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  • Associated Press

    GOP lawmakers urge action after Russia-Afghanistan briefing

    WASHINGTON (June 29, 2020) — Eight Republican lawmakers attended a White House briefing Monday about explosive allegations that Russia secretly offered bounties to Taliban-linked militants for killing American troops in Afghanistan — intelligence the White House insisted the president himself had not been fully read in on.

  • Associated Press

    Supreme Court strikes down Louisiana abortion clinic law

    WASHINGTON (June 29, 2020) — The Supreme Court on Monday struck down a Louisiana law regulating abortion clinics, reasserting a commitment to abortion rights over fierce opposition from dissenting conservative justices in the first big abortion case of the Trump era.

  • Associated Press

    Judge: US must free migrant children from family detention

    HOUSTON (June 26, 2020) — A federal judge on Friday ordered the release of children held with their parents in U.S. immigration jails and denounced the Trump administration’s prolonged detention of families during the coronavirus pandemic.

  • Associated Press

    Justices rule for Trump administration in deportation case

    WASHINGTON (June 25, 2020) — The Supreme Court ruled Thursday that the Trump administration can deport some people seeking asylum without allowing them to make their case to a federal judge.

  • Associated Press

    US supports legal challenge to Hawaii traveler quarantine

    HONOLULU (June 24, 2020) — A quarantine imposed on travelers arriving to Hawaii discriminates against out-of-state residents, the U.S. Department of Justice said in support of a lawsuit challenging the mandate meant to protect the islands against the spread of the coronavirus.

  • Associated Press

    WikiLeaks founder Assange faces new indictment in US

    WASHINGTON (June 23, 2020) — WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange sought to recruit hackers at conferences in Europe and Asia who could provide his anti-secrecy website with classified information, and conspired with members of hacking organizations, according to a new Justice Department indictment announced Wednesday.

  • Associated Press

    3 men indicted on murder charges in killing of Ahmaud Arbery

    ATLANTA (June 24, 2020) — Three white men have been indicted on murder charges in the killing of Ahmaud Arbery, a Black man fatally shot while running in a neighborhood near Georgia’s coast.

  • Associated Press

    Appeals court orders dismissal of Michael Flynn prosecution

    WASHINGTON (June 24, 2020) — A federal appeals court on Wednesday ordered the dismissal of the criminal case against President Donald Trump's former national security adviser Michael Flynn.

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