TOPNEWSBYUSA.COM: Top News and Analysis 2019-06-20 06:51

Minnesota Supreme Court tosses conviction of teen who insulted classmate on Twitter

A Minnesota stalking law used to convict a high school student for insulting another teen on Twitter is overly broad and violates the U.S. Constitution's First Amendment ...

Minnesota Supreme Court tosses conviction of teen who insulted classmate on Twitter

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Supreme Court tosses murder conviction of black inmate WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is throwing out the murder conviction and death sentence for a black man in Mississippi because of a prosecutor’s efforts to keep African Americans off the jury. The defendant already has been tried six times...
2019-06-21 16:51

Citing racial bias, U.S. high court tosses black man's murder conviction The U.S. Supreme Court, confronting racial bias in the American criminal justice system, on Friday threw out a black Mississippi death row inmate's conviction in his sixth trial for a 1996 quadruple murder conviction, finding that a prosecutor unlawf...
2019-06-22 00:51

U.S. Supreme Court tosses ruling against wedding cake bakers who rebuffed lesbians The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday threw out a lower court ruling against the owners of an Oregon bakery who refused based on their Christian beliefs to make a wedding cake for a lesbian couple in another case pitting gay rights against religious right...
2019-06-17 22:17

Supreme Court Overturns Garrard Co. Man’s Sex Abuse Conviction FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18) — The Kentucky Supreme Court has overturned the conviction of a Garrard County man serving a 20-year sentence for rape, sodomy and sex abuse. Matthew Hacker Sr., 51, was convicted last year. The case involved a girl who ...
2019-06-16 18:34

Kentucky Supreme Court upholds man’s murder conviction ADAIRVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The Kentucky Supreme Court has upheld a murder conviction and 55-year sentence for a man who killed his sister-in-law. The Bowling Green Daily News reports George Walker’s sentence was upheld last week. The 24-year-old ma...
2019-06-17 08:00

Supreme Court throws out conviction of Mississippi death row inmate The US Supreme Court on Friday threw out the 2010 murder conviction of a black Mississippi death row inmate who was tried six times for the same crime by the same prosecutor, ruling that the white prosecutor unconstitutionally kept African Americans ...
2019-06-21 21:17

Supreme Court dismisses Curtis Flowers conviction over Mississippi jury bias The U.S. Supreme Court overturned the conviction and death sentence of a Mississippi killer Friday because it determined the prosecutor had a history of racial bias in selecting juries....
2019-06-21 23:34

Supreme Court throws out murder conviction of black Mississippi death row inmate who has been tried 6 times WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court throws out murder conviction of black Mississippi death row inmate who has been tried 6 times. The post Supreme Court throws out murder conviction of black Mississippi death row inmate who has been tried 6 times appear...
2019-06-21 16:51

West Point cadet returns after judges overturn conviction for raping classmate in sleeping bag Cadet Jacob Whisenhunt was sentenced to 21 years in prison after being found guilty of raping another cadet. A panel overturned his conviction Monday.        ...
2019-06-07 20:17

Former West Point cadet sentenced to 21 years in classmate rape case can return to academy after conviction overturned A former military cadet who was sentenced to 21 years behind bars for allegedly raping a female classmate will now be able to return to West Point after his conviction was overturned two years later on Monday....
2019-06-05 09:34

Teen accused of fatally stabbing classmate was the aggressor: witness A gay teen who stabbed to death a classmate in what he called self-defense tried to start a fight with his alleged bully in the moments before he plunged a switchblade into the other boy’s chest, an emotional classmate testified Monday. Abel Ce...
2019-07-02 01:51

Bullied teen who stabbed classmate had switchblade for ‘protection’: lawyers The bullied Bronx teen charged with fatally stabbing a classmate and wounding another had a switchblade on him that day for “protection,” his lawyers claimed Friday. Christopher Lynn painted client Abel Cedeno as the real victim of the 2017 attack at...
2019-06-29 11:51

School aide describes moment bullied teen stabbed classmate A Bronx school aide testified Tuesday about the moment he realized he was covered in blood after an allegedly bullied student fatally plunged a switchblade into a classmate’s chest. “I realized I had blood all over my clothes and my hands...
2019-07-03 04:17

New York teen sentenced 17 years for fatal stabbing of fellow classmate A New York teen that pleaded guilty to fatally stabbing a fellow high school student inside a Dunkin Donuts last year was sentenced Wednesday to 17 years in prison. ...
2019-08-08 23:00

US teen accused of killing Italian cop once gave classmate brain injury in brutal beating The privileged San Francisco teenager accused of fatally stabbing a police officer in Rome once pummeled a classmate at a party, causing a severe brain injury, according to a recent report. Finnegan Lee Elder — who allegedly knifed undercover c...
2019-08-01 07:17

Court tosses lawsuit from woman who claimed Trump ‘forcibly kissed’ her A lawsuit filed against President Trump by a former campaign staffer who claimed that he “forcibly kissed” her in 2016 has been thrown out of a Florida federal court. Alva Johnson, 43, an outreach director for Trump in Alabama and Florida, said that ...
2019-06-16 02:34

Court tosses suit alleging Trump violated Constitution with political hotel guests ​A federal appeals court gave President Trump a huge win on Wednesday when it tossed a lawsuit that claimed he was violating the Constitution by profiting from foreign government officials staying at his DC hotel. The lawsuit was brought by the attor...
2019-07-10 20:51

Gillibrand slams NRA, conservatives in Supreme Court filing, warns court could be restructured Kirsten Gillibrand signed on to a Supreme Court brief in a high-profile Second Amendment case over now-defunct New York city laws and regulations, urging the justices to drop the matter....
2019-08-13 21:17

Supreme Court To Hear Maharashtra Leader's Plea Against High Court Order The Supreme Court today agreed to hear on June 14 a plea of Maharashtra lawmaker Dhananjay Munde against the Bombay High Court order directing registration of a case against him in an alleged illegal......
2019-06-13 13:17

Supreme Court Stays High Court Order Against NCP Leader In Land Case NCP leader Dhananjay Munde got relief today from the Supreme Court which stayed the Bombay High Court's order directing registration of a case against him for alleged illegal purchase of a government......
2019-06-14 13:34

Gillibrand slams NRA, conservatives in Supreme Court filing, warns the court could be restructured Kirsten Gillibrand signed onto a Supreme Court brief in a high-profile Second Amendment case over now-defunct New York city laws and regulations, urging the justices to drop the matter....
2019-08-13 19:17

Supreme Court sends Florida cross case back to lower court WASHINGTON (AP) — A legal challenge to a cross that stands in a public park in Florida is getting another look. The Supreme Court on Friday told a lower court to review decisions that the cross should be removed and take into account an opinion the c...
2019-06-28 16:34

Court officers injured in scuffle with visitor at Manhattan Supreme Court Two court officers were injured Tuesday during a skirmish with a visitor at Manhattan Supreme Court, authorities and sources told the Post. Corey Marrant walked into the courthouse on Centre Street shortly before noon wearing a body camera, and lay o...
2019-06-12 00:17

New Triple Talaq Law Challenged In Supreme Court, Delhi High Court The new legislation which makes the practice of instant divorce through ''triple talaq'' among Muslims a punishable offence with 3-year imprisonment was challenged in the Supreme Court and the Delhi......
2019-08-02 21:17

Supreme Court says lower court should reexamine case over same-sex couple denied wedding cake The top court scrapped a ruling from the Oregon Court of Appeals in favor of the same-sex couple. The owners of the bakery, which refused the make the cake due to religious beliefs, claimed that state fines pushed them out of business....
2019-06-17 16:17

Supreme Court sends Oregon wedding cake case back to lower court The US Supreme Court on Monday tossed a state court ruling that upheld a $135,000 fine for an Oregon cake shop for refusing to make a wedding cake for a lesbian couple. The high court’s ruling was a small victory for Melissa and Aaron Klein — w...
2019-06-17 22:34

US Supreme Court Sends Lesbian Wedding Cake Dispute Back To Lower Court The US Supreme Court on Monday threw out a lower court ruling against the owners of an Oregon bakery who refused based on their Christian beliefs to make a wedding cake for a lesbian couple in another......
2019-06-18 01:34

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg says Kavanaugh helped boost number of female law clerks on court U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Friday credited Justice Brett Kavanaugh with increasing the number of female clerks serving the court....
2019-06-09 02:51

Martin Shkreli’s fraud conviction affirmed by appeals court An appeals court Thursday affirmed the 2017 securities fraud conviction of “pharma bro” Martin Shkreli. The United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit ruled it found arguments that Shkreli was convicted following faulty jury instructions b...
2019-07-18 17:34

U.S. court urged to throw out 'Pharma Bro' Martin Shkreli's conviction A lawyer for former pharmaceutical executive Martin Shkreli on Friday urged a federal appeals court to overturn Shkreli's criminal conviction for defrauding investors in hedge funds he founded....
2019-06-28 21:17

Cosby lawyers ask appeals court to toss #MeToo conviction A Pennsylvania appeals court questioned why Bill Cosby’s legal team never got a supposed non-prosecution agreement in writing as his latest lawyers fought to have his sexual assault conviction overturned...
2019-08-13 01:51

Meek Mill conviction overturned by Pennsylvania appeals court A Pennsylvania appeals court on Wednesday overturned rapper Meek Mill's conviction in a drug and gun case that has kept the rapper on probation for a decade and made him a celebrity crusader for criminal justice reform....
2019-07-24 22:51

Swedish Appeals Court overturns bombing plot conviction A Swedish appeals court on Wednesday overturned a seven-year sentence handed down to an Uzbek man by a lower court for plotting to carry out a bombing in the name of Islamic State....
2019-06-12 14:34

UPDATE 1-U.S. court urged to throw out 'Pharma Bro' Martin Shkreli's conviction A lawyer for former pharmaceutical executive Martin Shkreli on Friday urged a federal appeals court to overturn Shkreli's criminal conviction for defrauding investors in hedge funds he founded....
2019-06-28 20:00

‘Grid Kid killer’ John Giuca’s murder conviction reinstated by court The 2005 murder conviction of “Grid Kid killer” John Giuca was reinstated Tuesday by the state court of appeals after previously having been overturned amid allegations that Brooklyn prosecutors framed him. It’s the latest twist in ...
2019-06-11 20:17

Appeals court upholds 'Pharma Bro' Martin Shkreli's fraud conviction A federal appeals court on Thursday refused to overturn the conviction of former pharmaceutical CEO Martin Shkreli, who's serving seven years in prison for fraud....
2019-07-18 22:17

'Pharma bro' Martin Shkreli's fraud conviction upheld by appeals court The three-judge panel in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circut also upheld the more than $7.7 million in fines and restitution that a judge imposed on Shkreli last year....
2019-07-18 17:17

Cardinal George Pell will not seek reduced sentence if court upholds conviction Pell is returning to court to fight his sexual abuse conviction but will not appeal his six-year prison termDisgraced Cardinal George Pell will not seek a reduced sentence if the court of appeal upholds his conviction for sexually abusing two Melbour...
2019-05-27 17:17

Federal prosecutors ask appeals court to uphold Tsarnaev conviction and death sentence Federal prosecutors Thursday urged the 1st US Circuit Court of Appeals to reject Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's request for an appeal, and uphold his conviction and death sentence....
2019-06-28 16:51

Minnesota court rules environmental assessment for Enbridge pipeline inadequate A Minnesota court has ruled that Enbridge Inc's final environmental impact statement for its Line 3 oil pipeline replacement project is inadequate, an Enbridge spokesman said on Monday....
2019-06-03 19:34

UPDATE 1-Minnesota court rules environmental assessment for Enbridge pipeline inadequate A Minnesota court ruled on Monday that Enbridge Inc's final environmental impact statement for its Line 3 replacement project is inadequate, raising the possibility the Canadian crude oil pipeline could face further delays....
2019-06-03 19:34

KJ Apa Reveals the A-Lister Who Reigns Supreme in His Heart at the 2019 Teen Choice Awards KJ Apa is revealing who his teenage crush is--and will always be. It turns out that Jessica Alba is the A-lister who stole the actor's heart when he was just a teenage boy. The......
2019-08-13 05:17

Why the Supreme Court’s split decisions may not mean what you think The Supreme Court handed down a pair of decisions Thursday that allowed both sides to light their hair on fire. Neither should celebrate or grieve too early....
2019-06-28 05:51

| US Supreme Court to take up 'Dreamers' case The US Supreme Court has agreed to hear a challenge to President Donald Trump's attempt to shut down a programme that shields hundreds of thousands of young undocumented immigrants from deportation....
2019-06-29 09:34

Where the Supreme Court stands on the Second Amendment As the country reels from two mass shootings, supporters of gun restrictions are turning again to the debate over the scope of the Second Amendment, demanding that gun laws be strengthened....
2019-08-05 23:34

Supreme Court agrees to take up DACA in its next term The Supreme Court agreed Friday to take up the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program in a case that could decide the fate of more than 600,000 undocumented immigrants brought into the country as children....
2019-06-28 21:51

Supreme court to rule on whether Trump can end Daca Court expected to hear arguments late this year, with a decision on Dreamers likely to come before 2020 electionThe supreme court will review the constitutionality of an Obama-era program allowing undocumented immigrants who came to the US as childre...
2019-06-29 03:34

Supreme Court to decide on Trump bid to end DACA WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court will decide whether President Donald Trump can end an Obama-era program shielding young immigrants from deportation. The justices’ order Friday sets up high-stakes legal arguments in the fall, with a decision...
2019-06-28 16:34

U.S. Supreme Court upholds federal sex offender law The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday upheld the federal government's authority under a 2006 law to require thousands of sex offenders to register with authorities in the states where they live, as the justices ruled against a child rapist convicted in ...
2019-06-20 23:00

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2019-05-21 19:51

Supreme Court Strikes Down Tennessee Liquor Law The law barred newcomers to the state from operating liquor stores. The justices based their decision on the 21st Amendment, which ended Prohibition....
2019-06-27 19:34

Supreme Court: Federal courts have no say in gerrymandering On its final day before recessing for the summer, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled Thursday states have the power to draw their districts as they see fit, and that federal courts have no say in the matter....
2019-06-27 19:51

Kentucky Supreme Court Strikes Down Marsy’s Law FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18)– In November of 2018 voters in Kentucky said yes to Marsy’s Law, a constitutional amendment that gives crime victims more rights. But the Supreme Court of Kentucky says that law was not passed correctly. Back in Fe...
2019-06-13 18:00

Supreme Court Will Hear ‘Dreamers’ Case After a long delay, the justices agreed to decide whether the Trump administration may shut down a program known as DACA that shields young immigrants from deportation....
2019-06-28 16:00

What Is the Census Citizenship Question? And What Did the Supreme Court Say? An attack on immigrants or a need to protect minority voters? With deadline to print 2020 census forms looming on Monday, justices left the question undecided....
2019-06-27 19:34

Supreme Court reenters the abortion debate As the public debate over abortion heats up, the Supreme Court has definitively signaled its willingness to weigh in on state efforts to protect human life. As Justice Clarence Thomas emphasized in his concurring opinion in Box v. Planned Parenthood ...
2019-06-08 08:00

