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  • In Washington speech, Rick Perry stays on offense over indictment

    In a talk at the Heritage Foundation in downtown D.C. co-hosted by National Review, the Texas governor tore into his critics, calling the indictment attack on our system of government.

  • Federal Circuit sides with Google, AOL, others in Internet search patent case

    WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – Vringo Inc. said Wednesday its wholly-owned subsidiary, I/P Engine Inc., will file a petition with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit seeking an en banc review of a decision the court issued last week. I/P Engine — which describes itself...

  • Vegas offering all but marriage to LGBT tourists

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — While gay couples still can't get married in the marriage capital of the world, Las Vegas wants to let them know they — and their money — are more than welcome to the buffet of other activities Sin City has to offer. The city's tourism authority recently launched its first...

  • Argentina defends plan to pay creditors outside US

    BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentina will make its next round of scheduled debt payments, the economy minister said Wednesday as he defended a new plan to pay creditors locally and avoid the jurisdiction of a U.S. court that forced the country into default last month. Under legislation that...

  • Judge: Justice Dept must provide list of documents

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge has ordered the Justice Department to provide Congress with a list of documents that are at the center of a long-running battle over a failed law enforcement program called Operation Fast and Furious. In a court proceeding Wednesday, U.S. District Judge Amy...

  • Appeals court says term limits can't be on ballot

    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Proponents of term limits for Illinois lawmakers were preparing a last-minute appeal to the state Supreme Court after an appeals court ruled Wednesday that a measure asking voters to approve such a measure could not appear on the November ballot. Mark Campbell, director...

  • Kinship, bloodlines matter to everyone

    The Supreme Court rightly put a temporary hold on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit's 2-1 decision to reject the freedom of Virginians to affirm the uniqueness of the marital relationship in their laws. But the untold story from the Appeals Court ruling is its linguistic gymnastics --...

  • Obama weighs broader move on legal immigration

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is considering key changes in the nation's immigration system requested by tech, industry and powerful interest groups, in a move that could blunt Republicans' election-year criticism of the president's go-it-alone approach to immigration. Administration...

  • Marijuana town hall attracts hundreds in Chicago

    CHICAGO (AP) — Will retailers be able to open a package of marijuana to give customers a whiff? Will a master grower be able to work for multiple cultivation centers? Is medicinal marijuana chocolate considered candy? Those were among the questions at a standing-room-only town hall meeting...

  • Warren Buffett's firm to pay $896,000 penalty

    OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Warren Buffett's company has agreed to an $896,000 penalty for failing to tell regulators about a December 2013 investment in wallboard maker USG Corp. beforehand. The Federal Trade Commission said Wednesday that Berkshire Hathaway Inc. should have notified the Justice...

  • Brine firm sues over biblical fracking billboard

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio man who uses a biblical reference and a statement against "poisoned waters" on billboards opposing wells for disposal of gas-drilling wastewater is fighting a legal threat from the Texas well owner on free-speech grounds. Austin, Texas-based Buckeye Brine alleges...

  • N.Y. thrift shops ordered to stop selling children’s clothes with drawstrings

    Schneiderman NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced on Tuesday that his office sent cease and desist letters to 46 thrift shops throughout the state ordering them to stop selling children’s clothing with drawstrings. Schneiderman alleged...

  • La. AG sues State Farm, alleges it tried to control auto repair industry

    Caldwell BATON ROUGE, La. (Legal Newsline) – Louisiana Attorney General Buddy Caldwell filed a lawsuit on Tuesday against State Farm Insurance alleging the insurer engaged in unfair and fraudulent business practices meant to control the auto repair industry. Caldwell alleges State Farm...

  • Business owners reach agreements with Idaho AG

    Wasden BOISE, Idaho (Legal Newsline) – Idaho Attorney General Lawrence Wasden reached agreements with three business owners on Tuesday who allegedly misrepresented themselves to consumers and failed to deliver promised services. Geo Marketing LLC and Derek Harris, the company’s...

  • Ala. SC reaffirms decision on ‘innovator liability’

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. (Legal Newsline) – The Alabama Supreme Court has reaffirmed its ruling in a case questioning whether a brand-name drug maker can be held liable for injuries from a generic version. The state’s high court issued its 65-page majority opinion Friday. Justice Michael Bolin...



From the Weekly Standard

  • Appalling

    The president is appalled. Indeed he said this afternoon that "the entire world is appalled by the brutal murder of Jim Foley by the terrorist group, ISIL." The act of violence that killed Jim...

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  • Annihilate ISIS

    Here are the two best responses I've seen so far to the latest barbarism from ISIS. My friend Seth Leibsohn, now a talk radio host in Phoenix, emails with a short-term suggestion:

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  • Poll: Voters Overwhelmingly Oppose Executive Action On Immigration

    American voters says they would prefer President Barack Obama work with Congress rather than use executive action to address the illegal immigration crisis at the border, according to a detailed...

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