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  1. Property - International - UNITED STATES

    US Supreme Court to rule on housing discrimination law

    Posted Oct 08th 2014, 07:16am by Bloomberg

    ... in their appeal. The court has twice before granted review on the issue, only to have settlements scuttle the case. Obama's administration and civil rights advocates have sought to steer the issue ... respects. A ruling in favour of Texas would change the scope of the law across the country. The federal appeals court that ruled in the Texas case is one of 11 that have decided the issue, and all ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/international/article/1611454/us-supreme-court-rule-housing-discrimination-law
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Aspiring model Krista Boseley, pilot Gilles Lapointe in US$2m drugs bust

    Posted Oct 20th 2014, 05:13am by AP

    ... also Canadian, were arrested on October 9 at John Wayne Airport, according to federal court documents filed with the United States District Court in Santa Ana. Authorities were alerted ... Vegas casino. Boseley had an online modelling profile until last week, when it was taken down, according to The Vancouver Sun. They are due to appear in court on October 27. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1620000/aspiring-model-krista-boseley-pilot-gilles-lapointe-us2m-drugs-bust
  5. 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
  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. Property - International - UNITED STATES

    Non-bank lenders offer easy credit to US landlords as rental market grows

    Posted Oct 08th 2014, 07:16am by Reuters

    ... introduced in January lenders who fail to verify a borrower's ability to repay a home loan face the risk of the mortgage being challenged in court. Investor mortgages are classified as business ... rates, paying around 5 to 6 per cent in interest compared with about 4.25 per cent for traditional mortgages. Finally, the market remains relatively small, limiting the potential fallout from ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/international/article/1611453/non-bank-lenders-offer-easy-credit-us-landlords-rental-market
  8. News - World - UNITED STATES

    White House intruder had machete and ammunition in car, court told

    Posted Sep 23rd 2014, 09:30pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Washington Car of US army veteran also held two hatchets and machete, court told; guns found in July search White House intruder had bullets A homeless US army veteran who jumped a fence and ran into the White House with a knife had more than 800 rounds of ammunition in his car, a court heard. Omar Gonzalez, 42, appeared in US District Court on Monday ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1598909/white-house-intruder-had-machete-and-ammunition-car-court-told
  9. News - World - UNITED STATES

    US Secret Service chief quits over security breaches

    Posted Oct 02nd 2014, 09:26am by AP

    ... before being stopped. Obama had "concluded new leadership of that agency was required", said White House spokesman Josh Earnest on Wednesday. A White House official said the final straw ... Gonzalez, pleaded not guilty on Wednesday in a brief appearance in federal court. He is accused of unlawfully entering a restricted building while carrying a deadly weapon, which is a federal ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1607476/us-secret-service-chief-quits-over-security-breaches
  10. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Former Georgian president exiled in trendy New York

    Posted Sep 22nd 2014, 05:12am by AP

    ... Saakashvili," Kakhidze said, adding that he would appeal the ruling in the European Court of Human Rights. A slew of Saakashvili's top allies have been investigated and some jailed since his United ... and says he has no confidence in the current authorities. A Georgian court last Friday ordered the seizure of his family assets. He also faces arrest if he returns. The property included ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1597495/former-georgian-president-exiled-trendy-new-york

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