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U.S. government persuades federal judge to stop pro-Trump border wall builders

U.S. government persuades federal judge to stop pro-Trump border wall builders

The U.S. government persuaded a federal judge to prevent a private fundraising group from building its own wall next to the river that separates the U.S. and Mexico, despite the group’s longstanding claim that it is supporting President Donald Trump. Read full article: U.S. government persuades federal judge ...→

U.S. government persuades federal judge to stop pro-Trump border wall builders

U.S. government persuades federal judge to stop pro-Trump border wall builders

The U.S. government persuaded a federal judge to prevent a private fundraising group from building its own wall next to the river that separates the U.S. and Mexico, despite the group’s longstanding claim that it is supporting President Donald Trump. Read full article: U.S. government persuades federal judge ...→

Trump Plans to Nominate Shelton, Waller to Federal Reserve

Trump Plans to Nominate Shelton, Waller to Federal Reserve

President Donald Trump plans to nominate Judy Shelton and Christopher Waller to join the Federal Reserve, the White House said. Read full article: Trump Plans to Nominate Shelton, Waller ...→

AB5: Federal judge halts California labor law as it relates to truckers

AB5: Federal judge halts California labor law as it relates to truckers

A federal judge on Thursday indefinitely blocked a new California labor law from applying to more than 70,000 independent truckers, deciding that it is preempted by federal rules on interstate comm… Read full article: AB5: Federal judge halts California labo...→

Northam's Virginia Capitol weapons ban upheld by judge ahead of pro-gun rally

Northam's Virginia Capitol weapons ban upheld by judge ahead of pro-gun rally

A judge upheld Gov. Ralph Northam's (D-Va.) executive order temporarily banning guns on Capitol Grounds despite pushback from pro-gun groups, including the one hosting a rally Monday that sparked the ban in the first place.  Read full article: Northam's Virginia Capitol weapons ban u...→

Trump to nominate Shelton, Waller to Federal Reserve

Trump to nominate Shelton, Waller to Federal Reserve

President Donald Trump has nominated two people to serve on the Federal Reserve's influential Board of Governors Read full article: Trump to nominate Shelton, Waller to Fed...→

Judge postpones sentencing hearing for ex-Trump aide Flynn | WTOP

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge on Thursday postponed the sentencing of former Trump administration national security adviser Michael Flynn, two days after Flynn moved to withdraw his guilty plea. U. Read full article: Judge postpones sentencing hearing for e...→

R.E.M. bassist says legal action being considered to stop ‘con man’ Trump from using band’s music

R.E.M. bassist says legal action being considered to stop ‘con man’ Trump from using band’s music

R.E.M. is “exploring all legal avenues” to keep President Trump from playing the band’s music at his reelection campaign rallies, founding member Mike Mills said Wednesday. Read full article: R.E.M. bassist says legal action being c...→

Federal agency: Trump broke law by withholding aide to Ukraine

Federal agency: Trump broke law by withholding aide to Ukraine

President Donald Trump violated the law by withholding military aid earmarked for Ukraine, according to a legal decision handed down by the Government Accountability Office (GAO). Read full article: Federal agency: Trump broke law by withh...→

Wisconsin business denies firing employee for posting pro-Trump comments on social media

Wisconsin business denies firing employee for posting pro-Trump comments on social media

Robyn Polak claims she was let go from Precision Dental MKE after a Facebook user reported her "racist" posts to the company. Read full article: Wisconsin business denies firing employe...→

Andy McCarthy: A federal judge 'would not put up with' Democrats' impeachment tactics

Andy McCarthy: A federal judge 'would not put up with' Democrats' impeachment tactics

Former Assistant U.S. Attorney Andy McCarthy told Fox News Wednesday that a federal judge would not tolerate the way House Democrats have handled the impeachment of President Trump, adding that the case spearheaded by Speaker Nancy Pelosi has "big problems." Read full article: Andy McCarthy: A federal judge 'would no...→

Judge Halts Trump Order On Refugee Resettlement After Gov. Abbott Was 1st To Sign On

Judge Halts Trump Order On Refugee Resettlement After Gov. Abbott Was 1st To Sign On

A judge has agreed to block the Trump administration from enforcing an executive order allowing state and local governments to reject the resettlement of refugees. Read full article: Judge Halts Trump Order On Refugee Reset...→

Judge agrees to block Trump order on refugee resettlement

Judge agrees to block Trump order on refugee resettlement

A federal judge agreed Wednesday to block the Trump administration from enforcing an executive order allowing state and local government officials to reject refugees from resettling in their jurisd… Read full article: Judge agrees to block Trump order on ref...→

Judge Agrees to Block Trump Order on Refugee Resettlement

Judge Agrees to Block Trump Order on Refugee Resettlement

A federal judge has agreed to block the Trump administration from enforcing a presidential executive order allowing state and local government officials to reject refugees from resettling in their jurisdictions. U.S. District Judge Peter Messitte issued a preliminary injunction requested by three national refugee resettlement agencies that sued to challenge the executive order. Read full article: Judge Agrees to Block Trump Order on Ref...→

Federal judge rejects Michael Avenatti bid to dismiss criminal charges in Nike case

Federal judge rejects Michael Avenatti bid to dismiss criminal charges in Nike case

A federal judge in New York Wednesday rejected Michael Avenatti’s bid to dismiss criminal charges accusing him of trying to extort Nike. Read full article: Federal judge rejects Michael Avenatti b...→

Federal judge halts Democrats lawsuit seeking Trump tax returns

Federal judge halts Democrats lawsuit seeking Trump tax returns

A federal judge Tuesday put on hold a lawsuit by House Democrats to obtain President Trump’s tax returns, saying he would wait until an appeals court resolves a separate legal dispute relating to Congressional subpoenas. Read full article: Federal judge halts Democrats lawsuit se...→

Federal government blasts PG&E's  deal with fire victims

Federal government blasts PG&E's deal with fire victims

Tensions between the U.S. government and Pacific Gas & Electric are boiling over as they battle over whether a taxpayer-funded agency should be allowed to stake a claim on a $13.5 billion settlement covering most of the losses from catastrophic wildfires blamed on the bankrupt utility Read full article: Federal government blasts PG&E's deal w...→

