Posts Tagged Law and order

Jackie Chan expresses shame over son’s drug arrest

In this June 14, 2010 file photo Hong Kong actor Jaycee Chan attends a premiere of his new film " Break Up Club " in Hong Kong. Action star Jackie Chan said he's ashamed and saddened over his son's arrest on drug charges and has apologized to the public. In a microblog posting Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014, Chan said his actor son Jaycee Chan would have to face the consequences of his actions, but promised that the two would face the future together.(AP Photo/Vincent Yu, File)

BEIJING (AP) — Jackie Chan apologized to the public Wednesday over his son’s detention on drug charges in Beijing, saying he’s ashamed and saddened.

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NHL concussion lawsuits consolidated in Minnesota

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Three lawsuits filed by retired NHL players over concussion-related injuries have been consolidated and will be heard by a federal judge in Minnesota.

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University of Tulsa sued over alleged rape

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — The University of Tulsa is being sued by a woman who alleges she was raped by basketball player Patrick Swilling Jr. in January.

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‘Canadian Idol’ contestant acquitted on terrorism

Khurram Syed Sher gives a thumbs up outside court in Ottawa, Ontario, on Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, after he was found not guilty of conspiring to facilitate terrorism. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Sean Kilpatrick)

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — A former “Canadian Idol” contestant was acquitted on Tuesday of conspiring to facilitate terrorism, with the judge finding insufficient evidence that he intended to join a plot.

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Kluwe, Vikings reach settlement to avert lawsuit

In this July 15, 2014, file photo, former Minnesota Vikings punter Chris Kluwe, right, speaks during a press conference in Minneapolis. Kluwe says he's reached a settlement with the team to avert a threatened lawsuit over his release. Kluwe had accused the Vikings of cutting him over his activism on gay rights issues. He said Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, that the Vikings have agreed to donate to several nonprofits to help raise awareness in professional sports about LGBT issues.  (AP Photo/The Star Tribune, Elizabeth Flores, File )  MANDATORY CREDIT; ST. PAUL PIONEER PRESS OUT; MAGS OUT; TWIN CITIES TV OUT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings and former punter Chris Kluwe said Tuesday they reached a settlement averting a lawsuit over Kluwe’s claim that the team wrongfully released him last year because of his outspoken support for same-sex marriage rights.

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