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Top CNS stories for today including after a brutal campaign, America's decision day arrives; Judge denies Trump's bid to impound early Vegas ballots; Fed-up developer of Newport Banning Ranch sues Calif. Coastal Commission for $490 million, and more.

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1.) After a Brutal Campaign, America's Decision Day Arrives

At long last, it's here. Election Day, 2016, and with it the end of the longest, nastiest and most expensive presidential campaign in history. Courthouse News reporters across the country will be providing live, ongoing coverage throughout the day. Latest updates are from Atlanta, Georgia and Fairfax, Virginia.

2.) Judge Denies Trump's Bid to Impound Early Vegas Ballots

GOP Presidential nominee Donald Trump lost a bid to separate what his campaign deemed as questionable early voting ballots from others in Nevada's Clark County.

3.) High Court Stays Out of Voter-Intimidation Case

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday rejected an eleventh-hour request from Ohio Democrats to reinstate a voter-intimidation restraining order against Donald Trump's campaign.

4.) Irish Bank Shareholders Lose Takeover Challenge

Shareholders of an Irish credit institution lost a battle before Europe's highest court Tuesday over a capital injection of $3.78 billion that kept the bank afloat during the economic crisis at a cost of 99.2 percent of its shares.

5.) Former Boalt Hall Dean Wants Regents Called Off

A federal judge Monday wrestled with whether to prohibit UC-Berkeley from continuing proceedings against former law school dean Sujit Choudhry, who says he's being forced to undergo a second sexual harassment disciplinary proceeding so the school can save face before an outraged public.

6.) Detainee Hopes 2nd Time's the Charm for Gitmo Release

Claiming art classes and communal living have transformed him, a Yemeni man urged the parole board at Guantanamo Bay for a second time Tuesday to release him.

7.) 9th Circuit's Pioneer of Internet Streaming to Retire

Cathy Catterson, the Ninth Circuit's top administrator for the last nine years and a guiding force behind streaming of court proceedings on the internet, said she will retire at the end of February.

8.) Fed-Up Developer of Newport Banning Ranch Sues Calif. Coastal Commission for $490 Million

A long-festering fight over 400 acres near Newport Beach has landed in Superior Court, where the developer of Newport Banning Ranch sued the California Coastal Commission for $490 million for rejecting its plan to build a hotel, stores and nearly 900 homes near coastal bluffs.

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