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SCOTUS’s Ruling on Gerrymandering Endangers US Democracy

If you were among those hoping, as were we, that Chief Justice John Roberts would vote to save American democracy from unbridled partisanship, we offer our sincere condolences. Writing for the Court in Rucho v. Common Cause, the gerrymander...

SCOTUS’s Ruling on Gerrymandering Endangers US Democracy

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Hong Kong democracy activist freed from jail, vows to join mass protests Hong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong walked free from prison on Monday after serving nearly five weeks for contempt of court, pledging to join a m...
09:00, 06/17/2019

Opposition candidate declares second victory in Istanbul mayor’s race, says democracy prevailed in rerun election ISTANBUL (AP) — Opposition candidate declares second victory in Istanbul mayor’s race, says democracy prevailed in rerun election....
19:32, 06/23/2019

Hong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong freed from jail, and vows to join mass protests Hong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong walked free from prison on Monday after serving nearly five weeks for contempt of court, pledging to join a m...
07:48, 06/17/2019

Sudan: UN chief deplores excessive force used against pro-democracy protesters, calls on military and civilian leaders to ‘stay the course’ in negotiations Security forces in Sudan fired on pro-democracy protesters in the capital Khartoum on Monday, leaving a number of dead and many more injured, promptin...
19:16, 06/03/2019

Ruling due in landmark athletics case Caster Semenya is challenging a rule to restrict the level of testosterone permitted in female runners in a case about athletes with differences of se...
11:48, 05/01/2019

| IAAF 'grateful' to CAS for testosterone ruling The IAAF has expressed its gratitude to the Court of Arbitration for Sport for its "detailed and prompt response to the challenge made to its eligibil...
14:32, 05/01/2019

Semenya appeals against testosterone ruling Caster Semenya has appealed the Court of Arbitration for Sport's decision to uphold the IAAF regulation that she cannot run in international races fro...
21:48, 05/29/2019

State GOP chair not ruling out running a Dem for Queens DA The newly minted chair of the state Republican Party said Monday he would not rule out running a moderate Democrat against the victor in the too-close...
06:32, 07/09/2019

Testosterone row: Caster Semenya appeals against ruling South African athlete Caster Semenya has filed an appeal to the Swiss supreme court against the ruling that she should take medication to lower her te...
21:00, 05/29/2019

Georgia’s ruling party announces electoral changes TBILISI, Georgia (AP) — The leader of Georgia’s ruling party says the ex-Soviet nation will hold the next parliamentary election based entirely ...
12:00, 06/24/2019

Botswana seeks to overturn ruling that legalized gay sex Botswana's government will appeal a high court ruling that decriminalized homosexuality, potentially resuscitating a law that punished gay sex by up t...
13:02, 07/06/2019

Qualcomm Loses Bid to Put Antitrust Ruling on Hold A US judge has ruled against Qualcomm's effort to block the implementation of a sweeping antitrust ruling against it as the mobile chip supplier pursu...
09:32, 07/04/2019

Caster Semenya appeals against testosterone ruling JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Caster Semenya has appealed against the Court of Arbitration for Sport’s decision to uphold testosterone regulations for som...
20:16, 05/29/2019

‘Bikini baristas’ may need to cover up following court ruling Their days of wearing pasties while slinging pastries may be numbered. Bikini-clad baristas serving cups of joe in a Washington city could soon be cov...
06:32, 07/04/2019

Adidas says ruling only affects certain uses of 3-stripe trademark Adidas said on Wednesday it was disappointed with a European Union court ruling declaring its three-stripe trademark invalid but the German sporting g...
13:00, 06/19/2019

North Carolina abortion ban ruling to be appealed RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — State officials are appealing a federal judge’s decision that struck down North Carolina’s ban on abortions after the...
05:00, 06/25/2019

| SASCOC 'downright disappointed' in Caster ruling SASCOC has expressed its disappointment at the ruling by Court of Arbitration for Sport on the Caster Semenya appeal against IAAF testosterone rules i...
17:00, 05/01/2019

Trump Says Kentucky Derby Ruling Was ‘Not a Good One’ The president tweeted that to disqualify the first-place finisher and name a different winner could happen “only in these days of political correctnes...
22:00, 05/05/2019

AMD isn't ruling out ray tracing for its new Radeon RX 5000 GPUs AMD finally unveiled its first Navi-based "RDNA" video cards this morning, the Radeon RX 5000-series. But, curiously, it's still keeping plenty o...
19:32, 05/27/2019

| Caster rival slams testosterone ruling Kenya's Margaret Nyairera Wambui, who has herself faced questions over her testosterone levels, has slammed an IAAF ruling against her rival Caster S...
19:48, 05/02/2019

Coe declines to say more publicly on Caster Semenya ruling YOKOHAMA, Japan (AP) — Officials of track and field’s world governing body — the IAAF — said before a news conference on Friday in Japan that pr...
09:48, 05/10/2019

Qualcomm Shares Hit by Ruling on Antitrust Violation Qualcomm unlawfully suppressed competition in the market for cellphone chips and used its dominant position to exact excessive licensing fees, a judge...
17:48, 05/22/2019

Judge rescinds ruling against ‘physicians-only’ abortion law RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A federal judge has rescinded his own ruling that struck down a Virginia law that said only physicians may perform first-trimeste...
01:00, 05/15/2019

FTC Shows No Mercy to Qualcomm in Antitrust Ruling While Qualcomm may have chalked up a big win in settling its global feud with Apple, it didn’t fare quite as well against the Federal Trade Commission...
02:00, 05/23/2019

| ANC 'appalled' by Caster Semenya testosterone ruling The African National Congress has hit out at the ruling handed down by the Court of Arbitration for Sport forcing female athletes to regulate their te...
17:00, 05/01/2019

Trump and Romney say Alabama abortion ruling went too far President Trump and GOP Sen. Mitt Romney said they favor exceptions to strict abortion bans recently passed by several states in an effort to get the ...
21:48, 05/19/2019

Hong Kong pro-democracy movement — going from strength to strength An extradition bill has recently sparked mass protests in Hong Kong. The bill has been stalled, but the citizens want it scrapped and Chief Executive ...
03:16, 06/22/2019

Germans want Merkel's ruling coalition to continue rule Ruling parties in Germany performed badly in the recent EU vote, prompting speculation that Angela Merkel's government could fall. A new opinion poll ...
05:16, 06/11/2019

South Africa’s populist party takes aim at ruling ANC JOHANNESBURG (AP) — With revolutionary rhetoric, bright red outfits and left-wing policies, the Economic Freedom Fighters have shaken up South Africa&...
14:16, 05/06/2019

Judge's ruling is bad for Qualcomm, good for phone manufacturers Back in May, Judge Lucy Koh ruled that Qualcomm's business practices are anti-competitive. The judge, already known for presiding over the iconic Appl...
08:16, 07/04/2019

Supreme Court affirms '97 ruling on agency powers The U.S. Supreme Court voted unanimously Wednesday to uphold a prior ruling that gives broad powers to government regulators for interpreting agency r...
22:32, 06/26/2019

| No Semenya at Stockholm Diamond League after gender ruling Double Olympic champion Caster Semenya, who lost her appeal over a controversial gender ruling, will not race at this month's Diamond League meeting....
21:32, 05/16/2019

Uncertain future for ‘super’ seaweed after court ruling PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Members of Maine’s seaweed industry say a court ruling could dramatically change the nature of the business in the state,...
17:32, 05/05/2019

South Africa’s ruling ANC set to celebrate election victory JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa’s ruling African National Congress is preparing to celebrate its win in national elections, with the formal ann...
12:00, 05/11/2019

Poland’s ruling right-wing party tops the polls Poland’s ruling Law and Justice party has emerged as the big winner in the country’s European parliament elections, taking over 45% of the votes follo...
16:16, 05/27/2019

