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Photo courtesy of US death row inmate -- too obese for execution? 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.
22 сентября 2012
Roman Abramovich. ©RIA Novosti Abramovich could not pull Putin strings: judge Chelsea football club owner Roman Abramovich enjoyed "privileged access" to Russian President Vladimir Putin but held no significant influence over him.
20 сентября 2012
Chicago teachers vote to end strike: officials 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.
19 сентября 2012
French court set to rule on Kate topless photos injunction 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.
18 сентября 2012
©REUTERS/Kacper Pempel Leaders, markets brace for German court's euro ruling 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.
12 сентября 2012
Libya to question extradited Kadhafi spy chief 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.
07 сентября 2012
Judgement day looms for euro 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.
03 сентября 2012
Photo courtesy of Ecuador to sue US lab for tribe's blood samples Ecuador will sue a US lab for possessing and selling blood samples taken under false pretenses from members of a small Amazon tribe.
01 сентября 2012
Japan court rejects Apple patent claims against Samsung 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.
01 сентября 2012
Abramovich wins battle of Russian oligarchs in Britain 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.
01 сентября 2012
China frees Yahoo! dissident after 10 years 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.
31 августа 2012
Death penalty confirmed for Mumbai attacks gunman 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.
31 августа 2012
Jailed ex-PM Tymoshenko loses Ukraine appeal 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.
31 августа 2012
Army Private First Class Bradley Manning is escorted in handcuffs. ©REUTERS/Jose Luis Magaua US withheld email evidence in WikiLeaks case: defense 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.
30 августа 2012
Yulia Tymoshenko. ©RIA Novosti Divided Ukraine awaits Tymoshenko appeal ruling 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.
29 августа 2012
Samsung shares plunge after US Apple patents verdict 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.
27 августа 2012
US court rejects graphic cigarette warnings 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.
26 августа 2012
Apple scores huge win over Samsung in patent case 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.
25 августа 2012
Norway mass killer Breivik found sane, sentenced to prison 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.
24 августа 2012
Michael Jackson's children (L-R) Prince, Blanket and Paris. ©REUTERS/Phil McCarten Jackson's nephew named kids' permanent co-guardian A judge in Los Angeles named Michael Jackson's nephew TJ permanent co-guardian of the late King of Pop's three children.
24 августа 2012

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