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KERA North Texas
The Man Who Argued Health Care For Obama Looks Back As He Steps DownAs the U.S. Supreme Court heads into the homestretch of its current term, Donal
The Man Who Argued Health Care For Obama Looks Back As He Steps Down
KERA North Texas / Posted 16 hours ago
As the U.S. Supreme Court heads into the homestretch of its current term, Donald Verrilli, the federal government's chief advocate, will not be there. After five years as solicitor general, he is turning over the reins to his successor, leaving a... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
The Man Who Argued Health Care For Obama Looks Back As He Steps DownAs the U.S. Supreme Court heads into the homestretch of its current term, Donal
The Man Who Argued Health Care For Obama Looks Back As He Steps Down
KPBS San Diego / Posted 16 hours ago
As the U.S. Supreme Court heads into the homestretch of its current term, Donald Verrilli, the federal government's chief advocate, will not be there. After five years as solicitor general, he is turning over the reins to his successor, leaving a... Read more
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SCOTUSblog
Once more unto the Relist Watchlast time this Term, John Elwood reviews Monday’s relisted cases. This week br
Once more unto the Relist Watch
SCOTUSblog / Posted yesterday
last time this Term, John Elwood reviews Monday’s relisted cases. This week brought good news for the petitioners’ counsel in a pair of one-time relists – if “lucky” can really be used to describe people who will spend their summer restricted by... Read more
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KECI Missoula
June 23role as the father, Tom Bradford, on the TV series "Eight is Enough," dies of c
June 23
KECI Missoula / Posted 2 days ago
role as the father, Tom Bradford, on the TV series "Eight is Enough," dies of complications from diabetes at the age of 86 in Santa Monica, California. 2013: Richard Matheson, best known as the author of "The Shrinking Man," "Hell House," "What... Read more
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The Telegraph
'Nationalist' picks on Arun's adviserNew Delhi, June 22: Subramanian Swamy today trained his guns on chief economic
'Nationalist' picks on Arun's adviser
The Telegraph / Posted 3 days ago
New Delhi, June 22: Subramanian Swamy today trained his guns on chief economic adviser Arvind Subramanian, sending the Narendra Modi government scurrying from a boomerang it had launched on others and making many wonder who was guiding the so-called... Read more
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CommonDreams.org
Dean Baker's Statment on the 2016 Social Security Trustees ReportWASHINGTON - CEPR's Dean Baker issued the following statement to the 2016 Socia
Dean Baker's Statment on the 2016 Social Security Trustees Report
CommonDreams.org / Posted 3 days ago
WASHINGTON - CEPR's Dean Baker issued the following statement to the 2016 Social Security Trustees Report: "The 2016 Social Security Trustees Report is little changed from the 2015 Report. It shows a small decrease in the projected 75-year shortfall... Read more
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The New Yorker
The Big Fight Over FossilsOne evening in September, 2013, two amateur cavers, Steven Tucker and Rick Hunt
The Big Fight Over Fossils
The New Yorker / Posted 3 days ago
One evening in September, 2013, two amateur cavers, Steven Tucker and Rick Hunter, drove into a swath of semi-wilderness an hour northwest of Johannesburg and parked at the foot of a stony slope. Wearing jumpsuits and helmets with headlamps, they... Read more
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Boston Globe
Supreme Court justices uphold new patient review rulesThe Supreme Court dealt a defeat to the pharmaceutical industry Monday in a clo
Supreme Court justices uphold new patient review rules
Boston Globe / Posted 4 days ago
The Supreme Court dealt a defeat to the pharmaceutical industry Monday in a closely watched patent law case that drug makers had argued endangered their continued investments in drug research and development. The case had nothing to do with... Read more
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ABC News
Business Highlights10 years after housing peaked, US is more of a renter nation MOUNT PLEASANT, S
Business Highlights
ABC News / Posted 5 days ago
10 years after housing peaked, US is more of a renter nation MOUNT PLEASANT, South Carolina (AP) — It's a troublesome story playing out across America in the 10 years since the housing bubble burst: homeowners are thriving while renters are... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Supreme Court rejects challenge to patent review processWASHINGTON: The Supreme Court on Monday ruled against Cuozzo Speed Technologies
Supreme Court rejects challenge to patent review process
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 5 days ago
WASHINGTON: The Supreme Court on Monday ruled against Cuozzo Speed Technologies Corp in its challenge to a federal agency's procedures for canceling patents in a case involving a vehicle speedometer that tells drivers when they are speeding. The... Read more
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The Seattle Times
High court upholds process for challenging patentsWASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Monday upheld the process for challengin
High court upholds process for challenging patents
