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  • Convicted jihadist with California ties loses US citizenship

    Sun, 23 Apr 2017 22:42:59 GMT

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal judge revoked the U.S. citizenship of a man who prosecutors say ran a communications hub for an Egyptian terrorist group out of his Northern California apartment, authorities said.

  • Local bulldog named Drake University's beautiful bulldog

    Sun, 23 Apr 2017 22:24:34 GMT

    DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The blue tutu and diamond necklace that Prudence was wearing helped win over the judges at this year's Beautiful Bulldog contest at Drake University.

  • Tight, tense French presidential vote echoes around world

    Sun, 23 Apr 2017 20:54:20 GMT

    PARIS (AP) — Whatever the result of France's presidential election, the choice will resonate far beyond France's borders, from Syrian battlefields to Hong Kong trading floors and the halls of the U.N. Security Council.

  • Costs mount despite Waco motorcycle gang trials on hold

    Sun, 23 Apr 2017 20:54:07 GMT

    WACO, Texas (AP) — Costs are mounting for the Texas county where a fatal gunfight involving two motorcycle gangs and police led to the indictments of more than 150 bikers.

  • Le Pen took French party from pariah to spotlight _ and now?

    Sun, 23 Apr 2017 20:49:23 GMT

    HENIN-BEAUMONT, France (AP) — Marine Le Pen, whose passion for far-right values was forged in the cradle, is now one step away from the French presidency, hoping this time to finish what her father could not when he ran in 2002. Legal Blogs

  • U.S. May Charge Julian Assange, WikiLeaks With Espionage, Theft of Gov. Documents


    WikiLeaks, true to its name, has been the source of thousands, if not millions of leaked government and intelligence documents. The published documents include videos of airstrikes and diplomatic cables from the Iraq war, leading Democrats' emails during the 2106 presidential campaign, and, most recently, "a trove of C.I.A. documents......

  • Top 3 Rights to Know If Stopped by ICE


    ICE, or Immigration and Customs Enforcement, is the federal agency tasked with enforcing US immigration laws. This means that individuals who are suspected of violating immigration laws may eventually get stopped by an ICE agent or officer. ICE often conducts random roadside checkpoints and targeted raids to arrest and deport......

  • The Most Important Term in 3D Printing Contracts: Indemnity


    When it comes to the world of 3D printing, businesses that can benefit from the new technology need to be cognizant of the liabilities, which can be numerous. Like nearly every other business, 3D printers might be best served by contracting around those liabilities. For instance, a company that is......

  • Lawsuit Claims Woman Fired for Not Being Christian Enough


    A lawsuit out of Harris County, Texas, is making headlines due to the rare allegation of Christian on Christian religious discrimination. While normally discrimination is considered to be a result of one group/class of individuals being favored over a different group/class, sometimes discrimination can occur from within a single......

  • Did You Purchase Fake Prescription Drugs Online?


    While nearly anything can be purchased online these days, the FDA has issued safety suggestions when it comes to buying prescription drugs online. The safety suggestions are to help ensure that consumers do not purchase prescription medications that are unsafe, or counterfeit. Generally, consumers are warned against purchasing prescription......

Supreme Court News

  • With Supreme Court seat filled, GOP looks to lower courts

    Sun, 23 Apr 2017 12:17:54 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans have put President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee on the bench, and they're now in a position to fill dozens more federal judgeships — and reshape some of the nation's highest courts.

  • Arkansas events show risk of ambitious execution schedule

    Fri, 21 Apr 2017 22:35:50 GMT

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas' push to put eight men to death in less than two weeks has so far resulted in just one lethal injection, and legal experts say that shows the risks of pursuing the nation's most ambitious execution schedule since the death penalty was restored in 1976.

  • Gorsuch faced early test in court's life-and-death power

    Fri, 21 Apr 2017 21:02:55 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Just 11 days on the job, Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch had an early taste of the weighty power that sometimes comes to a member of the nation's highest court.

  • Arkansas conducts first execution since 2005, plans 3 more

    Fri, 21 Apr 2017 16:29:16 GMT

    VARNER, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas carried out its first execution in nearly a dozen years despite a flurry of legal challenges that spared three convicted killers, but courts still could scuttle the remainder of the nation's most ambitious death penalty schedule since capital punishment was restored in 1976.

  • Arkansas overcomes legal hurdles, carries out execution

    Fri, 21 Apr 2017 07:01:13 GMT

    VARNER, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas overcame a flurry of court challenges that derailed three other executions, putting to death an inmate for the first time in nearly a dozen years as part of a plan that would have been the country's most ambitious since the death penalty was restored in 1976.

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