Trump ordered to testify in probe by NY attorney general
A New York judge compelled a subpoena by the state attorney general Thursday against former President Donald Trump and two of his children, Donald Jr. and Ivanka.
Senate stall on budget talks greases path to government shutdown
Lawmakers are racing to pass short-term government spending legislation Thursday as they stare down a fast-approaching shutdown deadline, but Democratic absences and Republican demands for several votes on unrelated policies stand in the way of swift passage before the clock runs out.
10th Circuit blocks $15 federal minimum wage for outdoor guides
River outfitters and other seasonal recreation services do not need to implement a new rule requiring guides working on federal land to be paid $15 an hour and overtime while their lawsuit is pending, the 10th Circuit ruled Thursday.
Oregon high court blocks Nick Kristof’s gubernatorial run
Lawyers Former New York Times columnist Nick Kristof doesn’t qualify as an Oregon resident and therefore can't be on the ballot for the May primary for governor, the Oregon Supreme Court has ruled.
Jury quickly convicts ex-Angels staffer in overdose death of pitcher Tyler Skaggs
A federal jury deliberated for only three hours Thursday before convicting a former Los Angeles Angels communications director of dealing opioids that killed pitcher Tyler Skaggs during a road trip in Texas.
Scale of UK Post Office scandal exposed by inquiry testimony
The extent of a sprawling scandal involving the British Post Office has begun to be publicly exposed this week, as an independent inquiry started to hear testimony from victims of the affair.
Europe’s top rights court turns down 30-year-old case on Northern Ireland Troubles
The European Court of Human Rights refused Thursday to examine a British soldier's killing of a volunteer for the Irish Republican Army, saying it was satisfied with an Irish government inquest into the matter.
Rights court OKs Poland’s refusal to change gender on full birth certificate
Europe’s top rights court on Thursday rejected a complaint from a transgender man who wanted his long-form birth certificate updated to reflect his gender identity.
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