Judge rules Trump administration within authority in separating families at border

Judge rules Trump administration within authority in separating families at border

A federal judge ruled Monday that the Trump administration is operating within its authority when separating families stopped at the Mexican border, rejecting arguments that it was quietly returning to widespread practices that drew international condemnation. Read full article: Judge rules Trump administration within ...→

EDITORIAL: How to stop Trump from jacking up electric bills and hurting our environment

EDITORIAL: How to stop Trump from jacking up electric bills and hurting our environment

If lawmakers don’t act fast, Illinois ratepayers could be shelling out an extra hundreds of millions of dollars for electricity. Read full article: EDITORIAL: How to stop Trump from jackin...→

Trump judge rejects trans defendant's motion to be referred to by correct pronouns

Trump judge rejects trans defendant's motion to be referred to by correct pronouns

Judge Stuart Kyle Duncan referred to Kathrine Nicole Jett as "he" throughout his advisory opinion on her motion filing. Read full article: Trump judge rejects trans defendant's mo...→

For the Senators Who Will Judge Trump, an Incomplete Story to Consider

For the Senators Who Will Judge Trump, an Incomplete Story to Consider

Recent interviews by Lev Parnas, an associate of the president’s personal lawyer, as well as documents released by House investigators, reinforced that there is more still to be learned. Read full article: For the Senators Who Will Judge Trump, a...→

Trump to nominate Shelton, Waller to Federal Reserve

President Donald Trump has nominated two people to serve on the Federal Reserve's influential Board of Governors. Read full article: Trump to nominate Shelton, Waller to Fed...→

NY, 13 Other States File Lawsuit to Stop Trump Administration Food Stamp Rule

NY, 13 Other States File Lawsuit to Stop Trump Administration Food Stamp Rule

New York Attorney General Letitia James and District of Columbia Attorney General Karl Racine are co-leading a lawsuit filed Thursday to stop the Trump Administration from eliminating food assistance for nearly 700,000 Americans, James’ office said.   The lawsuit, which was joined by 13 attorney generals — including those for New Jersey and Connecticut — as well as New York… Read full article: NY, 13 Other States File Lawsuit to Stop...→

Federal judge postpones Flynn sentencing

Federal judge postpones Flynn sentencing

A federal judge Thursday postponed the sentencing of Michael Flynn, two days after the former national security advisor sought to withdraw his guilty plea. Read full article: Federal judge postpones Flynn sentencing...→

Trump violated law by withholding Ukraine aid: Government watchdog

Trump violated law by withholding Ukraine aid: Government watchdog

Hours from the starts of the Senate impeachment trial, a government watchdog agency says President Trump violated the law by withholding military aid from Ukraine. Read full article: Trump violated law by withholding Ukrain...→

Trump administration broke the law by withholding Ukraine aid, federal watchdog says

Trump administration broke the law by withholding Ukraine aid, federal watchdog says

The conclusion by the Government Accountability Office that the Office of Management and Budget violated the law came the same day that the impeachment trial against President Donald Trump will officially begin. Read full article: Trump administration broke the law by wi...→

‘Danger to the community’: Federal judge revokes bail for Michael Avenatti

‘Danger to the community’: Federal judge revokes bail for Michael Avenatti

A federal judge revoked bail Wednesday for attorney Michael Avenatti after prosecutors detailed evidence of new financial crimes he committed while he was free and facing trials in New York and California. Read full article: ‘Danger to the community’: Federal judge...→

Trump administration attempts to stop cyber attacks during presidential election

Trump administration attempts to stop cyber attacks during presidential election

White House expects major effort to hack into voting records and machines while experts say the government needs to be pro-active in order to stop the type of hacks that took place in 2016. Read full article: Trump administration attempts to stop cy...→

Judge agrees to block Trump order on refugee resettlement

Judge agrees to block Trump order on refugee resettlement

A federal judge has agreed to block the Trump administration from enforcing a presidential executive order allowing state and local government officials to reject refugees from resettling in their jurisdictions Read full article: Judge agrees to block Trump order on ref...→

Nigerian Rights Group Asks Pope, Trump, to Stop Christian Genocide

Nigerian Rights Group Asks Pope, Trump, to Stop Christian Genocide

A Nigerian rights group wants President Trump and Pope Francis to intercede to stop the “genocidal killings of Christians.” Read full article: Nigerian Rights Group Asks Pope, Trump, ...→

Trump touts number of federal judges appointed during his administration

Trump touts number of federal judges appointed during his administration

President Trump Tuesday touted the successful nomination of 187 federal judges, including two Supreme Court justices, since he took office. Read full article: Trump touts number of federal judges app...→

New York again sends more to federal government than it gets - amNewYork

BY MARINA VILLENEUVE New York once again is paying much more in federal taxes than it receives in federal spending, according to a report released Read full article: New York again sends more to federal gov...→

Judge backs Trump administration on family separations at border

Judge backs Trump administration on family separations at border

A federal judge ruled Monday that the Trump administration is operating within its authority when separating families stopped at the Mexican border, rejecting arguments that it was quietly returning t Read full article: Judge backs Trump administration on fami...→

The legal plan to stop senators from telling Trump: ‘You’re fired’

The legal plan to stop senators from telling Trump: ‘You’re fired’

Trump’s legal team defended the president’s behavior that got him impeached. But at a Republican controlled impeachment trial, the president's attorneys will have a more receptive audience. Read full article: The legal plan to stop senators from tel...→

Federal Judge Orders Names Of ‘Inactive’ New York Voters To Be At Poll Sites

Federal Judge Orders Names Of ‘Inactive’ New York Voters To Be At Poll Sites

The decision from District Judge Alison J. Nathan says the state board of elections is violating the Constitution and federal election law. Read full article: Federal Judge Orders Names Of ‘Inactive’...→

'Will This Kill My Career?' Actor Laurence Fox Come Out as Pro-Trump!

'Will This Kill My Career?' Actor Laurence Fox Come Out as Pro-Trump!

