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The legal battle over ‘assault weapons’ continues. What are they?

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Judge Roger Benitez wrote that the weapons under California’s ban were not “extraordinary weapons lying at the outer limits of Second Amendment protection,” writing that “(t)he banned ‘assault weapons’ are not bazookas, howitzers, or machineguns.” “Those arms are dangerous......

The EU is planning to end U.S. tariff battle with Biden due in Brussels next week

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here President Joe Biden speaks about the May jobs report on June 4, 2021, at the Rehoboth Beach, Delaware, Convention Center. Jim Watson | AFP | Getty Images LONDON — The European Union wants the United States to commit to end......

Long Awaited Dennis Kucinich Memoir Detailing Muny Light Battle Out Today

Finney Avenue Books The Division of Light and Power Dennis Kucinich will, in all likelihood, run for Mayor of Cleveland. But in recent weeks, the former mayor and congressman has been occupied with the promotion of his long-awaited memoir, The Division of Light and Power, which is available today for......

This Artist Perfectly Portrays The Battle Between Our Emotions And Intellect With His 150 Comics (New Pics)

Have you ever wondered what your heart or brain would say if they could talk? What about your stomach or liver? Would they complain about your eating habits? Or that you don’t sleep enough? Or perhaps they would be thankful for how you take care of them? Who guides your......

Save Fairy Creek: The battle over Western Canada’s ancient forests

Nolan Paquette started working part-time at his local sawmill more than 20 years ago while still at school, pushing a broom on the clean-up team. Now 38, Paquette drives trucks and operates machinery at the same Western Forest Products-owned (WEF.TO) mill in Duke Point, Nanaimo, the third generation of his......

House committee interviews former Trump counsel after two-year legal battle

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here The House Judiciary Committee questioned former White House counsel Don McGahn behind closed doors on Friday, two years after House Democrats originally sought his testimony as part of investigations into former President Donald Trump. The long-awaited interview is the......

U.S. Waged Secret Legal Battle to Obtain Emails of 4 Times Reporters

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The American government found out about the memo, which was said to express confidence that the attorney general at the time, Loretta Lynch, would not let an investigation into Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email server go too far. Mr. Comey was said to worry that if Ms. Lynch......

Republicans, Democrats battle for high ground after McGahn testimony

Politico.com – For more and to sign up click here “The takeaway for me is, yesterday Jen Psaki at the White House said she doesn’t want to relitigate 17-month-old emails from Dr. Fauci, yet today we have House Democrats on the Judiciary Committee religitating the Mueller report,” he told reporters,......

Don McGahn testifies about Mueller report after two-year legal battle

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Jerry Dunleavy After a nearly two-year court battle, former Trump White House counsel Don McGahn testified behind closed doors on Friday about his role in the events described in special counsel Robert Mueller’s report. The scope of the long-awaited......

Cleveland Browns’ Myles Garrett talks COVID-19 battle, pickup hoops

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Akron Beacon Journal BEREA, Ohio – Myles Garrett believes his asthma contributed to COVID-19 hitting him last season about as hard as he hits quarterbacks. The All-Pro defensive end discussed his asthma with Cleveland Browns beat writers for the first time Wednesday, adding his......

Illinois attorney general supports GOP initiative to battle corruption

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Greg Bishop, The Center Square After a string of indictments on a variety of alleged corruption against former state lawmakers and officials, ethics reforms have been slow to be adopted at the Illinois statehouse. Some hope to get reforms......

Infrastructure Battle, China COVID-19 Investigation , Summer Outlook : Up First

NPR Some Democrats say the GOP’s latest $928 billion counter-infrastructure proposal isn’t enough, but President Biden wants to keep negotiating. The US is pushing China to cooperate with new investigations into the origins of COVID-19. And, as COVID cases are down and vaccinations increase, experts say the US could see......

After Skirting Filibuster Fight for Months, Democrats Near a First Battle

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WASHINGTON — With a showdown coming over the creation of an independent commission to investigate the Jan. 6 Capitol assault, Democrats are finally bumping up against the limits of what they can accomplish in the evenly divided Senate without changes to the filibuster rules. Republicans who see the commission as......

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