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  • FILE - This April 22, 2104 file photo shows videojournalists setting up outside the Supreme Court in Washington. The court said Monday it will hear the case of a Florida fisherman who wants the court to throw out his conviction for getting rid of some small grouper under a federal law originally aimed at the accounting industry. Commercial fishing boat captain John Yates argues that the federal government used its mighty power to convict him of tossing overboard three fish that were under the 20-inch minimum legal size for red grouper caught in the Gulf of Mexico.  (AP Photo/J. David Ake, File)

    High Court to hear fish tale of 3 missing groupers

    Not even Supreme Court justices can resist a good fish story.


  • High Court to hear fish tale of 3 missing groupers

    Not even Supreme Court justices can resist a good fish story.


  • W.Va. farm seminar helps growing entrepreneurs

    John Yates wants to grow potatoes to supply Monroe County schools.


  • Court declines to take up Episcopal Church dispute

    The Supreme Court on Monday declined to intervene in a dispute between the Episcopal Church and a conservative northern Virginia congregation that left the denomination in a rift over homosexuality and other issues, ending a seven-year legal battle over a historic church that traces its roots back to George Washington.


  • Bahrain adviser says F1 security plans in place

    Security at the Bahrain Grand Prix will be "low key and discreet" but will include plans to deal with potential disruptions, such as demonstrators running onto the course, an adviser to the Gulf Kingdom's Interior Ministry said Monday.


  • A 2nd London police official quits in scandal

    Scotland Yard's assistant commissioner resigned Monday, a day after his boss also quit, and fresh investigations of possible police wrongdoing were launched in the phone hacking scandal that has spread from Rupert Murdoch's media empire to the British prime minister's office.


  • Murdochs, Brooks face questioning by lawmakers

    Rupert Murdoch, his son James and the media mogul's former top U.K. newspaper chief, Rebekah Brooks, face a grilling from lawmakers Tuesday about the intensifying phone hacking scandal, which has spread from their media empire, to the top ranks of the police and even the British prime minister's office.


  • A 2nd London police official quits in scandal

    Scotland Yard's assistant commissioner resigned Monday, a day after his boss also quit, and fresh investigations of possible police wrongdoing were launched in the phone hacking scandal that has spread from Rupert Murdoch's media empire to the British prime minister's office.


  • Media baron Rupert Murdoch leaves his London home on Monday, July 18, 2011. Mr. Murdoch and his son James are to be grilled by a parliamentary committee Tuesday over the phone hacking scandal. (AP Photo/Steve Parsons, Press Association)

    Cameron calls for emergency session of U.K. Parliament

    Prime Minister David Cameron called Monday for an emergency session of Parliament on the phone hacking and police bribery scandal as the spreading crisis forced two of Britain's top police officers to resign in less than 24 hours.


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