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May 24, 2011 2 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

Fox News: A federal judge in New York has issued an order that could lift the U.N.’s long-recognized diplomatic immunity in the United States involving contract disputes, opening the doors for claims of “hundreds of millions of dollars” against the world body, according to lawyers involved in the case. Following a ruling by Judge P. Kevin Castel, ...

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May 23, 2011 15 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

Los Angeles Times: WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court ordered California on Monday to release tens of thousands of its prisoners to relieve overcrowding, saying that "needless suffering and death" had resulted from putting too many inmates into facilities that cannot hold them in decent conditions. pp Multisource political news, world news, and entertainment news analysis by Newsy.com It is ...

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May 20, 2011 7 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

Related: Caught On Tape: Mother Attempting To Smother Her Baby To Death DAYTON, Ohio (AP) - An Ohio woman convicted of killing her month-old baby daughter in a microwave oven was spared the death penalty and sentenced Friday to life in prison without parole. Montgomery County Common Pleas Judge Mary Wiseman sentenced China Arnold, 31, of Dayton. Arnold ...

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May 19, 2011 1 Comment ›› Pat Dollard

Los Angeles Times: Reportng from Washington — Senate Republicans on Thursday blocked a vote on the nomination of UC Berkeley law professor Goodwin Liu to the federal appeals court in San Francisco, making Liu the first judicial nominee appointed by President Obama to be successfully filibustered. Democrats failed to come close to the 60 votes needed to ...

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May 19, 2011 2 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

Breaking Update: NEW YORK – A judge has agreed to free former International Monetary Fund leader Dominique Strauss-Kahn from a New York City jail on the condition that he remain under house arrest. The judge set bail at $1 million, and approved an elaborate arrangement under which the 62-year-old diplomat and banker would be confined to ...

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May 18, 2011 Comments Off Pat Dollard

LAS VEGAS (AP) – O.J. Simpson's lawyer won't get a chance to plead for the imprisoned former football star's freedom before the full seven-member Nevada Supreme Court. The state's highest court issued a terse and unanimous order Tuesday declining to do what three of its members already refused to do — hear Simpson's appeal of his ...

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May 10, 2011 3 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

Los Angeles Times: Richmond, VA--The Obama administration received a generally friendly hearing Tuesday from a panel of three Democratic appointees for its first appeals-court defense of the national healthcare law. Two of the three judges -- Andre Davis and James Wynn Jr. -- were Obama appointees, and the third, Judge Diana Motz, was a Clinton appointee. The ...

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May 10, 2011 Comments Off Pat Dollard

RICHMOND, Virginia (Reuters) - An appeals court on Tuesday sharply questioned whether the state of Virginia could challenge President Barack Obama's signature healthcare law, which requires Americans to buy insurance in a bid to slow healthcare costs. The Obama administration is trying to save the individual mandate after a Virginia federal judge agreed with the ...

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May 5, 2011 5 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

UPDATE: Here's audio with Hannity on radio. To watch the original video of her earlier tv interview with Martha MacCallum, which I strongly recommend, click here or on the link below: Debra Burlingame, the sister of Charles "Chic" Burlingame (pilot of the plane that crashed into the Pentagon) met with President Obama today, along ...

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Apr 21, 2011 Comments Off Pat Dollard

Washington Times: U.S. military prosecutors on Wednesday charged one of the most prominent detainees at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, in a death penalty case that could prove to be a major test of the nation’s revised system of military commissions. Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri, one of 15 high-value detainees at the U.S. military prison, was charged with murder, terrorism ...

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Apr 11, 2011 11 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

Washington Post: A federal appeals court on Monday upheld a lower court decision that blocked the most contested provisions of Arizona’s immigration law from taking effect. A three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit ruled that a federal judge did not abuse her discretion in blocking provisions of the law that would, ...

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Apr 6, 2011 Comments Off Pat Dollard

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Apr 5, 2011 1 Comment ›› Pat Dollard

MADISON, Wis. (AP)-- The race between a conservative-leaning Wisconsin Supreme Court justice and a little-known challenger fueled by a wave of anger over the state's divisive new union rights law was too close to call early Wednesday morning. Unofficial returns from Tuesday's election showed Justice David Prosser and his opponent, JoAnne Kloppenburg, were separated by fewer ...

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Apr 5, 2011 1 Comment ›› Pat Dollard

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Apr 4, 2011 9 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

Fox News: Congress tied the Obama administration's hands in trying the alleged mastermind of the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks and his accomplices, Attorney General Eric Holder said Monday, announcing that he was left without a choice and has referred the cases to the Defense Department for trial. In stark language, Holder lambasted Congress for imposing ...

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Mar 31, 2011 1 Comment ›› Pat Dollard

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Jan 3, 2011 15 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

PHOENIX (AP) - A homicide case that drew attention to so-called honor killings moves into the trial phase this month for an Iraqi immigrant accused of killing his daughter because he believed she was too Westernized. Faleh Hassan Almaleki, 50, faces life in prison if convicted. In October 2009, he slammed his Jeep into Noor Almaleki, ...

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Dec 29, 2010 Comments Off Pat Dollard

(CNN) -- Detroit, Michigan, computer technician Leon Walker faces a jury trial in February for allegedly hacking into his then-wife's e-mail account. "She'd asked me to read her e-mails before," Walker said in an interview this week. "She gave me the password before. She didn't hide it." Walker says the e-mails revealed that Clara Walker, who has ...

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Dec 21, 2010 8 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

Fox News: A man given seven years in prison after being found with two guns he purchased legally in Colorado has had his sentence commuted, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie announced Monday. The case of Brian Aitken, 27, had become a cause célèbre among gun-rights advocates. On Jan. 2, 2009, Aitken, an entrepreneur and media consultant with ...

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Dec 20, 2010 2 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

WASHINGTON (AP) — After a monthslong blockade, Senate Republicans have agreed to let at least 19 of President Obama's noncontroversial judicial nominees win confirmation in the waning days of the congressional session in exchange for a commitment by Democrats not to seek votes on four others, according to officials familiar with the deal. Among the four ...

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Dec 20, 2010 Comments Off Pat Dollard

From Big Government: The mainstream media has treated accusations of large-scale fraud in the Pigford settlement with overt skepticism and a distinct lack of journalistic curiosity. The press has blindly repeated the Obama Administration’s claim that there are only a handful of fraud cases among the twenty thousand or so paid Pigford claims. Worse, the ...

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Dec 19, 2010 Comments Off Pat Dollard

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Dec 19, 2010 12 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

"Not only had it been the world's worst screw, it had also been violent." - Woman raped by Julian Assange

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Dec 17, 2010 3 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

WASHINGTON (AP) —The CIA has pulled its top spy out of Pakistan after threats were made against his life, current and former U.S. officials said, an unusual move for the U.S. and a complication on the front lines of the fight against al-Qaida. The CIA station chief was in transit Thursday after a Pakistani lawsuit earlier ...

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Dec 16, 2010 21 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

FORT MEADE, Md. (AP) — An Army doctor who disobeyed orders to deploy to Afghanistan because he questioned President Barack Obama's eligibility to be commander in chief was sentenced by a jury Thursday to six months in a military prison and dismissal from the Army. The military jury spent nearly five hours deliberating punishment for Lt. ...

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