The Seattle Times / Posted 5 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Monday upheld the process for challenging invalid patents, making it easier for companies to fight so-called patent trolls. The justices were unanimous in backing the legal standard used to cancel patents by a... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
U.S. Supreme Court upholds process for challenging patentsWASHINGTON - The Supreme Court has upheld the process for challenging invalid p
U.S. Supreme Court upholds process for challenging patents
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 5 days ago
WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court has upheld the process for challenging invalid patents, making it easier for companies to fight so-called patent trolls. The justices ruled 6-2 Monday to uphold the legal standard used to invalidate patents by a new... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
High court upholds process for challenging patentsWASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court has upheld the process for challenging inva
High court upholds process for challenging patents
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 5 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court has upheld the process for challenging invalid patents, making it easier for companies to fight so-called patent trolls. The justices ruled 6-2 Monday to uphold the legal standard used to invalidate patents by a... Read more
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Salon.com
High court upholds process for challenging patentsWASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has upheld the process for challenging inva
High court upholds process for challenging patents
Salon.com / Posted 5 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has upheld the process for challenging invalid patents, making it easier for companies to fight so-called patent trolls. The justices ruled 6-2 Monday to uphold the legal standard used to invalidate patents by a... Read more
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Daily Herald
High court upholds process for challenging patentsWASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court has upheld the process for challenging invalid
High court upholds process for challenging patents
Daily Herald / Posted 5 days ago
WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court has upheld the process for challenging invalid patents, making it easier for companies to fight so-called patent trolls. The justices ruled 6-2 Monday to uphold the legal standard used to invalidate patents by a new... Read more
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KECI Missoula
June 202012: American painter LeRoy Neiman, known for his brilliantly colored, express
June 20
KECI Missoula / Posted 5 days ago
2012: American painter LeRoy Neiman, known for his brilliantly colored, expressionist paintings and screen prints of athletes, musicians and sporting events, dies at the age of 91 in New York City. 2011: Stuntman and actor Ryan Dunn, a star of MTV's... Read more
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Island Packet
Business Highlightsit's too soon to gauge whether a week of horrific news out of Orlando will hurt
Business Highlights
Island Packet / Posted 8 days ago
it's too soon to gauge whether a week of horrific news out of Orlando will hurt tourism there. But travel agents are not seeing widespread cancellations, and many travelers say they're committed to visiting. Orlando has been rocked in the past week... Read more
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ABC News
Business Highlightsit's too soon to gauge whether a week of horrific news out of Orlando will hurt
Business Highlights
ABC News / Posted 8 days ago
it's too soon to gauge whether a week of horrific news out of Orlando will hurt tourism there. But travel agents are not seeing widespread cancellations, and many travelers say they're committed to visiting. Orlando has been rocked in the past week... Read more
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KECI Missoula
June 152014: Casey Kasem, the radio celebrity and voice actor best known for co-creati
June 15
KECI Missoula / Posted 10 days ago
2014: Casey Kasem, the radio celebrity and voice actor best known for co-creating and hosting "American Top 40" and voicing Shaggy in the "Scooby-Doo" franchise, dies at the age of 82 in Gig Harbor, Washington. 2012: Daredevil Nik Wallenda becomes... Read more
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Boston Globe
Tussle over drug prices could reverberate beyond ColombiaThe latest drama over the cost of medicines features a bruising showdown betwee
Tussle over drug prices could reverberate beyond Colombia
Boston Globe / Posted 11 days ago
The latest drama over the cost of medicines features a bruising showdown between one of the world’s largest drug makers and a struggling Latin American country. And both sides may come out losers. For the past several weeks, Colombian Health... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Colombia to force Novartis to lower prices of cancer druggovernment will unilaterally force the world's largest drugmaker Novartis to lo
Colombia to force Novartis to lower prices of cancer drug
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 16 days ago
government will unilaterally force the world's largest drugmaker Novartis to lower prices of a popular leukemia medicine in a closely followed patent dispute, authorities said Thursday. Health Minister Alejandro Gaviria told reporters that... Read more
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Salon.com
