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Remember Nixon? There’s history behind Trump’s press attacks

  WASHINGTON (AP) — Thomas Jefferson railed against newspapers as “polluted vehicles” of falsehood and error. Richard Nixon tangled with reporters in the toxic atmosphere of Watergate, considering them the “enemy.” Bill Clinton publicly condemned “purveyors of hatred and division” ...

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ICE detains woman seeking domestic abuse protection at Texas courthouse

A hearing in El Paso County went from ordinary to “unprecedented” last week when half a dozen Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents showed up at a courthouse where an undocumented woman was seeking a protective order against the boyfriend she ...

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Commentary: Donald Trump has put America in legal hell

President Donald Trump’s attack on the federal judiciary last week came off to many as just the latest in his pattern of insults du jour, lobbed against anyone daring to defy the White House’s designs. The outcry, from congressional Democrats, ...

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Immigration agents illegally detain Obama program ‘dreamer,’ lawsuit says

Federal immigration authorities have arrested and threatened to deport a 23-year-old Mexican immigrant who was living in the United States legally under the Obama administration’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, according to a new lawsuit. It appears to be ...

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Wegmans the latest company to face Trump-related boycotts

A number of big-name brands, from Uber to Under Armour, Nordstrom to Neiman Marcus, have been the subject of politically charged boycotts in recent weeks. Now another company is finding itself in the crosshairs of consumers hoping to avoid Trump ...

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Old case about goat sacrifices played role in blocking Trump’s travel ban

In 1993, the Supreme Court granted constitutional protections to an Afro-Cuban religious group that sacrifices animals, such as goats, chickens, ducks and turtles, as a form of ritual. More than two decades later, specifically Thursday, three federal appeals court judges ...

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Judge grants injunction against Trump travel ban in Virginia

McLEAN, Va. — A federal judge Monday granted a preliminary injunction barring the Trump administration from implementing its travel ban in Virginia, adding another judicial ruling to those already in place challenging the ban’s constitutionality. The ruling is significant from ...

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Trump attacks on judiciary raise safety concerns for judges

SEATTLE — When a judge who helped derail President Donald Trump’s travel ban was hit with online threats, the abuse raised safety concerns among jurists across the country, and experts are worried that the president’s own attacks on the judiciary ...

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