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SYDNEY | Geoffrey Rush’s defamation trial against Sydney paper starts

SYDNEY  — Geoffrey Rush‘s lawyer says the actor had no scandal attached to his name before a Sydney newspaper published allegations of inappropriate behavior toward a female co-star. The actor faced a large media pack Monday as he entered Sydney’s Federal Court, where a judge is hearing his defamation trial against Sydney’s Daily Telegraph and … Continue reading SYDNEY | Geoffrey Rush’s defamation trial against Sydney paper starts

ANCHORAGE, Alaska | Sarah Palin’s son, Track, accused of hitting woman in head

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin‘s oldest son, Track, hit a woman in the head after telling her that she couldn’t leave his house and resisted as authorities arrested him, court documents said. Track Palin, 29, is in jail facing misdemeanor charges including assault, resisting arrest and disorderly conduct less than a year … Continue reading ANCHORAGE, Alaska | Sarah Palin’s son, Track, accused of hitting woman in head

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M | Officials: Priest blamed sex abuse on cancer he didn’t have

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M — A former New Mexico priest, who fled the U.S. decades ago amid allegations of child sex abuse, once blamed his behavior on a cancer diagnosis which prosecutors say he didn’t have, according to court documents. Arthur Perrault is scheduled Tuesday to appear in U.S. District Court in Albuquerque for a detention hearing … Continue reading ALBUQUERQUE, N.M | Officials: Priest blamed sex abuse on cancer he didn’t have

LINCOLN, Neb. | Keystone XL developer plans to start construction in 2019

LINCOLN, Neb.— The developer of the Keystone XL oil pipeline plans to start construction next year, after a U.S. State Department review ordered by a federal judge concluded that major environmental damage from a leak is unlikely and could quickly be mitigated, a company spokesman said Monday. TransCanada spokesman Matthew John said the company remains … Continue reading LINCOLN, Neb. | Keystone XL developer plans to start construction in 2019

PHOENIX | Uber driver suing Bucs’ QB Winston over groping incident

PHOENIX— A female Uber driver in Arizona is suing Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston, accusing him of sexual assault. Court documents say the woman filed the suit in Arizona on Tuesday and is seeking more than $75,000 in damages. She said Winston grabbed her crotch in the drive-thru of a Mexican restaurant in the … Continue reading PHOENIX | Uber driver suing Bucs’ QB Winston over groping incident

TUCSON, Ariz. | $3M cattle fraud puts 2 Arizona families on financial brink

TUCSON, Ariz. — About $3 million worth of cattle was stolen from an Arizona family by a man they once considered a friend, prosecutors said in court documents. The fraud has pushed both families to the brink of financial ruin, the Arizona Daily Star reported . Longtime cattleman and rodeo cowboy Clay Parsons discovered last … Continue reading TUCSON, Ariz. | $3M cattle fraud puts 2 Arizona families on financial brink

DENVER | Man admits slaying wife, blames her for daughters’ deaths

DENVER — The father of two young girls found submerged in oil tanks after being missing for days told authorities his pregnant wife killed the children after learning he wanted a separation, and that he erupted in rage after witnessing the killings and strangled their mother inside the family’s suburban Denver home, according to court … Continue reading DENVER | Man admits slaying wife, blames her for daughters’ deaths

TAOS, N.M | Man at compound accused of training kids for school attacks

TAOS, N.M.  — A father arrested at a ramshackle New Mexico compound where 11 hungry children were found living in filth was training youngsters to commit school shootings, prosecutors said in court documents obtained Wednesday. The allegations against Siraj Ibn Wahhaj came to light as authorities awaited word on whether human remains discovered at the … Continue reading TAOS, N.M | Man at compound accused of training kids for school attacks