Lawsuit against Seattle over head-tax meetings moves forward, but repeal vote stands
A spokesman for Seattle City Attorney Pete Holmes said in an email Friday the ruling means the "repeal stands because it occurred at a valid and properly noticed open public...
8 minutes ago - The Seattle Times
Lawsuit accusing Gov.-elect J.B. Pritzker of racial discrimination includes 'outright falsehoods,' attorneys say
Attorneys for Democratic Gov.-elect J.B. Pritzker on Friday called a federal lawsuit alleging racial discrimination in his campaign “long on accusations and short on factual...
12 minutes ago - Chicago Tribune - 2 articles
Matthew Whitaker and the Corruption of Justice
The real question isn't whether the acting attorney general's appointment is lawful, but whether it is part of a broader attempt to subvert the rule of law.
14 minutes ago - NY Times
Yankees' Sonny Gray drawing interest from Red, A's
It's been over a month since Yankees general manager Brian Cashman publicly announced Sonny Gray was on the market, the right-hander will be headed out of The Bronx - and...
14 minutes ago - New York Post
Lawyer who battled Chevron may get chance to defend himself
A New York attorney who won a landmark oil pollution judgment against Chevron in Ecuador's court system only to have his law license suspended at home for malpractice never got...
28 minutes ago - The Seattle Times
Matt Whitaker's appointment as acting AG challenged in Supreme Court
Trump has faced a growing backlash over his choice to appoint Whitaker as acting attorney general after forcing Jeff Sessions to resign.
42 minutes ago - NBC News - 4 articles
California voter turnout sets recent record for a midterm
Preliminary projections Friday show nearly two-thirds of California registered voters cast ballots in last week's election, a recent record for a non-presidential general election.
1 hour ago - KCRA
Special prosecutor named in Rensselaer County marijuana case conflict of interest
TROY - For the second time in five months a special prosecutor has been named to handle a case involving the same female employee in District Attorney Joel E. Abelove's office...
1 hour ago - Times Union
Former Alabama State Trooper Is Killed After Shooting Prosecutor in the Face
The ex-state trooper was killed by the police after wounding a district attorney who was sitting in his car near his office building.
1 hour ago - NY Times
Supreme Court challenge filed to Whitaker appointment
WASHINGTON - A prominent Washington lawyer is leading an effort to lure the Supreme Court into the dispute over the appointment of Matthew Whitaker as the new U.S. acting...
2 hours ago - The Seattle Times - 4 articles
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Democrat Stacey Abrams Ends Bid For Georgia Governor, Decrying 'Suppression'
Republican Brian Kemp will be the next governor of Georgia, with Democrat Stacey Abrams conceding Friday afternoon following a bitter 10-day battle since Election Day.
Trump says he's written answers to Mueller's questions himself
President Trump said Friday he has answered questions for Robert Mueller, but hasn't submitted them to the special counsel - adding that the Russia probe is ”a hoax,” a “witch...
Judge orders White House to reinstate Jim Acosta's press pass
A federal judge on Friday ruled that the White House had to return CNN's Jim Acosta's press credentials - at least temporarily - rebuking President Trump's decision to yank it...
Coast Guard seizes about $500 million worth of cocaine
The United States Coast Guard seized cocaine with an estimated street value of around $500 million during a series of interdictions in international waters.
Cal-Stanford Big Game postponed because of wildfire smoke
BERKELEY, Calif. - The annual Big Game between Stanford and California that had been scheduled for Saturday was postponed two weeks because of the unhealthy air quality in the...
Statue of Liberty's original torch moved
The original torch was housed in the base of the Statue of Liberty. It's being moved so more of the public can see it.
Trump: I shouldn't have skipped Veterans Day ceremony
President Trump has admitted that he made a mistake by skipping the ceremony commemorating Veterans Day at Arlington National Cemetery on Monday. “I should have done that,”...
Trump cracks joke about Antonin Scalia's sex life
President Trump sparked a tweetstorm Friday when he cracked a sex joke about the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia during a Medal of Freedom presentation at the White...
Supreme Court To Weigh In On Census Citizenship Question Evidence Dispute
The justices will hear arguments over whether Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross can be questioned under oath for the lawsuits over the controversial citizenship question he added...
Storm star Sue Bird joins Denver Nuggets front office as an apprentice
The Hall-of-Fame bound point guard joins the Denver Nuggets front office as an associate in what amounts to an apprenticeship for the 38-year-old star who intends to the Storm...