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  1. News - World - UNITED STATES

    They finally said 'I do': gay couple marry in Iowa after 72 years together

    Posted Sep 10th 2014, 09:31pm by GDN

    ... company. They finally moved to a retirement village in 1987. Iowa's supreme court legalised same-sex marriage in 2009, making it the third US state to do so, and the first in the Midwest- ... and gay couple can finally say 'I do' To find out when Alice "Nonie" Dubes met her new wife, Vivian Boyack, you need to wait through a discussion between the couple as they try ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1589499/they-finally-said-i-do-gay-couple-marry-iowa-after-72-years-together
  2. News - World - UNITED STATES

    US appeal court upholds trademark ban on ‘Stop Islam’ website

    Posted May 14th 2014, 08:21pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Washington Blow for 'Stop Islam' site A US appeal court has upheld a decision to refuse to allow the owners of a website titled "Stop! Islamization ... arguing that it could be disparaging to American Muslims. The decision was reviewed by the USPTO itself, and upheld. The US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit affirmed that decision, citing ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1512126/us-appeal-court-upholds-trademark-ban-stop-islam-website
  3. News - World - UNITED STATES

    US appeal court orders release of memo justifying drone killings

    Posted Apr 22nd 2014, 11:06pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in New York Court rules that legal justification for drone strikes cannot be kept secret US ordered to release targeted-killing memo A US federal appeal court ordered ... against the public's right to know, the court of appeals reversed a lower court ruling preserving the secrecy of the legal rationale for the killings, such as that of US citizen Anwar ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1494633/us-appeal-court-orders-release-memo-justifying-drone-killings
  4. News - World - UNITED STATES

    BP found grossly negligent in 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill

    Posted Sep 05th 2014, 01:26am by Bloomberg

    ... who have pursued redress for their losses. While yesterday's ruling provides a partial answer, appeals may mean it will be years before final penalties are settled. BP, which may face ... didn't find them as responsible for the spill as BP. "BP's conduct was reckless," Barbier wrote in a decision yesterday in New Orleans federal court. "Transocean's ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1585490/bp-found-grossly-negligent-2010-gulf-mexico-oil-spill
  5. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Graft verdicts seal ex-Virginia governor Bob McDonnell’s fall from grace

    Posted Sep 05th 2014, 10:14pm by MCT

    ... state's history and led to calls for tougher state laws regulating gifts to public officials. Both defendants broke down in tears as they listened to the drumbeat of guilty verdicts in court ... as routine and trivial and said if the conviction was upheld on appeal, the verdict would greatly stretch the definition of what constitutes an official act in return for a bribe. "I think ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1586110/graft-verdicts-seal-ex-virginia-governor-bob-mcdonnells-fall-grace
  6. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Fort Hood shooter’s death sentence heads for appeal with or without him

    Posted Aug 29th 2013, 12:12pm by Reuters in New York

    ... to a lengthy appeals process that includes several stages of review. Appellate review is mandatory for courts-martial involving the death penalty, regardless of the defendant’s wishes, according ... the Hasan jury’s findings, the case will then move to the US Army Court of Criminal Appeals, an intermediate appellate court with military judges. Hasan could refuse legal representation, as he did ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1300310/fort-hood-shooters-death-sentence-heads-appeal-or-without-him
  7. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Actor Shia LaBeouf avoids jail after admitting disorderly conduct charge

    Posted Sep 11th 2014, 09:08pm by AP

    ... the former Transformers star has displayed in recent years. LaBeouf- who has received treatment for an alcohol problem since his arrest in June- was sombre in court as he pleaded guilty in a deal ... "Are you pleading guilty because you are guilty?" Manhattan Criminal Court Judge Diana Boyar asked. "Yes, your honour," LaBeouf said. "We appreciate the thoughtfulness ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1590297/actor-shia-labeouf-avoids-jail-after-admitting-disorderly-conduct-charge
  8. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Billionaire battles surfers in court over access to northern California beach

    Posted Jul 17th 2014, 08:58pm by BLOOM

    ... or about US$20 million to date. Lawyers for the foundation and for the Indian-born businessman squared off on Wednesday in final arguments before Superior Court Judge Barbara Mallach in Redwood ... which runs through the property, was gradually restricted and finally enforced by security guards hired last year, according to court documents filed by the organisation. "We ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1555642/billionaire-battles-surfers-court-over-access-northern-california-beach
  9. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Millionaire Gigi Jordan on trial for killing autistic son in New York

    Posted Sep 11th 2014, 09:19pm by AP

    ... immune-system abnormalities, post-traumatic stress disorder and other problems, court filings said. Starting in 2006, according to her defence, Jude told her- with gestures, his few words and, later, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1590299/millionaire-gigi-jordan-trial-killing-autistic-son-new-york
  10. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Beijing-bound flight returns to US after 'parental kidnapping'

    Posted Sep 07th 2014, 05:45am by WASHPOST

    ... The Washington Post China flight U-turn over kidnap claim A United Airlines flight from Washington to Beijing turned around mid-flight at the request of FBI agents, who then arrested a Chinese passenger over a possible international parental kidnapping after the plane landed. According to court documents, Wenjing Liu- the passenger arrested- was charged with knowingly ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1586753/alleged-parental-kidnapping-forces-beijing-bound-flight-return-us

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