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Thousands protest in Poland against court reorganizations 21.7.2017 Washington Post: World
Tens of thousands of people took to the streets of Warsaw and towns across Poland on Thursday night to protest the ruling party’s drive to reorganize all levels of the judiciary, including contentious legislation that gives control of the nation’s Supreme Court to the president instead of to judges.
Romanian court rules Turkish woman can be freed from custody 21.7.2017 Washington Post: World
A Romanian court has ruled that a Turkish woman wanted in Turkey because of alleged links to Kurdish militants can be released from custody pending her extradition hearing.
Retrospective comfort: demonitisation in 1978 and 2016 21.7.2017 Hindu: Home
Was demonetisation in 2016 a cinch compared to 1978?
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‘Kuwait orders Iran envoy to leave’ 20.7.2017 Hindu: International
15 diplomats expelled, missions closed
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Poland: top court reform plan adopted 20.7.2017 Hindu: International
Polish lawmakers on Thursday adopted a controversial reform of the Supreme Court, despite days of street protests, concern from the Opposition over judicial independence and EU threats of unprecedente...
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The Latest: Polish lawmakers approve law on court control 20.7.2017 Washington Post: World
The Latest on Poland’s parliamentary vote (all times local):
India’s new president rose from poverty to high office 20.7.2017 Washington Post: World
Ram Nath Kovind, a septuagenarian from what is considered a low caste, is a stalwart of the governing Hindu nationalist party.
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Sharif's children may face action for submitting forged documents to JIT: Pak SC 20.7.2017 New Kerala: World News
Islamabad [Pakistan], July 20 : A judge of the Pakistan Supreme Court's Panama case implementation bench has warned that Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's children may face consequences for submitting forged documents to the joint investigation team (JIT) probing the Panamagate case.
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Donald Trump Jr., Paul Manafort and Jared Kushner set to testify before Senate committees next week 20.7.2017 LA Times: Commentary
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Daily Digest: Dayton will appeal veto ruling 20.7.2017 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Good morning and welcome to Thursday.  It’s been a busy 24 hours, so let’s check the Digest. 1. A Ramsey County judge Wednesday declared DFL Gov. Mark Dayton’s line-item vetoes of funding for the Minnesota House and Senate violated the separation of powers clause of the Minnesota constitution and are “null and void.” Dayton says…
Morning Bits 20.7.2017 Washington Post: Op-Eds
Morning Bits
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Pakistan SC warns Sharif’s children of 7 years in jail if papers forged 20.7.2017 Hindu: News
The JIT, among other things, has observed that some of the documents submitted by the children of Mr. Sharif were tampered with.
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The Daily 202: Trump shows disdain for rule of law with new attacks on Sessions, Rosenstein, Mueller 20.7.2017 Washington Post: Politics
Bunker mentality on display in New York Times interview.
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U.S. Supreme Court relaxes travel ban for grandparents, relatives 20.7.2017 New Kerala: World News
Washington D.C. [U.S.A.], July 20 : The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday upheld a lower court opinion that temporarily exempts grandparents and other relatives from travel ban.
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Trump criticizes Sessions and vents frustration at Russia investigation and leaders of the Justice Department and FBI 20.7.2017 LA Times: Commentary
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McCain's current and former colleagues react to his diagnosis 20.7.2017 LA Times: Commentary
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Court allows Trump travel ban enforcement but says it must allow broader exemptions 20.7.2017 Salt Lake Tribune
Washington - The Supreme Court on Wednesday allowed the Trump administration to enforce its refugee ban for now, but said it must allow broader exemptions to the president’s travel ban for family members, including grandparents. The justices in a short order refused the administration’s request that it stay a lower court’s decision that said the Trump administration had too severely interpreted the court’s decision last month about exempting those with close family relationships. The justices on...
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Justices uphold refugee ban but say grandparents still OK 20.7.2017 Salt Lake Tribune
BC-US--Trump Travel Ban, 2nd Ld-Writethru,498 Justices uphold refugee ban but say grandparents still OK AP Photo WX102 Eds: Recasts lead paragraphs and adds reaction. With AP Photos. By MARK SHERMAN Associated Press WASHINGTON • The Supreme Court says the Trump administration can strictly enforce its ban on refugees, but is leaving in place a weakened travel ban that includes grandparents among relatives who can help visitors from six mostly Muslim countries get into the U.S. The justices acted ...
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Tribune Editorial: Ending the death penalty would save money and save souls 20.7.2017 Salt Lake Tribune
Nineteen states have abolished the death penalty. Utah isn’t one of them. In fact, Utah is the only state in the modern era to use the firing squad. That’s not something to shout from mountaintops. Granted, Utah doesn’t see many capital offense cases. Since 1976 Utah has executed seven people. Utah currently has nine inmates on death row. But on these most important of cases, attorneys struggle to get paid. This tension between budgets and priorities puts attorneys in the unfortunate position o...
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Trump’s Labor Board Appointments Are Another Blow for Unions 20.7.2017 Mother Jones
In 2000, Donald Trump wrote in his book The America We Deserve that “with the globalization craze in full heat, unions are about the only force reminding us to remember the American family.” During last year’s presidential campaign, he boasted that he had “tremendous support within unions” and then received a larger share of the union vote than […]
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