Supreme courts

May 04, 2018 - 4:31 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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FIEL - In this Nov. 17, 2015, file photo, musical artist R. Kelly performs the national anthem before an NBA basketball game between the Brooklyn Nets and the Atlanta Hawks in New York. R. Kelly says boycotting his music because of the sexual misconduct allegations against him amounts to a "public lynching." Bill Cosby's people say the comedian's conviction was a lynching, too. And Kanye West has been tweeting lynching imagery to assure fans he won’t be silenced. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II, File)
May 04, 2018 - 1:14 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — R. Kelly says boycotting his music because of the sexual abuse allegations against him amounts to a "public lynching." Bill Cosby's people say his conviction was a lynching, too. Kanye West, in trying to defend his inflammatory comments about slavery, has been tweeting lynching...
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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 03, 2018 - 10:15 pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The South Carolina Senate debated Thursday whether to ban nearly all abortions in the state, a surprise move suggested by a Democrat who has long fought abortion restrictions. Sen. Brad Hutto told Republicans if the bill passed he was going to give them what they wanted — the...
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President Donald Trump speaks during a ceremonial swearing in for Secretary of State Mike Pompeo at the State Department, Wednesday, May 2, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
May 02, 2018 - 2:19 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Legal precedents suggest President Donald Trump could be forced to testify. The question was tested during Watergate, when Supreme Court justices held unanimously that a president could be compelled to comply with a subpoena for tapes and documents. After the ruling, President...
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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, accompanied by President Donald Trump, speaks during a ceremonial swearing in at the State Department, Wednesday, May 2, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
May 02, 2018 - 1:52 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is trying to hit reset at the State Department on the eve of a critical decision on the Iran nuclear deal and a potential summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. Trump made his first visit to the department on Wednesday for the ceremonial swearing-in of...
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President Donald Trump applauds Secretary of State Mike Pompeo during a ceremonial swearing in at the State Department, Wednesday, May 2, 2018, in Washington. From left, Pompeo, his son Nicholas Pompeo, his wife Susan Pompeo, Trump, and Vice President Mike Pence. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
May 02, 2018 - 12:36 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo (all times local): 12:30 p.m. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says the U.S. faces an "unprecedented opportunity" on the Korean peninsula as President Donald Trump prepares to meet with North Korea's Kim Jong Un...
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May 02, 2018 - 10:00 am
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Republican lawmakers with control of the Iowa statehouse fast-tracked a bill early Wednesday that would ban most abortions once a fetal heartbeat is detected, usually around six weeks of pregnancy, sending what could be the nation's most restrictive abortion legislation to...
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May 02, 2018 - 9:20 am
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Republican lawmakers with control of the Iowa statehouse fast-tracked a bill early Wednesday that would ban most abortions once a fetal heartbeat is detected, usually around six weeks of pregnancy, sending what could be the nation's most restrictive abortion legislation to...
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President Donald Trump and Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari shake hands during for a news conference in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, Monday, April 30, 2018. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
April 30, 2018 - 2:19 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the visit of Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari to Washington (all times local): 2:06 p.m. President Donald Trump is refusing to apologize for his inflammatory rhetoric on immigration even if it impacts the legal fortune of his travel ban. The president said Monday...
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FILE - In this April 27, 2018, file photo, Palestinians carry a wounded man during a protest at the Gaza Strip's border with Israel. The Supreme Court on Monday, April 30, heard the first legal challenge of the Israeli military's open-fire rules, after at least 39 Palestinians were killed and more than 1,700 wounded by Israeli fire during mass protests on the Gaza border over the past month. (AP Photo/ Khalil Hamra, File)
April 30, 2018 - 10:19 am
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's Supreme Court on Monday heard the first legal challenge of the military's open-fire rules, after 39 Palestinians were killed and more than 1,700 wounded by Israeli fire during mass protests on the Gaza border over the past month. The hearing came amid growing international...
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