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  • Iran sanctions: US versus the world over 'snapback' option
    The United States will unilaterally declare this weekend that UN sanctions against Iran are once again in force, a move that risks increasing Washington's diplomatic isolation while also stoking international tensions. ... read more
    Source: Justice – Yahoo 1Published on 2020-09-18
  • McConnell pledges quick vote on next justice; Biden says no
    The death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg just over six weeks before the election cast an immediate spotlight on the high court vacancy, with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell quickly vowing to bring to a vote whoever President Donald Trump nominates. Democratic nominee Joe Biden vigorously disagreed, ... read more
    Source: Justice – Yahoo 1Published on 2020-09-18
  • The Latest: Schumer uses McConnell words against him on RBG
    Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer is using Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's own words to make the point that the Senate shouldn’t vote on a nominee by President Donald Trump to replace the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Trump ended up replacing Scalia with Neil Gorsuch, a conservative. ... read more
    Source: Justice – Yahoo 1Published on 2020-09-18
  • Hong Kong Offers a Glimpse of One Belarus Future
    (Bloomberg Opinion) -- Two unpopular leaders, two powerful backers. Pictures this week of Belarus leader Alexander Lukashenko beaming for the cameras, leaning in eagerly to address an impassive Russian president, evoked another pair 4,000 miles away and months earlier. Against a similar background of street unrest, Hong Kong’s Chief Executive Carrie Lam found support from China’s President ... read more
    Source: Justice – Yahoo 1Published on 2020-09-18
  • Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg dies at 87
    Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a diminutive yet towering women’s rights champion who became the court’s second female justice, died Friday at her home in Washington. Ginsburg died of complications from metastatic pancreatic cancer, the court said. Ginsberg’s death just over six weeks before Election Day is likely ... read more
    Source: Justice – Yahoo 1Published on 2020-09-18
  • Democrats set to unveil stopgap bill to prevent shutdown
    House Democrats on Friday prepared a temporary spending bill that is needed to avert a government shutdown at the end of the month — and that would allow lawmakers to leave Washington to campaign. Republicans denied Democratic requests involving the census and election administration grants. The temporary funding measure ... read more
    Source: Justice – Yahoo 1Published on 2020-09-18
  • NYC tries $50 fines to get scofflaws to don masks on subway
    The young man slouched against the inside of the subway doors as the No. 3 train headed south along Broadway. The agency that runs New York City's subway and bus systems implemented a $50 fine this week for the scofflaws who, even in a region with more than 25,000 ... read more
    Source: Justice – Yahoo 1Published on 2020-09-18
  • Editorial: Boris Johnson's Brexit gambit casts a shadow on peace in Northern Ireland
    Prime Minister Boris Johnson's attempt to tinker with the Brexit withdrawal agreement could endanger peace in Northern Ireland. ... read more
    Source: Justice – Yahoo 1Published on 2020-09-18
  • Iranian Hackers Can Now Beat Encrypted Apps, Researchers Say
    Iranian hackers, most likely employees or affiliates of the government, have been running a vast cyberespionage operation equipped with surveillance tools that can outsmart encrypted messaging systems -- a capability Iran was not previously known to possess, according to two digital security reports released Friday.The operation not only targets ... read more
    Source: Justice – Yahoo 1Published on 2020-09-18
  • Donor cash surges to Harrison, the Democrat taking on Graham
    It won't be known until Election Day if a poll showing a tightening contest between Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham and Democrat Jaime Harrison portends an upset — but the gains are real enough in the Democrat's campaign account. On the heels of a Quinnipiac University poll that has him ... read more
    Source: Justice – Yahoo 1Published on 2020-09-18