How John Roberts controls the Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts' announcement last week forbidding -- at least for now -- a citizenship question on the 2020 census echoed his surprise affirmation of the Affordable Care Act in 2012....
2019-07-03 18:17

Supreme Court rejects appeal from Guantanamo detainee WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is rejecting an appeal from a Yemeni man who has been held without charges at the U.S. Navy base in Cuba for more than 17 years. One justice says “it is past time” to examine the indefinite detention of...
2019-06-10 18:17

Supreme Court Will Not Hear Bid to Revive Alabama Abortion Ban The Supreme Court declined to revive an Alabama law that would have banned a method used in 99 percent of abortions performed in the state after 15 weeks....
2019-06-28 18:17

Puerto Rico gets another governor after supreme court clears the way Puerto Rico got its third governor in less than a week on Wednesday just hours after the bankrupt U.S. territory's supreme court ruled that Pedro Pierluisi's assumption of the office was unconstitutional and ordered him to leave....
2019-08-08 09:34

Four New Judges Take Oath, Supreme Court At Full Strength Centre had previously expressed concern over nomination of Justice Aniruddha Bose of Jharkhand High Court and Justice AS Bopanna of Gauhati High Court...
2019-05-24 10:17

Supreme Court's business-friendly reputation takes a hit The U.S. Supreme Court in its term that concludes this week was not quite as business friendly as it has been in recent years, with President Donald Trump's appointee Brett Kavanaugh writing a pivotal one of the batch of rulings that defied corporate...
2019-06-27 19:00

Supreme Court affirms '97 ruling on agency powers The U.S. Supreme Court voted unanimously Wednesday to uphold a prior ruling that gives broad powers to government regulators for interpreting agency rules, but placed new limits on that authority....
2019-06-27 19:51

US Supreme Court allows partisan gerrymandering of electoral districts The Supreme Court's conservative majority ruled federal courts have no role to play in deciding partisan gerrymandering claims. It leaves the redrawing of congressional maps to the parties' statistical experts....
2019-06-28 07:00

Supreme Court refuses to hear challenge to U.S. gun silencer law The U.S. Supreme Court declined requests Monday to consider a challenge that says firearm silencers are protected under the Second Amendment, and therefore owners should not be required to register them....
2019-06-10 18:17

Supreme Court rules against oil drilling platform workers WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has ruled against workers on oil drilling platforms off California who argued they should be paid for the off-work time they spend on the platform, including sleeping. The high court said Monday that federal law ap...
2019-06-10 16:34

President's Nod To Increase Number Of Supreme Court Judges President Ram Nath Kovind has signed into law a Bill which seeks to increase the sanctioned strength of judges in the Supreme Court from 30 to 33 besides the Chief Justice of India....
2019-08-11 07:00

Supreme Court to hear New Jersey 'Bridgegate' appeal The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to hear an appeal concerning the criminal convictions of two former associates of former New Jersey Governor Chris Christie in the so-called Bridgegate scandal that hindered his 2016 presidential candidacy....
2019-06-28 16:34

With No Supreme Court End to Gerrymandering, Will States Make It More Extreme? North Carolina’s Republican-drawn maps are among the most egregious examples of partisan gerrymandering. Other states may now feel emboldened to follow its lead....
2019-06-28 14:00

Supreme Court To Continue With Day-To-Day Hearings In Ayodhya Case The Supreme Court Friday made it clear that it would continue with the day-to-day hearing of the politically sensitive Ram Janmabhoomi- Babri Masjid land dispute case and assured a counsel for Muslim......
2019-08-10 01:34

Bernie Sanders says he would ‘rotate’ Supreme Court justices After President Trump has been able to get two Supreme Court picks – Neil Gorsuch and Brett Kavanaugh -- placed on the nation’s highest court during his first term, some Democrats have floated the idea of expanding the court beyond nine justices if a...
2019-06-28 10:00

US supreme court declines to block partisan gerrymandering Justices: redistricting a political question beyond court’s reachCritics warn court’s demurral could give ‘green light’ for abuseThe supreme court has declined to rule in a pair of partisan gerrymandering cases, in a demurral that advocacy groups war...
2019-06-28 03:51

Census, redistricting top remaining Supreme Court cases WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court enters its final week of decisions with two politically charged issues unresolved, whether to rein in political line-drawing for partisan gain and allow a citizenship question on the 2020 census. Both decisions cou...
2019-06-23 15:51

McConnell willing to vote on new Dem president’s Supreme Court nominee Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is willing to consider a Democratic president’s Supreme Court nominee in 2021 if President Donald Trump loses reelection, calling it “politically unsustainable” to extend his blockade into the opening days of a ...
2019-06-27 22:34

Supreme Court agrees to hear ‘Bridgegate’ case WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has agreed to hear an appeal involving two people convicted in New Jersey’s “Bridgegate” scandal. The justices said Friday they would hear a case in the fall involving Bridget Kelly and Bill Baron...
2019-06-28 16:34

Supreme Court Will Decide if Trump Can End DACA Program (WASHINGTON) — The Supreme Court will decide whether President Donald Trump can end an Obama-era program shielding young immigrants from deportation. The justices’ order Friday sets up high-stakes legal arguments in late fall or early win...
2019-06-28 19:51

Supreme Court’s census ruling could harm other agencies The Census Bureau was recently told by the Supreme Court not to put a question about citizenship on the 2020 decennial census. The Supremes said the Trump administration didn’t put forth a compelling enough reason for posing that question. President ...
2019-07-09 09:34

Argentina Supreme court upholds glacier protection law Argentina’s Supreme Court has upheld the country’s glacier protection law, rejecting an effort by mining giant Barrick Gold Corp. to have it declared unconstitutional...
2019-06-04 23:17

Brazil's Supreme Court Criminalizes Homophobic Acts Brazil’s Federal Supreme Court voted Thursday to criminalize discrimination and acts of hate against gay people and transsexuals, ruling that the country’s Congress had failed its constitutional duty to pass similar legislation....
2019-06-14 02:51

U.S. Supreme Court sides with Native American elk hunter The Supreme Court on Monday ruled in favor of a Native American elk hunter, citing an 1868 treaty between his tribe and the U.S. government as it revived his legal challenge to a conviction for hunting out of season in Bighorn National Forest in Wyom...
2019-05-21 18:17

Supreme Court will take 2nd look at cross-border shooting case The U.S. Supreme Court agreed Tuesday to decide whether the parents of a Mexican teenager who was shot dead by a border agent from across the border can sue the officer for damages....
2019-05-28 18:51

Virginia ban on uranium mining upheld by U.S. Supreme Court The largest-known U.S. uranium deposit will remain firmly under ground after the Supreme Court on Monday upheld Virginia's ban on mining the radioactive metal, rebuffing a challenge backed by President Donald Trump's administration to the 1982 morato...
2019-06-17 22:17

Supreme Court Gives Virginia Dems a Win in Gerrymandering Case The Supreme Court ruled 5-4 on Monday to dismiss an appeal by the GOP-majority Virginia House, with the court siding with the state’s Democrats demanding the state’s gerrymandered congressional district maps no longer be used....
2019-06-17 21:34

Supreme Court Refuses To Entertain Plea Against "Article 15" The Supreme Court this morning refused to entertain a plea seeking cancellation of certificate issued by the Central Board of Film Certification to movie Article 15 and asked the petitioner to......
2019-07-08 12:34

Clarence Thomas predicts Supreme Court will have to take up abortion law Justice Clarence Thomas predicted the Supreme Court eventually will have to take up abortion law, after the court on Tuesday refused to consider reinstating Indiana’s 2016 law that bans women from aborting a fetus based on its race, gender or disabil...
2019-05-29 05:17

Semenya files appeal to Swiss Supreme Court Olympic 800 meters champion Caster Semenya filed an appeal to Switzerland's highest court on Wednesday against rules requiring middle-distance female athletes with a high natural level of testosterone to reduce it via medication....
2019-05-30 00:00

Ky. Supreme Court Rules In Favor Of Executive Order FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18)– The Kentucky Supreme Court ruled unanimously in favor of Governor Matt Bevin’s re-organization of several boards and committees that oversee public education. That ruling came down Thursday. Attorney General Andy ...
2019-06-14 12:51

McConnell: ‘We’d fill’ any Supreme Court vacancy in 2020 WASHINGTON (AP) — Top Senate Republican Mitch McConnell says that if a vacancy occurs on the Supreme Court during next year’s election cycle the chamber would likely confirm a GOP nominee selected by President Donald Trump. In an appearance in ...
2019-05-29 16:34

U.S. Supreme Court to hear IBM retirement fund dispute The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to weigh whether managers of a retirement fund for IBM Corp employees that invested in the company's stock can be sued for failing to disclose that its microelectronics business was overvalued....
2019-06-03 17:00

Corruption trial against CFK set for delay after Supreme Court ruling The so-called "Vialidad" (Road Works) cases centres on alleged irregularities in the granting of tenders for five public works projects in Santa Cruz province to businessman Lázaro Báez's Grupo Austral firm....
2019-05-21 18:34

Confirmation Bias review: how the Republicans took the supreme court The New York Times’ chief reporter in Washington has produced an indispensable guide to an epochal shift in US politicsConfirmation Bias lifts the curtain on Republican efforts to make the federal bench a black-robed adjunct. When it comes to the jud...
2019-06-30 15:17

Websites Can Discriminate Against You Even If You Don't Use Them, California Supreme Court Rules Nearly four years ago, a lone bankruptcy lawyer sued Square, the payment processor run by Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, challenging the app’s terms of use—despite never signing up. As of yesterday, the case will proceed, thanks to an opinion issued by th...
2019-08-13 23:51

Spain's Supreme Court suspends Franco exhumation Plans to move the remains of Franco to a public cemetery on the outskirts of Madrid have been temporarily shelved. Judges said they need time to rule on an appeal by the former dictator's descendants....
2019-06-05 04:17

Supreme Court to review Trump’s bid to end DACA program The Supreme Court will decide whether the Trump administration had the power to end the Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, known as DACA. The justices issued an order Friday saying they will hear arguments in the case in the fa...
2019-06-28 20:17

SUPREME COURT NOTEBOOK: Thomas, RBG align in 5-4 rulings WASHINGTON (AP) — Since Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s return in late winter from cancer surgery and broken ribs, she has regularly accepted Justice Clarence Thomas’ extended hand to help her down the three steps behind the Supreme Court b...
2019-06-06 06:34

Rally at Supreme Court to stop abortion bans Activists were joined by members of Congress to rally near the Supreme Court on "National Day of Action to Stop the Bans" on abortion. (May 21)        ...
2019-05-22 02:51

What Is Gerrymandering, and How the Supreme Court's Decision Will Impact Congress In a 5-4 ruling, the Supreme Court declared last week that federal courts could not intervene when it comes to the act of partisan gerrymandering—widespread voter manipulation affecting a number of states....
2019-07-02 00:34

Brazil Supreme Court rules homophobia a crime The Brazilian Supreme Court ruled on Thursday that homophobia should be criminalized under existing legislation until Congress creates a specific law for the subject, weighing in on a topic that has drawn the ire of President Jair Bolsonaro....
2019-06-14 05:51

The Latest: Alabama inmate asks Supreme Court for stay BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — The Latest on the scheduled execution of an Alabama inmate (all times local): 7:45 a.m. An Alabama inmate is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to delay his execution set for Thursday night. Attorneys for Christopher Lee Price are ...
2019-05-30 16:01

Colombia's Supreme Court orders ex-FARC leader's release Colombia's Supreme Court has ordered that the former leader of the FARC rebel group be released from prison. The move is likely to anger the US, which wants to extradite him on suspicion of drug trafficking....
2019-05-30 05:34

Supreme Court declines to hear Alabama abortion case The U.S. Supreme Court decided Friday not to get involved in a controversial abortion case in Alabama, in which the state tried to ban what they call "dismemberment abortions."...
2019-06-28 21:51

Former U.S. Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens dies at age 99 Former Justice John Paul Stevens, a Republican appointee to the U.S. Supreme Court who later became an outspoken leader of the liberal wing as the court moved to the right, died on Tuesday at age 99....
2019-07-17 04:00

Can't Suspend Sajjan Kumar's Sentence Without Hearing, Says Supreme Court Cases related to the 1984 anti-Sikh riots are not "ordinary" and it is "very difficult" to pass order suspending the life term sentence awarded to former Congress leader Sajjan Kumar without hearing......
2019-08-05 20:17

A Relentless Jailhouse Lawyer Propels a Case to the Supreme Court Calvin Duncan, “the most brilliant legal mind” in the nation’s largest maximum-security prison, had long questioned a Louisiana law that allows 10-to-2 jury verdicts....
2019-08-05 13:00

Supreme Court effectively blocks census citizenship question for now The Supreme Court on Thursday delivered a setback to the Trump administration's plans to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census, effectively blocking the addition of the question for now....
2019-06-27 21:34

For Karnataka's Struggling Coalition, A Setback In Supreme Court Order Karnataka's ruling Congress-Janata Dal Secular coalition, in serious danger of losing power after multiple resignations, may see today's Supreme Court verdict as a setback a day before a trust vote it......
2019-07-17 12:51

Brazil's Supreme Court criminalizes homophobia and transphobia The new ruling would legally protect the country's LGBT community, which has among the highest rates of violent deaths in the world.        ...
2019-06-15 03:51

Supreme Court to decide what happens when a U.S. border agent shoots someone on the other side There is established Supreme Court precedent that a law enforcement official can be sued for damages if they violate a person’s constitutional rights, but what if the person suing is not an American and was in another country when they were harmed?...
2019-06-01 13:34

Supreme Court Allows Police to Draw Blood From DUI Suspects Without a Warrant (WASHINGTON) — The Supreme Court says law enforcement officers can generally draw blood without a warrant from an unconscious person suspected of driving drunk or while on drugs.The high court issued its ruling Thursday in a case involving a Wi...
2019-06-27 20:00

Supreme Court Allows Meghalaya To Call Off Operations In Mine Tragedy Seven months after 15 people were trapped in an illegal coal mine in Meghalaya, the Supreme Court today allowed the state government's plea seeking its permission to call off the ongoing operation to......
2019-07-12 16:17

McConnell says he’d confirm Supreme Court justice in election year WASHINGTON (NBC NEWS) — If a Supreme Court vacancy emerges next year, Mitch McConnell, the Senate majority leader, said Tuesday that he would fill it. The comment, however, diverges from his decision in 2016 to not consider President Barack Obama’s S...
2019-05-30 01:00

The Supreme Court’s Latest Decision Could Embolden Partisan Gerrymandering (WASHINGTON) — The Supreme Court says federal courts have no role to play in policing political districts drawn for partisan gain. The decision could embolden political line-drawing for partisan gain when state lawmakers undertake the next roun...
2019-06-27 20:00

Iowa Supreme Court says crude oil pipeline legally permitted The Iowa Supreme Court on Friday said the Dakota Access crude oil pipeline was legally permitted in the state, dealing a blow to a group of landowners and environmentalists challenging the operation....
2019-05-31 18:17

