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  1. News - World - UNITED STATES

    California state senator Leland Yee pleads not guilty to graft charges

    Posted Aug 01st 2014, 11:44pm by AP

    ... indictment unsealed last week also alleges that Yee, a San Francisco Democrat, sought money for helping pass legislation making it harder for professional football players to obtain workers' ... of a Senate committee considering the bill and told the agent he controlled two votes. The agent boasted of his connection to an unidentified owner of a professionaol football team. Yee encouraged ...

  2. News - World - UNITED STATES

    California State Senator Leland Yee faces new charges in Chinatown corruption case

    Posted Jul 26th 2014, 03:07pm by AP

    ... accusations allege that Yee offered to help pass legislation making it harder for football players to obtain workers' compensation in California, in exchange for campaign contributions from an unidentified National Football League owner. The new indictment also accuses Yee of taking bribes in exchange for votes in favour of several bills, including one on medical marijuana and another ...

  3. News - World - UNITED STATES

    20 years on, O.J. Simpson's white Bronco freeway chase remains an iconic TV moment

    Posted Jun 16th 2014, 03:21am by AFP

    ... and Goldman, whose bloodied bodies had been found four days earlier. Hours later, Simpson was seen driving along Interstate 5 outside Los Angeles with his football friend Al Cowlings. The star had ... attends his ex-wife's funeral, accompanying the couple's two children, Sydney and Justin. June 17: LA police formally charge Simpson on two counts of homicide. The former football star ...

  4. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Clinton returns to applause and a football helmet

    Posted Jan 08th 2013, 02:40pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Washington Secretary of State Hillary Clinton received a standing ovation from her staff and an American football helmet to protect her from Washington’s hard ... fantastic, she seems to be terrific,” Nuland said. “She is in the pink, literally. She’s wearing a brilliant pink jacket today.” As a joke, the staff presented her with a white football helmet, ...

  5. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Businessman burned with acid in month-long kidnap ordeal in New York

    Posted May 25th 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... US authorities said. Pedro Portugal, 52, was rescued this week by detectives who had monitored phone calls, noticed pizza deliveries to a deserted area in the borough of Queens and zeroed ... Raymond Kelly said. Portugal, a father of six who owned a small accounting and tax firm, was burned with acid and spent the better part of a month with his head cloaked, authorities said. He ...

  6. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Cody Keenan, Obama's speech-writer, brings a bit of fun, passion to the job

    Posted Jan 29th 2014, 09:59pm by Reuters

    ... school American football player also helped write the president's eulogy to Ted Kennedy in 2009. Obama is an accomplished and prolific writer, and Keenan has said it is challenging to meet ...

  7. News - World - UNITED STATES

    New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, dogged by bridge closure, booed at Super Bowl event

    Posted Feb 02nd 2014, 02:05pm by Reuters in New York

    ... marking the hand off of Super Bowl hosting duties, Christie appeared on Saturday in New York’s Times Square with National Football League (NFL) officials and political leaders from New York ...

  8. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Four more charged over Steubenville, Ohio high school rape case

    Posted Nov 27th 2013, 02:32am by APSPT

    ... after an investigation prompted by the rape of a semi-conscious 16-year-old girl by two high school football players in the US state of Ohio. The investigation included crimes committed ... and other adults after the two players were convicted in March. Two people had already been charged before Steubenville superintendent Michael McVey, strength coach Seth Fluharty, volunteer football ...

  9. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Fuss over California school's Arab mascot prompts a wider debate

    Posted Dec 03rd 2013, 10:29pm by AP

    ... schools to drop race-based mascots if a complaint is filed and the practice is found discriminatory. Earlier this year, President Barack Obama said if he owned the National Football League's ... of Arabs or Muslims. In the Los Angeles suburb of Alhambra, the high school football team, known as the Moors, features a caricature of a scowling, dark-skinned man with two swords on its Facebook ...

  10. News - World - UNITED STATES

    US Naval Academy investigates rape allegation

    Posted Jun 02nd 2013, 12:00am by AGENCIES

    ... Agencies in Washington Football players at US naval institution investigated in year-old case Allegation of rape at academy probed Several football players at the United States Naval Academy are under investigation on allegations they raped a female midshipman at a party last year. Naval criminal investigators were examining the allegations lodged against three football ...




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