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  • US Appeals Court Upholds Gay Marriage Bans, Reversing Trend

    US Appeals Court Upholds Gay Marriage Bans, Reversing Trend

    A federal appeals court on Thursday bucked a recent trend of pro-gay marriage decisions by upholding state bans or restrictions in Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio and Tennessee, pressuring the US Supreme Court to take up the issue.

  • Black Money: 'Have Information? Mail Us,' Says Special Investigation Team

    Black Money: 'Have Information? Mail Us,' Says Special Investigation Team

    The Special Investigation Team or SIT set up by the Supreme Court to map the recovery of untaxed or black money stashed in foreign accounts, has invited information from the public.

  • US to Recognize Gay Marriage in Another Six States

     US to Recognize Gay Marriage in Another Six States

    The US government announced Saturday it would recognize same sex marriages in six more states, following an earlier Supreme Court decision not to take up the debate.

  • It's Already Diwali For Us, Say Ecstatic Jayalalithaa Supporters

    It's Already Diwali For Us, Say Ecstatic Jayalalithaa Supporters

    Whether that happens could be decided today by the Supreme Court, which is scheduled to hear the politician's request for bail.

  • Google Asks US Supreme Court to Decide Oracle Copyright Fight

    Google Asks US Supreme Court to Decide Oracle Copyright Fight

    Google's request, filed on Monday, seeks to overturn an appeals court ruling that found Oracle could copyright parts of the Java programming language that Google used to design Android.

  • US Justice Grants Idaho's Request to Block Gay Marriage

    US Justice Grants Idaho's Request to Block Gay Marriage

    U.S. Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy granted a request from Idaho officials on Wednesday and temporarily blocked the planned start of gay marriages in that state after a regional federal appeals court's ruling striking down the state's same-sex...

  • Gay Marriages Off in Las Vegas After High Court Order

    Gay Marriages Off in Las Vegas After High Court Order

    Same-sex couples are being told not to line up on Wednesday at the marriage bureau in Las Vegas, after the US Supreme Court temporarily blocked gay marriage in Idaho and Nevada.

  • US Supreme Court Dodges Gay Marriage, Allowing Weddings in Five More States

    US Supreme Court Dodges Gay Marriage, Allowing Weddings in Five More States

    The US Supreme Court declined on Monday to decide once and for all whether states can ban gay marriage, a surprising move that will allow gay men and women to get married in five additional states, with more likely to follow quickly.

  • Inmate Beards, Facebook Threats on US Top Court's Docket

    Inmate Beards, Facebook Threats on US Top Court's Docket

    The US Supreme Court opens on Monday a new term in which the nine justices will decide issues such as whether a Muslim prison inmate can have a beard and whether a man can be prosecuted for making threatening statements on Facebook.

  • US Court Agrees to Hear Religious Bias Case Over Hijab

    US Court Agrees to Hear Religious Bias Case Over Hijab

    The Supreme Court said Thursday it will consider whether retailer Abercrombie & Fitch discriminated against a Muslim woman who was denied a job because her headscarf conflicted with the company's dress code, which the clothing chain has since changed...

  • PM Modi is Meeting with Top CEOs, Will Dine With Obama Tonight

    PM Modi is Meeting with Top CEOs, Will Dine With Obama Tonight

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said that he wants to convert the Supreme Court judgment on coal allocation into an "opportunity to move forward and clean up the past", as he wooed CEOs of large American companies to invest in India in key sectors...

  • Texas Woman Set to Die for Starvation of Child, 9

    Texas Woman Set to Die for Starvation of Child, 9

    The US Supreme Court on Wednesday rejected a last-day appeal from a Texas woman convicted of the starvation and torture death of her girlfriend's 9-year-old son a decade ago, clearing the way for her execution.

  • North Korea Sentences US Citizen Matthew Miller to Six Years' Hard Labour

    North Korea Sentences US Citizen Matthew Miller to Six Years' Hard Labour

    North Korea's Supreme Court on Sunday sentenced US citizen Matthew Miller to six years' hard labour for "hostile" acts, two weeks after he and two other detained Americans had pleaded for help from Washington.

  • US Supreme Court Case to Shape Ferguson Investigation

    US Supreme Court Case to Shape Ferguson Investigation

    The moment Ferguson, Missouri, police officer Darren Wilson shot an unarmed 18-year-old, a 25-year-old Supreme Court case became the prism through which his actions will be legally judged.

  • US Supreme Court Puts Hold on Gay Marriage in Virginia

    US Supreme Court Puts Hold on Gay Marriage in Virginia

    The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday prevented gay marriage in Virginia from going into effect by blocking an appeals court ruling that struck down the state's ban.

  • US State to Execute Man Convicted in 1995 Killing

    US State to Execute Man Convicted in 1995 Killing

    The US Supreme Court is weighing whether to intervene in the scheduled Missouri execution of a man condemned to death in the 1995 killing of a college student.

  • Default Fuels Uncertainty, Stock Drop in Argentina

    Default Fuels Uncertainty, Stock Drop in Argentina

    Argentina entered economic limbo Thursday, forced into a default that could undermine an already frail economy if a dispute with US creditors is not resolved soon.

  • Judge Puts Washington Handgun Ban on Hold

    Judge Puts Washington Handgun Ban on Hold

    The judge who struck down a ban on carrying handguns in public in Washington put his decision on hold for 90 days on Tuesday, giving local officials time to come up with new legislation.

  • Arizona Execution Renews Debate Over Methods

    Arizona Execution Renews Debate Over Methods

    A third execution by lethal injection has gone awry in six months, renewing debate in the US over whether there is a foolproof way for the government to humanely kill condemned criminals, and whether it's even worth looking for one.

  • US Court Overturns Brothers' Death Sentences

    US Court Overturns Brothers' Death Sentences

    The Kansas Supreme Court on Friday overturned the death sentences of two brothers convicted of killing four friends who were robbed and forced to engage in sex acts before being shot to death and left in a snow-covered field.

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