Meet your new favourite actor Laurence Fox, currently trending on Twitter because of his shocking appearance on BBC's Question Time. Read full article: 'Will This Kill My Career?' Actor Lauren...→

Federal Judge Threatens to Force PG&E to Hire More Tree Trimmers

Federal Judge Threatens to Force PG&E to Hire More Tree Trimmers

A federal judge on Thursday threatened to force Pacific Gas & Electric to hire more tree trimmers to reduce the chances of its electrical grid igniting fires in Northern California Read full article: Federal Judge Threatens to Force PG&E to...→

Trump-appointed judge mocks transgender woman’s gender identity in opinion

Trump-appointed judge mocks transgender woman’s gender identity in opinion

LGBTQ advocates and Democratic lawmakers had warned that Trump appointee Judge Stuart Kyle Duncan could not rule fairly on matters regarding LGBTQ people. Read full article: Trump-appointed judge mocks transgender ...→

Wisconsin woman claims she was fired for pro-Trump Facebook posts

Wisconsin woman claims she was fired for pro-Trump Facebook posts

A Trump supporter from Wisconsin claims she was booted from her job over her Facebook posts supporting the president. Robyn Polak, 35, of South Milwaukee, posted an article from the conservative Da… Read full article: Wisconsin woman claims she was fired for...→

Trump broke law by freezing aid to Ukraine: government watchdog

Trump broke law by freezing aid to Ukraine: government watchdog

A nonpartisan government monitor on Thursday said the Trump White House violated the law when it froze millions of dollars in military aid that had been approved by Congress. “Faithful execution of… Read full article: Trump broke law by freezing aid to Ukrai...→

Trump administration violated the law by withholding Ukraine aid, government watchdog finds

Trump administration violated the law by withholding Ukraine aid, government watchdog finds

The government watchdog found the money was withheld "for a policy reason, which is not permitted under the Impoundment Control Act." Read full article: Trump administration violated the law by...→

San Diego Federal Judge Grants Attorney Access for Migrants at Border - Times of San Diego

 A San Diego federal judge has granted asylum-seekers access to attorneys as they navigate proceedings to enter the United States after expressing fears of being returned to Mexico. Read full article: San Diego Federal Judge Grants Attorney ...→

Judge agrees to block Trump order on refugee resettlement | WTOP

Judge agrees to block Trump order on refugee resettlement | WTOP

SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — A federal judge agreed Wednesday to block the Trump administration from enforcing an executive order allowing state and local government officials to reject refugees from… Read full article: Judge agrees to block Trump order on ref...→

Judge blocks Trump order allowing local governments to refuse refugees

Judge blocks Trump order allowing local governments to refuse refugees

The decision comes less than a week after Texas Gov. Greg Abbott said his state would not accept new refugees, making it the first in the nation to do so. Read full article: Judge blocks Trump order allowing local ...→

Judge agrees to block Trump order on refugee resettlement

Judge agrees to block Trump order on refugee resettlement

GREENBELT, Md. (AP) — A federal judge agreed Wednesday to block the Trump administration from enforcing an executive order allowing state and local government officials to reject refugees from resettling in their jurisdictions. U.S. District Judge Peter Messitte in Maryland... Read full article: Judge agrees to block Trump order on ref...→

Federal judge rules in favor of Trump administration in family separation case

Federal judge rules in favor of Trump administration in family separation case

A San Diego judge ruled Monday the Trump administration is acting within the law in separating more than 900 children based on their parents being deemed unfit or dangerous. Read full article: Federal judge rules in favor of Trump ad...→

Judge: Trump Administration Within Authority on Separations at Border

Judge: Trump Administration Within Authority on Separations at Border

A U.S. judge ruled Monday that the Trump administration is operating within its authority when separating families stopped at the Mexico border, rejecting arguments that it was quietly returning to widespread practices that drew international condemnation.The American Civil... Read full article: Judge: Trump Administration Within Autho...→

Federal government blasts PG&E's deal with fire victims

Tensions between the U.S. government and Pacific Gas & Electric are boiling over as the two sides battle over whether a taxpayer-funded agency should be allowed to stake a claim on a $13.5... Read full article: Federal government blasts PG&E's deal w...→

Bokhari: Facebook Should Stop Acting Like a Government | Breitbart

Bokhari: Facebook Should Stop Acting Like a Government | Breitbart

At the end of the year, I wrote that Silicon Valley had become petty over the last decade, tying itself in knots over minutiae like Nancy Pelosi parody videos. They no longer seemed interested in the big, utopian visions they initially promised. It is a great example of the old saying: you should be careful what you wish for. Read full article: Bokhari: Facebook Should Stop Acting Lik...→

Trump Plans to Nominate Shelton, Waller to Federal Reserve

Trump Plans to Nominate Shelton, Waller to Federal Reserve

President Donald Trump plans to nominate Judy Shelton and Christopher Waller to join the Federal Reserve, the White House said. Read full article: Trump Plans to Nominate Shelton, Waller ...→

'Will This Kill My Career?' Actor Laurence Fox Come Out as Pro-Trump!

'Will This Kill My Career?' Actor Laurence Fox Come Out as Pro-Trump!

Meet your new favourite actor Laurence Fox, currently trending on Twitter because of his shocking appearance on BBC's Question Time. Read full article: 'Will This Kill My Career?' Actor Lauren...→

For the Senators Who Will Judge Trump, an Incomplete Story to Consider

For the Senators Who Will Judge Trump, an Incomplete Story to Consider

Recent interviews by Lev Parnas, an associate of the president’s personal lawyer, as well as documents released by House investigators, reinforced that there is more still to be learned. Read full article: For the Senators Who Will Judge Trump, a...→

Northam's Virginia Capitol weapons ban upheld by judge ahead of pro-gun rally

Northam's Virginia Capitol weapons ban upheld by judge ahead of pro-gun rally

A judge upheld Gov. Ralph Northam's (D-Va.) executive order temporarily banning guns on Capitol Grounds despite pushback from pro-gun groups, including the one hosting a rally Monday that sparked the ban in the first place.  Read full article: Northam's Virginia Capitol weapons ban u...→

