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  • Debate Takeaways: Civil court discussion gives way to brawl

    Sun, 14 Feb 2016 07:59:34 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Saturday's Republican presidential debate was the perfect spot for GOP candidates to try and project legal gravitas after the death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia.

  • Brazil's Zika-related abortion debate sparks backlash

    Sun, 14 Feb 2016 06:02:10 GMT

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Before her son was born, Danielle Alves didn't know Luiz Gustavo would have microcephaly, a condition that has left the 3-year-old so disabled he can't walk, talk or eat without help.

  • The Latest: Cruz, Trump offer closing arguments to SC

    Sun, 14 Feb 2016 05:59:24 GMT

    GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — The Latest on the 2016 presidential race, with the focus turning to South Carolina and the Republican debate on Saturday night (all times local):

  • AP FACT CHECK: Republicans debaters on high court, economy

    Sun, 14 Feb 2016 05:03:07 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican presidential debaters misfired in assertions about Supreme Court nominees, Syria, immigration and more.

  • Some key opinions from Justice Antonin Scalia

    Sun, 14 Feb 2016 04:47:49 GMT

    Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, the conservative and provocative judge who died at age 79, was known for pointed language, fiercely held opinions and a sardonic wit that at times invoked fairy tales, foreigners and hippies.

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  • 3 Tips for Delegating Work Effectively

    2016-02-12T22:59:18Z

    We're entrepreneurs and small business owners for a reason -- we think we can do it better than anyone else. But that doesn't mean we can do it all, and there are some cases where it's necessary to delegate planning, authority, and action to your employees. It may not......

  • Preparing for Jail Visits and Helping Incarcerated Relatives

    2016-02-12T22:59:04Z

    This is not exactly the kind of family gathering you ever hoped to attend, but it is happening. You have to go to the county jail to visit a family member and you are wondering what will happen and how to handle it. Jail regulations will vary from state......

  • Disruption, Interrupted: CA Regulators Catch Up With Zenefits

    2016-02-12T21:19:58Z

    Zenefits, a Silicon Valley startup that was valued at $4.5 billion late last year, has been violating California regulations by using insurance agents who were not properly certified. This week, the state's Department of Insurance announced that it is investigating Zenefits, according to the Wall Street Journal. This prompted......

  • Contract Basics: Kanye Ignores Shkreli Offer on New Album

    2016-02-12T20:05:08Z

    Martin Shkreli loves making a stink, and he will do it at almost any cost. The US's most reviled pharmaceutical company executive yesterday offered $10 million to exclusively buy Kanye West's new album, The Life of Pablo. He tweeted a copy of his offer letter to the pop star,......

  • Drone Accidents: 5 Worst Case Scenarios

    2016-02-12T19:06:50Z

    Drones are all the rage these days, and they can make for a dangerous rage. When they’re not crashing into crowds at tennis tournaments, they’re being shot at by your neighbor. And in more severe cases, they can cause serious injury when not operated with care. Here are five of......

Supreme Court News

  • Debate Takeaways: Civil court discussion gives way to brawl

    Sun, 14 Feb 2016 07:59:34 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Saturday's Republican presidential debate was the perfect spot for GOP candidates to try and project legal gravitas after the death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia.

  • GOP candidates joust over foreign policy, immigration

    Sun, 14 Feb 2016 07:57:39 GMT

    GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — Republican presidential candidates jousted over immigration and foreign policy in a raucous debate that was shaken by the death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia hours before they took the stage.

  • The Latest: Cruz, Trump offer closing arguments to SC

    Sun, 14 Feb 2016 05:59:24 GMT

    GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — The Latest on the 2016 presidential race, with the focus turning to South Carolina and the Republican debate on Saturday night (all times local):

  • AP FACT CHECK: Republicans debaters on high court, economy

    Sun, 14 Feb 2016 05:03:07 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican presidential debaters misfired in assertions about Supreme Court nominees, Syria, immigration and more.

  • Some key opinions from Justice Antonin Scalia

    Sun, 14 Feb 2016 04:47:49 GMT

    Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, the conservative and provocative judge who died at age 79, was known for pointed language, fiercely held opinions and a sardonic wit that at times invoked fairy tales, foreigners and hippies.

Criminal Law News

  • Suspect arrested in deadly stabbing of woman, 3 kids

    Sun, 14 Feb 2016 05:34:23 GMT

    NEW YORK (AP) — Police on Saturday arrested a fugitive suspected of stabbing his girlfriend and all three of her small children with a kitchen knife in a brutal attack at a hotel used as homeless housing, ending a four-day manhunt.

  • 2 charged in robbery gone wrong where arm was severed

    Sun, 14 Feb 2016 04:38:47 GMT

    NEW YORK (AP) — Both people involved in a bizarre botched robbery over pricey sneakers have been arrested after the victim rammed the teenage robber with his SUV, severing his arm, police said Saturday.

  • The Latest: Suspect arrested in stabbing of woman, 3 kids

    Sun, 14 Feb 2016 04:28:32 GMT

    NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the hotel stabbing that left a 26-year-old woman and her two small children dead. (all times local):

  • Columbine shooter's mother says she thinks of victims daily

    Sun, 14 Feb 2016 01:36:45 GMT

    DENVER (AP) — The mother of Columbine High School shooter Dylan Klebold says she didn't know anything was wrong with her son before the 1999 attack, and she prayed for his death when she heard he was involved and that the rampage might still be underway.

  • 2 heavily armed British men arrested near Turkish border

    Sun, 14 Feb 2016 00:16:43 GMT

    THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) — Greek authorities say they have arrested two heavily armed suspects near the border with Turkey.

Political News

  • Debate Takeaways: Civil court discussion gives way to brawl

    Sun, 14 Feb 2016 07:59:34 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Saturday's Republican presidential debate was the perfect spot for GOP candidates to try and project legal gravitas after the death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia.

  • GOP candidates joust over foreign policy, immigration

    Sun, 14 Feb 2016 07:57:39 GMT

    GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — Republican presidential candidates jousted over immigration and foreign policy in a raucous debate that was shaken by the death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia hours before they took the stage.

  • Obama uses California's Sunnylands as Western White House

    Sun, 14 Feb 2016 07:53:51 GMT

    RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. (AP) — The guest list at Sunnylands reads like a roster of the rich and famous, from years past to today: Frank Sinatra, Bob Hope, Fred Astaire, Bing Crosby, Warren Buffet, Bill Gates and Queen Elizabeth II, to name a few.

  • Seoul: Pyongyang used money from joint factories for weapons

    Sun, 14 Feb 2016 07:03:28 GMT

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea channeled about 70 percent of the money it received for workers at the now-shuttered Kaesong industrial park into its weapons programs and to buy luxury goods for the impoverished nation's tiny elite, South Korea said Sunday.

  • Chinese media in uproar over US move to honor dissident

    Sun, 14 Feb 2016 06:55:48 GMT

    BEIJING (AP) — A Chinese nationalist newspaper says American politicians are resorting to petty actions following a unanimous bill approval by the Senate to rename the plaza in front of the Chinese Embassy in Washington after an imprisoned Chinese political dissident.