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By admin On Saturday, May 27th, 2017
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Supreme Court travel ban case could test Trump’s reach

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court may soon decide how courts are supposed to view presidential power in the age of Donald Trump. The administration has promised a high court appeal of a ruling blocking the president's More...

By admin On Friday, May 26th, 2017
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Judge tosses out life sentences for DC sniper Lee Boyd Malvo

NORFOLK, Va. — A federal judge has tossed out two life sentences for D.C. sniper Lee Boyd Malvo and ordered Virginia courts to hold new sentencing hearings. In a ruling issued Friday, U.S. District Judge Raymond More...

By admin On Friday, May 26th, 2017
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Ex-coal CEO asks high court to his overturn his conviction

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) - Ex-Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship has petitioned the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn his conviction for misdemeanor conspiracy to violate federal safety standards at a West Virginia mine More...

By admin On Thursday, May 25th, 2017
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Jeff Sessions Supreme Court ask to review ruling on Trump travel ban

The Justice Department will ask the Supreme Court to review a federal appellate court's order that on Thursday upheld a block of President Trump's executive order on travel and refugees. "This Department of Justice More...

By admin On Wednesday, May 24th, 2017
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Messi loses Supreme Court appeal over tax-fraud conviction

MADRID (AP) - Lionel Messi has lost his Supreme Court appeal over a tax-fraud conviction in Spain. The court confirmed the 21-month prison sentence handed to Messi for defrauding tax authorities of 4.1 million euros More...

By admin On Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017
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Court denies appeal for egg executives in salmonella case

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - A father and son whose Iowa-based egg production company caused a massive 2010 salmonella outbreak cannot further appeal their sentences for misdemeanor food safety violations, according More...

By admin On Monday, May 22nd, 2017
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Supreme Court sets aside case of Masterpiece Cakeshop, same-sex wedding cake

The Supreme Court on Monday put off a decision on whether to hear a highly-watched case involving a Christian baker who declined to make a cake for a same-sex wedding — the 13th time the high court has held More...

By admin On Friday, May 19th, 2017
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Conviction of ex-US Rep. Rick Renzi of Arizona stands

PHOENIX (AP) - The corruption conviction of former U.S. Rep. Rick Renzi of Arizona will stand after he failed to ask an appeals court or the U.S. Supreme Court to review a decision denying him a new trial. A three-judge More...

By admin On Friday, May 19th, 2017
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Supreme Court review sought in sex offender program case

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Attorneys for the more than 700 residents of Minnesota's sex offender treatment program are taking their case to the U.S. Supreme Court. The attorneys filed a petition Friday asking the nation's More...

By admin On Tuesday, May 16th, 2017
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No one wants to take James Comey’s old job

It’s a tough job — and nobody wants to do it. The search to fill the vacancy left by ousted FBI Director James Comey has stalled after at least three potential candidates withdrew from the running. US Appeals More...