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Possible shot at freedom for lifer who stole hedge clippers

39 minutes ago   |   Star Tribune

An October parole hearing has been set for a Black man sentenced to life in prison after stealing hedge clippers in a 1997 burglary, a sentence Louisiana's Supreme Court upheld...
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California court rules Amazon can be liable for defective goods sold on its marketplace

57 minutes ago   |   CNBC   |   2 articles

The ruling deals a major blow to Amazon, which has for years fought off product liability lawsuits.
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Longtime Illinois state senator hit with federal tax charge

1 hour ago   |   Star Tribune   |   4 articles

Longtime state Sen. Terry Link was charged in federal court Thursday with filing a false tax return, the latest Illinois lawmaker to face public corruption charges.
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Illinois State Sen. Terry Link charged with federal income tax evasion

Illinois State Sen. Terry Link charged with federal income tax evasion

1 hour ago   |   WGN TV   |   4 articles

Longtime Illinois State Sen. Terry Link was charged with federal income tax evasion. Link was charged Thursday, according to court documents. The filing said he failed to...
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U.S. all-male military draft ruled constitutional, overturns 2019 ruling

1 hour ago   |   NY Daily News

Thursday's unanimous ruling upholds a 1981 Supreme Court decision and overturns a ruling made last year.
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A California appeals court just ruled that Amazon is legally liable for defective products sold on its site by third parties

A California appeals court just ruled that Amazon is legally liable for defective products sold on its site by third parties

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

An appeals court in California ruled Thursday that Amazon is legally liable for defective products sold on its site by third parties. The court said Amazon "was pivotal in...
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Tennis-Sister Act: Serena beats Venus to reach Lexington quarter-final

2 hours ago   |   National Post

Serena Williams survived another scare to beat older sister Venus 3-6 6-3 6-4 on Thursday in the latest installment of their reluctant on-court sibling rivalry to reach the...
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Judge rebukes feds over statement slamming Supreme Court's DACA ruling

Judge rebukes feds over statement slamming Supreme Court's DACA ruling

2 hours ago   |   Politico

A federal judge reprimanded the Trump administration Thursday over an unusual statement a Department of Homeland Security official issued in June declaring that the Supreme...
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Epstein estate has ‘belittled' accuser for not dropping suit, lawyers claim

Epstein estate has ‘belittled' accuser for not dropping suit, lawyers claim

2 hours ago   |   New York Post

The executors of Jeffrey Epstein's estate and their attorneys have belittled one of his victims and launched a concerted effort to delay her legal case against them, her...
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Cuba Gooding Jr. in New York City court for pretrial motions in sex abuse case

2 hours ago   |   ABC

Oscar-winning actor Cuba Gooding, Jr., appeared in court - in person - in Lower Manhattan Thursday for pretrial motions in his sex abuse case, expected to start next month.
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President Trump opposes postal money that would help vote-by-mail

President Trump opposes postal money that would help vote-by-mail

President Trump also predicted, without providing evidence, that mail-in ballots would lead to widespread voter fraud in November. Read more ...

LIVE: Attorneys from Breonna Taylor's family speak about meeting with...

LIVE: Attorneys from Breonna Taylor's family speak about meeting with attorney general

Attorneys for the family of Breonna Taylor are holding a news conference Thursday to discuss the meeting they had with Kentucky's attorney general. Read more ...

AMC theaters, 5 in KC area, to reopen next week with 15-cent movie tickets

AMC theaters, 5 in KC area, to reopen next week with 15-cent movie tickets

Discounts come as part of the company's 100th anniversary Read more ...

For the first time in 5 months, new weekly unemployment claims are under 1...

For the first time in 5 months, new weekly unemployment claims are under 1 million

Another 963,000 Americans filed for first-time unemployment benefits last week on a seasonally adjusted basis, the Department of Labor said. Read more ...

President Trump says UAE to open diplomatic ties with Israel

President Trump says UAE to open diplomatic ties with Israel

The announcement means that the UAE, which is home to the cities of Dubai and Abu Dhabi, would become the first Gulf Arab state to have ties to Israel. Read more ...

Biden: We Need a 3-Month Mask Mandate, Starting Now

Biden: We Need a 3-Month Mask Mandate, Starting Now

Joe Biden is calling for a nationwide protective mask mandate, citing health experts' predictions that it could save 40,000 lives from the coronavirus over the next three... Read more ...

DOJ: Yale Discriminates Against Asian American and White Applicants In...

DOJ: Yale Discriminates Against Asian American and White Applicants In Admissions

The Justice Department said its two-year investigation found that race is "the determinative factor in hundreds of admissions decisions each year." Yale categorically denies... Read more ...

Trump announces peace deal between Israel, United Arab Emirates

Trump announces peace deal between Israel, United Arab Emirates

President Trump on Thursday announced a historic peace agreement between Israel and the United Arab Emirates that would pave the way for full normalization of relations between... Read more ...

Apple just removed 'Fortnite' from the App Store and the company behind the...

Apple just removed 'Fortnite' from the App Store and the company behind the game fired back with a scathing video that roasts the iPhone-maker's most iconic ad

Epic Games, the company behind "Fortnite," aired a video on Thursday roasting Apple and its iconic "1984" television ad, after Apple yanked the game from the App Store. Epic... Read more ...

Travis Kelce cashing in with huge extension from Chiefs

Travis Kelce cashing in with huge extension from Chiefs

The Chiefs and star tight end Travis Kelce are reportedly closing in on an extension. According to multiple reports Thursday, the five-time Pro Bowler is about to ink a... Read more ...