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Morning Headlines 8/12/2014

Morning Headlines 8/12/2014

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  1. Shrien Dewani trial: Judge ruling on dismissal request (BBC News)
  2. Prison book ban is unlawful, court rules (The Guardian)
  3. Apple questions whether iPod class action suit can proceed as case may lack genuine plaintiffs (9to5Mac)
  4. Wonga Braces For FCA Cap With Lower-Cost Loan (Sky News)
  5. Merck in Talks to Buy Antibiotic Maker Cubist for $7 Billion (Bloomberg)
  6. Indonesian maid testifies in Hong Kong abuse trial (BBC News)
  7. Barrister disbarred for lying to client and acting without qualifications (The Lawyer)
  8. Judge issues ultimatum after ‘absurd’ £1.3m family dispute (Law Society Gazette)
  9. Oldest surviving law faces repeal after 747 years (BBC News)
  10. Judge resigns after making racist remark about victim (The Guardian)
  11. Nabarro leads as Balfour Beatty rejects £1bn bid by John Laing fund for PPP assets (Legal Week)
  12. New York flags 278 gun owners as mentally unstable (Fox News)
  13. Mexico confirms missing student identity (BBC News)
  14. Royal butler Paul Burrell to sue Max Clifford claiming he leaked information about Queen (The Express)
  15. NYC cops on alert after death threat warning from notorious gang (The Independent)
  16. ICC drops murder and rape charges against Kenyan president (The Guardian)
  17. Counter-terrorism police charge man, 28, over ‘fraud’ (BBC News)
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