Trump-appointed judge mocks transgender woman’s gender identity in opinion

Trump-appointed judge mocks transgender woman’s gender identity in opinion

LGBTQ advocates and Democratic lawmakers had warned that Trump appointee Judge Stuart Kyle Duncan could not rule fairly on matters regarding LGBTQ people. Read full article: Trump-appointed judge mocks transgender ...→

NY, 13 Other States File Lawsuit to Stop Trump Administration Food Stamp Rule

NY, 13 Other States File Lawsuit to Stop Trump Administration Food Stamp Rule

New York Attorney General Letitia James and District of Columbia Attorney General Karl Racine are co-leading a lawsuit filed Thursday to stop the Trump Administration from eliminating food assistance for nearly 700,000 Americans, James’ office said.   The lawsuit, which was joined by 13 attorney generals — including those for New Jersey and Connecticut — as well as New York… Read full article: NY, 13 Other States File Lawsuit to Stop...→

Judge postpones sentencing hearing for ex-Trump aide Flynn | WTOP

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge on Thursday postponed the sentencing of former Trump administration national security adviser Michael Flynn, two days after Flynn moved to withdraw his guilty plea. U. Read full article: Judge postpones sentencing hearing for e...→

Trump broke law by freezing aid to Ukraine: government watchdog

Trump broke law by freezing aid to Ukraine: government watchdog

A nonpartisan government monitor on Thursday said the Trump White House violated the law when it froze millions of dollars in military aid that had been approved by Congress. “Faithful execution of… Read full article: Trump broke law by freezing aid to Ukrai...→

Trump violated law by withholding Ukraine aid: Government watchdog

Trump violated law by withholding Ukraine aid: Government watchdog

Hours from the starts of the Senate impeachment trial, a government watchdog agency says President Trump violated the law by withholding military aid from Ukraine. Read full article: Trump violated law by withholding Ukrain...→

Federal agency: Trump broke law by withholding aide to Ukraine

Federal agency: Trump broke law by withholding aide to Ukraine

President Donald Trump violated the law by withholding military aid earmarked for Ukraine, according to a legal decision handed down by the Government Accountability Office (GAO). Read full article: Federal agency: Trump broke law by withh...→

Trump administration violated the law by withholding Ukraine aid, government watchdog finds

Trump administration violated the law by withholding Ukraine aid, government watchdog finds

The government watchdog found the money was withheld "for a policy reason, which is not permitted under the Impoundment Control Act." Read full article: Trump administration violated the law by...→

‘Danger to the community’: Federal judge revokes bail for Michael Avenatti

‘Danger to the community’: Federal judge revokes bail for Michael Avenatti

A federal judge revoked bail Wednesday for attorney Michael Avenatti after prosecutors detailed evidence of new financial crimes he committed while he was free and facing trials in New York and California. Read full article: ‘Danger to the community’: Federal judge...→

Andy McCarthy: A federal judge 'would not put up with' Democrats' impeachment tactics

Andy McCarthy: A federal judge 'would not put up with' Democrats' impeachment tactics

Former Assistant U.S. Attorney Andy McCarthy told Fox News Wednesday that a federal judge would not tolerate the way House Democrats have handled the impeachment of President Trump, adding that the case spearheaded by Speaker Nancy Pelosi has "big problems." Read full article: Andy McCarthy: A federal judge 'would no...→

San Diego Federal Judge Grants Attorney Access for Migrants at Border - Times of San Diego

 A San Diego federal judge has granted asylum-seekers access to attorneys as they navigate proceedings to enter the United States after expressing fears of being returned to Mexico. Read full article: San Diego Federal Judge Grants Attorney ...→

Judge agrees to block Trump order on refugee resettlement

Judge agrees to block Trump order on refugee resettlement

A federal judge has agreed to block the Trump administration from enforcing a presidential executive order allowing state and local government officials to reject refugees from resettling in their jurisdictions Read full article: Judge agrees to block Trump order on ref...→

Judge agrees to block Trump order on refugee resettlement

Judge agrees to block Trump order on refugee resettlement

A federal judge agreed Wednesday to block the Trump administration from enforcing an executive order allowing state and local government officials to reject refugees from resettling in their jurisd… Read full article: Judge agrees to block Trump order on ref...→

Judge blocks Trump order allowing local governments to refuse refugees

Judge blocks Trump order allowing local governments to refuse refugees

The decision comes less than a week after Texas Gov. Greg Abbott said his state would not accept new refugees, making it the first in the nation to do so. Read full article: Judge blocks Trump order allowing local ...→

Federal judge rejects Michael Avenatti bid to dismiss criminal charges in Nike case

Federal judge rejects Michael Avenatti bid to dismiss criminal charges in Nike case

A federal judge in New York Wednesday rejected Michael Avenatti’s bid to dismiss criminal charges accusing him of trying to extort Nike. Read full article: Federal judge rejects Michael Avenatti b...→

Federal judge rules in favor of Trump administration in family separation case

Federal judge rules in favor of Trump administration in family separation case

A San Diego judge ruled Monday the Trump administration is acting within the law in separating more than 900 children based on their parents being deemed unfit or dangerous. Read full article: Federal judge rules in favor of Trump ad...→

New York again sends more to federal government than it gets - amNewYork

BY MARINA VILLENEUVE New York once again is paying much more in federal taxes than it receives in federal spending, according to a report released Read full article: New York again sends more to federal gov...→

Federal government blasts PG&E's  deal with fire victims

Federal government blasts PG&E's deal with fire victims

Tensions between the U.S. government and Pacific Gas & Electric are boiling over as they battle over whether a taxpayer-funded agency should be allowed to stake a claim on a $13.5 billion settlement covering most of the losses from catastrophic wildfires blamed on the bankrupt utility Read full article: Federal government blasts PG&E's deal w...→

Federal government blasts PG&E's deal with fire victims

Tensions between the U.S. government and Pacific Gas & Electric are boiling over as the two sides battle over whether a taxpayer-funded agency should be allowed to stake a claim on a $13.5... Read full article: Federal government blasts PG&E's deal w...→

The legal plan to stop senators from telling Trump: ‘You’re fired’