City appeals ruling to block 14th Street car ban The city is appealing a court order blocking its plan to ban cars from sections of 14th Street in Manhattan. The city’s Law Department filed an ...
03:00, 07/04/2019

Markets Right Now: Stocks fall on trade, Qualcomm ruling NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 9:35 a.m. Stocks are opening lower on Wall Street Wednesday as inve...
17:32, 05/22/2019

PG&E Wins Ruling Allowing it to Pull Out of Power Contracts PG&E scored a victory in a clash with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission over who has the right to rule on whether it can rip up $42 billion in ...
22:16, 06/08/2019

Former Botswana president quits ruling party in row with ex-ally Former Botswana President Ian Khama quit the ruling party on Saturday as a policy feud with his hand-picked successor deepened, threatening to split t...
20:16, 05/25/2019

South Africa's ruling ANC set to celebrate election victory South Africa's ruling African National Congress is preparing to celebrate its win in national elections, with the formal announcement coming later on ...
11:32, 05/11/2019

Indian minister projects ruling party win as polls near end India's defense minister says she's confident her Bharatiya Janata Party will remain in power when general elections conclude this month, and that min...
13:32, 05/10/2019

Kentucky Starts Appeal Of Ruling Striking Down Abortion Law LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin’s administration has started its appeal of a federal judge’s ruling that struck down a sta...
12:32, 05/16/2019

Kenyan court upholds law criminalizing gay sex in unanimous ruling NAIROBI, Kenya — Kenya’s High Court on Friday upheld sections of the penal code that criminalize same-sex relations, a disappointment for gay rights a...
22:00, 05/24/2019

FCC ruling brings good news for many U.S. smartphone users Some analysts say that half of the calls you receive on your mobile phone this year will be spam/scam calls. And we can tell you that in the U.S., thi...
09:00, 06/07/2019

FCC ruling gives Verizon approval to lock new phones for 60 days Back in February, Verizon asked the FCC to allow it to SIM lock for 60 days all new phones that it sells. At the time, the nation's largest carrier sa...
12:16, 06/26/2019

South Africa election: Ruling ANC set for reduced majority First results indicate South Africa's African National Congress (ANC) is on course to retain power, but with a smaller majority. Issues around corrupt...
01:00, 05/10/2019

‘The IAAF will not drug me or stop me being who I am’: Semenya appeals against Cas ruling • South African files appeal to Swiss supreme court• ‘I am a woman and I am a world-class athlete’Caster Semenya has filed an appeal to the federal su...
20:48, 05/29/2019

State appeals court upholds tax ruling against Vornado A New York state appeals court has upheld an NYC transfer tax ruling that will cost Vornado and its entities more than $25.5 million, The Post has lea...
16:00, 05/02/2019

Semenya considering appeal over ruling on IAAF testosterone regulations South African athlete Caster Semenya and her lawyers are considering contesting the dismissal by a sports court of her appeal against the introduction...
23:16, 05/01/2019

Georgia panel delays clemency ruling for condemned man ATLANTA (AP) — The state parole board has delayed making a decision in a clemency hearing for a Georgia inmate set to be executed for the slaying of a...
02:32, 06/20/2019

Wynn Resorts Will Not Appeal Massachusetts Regulator's Ruling Wynn Resorts said it would not appeal a decision from Massachusetts regulators after a review of how the company handled sexual-misconduct allegations...
02:48, 05/29/2019

Germany looking into costs after EU ruling against highway toll system Germany is still looking into the financial implications of a ruling of the EU's highest court against a planned highway toll system for cars, the tra...
13:48, 06/19/2019

Cuomo rips judge’s ruling on lawmakers’ outside income ALBANY—Gov. Andrew Cuomo blasted Friday’s ruling by a state judge that struck down outside income limits for lawmakers with outside gigs, calling it “...
10:48, 06/11/2019

Corbyn condemns May's defiance of Chagos Islands ruling Exclusive: Labour leader accuses PM of disregarding international lawJeremy Corbyn has written to the prime minister condemning her decision to defy a...
21:32, 05/01/2019

Defiant Caster Semenya appeals testosterone ruling Olympic champion runner Caster Semenya appealed Wednesday against a decision by sport's highest court to uphold highly contentious new rules in track ...
14:48, 05/30/2019

Caster Semenya launches second appeal against testosterone ruling Two-time Olympic gold medal winner Caster Semenya is again challenging a ruling requiring her to artificially lower her testosterone to enter competit...
00:16, 05/30/2019

Algeria’s ruling FLN party elects new leader: state TV Algeria’s ruling National Liberation Front (FLN) party has elected Mohamed Djemai, a 50-year-old businessman, as its new leader, state television said...
20:32, 04/30/2019

Japanese PM Abe's ruling coalition keeps majority in low-turnout election Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling coalition is projected to maintain its majority in Japan's upper house of parliament, according to exit polls short...
16:16, 07/21/2019

Caster Semenya to run in Doha as Sebastian Coe welcomes Cas ruling • South African will compete in 800m despite losing case • IAAF president Lord Coe: verdict ‘upheld principle’ of athleticsCaster Semenya has made a l...
16:48, 05/02/2019

Mets not ruling out an all-lefty hitting outfield this season LOS ANGELES — Jeff McNeil and Dominic Smith in the same lineup against right-handers could be an intriguing option for the Mets, but can they make it ...
12:00, 05/31/2019

Romania's ruling party leader jailed for corruption Dubbed Romania's most powerful politician, Liviu Dragnea has been jailed for 3 1/2 years following a Supreme Court ruling. The decision came after Dra...
19:16, 05/27/2019

Tens of thousands protest again against ruling elite in Algeria Tens of thousands of protesters rallied peacefully in Algiers after Friday prayers, chanting "We will not shut up!" and demanding the departure of Alg...
18:00, 05/03/2019

Japan won't appeal ruling for payments to leprosy relatives Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Tuesday his administration will not appeal a recent court ruling requiring the government to pay damages to re...
01:48, 07/10/2019

Some internet service restored in Sudan after court ruling Some internet users in Sudan were back online on Tuesday after a court ordered telecoms companies to end a weeks-long blackout ordered by the authorit...
17:00, 07/09/2019

South Africa ruling opens way for apartheid-era prosecutions A former South African police officer will face trial over the 1971 killing of an anti-apartheid activist after a court ruling that could lead to the ...
18:48, 06/03/2019

Supreme Court’s census ruling could harm other agencies The Census Bureau was recently told by the Supreme Court not to put a question about citizenship on the 2020 decennial census. The Supremes said the T...
05:16, 07/09/2019

Mauritania counts presidential ballots, ruling party says on track to win Mauritania began counting ballots on Saturday evening from its presidential election, as the ruling party claimed its candidate was poised to win a la...
04:00, 06/23/2019

Albania president rejects ruling to hold municipal elections Albania’s president has condemned a decision by electoral authorities in favor of holding municipal elections this weekend, calling on the ruling Soci...
10:00, 06/25/2019

Georgian parliament elects ruling party candidate as new speaker The Georgian parliament on Tuesday elected a ruling Georgia Dream Party candidate as its new speaker following the resignation of his predecessor afte...
15:00, 06/25/2019

Swedish prosecutor will not appeal court ruling on Assange detention Sweden's prosecution authority said on Thursday it would not appeal a court ruling rejecting a formal request that WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange be...
14:32, 06/20/2019

Georgia: Ruling party promises reforms to calm unrest Targeted by daily mass protests, the ruling Georgian Dream party has pledged "large-scale political reform." But protesters have called for bolder mea...
16:48, 06/25/2019

Trump appeals ruling clearing way for release of his banking records The case is part of an escalating battle between Trump and congressional Democrats over access to the president’s financial records that could drag on...
05:16, 06/19/2019

