DAILY E-LERT

 

Friday, December 19, 2014

TODAY'S HEADLINE NEWS

 

 

  Nebraska and Oklahoma sue Colorado over marijuana legalization

Feds sue New York City over Rikers Island jail violence

Court hears Texas-sized license plate dispute

Education Department releases framework for rating US colleges and universities

European Court of Justice ruling paves the way to stem cell patents

 

European Court of Justice rules obesity can be a disability

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