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Apr 18, 2014 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

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Apr 18, 2014 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

Excerpted from FOX NEWS: The Obama administration once again has punted on a final decision for the Keystone XL pipeline, announcing ahead of the holiday weekend it is extending a key review period indefinitely -- a move that could push off a determination until after the midterm elections. Republicans, as well as red-state Democrats who ...

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Apr 18, 2014 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- A New York judge has dismissed a challenge to the state's stricter guns laws, saying that Gov. Andrew Cuomo and lawmakers did nothing unconstitutional when quickly passing the NY Safe Act early last year. The ruling, handed down on Thursday by state Supreme Court Judge Thomas McNamara, also says Robert Schulz and his ...

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Apr 17, 2014 No Comments ›› Jake Hammer

Excerpted from The Florida Sun Sentinel: The judge did a double-take and there were giggles aplenty in bond court Wednesday when a bailiff announced the name of a man arrested for drug possession: Edward Cocaine. "What?" uttered a stunned County Judge John "Jay" Hurley. "My last name is Cocaine," proudly stated the man at the podium. His ...

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Apr 16, 2014 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

(CNN) -- A federal judge ruled Wednesday that North Dakota's abortion law, considered one of the most restrictive in the nation, is unconstitutional. The law banned most abortions after six weeks, when a fetal heartbeat can be first detected. "The North Dakota strict ban on abortions at the time when a 'heartbeat' has been detected -- essentially ...

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Apr 15, 2014 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

(Reuters) - An Oklahoma man was charged on Monday as an accessory after the fact in connection with the killing last summer of an Australian athlete who had been attending a state university, prosecutors said. Oddesse Barnes, 22, was the fourth person charged in the killing of Christopher Lane, a Melbourne resident who was shot in ...

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Apr 15, 2014 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

Left, Frazier Glenn Cross is seen in this April 13, 2014 booking photo; right, Kansas State Troopers stand outside a police line near the location of a shooting at the Jewish Community Center in Overland Park, Kan., on April 13, 2014. OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (AP) — Kansas prosecutors filed state-level murder charges Tuesday against the white ...

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Apr 11, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) -- The prosecutor cross-examining Oscar Pistorius at his murder trial Friday tried to shred his version of events on the night he shot and killed his girlfriend, saying they do not add up and go completely against how people would react in the situation the double-amputee Olympian has described. Instead, chief ...

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Apr 10, 2014 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

GREENVILLE, N.C. – A U.S. district court judge on Tuesday ruled that the University of North Carolina-Wilmington must promote a conservative, Christian professor who had been denied full professorship because of his beliefs, and ordered administrators to pay the educator $50,000 in back-pay. The ruling comes on the heels of a March 20 jury verdict which ...

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Apr 9, 2014 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Two former associates of Gov. Chris Christie do not have to hand over documents to a legislative committee investigating the traffic jam scandal engulfing the governor, a New Jersey judge ruled Wednesday. Former Christie loyalists Bridget Kelly and Bill Stepien had been fighting subpoenas calling for them to turn over documents regarding ...

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Apr 8, 2014 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

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Apr 7, 2014 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court declined Monday to decide if a New Mexico wedding photographer was within her rights when she refused to work at a same-sex ceremony. The denial leaves standing a decision by the state's highest court that went against the photo studio -- although the local dispute has been long since rendered moot. The ...

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Apr 4, 2014 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit against Obama administration officials over the 2011 drone-strike killings of three U.S. citizens in Yemen, one of them an al-Qaida cleric. U.S. District Judge Rosemary Collyer says the case raises serious constitutional questions and is not easy to answer. But she says that she will grant ...

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Apr 3, 2014 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

Excerpted from DAILY MAIL: A man decapitated his teenage girlfriend while she was still alive then stabbed himself in the chest, a court heard. Aras Hussein, 21, had allegedly blackmailed 18-year-old Reema Ramzan by taking sexual photographs of her and threatening to share them with her family if she broke up with him. ...

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Apr 2, 2014 No Comments ›› Jake Hammer

Excerpted from The Hill: Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus lauded Wednesday's Supreme Court decision striking aggregate limits on campaign contributions as a “very big victory for the RNC.” In a 5-4 decision, the court found that aggregate contribution limits — the maximum total amount a donor can give to federal candidates and political party committees ...

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Apr 2, 2014 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

Las Vegas (CBS LAS VEGAS) – Just days after the deadline to enroll for insurance coverage through Nevada Health Link, the first class-action lawsuit has been filed on behalf of residents who say they signed up and paid their premiums – but were never given coverage. Law firm Callister & Associates filed the lawsuit on behalf ...

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Apr 2, 2014 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

Excerpted from RegWatch: The Supreme Court on Wednesday demolished another campaign finance restriction by overturning aggregate limits on campaign contributions. In a splintered decision, five of nine justices found that aggregate contribution limits — the maximum amount that a donor can give to federal candidates and political party committees throughout the course of a two-year ...

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Apr 1, 2014 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

Excerpted from DAILY CALLER: A conservative environmental law group is suing the Environmental Protection Agency over its alleged “IRS-like” tactics, including stone-walling federal records requests and imposing fees on conservative groups that sought government records. The Energy & Environment Legal Institute is trying to force the EPA to release records previously denied under a Freedom of ...

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Mar 27, 2014 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

Excerpted from DAILY MAIL: A District Judge in Nebraska has written a blog post criticizing the overly sexy way that female judges dress in court. Judge Richard Kopf's uses his latest post on his personal blog, Hercules And The Umpire, to tell unnerving anecdotes about how he is swayed by legal counsel's hemline length and low-cut ...

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Mar 27, 2014 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

AUSTIN, Texas – A federal appeals court has upheld Texas' tough new abortion restrictions. A panel of judges at the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals issued the ruling Thursday. The Texas attorney general's office argued that the law requiring doctors to have admitting privileges at a nearby hospital is a constitutional use of the Legislature's authority. Lawyers ...

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Mar 26, 2014 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

Related: OUTRAGEOUS: Judge Awards ‘Permanent’ Custody Of Justina Pelletier To Massachusetts

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Mar 26, 2014 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

NEW YORK – Usama bin Laden's son-in-law has been convicted in New York of conspiring to kill Americans by serving as Al Qaeda's spokesman after the Sept. 11 attacks. The verdict was returned Wednesday for Sulaiman Abu Ghaith in federal court in Manhattan. The Kuwaiti clergyman could face life in prison when he is ...

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Mar 26, 2014 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

Excerpted from FOX NEWS: A Massachusetts juvenile court judge on Tuesday awarded "permanent" custody of a Connecticut teen at the center of an interstate custody battle to the state of Massachusetts in a major setback for her family fighting for her return. The ruling by Judge Joseph Johnston leaves it up to the state Department of ...

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Mar 25, 2014 No Comments ›› Jack Flash

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court appeared poised on Tuesday to open the door to companies' religious-based objections to government regulations as justices weighed whether business owners can object to part of President Barack Obama's healthcare law. It was unclear whether the companies objecting to the regulation requiring them to provide insurance coverage that includes ...

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Mar 25, 2014 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

Excerpted from WASHINGTON POST: A pair of potentially catastrophic cases will be argued before the Supreme Court on Tuesday. These cases are brought by privately held, for-profit corporations that are arguing their religious convictions should preclude them from offering employees the health insurance required by law. Specifically, these private employers don’t want to allow their ...

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