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  • Pakistan opposition leader calls for tax boycott in anti-government protest

    ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Leading opposition politician Imran Khan urged Pakistanis on Sunday not to pay taxes or utility bills as a protest against the government and vowed to force the country's "corrupt" prime minister to step down this week. "After two...
  • Will same-sex marriages begin in Virginia this week?

    U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts has asked those involved in Virginia's same-sex marriage case to respond by Monday to a request to delay a federal judge's ruling tossing the state's ban on gay marriage. If the high court does not stay...
  • A Bleak View Of NCAA's Future

    A Bleak View Of NCAA's Future
    Walter Harrison, a serious man of letters, is not without that most important of qualities: A dry sense of humor. "So you want to check in with the wrong side of history," the University of Hartford president said after picking up the phone the other...
  • Jewish amputee sues hospital for cremating leg

    Jewish amputee sues hospital for cremating leg
    An Orthodox Jew is suing Skokie Hospital for cremating his amputated leg instead of preserving the limb to be buried next to him. Some Jewish traditions suggest the deceased should be buried whole in preparation for the afterlife. Hospital's...
  • Appeals court rejects self-defense claim in federal agent's shooting death

    Appeals court rejects self-defense claim in federal agent's shooting death
    James Patrick Wonder couldn't convince a Broward judge that he acted in self-defense when he shot and killed a federal agent during a road range incident in 2008. Now, after an appeals court ruling last week, it looks like he'll have to take his claim...
  • Lawsuit puts scrutiny on title insurance kickbacks

    A new federal court suit alleging kickback violations by one of the country's top-producing real estate sales teams raises an unsettling question for home buyers: Could your agent or broker be pocketing under the table large chunks of what you pay for...
  • Lashes for Saudi woman who called morality police liars: newspaper

    RIYADH (Reuters) - A Saudi Arabian judge has upheld a sentence of a month in prison and 50 lashes for a businesswoman convicted of insulting members of the morality police during an argument, the local al-Medina newspaper reported on Sunday. Incidents...
  • Gruden looks forward to Monday night game

    The Sports Xchange NFL Team Report - Washington Redskins - INSIDE SLANT Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden could not help but sneak a smile at the prospect of showing off his offense at full strength on national television Monday night, when his...
  • Tales of 1980s Broward drug smugglers, murders back in court

    Tales of 1980s Broward drug smugglers, murders back in court
    Scott Errico stands among South Florida's more colorful crime figures from the 1980s. And now he's back in the spotlight, as a court examines his decades-old Broward double-murder convictions and unlikely bid for another trial at age 56. With Errico's...
  • Judge rules in favor of Orioles in dispute with Nationals over MASN

    Judge rules in favor of Orioles in dispute with Nationals over MASN
    A judge blocked Major League Baseball on Monday from compelling the TV network controlled by the Baltimore Orioles to pay tens of millions of dollars a year more to the Washington Nationals for the rights to show their games — for now. Following...
  • Judicial turnover coming to Newport News courts

    Judicial turnover coming to Newport News courts
    NEWPORT NEWS — A local Circuit Court judge is stepping aside early next year after reaching the mandatory retirement age in Virginia for state judges. Newport News Circuit Court Judge H. Vincent Conway Jr., who recently turned 70, announced last...