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  1. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Manning branded a 'traitor and anarchist' at court martial

    Posted Jul 26th 2013, 10:13am by Agence France-Presse in Fort Meade, United States

    ... Agence France-Presse in Fort Meade, United States Soldier passed secrets to help al-Qaeda, says prosecutor in wrap up of court martial Soldier Bradley Manning betrayed his country ... but well-intentioned truth-teller. "He was not a troubled young soul, he was a determined soldier with the knowledge, ability and desire to harm the United States in its war effort," lead prosecutor ...

  2. News - World - MEDIA

    United States Supreme Court rules against television start-up Aereo

    Posted Jun 26th 2014, 01:14am by AGENCIES

    ... Agencies in Washington Top court rules against TV maverick The US Supreme Court dealt what may be a fatal blow to Aereo and its dream of transforming the television industry, ruling ... arguments in April that a ruling for the broadcasters could also harm the burgeoning world of cloud computing. But Justice Stephen Breyer in his majority opinion said that the court did not intend ...

  3. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Israel’s Netanyahu dismisses Iran’s overtures to West as ruse

    Posted Oct 02nd 2013, 10:19am by Reuters in United Nations

    ... the trustworthiness of Hassan Rowhani, Iran’s centrist president who has made diplomatic overtures to the United States and spoke by telephone last week with President Barack Obama. “Rowhani doesn’t sound ... was pledging to annihilate Israel,” he said, referring to Ahmadinejad’s suggestions that Israel had no right to exist. The United States, Israel and other countries accuse Iran of using its nuclear ...

  4. United States Supreme Court

    Posted Sep 11th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Trevor Willison A five-minute primer on an issue making headlines Senate confirmation hearings into the appointment of John Roberts, 50, as chief justice of the US Supreme Court are due ... headed by the lord chancellor, interprets the laws passed by Parliament, not a constitution. The Supreme Court has the authority to invalidate legislation or executive actions that, in its ...

  5. Property - International - UNITED STATES

    Supreme Court to hear challenge to states' land-use fees

    Posted Jan 16th 2013, 12:00am by MCT

    ... McClatchy-Tribune Title holders to argue that states' right to charge 'impact fees' amounts to a form of dispossession Top court hears case over fees for land use Coy Koontz Snr had a plan when he bought six hectares east of Orlando, in the state of Florida. It did not include having his son end up at the US Supreme Court. But now 18 years of legal wrangling have ...

  6. Girl guides to discuss waiving age limit for chief

    Posted Oct 13th 2010, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... is currently applicable to the election of its chief commissioner. The controversial meeting has been made necessary because two individuals asked a court to become involved with the matter of a chief commissioner who was elected to her post while over that age limit. The Court of First Instance yesterday rejected a request for a judicial review from the two individuals, who are not parents ...

  7. Graft probe for senior court official

    Posted Oct 16th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... should wait and see reports from state media.' Ou's personal details and job description have been removed from the court's official website, although his picture remains online. ... He Huifeng A top-level official of the Higher People's Court of the Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region is being investigated for corruption. Ou Shaoxuan, vice-president of the court ...

  8. Rail funding may still be delayed even if lawmakers vote today

    Posted Jan 15th 2010, 12:00am by Anita Lam, Gary Cheung

    ... Kwok-hung and Wong Yuk-man, spent hours last night studying the wording of their questions in order to avoid repetition. The committee's rules state that its chairwoman has no right to stop ... The Court of First Instance usually grants a hearing within days in cases of pressing public interest such as this one. Opponents can also challenge the validity of a vote before announcement ...

  9. Legislators fear court review may hamper minibond inquiry

    Posted Jul 16th 2009, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... witnesses and demand documents. The Court of First Instance on Tuesday granted leave for a judicial review of those powers. The review was sought by the chairman and executive director of New World ... review, some lawmakers on the subcommittee expressed concern that bankers called to testify in the minibond inquiry could refuse to appear, citing the developer's court case. Ip Wai-ming, ...

  10. Judges in Beijing court take extra half-day off

    Posted May 01st 2009, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... Minnie Chan A court in Beijing closed yesterday as judges and court officials decided to take an extra half-day off ahead of the Labour Day holiday which starts today. The decision triggered protests by dozens of lawyers and parties involved in cases, a lawyer who protested outside the Haidian District Court told the South China Morning Post. 'I called a court employee ...




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