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US District Judge Brian Cogan on Wednesday sentenced Mexican drug kingpin Joaquín Guzmán, known as “El Chapo,” to life in prison plus 30 years and ordered him to forfeit 12.6 billion dollars.  Guzmán ran one of the largest narco-cartels in Mexico and as recently as 2009 was listed on Forbes’ list of the world’s richest […]

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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo publicly designated four members of Myanmar’s military on Tuesday. The public designation, made under Section 7031(c) of the Department of State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 2018, means the four individuals and their immediate family members may not enter the US. Pompeo cited gross human rights violations, including […]

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A federal judge on Tuesday permanently blocked the citizenship question from the 2020 census, likely putting a final end to over 18 months of uncertainty. Judge Jesse Furman of the Southern District of New York wrote in the two-page order that the Director of the Census Bureau or anyone else who may be involved in […]

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Retired US Supreme Court Justice Justice John Paul Stevens died on Tuesday at 99 years old. Stevens was appointed by President Gerald Ford in 1975 and retired in 2010 after serving more than 34 years on the bench. He was known for his evolution into a liberal-leaning judge who authored a number of precedential opinions, […]

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The US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit on Tuesday reversed a district court decision that had declared certain aspects of three of President Donald Trump’s executive orders on federal employees unlawful. The executive orders at issue regarded “relations between the federal government and its employees.” The first executive order is referred […]

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