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Supreme Court ruling leads to offensive trademark requests

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NEW YORK A small group of companies and individuals are looking to register racially charged words and symbols for their products, including the N-word and a swastika, based on a U.S. Supreme Court decision on trademarks last month.

U.S. top court rejects Trump bid to include grandparents in travel ban

WASHINGTON The U.S. Supreme Court rejected on Wednesday a bid by President Donald Trump to include grandparents and other relatives of Americans in his travel ban on people from six Muslim-majority countries.

Politics, Election 2016, U.S. Jul 19 2017

N.J. Senator Menendez seeks dismissal of corruption case

NEW YORK Democratic Senator Bob Menendez of New Jersey has asked a federal judge to throw out his indictment for corruption, citing a U.S. Supreme Court ruling narrowing the definition of conduct that can lead to such prosecutions.

Politics, Election 2016 Jul 19 2017

Hawaii urges Supreme Court to exclude grandparents from U.S. travel ban

WASHINGTON The state of Hawaii on Tuesday urged the U.S. Supreme Court not to expand the scope of the Trump administration's temporary ban on refugees and travelers from six Muslim-majority countries by including grandparents and other family members of U.S. residents.

Jul 18 2017

Supreme Court gives Hawaii until Tuesday to answer Trump travel ban motion

WASHINGTON The U.S. Supreme Court has asked the State of Hawaii to respond by Tuesday at noon to President Donald Trump's motion to block a judge's ruling that prevented his travel ban from being applied to grandparents of U.S. citizens and refugees already being processed by resettlement agencies, the court's public information office said on Saturday.

Politics, Election 2016, U.S. Jul 15 2017

Trump asks Supreme Court to block travel ban ruling

WASHINGTON The U.S. Justice Department on Friday asked the Supreme Court to block a judge's ruling that prevented President Donald Trump's travel ban from being applied to grandparents of U.S. citizens and refugees already being processed by resettlement agencies.

Politics, Election 2016, U.S. Jul 14 2017

Trump to ask Supreme Court to block travel ban ruling

WASHINGTON U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions said on Friday that the Justice Department will ask the Supreme Court to block a judge's ruling that prevented President Donald Trump's travel ban from being applied to grandparents of U.S. citizens and refugees already being processed by resettlement agencies.

Politics, Election 2016 Jul 14 2017

Ex-New York Assembly Speaker Silver has conviction voided, faces retrial

NEW YORK A federal appeals court on Thursday overturned the conviction of former New York state Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, citing a recent U.S. Supreme Court decision narrowing what kind of conduct can support corruption prosecutions.

Jul 13 2017

Supreme Court lifts block on Wisconsin 'cocaine mom' law during appeal

The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday let Wisconsin officials continue to enforce a law allowing them to detain pregnant women suspected of abusing drugs or alcohol while the state appeals a lower court ruling that struck down the law.

Jul 07 2017

U.S. judge rejects Hawaii's bid to exempt grandparents from Trump travel ban

A U.S. judge rejected Hawaii's bid to exempt grandparents from President Donald Trump's temporary travel ban on Thursday, but ruled that the state could ask the U.S. Supreme Court directly to clarify which parts of the order should take effect.

Jul 07 2017