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Nigerian TribuneMarch 1, 2012

OPERATIVES of the dreaded Islamic militant sect, Boko Haram are said to have started combing fertiliser markets in search of materials to be used for bombs following the decision of security agencies to tighten rules on use of dynamites and explosives.more »

DA Files Motion For High Court To Recuse Gableman, Rehear Act 10 Case
WISC MadisonMarch 1, 2012

... he accepted free legal services from prominent Wisconsin law firm Michael, Best & Friedrich, which represented the state of Wisconsin in the legal fight over Act 10. Act 10 is the contentious law that made changes to collective bargaining rights ...more »

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Confidentiality
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South Burlington agrees to $10000 settlement over traffic stop
BurlingtonFreePress.comMarch 2, 2012

O'Connor stopped McKenna after seeing her "in the company of an African-American male," her attorney, Norman Blais, wrote in court papers filed last summer in Chittenden County Superior Court. Blais filed suit to force the city to release O'Connor's ...more »

Credit Repair
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Low-income borrowers have help available
MyCentralJersey.comMarch 5, 2012

THOMAS P. COSTELLO/ASBURY PARK PRESS Topics include: homebuying tips, down payment assistance, credit repair and homeownership counseling. Free child care and refreshments provided. For more information, visit the Affordable Housing Alliance at ...more »

Consumer Disputes
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Visa denied,immigration firm ordered to refund student
Indian ExpressMarch 10, 2012

The Chandigarh Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission has directed an immigration agency based in Sector 34, Chandigarh, to refund Rs 10.8 lakh to a Samrala youth. The Commission saw through the false claims made by the company that it was never ...more »

Food Poisoning
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Mutated seeds, food poisoning America
The News RecordMarch 1, 2012

A large, United States-based multi-national corporation is poisoning you — and the government is assisting in the process. Monsanto's GMO seeds make up a wide spectrum of the everyday diet, including: corn, grain sorghum, soybeans, cotton, tomatoes, ...more »

Product Reclamation
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Judge mostly stands by uranium leasing ruling
Grand Junction SentinelMarch 1, 2012

Martinez this week did agree to revise his order to allow the DOE to do work on the lands that is “absolutely necessary” for completing the environmental review, for conducting mine reclamation activities, and for complying with state and other ...more »

Consumer Protection
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Timothy Geithner decries 'financial crisis amnesia' by reform foes
Los Angeles TimesMarch 2, 2012

Geithner offered a vigorous and personal defense of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, which has been sharply criticized by the financial industry and Republicans as a severe regulatory overreaction that is hindering the ...more »

Stolen Identity
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Jack Nicholson's Identity Allegedly Stolen By Brazilian Man
RumorFixMarch 1, 2012

Ricardo Sergio Freire de Barros, 41, was arrested in Recife, Brazil after allegedly trying to open a bank account using a fake ID with the picture of Hollywood actor and the fake name, Joao Pedro Dos Santos. The fake ID uses a 2003 portrait from a ...more »

Credit Cards Fraud
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3 New York women face credit card fraud charges in Shelton
New Haven RegisterMarch 8, 2012

By Patricia Villers, Register Staff SHELTON — Three women from the Bronx, NY, were arrested late Tuesday afternoon on credit card fraud charges, police said Wednesday. At about 5 pm Tuesday, police responded to TJ Maxx, 865 Bridgeport Ave., ...more »

Unsafe Products
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Philadelphia Attorney Jillian A. S. Roman Presents The Topic of Pelvic Mesh
PR Web (press release)March 1, 2012

On February 8, 2011 Jillian AS Roman, attorney at the law firm of Cohen, Placitella & Roth was a presenter at the Actos and Pelvic Mesh Litigation Update A Plaintiffs Only Forum, sponsored by Mass Torts Made Perfect. The roundtable, which was open to ...more »

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