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18 months in prison for chemist in baseball steroids case

18 months in prison for chemist who supplied steroids in baseball drug case
Curt Anderson, The Associated Press

MIAMI - A chemist working out of his suburban South Florida garage was sentenced Wednesday to 18 months in prison for supplying banned performance-enhancing substances to a clinic whose customers included professional baseball players such as New York Yankees star Alex Rodriguez.

18 months in prison for chemist in baseball steroids case

18 months in prison for chemist who supplied steroids in baseball drug case
Curt Anderson, The Associated Press

MIAMI - A chemist working out of his suburban South Florida garage was sentenced Wednesday to 18 months in prison for supplying banned performance-enhancing substances to a clinic whose customers included professional baseball players such as New York Yankees star Alex Rodriguez.

NASCAR suspends Kurt Busch after domestic violence details

NASCAR suspends Kurt Busch indefinitely after judge details domestic violence concerns
Jenna Fryer, The Associated Press

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - NASCAR suspended Kurt Busch indefinitely Friday after a judge said the former champion almost surely choked and beat a former girlfriend last fall and there was a "substantial likelihood" of more domestic violence from him in the future.

In a stunning move two days before the season-opening Daytona 500, NASCAR said Busch would not be allowed to participate in any series activities until further notice given the "serious nature of the findings and conclusions" made by a Delaware judge involving the driver known as "The Outlaw."

NASCAR suspends Kurt Busch after domestic violence details

NASCAR suspends Busch indefinitely after judge details domestic violence concerns
Jenna Fryer, The Associated Press

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - NASCAR suspended Kurt Busch indefinitely on Friday after a judge said the former champion almost surely choked and beat an ex-girlfriend last fall and there was a "substantial likelihood" of more domestic violence from him in the future.

In a stunning move just two days before the season-opening Daytona 500, NASCAR said Busch would not be allowed to participate in any series activities until further notice given the "serious nature of the findings and conclusions" made by a Delaware judge involving the driver known as "The Outlaw."

Panetta assures Afghans of full probe into video

US assures Afghans of full probe of Marines video amid condemnation and fear of strained ties
Pauline Jelinek,Robert Burns, The Associated Press

WASHINGTON - Pentagon leaders scrambled Thursday to contain damage from an Internet video that purports to show four Marines urinating on Taliban corpses, an act that would appear to violate international laws of warfare and further strains U.S.-Afghan relations.

UK spies will face criminal inquiry over Libya

UK spies will face criminal inquiry into claims that intelligence shared with Gadhafi regime
Paisley Dodds, The Associated Press

LONDON - Britain's spy agencies will face a criminal investigation into claims that intelligence shared with Moammar Gadhafi's regime led to the torture or rendition of two Libyan men and their families, authorities announced Thursday.

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