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EU court: Poland’s judicial rules could violate EU law

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The European Union's top court ruled Tuesday that Poland’s new regulations for appointing judges to the Supreme Court could violate...

Supreme Court likely to uphold Arizona voting restrictions

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court appeared ready Tuesday to uphold voting restrictions in Arizona in a key case that could make it harder...

Bergdahl appeals court-martial over Trump, McCain comments

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A former U.S. Army soldier who was court martialed after he left his post in Afghanistan and was captured by...

Democratic voting bill would make biggest changes in decades

WASHINGTON (AP) — As Congress begins debate this week on sweeping voting and ethics legislation, Democrats and Republicans can agree on one thing: If...

Supreme Court skeptical about patent judge appointments

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Monday seemed likely to find that the judges who oversee patent disputes are not properly appointed, a...

Senate panel votes to advance Garland’s nomination to be AG

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate Judiciary Committee voted Monday to advance the nomination of Merrick Garland, President Joe Biden’s nominee for attorney general. ...

Supreme Court to weigh Puerto Rico access to US aid

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court agreed Monday to decide whether it is unconstitutional to exclude people living in Puerto Rico from Supplemental Social...

Supreme Court could put new limits on voting rights lawsuits

WASHINGTON (AP) — Eight years after carving the heart out of a landmark voting rights law, the Supreme Court is looking at putting new...

Justice Dept. to appeal judge’s order on eviction moratorium

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department said Saturday it will appeal a judge’s ruling that found the federal government’s eviction moratorium was unconstitutional. ...

10 death row inmates in Oklahoma could get new trials

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — As many as 10 death row inmates in Oklahoma, more than one-fifth of the state’s prisoners condemned to die, could...

Judge approves $650M Facebook privacy lawsuit settlement

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal judge on Friday approved a $650 million settlement of a privacy lawsuit against Facebook for allegedly using photo...

IS bride loses bid to return to UK to fight for citizenship

LONDON (AP) — A woman who ran away from London as a teenager to join the Islamic State group lost her bid Friday to...

State high court upholds ending adult trials for some youths

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The California Supreme Court on Thursday upheld the state's 2018 law barring 14- and 15-year-olds from being tried as adults...

9th Circuit eyes California ban on high-capacity magazines

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A federal appeals court said Thursday that it will reconsider a three-judge court's split ruling last year throwing out California’s...

Ohio is first state to sue Census Bureau over delay in data

Ohio on Thursday became the first state to challenge the U.S. Census Bureau's decision to push back the release of 2020 census figures so...

Group asks justices to ban use of race in college admissions

WASHINGTON (AP) — A group claiming Harvard discriminates against Asian American applicants is asking the Supreme Court to ban the consideration of race in...

Manhattan prosecutor gets Trump tax records after long fight

NEW YORK (AP) — A New York prosecutor has obtained copies of Donald Trump’s tax records after the Supreme Court this week rejected the...

EU court urged to rule against Hungary’s asylum policy

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — The advocate general for European Union's highest court on Thursday urged the court to rule that Hungary violated the bloc's...

SPLC: At least 160 Confederate symbols taken down in 2020

NEW YORK (AP) — When rioters tore through the U.S. Capitol last month, some of them gripping Confederate battle flags, they didn’t encounter a...

High court inclined to expand warrantless entry into homes

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Wednesday seemed inclined to expand when officers can enter a suspect's home without a warrant. ...

Judge bans enforcement of Biden’s 100-day deportation pause

HOUSTON (AP) — A federal judge late Tuesday indefinitely banned President Joe Biden's administration from enforcing a 100-day moratorium on most deportations. ...

Conviction in landmark case over Syrian government torture

BERLIN (AP) — A former member of Syrian President Bashar Assad's secret police was convicted Wednesday by a German court of facilitating the torture...

Deaf Costco worker with mumbling manager won’t get award

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A deaf former employee of a South Florida Costco store won't be collecting $775,000 a federal jury awarded her...

German court convicts radical imam of membership in IS

BERLIN (AP) — A former imam at a radical mosque in Germany was convicted Wednesday of being a member of the Islamic State group...

For Senate rules arbiter, minimum wage is latest minefield

WASHINGTON (AP) — She's guided the Senate through two impeachment trials, vexed Democrats and Republicans alike with parliamentary opinions and helped rescue Electoral College...

