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Judge halts clearing of rare forest targeted for Walmart
December 9th, 2017. 12:09 PM

Bulldozers downing trees on a property targeted for a Walmart-anchored shopping center were ordered to stop work after a federal judge issued an emergency injunction sought by environmentalists fighting to save the vanishing forest

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The Latest: New Polish PM wants a more Christian Europe
December 8th, 2017. 4:12 PM

Poland's prime minister-designate, Mateusz Morawiecki, says he dreams of Europe becoming "re-Christianized" and is defending the migration policies of his ruling party which have caused tensions with the European Union

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The Latest: New prime minister designated in Poland
December 8th, 2017. 10:33 AM

Poland's president has formally designated Finance Minister Mateusz Morawiecki, a former international banker, to be the country's next prime minister

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Polish lawmakers close to passing contentious judicial bills
December 8th, 2017. 7:26 AM

Poland's lawmakers to vote on bills that would increase the populist ruling party's control over the judicial branch of government

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Federal judge to shut down Pilot Flying J trial until Jan. 8
December 6th, 2017. 6:53 PM

A federal judge is setting a monthlong break in the fraud trial of former executives and sales representatives at the truck stop chain controlled by the family of Cleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslam and Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam

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Catholic Church, state clash on law barring headstone sales
December 6th, 2017. 5:28 PM

Attorneys for state, Roman Catholic archdiocese clash over church's petition seeking to end law barring private religious cemeteries from selling headstones; just to rule later

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Greek Supreme Court extradition hearing for Russian suspect
December 6th, 2017. 5:21 AM

Russian cybercrime suspect Alexander Vinnik, wanted in the United States on charges of laundering billions of dollars' worth of bitcoin, is appearing before Greece's Supreme Court for a hearing into his extradition to the US

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Kennedy seems conflicted in Supreme Court wedding cake case
December 5th, 2017. 7:43 PM

Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy has voiced competing concerns in arguments about a Colorado baker who wouldn't make a wedding cake for a same-sex couple

Kennedy seems conflicted in Supreme Court wedding cake case
Kennedy seems conflicted in Supreme Court wedding cake case
December 5th, 2017. 4:32 PM

Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy has voiced competing concerns in arguments about a Colorado baker who wouldn't make a wedding cake for a same-sex couple

Cory Booker, Caitlin Rooney
Opponents in high court wedding cake case differ over terms
December 5th, 2017. 11:47 AM

Religious freedom vs. religious exemption: High court case offers dispute over terminology

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4 Catalan separatists kept in jail as campaigning begins
December 4th, 2017. 7:43 PM

Political parties in Catalonia have started campaigning for the early regional election called by Spain's government in hopes of quashing the Catalan independence movement

4 Catalan separatists kept in jail as campaigning begins
The Latest: 13 states challenge to California egg law
December 4th, 2017. 5:39 PM

More than a dozen states are asking the U.S. Supreme Court to block a California law requiring any eggs sold there to come from hens that have space to stretch out in their cages

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Trials start in April for nuisance cases targeting hog farms
December 4th, 2017. 3:54 PM

Trials that could alter the operations and profitability of eastern North Carolina's pork industry will start in April

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4 Catalan separatists kept in jail as campaigning begins
December 4th, 2017. 3:37 PM

Political parties in Catalonia start campaigning for early regional election featuring pro-independence candidates who are in jail or living abroad to avoid detention

Oriol Junqueras
Court suggests it may side with state in sports betting case
December 4th, 2017. 1:44 PM

The Supreme Court is taking up a case about betting on sports games that has the potential to make the wagering widely available nationwide

Court suggests it may side with state in sports betting case
Tribal request for Dakota Access spill response plan granted
December 4th, 2017. 1:43 PM

A federal judge has ordered the Army Corps of Engineers and a pipeline developer to complete an oil spill response plan for a section of the Dakota Access pipeline beneath the Missouri River in North Dakota

Tribal request for Dakota Access spill response plan granted
The Latest: Senator predicts New Jersey sports betting win
December 4th, 2017. 1:22 PM

New Jersey state Sen. Ray Lesniak is predicting that the Supreme Court will hand the state a victory in its yearslong efforts to legalize sports betting

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Cake case before Supreme Court has ties to barbecue decision
December 4th, 2017. 1:15 AM

Court case over refusing to make a wedding cake for a same-sex couple has ties to Supreme Court decision in civil rights era

Charlie Craig, David Mullins
Opponents in LGBT case agree: It's not about wedding cake
December 1st, 2017. 6:51 PM

Opposing sides in LGBT case coming before Supreme Court agree: It's not about wedding cake

Charlie Craig, David Mullins
As juror sleeps, prosecution plods along at sanctions trial
December 1st, 2017. 5:48 PM

A wealthy Turkish-Iranian businessman who was arrested on his way to Disney World has continued testifying at a New York trial showcasing how Iran evaded U.S. sanctions

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