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Boston Globe
Judge Berman’s ruling embarrasses Goodell, NFL -- though they should be getting used to itHallelujah, it’s over, at least as much as we can hope for it to be over. US D
Judge Berman’s ruling embarrasses Goodell, NFL -- though they should be getting used to it
Boston Globe / Posted 47 minutes ago
Hallelujah, it’s over, at least as much as we can hope for it to be over. US District Court Judge Richard M. Berman proved his gavel is mightier than Roger Goodell’s hammer of justice Thursday, vacating the NFL commissioner’s arbitration of Brady’s... Read more
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techcentral.ie
Former Secret Service agent admits $820k Silk Road theftThe Silk Road was an online marketplace where drugs were sold freely Image: IDG
Former Secret Service agent admits $820k Silk Road theft
techcentral.ie / Posted 2 hours ago
The Silk Road was an online marketplace where drugs were sold freely Image: IDG Bridges had been part of investigation into marketplace for guns, drugs A former Secret Service agent has admitted to stealing $820,000 worth of bitcoins from Silk Road... Read more
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techcentral.ie
Microsoft, US face off again over e-mails stored in IrelandRedmond still refusing to turn over user correspondence A dispute between Micr
Microsoft, US face off again over e-mails stored in Ireland
techcentral.ie / Posted 3 hours ago
Redmond still refusing to turn over user correspondence A dispute between Microsoft and the US government over turning over e-mails stored in a data centre in Ireland comes up for oral arguments in an appeals court in New York on... Read more
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iol.co.za
Clerk jailed for gay marriage defianceREUTERSRowan County clerk Kim Davis, right, is shown in this courtroom sketch d
Clerk jailed for gay marriage defiance
iol.co.za / Posted 8 hours ago
REUTERSRowan County clerk Kim Davis, right, is shown in this courtroom sketch during her contempt of court hearing at the US District Court in Ashland, Kentucky. Picture: Marlene Steele Ashland, Kentucky - A Kentucky county clerk was jailed on... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Air NZ will defend cartel claimIn New Zealand, the Commerce Commission reached settlements with 11 carriers, i
Air NZ will defend cartel claim
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 11 hours ago
In New Zealand, the Commerce Commission reached settlements with 11 carriers, including Air New Zealand. Air New Zealand will defend a multi-billion-dollar class action in the US that it colluded to fix prices on international air freight services... Read more
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International Business Times
Kentucky Clerk's office to issue same-sex marriage licence after clerk Kim Davis sent to jailKentucky county clerk Kim Davis was taken into custody on 3 September for conte
Kentucky Clerk's office to issue same-sex marriage licence after clerk Kim Davis sent to jail
International Business Times / Posted 14 hours ago
Kentucky county clerk Kim Davis was taken into custody on 3 September for contempt of court after she repeatedly refused to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples, citing her religious convictions. Following her arrest, five of six deputies in... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Air NZ to defend US class actionAir New Zealand will defend a multi-billion dollar class action in the United S
Air NZ to defend US class action
Sky News Australia / Posted 19 hours ago
Air New Zealand will defend a multi-billion dollar class action in the United States accusing it of colluding to fix prices on international air freight services. Air NZ, Air China and Air China Cargo, Air India, and Polar Air Cargo and its parent... Read more
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Boston Globe
Judge Berman’s ruling embarrasses Goodell, NFL -- though they should be getting used to itHallelujah, it’s over, at least as much as we can hope for it to be over. US D
Judge Berman’s ruling embarrasses Goodell, NFL -- though they should be getting used to it
Boston Globe / Posted 21 hours ago
Hallelujah, it’s over, at least as much as we can hope for it to be over. US District Court Judge Richard M. Berman proved his gavel is mightier than Roger Goodell’s hammer of justice Thursday, vacating the NFL commissioner’s arbitration of Brady’s... Read more
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Daily Mail
Tom Brady's four-game 'Deflategate' ban quashed by court as judge says NFL went too far with punishment, clearing the New England Patri
Tom Brady's four-game 'Deflategate' ban quashed by court
Daily Mail / Posted 21 hours ago
as judge says NFL went too far with punishment, clearing the New England Patriots star for season opener NFL suspended Tom Brady for four games for role in 'Deflategate' US District Judge... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Deflategate ruling shows Roger Goodell he must be above the news cycleRoger Goodell is not a commissioner drunk with power as he is often portrayed.