The legal plan to stop senators from telling Trump: ‘You’re fired’

Trump’s legal team defended the president’s behavior that got him impeached. But at a Republican controlled impeachment trial, the president's attorneys will have a more receptive audience. Read full article: The legal plan to stop senators from tel...→

EDITORIAL: How to stop Trump from jacking up electric bills and hurting our environment

EDITORIAL: How to stop Trump from jacking up electric bills and hurting our environment

If lawmakers don’t act fast, Illinois ratepayers could be shelling out an extra hundreds of millions of dollars for electricity. Read full article: EDITORIAL: How to stop Trump from jackin...→

Trump judge rejects trans defendant's motion to be referred to by correct pronouns

Trump judge rejects trans defendant's motion to be referred to by correct pronouns

Judge Stuart Kyle Duncan referred to Kathrine Nicole Jett as "he" throughout his advisory opinion on her motion filing. Read full article: Trump judge rejects trans defendant's mo...→

AB5: Federal judge halts California labor law as it relates to truckers

AB5: Federal judge halts California labor law as it relates to truckers

A federal judge on Thursday indefinitely blocked a new California labor law from applying to more than 70,000 independent truckers, deciding that it is preempted by federal rules on interstate comm… Read full article: AB5: Federal judge halts California labo...→

Federal Judge Threatens to Force PG&E to Hire More Tree Trimmers

Federal Judge Threatens to Force PG&E to Hire More Tree Trimmers

A federal judge on Thursday threatened to force Pacific Gas & Electric to hire more tree trimmers to reduce the chances of its electrical grid igniting fires in Northern California Read full article: Federal Judge Threatens to Force PG&E to...→

Trump to nominate Shelton, Waller to Federal Reserve

President Donald Trump has nominated two people to serve on the Federal Reserve's influential Board of Governors. Read full article: Trump to nominate Shelton, Waller to Fed...→

Trump to nominate Shelton, Waller to Federal Reserve

Trump to nominate Shelton, Waller to Federal Reserve

President Donald Trump has nominated two people to serve on the Federal Reserve's influential Board of Governors Read full article: Trump to nominate Shelton, Waller to Fed...→

Wisconsin woman claims she was fired for pro-Trump Facebook posts

Wisconsin woman claims she was fired for pro-Trump Facebook posts

A Trump supporter from Wisconsin claims she was booted from her job over her Facebook posts supporting the president. Robyn Polak, 35, of South Milwaukee, posted an article from the conservative Da… Read full article: Wisconsin woman claims she was fired for...→

Federal judge postpones Flynn sentencing

Federal judge postpones Flynn sentencing

A federal judge Thursday postponed the sentencing of Michael Flynn, two days after the former national security advisor sought to withdraw his guilty plea. Read full article: Federal judge postpones Flynn sentencing...→

R.E.M. bassist says legal action being considered to stop ‘con man’ Trump from using band’s music

R.E.M. bassist says legal action being considered to stop ‘con man’ Trump from using band’s music

R.E.M. is “exploring all legal avenues” to keep President Trump from playing the band’s music at his reelection campaign rallies, founding member Mike Mills said Wednesday. Read full article: R.E.M. bassist says legal action being c...→

Trump administration broke the law by withholding Ukraine aid, federal watchdog says

Trump administration broke the law by withholding Ukraine aid, federal watchdog says

The conclusion by the Government Accountability Office that the Office of Management and Budget violated the law came the same day that the impeachment trial against President Donald Trump will officially begin. Read full article: Trump administration broke the law by wi...→

Wisconsin business denies firing employee for posting pro-Trump comments on social media

Wisconsin business denies firing employee for posting pro-Trump comments on social media

Robyn Polak claims she was let go from Precision Dental MKE after a Facebook user reported her "racist" posts to the company. Read full article: Wisconsin business denies firing employe...→

Trump administration attempts to stop cyber attacks during presidential election

Trump administration attempts to stop cyber attacks during presidential election

White House expects major effort to hack into voting records and machines while experts say the government needs to be pro-active in order to stop the type of hacks that took place in 2016. Read full article: Trump administration attempts to stop cy...→

Judge Halts Trump Order On Refugee Resettlement After Gov. Abbott Was 1st To Sign On

Judge Halts Trump Order On Refugee Resettlement After Gov. Abbott Was 1st To Sign On

A judge has agreed to block the Trump administration from enforcing an executive order allowing state and local governments to reject the resettlement of refugees. Read full article: Judge Halts Trump Order On Refugee Reset...→

Judge agrees to block Trump order on refugee resettlement | WTOP

Judge agrees to block Trump order on refugee resettlement | WTOP

SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — A federal judge agreed Wednesday to block the Trump administration from enforcing an executive order allowing state and local government officials to reject refugees from… Read full article: Judge agrees to block Trump order on ref...→

Nigerian Rights Group Asks Pope, Trump, to Stop Christian Genocide

Nigerian Rights Group Asks Pope, Trump, to Stop Christian Genocide

A Nigerian rights group wants President Trump and Pope Francis to intercede to stop the “genocidal killings of Christians.” Read full article: Nigerian Rights Group Asks Pope, Trump, ...→

Judge Agrees to Block Trump Order on Refugee Resettlement

Judge Agrees to Block Trump Order on Refugee Resettlement

A federal judge has agreed to block the Trump administration from enforcing a presidential executive order allowing state and local government officials to reject refugees from resettling in their jurisdictions. U.S. District Judge Peter Messitte issued a preliminary injunction requested by three national refugee resettlement agencies that sued to challenge the executive order. Read full article: Judge Agrees to Block Trump Order on Ref...→

Judge agrees to block Trump order on refugee resettlement

Judge agrees to block Trump order on refugee resettlement

GREENBELT, Md. (AP) — A federal judge agreed Wednesday to block the Trump administration from enforcing an executive order allowing state and local government officials to reject refugees from resettling in their jurisdictions. U.S. District Judge Peter Messitte in Maryland... Read full article: Judge agrees to block Trump order on ref...→

Trump touts number of federal judges appointed during his administration

Trump touts number of federal judges appointed during his administration

President Trump Tuesday touted the successful nomination of 187 federal judges, including two Supreme Court justices, since he took office. Read full article: Trump touts number of federal judges app...→