Supreme Court blocks citizenship question from 2020 Census After months of controversy, the Supreme Court delivered its long-awaited ruling Thursday on whether the government can add a citizenship question to the 2020 Census -- blocking the move just days before a key deadline....
2019-06-27 19:51

| Caster to appeal gender rule at Swiss Supreme Court Caster Semenya will appeal the ruling by CAS which ruled in favour of the IAAF and their right to have female athletes regulate their testosterone levels....
2019-05-29 22:00

The Latest: Supreme Court blocks census citizenship question WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Supreme Court’s final day before its summer break (all times local): 10:45 a.m. The Supreme Court is forbidding President Donald Trump’s administration from adding a citizenship question to the 2020 cen...
2019-06-27 20:34

Why the Supreme Court’s Rulings Have Profound Implications for American Politics The justices handed Republicans a key victory by refusing to halt even the most extreme gerrymandered maps. But Democrats may have a win on blocking the citizenship question from the census....
2019-06-27 20:51

US Supreme Court declines Alabama bid to revive abortion restriction The US Supreme Court has sidestepped a major new challenge to abortion rights by declining to hear Alabama’s bid to revive a Republican-backed state law that would have effectively banned the procedure after 15 weeks of pregnancy....
2019-06-29 15:01

Brazil's supreme court votes to make homophobia a crime A majority in Brazil's supreme court has voted to make homophobia and transphobia crimes like racism, a decision coming amid fears the country's far-right president will roll back LGBT social gains....
2019-05-24 07:34

Supreme Court Punts on One of the Most Important Tribal Land Cases Ever On the final day of decisions, the Supreme Court declared that it will bump Carpenter v. Murphy to its next term for further argument, a baffling but telling decision in one of the most significant Indian Country legal cases of the century....
2019-06-27 21:51

Supreme Court Hands Trump a Stinging Defeat on the Census—for Now In a complex 5-4 decision which saw Chief Justice John Roberts join his liberal colleagues on the bench, the Supreme Court on Wednesday ruled to block the Trump administrations efforts to add a citizenship question to the United States 2020 Census—fo...
2019-06-27 21:51

Supreme Court Sidesteps Abortion Question in Ruling on Indiana Law The justices upheld a law on the disposal of fetal remains, but declined to hear a case on whether states can prohibit abortions sought solely based on a fetal characteristic like sex or disability....
2019-05-28 20:34

206 U.S. companies urge Supreme Court to protect LGBT workers More than 200 U.S. companies urged the Supreme Court to rule that federal civil rights laws protect workers from discrimination based on their sexual orientation or gender identity....
2019-07-03 09:17

Supreme Court declines Alabama bid to revive abortion restriction The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday sidestepped a major new challenge to abortion rights by declining to hear Alabama's bid to revive a Republican-backed state law that would have effectively banned the procedure after 15 weeks of pregnancy....
2019-06-28 16:34

Only 43% Doctors, 29% Nurses In Hospitals, Bihar Tells Supreme Court Hospitals in Bihar are woefully understaffed at every level -- from doctors and nurses to lab technicians and pharmacists, the state government admitted in the Supreme Court today. The government,......
2019-07-02 20:00

Supreme Court takes up Trump bid to end 'Dreamers' immigration program The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to decide whether President Donald Trump acted lawfully when he moved to end a program that shields from deportation hundreds of thousands of immigrants who were brought to the country illegally as children, a ...
2019-06-28 16:34

Supreme Court Orders Status Quo On Demolition Of 369 Houses In Nagpur The Supreme Court on Monday directed maintenance of status quo in connection with demolition of 'encroachments', mainly houses, on 369 plots reserved for public utilities in Bezanbagh area of......
2019-07-02 06:00

Supreme Court to review Montana school choice program WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court will consider reviving a Montana program that gives tax credits to people who donate to private-school scholarships. The state’s highest court had struck down the program because it violated the Montana const...
2019-06-28 16:34

Supreme Court To Announce Verdict In Amrapali Case Today The Supreme Court will pronounce verdict on Tuesday as to who would complete the stalled projects of embattled real estate major Amrapali Group to give respite to over 42,000 hassled home buyers....
2019-07-22 22:17

Engie Brazil CEO predicts Supreme Court will allow $8.6 bln gas pipeline deal The chief executive officer of Engie SA in Brazil, Mauricio Bahr, said he expects the country's highest court to approve the French company's $8.6 billion acquisition of gas pipeline TAG from Brazil's state-controlled Petroleo Brasileiro SA.....
2019-06-06 18:00

Supreme Court justices won't revive Alabama ban on abortion procedure The Supreme Court won't revive Alabama's ban on the most commonly used procedure in second-trimester abortions. The measure has been blocked by lower courts....
2019-06-28 19:17

Algeria graft prosecutor refers two former PMs to supreme court: Ennahar An Algerian prosecutor investigating graft allegations has referred two former prime ministers and five former ministers to the supreme court, Ennahar TV reported on Sunday citing a statement from the prosecution....
2019-05-26 16:51

The Latest: Dutch Supreme Court upholds Srebrenica liability The Dutch Supreme Court has upheld the partial liability of the Netherlands in the deaths of about 350 Bosnian Muslim men who were murdered by Bosnian Serb forces during the 1995 Srebrenica massacre...
2019-07-19 11:01

McConnell vows to fill any Supreme Court vacancy in 2020 Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, speaking at a luncheon on Tuesday, made clear what would happen if a Supreme Court vacancy should materialize in the midst of the 2020 election season: "Oh, we'd fill it,"...
2019-05-29 03:51

The Supreme Court Backs White Minority Rule for Generations to Come The Supreme Court dealt a potential hammer blow to voting rights in America on Wednesday, ruling that federal courts could not judge issues of partisan gerrymandering because it would “countermand the Framers’ decision to entrust districting t...
2019-06-27 21:51

Ayodhya Mediation Panel's Report To Be Taken Up By Supreme Court Today The report on mediation efforts in the Ayodhya temple-mosque dispute will be reviewed by the Supreme Court on Friday, following which it may decide where to hear the case or continue with the talks......
2019-08-02 05:00

Former US Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens dies Justice John Paul Stevens served on the Supreme Court from 1975 to 2010. He began his career as a non-partisan moderate, but from the 1990s and onwards, he led the court's liberal block....
2019-07-17 15:00

In major elections ruling, U.S. Supreme Court allows partisan map drawing In a major blow to election reformers, the U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday rejected efforts to rein in electoral map manipulation by politicians aimed at entrenching one party in power, a practice known as partisan gerrymandering that critics have sai...
2019-06-27 22:34

UPDATE 1-U.S. Supreme Court to hear IBM retirement fund dispute The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to weigh whether managers of a retirement fund for IBM Corp employees that invested in the company's stock can be sued for failing to disclose that its microelectronics business was overvalued....
2019-06-03 17:00

Trump eyes U.S. Census delay after Supreme Court setback U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday said he is exploring a delay in the 2020 census for an unspecified amount of time after the Supreme Court blocked, for now, his push to add a citizenship question to the decennial headcount....
2019-06-27 22:34

US supreme court blocks 2020 census citizenship question – for now Lower court ruling upheld in blow to Trump, but commerce department may have time to advance alternative reasoning The Trump administration will not be able to move ahead with its original, highly controversial plan to include a question about citize...
2019-06-28 01:34

UPDATE 2-U.S. Supreme Court to hear IBM retirement fund dispute The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to decide whether managers of a retirement fund for IBM Corp employees that invested in the company's stock can be sued for failing to disclose that its microelectronics business was overvalued....
2019-06-03 19:34

Supreme Court strikes down Obama-era Medicare policy change The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Monday a change by the Obama administration about how Medicare reimbursements are made to hospitals should be reversed because the government didn't follow proper procedure....
2019-06-03 20:17

Supreme Court OKs blood draws from unconscious drivers without warrants Police do not generally need a court-issued warrant to draw an unconscious criminal suspect's blood, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Thursday in a Wisconsin drunken driving case, declining to place new evidence-gathering restrictions on law enforceme...
2019-06-28 04:17

Supreme Court puts census citizenship question on hold The Trump administration provided a “contrived” reason for including it and the Commerce Department must provide a clearer explanation, the high court ruled....
2019-06-28 05:51

Supreme Court to decide whether Trump administration can end DACA program The Supreme Court has agreed to decide whether plans by the Trump administration to end the so-called DACA program for young undocumented immigrants can proceed....
2019-06-28 19:17

Yemeni Guantanamo detainee's bid for release rejected by Supreme Court The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday turned away a Yemeni man's bid for release after 17 years held as an enemy combatant at the American naval base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, even as a liberal justice urged the court to decide whether the United States ca...
2019-06-11 04:34

Supreme Court favors Democrats in Viriginia gerrymandering case The U.S. Supreme Court in a 5-4 decision dismissed a Virginia House Republican challenge to the redrawing of House of Delegates maps in a gerrymandering case that appeared to be a victory for Democratic state lawmakers....
2019-06-17 23:34

"Want It By August 31": Supreme Court Firm On Citizens Register Deadline The Supreme Court today reiterated that Assam authorities must publish the final version of the National Register of Citizens, which aims to identify illegal immigrants, on August 31....
2019-08-08 18:34

As Strikes End, Supreme Court Defers Hearing On Security Of Doctors The Supreme Court Tuesday deferred the hearing on a plea seeking protection of doctors in government hospitals, saying since doctors have called off their strike in West Bengal and other states, there......
2019-06-18 17:34

Supreme Court gives Merck another shot to avoid Fosamax lawsuits The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday gave Merck & Co a new opportunity to avoid lawsuits accusing the company of failing to properly warn patients of debilitating thigh-bone fractures from taking its osteoporosis drug Fosamax, throwing out a lower court ...
2019-05-21 14:39

Kansas Supreme Court Signs Off on Increased Education Spending Almost a decade into a fight over education funding, the state’s highest court declared Friday that Kansas finally was spending enough money on its public schools....
2019-06-14 23:17

U.S. Supreme Court declines to expand 'double jeopardy' protections The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to limit the ability of federal and state prosecutors to charge people for the same crime, ruling in a gun possession case even as state officials move to prosecute people charged in Special Counsel Robert Mu...
2019-06-17 17:00

Even Judges Have To Face Brunt Of Social Media, Says Supreme Court Even judges have to face the brunt of social media, the Supreme Court said Tuesday while hearing the case of journalist Prashant Kanojia, arrested for allegedly making "objectionable comments" on......
2019-06-11 20:00

J&K Lockdown, Ex-Chief Ministers' Arrests Challenged In Supreme Court Activist Tehseen Poonawalla has approached the Supreme Court against the continuing lockdown in Kashmir Valley to prevent any backlash over the government's decision to strip Jammu and Kashmir of......
2019-08-08 12:34

Supreme Court ruling could threaten Apple’s 30 percent app commission Enlarge (credit: Chesnot/Getty Images) A narrowly divided Supreme Court is allowing a group of consumers to move forward with a lawsuit charging that Apple overcharges customers for App Store purchases. Apple had asked courts to throw out the lawsu...
2019-05-21 16:34

Puerto Rico Supreme Court Ousts New Governor, and Another Is Sworn In Wanda Vázquez took the oath of office on Wednesday after the portion of the law cited to justify Pedro R. Pierluisi’s ascent last week was ruled unconstitutional....
2019-08-08 19:00

UPDATE 4-Virginia ban on uranium mining upheld by U.S. Supreme Court The largest-known U.S. uranium deposit will remain firmly under ground after the Supreme Court on Monday upheld Virginia's ban on mining the radioactive metal, rebuffing a challenge backed by President Donald Trump's administration to the 1982 morato...
2019-06-17 23:51

Supreme Court rejects bid to extend legal protections for gun silencers The Supreme Court rejected a bid to have silencers protected by the Second Amendment in a ruling Monday — just days after one was used in the Virginia Beach massacre. A Kansas gun shop owner and a customer were fighting federal convictions for ...
2019-06-11 04:51

Bolsonaro's Conservative Agenda Is Tested in Brazilian Supreme Court When Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro took office in January, he promised to defend what he calls traditional-family values, loosen gun laws and push the nation to the right after decades of mostly leftist rule. But six months into Mr. Bolsonaro’s ...
2019-06-23 19:51

Forest Fire A Serious Issue, Pray For Rain: Supreme Court The Supreme Court on Tuesday agreed to hear on June 24 a plea seeking urgent steps to protect forests, wildlife and birds from wildfires in Uttarakhand, saying "it is an serious issue and in the......
2019-06-19 03:01

Greece: Supreme Court hears appeal for far-left killer ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece’s Supreme Court is hearing an appeal by an extremist serving multiple life sentences for the killings of 11 people against the denial of a temporary leave of absence from prison. Dimitris Koufodinas, who was convict...
2019-05-21 16:17

Supreme Court to hear Intel retirement fund dispute Intel has been accused of violating federal law in making employee retirement plan investments that cost beneficiaries hundreds of millions of dollars....
2019-06-10 23:34

Supreme Court Deals Blow to Apple in Antitrust Case In Apple v. Pepper, the Supreme Court ruled in a 5–4 decision that Apple's App Store customers have standing to sue the company for antitrust violations....
2019-05-21 19:51

U.S. Supreme Court takes no action in Indiana abortion cases The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday took no action on appeals seeking to revive two restrictive Republican-backed abortion laws from Indiana, even as debate rages over a new measure in Alabama that would prohibit the procedure almost entirely....
2019-05-21 14:39

US Supreme Court decides to let consumers sue Apple over App Store rules The US Supreme Court on Monday ruled against Apple in a case that could have broad implications for the e-commerce industry and which also means the door is now open for consumers to sue the iPhone maker over its App Store rules and practices. In a 5...
2019-05-22 02:00

Corruption trial against CFK to begin next week, Supreme Court confirms Justices, seeking to avoid 'future arguements' about case's validity after a strong political backlash to its ruling, declare trial against former president Cristina Fernández de Kirchner will begin on Tuesday....
2019-05-21 18:34

Supreme Court Upholds Homebuyers' Rights As Financial Creditors In a major setback for property developers, the Supreme Court on Friday upheld the amendments to the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, granting homebuyers the status of financial creditors. The top......
2019-08-09 11:34

U.S. Supreme Court faults Trump bid to add census citizenship question The U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Thursday that President Donald Trump's administration did not give an adequate explanation for its plan to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census, delivering a victory to New York state and others challenging th...
2019-06-27 19:00

Supreme Court Tells Virginia Republicans to Have Several Seats Because the Old Ones Were Racist The Supreme Court sent Virginia Republicans back to the racist drawing board so they can come up with another plan to weaken the black vote, after ruling that the Virginia House of Delegates didn’t have the standing to appeal a lower court ruling tha...
2019-06-17 22:51

In major elections ruling, Supreme Court allows partisan map drawing In a major blow to election reformers, the U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday rejected efforts to rein in electoral map manipulation by politicians aimed at entrenching one party in power, a contentious practice known as partisan gerrymandering that crit...
2019-06-27 19:00

