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Doctor allegedly drugged by strippers off the hook for $135G Scores strip club bill

Added: 18.01.2018 3:15 | 1 views | 0 comments

A prominent cardiologist who would get his heart racing playing doctor with strippers at Scores is off the hook for the $135,000 tab he racked up there, a Manhattan judge has ruled.

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Judging David Cage and Quantic Dream "By Their Work"

Added: 17.01.2018 23:07 | 0 views | 0 comments

That few appear to be shocked by the recent accusations levied at David Cage and Quantic Dream is telling.

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Bad news for GOP: Mueller probe could collide with midterms

Added: 17.01.2018 14:03 | 1 views | 0 comments

Campaign stink bombs loom as judge signals possible September start for Manafort-Gates trial.

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HK democracy leader jailed a second time

Added: 17.01.2018 4:44 | 1 views | 0 comments

Hong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong has been sentenced to a second jail term of three months for what a judge described as his "leading" role during some of the 2014 pro-democracy street demonstrations.


Hong Kong Democracy Leader Joshua Wong Jailed Over 2014 Occupy Protest

Added: 17.01.2018 3:48 | 1 views | 0 comments

Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong, 21, was sentenced to another jail term of three months on Wednesday for his role during the 2014 "Umbrella Movement" street occupation protests, according to the South China Morning Post. Wong chose not to fight the contempt of court charge that was levied against him after he refused to follow a court injunction order and leave a protest site. Long has already started serving a six-month jail term last August for a separate unlawful assembly charge but was granted bail by Hong Kong's highest court, who heard the appeal against the sentence on Tuesday and would decide upon the case at a later date. High Court Judge Justice Andrew Chan Hing-wai...

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Prosecutors: New Jersey bomber tried to corrupt inmates

Added: 17.01.2018 3:27 | 1 views | 0 comments

An unrepentant New Jersey man who injured 30 people in a Manhattan bombing and then promoted his extremist ideology to other prisoners deserves the mandatory life in prison as required by his conviction, prosecutors told a judge on Tuesday.

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Ex-Trump campaign chair Manafort likely to face trial no sooner than September, judge suggests

Added: 17.01.2018 0:00 | 2 views | 0 comments

Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort will face trial no sooner than September, the judge hearing his case indicated after an hourlong hearing Tuesday in which prosecutors and defense attorneys sparred over his continuing house arrest and a separate lawsuit challenging the appointment of special...


Lawyer: Charges possible in connection with Vegas shooting

Added: 16.01.2018 23:10 | 1 views | 0 comments

A lawyer for Las Vegas police told a judge that charges could be filed in connection with the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history, even though the gunman is dead.


'Bookkeeper of Auschwitz' appeals for clemency in last effort to avoid prison

Added: 16.01.2018 23:06 | 0 views | 0 comments

A former Auschwitz death camp guard has launched a bid for clemency in a final bid to avoid serving his sentence as an accessory to murder, German authorities said on Monday.  Attorneys for Oskar Groening, 96, filed the appeal with prosecutors in Lueneburg, where he was convicted in 2015 as an accessory to the murder of 300,000 Jews. He was sentenced to four years in prison, but hasn't yet spent any time behind bars because of the appeals process.  His role documenting prisoners' belongings saw him nicknamed the "bookkeeper of Auschwitz". Lueneburg prosecutors' spokeswoman Wiebke Bethke said her office would likely make a decision on the clemency request this week, in consultation with the panel of judges who convicted Groening.  She said she wasn't permitted to give details of Groening's argument for why he shouldn't serve his sentence.  A doctor has previously declared Groening fit to go to prison so long as there is appropriate medical care.  Groening exhausted his last chance at legal appeals in December when the country's highest court rejected his attorneys' argument that imprisoning him would violate his constitutional right to life and physical safety.  The Federal Constitutional Court noted, however, that German law allows for prison sentences to be interrupted if a prisoner's health deteriorates significantly.  Hannover prosecutors, who have been handling Groening's case, told The Associated Press that Groening hasn't yet been summoned to report to prison following the final court ruling, but that consideration of the clemency appeal shouldn't delay that process.  Groening testified at his trial that he oversaw the collection of prisoners' belongings and ensured that valuables and cash were separated to be sent to Berlin. He said he witnessed individual atrocities, but didn't acknowledge participating in any crimes.  The court that convicted him ruled, however, that he was part of the "machinery of death," helping the camp function and collecting money stolen from the victims to help the Nazi cause, and thus could be convicted as an accessory to the murders committed there. 

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Judges don't do Ashley Wagner any favors at U.S. championships

Added: 16.01.2018 21:08 | 0 views | 0 comments

Wagner's artistic score indicates there's something strange going on at nationals.

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