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Top Netanyahu challengers unite for Israeli elections

35 minutes ago   |   My Sanantonio

JERUSALEM - Israel's primary centrist challengers to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu have announced they are joining forces. Ex-military chief Benny Gantz and Yair Lapid...
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House Of Representatives To Vote On Resolution To Block Donald Trump's National Emergency Declaration

2 hours ago   |   Newsweek   |   2 articles

"The President's decision to go outside the bounds of the law to try to get what he failed to achieve in the constitutional legislative process violates the Constitution and...
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More than 90 members of Congress join in effort to block Trump's declaration of emergency

More than 90 members of Congress join in effort to block Trump's declaration of emergency

5 hours ago   |   Think Progress

Led by Rep. Joaquin Castro , approximately 92 members of the House of Representatives have signed on to a joint resolution aimed at terminating President Donald Trump's...
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Constitution's ‘excessive fines' ban bolstered by U.S. high court

6 hours ago   |   Politicus USA   |   3 articles

In a decision that may curb the rise of financial penalties and property seizures in the U.S. criminal justice system, the Supreme Court on Wednesday for the first time ruled...
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The Supremes slap down an outrageous government racket

The Supremes slap down an outrageous government racket

6 hours ago   |   New York Post   |   3 articles

The Supreme Court unanimously slapped some badly needed handcuffs on state and local governments Wednesday by ruling that they're subject to the US Constitution's ban on...
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Millions sought in civil penalties from former-IDC members

6 hours ago   |   Times Union

ALBANY - The state's top elections' enforcer is seeking more than $8.6 million in penalties and fines from senators, campaign staff and party officials connected to a...
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W. Pa. district attorneys: High court ruling on asset forfeiture won't have much impact in state

W. Pa. district attorneys: High court ruling on asset forfeiture won't have much impact in state

6 hours ago   |   Post Gazette   |   3 articles

A U.S. Supreme Court ruling about constitutional limits on civil forfeiture is predicted to have “negligible” impact in Allegheny County.
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'Excessive fines' ban applies to states, Supreme Court says

8 hours ago   |   ABC News   |   3 articles

The Supreme Court is ruling unanimously that the Constitution's ban on excessive fines applies to the states
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Supreme Court puts cops - and their victims - on notice about abusive asset forfeiture

Supreme Court puts cops - and their victims - on notice about abusive asset forfeiture

9 hours ago   |   Think Progress   |   3 articles

States cannot ignore the Constitution when imposing fines or confiscating people's property in civil or criminal cases, the Supreme Court unanimously ruled Wednesday. The...
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The Latest: GOP lawmakers ask high court to rule on laws

10 hours ago   |   Miami Herald

The Latest on Michigan's new minimum wage and paid sick time laws : 2:55 p.m. Republican lawmakers are asking the Michigan Supreme Court to rule on the constitutionality...
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Coast Guard officer accused of plotting domestic terror

Coast Guard officer accused of plotting domestic terror

A U.S. Coast Guard officer has been arrested after federal investigators discovered a stockpile of illegal drugs and weapons in his home that they allege were part of a plot to... Read more ...

Smollett charged with filing false police report

Smollett charged with filing false police report

CHICAGO - “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett was charged Wednesday with making a false police report when he said he was attacked in downtown Chicago by two men who hurled racist... Read more ...

'Empire' actor Jussie Smollett accused of filing false police report

'Empire' actor Jussie Smollett accused of filing false police report

Jussie Smollett is accused of filing a false police report, a felony, according to Chicago police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi. Read more ...

Father dies trying to save two of his children trapped in house fire, family...

Father dies trying to save two of his children trapped in house fire, family says

The father of three brought his 9-year-old son to safety before going back into a burning home to find his older children, a family member said. Read more ...

New York Times responds to Trump's attack: 'It's not just false, it's dangerous'

New York Times responds to Trump's attack: 'It's not just false, it's dangerous'

The New York Times publisher recently spoke with President Trump about this very issue during an Oval Office interview, who responded by claiming that he thinks he is a great... Read more ...

Basketball world holds breath after Zion Williamson injury

Basketball world holds breath after Zion Williamson injury

Blue Devils star Zion Williamson left his team's game against North Carolina on Wednesday after less than a minute with a knee injury. Read more ...

Justice Department preparing for Mueller report as early as next week

Justice Department preparing for Mueller report as early as next week

The Justice Department preparations are the clearest indication yet that Mueller is nearly done with his almost two-year investigation. Read more ...

Fire in old part of Bangladesh's capital kills at least 69

Fire in old part of Bangladesh's capital kills at least 69

DHAKA, Bangladesh - A devastating fire raced through buildings in an old part of Bangladesh's capital and killed at least 69 people, officials and witnesses said Thursday... Read more ...

Chicago Police: Jussie Smollett Under Suspicion Of Filing False Police Report

Chicago Police: Jussie Smollett Under Suspicion Of Filing False Police Report

The investigation into the alleged attack against actor Jussie Smollett has taken another turn. The "Empire" actor had claimed he was the victim of a racist and homophobic... Read more ...

Officer says he followed ‘the trail of soda' to catch man who stole...

Officer says he followed ‘the trail of soda' to catch man who stole 18-wheeler Pepsi truck

Police said it wasn't difficult to track down the 45-year-old suspect. Read more ...