UPDATE 3-Virginia ban on uranium mining upheld by U.S. Supreme Court The largest-known U.S. uranium deposit will remain firmly under ground after the Supreme Court on Monday upheld Virginia's ban on mining the radioactive metal, rebuffing a challenge backed by President Donald Trump's administration to the 1982 morato...
2019-06-17 19:51

Supreme Court sides with Virginia in uranium mining ban case WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is siding with the state of Virginia in a case about the state’s decades-old ban on mining radioactive uranium, and ruling that a lawsuit challenging the ban was properly dismissed. The high court announced i...
2019-06-17 17:00

Supreme Court rejects case to remove ‘In God We Trust’ from US currency Show me the motto. The Supreme Court rejected an atheist case Monday to remove “In God We Trust,” the national motto, from all coins and currency from the Department of Treasury. Michael Newdow, the same activist attorney who tried to rem...
2019-06-11 23:17

Supreme Court Leaves Census Question on Citizenship in Doubt In a setback for the Trump administration, the court said the reason for adding the question was inadequate. Government experts said adding the question could suppress participation among immigrants....
2019-06-27 19:34

Kentucky Supreme Court voids victims’ rights amendment FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A proposed amendment on crime victims’ rights was voided by the Kentucky Supreme Court on Thursday because the question posed to voters was too vague. Voters in November approved the amendment on Kentucky’s version o...
2019-06-13 23:34

Supreme Court to hear discrimination suits from transgender, gay workers The Supreme Court is slated to hear the case of a transgender employee who was fired from a Detroit-area funeral home after informing the owner of plans to transition from male to female and begin dressing as a woman....
2019-06-11 21:00

Supreme Court sides with Alabama company in patent dispute WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is siding with an Alabama company over the U.S. Postal Service in a patent dispute. The justices said Monday that the government can’t use a 2011 law to challenge a patent held by Birmingham-based Return Mail...
2019-06-10 16:34

Supreme Court To Have Full Strength Of Judges For First Time Since 2008 The Supreme Court will have its full strength of judges for the first time since 2008 when Parliament had increased the number of judges from 26 to 31....
2019-05-23 17:17

Supreme Court rebuffs bid to expand legal protections for gun silencers The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday turned away a bid to widen legal protections for gun silencers in a case involving two Kansas men convicted for failing to register the devices as required by federal law, as the justices again sidestepped a chance to...
2019-06-10 22:34

No Question Of FIR Registration In Rafale Deal: Centre To Supreme Court The Centre has told the Supreme Court that there was no question of either registration of an FIR or investigation by CBI in the Rafale fighter jets deal as the top court had already concluded that......
2019-05-27 01:34

Supreme Court blocks Trump's census citizenship question, for now The U.S. Supreme Court handed President Donald Trump a significant defeat on Thursday, ruling that his administration did not give an adequate explanation for its plan to include a contentious citizenship question on the 2020 census and preventing it...
2019-06-27 19:00

Russian referee insulted over stadium PA system Russian soccer club Akhmat Grozny is facing heavy punishment after its stadium's public address system was used to insult the referee during a game _ and not for the first time       ...
2019-08-12 18:51

US Man Insulted At Rally By Trump Because Of Weight Says "I Love The Guy" President Donald Trump called a man overweight who he thought was a protester at his rally in New Hampshire, only to learn later he had ridiculed a supporter....
2019-08-17 05:00

Retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens has died at age 99 AP Photo/Susan Walsh Retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens has died at 99 years old. He retired in June 2010 at age 90. On the Supreme Court, he became known as an independent thinker and a voice for ordinary people against powerful intere...
2019-07-17 09:34

Trump Supreme Court pick Kavanaugh delivered the goods for conservatives President Donald Trump's appointee Brett Kavanaugh consistently delivered during his first term as a justice for conservatives who had hoped he would move the U.S. Supreme Court further to the right while still managing to keep a low profile followin...
2019-06-28 23:34

U.S. Supreme Court to mull punitive damages against Sudan over embassy bombings The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to hear a bid to reinstate $4.3 billion in punitive damages against Sudan in a lawsuit accusing it of complicity in the 1998 al Qaeda bombings of two U.S. embassies in Kenya and Tanzania that killed 224 people....
2019-06-28 17:17

Supreme Court to hear Trump bid to ditch 'Dreamers' immigration program The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to decide whether President Donald Trump acted lawfully when he moved to end a program that protects from deportation hundreds of thousands of immigrants who were brought into the country illegally as children,...
2019-06-28 21:51

As legal glare turns to Trump, his faith in Supreme Court may be tested President Donald Trump's fondness for the U.S. Supreme Court could be tested by a series of legal disputes targeting him personally – from his taxes and businesses to his 2016 election campaign – that ultimately may be decided by the justices....
2019-06-19 13:17

McConnell confirms he would help Trump fill another Supreme Court vacancy in 2020 Mitch McConnell held up Garland’s nomination in 2016, saying then that “the American people should have a voice in the selection of their next Supreme Court Justice.”...
2019-05-29 11:34

Michelle Carter, who encouraged boyfriend’s suicide, appeals to Supreme Court The Massachusetts woman who was convicted of involuntary manslaughter for encouraging her boyfriend to kill himself filed an appeal to the Supreme Court Monday. Michelle Carter, 22, was sentenced to 15-months in prison for her role in the death of Co...
2019-07-09 09:00

Spain's Supreme Court to settle 'Wolf Pack' sex abuse case Spain's Supreme Court decides on Friday whether to uphold a ruling that cleared five young men of gang-raping a teenager at a bull-running festival, concluding a case that triggered mass protests and calls to change the law....
2019-06-21 02:34

U.S. Supreme Court spurns Virginia Republicans in racial gerrymandering case The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday handed Republican legislators in Virginia a defeat, leaving in place a ruling that invalidated state electoral districts they drew because they weakened the clout of black voters in violation of the U.S. Constitution....
2019-06-17 17:00

Supreme Court upholds Indiana law requiring burial or cremation after an abortion The Supreme Court on Tuesday issued an order that will allow Indiana to enforce a law mandating the burial or cremation of fetal remains following an abortion....
2019-05-29 09:17

Supreme Court allows states and the federal government to prosecute a person for the same crime In a 7-2 ruling, over dissents from Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Neil Gorsuch, the justices affirmed the so-called "dual sovereignty" exception to the Constitution's double jeopardy clause....
2019-06-17 17:34

5 Ways John Paul Stevens Made a Mark on the Supreme Court He was nominated to the Supreme Court by a Republican president, and even as Justice Stevens emerged as a leading liberal, President Gerald R. Ford remained a fan....
2019-07-17 17:00

Supreme court rules war memorial in shape of Christian cross can stand Maryland Peace Cross commemorates first world war deadJustices rule 7-2 cross does not violate church-state separationA 40ft-tall, cross-shaped war memorial standing on public land in Maryland does not represent an impermissible government endorsemen...
2019-06-21 03:51

Supreme Court Allows Maryland Cross Honoring WWI Veterans on Public Land (WASHINGTON) — A World War I memorial in the shape of a 40-foot-tall cross can continue to stand on public land in Maryland, the Supreme Court ruled Thursday in an important decision about the use of religious symbols in American life. The just...
2019-06-21 02:17

Supreme court upholds Indiana abortion law but avoids broader issue Court is splitting 7-2 on fetal remains measure but staying out of debate over limits on a woman’s right to an abortionThe US supreme court is upholding an Indiana law that requires abortion providers to dispose of aborted embryos and fetuses in the ...
2019-05-29 06:34

Historians rubbish Spanish supreme court's position on Franco's reign Critics say ruling suspending exhumation of dictator’s remains legitimises 1936 coupLeading historians have rubbished the Spanish supreme court’s claim that General Franco was head of state from October 1936, almost three years before his rebellion s...
2019-06-05 21:00

Lindsey Graham slams Dem colleagues for brazen warning to Supreme Court Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., blasted his Democratic colleagues on Wednesday for sending a stern and unusual warning to the Supreme Court earlier this week in connection with a gun case....
2019-08-14 20:51

Supreme Court upholds Indiana law that aborted fetuses be buried or cremated The Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld an Indiana law that requires that aborted fetuses be buried or cremated following the procedure. ​But the justices ​refused to consider reinstating Indiana’s ban on abortions based on gender, race or disabili...
2019-05-29 00:34

Supreme Court declines to hear Oregon same-sex wedding cake case The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday refused to hear a case brought by a lesbian couple who sued after an Oregon bakery refused to bake a wedding cake for them citing religious convictions....
2019-06-17 23:34

U.S. Supreme Court rejects Iraqi man's torture-related deportation challenge The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday rejected a bid to avoid deportation by a Christian Iraqi immigrant who argued he would be tortured if sent back to his home country for a drug conviction after more than three decades in the United States....
2019-05-21 18:17

Supreme Court's Azar v. Allina decision is a tiny victory for the rule of law It’s easy to give up reading amid the minutiae of Monday’s Supreme Court decision, Azar v. Allina Health Services. The majority and dissenting opinions included extended parsing of often obtuse regulatory language. But something simpler and more fund...
2019-06-04 02:17

Supreme Court allows Indiana abortion law governing disposal of fetal remains The Supreme Court on Tuesday reversed an appeals court ruling striking down an Indiana abortion law governing the disposal of fetal remains but declined to revive the state's ban on so-called "discriminatory" abortions....
2019-05-28 17:17

Virginia Republicans lose in U.S. Supreme Court racial gerrymandering case The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday handed Republican legislators in Virginia a defeat, leaving in place a ruling that invalidated state electoral districts they drew because they weakened the clout of black voters in violation of the U.S. Constitution....
2019-06-17 19:17

Over 200 major companies sign Supreme Court brief in favor of LGBTQ workers More than 200 major U.S. and international corporations signed an amicus brief submitted to the Supreme Court on Tuesday arguing that excluding sexual orientation and gender identity from federal civil rights law “would undermine the nation’s busines...
2019-07-03 04:51

Supreme Court declines U.S. request to speed decision on DACA case The Supreme Court declined a Trump administration request Monday to speed up its review on whether it will take up a case on the president's decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Program....
2019-06-04 04:51

Trump refusing to give up on citizenship question despite Supreme Court ruling U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday dug his heels in to include a contentious citizenship question to the 2020 census despite a Supreme Court ruling to block it....
2019-07-04 20:51

Pete Buttigieg's Supreme Court Reform Plan Is Dumb as Hell 2020 presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg has a plan to overhaul the Supreme Court, and although it’s probably impossible to get any worse than the system we have now, Mayor Pete sure is giving it the old college try....
2019-06-04 00:00

Abortion-rights activists to rally at supreme court against new state bans About 400 events are set to take place across the US in what groups are describing as a Stop Abortion Bans Day of ActionUS abortion-rights campaigners, including several Democrats running for president in 2020, are set to rally in front of the suprem...
2019-05-21 18:51

She Won a Major Victory for Abortion Rights at the Supreme Court. Here’s What She Thinks About the Future of Roe Three years ago this month, on June 27, 2016, the Supreme Court ruled in the biggest abortion case in more than two decades: Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt. In a vote of 5 to 3, the Justices struck down two provisions in a Texas law as unc...
2019-06-17 18:51

Ram Temple Existed In Ayodhya Before Babri Mosque, Supreme Court Told The counsel for the Ram Lalla Virajman, a party in the Ayodhya land dispute, claimed in the Supreme Court on Friday that a "massive" temple of Lord Ram dating back to the second century BC existed at......
2019-08-17 04:00

Supreme Court reaffirms precedent that allows state and federal prosecutions for the same offense The justices rejected a concerted effort by groups of conservatives and liberals alike to persuade the court that the exception to the Constitution’s double jeopardy clause is not warranted....
2019-06-17 17:34

Blackbeard's ship embarks for Supreme Court in video piracy case The nine black-robed justices of the U.S. Supreme Court will soon navigate the treacherous legal waters around a sailing ship made famous in the 18th century by the notorious English pirate known as Blackbeard....
2019-06-03 23:51

Supreme Court could tip its hand on Roe v. Wade by taking Indiana abortion case Two laws limiting abortions passed in Indiana in 2016 are ready for review. The justices on Thursday met in a private conference to vote on whether to hear them, and an announcement is expected Tuesday....
2019-05-27 20:17

Supreme Court denies insider trading appeal by SAC’s Mathew Martoma The US Supreme Court on Monday rejected an appeal by Mathew Martoma, a former portfolio manager for billionaire Steven A. Cohen, challenging a conviction for insider trading. The Supreme Court left in place a June 2018 ruling by the New York-based 2n...
2019-06-03 20:00

Supreme Court Ruling On Sensitive Cases Like Ayodhya, Rafale After July 1 Upon reopening on July 1 after a six-week summer vacation, the Supreme Court will deal with very sensitive issues, including the Ayodhya land dispute, review petitions in the Rafale case and the......
2019-06-29 10:00

Supreme court snubs Republicans in Virginia gerrymandering case – live Ten presidential hopefuls to square off while speculation surrounds Sarah Sanders’ replacement as White House press secretarySign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 5.21pm BST Here’s a little more about the couple who were denied a cake...
2019-06-17 18:34

Trump's two Supreme Court justices Kavanaugh and Gorsuch split in first term together Justices Neil Gorsuch and Brett Kavanaugh, President Trump's two Supreme Court appointees, disagreed more in their first term than any such pairing since Kennedy was president....
2019-06-29 16:17

Centre Files Reply On Outbreak Of Encephalitis in Bihar In Supreme Court The Centre this morning filed a reply in the Supreme Court on the Acute Encephalitis Syndrome outbreak in Bihar. The government told the apex court that a 100-bedded paediatric ICU would be set up at......
2019-07-08 12:34

| Caster free to run as Swiss Supreme Court suspends IAAF ruling The Federal Supreme Court of Switzerland has ordered the IAAF to immediately suspend the implementation of the eligibility regulations against Caster Semenya....
2019-06-03 23:17

U.S. Supreme Court upholds Indiana law on disposing of abortion fetal remains The high court, with two liberal justices dissenting, thus found a way perhaps to signal a greater receptivity to state restrictions in the area of abortion....
2019-05-28 20:51

House Democrats seek Supreme Court Justice Kavanaugh's records Two Democrats on the U.S. House Judiciary Committee, including the panel's chairman, asked the National Archives on Tuesday for records from Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh's service in the White House under former President George W. Bush....
2019-08-07 08:34

Supreme Court removes citizenship question from 2020 census forms WASHINGTON (NBC NEWS) — The Supreme Court ruled Thursday that the Trump administration cannot include a question about citizenship on the 2020 census form that goes to every U.S. household, giving a win to mostly Democratic populous states that said ...
2019-06-27 20:34

Supreme Court rejects Guantanamo detainee's appeal seeking release The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to wade into the contentious question of to what extent detainees held by the U.S. military at the American naval base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba can seek their release, turning away an appeal by a Yemeni-born m...
2019-06-10 22:34

Branstad attorney asks Iowa Supreme Court to stop trial DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The attorney for former Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad has filed an unusual request to the state Supreme Court that seeks to stop a civil trial now in its third day, arguing rulings by a judge are unconstitutional. Branstad and two ...
2019-06-07 19:34

