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  • EU top court adviser: Google can limit right to be forgotten

    EU top court adviser: Google can limit right to be forgotten

    National News 01/13/2019

    An adviser to Europe's top court says Google doesn't have to extend "right to be forgotten" rules to its search engines globally.The European Court of Justice's advocate general released a preliminary opinion Thursday in the case involving the U.S. t...

  • Court extends detention for Nissan ex-chair Ghosn by 10 days

    Court extends detention for Nissan ex-chair Ghosn by 10 days

    National News 12/29/2018

    Former Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn will be detained at least through Jan. 11, the Tokyo District Court said Monday, as the once revered auto industry figure faces allegations that have marked a stunning downfall.Ghosn, who led Nissan Motor Co. for t...

  • Supreme Court rejects Trump plea to enforce asylum ban

    Supreme Court rejects Trump plea to enforce asylum ban

    National News 12/24/2018

    A divided Supreme Court won’t let the Trump administration begin enforcing a ban on asylum for any immigrants who illegally cross the U.S.-Mexico border. Chief Justice John Roberts joined his four more liberal colleagues Friday in ruling agains...

  • The Latest: Court likely to apply excess-fine ban to states

    The Latest: Court likely to apply excess-fine ban to states

    National News 12/04/2018

    The Supreme Court seems very likely to rule that the Constitution's ban on excessive fines applies to the states. The outcome could help an Indiana man recover the $40,000 Land Rover police seized when they arrested him for selling about $400 worth o...

  • Supreme Court to hear Virginia GOP's districting appeal

    Supreme Court to hear Virginia GOP's districting appeal

    National News 11/20/2018

    The Supreme Court agreed Tuesday to hear an appeal by Virginia Republicans who are trying to preserve state legislative districts that have been struck down by a lower court as racially discriminatory.The case involves 11 districts in the Virginia Ho...

  • EU court orders Poland to reinstate Supreme Court judges

    EU court orders Poland to reinstate Supreme Court judges

    National News 10/20/2018

    The European Union's top court ordered Poland on Friday to immediately stop applying a law that lowered the retirement age for Supreme Court judges, forcing some 20 off the bench.The interim injunction from the European Court of Justice also obliges ...

  •  Manhattan DA drops part of Weinstein case

    Manhattan DA drops part of Weinstein case

    National News 10/11/2018

    Manhattan’s district attorney dropped part of the criminal sexual assault case against Harvey Weinstein on Thursday after evidence emerged that cast doubt on the account one of his three accusers provided to the grand jury.The development was a...

  •  India's top court lifts temple's ban on women who menstruate

    India's top court lifts temple's ban on women who menstruate

    National News 09/29/2018

    India's Supreme Court on Friday lifted a temple's ban on women of menstruating age, holding that equality is supreme irrespective of age and gender.The historic Sabarimala temple had barred women age 10 to 50 from entering the temple that is one of t...

  • Court allows reporters to inspect slain family autopsies

    Court allows reporters to inspect slain family autopsies

    National News 09/15/2018

    The Ohio Supreme Court has sided with a newspaper seeking to view autopsy reports and photos in the still-unsolved slayings of eight family members.The southern Ohio case involves seven adults and a teenage boy from the Rhoden family who were found s...

  • Myanmar rejects int'l court's right to Rohingya probe

    Myanmar rejects int'l court's right to Rohingya probe

    National News 09/07/2018

    Myanmar's government on Friday rejected an International Criminal Court ruling that it has jurisdiction to investigate allegations that Myanmar security forces violated international law by driving hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims from their...

  • West Virginia House speaker resigns to run for Supreme Court

    West Virginia House speaker resigns to run for Supreme Court

    National News 08/22/2018

    West Virginia's Republican House speaker resigned Tuesday to run for a vacancy on the state Supreme Court, fueling accusations by Democrats that an unprecedented move to impeach state Supreme Court justices represents a power grab by GOP lawmakers.Sp...

  • Lawyers will seek to shift blame for warehouse fire at trial

    Lawyers will seek to shift blame for warehouse fire at trial

    National News 08/16/2018

    Lawyers for the two men charged in the Northern California warehouse fire that killed 36 people said Friday they are now preparing for a trial where they will try to shift blame for the blaze from their clients to others, including the building's own...

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