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Residents have no right to sue state, Arkansas justices rule

Residents have no right to sue state, Arkansas justices rule

Arkansans have no right to file a lawsuit against their state government, even when the Legislature gives them permission to, the Arkansas Supreme Court ruled in a split decision Thursday that overturned two decades of case law.

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High court affirms state's immunity

Arkansans have no right to file a lawsuit against their state government, even where the Legislature has given them permission to, the Arkansas Supreme Court ruled in a split decision Thursday that overturned two decades of case law.

Bracing for the race

A third of the way through the SEC season, the Arkansas Razorbacks find themselves 12th in the conference standings after losing 88-73 to Florida at the O'Connell Center on Wednesday night.

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A 27-year-old man was charged Thursday with capital murder after a Sept. 10 shooting at a Pine Bluff carwash left one man dead and another wounded.

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High court affirms state's immunity

Arkansans have no right to file a lawsuit against their state government, even where the Legislature has given them permission to, the Arkansas Supreme Court ruled in a split decision Thursday that overturned two decades of case law.

Tax benefit buoys J.B. Hunt's 4Q

J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. on Thursday reported net income of $385.3 million for the fourth quarter, a 228 percent jump from a year ago led by an estimated benefit from the new federal tax structure.

To the nth degree

Both filmmaker Paul Thomas Anderson and (retired) actor Daniel Day-Lewis are nothing if not incorruptibly meticulous. Their previous union gave us There Will Be Blood, with all of its talk about taking others' milkshakes, which bore the honed craft of two artists at the full peak of their powers. Anderson's films have always been crafted in this careful manner, even his early breakout hit, Boogie Nights, which helmed a chaotic time with particularly prescient mechanics.

GOP-forged bill on funding gets through House

WASHINGTON -- The House on Thursday night passed a GOP-written stopgap spending bill to keep the government open past tonight, but Senate Democrats appeared ready to block the measure.

Again, Lee's birthday

Never say that the media doesn't take the easy way out. In the old days, newspaper folks used to keep headlines in type to speed things up. ("Attack in Middle East" or "Guv signs bill") Just this fall, CBS Sports ran some B-roll footage during a Saints game in New Orleans--but fans of the team and the city noticed something oddly out of place. The footage, featuring the city's landmarks as the network came back from commercial break, showed a streetcar going through Lee Circle. And passing a statue of Robert E. Lee.

Bracing for the race

A third of the way through the SEC season, the Arkansas Razorbacks find themselves 12th in the conference standings after losing 88-73 to Florida at the O'Connell Center on Wednesday night.

Thorny global issues abound a year into Trump presidency

With a sharp departure from years and sometimes decades of U.S. foreign policy, President Donald Trump has made a seismic global impact during his first year in office.

California DA says couple's abuse of 12 kids became torture

RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — They were starved and shackled to their beds, sometimes for months. They were beaten and choked. They were given scant medical care, often denied use of a toilet and allowed to shower but once a year. They lived mostly at night, out of sight of neighbors, and knew virtually nothing of the outside world.

Trump's vulgar Africa comment morphs into tourism campaigns

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — First, there was outrage in Africa at President Donald Trump's vulgar comment about the continent. Now some governments and tourism operators are humorously exploiting it to promote Africa's many attractions.

Modest gains for world shares as US government closure looms

HONG KONG (AP) — Asian and European stock markets were moderately and the dollar retreated Friday as the threat loomed of a U.S. federal government shutdown.

Thorny global issues abound a year into Trump presidency

With a sharp departure from years and sometimes decades of U.S. foreign policy, President Donald Trump has made a seismic global impact during his first year in office.

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