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The Supreme Court, Wednesday, July 8, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Supreme Court says Congress can't get Trump records, for now

Jul. 9, 2020 10:28 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Thursday kept a hold on President Donald Trump’s financial records that Congress has been seeking for more than a year. The ruling returns the case to lower courts, with no clear prospect for when the case might ultimately be resolved. The 7-2 outcome is at...

Supreme Court won't allow Congress to get Trump tax and financial records, for now

Jul. 9, 2020 10:23 AM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court won't allow Congress to get Trump tax and financial records, for now.

Supreme Court rules Manhattan district attorney can obtain Trump tax returns

Jul. 9, 2020 10:13 AM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court rules Manhattan district attorney can obtain Trump tax returns.

Justices rule swath of Oklahoma remains tribal reservation

Jul. 9, 2020 10:10 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court ruled Thursday that a large chunk of eastern Oklahoma remains an American Indian reservation, a decision that state and federal officials have warned could throw Oklahoma into chaos. The court's 5-4 decision, written by Justice Neil Gorsuch, means that Oklahoma...

FILE - In this Jan. 7, 2019 file photo, Wisconsin Attorney General Josh Kaul speaks during his address at the inauguration of Gov. Tony Evers, right, at the state Capitol in Madison, Wis. The conservative-controlled Wisconsin Supreme Court has upheld Republican-authored lame-duck laws that curtailed the powers of the incoming Democratic attorney general. The ruling Thursday, July 9, 2020 rejected arguments that the laws were unconstitutional, giving Republican yet another victory. (AP Photo/Andy Manis, File)

Wisconsin Supreme Court OKs GOP-authored lame-duck laws

Jul. 9, 2020 10:08 AM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The conservative-controlled Wisconsin Supreme Court on Thursday upheld Republican-authored lame-duck laws that stripped power from the incoming Democratic attorney general just before he took office in 2019. The court rejected arguments that the laws were unconstitutional, handing...

Oregon Appeals Court affirms Portland renter relocation law

Jul. 9, 2020 9:30 AM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Oregon Court of Appeals on Wednesday affirmed a Portland ordinance requiring landlords to pay tenants’ relocation fees if their rent is increased by at least 10% or if they’re evicted without cause. Presiding Judge Darleen Ortega said she agreed with a 2017 ruling...

Wisconsin Supreme Court upholds Republican-authored lame-duck laws in union lawsuit

Jul. 9, 2020 9:04 AM EDT
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin Supreme Court upholds Republican-authored lame-duck laws in union lawsuit.
FILE - In this Jan. 13, 2018, file photo, Naya Rivera participates in the

5 Things to Know for Today

Jul. 9, 2020 6:30 AM EDT

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. OPENING CLASSROOMS MAY MEAN HARD CHOICES The push to reopen U.S. schools this fall could mean keeping high-risk spots like bars and gyms closed. 2. SUPREME COURT MAY RULE ON TRUMP TAX RECORDS The dispute...

EU court: No need to reveal IP addresses in uploading cases

Jul. 9, 2020 6:09 AM EDT

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union’s highest court ruled Thursday that online platforms don't have to disclose the full personal data including email addresses, telephone numbers or IP addresses of users who illegally upload movies and copyright material. The case stems from a German film...

EU court: diesel customers can sue VW where they bought cars

Jul. 9, 2020 4:42 AM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — The European Union's highest court ruled Thursday that buyers of Volkswagen cars fitted with software installed to cheat diesel emissions tests can sue the automaker in the country where they bought the car rather than seeking damages in Germany. The European Court of Justice was asked to...