Deflategate ruling shows Roger Goodell he must be above the news cycle
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 21 hours ago
Roger Goodell is not a commissioner drunk with power as he is often portrayed. His draconian punishments are not personal. In private he has shown great empathy for some of the men he has disciplined harshly. But he has one great flaw in how he has... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Air NZ to fight US caseNational carrier plans to defend class action alleging price fixing. European
Air NZ to fight US case
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 23 hours ago
National carrier plans to defend class action alleging price fixing. European and US regulators dropped their claim against Air New Zealand. Photo / Greg Bowker Air New Zealand will defend a multi-billion-dollar class action in the United States... Read more
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CBS Sports
Will Brady win in court? Labor lawyer outlines each side's best argumentWe're nearing the witching hour for Judge Richard Berman to make his ruling in
Will Brady win in court? Labor lawyer outlines each side's best argument
CBS Sports / Posted 23 hours ago
We're nearing the witching hour for Judge Richard Berman to make his ruling in US District Court on Deflategate. Anyone who claims to know for certain which way he'll rule is lying. As in many cases, both sides have a reasonable argument to carry the... Read more
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Covers.com
Just Sayin': Reaction to Brady ruling -Tom Brady wins again. The New England Patriots' quarterback is 1-0 against the
Just Sayin': Reaction to Brady ruling -
Covers.com / Posted 23 hours ago
Tom Brady wins again. The New England Patriots' quarterback is 1-0 against the NFL with Thursday's US District Court ruling that commissioner Roger Goodell and the league overstepped their authority to suspend Brady without notice or just cause for... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
U.S. Lobby Was Behind 2010 Pro-Abortion Drive in KenyaAn American non-profit organisation involved in maternal health asked Hillary C
U.S. Lobby Was Behind 2010 Pro-Abortion Drive in Kenya
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
An American non-profit organisation involved in maternal health asked Hillary Clinton when she was US secretary of state to push Kenyan authorities into allowing favourable laws on abortion. In a series of emails made public on Tuesday by the State... Read more
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MacNN
US District Court approves $415M anti-poaching lawsuit settlementJudge finalizes deal to end employee lawsuit against Apple, Google, Intel, Adob
US District Court approves $415M anti-poaching lawsuit settlement
MacNN / Posted yesterday
Judge finalizes deal to end employee lawsuit against Apple, Google, Intel, AdobeA settlement proposal by major tech companies to end a multi-year lawsuit over anti-poaching policies has been accepted on the second attempt. US District Court Judge... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
Kentucky clerk unlikely star in fight against gay marriage Published: 3 September 2015 7:26 PM Rowan County clerk Kim Davis gestures as
Kentucky clerk unlikely star in fight against gay marriage
The Malaysian Insider / Posted yesterday
Published: 3 September 2015 7:26 PM Rowan County clerk Kim Davis gestures as she refuses to issue marriage licenses to a same-sex couple in Morehead, Kentucky, September 1, 2015. Davis,... Read more
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iol.co.za
News anchor sues over toy with her nameAPFox News anchor Harris Faulkner poses for a photo on the set in New York. Pic
News anchor sues over toy with her name
iol.co.za / Posted yesterday
APFox News anchor Harris Faulkner poses for a photo on the set in New York. Picture: Richard Drew, File An anchor for Fox News Channel has sued Hasbro Inc for more than $5 million over the company's sale of a plastic toy hamster that shares her... Read more
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techcentral.ie
Google, Apple $415m deal with tech workers gets final approvalPictured: San Jose Federal Courthouse Source: Martyn Williams, IDGNS The payme
Google, Apple $415m deal with tech workers gets final approval
techcentral.ie / Posted yesterday
