Nightly Brief

Your Friday night briefing from the staff of Courthouse News

Top CNS stories for today including House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler subpoenaed the Justice Department for an unredacted version of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report on Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election; The en banc Ninth Circuit ordered the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to decide by mid-July whether to ban a widely used pesticide that the agency’s own scientists have said is harmful to childhood development; A riot against police broke out in the Northern Irish city of Londonderry and a 29-year-old journalist covering the unrest was shot to death, and more.

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National

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1.) Following through on an oft-repeated threat, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler subpoenaed the Justice Department on Friday for an unredacted version of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report on Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election.

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2.) The en banc Ninth Circuit ordered the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to decide by mid-July whether to ban a widely used pesticide that the agency’s own scientists have said is harmful to childhood development.

3.) A former runner to an NBA agent headed to trial next week in the college hoops scandal lost his bid Friday to have two big-name coaches take the stand.

Regional

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4.) A husband and wife who chained, tortured and starved their children for several years in their suburban Southern California home were sentenced to 25 years to life in prison Friday, but not before hearing their children still pray for them.

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5.) A judge has blocked New York from using public funds to force secular education goals, like learning how to read and write in English, on ultra-Orthodox Jewish schools.

(Aaron Lavinsky/Star Tribune via AP)

6.) The former partner of an ex-Minnesota police officer on trial for killing an unarmed Australian woman testified that the use of deadly force was premature in the circumstances they faced.

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7.) A federal judge blocked Utah from enforcing a recently passed ban on abortions after 18 weeks, a law the Salt Lake City District Attorney’s office said it cannot legally enforce.

International

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8.) A riot against police broke out Thursday night in the Northern Irish city of Londonderry, long a center of sectarian conflict, and a 29-year-old journalist covering the unrest was shot to death, authorities said.

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