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  • The kicker is that the programmer of OASIS, a now-deceased uber-geek who made an immense fortune, left it all to whoever could solve the clues he hid throughout the virtual world and thus locate his "Easter egg" bequest.

    In Brief: Ready Player One

  • A midwife brought the baby to Ellis Island allegedly wrapped in his mother’s shawl and travel papers; an immigration agent misread the papers of the now-deceased Crotian woman Samantha Gilleva and stamped the boy’s name as Sam Gill.

    The Codex Continual. Official Website of Steven E. Schend

  • Silver told Larry King in 2003 that Laurence Rittenband, the controversial, now-deceased judge who originally presided over the case, had reneged on a plea deal, and informed the lawyers he was going to give Polanski the maximum sentence:

    Jeff Norman: Polanski Lawyers Cite Dying Witness as Reason to Hold Hearing Soon

  • The concerns of Gateway Academy parents come in the wake of a Vatican move to overhaul the order, the Legionaries of Christ, after its now-deceased founder was accused of sexual abuse and fathering children out of wedlock.

    Parents Raise Concerns At School Run By Troubled Order

  • Coco's vibrant personality and beautiful clothing reminded me of the now-deceased Brooke Astor.

    Ed Koch: Coco and Igor (A Mayor Koch Review)

  • Fujairah is one of the seven city states that make up the U.A.E. Named for a now-deceased religious mentor of Osama bin Laden, Abdullah Azzam Brigades has claimed responsibility for numerous past terrorist attacks in the Middle East.

    Al-Qaeda Linked Group Claims Gulf Tanker Attack

  • Journalists who reported on Pablo Escobar, the now-deceased drug lord, among other topics risked being a target.

    Violence in Mexico Takes Rising Toll on Press

  • Meanwhile, the wife of the now-deceased farmer told CNN that Sherrod saved their family farm.

    Shirley Sherrod: Sacrificial lamb on the altar of race

  • Cabi's debts are backed by brothers, Elias, Abraham, the estate of their now-deceased third brother, Jacobo, as well as their private real-estate company, Grupo Gicsa, which is known in Mexico for lavish shopping centers and luxury residential developments.

    BofA Lawyers Rebuked in Cabi Case

  • Still, sending Polanski back to the U.S. is a complicated and diplomatically sensitive decision for the Swiss, as it deals with a 33-year-old case that includes accusations of wrongdoing by a now-deceased Los Angeles judge, a confused sentencing procedure, the director's own flight from justice and the wishes of the victim – Samantha Geimer – who has asked that the case be dismissed.

    Roman Polanski Extradition Likely In Coming Months, Experts Say


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