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The Supreme Court declined to extend a stay on a ruling by U.S. District Judge Robert L. Hinkle, who said in August that Florida’s 2008 ban is unconstitutional. The stay expires in January.
Melissa Block talks to Sony Pictures CEO Michael Lynton about the cyber attack against his company and the cancellation of the Christmas Day release of The Interview.
It was an honest mistake. But when President Obama said “James Flacco” when referring to James Franco — on a Friday before the holidays, no less — the slip was eagerly received online.
Environmental groups had sought to have coal ash, a byproduct of coal-fired power plants, regulated as hazardous waste.
Weeks after he announced a grand jury’s decision not to indict a Ferguson, Mo., police officer in Michael Brown’s death, prosecutor Robert McCulloch explains some of his own decisions in the case.
Jeff Williams, the tech giant’s vice president for operations, told British-based employees that Apple has done more than any other company to ensure fair and safe working conditions.
Less than three years ago, Facebook purchased Instagram for $1 billion. The photo-sharing service is said to have more than 300 million users.
The president discussed issues ranging from normalization of relations with Cuba to Sony Pictures’ decision to cancel release of the film ‘The Interview’ after a North Korean hack attack.
“That’s not what America’s about,” the president said in a news conference, calling the cancellation of The Interview‘s release a “mistake.” The FBI has accused North Korea of being behind the attack.
The draft plan indicates that such factors as access, affordability and student outcomes will be key to the system first announced by President Obama in 2013.