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Reubin Askew, former Fla. governor, dies

Reubin Askew, former Fla. governor, dies

March 13 (UPI) -- Former Florida Gov. Reubin Askew has died Thursday at the age of 85.
Gabrielle Levy
General Electric sued over 2011 Japanese nuclear disaster

General Electric sued over 2011 Japanese nuclear disaster

NEW YORK, March 12 (UPI) -- Two class-action lawsuits have been filed in New York City against General Electric Co. over the Fukushima nuclear disaster in Japan, court documents show.
Congress more likely to meet with donors than constituents, study finds

Congress more likely to meet with donors than constituents, study finds

March 11 (UPI) -- A new study by two grad students found Congress more likely to meet with people identified as donors than those identified as constituents.
JC Sevcik
Ousted Viktor Yanukovych rips new Ukrainian government, vows return

Ousted Viktor Yanukovych rips new Ukrainian government, vows return

ROSTOV-ON-DON, Russia, March 11 (UPI) -- Former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych Tuesday defiantly vowed to return to Kiev and accused the new government of fomenting civil war.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Tuesday, March 11, 2014.
By United Press International
Supreme Court ruling jeopardizes federal 'rails to trails' bike program

Supreme Court ruling jeopardizes federal 'rails to trails' bike program

WASHINGTON, March 10 (UPI) -- Justices ruled 8 to 1 against the federal government in a decision that jeopardizes the legality of other federal "rails-to-trails" bike programs.
Brooks Hays

Supreme Court ruling in land case could be trouble for public trails

WASHINGTON, March 10 (UPI) -- The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Monday easements for private land used for railroad beds expire when the railroads go out of business and revert to landowners.

Supreme Court declines 'I (heart) boobies' case

WASHINGTON, March 10 (UPI) -- The U.S. Supreme Court said Monday it would not hear a Pennsylvania school district's appeal of a free speech case involving "I (heart) boobies" bracelets.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Sunday, March 9, 2014.
By United Press International

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Saturday, March 8, 2014.
By United Press International

Mass. Supreme Court: State law does not ban 'upskirting' pictures

BOSTON, March 6 (UPI) -- A top Massachusetts lawmaker says state law will be fixed to ban "upskirt" photography.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Thursday, March 6, 2014.
By United Press International
Massachusetts Supreme Court rules that 'upskirting' is legal under state law

Massachusetts Supreme Court rules that 'upskirting' is legal under state law

BOSTON, March 5 (UPI) -- Massachusetts Supreme Court rules that the practice of "upskirting" to photograph under a woman's skirt or dress is legal under current state law.
Evan Bleier
Obama's choice for civil rights chief fails in Senate

Obama's choice for civil rights chief fails in Senate

WASHINGTON, March 5 (UPI) -- The U.S. Senate rejected President Obama's civil rights nominee Wednesday because of criticism over his involvement in the defense of a convicted cop-killer.

Court upholds claim dismissal in Milwaukee Archdiocese bankruptcy

MILWAUKEE, March 4 (UPI) -- A federal appeals court upheld the dismissal of a claim in the Archdiocese of Milwaukee bankruptcy filed by a sex abuse victim who settled with the church.
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The Supreme Court Justices of the United States sit for a formal group photo in the East Conference Room of the Supreme Court in Washington on October 8, 2010. The Justices are (front row from left) Clarence Thomas, Antonin Scalia, John G. Roberts (Chief Justice), Anthony Kennedy, Ruth Bader Ginsburg; (back row from left) Sonia Sotomayor, Stephen Breyer, Sameul Alito and Elena Kagan, the newest member of the Court. UPI/Roger L. Wollenberg
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