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  1. What 49ers should do with Ray McDonald as legal process plays out - San Jose Mercury NewsTue, 02 Sep 2014 18:30:35 GMT
    What 49ers should do with Ray McDonald as legal process plays outSan Jose Mercury NewsThe 49ers are facing an immediate decision on Ray McDonald, in a similar way that they faced a decision on Aldon Smith last fall: In the wake of an ugly arrest, do they keep a valuable player active for an upcoming game in a few days, who cares what it ...and more » More...
  2. A Benefit of Legal Marijuana - New York Times (blog)Mon, 01 Sep 2014 22:52:24 GMT
    A Benefit of Legal MarijuanaNew York Times (blog)Now a study has found evidence that legal access to marijuana is associated with fewer opioid overdose deaths. Researchers with the Department of Veterans Affairs found that in states where medical marijuana was legally available, death rates from ...and more » More...
  3. Rights group: Thousands of child refugees held in Thailand - CNNTue, 02 Sep 2014 08:30:22 GMT
    CNNRights group: Thousands of child refugees held in ThailandCNNAccording to Thai law, any migrant with an irregular immigration status, even a child, can be arrested and detained. Military crackdown. In recent months, tens of thousands of migrant workers, particularly from Cambodia, have fled Thailand amid rumors ...and more » More...
  4. New state bike law require 3-foot buffer between cyclists, vehicles - LA Daily NewsTue, 02 Sep 2014 02:29:57 GMT
    New state bike law require 3-foot buffer between cyclists, vehiclesLA Daily NewsAs more bicyclists take to the streets, the number of frustrated motorists unaccustomed to sharing the road also is growing, prompting a new term for the conflict bikelash. Now the state has enacted a new law that goes into effect Sept. 16 that ...and more » More...
  5. Compuware Agrees to $2.5 Billion Buyout - New York TimesTue, 02 Sep 2014 14:35:17 GMT
    Compuware Agrees to $2.5 Billion BuyoutNew York TimesCompuware has agreed to sell itself to the private equity firm Thoma Bravo for about $2.5 billion, finally bowing out after years under pressure from the activist hedge fund Elliott Management. The agreement ends a process that began in 2012, when ...and more » More...
  6. Minneapolis has OK'd Southwest LRT. So what happens now? - MinnPostTue, 02 Sep 2014 13:46:00 GMT
    MinnPostMinneapolis has OK'd Southwest LRT. So what happens now?MinnPostAt an August 27 meeting, Council Member Blong Yang asked the city's attorney whether the council was on sound legal grounds to approve before seeing the EIS. The one thing that we do know is there is a deadline for this council to vote on the issue of ...and more » More...
  7. Beards in Prison Hold Next Religion Test for Supreme Court - New York TimesTue, 02 Sep 2014 14:48:49 GMT
    Beards in Prison Hold Next Religion Test for Supreme CourtNew York TimesThe justices will apply a familiar legal test to decide the case. As in the Hobby Lobby case, they will consider whether the challenged government regulation placed a substantial burden on religious practices. If it did, the government must show that ...and more » More...
  8. Analysis: Ruling Provides Candidates a Talking Point - Texas TribuneTue, 02 Sep 2014 11:00:04 GMT
    Analysis: Ruling Provides Candidates a Talking PointTexas TribuneAs a legal matter, this is just a resting spot. The state is expected to appeal, directly or eventually, to the Texas Supreme Court, a process that could take a lot of time and produce a much different ruling than what Dietz rendered last week. As a ... More...
  9. Chinese Company's Shares Suspended on Critical Report - New York TimesTue, 02 Sep 2014 07:23:06 GMT
    Chinese Company's Shares Suspended on Critical ReportNew York TimesThe company reserves its right to take legal action for damages or other relief, Tianhe said. Before listing in Hong Kong, Tianhe became enmeshed in a bribery investigation into the hiring practices of Wall Street banks, after JPMorgan Chase removed ... More...
  10. New York Accuses Evans Bank of Redlining - New York TimesTue, 02 Sep 2014 17:02:12 GMT
    New York TimesNew York Accuses Evans Bank of RedliningNew York TimesThe case, accusing Evans Bank of violating the Fair Housing Act a federal law intended to ensure equal access to credit is a harbinger of other lawsuits that could be brought against some of the nation's largest banks, several people briefed on ...and more » More...