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  • Under D.C.'s Recreational Marijuana Law, What's Legal, What's Not?


    Recreational pot is now legal in Washington, D.C., to a certain extent. Initiative 71 took effect at midnight, after some 70 percent of District residents voted to approve the measure last fall. While some possession and private consumption of marijuana is now permitted in the capital, D.C.'s pot scene......

  • Walmart, EEOC Settle Age, Disability Discrimination Case: 3 Lessons


    Walmart has settled a lawsuit brought by the EEOC on behalf of David Moorman, a former manager at a Walmart store in Keller, Texas. The suit alleged age and disability discrimination in violation of the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). According......

  • 'American Sniper' Murder Trial: 5 Things to Know About the Verdict


    Eddie Ray Routh has been found guilty of murdering former U.S. Navy SEAL Chris Kyle and Kyle's friend Chad Littlefield. The jury sentenced Routh, a former U.S. Marine, to life in prison without the possibility of parole, concluding what had been dubbed the "American Sniper" trial after Kyle's autobiography......

  • 7 Ways to Get (Most of) Your Security Deposit Returned


    The minute we fork over that lump sum at the beginning of our lease, we're worried (or we should be) about how to get a security deposit returned from a landlord. Landlords are already keeping track of the kinds of costs they can deduct from your deposit, so you should......

  • Marshawn Lynch to Trademark 'I'm Just Here So I Won't Get Fined'


    Marshawn Lynch gave the same answer, "I'm just here so I won't get fined," in response to every question during his initial Super Bowl press conference. (He followed that up with a chorus of "You know why I'm here" the next day.) Now the Seattle Seahawks running back is......

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  • Former Israeli Mossad chief slams Netanyahu on Iran handling

    Fri, 27 Feb 2015 12:48:12 GMT

    JERUSALEM (AP) — A former chief of Israel's Mossad spy agency is slamming the prime minister's handling of the Iranian nuclear threat.

  • Serbian court deliberates rehabilitating WWII commander

    Fri, 27 Feb 2015 12:29:40 GMT

    BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — A Belgrade court is considering quashing the treason conviction against Gen. Draza Mihailovic for his collaboration with Nazis during World War II, which would politically rehabilitate the controversial Serbian guerrilla commander almost 70 years after he was sentenced and shot to death by communists.

  • Activists: Kurdish fighters advance on IS-held Syrian town

    Fri, 27 Feb 2015 12:27:22 GMT

    BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian activists and Kurdish representatives say Kurdish fighters have captured dozens of villages following days of clashes with the Islamic State group in northeastern Syria.

  • Soviet army monument banned from returning to Warsaw street

    Fri, 27 Feb 2015 12:25:10 GMT

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Warsaw city councilors have banned a 1945 monument of Polish-Soviet brotherhood in arms from being returned to its place on a city street.

  • Ukraine government forces, rebels withdraw heavy weapons

    Fri, 27 Feb 2015 12:24:28 GMT

    NOVOAMVROSIIVSKE, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian and Russian-backed separatist forces drew back some heavy weapons from the front line in the east Friday in compliance with a cease-fire deal, although officials in Kiev accused rebels of falling short of requirements.

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  • What are the duties of a parenting coordinator?

    Fri, 27 Feb 2015 04:24:24 GMT

    Sometimes British Columbia parents are unable to agree on matters regarding the custody of their children. When this happens, the court could impose a parenting coordination order on the parents, making them meet with a parenting coordinator. However, not everyone...

  • What to know about being an executor

    Fri, 27 Feb 2015 03:34:05 GMT

    Being appointed as an executor to a love one’s will may be an honorable role, or it could be completely terrifying, depending on your temperament. Outside of that, it is helpful to know what is going to be expected of...

  • What are grandparents’ rights in North Carolina?

    Fri, 27 Feb 2015 02:18:45 GMT

    The issue of child custody often becomes the primary struggle between couples in Charlotte divorce cases. Yet if settling on an acceptable child custody agreement between two divorcing parents can be difficult, imagine how much more so it can be...

  • Fiduciaries may be liable for breaches under federal rules

    Fri, 27 Feb 2015 02:10:30 GMT

    Fiduciaries are individuals empowered to act or manage assets on behalf of other parties, and in Kansas and other jurisdictions, their behaviors are governed by explicit laws. Even if a fiduciary does not take an illegal action on their own,...

  • Domestic violence victims and their financial options

    Fri, 27 Feb 2015 02:10:27 GMT

    Incidents of domestic violence often become the subject of criminal proceedings. However, many of these incidents also result in civil cases where the injured party is able to receive payment for some of the damages experienced through the dispute. While...