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This undated photo released by the Alabama Department of Corrections shows Alabama inmate Torrey Twane McNabb, who was convicted in the 1997 shooting death of Montgomery police Officer Anderson Gordon two decades ago. The Alabama attorney general's office plans to ask justices to lift a stay blocking the Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017, scheduled execution of 40-year-old McNabb. (Alabama Department of Corrections via AP)
October 19, 2017 - 7:11 pm
ATMORE, Ala. (AP) — The Latest on the execution of an Alabama inmate (all times local): 6:10 p.m. The U.S. Supreme Court has temporarily delayed an Alabama execution in order to consider the inmate's request to halt the lethal injection. Justices on Thursday issued a temporary stay that blocked the...
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Muslim and civil rights groups and their supporters gather at a rally against what they call a "Muslim ban" in Washington, Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
October 18, 2017 - 6:51 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — So far, the third time isn't the charm for President Donald Trump's travel ban. As with his previous two attempts to bar travelers from certain predominantly Muslim nations from entering the United States, his Travel Ban 3.0 has run into an immediate buzz saw in the courts. Federal...
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Actress Olivia Wilde attends the Through Her Lens: The Tribeca Chanel Women's Filmmaker Program Luncheon at Locanda Verde on Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017, in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)
October 17, 2017 - 10:46 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Anger, shock, unity and solidarity: Those were the prevailing emotions on Tuesday at a Manhattan event for women filmmakers, writers and actors, where the Harvey Weinstein scandal wasn't far from anyone's mind. "I'm mad as hell!" Jane Rosenthal, executive chair of Tribeca...
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October 17, 2017 - 7:27 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — A federal judge in Chicago is the latest to weigh in on still-disputed legal questions about whether law enforcement can order suspects to put their fingers on fingerprint sensors to unlock a smartphone. Judge Edmond Chang's recent decision overturned a magistrate's ruling in a child...
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October 17, 2017 - 10:11 am
Good morning! Here's a look at how AP's general news coverage is shaping up today. Some plans are subject to change; see the 2 p.m. News Digest for updates. You can find our contact info at the bottom of this advisory. All times EDT. ------------- HIGHLIGHTING: ------------- Among today's coverage...
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In this Oct. 13, 2017, photo, Bryant Johnson, personal trainer for Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg poses in Washington, with his new book, "The RBG Workout: How She Stays Strong ... and You Can Too!" Besides the 84-year-old Ginsberg, Johnson, who now also trains Justice Stephen Breyer and Justice Elena Kagan. Johnson says he hopes the book will help convince people: “You’re never too old to do something.” (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
October 17, 2017 - 8:33 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Personal trainer Bryant Johnson hears it all the time: Four more years. That's how long fans of his client, 84-year-old Supreme Court justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, tell him he has to keep her healthy so that a one-term President Donald Trump doesn't get to name the liberal justice'...
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U.S. Senator Robert Menendez greets supporters as he arrives to court in Newark, N.J., Monday, Oct. 16, 2017. The judge in Menendez's corruption trial could rule on Monday to dismiss the bulk of the indictment against the New Jersey Democrat, a decision that prosecutors say could "broadly legalize pay-to-play politics." (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
October 16, 2017 - 3:49 pm
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — In a big defeat for Democratic Sen. Bob Menendez, the judge at his corruption trial Monday refused to throw out any of the charges against him in light of a U.S. Supreme Court ruling narrowing the definition of bribery. The decision by U.S. District Judge William Walls was a...
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October 16, 2017 - 2:23 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday sided with a lower court that ordered a New Mexico city to remove a Ten Commandments monument from the lawn outside City Hall. Civil liberties advocates behind the case called the decision involving the city of Bloomfield a victory for the...
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FILE In this April 7, 2017 file photo, the Supreme Court in Washington. — The Supreme Court is intervening in a digital-age privacy dispute between the Trump administration and Microsoft over emails stored abroad. The justices say Monday they will hear the administration's appeal of a lower court ruling in favor of Microsoft. The court held the emails sought in a drug trafficking investigation were beyond the reach of a search warrant because they were kept on a Microsoft server in Ireland. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
October 16, 2017 - 1:11 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court agreed Monday to take on a major dispute over the government's authority to force American technology companies to hand over emails and other digital information sought in criminal probes but stored outside the U.S. The justices intervened in a case of a federal...
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October 16, 2017 - 10:20 am
Good morning! Here's a look at how AP's general news coverage is shaping up today. Some plans are subject to change; see the 2 p.m. News Digest for updates. You can find our contact info at the bottom of this advisory. All times EDT. ------------- HIGHLIGHTING: ------------- Among today's coverage...
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