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Texas judge accused of pointing gun in road rage

A South Texas judge has pleaded not guilty to charges alleging he tried to run another vehicle off the road and pointed a gun at its occupants. The Corpus Christi Caller-Times reports state District Judge Guy Williams was indicted Friday on two counts of aggravated assault with

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Federal judge stops Dallas from removing Lee statue

Judge Sidney Fitzwater of the US District Court for the Northern District of Texas issued a temporary restraining order [text] on Wednesday prohibiting Dallas, Texas, officials from removing a statue of Confederate general Robert E Lee. The restraining order came after the Dallas City Council  voted13 to 1 on Wednesday to

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Federal judge temporarily blocks Texas anti-sanctuary cities bill

A judge for the US District Court for the Western District of Texas on Wednesday temporarily blocked  the implementation and enforcement of Texas Senate Bill 4 ) which sought to ban so-called “sanctuary cities.” Judge Orlando Garcia enjoined the state of Texas from enforcing, endorsing or otherwise implementing

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Judge throws out Sarah Palin lawsuit against New York Times

A federal judge has thrown out a defamation lawsuit that former Alaska governor Sarah Palin brought against the New York Times over an editorial. Judge Jed Rakoff in Manhattan said Tuesday there were a few factual inaccuracies somewhat pertaining to Palin that were rapidly corrected. He says

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Federal judge strikes down Obama-era ban on air conditioning chemical

NEWS SCAN A judge for the US District Court for the District of Columbia struck down an Obama-era rule that banned certain gases from being used in air conditioning and refrigeration appliances. The court ruled that the Environmental Protection Agency(EPA) cannot ban these chemicals under a Clean Air Act  provision,

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Rajasthan judge claims peacocks reproduce from tears

NEWS SCAN NEW DELHI: “Peacocks don’t have sex”. That bizarre remark came from a Rajasthan High Court judge and it kept Twitter hooked to their keyboards for hours. That comment was made by Judge Mahesh Chandra Sharma who, on Wednesday, recommended that the cow be

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Judge approves $25M settlement in suit against Trump University

NEWS SCAN A federal judge targeted by Donald Trump during the presidential campaign gave final approval on Friday to a $25 million settlement in a suit against Trump University. U.S. District Judge Gonzalo Curiel approved the settlement after considering objections by a Florida bankruptcy lawyer