India hoping for speedy return of its sailors

LONDON - India is hoping that two Indian sailors will be allowed to leave South Korea very quickly after being held in the southeast Asian country for over 18 months for an oil spillage that they did not cause.

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No conviction for harassment, if there’s undue delay in filing complaint: SC

NEW DELHI - The Apex court on Saturday ruled that a husband or family member would not be convicted of harassing the wife, if the complaint was made after passage of a considerable time after the alleged act.

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‘Honour killing’ of sister gets life term for Canadian

TORONTO - In a case of honour killing in the Canadian capital Ottawa, a 23-year-old man was jailed for life Saturday for killing his sister and her fianc over three years ago.

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Tarnished Rose: Academic allegations deliver hard hit to Bulls’ Rookie of the Year’s image

Allegations could prove costly for Bulls’ rose

CHICAGO — Right from the start, the message was crisp and direct — just like Derrick Rose’s passes.

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Hawaii Superferry seeks bankruptcy protection after courts forced it from the islands

Hawaii Superferry files for bankruptcy

HONOLULU — The company running Hawaii’s first interisland car and passenger service is filing for bankruptcy, two months after a state Supreme Court ruling effectively shut it down.

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Banks sue ex-Kmart CEO Joseph Antonini, alleging he failed to repay more than $2.3M in loans

Banks sue former Kmart CEO, alleging unpaid loans

PONTIAC, Mich. — Former Kmart Corp. chairman and CEO Joseph Antonini is being sued by five banks accusing him of defaulting on more than $2.3 million in loans and promissory notes.

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GM reaches deals with UAW, Opel as almost certain bankruptcy nears; Chrysler awaits its fate

GM board meets as bondholder deadline passes

DETROIT — General Motors Corp.’s board of directors met for a second day Saturday to make the final decision on whether the automaker would complete its restructuring by filing for bankruptcy protection Monday.

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Tarnished Rose: Academic allegations deliver hard hit to Rookie of the Year’s image

Tarnished Rose: Allegations could prove costly

CHICAGO — Right from the start, the message was crisp and direct — just like Derrick Rose’s passes.

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How will dishy ‘Real Housewives’ translate to nation’s capital? With difficulty, some say

Washington ponders who its Real Housewives will be

Barack Obama has just named his pick for the Supreme Court and is still filling out the ranks of his administration. But it’s another casting process, also being conducted in the strictest secrecy, that’s really got them whispering in Washington.

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Myanmar allows Suu Kyi to meet lawyers

YANGON - Myanmar’s opposition leader currently on trial for allegedly breaking the terms of her house arrest met her lawyers Saturday, one of the three lawyers said.

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