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SCOTUS to Take on Wisconsin Redistricting Case

SCOTUS to Take on Wisconsin Redistricting Case

The case will likely be argued in November or December, with a decision to follow next year - perhaps only a few months before the 2018 elections, and less than two years before the 2020 census. Re...

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Trump acknowledges he's target of probe, criticizes Justice Department official on Twitter

Former Federal Bureau of Investigation Director James Comey told Congress last week he believed Trump fired him in May to undermine the agency's Russian Federation investigation. But as the legal ro...

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Justices could consider fight over electoral maps

Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy wrote in 2004 that a standard for striking down partisan gerrymanders may exist. "Partisan gerrymandering of this kind is worse now than at any time in recent...

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Supreme Court Agrees To Hear Wisconsin Gerrymandering Case

Supreme Court Agrees To Hear Wisconsin Gerrymandering Case

In May, the court struck down two North Carolina congressional districts that it said were based too heavily on race, and that Republicans who controlled the state legislature and governor's office pl...

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US Supreme Court holds on case of Wisconsin electoral districts

US Supreme Court holds on case of Wisconsin electoral districts

The U.S. Supreme Court could announce , the week of June 19, whether it will take up the case involving Wisconsin's legislative maps. "Partisan gerrymandering of this kind is worse now than at an...

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Redskins owner says he's thrilled with ruling

Tam pushed back on the decision though, arguing in countless interviews that the band was trying to reclaim the slur and use is a "badge of pride". "Hail to the Redskins". Writing separately, Justic...

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US, Russia, Iran draw new red lines in Syria

Air Force had shot down a manned aircraft since May 1999. Both sides are battling the Islamic State group, with SDF fighters focusing on their march into the northern city of Raqqa, which the extrem...

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Newt Gingrich Says 'Pugnacious' Donald Trump Has 'Compulsion' To Counterattack

The President again called the Russian Federation probe a " witch hunt " over the weekend while a legal adviser tried to walk back Trump's admission Friday that he is under investigation. Sekulow in...

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'Road rage' cited in killing of Muslim girl in Virginia

'Road rage' cited in killing of Muslim girl in Virginia

The driver, 22-year-old Darwin Martinez Torres , was taken into custody and charged with murder. During an intense search for the missing girl, an officer stopped a vehicle being driven suspiciousl...

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Supreme Court ruling could impact Redskins trademark case

When he tried to register the name with the trademark office, he was denied a trademark on the grounds that the word was disparaging to "persons of Asian descent". Constitution's First Amendment, and ...

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Trump tweets taxes, health care, border security, and the Georgia special election

As Politico noted, the polls don't necessarily account for a number of factors unusual to the race, including Ossoff's allocating millions of dollars in funding toward turning out new voters - w...

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Authorities: Teen slain after leaving mosque, man arrested

Martinez Torres, a 22-year-old resident of Sterling, VA, was charged on Monday with assaulting and ultimately killing Nabra Hassanen with a baseball bat as she walked with friends near the All Dull...

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Trump's son-in-law may get new legal counsel

The development comes a day after the daily reported that Mueller had extended his probe into determining whether the President tried to obstruct justice by suggesting to top intelligence and law en...

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Rock Band's Court Win Bodes Well for Redskins

The band challenged the rejection as a violation of free speech rights under the U.S. Constitution's First Amendment, winning at the appeals court level before the government appealed to the high cour...

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Shooting at San Francisco UPS Warehouse

Shooting at San Francisco UPS Warehouse

According to Cilia, the two other employees who were shot, who were also both drivers, were treated at the hospital and released, and will recover from their injuries. The construction worker said he ...

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Holcomb fire north of Big Bear at 200 acres and growing

The fire started near the Holcomb Valley region and has been dubbed the Holcomb fire . The San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department said the Baldwin Lake area, the Tanglewood Campground and the n...

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Coroner: Cocaine among drugs found in Carrie Fisher's system

Her mother, actress Debbie Reynolds , passed away the following day. There were signs of "multiple drug intake" but the coroner said its significance on Fisher's death was not determined. A phone m...

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Police identify mother, 2 daughters found dead at North Royalton home

Police identify mother, 2 daughters found dead at North Royalton home

Brunswick Police Lt. Robert Safran says a stun gun was used to subdue the man who was armed with a handgun. Suzanne Taylor (left) and her two daughters Kylie (center) and Taylor Pifer were f...

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LAPD suspends some cadet programs after teens stole cruisers

LAPD suspends some cadet programs after teens stole cruisers

In response, the Los Angeles Police Department has suspended the cadet programs at the 77th Street Division and Pacific Division, the stations where the teenagers were training, according to the L....

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Supreme Court rejects appeal seeking $8.6B payment from Chevron

Supreme Court rejects appeal seeking $8.6B payment from Chevron

The justices dismissed an appeal by New York-based lawyer Steven Donziger who argued that a federal appeals court had exceeded its authority by letting Chevron use a US racketeering law to block enfor...

