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January 28, 1992 | Associated Press
A judge ruled Monday that the United States may proceed with its extradition request for Lawrencia (Bambi) Bembenek, a onetime Milwaukee police officer who escaped from a Wisconsin prison while serving a life term for murder. Ontario Court Judge David Watt said proceedings against the 33-year-old former Playboy Club waitress do not violate her rights under Canadian law.
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January 28, 1992 | Associated Press
A judge ruled Monday that the United States may proceed with its extradition request for Lawrencia (Bambi) Bembenek, a onetime Milwaukee police officer who escaped from a Wisconsin prison while serving a life term for murder. Ontario Court Judge David Watt said proceedings against the 33-year-old former Playboy Club waitress do not violate her rights under Canadian law.
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January 27, 1990 | CATHERINE GEWERTZ
A Canadian appeals court judge ruled Friday that the part-Aleut baby of a young Cypress woman will remain with prospective adoptive parents in British Columbia until legal arguments over her fate are resolved. The decision by Justice Patricia Proudfoot of the British Columbia Court of Appeal is similar to a ruling by Orange County Superior Court Judge Robert J. Polis, who is also hearing the case of 7-month-old Rebecca Argleben. But Polis' order applies only through Jan.
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January 27, 1990 | CATHERINE GEWERTZ
A Canadian appeals court judge ruled Friday that the part-Aleut baby of a young Cypress woman will remain with prospective adoptive parents in British Columbia until legal arguments over her fate are resolved. The decision by Justice Patricia Proudfoot of the British Columbia Court of Appeal is similar to a ruling by Orange County Superior Court Judge Robert J. Polis, who is also hearing the case of 7-month-old Rebecca Argleben. But Polis' order applies only through Jan.
SPORTS
August 17, 1987 | EARL GUSTKEY, Times Staff Writer
Kelcie Banks crawled shakily off the deck in the first round and rallied furiously in the third round to score a 3-2 decision over Cuba's Arnaldo Mesa Sunday afternoon and kept alive the American winning streak at the Pan American Games boxing tournament. Banks, the world amateur featherweight champion, was knocked flat on his back by a surprise Mesa left hook in the first.
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December 8, 1991 | MARY WILLIAMS WALSH, TIMES STAFF WRITER
At a time of heightened consciousness in Canada about violence toward women, the government is planning to revise this country's laws governing the conduct of rape trials. The Canadian Department of Justice says it will introduce a "rape-shield" bill in the House of Commons before it adjourns Dec. 13 for Christmas. Rape-shield laws aim to protect alleged rape victims from defense lawyers intent on discrediting their versions of assaults.
NEWS
April 19, 1990 | SHELDON TEITELBAUM, Sheldon Teitelbaum, a frequent contributor to the Los Angeles Times, grew up in Montreal
Leaning on a cane, Canadian firebrand Mordecai Richler hobbled into the lobby of Montreal's posh Ritz-Carlton Hotel. The 59-year-old writer had taken a spill on the ice outside of his country home on Lac Memphremagog, a resort lake straddling the U.S. border in Quebec's Eastern Townships.
SPORTS
February 23, 1998 | STEVE HORN, Times Staff Writer
AN OPENING WITH APPEAL We're not in Atlanta anymore, Toto-san. No more country music. No more pickup trucks. This was Japan, which could mean only one thing: Sumo wrestling. That was 516-pound Akebono leading the opening ceremony, trying to drive away the evil spirits. (In hindsight, maybe the organizers should have had someone drive away the storm clouds. Suggestion: Flip Spiceland?
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