  • AP Exclusive: Census layoffs ordered despite judge's ruling
    Two weeks after a federal judge prohibited the U.S. Census Bureau from winding down the 2020 census, a manager in Illinois instructed employees to get started with layoffs, according to an audio of the conversation obtained by The Associated Press. During a conference call Thursday, the Chicago area manager ... read more
    Source: Justice – Yahoo 1Published on 2020-09-18
  • CDC drops controversial testing advice that caused backlash
    U.S. health officials on Friday dropped a controversial piece of coronavirus guidance and said anyone who has been in close contact with an infected person should get tested. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention essentially returned to its previous testing guidance, getting rid of language posted last month ... read more
    Source: Justice – Yahoo 1Published on 2020-09-18
  • Coronavirus red alert declared in Iran as death toll nears 24,000
    Iran has declared a coronavirus red alert due to a third wave of infections, with thousands more deaths likely to follow in the Middle East’s worst affected country. The red alert will cover the entire country, according to Iranian state media reports, as the death toll rose on Friday ... read more
    Source: Justice – Yahoo 1Published on 2020-09-18
  • Amal Clooney resigns as Britain's special envoy on media freedom
    Amal Clooney has quit as Britain's special envoy on media freedom in protest at the Government's "lamentable" decision to override the Brexit divorce settlement, in breach of international law. In a letter to Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab, the prominent human rights lawyer said she had no alternative but to ... read more
    Source: Justice – Yahoo 1Published on 2020-09-18
  • Push is underway to test COVID-19 vaccines in diverse groups
    In front of baskets of tomatoes and peppers, near a sizzling burrito grill, the “promotoras” stop masked shoppers at a busy Latino farmers market: Want to test a COVID-19 vaccine? Aided by Spanish-speaking “health promoters” and Black pastors, a stepped-up effort is underway around the U.S. to recruit minorities ... read more
    Source: Justice – Yahoo 1Published on 2020-09-18
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  • Joe Biden honors Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg—and makes clear the Senate must wait to replace her
    Referring to the “very sad news” of Supreme Court Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s death, former vice president and Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden honored Ginsburg’s legacy in brief remarks Friday night—and made clear that the Senate should not rush to confirm Donald Trump’s choice of a replacement for her. Biden ... read more
    Source: Justice – Daily Kos 2Published on 2020-09-18
  • If Senate Republicans steal another Supreme Court seat, Democrats absolutely must expand the court
    At the very least, Senate Republicans stole one seat from the American people in 2016 when they refused to fill the seat of Justice Antonin Scalia, who died in February that year fully nine months before the November election. Within hours, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell pledged that his GOP ... read more
    Source: Justice – Daily Kos 2Published on 2020-09-18
  • The nation is mourning Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s death and celebrating her legacy
    By now you have likely heard that Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has passed away. Appointed to the high court in 1993 by President Bill Clinton, Ginsburg became only the second woman in the court’s history. Supreme Court Justice Ginsburg was tough as nails and survived and thrived through ... read more
    Source: Justice – Daily Kos 2Published on 2020-09-18
  • White House announces Trump will nominate a new justice, McConnell announces there will be a vote
    Donald Trump is currently speaking at an airport outside Fayetteville, North Carolina. Over an hour into his speech, he has not mentioned the passing of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. However, sources inside the White House have already made it clear that Trump intends to nominate a replacement “in the ... read more
    Source: Justice – Daily Kos 2Published on 2020-09-18
  • Murkowski: ‘Fair is fair,’ no Supreme Court confirmation before the inauguration. Who’s joining her?
