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Troopers are working a scene of a fatal accident involving a school bus. Alabama State Troopers say the accident occurred on Tallassee Hwy at Firetower Road was involving an Elmore County school bus.OfficialsMore >>
Troopers are working a scene of a fatal accident involving a school bus; no children were hurt in the accident.More >>
Scores of heads of state and other foreign dignitaries are beginning to converge on South Africa as the final preparations for Tuesday's national memorial service for liberation struggle icon Nelson Mandela are...More >>
Workers busily constructed a stage Monday at the Soweto soccer stadium where world leaders will eulogize Nelson Mandela before tens of thousands of mourners, as police promised tight security.More >>
Eight major tech giants have called for tighter controls on government surveillance, joining forces to argue there should be reforms in the way the United States snoops on people.More >>
Major technology companies, stung by poor publicity for having helped the U.S. government access personal data, on Monday issued an open letter to President Barack Obama asking for tighter controls on surveillance.More >>
Thailand's prime minister announced Monday she will dissolve the lower house of Parliament and call early elections in an attempt to calm the country's deepening political crisis.More >>
Desperate to defuse Thailand's deepening political crisis, Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra dissolved the lower house of Parliament on Monday and called for early elections. But the moves did nothing to stem a...More >>
The Supreme Court is about to hear a case that could affect your ability to re-sell everything from your iPhone to your furniture.
If the court sides with the challengers to the current law you would need permission to sell anything made outside the United Sates.
According to a report in the Wall Street Journal, the case deals with something called the first-sale doctrine in copyright law, which allows you to buy and then sell things like electronics, books, artwork and furniture as well as CDs and DVDs, without getting permission from the copyright holder of those products.
But if the court sides with the challengers in Kirtsaeng v. John Wiley & Sons, it would mean that the copyright holders of anything you own that has been made in China, Japan or Europe, for example, would have to give you permission to sell it.