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Court rejects Exxon Mobil appeal of $105M verdict

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court has declined to disturb a $105 million verdict against Exxon Mobil for contaminating New York City’s groundwater. The justices had no comment Monday on their order rejecting Exxon Mobil Corp.’s appeal of 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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OJ Simpson loses bid for new trial in Vegas

LAS VEGAS — O.J. Simpson faces at least four more years in prison after a judge rejected his bid for a new trial in his Las Vegas armed robbery and kidnapping conviction. “All grounds in the petition lack merit and, ...

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NY Dem co-chair urges rejection of Cuomo budget

ALBANY — The co-chairwoman of the state Democratic Party says Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s proposed budget should be rejected because it doesn’t include measures to save upstate cities from insolvency but, instead, offers only “an accounting gimmick.” Stephanie Miner, who’s also ...

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Court rejects appeal over prayer at public meeting

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court has rejected an appeal from a North Carolina county commission over the mostly Christian prayers offered at the beginning of its public meetings. The justices on Tuesday left in place a federal appeals court ruling ...

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Justices won’t review ruling on tipped employees

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court will allow bartenders and servers who make part of their money through tips to file lawsuits for more money when they do work that doesn’t involve tips. The high court refused to hear an appeal ...

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Student speech cases appeals rejected

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court has passed up a pair of cases for the online age — whether schools may censor students who are at home when they create online attacks against school officials and other students. The justices on ...

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