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EU Struggles to Make Legal Sense of Theresa May’s Irish Pledges – Bloomberg


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EU Struggles to Make Legal Sense of Theresa May's Irish Pledges
Bloomberg
The European Commission is struggling to translate the U.K.'s Brexit pledges on Ireland into a legally binding text, even before they present it to the U.K. in negotiations, according to people familiar with the EU side. In a deal agreed in December to
Bid for legal ruling on whether UK can unilaterally abandon Brexit failsThe Guardian

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After legal setbacks, Trump administration races to Supreme Court – Reuters


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After legal setbacks, Trump administration races to Supreme Court
Reuters
But the fast trip to the nation's highest judicial body was not the first time the administration took the unusual route of circumventing liberal-leaning lower courts and heading straight to the conservative-majority Supreme Court for relief from legal

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Most Americans Want Legal Status for ‘Dreamers.’ These Are Not Among Them. – New York Times


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Most Americans Want Legal Status for 'Dreamers.' These Are Not Among Them.
New York Times
For Pav Sterry of Columbus, Ohio, legalizing any undocumented immigrants — even those who came as children without a choice in the matter — is just plain wrong. Huy Pham of St. Paul believes any concessions for the so-called Dreamers will unleash


Vermont poised to enact legal pot through Legislature – Fox News


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Vermont poised to enact legal pot through Legislature
Fox News
The legalization laws in Maine and Massachusetts call for tax and regulation structures, but they have not yet been set up, although personal marijuana use and possession are legal in those states. The Vermont bill would allow adults 21 and older to
In Vermont, lawmakers lead the way on legalizing recreational potLos Angeles Times
Legal marijuana in Vt. conflicts with SessionsRutland Herald
Vermont Senate OKs Legal Marijuana; Bill Heads to Governor's Desk NextNECN

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Trump shuts down voter fraud commission, citing ‘endless legal battles’ – NBCNews.com


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Trump shuts down voter fraud commission, citing 'endless legal battles'
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President Donald Trump abruptly shut down his signature voter fraud commission on Wednesday and instead kicked the issue to the Department of Homeland Security. The announcement comes just a week after Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach, who has
Trump disbands controversial voting commission, citing 'endless legal battles'USA TODAY
Statement by the Press Secretary on the Presidential Advisory Commission on Election IntegrityWhitehouse.gov

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Legal weed hurts prognosis for California medical pot market – ABC News


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Legal weed hurts prognosis for California medical pot market
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In this Tuesday, Dec. 26, 2017 photo, Elias Zaldivar, who has a medical marijuana prescription poses for a picture in Los Angeles. In the two decades since the state approved medical marijuana, it was an open secret that if someone was 18, they wouldn
With Pot Soon Legal, CHP Warns: Drive High, Get A DUICBS Los Angeles

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Following legal fight, Texas GOP omits Farenthold from 2018 primary ballot – Texas Tribune


Texas Tribune
Following legal fight, Texas GOP omits Farenthold from 2018 primary ballot
Texas Tribune
The Texas GOP had until the end of Tuesday to send the names of all its primary candidates to the secretary of state and left out Farenthold, according to the party. The decision came hours after a federal court hearing that cleared the way for his

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Schumer pursuing legal action after fake sexual harassment accusations – The Hill


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Schumer pursuing legal action after fake sexual harassment accusations
The Hill
… included alleged sexual harassment accusations against Schumer by a former female staffer. The 13-page document appeared to look like a lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court, but lacked information that would have normally been included in the
Sen. Chuck Schumer exploring legal options over fake harassment documentCBS News
Chuck Schumer pursuing legal options over fake harassment documentTwinCities.com-Pioneer Press
Sen. Chuck Schumer promises legal fight against fake sexual harassment lawsuitNew York Daily News
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Australia Makes Same-Sex Marriage Legal – New York Times


New York Times
Australia Makes Same-Sex Marriage Legal
New York Times
SYDNEY, Australia — Australia's Parliament voted overwhelmingly to legalize same-sex marriage on Thursday, overcoming years of conservative resistance to enact change that the public had made clear that it wanted. The final approval in the House of
Same sex marriage is finally legal in AustraliaMetro
It's official: Same-sex marriage is legal in AustraliaPinkNews
Same-sex marriage: Australian parliament passes historic bill on final sitting day of 2017Daily Telegraph
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