Supreme courts

May 24, 2018 - 7:25 am
LONDON (AP) — A jury in Winchester has found an army sergeant guilty of attempted murder of his wife by sabotaging her parachute and tampering with a gas valve at her home. Jurors convicted Army Sgt. Emile Cilliers, 38, on Thursday of two attempted murder charges and a third count of damaging the...
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May 22, 2018 - 12:13 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump wants New York's highest court to delay a defamation suit filed by a former "Apprentice" contestant who accused him of unwanted groping and kissing. Trump's lawyers filed notice late Monday that they're asking the state Court of Appeals to freeze Summer Zervos...
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FILE - These undated file booking photos made available by the Shreveport Police Department show Corey Williams. A Louisiana judge has ordered the release of Williams, an inmate whose attorneys have accused prosecutors of withholding "staggering" evidence of his innocence in a pizza deliveryman's killing two decades earlier. One of Williams' attorneys says a plea deal with Caddo Parish prosecutors will allow Williams to be freed as soon as Tuesday, May 22, 2018, from Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola. (Shreveport Police Department via AP, File)
May 21, 2018 - 7:34 pm
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A Louisiana judge on Monday ordered the release of an inmate whose attorneys have accused prosecutors of withholding "staggering" evidence of the man's innocence in a pizza deliveryman's killing two decades ago. A plea deal with Caddo Parish prosecutors will allow Corey...
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May 21, 2018 - 3:34 pm
NFL commissioner Roger Goodell says Congress should enact uniform standards for any states that plan to legislate sports betting. Goodell detailed the league's position in a statement Monday that reiterated the NFL's stance that legalized sports gambling in the United States should be governed by...
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In this Jan. 12, 1966, photo provided by the White House, President Lyndon B. Johnson prepares for his State of the Union address with, from left, Richard Goodwin, former presidential assistant called back from Wesleyan University to help on the speech, Jack Valenti and Joseph A. Califano, Jr. at the White House in Washington. Goodwin, an aide, speechwriter and liberal force for the Kennedys and Lyndon Johnson died Sunday, May 20, 2018, at his home in Concord, Mass. His wife, the historian Doris Kearns Goodwin, said he died after a brief bout with cancer. (AP Photo/The White House)
May 21, 2018 - 11:17 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Richard N. Goodwin, an aide, speechwriter and liberal force for the Kennedys and Lyndon Johnson who helped craft such historic addresses as Robert Kennedy's "ripples of hope" and LBJ's speeches on civil rights and "The Great Society," died Sunday evening at age 86. Goodwin, the...
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The Supreme Court is seen in Washington, April 20, 2018. The Supreme Court says employers can prohibit their workers from banding together to complain about pay and conditions in the workplace. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
May 21, 2018 - 9:26 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court says employers can prohibit their workers from banding together to complain about pay and conditions in the workplace. The justices ruled 5-4 Monday, with the court's conservative members in the majority, that businesses can force employees to individually use...
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This combination photo shows Alicia Keys at the 60th annual Grammy Awards in New York on a Jan. 28, 2018,left, and jazz singer Nina Simone in London on Dec. 5, 1968. Keys is among the readers for an audio edition of “Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls” and “Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls 2.” The two audiobooks, coming out June 19 from Penguin Random House Audio, each feature 100 short biographies of famous women. Keys will talk abot Simone. (AP Photo)
May 18, 2018 - 2:21 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Imagine Alicia Keys talking about Nina Simone, or Ashley Judd on Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Keys and Judd are among the readers for an audio edition of "Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls" and "Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls 2." The two audiobooks, coming out June 19 from Penguin...
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In this Monday, May 14, 2018 photo, betting odds are displayed on a board in the sports book at the South Point hotel and casino in Las Vegas. Now that the U.S. Supreme Court has cleared the way for states to legalize sports betting, the race is on to see who will referee the multi-billion-dollar business expected to emerge from the decision. (AP Photo/John Locher)
May 17, 2018 - 1:46 pm
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The anticipation of legal sports gambling throughout the United States has prompted a flurry of deals among gambling and technology firms who want a foothold in a market worth billions. Casinos, race tracks, daily fantasy sports companies and others are itching to offer...
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May 17, 2018 - 9:59 am
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The NCAA is opening a door for states with legalized sports gambling to host NCAA championship events. The governing body for college sports on Monday announced a "temporary" lifting of a ban that prevented events like college basketball's NCAA Tournament from being hosted in...
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A man walks through the lobby of the Navajo Nation's Twin Arrows Casino, east of Flagstaff, Ariz., Tuesday, May 15, 2018. American Indian tribes are welcoming the opportunity to add sports betting to potentially hundreds of casinos across the country after the U.S. Supreme Court cleared the way for states to legalize it. (AP Photo/Felicia Fonseca)
May 16, 2018 - 12:49 am
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — American Indian tribes are welcoming the opportunity to offer sports betting in potentially hundreds of casinos across the country. The U.S. Supreme Court this week cleared the way for states to legalize it. Tribal casinos generate more than $31 billion a year in gross...
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