OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - Nebraska state Sen. Brenda Council has pleaded guilty to filing false campaign finance reports that prosecutors say concealed her misuse of more than $60,000 in campaign donations at casinos.
A judge sentenced Council on Tuesday to pay a $500 fine and court costs.
By DENISE LAVOIEAP Legal Affairs Writer
BOSTON (AP) - A convicted murderer in Massachusetts says a judge's decision to grant her request for sex-reassignment surgery is "the right thing to do."
U.S. District Judge Mark Wolf ruled this month that the surgery is the only adequate treatment
By The Associated Press
On Tuesday, Yahoo said it has completed a long-awaited $7.6 billion deal with China's Alibaba Group, and will distribute most of the proceeds to its shareholders.
Here are some key developments involving Yahoo Inc. and its performance:
Nov. 17, 2008: Yahoo Inc. says
By ANDREW TAYLORAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - As anti-American sentiment boils in Islamic countries like Egypt, lawmakers are moving to permit billions of dollars in U.S. foreign aid under a government-wide funding bill set to clear Congress this week.
In the case of Egypt, turmoil since
By HAMZA HENDAWI and MAGGIE MICHAELAssociated Press
BENGHAZI, Libya (AP) - Suspicion in last week's attack that killed the U.S. ambassador to Libya and three other Americans has focused on members of a hardcore Islamist militia known for its sympathies to al-Qaida, its fierce animosity to
By EDITH M. LEDERERAssociated Press
UNITED NATIONS (AP) - Hovering over this month's annual gathering of world leaders at the United Nations is the international community's failure to end the escalating war in Syria that is starting to spill over into a fragile and divided region.
By The Associated Press
WARNING: The German government agency overseeing IT safety is warning of a security breach in Microsoft's Internet Explorer.
WHAT TO DO: In its warning published late Monday, Germany's IT watchdog called on people using Windows XP or Windows 7 operating systems
BOSTON, Sept 17 (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp warned a newly discovered bug in its Internet Explorer web browser makes PCs vulnerable to attack by hackers and urged customers to download a piece of security software to mitigate the risk of infection. The security flaw affects
By GILLIAN FLACCUSAssociated Press
CERRITOS, Calif. (AP) - While the man behind an anti-Islam movie that ignited violence across the Middle East would likely face swift punishment in his native Egypt for making the film, in America the government is in the thorny position of protecting his free