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House to deliver Trump impeachment charge on Monday, rejecting Republican push for time

The U.S. Capitol Building is pictured at sunset after the House of Representatives voted to impeach U.S. President Donald Trump for a second time, in Washington, U.S., January 13, 2021. REUTERS/Jim Bourg

WASHINGTON - The Democratic-controlled U.S. House of Representatives will deliver an impeachment charge against former President Donald Trump to the Senate on Monday, rejecting Republican Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell's request for a delay.  Full Article 

FILE PHOTO: Donovan Ray Crowl poses for a booking photograph at the Montgomery County Jail in Dayton, Ohio, U.S. January 18, 2021. Montgomery County Jail/Handout via REUTERS.

Judge orders Oath Keepers member detained over charges he plotted to storm U.S. Capitol

WASHINGTON - A federal judge in Ohio ordered that Oath Keepers member Donovan Crowl be detained pending trial, after prosecutors charged him with conspiring with other members to storm the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6.  Full Article 

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton (2nd R) holds a news conference to announce Texas and 20 other states have filed a lawsuit against the state of Delaware over millions of dollars in unclaimed official checks Paxton says have wrongly been remitted to Delaware, at the Supreme Court building in Washington, U.S. June 9, 2016. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Texas attorney general files lawsuit to block Biden's deportation freeze

WASHINGTON - The Texas attorney general filed a lawsuit on Friday that seeks to block U.S. President Joe Biden's move to pause certain deportations for 100 days, a controversial opening-move by the Democratic president that has provoked blowback from some Republicans.  Full Article 

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Husband of Mexican woman killed by Coast Guard boat cannot bring claims - 5th Circuit

The husband of a Mexican woman who was struck and killed bya U.S. Coast Guard boat while trying to swim across a shipchannel in Texas to enter the United States cannot pursue claimsagainst the U.S. government or manufacturers of the boat and itsengines, a federal appeals court has ruled.  Full Article 

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Walmart shareholders face hurdle in new opioid fraud class action

Two plaintiffs' firms filed a shareholder class action against Walmart on Wednesday in federal court in Wilmington, accusing the company of misleading investors about its opioid prescription practices in filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission between 2016 and 2020.

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The U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, U.S., December 11, 2020. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

High court revives bar on abortion pill mail delivery in pandemic

The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday reinstated a requirement that women visit a hospital or clinic to obtain a drug used for medication-induced abortions, lifting an order by a lower court allowing the drug to be mailed or delivered as a safety measure during the coronavirus pandemic.  Full Article 

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