Former WorldCom chief found guilty of all charges

Tuesday, March 15, 2005A federal jury found Bernard Ebbers guilty on all nine counts in an indictment for fraud, conspiracy and false regulatory filings. The verdict was handed down by a New York jury after 8 days of deliberation on…

Former IOC President Samaranch dies at 89

Wednesday, April 21, 2010 Juan Antonio Samaranch, former head of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), has died in Barcelona at the age of 89. A former diplomat and Spanish ambassador in Moscow elected to the IOC in 1980, Samaranch was…

Smoking ban in England comes into force

Sunday, July 1, 2007 A ban on smoking in enclosed public places in England is in effect as of 0600 BST today, bringing the country into line with similar laws already introduced in other parts of the United Kingdom. The…

SEALs say US officer’s cover-up was reported by fake SEAL

Tuesday, December 21, 2004 Tampa, Florida —Frank Ford, an honorably discharged U.S. veteran sergeant who works as a California state prison guard has reported witnessing torture in Iraq and the cover-upactivities of his commanding officers: December 8, 2004, Veteran sergeant…