The former president of [tag]Enron Corp[/tag], [tag]Jeffrey Skilling[/tag], has taken the witness stand in his own defense Monday. He said, “I am absolutely innocent.” His testimony included a narrative on the company’s growth and quality of employees, and he

Ancient book may be covered in human skin

From Yahoo and the Associated Press: LONDON – A 300-year-old book that appears to be bound in human skin has been found in northern England, police said Saturday.The macabre discovery was made on a central street in Leeds, and

Louis Eppolito, 57, and Steven Caracappa, 64, former New York Police Department detectives were convicted today of participating in eight murders between 1986 and 1990. Some of the victims were murdered by Eppolito and Caracappa, while others were delivered

Netflix Inc. is suing Blockbuster Inc. for illegally copying its ideas, namely having a DVD wish list and offering rentals with no time limits and no late fees. Both companies offer subscribers up to three DVDs at a time

From the Wall Street Journal: Executive/company Testified? Trial Outcome Franklin Brown former general counsel Rite Aid No. Convicted. Sentenced to 10 years in prison. More. Bernard Ebbers former chairman, CEO WorldCom Yes. Convicted. Sentenced to 25 years to life.

Eliot Spitzer, New York State Attorney General, has filed suit against online advertiser Direct Revenue LLC. The suit claims that the company was secretly installing millions of spyware pop-up advertising programs on people’s computers. Direct Revenue allegedly installed advertising

The defense in the case against former [tag]Enron[/tag] president [tag]Jeffrey Skilling[/tag] and former Enron chairman [tag]Kenneth Lay[/tag] is claiming that there was no wrongdoing at the company. In day one of the defense case, testimony by five former Enron