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  • Jury sentences ambush killer to death in Pennsylvania

    Thu, 27 Apr 2017 02:52:09 GMT

    MILFORD, Pa. (AP) — A bell tolled the fate of a gunman after a jury on Wednesday condemned him to die for shooting two Pennsylvania troopers at their barracks in a late-night ambush, killing one and leaving a second with devastating injuries.

  • Jury sentences ambush killer to death penalty

    Thu, 27 Apr 2017 02:42:36 GMT

    MILFORD, Pa. (AP) — A bell tolled the fate of a gunman after a jury on Wednesday condemned him to die for shooting two Pennsylvania troopers at their barracks in a late-night ambush, killing one and leaving a second with devastating injuries.

  • Texas poised to pass 'sanctuary city' ban with jail penalty

    Thu, 27 Apr 2017 02:40:58 GMT

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas Republicans were poised Wednesday to take a big step toward banning "sanctuary cities" in their state, debating a bill through which police chiefs and sheriffs could even be jailed for not cooperating fully with federal immigration authorities.

  • The Latest: Jury gives death penalty to ambush killer

    Thu, 27 Apr 2017 02:27:01 GMT

    MILFORD, Pa. (AP) — The Latest on the trial of a survivalist who ambushed two troopers at a state police barracks, killing one (all times local):

  • Dad reveals Hawaii site where he says he dumped dead son

    Thu, 27 Apr 2017 02:14:09 GMT

    HONOLULU (AP) — The father of a Hawaii boy who went missing 20 years ago rode in a van with police and prosecutors last weekend, leading them to the site where he says he dumped his dead son's remains.

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  • Fitbit Tracker to the Witness Stand

    2017-04-26T18:56:50Z

    First it was Alexa and now it is Fitbit -- these smart devices are going to court to catch alleged killers. Alexa, the voice of Amazon's digital assistant, made the news last year when prosecutors subpoenaed her data to find out if she "overheard" an accused murderer. Fitbit, the......

  • Why Going to the Best Law School Is Not the Best Choice

    2017-04-26T18:01:58Z

    True or false? Going to the best law school is not the best choice. Like those tricky LSAT questions, the counter-intuitive choice here is the correct answer. According to Malcolm Gladwell, the famed columnist and author on relative choices, going to the best law school actually hurts your chances......

  • Berkeley Warns of Cell Phone Radiation -- Ordinance Warning Law Upheld

    2017-04-26T12:58:19Z

    Remember when people worried about cell phones causing brain cancer if they put the devices to their ears? Well, the City of Berkeley thinks it is bad enough that cell phone retailers ought to warn people about putting them in their pant pockets or bras -- literally that's what......

  • Appellate Judge John Noonan Remembered

    2017-04-26T12:57:20Z

    Like other accomplished jurists who have passed on, Judge John T. Noonan, Jr. left a legacy of decisions that will live on in American jurisprudence. Some may recall his opinion in a landmark decision to uphold physician-assisted suicide, ultimately adopted by the U.S. Supreme Court. Others may remember his......

  • Federal Judge Blocks Trump's Sanctuary Cities Order

    2017-04-25T22:45:34Z

    Like many federal judges before him, United States District Judge William H. Orrick of California's Northern District has enjoined the federal government from enforcing one of President Donald Trump's executive orders. Trump's Executive Order 13768, "Enhancing Public Safety in the Interior of the United States," has suffered the same fate......

  • C-SPAN to Air Trump Travel Ban Case Live

    2017-04-25T21:58:11Z

    Anticipating widespread public interest, the U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has authorized live television broadcast of arguments over President Trump's travel ban. C-SPAN will also carry the feed live for other broadcasters on May 15, 2017, from the William K. Nakamura Courthouse in Seattle, Washington. The court will......

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  • Jury sentences ambush killer to death in Pennsylvania

    Thu, 27 Apr 2017 02:52:09 GMT

    MILFORD, Pa. (AP) — A bell tolled the fate of a gunman after a jury on Wednesday condemned him to die for shooting two Pennsylvania troopers at their barracks in a late-night ambush, killing one and leaving a second with devastating injuries.

  • India blocks social media in Kashmir in wake of abuse videos

    Thu, 27 Apr 2017 02:46:54 GMT

    SRINAGAR, India (AP) — India has ordered internet service providers in Indian-controlled Kashmir to block Facebook, Twitter and 20 other social media sites and online applications for one month, after several videos and photos depicting alleged abuses of Kashmiris by Indian security forces sparked outrage and fueled protests.

  • Jury sentences ambush killer to death penalty

    Thu, 27 Apr 2017 02:42:36 GMT

    MILFORD, Pa. (AP) — A bell tolled the fate of a gunman after a jury on Wednesday condemned him to die for shooting two Pennsylvania troopers at their barracks in a late-night ambush, killing one and leaving a second with devastating injuries.

  • Texas poised to pass 'sanctuary city' ban with jail penalty

    Thu, 27 Apr 2017 02:40:58 GMT

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas Republicans were poised Wednesday to take a big step toward banning "sanctuary cities" in their state, debating a bill through which police chiefs and sheriffs could even be jailed for not cooperating fully with federal immigration authorities.

  • The Latest: Jury gives death penalty to ambush killer

    Thu, 27 Apr 2017 02:27:01 GMT

    MILFORD, Pa. (AP) — The Latest on the trial of a survivalist who ambushed two troopers at a state police barracks, killing one (all times local):

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  • Jury sentences ambush killer to death in Pennsylvania

    Thu, 27 Apr 2017 02:52:09 GMT

    MILFORD, Pa. (AP) — A bell tolled the fate of a gunman after a jury on Wednesday condemned him to die for shooting two Pennsylvania troopers at their barracks in a late-night ambush, killing one and leaving a second with devastating injuries.

  • The Latest: Trump says he won't pull US out of NAFTA

    Thu, 27 Apr 2017 02:49:55 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the North American Free Trade Agreement (all times EDT):

  • India blocks social media in Kashmir in wake of abuse videos

    Thu, 27 Apr 2017 02:46:54 GMT

    SRINAGAR, India (AP) — India has ordered internet service providers in Indian-controlled Kashmir to block Facebook, Twitter and 20 other social media sites and online applications for one month, after several videos and photos depicting alleged abuses of Kashmiris by Indian security forces sparked outrage and fueled protests.

  • Jury sentences ambush killer to death penalty

    Thu, 27 Apr 2017 02:42:36 GMT

    MILFORD, Pa. (AP) — A bell tolled the fate of a gunman after a jury on Wednesday condemned him to die for shooting two Pennsylvania troopers at their barracks in a late-night ambush, killing one and leaving a second with devastating injuries.

  • Texas poised to pass 'sanctuary city' ban with jail penalty

    Thu, 27 Apr 2017 02:40:58 GMT

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas Republicans were poised Wednesday to take a big step toward banning "sanctuary cities" in their state, debating a bill through which police chiefs and sheriffs could even be jailed for not cooperating fully with federal immigration authorities.