Federal judge says California can enforce net neutrality law

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A federal judge on Tuesday ruled that California can for the first time enforce its tough net neutrality law, clearing...

A look at Merrick Garland, the nominee for attorney general

WASHINGTON (AP) — Merrick Garland, President Joe Biden's nominee for attorney general, appeared before the Senate Judiciary Committee for his confirmation hearing on Monday....

What NY prosecutors could learn from Trump’s tax records

NEW YORK (AP) — Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance Jr. fought for a year and a half to get access to former President...

EPA changes stand, sides with ethanol industry in court case

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The federal government announced Monday that it will support the ethanol industry in a lawsuit over biofuel waivers granted...

Garland vows sharp focus on Capitol riot as attorney general

WASHINGTON (AP) — Merrick Garland, President Joe Biden's attorney general nominee, vowed Monday to prioritize combating extremist violence with an initial focus on the...

Biden asks high court to drop 2 Trump-era Medicaid cases

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration is asking the Supreme Court not to hear arguments in two cases on its March calendar about the...

Judge says railroad talks should be included in lawsuits

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A federal judge has ruled that the details of conversations between the nation's four largest railroads should be included in...

Supreme Court won’t halt turnover of Trump’s tax records

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a significant defeat for former President Donald Trump, the Supreme Court on Monday declined to step in to halt the...

Supreme Court rejects Trump election challenge cases

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Monday rejected a handful of cases related to the 2020 election, including disputes from Pennsylvania that had...

Uganda’s Wine withdraws court challenge to election results

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Ugandan opposition figure Bobi Wine says he will withdraw a legal petition that sought to overturn the victory of President...

Court won’t revive porn star’s defamation suit against Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Monday rejected an appeal from porn star Stormy Daniels, who sought to revive a defamation lawsuit she...

Power failure: How a winter storm pushed Texas into crisis

HOUSTON (AP) — Two days before the storm began, Houston’s chief elected official warned her constituents to prepare as they would for a major...

Snubbed as Obama high court pick, Garland in line to be AG

WASHINGTON (AP) — The last time Merrick Garland was nominated by the White House for a job, Republicans wouldn't even meet with him. ...

Judge rejects Rep. Devin Nunes defamation suit against CNN

NEW YORK (AP) — A defamation lawsuit U.S. Rep. Devin Nunes brought against CNN was tossed out by a Manhattan judge on Friday. ...

Ex-NFL player Kellen Winslow II faces 14 years for assaults

VISTA, Calif. (AP) — Former NFL tight end Kellen Winslow II agreed Friday to accept a 14-year prison sentence for raping a homeless woman...

New Mexico Legislature moves to preserve abortion rights

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A Democrat-led Legislature in New Mexico pushed forward Friday to ensure future access to abortions by voting to repeal...

South Carolina abortion law suspended 1 day after passage

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina’s new law banning most abortions was suspended by a federal judge Friday on its second day in effect. ...

Judge says lawyer who killed her son also tracked Sotomayor

WASHINGTON (AP) — The lawyer who killed a federal judge's son and seriously wounded her husband at their New Jersey home last summer also...

UK top court gives Uber drivers benefits in landmark ruling

LONDON (AP) — Uber drivers in Britain are entitled to benefits like paid holidays and minimum wage, the country’s top court ruled Friday, in...

South Africa’s president fights own party over corruption

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South African President Cyril Ramaphosa's anti-corruption drive is facing stiff resistance from political foes within his own party, including his predecessor,...

EXPLAINER: After acquittal, Trump 2024? Maybe not so fast

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former President Donald Trump's acquittal by the Senate in his impeachment trial may not be the end of the line for...

Former judge admonished for rude behavior in court hearings

OROVILLE, Calif. (AP) — A former California judge was publicly reprimanded Thursday for being harsh and rude to parents, social workers and attorneys in...

SC governor signs abortion ban; Planned Parenthood sues

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina’s governor on Thursday signed a bill banning most abortions, one of his top priorities since he took office...

Lawyer: Central African Republic soccer chief is innocent

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The former head of Central African Republic's soccer federation used the popular sport to foster peace and unity in...

St. Louis jail tensions ‘boiled over’ amid COVID-19 worries

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Detainees have complained for decades about conditions inside St. Louis' jails, but when COVID-19 worries were added to the mix,...

