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  1. Court won't block campaign laws before electionRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | KFBB

    The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Thursday rejected Montanans for Community Development's emergency motion for an injunction that would have allowed certain tax-exempt groups to release campaign-related ads without disclosing their donors or spending. The Billings-based group says the definitions in state law defining campaign contributions, expenditures and political committees are too vague and violate its free-speech rights.

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  2. Lohan, Noriega video game lawsuits are a troubling sign for the artsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

    Former Panamanian strongman Manuel Noriega and actress Lindsay Lohan have at least one thing in common: Both recently filed high-profile lawsuits against video game makers, charging that their likenesses were used in games without their permission. These suits may seem like acts of desperation by people now more notorious than famous, and a judge has already ruled against Noriega.

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  3. Court won't block campaign laws before electionRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Washington Times

    A federal appeals court on Thursday rejected a request that would have allowed certain tax-exempt groups to release campaign-related ads in Montana before Tuesday's election without disclosing their donors or spending. Without comment, a two-judge panel from the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals denied Montanans for Community Development's emergency motion for an injunction.

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  4. One-Word Mistake by Judge Nixes Conviction, 50-Year SentenceRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | FindLaw

    I will now explain the presumption of innocence and the people's burden of proof. The defendant has pleaded guilty to the charges.

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  5. Venice Beach residents sue Los Angeles, saying existing laws regarding transients not enforcedRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | ABA Journal

    Residents of the Los Angeles neighborhood of Venice Beach sued the city and county of Los Angeles today, alleging that they have illegally failed to control problems stemming from homelessness. The Venice Stakeholders Association, a community group, and individual homeowners Arthur Kraus, Jack Hoffman, Gary Harris, David Krintzman and Brad Neal alleged that the city has created a public and private nuisance by permitting transients to camp out on the Venice Beach boardwalk, a park along the boardwalk, and nearby streets.

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  6. Target not obligated by law to provide defibrillators in stores: Appeals courtRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Business Insurance

    Target Corp. is not obligated to provide heart defibrillators in its stores, a federal appeals court said after consulting with the California Supreme Court on the issue, though one of its judges said box stores have a "moral obligation" to keep such equipment on hand in case a customer has a heart attack. Mary Ann Verdugo, 49, was shopping in a Pico Rivera, California, Target store in August 2008 when she suffered a sudden cardiac arrest and collapsed, according to Michael Verdugo et al. v.

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  7. Stan Lee Media Precluded From Asserting 'Spider-Man' OwnershipRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Hollywood Reporter

    Stan Lee Media Inc., the company founded by Stan Lee in 1998 and then abandoned by him three years later, has lost its second big decision in as many days and probably its best hope of ever being adjudicated the rightful owner of "Spider-Man" rights. This time, the decision comes from a Pennsylvania judge who was tasked with figuring out what to do about SLMI's somewhat innovative attempt to intervene itself in Disney's lawsuit against a theatrical producer.

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  8. IRS determined to get EA founder Hawkins to pay millions in back taxesRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Ars Technica

    The Internal Revenue Service asked a federal appeals court Thursday to reconsider its September ruling that allowed Electronic Arts founder William "Trip" Hawkins to avoid paying $26 million in California and federal taxes. The IRS said that Hawkins is not qualified to enjoy the tax relief benefits from his 2006 bankruptcy.

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  9. Las Vegas a new frontier for porn industryRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | KVBC-TV Las Vegas

    All the rules and regulations in California are driving adult film production to the Las Vegas Valley, and more porn films are being produced and shot in homes that could be in your neighborhood. "You never know what's going on behind closed doors especially in this city, so even in a nice neighborhood...," said porn extra Sarah Jane Woodall.

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  10. A Hotel's Right to Protect the Privacy of Its GuestsRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Atlantic

    ... officers to inspect hotel guest records at any time without consent or a search warrant," the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals noted in its opinion. "Failure to comply with an officer's inspection demand is a misdemeanor, punishable by up to six ...

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  11. Legal ruling sought on 'dark money' campaign contributionsRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | Verde Independent

    A federal judge is being asked to rule that "dark money' groups that now don't disclose the source of their contributions can also legally hide how they're spending the money -- and on whose behalf. Attorney Paul Avelar pointed out to U.S. District Court Judge James Teilborg that he already declared more than a year ago that a key state law about political committees is unconstitutional.

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  12. Report: Court rules wearing unearned medals a crimeRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Stars and Stripes

    A Purple Heart Medal. The Purple Heart is one of the oldest commendations in American military history, dating back to the later years of the Revolutionary War and was originally designed as the Badge of Military Merit.

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  13. Oil Giant Shell Wants The U.S. Government To Give It Another Five Years In The ArcticRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | ThinkProgress

    The damaged Royal Shell Dutch drilling barge Kulluk is loaded onto a transport ship in Unalaska, Alaska, on March 19, 2013. Royal Dutch Shell wants the U.S. government to give it another five-year crack at drilling in the Arctic.

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  14. Court Rules Rob Handy's Case Can Move FowardRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Eugene Weekly

    The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that former Lane County Commissioner Rob Handy's complaint against the county and against former administrator Liane Richardson and Commissioners Sid Leiken, Faye Stewart and Jay Bozievich for undermining "his ability to do his elected job" can be amended and move forward for a decision.

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  15. Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filingsRead the original story

    22 hrs ago | Business Wire

    Webcast to discuss results to be held at 10am ET on Oct 30, 2014. )--Care.com, Inc. , the world's largest online care destination for finding and managing family care, today announced financial results for the third quart... )--ARM today unveiled a low-cost toolkit for universities enabling educators to teach industry-standard embedded systems design and programming concepts.

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  16. The 90s and Now: FBI and its Inability to Cope with EncryptionRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Eff.org

    ... export regulations on encryption in EFF's case Bernstein v. Department of Justice, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals noted : "The availability and use of secure encryption maya reclaim some portion of the privacy we have lost. Government efforts to ...

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  17. Flashback - " Oct. 2008-Oct. 2006Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Saipan Tribune

    PSS, CUC agree that PSS owes $1.3 million After reconciling their records, the Public School System now concedes that it owes the Commonwealth Utilities Corp. more than $1.3 million. The two entities reconciled their records after CUC executive director Antonio MuA a said PSS owed the utility company $1.8 million in overdue debt.

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  18. Appellate Court Upholds $203 Million Judgment Against Wells Fargo Bank For Deceiving CustomersRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Customer Interaction Solutions

    ... trial which ended in May 2010. On September 9, 2010, Wells Fargo filed an appeal with the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. On December 26, 2012, the appellate court issued an opinion upholding and reversing portions of Judge Alsup's order, and ...

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  19. FBI Agents Cut DSL, Posed as Repairmen to Conduct Search: MotionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | FindLaw

    Las Vegas is set to become the focal point for a Fourth Amendment issue that's as brazen as it is kooky. Suspecting several high rollers staying at Caesars Palace were engaged in an illegal bookmaking operation, the feds allegedly cut off Internet access to their $25,000-per-night private villa, then posed as repairmen to enter the villa, snoop around, and use that snooping as the basis for a subsequent search warrant.

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  20. 'Stolen Valor' Precedent Won't Help Lying MarineRead the original story

    Wednesday | Courthouse News Service

    The Supreme Court's rejection of a law that made it a crime to lie about military service and accolades does not help a Marine Corps veteran who was photographed wearing unearned medals, the 9th Circuit ruled Wednesday. A federal jury in Idaho found Elven Swisher guilty in 2007 for making false statements to the Veterans Administration, forging discharge documents to obtain benefits and theft of government funds.

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