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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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1291082/manning-branded-traitor-and-anarchist-court-martial
  2. Sport - Golf - GOLF

    Six share lead at storm-hit US PGA event

    Posted Jul 20th 2013, 02:36pm by Agence France-Presse in Madison, United States

    ... Argentina’s Fabian Gomez fired an eight-under par 64 to grab a share of the lead Friday in the second round of the storm-hit US PGA Sanderson Farms Championship. The South American made six birdies and closed with an eagle to grab a share of the clubhouse ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/golf/article/1286965/six-share-lead-storm-hit-us-pga-event
  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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1322695/israels-netanyahu-dismisses-irans-overtures-west-ruse
  4. News - World - SYRIA

    Syria rebels meet UN Security Council to end Assad support

    Posted Jul 27th 2013, 11:43am by Reuters at the United Nations

    ... deadlocked on Syria. Russia, an ally and arms supplier of Assad, and China have three times blocked action against Assad supported by the remaining veto powers - the United States, Britain ... On Thursday the group met with US Secretary of State John Kerry and called for the United States to arm the rebels quickly and to push harder for a political settlement.   The United Nations says more ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1291974/syria-rebels-meet-un-security-council-end-assad-support
  5. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/515767/united-states-supreme-court
  6. News - World - UNITED STATES

    US Supreme Court rejects bid to review handgun restrictions on young people

    Posted Feb 25th 2014, 12:33pm by Agence France-Presse in Washington

    ... Agence France-Presse in Washington Decision delivers blow to National Rifle Association in its attempts to ease laws limiting access to pistols for 18- to 21-year-olds The US Supreme Court ... was sufficiently “responsible,” even though the second amendment to the US Constitution protects the right of individuals to keep and bear arms. Last month, the Supreme Court heard arguments in a case ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1434795/us-supreme-court-rejects-bid-review-handgun-restrictions-young-people
  7. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/international/article/1128710/supreme-court-hear-challenge-states-land-use-fees
  8. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/727304/girl-guides-discuss-waiving-age-limit-chief
  9. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/695525/graft-probe-senior-court-official
  10. 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, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/686959/legislators-fear-court-review-may-hamper-minibond-inquiry

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