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CORRECTS YEAR OF PHOTO TO 2015, NOT 2018-In a March 20, 2015 photo, Common Pleas Judge Paul Pozonsky, center, exits the courtroom with his defense attorney Robert Del Greco, right, and associate Mark Fiorilli, left, after pleading guilty to several charges involving the theft of cocaine evidence at the Washington County Courthouse in Pittsburgh. Former judge Pozonsky's lawyer on Tuesday, April 4, 2017, asked the Pennsylvania Supreme Court to consider allowing his law license to remain suspended instead of permanently disbarring him. (Michael Henninger/Pittsburgh Post-Gazette via AP)
April 04, 2017 - 1:09 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — A former Pennsylvania judge convicted of stealing cocaine from evidence in the county drug court he founded has asked the state's Supreme Court to consider allowing his law license to remain suspended instead of permanently disbarring him. Former Washington County Judge Paul...
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April 03, 2017 - 6:29 pm
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Tesla's push to sell its all-electric vehicles in Utah hit another roadblock Monday when the state Supreme Court upheld a decision by Utah licensing officials to deny the automaker a license to sell cars. Tesla had argued that a state law barring car manufacturers from owning...
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April 03, 2017 - 6:23 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on Hawaii's lawsuit against the Trump administration's revised travel ban (all times local): 3:20 p.m. A judge is putting Hawaii's lawsuit challenging the Trump administration's revised travel ban on hold while an appeal is pending. U.S. District Judge Derrick Watson...
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FILE - In this March 22, 2017 file photo, Supreme Court Justice nominee Neil Gorsuch testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington before the Senate Judiciary Committee. Senate Democratic opposition to President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee swelled Friday, March 31, 2017, as Democrats neared the numbers needed for a filibuster, setting up a showdown with Republicans who have the votes to confirm Neil Gorsuch. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
April 03, 2017 - 4:19 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — It was the Republican talking point of the Sunday talk shows: If Democrats delay Neil Gorsuch's confirmation to the Supreme Court this week, Republicans said, it would be an affront to history — the first time a nominee to the high court had been filibustered. True? Only in a...
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April 02, 2017 - 7:45 am
NEW DELHI (AP) — Bangladesh's High Court on Sunday confirmed the death penalty for two people tied to a banned Islamist militant group for the killing of an atheist blogger critical of radical Islam. The court also upheld jail sentences for six others after appeals were filed challenging the...
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FILE - In this March 1, 2016 file photo, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a rally in Louisville, Ky. On Friday, March 31, 2017, a federal judge rejected Trump’s free speech defense against a lawsuit accusing him of inciting violence against protesters during his campaign. (AP Photo/John Bazemore, File)
April 01, 2017 - 8:00 pm
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A federal judge has rejected President Donald Trump's free speech defense against a lawsuit accusing him of inciting violence against protesters at a campaign rally. Trump's lawyers sought to dismiss the lawsuit by three protesters who say they were roughed up by his...
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FILE - In this April 4, 2016 file photo, Stephanie Seymour appears for a hearing at the Stamford Conn., Superior Court. A Connecticut judge is set to decide whether to dismiss a drunken driving case against supermodel Stephanie Seymour. The 48-year-old former Victoria’s Secret and Sports Illustrated model is to appear Tuesday, April 4, 2017 in Stamford Superior Court. (Douglas Healey/New York Post via AP, Pool)
April 01, 2017 - 10:35 am
STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut judge is set to decide whether to dismiss a drunken driving case against supermodel Stephanie Seymour. The 48-year-old former Victoria's Secret and Sports Illustrated model is to appear Tuesday in Stamford Superior Court. The case could be dismissed if she has...
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April 01, 2017 - 10:18 am
STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut judge is set to decide whether to dismiss a drunken driving case against supermodel Stephanie Seymour. The 48-year-old former Victoria's Secret and Sports Illustrated model is to appear Tuesday in Stamford Superior Court. The case could be dismissed if she has...
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Opposition members shout slogans against Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro during a protest, in Caracas, Venezuela, Friday, March 31, 2017. Venezuelans have been thrust into a new round of political turbulence after the government-stacked Supreme Court gutted congress of its last vestiges of power, drawing widespread condemnation from foreign governments and sparking protests in the capital. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano)
April 01, 2017 - 10:10 am
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The Latest on the political crisis in Venezuela (all times local): 9:45 a.m. Venezuela's Supreme Court has reversed its move to strip congress of its legislative powers. The move had drawn widespread criticism at home and abroad that the South American country was no...
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Venezuelan Bolivarian National guards officers are confronted by university students during a protest outside of the Supreme Court in Caracas, Venezuela, Friday, March 31, 2017. Venezuelans have been thrust into a new round of political turbulence after the government-stacked Supreme Court gutted congress of its last vestiges of power, drawing widespread condemnation from foreign governments and sparking protests in the capital. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos)
April 01, 2017 - 8:22 am
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela's president urged the Supreme Court early Saturday to review a decision stripping congress of its last powers, after the move to nullify the lawmaking body set off a storm of criticism from the opposition and foreign governments. It was a rare instance of...
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