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  • Arab Bank never backed Hamas, lawyer tells U.S. jury

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Arab Bank Plc never provided material support for the Palestinian group Hamas, a lawyer for the bank told jurors on Thursday during closing arguments at the bank's civil trial on charges of financing terrorism. The Jordan-based...
  • In Barry Bonds appeal, U.S. judges take swings at Justice Department

    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Several U.S. appeals court judges appeared skeptical on Thursday about the Department of Justice's attempt to preserve a criminal conviction against baseball home run king Barry Bonds that resulted from a steroids probe. The...
  • Wisconsin gay marriage ban to stay in place until Supreme Court weighs in

    The decision striking down Wisconsin's gay marriage ban will not be enforced until the U.S. Supreme Court weighs in on the matter, a federal appeals court in Chicago said Wednesday. Also Wednesday, four same-sex couples also sued in federal court in...
  • Outfit enforcer gets 15 years in prison for gun conviction

    Outfit enforcer gets 15 years in prison for gun conviction
    As a feared Outfit enforcer three decades ago, Mario Rainone was skilled in the art of extorting mob victims. He was convicted of collecting juice loans from deadbeat borrowers with brutal force, threatening to kill restaurant owners who refused to...
  • Federal appeals court refuses to rehear challenge in US flag T-shirt case

    SAN JOSE, Calif. Rejecting free-speech arguments from parents, Republican lawmakers and conservative groups, a federal appeals court Wednesday refused to reconsider a ruling that found a Morgan Hill, Calif., high school had the legal right to order...
  • $12,000: Office supplies

    York County plans to spend $12,000 this year on office supplies for the clerk's office of the York County Poquoson Circuit Court. Most of the money goes toward copy paper, toner and custom case-file folders. The court is working to switch several of its...
  • ComEd customers to get refunds in 'smart grid' settlement

    ComEd customers to get refunds in 'smart grid' settlement
    ComEd customers are set to receive a total of $46.2 million in refunds for rate increases dating to 2008, the state attorney general’s office announced  Thursday. ComEd residential customers will see the refunds, averaging about $8, credited to...
  • Uber must face lawsuit over gratuity charge: court ruling

    Uber must face lawsuit over gratuity charge: court ruling
    A U.S. judge rejected a bid by the online for-hire car service Uber to dismiss a civil lawsuit that accuses the company of charging customers a 20 percent driver gratuity but pocketing most of the additional revenue instead. In a ruling late on...
  • Argentina, Citigroup face tough questioning in bond appeal

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - A U.S. appeals court signaled its displeasure with Argentina on Thursday as Citigroup Inc warned it faces "serious and imminent hazard" if it follows a judge's order not to process an upcoming interest payment due to bondholders. The...
  • Alabama judge urged to resign over domestic violence incident

    A federal judge from Alabama who was arrested last month on charges of battering and kicking his wife in an Atlanta hotel room is facing growing calls to resign, including from lawmakers who say jurists should not be treated more leniently than pro...
  • Prosecutors in Warner tax evasion case grilled by appeals court judges

    Prosecutors in Warner tax evasion case grilled by appeals court judges
    Federal prosecutors appealing the probation sentence of Beanie Babies founder Ty Warner faced a three-judge panel Wednesday to make the case for why the Westmont billionaire should get prison time for evading taxes. Warner pleaded guilty last year to one...