KANKAKEE, Ill. (AP) — A woman convicted in the 1987 kidnapping and death of a northern Illinois businessman has been granted a re-sentencing hearing by the state’s appellate court. Nancy Rish, 59, petitioned in December 2017 for a resentencing hearing so that the court can consider evidence of domestic violence. Stephen Small of Kankakee suffocated in a plywood box when a breathing tube running to the surface failed before a ransom could be paid. Her attorneys argued Rish was coerced by ex-boyfr
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Angelina Jolie scored a major victory Friday in her divorce with Brad Pitt when a California appeals court agreed with her that the private judge deciding who gets custody of their children should be disqualified. The 2nd District Court of Appeal agreed with Jolie that Judge John W. Ouderkirk didn't sufficiently disclose business relationships with Pitt's attorneys. “Judge Ouderkirk’s ethical breach, considered together with the information disclosed concerning his recent prof
Kadapa (Andhra Pradesh) [India] July 24 (ANI): Around 260 kilograms of Ganja being illegally transported into Andhra Pradesh's Kadapa district on Friday was seized and five persons were arrested in connection with the case.
Panaji (Goa) [India], July 24 (ANI): Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Friday said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi had called him to enquire about the prevailing flood situation in Goa due to incessant rains and assured him of the Centre's full support and assistance to the State.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A woman who was with a St. Paul man when he was shot and killed in Minneapolis by members of a federal task force is suing local authorities and has signaled her intent to sue the U.S. Marshals Service, saying she was emotionally traumatized and her civil rights were violated, her lawyers said Friday. Norhan Askar was on a date with Winston Boogie Smith Jr. and was sitting in an SUV in a Minneapolis parking ramp on June 3 when Smith, who was Black, was fatally shot as authorit
SAN DIEGO, July 23, 2021--Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd LLP announces that purchasers of CorMedix Inc. (NASDAQ: CRMD) securities between July 8, 2020 and May 13, 2021, inclusive ("Class Period") have until September 20, 2021 to seek appointment as lead plaintiff in the CorMedix class action lawsuit. The CorMedix class action lawsuit charges CorMedix and certain of its top executives with violations of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. The CorMedix class action lawsuit was commenced on July 22,
PETALING JAYA, Malaysia, July 23, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Toga Limited’s (OTC: TOGL) Majority Owned Subsidiary Eostre Berhad, has been officially appointed by Vicex PLT as its e-commerce online crossover platform provider to exclusively sell Hayes products to members of both companies. Eostre is now tasked with providing the platform with the URL, “int.eostre.biz”, as the e-commerce online crossover platform. “We are pleased to establish this collaboration between Vicex and Eostre. This collabo
SECAUCUS, N.J. (AP) — Seth Jones has been traded from the Columbus Blue Jackets to the Chicago Blackhawks, according to a person with knowledge of the move. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Friday because the trade had been agreed to but the call not completed yet. It was not immediately clear what Chicago gave up to get the 26-year-old defenseman. The Blackhawks are expected to ink Jones to a long-term extension when he's eligible to sign Wednesday. He has one
Dak Prescott bowed his head and slowed his walk before pointing to the sky and breaking into a trot while taking the field for the first practice of training camp. The star quarterback of the Dallas Cowboys savored the latest milestone in his return from the horrific ankle injury that ended his 2020 season, which didn't start with the usual camp in California because COVID-19 kept teams at home. Prescott also mentioned the peek toward the heavens, which he has always done after touchdowns to hon
Venezuela's armed forces said on Friday that a U.S. military plane violated its airspace along the South American country's border with Colombia in what it said was a "flagrant provocation." Venezuela, whose socialist government is under heavy sanctions from Washington, has on several occasions in recent years reported alleged airspace violations. It said that on Thursday evening, a C-17 plane from the U.S. Air Force flew over the Perija mountains in western Zulia state for three minutes.
MIAMI (AP) — Pandemic restrictions on Florida-based cruise ships are no longer in place under a Friday ruling by a federal appeals court, while the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention seek to fight a Florida lawsuit challenging the regulations. A three-judge panel of the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals had temporarily blocked a previous ruling last Saturday that sided with Florida officials, but the court reversed that decision on Friday, explaining that the CDC failed to demonstr
Saskatchewan reported 51 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday, bridging the provincial caseload so far to 49,603. The province also reported two additional deaths due to the virus: a person in their 50s from the Regina zone and a person in their 60s from the northeast zone. Saskatchewan's new cases are located in the following zones: Far northwest: 10. Far north central: eight. Far northeast: eight. Northwest: seven. Northeast: one. Saskatoon: three. Central east: three. Regina: five. South central:
A 6.7-magnitude earthquake was reported south of the village of Hukay in the Philippines during the early morning on July 24.Preliminary reports from the Office of Civil Defense said there were no deaths or injuries, according to local media.This footage filmed by Dexter G Poquita, who said it was taken at 4:49 am on Saturday in San Pedro Laguna, shows water sloshing in a fish tank and a hanging cage swinging following the earthquake’s impact. Credit: Dexter G. Poquita via Storyful
‘Imprisoned’: south-west Sydney on harsher lockdown and the fight to stop CovidAuburn residents say the vaccine rollout has been frustrating and their businesses and community are suffering Zohra Patol from the Star Sydney Supermarket says she has had to offload boxes of fruit and vegetables on the cheap, to avoid watching them rot. Photograph: Blake Sharp-Wiggins/The Guardian
It was just another average day in Whitehorse. Until it wasn't. A man swept down the Yukon River in downtown Whitehorse Thursday was rescued. But it wasn't first responders who got the man safely to shore: it was a small business owner. Scott McDougall, the co-owner of Kanoe People, said he was operating on sheer reflexes when it all went down. "It feels great to know I was able to help him," he said, adding that a mere seconds could have drastically changed the outcome. "I'm really glad it didn
Meredith Stiehm will be the next president of the WGA West. Stiehm, running unopposed, will succeed David A. Goodman, who has termed out, on Sept. 21. Stiehm, who executive produced Homeland and Cold Case, will be only the third woman to hold the union’s highest elected position. The WGA West and its forerunner, the Screen […]