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A coalition of states and organizations led by New York filed papers in federal district court on Friday seeking to overturn President Trump’s order that would exclude undocumented immigrants from the apportionment base following this year’s census. President Trump issued a memorandum last month ordering the exclusion of undocumented immigrants from the census count for [...]

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A group of voters from several states filed a lawsuit in US federal court Friday to halt enforcement of a presidential memorandum that would alter the census count by leaving out undocumented immigrants. The US Constitution mandates that a census be carried out every ten years, while section 2 of the Fourteenth Amendment requires “counting [...]

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The Supreme Court late Friday denied an emergency application for an injunction submitted by a Nevada church alleging infringement of their First Amendment rights by Governor Steve Sisolak’s executive order limiting church capacity to no more than 50 persons in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. Calvary Chapel Dayton Valley church asked the court to intervene [...]

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The US Attorney for the District of Oregon Friday called for an investigation into allegations that unidentified federal agents are arresting people in the city of Portland. US Attorney Billy Williams noted that federal agents have been in the city for the past fifty nights, defending the federal courthouse and other federal buildings from protestors. [...]

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The Netherlands filed an inter-state complaint against Russia in the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) Friday over its role in the downing of a Malaysian Airlines flight six years ago. Flight MH17 was en route from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur in July 2014 when it crashed in Eastern Ukraine; all 298 passengers and crew [...]

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