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Aruba judge orders man held in Frederick woman’s disappearance

ORANJESTAD, Aruba — A judge ruled Monday that Aruban prosecutors have enough evidence against a Maryland tourist to continue holding him while they investigate the disappearance of his travel companion. Police led Gary V. Giordano, a 50-year-old businessman, into a ...

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D.C. judge allows American to sue Rumsfeld over torture

WASHINGTON — A federal judge has ruled that former Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld can be sued personally for damages by a former U.S. military contractor who says he was tortured during a nine-month imprisonment in Iraq. The lawsuit lays ...

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Presidential historian to remain in custody

A presidential historian charged in a conspiracy to steal documents from archives in several states will remain in federal custody while authorities search his New York City apartment again. Barry Landau’s attorney says a hearing on Landau’s release will be ...

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Mount Rainier officer ordered held without bond

UPPER MARLBORO — A Prince George’s County judge has ordered a Mount Rainier police officer indicted on attempted murder and sex-offense charges to be held without bond. Prosecutors accuse 27-year-old Gene Gillette of shooting a man in his Capitol Heights ...

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Court of Appeals revives fight over breach of condo contract

The Court of Appeals has given K. Hovnanian Homes another chance to defend itself against claims that one of its units breached a contract at the Annapolis Towne Centre at Parole. The project’s developer, a limited liability entity created by ...

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Judge refuses to approve Delaware diocese reorganization

WILMINGTON, Del.  — A Delaware bankruptcy judge is refusing to approve the Catholic Diocese of Wilmington’s reorganization plan because it allows for the possibility of payments to pedophile priests. The judge’s ruling Thursday came after he heard arguments on the ...

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