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  • 'X-Men' director Bryan Singer accused of drugging, raping teen

    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A director of the popular "X-Men" films, Bryan Singer, has been accused of drugging and raping a teenage boy in California and Hawaii in the late 1990s, according to a lawsuit filed in U.S. court. The lawsuit filed on Wednesday,...
  • Sriracha plant's possible move out of Irwindale called 'very extreme'

    Sriracha plant's possible move out of Irwindale called 'very extreme'
    Irwindale's city attorney said he was confused and disappointed to hear that Sriracha hot sauce creator David Tran is seriously considering moving his factory -- the source of a months-long battle over spicy odor complaints -- out of the city. “...
  • New Hampshire lawmakers fail to pass death penalty repeal

    New Hampshire lawmakers fail to pass death penalty repeal
    New Hampshire's Senate failed to repeal the death penalty on Thursday, in a vote that capped weeks of emotional debate while focusing attention on the state's lone death row inmate. The Senate deadlocked 12 to 12 on a bill to abolish capital punishment,...
  • Jordanian jihadis returning from Syria war rattle U.S.-aligned kingdom

    AMMAN (Reuters) - Jordanian Islamist Ahmad Mahmoud fought with rebels in Syria for six weeks earlier this year, then slipped back across the border to seek treatment for a war wound - even though the authorities had warned him not to return. Within a...
  • Ex-Goldman director Gupta to surrender June 17 in insider case

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Former Goldman Sachs Group Inc director Rajat Gupta is expected to begin his two-year prison term on June 17 for insider trading. U.S. District Judge Jed Rakoff in Manhattan directed Gupta to surrender by 2:00 p.m. EDT on that date...
  • Judicial ruling disastrous for Americans

    A federal judge made a serious error recently in throwing out an important case about whether the U.S. government can kill U.S. citizens abroad without due process. Three U.S. citizens (Anwar al-Awlaki, Abdulrahman al-Awlaki and Samir Khan) were executed...
  • U.S., plaintiffs reach settlement on Iran-linked New York skyscraper

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. government has agreed to distribute proceeds from the sale of a Manhattan skyscraper linked to Iran to families who were affected by attacks aided by the Islamic republic, according to a court document filed Thursday. The...
  • 'X-Men' director Singer accused of drugging and raping teenager

    By Eric M. Johnson April 17 (Reuters) - Producer and director Bryan Singer has been accused of drugging and raping a teenage boy in California and Hawaii in the late 1990s, according to a lawsuit filed in U.S. court on Wednesday. The lawsuit - filed...
  • Guantanamo judge to CIA: Disclose 'black site' details to USS Cole defense lawyers

    GUANTANAMO BAY NAVY BASE, Cuba The military judge in the USS Cole bombing case has ordered the U.S. government to give defense lawyers details names, dates and places of the CIA's secret overseas detention and interrogation of the man accused of...
  • German court sentences Somali pirate to 12 years for kidnapping

    BERLIN (Reuters) - A German court sentenced a Somali asylum-seeker to 12 years in jail on Thursday, for his involvement in the pirate hijacking of a tanker in the Indian Ocean in 2010. The judge in the Osnabrueck court in northern Germany said the man...
  • Robert B. Reich: The distributional games

    Every year I ask the students in my “Wealth and Poverty” class to play a simple game. I have them split up into pairs and imagine that I’m giving one of them $1,000. They can keep some of the money only on condition they reach a deal...