Police detained Farrar (pictured below), 42, at Collin County jail with charges of misdemeanour counts of possession, theft, and harassment by phone
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British poker champion Marcus Bebb-Jones sentenced to 20 years in jail for murder of his wife 16 years ago
Thursday 02 May 2013
A British poker champion has been sentenced to 20 years in jail for the murder of his wife in America 16 years ago.
Thursday 02 May 2013
The US Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday appealed a court order directing the agency to make "morning-after" emergency contraception pills available without a prescription to all girls of reproductive age.
Thursday 18 April 2013
Countrywide Financial, the US mortgage giant rescued by Bank of America at the height of the credit crisis, has settled a mortgage-backed securities lawsuit with its investors, led by the Iowa Public Employees' Retirement System, for $500m (£328m).
Wednesday 03 April 2013
Cricketer was in a coma following incident outside a bar
Sunday 31 March 2013
New Zealand cricketer Jesse Ryder has emerged from an induced coma and spoken with family members two days after being seriously injured in a brutal attack outside a Christchurch bar. Ryder was also breathing without the aid of the respirator which helped keep him alive after he suffered a collapsed lung during the late-night attack.
Tuesday 19 March 2013
Nicola Furlong's murderer treated as a minor by court so could walk free in five years
Tuesday 12 March 2013
Has the term 'bullying' become an unhelpful catch-all? In the New York Times, Emily Bazelon suggests so.
I know what Chris Huhne and Vicky Pryce will face - my background may as well have been Mars to fellow prisoners
Monday 11 March 2013
This wasn't an environment where intelligence counted
Monday 04 March 2013
An American musician denied murdering Irish exchange student Nicola Furlong on the first day of his trial in Tokyo today. Richard Hinds, 19, a keyboard player for several top R&B acts, is accused of drugging Ms Furlong, 21, and strangling her in an upmarket Tokyo hotel last year.
Friday 01 March 2013
Two US Navy sailors were convicted and sentenced to prison on Friday for raping and robbing a woman on Okinawa in a crime that outraged many on the southern Japanese island.
Thursday 21 February 2013
Britain’s leading expert on juries has staunchly defended the country’s trial system following the “fundamental deficits of understanding” that saw the jurors in the Vicky Pryce trial discharged.
British woman Lindsay Sandiford sentenced to execution in Bali attempts to sue Foreign Office over 'failure to support her case'
Monday 28 January 2013
Lindsay Sandiford claims the British Government had breached an obligation to a citizen
Tuesday 22 January 2013
Until the fateful moment when customs officers at Bali airport ripped open Lindsay Sandiford’s suitcase, her greatest claim to fame was appearing in her local newspaper twice complaining about her son Eliot being mistreated.
Thursday 17 January 2013
Attack on the woman and her male companion triggered outrage across India
Wednesday 09 January 2013
A retired British businessman who has been sentenced to 33 months in an American prison for arms dealing offences faces a wait of months before learning when he can return to serve his sentence in Britain.
Robin Williams Emmys tribute led by Billy Crystal criticised for including 'racist' joke about Muslim woman
The Rotherham child abuse scandal is a tale of apologists, misogyny and double standards
What do immigrants really think of Britain? Polish immigrant's Reddit post goes viral
Scottish independence TV debate: Pumped-up Alex Salmond bounces back in bruising second round against Alistair Darling
Do you realise just how foolish the UK looks?
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