National courts

March 06, 2018 - 2:59 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on deliberations at the trial of a former top aide to Gov. Andrew Cuomo (all times local): 3:10 p.m. A jury that hit a wall in deliberations at the bribery trial of a former aide to New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is getting a day off. Federal Judge Valerie Caproni cited a...
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March 06, 2018 - 7:57 am
MADRID (AP) — Catalonia's parliament will vote next week on whether to elect a jailed separatist leader as the region's new president, as part of an ongoing effort to gain independence from Spain. Parliamentary speaker Roger Torrent on Tuesday convened the plenary session in Barcelona for March 12...
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FILE - In this April 14, 2017, file photo, protesters hold up signs outside a courthouse where a federal judge will hear arguments in the first lawsuit challenging President Donald Trump's executive order to withhold funding from communities that limit cooperation with immigration authorities in San Francisco. A federal judge in San Francisco will not immediately require the Trump administration to award California a law enforcement grant that the administration has held over concerns the state does not comply with immigration law. U.S. District Judge William Orrick on Monday, March 5, 2018, rejected the state's request for a preliminary injunction to turn over the money. (AP Photo/Haven Daley, File)
March 05, 2018 - 10:30 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Trump administration will not immediately have to award California a grant being withheld over concerns the state is a sanctuary for people in the country illegally, a federal judge said Monday. The amount of money at issue — $1 million — was relatively small and was at...
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Wearing "butterfly wings," supporters of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program hold a tarp with an image of President Donald Trump as they march in support of DACA, Monday, March 5, 2018, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
March 05, 2018 - 6:41 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) — A program that temporarily shields hundreds of thousands of young people from deportation was scheduled to end Monday but court orders have forced the Trump administration to keep issuing renewals. That removed some of the urgency of a hard deadline, but advocates weren't letting...
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In this March 2, 2018, photo, Christine Sheppard works with her loom in her home in Oceanside, Calif. Claims that the active ingredient in the widely used weed killer Roundup can cause cancer have been evaluated by international agencies, U.S. and foreign regulators and the product's manufacturer, agribusiness giant Monsanto. Sheppard, among those suing Monsanto, said she sprayed Roundup for years to control weeds on her Hawaii coffee farm. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)
March 05, 2018 - 6:36 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal judge on Monday waded into the arcane science behind claims that the widely used weed killer Roundup can cause cancer. The expected weeklong testimony is intended to help him determine whether a jury should hear from doctors who link the product to non-Hodgkin's...
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FILE - In this Oct. 4, 2006, file photo, teacher Tara Grinstead is displayed on a billboard in Ocilla, Ga. Grinstead disappeared in 2005 and her case was cold for more than a decade before authorities announced an arrest in February 2017. A judge issued a gag order in the case, but the Georgia Supreme Court threw it out on Monday, March 5, 2018, saying it wasn't warranted. (AP Photo/Elliott Minor, File)
March 05, 2018 - 3:05 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia's highest court tossed out a gag order in the high-profile case of a slain high school teacher and former beauty pageant contestant whose mysterious disappearance more than 12 years ago drew "significant media interest." Tara Grinstead was reported missing in October 2005...
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In this March 2, 2018, photo, Christine Sheppard works with her loom in her home in Oceanside, Calif. Claims that the active ingredient in the widely used weed killer Roundup can cause cancer have been evaluated by international agencies, U.S. and foreign regulators and the product's manufacturer, agribusiness giant Monsanto. Sheppard, among those suing Monsanto, said she sprayed Roundup for years to control weeds on her Hawaii coffee farm. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)
March 05, 2018 - 2:37 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Claims that the active ingredient in the widely used weed killer Roundup can cause cancer have been evaluated by international agencies, U.S. and foreign regulators and the product's manufacturer — agribusiness giant Monsanto. Now, a federal judge in San Francisco is conducting...
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In this March 2, 2018, photo, Christine Sheppard works with her loom in her home in Oceanside, Calif. Claims that the active ingredient in the widely used weed killer Roundup can cause cancer have been evaluated by international agencies, U.S. and foreign regulators and the product's manufacturer, agribusiness giant Monsanto. Sheppard, among those suing Monsanto, said she sprayed Roundup for years to control weeds on her Hawaii coffee farm. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)
March 05, 2018 - 2:33 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on a hearing in San Francisco on lawsuits claiming the active ingredient in the Roundup weed killer can cause cancer(all times local): 11:30 a.m. A federal judge has commenced a hearing to reviewing claims that the active ingredient in Monsanto's widely used weed...
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March 05, 2018 - 11:59 am
ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia's highest court tossed out a gag order in the high-profile case of a slain high school teacher and former beauty pageant contestant whose mysterious disappearance more than 12 years ago drew "significant media interest." Tara Grinstead was reported missing in October 2005...
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FILE - In this Aug. 28, 2014 file photo, Philippine Supreme Court Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno gestures while speaking to reporters in Manila, Philippines. The Philippine government's legal counsel has asked Supreme Court justices to expel their chief justice for allegedly failing to publicly declare her assets as required by law in a new attempt to remove the highest judicial leader the president has wanted to be expelled. Solicitor General Jose Calida accused Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno Monday, March 5, 2018, of failing to file her annual statement of assets and liabilities 10 times in the past in what he added was a blow to her integrity that all justices should have as required by the Constitution.(AP Photo/Aaron Favila, File)
March 05, 2018 - 7:09 am
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippine government's legal counsel asked the Supreme Court on Monday to expel the chief justice for allegedly not declaring her assets, in a new attempt to remove the nation's judicial leader. Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno, whom President Rodrigo Duterte has...
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