Mauritania government declares victory for ruling party candidate Mauritania's government spokesman congratulated the ruling party candidate in Saturday's elections on being "president-elect", he wrote on Twitter on ...
16:48, 06/23/2019

Days after Kraft ruling, judge in Florida nixes spa video VERO BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A judge is barring prosecutors from using surveillance video taken inside a Florida massage parlor in a prostitution case, day...
01:00, 05/17/2019

Ukraine ruling coalition breaks up, may lead to snap election Ukraine's ruling coalition broke up on Friday after the People's Front party quit outgoing President Petro Poroshenko's faction, potentially paving th...
10:32, 05/17/2019

Ruling party candidate declared winner of Mauritania election Mauritania's government-backed candidate Mohamed Ould Ghazouani won the presidential election on Sunday, cementing the power of a ruling party that ha...
06:48, 06/24/2019

Ukraine's ruling coalition breaks up ahead of Zelenskiy inauguration A group of lawmakers has quit Ukraine's ruling coalition allied with the outgoing President Petro Poroshenko. This could pose an obstacle to incoming ...
15:00, 05/17/2019

Trump appeals ruling that clears way for release of his banking records The case, involving major Trump creditor Deutsche Bank, is part of an escalating battle between the president and Democrats over access to his financi...
09:48, 06/19/2019

British government to seek appeal after Saudi arms ruling The British government will to seek permission to appeal after a court ruled its approach to Saudi arms export licenses was unlawful, the Department f...
12:48, 06/20/2019

| Ethiopia proposes civilian-majority ruling body for Sudan Sudanese protest leaders have said that an Ethiopian envoy mediating with the ruling generals has proposed forming a civilian-majority governing body ...
06:48, 06/23/2019

Missouri's last Planned Parenthood stays open on judge's ruling Missouri's Planned Parenthood will remain open but it has lost its license to perform abortions. Doctors will continue performing the procedure until ...
11:48, 06/23/2019

Surge in pressure on NI abortion laws in wake of Alabama ruling Britons outraged over Alabama's near-total ban on abortion are channelling their anger into attempting to change Northern Ireland's own restrictive ru...
09:00, 05/18/2019

BAE Systems will fulfill UK-Saudi contracts after arms export ruling Leading British defence firm BAE Systems said on Thursday it would continue to support the government in its agreements it has made with Saudi Arabia ...
17:16, 06/20/2019

Boxing News at Five: Dillian Whyte lambasts WBO Usyk ruling Dillian Whyte feels disrespected by the WBO installing Oleksandr Usyk as the mandatory challenger for their heavyweight title. Terry Dooley rounds up ...
19:32, 06/26/2019

Nets teach Knicks tough lesson on way to ruling the city Good for the Nets. Good for Brooklyn. Good for New York. It is important to remember today what the Nets were like yesterday, the profound wasteland t...
07:00, 07/01/2019

U.S. judge blocks Qualcomm effort to put antitrust ruling on hold A U.S. judge on Wednesday ruled against Qualcomm Inc's effort to block the implementation of a sweeping antitrust ruling against it as the mobile chi...
22:16, 07/03/2019

Shinzo Abe's Ruling Bloc On Course To Win Majority In Japan Polls: Report Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling coalition is on course to grab a solid majority in Japan's upper house elections this month and cement his premiers...
19:16, 07/06/2019

Shock as 65-1 shot wins Kentucky Derby after controversial ruling A 65-1 shot has won America's famous Kentucky Derby after the horse that finished first was disqualified for interference - the first time that has ha...
13:16, 05/05/2019

Caster Semenya: a questionable ruling and a worrying precedent | Letters The ruling against Caster Semenya is discriminatory, argues Malcolm Ferguson-Smith, while Jane Singer says it breaches the founding spirit of the Olym...
01:32, 05/04/2019

Trump appeals ruling allowing Congress to see his financial records U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday appealed a federal judge's ruling against his attempt to block a House of Representatives committee from seekin...
16:32, 05/21/2019

Caster Semenya ruling uses an unscientific definition of who is female, critics say The Wednesday decision has prompted an outcry from human rights groups and medical researchers who call the idea “unscientific” and say it sets a dang...
19:48, 05/02/2019

Philip Morris urges Thailand to drop prosecution after WTO's second ruling Philip Morris urged Thailand to drop criminal charges against its Thai subsidiary on Saturday, after a second World Trade Organization (WTO) ruling th...
21:32, 07/13/2019

Japan PM Abe's ruling bloc set for solid upper house win: polls Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling coalition is set to win a solid majority in an upper house election later this week, keeping alive his dream to rev...
09:48, 07/15/2019

Jeffrey Epstein bail ruling delayed as more accusers come forward Jeffrey Epstein will have to cool his heels at least a little longer in jail — as Manhattan prosecutors revealed Monday that more alleged victims have...
18:00, 07/15/2019

Jeffrey Epstein’s no-bail ruling may encourage more accusers to come forward A judge’s decision to deny Jeffrey Epstein bail will encourage more women to come forward with allegations of sexual abuse when they were undera...
22:48, 07/18/2019

South Africa's ruling ANC takes lead as votes being counted Preliminary results show that South Africa's ruling African National Congress party has an early lead in the national elections but has seen its share...
16:00, 05/09/2019

Trump appeals U.S. judge's border wall funding ruling U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday appealed a U.S. judge's ruling that blocked his administration from using $2.5 billion in funds intended for a...
19:48, 06/29/2019

Kansas abortion ruling prompts new attack on death penalty TOPEKA, Kan. — A recent Kansas Supreme Court ruling declaring that the state constitution protects access to abortion opened the door to a new legal a...
22:32, 06/26/2019

Manchester City Financial Inquiry Moves Closer to a Ruling The club, one of the biggest in the world and the Premier League champions for the last two years, is accused of misleading officials about its income...
16:48, 05/16/2019

Guatemala court ruling all but ends ex-prosecutor's election hopes Guatemala's top court on Wednesday rejected an appeal to clear the way for a former attorney general to seek the country's presidency next month, all ...
09:16, 05/16/2019

Woodstock 50 festival says show back on after winning court ruling Organizers of a three-day concert marking the 50th anniversary of the Woodstock music festival said on Wednesday the show was back on after winning a ...
04:00, 05/16/2019

South Africa’s ruling ANC cruising to lead in national vote JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The ruling African National Congress is coasting to a comfortable lead in South Africa’s presidential and parliamentary elec...
09:48, 05/10/2019

In major elections ruling, Supreme Court allows partisan map drawing In a major blow to election reformers, the U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday rejected efforts to rein in electoral map manipulation by politicians aimed ...
19:48, 06/27/2019

Athletics South Africa to appeal against Caster Semenya ruling South African sports ministry confirm challenge to rulingClaim made two of three judges in case were ‘conflicted’South Africa’s track federation will ...
13:00, 05/14/2019

In major elections ruling, U.S. Supreme Court allows partisan map drawing In a major blow to election reformers, the U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday rejected efforts to rein in electoral map manipulation by politicians aimed ...
21:16, 06/27/2019

Supreme Court ruling could threaten Apple’s 30 percent app commission Enlarge (credit: Chesnot/Getty Images) A narrowly divided Supreme Court is allowing a group of consumers to move forward with a lawsuit charging tha...
05:16, 05/14/2019

South African court ruling could undermine public protector South Africa's top court ruled on Monday that an anti-corruption official who has accused President Cyril Ramaphosa of serious misconduct had acted in...
16:48, 07/22/2019