Irish Supreme Court rejects Facebook bid to block ECJ data case The European Court of Justice (ECJ) will hear a landmark privacy case regarding the transfer of EU citizens' data to the United States in July, after Facebook's bid to stop its referral was blocked by Ireland's Supreme Court on Friday....
2019-05-31 14:17

Caster Semenya appeals testosterone ruling to Swiss supreme court Athletics South Africa has also vowed to appeal a ruling by the Court of Arbitration for Sport that requires Semenya to artificially reduce her testosterone levels to compete alongside other women....
2019-05-29 22:00

Trump fumes as Supreme Court blocks census citizenship question The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday handed President Donald Trump a stinging defeat, blocking his contentious citizenship question planned for the 2020 census because officials gave a "contrived" rationale and prompting Trump to suggest an extraordina...
2019-06-27 22:34

Why sports betting hasn't gone nationwide yet after Supreme Court ruling A regional divide has opened as states decide whether to expand their sports gambling options after the Supreme Court allowed states to legalize it.       ...
2019-06-23 23:17

| US Supreme Court rules on abortion case but sidesteps wider issue The US Supreme Court has weighed in on the explosive issue of abortion, upholding part of an Indiana law that requires the remains of aborted foetuses to be cremated or buried but sidestepping a separate case on the legality of the procedure....
2019-05-29 20:51

Puerto Rico’s Supreme Court Overturns Pedro Pierluisi as Governor (SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico) — Puerto Rico’s Supreme Court on Wednesday overturned the swearing in of Pedro Pierluisi as the island’s governor less than a week ago, clearing the way for Justice Secretary Wanda Vázquez to take up t...
2019-08-08 22:34

The supreme court is supposed to be a 'check' on the political process. Is it still? | Erwin Chemerinsky In two decisions announced Thursday, the court’s conservative majority dodged its duty to protect the political processThe most important role of the federal judiciary, including the supreme court, is to check the political process by enforcing the c...
2019-06-27 22:34

Supreme Court Refuses Urgent Hearing On Plea Against Article 370 Move The Supreme Court today refused to accord urgent hearing to a plea challenging the Presidential Order on Article 370 which revoked Jammu and Kashmir's special status....
2019-08-08 18:34

Supreme Court filing: Census citizenship question a GOP election strategy Advocates who oppose adding a citizenship question to the 2020 Census have filed new evidence with the U.S. Supreme Court, which they say proves the question is a strategy to get more Republicans elected....
2019-05-31 14:51

Bill To Increase Number Of Supreme Court Judges Introduced In Lok Sabha Against the backdrop of nearly 60,000 pending cases in the Supreme Court, a bill to increase the number of judges in the top court from 30 to 33 was introduced in Lok Sabha on Monday....
2019-08-05 15:00

| Brazil Supreme Court rejects request to free ex-leader Lula Brazil's Supreme Court has rejected a request to free leftist icon Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva from prison while they consider whether the convicting judge was biased in his case....
2019-06-27 20:00

Supreme Court Rebuffs Donald Trump On Census Citizenship Question The Supreme Court ruled on Thursday against adding a question about citizenship to the US census, calling the rationale for it "contrived," in a defeat for President Donald Trump on an issue with......
2019-06-27 20:00

Alaska Supreme Court rules state sex offender registry law unconstitutional The Alaska Supreme Court ruled that a state law requiring the registry of all sex offenders is unconstitutional because it violates offenders' rights to due process. The ruling was issued Friday. ...
2019-06-15 03:00

Parliament Passes Bill To Increase Number Of Supreme Court Judges Parliament on Wednesday passed a bill which seeks to increase the number of Supreme Court judges from the present 30 to 33 with a view to reducing pendency of cases....
2019-08-07 13:00

One year after Supreme Court Janus decision, unions are holding up better than expected On year after the Supreme Court ruling in Janus v. American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees that was supposed to decimate public sector unions, organized labor appear to have absorbed the blow better than expected....
2019-06-27 20:00

Ruth Bader Ginsburg suggests supreme court will issue more 5-4 decisions Justice also described the retirement of swing vote Anthony Kennedy as ‘the event of greatest consequence’Ruth Bader Ginsburg intimated on Friday that the US supreme court will soon issue more 5-4 decisions in watershed cases. The justice also said s...
2019-06-08 20:34

At Ayodhya Hearing, Supreme Court Has A Query On Jesus's Birth Place The idea that Ayodhya was the birth place of the Lord Ram is a matter of faith and there is no evidence of it but faith at this point, the lawyer representing Ram Lalla - the infant Lord Ram - told......
2019-08-08 04:00

Ginsburg suggests many 'most-watched' Supreme Court cases could be decided by 1 vote Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg suggested Friday that a number of the 27 rulings left before the court’s nine-month term finishes at the end of June could be decided by a one-vote margin, according to reports....
2019-06-08 12:17

U.S. Supreme Court to hear BP unit's dispute over Montana Superfund site The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to a hear a bid by a unit of British oil major BP to avoid a lawsuit by private landowners in Montana seeking to force the company to pay for a more extensive cleanup of a Superfund hazardous waste site than wh...
2019-06-10 16:51

Supreme Court declines to hear case of Yemeni man detained at Guantanamo Bay The Supreme Court turned away an appeal Monday from a Yemeni man detained at Guantanamo Bay who believes he should be released because the war in Afghanistan has ended....
2019-06-10 18:51

Supreme Court set to decide major census, electoral maps cases The U.S. Supreme Court, approaching the end of its current term, is due to issue rulings in the coming days in major cases including the Trump administration's bid to add a contentious citizenship question to the 2020 census and efforts by voters to ...
2019-06-23 14:17

Buckle in: Supreme Court prepares for dramatic four-week sprint to end the term The Supreme Court is entering the final rounds of a term featuring a newly solidified conservative majority that has faced off at times against the four liberal justices and seen some dramatic moments....
2019-06-03 05:51

After Justice Dept. plea, Supreme Court yet to decide census case One day after the Trump administration asked the U.S. Supreme Court to rule on its proposal to add a citizenship question to the 2020 Census, justices did not immediately issue a decision Friday on the divisive case....
2019-06-21 23:34

Mitch McConnell Confirms His Brain-Melting Hypocrisy Over the Supreme Court In 2016, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell used former President Obama’s lame duck status as his excuse to block Merrick Garland’s nomination for the Supreme Court after the death of Justice Antonin Scalia....
2019-05-29 17:34

Pennsylvania woman wins Supreme Court property rights case WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is siding with a Pennsylvania woman in a case that gives citizens another way to pursue claims when they believe states and local governments have harmed their property rights. The high court ruled Friday in the ca...
2019-06-21 16:51

The Supreme Court could intervene in attempt to remove Trump from office, Dershowitz says President Trump may succeed if he follows through on his attempt to take an impeachment attempt to the Supreme Court, Harvard law professor Alan Dershowitz said on Friday....
2019-06-02 00:00

Biden declines to discuss a plan B if the Supreme Court kills Obamacare "Look, this is a court that's ruled it's constitutional twice," Biden said. "We'll see. I'm not going to go down that route and speculate what's going to happen in a negative sense."...
2019-07-16 20:34

Supreme Court sides with property owners in fight over cemetery mandate The Supreme Court ruled Friday that people can sue in federal court if they believe state or local governments have infringed on their property rights, siding with a Pennsylvania woman fighting her town over a supposed cemetery on her land....
2019-06-21 22:51

U.S. Supreme Court blocks redrawing of Ohio, Michigan electoral maps The Supreme Court on Friday blocked lower court rulings ordering Republican legislators in Michigan and Ohio to redraw U.S. congressional maps ahead of the 2020 elections, dealing a blow to Democrats who had argued that the electoral districts were i...
2019-05-25 03:17

'Wolf Pack' found guilty of rape by Spain's Supreme Court Five men known as the "Wolf Pack" have been sentenced to 15 years in prison for rape by Spain's Supreme Court, after more than a year of heated protests over their original, lighter conviction....
2019-06-21 22:01

Chief Justice Writes To PM Modi, Seeks More Supreme Court Judges Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking to increase the number of judges in the Supreme Court as well as raise the retirement age of high court judges......
2019-06-22 19:17

Supreme Court upholds rule allowing state, federal charges WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is upholding a constitutional rule that allows state and federal governments to prosecute someone for the same crime. The court’s 7-2 decision Monday preserves a long-standing rule that provides an exception ...
2019-06-17 17:00

Supreme Court rules cops can draw blood from unconscious drivers Police do not need a search warrant to test the blood alcohol level of an unconscious driver, the Supreme Court ruled Thursday. The ruling was a victory for Wisconsin, upholding its law that says any person who drives on public roads automatically co...
2019-06-28 05:51

Retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens dead at 99 Former Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens — who retired after 35 years on the bench in 2010, making him the third-longest-serving justice — died on Tuesday evening. He was 99. The US Supreme Court said in a statement that Stevens died at H...
2019-07-17 04:34

The Supreme Court Ruled that You Consent to a Blood Test by Driving on Roads The Supreme Court ruled on some important stuff today with significant implications for the fate of our country for decades to come. This ruling, though, may be the weirdest of the bunch:...
2019-06-28 01:51

Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Man Tried for Same Murders 6 Times by Racist Prosecutors The U.S. Supreme Court has overturned the conviction of Curtis Flowers, a Mississippi man who has been tried six times for the murders of four people in 1996....
2019-06-21 17:51

Man insulted at New Hampshire rally by Trump because of weight says 'I love the guy' President Donald Trump called a man overweight who he thought was a protester at his rally in New Hampshire, only to learn later he had ridiculed a supporter....
2019-08-16 22:00

US appeals court says Trump cannot block Twitter followers The court found that the First Amendment does not permit Trump "to exclude persons from an otherwiseopen online dialog because they expressed views with which" he disagreed....
2019-07-09 20:00

Federal court: Trump can’t ban critics from Twitter account NEW YORK (AP) — A federal appeals court says President Donald Trump can’t ban critics from his Twitter account. The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan ruled Tuesday. A three-judge panel agreed with a lower court judge who said Trump...
2019-07-09 22:00

Trump cannot block Twitter opponents: U.S. appeals court U.S. President Donald Trump cannot block critics whose views he dislikes from following his Twitter account, a federal appeals court ruled on Tuesday....
2019-07-09 17:00

US court rules Trump can’t block critics on Twitter President Donald Trump’s practice of blocking critics on Twitter runs afoul of the First Amendment, a federal appeals court in New York ruled on Tuesday. Writing for a three-judge panel for the US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit in Manhattan,...
2019-07-09 21:51

Court Rules It’s Illegal for Trump to Block You on Twitter Sorry, Donald Drumpf! Looks like the Orange Cheeto President’s Twitter fingers got a little too spicy for the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit ...
2019-07-10 05:34

The last time the Supreme Court was invited to overturn Roe v. Wade, a surprising majority was unwilling The 1992 ruling in Planned Parenthood of Southeastern Pennsylvania v. Casey sets the standard by which today’s restrictive abortion laws will be judged....
2019-05-30 02:51

Satanic Temple to challenge Supreme Court abortion ruling on fetal remains The Satanic Temple said Tuesday it will challenge a recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling that upheld an Indiana law that requires the burial or cremation of fetal remains in the name of religious freedom....
2019-05-30 02:34

Satanic Temple slams Supreme Court abortion ruling on fetal remains The Satanic Temple said its religious beliefs are being violated by a recent Supreme Court ruling upholding an Indiana law that requires aborted fetuses be buried or cremated. The Salem, Mass., based group declared in a statement Tuesday that its mem...
2019-05-30 05:01

Trump urged to ignore Supreme Court, print census question: 'Because we should,' GOP lawmaker says A Republican congressman from Texas encouraged President Trump Tuesday to ignore the Supreme Court and print the census survey with the question about citizenship, as the president mulls an executive order....
2019-07-05 12:51

Caster Semenya Appeals To Swiss Supreme Court To Stop IAAF's Discrimination Against Her South African runner Caster Semenya is officially appealing the discriminatory regulations put in place to stop her from competing in her best event, the 800 meters....
2019-05-30 03:34

Abortion-rights activists rally at Supreme Court to protest new state bans U.S. abortion-rights campaigners, including several Democrats running for president in 2020, are set to rally in front of the Supreme Court on Tuesday to protest new restrictions on abortion passed by legislatures in eight states....
2019-05-21 16:51

Supreme Court denies administration request to fast track DACA case The Supreme Court on Monday denied a request from the Trump administration to fast track a case involving the Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program for illegal immigrants brought to the United States as children. ...
2019-06-04 00:01

Supreme Court avoids abortion question, upholds fetal burial measure The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday sent a mixed message on abortion, refusing to consider reinstating Indiana's ban on abortions performed because of fetal disability or the sex or race of the fetus while upholding the state's requirement that fetal r...
2019-05-29 00:17

Michelle Carter’s lawyers ask Supreme Court to review suicide-by-text case Lawyers for a Massachusetts woman convicted of involuntary manslaughter last year for pressuring her teenage boyfriend into killing himself are petitioning the Supreme Court to review the case, a report said. The attorneys for 22-year-old Michelle Ca...
2019-07-09 04:00

Democrats slam McConnell's stance on election-year Supreme Court opening Democrats in the U.S. Congress on Wednesday slammed Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell for promising to fill a Supreme Court vacancy if one occurs during the 2020 presidential election year, after he refused to do so in 2016 because of that year'...
2019-05-29 19:51

Lawyers for Massachusetts woman who encouraged boyfriend’s suicide appeal to Supreme Court Lawyers for the Massachusetts woman who was convicted of involuntary manslaughter for encouraging her suicidal boyfriend to kill himself urged the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday to throw out her conviction because it violated her right to free speech. ...
2019-07-09 08:17

The Supreme Court Turned Down a Trump Administration Census Question. The Attorney General Wants to Try Again (EDGEFIELD, S.C.) — Attorney General William Barr said Monday that he sees a legal path to adding a citizenship question to the 2020 census, despite a Supreme Court ruling that blocked its inclusion, at least temporarily. In an interview with T...
2019-07-09 02:34

Mitch McConnell tells audience he would fill Supreme Court seat in 2020 Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Tuesday that he’d work to fill a Supreme Court seat if one came up during the 2020 presidential election — even after not filling a seat during the Obama administration in 2016. McConnell made the statement...
2019-05-29 08:51

Russian police detain Crimean Tatar protesters outside supreme court: monitor Russian police on Thursday detained over 40 Crimean Tatars who were protesting outside the Supreme Court in Moscow over what they said was the wrongful conviction of four compatriots on terrorism-related charges, a monitoring group said....
2019-07-11 14:00

Arizona Supreme Court’s new chief justice shares thoughts, goals for community TUCSON – Arizona’s new chief justice, Robert Brutinel spend Thursday afternoon sharing his thoughts about the courts’ commitment to the citizens of Arizona. Justice Brutinel was sworn into office on June 21. Prior to serving as Ariz...
2019-07-13 01:51

