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State Supreme Court rejects call for new recusal rules

State Supreme Court rejects call for new recusal rules

The proposal , which was endorsed by 56 judges, would have required Supreme Court justices to recuse themselves from a case if they receive contributions of $10,000 or more from a party or a lawyer. The petition also sought a state constitutional amendment allowing retired justices or appeals judges to sit on cases if more than one justice are excused according to the proposed rules.



Trump Says Iran Violating 'Spirit' of Nuclear Deal

Late on Tuesday, the speaker of the US House of Representatives released a letter in which Mr Tillerson declared Iran was meeting its obligations under the 2015 deal but that concerns remained about the country's role as a state sponsor of terrorism.


Supreme Court denies Arkansas execution

Supreme Court denies Arkansas execution

The inmates' counsel requested stays of execution until a US Supreme Court ruling on an upcoming case concerning inmate access to independent mental health experts. But the judge was taken off the case by the state's Supreme Court and the temporary restraining order was thrown out. "The petitioners had their day in court, the jury spoke, and decades of appeals have occurred", Womack wrote.


We Already Knew Every Game, but Get Excited About the NFL Schedule

We Already Knew Every Game, but Get Excited About the NFL Schedule

The Steelers open their home schedule with a visit from the Vikings; the Patriots visit the Saints in Brandin Cooks' return to New Orleans his offseason trade; and the Chiefs host Andy Reid's former team, the Philadelphia Eagles. Other notable games include a week 11 trip to Mexico to take on the rising Oakland Raiders, and a week 15 away game against an always hard opponent in the Pittsburgh Steelers.



Illinois Lawmakers Weigh Benefits Of Legalized Marijuana

The governments marijuana legislation tabled last week also failed to offer specifics on tax measures for the legalized regime. Of those surveyed, 49% said they think legalizing weed won't have any effect on violent crime, while 22% said they think legalizing marijuana will actually reduce violent crime.


Man arrested over Borussia Dortmund team bus attack

Man arrested over Borussia Dortmund team bus attack

The 28-year-old, who has dual German and Russian citizenship, faces charges of attempted murder, causing an explosion and inflicting serious bodily harm. Investigators ruled out a terrorist attack, saying that the man, identified as Sergei V., orchestrated the attack in an attempt to gain profit from a sharp decline in the football club's shares.