Nightly Brief

     The day’s top stories from Courthouse News in short takes with links.
     
     1.) Trumps, Safety, Immigration Dominate Day One of Convention
     Violence against police, the 2012 attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi and the crimes of illegal aliens were central topics on day one of the Republican National Convention, where Donald Trump made his first, brief appearance to introduce his wife Melania.
     
     2.) Magazine Says Megyn Kelly Also Was Object of Ailes Ardor
     Just over a week after former Fox News anchor Gretchen Carlson’s sexual discrimination lawsuit against the channel’s CEO, Roger Ailes, New York magazine is reporting that Fox star Megyn Kelly made similar allegations a decade ago against her boss
     
     3.) Court Under Deadline for Texas Voter ID Ruling
     With Election Day around the corner, the en banc Fifth Circuit is expected to rule Wednesday whether Texas discriminates against minorities and the poor by making voters bring photo identification to the polls.
     
     4.) Guardian Zeroes In on Amazon Tax-Fight Record
     With the Guardian picking apart Amazon.com’s tax-dodging efforts in Luxembourg, a federal judge here ordered the company and the IRS to see what portions of a sealed tax dispute can be made public.
     
     5.) Zika Case in Utah Baffles Health Officials
     The caregiver of an elderly Zika patient in Utah has been diagnosed with the virus, raising questions among health officials about how the virus was transmitted.
     
     
     6.) EU Court Adviser OKs National Data Mining
     National laws that require communications providers to retain subscribers’ data may be legal despite a landmark ruling that a continent-wide data-retention law is unconstitutional, an EU high court adviser said Tuesday.
     
     7.) Green’s Threaten Grouse Suit After Oil’s Court Win
     Voluntary plans fail to preserve threatened prairie chickens, environmentalists claim in response to removal of the birds’ federal protections.
     
     8.) Push for Immigration-Law Rehearing After Deadlock
     Since a 4-4 deadlock put an anticlimactic end to President Barack Obama’s offer of deportation relief to certain undocumented immigrants, the U.S. government filed Monday for a rehearing when the Supreme Court gets a ninth judge.
     

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