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Furloughs could become law firm layoffs, report says

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Welcome to Monday, the 37th anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court’s Arizona Governing Committee v. Norris decision that Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act prohibits states from discriminating on the basis of sex in providing retirement benefits. Here ...

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Md. pizza shop owner sentenced for sending guns to Pakistan

A pizza shop owner has been sentenced to two years in prison for exporting semi-automatic rifles, parts and accessories to Pakistan. Thirty-five-year-old Kamran Ashfaq Malik of Upper Marlboro was sentenced Monday in federal court in Baltimore. Prosecutors say Malik, who ...

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Rockville man abducted in Pakistan calls for U.S. help

A 72-year-old American development worker who was kidnapped in Pakistan by al-Qaida more than two years ago appealed to President Obama in a video released Thursday to negotiate his release, saying he feels "totally abandoned and forgotten."

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Former Maryland man pleads guilty to aiding al-Qaida in attack plots

GUANTANAMO BAY NAVAL BASE, Cuba — A former Maryland resident pleaded guilty Wednesday to helping al-Qaida plot attacks from his native Pakistan, reaching a plea deal with the U.S. government that limits his sentence but that his lawyers say could ...

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Guantanamo war crimes trial to start for former Baltimore resident

A citizen of Pakistan who once lived in Baltimore is headed for a Guantanamo war crimes tribunal. Pentagon prosecutors filed charges Tuesday that include murder against Majid Khan. The 31-year-old faces up to life in prison if convicted. A Pentagon ...

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Silver Spring businessman gets 3 years in nuclear-linked export case

A Maryland businessman was sentenced Friday to more than three years in prison for conspiring to export to Pakistan materials and equipment that can be used in nuclear reactors and defrauding the United States. Nadeem Akhtar, 46, of Silver Spring, ...

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