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  • Heated congressional, court races on Arkansas midterm ballot

    Heated congressional, court races on Arkansas midterm ballot

    Daily Briefs 11/02/2018

    A push by Democrats to flip a Republican-held congressional seat that represents the Little Rock area and a state Supreme Court race that has drawn heavy spending by a conservative interest group have drawn the most attention in Arkansas' midterm ele...

  • Court extends detention of Cambodian opposition leader

    Court extends detention of Cambodian opposition leader

    Daily Briefs 08/30/2018

    A court in Cambodia has extended by six months the pre-trial detention of Kem Sokha, the leader of the now-dissolved main opposition party who already has been held for a year on a treason charge.One of Kem Sokha's lawyers says the court ruled Thursd...

  • N Carolina elections board back in court in power struggle

    N Carolina elections board back in court in power struggle

    Daily Briefs 07/23/2018

    The repeatedly altered composition of North Carolina's elections board returned to court Thursday as a proxy for the lengthy power struggle between Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper and the Republican-dominated legislature.A panel of three trial judges list...

  • USCIS Redesigns Citizenship and Naturalization Certificates

    USCIS Redesigns Citizenship and Naturalization Certificates

    Daily Briefs 06/18/2018

    U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) began issuing redesigned Certificates of Citizenship and Naturalization today, following a successful pilot in four USCIS field offices and one service center. The redesign of these eight certificates...

  • Burundi becomes 1st to leave International Criminal Court

    Burundi becomes 1st to leave International Criminal Court

    Daily Briefs 10/27/2017

    Burundi has become the first country to withdraw from the International Criminal Court, but officials say the court's prosecutor will move ahead with an examination of the East African nation's deadly political turmoil.An ICC spokesman confirmed that...

  • Otter appoints new justice to Idaho Supreme Court

    Otter appoints new justice to Idaho Supreme Court

    Daily Briefs 08/30/2017

    Idaho Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter has appointed Twin Falls judge Richard Bevan to the state's highest court. Otter announced Tuesday that Bevan — currently the 5th Judicial District's administrative judge — will replace retiring Idaho Supreme Court Justi...

  • Appeals court backs Jimmy John's franchisee in labor dispute

    Appeals court backs Jimmy John's franchisee in labor dispute

    Daily Briefs 07/06/2017

    A company that owns 10 Jimmy John's sandwich shops in the Twin Cities was within its rights to fire six union workers who circulated posters critical of the company's sick-leave policy, a federal appeals court ruled Monday. The full 8th U.S. Circuit ...

  • Playboy model who shot nude of unwitting woman due in court

    Playboy model who shot nude of unwitting woman due in court

    Daily Briefs 05/23/2017

    A Playboy centerfold who ignited a backlash of criticism when she secretly snapped a photo of a naked 71-year-old woman in a locker room and posted it online mocking the woman's body is expected to appear in court Wednesday to resolve a criminal char...

  • Austrian court: ex-Croatian general guilty of embezzlement

    Austrian court: ex-Croatian general guilty of embezzlement

    Daily Briefs 04/16/2017

    An Austrian court has found a former Croatian general guilty of embezzling millions of euros and sentenced him and an associate to two years in prison. The court in the southern city of Klagenfurt determined Wednesday that the ex-general, Vladimir Za...

  • Court allows wrongful death lawsuit after miscarriage

    Court allows wrongful death lawsuit after miscarriage

    Daily Briefs 01/02/2017

    The Alabama Supreme Court has ruled that a woman can pursue a wrongful-death lawsuit against an obstetrician after a miscarriage when she was five to six weeks pregnant. Justices on Friday reversed a trial judge's order dismissing the wrongful-death ...

  • Moscow court orders paper to refute a report on Rosneft CEO

    Moscow court orders paper to refute a report on Rosneft CEO

    Daily Briefs 10/08/2016

    A court in Moscow has ordered a leading independent newspaper to retract an article about a luxury yacht allegedly owned by the chief of Russia's top state-controlled oil company. retract The Basmanny District Court ruled Monday that the Novaya Gazet...

  • Kyrgyzstan sends case of jailed journalist back to court

    Kyrgyzstan sends case of jailed journalist back to court

    Daily Briefs 07/14/2016

    The Supreme Court in the Central Asian nation of Kyrgyzstan on Tuesday refused to release an ethnic Uzbek journalist and activist serving a life sentence after being convicted of stirring up ethnic hatred, but instead sent his case to a regional cour...

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