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  • Argentine president seeks overhaul of intelligence services

    Tue, 27 Jan 2015 15:57:17 GMT

    BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — President Cristina Fernandez called on Congress to dissolve Argentina's intelligence services in the wake of the mysterious death of a prosecutor, strongly denying his accusation that she had sought to shield former Iranian officials suspected in the 1994 bombing of a Jewish center.

  • The latest on the Northeast snowstorm

    Tue, 27 Jan 2015 15:51:28 GMT

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  • Audrey Tautou, Matthew Weiner among Berlin film fest jury

    Tue, 27 Jan 2015 15:35:47 GMT

    BERLIN (AP) — "Amelie" actress Audrey Tautou and "Mad Men" creator Matthew Weiner are among the seven jury members for this year's Berlin Film Festival, which will be led by director Darren Aronofsky, organizers said Tuesday.

  • Storm forces 2-day delay of jury selection in marathon trial

    Tue, 27 Jan 2015 15:35:20 GMT

    BOSTON (AP) — Jury selection in the federal death penalty trial of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (joh-HAHR' tsahr-NEYE'-ehv) has been delayed for two days because of a blizzard.

  • 10 Things to Know for Today

    Tue, 27 Jan 2015 15:34:47 GMT

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:

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  • What Can You Learn From Competitors' Law Firm Websites?

    2015-01-26T20:53:01Z

    Business people know that one of the best ways to figure out what you're doing right or wrong is to spy on what the competition is doing. Back in Ye Olde Times, that might have involved sending a "secret shopper" in to report back what happened at another law firm's......

  • Does Your Small or Solo Practice Need a Virtual Receptionist?

    2015-01-26T20:15:01Z

    Solos and small firms likely can't afford much in the way of overhead, whether it's expansive office space or support staff. Fear not! Technology is here to help. When someone calls the office, who's going to answer the phone? You? Try again: You're at a court date, a deposition, a......

  • Need a Fake Boyfriend or Girlfriend? This Ex-Lawyer Can Help

    2015-01-26T18:30:01Z

    From the "here's what you can do when you don't want to be a lawyer anymore" files, have you tried becoming an Internet entrepreneur? Of course you have, but you aren't as inventive as Matthew Homann. Among his many projects, Homann created a website where people can create fake profiles......

  • SCOTUS Agrees to Hear Lethal Injection Case

    2015-01-23T23:13:01Z

    Why do these things always happen on a Friday? Last week, the Supreme Court dropped the bombshell that it was reviewing the Sixth Circuit's same-sex marriage case. Today, the Court announced that it would hear the appeal of Richard Glossip and two other death row inmates in Oklahoma scheduled to......

  • Law Office Ergonomics: Monitors Can Be a Pain in the Neck

    2015-01-23T20:16:01Z

    Big, roomy computer monitors are essential for comfortable lawyering. You spend a lot of your time at your desk, and a big monitor allows you to have multiple documents open side-by-side. But monitors, like every other part of your desk, are governed by the iron-clad Law of Ergonomics. If your......

  • Could Teva Pharmaceuticals Ruling Benefit Patent 'Trolls'?

    2015-01-23T18:30:01Z

    The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit has frequently been criticized as a "rogue" court, and the Supreme Court has been reining it in of late. (Of course, the Federal Circuit was also helped with the resignation of former Chief Judge Randall Rader, who never met a patent......

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  • Residents want charges for Denver officers who killed teen

    Tue, 27 Jan 2015 15:57:39 GMT

    DENVER (AP) — Some residents are calling for a special prosecutor to investigate the Denver officers who shot and killed a 16-year-old girl who police say hit an officer with a stolen car.

  • Residents want special prosecutor in police shooting of teen

    Tue, 27 Jan 2015 15:45:13 GMT

    DENVER (AP) — A day after Denver police shot and killed a 16-year-old girl in a stolen car, some residents are calling for a special prosecutor to investigate the officers who opened fire.

