The recent flurry of taunts and insults marks a change for President Trump and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, who have avoided targeting each other in the past. But allies of both see political advantages in the tactic.
Not long after the national security adviser denounced North Korea’s recent actions, President Trump tweeted, “North Korea fired off some small weapons, which disturbed some of my people, and others, but not me.”
He pledged an appeal against the decision by what he called “another activist Obama appointed judge.” The plaintiffs in the case argued that President Trump violated the Constitution.
China's ruling party has gone to extraordinary lengths to shut down the small club of students at Peking University. The school's young Marxists drew government ire after campaigning for workers’ rights and openly criticizing social inequality and corruption in China.  
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The lawyer for Joaquín Guzmán, better-known as El Chapo, has asked the judge to intervene in “cruel and unusual” prison conditions. Prosecutors think he’s up to something else.
A 39-year-old man wasn’t sure the midnight trip to the emergency room was needed. Without it, he might be dead.
It did not rain for 40 days and 40 nights in Kentucky in 2017, but the deluge led to a “significant landslide” on a nearby slope that caused a barrier to collapse, leading to $1 million worth of repairs, the company said.
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