Federal judge halts Democrats lawsuit seeking Trump tax returns

Federal judge halts Democrats lawsuit seeking Trump tax returns

A federal judge Tuesday put on hold a lawsuit by House Democrats to obtain President Trump’s tax returns, saying he would wait until an appeals court resolves a separate legal dispute relating to Congressional subpoenas. Read full article: Federal judge halts Democrats lawsuit se...→

Judge: Trump Administration Within Authority on Separations at Border

Judge: Trump Administration Within Authority on Separations at Border

A U.S. judge ruled Monday that the Trump administration is operating within its authority when separating families stopped at the Mexico border, rejecting arguments that it was quietly returning to widespread practices that drew international condemnation.The American Civil... Read full article: Judge: Trump Administration Within Autho...→

Judge backs Trump administration on family separations at border

Judge backs Trump administration on family separations at border

A federal judge ruled Monday that the Trump administration is operating within its authority when separating families stopped at the Mexican border, rejecting arguments that it was quietly returning t Read full article: Judge backs Trump administration on fami...→

Judge rules Trump administration within authority in separating families at border

Judge rules Trump administration within authority in separating families at border

A federal judge ruled Monday that the Trump administration is operating within its authority when separating families stopped at the Mexican border, rejecting arguments that it was quietly returning to widespread practices that drew international condemnation. Read full article: Judge rules Trump administration within ...→

Bokhari: Facebook Should Stop Acting Like a Government | Breitbart

Bokhari: Facebook Should Stop Acting Like a Government | Breitbart

At the end of the year, I wrote that Silicon Valley had become petty over the last decade, tying itself in knots over minutiae like Nancy Pelosi parody videos. They no longer seemed interested in the big, utopian visions they initially promised. It is a great example of the old saying: you should be careful what you wish for. Read full article: Bokhari: Facebook Should Stop Acting Lik...→

Federal Judge Orders Names Of ‘Inactive’ New York Voters To Be At Poll Sites

Federal Judge Orders Names Of ‘Inactive’ New York Voters To Be At Poll Sites

The decision from District Judge Alison J. Nathan says the state board of elections is violating the Constitution and federal election law. Read full article: Federal Judge Orders Names Of ‘Inactive’...→

Trump Plans to Nominate Shelton, Waller to Federal Reserve

Trump Plans to Nominate Shelton, Waller to Federal Reserve

President Donald Trump plans to nominate Judy Shelton and Christopher Waller to join the Federal Reserve, the White House said. Read full article: Trump Plans to Nominate Shelton, Waller ...→

Trump judge rejects trans defendant's motion to be referred to by correct pronouns

Trump judge rejects trans defendant's motion to be referred to by correct pronouns

Judge Stuart Kyle Duncan referred to Kathrine Nicole Jett as "he" throughout his advisory opinion on her motion filing. Read full article: Trump judge rejects trans defendant's mo...→

'Will This Kill My Career?' Actor Laurence Fox Come Out as Pro-Trump!

'Will This Kill My Career?' Actor Laurence Fox Come Out as Pro-Trump!

Meet your new favourite actor Laurence Fox, currently trending on Twitter because of his shocking appearance on BBC's Question Time. Read full article: 'Will This Kill My Career?' Actor Lauren...→

AB5: Federal judge halts California labor law as it relates to truckers

AB5: Federal judge halts California labor law as it relates to truckers

A federal judge on Thursday indefinitely blocked a new California labor law from applying to more than 70,000 independent truckers, deciding that it is preempted by federal rules on interstate comm… Read full article: AB5: Federal judge halts California labo...→

For the Senators Who Will Judge Trump, an Incomplete Story to Consider

For the Senators Who Will Judge Trump, an Incomplete Story to Consider

Recent interviews by Lev Parnas, an associate of the president’s personal lawyer, as well as documents released by House investigators, reinforced that there is more still to be learned. Read full article: For the Senators Who Will Judge Trump, a...→

Federal Judge Threatens to Force PG&E to Hire More Tree Trimmers

Federal Judge Threatens to Force PG&E to Hire More Tree Trimmers

A federal judge on Thursday threatened to force Pacific Gas & Electric to hire more tree trimmers to reduce the chances of its electrical grid igniting fires in Northern California Read full article: Federal Judge Threatens to Force PG&E to...→

Northam's Virginia Capitol weapons ban upheld by judge ahead of pro-gun rally

Northam's Virginia Capitol weapons ban upheld by judge ahead of pro-gun rally

A judge upheld Gov. Ralph Northam's (D-Va.) executive order temporarily banning guns on Capitol Grounds despite pushback from pro-gun groups, including the one hosting a rally Monday that sparked the ban in the first place.  Read full article: Northam's Virginia Capitol weapons ban u...→

Trump to nominate Shelton, Waller to Federal Reserve

President Donald Trump has nominated two people to serve on the Federal Reserve's influential Board of Governors. Read full article: Trump to nominate Shelton, Waller to Fed...→

Trump-appointed judge mocks transgender woman’s gender identity in opinion

Trump-appointed judge mocks transgender woman’s gender identity in opinion

LGBTQ advocates and Democratic lawmakers had warned that Trump appointee Judge Stuart Kyle Duncan could not rule fairly on matters regarding LGBTQ people. Read full article: Trump-appointed judge mocks transgender ...→

Trump to nominate Shelton, Waller to Federal Reserve

Trump to nominate Shelton, Waller to Federal Reserve

President Donald Trump has nominated two people to serve on the Federal Reserve's influential Board of Governors Read full article: Trump to nominate Shelton, Waller to Fed...→

NY, 13 Other States File Lawsuit to Stop Trump Administration Food Stamp Rule

NY, 13 Other States File Lawsuit to Stop Trump Administration Food Stamp Rule

New York Attorney General Letitia James and District of Columbia Attorney General Karl Racine are co-leading a lawsuit filed Thursday to stop the Trump Administration from eliminating food assistance for nearly 700,000 Americans, James’ office said.   The lawsuit, which was joined by 13 attorney generals — including those for New Jersey and Connecticut — as well as New York… Read full article: NY, 13 Other States File Lawsuit to Stop...→

