The lawsuit, brought by 16 states, seeks a preliminary injunction that would prevent President Trump from acting on his declaration of a national emergency while the case plays out in the courts. The complaint immediately becomes the heavyweight among an outpouring of opposition to the declaration.
An outpost of Chinese troops in Tajikistan near a passage into Afghanistan is the latest in a list of military sites that illustrates how the country’s hard power has been expanding alongside its economic reach.
California’s changing demographics are increasingly raising the question: Who should represent whom? Analysts see the challenge facing the desert community as the future.
Veiled women, reportedly wives of Islamic State members, walk with a female fighter from the Syrian Democratic Forces. (AFP/Getty Images)
Veiled women, reportedly wives of Islamic State members, walk with a female fighter from the Syrian Democratic Forces. (AFP/Getty Images)
A general view of al-Hol camp is seen in al-Hasakeh governorate in northeastern Syria. (AFP/Getty Images)
A general view of al-Hol camp is seen in al-Hasakeh governorate in northeastern Syria. (AFP/Getty Images)
Fighters from the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces backed by the U.S. military rest in Baghouz, Syria. (AP)
Fighters from the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces backed by the U.S. military rest in Baghouz, Syria. (AP)
As U.S.-backed forces surround the last square mile of Islamic State territory, people who have escaped described a miserable scrabble for survival in the last days of the statelet.
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Rosenstein has spent nearly two years in the hot seat after he appointed special counsel Robert S. Mueller III. The deputy secretary of transportation is expected to be nominated to succeed Rosenstein, according to those familiar with the discussions.
He posted a close-up photograph of the judge to his Instagram page with her name and what appeared to be the crosshairs of a gun sight near her head. His lawyers later apologized in a court filing.
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Mr. Mendonsa was widely believed to be the “kissing sailor” in a Life Magazine photograph by Alfred Eisenstaedt that became one of the most memorable images of the 20th century.
The hearing on the 9th Congressional District race opened with allegations that Leslie McCrae Dowless tried to cover his tracks and encouraged witnesses to lie. No evidence has emerged that Republican Mark Harris knew of the scheme.
Teachers are taking action Tuesday over a state house proposal to bring charter schools and private school vouchers in to the state.
In President Jair Bolsonaro’s Brazil, boys will be boys and girls will be girls. And that’s an order.
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