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FILE - In this Jan. 23, 2018, file photo, immigration advocates hold a rally on Capitol Hill in Washington. Three judges have ordered the Trump administration to continue a program that has shielded hundreds of thousands of young immigrants from deportation. Now, a lawsuit filed last week in Texas seeks to shut down the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program and may create a legal clash that could speed the issue’s path to the Supreme Court. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
May 10, 2018 - 12:31 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Three judges have ordered the Trump administration to continue a program that has shielded hundreds of thousands of young immigrants from deportation. Now, a lawsuit filed last week in Texas seeks to shut down the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program and may create a...
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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer of N.Y., points to a question during a media availability after a policy luncheon on Capitol Hill, Tuesday, May 8, 2018 in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
May 10, 2018 - 12:31 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Republicans are on the verge of filling the nation's longest appellate court vacancy and in the process softening a tool the GOP successfully employed to block several of President Barack Obama's nominees. The Senate gives lawmakers a chance to weigh in on a judicial...
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May 10, 2018 - 12:01 am
CLEVELAND (AP) — A federal judge hoping to settle hundreds of lawsuits filed by government entities over the opioid crisis is planning a brief open-court session as settlement talks continue. U.S. District Judge Dan Polster in Cleveland is presiding over lawsuits filed by more than 600 local and...
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FILE - This July 21, 2017, file photo shows young hogs at Everette Murphrey Farm in Farmville, N.C. Industrial-scale hog producers knew for decades that noxious smells from open-air sewage pits tormented neighbors but didn't change their livestock-raising methods to keep production costs low, the lawyer for farm neighbors told jurors in a federal lawsuit Tuesday, April 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome, File)
May 09, 2018 - 1:30 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A federal judge is slashing $50 million in damages that a jury awarded neighbors of an industrial hog operation to punish a pork producer for intense smells, noise and other disturbances. U.S. District Judge W. Earl Britt ruled this week that North Carolina law required him to...
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May 09, 2018 - 1:07 pm
BERLIN (AP) — German authorities have deported a suspected Islamic State member to Tunisia, days after Germany's highest court rejected his appeal. Hesse state Interior Minister Peter Beuth says the 37-year-old Tunisian, identified as Haikel S., was handed over to authorities in his homeland...
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FILE - In this Jan. 27, 2018, file photo, honoree Jay-Z speaks onstage at the 2018 Pre-Grammy Gala And Salute To Industry Icons at the Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel in New York. Jay-Z must explain why he's dodging a subpoena rather than answering questions related to a financial investigation of a consumer brand company that bought his Rocawear clothing line, a judge says. In an order made public Thursday, May 3, U.S. District Judge Paul G. Gardephe instructed the performer and entrepreneur, whose birth name is Shawn Carter, to appear in a New York courtroom next Tuesday to explain himself. (Photo by Michael Zorn/Invision/AP, File)
May 08, 2018 - 5:29 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Jay-Z's busy schedule as he prepares for global tour got a little busier Tuesday when a New York judge said he must spend a day answering questions from the Securities and Exchange Commission in a financial probe of a company he sold his apparel business to over a decade ago. U.S...
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FILE - In this Jan. 27, 2018, file photo, honoree Jay-Z speaks onstage at the 2018 Pre-Grammy Gala And Salute To Industry Icons at the Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel in New York. Jay-Z must explain why he's dodging a subpoena rather than answering questions related to a financial investigation of a consumer brand company that bought his Rocawear clothing line, a judge says. In an order made public Thursday, May 3, U.S. District Judge Paul G. Gardephe instructed the performer and entrepreneur, whose birth name is Shawn Carter, to appear in a New York courtroom next Tuesday to explain himself. (Photo by Michael Zorn/Invision/AP, File)
May 08, 2018 - 3:56 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A New York judge says Jay-Z must answer questions from the Securities and Exchange Commission in a financial probe by the regulator. Lawyers for the SEC and Jay-Z settled on May 15 for a deposition Tuesday after U.S. District Judge Paul Gardephe (GAHR'-duh-fee) said Jay-Z can't...
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FILE - In this Jan. 27, 2018, file photo, honoree Jay-Z speaks onstage at the 2018 Pre-Grammy Gala And Salute To Industry Icons at the Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel in New York. Jay-Z must explain why he's dodging a subpoena rather than answering questions related to a financial investigation of a consumer brand company that bought his Rocawear clothing line, a judge says. In an order made public Thursday, May 3, U.S. District Judge Paul G. Gardephe instructed the performer and entrepreneur, whose birth name is Shawn Carter, to appear in a New York courtroom next Tuesday to explain himself. (Photo by Michael Zorn/Invision/AP, File)
May 08, 2018 - 12:06 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Lawyers for Jay-Z say the Securities and Exchange Commission is star-struck in its quest to interview the rapper in connection with a financial probe. The lawyers on Tuesday will tell U.S. District Judge Paul Gardephe (GAHR'-duh-fee) at a Manhattan hearing why the SEC shouldn't...
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May 07, 2018 - 1:16 pm
SAO PAULO (AP) — A Brazilian federal court has ordered Microsoft to make it easier for users of its Windows 10 operating system to opt out of providing personal data to the software giant. Prosecutors in Sao Paulo filed a civil action last month that accused the Redmond, Washington-based company of...
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May 07, 2018 - 8:33 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is striking a combative tone against the Russia probe. He's talking about "Fighting Back" and telling Democrats on the special counsel's team, "wait 'till the Courts get to see your unrevealed Conflicts of Interest!" Trump tweeted Monday about Robert Mueller...
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