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  • Obstacles abound in prosecution of Texas priest in cold case

    Fri, 12 Feb 2016 21:58:20 GMT

    HOUSTON (AP) — Prosecutors face a tough road in their case against a former priest accused this week in the killing of a young Texas teacher and beauty queen nearly 56 years ago, according to legal experts.

  • GOP's Cotton holds up juvenile justice reforms

    Fri, 12 Feb 2016 21:56:27 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A Senate effort to overhaul the treatment of juveniles in the justice system to avoid unnecessary detentions and keep them out of adult jails has hit a snag in the form of freshman Republican Tom Cotton.

  • Ferguson mayor: City told DOJ agreement no sure thing

    Fri, 12 Feb 2016 21:54:39 GMT

    FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Ferguson's mayor says city leaders warned U.S. Department of Justice negotiators last month that they couldn't guarantee approval of a plan to address the agency's scathing review of Ferguson's courts and police.

  • Facebook nude-painting case can face trial in France

    Fri, 12 Feb 2016 21:54:11 GMT

    PARIS (AP) — If you post a 19th-century nude painting on Facebook, is it art or impermissible nudity? That question is now cleared for trial in France, after an appeals court there ruled that an aggrieved user can sue the social network over the issue.

  • After Oregon standoff, some say: Right fight; wrong tactics

    Fri, 12 Feb 2016 21:53:57 GMT

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — Right fight; wrong strategy.

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  • How Much Jail Time for Stealing a Car?

    2016-02-12T19:01:25Z

    You were a fan of the video game grand theft auto, and now you wonder what would happen if you played in real life. How much jail or prison time would you serve for stealing a car if caught and convicted? The answer will depend on numerous considerations, such......

  • Which States Have the Best Tax Laws for Retirees?

    2016-02-12T14:00:36Z

    The stereotypical retiree moves south for better weather and a more relaxed lifestyle. (Picture couples playing shuffleboard in Fort Lauderdale.) But there might be some better reasons to change states after you retire. Some states are known for having more friendly tax laws for retirees. So where should you......

  • Bikram Yoga Guru Loses Sexual Harassment Lawsuit

    2016-02-11T23:05:05Z

    Bikram Choudhury, founder of his eponymous hot yoga empire, has been ordered to pay a former employee $7.4 million for retaliation, wrongful termination, and sexual harassment. Minakshi "Miki" Jafa-Bodden sued Choudhury, claiming she was fired for refusing to cover up an investigation into another woman's rape allegation against the......

  • Kendall Jenner Sues Cutera for $10M Over Ads

    2016-02-11T22:58:13Z

    The half-Kardashian super model Kendall Jenner is suing Cutera, a skin treatment company, for claims that it's responsible for her "nearly flawless skin." Cutera claims its laser acne treatment perfected the 20-year-old. But Jenner's filing says she had no deal and is accustomed to getting paid, which according to......

  • Dangerous Detox: High Lead Levels in 'Bentonite Me Baby' Detox Clay

    2016-02-11T22:57:06Z

    Beauty and health crazes abound but be very careful with what you put on and in your body, whoever is touting it. There are products sold for purification that are actually poisonous. The latest culprit to come under fire is a brand of bentonite detox clay. Bentonite Me Baby, reports......

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  • GOP's Cotton holds up juvenile justice reforms

    Fri, 12 Feb 2016 21:56:27 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A Senate effort to overhaul the treatment of juveniles in the justice system to avoid unnecessary detentions and keep them out of adult jails has hit a snag in the form of freshman Republican Tom Cotton.

  • Ferguson mayor: City told DOJ agreement no sure thing

    Fri, 12 Feb 2016 21:54:39 GMT

    FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Ferguson's mayor says city leaders warned U.S. Department of Justice negotiators last month that they couldn't guarantee approval of a plan to address the agency's scathing review of Ferguson's courts and police.

  • Facebook nude-painting case can face trial in France

    Fri, 12 Feb 2016 21:54:11 GMT

    PARIS (AP) — If you post a 19th-century nude painting on Facebook, is it art or impermissible nudity? That question is now cleared for trial in France, after an appeals court there ruled that an aggrieved user can sue the social network over the issue.

  • After Oregon standoff, some say: Right fight; wrong tactics

    Fri, 12 Feb 2016 21:53:57 GMT

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — Right fight; wrong strategy.

  • Angle mulls US Senate bid; testing waters for money, support

    Fri, 12 Feb 2016 21:50:14 GMT

    RENO, Nev. (AP) — Nevada conservative Sharron Angle says she's trying to determine if she could raise enough money to run for the U.S. Senate again, a move that could throw a wrench in Republicans' hopes to claim Democratic Sen. Harry Reid's soon-to-be-vacant seat.