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Judge OKs state’s motion to dismiss fetal manslaughter case

Health
The manslaughter charge against an Alabama woman who lost her fetus when she was shot during a fight was dropped Saturday. Circuit Judge David Carpenter granted the state's motion to dismiss the case against Marshae Jones, 28. Jones was five months pregnant when 23-year-old Ebony Jemison shot her in the stomach during a December argument over the fetus' father, authorities said. Jemison was initially charged with manslaughter, but a Jefferson County grand jury declined to indict her after police said an investigation determined Jones started the fight, and Jemison ultimately fired in self-defense. Jones was indicted by the same grand jury and arrested, sparking outrage around the nation. Jefferson County Bessemer Cutoff District Attorney Lynneice O. Washington said earlier in the week tha...
Kevin Spacey ‘groping’ civil case dropped

Kevin Spacey ‘groping’ civil case dropped

Entertainment
A man who says Kevin Spacey groped him in 2016 has dropped the civil action he filed against the actor last week.The alleged victim's lawyer said his client had filed papers on 3 July to dismiss the suit voluntarily.The civil case was dismissed with prejudice, meaning Spacey's accuser cannot refile the case later.The man had been seeking unspecified damages over Spacey's alleged "explicit sexual behaviour" at The Club Car restaurant in Nantucket.Prosecutors last year filed a related criminal case against Spacey, who has denied the man's claims.The two-time Oscar winner pleaded not guilty to one count of felony indecent assault and battery at a hearing in January. Kevin Spacey sued by alleged groping victim Kevin Spacey in court o...
ICICI-Videocon loan case: Chanda Kochhar, husband appear before ED

ICICI-Videocon loan case: Chanda Kochhar, husband appear before ED

Finance
Former ICICI Bank CEO Chanda Kochhar and her husband Deepak Kochhar appeared before the Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Monday in connection with an alleged bank loan fraud and money laundering case registered against them. The couple arrived at the Enforcement Directorate's headquarters in Khan Market here shortly before their scheduled appearance time of 11 am, official sources said. They said the two were required to assist the investigating officer (IO) in taking the probe forward and their statement would be recorded under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA). The Kochhars were supposed to depose before the agency early this month but they had then sought an extension of time and were allowed, they said. Chanda Kochhar's brother-in-law (Deepak's brother) Rajiv Kochhar has als...