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Wal-Mart sued over temp agency hours

NEW YORK (AP) – Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is being slapped with a lawsuit that claims that the world’s largest retailer and its staffing agencies broke federal minimum wage and overtime laws by requiring temporary workers […]


Ex-Peace Corps worker gets 15 years for sex abuse

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – A former Peace Corps volunteer has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for sexually abusing young girls while serving in South Africa. Jesse Osmun, of Milford, Conn., apologized to the […]


Lawsuit filed in Miss. over NFL concussions

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – A federal lawsuit filed in Mississippi on behalf of more than 50 former NFL players claims the league conspired to hide the dangers of concussions and brain trauma associated with professional […]


Another Christian college sues over contraception mandate

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) – The College of the Ozarks in southwestern Missouri is joining opponents of the new federal health care law with its own lawsuit over the law’s birth control component. The Christian college […]


Jury deliberating in Ohio Amish hair-cutting trial

CLEVELAND (AP) – Jurors are now deciding the fate of 16 people accused of hate crimes in hair- and beard-cutting attacks against fellow Amish in Ohio. Deliberations began Thursday morning in U.S. District Court in […]


Feds ask for public help in child porn case

(AP) – Federal authorities are asking for public help in identifying two adults and two young children seen in child sex videos discovered by computer forensics agents in Los Angeles. A “Jane Doe” arrest warrant […]




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