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  • Chinese executive facing US extradition appears in court

    Chinese executive facing US extradition appears in court

    National News 12/14/2018

    A Canadian prosecutor urged a Vancouver court to deny bail to a Chinese executive at the heart of a case that is shaking up U.S.-China relations and worrying global financial markets.Meng Wanzhou, the chief financial officer of telecommunications gia...

  • European court orders Turkey to free ex-Kurdish party leader

    European court orders Turkey to free ex-Kurdish party leader

    National News 11/20/2018

    The European Court of Human Rights on Tuesday called on Turkey to release the former head of Turkey's pro-Kurdish opposition from detention. Turkey's president responded by claiming his country was not bound by the court's rulings.In its ruling on Tu...

  •  Supreme Court hopeful had DWI charge in 2009

    Supreme Court hopeful had DWI charge in 2009

    National News 10/20/2018

    A candidate for the North Carolina Supreme Court pleaded guilty more than nine years ago to trespassing and driving while impaired.The Charlotte Observer reports Republican Chris Anglin was stopped by police in Greensboro in January 2009 and charged ...

  •  Polish leader appoints top court judges, against ruling

    Polish leader appoints top court judges, against ruling

    National News 10/11/2018

    Poland's president swore in 27 new Supreme Court judges Wednesday, stepping up the conflict over control of the judiciary and ignoring another top court that said the appointments should be suspended pending an opinion by European Union judges.Andrze...

  • Missouri court lets redistricting initiative go to voters

    Missouri court lets redistricting initiative go to voters

    National News 09/20/2018

    A Missouri appeals court panel cleared the way Friday for voters to decide a November ballot initiative that could shake up of the state Legislature by requiring districts to be drawn to achieve "partisan fairness" and imposing new lobbying limits.Th...

  • Indian Supreme Court orders house arrest for activists

    Indian Supreme Court orders house arrest for activists

    National News 08/30/2018

    India's top court ordered Wednesday that five prominent rights activists arrested for alleged Maoist links be kept under house arrest instead of police custody until it rules next week on a petition challenging their detention.Police, meanwhile, brok...

  • California high court rules for immigrant kids in visa fight

    California high court rules for immigrant kids in visa fight

    National News 08/16/2018

    The California Supreme Court on Thursday made it easier for some immigrant children who are abused or abandoned by a parent to seek a U.S. visa to avoid deportation in a ruling that advocates said would help thousands of children.State judges cannot ...

  • Child remains found at New Mexico compound, man due in court

    Child remains found at New Mexico compound, man due in court

    National News 08/08/2018

    For months, neighbors worried about a squalid compound built along a remote New Mexico plain, saying they brought their concerns to authorities long before sheriff's officials first found 11 hungry children on the lot, and then the remains of a small...

  • Missouri court gives jolt of life to long Midwest power line

    Missouri court gives jolt of life to long Midwest power line

    National News 07/15/2018

    A proposal for a high-voltage power line carrying wind energy across the Midwest received a jolt of new life Tuesday as the Missouri Supreme Court ruled that state regulators had wrongly rejected it.The ruling is a major victory in the quest by Clean...

  • Demonstrators force Fox crew from Supreme Court broadcast

    Demonstrators force Fox crew from Supreme Court broadcast

    National News 07/09/2018

    Fox News' Shannon Bream said the network had to move a planned live broadcast indoors after she and her crew felt threatened by demonstrators outside the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday following President Donald Trump's nomination of Brett Kavanaugh.Pe...

  • Police shooting of boy spurs more protests, appeals

    Police shooting of boy spurs more protests, appeals

    National News 06/28/2018

    Protesters demonstrated Friday for a third day over the fatal police shooting in Pennsylvania of an unarmed black teen fleeing a traffic stop as they sought to get the attention of a nation engrossed by the immigration debate, and to pressure officia...

  •  USCIS Redesigns Citizenship and Naturalization Certificates

    USCIS Redesigns Citizenship and Naturalization Certificates

    National News 06/18/2018

    U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) began issuing redesigned Certificates of Citizenship and Naturalization today, following a successful pilot in four USCIS field offices and one service center. The redesign of these eight certificates...

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