President Trump intends to nominate conservative federal appeals court judge Amy Coney Barrett to fill the vacancy on the U.S. Supreme Court left by the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, two sources said.
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Judges skeptical of Trump's arguments over tax returns
A federal appeals court on Friday expressed deep skepticism toward Donald Trump's arguments against letting Manhattan's top prosecutor obtain his tax returns in connection with a criminal probe into the U.S. president and his businesses.
Teenager charged with killing two Kenosha protesters fights extradition
Kyle Rittenhouse, the teenager charged with killing two protesters and injuring another during demonstrations about race and justice in Kenosha, Wisconsin, will fight extradition from Illinois, his lawyer told a court hearing on Friday.
Trump says U.S. election winner might not be known for months
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday that Americans might not know the winner of the November presidential election for months due to disputes over mail ballots, building on his criticism of a method that could be used by half of U.S. voters this year.
Biden accuses Trump of silence on 'dictator' in Belarus
Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden on Friday chided President Donald Trump for not speaking out about repression of democratic protests in Belarus, a country he said is being run by a "dictator."
Take Five: Bring on Q4!
An extraordinary year is shuffling into its final stretch and it's packed with blockbuster events -- the race for a coronavirus cure or vaccine, a seismic U.S. presidential election and a possible no-deal Brexit that would end a 3-1/2 year long UK-Brussels standoff with a bang.
Justice Department asks judge to allow U.S. to bar WeChat from U.S. app stores
The U.S. Justice Department asked a federal judge in San Francisco on Friday to allow the government to bar Apple Inc and Alphabet Inc's Google from offering WeChat for download in U.S. app stores pending an appeal.
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