    Remarkably, Sen. Lisa Murkowski, just told Alaska Public Media on Friday afternoon that she would not confirm a new Supreme Court justice before next year's inauguration. "Fair is fair," she said speaking hypothetically before the announcement of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's passing. She was talking, of course, about the precedent ... read more
    Source: Justice – Daily Kos 2Published on 2020-09-18
  • Mitch McConnell has already made it clear he fully intends to seat another Republican on the court
    Federal Judge Merrick Garland was nominated to the Supreme Court by President Barack Obama in March 2016. March. As in eight months before the election. However, that nomination never reached the Senate floor.  Even before President Obama named Garland—long on the list of judges who were considered highly ... read more
    Source: Justice – Daily Kos 2Published on 2020-09-18
  • Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, pioneering advocate for women’s rights and judicial icon
    Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was one incredibly tough woman. Ginsburg was one of the few members of recent Supreme Court benches who would have been a significant historical figure even absent her time on the nation’s highest court, due to her pioneering work in women’s legal rights through ... read more
    Source: Justice – Daily Kos 2Published on 2020-09-18
  • NPR: Ruth Bader Ginsburg, women’s rights icon, dies at 87
    NPR is reporting that Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has died at 87.  BREAKING: Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who charted a course for women’s rights at the U.S. Supreme Court and became a legal, cultural and feminist icon, has died from complications from cancer. She was 87.https://t.co/3mOL0L0fUs— ... read more
    Source: Justice – Daily Kos 2Published on 2020-09-18
  • As Trump cheers return of Big 10 football, college campuses and cities brace for outbreaks
    "Great News: BIG TEN FOOTBALL IS BACK," Donald Trump tweeted Wednesday, immediately after university officials voted unanimously to start in-conference play next month. Earlier this month, Trump had plugged making a phone call to Big 10 commissioner Kevin Warren on twitter. Now he was keen to take credit for the turnaround ... read more
    Source: Justice – Daily Kos 2Published on 2020-09-18
  • Cheers and Jeers: Rum and Social Distancing FRIDAY!
    Late Night Snark: Wow, What An Infrastructure Week, Eh? Edition "Yesterday Joe Biden was endorsed by Scientific American—I assume because of all the horrible things Trump has said about science and America." —Stephen Colbert "During last night's ABC News town hall, President Trump mistakenly claimed that people would ... read more
    Source: Justice – Daily Kos 2Published on 2020-09-18
  • Biden offers a COVID-19 plan to dramatically reduce child poverty
    Policy is not getting the bulk of the attention in this presidential race, but don’t let that fool you into thinking Joe Biden isn’t doing policy. Biden on Thursday proposed a temporary version of the American Family Act, to be in place “for the duration of the crisis” of COVID-19 ... read more
    Source: Justice – Daily Kos 2Published on 2020-09-18
  • House Democrats ponder throwing in the towel on Trump oversight, letting voters bail out the nation
    House Democrats are not exactly presenting profiles in courage these days, generally putting the impetus for stopping Donald Trump on voters. Well, gang, we're all exhausted. But you can't just count on voters to bail you out. There's real impetus against Trump right now, yes, but motivating people to ... read more
    Source: Justice – Daily Kos 2Published on 2020-09-18
  • Scott Atlas sues actual infectious disease experts for saying that his nonsense advice is dangerous
    On Sept. 9, researchers and physicians at Stanford Medical School shot an open letter across the virtual campus to Donald Trump adviser Scott Atlas, who is also a fellow at Stanford University’s Hoover Institution. The fine conservatives at the Hoover Institution haven’t exactly been covering themselves in glory during the COVID-19 pandemic. They’ve ... read more
    Source: Justice – Daily Kos 2Published on 2020-09-18
  • DeJoy made the Postal Service trucks leave on time, making every other part of the USPS fall apart
    If Louis DeJoy wasn't hired expressly by a Trump-owned U.S. Postal Service Board of Governors in order to destroy the agency, then it's really hard to explain just how disastrous a mistake they made in installing him. A Los Angeles Times deep-dive into his key operational change—making the trucks ... read more
    Source: Justice – Daily Kos 2Published on 2020-09-18
  • 700,000 Floridians are being disenfranchised right now, and you can do something about it
