Judge: Creditors can vote on new Vick bankruptcy plan, but future income still uncertain

Creditors to vote on Vick bankruptcy plan

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. — Though a judge ruled that Michael Vick’s bankruptcy plan can be sent to creditors to vote on, it remains unclear how the out-of-work quarterback will get the income to pay them.

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Student in Mass. download case seeks minimum, described as a kid just ‘clicking on a computer’

Minimal damages sought in Mass. song-download case

BOSTON — A lawyer for a Boston University student who admitted illegally downloading and sharing music urged a federal jury Friday to “send a message” to the music industry by awarding only minimal damages.

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Student in Boston music downloading case asks jury to ’send a message’ to recording industry

Student hopes downloading case will send message

BOSTON — A lawyer for a Boston University student who admitted illegally downloading and sharing music has urged a jury to “send a message” to the music industry by awarding only minimal damages.

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‘Mommy does this when she gets angry’: Mass. woman charged with locking boy in hot attic

Kids to cops: Mom used attic as lockup when angry

LOWELL, Mass. — Police responding to a report of a 3-year-old being locked in a sweltering, filthy attic were told by other children, “Mommy does this when she gets angry,” a prosecutor said Friday.

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Brazil: Police detail how boxer Gatti committed suicide, why they first called it homicide

Police provide details on boxer Gatti’s death

RIO DE JANEIRO — Arturo Gatti hanged himself with a handbag strap from a staircase column more than seven feet off the ground, Brazilian police said Friday as they released new details about the boxer’s death.

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Irish gov’t says next report on Catholic child abuse could be censored, delayed by judge

Irish court may censor next Catholic abuse report

DUBLIN — Ireland’s next report into the cover-up of child abuse in the Catholic Church might be censored or delayed because its publication could undermine prosecutors’ efforts to imprison pedophile priests, Justice Minister Dermot Ahern announced Friday.

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47 arrested in anti-Putin demonstration in Moscow

MOSCOW - At least 47 people were arrested in Moscow Friday shortly before the start of an unauthorised demonstration against the policies of Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin.

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Amazon sued over deletion of Orwell books from Kindle, along with reader’s electronic notes

Amazon sued over Kindle deletion of Orwell books

SEATTLE — A high school student is suing Amazon.com Inc. for deleting an e-book he purchased for the Kindle reader, saying his electronic notes were bollixed, too.

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Prosecutors say they have given defense most evidence in Levy case; defense requests more time

Judge declines to delay trial in Chandra Levy case

WASHINGTON — A judge has refused to push back the trial for the man accused of sexually assaulting and killing a Washington intern.

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Musharraf acted extra-judicially, illegally, unconstitutionally: Supreme Court

ISLAMABAD - Holding that then president Pervez Musharraf had acted extra-judicially, illegally and unconstitutionally in imposing an emergency and sacking Supreme Court judges two years ago, Pakistan’s apex court Friday termed as null and void the steps he had taken Nov 3, 2007.

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