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Obama says he will nominate Supreme Court pick in 'weeks'

President Obama challenged obstinate Republican senators who said they wouldn’t even consider a Supreme Court nominee by insisting Wednesday he would choose someone in the weeks ahead — and blasted them for listening to the “most extreme voices” in their party. “I recognize the politics are hard for them because the easier thing to do is to give in to ...

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Greene: Now's time for black woman on the U.S. Supreme Court

Andrew Burton/Getty Images Hillary Clinton meets with civil rights leaders at The National Urban League in New York City. Not only should President Obama move swiftly to fill the empty seat on the U.S. Supreme Court, he should give the Senate something it hasn’t seen in nearly 25 years — a black nominee. He should give them U.S. Attorney General ...

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Top court to rule on Zuma residence

Nkandla: South Africa’s top court to rule on Zuma residence 9 February 2016 From the section Africa Image copyright AFP Image caption The Nkandla residence has become a political headache for Mr Zuma South Africa’s top court is to rule on whether President Jacob Zuma should pay back about $ 23m (£15m) of state funds used to renovate his rural ...

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Obama asks high court to review immig work permit plan

A year after President Obama came up with a plan to shield millions of undocumented immigrants from deportation, the White House has asked the Supreme Court to weigh in. On Friday, the Obama administration asked the nation’s highest court to review its proposal to give work permits to as many as 5 million immigrants. The executive orders Obama issued last ...

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Rick Ross — Still Down With The King … LeBronizes Home Bball Court (VIDEO)

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Rick Ross is a forgiving boss … ’cause even though LeBron James took his talents back to Cleveland, the rap superstar is making a royal gesture that proves he’s still down with the king. Ross is building a new basketball court in his Atlanta… TMZ.com

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France can now block suspected terrorism websites without a court order

A new decree that went into effect today allows the French government to block websites accused of promoting terrorism and publishing child pornography, without seeking a court order. Under the new rules, published last week by France’s Ministry of the Interior, internet service providers (ISPs) must take down offending websites within 24 hours of receiving a government order. French Interior Minister ...

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British web surveillance violated human rights, court rules

Britain’s GCHQ violated human rights by accessing intelligence from the NSA’s mass surveillance programs, a UK court ruled today, though the agency is now considered compliant after disclosing details of the arrangement late last year. In a ruling handed down Friday morning, the Investigatory Powers Tribunal (IPT) said the GCHQ, Britain’s NSA-equivalent, violated rights to privacy and free speech under an ...

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Supreme Court stays execution scheduled next week in Texas

Frances BurnsWASHINGTON, Feb. 5 (UPI) — The U.S. Supreme Court granted a stay Thursday to a man who was scheduled to die next week after 30 years on death row in Texas. Top News – UPI.com

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British man pretended to be quadriplegic, comatose to avoid court

Updated October 23, 2014 1:58 AMBy THE ASSOCIATED PRESS In this image made available by South Wales Police shows a video image Alan Knight,of Swansea south Wales, right, in a supermarket in Bishopís Cleeve in western England in June 2014. (Credit: AP) Travel deals He might have got away with it if it hadn’t been for his supermarket loyalty card. ...

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Court Revives Whistleblower Suit Against JPMorgan

Filed under: Company News, JP Morgan Chase, Banks, Scandals and Lawsuits, Ripoffs & Scams Stan Honda, AFP/Getty Images By Joseph Ax NEW YORK — A U.S. appeals court ruling Thursday revived a lawsuit against JPMorgan Chase (JPM) filed by a former vice president claiming the bank ignored red flags about a client’s potential fraud, even after the massive Ponzi scheme ...

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