Feds Ask DC Circuit to Toss Democrats’ Emoluments Case

Citing intrusive requests they say border on harassment of President Donald Trump, attorneys for the Justice Department asked the D.C. Circuit to throw out a lawsuit filed by Democratic lawmakers claiming the real estate mogul-turned-president violated the Constitution’s anti-corruption clauses.

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NY Prosecutors Charge Jeffrey Epstein With Sex Trafficking

Federal authorities recovered nude photographs of underage girls from the Upper East Side mansion of extraordinarily wealthy pedophile Jeffrey Epstein, prosecutors revealed after unsealing a sex-trafficking indictment on Monday morning. The new charges fall more than a decade after entering a secret plea deal in Florida that continues to haunt both his victims and a Trump cabinet member.

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Queens Democrats Veer Left in Prosecutor Primary Race

Defeating the Democratic Party machine, defense attorney Tiffany Cabán landed one step closer Tuesday to fundamentally reshaping criminal justice in Queens. The insurgent candidate for district attorney wants to end the drug war and decriminalize sex work in a borough known for the harsh prosecution of petty crimes.

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Virginia Dems Hope to Change State Law, Remove Confederate Statues

Before Arthur Ashe became the only black man in history to win singles titles at Wimbledon, the U.S. Open and the Australian Open, he was forced to practice on racially segregated tennis courts in Richmond, Virginia, where thousands gathered Saturday for the formal renaming of a thoroughfare in the athlete’s honor.   

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