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Condition of lawmaker shot at baseball practice upgraded

Condition of lawmaker shot at baseball practice upgraded

Scalise, 51, was in dire condition when he was first shot, but internal bleeding is under control and the prognosis is positive. Doctors treating wounded House Majority Whip Rep. One source told ...

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What Impact Does Lyle Jeffs' Arrest Have On FLDS?

What Impact Does Lyle Jeffs' Arrest Have On FLDS?

Jeffs came up wanted . And while his co-worker was deeply suspicious Haug said he knew he had to call police. The older brother, who at the time was facing charges of rape as an accomplice in Utah ,...

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ACLU: Michelle Carter Conviction Violates First Amendment

Prosecutors said that in addition to bombarding Roy with text messages , Carter also gave Roy advice when he got out of the truck as he was inhaling the gas and told her he was scared. Constituti...

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Hearing scheduled on release of Cosby jury names

Hearing scheduled on release of Cosby jury names

CNN reported that prosecutors announced that they plan to retry the case . At this point, it is unknown whether or not Judge O'Neill will protect the jurors' identities or not. But in a world where ...

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Russian diplomat condemns U.S. for downing Syrian fighter jet

The ministry also called on the USA military to provide a full account of why it chose to shoot down the Syrian SU-22. Russian Federation has been a staunch supporter of Syria's beleaguered Presiden...

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Additional Security at British Mosques Following Terror Attack in London

The man, who is in custody at a south London police station, was arrested earlier on suspicion of attempted murder . Eight people were taken to hospital after the attack outside the mosque,...

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Missouri player Jeremiah Tilmon gets alcohol citation

Missouri player Jeremiah Tilmon gets alcohol citation

An incoming freshman to the University of Missouri men's basketball team was arrested last week on charges tied to underage drinking. According to Capt. Patrick Crawford, a spokesman for the men's b...

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Hotly Contested Georgia Congressional Race Grinds Into Its Final Days

With Democrats potentially striking the first blow against Trump in 2017, the race has drawn substantial attention on the national stage - and vast contributions from across the country to both candid...

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Who is Otto Warmbier?

He said he and his wife grew frustrated with the lack of word about their son from former president Barack Obama's administration, which they said instructed them to keep a low profile to avoid upsett...

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In Rare Moment of Bipartisan Unity, Senate Approves New Russia Sanctions

In Rare Moment of Bipartisan Unity, Senate Approves New Russia Sanctions

But Tillerson also said his mandate is to try to improve USA relations with Russian Federation in ways that would benefit the United States, and he suggested that the new penalties may get in the wa...

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Imprisoned American Student Leaves North Korea in Coma

Imprisoned American Student Leaves North Korea in Coma

Yun demanded his release and North Korea complied on Tuesday, according to the State Department. Parents in Wyoming say this global incident has them warning their kids about the world around th...

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3 people found dead were a couple and their grandson

3 people found dead were a couple and their grandson

Stacy Carson, a special agent with the Georgia Bureau of Investigation, said Monday that the three were victims of homicide, but would not comment on how they were killed. Brunswick police have called...

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No deal on NYC schools as state lawmakers eye adjournment

No deal on NYC schools as state lawmakers eye adjournment

If mayoral control expires, the system will go back to being run by 32 different community school boards. In New York state government news, lawmakers are entering their final week of work in Albany...

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Trump Blasts Reports That He's Under Investigation

Former FBI Director James Comey told Congress last week he believes he was sacked by Trump to undermine the agency's Russian Federation probe. The President's tweet sparked immediate speculation a...

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House leader joins Handel on final campaign day

The seat has been in GOP hands since 1978, having been held by such Republican stalwarts as Newt Gingrich and Johnny Isakson. He has a 35% approval rating in #Ga6 . But as an increasingly well-educat...

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Southwest US preps for 120 temps: Water, water, more water

In California, triple-digit heat will engulf Bakersfield, Fresno and Sacramento starting this weekend and continuing into next week. FILE - In this June 16, 2017, file photo, a man runs through sect...

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Is Donald Trump Under Investigation for Obstruction of Justice?

Trump's legal team says the tweet was simply about a report that the president was under investigation for obstruction of justice - not a confirmation. Most Republicans were happy to see Mueller tak...

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Senate approves new sanctions over Russia's meddling in U.S. election

Senate approves new sanctions over Russia's meddling in U.S. election

Trump was especially effusive about Russian president Vladimir Putin during the 2016 US election campaign, though his openness to closer ties to Moscow has tempered somewhat, with his administrati...

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California mom attacked child in attempted exorcism

California mom attacked child in attempted exorcism

John Marciel , the witness in question, saw Felder stripping her daughter naked before biting, beating and choking the young girl. Felder viciously struck, bit and choked the child in front of...

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Handel, Ossoff call on help in final days of Georgia race

Trump barely won this well-educated, affluent district in November, despite previous Republican nominees here garnering more than 60 percent of the vote. Handel says the Senate can make improvements...

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