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  • China state media seen stepping-up anti-Western rhetoric

    Tue, 03 Mar 2015 02:40:26 GMT

    BEIJING (AP) — Western values are a "ticket to hell," a newspaper published by China's Communist Party said in a recent editorial that held up Ukraine and some Arab countries as examples of outside ideas causing turmoil.

  • Georgia woman nears execution for husband's murder

    Tue, 03 Mar 2015 02:38:47 GMT

    JACKSON, Ga. (AP) — The execution of the first female in Georgia in 70 years was on hold Monday as the U.S. Supreme Court reviewed last-minute arguments by her lawyers that they hoped would persuade the nation's top justices to grant a stay.

  • Mom convicted of killing son, 5, by poisoning him with salt

    Tue, 03 Mar 2015 02:37:28 GMT

    WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — A woman who blogged for years about her son's constant health woes was convicted Monday of poisoning him to death by force-feeding heavy concentrations of sodium through his stomach tube.

  • Cops: Man taped women in fitting rooms, shared on porn sites

    Tue, 03 Mar 2015 02:36:51 GMT

    WAYNE, Pa. (AP) — A man sneaking around on his hands and knees videotaped dozens of naked girls and women in dressing rooms at one of the country's largest malls and then posted the clips on pornography websites, police said Monday.

  • Jeb Bush distances himself from family

    Tue, 03 Mar 2015 02:36:13 GMT

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush distanced himself from his family on Monday as he courted senior citizens in Nevada, the first stop in a national tour aimed at key states on the presidential primary calendar.

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  • 5 Tips for Better Law Firm Phone Interviews

    2015-03-02T18:00:01Z

    The phone interview is quickly becoming the go-to method for a first round of interviews. Phone interviews are cheaper for everyone, faster to conduct, and don't waste as much of the time of the people who inevitably won't get called back for an in-person interview. Like in-person interviews, though, phone......

  • SCOTUS Oral Argument Preview: Week of March 2, 2015

    2015-03-02T17:28:01Z

    After figuring out what a fish is (and is not), then telling us that anyone, not just dentists, can perform teeth-whitening, the U.S. Supreme Court is set to hear a round of contentious cases dealing with unreasonable searches, drawing legislative boundaries, and -- drum roll please! -- the latest challenge......

  • 'How To Get Away With Murder' Review: Season 1 Finale

    2015-02-27T18:14:01Z

    What an episode it was! Actually, the "season finale" of #HTGAWM comprised two back-to-back episodes, but that doesn't matter. We figured out who killed Lila, what the deal was with (former law student) Rudy Walters, and why you shouldn't mess with Frank. The season ended on a cliffhanger, and another......

  • 5 Creative Ways to Dress Your Law Office for Success

    2015-02-27T17:35:01Z

    You may make a great first impression on your potential clients, what kind of impression does your law office make? If your office looks like every other lawyer's office, your potential clients could be underwhelmed. Everybody has seen the diplomas on the wall, the fake potted plants, and the......

  • In-House Counsel: Is Transgender Discrimination on Your Radar?

    2015-02-27T17:19:01Z

    In a two-part series in Inside Counsel, Jeff Beemer of Dickinson Wright PPLC talked about transgender discrimination as one of the an up-and-coming issues for the EEOC. Indeed it is, and even though you might not think about it, transgender discrimination most likely falls into Title VII's prohibition on gender......

  • Lawyers and Metadata: Navigating an Ethical Minefield

    2015-02-27T16:53:01Z

    "Metadata" entered the lexicon thanks to the Edward Snowden revelations, prompting explainers on what the heck it is. The prefix "meta" is self-referential; metadata is data about data. To put it in a less confusing way, metadata is extraneous information about data. You've got a document, and the content of......

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  • LA police chief: Man killed on Skid Row reached for gun

    Tue, 03 Mar 2015 02:41:03 GMT

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Police fatally shot a homeless man on Skid Row during a "brutal" videotaped struggle in which a rookie officer cried out that the man had grabbed his gun, the Los Angeles police chief said Monday.

  • Mom convicted of killing son, 5, by poisoning him with salt

    Tue, 03 Mar 2015 02:37:28 GMT

    WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — A woman who blogged for years about her son's constant health woes was convicted Monday of poisoning him to death by force-feeding heavy concentrations of sodium through his stomach tube.

  • Cops: Man taped women in fitting rooms, shared on porn sites

    Tue, 03 Mar 2015 02:36:51 GMT

    WAYNE, Pa. (AP) — A man sneaking around on his hands and knees videotaped dozens of naked girls and women in dressing rooms at one of the country's largest malls and then posted the clips on pornography websites, police said Monday.

  • Former presidential security chief shot to death in Haiti

    Tue, 03 Mar 2015 02:22:37 GMT

    PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — The chief of presidential security under former Haitian President Jean-Bertrand Aristide was shot to death Monday in the capital, where he had lived since returning to the country after finishing a prison sentence in the United States.

  • Appeals court upholds protection for threatened seabird

    Tue, 03 Mar 2015 01:49:43 GMT

    GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) — A federal appeals court has rejected a lawsuit by the timber industry seeking to strip Endangered Species Act protection from a threatened seabird that nests in old-growth forests.

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  • LA police chief: Man killed on Skid Row reached for gun

    Tue, 03 Mar 2015 02:41:03 GMT

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Police fatally shot a homeless man on Skid Row during a "brutal" videotaped struggle in which a rookie officer cried out that the man had grabbed his gun, the Los Angeles police chief said Monday.

  • China state media seen stepping-up anti-Western rhetoric

    Tue, 03 Mar 2015 02:40:26 GMT

    BEIJING (AP) — Western values are a "ticket to hell," a newspaper published by China's Communist Party said in a recent editorial that held up Ukraine and some Arab countries as examples of outside ideas causing turmoil.

  • North Korea lifts Ebola travel restrictions

    Tue, 03 Mar 2015 02:30:45 GMT

    TOKYO (AP) — North Korea has lifted severe restrictions on foreign travel it imposed last year to keep the Ebola virus from crossing its borders.

  • Joe Biden in Guatemala to talk Central America funding

    Tue, 03 Mar 2015 02:26:59 GMT

    GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — U.S. Vice President Joe Biden has arrived in Guatemala for a two-day visit with Central American presidents to discuss funding priorities aimed at slowing migration.

  • Mexico condemns run of Mexican citizens killed by US police

    Tue, 03 Mar 2015 02:04:46 GMT

    MEXICO CITY (AP) — For the third time in less than a month, the Mexican government has condemned the killing of one of its citizens by police in the United States.

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