Supporters of Kim Dotcom leave the North Shore District Court ...
Jan 23rd, 2012
(Reuters) - Supporters of Kim Dotcom leave the North Shore District Court Auckland January 23, 2012, after Dotcom was denied bail. A New Zealand judge reserved his decision on Monday on whether to grant bail to the founder of online file-sharing website Megaupload ahead of an extradition hearing on charges of internet piracy and money laundering. Dotcom, 37, a German national also known as Kim Schmitz, was ordered to be held in custody until the judge issues a written decision, no later than Wednesday. REUTERS/Nigel Marple (NEW ZEALAND - Tags: SCIENCE TECHNOLOGY CRIME LAW) -
CAIRO (AP) - Police swiftly swung into action on Sunday to drive hundreds of supporters of Egypt's ousted Islamist president from Cairo's famed Tahrir Square, firing heavy tear gas to clear them from the central plaza barely minutes after they took it over. (Source: Associated Press)... [Full Article]
NEW YORK (AP) - MSNBC host Martin Bashir resigned from the network Wednesday, nearly three weeks after making graphic remarks on his show about former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin. (Source: Associated Press)... [Full Article]
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - North Korea on Saturday freed an 85-year-old U.S. veteran of the Korean War after a weekslong detention, ending the saga of Merrill Newman's attempt to visit the North as a tourist six decades after he oversaw a group of South Korean wartime guerrillas still loathed by Pyongyang. (Source: Associated Press)... [Full Article]
By Marja Novak LJUBLJANA (Reuters) - Slovenia's efforts to avert a bailout are likely to win the government a confidence vote on Thursday, even though the cost of a bank clean-up risks tipping the euro zone country's finances over the edge. An expected 'Yes' vote will shore up political backing for Prime Minister Alenka Bratusek... [Full Article]
By Dan Levine WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. appeals court on Wednesday closely questioned Google's claim that Oracle does not enjoy copyright protection over certain parts of the Java programming language. The issue, under review by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit in Washington, is being closely watched by software developers... [Full Article]