Texas Student Says She Was Expelled for Sitting During Pledge

A black Texas high school student and her mom claim in a federal lawsuit that the principal expelled her last week for sitting through the Pledge of Allegiance, after which the school secretary told her, “This is not the NFL.”

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Trump’s Texas Judicial Nominees Not Without Controversy

With 11 judicial openings in its federal courts and a crushing caseload, Texas desperately needs to fill those seats. President Donald Trump has nominated five candidates, including two who will be grilled by the U.S. Senate about their work for a religious advocacy law firm.

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Exxon Asks Judge to Throw Out Climate-Change Class Action

ExxonMobil and U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson asked a Dallas federal judge on Tuesday to dismiss a shareholder class action against them, arguing investors are piggybacking claims by several blue-state attorneys general that the oil giant concealed what it knew about climate change.

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