Two of President’s Bodyguard get life for 2003 rape

NEW DELHI - A city court Saturday sentenced two members of the President’s Bodyguard to life imprisonment in the sensational 2003 Buddha Jayanti Park gang rape case, terming their act a “heinous offence”.

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Both sides claim extortion as legal battle heats up in suit accusing Roethlisberger of rape

Both sides claim extortion in Big Ben’s rape case

RENO, Nev. — Ben Roethlisberger’s lawyers say the woman accusing him of raping her at Lake Tahoe last summer is “disturbed and calculating” and fabricated the assault to extort a big payoff from the Steelers quarterback.

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More than 3 years in prison for ex-UBS banker who became key US tax evasion witness

Ex-UBS banker gets more than 3 years in prison

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — A former banker described by prosecutors as the man most responsible for sparking a broad U.S. investigation into rich Americans’ use of secret Swiss bank accounts to evade taxes was sentenced Friday to more than three years in federal prison.

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Eight accused in Orissa mining scam get bail

BHUBANESWAR - The Orissa High Court Friday granted bail to eight people, including state officials and mine owners, arrested for alleged illegal mining in Keonjhar district.

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Court reserves order on charging Airport Development Fee

NEW DELHI - The Delhi High Court Thursday reserved its order on a public interest petition challenging the collection of airport development fee (ADF) from passengers departing from the Indira Gandhi International Airport here.

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Judge criticizes probe of taped meeting in Philadelphia Newspapers bankruptcy case

Judge faults taping probe in Philly newspaper case

PHILADELPHIA — The judge overseeing Philadelphia Newspapers’ bankruptcy has criticized a creditor group’s investigation into the alleged illegal taping of a meeting.

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Blackhawks star Kane indicted on misdemeanor assault, theft charges in NY cabbie attack

Blackhawks star Kane indicted in NY cabbie attack

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Chicago Blackhawks star Patrick Kane was indicted Wednesday on misdemeanor assault and theft charges after he was accused of beating up a cab driver over a fare dispute.

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Blackhawks star Patrick Kane indicted on misdemeanor assault, theft charges in cabbie attack

Blackhawks star Kane indicted in cabbie attack

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Chicago Blackhawks star Patrick Kane was indicted Wednesday on misdemeanor assault and theft charges after he was accused of beating up a cab driver over a fare dispute.

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Trial by video-conferencing not fair: Abu Salem

NEW DELHI - Extradited gangster Abu Salem, facing charges of extortion, Wednesday told a city court that conducting his trial by video-conferencing was not fair and it would violate his extradition conditions.

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Government defends airport development fee

NEW DELHI - The government Wednesday justified its stand on collecting airport development fee (ADF) from passengers departing from Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International airport and told the Delhi High Court that it was well within law.

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