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August 19, 2017 9:22 PM Boston ‘free speech’ rally ends early amid flood of counterprotesters; 27 people arrested

BOSTON – Tens of thousands of counterprotesters crammed Boston Common and marched through city streets Saturday morning in efforts to drown out the planned “free speech” rally that many feared would be attended by white-supremacist groups. By 1 p.m., the handful of rally attendees had left the Boston Common pavillion, concluding their event without planned 26

August 19, 2017 2:34 AM Charlottesville Wounds Still Fresh, Boston Girds for Dueling Protests

On Friday evening, several hundred people gathered in downtown Portland, Ore., for an “Eclipse Hate” rally. Later, others joined in, and more than 1,000 protesters marched on downtown streets, chanting, “No KKK, No fascist U.S.A., No Trump.” The march was loud but relatively peaceful. Protesters swarmed two of the city’s bridges, halting traffic in both directions 73

August 19, 2017 1:58 AM Trump Pressures Courts on Border Restrictions, Says U.S. Must Be ‘Tough’

In wake of Spain attacks, president says ’Radical Islamic Terrorism must be stopped by whatever means necessary!’ In a series of tweets in the wake of the Spain attacks, President Donald Trump said U.S. courts should clear the way for his administration to implement its border-security efforts, which he says are needed to keep the country safe but that have drawn 22

August 18, 2017 10:53 PM 1st African American woman on state supreme court retires

BOSTON – The first African-American woman to serve on Massachusetts' highest court is retiring. Supreme Judicial Court Justice Geraldine Hines served her last day on the seven-member body on Friday. She's been a judge in Massachusetts for 16 years, three of which were on the Supreme Judicial Court. Hines was the first African-American woman to serve 16

August 17, 2017 9:23 AM Ericsson sues smartphone maker Wiko over patent infringement

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Swedish mobile infrastructure firm Ericsson is suing French-Chinese smartphone maker Wiko in two German regional courts over patent infringements, it said on Thursday. Ericsson said Wiko had infringed its rights for several years without any licence or compensation, despite negotiations since 2013. Wiko, which has its head office 19

August 16, 2017 10:06 PM Trump Set to Roll Back Obama-Era Contraception Rule

Administration is poised to unwind a requirement that employee health benefits include contraception WASHINGTON—The Trump administration is poised to issue a rule unwinding an Obama-era requirement that employee health benefits include contraception, which will spark a fresh round of litigation over an issue that has been before courts for six years 17

August 14, 2017 2:56 PM Kenya’s President Calls on Opposition Leader to End Street Protests

Uhuru Kenyatta, who won re-election as president last week, urges Raila Odinga to take his claims of vote fraud to the country’s courts NAIROBI, Kenya—In a bid to defuse a simmering postelection crisis, Kenya’s re-elected president urged the country’s opposition leader Monday to order his supporters off the streets and to take his claims of vote-rigging 26

August 12, 2017 2:48 AM Ezekiel Elliott apologizes for ‘distraction and disruption,’ disagrees ‘strongly’ with NFL

Ezekiel Elliott posted a statement Friday evening in which he apologized for causing “distraction and disruption.” The Cowboys running back also said that he disagreed “strongly” with the NFL, which announced earlier in the day that it was handing him a six-game suspension for violating its personal conduct policy. Accusing Elliott of committing “multiple 25

August 10, 2017 8:20 PM Rockets' James Harden to appear on cover of NBA Live 18

Houston Rockets star James Harden will be this year's NBA Live 18 cover athlete, EA Sports announced on Twitter on Thursday. The game features new single-player mode called "The One," which offers users "a dynamic career experience that can take you to NBA superstardom," and features legendary Pro-Am courts like the Drew League. WNBA teams and players 23

August 5, 2017 6:40 PM Wyoming raises court fees for courtroom technology updates

An increase in court automation fees approved by the state Legislature aims to provide Wyoming courtrooms with adequate technology. The Wyoming Tribune Eagle reports ( ) people using Wyoming courts since July 1 have had to pay $15 more in automation fees than they did before. The fees are for filing probate and civil matters in district 14