Eden Hazard ejected for kicking ballboy

SWANSEA, Wales, Jan. 24 (UPI) -- Chelsea midfielder Eden Hazard was thrown off the field after kicking a ballboy during a semi-final soccer match with Swansea in the Welsh city.
Lawyer: James Murdoch saw hacking e-mail

Lawyer: James Murdoch saw hacking e-mail

LONDON, Dec. 14 (UPI) -- James Murdoch, head of his father Rupert Murdoch's U.K. news operations, saw an e-mail suggesting phone hacking was widespread, a lawyer testified Wednesday.
James Murdoch says he told the truth

James Murdoch says he told the truth

LONDON, Nov. 10 (UPI) -- News International chief James Murdoch says he told the truth when he told Britain's Parliament he was unaware of phone hacking at News of the World.

U.K. tabloid detectives tailed lawyers

LONDON, Nov. 7 (UPI) -- Lawyers representing victims of phone hacking by Britain's News of the World were followed by detectives hired by the newspaper, sources said.
Claims say J. Murdoch misled lawmakers

Claims say J. Murdoch misled lawmakers

LONDON, July 22 (UPI) -- News Corp. executive James Murdoch misled lawmakers when he testified before a parliamentary committee, two former News of the World officials said.

Pot scheme in Calif. ends with indictments

SACRAMENTO, Oct. 23 (UPI) -- A scheme involving mortgage fraud and marijuana grow houses located in several California cities has prompted 18 indictments, federal prosecutors said.

Asian gangs said behind indoor pot farms

SACRAMENTO, Aug. 19 (UPI) -- A three-year investigation of California's indoor marijuana-growing industry indicates Asian gangs still dominate the illicit field, authorities say.

DEA seizes candy-flavored cocaine

MODESTO, Calif., March 10 (UPI) -- Candy-flavored cocaine, worth more than a quarter-million dollars on the street, was seized and three people arrested in California, authorities said Monday.

Medical marijuana groups claim DEA unfair

HAYWARD, Calif., Jan. 1 (UPI) -- Larger California dispensaries of medical marijuana claim they are being unfairly targeted by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency.

English soccer strike averted

MANCHESTER, England, Nov. 23 (UPI) -- The Professional Footballers' Association, the union for soccer players in the English Premier League, called off its strike on Friday after reaching an agreeme

British soccer league okays strike

MANCHESTER, England, Nov. 9 (UPI) -- The membership of the Professional Footballers' Association -- the union for players in the English Premier League -- voted almost unanimously to strike over te
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