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N.C. state lawmaker says Obamacare is worse than 'Nazis, Soviets and terrorists combined'

N.C. state lawmaker says Obamacare is worse than 'Nazis, Soviets and terrorists combined'

Dec. 16 (UPI) -- North Carolina state Sen. Bob Rucho took to Twitter to say Obamacare is worse than "Nazis, Soviets and terrorists combined."
Evan Bleier

New York appeals court protects reporter from revealing sources

NEW YORK, Dec. 10 (UPI) -- A reporter who refused to reveal sources for her exclusive Aurora theater massacre story does not have to appear in Colorado, a New York court said Tuesday.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Friday, Dec. 6, 2013.
By United Press International

Mich. high court justice facing charges

DETROIT, Jan. 19 (UPI) -- Soon-to-retire Michigan Supreme Court Justice Diane Hathaway has been charged with bank fraud by federal authorities.

Georgia court shuns mentally disabled killer's plea

ATLANTA, June 13 (UPI) -- Killers in Georgia must meet a high standard of proof of mental retardation to avoid execution, the state Supreme Court said Monday.

Canada near extradition in Paris bombing

OTTAWA, June 6 (UPI) -- A Canadian judge Monday cleared the extradition to France of a man accused of bombing a Paris synagogue in 1980.

Judge's rape sentence to be investigated

WINNIPEG, Manitoba, Feb. 25 (UPI) -- The Canadian Judicial Council said Friday it would investigate remarks made by a judge who spared a rapist a prison term.
Ex-Ill. Gov. Ryan loses pension rights

Ex-Ill. Gov. Ryan loses pension rights

SPRINGFIELD, Ill., Feb. 19 (UPI) -- Former Illinois Gov. George Ryan, imprisoned on federal corruption charges, is not entitled to his state pension, the Illinois Supreme Court ruled Friday.

Ill. Supreme Court tosses malpractice caps

SPRINGFIELD, Ill., Feb. 4 (UPI) -- The Illinois Supreme Court Thursday ruled caps on pain and suffering, and other non-economic damages in medical malpractice cases are unconstitutional.

Court bars warrantless cellphone searches

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Dec. 15 (UPI) -- Cellphones are more like computers than containers, the Ohio Supreme Court ruled Tuesday, meaning police need a warrant to search them.

Jailed man gets five more life sentences

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, March 19 (UPI) -- A convicted double-murderer in Vancouver must serve five more life terms related to the 2004 shooting incident, a British Columbia judge ruled.

Paper apologizes to Ill. chief justice

GENEVA, Ill., Oct. 12 (UPI) -- Illinois' Supreme Court chief justice agreed to settle a libel suit against the Kane County (Ill.) Chronicle for several million and an apology, a report says.

Lohan's parents officially divorced

NEW YORK, Aug. 19 (UPI) -- After splitting nearly two years ago, Lindsay Lohan’s parents finally got their divorce finalized in New York.

Suit filed against highest Illinois court

CHICAGO, June 13 (UPI) -- A Kane County newspaper is suing the entire Illinois Supreme Court on charges of violating its constitutional rights and those of a former columnist.

Ill. judge hires economist for lawsuit

SPRINGFIELD, Ill., July 10 (UPI) -- The Illinois Supreme Court's chief justice has hired an economist to assist in his $7.7 million libel suit against the Kane County Chronicle.
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