    The right to vote is a foundational constitutional right for United States citizens, but more than 700,000 Floridians are being denied this fundamental right until they can pay a modern-day poll tax. After a hard-fought 2018 campaign, Florida voters overwhelmingly passed Amendment 4—a state constitutional amendment restoring the right ... read more
    Source: Justice – Daily Kos 2Published on 2020-09-18
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  • EU leaders call on Philippines to drop charges against Maria Ressa
    Resolution passed by the European Parliament calls out the extrajudicial killings of thousands of Filipinos and retaliation against journalists. ... read more
    Source: Justice – CBS 3Published on 2020-09-17
  • Russia’s space agency chief declares Venus a “Russian planet”
    With scientific evidence of possible life on the 2nd planet from the sun renewing public interest, the Roscosmos chief would like to remind everyone who got there first. ... read more
    Source: Justice – CBS 3Published on 2020-09-17
  • Associates of Putin critic Alexei Navalny say he was poisoned at Siberian hotel
    Associates of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny say he was likely poisoned with a Soviet-era nerve agent at a hotel in Siberia, not at an airport as originally suspected. As CBS News' Charlie D'Agata reports, new video has emerged that was apparently shot inside the hotel room, not long after ... read more
    Source: Justice – CBS 3Published on 2020-09-17
  • Russia’s space agency chief declares Venus a “Russian planet”
    With scientific evidence of possible life on the 2nd planet from the sun renewing public interest, the Roscosmos chief would like to remind everyone who got there first. ... read more
    Source: Justice – CBS 3Published on 2020-09-17
  • Trump appears to contradict earlier remarks on killing Syria’s leader
    President tells Fox & Friends he wanted to target Bashar Assad, but Jim Mattis "didn't want to." Two years ago he said it was "never even contemplated." ... read more
    Source: Justice – CBS 3Published on 2020-09-16
  • Putin critic Navalny looks alert in 1st photo since Novichok poisoning
    As the opposition leader recovers from a nerve agent attack, and his spokeswoman says there's no reason to think he won't return to Russia. ... read more
    Source: Justice – CBS 3Published on 2020-09-15
  • U.S. again warns against travel to China and Hong Kong
    At a time of heightened tensions between Washington and Beijing, U.S. says its citizens face the risk of "arbitrary detention" and "arbitrary enforcement of local laws" there. ... read more
    Source: Justice – CBS 3Published on 2020-09-15
  • What do the Taliban want out of the long-awaited “intra-Afghan” talks?
    It took years of cajoling by Washington to get the insurgents to agree to sit down with Afghan officials. They say they're ready "to be nice this time." ... read more
    Source: Justice – CBS 3Published on 2020-09-15
  • Court OKs end to humanitarian protections for 300,000 immigrants
    Without Temporary Protected Status (TPS), 300,000 immigrants from El Salvador, Haiti, Sudan and Nicaragua living in the U.S. could be deported. ... read more
    Source: Justice – CBS 3Published on 2020-09-14
  • Putin critic continues to recover as evidence mounts against Russia
    Doctors in Germany say Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny is no longer on a ventilator, as labs in Sweden and France back Novichok finding. ... read more
    Source: Justice – CBS 3Published on 2020-09-14
  • Thousands spend another night in the open after fires destroy refugee camp
    Women and children slept under improvised shelters made of reed stalks, blankets and salvaged tents. ... read more
    Source: Justice – CBS 3Published on 2020-09-12
  • Pompeo meets with Taliban political chief as Afghanistan peace talks begin
    Protection of rights, particularly women's, will be high on the peace talks agenda. ... read more
    Source: Justice – CBS 3Published on 2020-09-12
  • Senator Chris Coons on COVID-19 relief legislation and foreign interference in 2020 election
    Senator Chris Coons, a Democrat from Delaware, joins CBSN's Lana Zak to discuss foreign efforts to interfere in the upcoming election and stalled negotiations over coronavirus relief legislation on Capitol Hill. ... read more
    Source: Justice – CBS 3Published on 2020-09-11
  • Bahrain and Israel agree to normalize relations, Trump announces
    "The sand was loaded up with blood, and now you will a lot of that sand will be loaded up with peace," the president said. ... read more
    Source: Justice – CBS 3Published on 2020-09-11
  • Police probe magazine that depicted French lawmaker as chained slave
    Ex-President Nicolas Sarkozy says political correctness has gone too far. Daniele Obono says a magazine's "cruel" attack on her proves otherwise. ... read more
    Source: Justice – CBS 3Published on 2020-09-11
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