Tag: Judiciary

Dems renew questions about FBI background check of Kavanaugh

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WASHINGTON — Senate Democrats are raising new concerns about the thoroughness of the FBI's background investigation into Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh after the...

Missouri Supreme Court reverses Medicaid expansion decision

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The Missouri Supreme Court on Thursday vacated a lower court's decision in the state's Medicaid expansion case, agreeing that the voter-approved plan to offer...

Judge doubts Giuliani phones will aid ex-associates at trial

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NEW YORK — The judge presiding over an upcoming trial of two associates of Rudy Giuliani and a third man on charges they made...

Mississippi to file arguments in landmark abortion case

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JACKSON, Miss. — The Mississippi attorney general’s office is expected to file briefs with the U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday to outline the state’s...

Politics foil replacing hazardous bridge to Jerusalem site

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JERUSALEM — A rickety bridge allowing access to Jerusalem's most sensitive holy site is at risk of collapse, according to experts. But the flashpoint...

Garland launches gun trafficking strike forces in 5 cities

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WASHINGTON — The Justice Department is launching an effort in five cities in the U.S. to reduce spiking gun violence by addressing illegal trafficking...

South Africa’s jailed ex-leader to attend brother’s funeral

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JOHANNESBURG — Former South African president Jacob Zuma will be allowed to leave prison Thursday to attend his brother’s funeral. ...

UN rights body names panel to probe Israel, Palestinians

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GENEVA — The U.N.’s former top human rights official will be part of a new permanent panel investigating abuses in Israel, Gaza and the...

Former ‘Bridgegate’ villain seeks political resurrection

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RAMSEY, N.J. — Bridget Kelly wants to talk about “Bridgegate.” ...

Pharmacist in meningitis outbreak gets more prison time

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BOSTON — A former Massachusetts pharmacist convicted for his role in a deadly 2012 multistate meningitis outbreak that killed more than 100 people and...