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Nevada court says Strip club dancers are employees

  LAS VEGAS (AP) — In a ruling that could prove costly for Nevada strip clubs, the state Supreme Court says dancers at one Las Vegas club are employees, not independent contractors, and are entitled to be paid minimum wage. The unanimous ruling Thursday was issued in a class-action lawsuit filed in 2009 on behalf [...]

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Health overhaul’s subsidies at Supreme Court

  WASHINGTON (AP) — A Supreme Court justices have their first chance this week to decide whether they have the appetite for another major fight over President Barack Obama’s health care law. Some of the same players who mounted the first failed effort to kill the law altogether now want the justices to rule that subsidies [...]

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Detainees in North Korea test US patience strategy

  TOKYO (AP) — A U.S. citizen arrested in North Korea for allegedly tearing up his visa and seeking asylum will go before the North’s Supreme Court this weekend in a trial almost certain to end quickly with a guilty verdict. Along with two other Americans detained in the North, the young defendant says he [...]

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LDS church urges high court to act on gay marriage

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Mormon church and other faiths are asking the U.S. Supreme Court to intervene and settle the question of whether states can outlaw gay marriage once and for all. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, in a statement Friday, said it joined a friend-of-the-court brief asking the high [...]

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