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Once again, Donald Trump's travel ban has been rejected by the courts
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Once again, Donald Trump's travel ban has been rejected by the courts

Jun 12th 2017, 7:47 PM 14,080 Views 74 Comments

The ban has been rejected twice before – once in January and again in March.

Fox Sports TV star awarded $55m after stalker filmed her naked in a hotel room
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Fox Sports TV star awarded $55m after stalker filmed her naked in a hotel room

Mar 7th 2016, 11:21 PM 46,814 Views 52 Comments

A jury found the hotel was partly to blame.

Judge describes ISIS-bound US teen as "a bit of a mess", jails her for four years
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Judge describes ISIS-bound US teen as "a bit of a mess", jails her for four years

Jan 24th 2015, 7:36 AM 26,363 Views 64 Comments

A US judge described Shannon Conley as “a bit of a mess”.

Court reporter fired for repeatedly typing 'I hate my job' instead of case dialogue
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# Not My Type

Court reporter fired for repeatedly typing 'I hate my job' instead of case dialogue

Apr 4th 2014, 2:00 PM 2,600 Views 4 Comments

Pages and pages of this: “I hate my job. I hate my job. I hate my job. I hate my job…”

US businesses in dispute with White House over birth control cover for employees
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US businesses in dispute with White House over birth control cover for employees

Nov 26th 2013, 7:25 PM 8,534 Views 17 Comments

Two businesses will go to the Supreme Court to get exemptions given to religious organisations extended.

Google wins sweeping court ruling and the right to scan 'millions of books'
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Google wins sweeping court ruling and the right to scan 'millions of books'

Nov 14th 2013, 6:51 PM 13,497 Views 15 Comments

A US judge rejected arguments from the Authors Guild that Google’s “Library Project” violated the rights of authors by scanning works without approval.

US upholds ban on some Samsung devices
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US upholds ban on some Samsung devices

Oct 9th 2013, 4:37 PM 11,483 Views 35 Comments

The ban had been issued due to patent infringements on Apple products with today’s decision coming as Samsung announced details of their new curved smartphone.

Mother sues after breastfeeding footage used in porn film
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Mother sues after breastfeeding footage used in porn film

Aug 10th 2012, 9:16 AM 22,094 Views 18 Comments

Maryann Sahoury is suing a production company after breastfeeding instructional video was used by a third party to make porn.

Man facing charges over fracas at Batman screening in Florida
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Man facing charges over fracas at Batman screening in Florida

Aug 1st 2012, 12:42 PM 7,371 Views 21 Comments

Over 100 people fled the cinema after man shouted “This is it” and donned black gloves at screening.

Judge bans cameras from courtroom in Colorado movie shooting case
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Judge bans cameras from courtroom in Colorado movie shooting case

Jul 25th 2012, 7:41 AM 3,661 Views 9 Comments

Meanwhile, Christian Bale visited survivors of Friday’s shooting and lays flower at memorial.

Former US football coach convicted of 45 counts of sexual abuse
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Former US football coach convicted of 45 counts of sexual abuse

Jun 23rd 2012, 11:28 AM 4,222 Views 11 Comments

Former Penn State assistant coach Jerry Sandusky is expected to spend the rest of his life behind bars after being convicted of child abuse.

Man spends $60,000 on canine custody battle
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# Best Friend

Man spends $60,000 on canine custody battle

May 14th 2012, 6:42 PM 5,129 Views 23 Comments

Craig Dershowitz says he considers the dog his ‘son’ and has spent his life savings on lawyers’ fees in trying to win custody.

Village People star wins copyright court battle
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# Macho Man

Village People star wins copyright court battle

May 9th 2012, 5:31 PM 4,616 Views 10 Comments

Victor Willis has been granted partial ownership of the rights to YMCA, Macho Man and other Village People hits.

