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Ohio, Michigan Ask Supreme Court to Block Redistricting Orders Supreme Court
Ohio, Michigan Ask Supreme Court to Block Redistricting Orders
2019-05-13 23:13:24
by Dan McCue

The attorneys for both Ohio and Michigan asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Friday to intervene and block lower court orders to rectify partisan gerrymanders. In Ohio, a three-judge panel ruled that the state's congressional district map was unconstitutionally gerrymandered... Read More

iPhone Users Can Sue Apple Over App Store Prices, Justices Rule Supreme Court
iPhone Users Can Sue Apple Over App Store Prices, Justices Rule
2019-05-13 22:09:31
by Dan McCue

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday held that iPhone users can proceed with a class-action against Apple over what the plaintiff's claim is the company's monopoly over app sales. While the decision is potentially a landmark ruling for consumers seeking... Read More

It's a Joe-gernaut! Biden Widens Lead in New South Carolina 2020 Poll Elections
It's a Joe-gernaut! Biden Widens Lead in New South Carolina 2020 Poll
2019-05-13 22:06:36
by Dan McCue

Former Vice President Joe Biden has widened his lead in South Carolina among 2020 Democratic presidential candidates, according to a Charleston Post and Courier/Change Research poll released Sunday. The poll found Biden is the preference of 46 percent of likely... Read More

China to Raise Tariffs on $60 Billion in US Goods Starting June 1 Trade
China to Raise Tariffs on $60 Billion in US Goods Starting June 1
2019-05-13 21:59:46
by Dan McCue

The U.S.-China trade war escalated Monday with Beijing signaling it plans to raise tariffs on about $60 billion in U.S. goods on the heels of the United States slapping new tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese goods last week. Some... Read More

New York on Track to End Coal-Fired Power Plant Emissions by 2020 Environment
New York on Track to End Coal-Fired Power Plant Emissions by 2020
2019-05-13 21:56:07
by Dan McCue

New York State's Department of Environmental Conservation last week adopted the final elements of a regulatory regime intended to end carbon emissions from coal-fired power plants in the state by the end of 2020. Democratic Governor Andrew Cuomo first announced... Read More

Let’s Not Kill All the Lawyers, They Just Might Save Us Law
Let’s Not Kill All the Lawyers, They Just Might Save Us

WASHINGTON — Washington seems to be barreling toward a constitutional crisis. Democrats are barraging President Donald Trump with demands for witnesses and documents. Trump has answered by stonewalling, vowing to fight “all the subpoenas.” As House Speaker Nancy Pelosi warned,... Read More

China Names Its Trade-Deal Price as Trump Sets Month Deadline Trade
China Names Its Trade-Deal Price as Trump Sets Month Deadline

WASHINGTON — China for the first time made clear what it wants to see from the U.S. in talks to end their trade war, laying bare the deep differences that still exist between the two sides. In a wide-ranging interview... Read More

Study Finds Record Wage Gap Between Teachers and Other College Grads Education
Study Finds Record Wage Gap Between Teachers and Other College Grads

The Economic Policy Institute issued a recent analysis that found teachers were paid 21.4% less in 2018 in weekly wages than similar college graduates after accounting for education, experience, and other factors. A nonpartisan think tank, EPI describes the percent... Read More

They Call It a ‘Bat Apocalypse.’ The Fungus Causing It Is Spreading Across Texas Environment
They Call It a ‘Bat Apocalypse.’ The Fungus Causing It Is Spreading Across Texas

FORT WORTH, Texas — The fungus that kills bats showed up in Texas only two years ago, but now it is marching across the state So far, no cases of white-nose syndrome have been discovered in Texas. But it usually... Read More

First US Supervised-Injection Site? Scientists Say It’s Operating Secretly, Somewhere Health
First US Supervised-Injection Site? Scientists Say It’s Operating Secretly, Somewhere

PHILADELPHIA — Even as advocates in U.S. cities have struggled to open supervised-injection sites to help stop fatal overdoses, a clandestine site has been operating somewhere in the country since 2014. Researchers studying the site, where people can inject drugs... Read More

Chairman Neal Issues Subpoenas for Trump Tax Returns Congress
Chairman Neal Issues Subpoenas for Trump Tax Returns
2019-05-10 21:11:51
by Dan McCue

Representative Richard Neal, D-Mass., chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee Friday issued subpoenas for six years of President Donald Trump's tax returns. The subpoenas give Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and IRS Commissioner Charles Rettig until 5 p.m. next... Read More

Unique Gathering at United Nations Asks, 'Are You A Responsible Leader?' In The News
Unique Gathering at United Nations Asks, 'Are You A Responsible Leader?'
2019-05-10 20:48:51
by Dan McCue

Bawa Jain sounded as if he had still not quite come back down to Earth. A week removed from co-hosting the inaugural Responsible Leaders Summit at the United Nations in New York, the indefatigable secretary general of the World Council... Read More

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