Wisconsin woman claims she was fired for pro-Trump Facebook posts

Wisconsin woman claims she was fired for pro-Trump Facebook posts

A Trump supporter from Wisconsin claims she was booted from her job over her Facebook posts supporting the president. Robyn Polak, 35, of South Milwaukee, posted an article from the conservative Da… Read full article: Wisconsin woman claims she was fired for...→

Judge postpones sentencing hearing for ex-Trump aide Flynn | WTOP

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge on Thursday postponed the sentencing of former Trump administration national security adviser Michael Flynn, two days after Flynn moved to withdraw his guilty plea. U. Read full article: Judge postpones sentencing hearing for e...→

Federal judge postpones Flynn sentencing

Federal judge postpones Flynn sentencing

A federal judge Thursday postponed the sentencing of Michael Flynn, two days after the former national security advisor sought to withdraw his guilty plea. Read full article: Federal judge postpones Flynn sentencing...→

Trump broke law by freezing aid to Ukraine: government watchdog

Trump broke law by freezing aid to Ukraine: government watchdog

A nonpartisan government monitor on Thursday said the Trump White House violated the law when it froze millions of dollars in military aid that had been approved by Congress. “Faithful execution of… Read full article: Trump broke law by freezing aid to Ukrai...→

R.E.M. bassist says legal action being considered to stop ‘con man’ Trump from using band’s music

R.E.M. bassist says legal action being considered to stop ‘con man’ Trump from using band’s music

R.E.M. is “exploring all legal avenues” to keep President Trump from playing the band’s music at his reelection campaign rallies, founding member Mike Mills said Wednesday. Read full article: R.E.M. bassist says legal action being c...→

Trump violated law by withholding Ukraine aid: Government watchdog

Trump violated law by withholding Ukraine aid: Government watchdog

Hours from the starts of the Senate impeachment trial, a government watchdog agency says President Trump violated the law by withholding military aid from Ukraine. Read full article: Trump violated law by withholding Ukrain...→

Federal agency: Trump broke law by withholding aide to Ukraine

Federal agency: Trump broke law by withholding aide to Ukraine

President Donald Trump violated the law by withholding military aid earmarked for Ukraine, according to a legal decision handed down by the Government Accountability Office (GAO). Read full article: Federal agency: Trump broke law by withh...→

Trump administration broke the law by withholding Ukraine aid, federal watchdog says

Trump administration broke the law by withholding Ukraine aid, federal watchdog says

The conclusion by the Government Accountability Office that the Office of Management and Budget violated the law came the same day that the impeachment trial against President Donald Trump will officially begin. Read full article: Trump administration broke the law by wi...→

Trump administration violated the law by withholding Ukraine aid, government watchdog finds

Trump administration violated the law by withholding Ukraine aid, government watchdog finds

The government watchdog found the money was withheld "for a policy reason, which is not permitted under the Impoundment Control Act." Read full article: Trump administration violated the law by...→

Wisconsin business denies firing employee for posting pro-Trump comments on social media

Wisconsin business denies firing employee for posting pro-Trump comments on social media

Robyn Polak claims she was let go from Precision Dental MKE after a Facebook user reported her "racist" posts to the company. Read full article: Wisconsin business denies firing employe...→

‘Danger to the community’: Federal judge revokes bail for Michael Avenatti

‘Danger to the community’: Federal judge revokes bail for Michael Avenatti

A federal judge revoked bail Wednesday for attorney Michael Avenatti after prosecutors detailed evidence of new financial crimes he committed while he was free and facing trials in New York and California. Read full article: ‘Danger to the community’: Federal judge...→

Andy McCarthy: A federal judge 'would not put up with' Democrats' impeachment tactics

Andy McCarthy: A federal judge 'would not put up with' Democrats' impeachment tactics

Former Assistant U.S. Attorney Andy McCarthy told Fox News Wednesday that a federal judge would not tolerate the way House Democrats have handled the impeachment of President Trump, adding that the case spearheaded by Speaker Nancy Pelosi has "big problems." Read full article: Andy McCarthy: A federal judge 'would no...→

Trump administration attempts to stop cyber attacks during presidential election

Trump administration attempts to stop cyber attacks during presidential election

White House expects major effort to hack into voting records and machines while experts say the government needs to be pro-active in order to stop the type of hacks that took place in 2016. Read full article: Trump administration attempts to stop cy...→

San Diego Federal Judge Grants Attorney Access for Migrants at Border - Times of San Diego

 A San Diego federal judge has granted asylum-seekers access to attorneys as they navigate proceedings to enter the United States after expressing fears of being returned to Mexico. Read full article: San Diego Federal Judge Grants Attorney ...→

Judge Halts Trump Order On Refugee Resettlement After Gov. Abbott Was 1st To Sign On

Judge Halts Trump Order On Refugee Resettlement After Gov. Abbott Was 1st To Sign On

A judge has agreed to block the Trump administration from enforcing an executive order allowing state and local governments to reject the resettlement of refugees. Read full article: Judge Halts Trump Order On Refugee Reset...→

Judge agrees to block Trump order on refugee resettlement

Judge agrees to block Trump order on refugee resettlement

A federal judge has agreed to block the Trump administration from enforcing a presidential executive order allowing state and local government officials to reject refugees from resettling in their jurisdictions Read full article: Judge agrees to block Trump order on ref...→

Judge agrees to block Trump order on refugee resettlement | WTOP

Judge agrees to block Trump order on refugee resettlement | WTOP

SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — A federal judge agreed Wednesday to block the Trump administration from enforcing an executive order allowing state and local government officials to reject refugees from… Read full article: Judge agrees to block Trump order on ref...→

Judge agrees to block Trump order on refugee resettlement

Judge agrees to block Trump order on refugee resettlement

A federal judge agreed Wednesday to block the Trump administration from enforcing an executive order allowing state and local government officials to reject refugees from resettling in their jurisd… Read full article: Judge agrees to block Trump order on ref...→