Sri Lanka welcomes FIFA ruling Macau out of WCup qualifying Sri Lanka's soccer authorities have welcomed a FIFA decision to advance its team to the next round of the 2022 World Cup qualifiers removing Maca...
12:16, 06/29/2019

| Caster Semenya to learn IAAF ruling fate on Wednesday Caster Semenya will find out Wednesday, May 1 if she has won her appeal against IAAF rules to curb female runners' high natural levels of testosterone...
16:00, 04/29/2019

Romania ruling party boss gets 3 ½ years in prison for graft BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — A Romanian court has sentenced the country’s most powerful politician to 3 ½ years in prison for official misconduct i...
15:00, 05/27/2019

Caster Semenya files fresh appeal over testosterone ruling Olympic champion Caster Semenya has filed an appeal to the Swiss Supreme Court after losing her case against a controversial IAAF ruling which would f...
04:32, 05/30/2019

India's ruling alliance elects Modi as house leader Newly elected lawmakers from India's ruling alliance led by the Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party have elected Narendra Modi as their leader, p...
01:32, 05/26/2019

New court ruling may help older clergy abuse claims proceed HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania court says a woman can pursue her lawsuit that alleges Roman Catholic Church officials in the Altoona-Johnstown ...
21:00, 06/12/2019

Federal Panel Reverses Ruling That Tossed Ky. Ethics Rules FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky law that regulates contact between legislators and lobbyists — stemming from a scandal that shook the state’s p...
03:48, 05/31/2019

Trump appeals ruling that backed subpoenas for bank records NEW YORK (AP) — Lawyers for President Donald Trump told an appeals court Friday that he’s challenging a federal judge’s refusal to block c...
22:00, 05/24/2019

Kraft trial postponed while prosecutors appeal video ruling A Florida judge has delayed the trial of New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft on a misdemeanor charge that he paid for sex at a massage parlor ...
23:32, 05/21/2019

Supreme Court Sidesteps Abortion Question in Ruling on Indiana Law The justices upheld a law on the disposal of fetal remains, but declined to hear a case on whether states can prohibit abortions sought solely based o...
19:32, 05/28/2019

Sudan protesters begin 2-day strike to press ruling military KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudan’s protest leaders have launched a two-day general strike to press the ruling military to hand over power to a civil...
11:00, 05/28/2019

Greek PM calls snap vote after drubbing for ruling Syriza Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras called snap national elections after suffering a heavy defeat by the opposition conservatives in European Parliame...
01:32, 05/27/2019

Trump vows to appeal U.S. judge's ruling on financial records U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday said he disagreed with a federal judge who ruled against his attempt to block a House of Representatives committ...
06:48, 05/21/2019

Blockbuster court ruling will force Qualcomm to change the way it does business Ever since April 16th, things had been going swimmingly for Qualcomm. From the moment that the company announced its settlement with Apple, once again...
09:48, 05/23/2019

Court ruling sends Guyana to new elections, as first oil output looms A regional court on Tuesday upheld the Guyanese Parliament's December no-confidence vote in the government, meaning the South American country will fa...
01:00, 06/19/2019

Sales staffers sue Hendrick, await class-action ruling The Florida lawsuit against Hendrick Automotive Group and 33 former Rick Hendrick Chevrolet Naples employees alleges the company and dealership fraudu...
12:16, 05/20/2019

Botswana high court rejects anti-gay law in historic ruling Botswana's high court overturned a law criminalizing homosexuality Tuesday that was on the books for decades since the territory was under British rul...
00:32, 06/12/2019

U.S. regulator opposes Qualcomm's effort to put antitrust ruling on hold The U.S. Federal Trade Commission on Tuesday said in a court filing that mobile chip supplier Qualcomm Inc should not be allowed to put a sweeping ant...
02:16, 06/12/2019

Italy's ruling parties take aim at economy ministry over mini-BOTs Italy's coalition parties have pushed back against criticism of proposals to issue special government bonds to help pay state debts, highlighting grow...
23:16, 06/09/2019

The smartphone industry could completely change after Qualcomm's disastrous ruling Qualcomm, the world's largest maker of smartphone modems and microchips, illegally charges companies sky-high prices to license its technology, a fede...
18:00, 05/23/2019

UPDATE 2-U.S. judge blocks Qualcomm effort to put antitrust ruling on hold A U.S. judge on Wednesday ruled against Qualcomm Inc's effort to block the implementation of a sweeping antitrust ruling against it as the mobile chip...
03:00, 07/04/2019

Teen accused of rape was from a ‘good family,’ said U.S. judge in overturned ruling In the now-reversed decision, a judge argued that the teen accused of rape should not be tried as an adult because he came from a good family and scor...
19:48, 07/03/2019

IAAF to seek swift reversion of Swiss court's Semenya ruling The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) said it will seek a swift reversion of Monday's Swiss court ruling in favour of double O...
00:32, 06/05/2019

South Africa's ruling ANC vows to act on corruption; EFF promises radical reforms South Africa's ruling African National Congress (ANC) will kick-start the economy and deal with corruption, it vowed on Sunday, three days before elec...
18:00, 05/05/2019

The Latest: Polish ruling party makes strong showing in vote BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on European elections (all times local): 9:45 a.m. Poland’s electoral authorities say the ruling Law and Justice part...
10:00, 05/27/2019

Robocall ruling by FCC will let phone companies block unwanted calls by default The Federal Communications Commission voted Thursday to allow phone providers to block robocalls and other unwanted calls by default.   ...
19:00, 06/06/2019

News Corp appeals ruling in Geoffrey Rush defamation suit News Corp's Australian arm on Monday appealed a judgment awarding Oscar-winner Geoffrey Rush at least A$850,000 ($594,000) in defamation damages over ...
12:16, 05/06/2019

Robert Kraft Wins Critical Ruling: Video Evidence Is Thrown Out In the solicitation of prostitution case against the Patriots owner, a Florida county judge threw out evidence that had been obtained from surveillanc...
04:32, 05/14/2019

South Africa plans to appeal Caster Semenya testosterone ruling South Africa's government has said it wants an appeal to be lodged against rules that force some female athletes to reduce testosterone levels. Olympi...
16:16, 05/13/2019

Trump vows to seek appeal of judge’s ruling against border wall U.S. District Judge Haywood Gilliam Jr.’s order, issued Friday, prevents work from beginning on two of the highest-priority, Pentagon-funded wall proj...
00:16, 05/26/2019

Qualcomm Asks US Judge to Put Anti-Trust Ruling on Hold While It Appeals Qualcomm has asked a US judge not to enforce her decision that it illegally squeezed out rivals in the smartphone chips market as it plans to file an ...
15:16, 05/29/2019

South Africa’s ruling ANC holds strong lead in national vote The ruling African National Congress has a comfortable lead with more than half the vote counted from South Africa’s presidential and parliamentary el...
20:48, 05/09/2019

Sudan's ruling military, opposition sign power-sharing agreement Sudan's ruling military council and pro-democracy opposition have signed a power-sharing agreement after months of debate over the formation of a tran...
14:32, 07/17/2019

Romanians punish ruling party in anti-graft referendum, EU poll Romanians overwhelmingly rejected measures seen as making it harder to tackle rampant state corruption in a non-binding referendum on Sunday, dealing ...
22:00, 05/26/2019

Missouri's sole abortion clinic awaits ruling on whether it can stay open Missouri's only abortion clinic awaited a decision on Friday whether it can stay open until August, when an arbiter will hear Planned Parenthood's cha...
14:16, 06/28/2019

Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru Slam Ruling on .amazon Domain The presidents of Peru, Colombia, Ecuador and Bolivia criticized a recent decision by the organisation that manages Internet protocol to grant global ...
15:16, 05/27/2019

Swiss Court Suspends IAAF's Discriminatory Ruling Against Caster Semenya Switzerland’s top court has temporarily suspended the IAAF’s discriminatory ruling against South African runner Caster Semenya, meaning she will be al...
21:00, 06/03/2019