Pictured: San Jose Federal Courthouse Source: Martyn Williams, IDGNS The payment to lawyers and initiators of the case has been reduced A court in California has approved a $415 million settlement between tech workers and Intel, Google, Apple and... Read more
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The Standard
Paralyzed Indian farmer recounts being slammed to the ground by American copSureshbhai Patel, 58, (Pictured, with son Chirag Patel) was pushed in a wheelch
Paralyzed Indian farmer recounts being slammed to the ground by American cop
The Standard / Posted yesterday
Sureshbhai Patel, 58, (Pictured, with son Chirag Patel) was pushed in a wheelchair to the witness stand in US District Court in Huntsville, where he testified through an interpreter against Officer Eric Parker during the opening day of testimony.... Read more
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International Business Times
Fox News anchor files $5m lawsuit over toy hamster that shares her name Fox News anchor Harris Faulkner is suing toy company Hasbro for over $5m (£3.2m
Fox News anchor files $5m lawsuit over toy hamster that shares her name
International Business Times / Posted yesterday
Fox News anchor Harris Faulkner is suing toy company Hasbro for over $5m (£3.2m) for a toy hamster that not only shares her name, but allegedly her likeness. Faulkner is suing the Rhode Island-based company over its plastic Harris Faulkner hamster,... Read more
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Sky News Australia
US Sony data breach lawsuit settledFormer Sony Pictures Entertainment employees whose personal information was pos
US Sony data breach lawsuit settled
Sky News Australia / Posted yesterday
Former Sony Pictures Entertainment employees whose personal information was posted online after a massive data breach have reached a settlement in a proposed class action lawsuit. The settlement was announced in a filing for a federal lawsuit... Read more
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New Zealand's National Business Review
Air NZ to defend US class action over air cargo cartel claimAir New Zealand [NZX: AIR], the national carrier, will defend a multi-billion d
Air NZ to defend US class action over air cargo cartel claim
New Zealand's National Business Review / Posted yesterday
Air New Zealand [NZX: AIR], the national carrier, will defend a multi-billion dollar class action in the US that it colluded to fix prices on international air freight services after a New York court set a trial date for the claim. The... Read more
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NZCity
Air NZ to defend US class actionAir New Zealand will defend a multi-billion dollar class action in the United S
Air NZ to defend US class action
NZCity / Posted yesterday
Air New Zealand will defend a multi-billion dollar class action in the United States that it colluded to fix prices on international air freight services. Air NZ, Air China and Air China Cargo, Air India, and Polar Air Cargo and its parent Atlas Air... Read more
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News.com.au
US Sony data breach lawsuit settledBreaking News Sony has reached settlement with workers in the US whose perso
US Sony data breach lawsuit settled
News.com.au / Posted yesterday
Breaking News Sony has reached settlement with workers in the US whose personal information was posted online.Source: AAP FORMER Sony Pictures Entertainment employees whose personal information was posted online... Read more
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The Hindu
Indian woman allegedly raped by Uber driver dismisses lawsuit in US courtIn a surprise development, the New Delhi woman allegedly raped by an Uber drive
Indian woman allegedly raped by Uber driver dismisses lawsuit in US court
The Hindu / Posted yesterday
In a surprise development, the New Delhi woman allegedly raped by an Uber driver in New Delhi last year, “voluntarily” dismissed the lawsuit she had filed in a US court against the web-based taxi company. In a very brief notice filed yesterday in US... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Fox News anchor sues over 'demeaning' lookalike toy hamsterHarris Faulkner is sueing Hasbro over a toy she claims looks like her. Photo/AP
Fox News anchor sues over 'demeaning' lookalike toy hamster
The New Zealand Herald / Posted yesterday
Harris Faulkner is sueing Hasbro over a toy she claims looks like her. Photo/AP An anchor for Fox News is suing Hasbro for more than US$5 million (NZ$7.9m) over a toy hamster that shares her name - and possibly even her resemblance. Harris Faulkner... Read more