Supreme Court leaves in place Pennsylvania policy supporting transgender students The court declined to review a lower-court ruling that upheld a school district policy letting transgender students use restrooms and locker rooms that match their gender identities....
2019-05-29 02:17

Trump expected to announce order on census question, defying supreme court President’s executive action would likely trigger a legal shock wave by directly challenging a supreme court orderIn what could play out as an attack on the supreme court and a head-on collision with the judiciary, Donald Trump has called a press con...
2019-07-11 20:34

Gorsuch sides with Supreme Court liberals on Native American treaty case Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch joined liberal justices in a 5-4 decision that upheld hunting rights for Native Americans against Wyoming under a 19th-century treaty signed before it became a state....
2019-05-21 15:34

Trump administration asks for Supreme Court intervention over border wall construction The Trump administration is asking the Supreme Court to lift an injunction imposed by a lower court that blocks the administration from using $2.5 billion in military funds to construct a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border....
2019-07-13 02:34

Algeria's ex finance minister questioned by Supreme Court in corruption case: state TV Algeria's former finance minister Karim Djoudi appeared before the Supreme Court on Sunday to face questions about corruption accusations, state television reported....
2019-06-16 12:34

Israelis protest plan to give Netanyahu immunity, limit Supreme Court Opposition protesters have vowed not to let Benjamin Netanyahu undermine democracy, as they rallied against plans to grant the prime minister immunity from prosecution on a series of corruption charges....
2019-05-26 06:01

Supreme Court to hear Bridgegate case appeal from ex-Chris Christie aides The Supreme Court decided on Friday to weigh in on the Bridgegate scandal by hearing an appeal of two aides to former New Jersey governor Chris Christie, a report said. The court will take the case of Bridget Kelly and Bill Baroni, the officials who ...
2019-06-29 01:34

Supreme Court-Appointed Panel Probes Use Of Black Money In 2019 Polls Supreme Court-appointed Special Investigation Team (SIT) vice chairman Justice Arijit Pasayat on Tuesday suggested appropriate amendments in existing tax laws to curb the use of money power to win......
2019-06-18 20:00

Brazil Supreme Court minister holds up sale of Petrobras units - document Brazilian Supreme Court Minister Edson Fachin has issued a ruling that calls for the suspension of some major divestments by state-run oil firm Petroleo Brasileiro SA, according to a document seen by Reuters on Monday....
2019-05-27 19:34

With Supreme Court Gerrymandering Ruling, States Left to Fight District Lines Out on Their Own (JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.) — The battle for political advantage in state capitols is poised to become more intense after the U.S. Supreme Court declared that federal judges have no role in settling disputes over partisan gerrymandering. The ruling t...
2019-06-29 04:00

Watch live: John Paul Stevens lies in repose at Supreme Court The body of John Paul Stevens lay in repose Monday at the Supreme Court building in Washington, D.C., where the former associate justice sat on the bench for more than three decades....
2019-07-22 19:01

Immigrant-rights groups ask Supreme Court to delay decision on 2020 census Immigrant-rights groups asked the Supreme Court on Wednesday to postpone ruling on their legal challenge to the addition of a citizenship question to the 2020 census until allegations that the query was intended to bolster Republican political advant...
2019-06-13 13:17

JP Morgan, Banks Helped Amrapali Group Divert Funds: Supreme Court The court on Tuesday ordered the federal anti-money laundering agency to investigate Amrapali, based in Noida, for diverting funds overseas with the help of JPMorgan and others....
2019-07-25 08:34

Swiss supreme court gives green light to UBS client data transfer to France Switzerland's supreme court on Friday voted in favor of handing over historical data on over 40,000 UBS clients to French authorities in a landmark ruling....
2019-07-31 19:51

Supreme Court Grants Bail To 33 People In Anti-Sikh Riots Case The Supreme Court Tuesday granted bail to 33 people convicted for rioting, burning houses and violation of curfew in Triokpuri area of the national capital during 1984 anti-Sikh riots....
2019-07-23 21:17

Advocacy groups ask Supreme Court to delay ruling on census citizenship question Groups challenging the Trump administration's contentious decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. census on Wednesday asked the Supreme Court to consider delaying a ruling on the issue in light of new evidence....
2019-06-13 02:51

Chile Supreme Court rejects LATAM tie-up with American, British Airways and Iberia Chile's Supreme Court on Thursday struck down a joint business agreement between LATAM Airlines, the region's largest carrier, and American Airlines, British Airways and Iberia Airlines, upending an earlier approval by Chilean antitrust regulators....
2019-05-23 22:34

Supreme Court rules for Curtis Flowers, black man tried six times for Mississippi murders The Supreme Court on Friday ruled in favor of Curtis Flowers, a black man in Mississippi who was tried six times by the same prosecutor for a 1996 quadruple murder....
2019-06-21 16:17

Supreme Court: WWI memorial cross doesn't violate church-state clause The U.S. Supreme Court ruled 7-2 Thursday that a large concrete cross in suburban Washington, D.C., that honors veterans of World War I does not violate the U.S. Constitution's separation of church and state....
2019-06-20 21:17

Mom who sued transgender daughter over medical treatment takes case to the Supreme Court A mother who sued her transgender daughter for emancipating herself and then obtaining gender transition care is bringing her case to the Supreme Court, though her daughter is no longer a party to the case....
2019-07-24 22:51

Supreme Court to decide on Trump bid to end program shielding young immigrants from deportation WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court to decide on Trump bid to end program shielding young immigrants from deportation. The post Supreme Court to decide on Trump bid to end program shielding young immigrants from deportation appeared first on LEX18.com....
2019-06-28 16:34

Israelis protest moves to grant Netanyahu immunity, limit Supreme Court Thousands of Israelis protested on Saturday against legislative steps that could grant Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu immunity from prosecution and limit the power of the country's Supreme Court....
2019-05-26 02:00

Spain's Supreme Court sentences 'Wolf Pack' to 15 years in prison for rape Spain's Supreme Court on Friday sentenced five men accused of attacking a woman in Pamplona in 2016 to 15 years in prison each for rape, overturning a previous sentence which had convicted the men of a lesser charge of sexual assault....
2019-06-21 18:17

Mitch McConnell says he would fill Supreme Court vacancy in 2020 after he refused to do it in 2016 Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., would seek to confirm a Supreme Court justice if a vacancy opened next year despite vowing during President Barack Obama's presidency to block any election year appointments....
2019-05-29 16:00

Supreme Court agrees to hear church-state dispute over public funds The U.S. Supreme Court agreed Friday to hear a case in which a Montana court ruled that religious schools can not participate in a tax credit program that reimbursed scholarship donations....
2019-06-28 21:51

Bill Baroni wants out of prison after Supreme Court agrees to hear Bridgegate appeal One of the figures at the center of the Bridgegate scandal wants out of federal prison now that the Supreme Court has agreed to hear an appeal in the case. Attorneys for former Port Authority deputy executive director Bill Baroni — who was convicted ...
2019-07-01 17:51

UPDATE 2-Brazil Supreme Court minister holds up sale of Petrobras units A Brazilian Supreme Court judge has issued an injunction suspending some major divestments by Petroleo Brasileiro SA, according to a document seen by Reuters on Monday, possibly creating a major headache for the state-run oil firm....
2019-05-28 06:34

Florida gun safety group wins Supreme Court review for assault weapons ban A group of gun control activists said Monday it's collected enough petition signatures in Florida to force a review by the state Supreme Court for a proposed ballot initiative that would ban the sale of assault weapons....
2019-06-10 20:51

Maker of gun used in Sandy Hook massacre asks Supreme Court to block lawsuit The maker of the assault-style rifle used in the 2012 mass shooting at a Newton, Connecticut, school asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday to overturn a court ruling that allowed families of the victims to sue the company over its marketing practi...
2019-08-01 21:34

Supreme Court could hear first case over the opioid epidemic in suit brought by Arizona Arizona alleged that the family behind the maker of OxyContin unlawfully transferred billions of dollars over the last decade out of Purdue to enrich themselves and avoid liability for their role in the drug crisis....
2019-08-02 18:34

Supreme Court declines to hear challenge to transgender restroom policy in Pennsylvania The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday declined to hear a legal challenge to a Pennsylvania school district's policy that allows transgender students to use whichever restroom they identify with....
2019-05-28 18:51

Supreme Court sides with Oregon bakery that refused to make cake for same-sex wedding The Supreme Court on Monday wiped away a ruling that went against a bakery in Oregon that refused to make a cake to celebrate the wedding for a same-sex couple....
2019-06-17 22:34

ACLU asks Supreme Court to delay ruling on census citizenship question The American Civil Liberties Union requested the Supreme Court to delay making a decision whether the Trump administration can include a controversial question in the 2020 census form until next fall, according to court...
2019-06-13 19:34

Trump wants to delay 2020 Census after Supreme Court cuts citizenship question President Trump called for delaying the 2020 census after the Supreme Court blocked the Commerce Department from adding a citizenship question and asked the agency for a further explanation why it should be included. ​ ​”I have asked the lawyer...
2019-06-27 21:34

Illinois Supreme Court Rejects Ise Appeal of CBOE's Index Option Victory Chicago, IL - September 27, 2012 - On September 26, 2012, the Illinois Supreme Court refused to hear International Securities Exchange's (ISE) appeal of the Appellate Court's May 25, 2012 decision that affirmed a permanent injunction prohibiting ISE ...
2019-05-23 19:17

Supreme Court says federal courts don’t have a role in deciding partisan gerrymandering claims The justices agreed to take the cases after lower courts determined the congressional maps in North Carolina and Maryland were so politically tilted that they violated voters’ rights....
2019-06-27 19:00

Major companies call on U.S. Supreme Court to rule in favor of LGBT workers More than 200 U.S. companies, including Amazon , Alphabet Inc's Google , and Bank of America , on Tuesday urged the U.S. Supreme Court to rule that federal civil rights law prohibits discrimination against gay and transgender workers....
2019-07-02 22:34

Congress Moves Supreme Court Over Bypolls For Gujarat Rajya Sabha seats The Gujarat Congress Monday moved the Supreme Court challenging the decision of the Election Commission to hold separate bypolls to two Rajya Sabha seats in the state which fell vacant due to the......
2019-06-17 23:34

Ginsburg Hints at Sharp Divisions Ahead as Supreme Court Term Nears End Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, in remarks at a conference that included references to the census and Justice Brett M. Kavanaugh, gave liberals little reason to be optimistic....
2019-06-10 11:17

Supreme Court rules for black death row inmate over prosecutor’s racial bias WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court Thursday reversed the conviction of a Mississippi death row inmate who said the state prosecutor repeatedly kicked black people off the jury each time he was tried for the same murders. “Equal justice under l...
2019-06-22 10:17

UPDATE 1-Chile Supreme Court rejects LATAM deal with American, BA and Iberia Chile's Supreme Court on Thursday struck down a proposed joint business agreement between LATAM Airlines, the region's largest carrier, and American Airlines, British Airways and Iberia Airlines....
2019-05-23 22:34

Supreme Court Will Hear Byron Allen's Racial Discrimination Suit Against Comcast If you’re suing a person or company for racial discrimination, do you need to prove that race was the sole factor for the discrimination, or merely a contributing factor? That’s the legal decision the Supreme Court will soon decide....
2019-06-11 15:34

U.S. Supreme Court upholds Indiana fetal burial law, spurns abortion measure The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld Indiana's Republican-backed requirement that fetal remains be buried or cremated, dealing a setback to abortion provider Planned Parenthood, which had challenged the provision....
2019-05-28 16:17

How the Supreme Court's Partisan Gerrymandering Opinion Could Solidify Republican Power for Decades In a sweeping gerrymandering opinion, the Supreme Court gives GOP-controlled state legislatures the go-ahead to draw maps that preserve their own power....
2019-06-27 23:51

Joshua Boyle trial delayed after Supreme Court ruling on sexual history The Supreme Court ordered a new trial for a man acquitted of sexual assault, saying the sexual history of the alleged victim should not have been entered into evidence....
2019-07-02 20:34

Justice Thomas urges U.S. Supreme Court to feel free to reverse precedents Justice Clarence Thomas on Monday urged the U.S. Supreme Court to feel less bound to upholding precedent, advancing a view that if adopted by enough of his fellow justices could result in more past decisions being overruled, perhaps including the lan...
2019-06-17 22:17

'She repeatedly insulted me': Man 'confesses' to killing social media star A man arrested over the murder of a social media star whose body was found in a suitcase with her throat slit has confessed to her murder, according to Russian officials....
2019-08-02 00:34

Trump's blocking of Twitter critics unconstitutional: U.S. appeals court U.S. President Donald Trump violated the Constitution by blocking people whose views he disliked from his Twitter account, a federal appeals court ruled on Tuesday....
2019-07-09 20:51

Federal appeals court rules Trump can't ban critics on Twitter President Trump's desire to block critics on Twitter just hit another snag. A federal appeals court in New York has ruled that Trump is violating the First Amendment by blocking people he disagrees with on the social network. Public officials ...
2019-07-09 18:17

| Trump can't block Twitter critics, appeals court affirms A federal appeals court has ruled that US President Donald Trump cannot legally block users on Twitter based on their political differences with him, affirming a lower court decision....
2019-07-09 20:34

Trump's Blocking Of Twitter Critics Is Unconstitutional: US Appeals Court US President Donald Trump violated the Constitution by blocking people whose views he disliked from his Twitter account, a federal appeals court ruled on Tuesday....
2019-07-09 18:17

President Trump can’t block you on Twitter, federal court rules A US federal court has ruled today that President Donald Trump can’t block his haters on Twitter. The United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit situated in New York said that since Trump uses the social network to communicate matters rela...
2019-07-10 11:51

Trump's blocking of Twitter foes is unconstitutional: U.S. appeals court U.S. President Donald Trump violated the Constitution by blocking people whose views he disliked from his Twitter account, a federal appeals court ruled on Tuesday....
2019-07-09 18:17

Retired Justice John Paul Stevens, a Liberal Voice on the Supreme Court, Dies at 99 Former Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens, the third-longest serving justice in history, died on July 16, 2019 at the age of 99. “He passed away peacefully with his daughters by his side,” the Supreme Court said in a statement. Steve...
2019-07-17 10:17

Supreme Court to hear case of Mexican teenager killed by border patrol agent The question before the justices in the case is when federal law enforcement officers can be sued for civil rights violations in cases where there is no other legal remedy....
2019-05-28 20:00

Supreme Court Upholds Indiana Law on Fetal Remains, but Dodges Bigger Abortion Debate (WASHINGTON) — The Supreme Court is upholding an Indiana law that requires abortion providers to dispose of aborted fetuses in the same way as human remains. But the justices are staying out of the debate over a broader, blocked provision that ...
2019-05-28 17:51

Justice Clarence Thomas Likens Some Abortions to Eugenics in 20-Page Supreme Court Opinion The Supreme Court confronted a restrictive Indiana abortion law on Tuesday by upholding one portion of it and punting another. The portion it upheld, which was previously barred by the the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit, requires fetal rem...
2019-05-29 03:34

