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  1. Girls who offend are particularly vulnerable to sexual exploitation, the inspection foundRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Maldonandburnham Standard

    Young girls at risk of sexual exploitation are falling through the gaps because youth offending teams do not have the support they need from police and social care to take action, an inspection has found. Girls who offend are particularly vulnerable to sexual exploitation, according to a joint inspection by HM Inspectorate of Probation, HM Inspectorate of Prisons, HM Inspectorate of Constabulary, Ofsted, the Care Quality Commission, and Care and Social Service Inspectorate Wales.


  2. Ashanti Stalker Case Declared A MistrialRead the original story

    2 hrs ago |

    ... the panellist was unable to appear for the second day of deliberations, according to the New York Daily News. As per the law, the prosecutors will be able to bring another case against Hurd, who represented himself in court. Ashanti will finally ...


  3. FASB Releases 2015 GAAP Taxonomy in XBRLRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WebCPA

    The Financial Accounting Standards Board said Thursday the the 2015 GAAP Financial Reporting Taxonomy is now available, although it is pending final acceptance by the Securities and Exchange Commission. The taxonomy is a list of computer-readable tags in Extensible Business Reporting Language, or XBRL, enabling companies to tag the thousands of pieces of financial data included in typical long-form financial statements and related footnote disclosures.


  4. Study links air pollution to autismRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | CW2 Colorado KWGN-TV

    Researchers have looked into everything from diet to genetics to try to unlock the mystery of the disease. Now a new study from the Harvard School of Public Health shows women exposed to high levels of air pollution during pregnancy face up to twice the risk of having an autistic child - though it's not known why.


  5. Nation, Utah nervously await coal ash rule from EPARead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Deseret News

    The Sunnyside Cogeneration plant in Carbon County generates 51 megawatts of electricity using coal waste from two large underground mines that operated for nearly a century. The result of that process, the coal ash, is deposited in a nearby landfill that environmental groups and residents say is creating toxic effects.


  6. Health panel rejects governor's Medicaid planRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | KSL-TV

    ... said in a statement. "He will continue to work with legislators to that end." Because of a flaw in the health care law, legislative staff estimate about 93,000 people in Utah are currently ineligible for Medicaid or federal help to pay for private ...


  7. Family of man shot outside Stafford Walmart files suit against companyRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Click2Houston

    Claims of inadequate security are at the center of a newly-filed negligence lawsuit filed by the family of a local man gunned down last week outside the Stafford Walmart. Gianna Caserta reports.


  8. United States Patent and Trademark Office Interim Guidance on Subject Matter EligibilityRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | JD Supra

    The United States Patent and Trademark Office has published its 2014 Interim Eligibility Guidance of Subject Matter Eligibility for use by USPTO personnel in determining subject matter eligibility under 35 U.S.C. 101 of the United States Patent Act , which we wrote about here . The Guidance does not have the force and effect of law but rather, sets out the USPTO's interpretation of the subject matter eligibility requirements in light of recent decisions by the United States Supreme Court and the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.


  9. Instructor at Illinois school for visually impaired arrestedRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | WAND-TV Decatur

    Illinois State Police says they've arrested an instructor at the Illinois School for the Visually Impaired for alleged aggravated criminal sexual abuse. A statement from the agency says police arrested 28-year-old James R. Strader of Jacksonville on Thursday.


  10. Shell contractor Noble Drilling set to be sentenced for felony violationsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

    Assistant U.S. Attorney Kevin Feldis, center, announced during press conference in Federal Building in Anchorage on Monday, Dec. 8, 2014, that Noble Drilling LLC, operator of the drill ship Noble Discoverer and drilling operator of the Kulluk, will plead guilty to eight felony offenses. Feldis is flanked by, from left, U.S. Coast Lt.


  11. Man convicted of killing wife to live S&M lifestyleRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | CBS News

    A Detroit-area man was convicted Thursday of murder in a plot to kill his wife so he could pursue a life of bondage and domination in an upper-class suburb with women who called him "Master Bob." The salacious trial of Bob Bashara revealed his secret life in Grosse Pointe Park: a former Rotary Club president who used cocaine and hosted men and women at a sex dungeon under a bar called the Hard Luck Lounge.


  12. Family wants officer prosecuted for scuffle with man, 76Read the original story

    3 hrs ago | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    An attorney for the family of a 76-year-old man says his relatives want a South Texas police officer prosecuted for a traffic-stop scuffle in which a stun gun was used on him. Rachel Messer told reporters after a police news conference on the case that Pete Vasquez's family hopes for a "full criminal prosecution" of Victoria police officer Nathanial Robinson.


  13. Report Offers Complete Analysis of the Tax Increase Prevention Act of 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The CPA Technology Advisor

    ... on December 16, 2014. The Complete Analysis includes 180 separate articles providing in-depth analysis of the new law. The Act extends a host of previously expired tax breaks for individuals and businesses through year-end, and also provides for the ...


  14. Trial for ex-Madera supervisor accused of lewd actRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | KRNV-TV Reno

    A jury has decided former Madera County Supervisor Harry Baker is competent to stand trial in his long-running felony molestation case involving a 13-year-old girl. Baker's lawyer, Roger Nuttall, says his 87-year-old client has memory issues and would never be able to withstand cross-examination.


  15. US regulators label MetLife as potential financial threatRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    ... in the decision and has given the regulators evidence showing it is not systemically important as defined by law. The insurer maintains that its industry is less risky than banking, and that imposing bank capital rules on life insurance companies ...


  16. McAuliffe takes aim at guns with modest proposals in VirginiaRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    ... to conduct background checks for buyers, just as federally licensed firearms dealers are required to do under state law. Gun shows would be staffed with state police officers who could perform background checks on the spot. The proposals offered by ...


  17. Legislative panel weighs housing protections for domestic violence victimsRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | The Advocate

    Some Louisiana lawmakers are hoping that efforts to protect victims of domestic violence from eviction could become a key issue in the next legislative session. The Louisiana House Civil Law Committee and the Senate Judiciary A Committee held a joint meeting at the State Capitol on Thursday to discuss the issue.


  18. Molina contract extension approvedRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | The Advocate

    ... of Health and Hospitals Undersecretary Jeff Reynolds. "This is a bridge as we move to modernization of our MMIS." State law required the Legislature's health committees to approve extension of the contract beyond 10 years, and then at only one year ...


  19. Feds sue 'Bering Sea Gold' star over costs of retrieving sunken vessel in CordovaRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

    The federal government filed a civil lawsuit on Monday against a gold dredge captain who has appeared on Discovery Channel's "Bering Sea Gold," alleging he refused to take care of his 117-foot landing craft that sank in the Cordova harbor. Federal prosecutors say it cost $1.6 million to recover the watercraft, Sound Developer.


  20. Flagship And Updata target fifth fundsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | PE Hub

    Flagship Ventures and Updata Partners are both raising fifth funds, according to a pair of filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Flagship Ventures Fund V is targeting $350 million with a $10 million minimum investment from LPs, according to a Form D filed on Wednesday.