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  • Presider named for Winston hearing

    The Sports Xchange Presider named for Winston hearing Retired Florida Supreme Court chief justice Major Harding will preside over quarterback Jameis Winston's student conduct code hearing at Florida State, according to reports Thursday night. The...
  • Utah Supreme Court clears way for adoption by partners of same-sex spouses

    (Reuters) - The Utah Supreme Court on Thursday lifted an order that had blocked spouses in same-sex marriages from adopting their partners' children, state officials said. The state's highest court had imposed a stay on the adoptions in May, while...
  • Federal judge: Jim Thorpe's remains can stay in Carbon County

    Federal judge: Jim Thorpe's remains can stay in Carbon County
    The remains of Olympian and Native American athlete Jim Thorpe will stay in the Carbon County borough named after him. The 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Thursday threw out a lower-court ruling that allowed his remains to be moved to Native...
  • Police: Nursing home employee stole dead resident's bank card

    Police: Nursing home employee stole dead resident's bank card
    Bethlehem police said a former nursing assistant at a senior living facility said she stole a dead resident's bank card and used it because she needed to feed her children, court records state. Jennifer Roque, 29, was charged Thursday with access...
  • Second White House fence jumper faces mental evaluation

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The man arrested after jumping the White House fence on Wednesday night was charged in court with two federal offenses on Thursday, including harming a dog the Secret Service used to stop him from entering the presidential mansion....
  • Carl Leubsdorf: Supreme Court's next move will reveal its true intent toward voting rights

    The Obama White House won't name a new attorney general or issue an executive order on immigration until after the Nov. 4 midterm elections. But other federal government branches are also delaying politically explosive decisions. Before going home to...
  • U.S. court upholds patents on Pfizer's cancer drug

    (Reuters) - A U.S. district court ruled in favor of Pfizer Inc in a patent lawsuit it filed against Mylan Inc alleging patent infringement on its cancer drug, Sutent, Pfizer said. Pfizer filed the lawsuit in June 2010 after Mylan attempted to market a...
  • Texas coach, OK State headed to court

    The Sports Xchange Texas coach, OK State headed to court University of Texas offensive coordinator Joe Wickline responded to a breach of contract lawsuit filed by his previous employer, Oklahoma State, by filing a suit of his own. Wickline's...
  • Olympian Jim Thorpe's remains should not be moved: U.S. court

    (Reuters) - Jim Thorpe's remains will stay in the Pennsylvania hamlet named for the legendary Native American athlete and Olympics champion, after a federal appeals court on Thursday rejected an effort by two sons to move them to tribal lands in his...
  • NYC taxi fleet owners win right to appeal 'Taxi of Tomorrow' plan

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York City's program to create a nearly uniform taxi fleet with cabs from Nissan Motor Co will face a renewed challenge, after fleet operators opposing the "Taxi of Tomorrow" plan won permission to take their case to the state's...
  • U.S. broadcasters win preliminary injunction against Aereo

    U.S. broadcasters win preliminary injunction against Aereo
    A New York federal judge on Thursday barred embattled video streaming company Aereo from transmitting the programs of television broadcasters as they are being shown, blocking its bid to operate like a traditional cable system. The ruling was another...