Esky driver loses licence for drink driving
A PICTON magistrate today ruled the offence of driving a motorised Esky while drunk was “ridiculous,” “inappropriate” and too serious to ignore.
Remember the AWB scandal? Nine years on it’s finally resolved
FORMER AWB chairman Trevor Flugge has been banned from company management for five years and fined $50,000 for failing to uncover the truth about the wheat exporter’s secret
Tia’s foster mum set for sentencing
THE foster mother of slain Logan schoolgirl Tiahleigh Palmer will face a sentencing hearing next year alongside her son.
The night Elsa met ‘psychotic’ blind date killer
IT WAS a blind date set up by a friend that led Elsa Corp into the arms of her murderer.
Sydney doctor guilty of murder
THE daughter of a woman killed by her GP husband has told of her heartbreak and sadness — but says today’s guilty verdict will help keep people safe.
Forget Trump's first 100, what about Gorsuch's first 10?
While President Donald Trump tweeted about his first hundred days in office Friday morning, it's worth taking a glance at Justice Neil Gorsuch's first full week at the Supreme
US Supreme Court delays Arkansas execution
Arkansas' plan to execute a death row inmate was on hold late Thursday as the US Supreme Court considered emergency motions in the case.
#TBT: Texas v. Johnson and free speech's trial by fire
Before protesting became "the new brunch," it spawned a landmark Supreme Court case. Outside the 1984 Republican National Convention in Dallas, Gregory Johnson set fire to an
3 politicians to stand trial over mosque demolition
Three senior figures within India's ruling party will be prosecuted for alleged criminal conspiracy over the 1992 demolition of a mosque in northern India, the country's Supreme
Arkansas death row inmates seek Supreme Court relief
Six Arkansas death row inmates scheduled to die by lethal injection this month in Arkansas have -- as expected -- asked the Supreme Court to reverse a federal appeals court order
Supreme Court to hear case on church and state
The religious liberty case will be heard during Justice Neil Gorsuch's first full week on the bench, and conservatives expect that he will vote in their favor.
Arkansas inmate has last meal as courts decide fate
One of eight Arkansas inmates facing possible execution this month had a last meal Monday evening as his fate was being decided by federal and state courts.
Elena Kagan Fast Facts
Here's a look at the life of Associate Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan. She is the fourth woman to serve on the Supreme Court.
Voting Rights Act Fast Facts
Read CNN's Fast Facts about the Voting Rights Act of 1965, which serves to protect and enforce the contents of the 14th and 15th Amendments.
SCOTUS won't hear case on undocumented immigrants expedited removal
The Supreme Court on Monday left in place a lower court opinion rejecting claims by undocumented Central American women and children -- who were apprehended immediately after
Supreme Court Nominations Fast Facts
See CNN's Supreme Court Nominations Fast Facts for a look at the SCOTUS nomination process.
Gorsuch full week 1: Religious liberty, voter IDs
Fresh off a contentious confirmation hearing, Justice Neil Gorsuch will take the bench Monday at the Supreme Court for two weeks of oral arguments that include a significant
US Supreme Court Fast Facts
See CNN's Supreme Court Fast Facts for a look at the highest court of the United States.
Justice Gorsuch can forget about ethics code for court now
Supreme Court justices have refused to adopt an ethics code, says Steven Lubet, but a definitive code of conduct would help the public know what kind of standards to hold them to.
When will Justice Anthony Kennedy retire?
Justice Anthony Kennedy, long the swing vote on the Supreme Court, is being closely watched for signs he may retire
A Democratic senator pledges to get rid of the nuclear option. That won't happen.
Just days after Republicans wiped out the attempted Democratic filibuster of the nomination of Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch, a Democratic senator is pledging to reinstate the
Supreme Court justices await Senate nuclear option
As the Senate reaches the brink over the nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch, the real impact of its actions will play out across the street at the Supreme Court.
Tim Kaine: Confirming Neil Gorsuch jeopardizes women's rights
US Senator says Gorsuch has repeatedly taken an activist approach to a woman's right to make her own decisions about her health.
LGBT employees protected from workplace discrimination, appeals court rules
The Civil Rights Act prohibits workplace discrimination against LGBT employees, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday.
The last-ditch effort to save a Trump voter’s husband from deportation
Roberto Beristain's attorneys say he could be deported any day.
Dem senator says he's open to preserving filibuster in Gorsuch debate
A Democratic lawmaker said he's open to conversations about preserving the filibuster to prevent Republicans from using "the nuclear option" to fill a Supreme Court vacancy.
Frustrated Republicans prepare for the nuclear option
Now that Democrats have the votes to sustain a filibuster, moderate Republican senators are preparing themselves to vote for the controversial rule change known as the "nuclear
Why Democrats aren't worried about the 'nuclear option'
Democrats know that Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is likely to respond to a filibuster of Neil Gorsuch's Supreme Court nomination by invoking the "nuclear option" and
Senate Dems reach filibuster threshold on Gorsuch setting up 'nuclear option' change
Four Senate Democrats announced Monday they plan to oppose Neil Gorsuch, bringing the Democratic caucus to the 41 votes needed to sustain a filibuster against the Supreme Court
Gorsuch filibuster would be good for Democrats
Blocking Donald Trump's nominee would deny the President a victory, and buoy Democratic voters who want to see their party flex its muscles, writes Julian Zelizer.
Hatch: 'Nuclear option' looks necessary to approve Gorsuch
Sen. Orrin Hatch, the longest serving Republican in the Senate, predicted Monday that it will take a major change in the chamber's rules to confirm Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme
The Senate is about to change forever
The Senate isn't a place that changes much. Which is why what is almost certain to happen later this week matters so much.
Senate nuclear showdown over Neil Gorsuch
Neil Gorsuch's nomination to the Supreme Court faces a dramatic week as senators prepare to cast key votes that could splinter the chamber and lead to a divisive rule change
Third Senate Democrat announces support for Gorsuch
Sen. Joe Donnelly announced Sunday that he will support the nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court.
McConnell, Schumer square off ahead of Gorsuch votes
The Senate's top Republican and Democrat on Sunday presaged the floor battle to come this week over Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch, offering opposing views on the likelihood of
Venezuelan court reverses move to strip National Assembly of power
Venezuelan government leaders urge the country's Supreme Court to review its decision to take over the National Assembly's legislative powers, a much-decried move that opposition
Former Chris Christie allies sentenced in ‘Bridgegate’ case
The sentences came on the same day President Trump put together a round table with Christie on opioid addiction.
Social workers allegedly failed to save a boy from abuse. Now they will face trial in his death.
Prosecutors say 8-year-old Gabriel Fernandez was being beaten and tortured at home — and his social workers did not help him.
Philadelphia ends practice of billing parents for the time their children spend in detention
The decision came just hours after a Marshall Project story in The Washington Post highlighted the practice in the city and across the nation.
Excerpts from a ‘nightmare’: What a face-eating Florida teen told Dr. Phil about the grisly attack
"I hope that you can find it in your heart to forgive me,” Austin Harrouff said in a video interview recorded in October and released this week.
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