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  • Israel says it busted Gaza smuggling ring helping Hamas

    Mon, 02 Mar 2015 13:42:04 GMT

    JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel said on Monday it has busted an Israeli-Palestinian smuggling ring that funneled iron, electronic equipment and other prohibited materials to Gaza, bypassing Israel's stringent border security to help Hamas rebuild its militant infrastructure following last year's war.

  • Cleveland: Boy shot by cop died because of his own actions

    Mon, 02 Mar 2015 13:22:16 GMT

    CLEVELAND (AP) — The city of Cleveland says it isn't to blame for the death of a 12-year-old boy who had a pellet gun when he was shot by police near a recreation center.

  • China lists 14 generals snared in anti-corruption campaign

    Mon, 02 Mar 2015 12:52:43 GMT

    BEIJING (AP) — Chinese military prosecutors on Monday released a list of 14 generals convicted of graft or placed under investigation in an accelerating nationwide anti-corruption drive.

  • Jury selection resuming in Alabama girl's running death

    Mon, 02 Mar 2015 12:46:59 GMT

    GADSDEN, Ala. (AP) — Jury selection is set to resume in Alabama for the capital murder trial of a woman charged in her granddaughter's running death.

  • 10 Things to Know for Today

    Mon, 02 Mar 2015 12:38:34 GMT

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Monday:

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  • 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......

  • N.Y.'s Top Judge Calls for Grand Jury Reform

    2015-02-26T17:56:01Z

    Following the Eric Garner and Michael Brown grand jury non-indictments, many of us wondered why grand juries are still hanging around. The Constitution requires only that the federal government use grand juries to indict criminal suspects, and yet 23 states still require the use of these bodies for serious felonies.......

  • 2 Law Schools to Adopt ABA's LSAT Elimination Provision

    2015-02-26T18:16:01Z

    Have you heard? You don't have to take the LSAT to get into law school anymore! Cue the articles about how "some schools" -- two -- are eliminating the requirement and how pretty soon no one will have to take the LSAT. Sort of. As Bloomberg Business reported Tuesday, the......

  • Net Neutrality: FCC Votes to Regulate ISPs as 'Common Carriers'

    2015-02-26T18:07:01Z

    As expected, FCC commissioners voted 3-2 today to regulate Internet service providers (ISPs) as "common carriers" under Title II of the Communications Act of 1934. (It also voted to override state laws against municipal broadband, but that's another story entirely.) The vote was split along party lines, with the commission's......

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  • Israel says it busted Gaza smuggling ring helping Hamas

    Mon, 02 Mar 2015 13:42:04 GMT

    JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel said on Monday it has busted an Israeli-Palestinian smuggling ring that funneled iron, electronic equipment and other prohibited materials to Gaza, bypassing Israel's stringent border security to help Hamas rebuild its militant infrastructure following last year's war.

  • China lists 14 generals snared in anti-corruption campaign

    Mon, 02 Mar 2015 12:52:43 GMT

    BEIJING (AP) — Chinese military prosecutors on Monday released a list of 14 generals convicted of graft or placed under investigation in an accelerating nationwide anti-corruption drive.

  • Jury selection resuming in Alabama girl's running death

    Mon, 02 Mar 2015 12:46:59 GMT

    GADSDEN, Ala. (AP) — Jury selection is set to resume in Alabama for the capital murder trial of a woman charged in her granddaughter's running death.

  • Video reports conflict in probe of Putin critic's slaying

    Mon, 02 Mar 2015 12:30:39 GMT

    MOSCOW (AP) — The investigation into the killing of Boris Nemtsov, a fierce critic of Russian President Vladimir Putin who was gunned down not far from the Kremlin, faced conflicting reports Monday about possible surveillance footage of his slaying.

  • Covert 'body sculptor' says clients chose her over surgeons

    Mon, 02 Mar 2015 12:30:24 GMT

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — An aspiring hip-hop artist who boasts about her talent for underground "body sculpting" has one last chance to impress a jury before the panel weighs murder charges against her in a dancer's death.

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  • Netanyahu, US officials to face off on Iran

    Mon, 02 Mar 2015 13:55:58 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and top U.S. officials were set to face off Monday in dueling speeches on the high-stakes Iran nuclear negotiations, a signature foreign policy objective of President Barack Obama.

  • Iraq launches operation to retake Tikrit from Islamic State

    Mon, 02 Mar 2015 13:47:56 GMT

    BAGHDAD (AP) — Backed by allied Shiite, Sunni and Iranian fighters, Iraqi security forces launched a large-scale military operation Monday to recapture Saddam Hussein's hometown from the Islamic State extremist group, a major step in a campaign to reclaim territory in northern Iraq controlled by the militants.

  • McCain calls Obama's foreign policy 'delusional'

    Mon, 02 Mar 2015 13:43:53 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. John McCain is charging the Obama administration's foreign policy is "delusional" and says Secretary of State John Kerry's global diplomacy has "accomplished nothing except mileage."

  • US ambassador to Yemen meets country's embattled president

    Mon, 02 Mar 2015 13:37:52 GMT

    SANAA, Yemen (AP) — The U.S. ambassador to Yemen visited the country's embattled president Monday in the southern port city of Aden, where Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi has set up base after fleeing house arrest at the hands of Shiite rebels in the capital, Sanaa.

  • Kerry warns against revealing details of Iran nuke talks

    Mon, 02 Mar 2015 13:24:31 GMT

    GENEVA (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is warning that public discussion of details of the ongoing nuclear negotiations with Iran will make it more difficult to reach a deal that prevents the country from developing atomic weapons.

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