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US Legal News Round Up for Saturday, 25 November 2017

[JURIST] Here's the domestic legal news we covered this week:

Speaking in a cabinet meeting on Monday US President Donald Trump announced [remarks] that the US is re-designating North Korea as a state sponsor of terrorism nine years after it was removed from the list.

Trump stated, "Today the United States is designating the North Korea as a state sponsor of terrorism.

Nebraska regulators voted [decision, PDF] on Monday to approve a route for TransCanada's Keystone XL oil pipeline, lifting the final regulatory barrier for the long-delayed project.

The Nebraska Public Service Commission [official website], an elected panel that rules on the state's pipelines, electric lines and telecommunications, ruled 3-2 to approve a route that is a slightly longer alternative path than TransCanada's [corporate website] preferred route, that could prove more difficult and costly to build.

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