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After criticism that he appeared to side with Russia's Vladimir Putin, President Trump said that he misspoke. But he also floated without evidence the possibility that actors other than Russia may have been involved in the election interference.
The Pentagon, State Department and other agencies struggled to publicly reconcile President Trump’s friendly treatment of Vladimir Putin with policies identifying Russia as a chief threat to U.S. security.
The former Trump campaign chairman had argued that the jury pool in Northern Virginia is too liberal and too saturated with coverage of the case to give him a fair trial. The judge said he is not entitled to a completely ignorant jury, nor one with as many Republicans as Democrats.
MGM Resorts International isn’t seeking money. But it wants courts to agree that any claims from the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history “must be dismissed” because of a federal law passed after the 9/11 attacks.
In disputes over the ownership of embryos, judges have often ruled in favor of the person who does not want them used, following the theory that no one should be forced to be a parent. But Arizona is taking the opposite approach.
Using data from a happiness monitoring app, plus the locations and times of soccer matches, two economists calculated that the happiness that fans feel when their team wins is outweighed by their sadness after a loss.