Fla. immigration judge signs order to release an Egyptian man once accused of terrorism

Fla. judge signs order to release Egyptian man

MIAMI — A Miami immigration judge signed an order Friday to release an Egyptian man acquitted earlier this year of terrorism-related charges.

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NCAA to appeal judge’s decision to release documents in Florida St. cheating case

NCAA to appeal release of Florida St. documents

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — NCAA lawyers say they’ll appeal a judge’s order to publicly release documents on academic cheating at Florida State.

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Attorneys reveal defense strategy for Fla. mom accused in death of toddler Caylee Anthony

Casey Anthony’s defense revealed in Fla. hearing

ORLANDO, Fla. — Attorneys for a Florida mother charged with killing her daughter claimed Friday that she could not have killed the toddler because the little girl’s remains were left in the woods while she was in jail.

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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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Attorneys for Fla. mother accused of killing daughter try to stop bail bondsmen testimony

Mom charged in killing opposes bondsmen testimony

ORLANDO, Fla. — The Florida mother charged with killing her toddler daughter wants to force the head of a Texas-based search-and-rescue group to testify at her trial but wants to stop her former bail bondsmen from being a witness for the state.

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Former UBS banker who became key US tax evasion witness faces sentencing in Florida

Ex-UBS banker faces sentencing in Florida

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — A former banker with Switzerland’s UBS AG, who turned key government informant in an international tax evasion probe, faces either prison or probation.

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Judge rules NCAA documents on Florida State cheating case are public records in media lawsuit

Judge: NCAA records on Fla. St. cheating public

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — A top official at the NCAA said a court ruling Thursday that documents dealing with cheating at Florida State are public records sets a precedent that will “rip the heart out of the NCAA” and its efforts to ensure competition is fair and equal.

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Fla. family kicked out of home for a day after court mix-up; judge had blocked their eviction

Court mix-up leaves Fla. family evicted for a day

MIAMI — Anna Ramirez thought she had dodged foreclosure after a judge stepped in at the last-minute to block her home’s sale. So it was a devastating shock when a buyer showed up with police to evict her family.

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Swiss banker, lawyer charged with helping clients evade US taxes in new UBS-related indictment

Swiss banker, lawyer face US tax charges in probe

MIAMI — A banker and a lawyer from Switzerland were indicted Thursday on fraud charges for allegedly helping rich Americans evade taxes by hiding assets in Swiss banks, including UBS AG and a smaller Zurich-based institution.

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Judge hearing media suit for release of NCAA documents on Florida State cheating case

Judge hearing NCAA-Florida St. public records case

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — A judge says NCAA documents concerning academic cheating at Florida State University are public records.

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