Louisiana sheriff uses anti-Semitic slur, threatens to shoot federal prosecutor According to The Advocate, court documents filed last week allege that Ackal called a prosecutor a “sorry son-of-a-bitch ... three times after Michel tried to search him in the New Orleans suburb of Harvey. Law enforcement initiated a manhunt and later ... 07/3/2016 - 7:26 pm | View Link
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Federal Prosecutor Steps Down After Underlings Were Accused Of Making Nasty Online Posts NEW ORLEANS (AP) â€” New Orleans’ corruption-busting federal prosecutor resigned Thursday after two top deputies became embroiled in a scandal that threatens to undermine some of his biggest cases and damaged his standing as one of the most popular ... 12/7/2012 - 1:35 pm | View Link
Top federal prosecutor in New Orleans resigns NEW ORLEANS – Jim Letten, U.S. attorney for the Eastern District of Louisiana, announced his resignation Thursday in the wake of scandals involving some of his top deputies. Letten has been the face of sweeping anticorruption and crime-fighting efforts ... 12/6/2012 - 1:23 am | View Link
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An Indian minister who said foreign women visiting the country should not wear skirts hastily walked back his controversial comments Monday, saying he was only referring to “religious places” and said what he did out of “concern.”
“I am a father of two daughters, I would never tell women what they should wear or not,” said Mahesh Sharma, according to local broadcaster NDTV.
Australia, South Korea and Taiwan have issued warnings advising pregnant women and women trying to get pregnant not to visit Singapore, where a Zika outbreak has left dozens infected, Reuters reports.
As of Tuesday afternoon local time, 56 people in Singapore had contracted Zika, a mosquito-borne illness that came to international attention last summer when it was linked to birth defects in Brazil.
The Lloyd Harbor man charged with drowning his mother in the family's swimming pool this month has been indicted and is scheduled to be arraigned Tuesday on a second-degree murder charge, officials said.
Bangladesh’s top court has paved the way for the execution of one of the country’s senior Islamist leaders — convicted two years ago of atrocities committed during the country’s 1971 war of independence — by dismissing his final appeal for clemency on Tuesday.
Mir Quasem Ali can now only be saved from the noose by a presidential pardon, Bangladeshi newspaper the Daily Star reported.
Ali, a former media tycoon who served as a financier for the country’s biggest Islamist party Jamaat-e-Islami, was convicted of war crimes in 2014 by a special tribunal set up by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina four years earlier.
The marquee names on the fall publishing calendar are legion: Jonathan Safran Foer, John le Carré, Maureen Dowd, Wayne Gretzky, Margaret Atwood, Michael Chabon — and yes, a certain scribe by the name of J. K. Rowling. But you don’t have all day to hear us rave about the big books headed our way.