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U.K. Can Still Halt Brexit, Europe’s Top Court Rules

LONDON — Britain can legally cancel its decision to leave the European Union and remain under its current terms, the bloc’s top court ruled on Monday, throwing a lifeline to those who still hope to reverse the withdrawal, known [...]

Utah Republican behind in tight race sues to halt vote count

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) – Republican U.S. Rep. Mia Love is suing to halt vote counting in the Utah race where she is narrowly trailing her Democratic challenger. Love’s campaign said Wednesday the Salt Lake County clerk isn’t allowing [...]

Justice lawyers fail to halt Trump financial records release

WASHINGTON (AP) – A federal judge denied the Justice Department’s efforts to halt legal proceedings in a case accusing President Donald Trump of violating the U.S. Constitution – opening the door for Trump’s critics to soon [...]

Manafort trial Day 9: Rumors swirl as trial screeches to a halt, prosecutors challenge judge again

Jacquelyn Martin/AP Photo People in the Virginia courtroom speculated that the sudden delay could mean anything from a looming guilty plea to [...]

Taliban Leaders Declare a Halt to Bombings in Civilian Areas

[unable to retrieve full-text content] The insurgent group said that it would continue fighting but would avoid actions, like suicide attacks, that kill civilians. ISIS made no such offer. Source: NYT > World
North Korea’s pledge to halt nukes holds new promise — and peril
North Korea’s announcement Friday that it’s immediately halting nuclear and missile tests — and even plans to shutter its main nuclear test facility — added serious momentum to high-level talks and a historic upcoming summit between [...]
Tom Price to halt taxpayer-funded travel on private jets
Ng Han Guan/AP Photo POLITICO has identified more than $ 400,000 in charter jet spending for the HHS secretary’s travels since May. [...]
A Potent Fuel Flows to North Korea. It May Be Too Late to Halt It.
Some experts are skeptical that the North has succeeded in domestic production, given the great difficulty of making and using the highly poisonous fuel, which in far more technically advanced nations has led to giant explosions of missiles [...]
Court rejects EPA attempt to halt Obama-era methane rule
A federal court on Monday dealt a blow to President Trump and EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt, striking down the agency’s attempts to delay an Obama-era rule limiting methane emissions from oil and gas wells. In its ruling, the U.S. Court [...]
Feds tell judge he lacks power to halt Iraqi deportations
DETROIT (AP) – Government lawyers have told a judge that he doesn’t have the authority to halt the deportation of more than 100 Iraqi nationals from the Detroit area. Judge Mark Goldsmith held a hearing Wednesday in federal court. The [...]