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15 min ago | WHAS11

SEC adopts rules on loan-backed securities

Financial firms that sell securities backed by loans, like the kind that fueled the 2008 financial crisis, will have to give investors details on borrowers' credit record and income under action taken Wednesday by federal regulators.


Related Topix: Securities and Exchange Commission, Corporate / Securities Law, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

1 hr ago |

Jasper Johns' former assistant pleads guilty

James Meyer, 52, of Salisbury, Connecticut, told U.S. District Judge J. Paul Oetken in New York that he removed 22 pieces from Johns' studio in Sharon, Connecticut, without the artist's permission so that he could sell them at a gallery.


Related Topix: Salisbury, CT, Sharon, CT, Criminal Defense Law

1 hr ago | The Globe and Mail

Hate-crime convictions in hair-cutting attacks on Amish overturned

In this Oct. 10, 2011 file photo, Sam Mullet stands in front of his Bergholz, Ohio, home.


Related Topix: Religion, Amish, Criminal Defense Law, Bergholz, OH, Associated Press, US News, Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals

3 hrs ago | KFVS12

3 ways insurers can still avoid covering the sick

5, 2013 file photo, an infusion drug to treat cancer is administered to a patient via intravenous drip at a cancer center hospital in Durham, N.C. Insurers can no longer reject customers with expensive medical conditions thanks to the health care overhaul, but there's still wiggle room for them to discourage the sickest and costliest patients from ... (more)


Related Topix: Health Insurance, Health, Healthcare Law, Medicine

5 hrs ago | WGY-AM Albany

Dumb Dumb Criminal; Cops Arrest Fugitive Thanks to Ice Bucket Challenge Video

In the grand tradition of those sought by the law making ill-advised Facebook posts comes this arrest from Omaha featuring, of course, an ice bucket challenge.


Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law

9 hrs ago |

NY investor firm exec charged with insider trading

The director of market intelligence at an investor relations firm was arrested on insider trading charges Tuesday and accused of using drafts of press releases to illegally earn more than a half-million dollars.


Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Cybercast News Service

Ex-federal official convicted in child porn case

A federal jury in Omaha has convicted a former acting director of cyber security at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services of several child pornography counts.


Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Germantown, MD

Cybercast News Service

Police: Plane stowaway arrested at Phoenix airport

A woman accused of trying to sneak aboard multiple flights without a ticket and sentenced to jail for returning to a Los Angeles airport in violation of her probation was arrested Tuesday after being recognized loitering at a Phoenix airport, police said.


Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Lynwood, CA

The Washington Post

Kentucky leader pleads guilty in kickbacks scheme

Circular saws squealed and construction workers hammered away on buildings, part of this Appalachian area's painstaking recovery from a deadly 2012 tornado.


Related Topix: Kentucky Government, Kentucky, Criminal Defense Law, US Politics, US News

Fox News

Doctor describes girl's injuries after abducted from kindergarten class, sexually assaulted

A child-abuse expert has testified about the severe injuries a 5-year-old girl suffered after she was abducted from her Philadelphia classroom and sexually assaulted.


Related Topix: Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse)

Brandon Sun

Kids removed from Manitoba home: parents charged with confinement, sex abuse

Manitoba RCMP spokeswoman Tara Seel says Mounties received a tip about child abuse in the Parkland area earlier this month.


Related Topix: Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse)

WAAX-AM Gadsden

GOP Shies Away From Obamacare Repeal

Beverly Hires, a former nurse running for Congress here in one of the nation's rare competitive House races, ticks off her problems with the federal health care law: higher premiums, cancelled policies and employers cutting full-time jobs.


Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Representative Sean Patrick, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Representative Patrick Murphy, Democrat

Lake County Record-Bee

10 new fall TV shows worthy of a first-night look

It's a time-honored rite harking back to an era of black-and-white TVs and the trio of networks whose programs they delivered: the grand unveiling of new fall fare.


Related Topix: Gotham, WI, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Batman, Criminal Defense Law, Will and Grace

What's next in the Michael Brown case?

The streets of Ferguson finally look like a tranquil Missouri town again. The protests have calmed.


Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Opinion

Tay FM

'Horrific' Cases Of Child Abuse in Rotherham

In the summary of her findings, independent reviewer Alexis Jay OBE says: "It is hard to describe the appalling nature of the abuse that the victims suffered.


Related Topix: Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse)

Macworld UK

California passes law mandating smartphone kill switch

Smartphones sold in California will soon be required to have a kill switch that lets users remotely lock them and wipe them of data in the event they are lost or stolen.


Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, California, California Government

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Brown signs cell-phone 'kill switch' bill into law

Smartphones sold in California will have to have "kill switches" to disable stolen devices, under a first-in-the-nation law signed Monday by Gov. Jerry Brown.


Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, California, Jerry Brown, US Governors

ABC News

Lawyers for Texas' Perry Ask Judge for Dismissal

Attorneys for indicted Republican Texas Gov. Rick Perry formally asked a judge Monday to dismiss felony charges alleging that the possible 2016 presidential candidate abused his power with a veto last summer.


Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Rick Perry, US Governors, Travis County, TX

Windsor Beacon

Woman, 75, gets life term for killing husband

A judge in Wyoming sentenced a 75-year-old Missouri woman to life in prison on Monday for killing her husband in the mid-1970s.


Related Topix: Wyoming, Criminal Defense Law, Life, Self Defense


Mourners urge black Americans to take action

Father of slain teen Michael Brown, Michael Brown, Sr., left, and Reverend Al Sharpton, right, gesture to the crowd at Peace Fest, Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014, in St. .


Related Topix: St. Louis, MO, Criminal Defense Law