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Cobb case not a 'whodunnit': judge - 9News

The judge tasked with determining the punishment of Gold Coast boy Tyrell Cobb's mother for manslaughter has told a court the case is not a "whodunnit". Heidi Strbak pleaded guilty to manslaughter on the basis of criminal negligence over her four-year-old son's death on May 24, ...

200,000 Gallons of Oil Spill From the Keystone Pipeline

The Keystone pipeline is a 1,100-mile-long pipeline that links oil fields in Alberta, Canada, to the large crude-trading hubs in Patoka, Illinois, and Cushing, Oklahoma. It was completed in 2011. The entirety of its northern span—which travels through North Dakota, South Dakota...

Judge Denies Convicted Sierra Lamar Killer's Request For New Judge

SAN JOSE (CBS SF) — A San Francisco County Superior Court judge denied a motion from Antolin Garcia-Torres, the convicted killer of Morgan Hill teen Sierra LaMar, to remove the judge presiding over the case and a request for a new trial because of what Garcia-Torres alleges t...

Now Guptas accuse regulator of urging banks to shut their accounts

Johannesburg - A group of companies linked to the politically connected Gupta family have said the country’s banking regulator encouraged lenders to shut their accounts, broadening a battle to retain the last of their banking services. The 20 businesses, which are suing Bank o...

Duke going ahead with PSA ‘holidays’

The funeral service for murdered prisons officer Glenford Gardner was yesterday used as a rallying cry for members of the Prison Service to unite against the criminal elements and for society to ...

Funding dispute could force MN Senate to lay off workers Dec....

"We don't take the suspension of operations of the Minnesota Senate lightly," Gazelka said. "This is not a game, but we really have no other choice today."The Senate is running out of money, he s...

Minnesota Senate may halt operations on Dec. 1 due to funding dispute

(Reuters) - The Minnesota Senate will furlough its workers and suspend operations as soon as Dec. 1 due to an ongoing funding dispute with Governor Mark Dayton, the chamber’s Republican leader ...

GOP Sen. Leader Warns Of Furloughs Over Budget Veto

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO/AP) — The majority leader of the Minnesota Senate says they will run out of money Dec. 1 unless something happens between now and then. Furthermore, Sen. Paul Gazelka said th...

Today’s Proceedings of the Nigerian senate

Welcome to a new Legislative Day in the Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. Senate President, Bukola Saraki took the official Prayer and led the Chambers into today’s proceedings at 10:5...

Johnson to call Iran after reports comments could harm Zaghari-Ratcliffe case

0 Comments Johnson to call Iran after reports comments could harm Zaghari-Ratcliffe Johnson is to call Iran’s foreign minister, following reports that comments made by the Foreign Secretary ...

Neighbor tackles Rand Paul

FRANKFORT, Ky. – U.S. Sen. Rand Paul was recovering Sunday from five broken ribs after he was assaulted by a neighbor who tackled him from behind at the senator’s Kentucky home, officials sai...

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