Supreme courts

In this March 15, 2018 photo, people watch coverage of the first round of the NCAA college basketball tournament at the Westgate Superbook sports book in Las Vegas. The Supreme Court has struck down a federal law that bars gambling on football, basketball, baseball and other sports in most states, giving states the go-ahead to legalize betting on sports. (AP Photo/John Locher)
May 14, 2018 - 10:54 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Monday struck down a federal law that bars gambling on football, basketball, baseball and other sports in most states, giving states the go-ahead to legalize betting on sports. The Supreme Court ruled 6-3 to strike down the Professional and Amateur Sports...
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May 14, 2018 - 9:55 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The mother of a Pennsylvania State Police trooper accidentally shot by a firearms instructor can go forward with her lawsuit against the instructor after the Supreme Court declined on Monday to hear the case. The case stems from the September 2014 shooting death of 26-year-old...
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Ousted Philippine Supreme Court Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno, center, waves to hundreds of supporters after addressing them following an en banc session by the highest court Friday, May 11, 2018 in Manila, Philippines. The Philippine Supreme Court ousted its chief justice, a critic of the country's authoritarian president, in an unprecedented vote Friday by fellow magistrates that she and hundreds of protesters called unconstitutional and a threat to democracy. (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez)
May 11, 2018 - 8:17 am
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippine Supreme Court ousted its chief justice, a critic of the country's authoritarian president, in an unprecedented vote Friday by fellow judges that she and hundreds of protesters called unconstitutional and a threat to democracy. Court spokesman Theodore Te...
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Ousted Philippine Supreme Court Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno, center, waves to hundreds of supporters after addressing them following an en banc session by the highest court Friday, May 11, 2018 in Manila, Philippines. The Philippine Supreme Court ousted its chief justice, a critic of the country's authoritarian president, in an unprecedented vote Friday by fellow magistrates that she and hundreds of protesters called unconstitutional and a threat to democracy. (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez)
May 11, 2018 - 4:33 am
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippine Supreme Court ousted its chief justice, a critic of the country's authoritarian president, in an unprecedented vote Friday by fellow magistrates that she and hundreds of protesters called unconstitutional and a threat to democracy. Court spokesman Theodore...
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A protester waves a Philippine flag as they mass in front of the Philippine Supreme Court to rally for Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno while the court votes on a petition to oust her in a move she calls unconstitutional Friday, May 11, 2018 in Manila, Philippines. (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez)
May 11, 2018 - 1:07 am
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippine Supreme Court ousted its chief justice, a critic of the country's authoritarian president, in an unprecedented vote Friday by fellow magistrates that she and hundreds of protesters called unconstitutional and a threat to democracy. Court spokesman Theodore...
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May 10, 2018 - 10:27 pm
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Hundreds of pro-democracy protesters have massed in front of the Philippine Supreme Court to rally for the chief justice ahead of an expected vote by fellow justices on a petition to oust her in a move she calls unconstitutional. Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno's...
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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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Democratic Sen. Marlon Kimpson speaks inside the Senate Chambers in Columbia, S.C., Thursday, May 3, 2018 about the abortion ban proposal which would only allow abortions in cases of rape, incest or if the mother's life is at risk. (AP Photo/Christina L. Myers)
May 04, 2018 - 12:13 pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina's Senate has effectively killed a ban on almost all abortions in the state, voting early Friday morning to return the bill to committee. Five Republicans joined Democrats in the 24-21 vote, which came after Democrats held the Senate floor for an hours-long...
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FILE - In this Dec. 5, 2017 file photo, Indian workers clean discoloration on the Taj Mahal caused by environmental pollution in Agra, India. The Taj Mahal, that shining white monument to love, is turning a little green and yellow because of air pollution and swarms of insects, and India’s Supreme Court is not pleased. The court has ordered officials to create a plan to ensure the Taj Mahal is properly cared for, and report back by Wednesday, May 9. While officials are cleaning the Taj’s exterior with a special clay, the lawyer who brought the case to the court says not enough is being done.(AP Photo/Manish Swarup, File)
May 04, 2018 - 5:52 am
NEW DELHI (AP) — The Taj Mahal, that shining white monument to love, is turning a little ... green. And yellow. And black. And India's Supreme Court is not pleased. "You all appear to be helpless," a Supreme Court judge told government officials earlier this week, after an environmental lawyer...
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FILE - In this Dec. 5, 2017 file photo, Indian workers clean discoloration on the Taj Mahal caused by environmental pollution in Agra, India. The Taj Mahal, that shining white monument to love, is turning a little green and yellow because of air pollution and swarms of insects, and India’s Supreme Court is not pleased. The court has ordered officials to create a plan to ensure the Taj Mahal is properly cared for, and report back by Wednesday, May 9. While officials are cleaning the Taj’s exterior with a special clay, the lawyer who brought the case to the court says not enough is being done.(AP Photo/Manish Swarup, File)
May 04, 2018 - 4:37 am
NEW DELHI (AP) — The Taj Mahal, that shining white monument to love, is turning a little green and yellow, and India's Supreme Court is not pleased. The court earlier this week ordered officials to create a plan to ensure the Taj Mahal is properly cared for, and report back by Wednesday. Built by...
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