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Court: Texas owes $600000 after losing gay-marriage case

Court: Texas owes $600000 after losing gay-marriage case

The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals awarded attorneys for Mark Phariss and Vic Holmes, and Cleopatra DeLeon and Nicole Dimetman, $585,470.30 in fees and $20,202.90 in other costs. The lawsuit eventually made its way to the 5th Circuit, where a three-judge panel in early 2015 signaled significant doubt about the constitutionality of Texas' ban.


Ted Cruz Trails Dem in 2018 Re-Elect Poll

Ted Cruz Trails Dem in 2018 Re-Elect Poll

The poll was conducted April 3 through April 9 by University of Texas government professor Daron Shaw and Joshua Blank, manager of polling and research at the Texas Politics Project . The results of the poll revealed that Texans believe that immigration is the number one issue facing the state and nation, but 62 percent of Texans polled said that immigration helps the United States more than it hurts.


Fresno gunman gave police blow-by-blow of shootings of 3 men

Fresno gunman gave police blow-by-blow of shootings of 3 men

Muhammad told officers who arrested him that he was the man they were looking for, Mr Dyer said , saying: 'I did it. On several occasions, he wrote updates that included the phrase " Allahu Akbar ", meaning "God is great" in Arabic. Police are searching for the revolver Muhammad said he tossed into a pile of clothing. Three days after a murder at Motel 6, Kori Muhammad's appearance was the only thing that gave him away when he visited his father and grandmother Sunday.


Arkansas Supreme Court stays one execution, state court delays another

Arkansas Supreme Court stays one execution, state court delays another

Arkansas officials have said they are unable to obtain the necessary drug from any other source, and have acknowledged in court papers that should McKesson prevail, all pending executions would be effectively blocked. "As pharmaceutical companies become increasingly resistant to allowing their products to be used in executions, states are likely to continue experimenting with new drugs and drug combinations, and death-row prisoners may challenge these new protocols as violating their ...


Gronkowski offers to help Spicer during press briefing

Gronkowski offers to help Spicer during press briefing

A few Patriots announced shortly after the team beat the Atlanta Falcons in the Super Bowl that they weren't going to meet Trump . While King and 33 of his teammates were at the White House , several other players didn't make the trip, including quarterback Tom Brady .


Gas tax alternative defeated in Tennessee House

Gas tax alternative defeated in Tennessee House

Harwell urged Republican members to "be kind to one another" even if they disagree on the substance of the bill that would raise the state's gas tax for the first time since 1989. "No matter how you come down on this, we're going to have good Republicans for this bill, we're going to have good Republicans against this bill". Republicans will have to explain themselves to the voters, he said.