National courts

March 29, 2017 - 1:53 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court engaged in unusually detailed questioning Wednesday of the facts surrounding the brutal beating death of a woman about a mile (1.6 kilometers) from the U.S. Capitol in 1984. The court is considering overturning the convictions of seven men who were convicted of...
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FILE - In this July 1, 2013, file photo, smoke rises from the Colstrip Steam Electric Station, a coal burning power plant in Colstrip, Mont. President Trump's latest move to support coal mining is unlikely to turn around the industry's prospects immediately. Experts say the biggest problem faced by the mining industry today isn't a coal shortage of coal or even the prospect of climate change regulations, but an abundance of cheap natural gas. (AP Photo/Matthew Brown, File)
March 29, 2017 - 1:35 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Hours after President Donald Trump signed an executive order seeking to undo his predecessor's efforts to curb climate change, his administration has asked a federal appeals court to postpone ruling on lawsuits over Obama-era restrictions on carbon emissions. The regulations —...
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March 29, 2017 - 11:37 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is weighing whether to overturn the convictions of seven men in the brutal beating death of a woman about a mile (1.6 kilometers) from the U.S. Capitol in 1984. The justices heard competing accounts Wednesday of the murder of 48-year-old Catherine Fuller. Police...
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FILE - In this July 1, 2013, file photo, smoke rises from the Colstrip Steam Electric Station, a coal burning power plant in Colstrip, Mont. President Trump's latest move to support coal mining is unlikely to turn around the industry's prospects immediately. Experts say the biggest problem faced by the mining industry today isn't a coal shortage of coal or even the prospect of climate change regulations, but an abundance of cheap natural gas. (AP Photo/Matthew Brown, File)
March 29, 2017 - 10:56 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration has asked a federal appeals court to postpone ruling on the merits of President Barack Obama's sweeping plan to address climate change. The request late Tuesday came hours after President Donald Trump signed an executive order that seeks to roll back his...
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March 29, 2017 - 10:13 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is ordering a lower court to take a new look at a New York law that prohibits businesses from imposing fees on credit-card purchases. The court ruled unanimously Wednesday in a case about fees that merchants pay to credit-card issuers each time a customer charges...
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FILE - This Dec. 2015 file photo shows U.S. District Judge Derrick Watson in Honolulu. Watson is hearing arguments Wednesday, March 29, 2017, in Honolulu, on whether to extend his temporary order blocking President Donald Trump’s revised travel ban. But even if Watson doesn’t put the ban on hold until the state’s lawsuit is resolved, his temporary block would remain until he rules otherwise. (George Lee/The Star-Advertiser via AP, File)
March 29, 2017 - 2:36 am
HONOLULU (AP) — A federal judge in Hawaii who temporarily blocked President Donald Trump's revised travel ban planned to hear arguments Wednesday on whether to extend his order until the state's lawsuit works its way through the courts. But even if U.S. District Judge Derrick Watson does not issue...
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FILE - This undated file photo provided by the law firm Public Counsel shows Daniel Ramirez Medina who was was brought to the U.S. illegally as a child but was protected from deportation by President Barack Obama's administration. Ramirez, who was arrested despite his participation in a program designed to protect those brought to the U.S. illegally as children can be released from custody pending his deportation proceedings, an immigration judge ruled Tuesday, March 28, 2017. (Daniel Ramirez Medina/Public Counsel via AP, File)
March 28, 2017 - 11:30 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — A Mexican man who has spent more than six weeks in immigration detention despite his participation in a program designed to protect those brought to the U.S. illegally as children can be released from custody pending his deportation proceedings, an immigration judge ruled Tuesday...
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FILE - This undated file photo provided by the law firm Public Counsel shows Daniel Ramirez Medina who was was brought to the U.S. illegally as a child but was protected from deportation by President Barack Obama's administration. Ramirez, who was arrested despite his participation in a program designed to protect those brought to the U.S. illegally as children can be released from custody pending his deportation proceedings, an immigration judge ruled Tuesday, March 28, 2017. (Daniel Ramirez Medina/Public Counsel via AP, File)
March 28, 2017 - 9:21 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — A Mexican man who has spent more than six weeks in immigration detention despite his participation in a program designed to protect those brought to the U.S. illegally as children can be released from custody pending his deportation proceedings, an immigration judge ruled Tuesday...
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FILE - This undated file photo provided by the law firm Public Counsel shows Daniel Ramirez Medina who was was brought to the U.S. illegally as a child but was protected from deportation by President Barack Obama's administration. Ramirez, who was arrested despite his participation in a program designed to protect those brought to the U.S. illegally as children can be released from custody pending his deportation proceedings, an immigration judge ruled Tuesday, March 28, 2017. (Daniel Ramirez Medina/Public Counsel via AP, File)
March 28, 2017 - 9:14 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — A Mexican man who has spent more than six weeks in immigration detention despite his participation in a program designed to protect those brought to the U.S. illegally as children can be released from custody pending his deportation proceedings, an immigration judge ruled Tuesday...
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March 28, 2017 - 7:51 pm
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Prosecutors say a federal judge in San Jose has sentenced a man to six years in prison following his conviction on a conspiracy charge stemming from the theft of more than $500,000 worth of wine from a famed Napa Valley restaurant. U.S. Attorney's Office spokesman Abraham...
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