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  • Egypt court rules against handing islands to Saudi Arabia

    Mon, 16 Jan 2017 10:14:50 GMT

    CAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian court ruled on Monday against the government's decision to hand over two Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia — a landmark verdict likely to deepen tensions with the kingdom.

  • Supreme Court considers suit over 2001 detention of Muslims

    Mon, 16 Jan 2017 08:35:39 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Ahmer Abbasi speaks softly as he describes the strip searches, the extra shoves, the curses that he endured in a federal jail in Brooklyn following the Sept. 11 attacks.

  • Oman says it accepts 10 Guantanamo Bay inmates at US request

    Mon, 16 Jan 2017 07:20:08 GMT

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Oman said Monday it accepted 10 inmates from the U.S. prison at Guantanamo Bay ahead of President Barack Obama leaving office, part of his efforts to shrink the facility he promised to close.

  • South Korea seeks arrest of Samsung heir as bribery suspect

    Mon, 16 Jan 2017 05:51:22 GMT

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Prosecutors requested the arrest Monday of the de facto head of Samsung, South Korea's biggest company, on bribery and other charges in the influence-peddling scandal that led to the impeachment of the country's president.

  • Prosecutors seek arrest of Samsung heir as bribery suspect

    Mon, 16 Jan 2017 05:45:56 GMT

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Prosecutors requested the arrest Monday of the de facto head of Samsung, South Korea's biggest company, on bribery and other charges in the influence-peddling scandal that led to the impeachment of the country's president.

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  • Divorce and Pregnancy: Are There Special Legal Considerations?

    2017-01-13T22:57:22Z

    Divorces are emotional. So are pregnancies. When the two occur simultaneously, the emotional rollercoaster can lead to legal rights being overlooked and abandoned. During pregnancy, for both divorcing spouses, there are specific legal considerations that need to be accounted for. Raising a child is filled with unique first moments and......

  • 'New' Jury Duty Scam Reminder: Don't Pay Money Over the Phone

    2017-01-13T22:57:15Z

    The scam works like this: a person calls you up claiming to be from the state or county or court or whatever government entity, and says that you missed jury duty, which is a serious offense. Then, they tell you to pay some amount now over the phone, or......

  • Drunk Driving Court: Top 5 DUI FAQs

    2017-01-13T22:56:04Z

    Facing charges for a DUI, DWI, OUI or any of the popular drunk driving acronyms is stressful, confusing, and possibly life changing. For many drunk driving defendants, it is their first experience with the criminal courts, or maybe even any court. It is natural to have questions, and it is......

  • When Can Californians Start Growing Their Own Weed?

    2017-01-13T21:02:38Z

    There are some who consider cannabis to be a gift from god. But when it comes to legalization, the devil is in the details. As laws on marijuana cultivation, possession, and sale continue to evolve, they may still differ from state-to-state and they remain in conflict with federal law. So......

  • Obama Changes Cuban Immigration Policy: 'Wet Foot, Dry Foot' Ends

    2017-01-13T19:14:02Z

    Part of President Barack Obama's legacy will be normalizing America's relations and diplomatic ties with Cuba, ending a half-century of hostilities between the two countries. While that opens the door for more travel and trade between the two nations, it also means that some immigration windows are closing for Cuban......

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  • Afghan government says IS militants kidnap 14 clerics

    Mon, 16 Jan 2017 09:11:30 GMT

    KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan official says that Islamic state militants stormed a religious school in eastern Nangarhar province, kidnapping 14 clerics who were teaching at the school and two administrators.

  • Supreme Court considers suit over 2001 detention of Muslims

    Mon, 16 Jan 2017 08:35:39 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Ahmer Abbasi speaks softly as he describes the strip searches, the extra shoves, the curses that he endured in a federal jail in Brooklyn following the Sept. 11 attacks.

  • South Korea seeks arrest of Samsung heir as bribery suspect

    Mon, 16 Jan 2017 05:51:22 GMT

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Prosecutors requested the arrest Monday of the de facto head of Samsung, South Korea's biggest company, on bribery and other charges in the influence-peddling scandal that led to the impeachment of the country's president.

  • Prosecutors seek arrest of Samsung heir as bribery suspect

    Mon, 16 Jan 2017 05:45:56 GMT

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Prosecutors requested the arrest Monday of the de facto head of Samsung, South Korea's biggest company, on bribery and other charges in the influence-peddling scandal that led to the impeachment of the country's president.

  • Prosecutors request arrest of Samsung heir, bribery suspect

    Mon, 16 Jan 2017 05:11:50 GMT

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Prosecutors requested the arrest Monday of the Samsung heir Lee Jae-yong as a bribery suspect in the influence-peddling scandal that led to the impeachment of South Korea's president.

Political News

  • Pound sags amid 'hard Brexit' signals ahead of May speech

    Mon, 16 Jan 2017 10:31:32 GMT

    LONDON (AP) — The British pound fell to a three-month low on Monday amid reports Prime Minister Theresa May is about to set the U.K. on the road to a clean break with the European Union, pushing the country into uncertain economic territory.

  • German ministers reject Trump remarks on car tariffs

    Mon, 16 Jan 2017 10:28:52 GMT

    BERLIN (AP) — Senior German officials reacted with surprise and alienation Monday to comments made by President-elect Donald Trump, who said in an interview that NATO was "obsolete" and threatened Germany's automakers with hefty import taxes.

  • UN agency chiefs urge access for aid to civilians in Syria

    Mon, 16 Jan 2017 10:26:38 GMT

    DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — The heads of major U.N. organizations on Monday called for access to civilians cut off from humanitarian aid in Syria, saying the world "must not stand silent" even though the high-profile siege of the Syrian city of Aleppo is over.

  • Egypt court rules against handing islands to Saudi Arabia

    Mon, 16 Jan 2017 10:14:50 GMT

    CAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian court ruled on Monday against the government's decision to hand over two Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia — a landmark verdict likely to deepen tensions with the kingdom.

  • Muted reaction in Russia to Trump's talk of nuclear arms cut

    Mon, 16 Jan 2017 10:13:17 GMT

    MOSCOW (AP) — Suggestions by President-elect Donald Trump that sanctions against Russia could be lifted in exchange for a nuclear arms cut attracted a frosty reception in Moscow on Monday.