Supreme Court ruling imperils abortion laws in many states
Tue, 28 Jun 2016 07:36:43 GMT
By striking down tough abortion restrictions in Texas, the U.S. Supreme Court has emboldened abortion-rights activists nationwide and imperiled a range of anti-abortion laws in numerous states. Many anti-abortion leaders were openly disappointed, bracing for the demise of restrictions that they had worked vigorously to enact over the past few years.
Court decision complicates prosecutions of elected leaders
Tue, 28 Jun 2016 07:36:03 GMT
A Supreme Court opinion setting aside the bribery conviction of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell will make it harder for Justice Department prosecutors to bring similar cases in the future and brings welcome news to other elected officials investigated for or charged with corruption, legal experts say. The court unanimously held Monday that the actions McDonnell took to benefit a businessman who gave him luxury gifts may have been distasteful but did not cross the line into illegal conduct.
Nation-Now 36 mins ago 1:51 a.m.Mountaineer men's season basketball tickets go on sale
Tue, 28 Jun 2016 07:34:49 GMT
West Virginia University says new season tickets for the upcoming basketball season go on sale Tuesday at the Mountaineer Ticket Office. New men's basketball season ticket holders who purchase by July 29 will be able to select their seat locations during online seat selection in September.
Allied Minds Strengthens Commercialization Partnership with The MITRE Corporation
Tue, 28 Jun 2016 07:32:14 GMT
Allied Minds , a diversified holding company focused on venture creation within the life science and technology sectors, and The MITRE Corporation, a not-for-profit organization that operates multiple federally-funded research and development centers , today announced an agreement that gives Allied Minds a first look and exclusive access to certain technologies in MITRE's intellectual property portfolio that are of interest to Allied Minds. The deal expands the Allied Minds-MITRE partnership announced in March 2014, which focused on licensing innovations from MITRE that led to the formation of Allied Minds subsidiary Percipient Networks .
47-story tower plans refined
Tue, 28 Jun 2016 07:00:00 GMT
Douglaston Development has refined its plans for a 47-story hotel and apartment tower at Fifth Avenue and Virginia Street in downtown Seattle.
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