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President Trump's new tool for collecting social media bias stories has one unusual question on it: Are you a US citizen? (FB, GOOG, TWTR)

The White House has unveiled a new tool for people to report bias or censorship they encounter on social media sites.  Before users can provide the material though they must answer this question: Are you a US citizen or permanent resident?  The form doesn't say exactly how the information will be used, which in the case of non-US citizens or permanent residents could be potentially dangerous.  Currently, President Trump is trying to add a similar citizenship question to the 2020 census, but th...
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SCOTUS Will Be Briefed On That Secret, Mueller-Linked Legal Fight

Earlier this month, Tierney Sneed reported from Washington, D.C.’s federal courthouse that staff were “doing everything they could” to “make sure a secret case believed to be related to special counsel Robert Mueller’s probe stayed secret.” We still don’t know much about that legal dispute, beyond that an unknown foreign company is fighting (and has been losing its attempts) to quash a subpoena which may come from Mueller. But, Tierney Sneed reports this morning, the case has arrived at the Supr...
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Arrests Continue As Protesters Swarm Capitol Hill Ahead of Kavanaugh Vote

One by one, police officers led dozens of protesters down the east steps of the Capitol, where hundreds had gathered to express outrage over the pending Senate vote that is expected to confirm Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court.Read more...
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Trump Announces Brett Kavanaugh as Supreme Court Nominee: Full Video and Transcript

President Trump on Monday announced Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh as his nominee for the Supreme Court. Read a transcript of his remarks and Judge Kavanaugh’s address to the nation.
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Apple Scraps $1 Billion Irish Data Center Over Planning Delays

Apple ditched plans to build an 850 million euro ($1 billion) data center in Ireland because of delays in the approval process that have stalled the project for more than three years, the iPhone maker said on Thursday. From a report: Apple announced plans in February 2015 to build the facility in the rural western town of Athenry to take advantage of green energy sources nearby, but a series of planning appeals, chiefly from two individuals, delayed its approval. Ireland's High Court ruled in Oc...
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Federal Appeals Court Delivers Another Blow To Trump Travel Ban

SEATTLE (AP) — Another federal appeals court has upheld a decision blocking President Donald Trump’s revised travel ban. The ruling Monday from a unanimous three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals deals the administration another legal defeat as the Supreme Court considers a separate case on the issue. The judges say the president violated U.S. immigration law by discriminating against people based on their nationality and that Trump failed to show their entry into the country ...
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Top 10 stories of the week: March 27th to April 02nd 2017

In no particular order, here are MediaNama’s top 10 stories of the week ended 02nd April 2017 MediaNama would like to thank its sponsors: for their support. Eight challenges wallets will face with RBI’s draft guidelines; our take The Reserve Bank of India’s (RBI) draft circular on wallet guidelines has prescribed some tough norms for companies. We take a look at some of the rules and guidelines which wallet companies will have to navigate. Comments, suggestions and feedback will have to be sent...
Tags: Travel, News, India, Telecom, Parliament, Zomato, Delhi, Mumbai, Hyderabad, Airtel, UPI, Sc, Trai, Union Cabinet, RBI, Reserve Bank of India

President Trump Has Already Violated The Constitution, Lawsuit Claims

NEW YORK ― A government ethics watchdog filed a federal lawsuit on Monday against President Donald Trump, claiming that he is violating the Constitution by enriching himself off of foreign governments through his global business ties. Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington is represented in the lawsuit by a number of prominent law professors, a leading progressive Supreme Court lawyer and ethics experts who have worked for both Democratic and Republican presidents. The suit was fil...
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Supreme Court to Rule On Trans Bathroom Access

A transgender boy’s battle to use the restroom of his choosing at his Virginia high school has reached the Supreme Court.Read more...
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Woman Charged Under 'Death by Delivery' Law With Selling Heroin That Led to Overdose 

A 21-year-old woman in the small town of Hawley, Pennsylvania is facing life in prison for selling heroin to a person who then died of an overdose. Brittany Ann Banscher is being charged under a new initiative that’s aggressively targeting heroin trafficking in Pennsylvania. It’s part of a growing number of states that are using “drug dealer liability” or “death by delivery” laws to stringently punish drug dealers. An earlier version of Pennsylvania’s law was ruled unconstitutional by the state ...
Tags: News, Drugs, Pennsylvania, Heroin, Drug War, Drug Laws, Fentanyl, Supreme Court Read

Donald Trump: The Only Way to Stop Hillary Clinton From Picking Supreme Court Justices May Be Assassination 

Today at a rally in Wilmington, North Carolina, Donald Trump joked about second amendment fanatics assassinating President Hillary Clinton (or, possibly, a justice she appoints) to prevent her from putting liberal justices on the Supreme Court.Read more...
Tags: Politics, News, Guns, Hillary Clinton, Election 2016, Violence, Donald Trump, Assassination, Second Amendment, Wilmington North Carolina, Supreme Court Read

Trump Fundraiser Threatens Romney Republicans with Possibility of Gary Busey Being Nominated to the Supreme Court

This weekend, Gawker pal Anthony Scaramucci was in Park City, Utah, trying to raise money for Donald Trump by warning Romney Republicans that if they don’t support their party’s presumptive nominee they might end up with Gary Busey on the Supreme Court.Read more...
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Live video: Obama announces Supreme Court nominee

President Obama has selected his nominee for the Supreme Court. Read more.
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Scalia's Hunting Trip Was a Gift From a "Friend" Who Had Business Before the Supreme Court Last Year

Justice Antonin Scalia was taking a free vacation at the exclusive Cibolo Creek Ranch in western Texas when he was found dead inside a guest room Saturday. The trip, the Washington Post reports, was a gift from the ranch’s owner, who just last year obtained a favorable result from the Supreme Court.Read more...
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