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  • SeaWorld won't appeal ruling keeping whale trainers out of water

    SeaWorld won't appeal ruling keeping whale trainers out of water
    SeaWorld Entertainment has decided not to go to the U.S. Supreme Court to appeal a citation barring trainers from performing with its killer whales. The company said in a regulatory filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission last week that it has...
  • Judge Gold felled by heart attack

    Judge Gold felled by heart attack
    Broward Circuit Judge Marc Gold suffered a heart attack while on vacation in South Africa earlier this month, according to his wife, Barbara Heyer, an attorney. Heyer, who is with Gold in Pretoria, filed for an extension in a case she is handling in a...
  • Man pleads guilty over 'Hot Lips' account used to evade U.S. taxes

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - A Florida man on Tuesday pleaded guilty in New York to criminal charges for concealing as much $1.1 million in offshore accounts, even after learning that U.S. authorities were cracking down on wealthy Americans evading taxes....
  • Nordstrom loses appeal, must pay $2 million in Maryland taxes

    Nordstrom loses appeal, must pay $2 million in Maryland taxes
    Two Nordstrom subsidiaries must pay more than $2 million in old Maryland income taxes that state regulators say the company dodged more than a decade ago, Maryland's highest court ruled this week. The state Court of Appeals ruled against the Seattle-...
  • Jim Jeffords dies at 80; Vermont senator who left the GOP in 2001

    Although he made his career in politics, Jim Jeffords was a modest man who disliked cameras and speeches. In May 2001, however, the three-term senator from Vermont found himself in the spotlight when he quit the Republican Party and tipped the Senate...
  • Convicted Oregon bomber sentenced to 15 years in federal prison

    PORTLAND Ore. (Reuters) - A man convicted of bombing an Oregon district attorney's office last year in a bid to delay his prosecution on unrelated burglary charges was sentenced on Monday to 15 years in federal prison. Alan Leroy McVay, 47, of Medford,...
  • First day for veterans' docket in Hampton; only one in Virginia

    First day for veterans' docket in Hampton; only one in Virginia
    HAMPTON — Hampton Circuit Court will host the state's first substance-abuse docket for veterans charged with felonies on Tuesday. Thanks to the track record of the city's decade-old civilian drug court, the Supreme Court of Virginia sought out the...
  • Atiyeh sues Easton over Hackett Park billboard dispute

    Call it the Battle of Easton in Abe Atiyeh's war to build billboards across the Lehigh Valley. The developer claims in a federal lawsuit that Easton and City Administrator Glenn Steckman violated his constitutional rights to free speech and equal...
  • To pick Broward judges, try a dartboard

    Most voters wouldn't recognize a Broward judge if they fell over one. Or, given recent embarrassing events involving our judiciary, if one fell over them. Armed with scant information other than candidates' names, Broward voters must sort out six...
  • Porsche prevails at U.S. appeals court over VW short squeeze

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Porsche Automobil Holding SE persuaded a U.S. federal appeals court to uphold the dismissal of a lawsuit by more than 30 hedge funds that accused the German automaker of fraudulently cornering the market in Volkswagen AG shares....
  • FedEx indicted on new criminal charges in online pharmacy case

    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - FedEx Corp faces a new charge of conspiring to launder money in a U.S. criminal case over the company's drug deliveries for rogue online pharmacies despite warnings from law enforcement. The latest indictment, filed in court...