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The Register
Popcorn time at Popcorn Time: More vid slurpers hauled into courtAnother US movie studio has filed suit against users alleged to have illegally
Popcorn time at Popcorn Time: More vid slurpers hauled into court
The Register / Posted yesterday
Another US movie studio has filed suit against users alleged to have illegally viewed movies with the Popcorn Time app. In a lawsuit [PDF] filed in the Portland US District Court, the production company behind the 2015 film Survivor accuses 16... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Seattle school shooting: Jaylen Fryberg planned attack and outlined his funeral wishesThe Shooter: Jaylen Fryberg, 15, was homecoming prince. He shot four of his cla
Seattle school shooting: Jaylen Fryberg planned attack and outlined his funeral wishes
Brisbane Times / Posted yesterday
The Shooter: Jaylen Fryberg, 15, was homecoming prince. He shot four of his classmates in his school canteen before killing himself. Photo: Instagram Seattle: After 10 months investigating the mass shooting at Marysville-Pilchuck High School, a... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Fox News anchor sues Hasbro over toy hamster's shared name and likenessHarris Faulkner sued Hasbro this week over its plastic Harris Faulkner hamster,
Fox News anchor sues Hasbro over toy hamster's shared name and likeness
Guardian Unlimited / Posted yesterday
Harris Faulkner sued Hasbro this week over its plastic Harris Faulkner hamster, sold as part of the Pawtucket, Rhode Island-based company’s popular Littlest Pet Shop line. She says the toy wrongfully appropriates her name and persona, harms her... Read more
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WA Today
Seattle school shooting: Jaylen Fryberg planned attack and outlined his funeral wishesThe Shooter: Jaylen Fryberg, 15, was homecoming prince. He shot four of his cla
Seattle school shooting: Jaylen Fryberg planned attack and outlined his funeral wishes
WA Today / Posted yesterday
The Shooter: Jaylen Fryberg, 15, was homecoming prince. He shot four of his classmates in his school canteen before killing himself. Photo: Instagram Seattle: After 10 months investigating the mass shooting at Marysville-Pilchuck High School, a... Read more
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The Age
Seattle school shooting: Jaylen Fryberg planned attack and outlined his funeral wishesThe Shooter: Jaylen Fryberg, 15, was homecoming prince. He shot four of his cla
Seattle school shooting: Jaylen Fryberg planned attack and outlined his funeral wishes
The Age / Posted yesterday
The Shooter: Jaylen Fryberg, 15, was homecoming prince. He shot four of his classmates in his school canteen before killing himself. Photo: Instagram Seattle: After 10 months investigating the mass shooting at Marysville-Pilchuck High School, a... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Seattle school shooting: Jaylen Fryberg planned attack and outlined his funeral wishesThe Shooter: Jaylen Fryberg, 15, was homecoming prince. He shot four of his cla
Seattle school shooting: Jaylen Fryberg planned attack and outlined his funeral wishes
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted yesterday
The Shooter: Jaylen Fryberg, 15, was homecoming prince. He shot four of his classmates in his school canteen before killing himself. Photo: Instagram Seattle: After 10 months investigating the mass shooting at Marysville-Pilchuck High School, a... Read more
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Canberra Times
Seattle school shooting: Jaylen Fryberg planned attack and outlined his funeral wishesThe Shooter: Jaylen Fryberg, 15, was homecoming prince. He shot four of his cla
Seattle school shooting: Jaylen Fryberg planned attack and outlined his funeral wishes
Canberra Times / Posted yesterday
The Shooter: Jaylen Fryberg, 15, was homecoming prince. He shot four of his classmates in his school canteen before killing himself. Photo: Instagram Seattle: After 10 months investigating the mass shooting at Marysville-Pilchuck High School, a... Read more
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New Kerala
Uber rape: Indian woman withdraws US case An Indian woman executive who sued Uber after allegedly being raped by a driv
Uber rape: Indian woman withdraws US case
New Kerala / Posted 2 days ago
