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Calif. Law Forbids Landlords From Asking Tenants' Immigration Status SAN FRANCISCO — California is again forging its own path on immigration reform by becoming the first state to prohibit landlords from asking tenants' immigration status. Amid frustration over the federal...
Dentist in groping case asks to work By Hudson Sangree - Bee Staff Writer Published 12:00 am PDT Friday, October 12, 2007 A prominent Woodland dentist suspected of groping more than two dozen female patients appeared at a hearing Thursday and asked a judge to allow him to see...
LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. — A woman accused of running a brothel out of her million-dollar, suburban Atlanta home, pleaded guilty to prostitution and cocaine possession Wednesday while more serious charges were dropped, her attorney said. Lisa Ann Taylor, 43, the so-called "Mansion...
The "Draft Gore" Moment Al Gore may well win a Nobel Peace Prize this week, which is no small accomplishment. But the more relentless of the former vice president's political proponents are saying, "Why stop with an trophy when can have it all?" After all, the "Draft Gore"...
Public censure for judge who said lawyer had 'nice butt' -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- BY JOE MAHONEY DAILY NEWS ALBANY BUREAU CHIEF Thursday, October 11th 2007, 4:00 AM...
Muslims tell Christians: 'Make peace with us or survival of world is at stake' Prominent Muslim scholars are warning that the "survival of the world" is at stake if Muslims and Christians do not make peace with each other. In an unprecedented open letter signed by 138 leading...
Radiohead's 'Rainbows': Is Free Release A Potential Pot of Gold? By David Malitz Special to The Washington Post Thursday, October 11, 2007; Page C01 There's plenty about Radiohead's new album that's revolutionary. It just has nothing to do with the music. "In Rainbows," the...
Irving illegal immigrants' charges are mostly misdemeanors 05:02 AM CDT on Thursday, October 11, 2007 By SERGIO CHAPA / Al Día schapa@aldiatx.com IRVING – Most of the charges faced by the 1,638 illegal immigrants arrested in Irving and placed in federal custody over the last 13...
Pit bull's owner likely to be charged in attack Injuries could lead to first felony of its kind in Harris County, and 10-year term By SALATHEIA BRYANT Copyright 2007 Houston Chronicle Citing a new state law, Harris County prosecutors are expected to file a felony charge against...