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Stefanik receives ‘encouragement’ on mounting New York gubernatorial bid: ‘Not ruling anything out’

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Senior adviser to Stefanik, R-N.Y., Alex DeGrasse told Fox News on Thursday that the congresswoman is getting support "from all corners of the state as she would immediately be the strongest Republican candidate in b...

Oklahoma Gov. Stitt says dangerous criminals walking free thanks to ‘horribly wrong’ Supreme Court ruling

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Last year, the Supreme Court ruled in the case McGirt v. Oklahoma that a sizable portion of eastern Oklahoma was under the jurisdiction of Native American Tribes, and not the state government, because Congress never ...

Tennessee asks Supreme Court to put hold on ruling that state’s abortion waiting period is unconstitutional

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Justice Brett Kavanaugh on Tuesday set a deadline for the three pro-abortion groups on the other side of the suit to respond to Tennessee's emergency request that the Supreme Court lift a district court's permanent i...

Parliamentarian gives Democrats potential new tool for reconciliation in early ruling

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The Senate parliamentarian has ruled that Democrats may amend the budget resolution they used for their Covid-19 relief bill and attach another set of reconciliation instructions to it, according to two sources fami...

Supreme Court wipes away ruling that said Trump violated Constitution by blocking Twitter followers

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Washington The Supreme Court on Monday wiped away a lower court opinion holding that then-President Donald Trump violated the First Amendment when he blocked followers from his Twitter account. The high court dismis...

A convicted Oklahoma killer’s death sentence was overturned because of a landmark US Supreme Court ruling

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An Oklahoma death row inmate is set to receive a new trial after a court overturned his conviction based on a US Supreme Court ruling last year that determined a large part of the state is Native American territory ...

Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy sentenced to jail in historic ruling

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Paris A French court on Monday sentenced former President Nicolas Sarkozy to three years in prison for corruption and influence peddling, but suspended two years of the sentence. President from 2007 to 2012, he was ...

Japan’s ruling party faces sexism backlash as it invites women to look but not talk at key meetings

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Hong Kong A week after the Tokyo 2020 Olympics chief resigned in the wake of making sexist comments, another male octogenarian leader in Japan has attracted ire by spouting misogynistic remarks. Toshihiro Nikai, secr...

Myanmar’s Aung San Suu Kyi has been detained, says ruling party spokesman

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Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi and other top government figures have been detained, a spokesman for the governing National League for Democracy told CNN on Monday. "State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi and some oth...

Pakistan’s most populous province bans virginity tests for rape survivors in landmark ruling

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Virginity tests on sexual assault survivors have been outlawed in Pakistan's most-populous province, in a landmark ruling that's the first of its kind in the country. The Lahore High Court in Punjab province on Mon...

Air pollution a cause of UK girl’s death, finds global landmark ruling

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London A nine-year-old girl who died after an asthma attack is thought to be the first person in the world to have air pollution listed as a cause of death in a landmark coroner's ruling. Ella Kissi-Debrah lived in L...

Michigan Attorney General to appeal court ruling allowing discrimination over sexual orientation

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Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel said she will appeal a Michigan Claims Court judge's ruling that allows discrimination against a same-sex couple on religious grounds. Judge Christopher Murray ruled Monday that...

In a 5-4 ruling, Supreme Court sides with religious groups in a dispute over Covid-19 restrictions in New York

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In a 5-4 ruling, the Supreme Court sided with religious organizations in a dispute over Covid-19 restrictions put in place by New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo that limited attendance at religious services. The case is the...

Alito raises religious liberty concerns about Covid restrictions and same-sex marriage ruling

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Justice Samuel Alito said Thursday night that he worried about the future of religious liberty in the United States, expressing particular concern as it applies to Covid restrictions and the Supreme Court's decision...

Aung San Suu Kyi’s ruling party claims resounding election win in Myanmar

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Myanmar's ruling party claimed a resounding victory on Monday in the second parliamentary election since the end of oppressive military rule, according to its own unofficial tally of votes. Sunday's election was vie...

Virginia governor praises judge’s ruling on removing Robert E. Lee statue

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Washington Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam on Wednesday praised a ruling this week that affirmed his power to remove the statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee on Richmond's Monument Avenue, saying the decision brings ...

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