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  • (African Markets) The following company announcements, scheduled economic indicators, debt and currency market moves and political events may affect African markets on Monday. – – – – – EVENTS: GLOBAL MARKETS Asian shares took their cues from Wall Street and kicked off a holiday-shortened week on a strong footing on Monday, while the euro touched […]
  • The Justices will meet for their next Conference on January 9. The January sitting begins on January 12. Source: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/scotusblog/pFXs/~3/9w1_oW7GoWo/
  • BAMAKO, Dec 20 (Reuters) – The United Nations mission to fight Ebola should be wound down quickly once the battle is won, U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon said on Saturday during his first tour of countries stricken with the virus. Source: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/AfricaNigeriaNews/~3/1PZZIdzvsYA/idAFL6N0U40L620141220
  • CONAKRY, Dec 20 (Reuters) – U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Saturday urged countries affected by the Ebola virus to avoid discriminating against healthcare workers fighting to end the disease. Source: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/AfricaNigeriaNews/~3/a-xruJ19WMw/idAFL6N0U409220141220
  • GENEVA, Dec 20 (Reuters) – The death toll from Ebola in the three worst-affected countries in West Africa has risen to 7,373 among 19,031 cases known to date there, the World Health Organization said on Saturday. Source: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/AfricaNigeriaNews/~3/sczFkLDn39I/idAFL6N0U409720141220
  • GENEVA, Dec 20 (Reuters) – The death toll from Ebola in the three worst-affected countries in West Africa has risen to 7,373 among 19,031 cases known to date there, the World Health Organization said on Saturday. Source: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/AfricaNigeriaNews/~3/NXSo7XiIO_o/idAFL6N0U408X20141220
  • The petition of the day is: Fox v. Fox 14-435 Issue: Whether, under the Due Process Clause, a state court must have personal jurisdiction over an assailant to award a no-contact order, valid only within that state, to a victim of abuse who is domiciled in the state. Source: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/scotusblog/pFXs/~3/d92h6Rxcnek/
  • Breaking ranks with other federal appeals courts, and probably setting up a major test case for the Supreme Court, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit has ruled that laws imposing controls on the personal right to have a gun must satisfy the most rigorous constitutional test. And, in another split with other […]
  • Over the dissents of two Justices, the Supreme Court late Friday afternoon refused to delay — beyond January 5 — a federal judge’s order that would permit same-sex couples in Florida to marry after that day. Neither the apparent majority of seven nor the two dissenters gave any explanation. Justices Antonin Scalia and Clarence Thomas […]
  • Could somebody prosecute this prosecutor? Source: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/abovethelaw/~3/L8skV629yoA/story01.htm