Supreme Court to hear Comcast appeal in Byron Allen racial bias suit The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear cable television operator Comcast Corp's bid to throw out comedian and producer Byron Allen's racial bias lawsuit accusing the company of discriminating against black-owned channels....
2019-06-10 19:01

Hundreds gather at U.S. Supreme Court to protest state abortion bans as step backward Hundreds of abortion-rights campaigners, including Democrats seeking their party's 2020 presidential nomination, rallied in front of the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday to protest new restrictions on abortion passed by Republican-dominated legislatures...
2019-05-21 19:34

Judge grants bail to Bill Baroni while Supreme Court hears Bridgegate appeal A federal judge in New Jersey will allow a former Port Authority executive to be released from prison after the Supreme Court agreed last week to hear an appeal in the Bridgegate scandal. Bill Baroni, 47, was ordered to be released on bail Monday in ...
2019-07-02 01:51

It’s Almost Decision Time for the US Supreme Court, With Questions Regarding Census 2020 and Gerrymandering High on the List With the start of each June, the countdown begins to when the Supreme Court is expected to hand down decisions in cases that came before them in the term, and among the biggest items this term were cases involving census 2020 and partisan gerrymander...
2019-06-08 07:51

Trump Administration Asks Supreme Court to Permit Employment Discrimination Against Transgender Workers The Trump administration’s Department of Justice is asking the Supreme Court to set a legal precedent that would enable employers to fire employees because they are transgender. The Department of Justice has submitted a brief to the Court Frida...
2019-08-18 03:34

Trump Throws Temper Tantrum Over Supreme Court Decision, Threatens to Delay Census On Wednesday, the Supreme Court ruled that the Trump Administration could not currently go forward with its plan to add a citizenship question to the 2020 Census. Trump’s solution to this particular defeat is to suggest delaying the Census, and no CO...
2019-06-27 21:51

President Trump Will Take Executive Action on Census Citizenship Question, Defying Supreme Court (Bloomberg)— President Donald Trump will announce an executive action to continue his fight to include a citizenship question on the 2020 U.S. Census, the latest sign he may not be dissuaded after being rebuffed by the Supreme Court. The execut...
2019-07-11 16:34

Supreme Court blocks census citizenship question; Donald Trump calls for delay After months of controversy, the Supreme Court delivered its long-awaited ruling Thursday on whether the government can add a citizenship question to the 2020 census -- blocking the move days before a key deadline....
2019-06-27 22:34

Trump to Nominate Late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia’s Son for Labor Secretary We all know that President Trump met up with nepotism in a back alley, punched it in the balls, and hit it over the head with one of Ivanka’s kitten heels from her cruisewear line that seems to be exclusively sold at Marshall’s....
2019-07-19 22:51

Supreme Court Allows Partisan Districts and Blocks Trump Administration’s Citizenship Census Question (WASHINGTON) — In two politically charged rulings, the Supreme Court dealt a huge blow Thursday to efforts to combat the drawing of electoral districts for partisan gain and put a hold on the Trump administration’s effort to add a citizen...
2019-06-27 20:00

Satanic Temple to defy law upheld by Supreme Court mandating burial of fetal remains The Satanic Temple said it will challenge a recent Supreme Court ruling requiring the burial or cremation of fetal remains, alleging that it violates the group’s religious liberty....
2019-05-30 13:00

CNN's Chris Cuomo blasts McConnell over Supreme Court comment, tries to encourage viewers to vote him out CNN anchor Chris Cuomo closed his show on Tuesday night slamming Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-KY, over his SCOTUS remarks, comparing him to a "fever rash" and suggested to his viewers he should be voted out of office. ...
2019-05-30 03:17

Supreme Court says it won’t hear appeals case of South Carolina ex-cop who shot unarmed black man The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday said it wouldn’t hear the case of Michael Slager, the white North Charleston police officer who received 20 years in prison for fatally shooting an unarmed black man in 2015, according to a report....
2019-06-04 14:00

Utah Supreme Court suspends Judge Michael Kwan for anti-Trump jokes The court ruled that Judge Michael Kwan, who served for 20 years in Taylorsville, violated Utah's judicial code of conduct by mocking President Donald Trump from 2016 to 2017....
2019-05-26 07:00

Ruth Bader Ginsburg says she opposes 2020 Democrats' plans to expand the Supreme Court Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg opposes proposals floated by Democratic presidential candidates to increase the number of justices on the top court, saying any such plan would make the court look partisan....
2019-07-24 15:17

Supreme Court rules 40-foot-tall cross can stay on public land in Maryland A 40-foot-tall cross that serves as a tribute to World War I dead may continue to stand on public land in Maryland, the Supreme Court ruled Thursday – saying the memorial doesn’t constitute government endorsement of religion. In a 7-2 vote, the High ...
2019-06-20 22:34

Hundreds rally at U.S. Supreme Court, calling state abortion bans as step backward Abortion-rights campaigners, including Democrats seeking their party's 2020 presidential nomination, rallied at the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday to protest new restrictions on abortion passed by Republican-dominated legislatures in eight states....
2019-05-22 03:51

Supreme Court Rejects Alabama’s Appeal on Ruling Blocking State’s Ban on Abortion Procedure (WASHINGTON) — The Supreme Court won’t revive Alabama’s attempt to ban the most commonly used procedure in second-trimester abortions after the measure was blocked by lower courts. The justices on Friday rejected the state’s a...
2019-06-28 19:51

U.S. Supreme Court upholds Maryland 'peace cross' in church and state test case A 40-foot-tall (12 meters) cross-shaped war memorial standing on public land in Maryland does not represent an impermissible government endorsement of religion, the Supreme Court ruled on Thursday in a major decision testing the boundaries of the U.S...
2019-06-20 17:51

Appeals court bars Trump from blocking critical Twitter followers President Trump has frequently accused social media companies of violating constitutional free-speech protections. When he blocked Twitter followers for criticizing him, he ran afoul of the same standard, a federal appeals court says....
2019-07-09 21:34

Trump can't block critics from his Twitter account, federal court rules First amendment calls for more speech, rather than less, on matters of public concern, federal appeals court saysPresident Donald Trump can’t ban critics from his Twitter account, a federal appeals court ruled on Tuesday, saying the first amendment c...
2019-07-09 19:17

UPDATE 3-Trump's blocking of Twitter critics unconstitutional -US appeals court U.S. President Donald Trump violated the Constitution by blocking people whose views he disliked from his Twitter account, a federal appeals court ruled on Tuesday....
2019-07-09 21:34

Court rules against Trump on immigrant teen abortion policy WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal appeals court in Washington is backing an order barring the Trump administration from enforcing a policy that had prevented immigrant teens in government custody from getting abortions. The Trump administration’s pol...
2019-06-14 20:51

CBI Probe Into Unnao Teen's Crash Must Be Completed In 7 Days: Top Court The Supreme Court today said the CBI's probe into the car crash involving the Unnao rape survivor must be completed in seven days. The court said it will transfer four cases linked to the rape of a......
2019-08-01 10:00

Puerto Rico justice secretary sworn in as governor after Supreme Court overturns inauguration of predecessor Puerto Rico Justice Secretary Wanda Vazquez was sworn in as the island's new governor Wednesday, hours after its Supreme Court ruled that Friday's inauguration of Pedro Pierluisi as governor was against the law and overturned it....
2019-08-08 00:00

UPDATE 3-U.S. Supreme Court to hear Comcast appeal in Byron Allen racial bias suit The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear cable television operator Comcast Corp's bid to throw out comedian and producer Byron Allen's racial bias lawsuit accusing the company of discriminating against black-owned channels....
2019-06-10 21:51

‘Contrived’ and ‘a distraction’: Supreme Court issues severe rebuke to Wilbur Ross and Trump administration The justices blocked Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross's move to add a controversial citizenship question to the Census -- and had some sharp words for him....
2019-06-27 19:00

Puerto Rico Supreme Court puts lawsuit seeking to oust governor on fast track Puerto Rico's supreme court agreed on Monday to hear a lawsuit filed by the bankrupt U.S. territory's Senate president seeking to remove newly installed Governor Pedro Pierluisi from office on constitutional grounds....
2019-08-06 01:17

John Paul Stevens, retired supreme court justice and leading liberal, dies aged 99 Stevens served more than twice the average tenure for a justice, and was the second to mark his 90th birthday on the high courtJohn Paul Stevens, the bow-tied, independent-thinking, Republican-nominated justice who unexpectedly emerged as the supreme...
2019-07-17 15:17

Justices Ginsburg, Thomas trade barbs in Supreme Court ruling on state abortion matter Supreme Court Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Clarence Thomas has two very different opinions when it came to Tuesday’s ruling on upholding an Indiana law supported by abortion opponents that regulates the disposal of fetal remains....
2019-05-29 00:00

UPDATE 4-Petrobras, Brazil government dodge bullet as Supreme Court approves asset sales Brazil's Supreme Court ruled on Thursday that state-run firms do not need congressional approval to sell their subsidiaries, a major victory for the government of President Jair Bolsonaro and state-run oil firm Petrobras....
2019-06-07 04:51

As Supreme Court Shuts Down for Summer, It Announces It’ll Review DACA Protections for Young Immigrants Next Term Now that the current Supreme Court term has come to an end with a number of major rulings, the nation’s highest court on Friday announced that in its next term, it will tackle whether Donald Trump can end a program that protects from deportation youn...
2019-06-29 12:34

Obama Praises Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens for ‘Fidelity to Our Highest Ideals’ Former President Barack Obama has praised retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens, who died Tuesday, saying that the late jurist “heard cases with a level of grace, humility and fidelity to our highest ideals that we should hope all our...
2019-07-18 10:34

Former Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens was among those who watched Babe Ruth call his shot One of the most iconic tales of baseball lore includes Hall of Fame slugger Babe Ruth allegedly calling his shot before hitting a home run during Game 3 of the 1932 World Series against the Chicago Cubs....
2019-07-17 23:34

Supreme Court to decide if families of Mexican teens killed by U.S. officials in cross-border shootings can sue The justices were unable to settle the issue earlier, but are now grappling with contradictory lower court decisions regarding cases from Arizona and Texas....
2019-05-28 17:17

President Trump Can't Block Twitter Users, Federal Appeals Court Rules A federal appeals court in New York ruled President Trump’s practice of blocking some users on Twitter violates the free-speech protections of the First Amendment....
2019-07-10 12:34

Appeals court rules Trump violated First Amendment by blocking Twitter users A federal appeals court ruled Tuesday that President Trump is not allowed to block people on Twitter over statements he does not like, affirming a lower court’s decision that declared the president’s account a “public forum.”...
2019-07-09 19:17

Teen appears in court in connection to east side triple-homicide TUCSON – A 16-year-old appeared in court Monday for his involvement in an east side shooting that resulted in three deaths in November. Back on Nov. 8, Tucson Police Department responded to a shooting at Lakeside Park, located at 8201 E. Stella...
2019-06-04 03:00

U.S. court rules against Trump administration in immigrant teen abortion case A U.S. appeals court ruled on Friday that the U.S. government cannot deny access to abortions for unaccompanied immigrant minors in federal custody, delivering a blow to a Trump administration policy....
2019-06-14 19:34

Djokovic opens Centre Court at Wimbledon; Venus faces teen WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — Novak Djokovic gets the honor of opening play on Centre Court at Wimbledon as the defending men’s champion. Monday’s marquee matchup is scheduled for later in the day across the way at No. 1 Court: 39-year-old Ve...
2019-07-01 09:17

Anti-vax teen that fought ban amid chickenpox outbreak loses in court—again Child with chickenpox rash on her back held by her mother. (credit: Getty | Photofusion) Judges in Kentucky have handed down another legal defeat to the unvaccinated teenager who sued his local health department for banning him from school and extrac...
2019-07-02 00:34

Supreme Court will review Trump administration effort to end DACA program shielding young ‘dreamers’ from deportation A string of lower courts have said that President Trump did not provide a solid rationale for his abrupt decision in 2017 to terminate the Obama-era program, which shields from deportation young undocumented immigrants brought to the United States as...
2019-06-28 15:51

Supreme Court rules that Maryland ‘Peace Cross’ honoring military dead may remain on public land “The cross is undoubtedly a Christian symbol, but that fact should not blind us to everything else that the Bladensburg Cross has come to represent,” Justice Samuel A. Alito Jr. wrote in the 7-to-2 decision....
2019-06-20 20:17

Ohio 'heartbeat bill' blocked by federal judge as pro-life groups push for Supreme Court appeal Pro-life groups are vowing to go to the Supreme Court after a federal judge on Wednesday temporarily blocked a so-called "heartbeat bill" in Ohio, which would ban most abortions after a fetal heartbeat can be detected....
2019-07-04 00:00

Michael Dreeben, longtime Supreme Court lawyer who aided Mueller probe, leaving Justice Dept. He took a sabbatical from the solicitor general’s office to join the special counsel’s team investigating Russia’s interference in the 2016 election....
2019-06-20 02:17

Kansas Supreme Court approves public school funding increase but refuses to close lawsuit against state TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas Supreme Court approves public school funding increase but refuses to close lawsuit against state. The post Kansas Supreme Court approves public school funding increase but refuses to close lawsuit against state appeared fir...
2019-06-14 17:51

The Supreme Court's Latest Ruling Makes It Easier for Cops to Arrest Black Lives Matter Protesters It was a ruling that failed to register widely in terms of national news, but could have potentially devastating effects for protesters around the country—and anyone tasked with keeping police officers accountable....
2019-06-04 00:01

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2019-05-29 09:17

Clarence Thomas rebukes fellow justices over Supreme Court refusal to hear medical malpractice case Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas rebuked his fellow justices for declining to hear a case challenging a rule that blocks service members from suing the government for medical malpractice, known as the Feres doctrine....
2019-05-21 15:51

Appeals Court Rules That President Troll Can’t Block People on Twitter Just Because They Say Stuff That Makes Him Mad The president of the United States is a Twitter troll. He often uses his social media pulpit to call Congress members derogatory nicknames while defending his draconian administration....
2019-07-09 21:01

R. Kelly in court as prosecutors turn over video of alleged sexual encounter with teen R. Kelly and his lawyers were back in court in Chicago on Wednesday on the 18 felony sexual-assault charges pending against him.        ...
2019-06-27 18:34

Former Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens watched Babe Ruth call shot in 1932 World Series Former Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens, who died Tuesday at 99, claimed he saw Babe Ruth "call his shot" on a homer in the 1932 World Series.       ...
2019-07-17 04:17

‘Oh, We’d Fill It.’ Mitch McConnell Says He’d Fill a Supreme Court Vacancy in 2020 Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Tuesday that he would work with President Donald Trump to fill a Supreme Court vacancy should one arise during next year’s presidential election, CNN reports. The comments marked a reversal from his p...
2019-05-29 13:34

Trump nominates Eugene Scalia, son of Supreme Court Judge Antonin Scalia, as labor secretary Reuters President Donald Trump says he will nominate lawyer Eugene Scalia, son of the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, to be his new labor secretary. Trump tweets that Scalia "is highly respected not only as a lawyer, but as a lawyer with ...
2019-07-20 00:34

