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Meghan Markle argues ‘quintessentially private letter’ was ‘triple barrelled’ breach of her rights,  High Court hears


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Republicans launch Pennsylvania lawsuit that argues GOP-backed bill allowing universal mail voting is unconstitutional


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Boston Marathon bomber death penalty jury not properly questioned, lawyer argues

Boston Marathon bomber death penalty jury not properly questioned, lawyer arguesBoston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s lawyer on Thursday asked a federal appeals court to overturn his death sentence, saying prospective jurors were not thoroughly questioned, violating a 51-year-old standard for weeding out bias. Important questions about what prospective jurors saw and heard from newspapers, television and social media were not posed, defense lawyer Daniel Habib argued before a three-judge appellate panel in Boston’s federal courthouse.



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Impeachment reveals rifts as GOP argues over how to defend Trump

Impeachment reveals rifts as GOP argues over how to defend TrumpPublic support for impeachment of President Trump is rising — and so is anxiety among Republicans who worry that the White House has not done enough to coordinate an aggressive response.



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ACLU argues pregnant women wrongly returned to Mexico

ACLU argues pregnant women wrongly returned to MexicoCivil rights groups are demanding an investigation by Homeland Security’s watchdog into the practice of sending pregnant women back over the U.S.-Mexico border to wait out their asylum claims. Pregnant women have been forced to sleep on the floor and were provided inadequate food and water in U.S. custody, only to then be sent to Mexico, where their medical needs are largely ignored unless they are in labor, according to the complaint filed Friday by the American Civil Liberties Union and Texas Civil Rights projects.



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Rashida Tlaib argues with pro-vaping witness during hearing: 'Are you a conspiracy theorist?'

Rashida Tlaib argues with pro-vaping witness during hearing: 'Are you a conspiracy theorist?'"Are you a conspiracy theorist?" Rashida Tlaib asked the witness. "I think my politics are entirely irrelevant to this hearing," Vicki Porter replied.



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Beto O'Rourke finds 'personal connection' to slavery, argues for reparations to unite 'two Americas'

Beto O'Rourke finds 'personal connection' to slavery, argues for reparations to unite 'two Americas'The Democratic presidential hopeful from Texas published a blog post in which he discussed his family's history and his support for reparations.



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US senator argues with school children about climate change policy

US senator argues with school children about climate change policyDemocratic senator Dianne Feinstein got into a heated exchange with primary-age school children over the Green New Deal, firmly stating that she will not support the renewable energy plan. A group of schoolchildren stopped by the California senator’s San Francisco office on Friday to call on her to support the scheme, spearheaded by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, that calls for net-zero greenhouse emissions and 100 per cent renewable energy in the US by 2030. In the video the California Democrat tells the children she could not support the Green New Deal because “there’s no way to pay for it”.



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U.S.-bound Honduran migrant caravan grows as Trump argues for wall

U.S.-bound Honduran migrant caravan grows as Trump argues for wallA new U.S.-bound caravan of Honduran migrants grew to nearly 1,000 people as it neared the Guatemalan border on Tuesday, a Honduran official said, while U.S. President Donald Trump seized on news of the group to try to drum up support for a border wall. Honduran Deputy Foreign Minister Nelly Jerez told reporters that there were between 800 and 1,000 people traveling together and headed toward the Agua Caliente border crossing into Guatemala. Central American migrant caravans heading toward the United States have inflamed the debate over U.S. immigration policy, with Trump using the groups to seek backing for his plan to build a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border.



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Trump Defender Alan Dershowitz Argues That Lying To The FBI Isn't A Crime

Trump Defender Alan Dershowitz Argues That Lying To The FBI Isn't A CrimeOn the eve of Michael Flynn's sentencing for lying to the FBI, retired Harvard



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