07
Dec
2020
Posted by: In: 2 michaels, Canada, Canada-China relations, China, China United States, detained Canadians China, Francois-Philippe Champagne, Huawei detained Canadians, Meng Wanzhou, Michael Kovrig, Michael Spavor, Spavor Kovrig China Canada, Two Michaels, World

Champagne hints at progress in case of detained Canadians, but mum on Meng Wanzhou deal – National

Foreign Affairs Minister François-Philippe Champagne on Monday said progress is being made in the continued push for the release of two Canadians detained in China, but wouldn’t say if it’s because of a reported deal for Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou. The Wall Street Journal and Reuters reported last week…
28
Jan
2015
Posted by: In: Celebrities, Entertainment, Music, Sly and the Family Stone, Sly Stone, Sylvester Stewart

Funk legend Sly Stone awarded $5M in royalties case

LOS ANGELES — Funk legend Sly Stone was awarded $5 million on Tuesday in a breach-of-contract suit that claimed his business partners and his own company cheated him out of royalties. A Los Angeles Superior Court jury ruled for the 71-year-old performer in his action against his ex-manager Gerald Goldstein,…
08
Nov
2013
Posted by: In: Calgary crime, Dustin Paxton, news

Judge sets date for dangerous offender ruling in Dustin Paxton case

CALGARY- A judge will decide December 9th whether to declare convicted torturer Dustin Paxton a dangerous offender. Paxton was found guilty in February 2012 of aggravated and sexual assault against his former business partner and roommate. The victim was dumped at a Regina hospital in 2010 near death- badly emaciated,…
07
Feb
2013
Posted by: In: World

Spain king’s relative fails to pay bail in fraud case, court to begin embargoing property

By The Staff The Associated Press Posted February 7, 2013 2:38 am Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ MADRID – A Spanish court says the king’s son-in-law and his former business partner have failed to…
30
Jan
2013
Posted by: In: World

Spanish judge sets $11.1 million bail for king’s son-in-law in fraud case

MADRID – A Spanish judge on Wednesday set bail at €8.2 million ($11.1 million) for the king’s son-in-law and his former business partner before their possible trial in a corruption case, which has been troubling the monarchy for years. Inaki Urdangarin hasn’t been charged with a crime, but is a…
21
Nov
2012
Posted by: In: World

Spanish prosecutor seeks $10.5 million bail in corruption case involving king’s son-in-law

By The Staff The Associated Press Posted November 21, 2012 5:06 am Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ MADRID – Spanish prosecutors have asked a judge to set bail at €8.2 million ($10.5 million) for…