Trump to nominate Gene Scalia, son of late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, for secretary of labor President Trump on Thursday night announced he's nominating attorney Gene Scalia, the son of the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, to replace Alex Acosta as secretary of labor....
2019-07-19 02:51

Two boys, 14, convicted of classmate's murder in Ireland Victim Ana Kriégel was lured from her home, beaten and sexually assaulted in May 2018Two 14-year-old boys have been found guilty of murdering a female classmate after luring her to an abandoned house and beating and sexually assaulting her, in a case...
2019-06-18 18:51

Silent ovation as classmate with autism gets diploma At his high school graduation, Jack Higgins approached the stage to receive his diploma with his fingers in his ears to block what he thought would be applause and cheers....
2019-07-09 22:34

NYC settles shocking classmate rape suit for $300,000 The city will pay $300,000 to a traumatized Brooklyn teen who claimed callous school staffers told her to “move on” after a classmate videotaped his rape of her, The Post has learned. The student, who was then 13, subsequently sued the De...
2019-07-17 22:17

Experience: I killed my classmate with a javelin on sports day I threw it with all my might and watched it fly. As it came down, it suddenly veered to the right, straight towards SammyIt was a bright, sunny day at my girls’ grammar school in 1983. I was 13 and proud to have been chosen to throw the javelin for m...
2019-06-14 14:34

Cash in the trash: man tosses more than $23,000 (KIEM) An Oregon man accidentally tossed out over $20,000 but will soon get it back. According to Recology Humboldt, the man mistakenly recycled a Vans shoe box with nearly $23,000 inside. When he noticed he couldn’t find his cash, he called up his g...
2019-08-07 06:34

Massachusetts man who beheaded classmate at age 15 gets decades to life in prison A Massachusetts man was sentenced Tuesday to life in prison with the possibility of parole after 30 years after beheading a classmate in a fit of jealousy over a girl in 2016. ...
2019-07-10 02:51

Leake tosses gem, Mariners hit 5 HRs in 14-1 win over Astros Edwin Encarnacion capped Seattle's seven-run sixth inning with a three-run homer, Mike Leake pitched his first complete game since 2015 and the Mariners snapped a five-game losing streak with a 14-1 rout of the Houston Astros    ...
2019-06-06 07:34

Aggravated assault charges dropped for 10-year-old boy who hit his classmate with a ball Charges have been dropped for a 10-year-old Michigan boy who was accused of throwing a ball at a classmate's head on purpose.        ...
2019-07-31 20:00

New Jersey man sentenced to life in prison in 2016 murder of former classmate The New Jersey man convicted earlier this year of strangling his former classmate to death then tossing her body off a bridge, staging a suicide scene, was sentenced Friday to life in prison without the possibility of parole....
2019-06-22 14:34

Frustrated Gardner tosses helmet, gets stitches In the midst of an 0-for-19 stretch, Yankees outfielder Brett Gardner took out his frustration by tossing his helmet, only for it to bounce back and split his lip....
2019-06-09 04:51

Assault charge dropped against black boy who beaned white classmate with ball Charges have been dropped in a racially charged assault case involving a 10-year-old black boy — which caught the attention of comedian D.L. Hughley, Michigan prosecutors said Wednesday. The boy was charged Tuesday with aggravated assault for a...
2019-07-31 21:00

Abel Cedeno found guilty in fatal stabbing of Bronx HS classmate A Bronx teen who claimed he just snapped when he killed a bullying classmate was found guilty on all counts Monday. Abel Cedeno, now 19, had plunged a switchblade into the chest of Matthew McCree, a fellow student at the Urban Assembly School for Wil...
2019-07-15 22:17

Utley honored, tosses pitch to Always Sunny’s Rob McElhenney Chase Utley ran out to second base one more time wearing a red pinstriped No. 26 Philadelphia Phillies jersey and dark blue suit pants while his walk-up song by Led Zeppelin blared and adoring fans stood and cheered...
2019-06-22 23:00

Cardi B Snatches Her Own Wig Onstage and Tosses It: "The Greatest Move in Hip Hop" Cardi B is out there snatching wigs and giving them away...her own, that is. The rapper took off her long, black hairpiece while performing onstage at the 2019 Wireless Festival on Friday......
2019-07-06 23:00

Bison Gets Irritated By Tourists, Tosses Child Into Oblivion Look, if you’re going to hunt bison to the brink of extinction, you can’t be surprised when one of them takes an opportunity for revenge. The creature would’ve garnered more sympathy if it had picked on one of the larger tourists, though....
2019-07-25 04:51

Judge tosses 2 convictions in meningitis outbreak case BOSTON (AP) — A federal judge has overturned the jury convictions of a former owner and employee of the Massachusetts facility responsible for a nationwide meningitis outbreak. U.S. District Judge Richard Stearns on Friday tossed the conviction of Gr...
2019-06-08 00:51

Samardzija tosses 6 scoreless, Giants beat Phillies 5-1 Jeff Samardzija tossed three-hit ball over six scoreless innings, Buster Posey, Pablo Sandoval and Kevin Pillar homered in a five-run fifth and the short-handed San Francisco Giants beat the Philadelphia Phillies 5-1      &#...
2019-08-01 05:51

Dayton shooter Connor Betts’ classmate called cops over his ‘rape list’ A former high school classmate of Dayton mass shooter Connor Betts says she called cops on him when he bragged that he put her on a sick “rape list” he created — and blames a failure to hold him accountable back then for his weeken...
2019-08-06 19:00

Bieber tosses 1-hitter, fans 10 as Indians top Blue Jays 4-0 Shane Bieber pitches one-hitter, allowing only a double by Eric Sogard in the seventh inning, as Cleveland Indians top Blue Jays 4-0       ...
2019-07-25 06:00

Judge tosses suit by ‘intimidating’ cop booted from de Blasio security Justice Julio Rodriguez III says in his decision that Alex Pelepelin — then 51-years-old — didn’t prove that he faced adverse consequences as a result of the reassignment....
2019-06-06 08:00

Mueller says he couldn’t charge Trump, tosses the question to Congress The special counsel did everything but tell House Democrats to move ahead. But as pressure mounts, the choices for Pelosi and company remain politically fraught....
2019-05-30 02:51

Utley honored, tosses pitch to Always Sunny's Rob McElhenney Chase Utley ran out to second base one more time wearing a red pinstriped No. 26 Philadelphia Phillies jersey and dark blue suit pants while his walk-up song by Led Zeppelin blared and adoring fans stood and cheered      ...
2019-06-22 05:51

US judge tosses lawsuit against glass artist Dale Chihuly SEATTLE (AP) — A federal judge in Seattle has thrown out a lawsuit by a man who claimed to have contributed to paintings by the glass artist Dale Chihuly. Michael Moi worked for years as a handyman at Chihuly’s studio, for which he was paid. Bu...
2019-06-21 02:17

With new Pentagon chief Mark Esper, Pompeo gains an ally in West Point classmate In selecting Army Secretary Mark Esper to succeed Patrick Shanahan as acting secretary of defense, President Trump has picked a combat veteran whose views are more likely to align with those of Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and serve as a bulwark ag...
2019-06-19 07:34

Cadet Convicted of Raping Classmate Can Now Return to West Point Because of Fucked Appeals Ruling In 2017, West Point Cadet Jacob Whisenhunt was found guilty of raping his classmate while she was sleeping. But now, Whisenhunt’s free—and able to return to West Point–because three military male judges on an appeals court panel find it hard to belie...
2019-06-09 00:17

Barty stops US teen's French run; faces Czech teen in final Ash Barty came back from a set and a break down to end 17-year-old Amanda Anisimova's French Open run with a topsy-turvy 6-7 (4), 6-3, 6-3 victory that put her in her first Grand Slam final        ...
2019-06-07 14:34

U.S. judge tosses former SAC Capital trader's insider trading guilty plea A federal judge in Manhattan on Friday threw out the 2013 insider trading guilty plea of a former trader at SAC Capital Advisors LP, the hedge fund once run by billionaire Steven A. Cohen, saying......
2019-06-22 07:00

US Navy tosses case against SEAL leader who led Edward Gallagher's platoon Andrea Gallagher via Reuters The Navy dismissed charges against an officer accused of covering up war crimes by a SEAL later acquitted of murder, and ordered a review of the service's justice system. The action by the chief of naval operations i...
2019-08-02 09:00

Iowa judge tosses lawsuit challenging ban on using Medicaid for transition-related surgeries Lawsuit challenged an Iowa law that denies mandatory Medicaid coverage to transgender Iowans for transition-related care.        ...
2019-07-19 20:34

Judge tosses Democratic Party lawsuit against Trump campaign, Russia, WikiLeaks The DNC had claimed that Russia, which hacked the party's computers, had found in the Trump campaign "a willing and active partner in its effort."...
2019-08-01 06:51

U.S. judge tosses Democratic Party lawsuit against Trump campaign, Russia over election A U.S. judge on Tuesday dismissed a Democratic Party lawsuit arguing that the Russian government, President Donald Trump’s campaign and WikiLeaks carried out a conspiracy to influence the 2016 U.S. election....
2019-08-01 04:17

Daily Mail Dipshit Tries to Own Teen Only for Teen To, Like, Totally Own His Ass Talking—it’s hard! I’ve never done it, but being a 17-year-old girl talking to a pasty 48-year-old white guy snorting to himself and shoving his recorder in your face sounds like an even more difficult task....
2019-05-21 17:00

Idaho high school football team attends autistic boy's birthday party after only one classmate accepts invitation High school football players in Idaho surprised a 9-year-old boy with autism by coming to his birthday party after only one classmate accepted his invitation....
2019-07-24 06:00

Lizzo Tosses Her Hair, er, Hat in the Ring to Play Ursula in Little Mermaid as Melissa McCarthy Said to Be Disney’s Pick Upon hearing the news Friday that Disney had someone else in mind to play the sea witch Ursula in the highly anticipated live-action version of The Little Mermaid, Lizzo quickly made it known for one and all to see that Disney should surely, “Pick me...
2019-06-29 12:34

Judge tosses House Dems' lawsuit over Trump's use of emergency military funds for border wall Washington, D.C., district court Judge Trevor McFadden threw out House Democrats' lawsuit seeking an injunction against President Trump's emergency border wall funding reallocation, saying that the matter is fundamentally a political dispute and that...
2019-06-04 01:00

Twitter is changing Twitter.com to be more like mobile app     The new Twitter Web interface... In a blog post today, Twitter announced the rollout of a new version of the Twitter.com website that revamps the Web interfac...
2019-07-15 22:51

Sex attacker's conviction may be overturned Cardinal George Pell, who was once one of the most powerful men in the Roman Catholic Church, could be released from prison this week, if an Australian appeals court overturns his conviction for historical sexual abuse....
2019-06-04 17:34

J.A. Happ’s ‘conviction’ could be just what Yankees need There hasn’t been this much talk around the Yankees about being convicted since Billy Martin piped up at O’Hare Airport 41 years ago this month. But there, in an entirely different context, was J.A. Happ throwing around that “C” word at Yankee Stadiu...
2019-07-14 03:34

Ex-police officer again gets 15 years on terror conviction ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A former police officer caught in a sting trying to help the Islamic State by purchasing $200 in gift cards for them will serve 15 years in prison, even though some of his convictions were tossed out on appeal. Nicholas Young o...
2019-06-21 19:17

Much-Heralded Terrorism Conviction From 2006 is Overturned Hamid Hayat’s case had put a spotlight on the farming town of Lodi, Calif., where the authorities said men were financing terrorist groups abroad and recruiting members....
2019-07-31 20:51

2 Minnesota wrestlers released without charges MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Two University of Minnesota wrestlers who were arrested on suspicion of criminal sexual conduct have been released from jail without charges. The Hennepin County attorney’s office said in a statement Tuesday that an investiga...
2019-06-18 19:51

First Murder Conviction Overturned Using DNA, Family Tree Evidence In US An American man was exonerated Wednesday for a decades-old murder he did not commit, using evidence based on DNA and a genetic family tree, the first such result using a revolutionary investigative......
2019-07-18 10:00

| Prosecutors insist Pell child sex conviction 'unimpeachable' Prosecutors insisted the conviction of Australian Cardinal George Pell for child sexual abuse was "unimpeachable" as his appeal against the guilty verdict went into a second day in Melbourne....
2019-06-06 11:34

Judge overturns California man's 2006 terror conviction A federal judge on Tuesday overturned the 2006 conviction of a California man accused of plotting an attack in the United States after attending a terrorist training camp in Pakistan....
2019-07-31 18:17

Thais arrest Italian on run after George Clooney conviction BANGKOK (AP) — Thai police say they have arrested an Italian man wanted in his home country after fleeing a jail sentence handed down for fraudulently using the name of actor George Clooney to lure people into investing in a bogus clothing company. T...
2019-06-17 08:00

Martin Shkreli's Lawyers Ask Judges to Toss Conviction A lawyer for Martin Shkreli asked a federal appeals judges to overturn the former pharmaceutical executive’s criminal conviction for securities fraud, arguing the jury had been improperly instructed before deliberations....
2019-06-29 00:00

Judge vacates conviction of New York man for 1975 murder A Suffolk County, N.Y., judge vacated the conviction of a 62-year-old New York man who served 33 years for the murder of a 14-year-old girl in 1975....
2019-05-23 08:17

A man who spent nearly 46 years in prison for a wrongful conviction will get $1.5 million Imprisoned for more than 45 years for a murder he didn't commit, Richard Phillips spent more time behind bars than any other wrongfully imprisoned person in America....
2019-05-22 03:51

Catholic Cardinal George Pell says his conviction should be 'quashed' An attorney for disgraced Roman Catholic Cardinal George Pell argued before an Australian appellate court Wednesday that the church figure could not have been guilty in a sexual assault case involving two choir boys....
2019-06-06 02:34

Murder conviction affirmed despite Facebook juror threats DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa Supreme Court says the second-degree murder conviction of a northwest Iowa man will stand concluding the jury that convicted him wasn’t overwhelmingly influenced by Facebook rumors of a town riot if he wasn̵...
2019-06-07 19:34

Murder conviction overturned: North Carolina man released STATESVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina man who received a life sentence for murder in 2011 is no longer behind bars. News outlets report 51-year-old Mark Carver left the Gaston County Jail on Tuesday. A Superior Court judge last week overturned Ca...
2019-06-12 01:51

After rape conviction, Kellen Winslow Jr. gets mistrial on other charges VISTA, Calif. — A California jury that convicted former NFL player Kellen Winslow Jr. of raping a 58-year-old homeless woman was unable to break a deadlock on eight other counts Tuesday and a judge declared a mistrial on those charges. The judge ear...
2019-06-11 23:34

Kamara leads Rapids over Minnesota United 1-0 COMMERCE CITY, Colo. (AP) — Kei Kamara scored in the 29th minute and the Colorado Rapids beat Minnesota United 1-0 on Saturday night. Kamara headed a corner by Jack Price into the left corner. It was Kamara’s eighth goal of the season, the firs...
2019-06-09 05:34