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Travel ban awaits rulings

Protesters wave signs and chant during a demonstration against President Donald Trump's revised travel ban, Monday, May 15, 2017, outside a federal courthouse in Seattle. A three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals heard arguments Monday in Seattle over Hawaii's lawsuit challenging the travel ban, which would suspend the nation's refugee program and temporarily bar new visas for citizens of Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

SEATTLE — Does federal law give President Donald Trump broad legal authority to freeze immigration by refugees and citizens of some predominantly Muslim nations? That’s the question before two federal appellate courts that have now heard arguments over Trump’s revised ...

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Victor man gets new trial on jury selection issue

A Victor man convicted of first-degree sexual abuse will get a new trial because of an error in the jury selection process and a judge’s decision to exclude a defense witness. Todd M. Collins, 36, was convicted in December 2014 ...

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High court will hear appeal over illegal threats

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court will consider the free speech rights of people who use violent or threatening language on Facebook and other electronic media where the speaker’s intent is not always clear. The court on Monday agreed ...

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Gossip site wins appeal of cheerleader’s lawsuit

CINCINNATI (AP) — A former Cincinnati Bengals cheerleader should not have been allowed to sue an Arizona-based gossip website over online posts about her sexual history, an appeals court ruled Monday in a case watched closely by Internet giants including ...

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Investors: Deny Argentine do-over

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentina’s opponents have filed their last arguments with the U.S. Supreme Court, urging justices to deny the South American government’s appeal of a $1.4 billion debt ruling because President Cristina Fernandez has repeatedly vowed not ...

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Appeal of surveillance ruling rejected

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined an early look at a constitutional challenge to the National Security Agency’s bulk collection of millions of Americans’ telephone records, instead allowing the dispute to work its way through the ...

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Court rejects appeal over gay bias case

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court rejected an appeal Monday from a studio that refused to photograph a lesbian couple’s commitment ceremony, letting stand a New Mexico high court ruling that helped spur a national debate over gay ...

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