Nightly Brief

Your Tuesday night briefing from the staff of Courthouse News

Top CNS stories for today including President Donald Trump saying that counterprotesters at a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville over the weekend acted violently and should share the blame for the mayhem that left a woman dead and 19 others injured; more than 1,000 Texans protested President Donald Trump’s planned border wall in a wildlife refuge along the Rio Grande – a project some believe is already underway despite no formal funding to date from Congress;a study from Harvard Medical School, UCLA and the RAND Corporation has found that U.S. workplaces are grueling, unforgiving and inflexible, leaving many workers physically and emotionally drained, and more.

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1.) In National news President Donald Trump on Tuesday said that counterprotesters at a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville over the weekend acted violently and should share the blame for the mayhem that left a woman dead and 19 others injured.

2.) More than 1,000 Texans protested President Donald Trump’s planned border wall in a wildlife refuge along the Rio Grande this weekend – a project some believe is already underway despite no formal funding to date from Congress.

3.) The Trump administration’s pledge to end billions in federal insurance subsidies will worsen the federal deficit, and spike health insurance premiums, the Congressional Budget Office warned Tuesday.

4.) Facing a demand for web-traffic records concerning an anti-Trump page, a website-hosting company told a judge that the government is trampling the First Amendment.

5.) In Regional news the four Teamsters who crashed a “Top Chef” shoot with shouting and slurs won acquittal on federal extortion charges Tuesday.

6.) A federal judge enjoined LinkedIn from keeping its website off limits to a company that tells employers which of their workers may be “flight risks.”

7.) Anti-abortion activist David Daleiden has scored a victory in the Ninth Circuit, with judges finding a lower court’s order blocking his access to public information about researchers associated with the University of Washington’s Birth Defects Research Laboratory was too broad.

8.) In Research news a study from Harvard Medical School, UCLA and the RAND Corporation has found that U.S. workplaces are grueling, unforgiving and inflexible, leaving many workers physically and emotionally drained.
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