David Drumm's wife reaches settlement with US court - report
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David Drumm's wife reaches settlement with US court - report

May 7th 2012, 5:47 PM 5,855 Views 16 Comments

Former Anglo Irish Bank CEO David Drumm filed for bankruptcy in the US in 2010.

Woman facing life in prison for cutting infant from womb
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Woman facing life in prison for cutting infant from womb

Feb 17th 2012, 9:57 PM 15,688 Views 33 Comments

Jamie Stice, 21, was attacked while pregnant and left to die after her unborn child was taken.

Underwear bomber sentenced to life in prison
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Underwear bomber sentenced to life in prison

Feb 16th 2012, 9:21 PM 3,597 Views 46 Comments

Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab pleaded guilty to attempting to blow up a US flight on Christmas Day 2009 using a bomb concealed in his underwear.

Stabbing spree killer proposes to Kim Kardashian during court appearance
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Stabbing spree killer proposes to Kim Kardashian during court appearance

Feb 15th 2012, 8:34 PM 9,260 Views 17 Comments

Maksim Gelman is serving 200 years in prison for killing four people in February 2011.

US teen fined $200 for eating (but not buying) doughnut
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# Doughnut Nut

US teen fined $200 for eating (but not buying) doughnut

Jan 26th 2012, 3:43 PM 498 Views 3 Comments

The 19-year-old was accused of eating the treat without paying for it.

Teen denies Boston murder of Irishman Ciaran Conneely
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Teen denies Boston murder of Irishman Ciaran Conneely

Jan 10th 2012, 8:52 AM 2,286 Views 0 Comments

A 17-year-old has been charged with the first-degree murder of Ciaran Conneely, who had moved to the US over ten years ago.

US woman sues clinic over 'implanted memories' claim
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US woman sues clinic over 'implanted memories' claim

Dec 3rd 2011, 10:40 AM 3,663 Views 1 Comment

The 31-year-old claims that therapists made her believe she had participated in Satanic rituals and suffered sexual abuse through hypnosis.

US to pay anthrax attack victim's family $2.5m
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US to pay anthrax attack victim's family $2.5m

Nov 29th 2011, 3:52 PM 1,490 Views 1 Comment

Five people died and 17 others fell ill as a result of the anthrax letter campaign in 2001.

Charges dropped against Seattle 'superhero' Phoenix Jones
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# Seattle Superhero

Charges dropped against Seattle 'superhero' Phoenix Jones

Nov 24th 2011, 7:27 PM 3,998 Views 6 Comments

City Attorney Pete Holmes said there were “proof problems” in bringing a case against Ben Fodor/Phoenix Jones, but insists he is “no hero”.

Jury in Michael Jackson doctor trial consider verdict
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Jury in Michael Jackson doctor trial consider verdict

Nov 4th 2011, 3:43 PM 250 Views 2 Comments

Dr Conrad Murray, who treated the late pop star, has been charged with involuntary manslaughter over Jackson’s death in June 2009.

Drumm's $4m Cape Cod mansion sold to pay off creditors
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Drumm's $4m Cape Cod mansion sold to pay off creditors

Oct 17th 2011, 7:50 PM 2,304 Views 11 Comments

The sale of David Drumm’s waterfront mansion for €2.82m will some of the way towards repaying around €10.2m in debts.

Photos, video: Seattle 'Superhero' Phoenix Jones in court
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Photos, video: Seattle 'Superhero' Phoenix Jones in court

Oct 14th 2011, 10:48 AM 1,803 Views 16 Comments

Self-styled crime fighter Phoenix Jones, aka Ben Fodor, was in court over allegedly assaulting several people in a pepper spray incident earlier this month.

US woman charged with murdering pregnant woman and stealing unborn baby
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US woman charged with murdering pregnant woman and stealing unborn baby

Oct 11th 2011, 1:47 PM 1,327 Views 6 Comments

The alarm was raised after a woman contacted emergency services to say her newborn baby was not breathing, but authorities later discovered it was not her infant and had not been delivered naturally.

