By PAUL FOYAssociated Press
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Three former Special Forces soldiers have pleaded guilty to charges of using inside bid information to win more than $50 million in Army contracts in Afghanistan in a case that shows how easily contractors can profit from military business.
By LARRY NEUMEISTERAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - Financial services firm Cantor Fitzgerald, which lost two-thirds of its employees in the Sept. 11 attacks, revealed a $135 million settlement with American Airlines and insurance carriers on Tuesday to a judge who said it will end the final
By DIRK LAMMERSAssociated Press
ELK POINT, S.D. (AP) - A lawyer for ABC on Tuesday asked a circuit judge to throw out a defamation lawsuit related to its coverage of a meat product called lean, finely textured beef.
Circuit Judge Cheryle Gering said she'll issue a written ruling at later date
By LARA JAKESAP National Security Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - The small-time case of a Baltimore purse-snatcher who got nabbed after crank-calling his victim in 1976 laid the legal groundwork for today's worldwide government surveillance of telephone records in the name of protecting the U.S. from
By JOSEF FEDERMANAssociated Press
JERUSALEM (AP) - An American family that is suing the Bank of China in a U.S. terrorism case accused Israel on Tuesday of caving in to Chinese pressure by blocking a key witness from testifying.
The court filing included some potentially embarrassing accusations
WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx wants states to require first-time drunken drivers to use alcohol breath monitors before they get behind the wheel.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration released guidelines on Tuesday for states to use "ignition interlock
SKOPJE, Macedonia (AP) - Macedonia's government has imposed emergency measures in four cities, including Skopje, the capital, to address heavy air pollution caused by traffic and wood- and oil-burning heating systems.
For the past six days, airborne particle concentrations in the cities have
TIRANA, Albania (AP) - The International Monetary Fund says it has given initial approval for a 300 million euro ($412 million) loan to Albania to support the small Balkan country's economic recovery.
Albania's 3-month-old Socialist government is struggling with stagnant private credit and
By JIM SUHRAP Business Writer
ST. LOUIS (AP) - A federal bankruptcy court has approved Patriot Coal's reorganization plan, clearing the way for it to emerge from 17 months of bankruptcy, the St. Louis-based company said Tuesday as it finished wrapping up its exit financing.
LONDON (AP) - Helicopter maker Eurocopter says it has issued an international safety notice after a fault was found in the fuel indication system in the same type of aircraft that crashed into a Scottish pub last month.
The company says Bond Air Services and two other operators found the issue in
WOOSTER, Ohio (AP) - The disappearance of a 9-year-old girl later found strangled and dumped in a trash bin was reported in a 911 call by the man now charged with killing her.
Authorities say Jerrod Metsker, 24, was the last person seen with Reann Murphy at the trailer park where they lived in
Spokane County Medical Examiner's Office Confirms Identity and Cause of death of the man who was killed on December 15, 2013 on the 2500 Block of Garfield
SPOKANE COUNTY, December 17, 2013 – The Spokane County Medical Examiner's Office has confirmed the identity and the cause of
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UPDATE: On Tuesday afternoon authorities in Spokane Valley confirmed to our Dylan Wohlenhaus that emergency responders a body found in the Spokane River about half a mile from Maringo Dr. and Farr Road.
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