An Indian woman executive who sued Uber after allegedly being raped by a driver for the cab-hailing service in India has voluntarily withdrawn her lawsuit, a media report said citing a court filing. The... Read more
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Engadget
Hollywood studios begin suing Popcorn Time usersPopcorn Time may have won an army of fans with its "Netflix for Torrenting" ser
Hollywood studios begin suing Popcorn Time users
Engadget / Posted 2 days ago
Popcorn Time may have won an army of fans with its "Netflix for Torrenting" service, but its rapid rise in popularity has also caught the attention of Hollywood and its legal teams. The Wall Street Journal reports that the studio behind The... Read more
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Independent
Fox News anchor sues company for making hamster with same name as herHarris Faulkner, a co-host on Fox Outnumbered and anchor on Fox Report Weekend,
Fox News anchor sues company for making hamster with same name as her
Independent / Posted 2 days ago
Harris Faulkner, a co-host on Fox Outnumbered and anchor on Fox Report Weekend, launched a suit against the company Hasbros Inc. in the US District Court in New Jersey for "creating, manufacturing, and distributing for sale a plastic toy hamster... Read more
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The Hindu
Indian woman allegedly raped by Uber driver dismisses lawsuit in US courtIn a surprise development, the woman allegedly raped by an Uber driver in New D
Indian woman allegedly raped by Uber driver dismisses lawsuit in US court
The Hindu / Posted 2 days ago
In a surprise development, the woman allegedly raped by an Uber driver in New Delhi last year, “voluntarily” dismissed the lawsuit she had filed in a US court against the web-based taxi company. In a very brief notice filed yesterday in US District... Read more
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Aljazeera
Judge clears way for drivers' class action against UberA US federal court judge has granted class-action status to court cases filed b
Judge clears way for drivers' class action against Uber
Aljazeera / Posted 2 days ago
A US federal court judge has granted class-action status to court cases filed by Uber drivers who are claiming benefits from the company on the basis that they have been treated like employees but only paid as contractors. The original suit,... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
US Uber lawsuit gets class action stampThe suit filed against Uber Technologies argues that drivers qualify as Uber em
US Uber lawsuit gets class action stamp
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 2 days ago
The suit filed against Uber Technologies argues that drivers qualify as Uber employees as opposed to independent contractors. Photo / Getty Images A US federal judge has granted class-action status to a suit filed by Uber drivers, who say they are... Read more
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iol.co.za
Uber drivers granted class action statusSan Francisco - Uber drivers are entitled to class action status in litigation
Uber drivers granted class action status
iol.co.za / Posted 2 days ago
San Francisco - Uber drivers are entitled to class action status in litigation over whether they are independent contractors or employees, a key development in a case threatening Uber's business model and that of other hot startups dependent on... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
California Uber driver lawsuit gets class-action stamp Published: 2 September 2015 8:57 AM | Updated: 2 September 2015 9:01 AM Uber
California Uber driver lawsuit gets class-action stamp
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 2 days ago
Published: 2 September 2015 8:57 AM | Updated: 2 September 2015 9:01 AM Uber has been expanding worldwide, despite fierce opposition in some countries from regulators and established taxi... Read more
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Sky News Australia
US Uber lawsuit gets class-action stampA US federal judge has granted class-action status to a suit filed by Uber driv
US Uber lawsuit gets class-action stamp
Sky News Australia / Posted 2 days ago
A US federal judge has granted class-action status to a suit filed by Uber drivers, who say they are treated like employees but paid as contractors. US District Court Judge Edward Chen has ruled that the suit filed in Northern California by several... Read more
