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Is Trump About To Be Able To Say 'You're Fired' To A Lot More People?

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| The president is limited in who he can fire in the federal government, but if Brett Kavanaugh becomes Supreme Court justice, Trump will have someone who believes in broad power of the executive.

Federal Judge Rules Against Imprisoning Those Who Can't Pay Court Fees

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Civil rights lawyers won a ruling that Orleans Parish judges cannot impose fines on defendants without holding a "neutral forum" to learn about their ability to pay.

Judge Orders Trump Administration To Fully Restore DACA

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It's the third federal court to rule that the government had failed to justify its decision to end the program. The administration has 20 days to appeal, before immigrant protections are reinstated.

Federal Judge Calls Government Plan To Reunify Migrant Families 'Disappointing'

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The Trump administration had argued that the ACLU should take responsibility for locating parents who were deported back to Central America without their children.

'How crowded does Santa Monica beach get' — Las Vegas mass shooter researched Southern California targets

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The gunman who killed 58 people and wounded hundreds more at a country music concert in Las Vegas had researched Southern California targets, according to the most comprehensive report yet on his actions.

Manafort Trial Day 4: Bank Fraud And Bookkeepers

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Manafort's longtime tax accountant will take the stand again Friday morning. He and bookkeeper Heather Washkuhn testified Thursday that they were unaware of Manafort's offshore bank accounts.

Government, Immigration Advocates Continue Court Clash Over Family Reunification

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A federal judge in San Diego will hold a hearing Friday to discuss the government's progress on meeting a now-expired deadline to end family separations.

Manafort Trial: Prosecutors Detail Spending On Luxuries Purchased With Offshore Funds

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Prosecutors plowed through eight witnesses on Day 2. Thursday is expected to be another day of documents and details about lavish spending, overseas bank accounts and financial recordkeeping.

Judge Extends FEMA Housing Program For Evacuees Of Hurricanes Maria And Irma

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The agency was ordered to continue payments for Puerto Rico disaster survivors living in hotels after their homes were destroyed nearly 11 months ago. The extension expires on Aug. 31.