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Supreme Court declines to revive Arizona immigration law 9:40am EDT

WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court on Monday declined to revive a provision in an Arizona law that sought to criminalize the harboring and transportation of illegal immigrants.

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New York Attorney General to subpoena Airbnb on sublets: NY Post

- New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is set to subpoena online home-rental marketplace Airbnb seeking records to identify users who are illegally renting out apartments, the New York Post reported citing sources.

5:53am EDT

Social Security to resume benefits statement mailings

CHICAGO - Paper Social Security benefits statements, which used to be mailed out every year and then fell victim to budget cuts, are going to make a partial comeback.

Money 19 Apr 2014

Obama signs law to bar Iran diplomat from serving in U.N. post

WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama signed a law on Friday that effectively bars an Iranian diplomat from serving as an envoy at the United Nations because of suspicions he was involved in the 1979-81 Tehran hostage crisis.

World, United Nations 18 Apr 2014

Supreme Court denies Teva stay in Copaxone patent fight

WASHINGTON - U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts on Friday denied a request by Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd to stay a lower-court ruling in a patent case that favored the developers of generic versions of Teva's top-selling multiple sclerosis drug.

Health 18 Apr 2014