AP reported Sunday that military officials have released one of five US citizens detained without charge by US forces in Iraq. The family of Cyrus Kar , an Iranian born filmmaker and former Navy Seal, previously told reporters that US State Department officials had informed them that his release was pending. According to the Pentagon, [...]

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The commanding officer of the US naval base at Guantanamo Bay was relieved of his duties Saturday and transferred to another base. Capt. Leslie J. McCoy , base commander since March 2003, was dismissed amid allegations of inappropriate management practices. According to a Navy press release , McCoy’s reassignment is not related to the Joint [...]

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The Walt Disney Co. shareholder derivative lawsuit filed in May by nephew of founder Walt Disney and Disney shareholder Roy Disney was dropped Friday evening after the two sides came to agreement. Roy Disney and business partner Stanley Gold sued the company in May , claiming that the selection of new CEO Robert Iger as [...]

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Imad Achab Kanouni, a French citizen once held in the American detention facility at Guantanamo Bay was released from French custody Friday. Top French anti-terrorism judge Jean-Louis Bruguiere ordered Kanouni's release from French detention, where he had been held for a year after being returned to French custody. Kanouni had been apprehended by Pakistani police [...]

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Carhart v. Gonzales, US Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals, July 8, 2005 . Excerpt: Because the Act does not contain a health exception, it is unconstitutional. We therefore do not reach the district court's conclusion of the Act imposing an undue burden on a woman's right to have an abortion. Read the full text of [...]

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