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St. Louis County man charged in death of his wife

Dec. 31, 2021 09:21 AM EST

CLAYTON, Mo. (AP) — A St. Louis County man is accused of stabbing his wife to death days before a divorce hearing. Prosecutors on Thursday charged 50-year-old Michael P. Oshia of Florissant with first-degree murder, armed criminal action and unlawful possession of a firearm. He is...

US Rep. Cawthorn, wife seek divorce after a year of marriage

Dec. 23, 2021 13:45 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — North Carolina Rep. Madison Cawthorn and his wife, Cristina Bayardelle, are divorcing after about a year of marriage, citing the difficulty of “balancing the enormity” of transitioning to a congressman's life, according to a statement tweeted Wednesday by Cawthorn’s...

Dubai ruler must pay ex-wife $700M in divorce settlement

Dec. 21, 2021 11:34 AM EST

LONDON (AP) — A British court has ordered the ruler of Dubai to pay his ex-wife and their children close to 550 million pounds ($730 million), in one of the most expensive divorce settlements in British history. A High Court judge said Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum must pay...

Abu Dhabi issues law on divorce, inheritance for non-Muslims

Nov. 08, 2021 02:07 AM EST

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The capital of the United Arab Emirates has issued new rules governing divorce, inheritance and child custody for non-Muslims in Abu Dhabi, the country's state-run news agency reported. The report Sunday by the WAM news agency said...

Former worker charged with impersonating Georgia official

Oct. 28, 2021 10:22 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — A former employee of Georgia Lt. Gov. Geoff Duncan was arrested Monday on charges that she sent emails impersonating the powerful Republican to get information about her divorce. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports Beth Green turned herself into the...