An obese death row inmate in the US state of Ohio has asked a court for a stay of execution, saying lethal injection would be "torturous and lingering" due to his weight.
Chelsea football club owner Roman Abramovich enjoyed "privileged access" to Russian President Vladimir Putin but held no significant influence over him.
Chicago school teachers voted Tuesday to end a high-profile strike that affected hundreds of thousands of children and sparked an acrimonious stand-off with Mayor Rahm Emanuel.
A French court is set to rule Tuesday on whether to ban the resale of photos of Prince William's wife Catherine sunbathing topless, after the British royal family sought an injunction.
Germany's top court will hand down a momentous ruling on a new European crisis firewall Wednesday, in a decision with far-reaching implications for the future of the euro.
Libya was Thursday set to question Moamer Kadhafi's former spy chief Abdullah al-Senussi following his extradition from Mauritania as the US and rights groups urged that he receive a fair trial.
When the history books come to be written about the euro, September 12, 2012 could well prove one of the most significant dates in the life of the embattled single currency.
Ecuador will sue a US lab for possessing and selling blood samples taken under false pretenses from members of a small Amazon tribe.
A Japanese court Friday rejected Apple's claim that Samsung stole its technology, dealing a blow to the iPhone maker after last week winning $1.05 billion in damages in the US from its bitter rival.
Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich, the owner of Chelsea football club, won his bitter legal battle with fellow oligarch Boris Berezovsky in a British court on Friday.
A Chinese dissident convicted of subversion based on evidence provided by US Internet giant Yahoo! was released from prison on Friday after serving a 10-year term, his wife said.
India's Supreme Court on Wednesday confirmed the death sentence handed down to Mohammed Kasab, the lone surviving gunman from the 2008 Mumbai attacks in which 166 people were killed.
Ukraine's high court on Wednesday rejected jailed ex-premier Yulia Tymoshenko's appeal of her abuse of power conviction despite threats of being cut off from Western nations that view the case as political.
Lawyers for the US soldier charged with passing a trove of classified documents to WikiLeaks accused the military Tuesday of withholding hundreds of emails over fears of a publicity nightmare.
Ukraine's high court rules Wednesday on former premier Yulia Tymoshenko's appeal against her seven-year jailing on charges the West views as President Viktor Yanukovych's political revenge.
Shares in Samsung Electronics opened 6.75 percent lower Monday after a US court fined the South Korean firm $1.05 billion for breaching Apple's patents.
A US court on Friday shot down orders to slap graphic anti-tobacco messages on cigarette packs, saying the government overstepped its authority by trying to "browbeat" smokers into quitting.
Apple won more than $1 billion in a massive US court victory over Samsung on Friday, in one of the biggest patent cases in decades -- a verdict that could have huge market repercussions.
An Oslo court found Anders Behring Breivik guilty of "acts of terror" and sentenced him to 21 years in prison for his killing spree last year that left 77 people dead.
A judge in Los Angeles named Michael Jackson's nephew TJ permanent co-guardian of the late King of Pop's three children.
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