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WATCH: Mental strength reigns supreme for Lakeside tennis

With powerhouse Jonesboro out of the picture and a key senior season ahead for many on the Lakeside tennis team, the Rams look to make a run in the postseason and build on the success of last year’s state runner-up finishes. Lakeside swept the 5A-South conference tennis tournament last season, and both the boys and […]

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Canada

Supreme Court won’t hear appeal by parents who have faced 2 trials in son’s death | CBC News

The Supreme Court of Canada won’t hear an appeal in a high-profile Alberta case that saw a couple tried twice in the death of their sick toddler. David and Collet Stephan were accused of not seeking medical attention sooner for their 18-month-old son, Ezekiel, before he died in 2012. They testified that they were treating […]

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Canada

Hockey Canada commissions former Supreme Court justice to lead review into governance | CBC News

Hockey Canada has hired former Supreme Court Justice Thomas Cromwell to lead a review into the organization’s governance structure amid growing calls for its leadership to step down over its handling of alleged sexual assault cases.  The sport’s national governing body is facing intense public and political scrutiny over its culture problems and how it […]

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US

Controversial flag at center of Supreme Court case flies over City Hall

APPROACH THE WEEKEND. ANTOINETTE: AT BOSTON CITY HALL, A CHRISTIAN FLAG IS FLYING AFTER A UNANIMOUS DECISION FROM THE U.S. SUPREME COURT IN MAY THAT SAID THE CITY VIOLATED FIRST AMENDMENT RIGHTS WHEN IT DENIED A CHRISTIAN GROUP REQUEST TO FLY A FLAG BEARING A CROSS. THE FLAG RAISING CEREMONY WAS HELD AN HOUR AGO. […]

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Technology

Apple, GE, other major US companies ask Supreme Court to uphold affirmative action

More than 60 major American companies that employ tens of thousands of U.S. workers are asking the Supreme Court to uphold the use of race as a factor in college admissions, calling affirmative action critical to building diverse workforces and, in turn, growing profits. The businesses — some of the most high-profile and successful in […]

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Science

EPA: game not over, says environmental agency leader after supreme court blow

The US Environmental Protection Agency plans to use new limits on traditional pollutants such as ozone and coal ash to encourage the retirement of the nation’s remaining coal-fired power plants, according to EPA chief Michael Regan. The approach reflects how the Biden administration intends to forge ahead with goals to decarbonize the power sector despite […]

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UK

Prince Harry brutally mocked by US Supreme Court judge over blistering speech ‘Wounded me’

Justice Samuel Alito hit out at the Duke of Sussex days after the royal criticised the overturning of the Roe v Wade ruling which, since 1973, had granted abortion rights across the 50 states. Prince Harry, Justice Alito joked, “really wounded” him with the words chosen in his speech delivered at the United Nations (UN) […]

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Canada

Supreme Court set to rule on condom use and consent | CBC News

Canada’s top court is expected to issue a decision Friday in the case of a B.C. man accused of ignoring a woman’s request to wear a condom during sex — a decision that could set an important legal precedent on consent and sexual assault. Supreme Court justices are set to define “sexual activity” and rule on whether sex with a condom is a type of sexual activity distinct […]

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UK

Norway’s supreme court throws out BioMar appeal over SuperSmolt patent dispute

Norway’s supreme court has unanimously rejected aquafeed maker BioMar Group’s appeal over a longstanding dispute with animal health company STIM over a smolt-feed patent.  […] Want to keep reading? Sign up for a FREE TRIAL to have full access to our articles for 7 days! sign up Have an account? Log in here: Enter the […]

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US

Supreme Court’s climate change ruling complicates the push for sweeping student debt cancellation

“Really what the Supreme Court is limiting here is creative, broad interpretations of statute,” said Nathan Arnold, a senior policy advisor at EducationCounsel, a consulting firm in Washington, DC. He previously worked for eight years at the Department of Education under both the Obama and Trump administrations, serving as chief of staff to the acting […]