Courts

November 23, 2017 - 3:28 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has ruled that authorities did not have the right to seize a vehicle from the driveway of a hit-and-run suspect without a warrant. The ruling issued Wednesday stems from the August 2012 seizure of a heavy-duty pickup truck owned by Daniel...
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FILE - In this Dec. 7, 2007 file photo, a bobcat trapped in a snare at the Billings, Mont., airport looks out of his crate before being released east of Shepherd, Mont. Fur trappers are asking a federal judge to throw out a lawsuit from wildlife advocates who want to block the export of bobcat and gray wolf pelts from the United States. (AP Photo/Billings Gazette, Casey Riffe, File)
November 23, 2017 - 9:52 am
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Fur trappers are asking a federal judge to throw out a lawsuit from wildlife advocates who want to block the export of bobcat pelts from the United States. Attorneys for trapping organizations said in recent court filings that the lawsuit against the U.S. Fish and Wildlife...
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Map shows the proposed Keystone XL pipeline extension route; 2c x 4 inches; 96.3 mm x 101 mm;
November 22, 2017 - 5:47 pm
GREAT FALLS, Mont. (AP) — A federal judge on Wednesday rejected a bid by the Donald Trump administration to dismiss a lawsuit that challenges a presidential permit for the proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline from Canada. U.S. District Judge Brian Morris in Great Falls, Montana, dismissed U.S. Justice...
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November 21, 2017 - 7:17 pm
BALTIMORE (AP) — Another federal judge has halted a proposed transgender military ban, expanding on an initial ruling issued last month against the plan by President Donald Trump's administration. In a preliminary injunction issued Tuesday in Baltimore, U.S. District Judge Marvin Garbis ruled that...
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November 21, 2017 - 9:22 am
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — The European Court of Justice on Tuesday opened a hearing on the recognition of same-sex marriages in European Union countries where they aren't legal. The hearing in Luxembourg came after Romania's constitutional court asked the European court to make a ruling on the...
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November 20, 2017 - 10:16 pm
HONOLULU (AP) — The Trump administration on Monday asked the U.S. Supreme Court to allow the latest travel ban to take full effect. A federal appeals court ruling last week allowed President Donald Trump's newest version of the ban to partially take effect. That ruling by the 9th U.S. Circuit Court...
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November 20, 2017 - 9:47 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal judge on Monday permanently blocked President Donald Trump's executive order to cut funding from cities that limit cooperation with U.S. immigration authorities. U.S. District Court Judge William Orrick rejected the administration's argument that the executive order...
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November 20, 2017 - 6:58 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Payments to the head of Peruvian soccer were masked under the name "Fiat." Money for Paraguay's boss was listed as "Honda." Excel spreadsheets detailed the cloak-and-dagger recording system of money given to "Benz," ''VW," ''Toyota," ''Kia," and "Peugeot," among others, including a...
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November 20, 2017 - 12:29 pm
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The prosecutor of the International Criminal Court has asked judges to authorize an investigation in Afghanistan of allegations of war crimes by the U.S. military and CIA, crimes against humanity by the Taliban and war crimes by Afghan security forces. The announcement...
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November 20, 2017 - 5:14 am
LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania woman who was sentenced to life in prison for her role in the stalking and killing of a fellow teen is facing the possibility of parole. Authorities say 43-year-old Tabatha Buck and her accomplices Lisa Michelle Lambert and Lawrence Yunkin killed 16-year-old...
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