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Booker urges activists, leaders to heed social justice call

Booker urges activists, leaders to heed social justice callIOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — On his first trip to Iowa as a presidential candidate, New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker urged Democratic activists and black leaders on Friday to heed his call for social justice and apply it to the fight for universal health care coverage and a fair criminal justice system.



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The Justice Department Says It Will Seek to Extradite China's Huawei CFO From Canada

The Justice Department Says It Will Seek to Extradite China's Huawei CFO From CanadaDespite appeals from Beijing to stand down



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Kamala Harris Is Terrible on Criminal Justice

Kamala Harris Is Terrible on Criminal JusticeDemocratic senator Kamala Harris has announced that she is throwing her hat in the ring to run for president in 2020 — so now is as good a time as any to remind everyone of her terrible record on criminal justice. Thankfully, criminal-justice reform has become a bit of a popular issue these days among both Democrats and Republicans. As a civil libertarian, it’s my opinion that we still have a long way to go — and putting Kamala Harris in the White House would not be a step in the right direction.



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William Barr: Trump’s attorney general nominee to defend Mueller probe in testimony after attacking it in Justice Department memos

William Barr: Trump’s attorney general nominee to defend Mueller probe in testimony after attacking it in Justice Department memosDonald Trump’s nominee for attorney general will tell Senators at his confirmation hearing “it is vitally important” that Special Counsel Robert Mueller be allowed to complete his Russia investigation. William Barr is scheduled to face questions from the Senate Judiciary Committee on Tuesday, which will include his views on the special counsel’s probe into Russian election medlling and potential coordination between Moscow and the president’s 2016 campaign. Mr Barr will say he has known Mr Mueller for decades, respects him and believes he should be allowed to complete his work, according to the transcript.



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Justice Ginsburg recovery 'on track,' but she will work from home next week

Justice Ginsburg recovery 'on track,' but she will work from home next weekSupreme Court Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has no remaining signs of cancer but will continue to work from home next week, the court says.



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Deputy AG Rod Rosenstein Expected to Leave Justice Department After William Barr Is Confirmed: Source

Deputy AG Rod Rosenstein Expected to Leave Justice Department After William Barr Is Confirmed: SourceNo date has been set and there is no formal plan for the departure



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U.S. Justice Ginsburg released from hospital after cancer surgery

U.S. Justice Ginsburg released from hospital after cancer surgeryU.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, 85, has been released from the hospital after undergoing cancer surgery, a court spokeswoman said.



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U.S. Justice Ginsburg released from hospital after cancer surgery

U.S. Justice Ginsburg released from hospital after cancer surgeryU.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, 85, has been released from the hospital after undergoing cancer surgery, a court spokeswoman said on Wednesday. “Justice Ginsburg was discharged from the hospital yesterday and is recuperating at home,” spokeswoman Kathy Arberg said in a statement. The liberal justice underwent surgery at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York on Friday to remove two cancerous nodules in her left lung.



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China national charged with stealing trade secrets: U.S. Justice Dept

China national charged with stealing trade secrets: U.S. Justice DeptThe U.S. Justice Department said on Friday a Chinese national had been arrested for stealing trade secrets from a U.S.-based petroleum company, his employer, related to a product worth more than $ 1 billion. The department alleged Hongjin Tan downloaded hundreds of files related to the manufacture of a “research and development downstream energy market product,” which he planned to use to benefit a company in China that had offered him a job. Tan’s LinkedIn page said he has worked as a staff scientist for Phillips 66 in Bartlesville, Oklahoma, since May 2017.



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Cancer the latest health woe for resilient Justice Ginsburg

Cancer the latest health woe for resilient Justice GinsburgWASHINGTON (AP) — Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is resting in a New York hospital following surgery to remove two malignant growths in her left lung, the third time the Supreme Court's oldest justice has been treated for cancer and her second stay in a hospital in two months.



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