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Denmark lawmakers approve bill targeting Russia pipeline
The Danish parliament on Thursday approved a bill giving new powers to the Energy, Supply and Climate ministry related to the Nord Stream-2 pipeline.The pipeline, built by Russian petroleum giant Gazprom , will carry natural gas from Russia to G (More)
Supreme Court hears arguments on Wisconsin gerrymandering case
Through their questions and various statements during a one-hour oral argument on Tuesday, most of the Supreme Court justices indicated at least some consensus about their opinion of the practice of gerrymandering. With the exception of Justice Nei (More)
Are political gerrymandering claims justiciable? Gill v. Whitford argument preview
The US Supreme Court will hear oral arguments today in Gill v. Whitford , a case directly challenging the constitutionality of Wisconsin's congressional districts with broad implications for the limits of political gerrymandering nationwide.The Co (More)
US President vetoes military defense spending bill
US President Barack Obama on Thursday vetoed the National Defense Authorization Act of 2016 (NDAA) because military defense spending would exceed caps set under the Budget Control Act of 2011 and the NDAA would restrict the transfer of detainees (More)
Florida man first to be compensated under state's wrongful incarceration act
A Florida man wrongfully imprisoned for three years and seven months accepted $179,000 in compensation Tuesday, becoming the first person to receive compensation under the state's Victims of Wrongful Incarceration Compensation Act . Leroy McGee (More)
Ohio imam deported to Palestinian Authority after terror conviction
Imam Fawaz Damra, former leader of Ohio's largest mosque, the Islamic Center of Cleveland , has been deported to the West Bank via Jordan, US immigration officials announced Friday. Born in the Palestinian Authority, Damra was indicted in 2003 (More)
Nepal police break up pro-democracy protests
Nepalese police on Saturday used tear gas to disperse protesters gathered to demand democratic reforms in the country after King Gyanendra seized power from the interim government last year. Many of Saturday's protesters threw stones and fough (More)