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Maldives parliament approves extension of state of emergency by 30 days

Added: 22.02.2018 14:55 | 0 views | 0 comments

Parliament in the Maldives on Tuesday approved a 30-day extension of a state of emergency sought by President Abdulla Yameen who cited an ongoing national security threat and constitutional crisis. Countries including the United States, India and Canada along with the United Nations have urged Yameen to lift the emergency and restore normalcy. Yameen imposed the emergency to annul a Supreme Court ruling that quashed the convictions of nine opposition leaders and ordered his government to free those held in prison.

Trump Blames Violent Video Games For School Shootings -- Here's Why He's Wrong

Added: 22.02.2018 14:51 | 0 views | 0 comments

Trump and GOP lawmakers backed by the NRA are trying to shift the gun violence conversation to video games and movies. According to all the available data, and the Supreme Court, they're wrong.

From: www.forbes.com

Pennsylvania GOP Pleads With SCOTUS Again To Let Them Use Gerrymandered Map

Added: 22.02.2018 14:39 | 0 views | 0 comments


Pennsylvania Republicans again asked the U.S. Supreme Court to block Pennsylvania’s new, court-ordered congressional map on Wednesday, marking the latest in a series of attempts to halt a plan that would make congressional elections more competitive in the state by reducing the impact of gerrymandering.

From: www.yahoo.com

Supreme Court forbids seizure of ancient Persian artifacts

Added: 22.02.2018 14:34 | 0 views | 0 comments


The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday ruled that Americans injured in a 1997 suicide bombing in Jerusalem cannot seize ancient Persian artifacts from a Chicago museum to satisfy a $71.5 million court judgment against Iran, which they had accused of complicity in the attack. The justices, in an 8-0 ruling, upheld a lower court's decision in favor of Iran that had prevented the plaintiffs from collecting on the judgment, which Tehran has not paid, by obtaining antiquities held at the University of Chicago's Oriental Institute.

From: www.yahoo.com

'Making a Murderer' case may go to Supreme Court: report

Added: 22.02.2018 14:34 | 0 views | 0 comments


Attorneys for Brendan Dassey, 28, made a similar argument to the U.S. 7th Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago in December and failed. The judges voted 4-3 to uphold his conviction in the slaying of Teresa Halbach. Dassey confessed when he was 16 of helping his uncle, Steven Avery, rape and kill Halbach, a freelance photographer, in 2005.

From: www.yahoo.com

Pennsylvania GOP Pleads With SCOTUS Again To Let Them Use Gerrymandered Map

Added: 22.02.2018 13:39 | 0 views | 0 comments


Pennsylvania Republicans again asked the U.S. Supreme Court to block Pennsylvania’s new, court-ordered congressional map on Wednesday, marking the latest in a series of attempts to halt a plan that would make congressional elections more competitive in the state by reducing the impact of gerrymandering.

From: www.yahoo.com

GOP leaders request hold on Pennsylvania congressional map

Added: 22.02.2018 13:39 | 0 views | 0 comments


HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Republican leaders of the Pennsylvania Legislature on Wednesday asked the U.S. Supreme Court to block a new congressional district map that is widely considered likely to give Democrats a boost in their quest to capture control of the U.S. House.

From: www.yahoo.com

Supreme Court forbids seizure of ancient Persian artifacts

Added: 22.02.2018 13:29 | 0 views | 0 comments


The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday ruled that Americans injured in a 1997 suicide bombing in Jerusalem cannot seize ancient Persian artifacts from a Chicago museum to satisfy a $71.5 million court judgment against Iran, which they had accused of complicity in the attack. The justices, in an 8-0 ruling, upheld a lower court's decision in favor of Iran that had prevented the plaintiffs from collecting on the judgment, which Tehran has not paid, by obtaining antiquities held at the University of Chicago's Oriental Institute.

From: www.yahoo.com

Top Greek court backs key bailout-linked development project

Added: 22.02.2018 13:23 | 0 views | 0 comments

Greece's supreme court has approved a large private urban development project on the prime seaside site of the old Athens airport, which is a key element of the country's bailout program.

From: feeds.foxbusiness.com

Pennsylvania GOP Pleads With SCOTUS Again To Let Them Use Gerrymandered Map

Added: 22.02.2018 12:35 | 0 views | 0 comments


Pennsylvania Republicans again asked the U.S. Supreme Court to block Pennsylvania’s new, court-ordered congressional map on Wednesday, marking the latest in a series of attempts to halt a plan that would make congressional elections more competitive in the state by reducing the impact of gerrymandering.

From: www.yahoo.com

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