Supreme courts

March 21, 2018 - 1:03 pm
FINANCIAL MARKETS Stocks rise NEW YORK (AP) — Stock indexes are higher in midday trading on Wall Street. Energy companies are rising along with the price of oil and smaller, more U.S.-focused companies are climbing. Homebuilders are up following a report that sales increased in February. Cereal...
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March 20, 2018 - 1:30 pm
Hello! The interim Carolinas News Editor is Jeffrey Collins. The supervisor is Skip Foreman. A reminder that this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change. Expected stories may not develop or late-breaking and more newsworthy events may take...
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FILE - In this Jan. 14, 2015, file photo, odds are displayed on a screen at a sports book owned and operated by CG Technology in Las Vegas. More than a third of U.S. states are considering legalizing sports gambling if the Supreme Court overturns a federal law that has banned sports books in all but Nevada and three other states since 1992. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)
March 20, 2018 - 2:40 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — With the Supreme Court poised to rule on a case that could end the federal ban on sports gambling, more than a third of U.S. states are considering legislation to get in on the action, and professional leagues and casino interests are lobbying against each other for the biggest...
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March 13, 2018 - 7:02 am
ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan's top court has indicted a minister in a contempt case for critical speeches he made after the court disqualified former prime minister Nawaz Sharif for concealing assets. Danyal Aziz, a ruling Pakistan Muslim League party leader and minister for privatization, pleaded not...
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March 09, 2018 - 4:34 pm
CRANBROOK, British Columbia (AP) — A judge has rejected a challenge of Canada's polygamy laws that was launched after two men were found guilty in British Columbia. Winston Blackmore and James Oler were found guilty in British Columbia Supreme Court last July of having multiple wives, but a lawyer...
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This is an undated handout photo issued by Leicestershire Police of Paul Moore. A British man has been convicted of attempted murder for running over a Muslim woman in a hate crime he saw as revenge for Islamic extremist attacks. A jury found Paul Moore guilty Friday, March 2, 2018 of the Sept. 20 attack, which left 47-year-old Zaynab Hussein with life-changing injuries. (Leicestershire Police via AP)
March 02, 2018 - 12:06 pm
LONDON (AP) — A British man was convicted of attempted murder on Friday for running over a Muslim woman in a hate crime he saw as revenge for Islamic extremist attacks. A jury at Nottingham Crown Court in central England found Paul Moore guilty Friday of the Sept. 20, 2017, attack, which left 47-...
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March 01, 2018 - 7:42 pm
BLADENSBURG, Md. (AP) — A federal appeals court on Thursday rejected a request to reconsider its ruling that a 40-foot-tall (12-meter) cross on a Maryland highway median just outside Washington violates the U.S. Constitution, prompting supporters of the war memorial to vow to take the case to the U...
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FILE - In this Aug. 20, 2015, file photo, Therese Duenas counts money as she takes bets in the sports book at the South Point hotel and casino in Las Vegas. Jersey has challenged the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act, the 1992 law forbidding all but Nevada and three other states from authorizing gambling on college and professional sports. Only Nevada offers betting on single games. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)
March 01, 2018 - 2:38 pm
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — As the push to legalize sports gambling in the U.S. nears a crucial Supreme Court decision, states hoping to reap a financial windfall could face another hurdle: Attracting younger players used to online fantasy sports. The explosion in popularity of daily fantasy sports has...
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March 01, 2018 - 11:03 am
SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazil's Supreme Court has batted down challenges to key parts of a law that environmentalists say has contributed to increasing deforestation in the Amazon rainforest. The 2012 law included an amnesty for illegal deforestation that occurred before July 2008, including releasing...
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A Broward County Sheriff's Office deputy removes police tape from a makeshift memorial at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018. Nikolas Cruz, a former student, was charged with 17 counts of premeditated murder on Thursday. (John McCall/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP)
February 19, 2018 - 7:02 am
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