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The US Department of Justice (DOJ) said in a court filing Tuesday that it had evidence that classified documents were deliberately concealed from the FBI, which prompted the search of former president Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago residence. The filing comes after a Saturday order from Judge Aileen Cannon for the DOJ to respond to Trump’s motion [...]

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The US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit Friday upheld the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) rule prohibiting smoking in HUD-subsidized public housing units. The Housing Act of 1937 authorizes HUD to provide standards to keep public housing “safe and habitable.” In 2016, HUD promulgated the Smoke Free Rule. This [...]

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US District Judge Wesley Hendrix Tuesday enjoined the enforcement of guidance from the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) requiring hospitals to provide emergency abortions, ruling that the guidance went beyond what is allowable under the Emergency Medical Treatment and Labor Act (EMTALA). This decision came from the US District Court for the Northern [...]

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The US Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit Sunday temporarily stayed Senator Lindsey Graham’s scheduled testimony before a grand jury in Georgia on Tuesday. This decision results from an appeal from the US District Court for the Northern District of Georgia. Judge Robert McBurney of the Superior Court of Fulton County granted a subpoena for Graham in July, [...]

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A federal grand jury in the US District Court for the Western District of Missouri indicted Walter Lee Hoornstra Wednesday for threatening an Arizona election official. The indictment asserts that Hoornstra left a threatening voicemail on the personal cell phone of an election official in Arizona. The alleged voicemail threatened the election worker that they [...]

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A group of journalists and lawyers sued the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) Monday for illegally spying on them and violating their Fourth Amendment rights under the US Constitution while visiting Wikileaks founder Julian Assange. The Fourth Amendment protects US citizens from unreasonable search and seizure. The group filed the lawsuit in the US District Court [...]

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The US House of Representatives has passed HR 5376, the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 to send it to President Joe Biden for signing into law. The bill addresses climate change, drug pricing and corporate taxes. The House voted 220-207 to pass the bill. Last Sunday, the US Senate narrowly passed the bill during a 27-hour [...]

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US District Judge Charles Breyer ruled Wednesday that the nationwide pharmacy chain Walgreens contributed to and is liable for the opioid epidemic in San Francisco. This decision results from a month-long bench trial in the US District Court for the Northern District of California. San Francisco City Attorney David Chiu sued Walgreens for public nuisance [...]

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US President Joe Biden Tuesday signed the CHIPS Act of 2022, which provides $52 billion to boost the US domestic semiconductor industry. The act authorizes the expenditure of more than $200 billion to promote domestic semiconductor production. However, only $52 billion is immediately appropriated as a result of Biden signing the bill. The act also [...]

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US District Judge Paul Engelmayer has vacated former Deutsche Bank AG trader Timothy Parietti’s conviction of conspiracy to commit wire fraud and bank fraud. The case was in the US District Court for the Southern District of New York. In 2016, the US Department of Justice (DOJ) charged Parietti with conspiracy to commit wire fraud [...]

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