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  • Detained Philippine senator asks court to nullify arrest

    Mon, 27 Feb 2017 04:16:30 GMT

    MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A Philippine senator and leading critic of President Rodrigo Duterte's deadly crackdown on illegal drugs has petitioned the Supreme Court to nullify a Manila court's arrest warrant against her for drug charges and release her from jail.

  • Socially relevant 'Zootopia' wins Oscar for best animation

    Mon, 27 Feb 2017 04:11:19 GMT

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Disney's witty and relevant "Zootopia," the box-office smash tale of a rural rabbit and a big-city fox who team up to investigate a string of animal disappearances, won the Oscar for best animated feature on Sunday.

  • US officials not yet authorized to screen Pacific refugees

    Mon, 27 Feb 2017 04:06:33 GMT

    CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — U.S. security officers have yet to be authorized by President Donald Trump's administration to screen refugees held on Pacific islands for potential resettlement in the United States, an Australian official said on Monday.

  • The Latest: Trump to sign new travel order on Wednesday

    Mon, 27 Feb 2017 04:05:53 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest news on President Donald Trump (all times local):

  • 10 Things to Know for Monday

    Mon, 27 Feb 2017 02:24:48 GMT

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Monday:

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  • What Is Freedom of the Press?

    2017-02-24T23:00:04Z

    The First Amendment states plainly that "Congress shall make no law ... abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press." But without more details, that leaves a lot of scenarios unaccounted for. Does the press have unfettered access to anywhere or anyone? How do we define who "the press"......

  • Federal Judge Stops Texas From Blocking Medicaid Funding for Planned Parenthood

    2017-02-24T22:58:52Z

    Although Planned Parenthood is no stranger to controversy, their 30 health centers in the Texas are likely breathing a collective sigh of relief this week, as are the individuals they serve. A federal judge put a temporary halt to the Medicaid funding termination notice issued to Texas Planned Parenthood,......

  • Sports Injury Lawsuits for Pain Medication Liability

    2017-02-24T22:56:35Z

    The prescription painkiller epidemic has led to more medical malpractice lawsuits against doctors for negligently prescribing pain medication. Those claims have begun to bleed into sports as well, with hundreds of former NFL players accusing the league and team doctors of illegally providing painkilling drugs to players and encouraging them......

  • 'Anonymous' Messaging Apps Not Anonymous: Threats Will Get You Arrested

    2017-02-24T21:00:00Z

    No, you cannot make threats online, and threats in games are not fine. You can't threaten presidents on Twitter, and Snapchat threats aren't any fitter. Your Facebook threats are not low-key, even if they're done with emojis. Feds do not care if on "anonymous" apps you made it -- a......

  • Top 10 Tax Law Questions

    2017-02-24T17:59:11Z

    If Christmas is the most wonderful time of the year, Tax Season is the most less-wonderful and slightly stressful time of the year. And unless you've got a big return coming, you're probably delaying your tax filing as long as possible. But there can be some advantages to procrastination --......

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  • Detained Philippine senator asks court to nullify arrest

    Mon, 27 Feb 2017 04:16:30 GMT

    MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A Philippine senator and leading critic of President Rodrigo Duterte's deadly crackdown on illegal drugs has petitioned the Supreme Court to nullify a Manila court's arrest warrant against her for drug charges and release her from jail.

  • Border Patrol pursuit ends in crash; 9 hurt, 1 critically

    Mon, 27 Feb 2017 02:36:21 GMT

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — Officials say nine people were injured, one critically, when an SUV driven by a suspected human smuggler crashed while being chased by Border Patrol agents near Lake Morena.

  • Sessions' tough on crime talk could lead to fuller prisons

    Mon, 27 Feb 2017 01:18:24 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal prison population is on the decline, but a new attorney general who talks tough on drugs and crime and already has indicated a looming need for private prison cells seems poised to usher in a reversal of that trend.

  • Police say more than 100 Jewish cemetery headstones damaged

    Mon, 27 Feb 2017 01:08:16 GMT

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — More than 100 headstones have been vandalized at a Jewish cemetery in Philadelphia, damage discovered less than a week after similar vandalism in Missouri, authorities said.

  • Mardi Gras crash suspect's alcohol level 3 times legal limit

    Mon, 27 Feb 2017 00:39:28 GMT

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The man who allegedly plowed into a crowd enjoying a Mardi Gras parade in New Orleans had a blood alcohol level nearly three times the legal limit, police said Sunday.

Political News

  • Asian markets lower as investors look to Trump speech

    Mon, 27 Feb 2017 04:16:42 GMT

    BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets were lower Monday as investors looked ahead to U.S. President Donald Trump's speech to Congress this week for details of promised tax cuts and infrastructure spending.

  • Detained Philippine senator asks court to nullify arrest

    Mon, 27 Feb 2017 04:16:30 GMT

    MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A Philippine senator and leading critic of President Rodrigo Duterte's deadly crackdown on illegal drugs has petitioned the Supreme Court to nullify a Manila court's arrest warrant against her for drug charges and release her from jail.

  • S Korea's acting leader rejects to extend probe into scandal

    Mon, 27 Feb 2017 04:09:13 GMT

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A special investigation team is wrapping up its probe into a huge scandal involving impeached President Park Geun-hye after the country's acting leader refused to extend its investigation past a Tuesday deadline.

  • US officials not yet authorized to screen Pacific refugees

    Mon, 27 Feb 2017 04:06:33 GMT

    CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — U.S. security officers have yet to be authorized by President Donald Trump's administration to screen refugees held on Pacific islands for potential resettlement in the United States, an Australian official said on Monday.

  • The Latest: Trump to sign new travel order on Wednesday

    Mon, 27 Feb 2017 04:05:53 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest news on President Donald Trump (all times local):