Key GOP senators have no qualms with Supreme Court’s decision to ban LGBTQ discrimination in the workplace

“They interpreted our statute and I’m OK with it,” said Sen. John Cornyn, a Republican of Texas, who added that Gorsuch, President Donald Trump’s first pick for the high court, “is a good judge.” Sen. John Thune, the second-ranking GOP leader argued the decision “demonstrated Gorsuch’s independence.” Thune said he had not had a chance […]

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`When does it stop?’ Slain man’s family makes tearful plea

ATLANTA – Pleading through tears Monday, the family of a black man killed by Atlanta police outside a drive-thru demanded changes in the criminal justice system and called on protesters to refrain from violence amid heightened tensions across the U.S. three weeks after George Floyd’s death in Minneapolis. An autopsy found that 27-year-old Rayshard Brooks […]

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All 4 recent COVID-19 cases found in Manitoba are in Winnipeg

All four of the COVID-19 cases found in Manitoba from Friday to Sunday were in the Winnipeg region, and three of them were household contacts of another recent case, Manitoba’s chief public health officer says. The case announced Friday was a woman in her 30s who travelled from Ontario and was self-isolating. The two cases […]

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Supreme Court denies petition to hear ‘sanctuary’ case

The Supreme Court on Monday denied a request by the Trump administration to review California’s so-called sanctuary laws, which limit cooperation between state and local law enforcement and federal immigration authorities. Two justices, conservatives Clarence ThomasClarence ThomasLawmakers see some common ground on police reform proposals Police reforms should include federal cops too Booker says GOP […]

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Black Lives Matter: PM urged to deliver ‘action’ and told BAME people don’t need ‘another review’ | Politics News

Boris Johnson is under pressure to “just deliver action now” on tackling racial inequality after critics dismissed his announcement of “another review” into the issue. Following widespread protests in the UK in support of the Black Lives Matter movement, the prime minister has promised a cross-government commission to tackle racism. This will look at “all […]

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