A round up of news from ALM affiliated publications and around the web: The U.S. Supreme Court halts vote counting in Hawaii, a federal appeals judge sounds off on lethal injections, and a law school closes for the day due to a campus threat.
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The debate on EU membership in Northern Ireland has recently kicked off. On Saturday Northern Ireland born Labour MP Kate Hoey laid out the Vote Leave & Labour Leave case from leaving the EU at the TUV conference at the Hilton Hotel in Templepatrick (UKIP`s Paul Nuttall addressed their conference in 2012 on the same more...
Swansboro joins in the dissenting opinion: Commissioners voted 3-1 at the board’s Tuesday night meeting to adopt a resolution opposing offshore oil and gas development and drilling and related seismic blasting activities off the North...Show More Summary
STRASBOURG, France (Reuters) - Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy rallied conservatives in eastern France on Wednesday, hoping to fend off a strong challenge by the far-right National Front (FN) in looming regional elections.
"I Think It Makes Everyone Look Silly, And It's Divisive. We'd Be Better Off Without It."
At least one major political donor is upset with House Democrats who voted with Republicans Thursday to tighten restrictions on Syrian refugees trying to move to the United States. Philanthropist and retired television executive Blake Byrne sent an email to several Democrats Monday, including California...
Adele is actually flawless!! After the Hello songstress took the stage on Saturday Night Live this past weekend, she decided to show off just how she got ready for the show! Vote: Pick Your Fave Songs From Adele's Album 25! In one HIGHlarious shot posted to Instagram on Sunday, the 27-year-old models a white sheet mask and several [...]
In the news this morning: a tenant faces off against her landlord, a family wonders why one of their own died when police came, and how John Tory stacks up on council votes. A landlord on the east side of the city has been fined $3,000...Show More Summary
Renault has a new trophy to add to the cabinet of the corporate HQ poolroom, taking the gong for Brazil’s car of the year. But the winner wasn’t a car - it was a ute. While the Alaskan ute, shown as a concept and based off the Nissan NP300 Navara, might be the one you have in mind, Brazil’s COTY when to the Duster Oroch. Show More Summary
A 2016 Volt at my local Los Angeles Chevy dealer -- one of the largest Volt dealers in the U.S. (Credit: Brooke Crothers) The redesigned Chevy Volt got a vote of confidence this week at the LA Auto Show. The 2016 plug-in hybrid from General Motors received the 2016 Green Car of the Year [...]
Lawmakers vote to allow businesses an eight-year “learning period," free from many federal regulations, to see if a commercial space industry can take off.
The Inglewood City Council, fresh off an unsuccessful effort to sue a City Hall critic into silence, voted this week to move all of its meetings to the early afternoon instead of the evening. The decision to hold meetings when many city residents will be busy at work was presented as a way to use...
The GOP-authored bill would temporarily halt all refugee applications from the two nations, and require top security officials to sign off on every individual refugee.
Timing, as is often said, is everything. Years ago, filmmakers couldn't have known when they got projects off the ground about health insurance for gay couples, blacklisting and censorship, women's voting rights, gender transformation and the racial divide as seen through the history of a rap group...
Leading Off: • ME Ballot: In a fascinating and potentially far-reaching development, organizers in Maine have succeeded in obtaining enough signatures to place a measure on next year's ballot that would require the state to adopt instant-runoff voting for all federal and state elections. Show More Summary
On the last episode of Survivor: Cambodia, Kelley Wentworth pulled off an epic blindside after playing her hidden immunity idol to negate the nine votes cast against her which then sent Andrew Savage home. But will Kelley and her two...Show More Summary
Leading Off: • LA-Gov: The early voting period for Louisiana's runoff election ended on Saturday, and 257,021 people have voted early, a 9.5 percent increase compared to October's jungle primary. Notably, the state's official early voting...Show More Summary
The gloves are certainly coming off in the GOP primary with just over 2 months to go before the Iowa caucuses. Senators [mc_name name='Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL)' chamber='senate' mcid='R000595' ], [mc_name name='Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY)' chamber='senate' mcid='P000603' ] and [mc_name name='Sen. Show More Summary