War in Iraq News Articles
Man convicted in Scrooge McDuck necklace killing
By The Associated Press HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut man could face life in prison for a killing in which he stole the victim's custom gold chain and medallion featuring the Disney character Scrooge McDuck.
Man convicted in killing solved via Scrooge McDuck medallion
By The Associated PressHARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut man could face life in prison for a killing that police solved by tracking a gold chain and medallion featuring the Disney character Scrooge McDuck. The Hartford Courant reports (http://cour.at/1IZnFsA) a Hartford jury convicted 23-year-old Tyquan Turner of felony murder, robbery and conspiracy on Tuesday.
Ex-Madoff Trader sentenced to 10 months home confinement
By The Associated PressNEW YORK (AP) — A longtime trader for Bernard Madoff's firm has been sentenced to 10 months of home confinement after he was credited for cooperating with prosecutors. David Kugel apologized at his Manhattan sentencing on Wednesday for his involvement in a scheme that cost thousands of investors about $20 billion.
AP Source: Takata air bag recalls to double in US
By By TOM KRISHER DETROIT (AP) — A person briefed on the matter says air bag maker Takata Corp. has agreed to declare 33.8 million of its inflator mechanisms defective, nearly doubling the number recalled in the U.S. so far.
FTC: Family raised $187M for cancer, spent it on themselves
By By ANNE FLAHERTYWASHINGTON (AP) — Federal investigators say that a Tennessee man and his family used much of the $187 million they raised for cancer patients to buy cars, luxury cruises, pay for college tuition and employ family members with six-figure salaries. Officials said it was one of the largest charity fraud cases ever, involving all 50 states.