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October 18, 2021

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U.S. Supreme Court justices lean toward restoring Boston Marathon bomber’s death sentence

Reuters
WASHINGTON, Oct 13 (Reuters) – U.S. Supreme Court justices on Wednesday leaned toward reinstating convicted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s death sentence for his role in the 2013 attack that killed three people and wounded more than 260 others. The nine-member court’s conservative majority appeared sympathetic toward the Justice Department’s......

Supreme Court to consider death sentence for Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is pictured in this handout photo presented as evidence by the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Boston, Massachusetts on March 23, 2015. U.S. Attorney’s Office in Boston | Reuters The Supreme Court is set Wednesday to hear arguments on......

Supreme Court to consider reinstating death sentences for Boston Marathon bomber

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Washington — The Supreme Court will convene Wednesday to hear oral arguments in a legal dispute involving the fate of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, whose death sentences were tossed out by a lower court last year. The Biden......

Marine who criticized military over Afghan withdrawal to plead guilty at court martial, lawyer says

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here The Marine officer whose online video criticizing senior military leaders over the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan went viral is expected to plead guilty at his court-martial this week, his lawyer said. Lieutenant Colonel Stuart Scheller is facing several charges......

Maryland Couple Accused of Selling Submarine Secrets Appear in Court

New York Times
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — The Maryland couple accused of trying to sell some of America’s most closely guarded nuclear submarine secrets made their first appearance in court since they were arrested over the weekend. The couple, Jonathan and Diana Toebbe, were accused of selling nuclear propulsion secrets to an undercover F.B.I.......

Navy nuclear engineer and wife charged with trying to sell submarine secrets appear in court

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here A Maryland-based naval nuclear engineer and his schoolteacher wife who were charged with selling secret nuclear power submarine information to someone they believed was a foreign agent made their first appearance in court on Tuesday.  Jonathan and Diana Toebbe......

Supreme Court signals it will side with Kentucky attorney general in bid to defend abortion law

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Police officers set up barricades in front of of the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2021. Emily Elconin | Bloomberg | Getty Images The Supreme Court on Tuesday considered a Republican attorney general’s bid......

NPR Polls COVID Impact, NFL’s Gruden Resigns, Accused Navy Spy In Court : Up First

NPR
NPR A new poll confirms Americans are behind and on edge because of the pandemic. Raiders Coach Jon Gruden resigns after NFL officials found racist, misogynistic and homophobic language in his emails. And a U.S. Navy nuclear engineer and his wife head for federal court to answer espionage charges. NPR......

Justice Department asks court to stop Texas abortion law from being implemented

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here The Justice Department asked a federal appeals court Monday to stop the implementation of Texas’ restrictive abortion law, requesting the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals to deny a stay against an injunction blocking the law from going into effect.  The......

Boston Marathon bombing victims split on death penalty in Supreme Court case

Reuters
Supreme Court to hear appeal to restore death sentence Tsarnaev was convicted in 2013 bombing that killed 3 BOSTON, Oct 10 (Reuters) – Liz Norden and Mikey Borgard both suffered when two bombs exploded at the finish line of the 2013 Boston Marathon, sending shrapnel through a crowd of hundreds......

Federal appeals court temporarily allows Texas abortion law to continue

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here A Texas law that bars abortions as early as six weeks into pregnancy can continue for the time being, the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals said late Friday. The ruling comes two days after a federal judge temporarily prohibited the state......

What abortion access looks like in America even before the Supreme Court reconsiders Roe v. Wade

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Since the 1973 decision that enshrined a constitutional right to an abortion, activists and their partners in statehouses across the country have enacted more than 1,300 laws that have made the procedure more difficult to obtain. Five states have......

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