Courts

June 04, 2018 - 1:13 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — For the second time in a week, a former New York Yankees manager was in Albany to push for legislation regulating sports betting now that the U.S. Supreme Court says states can allow legal wagering. It was Hall of Famer Joe Torre's turn Monday. Torre was honored at an Italian-...
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FILE - This Sept. 6, 2017, file photo, shows currency from a tip jar in New York. The 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago ruled Thursday, May 31, 2018, in a lawsuit brought by self-declared Satanist, Kenneth Mayle, that printing "In God We Trust" on U.S. currency doesn't amount to a religious endorsement and therefore doesn't violate the U.S. Constitution. Mayle argued that the motto propagates a religious view he opposes. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
June 04, 2018 - 8:34 am
CHICAGO (AP) — A federal court has ruled that printing "In God We Trust" on U.S. currency doesn't amount to a religious endorsement and therefore doesn't violate the U.S. Constitution. The Chicago Daily Law Bulletin reports the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago made the ruling Thursday...
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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, center left, arrives at Incheon International Airport in Incheon, South Korea, Sunday, June 3, 2018. Rodrigo Duterte, on his three-day visit, will meet South Korean President Moon Jae-in. (Kim In-chul/Yonhap via AP)
June 03, 2018 - 4:44 am
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte lashed out Sunday at another U.N. human rights expert for making critical remarks about his supposed role in the expulsion of the chief justice, telling him "to go to hell." Duterte dismissed the remarks of Diego Garcia-Sayan and told...
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In this Friday, June 1, 2018 photo, military service members with the Armed Services Honor Guard prepare to present folded flags as Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery and the Missing In America Project conduct a military burial service for the cremated remains of eight unclaimed veterans in San Antonio. The remains of eight U.S. military veterans that for years had been stored in the basement of a county courthouse in the Texas Panhandle have been interred as part of a formal ceremony in San Antonio. (Kin Man Hui/The San Antonio Express-News via AP)
June 02, 2018 - 5:57 pm
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — The remains of eight U.S. military veterans stored for years in the basement of a county courthouse in the Texas Panhandle have been interred as part of a formal ceremony in San Antonio. The servicemen were buried Friday at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery after their cremated...
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A sports jersey for Morris Bailey, left, the owner of the Resorts Casino Hotel in Atlantic City, N.J., and another for Jason Robins, CEO and co-founder of DraftKings, adorn a table at the offices of DraftKings, in New York, Friday, June 1, 2018. DraftKings and Resorts Casino tell The Associated Press they signed a deal Friday to offer sports betting in New Jersey. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
June 01, 2018 - 7:53 pm
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — One of the nation's largest daily fantasy sports companies is teaming up with an Atlantic City casino in the latest deal seeking to capitalize on the emerging legal sports betting market. DraftKings and Resorts Casino told The Associated Press they signed a deal Friday to...
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Rita Bettis, right, American Civil Liberties Union of Iowa Legal Director, speaks during a news conference as Emma Goldman Clinic attorney Sam Jones, left, looks on, Friday, June 1, 2018, in Des Moines, Iowa. A judge says he'll temporarily block the most restrictive abortion law in the country from taking effect in Iowa next month. The decision comes under an agreement between lawyers for the state and abortion rights groups that filed a lawsuit challenging the law. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
June 01, 2018 - 5:18 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — An Iowa judge agreed Friday to temporarily block the most restrictive abortion law in the country under an agreement between the state and abortion rights groups. Attorneys for the state and Republican Gov. Kim Reynolds told the judge they agreed to prevent the law from...
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June 01, 2018 - 3:54 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa Supreme Court ruled Friday that an all-male church board's characterization of female congregants who were pressured into sex with the pastor as sinning "adulteresses" who gave into "temptation" was constitutionally protected religious speech. The court held that...
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May 31, 2018 - 5:11 pm
DOVER, Del. (AP) — Delaware will begin full-scale sports betting next week, wasting no time after a U.S. Supreme Court ruling cleared the way for states to implement wagering schemes. Full-scale sports betting will begin at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at Delaware's three casinos, officials said Thursday. The...
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Fotografía de archivo del martes 15 de mayo de 2018 del capitán de la selección de Perú Paolo Guerrero (izquierda) mientras es bienvenido por hinchas al llegar a Lima. (AP Foto/Martin Mejía)
May 31, 2018 - 11:43 am
GENEVA (AP) — In a career-defining legal victory ahead of the World Cup, Peru captain Paolo Guerrero was cleared Thursday to play at the tournament in Russia by a Swiss supreme court judge despite a doping ban. Switzerland's supreme court granted an interim order to freeze Guerrero's 14-month ban...
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People walk past a Wumei convenience store, part of the Wumart Stores retail company, in Beijing, Thursday, May 31, 2018. China's supreme court has thrown out the fraud conviction of a retail tycoon in an unusual gesture of official leniency toward entrepreneurs amid a string of high-profile detentions and prosecutions that has rattled the Chinese business world. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)
May 31, 2018 - 5:51 am
BEIJING (AP) — China's supreme court threw out a retail tycoon's fraud conviction on Thursday in an unusual show of leniency toward entrepreneurs amid a string of high-profile detentions that has rattled the Chinese business world. Zhang Wenzhong, former chairman of one of China's biggest retail...
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