Arizona shooting suspect back in court for mental health hearing
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Arizona shooting suspect back in court for mental health hearing

Sep 29th 2011, 12:33 PM 227 Views 1 Comment

Jared Lee Loughner is accused of a gun attack in Arizona which killed six people and seriously injured US Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords.

Charlie Sheen settles $100m lawsuit
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# Winning

Charlie Sheen settles $100m lawsuit

Sep 27th 2011, 1:34 PM 1,076 Views 8 Comments

The actor recently apologised to his former Two and a Half Men colleagues after being fired from the show in March.

David Drumm's Cape Cod house could sell for $4m
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David Drumm's Cape Cod house could sell for $4m

Sep 13th 2011, 5:45 PM 995 Views 8 Comments

A US bankruptcy official wants to sell the former Anglo chief executive’s house in Cape Cod, Massachusetts.

The Daily Fix: Monday
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The Daily Fix: Monday

Sep 12th 2011, 7:53 PM 2,127 Views 3 Comments

Catch up on the day’s biggest news stories as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed.

US court rejects vegan couple's appeal over baby's starvation death
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US court rejects vegan couple's appeal over baby's starvation death

Sep 12th 2011, 6:40 PM 1,365 Views 21 Comments

Jade Sanders and Lamont Thomas from Atlanta were found guilty of murder and child cruelty after limiting their baby’s diet to soy milk and apple juice.

Former NASA scientist admits trying to spy for Israel
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Former NASA scientist admits trying to spy for Israel

Sep 8th 2011, 9:48 AM 340 Views 3 Comments

Stewart David Nozette was caught in an undercover operation that started with him failing to report all of his income in his tax return.

Wesley Snipes to stay in prison after failed appeal
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# Wesley Snipes

Wesley Snipes to stay in prison after failed appeal

Sep 6th 2011, 6:03 PM 1,169 Views 7 Comments

A US federal court today rejected the Hollywood star’s appeal of his three-year term.

Retired US naval officer convicted of fraud over 9/11 injury claims
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Retired US naval officer convicted of fraud over 9/11 injury claims

Aug 29th 2011, 9:35 PM 815 Views 14 Comments

Charles Coughlin claimed he was injured twice after a plane struck the Pentagon on 11 September and was awarded medals for his bravery that day.

Austin Powers actor convicted of torture and rape
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# Austin Powers

Austin Powers actor convicted of torture and rape

Aug 29th 2011, 3:51 PM 3,809 Views 6 Comments

Joseph Hyungmin Son, 40, who played Random Task in hit film has been found guilty of a violent attack on a young woman on Christmas Eve 1990.

Woman convicted of child abuse in alleged ploy to appear on Dr Phil
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Woman convicted of child abuse in alleged ploy to appear on Dr Phil

Aug 24th 2011, 3:00 PM 1,161 Views 17 Comments

US prosecutors claimed that Jessica Beagely, 36, who recorded footage of the abuse, was trying to get on TV.

US judge orders release of West Memphis 3 after 18 years in prison
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US judge orders release of West Memphis 3 after 18 years in prison

Aug 19th 2011, 6:36 PM 478 Views 10 Comments

Three men convicted of the killing of three 8-year-old boys in 1993 say they will continue to work to clear their names.

Second torture case being brought against Rumsfeld
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Second torture case being brought against Rumsfeld

Aug 9th 2011, 12:06 PM 408 Views 6 Comments

Former US Defence Secretary Donald Rumsfeld faces lawsuits over claims he is personally responsible for the alleged torture of US citizens by US forces.

Wire actress pleads guilty to drugs charge
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Wire actress pleads guilty to drugs charge

Aug 9th 2011, 11:05 AM 964 Views 0 Comments

Felicity ‘Snoop’ Pearson, who played a character with the same nickname in the Baltimore-based TV show, was arrested in March under Operation Usual Suspects.

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