India's Re-Elected Ruling Party Sticks to Gradual Actions on Economy The ruling party is planning gradual changes to the economy after winning back-to-back majorities, focusing on streamlining rather than overhauls many...
20:48, 05/30/2019

China ready to hit back at U.S. with rare earths: ruling party newspaper China's Communist Party newspaper warned the United States on Wednesday that the country was ready to use rare earths to strike back in their bitter t...
06:00, 05/29/2019

Caster Semenya appeals testosterone ruling to Swiss supreme court Athletics South Africa has also vowed to appeal a ruling by the Court of Arbitration for Sport that requires Semenya to artificially reduce her testos...
02:32, 05/30/2019

Poland's ruling nationalists seek to broaden appeal as election nears Poland's ruling nationalists want to appeal to more educated urban voters beyond their conservative rural base ahead of a parliamentary election later...
14:00, 07/18/2019

Algeria's ruling party names relatively young new leader amid protests Algeria’s ruling National Liberation Front (FLN) party has elected businessman Mohamed Djemai as its new leader, state television said on Tuesday, a m...
00:32, 05/01/2019

Inmate asks court to reconsider salvage yard deaths ruling LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — An Arkansas inmate is asking the state Supreme Court to reconsider its decision upholding his capital murder convictions for ...
19:32, 05/29/2019

Japan's ruling bloc set for upper house majority, may get 2/3: NHK exit poll Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling bloc won a solid majority in Japan's upper house election on Sunday, but it was uncertain whether the coalition and...
17:00, 07/21/2019

Australian ruling party's chances improve in vote-swap deal An Australian billionaire businessman has announced his minor party has struck a vote-swap deal with the ruling party that improves the government's c...
12:16, 04/29/2019

Japan’s ruling coalition secures majority in upper house of parliament Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s party will not reach the super-majority needed to propose constitutional revisions, according to vote counts by Japanese m...
04:32, 07/22/2019

Sudan's ruling military council reports it has survived coup attempt Top general says plotters were trying to disrupt recent truce between army and protestersSudan’s ruling military council has foiled a coup attempt, a ...
01:00, 07/12/2019

CBOE Statement on Today's Court Ruling in Favor of S&P Dow Jones Indices Against ISE CHICAGO, IL - December 18, 2013 -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange, Incorporated (CBOE ) announced today that a New York federal judge ruled in fa...
13:00, 05/02/2019

| Caster free to run as Swiss Supreme Court suspends IAAF ruling The Federal Supreme Court of Switzerland has ordered the IAAF to immediately suspend the implementation of the eligibility regulations against Caster ...
19:16, 06/03/2019

Romania's ruling party leader to serve prison sentence for corruption Dubbed Romania's most powerful politician, Liviu Dragnea will serve three and a half years in prison following a Supreme Court ruling. The decision ca...
16:16, 05/27/2019

Former Erdogan ally resigns from founding group of ruling AK Party: statement Former Turkish deputy prime minister Ali Babacan said on Monday he was resigning from the founding group of President Tayyip Erdogan's AK Party over "...
13:00, 07/08/2019

Caster Semenya ruling 'tramples on dignity' of athletes, South Africa says Olympian receives strong backing from South African government and fellow athletesSouth Africans have expressed widespread support for the double Olym...
13:16, 05/03/2019

Qualcomm asks appeals court to pause antitrust ruling's impact Qualcomm Inc on Monday asked a U.S. appeals court to pause an antitrust ruling that could drastically alter its business model while it tries to overt...
08:16, 07/09/2019

Qualcomm Asks US Appeals Court to Pause Antitrust Ruling's Impact Qualcomm on Monday asked a US appeals court to pause an antitrust ruling that could drastically alter its business model while it tries to overturn th...
12:32, 07/09/2019

Pressure mounts on IAAF as criticism of Caster Semenya ruling grows • Women’s sport organisations say rules are ‘discriminatory’• Semenya to appeal against testosterone limit for female athletesThree global organisatio...
23:48, 05/31/2019

Qualcomm has strong argument to win reversal of U.S. antitrust ruling: legal experts A rare public call by a U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) official for one of the agency's courtroom victories to be reversed, in a case of anticomp...
13:32, 05/31/2019

Indian police raid prominent lawyers who took on ruling party leaders Indian police raided the offices and homes of two top human rights lawyers on Thursday in an investigation into foreign funding for their NGO, prompti...
13:16, 07/11/2019

Australian ruling party’s chances improve in vote-swap deal An Australian billionaire businessman has announced his minor party has struck a vote-swap deal with the ruling party that improves the government’s c...
12:00, 04/29/2019

Tesla wins court ruling to operate company-owned store in Va. Judge Gregory Rupe of Richmond Circuit Court affirmed a 2016 decision by Virginia DMV Commissioner Richard Holcomb that Tesla could open a store in He...
01:16, 06/25/2019

Arabs in Syria's Deir al-Zor protest against ruling Kurdish militia: residents Arabs in Syria's Deir al-Zor have stepped up protests against the U.S.-allied Kurdish militia that controls the oil-rich province after seizing it fro...
23:48, 04/28/2019

Slovak ex-president Kiska launches new party to challenge ruling Smer Former Slovak president Andrej Kiska launched a new pro-EU political party on Monday, promising to provide a voice for voters disillusioned with the r...
19:16, 06/17/2019

Boxing body faces Olympic inquiry team before Tokyo ruling GENEVA (AP) — The embattled amateur boxing federation faces an Olympic inquiry on Monday fearing it could be punished for forcing out a longtime IOC m...
13:32, 05/18/2019

Trump appeals judge’s ruling to hand over finance records to House President Trump on Tuesday appealed a federal judge’s ruling that he had to turn over his financial records to a House committee, according to a court...
18:32, 05/21/2019

India’s ruling party takes election battle to West Bengal KOLKATA, India (AP) — India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi has taken his ruling party’s fight to the state of West Bengal, where it hopes ...
13:32, 05/17/2019

Why sports betting hasn't gone nationwide yet after Supreme Court ruling A regional divide has opened as states decide whether to expand their sports gambling options after the Supreme Court allowed states to legalize it. ...
23:48, 06/23/2019

India's ruling party takes election battle to West Bengal India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi has taken his ruling party's fight to the state of West Bengal, where it hopes to retain a majority in staggered ...
12:32, 05/17/2019

Hungary's ruling party threatens to leave pro-EU bloc ahead of vote Hungary's foreign minister has said that migration policy would determine whether the ruling Fidesz Party remains in the center-right European People'...
21:00, 05/23/2019

India's ruling party claims victory with wide lead in votes Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Hindu nationalist party claimed it won reelection with a commanding lead in Thursday's vote count, while the hea...
21:16, 05/23/2019

Spain's 'Wolf Pack' found guilty of rape in landmark ruling Spain's Supreme Court on Friday ruled that five men who attacked a teenager at a bull-running festival were guilty of rape not the lesser crime of sex...
19:48, 06/21/2019

Thousands in Costa Rica celebrate in first pride march since gay marriage ruling Tens of thousands of Costa Ricans celebrated gay pride on Sunday in the capital, San Jose, in the first such march since the country's constitutional ...
05:48, 06/24/2019

| Shots fired in Sudan ahead of crunch talks on ruling body At least eight people have been reported wounded by gunshots near a Khartoum sit-in , before crucial talks between military chiefs and protest leaders...
10:00, 05/16/2019

U.S. Supreme Court tosses ruling against Merck on Fosamax osteoporosis drug The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday threw out a lower court ruling that had revived hundreds of lawsuits accusing Merck & Co of failing to properly warn ...
18:00, 05/20/2019

Germany cancels road toll contracts with companies after EU court ruling Germany has canceled its contracts with the companies charged with setting up a highway toll system for cars, a Transport Ministry spokesman said on W...
13:48, 06/19/2019

