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Lenovo faces lawsuit in Southern California after Superfish fiasco

Lenovo has been slapped with a lawsuit after the company faced criticism from security experts and privacy watchdogs over pre-installing adware Superfish on some of the models sold by the company. In the initial reports, Lenovo downplayed the security issue caused by Superfish but later accepted... read more

Assault Charges against George Zimmerman dropped after his Ex-girlfriend Recanted

On Friday, the Florida State Attorney's Office said that an aggravated assault case against George Zimmerman has been dropped. The assault case was opened when Zimmerman's ex-girlfriend claimed that he threw a bottle at her, but as his girlfriend recanted her story and stopped communicating with... read more

New Legalization would make Minimum Smoking Age 21 in California

Every year, over 40,000 Californians die due to smoking. Not only this, more than 21,000 Californian teenagers start smoking each year. Alarmed by the increased prevalence of tobacco among teenagers, state Sen. Ed Hernandez (D-West Covina) introduced a bill on Thursday.

As per the bill,... read more

Denver Woman Receives Four Years Sentence for trying to help ISIS

A Denver teenager has been sentenced for four years for her attempt to travel to Syria to help Islamic terrorists (ISIS). 19-year old Shannon Maureen Conley pleaded guilty to conspiracy to help ISIS in September 2014. During the hearing, Conley appeared in civilian clothes and a hijab.

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President Barack Obama’s health Care Law to bring New Twist to Tax-Filing in 2015

President Barack Obama’s health care law is going to add a new twist to tax-filing in 2015. There will be modifications in tax tables, standard deduction and value of every exemption.

There is going to be no delay to begin the tax season despite of the late congressional passage of the... read more

Judge Set to hear Arguments over Ownership Dispute

Atlanta judge is ready to hear arguments related to a dispute that who owns the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s 1964 Nobel Peace Prize medal and traveling Bible.

Judge Robert McBurney, Fulton County Superior Court Judge is going to hold a hearing on Tuesday. King's sons controlled the... read more

New York Trial for Silk Road to Begin This Week

New York trial for a San Francisco man, who has been charged with running an online black market where drugs were sold, will start this week.

US District Judge Katherine Forrest overruled defense objections in recent weeks as she concluded that prosecutors could introduce evidence about... read more

If Lawmakers Don’t Act, Rents Would Rise in New York City

Cynthia Chaffee's Manhattan apartment would probably go for over $5,000 a month if the landlord charge rent according to current market price. Manhattan's long regulations have been helping Chaffee to pay less. According to reports, the regulations will expire if lawmakers do not act.

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Governor Brown issues 105 pardons on Christmas Eve, retracts 1

California: Governor Jerry Brown issued 105 pardons, mostly for nonviolent drug offenses, on the eve of Christmas. Most of the people who have been pardoned by the governor have been convicted of nonviolent drug crimes or burglary more than a decade ago.

One of the pardons is a Stanislaus... read more

Harvard University faces lawsuit over admission policies

Harvard University and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have been sued by a nonprofit advocacy group for limiting the applications from qualified Asian American applications. The universities face lawsuits in Boston and Greensboro, N.C.

The Project on Fair Representation has... read more

Lawsuit against Los Angeles Police Officers for Kicking Man Unconscious

A man has filed a lawsuit in federal court Friday claiming that Los Angeles police officers beat and kicked him unconscious, violating civil rights. The lawsuit names the city Police Chief Charlie Beck and five officers.

According to the lawsuit, Clinton Alford Jr. was riding his bicycle... read more

Four States revoke US Court of Appeals Ruling that upheld Same-sex Marriage Bans

Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio and Tennessee have reversed the course after the Unites States Court of Appeals' ruling upheld ban on same-sex marriage in those four states.

Last week, 6th circuit of the US Court of Appeals issued a decision whereby it had reversed lower courts' decision to ban... read more

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