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NY top court OKs tax on online sellers like Amazon

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York’s highest court ruled Thursday the state can collect sales tax from out-of-state retailers, rejecting claims by Amazon.com and Overstock.com that the tax law violates the U.S. Constitution’s Commerce Clause.

03/28/2013

US President Barack Obama (l) receives the oath of office from Chief Justice John Roberts (bottom right) at the ceremonial swearing-in at 57th inauguration ceremony, US First Lady Michelle Obama holds Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Lincoln bibles as daughters Malia and Sasha look on, Washington DC. (AP Photo)

Obama takes public oath of office

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is promising to uphold the Constitution in a public swearing in ceremony that signals the beginning of his second term in office.

01/21/2013

Halloween sex offender law provision blocked

LOS ANGELES (AP) – A federal judge has temporarily blocked a key provision of a Southern California city’s new Halloween sex offender law. The Los Angeles judge says Simi Valley cannot require its convicted child […]

10/30/2012

Washington's copy of Constitution goes on display

MOUNT VERNON, Va. (AP) – After buying it at auction for nearly $10 million, George Washington’s Mount Vernon estate is displaying the Founding Father’s annotated copy of the Constitution and Bill of Rights. The Mount […]

09/17/2012