Thursday show 01-22-15
A North Carolina precedent for judicial review
The first time the Supreme Court applied the doctrine was in the landmark 1803 case of Marbury v. Madison, when the high court held that it is the ultimate arbiter of whether a statute enacted by Congress violates the Constitution.
Yes, there are “no go zones” in Europe
In the wake of the Fox News’ apology for a guest expert’s on-air claims regarding Muslim “no-go zones” in Europe, an international clamor has ensued with condemnation of Fox, claims that Muslim immigrants want to assimilate and a threat by the mayor of Paris to sue the network for defaming the great city.
Jury selection to begin in Colorado theater shooting trial
The first wave of a 9,000-member jury pool – the largest in U.S. history – appeared in a Colorado courtroom Tuesday as the trial of James Holmes, who is accused of murdering 12 and injuring seven in a 2012 attack at an Aurora, Colo., movie theater, got underway more than two-and-a-half years after the attack that stunned the nation.
Papa John’s pizza stands by employee who shot armed robber in self-defense
Papa John’s Pizza is standing by a pizza delivery woman who opened fire Sunday on an armed robber in an act of self defense. The pizza franchise told FoxNews.com Thursday the employee, who hasn’t been named, will not be fired from the company.
Deputies: Lithia man mistook shopper with gun for gunman
Deputies say a Lithia man tackled a shopper who was carrying a concealed firearm inside a Brandon Walmart. However, it turned out that the man he tackled had a permit to carry the weapon. Michael Foster, 43, is facing charges of battery in the incident, which happened shortly before noon on Monday.
DOJ accused of blocking legal gun shops from banking
Mike Schuetz operates a small gun shop in northern Wisconsin called Hawkins Guns. In November, just before one of his peak selling times, his local credit union notified him his account needed to be closed.
Eight predictors of a happy retirement
A number of predictors indicate just how happy you’ll be in retirement, Michael S. Finke, a certified financial planner, told attendees Tuesday at the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants’ Advanced Personal Financial Planning Conference in Las Vegas. Some factors are under your control; others, less so.