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  • Brazil's Rousseff struggling to limit Petrobras scandal's damage

    By Brian Winter and Anthony Boadle SAO PAULO/BRASILIA (Reuters) - President Dilma Rousseff expects a bribery scandal at state-run oil company Petrobras to deteriorate in coming months, aides say, with arrests possible for some political allies and...
  • Cleared of murder, Ohio man released from prison after 39 years

    By Kim Palmer CLEVELAND (Reuters) - An Ohio man who spent 39 years in prison for a murder he did not commit was freed on Friday after becoming the longest-held U.S. prisoner to be exonerated. "Life is full of small victories and this is a big one,"...
  • Palestinian Authority must face U.S. trial over terror support: judge

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. victims of bombings and shootings in Jerusalem more than a decade ago have cleared a final hurdle to take the Palestinian Authority and the Palestine Liberation Organization to trial in New York for supporting the attacks. U.S....
  • Accused Colombian drug kingpin admits to U.S. cocaine scheme

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - For the second time in two months, a Colombian accused of being a drug kingpin and pursued for years by U.S. authorities pleaded guilty to federal charges in a New York courtroom on Thursday. Daniel Barrera, 47, faces life in...
  • Massey ex-CEO pleads not guilty in fatal West Virginia mine blast

    BECKLEY W.Va. (Reuters) - A former chief executive of Massey Energy Co pleaded not guilty on Thursday to charges he violated federal mine safety laws before a 2010 explosion that killed 29 miners in West Virginia, the worst U.S. mine disaster in four...
  • Amended suit adds to dispute between school district and treasurer's office

    Amended suit adds to dispute between school district and treasurer's office
    An amended complaint seeking millions of dollars from Lyons Township High School District 204 offers more details about the payment process the scandal-tainted township school treasurer's office says the district failed to follow. The township office...
  • Supreme Court allows gay marriage to proceed in South Carolina

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday cleared the way for South Carolina to become the 35th U.S. state where gay marriage is legal, denying a request to block same-same weddings from proceeding. The order was another victory for gay...
  • John Mannion, Chicago cop who became prosecutor and judge, dies at 77

     John Mannion, Chicago cop who became prosecutor and judge, dies at 77
    John J. Mannion spent 14 years as a Chicago police officer and homicide detective before going to work as a Cook County prosecutor and then taking the bench for more than two decades. Mr. Mannion worked his way through law school while a police...
  • L.A. Kings' Slava Voynov charged with felony domestic violence

    LOS ANGELES, Nov 20 (Reuters) - Los Angeles Kings defenseman Slava Voynov was charged with felony domestic violence for allegedly attacking his wife at their Southern California home last month, prosecutors said on Thursday. The 24-year-old Russian...
  • More Virginia death-row inmates challenge solitary confinement

    They might spend their days alone on death row — but they're unified in a fight with the state in federal court. Though it's not immediately clear how the suit came about, given that they can't speak with each other, five additional Virginia death...
  • John Goodman jurors fought boredom with power walks, shopping while cut off from outside world for 19 days

    They caught a matinee showing of the action movie "John Wick," spent Sundays poolside at PGA National Resort and Spa and dined at LongHorn Steakhouse, TooJay's Gourmet Deli and Hurricane Grill and Wings. When they weren't listening to testimony at the...