CORRECTED-Court ruling sends Guyana to new elections, as first oil output looms A regional court on Tuesday upheld the Guyanese Parliament's December no-confidence vote in the government, meaning the South American country will fa...
01:16, 06/19/2019

Australia's ruling Coalition claims election victory in major upset Scott Morrison’s government set to hang on to power despite polls predicting his demise It was billed as the climate change election, and the climate ...
06:32, 05/19/2019

LG Electronics, regulators oppose Qualcomm's effort to put antitrust ruling on hold Smartphone maker LG Electronics Inc on Tuesday opposed Qualcomm Inc's efforts to put a sweeping U.S. antitrust decision against the chip supplier on h...
07:32, 06/12/2019

Kenyan court ruling upholding anti-gay laws condemned by activists Many in Kenya's vibrant gay community had hoped the court would make history by scrapping the British colonial-era laws and inspiring other countries ...
22:32, 05/24/2019

UPDATE 2-U.S. Supreme Court tosses ruling against Merck on Fosamax osteoporosis drug The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday handed a victory to Merck & Co - at least for now - by throwing out a lower court ruling that had revived hundreds of...
18:00, 05/20/2019

AOC to face lawsuit over blocking Twitter users, following appeals court ruling on Trump Former Democratic New York Assemblyman Dov Hikind told Fox News on Tuesday he's preparing to sue Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., for blocking u...
23:16, 07/09/2019

U.S. Supreme Court tosses ruling against wedding cake bakers who rebuffed lesbians The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday threw out a lower court ruling against the owners of an Oregon bakery who refused based on their Christian beliefs to...
23:16, 06/17/2019

Liviu Dragnea, leader of Romania's ruling political party, sentenced to prison Romania's Supreme Court on Monday upheld a corruption conviction for the leader of the country's ruling political party, sending him to prison for 3.5...
06:16, 05/28/2019

Supreme Court throws out ruling that blocked Florida cross on public land The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday threw out a lower court ruling that declared that a 34-foot (10 meters) Christian cross standing on public land in Pe...
17:48, 06/28/2019

Burundi names head of ruling party militia to lead state broadcaster Burundi has appointed the head of the ruling party youth league to head its state-run broadcaster, a move an opposition party has described as a dange...
21:32, 07/14/2019

Georgia 2020 parliament vote to use proportional system: ruling party head A parliamentary election in Georgia in 2020 should be held under a proportional system, the head of the ruling Georgian Dream party, Bidzina Ivanishvi...
10:48, 06/24/2019

UPDATE 3-LG Electronics, regulators oppose Qualcomm's effort to put antitrust ruling on hold Smartphone maker LG Electronics Inc on Tuesday opposed Qualcomm Inc's efforts to put a sweeping U.S. antitrust decision against the chip supplier on h...
05:48, 06/12/2019

Early Mauritania poll results show ruling party candidate ahead Early poll results put Mauritania ruling party candidate Mohamed Ould Ghazouani comfortably ahead in Saturday's election, taking 50.72% of the vote wi...
12:48, 06/23/2019

Robert Kraft trial indefinitely postponed while video suppression ruling is appealed Judge Leonard Hanser postponed New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft's solicitation trial as prosecutors appeal ruling to ban use of day spa vi...
02:32, 05/22/2019

Japan ruling bloc to keep simple majority in upper house, may get 2/3- NHK exit poll Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling bloc will keep a solid majority in parliament's upper house in Sunday's election and has a shot, together ...
17:00, 07/21/2019

‘The IAAF Will Not Drug Me.’ Olympian Caster Semenya Appeals Court’s Testosterone Ruling (JOHANNESBURG) — Caster Semenya has appealed against the Court of Arbitration for Sport’s decision to uphold testosterone regulations for ...
23:16, 05/29/2019

Satanic Temple to challenge Supreme Court abortion ruling on fetal remains The Satanic Temple said Tuesday it will challenge a recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling that upheld an Indiana law that requires the burial or cremation ...
00:32, 05/30/2019

Sudan’s Ruling Military Has Signed a Power-Sharing Deal With Opposition Leaders (CAIRO) — Sudan’s ruling military and the pro-democracy movement on Wednesday signed a political document that’s part of a power-sha...
11:00, 07/17/2019

U.S. Justice Department asks appeals court to pause antitrust ruling against Qualcomm The U.S. Justice Department asked a federal appeals court to pause the enforcement of a sweeping antitrust ruling against mobile chip supplier Qualcom...
04:48, 07/17/2019

Canada's Belo Sun touts Brazil court ruling clearing way for gold mine Belo Sun Mining Corp said on Friday that it had won a key legal victory in its push to build a gold mine in the Amazon rainforest, which has drawn cri...
19:32, 07/12/2019

Satanic Temple slams Supreme Court abortion ruling on fetal remains The Satanic Temple said its religious beliefs are being violated by a recent Supreme Court ruling upholding an Indiana law that requires aborted fetus...
06:48, 05/30/2019

Qualcomm asks U.S. judge to put anti-trust ruling on hold while chipmaker appeals Qualcomm Inc on Tuesday asked a federal judge not to enforce her decision that it illegally squeezed out rivals in the smartphone chips market as it p...
04:00, 05/29/2019

Pakistan welcomes venture's willingness for negotiated settlement after Reko Diq mine ruling Pakistan said on Sunday it welcomed a statement by Tethyan Copper expressing willingness for a negotiated settlement after a World Bank tribunal order...
16:00, 07/14/2019

Exclusive: India's ruling party to revive plan for Hindu settlements in Kashmir India's ruling party will revive a plan to build secured camps to resettle scores of Hindus in the Muslim-dominated Kashmir Valley, a senior leader sa...
12:48, 07/12/2019

India's Modi to name ruling party chief Shah as finance minister: media Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to name Amit Shah, the chief of his Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), as the country's new fi...
22:00, 05/30/2019

Poll gives conservatives 9 point lead over ruling Syriza for Greek snap vote Greece's conservative New Democracy party has a 9 percentage-point lead over the ruling leftist Syriza party ahead of a snap election on July 7, accor...
22:32, 06/22/2019

Thailand's ruling powers 'increasingly paranoid' about social media: Pravit Rojanaphruk Five years after the military junta took power in Thailand, new cyber laws may worsen the ruling party's crackdown on freedom of expression. DW spoke ...
14:32, 06/24/2019

California officials say coffee poses no “significant” cancer risk despite court ruling. LOS ANGELES (AP) — California officials say coffee poses no “significant” cancer risk despite court ruling....
01:00, 06/04/2019

Court ruling puts Guatemala vote, anti-graft fight in doubt GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — A high court ruling barring a crusading former prosecutor’s candidacy has turned Guatemala’s presidential election o...
01:00, 05/17/2019

U.S. border patrol faces probe; White House bashes asylum ruling The acting head of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security has ordered an investigation into reports that border patrol agents have been posting offe...
18:32, 07/03/2019

Major Supreme Court ruling allows iPhone owners to sue Apple for acting like a monopoly CNN reports that the U.S. Supreme Court passed down a ruling on Monday that affects Apple and other companies that offer a closed operating system. By...
06:48, 05/14/2019

Italian judge says German captain acted to protect human life: ruling An Italian judge ruled on Tuesday that the German captain of a rescue charity ship had not broken the law when she forced a naval blockade at the week...
23:32, 07/02/2019

Boris Johnson not ruling out parliament suspension to force no-deal Brexit: newspaper Boris Johnson, the front-runner in the race to succeed British Prime Minister Theresa May, has told pro-Brexit lawmakers he would leave open the possi...
05:32, 06/13/2019

Man City FFP: Club files appeal with Court of Arbitration for Sport against Uefa ruling Man City have asked the Court of Arbitration for Sport to throw out the financial fair play case that has been brought against them by European footba...
20:16, 06/06/2019

