National courts

April 16, 2018 - 9:39 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has for the second time rejected an appeal by imprisoned former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich of his convictions on corruption charges. The justices did not comment Monday in letting stand the convictions and 14-year prison term that Blagojevich is serving. He's...
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In this April 13, 2018, photo, packages from Internet retailers are delivered with the U.S. Mail in a apartment building mail room in Washington. Clicking "checkout" on an online purchase could cost more after a Supreme Court case being argued April 17. (AP Photo/Jessica Gresko)
April 16, 2018 - 1:40 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sales Tax: $0. Online shoppers have gotten used to seeing that line on checkout screens before they click "purchase." But a case before the Supreme Court could change that. At issue is a rule stemming from two, decades-old Supreme Court cases: If a business is shipping to a state...
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In this April 13, 2018, photo, packages from Internet retailers are delivered with the U.S. Mail in a apartment building mail room in Washington. Clicking "checkout" on an online purchase could cost more after a Supreme Court case being argued April 17. (AP Photo/Jessica Gresko)
April 16, 2018 - 1:39 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — A case before the Supreme Court could change the longstanding rule that businesses shipping merchandise to a state where it doesn't have a physical presence doesn't have to collect the state's sales tax. That's been a big plus for online shoppers and many of the merchants who do...
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FILE - This April 11, 2018 file photo shows attorney Michael Cohen in New York. President Donald Trump said Sunday, April 15, 2018, that all lawyers are now “deflated and concerned” by the FBI raid on his personal attorney Cohen’s home and office. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)
April 15, 2018 - 10:35 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Trump-Russia probe (all times local): 9 p.m. An attorney for President Donald Trump has told a federal judge that prosecutors should not get to study evidence seized from his personal lawyer until he has a chance to review the material and identify items that...
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FILE - This April 11, 2018 file photo shows attorney Michael Cohen in New York. President Donald Trump said Sunday, April 15, 2018, that all lawyers are now “deflated and concerned” by the FBI raid on his personal attorney Cohen’s home and office. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)
April 15, 2018 - 9:59 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Sunday that all lawyers are now "deflated and concerned" by the FBI raid on his personal attorney Michael Cohen, who is under criminal investigation for personal business dealings. "Attorney Client privilege is now a thing of the past," he tweeted. "I...
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FILE - This April 11, 2018 file photo shows attorney Michael Cohen in New York. President Donald Trump said Sunday, April 15, 2018, that all lawyers are now “deflated and concerned” by the FBI raid on his personal attorney Cohen’s home and office. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)
April 15, 2018 - 9:35 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Trump-Russia probe (all times local): 9 p.m. An attorney for President Donald Trump's personal lawyer has told a federal judge that prosecutors should not get to study evidence seized from his personal lawyer until that lawyer and the president have reviewed...
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FILE - This April 11, 2018 file photo shows attorney Michael Cohen in New York. President Donald Trump said Sunday, April 15, 2018, that all lawyers are now “deflated and concerned” by the FBI raid on his personal attorney Cohen’s home and office. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)
April 15, 2018 - 9:19 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Trump-Russia probe (all times local): 9 p.m. A lawyer for President Donald Trump has told a federal judge that prosecutors should not get to study evidence seized from his personal lawyer until that lawyer and the president have reviewed those materials to see...
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FILE - This April 11, 2018 file photo shows attorney Michael Cohen in New York. President Donald Trump said Sunday, April 15, 2018, that all lawyers are now “deflated and concerned” by the FBI raid on his personal attorney Cohen’s home and office. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)
April 15, 2018 - 2:20 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Sunday that all lawyers are now "deflated and concerned" by the FBI raid on his personal attorney Michael Cohen, who is under criminal investigation for personal business dealings. "Attorney Client privilege is now a thing of the past," he tweeted. "I...
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In this April 2, 2018 photo, Qutaiba Idlbi poses for a picture at Columbia University in New York where he is a sophomore. A scholarship program that Columbia created to support Syrians who, like Idlbi, were displaced by war, could be jeopardized by the travel restrictions that President Trump has imposed on citizens of that country. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
April 15, 2018 - 12:09 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Columbia University is moving ahead with the second round of a scholarship program for displaced Syrian students. That's despite President Donald Trump's travel ban that currently bars visas, including student visas, for Syrian nationals to enter the United States, with only limited...
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Attorney Joanna Hendon representing President Trump, right, talks to Michael Avenatti, attorney and spokesperson for adult film actress Stormy Daniels, center, at the Federal court, Friday, April 13, 2018, in New York. A hearing has been scheduled before U.S. District Judge Kimba Wood to address President Trump's personal attorney, Michael Cohen's request for a temporary restraining order related to the judicial warrant that authorized a search of his Manhattan office, apartment and hotel room this week. (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki)
April 15, 2018 - 10:01 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says all lawyers are now "deflated and concerned" by the FBI raid on his personal attorney Michael Cohen's home and office. He tweeted Sunday: "I have many (too many!) lawyers and they are probably wondering when their offices, and even homes, are going to...
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