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Agency strips bargaining powers of immigration judges’ union

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A federal labor authority Tuesday ruled to strip the collective bargaining powers of a national union representing more than 450 U.S. immigration judges that has been a vocal critic of the Trump administration’s policies. The Federal ...

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June retrial date set for ex-CIA engineer in leak case

NEW YORK (AP) — The retrial of a former CIA software engineer charged with leaking secrets to WikiLeaks in an espionage case will begin June 7, a judge said Wednesday. U.S. District Judge Paul A. Crotty set the date for ...

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Lawsuit over insurance premiums dismissed


A lawsuit accusing an insurance company of overcharging customers has been dismissed by the Second Circuit because it was not filed within the statute of limitations. The two main plaintiffs in the case enrolled in a group universal life insurance ...

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Transom acquires Daily Record parent company

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Private equity firm Transom Capital Group today announced it acquired BridgeTower Media, the parent company of The Daily Record and a provider of B2B information, research, events and marketing solutions across more than 25 U.S. markets. BridgeTower previously had been ...

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High court could halt move toward leniency for kids who kill

The U.S. Supreme Court building at dusk, Thursday, May 23, 2019, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Tuesday suggested it could halt what has been a gradual move toward more leniency for children who are convicted of murder. In cases over more than a decade, the court has concluded that children ...

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Evidence deadline looms in case of Epstein’s ex-girlfriend

NEW YORK (AP) — Prosecutors and defense lawyers are clashing days before a deadline for evidence to be turned over in the prosecution of Jeffrey Epstein’s one-time girlfriend on charges that she recruited girls for him to sexually abuse. The ...

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Georgia court sets aside immunity ruling in stun gun death

ATLANTA — Georgia’s highest court on Monday found that a lower court was wrong to grant immunity from prosecution to three sheriff’s deputies facing murder charges in a stun gun death dating to July 2017. The three white Washington County ...

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Judge upholds separation agreement

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A state Supreme Court justice has upheld the terms of a divorce agreement that requires the ex-husband to buy his ex-wife a new car every time the one she is driving reaches 75,000 miles. According to the couple’s 2006 separation ...

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Legal armies ready if cloudy election outcome heads to court

Absentee ballots are seen in a locked ballot box during early voting at the Park Slope Armory YMCA, Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2020, in the Brooklyn borough of New York. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

WASHINGTON — Signature matches. Late-arriving absentee votes. Drop boxes. Secrecy envelopes. Democratic and Republican lawyers already have gone to court over these issues in the run-up to Tuesday’s election. But the legal fights could take on new urgency, not to ...

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Justice Barrett joins Supreme Court arguments for first time

Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett speaks during a confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee, Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2020, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (Michael Reynolds/Pool via AP)

WASHINGTON — She didn’t have to wear a black robe or even be in Washington, but Justice Amy Coney Barrett joined her new colleagues at the Supreme Court on Monday to hear arguments for the first time. Because of the ...

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Supreme Court changes fuel moves to protect abortion access

A vast swath of West Texas has been without an abortion clinic for more than six years. Planned Parenthood plans to change that with a health center it opened recently in Lubbock. It’s a vivid example of how abortion-rights groups ...

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Johnny Depp loses UK libel case over ‘wife-beater’ claims

LONDON — Johnny Depp lost his high-stakes libel case Monday against The Sun tabloid newspaper for labelling him a “wife beater,” as a British judge said he believed the actor had abused his ex-wife and that she frequently feared for ...

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