03/12/14 04:19 PM
PORTLAND, Maine (Legal Newsline) — A bill that would make patent trolling more difficult in Maine is headed to the state Senate floor. This week, members of the joint standing judiciary committee voted in favor of the bill, Legislative Document 1660. Haskell Nine of the committee’s...
03/12/14 04:00 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Ukraine's PM vows to never surrender, says, 'Ukraine is and will be part of the Western world'
03/12/14 03:45 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Obama: US and world 'will be forced to apply costs' if Russia continues its path in Ukraine.
03/12/14 03:00 PM
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Herbalife Ltd. says that it is facing an inquiry from the Federal Trade Commission. The nutrition and supplement company's shares initially plunged more than 12 percent following a brief halt in trading pending the announcement. Herbalife said that it received the civil...
03/12/14 02:46 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says the Central Intelligence Agency's top lawyer gave it a "heads up" before the CIA filed a criminal complaint with the Justice Department against Senate Intelligence Committee staffers earlier this year. The Senate panel has been investigating the CIA's...
03/12/14 02:00 PM
JERUSALEM (AP) — Militants in the Gaza Strip fired dozens of rockets Wednesday into southern Israel, sending civilians rushing into bomb shelters but causing no casualties. The Israeli military says it's the largest rocket barrage since 2012, when it launched an eight-day air campaign in Gaza...
By Astrid Galvan | 03/12/14 01:49 PM
The Arizona Constitution limits governors to two terms, but the Republican governor and her advisers have kept alive a scenario in which she might mount a longshot legal challenge to seek another four years in office.
03/12/14 01:45 PM
NEW YORK (AP) — Federal Trade Commission opens investigation into the nutritional supplement company Herbalife.
03/12/14 12:33 PM
Facing the media in a press conference setting for the first time since allegations surfaced Monday that Mayor Vincent Gray knew of a 'shadow campaign', Gray once again denied he had any knowledge or involvement in the illegal activity.
03/12/14 11:16 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State John Kerry says he will travel to London to meet Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov (SEHR'-gay LAHV'-rahf) on Friday in a last-ditch bid to avert a new crisis over Ukraine. Kerry told Congress on Wednesday he will make the trip to try to calm rising...
03/12/14 11:15 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Kerry says he will meet Russian foreign minister in London in bid to avert new Ukraine crisis.
By Seth Borenstein | 03/12/14 10:34 AM
If the Obama administration's health care plan is going to pass what amounts to its first physical, people have to sign up this month at a pretty speedy rate: 42 times a minute.
03/12/14 10:15 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama will direct the Labor Department to strengthen overtime pay protections for millions of workers, a White House official said. The directive is meant to help salaried workers, such as fast-food shift supervisors or convenience store managers, who may be...
03/12/14 10:01 AM
NEW DELHI (AP) — Maoist insurgents will not be allowed to spoil next month's Indian elections with violent attacks, the home minister said Wednesday, a day after rebels killed 16 people in their deadliest raid in almost a year. About 200 rebels had ambushed a group of 44 troops and police...
By Julie Pace | 03/12/14 09:48 AM
President Obama will direct the Labor Department to strengthen overtime pay protections for millions of workers, a White House official said.
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