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  • 3 Illegal Car Modifications


    What's wrong with a nice factory produced car? Cars, we think you're beautiful just the way you are. However, people love to modify their cars. A few years ago, we wrote about five illegal car modifications. Those modifications are just a little bit old-school now, so we're back with......

  • Employee Feedback: Make it Legal and Worth It


    The key to an effective workforce is often a happy workforce. But how do you know if your workforce is happy? Many companies are surveying their employees to gauge happiness, satisfaction, and engagement. But these surveys are not without their pitfalls, legal and otherwise. Here are a few things......

  • 5 Things You Should Never Say to a Cop


    Being confronted and questioned by police, no matter the scenario, can be a scary prospect. But it can be a little less scary if you know your rights. Along with knowing your legal and constitutional protections when talking to (or not talking to) officers is having some common sense......

  • Am I Liable if Someone Causes an Accident in my Car?


    Many of us don't think twice when friends ask to borrow our car. We trust them. But, what happens when they get into an accident? Are you liable for the damage, even if you weren't driving?......

  • How to Set Up a Living Trust


    Are you planning for the future? What will happen to your property after you pass? Will it go into months and months of probate while your family wait and pay hundreds in court costs and legal fees? Or, do you have a living trust? Are you considering setting up......

Supreme Court News

  • Same-sex marriage pioneer among lawyers for high court cases

    Sat, 25 Apr 2015 12:19:21 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Five lawyers will take turns at the Supreme Court lectern Tuesday for the highly anticipated and extended arguments over same-sex marriage. Among them are the Obama administration's top lawyer at the high court, with more than two dozen arguments behind him, and two lawyers making their first appearance before the justices.

  • Can government squeeze raisin growers? Justices have doubts

    Wed, 22 Apr 2015 19:05:51 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A post-World War II-era program that forces raisin producers to give part of their annual crop to the government could soon be a relic of history.

  • High court makes it easier to sue government for negligence

    Wed, 22 Apr 2015 15:14:12 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Wednesday made it easier for people to sue the federal government for negligence, in a decision that could affect military veterans with claims of medical malpractice.

  • Justices: Police can't extend traffic stop awaiting drug dog

    Tue, 21 Apr 2015 15:57:36 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court said Tuesday that police may not extend an ordinary traffic stop to seek evidence of crimes unrelated to the offense that prompted officers to pull a vehicle over.

  • High court: Energy companies must face price fixing claims

    Tue, 21 Apr 2015 14:43:22 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that energy companies can be sued under state antitrust laws for illegally manipulating natural gas prices more than a decade ago during California's energy crisis.

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Political News

  • Nepal quake: Hundreds dead, history crumbles, Everest shaken

    Sat, 25 Apr 2015 13:57:48 GMT

    KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — A powerful earthquake struck Nepal Saturday, killing at least 906 people across a swath of four countries as the violently shaking earth collapsed houses, leveled centuries-old temples and triggered avalanches on Mt. Everest. It was the worst tremor to hit the poor South Asian nation in over 80 years.

  • Jailed Venezuelan mayor transferred from prison to hospital

    Sat, 25 Apr 2015 13:54:18 GMT

    CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The jailed mayor of Venezuela's capital has been taken from prison to a hospital where he will undergo emergency surgery for a groin hernia.

  • Death toll from Nepal earthquake reaches at least 876

    Sat, 25 Apr 2015 13:53:17 GMT

    KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — A top Nepalese police official says at least 876 people are confirmed dead in the wake of the massive earthquake that struck outside Kathmandu.

  • Russian bikers begin run despite Polish entry ban

    Sat, 25 Apr 2015 13:45:13 GMT

    MOSCOW (AP) — Riders from a Russian nationalist motorcycle group on Saturday began their run commemorating the Red Army's offensive against Nazi Germany, despite Poland's announcement that it would refuse to let them in the country.

  • Car bombs driven by foreigners hit Iraq-Jordan border post

    Sat, 25 Apr 2015 13:39:34 GMT

    BAGHDAD (AP) — Three suicide car bombs driven by foreigners targeted the remote desert border crossing between Iraq and Jordan Saturday killing at least four Iraqi soldiers, said Iraqi officials.