Colombia to force Novartis to lower prices of cancer druggovernment will unilaterally force the world’s largest drugmaker Novartis to lo
Colombia to force Novartis to lower prices of cancer drug
Salon.com / Posted 16 days ago
government will unilaterally force the world’s largest drugmaker Novartis to lower prices of a popular leukemia medicine in a closely followed patent dispute, authorities said Thursday. Health Minister Alejandro Gaviria told reporters that... Read more
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The Christian Post
Most Americans Say Birth Control and Divorce Are 'Morally Acceptable,' Gallup Poll FindsValerie Marchesi, dressed as a package of birth control pills, waits for U.S. D
Most Americans Say Birth Control and Divorce Are 'Morally Acceptable,' Gallup Poll Finds
The Christian Post / Posted 16 days ago
Valerie Marchesi, dressed as a package of birth control pills, waits for U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton to be publicly endorsed by Planned Parenthood Action Fund in Hooksett, New Hampshire, January 10, 2016. A large majority... Read more
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Roll Call
Hill Vet Fashions New CareerBy day, former Senate aide Kenya Wiley occupied herself with the gravely import
Hill Vet Fashions New Career
Roll Call / Posted 16 days ago
By day, former Senate aide Kenya Wiley occupied herself with the gravely important business of the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee. During off hours, she nurtured her true passion: studying the evolution of style. “I would go... Read more
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examiner.com
Study shows graphic images on cigarette packs improve attempts to stop smokingon June 7, 2016 by Salynn Boyles titled “Shock Images on Cigarette Packs Prompt
Study shows graphic images on cigarette packs improve attempts to stop smoking
examiner.com / Posted 16 days ago
on June 7, 2016 by Salynn Boyles titled “Shock Images on Cigarette Packs Prompt Quit Attempts, But few actually stopped smoking in month-long trial”. It should come as no big surprise that gross pictures on cigarette packs cannot overwhelm one of... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Climate change, clean energy on agenda for Three Amigos summitClean energy and climate policy will be a dominant theme when the leaders of Ca
Climate change, clean energy on agenda for Three Amigos summit
The Globe and Mail / Posted 18 days ago
Clean energy and climate policy will be a dominant theme when the leaders of Canada, the United States and Mexico convene June 29 in Ottawa, a senior government official said Monday. But because Barack Obama’s days in office are numbered, Canada... Read more
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Zero Hedge
S&P Nears All Time High, Global Stocks Rally As Dovish Yellen Unleashes Animal SpiritsStock whisperer Yellen said all the right things yesterday, when she sounded mo
S&P Nears All Time High, Global Stocks Rally As Dovish Yellen Unleashes Animal Spirits
Zero Hedge / Posted 18 days ago
Stock whisperer Yellen said all the right things yesterday, when she sounded more optimistic than pessimistic on the economy but while the economy is "strong" it is most likely not strong enough to weather a June rate hike. As a result, the S&P 500... Read more
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Salon.com
Mitch McConnell gets off easy: The American public deserves better than this sorry excuse for an interviewThis piece originally appeared on “I only talk to the press if it’s to my adva
Mitch McConnell gets off easy: The American public deserves better than this sorry excuse for an interview
Salon.com / Posted 18 days ago
This piece originally appeared on “I only talk to the press if it’s to my advantage,” writes Mitch McConnell, one of the most powerful men in American politics, in his new book. Last week, the advantage was evident. The Senate majority leader is on... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
California Inc.: Primary voters will tackle pocketbook issuesWelcome to California Inc., the weekly newsletter of the L.A. Times Business Se
California Inc.: Primary voters will tackle pocketbook issues
Los Angeles Times / Posted 19 days ago
Welcome to California Inc., the weekly newsletter of the L.A. Times Business Section. I'm Business columnist David Lazarus, and here's a rundown of upcoming stories this week and the highlights of last week. Investors had little to cheer Friday... Read more
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The Hindu
Modi's five-nation tour - Climate change, Pacific cooperation top top agenda with Modi: U.SMr. Modi will have a bilateral meeting with President Barack Obama on Tuesday a
Modi's five-nation tour - Climate change, Pacific cooperation top top agenda with Modi: U.S
The Hindu / Posted 19 days ago
Mr. Modi will have a bilateral meeting with President Barack Obama on Tuesday and will address a joint session of the U.S Congress on Wednesday. “Advancing the ambitious climate change and clean energy agenda” and “further enhancing our security and... Read more
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Crain's Detroit Business
Ann Arbor startup excites investors with technology that uses brain activity to control software, objectsUM spinoff's AI software shows broad potential in early trials Photo by Tom He
Ann Arbor startup excites investors with technology that uses brain activity to control software, objects
Crain's Detroit Business / Posted 20 days ago
