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Manafort trial – live updates: Jury deliberates for third day as outside court New York prosecutors 'consider charges' against Michael Cohen

Manafort trial - live updates: Jury deliberates for third day as outside court New York prosecutors 'consider charges' against Michael CohenThe jury in the financial fraud trial of Donald Trump‘s former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, will begin their third day of deliberations on Monday. It came a day after they asked for a definition of “reasonable doubt” and clarification on the law governing the reporting of foreign bank accounts. The trial is the first courtroom test of the Russia probe led by Special Counsel Robert Mueller, though the case doesn’t involve allegations of Russian election interference.



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Turkish court rejects U.S. pastor Brunson's appeal for release: Haberturk

Turkish court rejects U.S. pastor Brunson's appeal for release: HaberturkANKARA (Reuters) – A Turkish court has rejected an appeal to release American Christian pastor Andrew Brunson from house arrest, broadcaster Haberturk said on Friday. Brunson, an Evangelical pastor residing in the coastal province of Izmir, is standing trial in Turkey over terrorism charges. His case now lies at the heart of a diplomatic crisis between Turkey and the United States that has prompted a crash of Turkey's lira currency. The lira, which has lost some 40 percent of its value this year, weakened beyond 6.21 against the U.S. dollar after the news, from 6.04 beforehand. …



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Trump Administration Hit With 7 Major Environmental Setbacks In Court In Past Week

Trump Administration Hit With 7 Major Environmental Setbacks In Court In Past WeekThe Trump administration suffered seven major environmental setbacks in the



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Colorado baker in case of Supreme Court sues state over 'persecution'

Colorado baker in case of Supreme Court sues state over 'persecution'Jack Phillips, owner of Masterpiece Cakeshop in the city of Lakewood, accuses Colorado’s Civil Rights Commission of violating his constitutional rights to free speech, freedom of religion, equal protection and due process, according to the lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court in Denver on Tuesday. “This lawsuit is necessary to stop Colorado’s continuing persecution of Phillips,” the written complaint alleges. Also named in the lawsuit are Governor John Hickenlooper and Cynthia Coffman, the state attorney general.



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California high court rules for immigrant kids in visa fight

California high court rules for immigrant kids in visa fightSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The California Supreme Court on Thursday made it easier for some immigrant children who are abused or abandoned by a parent to seek a U.S. visa to avoid deportation in a ruling that advocates said would help thousands of children.



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Lawmakers impeach all 4 W.Va. court justices over spending

Lawmakers impeach all 4 W.Va. court justices over spendingCHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia lawmakers completed the extraordinary move of impeaching all four state Supreme Court justices Monday night for spending issues, including a suspended justice facing a 23-count federal indictment.



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4 West Virginia Supreme Court Judges Impeached For Excessive Spending

4 West Virginia Supreme Court Judges Impeached For Excessive SpendingFour West Virginia Supreme Court justices were impeached this week after a



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The Latest: Manafort judge closes court for sealed motion

The Latest: Manafort judge closes court for sealed motionALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — The Latest on Paul Manafort's financial fraud trial (all times local):



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There's A Lot Of Drama Right Now With The West Virginia Supreme Court

There's A Lot Of Drama Right Now With The West Virginia Supreme CourtA stunning corruption probe into West Virginia's Supreme Court of Appeals has



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Supreme Court clears way for Tennessee to execute murderer

Supreme Court clears way for Tennessee to execute murdererThe decision cleared the path for the lethal injection and came just hours before the state was scheduled to put to death Billy Irick, 59, at 7 p.m. CDT (0000 GMT) at the Riverbend Maximum Security Institution in Nashville. The execution would be the first in the state since 2009 and the 15th this year in the United States. Lawyers for Irick, who has been on death row more than three decades, said he has suffered from psychosis for his entire life and putting him to death would violate legal norms barring the execution of people with severe mental disorders or disabilities.



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