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Workers to be moved out Fiscal Court building

Scaffolding has covered the downtown Fiscal Court Building in recent months.No decision about a new location for the sheriff's office's staff, also housed in the Fiscal Court building, has been made public. ...

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MLB tells court attempts at cheating are a part of sports

A fan holds a sign during a spring training baseball game between the Houston Astros and the Washington Nationals Sunday, Feb.(AP Photo/John Bazemore)


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NEW YORK (AP) — Attempts at cheating are a part of sports, Major League Baseball said in by fantasy contestants. ...

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Braidy Industries accuses Craig Bouchard of misued funds in court docs

Its board of directors removed Bouchard from his posts as the company’s CEO and board chairman in late January, although he remains a member of the board.Then, according to Braidy’s court filing, Kentucky businessman Charles Price — the board’s new chairman — notified Bouchard on Feb. ...

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No Bull: German court rules dogs not too big to be miniature

In a dispute about whether a large miniature bull terrier can still be considered miniature, two of the dogs were brought in to the Higher Administrative Court in Muenster to be examined.While keeping miniature bull terriers allowed without any special permission, a bull terrier is considered a so-called "list dog. ...

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Baffert-trained Nadal wins; Storm the Court fourth

“Those good ones find a way to win, and that’s what he did today,” Baffert said.”



A son of Blame, Nadal improved to 2 for 2 in his career after a maiden victory Jan. ...

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Climate change lawsuit Juliana v. the United States thrown out by federal appeals court

A federal appeals court has thrown out a high-profile case brought by 21 kids and young adults in a bid to block the federal government from encouraging the use of fossil fuels.Michael Gerrard, director of the Sabin Center for Climate Change Law at Columbia University, said in an email the "decision is a disappointment but not a surprise. ...

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"OK, Boomer" makes first appearance in the Supreme Court, thanks to Chief Justice John Roberts

The phrase "OK, Boomer" made its first appearance in the Supreme Court Wednesday.The popular meme was invoked by baby boomer Chief Justice John Roberts, 12 days before he turns 65, in a case about age discrimination in the workplace. ...

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Court blocks Trump's plan to let states, local governments reject refugees

Washington — A federal judge in Maryland on Wednesday blocked a directive by President Donald Trump that would allow states and local governments to reject the resettlement of refugees in their communities.The ruling is a temporary blow to the White House's concerted efforts to dramatically overhaul the nation's decades-old refugee program. ...

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IBM files Supreme Court brief backing Google vs. Oracle in Java suit

In 2010, Oracle sued Google, accusing the tech giant of copyright infringement and stealing key code from its Java technology to develop Android.On Monday, the company will formally weigh in with a brief backing Google's position that code that allows systems to interact should remain open. ...

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Supreme Court Trump taxes: High Court will hear disputes on Trump's financial records

The Supreme Court will hear arguments in March over whether President Trump must turn over his financial records in several different investigations.The president and his legal team have been trying to shield his financial records from investigators in New York and Congress. ...

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Japanese man says he will admit guilt in court over 2016 killings of disabled people: media

TOKYO (Reuters) - A Japanese man accused of killing 19 disabled people at a care home south of Tokyo in 2016 said he will admit to the killings at his trial due to begin in January, the Mainichi Shimbun newspaper reported.Satoshi Uematsu, 29, is in detention awaiting trial for the July 2016 stabbings in Sagamihara, Kanagawa Prefecture. ...

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Supreme Court: Kentucky abortion law requiring ultrasounds challenge rejected today by high court

The court rejected the case, without comment or dissent, leaving the law in place.A similar law exists in Louisiana where CBS News spent a week on the ground reporting on the state of abortion access. ...

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Supreme Court upholds informed consent law

Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear an appeal of a Kentucky law requiring doctors to perform ultrasounds and show and describe fetal images to women before abortions.The American Civil Liberties Union had challenged the law on behalf of Kentucky's lone remaining abortion clinic, EMW Women's Surgical Center in Louisville. ...

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Ukraine seeks to require UK court hearings if Russia tries to enforce debt

The debt was borrowed six years ago by a pro-Russian president months before he was toppled in a popular uprising.Alex Gerbi, a partner at the firm representing Kiev in the case, said Ukraine would argue that the debt was incurred under duress. ...

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Adnan Syed case: Supreme Court rejects appeal from Adnan Syed, who was featured in "Serial" podcast, today

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Two Maryland courts found that Syed deserved a new trial.But in 2018, the Maryland Court of Appeals denied Syed a new trial, even though it agreed his trial lawyer's work was lacking. ...

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Legal experts say U.S. court ruling on White House counsel could encourage witnesses to talk in impeachment probe By Reuters

District Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson in Washington said she would rule by Monday in a lawsuit by a U.But some lawyers said Bolton and others could use a ruling to justify talking to Congress if they decide doing so would be in their self-interest. ...

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Tennis court at Tyler Park in Louisville hit with 'KILL COPS' graffiti

If you have any info or camera footage please contact LMPD," the neighborhood association wrote in the post accompanying the photo.Kristen Millwood, president of the Tyler Park Neighborhood Association, said the tennis court hit with the "KILL COPS" graffiti was resurfaced this summer along with its adjacent court. ...

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Democratic presidential candidates court labor support in Nevada

The third state to hold its nominating contest, Nevada's union membership is the higher than the national average, with about 14% of workers in 2018 compared to the 10.Labor-friendly candidates Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren are facing a tough sell with some union members who fear losing their negotiated benefits under the U. ...

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Supreme Court DACA case: Conservative justices signal willingness to side with Trump in oral arguments

Former Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano, who oversaw the creation of the DACA program in 2012, said she believes her side made a compelling argument to the justices.The Supreme Court hears arguments in a case over the fate of DACA on Tuesday, November 12, 2019. ...

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Supreme Court to Consider Structure of Consumer Finance Watchdog

WASHINGTON—The Supreme Court will review whether the leadership structure of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is constitutional, a case that could give the president more power over independent government agencies.“There can no longer be any dispute regarding the constitutionality” of the CFPB structure, Ocwen said. ...

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