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Supreme Court rules in favor of NRA in key First Amendment case

The Supreme Court on Thursday unanimously decided that the National Rifle Association (NRA) “plausibly alleged” that the New York State Department of Financial Services violated the group’s First Amendment rights by blacklisting the group. In a unanimous decision written by Justice Sonia Sotomayor, the high court “holds that the NRA plausibly alleged that Vullo violated Read More

‘Appalling cull’: Britain’s Labour bars another left-winger from election

Critics accuse party of conducting a purge of left-wingers, as Faiza Shaheen deselected over social media posts. Britain’s Labour Party has barred prominent left-winger Faiza Shaheen as a candidate in the upcoming election after she allegedly liked social media posts that raised questions about her suitability to run, most notably one allegedly downplaying anti-Semitism. Shaheen Read More

Spain passes bill granting amnesty to Catalan secessionists

Act of pardon draws a line under political turmoil set off by secessionist drive, but could face further legal hurdles. Spain’s parliament has greenlighted a bill granting amnesty to hundreds of Catalan secessionists involved in a botched breakaway bid seven years ago. The controversial bill, passed 177-172 on Thursday, will see courts annul the legal Read More

Jury to begin second day of deliberations in Trump hush money trial

Jurors are expected to re-examine testimony from two witnesses and rehear judge’s instructions on how to interpret law. Jurors in New York are set to begin a second day of deliberations in Donald Trump’s hush money trial as the United States awaits a verdict against the former president and presumptive Republican 2024 nominee that could Read More

DOJ reaches settlement with ex-FBI ‘lovebirds’ caught in anti-Trump text scandal

Former FBI officials Peter Strzok and Lisa Page have settled with the Justice Department over alleged privacy rights violations after the release of their disparaging text messages leveraged by former President Trump to challenge the Russia investigation during his presidency.  The settlement is still pending finalization and approval from a judge. A tentative agreement was Read More