Vote on First-in-Nation Oil Emissions Caps Stalls

Amidst doubts over the legality of an attempt by the Bay Area Air Quality Management District to ram through last-minute changes to a proposal for the nation’s first-ever caps on greenhouse gas emissions from oil refineries, the Air District’s board of directors postponed voting on the proposal.

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ACLU Sues to Block Deportations of Iraqi Detainees

A class of Iraqi nationals represented by the American Civil Liberties Union sued Thursday to challenge the deportations of more than 100 immigrants arrested in Detroit last weekend, asking that they be allowed to remain in the United States to seek stays of removal.

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Bizarre Claims Multiply in Palm Beach Hate Mail Case 

Attorney Marc Kasowitz, now serving as President Donald Trump’s personal counsel for the Russian campaign meddling investigation, is demanding “extreme sanctions” against opposing counsel in an unrelated Palm Beach case over vicious hate mail that accused a Kasowitz client of sexually assaulting a child. 

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