Nigerian Rights Group Asks Pope, Trump, to Stop Christian Genocide

Nigerian Rights Group Asks Pope, Trump, to Stop Christian Genocide

A Nigerian rights group wants President Trump and Pope Francis to intercede to stop the “genocidal killings of Christians.” Read full article: Nigerian Rights Group Asks Pope, Trump, ...→

Judge blocks Trump order allowing local governments to refuse refugees

Judge blocks Trump order allowing local governments to refuse refugees

The decision comes less than a week after Texas Gov. Greg Abbott said his state would not accept new refugees, making it the first in the nation to do so. Read full article: Judge blocks Trump order allowing local ...→

Judge Agrees to Block Trump Order on Refugee Resettlement

Judge Agrees to Block Trump Order on Refugee Resettlement

A federal judge has agreed to block the Trump administration from enforcing a presidential executive order allowing state and local government officials to reject refugees from resettling in their jurisdictions. U.S. District Judge Peter Messitte issued a preliminary injunction requested by three national refugee resettlement agencies that sued to challenge the executive order. Read full article: Judge Agrees to Block Trump Order on Ref...→

Judge agrees to block Trump order on refugee resettlement

Judge agrees to block Trump order on refugee resettlement

GREENBELT, Md. (AP) — A federal judge agreed Wednesday to block the Trump administration from enforcing an executive order allowing state and local government officials to reject refugees from resettling in their jurisdictions. U.S. District Judge Peter Messitte in Maryland... Read full article: Judge agrees to block Trump order on ref...→

Federal judge rejects Michael Avenatti bid to dismiss criminal charges in Nike case

Federal judge rejects Michael Avenatti bid to dismiss criminal charges in Nike case

A federal judge in New York Wednesday rejected Michael Avenatti’s bid to dismiss criminal charges accusing him of trying to extort Nike. Read full article: Federal judge rejects Michael Avenatti b...→

Trump touts number of federal judges appointed during his administration

Trump touts number of federal judges appointed during his administration

President Trump Tuesday touted the successful nomination of 187 federal judges, including two Supreme Court justices, since he took office. Read full article: Trump touts number of federal judges app...→

Federal judge rules in favor of Trump administration in family separation case

Federal judge rules in favor of Trump administration in family separation case

A San Diego judge ruled Monday the Trump administration is acting within the law in separating more than 900 children based on their parents being deemed unfit or dangerous. Read full article: Federal judge rules in favor of Trump ad...→

Federal judge halts Democrats lawsuit seeking Trump tax returns

Federal judge halts Democrats lawsuit seeking Trump tax returns

A federal judge Tuesday put on hold a lawsuit by House Democrats to obtain President Trump’s tax returns, saying he would wait until an appeals court resolves a separate legal dispute relating to Congressional subpoenas. Read full article: Federal judge halts Democrats lawsuit se...→

New York again sends more to federal government than it gets - amNewYork

BY MARINA VILLENEUVE New York once again is paying much more in federal taxes than it receives in federal spending, according to a report released Read full article: New York again sends more to federal gov...→

Judge: Trump Administration Within Authority on Separations at Border

Judge: Trump Administration Within Authority on Separations at Border

A U.S. judge ruled Monday that the Trump administration is operating within its authority when separating families stopped at the Mexico border, rejecting arguments that it was quietly returning to widespread practices that drew international condemnation.The American Civil... Read full article: Judge: Trump Administration Within Autho...→

Federal government blasts PG&E's  deal with fire victims

Federal government blasts PG&E's deal with fire victims

Tensions between the U.S. government and Pacific Gas & Electric are boiling over as they battle over whether a taxpayer-funded agency should be allowed to stake a claim on a $13.5 billion settlement covering most of the losses from catastrophic wildfires blamed on the bankrupt utility Read full article: Federal government blasts PG&E's deal w...→

Judge backs Trump administration on family separations at border

Judge backs Trump administration on family separations at border

A federal judge ruled Monday that the Trump administration is operating within its authority when separating families stopped at the Mexican border, rejecting arguments that it was quietly returning t Read full article: Judge backs Trump administration on fami...→

Federal government blasts PG&E's deal with fire victims

Tensions between the U.S. government and Pacific Gas & Electric are boiling over as the two sides battle over whether a taxpayer-funded agency should be allowed to stake a claim on a $13.5... Read full article: Federal government blasts PG&E's deal w...→

Judge rules Trump administration within authority in separating families at border

Judge rules Trump administration within authority in separating families at border

A federal judge ruled Monday that the Trump administration is operating within its authority when separating families stopped at the Mexican border, rejecting arguments that it was quietly returning to widespread practices that drew international condemnation. Read full article: Judge rules Trump administration within ...→

The legal plan to stop senators from telling Trump: ‘You’re fired’

The legal plan to stop senators from telling Trump: ‘You’re fired’

Trump’s legal team defended the president’s behavior that got him impeached. But at a Republican controlled impeachment trial, the president's attorneys will have a more receptive audience. Read full article: The legal plan to stop senators from tel...→

Bokhari: Facebook Should Stop Acting Like a Government | Breitbart

Bokhari: Facebook Should Stop Acting Like a Government | Breitbart

At the end of the year, I wrote that Silicon Valley had become petty over the last decade, tying itself in knots over minutiae like Nancy Pelosi parody videos. They no longer seemed interested in the big, utopian visions they initially promised. It is a great example of the old saying: you should be careful what you wish for. Read full article: Bokhari: Facebook Should Stop Acting Lik...→

EDITORIAL: How to stop Trump from jacking up electric bills and hurting our environment

EDITORIAL: How to stop Trump from jacking up electric bills and hurting our environment

If lawmakers don’t act fast, Illinois ratepayers could be shelling out an extra hundreds of millions of dollars for electricity. Read full article: EDITORIAL: How to stop Trump from jackin...→

Federal Judge Orders Names Of ‘Inactive’ New York Voters To Be At Poll Sites

Federal Judge Orders Names Of ‘Inactive’ New York Voters To Be At Poll Sites

The decision from District Judge Alison J. Nathan says the state board of elections is violating the Constitution and federal election law. Read full article: Federal Judge Orders Names Of ‘Inactive’...→