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Dems eye legal challenge as Trump threatens national emergency

“We’ll challenge him in committee hearings. We’ll challenge him in the courts,” says Rep. Pete Aguilar. | Win McNamee/Getty Images Share on Facebook Share on Twitter */ ]]> House Democrats are weighing a lawsuit if President [...]

No legal action against college, charity tied to Greitens

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) – The Missouri attorney general’s office is not pursuing legal action against two groups related to concerns that former Gov. Eric Greitens‘ used their resources for political gain. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch [...]

Amid legal worries, Jack Phillips of Masterpiece Cakeshop hasn’t baked wedding cakes

Six months after the Supreme Court said Colorado trampled on Jack Phillips‘ civil rights, the Christian baker still has yet to get back to the wedding cake business. His backers on the religious right had hoped that the justices’ decision [...]

Romania: Gov’t wants prosecutor opposed to legal changes out

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) – Romania’s justice minister is asking the president to dismiss the country’s top prosecutor, who has accused the government of undermining efforts to fight corruption. Tudorel Toader said Thursday he was officially [...]

Legal pot, gas explosions, shark attacks topped news in 2018

BOSTON (AP) – 2018 was a year of firsts in Massachusetts. The first stores east of Colorado selling recreational marijuana opened to great buzz and fanfare. So did the state’s first Las Vegas-style resort casino. For the first time, [...]

Legal weed is everywhere — unless you’re a scientist

A research facility at the University of Mississippi is the only place in the country that is authorized to grow and test marijuana for medical research purposes. | Brennan Linsley/AP Photo Share on Facebook Share on Twitter */ ]]> Americans [...]

NY expands legal aid program for immigrants

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) – New York state is expanding a legal defense project for immigrants launched in 2017 to include social and health care services for families. Gov. Andrew Cuomo says the new “Project Golden Door” will provide family [...]

Trump’s payment explanations shift as legal exposure grows

NEW YORK (AP) – The sentencing of Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump’s former personal lawyer, brought a perilous investigation into the president’s campaign one step closer to the Oval Office. Though Cohen broke down during his [...]

The legal battle that could undermine law at center of Mueller probe

While special counsel Robert Mueller has yet to charge anyone with a direct violation of the law against foreign involvement in U.S. elections, his team alludes to the statute in several legal filings. | Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images Mueller [...]

Dodging Friends, Chased by Legal Troubles, Trump Navigates G-20

BUENOS AIRES — He didn’t sit down with two of his favorite strongmen. He downgraded a meeting with one ally and postponed one with another. He exchanged icy smiles with the prime minister of Canada, who had threatened to skip the [...]