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Gay judge overturns California’s same-sex marriage ban

August 5th, 2010 - 12:20 pm ICT by ANI
California, Aug 5(ANI): American Judge Vaugh Walker, one of three openly gay federal judges in the US, has overturned a California ban on same-sex marriage, ruling that the Proposition 8 ballot initiative ... Read more...

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U.S. District Judge blocks controversial parts of new Arizona immigration law

July 29th, 2010 - 1:59 am ICT by BNO News
PHOENIX, ARIZONA (BNO NEWS) -- A judge on Wednesday blocked the most controversial parts of Arizona's new immigration law due to come into force on Thursday.U.S. District Judge Susan Bolton blocked sections ... Read more...

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US court allows Guantanamo prisoners to appeal

June 13th, 2008 - 12:26 am ICT by IANS
Xinhua Washington, June 12 (Xinhua) The US Supreme Court Thursday ruled that foreign prisoners held in the US naval base in Guantanamo Bay in Cuba can challenge their detention in a civilian court. ... Read more...

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Emergency could end up weakening Musharraf’s ability to rein in al Qaeda

November 14th, 2007 - 8:38 am ICT by admin

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