Joshua Boyle trial delayed after Supreme Court ruling on sexual history The Supreme Court ordered a new trial for a man acquitted of sexual assault, saying the sexual history of the alleged victim should not have been ente...
19:48, 07/02/2019

Zimbabwe court says main opposition leader illegitimate, party to challenge ruling Zimbabwe’s High Court on Wednesday declared Nelson Chamisa an illegitimate leader of the main opposition MDC party and ordered the movement to convene...
18:32, 05/08/2019

Advocacy groups ask Supreme Court to delay ruling on census citizenship question Groups challenging the Trump administration's contentious decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. census on Wednesday asked the Suprem...
07:32, 06/13/2019

Taiwanese president reportedly wins ruling party's nomination for 2020 election Tsai Ing-wen, Taiwan's president, won the Democratic Progressive Party's primary race for the 2020 presidential election, local media report...
12:32, 06/13/2019

Hong Kong Court Issues Landmark Ruling in a Victory for LGBT Rights (HONG KONG) — Hong Kong’s Court of Final Appeal said Thursday the government cannot deny spousal employment benefits to same-sex couples, ...
14:00, 06/06/2019

Trump appeals ruling allowing banks to hand his financial records to Congress U.S. President Donald Trump, three of his children and the Trump Organization on Friday appealed a court order allowing Deutsche Bank AG and Capital O...
23:48, 05/24/2019

Her son was killed by Chicago police. Five years later, a judge's ruling could bring her closer to getting answers Nearly five years after a black teenager was shot and killed by Chicago police, new evidence could help his mom get closer to learning the truth about...
15:16, 06/28/2019

European stock rally slows; Italy bank stocks fall after EU ruling European stocks traded higher Wednesday after Wall Street delivered its second best day of 2019, but gains were softened as the EU threatened to punis...
15:16, 06/05/2019

B.C. to appeal top court ruling it can’t regulate flow of bitumen through Trans Mountain pipeline The B.C. Court of Appeal ruled Friday that B.C. does not have the power to implement a permitting regime to control the transport of heavy oil in the ...
23:16, 05/24/2019

ACLU asks Supreme Court to delay ruling on census citizenship question The American Civil Liberties Union requested the Supreme Court to delay making a decision whether the Trump administration can include a controversial...
16:32, 06/13/2019

British court overturns ruling forcing disabled pregnant woman to have abortion A British court overruled a lower court's ruling that would have forced a mentally disabled woman to undergo an abortion 22 weeks into her pregnancy....
12:32, 06/25/2019

Turkish election board orders new vote for Istanbul mayor after ruling party loss The decision came after the Justice and Development Party or AKP appealed for the cancellation of the March 31 vote because of what it said were irreg...
20:48, 05/06/2019

Cadet Convicted of Raping Classmate Can Now Return to West Point Because of Fucked Appeals Ruling In 2017, West Point Cadet Jacob Whisenhunt was found guilty of raping his classmate while she was sleeping. But now, Whisenhunt’s free—and able to ret...
18:16, 06/08/2019

Supreme Court ruling means Apple could face lawsuits from lots of angry customers The United States Supreme Court ruled this week that users could sue Apple for allegedly monopolizing the App Store and driving up the price of apps. ...
00:32, 05/14/2019

Exclusive: PepsiCo accused of coercing farmers by group close to India's ruling party An influential Hindu nationalist group with close ties to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has accused PepsiCo Inc o...
19:00, 04/29/2019

Prosecutors in Robert Kraft sex spa case appeal judge's video suppression ruling The appeal will be heard by the Palm Beach County Circuit Court and the earliest a decision could be rendered is 110 days, just before NFL Week 1. &#...
20:48, 05/18/2019

Exclusive: Trump EPA did not await court ruling to loosen biofuel rules for refiners - documents The Trump administration made it easier for oil refineries to get waivers from the nation's biofuel law at least four months before a 2017 court decis...
15:16, 05/16/2019

Supreme Court Rejects Alabama’s Appeal on Ruling Blocking State’s Ban on Abortion Procedure (WASHINGTON) — The Supreme Court won’t revive Alabama’s attempt to ban the most commonly used procedure in second-trimester abortion...
20:16, 06/28/2019

UPDATE 2-Pakistan welcomes venture's willingness for negotiated settlement after Reko Diq mine ruling Pakistan said on Sunday it welcomed a statement by Tethyan Copper expressing willingness for a negotiated settlement after a World Bank tribunal order...
16:00, 07/14/2019

Recep Tayyip Erdogan hails Turkish ruling to rerun Istanbul mayoral race Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan praised a decision Tuesday by election officials to rerun a mayoral race in Istanbul that saw the narrow defeat...
15:48, 05/07/2019

Appeals Court Upholds Ruling Blocking Trump From Using Defense Funds for Border Wall The divided three-judge panel in the Ninth Circuit agreed with a lower court’s decision that Mr. Trump didn’t have the authority to reallocate the mon...
05:16, 07/04/2019

Former acting ICE boss: Judge's ruling on Trump detention policy will worsen immigration crisis The federal judge who brought a temporary halt to a Trump administration policy that held asylum-seekers in detention while their cases are pending wi...
07:16, 07/03/2019

Trump attorneys appeal ruling ordering accounting firm to hand over records to Congress President Donald Trump's attorneys are appealing a ruling by a federal judge ordering an accounting firm to comply with a congressional subpoena, acti...
07:32, 05/22/2019

Trump-Appointed Judge Is Wary of Ruling in House Lawsuit Over Border Wall Funding A federal judge appointed by President Trump in 2017 seems to be leaning towards siding with the administration, or not ruling at all, in a case broug...
11:48, 05/24/2019

Top Conservative Calls for Chief Justice’s Head Over High Court’s Ruling on the Census Citizenship Question Because (obvi) any Supreme Court justice handpicked for the job by GOP conservatives owes strict allegiance to the Constitution conservatives everywhe...
03:16, 06/28/2019

New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft wins video-suppression ruling in solicitation case Judge Leonard Hanser's ruling is a major victory for Patriots owner Robert Kraft, whose legal team could file for dismissal of the case soon. &#...
06:32, 05/14/2019

Cuba Gooding Jr.'s lawyers seek dismissal of groping case; judge declines immediate ruling Cuba Gooding Jr. appeared in court where a judge declined to immediately decide whether to toss a charge he groped a woman in a Manhattan bar.  ...
22:00, 06/26/2019

Opposition candidate wins in do-over of Istanbul’s mayoral race, dealing setback to Erdogan’s ruling party The ruling party candidate, Binali Yildirim, conceded the race after preliminary results showed Ekrem Imamoglu leading with nearly 54 percent of the v...
22:16, 06/23/2019

Trump appeals judge's ruling that Deutsche Bank, Capital One can give Democrats financial records President Donald Trump, his businesses and members of his family on Friday appealed a federal judge's decision that Deutsche Bank and Capital One...
17:48, 05/24/2019

Trump says he’ll ‘immediately’ appeal a federal judge’s ruling to block $2.5 billion in border wall funds Associated Press/Evan Vucci President Donald Trump is vowing to appeal a judge's ruling that says his administration cannot take $2.5 billion in fund...
23:48, 06/29/2019

Shinzo Abe's ruling coalition falls short of super-majority needed to change Japan's constitution Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling coalition secured a majority in Japan's upper house of parliament in elections Sunday but will not reach ...
19:48, 07/21/2019

Runner Caster Semenya appeals against testosterone ruling to Swiss supreme court, says “the IAAF will not drug me.” JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Runner Caster Semenya appeals against testosterone ruling to Swiss supreme court, says “the IAAF will not drug me.”...
20:16, 05/29/2019

