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Top court overturns 2006 conviction for felony murder

Even though he did not try to stop the crime when he was out of immediate danger, a murder suspect was entitled to have a jury consider whether he was acting under duress, the Court of Appeals has held.

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Court overturns cross-border pollution rule

WASHINGTON— A divided federal appeals court Tuesday overturned a regulation clamping down on power plant pollution that contributes to unhealthy air in neighboring states. In a 2-1 decision, a panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of ...

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Senate rejects GOP bid to overturn Internet rules

WASHINGTON — Senate Democrats on Thursday turned back a Republican attempt to repeal federal rules designed to prevent Internet service providers from discriminating against those who send content and other services over their networks. Republicans argued that “net neutrality” rules ...

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