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No Raids in Courthouses, CA Chief Justice Warns ICE

By MARIA DINZEO

In a letter to U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Thursday, the chief justice of California’s Supreme Court asked federal immigration officials to stop pursuing undocumented immigrants at state courthouses.

Attorney Sues Trump for Financial Disclosure

By DANIEL W. STAPLES

A K Street attorney sued Donald Trump in Federal Court this week, “to compel compliance by the president with the financial disclosure requirements of the Ethics in Government Act:” specifically, how much he owes and to whom.

EU Reinstates $835 Million Fine for Air Cargo Cartel

By WILLIAM DOTINGA

The European Commission on Friday reinstated an $834 million antitrust fine against 12 air cargo carriers, saying it has addressed procedural issues that led an EU court to annul the fine in 2015.

German Authorities Raid Jones Day Offices in Munich

By DAN MCCUE

German authorities raided the Munich offices of the Jones Day law firm on Thursday, suggesting authorities don’t believe the firm has handed over all documents relevant to the Volkswagen emission fraud scandal.

N.Y. Times Presses DOJ for Trump Legal Reviews

By JOSH RUSSELL

The New York Times brought a federal lawsuit to force the Justice Department to hand over records about its legal reviews of President Donald Trump’s proposed executive orders and his son-in-law Jared Kushner’s appointment as a White House adviser.

Greens Lose Fight Against Giant Oil Terminal

Environmentalists Thursday lost a fight against construction of a massive oil terminal on the Columbia River, when the Washington State Supreme Court sided with the Port of Vancouver in a 5-4 ruling.

Marylander Arrested for Tweet That Caused Seizure

By DAVID LEE

A Maryland man accused of tweeting an image of a strobe light to epileptic Newsweek reporter Kurt Eichenwald and inducing a seizure was arrested Friday, Eichenwald’s lawyer said.

Opinion

Oprah in 2020

By ROBERT KAHN

In Speaker of the House Paul Ryan’s 16 years in office, he proposed three bills that became law. One gave a name to a post office in Wisconsin. One reduced taxes on deer-hunting arrows. (Ryan hunts deer with arrows.) One established a $3 million commission on “evidence-based policy making.” Ryan calls this legislative onslaught “A Better Way.”

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Halt to Travel Ban Called Overreach in Circuit Judges' Dissent

By MATTHEW RENDA

A Ninth Circuit judge on Wednesday called his colleagues’ decision to uphold the temporary restraining order on President Donald Trump’s travel ban “wrong,” while simultaneously rebuking the president for his attacks on the judiciary.

9th Circ. Gets Frankencourt Treatment in House

By BRITAIN EAKIN

Capitol Hill’s crosshairs turned Thursday on the Ninth Circuit just a day after a federal judge under the court’s purview became the latest to thwart efforts by the president to block Muslim immigration.

Sessions Vows Crackdown on Drug and Gun Crimes

By LAURA BITTNER

Attorney General Jeff Sessions traveled to Richmond to unveil plans to crack down on gun violence and drug abuse, as protesters gathered outside the speech venue to demand that he resign.

Sessions Vows Crackdown on Drug and Gun Crimes

By LAURA BITTNER

Attorney General Jeff Sessions traveled to Richmond to unveil plans to crack down on gun violence and drug abuse, as protesters gathered outside the speech venue to demand that he resign.

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