Top Eight

Your Tuesday night briefing from the staff of Courthouse News

Top eight CNS stories for today including Hungary lost another round in its wide-ranging rule-of-law fight with European Union leaders; President Donald Trump killed the possibility of another Covid-19 relief measure before the election; Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden is widening his lead among likely voters, and more.

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National

1.) Announcing that he will no longer negotiate a deal with House Democrats, President Donald Trump on Tuesday killed the possibility of another Covid-19 relief measure.

(Courthouse News photo/Jack Rodgers)

2.) Several justices with the U.S. Supreme Court hinted Tuesday that a law protecting religious freedoms includes a subtext that would allow individuals to sue government agents for money damages

(AP Photo/Richard Drew)

3.) After a week that featured a highly contentious presidential debate and a stay in the hospital following a positive Covid-19 diagnosis for President Donald Trump, new polling shows Democratic candidate Joe Biden is widening his lead over the president among likely voters.

(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Regional

4.) A Republican-backed political group that has called President Trump a “danger to the Constitution” is launching a $1 million ad campaign in Texas, hoping to cash in on recent polls showing a relatively tight race between Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden in the Lone Star State.

(AP Photo/Ben Powell)

5.) A lawyer for Arkansas faced stiff questioning from the Supreme Court on Tuesday as to how the state can regulate drug prices where federal law already applies.

(AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

International

6.) Hungary on Tuesday lost another round in its wide-ranging rule-of-law fight with European Union leaders after Europe’s highest court said a Soros-funded university was illegally forced to move most of its classes to Vienna from Budapest.

(AP Photo/Francois Mori)

7.) European spy agencies can only keep bulk personal data in the event of a serious emergency, the EU’s high court ruled Tuesday. 

(Claudio Furlan/LaPresse via AP)

8.) European Union institutions and member states spent Tuesday arguing before the bloc’s high court over the legality of a treaty aimed at combating violence against women.

(AP Photo/Thibault Camus)
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