florida GOP chairman Jim Greer freed from prison, halfway house

    Former Florida GOP chairman Jim Greer freed from prison, halfway house
    Jim Greer, former chairman of the Florida GOP, is out of prison, out of a halfway-house and back home in Oviedo. "I just want to get on with my life," he said in a brief interview this morning. Greer, 52, was released by the Florida Department of...
  • Judge upholds guilty ruling in 'huffing' crash

    Judge upholds guilty ruling in 'huffing' crash
    The judge who found a Highland Park woman guilty of aggravated DUI for a crash that killed a 5-year-old girl won’t reverse his ruling, he announced today. Carly Rousso understood when she inhaled a cleaning product that the act would impair her...