U.S. top court jeopardizes Google settlement in internet privacy case

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday put in jeopardy an $8.5 million settlement Google has agreed to pay to resolve a class action lawsuit accusing it of violating a federal privacy law by sharing users’ search queries with other websites. The justices, in an unsigned opinion, threw out a ruling by the San Francisco-based 9th U.S. Circuit Court […]

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Supreme Court hands Trump administration a victory in immigration battle

DHS reports illegal immigration at highest rate since 2007 The Supreme Court on Tuesday handed the Trump administration a victory in its battle to clamp down on illegal immigration by making it easier to detain immigrants with criminal records. The ruling that federal immigration authorities can detain immigrants awaiting deportation anytime after they have been released from prison on criminal […]

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U.S. Supreme Court gives Trump victory on immigration detention

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Supreme Court on Tuesday endorsed U.S. government authority to detain immigrants awaiting deportation anytime – potentially even years – after they have completed prison terms for criminal convictions, handing President Donald Trump a victory as he pursues hardline immigration policies. The court ruled 5-4, with its conservative justices in the majority and its liberal justices dissenting, […]

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Supreme Court agrees to review case of surviving DC sniper

SCOTUS cases that may be impacted by Kavanaugh’s vote How Justice Kavanaugh’s first term on the Supreme Court will play out. The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to consider a Virginia appeal to reinstate the life-without-parole sentence for one of the convicted ‘Beltway Snipers’ who terrorized the Washington, D.C., region in 2002. The justices on Monday said that they would take […]

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Supreme Court curbs power of government to impose heavy fines and seize property

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg makes first public appearance since undergoing cancer surgery The 85-year-old Justice has not made a public appearance since December 21st. In a unanimous decision, the Supreme Court on Wednesday ruled to drastically curb the powers that states and cities have to levy fines and seize property, marking the first time the court has applied […]

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U.S. top court rejects ex-congressman's appeal in spending scandal

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected a bid by Republican former congressman Aaron Schock, who resigned in 2015 amid questions about spending on his lavish “Downton Abbey”-inspired Washington office, to escape charges accusing him of defauding the government while a member of the House of Representatives. The justices declined to hear Schock’s appeal of a lower […]

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US top court rejects Maryland bid to revive drug price-gouging law

Trump’s drug pricing proposal will save Americans billions: HHS Secretary Alex Azar HHS Secretary Alex Azar tells FOX Business’ Maria Bartiromo that patients are in the dark when it comes to prescription drug pricing. WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected Maryland's bid to revive a law aimed at preventing price gouging by pharmaceutical companies, dealing a […]

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US court blocks San Francisco health warning on soda ads

Coca-Cola CEO: We expect to increase prices around the world Coca-Cola CEO James Quincey on the economy, expanding the company’s line of beverages, the pricing outlook, the Super Bowl, marketing, launching bottles and cans themed to the Korean boy band BTS and the company’s ‘World Without Waste’ initiative. A U.S. appeals court on Thursday blocked a San Francisco law requiring […]

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