  • Solo tourists banned in New Orleans' oldest cemetery

    Tue, 27 Jan 2015 15:37:26 GMT

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A historic New Orleans cemetery that may have started New Orleans' tradition of above-ground crypts will soon be off-limits to tourists on their own because of repeated vandalism among the tombs, the Roman Catholic archdiocese that owns the property has announced.

  • Woman faces charges of stealing police cruiser while cuffed

    Tue, 27 Jan 2015 15:29:54 GMT

    ALIQUIPPA, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania woman has been ordered to stand trial on charges she stole a police cruiser and led officers on a chase of at least 80 mph — while her hands were cuffed behind her.

  • Inquiry: Ex-KGB spy Litvinenko may have been poisoned twice

    Tue, 27 Jan 2015 15:22:22 GMT

    LONDON (AP) — A long-awaited inquiry into the death of Russian former spy Alexander Litvinenko opened Tuesday with the revelation that the KGB agent turned Kremlin critic may have been poisoned with radioactive polonium not once — as authorities initially thought — but twice.

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  • Residents want charges for Denver officers who killed teen

    Tue, 27 Jan 2015 15:57:39 GMT

    DENVER (AP) — Some residents are calling for a special prosecutor to investigate the Denver officers who shot and killed a 16-year-old girl who police say hit an officer with a stolen car.

  • Democrats say they won't support Iran sanctions bill for now

    Tue, 27 Jan 2015 15:45:56 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A group of Senate Democrats have told the White House that they won't support passage of an Iran sanctions bill until at least the end of March.

  • Residents want special prosecutor in police shooting of teen

    Tue, 27 Jan 2015 15:45:13 GMT

    DENVER (AP) — A day after Denver police shot and killed a 16-year-old girl in a stolen car, some residents are calling for a special prosecutor to investigate the officers who opened fire.

  • Obama defends US ties as he pays respects in Saudi Arabia

    Tue, 27 Jan 2015 15:42:57 GMT

    RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — President Barack Obama defended the U.S. government's willingness to cooperate closely with Saudi Arabia on national security despite deep concerns over human rights abuses, as he led an array of current and former American statesmen in paying respects Tuesday following the death of King Abdullah.

  • Purported IS message threatens Japan, Jordan hostages

    Tue, 27 Jan 2015 15:39:03 GMT

    BEIRUT (AP) — An online message purportedly from the Islamic State group warned Tuesday that a Japanese hostage and Jordanian pilot the extremists hold have less than "24 hours left to live."

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  • Tendinitis can be the result of repetitive work tasks

    Tue, 27 Jan 2015 15:42:07 GMT

    Tendinitis is a painful, debilitating condition that can affect nearly any part of the body. It perhaps receives the most attention when a star athlete comes down with it, but anyone can develop tendinitis, especially if their job involves repetitive...

  • Tax deductions for divorced and unmarried parents (1 of 2)

    Tue, 27 Jan 2015 15:37:53 GMT

    Tax season is approaching quickly, and if you are like many Ohio residents, you may be starting to get your paperwork in order. But if you are like many Ohio residents, you may also be confused about what deductions you...

  • Double Dipping and Pensions

    Tue, 27 Jan 2015 15:34:30 GMT

    One important issue for consideration upon the breakdown of a marriage, is what happens to the pension. Pensions are often one of the largest assets accumulated by the parties during marriage. They can be as, if not more valuable than...

  • Speed suspected in car wreck that killed driver, injured 2 others

    Tue, 27 Jan 2015 15:16:15 GMT

    During the morning rush hour on a recent Friday in Southern Louisiana, traffic came to a sudden halt. A car wreck on LA 23 northbound held up commuters while law enforcement officers conducted their investigation and cleared the scene. The...

  • Car accident leads to injuries in Missouri

    Tue, 27 Jan 2015 14:40:55 GMT

    Even when someone is abiding by the rules of the road, he or she may find him or herself reminded that not everyone else on the road may be doing the same. If another person on the road is acting...