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  1. News - World - BRIEFS

    Briefs, February 24, 2013

    Posted Feb 24th 2013, 12:00am by VARIOUS

    ... administration took another step towards institutionalising gay marriage, formally asking the US Supreme Court to strike down a 1996 law defining marriage exclusively as a union between a man ... Leaking radioactive waste 'not a risk' SEATTLE- Six underground tanks at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation in the US state of Washington are leaking radioactive waste, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1157187/briefs-february-24-2013
  2. News - China - BRIEFS

    Briefs, December 6, 2012

    Posted Dec 06th 2012, 12:00am by STAFF REPRORTER, AFP

    ... by the supreme court, the top prosecution body and the police said the charge of "intentional murder" should apply to anyone urging Tibetans to set themselves alight, the state-run Gannan Daily ... and create jobs. But the waiver applies only to tourists from 42 countries, mostly developed ones like the US, France and Britain. Stephen Chen ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1098434/briefs-december-6-2012
  3. News - China - BRIEFS

    Briefs, December 21, 2012

    Posted Dec 21st 2012, 12:00am by AFP, ZHUANG PINGHUI

    ... convicted and sentenced to another 10 years for taking bribes from a local financial group, the island's Supreme Court said. Under Taiwanese law, an individual may serve a maximum of 20 years in jail unless a life sentence is imposed, but prosecutor Chen Hung-ta said the conviction would allow Taipei to seek the return of US$13 million deposited by the Chen family in a Swiss bank. AFP ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1109434/briefs-december-21-2012
  4. News - World - BRIEFS

    Briefs: US Election, November 8, 2012

    Posted Nov 08th 2012, 12:00am by AGENCIES

    ... Twitter users get busy with 20 million posts WASHINGTON - Election day became the most tweeted about event in US political history with internet users firing off 20 million poll-related ... The number far surpassed the 10.3 million tweets sent during the first presidential debate last month - an event the social network had at the time billed a record in US political history. AFP ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1077362/briefs-us-election-november-8-2012
  5. News - World - BRIEFS

    Briefs extra, February 28, 2013

    Posted Feb 28th 2013, 12:00am by AGENCIES

    ... Bloomberg Budweiser watered down beer, court hears WASHINGTON- The makers of Budweiser faced accusations that they watered down the popular American lager in search of higher profits, in a class ... in the past five years. AFP Afghan letter activists lose free-speech case CANBERRA- Australia's highest court narrowly rejected the case of two Muslim activists who argued they had ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1160350/briefs-extra-february-28-2013
  6. News - Asia - BRIEFS

    Briefs, February 24, 2013

    Posted Feb 24th 2013, 12:00am by VARIOUS

    ... killed more than 180 people. The outlawed militant group claimed responsibility for both attacks. Ishaq, who has been arrested before, was released by a court on bail in July 2011, even though he ... an Indian official said, 10 days after he sought refuge in the mission in a bid to avoid arrest. Nasheed's exit came after a Maldivian court earlier this week postponed his trial for abuse ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1157250/briefs-february-24-2013
  7. News - World - BRIEFS

    Briefs, February 17, 2013

    Posted Feb 17th 2013, 12:00am by AGENCIES

    ... the coroner said. Reuters   US tax dodger diverted funds to HK account WASHINGTON- Bae Soo "Chris" Chon, 49, who owned US company Mirage Cosmetics, was sentenced to a year and a day in prison for evading US$522,650 in US federal and state taxes after admitting tax evasion by diverting proceeds from foreign distributors to accounts in Hong Kong and South Korea. In the autumn ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1151963/briefs-february-17-2013
  8. News - Asia - BRIEFS

    Briefs, February 27, 2013

    Posted Feb 27th 2013, 12:00am by AGENCIES

    ... US sailors on trial for rape in Okinawa TOKYO- Two US sailors yesterday admitted raping a Japanese woman in Okinawa, in a case that has generated huge anti-American anger in Japan. Skyler Dozierwalker, 23, and Christopher Browning, 24, attacked the woman in central Okinawa during a brief trip there in October. Dozierwalker told Naha District Court he committed the crime, while Browning ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1159273/briefs-february-27-2013
  9. News - World - BRIEFS

    Briefs, March 10, 2013

    Posted Mar 10th 2013, 12:00am by AGENCIES

    ... against a court decision blocking his deportation to Jordan. Accused by Britain of posing a security risk and being a spiritual inspiration for one of the 9/11 hijackers, Qatada is wanted in his ... civilians and wounding 14 others during a visit to Afghanistan by US Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel. Hagel was nowhere near the blast, said a spokesman for the Nato-led International Security ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1187319/briefs-march-10-2013
  10. News - Asia - BRIEFS

    Briefs, February 28, 2013

    Posted Feb 28th 2013, 12:00am by AGENCIES

    ... Teenager in rape claim sentenced to 100 lashes MALE- A Maldives court has sentenced a 15-year-old alleged rape victim to 100 lashes and eight months under house arrest after she admitted ... person- 115-year-old Jiroemon Kimura- also lives in Japan. AP Salvage squads begin to dismantle US ship MANILA- Salvage teams have begun cutting up a US Navy ship stranded on a UN World ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1160456/briefs-february-28-2013

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