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August 09, 2018 - 2:56 pm
By MICHAEL BIESECKER, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal appeals court ruled Thursday that the Trump administration endangered public health by keeping the widely used pesticide chlorpyrifos (clor-PEER-i-fos) on the market despite extensive scientific evidence that even tiny levels of...
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June 05, 2018 - 12:18 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump is asking an appeals court to restore his power to block critics on Twitter. Trump's lawyers gave notice Monday that they're appealing a federal judge's ruling that says blocking people from the @realDonaldTrump account is a violation of the First Amendment...
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June 05, 2018 - 11:25 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Harvey Weinstein's attorney says that his defense is set to "begin our fight" in the courtroom after he pleaded not guilty to rape and criminal sex act charges in New York. Weinstein appeared before a judge in Manhattan Tuesday after a grand jury charged him last week with raping a...
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June 04, 2018 - 2:23 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — A federal court has ruled that printing "In God We Trust" on U.S. currency doesn't amount to a religious endorsement and therefore doesn't violate the U.S. Constitution. The Chicago Daily Law Bulletin reports the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago made the ruling Thursday...
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May 31, 2018 - 12:03 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia's Supreme Court has rejected a challenge to the state's 2011 redistricting process and found that 11 challenged state House and Senate districts are constitutionally valid. The high court issued its ruling Thursday in a lawsuit brought by OneVirginia2021, redistricting...
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May 26, 2018 - 3:11 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The makers of "Sesame Street" are suing the promoter of a new Melissa McCarthy movie, saying it's abusing the famed puppets' sterling reputation to advertise the R-rated film. A judge Friday scheduled a hearing next week to consider a request for immediate relief by Sesame Workshop...
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May 25, 2018 - 3:31 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge in Virginia has delayed the trial of President Donald Trump's campaign chairman, Paul Manafort. U.S. District Judge T.S. Ellis III says in an order Friday that he's pushing back Manafort's trial on tax evasion and bank fraud charges because of a medical procedure...
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May 24, 2018 - 12:29 pm
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — A federal judge is set to hear arguments from white nationalists and others that a lawsuit against them over last summer's deadly violence in Charlottesville should be dismissed. A hearing on motions from a number of defendants to dismiss the lawsuit brought by 10...
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May 06, 2018 - 2:31 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - A federal appeals court is set to hear arguments in a lawsuit filed by the families of 78 men who died in a West Virginia mine disaster in 1968. The families are asking the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to reinstate their 2014 lawsuit. The court will hear the case Wednesday...
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April 25, 2018 - 10:59 am
WASHINGTON (AP) - A third judge has ruled against the Trump administration's plans to end the federal program that shields some young immigrants from deportation. A Washington-based U.S. district judge, John D. Bates, calls the Department of Homeland Security's rationale against the Deferred Action...
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