UM spinoff's AI software shows broad potential in early trials Photo by Tom Henderson Ramses Alcaide controls a Neurable car. An old-school... Read more
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East Bay Express
Oakland Debates Best Way to Watch Over Its Police DepartmentWhat's the best way to institutionalize and strengthen police reforms in Oaklan
Oakland Debates Best Way to Watch Over Its Police Department
East Bay Express / Posted 22 days ago
What's the best way to institutionalize and strengthen police reforms in Oakland? Should the city create an independent, civilian-run police commission along the lines of San Francisco and Los Angeles? Or should there be a single new city official... Read more
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The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles
Jewish Dems face off in costly state senate contest | Los AngelesCandidates in the 27th state Senate district race (from left) George Christophe
Jewish Dems face off in costly state senate contest | Los Angeles
The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles / Posted 22 days ago
Candidates in the 27th state Senate district race (from left) George Christopher Thomas, Henry Stern, Janice Kamenir-Reznik and Steve Fazio appear at a forum for candidates at Temple Adat Elohim in Thousand Oaks on May 18. Photo by Eitan Arom Until... Read more
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ESPN
OTL: The legacy of Al CampanisYORBA LINDA, Calif. -- If only the Dodgers-Astros game had been longer. If onl
OTL: The legacy of Al Campanis
ESPN / Posted 22 days ago
YORBA LINDA, Calif. -- If only the Dodgers-Astros game had been longer. If only the Hagler-Leonard fight had been shorter. If only Rachel Robinson hadn't mentioned the dearth of blacks in baseball management. If only Ted Koppel hadn't been... Read more
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NBC News
Cuban Rum Wars Reignited Over Bacardi's 'Havana Club'Miami, Fla — Bacardi has launched an eye-catching advertising campaign for its
Cuban Rum Wars Reignited Over Bacardi's 'Havana Club'
NBC News / Posted 22 days ago
Miami, Fla — Bacardi has launched an eye-catching advertising campaign for its rum line "Havana Club," signaling an ongoing battle between the company and the Cuban government over the iconic trademark. Bacardi introduced a dark rum called Havana... Read more
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iol.co.za
Apple closer to quashing $533m judgementWashington - Apple has succeeded in getting two additional Smartflash patents i
Apple closer to quashing $533m judgement
iol.co.za / Posted 23 days ago
Washington - Apple has succeeded in getting two additional Smartflash patents invalidated, bringing it closer to escaping a $533 million patent verdict. The US Patent and Trademark Office on May 26 invalidated two of three patents owned by... Read more
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Forest Lake Times
Filings reveal varied contests |Candidate filings for state, county and federal offices wrapped up in Minnesota
Filings reveal varied contests |
Forest Lake Times / Posted 24 days ago
Candidate filings for state, county and federal offices wrapped up in Minnesota on May 31. As of press time, a variety of interesting races were shaping up in the communities served by The Forest Lake Times. On Tuesday afternoon, the most crowded... Read more
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TribLIVE
Republican presidential candidate Trump blisters political press on donations to veteranspresidential candidate Trump blisters political press on donations to veterans
Republican presidential candidate Trump blisters political press on donations to veterans
TribLIVE / Posted 24 days ago
presidential candidate Trump blisters political press on donations to veterans Billionaire gets chance for tax cut by shifting trademarks As Donald Trump prepared for the Republican primaries, he transferred dozens of his most prized assets, the... Read more
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Market Watch
Battle over Bacardi rum trademark heats uprum beneath palm trees here is about to undergo a major expansion. A multimill
Battle over Bacardi rum trademark heats up
Market Watch / Posted 26 days ago
rum beneath palm trees here is about to undergo a major expansion. A multimillion-dollar expansion of warehouses and bottling lines anticipates a reopening of the American market to the Cuban brand, said Asbel Morales, rum master at Havana Club... Read more
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The New Yorker
Diane Arbus’s AmericaIn 1969, the Metropolitan Museum of Art agreed to buy three photographs by Dian
Diane Arbus’s America
The New Yorker / Posted 26 days ago
In 1969, the Metropolitan Museum of Art agreed to buy three photographs by Diane Arbus, for seventy-five dollars each. Wiser counsels prevailed, however, and a few months later the museum decided to take only two. Why splurge? The Museum of Modern... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Supreme Court nominee Merrick Garland addresses high school alma materThe first time was decades ago, as valedictorian of his senior class in 1970, a
Supreme Court nominee Merrick Garland addresses high school alma mater
Chicago Tribune / Posted 27 days ago
The first time was decades ago, as valedictorian of his senior class in 1970, a story President Barack Obama recounted when he announced Garland's nomination at the White House in mid-March. Before that speech, the student speaker before Garland... Read more
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