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Sharif, family members may face travel restrictions: report 18.11.2017 Hindu: International
Dawn reported that the NAB Lahore office on Friday initiated the process to place the names of Mr. Sharif, his sons Hussain and Hassan, daughter Maryam and son-in-law Mohammad Safdar on Exit Control List (ECL).
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Amazon sellers brood as states come calling for taxes 18.11.2017 SFGate: Business & Technology
SEATTLE — Amazon and the tax collector are at it again. For years, the company and state governments scuffled over Amazon’s resistance to charging state sales tax, which helped keep prices low on its e-commerce site and angered politicians and other retailers. Eventually, Amazon began adding the tax in states across the country. But there was a loophole. Amazon added the tax only when the item came from its own inventory, not from the millions of independent merchants who sell products through Amazon’s website. Amazon left it up to those sellers — who account for half of all items sold on the site — to collect sales tax on their own.
Two Coloradans are still under consideration by Donald Trump for future Supreme Court seat 18.11.2017 Denver Post: News: Local
Two Colorado jurists still are in the hunt for a U.S. Supreme Court seat. 10th Circuit Court of Appeals judges Allison Eid and Timothy Tymkovich are on a list of 25 potential nominees released Friday by the White House.
Trump names five more Supreme Court contenders 18.11.2017 LA Times: Commentary
Democratic candidate for Ohio governor defends Sen. Al Franken - but then brags about his own sexual history 18.11.2017 LA Times: Commentary
For moderate Republicans in upscale Alabama suburbs, Roy Moore presents a conundrum 18.11.2017 LA Times: Commentary

Roy Moore, the 70-year-old former chief judge in Alabama, was not Ellen Tipton’s ideal candidate for the U.S. Senate.

Yet the longtime Republican and Trump supporter had reconciled herself to voting for the firebrand conservative — until women began accusing him of sexual assault and unwanted overtures...

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Candidate for Ohio governor reveals sexual past on Facebook 18.11.2017 AP Politics
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- A state Supreme Court justice running for Ohio governor volunteered candid details of his sexual past on Facebook, saying Friday that he was taking a swipe at the "media frenzy" over sexual misconduct....
What Will Become of California's Progressivism If the Court Sides with Janus? 18.11.2017 American Prospect
(AP Photo/Reed Saxon) A man hands out signs at a rally in support of Prop 30 at Los Angeles City College on October 11, 2012. Capital & Main  is an award-winning publication that reports from California on economic, political and social issues. The American Prospect is co-publishing this piece. Mark Janus, an Illinois child-support worker, will soon argue before the U.S. Supreme Court that his free-speech rights have been violated because he must pay “agency fees” to a union that negotiates contracts on his behalf. Last year, California elementary school teacher Rebecca Friedrichs made the same First Amendment arguments at the high court against the teachers association to which she paid agency fees. The court deadlocked on Friedrichs’s complaint following the death of conservative Justice Antonin Scalia, but his replacement, Justice Neil Gorsuch, is widely expected to cast a decisive vote in favor of Janus and against public-sector unions in Janus v. American Federation of State, County, and Municipal ...
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Not real news: A look at what didn't happen this week 18.11.2017 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
A roundup of some of the most popular, but completely untrue, headlines of the week. None of these stories are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media.
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Ohio judge, trying to defend Franken, brags of sleeping with 50 women 18.11.2017 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Bill O'Neill isn't just anybody; he's a sitting justice on the Ohio Supreme Court. And he wants to be the governor of the Buckeye State. And today on Facebook, he made a good argument for why, in the wake of sexual misconduct allegations in which people are finally listening to what women have to say, it's a good time for men to listen more and talk less.
Four thoughts on the briefing in Carpenter v. United States 18.11.2017 Washington Post: Op-Eds
Four thoughts on the briefing in Carpenter v. United States
Ohio governor candidate boasts of sexual history with 'approximately 50 very attractive females' 18.11.2017 Washington Post: Politics
Bill O'Neill, a Democrat who serves on the state's supreme court, was widely rebuked for his comments on Facebook.
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Polling Shows Alabama Senate Race May Be Slipping Away From Roy Moore 17.11.2017 Outside the Beltway
Could the tide be turning in the Alabama Senate race against Roy Moore? At least some polling indicates the answer could be yes.
The Health 202: House Republicans are divided over individual mandate push in tax plan 17.11.2017 Washington Post: Politics
Congress might hurt and help Obamacare before year's end
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A woman with a profane anti-Trump decal on her truck was arrested — for something else 17.11.2017 Washington Post: Politics
The truck's owner questioned the timing of the arrest after Fort Bend County Sheriff Troy E. Nehls said the decal could draw a disorderly conduct charge.
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The Energy 202: This EPA nominee may be the first Trump appointee to be defeated by Congress 17.11.2017 Washington Post: Politics
Two GOP senators oppose Michael Dourson.
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Daily Digest: Franken facing ethics probe 17.11.2017 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
DFL Sen. Al Franken apologizes after a woman alleges he forcibly kissed and groped her.
Grassley alters Senate policy for 2 judicial nominees, including Minnesota's Stras 17.11.2017 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Republican Sen. Chuck Grassley of Iowa said Thursday he's going ahead with confirmation hearings for two appellate court nominees, David Stras of Minnesota and Kyle Duncan of Louisiana, even though they have not received the support of both of their home-state senators.
Citizens who are targeted for speaking up should be allowed to sue 17.11.2017 LA Times: Commentary

Elected officials understandably resent citizens who show up at public meetings and hurl abuse at them. But if the 1st Amendment means anything, government officials shouldn’t be able to punish dissenters, even rude ones, by selectively subjecting them to arrest — even if the arrest might be justified...

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The Daily 202: How EPA chief Scott Pruitt wants to redefine ‘environmentalism’ 17.11.2017 Washington Post: Politics
In an interview, Pruitt explains why he wants to partner with the businesses he regulates.
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