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SCOTUS to Weigh in on Legal Sports Betti…

The United States Supreme Court will decide the future of sports betting, as the 1992 Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act will come under the microscope. So reports ESPN.

Bill O’Reilly, Fox Sued for Defamation F…

Rachel Witlieb Bernstein, who had settled with Fox News personality Bill O’Reilly over harassment allegations, sued Fox News and O’Reilly for breach of contract and defamation. So reports The New...

Man Uses ‘Stand Your Ground’ Defense Aft…

Osmailer Torres, of Miami, is seeking to have charges against him dropped under Florida’s Stand Your Ground law after he was accused of hitting a 5-year-old with a tennis racket...

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The United States Supreme Court will decide the future of sports betting, as the 1992 Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act will come under the microscope. So reports ESPN.

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Rachel Witlieb Bernstein, who had settled with Fox News personality Bill O’Reilly over harassment allegations, sued Fox News and O’Reilly for breach of contract and defamation. So reports The New York Times.

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Osmailer Torres, of Miami, is seeking to have charges against him dropped under Florida’s Stand Your Ground law after he was accused of hitting a 5-year-old with a tennis racket. So reports The New York Daily News.

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Volkswagen senior manager Oliver Schmidt was sentenced to seven years in prison for his role in concealing software used to cheat pollution limit tests on close to 600,000 Volkswagen diesel-fuel vehicles. So reports CBS News.

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Susan Avery, a Manhattan judge with years of complaints against her, is likely out of a job after the Housing Court advisory council recommended she get the boot. So reports The New York Post.

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SCOTUS to Weigh in on Legal Sports Betti…

The United States Supreme Court will decide the future of sports betting, as the 1992 Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act will come under the microscope. So reports ESPN.

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