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CNET
Woman who sued Uber over alleged rape in India withdraws lawsuitA woman who sued Uber after allegedly being raped by a driver for the ride-hail
Woman who sued Uber over alleged rape in India withdraws lawsuit
CNET / Posted 2 days ago
A woman who sued Uber after allegedly being raped by a driver for the ride-hailing service in India has voluntarily withdrawn her lawsuit, according to a court filing Tuesday. The 26-year-old woman filed her lawsuit in January in the US, about a... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Uber drivers gain class action status in lawsuit challenging company practicesUber drivers are entitled to class action status in litigation over whether the
Uber drivers gain class action status in lawsuit challenging company practices
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 2 days ago
Uber drivers are entitled to class action status in litigation over whether they are independent contractors or employees, a US judge said on Tuesday, in a ruling in a case that could have wide implications for the sharing economy. Three drivers... Read more
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WA Today
Another win for gay marriage in the US Supreme CourtLexie Colen, her husband Camryn Colen, and theirdaughter LaKoda at a same sex m
Another win for gay marriage in the US Supreme Court
WA Today / Posted 3 days ago
Lexie Colen, her husband Camryn Colen, and theirdaughter LaKoda at a same sex marriage rally on the lawn of the Rowan County Courthouse in Kentucky on Saturday. Photo: AP Washington: The US Supreme Court has refused to allow a county clerk in... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Another win for gay marriage in the US Supreme CourtLexie Colen, her husband Camryn Colen, and theirdaughter LaKoda at a same sex m
Another win for gay marriage in the US Supreme Court
Brisbane Times / Posted 3 days ago
Lexie Colen, her husband Camryn Colen, and theirdaughter LaKoda at a same sex marriage rally on the lawn of the Rowan County Courthouse in Kentucky on Saturday. Photo: AP Washington: The US Supreme Court has refused to allow a county clerk in... Read more
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The Age
Another win for gay marriage in the US Supreme CourtLexie Colen, her husband Camryn Colen, and theirdaughter LaKoda at a same sex m
Another win for gay marriage in the US Supreme Court
The Age / Posted 3 days ago
Lexie Colen, her husband Camryn Colen, and theirdaughter LaKoda at a same sex marriage rally on the lawn of the Rowan County Courthouse in Kentucky on Saturday. Photo: AP Washington: The US Supreme Court has refused to allow a county clerk in... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Another win for gay marriage in the US Supreme CourtLexie Colen, her husband Camryn Colen, and theirdaughter LaKoda at a same sex m
Another win for gay marriage in the US Supreme Court
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 3 days ago
Lexie Colen, her husband Camryn Colen, and theirdaughter LaKoda at a same sex marriage rally on the lawn of the Rowan County Courthouse in Kentucky on Saturday. Photo: AP Washington: The US Supreme Court has refused to allow a county clerk in... Read more
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Canberra Times
Another win for gay marriage in the US Supreme CourtLexie Colen, her husband Camryn Colen, and theirdaughter LaKoda at a same sex m
Another win for gay marriage in the US Supreme Court
Canberra Times / Posted 3 days ago
Lexie Colen, her husband Camryn Colen, and theirdaughter LaKoda at a same sex marriage rally on the lawn of the Rowan County Courthouse in Kentucky on Saturday. Photo: AP Washington: The US Supreme Court has refused to allow a county clerk in... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Supreme court: Virginia's ex-governor can stay out of prison during appealIn a brief unsigned order, the court said McDonnell, who was governor from 2010
Supreme court: Virginia's ex-governor can stay out of prison during appeal
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 3 days ago
In a brief unsigned order, the court said McDonnell, who was governor from 2010 until 2014, would not have to report to prison until he completes the appeals process. Last week, chief justice John Roberts gave McDonnell a temporary reprieve while... Read more
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