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2 hrs ago | Hollywood Reporter

SCOTUSblog's Tom Goldstein Now Repping Jack Kirby Estate in Superhero Rights Appeal

"Even if the legal rule at issue affected only the multi-billion dollar franchises based on Kirby's creations, ... that would justify review," says the latest Kirby brief to the Supreme Court.


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7 hrs ago | SFGate

News of the Day From Across the Nation, July 30

Kenneth Ireland was imprisoned at the age of 18 and released in 2009 at age 39 after DNA tests proved that another man fatally beat a mother of four in 1986.


Related Topix: Prison, US News, Life, Veteran Affairs

11 hrs ago | World Magazine

Midday Roundup: American missionary with Ebola in 'grave condition'

Terrifying. A Texas doctor communicating with a medical missionary in Liberia via email told The Associated Press his friend is in "grave condition"and is "terrified"his case of Ebola will progress further.


Related Topix: Liberia, World News, Africa, Associated Press, Fort Worth, TX, Boat Disaster, US News

15 hrs ago |

Atheist Leader Who Battled Against 9/11 Cross Responds to Major Court ...

Atheist activists have long argued that a steel cross on display at the National September 11 Memorial and Museum violates the separation of church and state, but an appeals court Monday threw out the latest lawsuit brought by American Atheists, a secular advocacy group .


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23 hrs ago | York Dispatch

Appeals court allows Sept. 11 steel cross display

A federal appeals court has rejected a lawsuit by an atheist group seeking to stop the display of a cross-shaped steel beam found among the World Trade Center's wreckage.


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Mon Jul 28, 2014


Court Rules in Favor of Ground Zero Cross, Rejects Atheists' Appeal

The Second Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Monday that the 17-foot cross beam salvaged from the wreckage of Twin Towers will remain in the over any other symbols in the vicinity, expressing Christian primacy."


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September 11 museum allowed to display Ground Zero cross-shaped beam

A man stands in the National September 11 Memorial & Museum during a press preview in New York May 14, 2014.


Related Topix: Reuters, US News, Terrorism

Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Joplin Independent

Court ruling is favorable to drug manufacturers

The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled on July 24, 2014, that the Food and Drug Administration is not required to hold hearings that could end the use of penicillin and tetracyclines in animal feed.


Related Topix: Food and Drug Administration, US News, Agriculture, Science

Fri Jul 25, 2014


Feds Failing To Act On Antibiotic Resistance Despite Grave Threat, Health Advocates Warn

Turkeys and other livestock are commonly fed low doses of antibiotics in order to prevent the spread of disease in cramped conditions, or simply to promote growth.


Related Topix: Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Healthcare Law, Food and Drug Administration, Law, US News, MRSA, Health

Business Insurance

Evidence of racial discrimination in Cablevision case overlooked: Appeals court

A federal court overlooked evidence when it dismissed the racial discrimination and retaliation claims of a fired African-American area operations manager at Cablevision Systems Corp., a U.S. appeals court ruled Friday in reinstating the charges.


Related Topix: Cablevision Sys, Cable & Satellite, Telecom, Television, US News, Retail, Kirkland's, Household Products

Review Huasna plan

Mr. Parker, a Bakersfield resident, knows that his proposed project will be so disturbing to the neighbors that he’ll pay for them to move out? Is this an acceptable standard for new projects in this county? I’m bugged by the fact that the oil rights owners of this project are the same as those suing San Luis Obispo County for billions of ... (more)


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Thu Jul 24, 2014


@JohnsHopkinsSPH Expert Says Court Decision Allowing Antibiotics in...

Today, the U.S. Second Circuit Court of Appeals denied an appeal that would require the Food and Drug Administration to end the use of penicillin and tetracyclines in animal feed unless drug manufacturers can prove such use is safe.


Related Topix: US News, Food and Drug Administration

West Australian

U.S. judge says she is troubled by Apple $450 million e-books deal

A U.S. judge on Thursday expressed concern over a proposed $450 million settlement of claims Apple Inc conspired with five publishers to fix e-book prices, saying its provisions could drastically reduce money paid to consumers depending on appeals.


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Copyright Office Won't Process FilmOn's Cable-License Application

FilmOn's effort to obtain a compulsory license to transmit television programs on the Web has run into the same roadblock as a similar effort by Aereo -- the Copyright Office is refusing to process FilmOn's application.


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U.S. court upholds FDA animal feed policy despite health concern

A divided federal appeals court on Thursday upheld a U.S. Food and Drug Administration policy allowing the use of various antibiotics in animal feed, even if such use might endanger the public health.


Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Food and Drug Administration, US News

U.S. Supreme Court's Ruling on Argentine Debt Has Worldwide...

The United States Supreme Court denied Argentina's request for review of a Second Circuit court order that requires Argentina to pay nearly $1.4 billion by July 30 to certain holdout bondholders that did not participate in debt restructurings after Argentina's 2001 sovereign debt default.


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Wed Jul 23, 2014


Bernie Madoff Judge Scammed by Fake 'Bio-Electric Scanners' Motion

Now he may be the victim of a forgery himself, after a U.S. judge on Wednesday denied a bizarre motion supposedly filed by Madoff that claimed the U.S. intelligence agencies used "bio-electric sensors" to influence the case against him.


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Banks face challenge averting U.S. regulator's mortgage lawsuits -judge

A federal judge on Wednesday said banks faced an uphill battle in convincing her to dismiss a U.S. regulator's claims that they misled Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac into buying mortgage-backed securities that later went sour.


Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, HSBC Holdings, Banking, Financial Services, Goldman Sachs, Investment Services, Nomura Holding, US News

JD Supra

Better Keep Your Opinions to Yourselves for Now: Second Circuit...

On July 16, 2014, a three-judge Second Circuit panel affirmed the dismissal of a securities class action against Deutsche Bank AG and several underwriters.


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Tue Jul 22, 2014


FilmOn Likely In Contempt, Judge Says

A federal judge in Manhattan said on Tuesday that she's likely to hold streaming video company FilmOn X in contempt of court for continuing to operate after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that Aereo's streaming service infringed copyright.


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