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  • US, Egypt resume formal security talks with Kerry visit

    Sun, 02 Aug 2015 11:48:28 GMT

    CAIRO (AP) — The United States and Egypt on Sunday resumed formal security talks that were suspended six years ago amid the political unrest that swept the country in the wake of the Arab Spring.

  • Egypt court postpones Al-Jazeera English verdict to Aug. 29

    Sun, 02 Aug 2015 11:40:36 GMT

    CAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian court on Sunday again postponed announcing a verdict in the retrial of three Al-Jazeera English journalists, extending the long-running trial criticized worldwide by press freedom advocates and human rights activists.

  • UAE prosecutor refers 41 people to trial on terror charges

    Sun, 02 Aug 2015 11:38:01 GMT

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The United Arab Emirates' top prosecutor has referred 41 people to trial on charges of planning to carry out terrorist acts with the aim of overthrowing the government and establishing an extremist state.

  • Malaysia seeks help in finding more possible MH370 debris

    Sun, 02 Aug 2015 11:12:24 GMT

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysian officials said Sunday that they would seek help from territories near the island where a suspected piece of the missing Malaysia Airlines jet was discovered to try to find more plane debris.

  • Malaysia seeks help in finding more debris from Flight 370

    Sun, 02 Aug 2015 10:36:27 GMT

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysian officials said Sunday that they would seek help from territories near the island where a suspected piece of the missing Malaysia Airlines jet was discovered to try to find more plane debris.

FindLaw.com Legal Blogs

  • Do I Need a Lawyer for a Misdemeanor?

    2015-07-30T18:58:59Z

    I know what you're thinking: It's just a misdemeanor, right? No big deal -- I can handle this myself. But misdemeanors are crimes that can include jail time and are prone to turn into felonies if you're not careful. So while you may not think a misdemeanor charge is serious, you may......

  • Police Pull Plug on Chief Keef, Again

    2015-07-29T21:59:36Z

    It's a story almost too odd to already be cliche: Hammond, Indiana police literally pulled the plug on a holographic Chief Keef performance. It's the second time in as many weeks that such a Keef show has been shut down, after a similar appearance was previously shut down in Chicago.......

  • 3 Tips for Avoiding Inheritance Disputes

    2015-07-29T19:58:48Z

    Following the death of a relative, the last thing anyone wants is a fight over the assets of the deceased. Everyone, including those in the court system, want the process to go as smoothly as possible. With all of these good intentions, how do we still get into bitter disputes......

  • When Is It Too Late to Sue for Wrongful Death?

    2015-07-29T17:59:47Z

    Just about every criminal and civil case has a time limit — a statute of limitations that creates a deadline for filing a case. But there’s no statute of limitations for murder cases, so would the same be true for wrongful death claims? While wrongful death claims are still subject......

  • Can I Play Pandora in My Business?

    2015-07-29T15:09:59Z

    Technology has consistently made our favorite music more mobile. Music streaming sites like Pandora and Spotify allow us to have our own soundtrack everywhere we go. Businesses are also taking advantage of streaming sites. By now we've all seen a bartender or a barista with their phone plugged into the......

Supreme Court News

  • Today in History

    Mon, 20 Jul 2015 07:05:09 GMT

    Today is Monday, July 20, the 201st day of 2015. There are 164 days left in the year.

  • Conservatives warn IRS could target gay marriage opponents

    Thu, 16 Jul 2015 19:54:17 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A brief exchange during Supreme Court arguments in the same-sex marriage case has exploded into a full-blown crisis for some conservatives who warn that the IRS could start revoking the tax-exempt status of religious groups that oppose gay marriage.

  • Decision delayed in Kentucky clerk's same-sex marriage case

    Mon, 13 Jul 2015 21:32:27 GMT

    ASHLAND, Ky. (AP) — A federal judge has delayed a decision on whether a local official in Kentucky can use her religious beliefs to justify not issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples.

  • Obama says US must step up care for aging Americans

    Mon, 13 Jul 2015 16:18:16 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama warned Monday of an increasing urgency for the U.S. to care for older Americans as millions of baby boomers head into their golden years.

  • Resistance to gay marriages travels a well-worn path

    Mon, 13 Jul 2015 02:03:43 GMT

    FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — In 1967, Liane Peters, an immigrant from Germany, fell in love with a quiet, handsome man she worked with at a Miami bakery. The couple went together to the Dade County courthouse and asked for a marriage license. But she was white and he was black, and a county judge turned them away.

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Political News

  • US, Egypt resume formal security talks with Kerry visit

    Sun, 02 Aug 2015 11:48:28 GMT

    CAIRO (AP) — The United States and Egypt on Sunday resumed formal security talks that were suspended six years ago amid the political unrest that swept the country in the wake of the Arab Spring.

  • Egypt court postpones Al-Jazeera English verdict to Aug. 29

    Sun, 02 Aug 2015 11:40:36 GMT

    CAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian court on Sunday again postponed announcing a verdict in the retrial of three Al-Jazeera English journalists, extending the long-running trial criticized worldwide by press freedom advocates and human rights activists.

  • Biden for president? Allies mulling Clinton challenge

    Sun, 02 Aug 2015 11:39:24 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden's associates have resumed discussions about a 2016 presidential run after largely shelving such deliberations while his son was sick and dying earlier this year. But Biden has yet to tell his staff whether he will run or personally ask them to do any planning for a potential campaign, according to several people close to the vice president.

  • Leadership challenged in Afghan Taliban after Mullah Omar

    Sun, 02 Aug 2015 11:36:18 GMT

    KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The brother of the late figurehead of the Afghan Taliban on Sunday joined a growing challenge to the extremist group's newly appointed leader, even as it offered a statement purportedly quoting a well-known militant supporting him.

  • Malaysia seeks help in finding more possible MH370 debris

    Sun, 02 Aug 2015 11:12:24 GMT

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysian officials said Sunday that they would seek help from territories near the island where a suspected piece of the missing Malaysia Airlines jet was discovered to try to find more plane debris.