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High court seems split in dispute over false Internet data

 

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court seems split along ideological lines as it considers whether websites that collect and sell personal data can be sued for posting false information if the errors don't cause any specific harm.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 03 November 2015

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Supreme Court troubled by DA's rejection of black jurors

 

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court signaled support Monday for a black death row inmate in Georgia who claims prosecutors improperly kept African-Americans off the jury that convicted him of killing a white woman.

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No end in sight to GOP primary drama a year from election

WASHINGTON (AP) — After a devastating loss in the 2012 presidential election, the Republican Party entered a period of intense self-reflection and emerged with a firm promise to learn from its mistakes.

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Jimmy Carter says he feels fine, keeps busy despite cancer

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Jimmy Carter resumed his role as Habitat for Humanity's most prominent booster on Monday, donning a white hard hat and a worn leather belt stocked with his own tools to hammer and saw with other volunteers building a home in Memphis, Tennessee.

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Cop accused of shooting man in back goes on trial for murder

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A police officer who shot an unarmed motorist in the back took a life unnecessarily, a prosecutor said Tuesday as the officer's murder trial opened. A defense lawyer said his client fired the shots in self-defense.

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Tearful relatives identify victims of plane crash

ST. PETERSBURG (AP) — The first 10 bodies of victims of Saturday's plane crash over Egypt were identified by their families Tuesday, a string of tearful relatives leaving the city crematorium.

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Russia says it doesn't mind if Assad stays or steps down

MOSCOW (AP) — In an apparent effort to set the stage for transition talks, a Russian foreign ministry spokeswoman said on Tuesday that Moscow does not consider it a matter of principle that Syrian President Bashar Assad should stay in power.

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US commander says sailing past Chinese isles not a threat

BEIJING (AP) — The U.S. Navy's challenge last week to China's sovereignty claims in the South China Sea was not designed as a military threat, the head of U.S. Pacific military forces said Tuesday in a mostly upbeat speech about prospects for preventing U.S.-China disputes from escalating to conflict.

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