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A Court of Thorns and Roses #1 By Sarah J. Maas | Book Review

3/5 stars

Synopsis:
The first installment to Sarah J. Maas’ ‘A Court of Thorns and Roses’ trilogy is inspired by the story of Beauty and the Beast. 805 more words

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Alabama Looses Its Cotton-Picking Mind

Alabama just signed into law the Monument Protection Act upholding a 2007 bill.

Laws should not support the acts of treason. Too many are forgetting to put American interest first. 177 more words

Politics

Judge Throws Out Life Sentences for D.C. Sniper Lee Boyd Malvo

A federal judge dismissed the four life sentences given to Lee Boyd Malvo for his role in the 2002 Virginia sniper shootings.

Malvo was only 17 at the time, which is why the judge vacated the life sentences and ordered new sentencing hearings, … 152 more words

Federal judge tosses out life sentences for DC sniper Malvo

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A federal judge has tossed out two life sentences for D.C. sniper Lee Boyd Malvo and ordered Virginia courts to hold new sentencing hearings. 106 more words

News

As major cities crack down on panhandling, many wrestle with their consciences

In a number of cities, the ordinances are sparking legal battles with civil liberties advocates, who accuse communities of treating the homeless as ‘human blight.’ 509 more words

Human Interest

Court upholds $12M award against northern Ontario municipality for horrific crash

TORONTO – A judge made no errors in ruling that a young woman’s devastating car crash occurred only because a municipality negligently failed to ensure the road was snow-free, Ontario’s top court ruled on Friday. 568 more words

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What to Know About Bikram Choudhury, the Yoga Guru With an Arrest Warrant

A California judge issued an arrest warrant this week for Bikram Choudhury, the founder of the hot yoga practice and owner of a global yoga empire, after he failed to pay a $6.8 million judgement his former legal adviser won against him, authorities said. 669 more words