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Your Monday night briefing from the staff of Courthouse News

Top CNS stories for today including the Ninth Circuit partly granting an emergency motion by the Trump administration and lifted a preliminary stay on most aspects of President Donald Trump’s ban; a new accuser of Alabama Republican Roy Moore coming forward to say the Senate candidate assaulted her when he gave her a ride home one night in the late 1970s and that she feared he would rape her; a divided Seventh Circuit panel dismissed a woman’s appeal of Chicago’s public-nudity ordinance that bars women from exposing their breasts in public; a new study finds that encountering cheap or ineffective products can influence how much a consumer is willing to pay for other items, and more.

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Debbie Almontaser, a board member of the Yemeni American Merchants Association, speaks at a news conference outside a federal courthouse in Greenbelt, Md. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

1.) In National news the Ninth Circuit on Monday partly granted an emergency motion by the Trump administration and lifted a preliminary stay on most aspects of President Donald Trump’s ban on entry into the United States by travelers from eight nations – most of them predominantly Muslim.

Former Alabama Chief Justice and U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore waits to speak the Vestavia Hills Public library, Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017, in Birmingham, Ala.  (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)

2.) A new accuser of Alabama Republican Roy Moore came forward Monday saying the Senate candidate assaulted her when he gave her a ride home one night in the late 1970s and that she feared he would rape her.

Crowds gathered on the courthouse steps for the start of the U.S. Supreme Court’s October term. (BRANDI BUCHMAN, Courthouse News Service)

3.) The Supreme Court agreed Monday to decide whether California pregnancy clinics must comply with a law that requires them to provide details about abortion access.

House of Hillary’s “Madam President” t-shirt.

4.) The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to resolve a circuit split and hear a free-speech challenge to a Minnesota law banning all political apparel at polling places.

Chicago’s North Avenue Beach, Lincoln Park.

5.) In Regional news a divided Seventh Circuit panel dismissed a woman’s appeal of Chicago’s public-nudity ordinance that bars women from exposing their breasts in public, but one judge said going bare-breasted could be considered a political protest.

A portrait of Kate Steinle displayed at a memorial site on Pier 14 in San Francisco, Calif.(Paul Chinn /San Francisco Chronicle via AP, File)

6.) Defense rested for the man charged with shooting Kate Steinle to death, with a translation expert who faulted the skills of a police interpreter during the late-night interrogation of José Inés Garcia-Zarate.

Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt speaks to the media during the daily briefing in the Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)

7.) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency “was always junk science-fueled” and the government should get “out of science,” so arctic drilling and a revived coal industry can boost the economy, speakers said at a fossil fuels conference in Houston sponsored by right-wing groups who were praised by EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt.

A study published Monday in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Science, show that when consumers are exposed to low-value items, they are willing to pay more for products they come across later, and vice versa.

8.) In Research news a new study finds that encountering cheap or ineffective products can influence how much a consumer is willing to pay for other items.

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