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Full appeals court to decide on greenhouse gas emissions plan

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The full appeals court in Washington will hear arguments in the legal fight over President Barack Obama’s plan to curtail greenhouse gas emissions, potentially accelerating the case’s path to the Supreme Court. The United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit issued an order Monday scheduling oral arguments on the legality of the Clean ...

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Detroit-area man loses appeal over BP oil fraud

Signage for a BP petrol station is pictured in London July 29, 2014. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor

DETROIT — An appeals court won’t upset a 15-year prison sentence for a Detroit-area man who received $44,000 through a bogus claim from the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. Duane Montgomery challenged a federal judge’s decision to go beyond the guideline range. But the appeals court, in a 3-0 decision, found nothing unreasonable Monday. Montgomery, who once ...

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