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Trump insults ‘horseface’ Stormy Daniels after judge throws out lawsuit

After a federal judge tossed porn star Stormy Daniels’ defamation lawsuit against President Trump, the president took to Twitter to gloat, calling Daniels “horseface” and her case against him “a total con.” “‘Federal Judge throws out Stormy Danials [sic] lawsuit versus Trump. Trump is entitled to full legal fees,’” Trump tweeted on Tuesday, quoting Fox News. “Great, now I can ...

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Judge rules Democrats can sue Trump for 'emoluments' over DC hotel

The 200 congressional Democrats have standing to sue US President Donald Trump over what they say are violations of the US Constitution’s Emoluments Clause, a federal judge in Washington, DC has ruled. At the heart of the dispute is a broadly defined prohibition from Article I, Section 9, Clause 8 of the Constitution on accepting “any present, Emolument, Office, or ...

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Monsanto asks judge to overturn $289m cancer verdict, claims dying man presented lack of evidence

Agrochemical giant Monsanto has appealed to a California judge to throw out a $ 289 million jury verdict awarded to a man who claimed that the Bayer-owned company’s glyphosate-based weed-killers, including Roundup, gave him cancer. The company filed motions in San Francisco’s Superior Court of California to claim that the jury’s decision was insufficiently supported by the evidence presented at ...

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Judge denies media request to publish names of Manafort jurors

As a Virginia jury continues deliberations in the tax evasion trial of former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort, the judge said he received threats over the case and refused media demands to reveal the jurors’ identities. A motion by AP, BuzzFeed, CNN, NBC, the New York Times, Politico and the Washington Post asked US District Judge T.S. Ellis III to ...

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Judge who bailed New Mexico desert camp suspects receives threats to have ‘throat slit’

A New Mexico judge has received death threats amid outrage over her decision to grant bail to four adult suspects held in connection to a ramshackle camp, where arms, 11 starving children, and the remains of a child were found. The threats were made against Judge Sarah Backus after she granted bail of $ 20,000 to four adults pending their ...

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Judge orders to restore DACA, says Trump admin failed to provide reasons for ending it

A US federal judge has sided with the plaintiffs in a case filed against the Trump administration’s move to rescind Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), which had sparked a wave of protests in September. DC District Judge John Bates on Friday upheld his earlier ruling from April 24, that found the White House’s decision to scrap the policy, which ...

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Gag order: Judge literally orders prisoner’s mouth to be taped shut in court (VIDEO)

A Ohio judge ordered a prisoner’s mouth be taped shut in court because the defendant wouldn’t stop talking. Disturbing video shows six deputies surrounding the man before gagging him. Ohio judge John Russo ordered court deputies to shut the mouth of defendant Franklyn Williams during his sentencing hearing at the Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court on Tuesday. READ MORE: Judge ...

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Steele dossier firm Fusion GPS ordered to spill the beans by federal judge

A federal judge has ordered opposition research firm Fusion GPS to answer a series of questions on the Steele dossier, which contained unverified allegations against Donald Trump, and helped start the ‘Russiagate’ probe. The ruling was issued by a US district judge in Florida on Tuesday, in a defamation lawsuit filed by a Russian tech executive against BuzzFeed News, which published ...

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Russiagate: DC judge throws out collusion lawsuit against Trump

A Washington DC judge has thrown out a lawsuit alleging the Trump campaign colluded with Russia and Wikileaks to publish hacked emails from the Democratic National Committee in 2016. The suit, filed by two DNC donors and one former DNC employee, argued that ‘Russian agents’ gained access to the DNC’s networks, and distributed emails in a “deliberate campaign to interfere ...

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Ecuador judge orders arrest of ex-president Rafael Correa

The National Court of Justice of Ecuador has ordered the preventive detention of the country’s former president Rafael Correa and requested that Interpol apprehend him for extradition. The request for Correa’s detention was filed by the country’s chief prosecutor on Tuesday. The prosecution is accusing Correa, who served as the president of Ecuador from 2007 to 2017, of being involved ...

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