Ethiopian leader Abiy arrives in Sudan to meet head of ruling military council in mediation bid Ethiopia's prime minister arrived in Khartoum on Friday to meet the chief of Sudan's ruling military council in a bid to mediate in the political cri...
13:32, 06/07/2019

Exit poll: Poland’s ruling right-wing Law and Justice party leading in European Parliament vote with 42.4% WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Exit poll: Poland’s ruling right-wing Law and Justice party leading in European Parliament vote with 42.4%....
21:32, 05/26/2019

The Supreme Court's Latest Ruling Makes It Easier for Cops to Arrest Black Lives Matter Protesters It was a ruling that failed to register widely in terms of national news, but could have potentially devastating effects for protesters around the cou...
00:48, 06/04/2019

Mexico's ruling Morena party tipped to win Puebla state governor race: Mitofsky exit poll Mexico's ruling Morena party was favored to win the race for governor in the state of Puebla on Sunday with between 48.5% and 51.5% of votes, accordin...
02:00, 06/03/2019

Neil Gorsuch was the deciding vote in a Supreme Court ruling to uphold the Crow Tribe’s 1868 treaty Neil Gorsuch was the deciding vote in a Supreme Court ruling to uphold the Crow Tribe’s 1868 treaty today, marking the second time he’s joined the Sup...
22:00, 05/20/2019

Trump, calling for legal appeal, slams ‘activist Obama appointed judge’ over border wall ruling President Trump on Saturday ripped into what he described as an “activist Obama appointed judge” after a federal judge blocked the administration’s pl...
04:48, 05/26/2019

In ruling with implications for Trump’s pardon power, Supreme Court continues to allow state and federal prosecutions for same offense The justices rejected a concerted effort by groups of conservatives and liberals alike to persuade the court that the exception to the Constitution’s ...
21:16, 06/17/2019

9th Circuit refuses Trump request to block judge's ruling to stop military funds for border wall An appeals court denied the Trump administration's emergency request to block a federal judge's ruling that prevents President Trump from using $2.5 b...
08:48, 07/04/2019

Florida state attorney appeals judge's ruling to exclude Robert Kraft spa surveillance video from trial A Florida prosecutor is appealing a judge's ruling that the state cannot use surveillance video and other evidence in the prostitution solicitation ca...
12:48, 05/18/2019

Duggar sisters' lawsuit can proceed against city that released information about alleged sexual abuse by brother Josh: ruling A lawsuit filed by four reality show sisters can proceed against an Arkansas city that released confidential information about their alleged sexual ab...
02:32, 07/13/2019

New Jersey judge resigns after controversial ruling in sexual assault case, saying the teen accused of rape came from a 'good family' Shutterstock James Troiano, who served as a family court judge in New Jersey, resigned from the bench after showing leniency to a 16-year-old boy acc...
09:48, 07/19/2019

CBOE Statement On Today's Court Ruling In Favor Of CBOE In ISE Patent Litigation CHICAGO, IL - April 7, 2014 -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange, Incorporated® (CBOE®) announced today the United States Court of Appeals for the Fe...
13:00, 05/02/2019

'Real Housewives' star Joe Giudice can stay in US as he appeals deportation ruling Perhaps Teresa Giudice's confidence is growing after a victory in Joe Giudice’s battle to stay in the United States.    ...
21:32, 05/23/2019

New Jersey judge who cited alleged rapist's 'good family' in court ruling steps down Superior Court Judge James G. Troiano has drawn an intense backlash over his decision to bar prosecutors from bringing adult charges against the teen....
05:00, 07/18/2019

Comic-Con: Why Scarlett Johansson feels it's 'the right time' for solo 'Black Widow' film "Black Widow" got the spotlight during Marvel's huge Comic-Con presentation, and Scarlett Johansson explained why it's the right time for a ...
11:16, 07/21/2019

With stocks at all-time highs, here's how to navigate earnings season using ETFs With earnings season in full swing, exchange-traded fund experts Tom Lydon and Ric Edelman share their takes on the top ways to play the upcoming repo...
15:32, 07/21/2019

Lufthansa resumes flights to Cairo after safety suspension The German carrier had canceled its flights to the Egyptian capital over unspecified "safety concerns." But British Airways has refused to reinstate f...
18:16, 07/21/2019

Report: ESPN Reminds Employees Of Craven No-Politics Policy In Wake Of Dan Le Batard's Criticism Of The Network And Trump It was only a matter of time before ESPN decided to do something in response to Dan Le Batard very correctly calling the network’s anti-politics stanc...
19:16, 07/21/2019

Tour de France: Thibaut Pinot strikes again in Pyrenees, Julian Alaphilippe stalls Simon Yates of Britain posted a second stage win with a solo raid during the last Pyrenean trek of the Tour de France as Pinot gained more time on his...
05:16, 07/22/2019

Nearly 100% Turnout In North Korea Local Polls, Kim Jong Un Also Votes North Korean leader Kim Jong Un voted in nationwide local elections on Sunday that registered the near 100 per cent turnout claimed for every ballot h...
06:48, 07/22/2019

No Girl Born In 132 Villages In Uttarkashi In 3 Months: Report At a time when the centre has been promoting its "Beti Bachao Beti Padhao" programme, sex ratio at birth data from 132 villages in Uttarkashi district...
07:16, 07/22/2019

Economy Week Ahead: Home Sales, Eurozone Manufacturing The U.S. will see fresh data on existing-home sales, durable-goods orders and gross domestic product. The eurozone will publish new manufacturing numb...
11:00, 07/22/2019

Toshiba Memory sees 'good chance' of M&A in push for data centre business Japan's Toshiba Memory said there was a "good chance" for acquisitions as it pushes to increase its share of the market for advanced storage products ...
14:00, 07/22/2019

Britain to seek European maritime mission to counter Iran's 'piracy' Britain will seek to put together a European-led maritime protection mission to ensure safe shipping through the Strait of Hormuz after Iran seized a ...
19:48, 07/22/2019

What's the Most Important Local Law in Your City? You can’t turn right on red in New York City (or smoke in parks—but good luck getting that enforced). In the French Quarter of New Orleans, you can ca...
21:00, 07/22/2019

Sony vs Samsung TV: choosing the TV brand for you Samsung and Sony, both being massive TV makers with an international install base, might not seem too different at first glance. But if you're su...
21:16, 07/22/2019

Jerry Seinfeld on what makes a classic 'Seinfeld' episode: 'Each has some insane thing in it' Thirty years after the premiere of 'Seinfeld,' Jerry Seinfeld discusses the hit sitcom's continuing popularity and pop-culture relevanc...
22:16, 07/22/2019

Meghan Markle parallels Pippa Middleton, but they don't get along, royal expert claims Meghan Markle and Pippa Middleton share loves for cooking, athletics and general wellness, but don't expect the Duchess of Sussex to pal around with K...
22:32, 07/22/2019

Here’s the clearest evidence yet of why Huawei can’t be trusted, and it involves North Korea Up to this point, Huawei has made a valiant effort at defending its reputation against a US-led opposition campaign that’s stoked fears the comp...
23:16, 07/22/2019

German ambassador to Venezuela returns after spat President Maduro's government had removed Daniel Kriener from Caracas in March, accusing him of meddling in domestic affairs. Venezuela is in the cent...
23:32, 07/22/2019

Jaguar XJ13 prototype reborn as Ecurie Ecosse LM69 News 22 Jul, 2019 Jaguar’s forgotten endurance racer has been reimagined as a road-legal sports car by the Scottish tuning company, Ecur...
00:00, 07/23/2019

Uber tests a $25 Pass that covers Eats and transportation Uber is testing a subscription option that offers all-inclusive or discounted access to all its services. It's trialing a few variants of the pla...
00:16, 07/23/2019