Seattle suburb OKs camping ban it may not be able to enforce

SEATTLE (AP) — An affluent Seattle-area community has approved an ordinance prohibiting camping on public property, a measure the city says will connect homeless...

Executioners sanitized accounts of deaths in federal cases

CHICAGO (AP) — Executioners who put 13 inmates to death in the last months of the Trump administration likened the process of dying by...

Riot lawsuit just part of Trump’s post-impeachment problems

NEW YORK (AP) — Acquitted by the Senate of inciting last month's U.S. Capitol insurrection, former President Donald Trump faces more fallout from the...

Alleged Central African Republic rebels plead not guilty

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Two alleged leaders of a predominantly Christian rebel group in the Central African Republic were key players in a...

S. Korean sexual slavery survivor wants UN court judgment

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A South Korean woman who was sexually enslaved by Japan’s World War II military called for the leaders of...

EXPLAINER: Why impeachment evidence tested TV’s standards

NEW YORK (AP) — All the words abounded — the ones that you're not supposed to hear on broadcast television or, for that matter,...

High court denies accused Ghosn smugglers’ bid to stay in US

BOSTON (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court cleared the way Saturday for the extradition of an American father and son wanted by Japan in...

Religion and the death penalty collide at the Supreme Court

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is sending a message to states that want to continue to carry out the death penalty: Inmates must...

Court rules against Apaches in bid to halt proposed mine

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — A federal judge has rejected a request from a group of Apaches to keep the U.S. Forest Service from transferring...

A fight or a ‘fight’? In impeachment, a clash about context

Was he calling for a fight, or was he calling for a “fight”? ...

Capitol rioter dubbed ‘Doobie Smoker’ to remain jailed

A California man captured on video smoking marijuana inside the U.S. Capitol during last month's riots was driven by “bizarre” conspiracy theories to join...

British lawyer Karim Khan elected next ICC prosecutor

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — More than 120 countries elected British lawyer Karim Khan on Friday as the next prosecutor of the International Criminal Court,...

No execution: Courts side with inmate wanting pastor present

ATMORE, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama inmate won a reprieve from a planned lethal injection after the U.S. Supreme Court said the state must...

Trump’s free speech impeachment defense open to dispute

WASHINGTON (AP) — A key element of former President Donald Trump's defense is the argument that he can't be convicted by the Senate because...

Ex-Nissan boss’ accused smugglers seek Supreme Court’s help

BOSTON (AP) — An American father and son accused of sneaking former Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn out of Japan in a box asked the...

Court: Nigerian farmers can sue Shell in UK over pollution

LONDON (AP) — Britain’s Supreme Court ruled Friday that a group of Nigerian farmers and fishermen can sue Royal Dutch Shell PLC in English...

New lawsuit targets California ride-hail labor law

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Ride-hail drivers and a union filed a lawsuit Thursday against Proposition 22 — a ballot measure that exempted Uber and...

Alabama seeks to be 1st state to execute an inmate this year

ATMORE, Ala. (AP) — Alabama would be the first state to carry out an execution this year if allowed to proceed with plans to...

Judge: Trump’s lifting of mining ban in US West was wrong

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A federal judge on Thursday overturned a Trump administration action that allowed mining and other development on 10 million acres...

Terrorist’s mother sentenced for shredding planning document

RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — The mother of one of the shooters who carried out a 2015 terror attack in San Bernardino, California, was sentenced...

HUD reverses Trump policy, bans gender identity housing bias

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Department of Housing and Urban Development will begin enforcing a ban on housing discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender...

Court won’t delay extradition of 2 nabbed in Ghosn’s escape

BOSTON (AP) — A U.S. appeals court refused Thursday to put on hold the extradition of two men wanted by Japan on accusations that...

Trump can’t hang on to lawyers after false election claims

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump spent much of his career deploying high-powered lawyers to do his bidding. Now he is having trouble finding top-tier...

Hustler founder and First Amendment battler Larry Flynt dies

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Larry Flynt, who turned his raunchy Hustler magazine into an empire while fighting numerous First Amendment court battles and flaying...

Court stays execution of Alabama inmate

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — An appellate court has stayed the lethal injection of an Alabama inmate to consider claims that the state failed to...

