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Shooter who opened fire in workplace where 5 died had lost his job, police say

Shooter who opened fire in workplace where 5 died had lost his job, police say

The gunman at the Illinois manufacturing business where five employees were killed and five police officers were wounded was being let go by the company, Aurora Chief of Police Kristen Ziman told reporters Friday night. The shooter, 45-year-old Gary Martin, used a Smith & Wesson handgun, the chief said. He was killed after police found…MORE

Federal judge blocks discharge of two HIV-positive airmen

Federal judge blocks discharge of two HIV-positive airmen

A federal judge directed the Department of Defense to stop the pending discharge of two airmen suing the Pentagon for allegedly targeting them for being HIV-positive, LGBTQ legal group Lambda Legal said in a statement Friday. The ruling, which will allow the airmen to continue serving until their case goes to trial, is a setback…MORE

Judge puts gag order on Roger Stone and attorneys

Judge puts gag order on Roger Stone and attorneys

A federal judge has placed a gag order on longtime Donald Trump associate Roger Stone and attorneys involved in his criminal case. “Counsel for the parties and the witnesses must refrain from making statements to the media or in public settings that pose a substantial likelihood of material prejudice to this case,” Judge Amy Berman…MORE

Colin Kaepernick and Eric Reid settle grievances with NFL

Colin Kaepernick and Eric Reid settle grievances with NFL

Colin Kaepernick and Eric Reid — who drew controversy for kneeling during the National Anthem when the two were San Francisco 49ers teammates — have settled their collusion grievance cases against the NFL. Both alleged that teams were keeping them from playing. The league and the players’ attorneys, Mark Geragos and Ben Meiselas, released a…MORE

Will the Supreme Court stop Trump’s national emergency?

Will the Supreme Court stop Trump’s national emergency?

President Donald Trump is well aware that his national emergency declaration will face legal challenges, but he’s moving forward anyway. “We will have a national emergency and we will then be sued,” Trump said in the Rose Garden on Friday. “We’ll possibly get a bad ruling, and then we’ll get another bad ruling, and then…MORE

Supreme Court agrees to take up 2020 census case

Supreme Court agrees to take up 2020 census case

The Supreme Court said Friday that it would take up a case this term to decide whether the Trump administration can add a citizenship question to the 2020 census. A lower court had blocked the administration from adding the question, holding that Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross’s decision to add the question was unlawful for a…MORE

Amy Klobuchar is not apologizing

Amy Klobuchar is not apologizing

I’m sorry. Women say these two words all the time. Much, much more than men. And often for no real reason. Lowering the armrest on an airplane? I’m sorry. Almost bump into someone in the hallway? I’m sorry. And, my favorite? Actually bumping into a chair. I’m sorry! As a female doctor writing in Psychology…MORE

Biden to showcase foreign policy credentials with 2020 decision looming

Biden to showcase foreign policy credentials with 2020 decision looming

Former Vice President Joe Biden on Saturday will return to a familiar place on the world stage, delivering remarks at an annual gathering of political leaders and security experts in Munich, Germany, as he draws closer to a decision about whether to run for president in 2020. Biden will speak to the Munich Security Conference,…MORE

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