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July 30, 2016
Two Russian swimmers launch appeal against Rio ban
RIO DE JANEIRO - Russian swimmers Vladimir Morozov and Nikita Lobintsev have launched an appeal against the ruling banning them from next month's Rio Olympic Games even though they have never failed a doping test.The duo want the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) to overturn the...
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July 30, 2016 - 7:00pm
June 17, 2016
Vimeo wins U.S. appeal in music copyright case
NEW YORK - Video-sharing website Vimeo LLC cannot be held liable for copyright infringement for unknowingly hosting older music uploaded by its users, a U.S. appeals court ruled on Thursday, dealing a blow to record labels seeking broader protections.In a victory for internet service...
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June 17, 2016 - 1:00am
November 20, 2015
Texas oilman seeks appeal after love triangle murder conviction
FORT WORTH, Texas - A 68-year-old oilman involved in a love triangle plans to appeal his life sentence for the shooting death of the ex-husband of his wealthy heiress girlfriend, the man's attorney said on Friday. A Fort Worth jury on Thursday convicted Johnny Patton Jr. of...
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November 20, 2015 - 7:00pm
August 7, 2015
Sjodin's killer questions juror conduct during sentencing
FARGO—The man sentenced to death for the 2003 kidnapping and murder of Dru Sjodin is claiming juror misconduct during his trial. Next month, a federal judge is set to hear arguments related to a 2011 motion by attorneys for Alfonso Rodriguez Jr.
August 7, 2015 - 7:04am
May 9, 2015
BP wins right to appeal some Gulf spill damages claims
A U.S. federal appeals court said on Friday BP Plc deserves the right to appellate review of some damage claims awarded to people and businesses in connection with the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill. The decision by the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans could...
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May 9, 2015 - 2:00am
March 21, 2015
N.D. Supreme Court rejects Kirkpatrick appeal
FARGO -- The North Dakota Supreme Court has rejected the appeal of a man convicted in 2011 of hiring a hit man to kill his son-in-law. Gene Kirkpatrick sought to shorten his sentence, which is for life without parole, in a post-conviction relief lawsuit filed last year.
March 21, 2015 - 8:31am
January 8, 2014
Appeal filed after Spirit Lake murder conviction
FARGO — A man convicted in the killings of his young cousins on the Spirit Lake Indian Reservation is appealing the jury’s findings that he murdered them. A jury convicted Valentino Bagola for the murders of Destiny Shaw, 9, and her 6-year-old brother, Travis DuBois Jr., at the...
January 8, 2014 - 8:49am
November 14, 2013
Prosecutors:Throw out Bagola appeal
FARGO (AP) — Prosecutors have asked a federal court to throw out the appeal of a man convicted of killing two children on the Spirit Lake Indian Reservation. A jury in September found Valentino “Tino” Bagola guilty for the May 2011 slayings of 9-year-old Destiny Jane Shaw-Dubois...
November 14, 2013 - 7:02am
October 29, 2013
Man convicted in N.D. killings blames his defense
FARGO (AP) — A man convicted of killing two children on the Spirit Lake Indian Reservation in North Dakota claims in court documents that he was not mentally fit to stand trial and says he wants to be released from prison. A jury in September found Valentino “Tino” Bagola,...
October 29, 2013 - 8:07am
June 5, 2013
Obama nominates 3 to appeals court, testing GOP
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Issuing a forceful challenge to Senate Republicans, President Barack Obama nominated three judges to the influential federal appeals court in Washington, declaring that the GOP has "cynically used Senate rules and procedures" to delay and block past nominees. "What...
June 5, 2013 - 1:00am
Man convicted in murder-for-hire wants new trial
BISMARCK -- The attorney for an Oklahoma man convicted of hiring a hit man to kill his son-in-law told the North Dakota Supreme Court on Tuesday that jurors may have found him guilty of a lesser charge if they'd been allowed to consider his extreme emotional distress. The high court...
September 5, 2012 - 7:16am
ND man arrested with 3 pounds of meth loses appeal
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) -- A Williston man convicted on federal drug charges last year has lost an appeal. Bert Johnson was accused of possessing about 3 pounds of methamphetamine with a street value of about $100,000. A jury in May 2011 convicted him after a three-day trial. Johnson...
August 5, 2012 - 9:50am
July 14, 2012
Convicted murderer loses appeal
A Manvel, N.D., man convicted of murdering his brother two years ago in a dispute over land has lost an appeal to the state Supreme Court. Rodney Chisholm, 47, claimed he was acting in self-defense when he hit his brother, Donald Chisholm, over the head with an iron pipe and strangled...
July 14, 2012 - 7:39am
May 8, 2012
Man convicted in fraud case appeals to 8th Circuit
FARGO, N.D. (AP) -- A Canadian man convicted in what witnesses called one of the largest credit card schemes in U.S. history is taking his case to the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. Adekunle Adetiloye (aw-duh-KUHN-lee aw-duh-tuh-LOH'-ee) pleaded guilty earlier to mail fraud...
May 8, 2012 - 10:02am
March 29, 2012
Prosecutors appeal defendant's release
FARGO (AP) -- Federal prosecutors said a man arrested in North Dakota for allegedly participating in an East Coast Ponzi scheme should not be released to the custody of two friends. Michael Murphy, of Deep Haven, Minn., is one of four men indicted in North Carolina on investment...
March 29, 2012 - 7:04am