Governor: Transgender athletes will ‘destroy women’s sports’

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Republican Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee said Wednesday that transgender girls should be banned from playing on middle and high school...

Former executive pleads guilty in college admissions scandal

BOSTON (AP) — A former private equity executive who cofounded an investment firm with U2′s Bono pleaded guilty Wednesday to paying $50,000 to have...

Biden administration asks Supreme Court to uphold health law

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration has told the Supreme Court that it believes the entire Affordable Care Act should be upheld, reversing a...

Dutch govt offers gesture of appreciation to Srebrenica vets

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The Dutch government said Wednesday that it will pay veterans of a United Nations peacekeeping mission that failed to...

Australian court rules terrorists can be imprisoned longer

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia's highest court on Wednesday upheld a law that can keep extremists in prison after they have served their sentences. ...

Senate schedules confirmation hearing for Merrick Garland

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate Judiciary Committee has set a confirmation hearing for Merrick Garland, President Joe Biden’s nominee for attorney general. ...

Himalayan glacier disaster highlights climate change risks

NEW DELHI (AP) — When Ravi Chopra saw the devastating deluge of water and debris crash downstream from a Himalayan glacier on Sunday, his...

Ex-Wisconsin pharmacist pleads guilty to vaccine tampering

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A former Wisconsin pharmacist pleaded guilty Tuesday in federal court to charges that he tried to spoil dozens of vials...

Some court workers, not on priority list, still get vaccine

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A number of state and federal judges and court staffers are getting some of Idaho’s limited doses of coronavirus vaccine...

Corps wants delay on hearing to shut down Dakota Access line

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on Monday asked a federal judge to delay a hearing on a temporary shutdown...

St. Louis circuit attorney to investigate conditions at jail

ST. LOUIS (AP) — St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner on Monday launched an investigation into conditions at the City Justice Center, a large...

South Dakota judge rejects amendment legalizing marijuana

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — A South Dakota judge on Monday struck down a voter-approved constitutional amendment that legalized recreational marijuana after Gov. Kristi Noem's...

Some court workers, not on priority list, still get vaccine

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A number of state and federal judges and court staffers are getting some of Idaho’s limited doses of coronavirus vaccine...

Ruling keeps Ronaldo hush-money case with US judge in Nevada

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A U.S. appeals court is letting a federal judge in Nevada decide claims by a woman suing soccer star Cristiano...

Florida man sentenced in Giuliani-related fraud case

NEW YORK (AP) — A Florida businessman whose fraud-busting business was exposed as a fraud itself was sentenced Monday to a year and a...

EXPLAINER: Why Haiti’s political strife has worsened

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Political strife in Haiti has deepened as opposition leaders and supporters claim that President Jovenel Moïse’s five-year term has expired,...

EXPLAINER: Israeli settlements may face new scrutiny

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s ongoing building of settlements in the West Bank and east Jerusalem would likely be more vulnerable to prosecution than its...

Stormy Daniels and Michael Cohen, once foes, talk Trump

NEW YORK (AP) — When he was Donald Trump’s attorney, Michael Cohen was hellbent on silencing Stormy Daniels, even arranging a hush-money payment to...

Haiti’s president alleges coup conspiracy, says 20 arrested

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Haitian President Jovenel Moïse announced Sunday that police have arrested more than 20 people he accused of trying to kill...

Senate Republicans back Trump as impeachment trial nears

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump’s defenders in the Senate on Sunday rallied around the former president before his impeachment trial, dismissing it as a...

ICC officials in Sudan seek cooperation for Darfur justice

CAIRO (AP) — Sudan’s justice minister met with officials from the International Criminal Court in the capital of Khartoum on Sunday to discuss cooperation...

Some California churches hold indoor services after ruling

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Some California churches opened their doors to worshippers on Sunday, after the state revised its guidelines for houses of prayer...

Inmates at St. Louis jail set fires, break out windows

Inmates at a St. Louis jail set fires, caused flooding, broke out fourth-floor windows and tossed a stationary bike, chairs and mattresses outside Saturday...

Welcoming ICC ruling, Palestinian family hopes for justice

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — The father of a Palestinian boy killed in an Israeli missile strike in 2014 expressed renewed hope for...

Justices: California can’t enforce indoor church service ban

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is telling California that it can't bar indoor church services because of the coronavirus pandemic, but it can...

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