Federal judge denies Justice Dept. request to delay deadlines in asylum ban case due to shutdown

Federal judge denies Justice Dept. request to delay deadlines in asylum ban case due to shutdown

On Thursday, a federal judge denied the Justice Department’s request to delay deadlines in a court case challenging the Trump administration’s new asylum policies because of the government shutdown. The Justice Department had asked for a delay on Wednesday on...
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Another year, another round of Saudi ‘reforms’ that aim to consolidate power

Another year, another round of Saudi ‘reforms’ that aim to consolidate power

In the wake of a disastrous year, Saudi Arabia has embarked on yet another set of “reforms” that essentially amount to a reshuffling of cabinet ministers and (further) solidifying Crown Prince Mohamed bin Salman’s grip on power. The most nota...
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Google continues to host ex-gay therapy app on its platform

Google continues to host ex-gay therapy app on its platform

UPDATE: An Amazon spokesperson informed Truth Wins Out (TWO) Thursday night that the company had removed the Living Hope Ministries app from its store. Margaret Waterman of Amazon Corporate Communications wrote, “We take these matters seriously and the ...
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Mulvaney blames Dems for stalled talks, weeks after Trump claimed responsibility for shutdown

Mulvaney blames Dems for stalled talks, weeks after Trump claimed responsibility for shutdown

Incoming acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney on Friday blamed Democratic leaders for refusing to cooperate with President Trump to end an ongoing government shutdown — weeks after the president assumed responsibility for the shutdown himself....
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Tennessee’s anti-sanctuary city law goes into effect on New Year’s Day

Tennessee’s anti-sanctuary city law goes into effect on New Year’s Day

A new Tennessee law is set to go into effect on January 1, which will end local governments’ access to state economic development funds if they do not comply with a ban on “sanctuary” policies. The term “sanctuary city” does...
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College track star warned police about her ex-boyfriend 6 times in the 10 days before he killed her

College track star warned police about her ex-boyfriend 6 times in the 10 days before he killed her

Women who are in abusive relationships, or relationships they fear will become abusive, are often told to reach out for help to prevent things from progressing further. Lauren McCluskey, a track athlete at the University of Utah who was murdered...
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North Carolina dissolves state elections board amid ongoing 9th District dispute

North Carolina dissolves state elections board amid ongoing 9th District dispute

On Friday at noon, the North Carolina State Board of Elections and Ethics Enforcement officially dissolved under a court order, just two weeks before the evidentiary hearing over possible absentee ballot fraud in the November election for the Ninth District&#8...
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Government workers worry about shutdown continuing into the new year

Government workers worry about shutdown continuing into the new year

The Office of Personnel Management (OPM), which handles human resource issues for government workers, has advice for the roughly 800,000 people who won’t receive their paychecks as scheduled during the partial government shutdown: get a lawyer and barter...
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