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2012-03-29 12:22:47

Despite the recent controversy in the Supreme Court regarding President Obama's health care law, the White House says it has no contingency plans. White House spokesman Josh Earnest said the Obama administration is confident the Supreme Court's decision will fall their way. "We're confident that the legislation is constitutional," Earnest said in a statement.  "We are focused on implementing all the provisions of the law, because they're important benefits that will be realized by...

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2011-12-05 10:06:57

Julian Assange today won the right to ask Britain´s Supreme Court to hear his case, prolonging his stay in Britain, where he has been living since his arrest in December, 2010. Assange has been fighting extradition and denies any wrongdoing. Swedish authorities want to question the 40-year-old Wikileaks founder over accusations of rape and sexual assault made by two female former WikiLeaks volunteers in August of last year. Two High Court judges ruled Monday that Assange could...

2011-11-10 12:16:08

Supreme Court rulings can dramatically shape American policies, but the Court's decisions may actually be quite predictable, according to a new study published in the Nov. 9 issue of the online journal PLoS ONE. The researchers, led by Roger Guimerà and Marta Sales-Pardo, created a computational model to investigate whether it would be possible to predict a justice's vote based on the other justice's votes in the same case. They found that their method, which relied on...

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2011-05-17 13:36:04

Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss, along with partner Divya Narendra, are taking up their Facebook battle with the U.S. Supreme Court. The twins' attorney announced yesterday that they intend to file a petition with the high court, asking it to hear their case against Facebook and co-founder Mark Zuckerberg. The petition stems from a settlement the Winklevosses and Narendra signed with Facebook in 2008 after claiming Zuckerberg stole their idea for a social-networking site called ConnectU. ...

2011-02-22 12:39:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The following is being issued by William M. Windsor: The U.S. Supreme Court issued an order in Docket No. 10-411 in which the justices refused to honor their oath to defend the Constitution. Each justice took oaths required to "support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign and domestic" and to "bear true faith and allegiance to the same." But in the fifth petition presented to The Supreme Court in the last...


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  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
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