Jackson feted at White House after historic confirmation to high court
President Joe Biden took a victory lap Friday with Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson after her appointment to the Supreme Court made it through the Senate a day earlier with no small amount of pushback from Republicans across the aisle.
Wall Street dips as Fed’s new aggression takes hold
The Federal Reserve is trying to dispel any notion that it is bluffing in its newfound hawkish approach, and Wall Street is beginning to pull back.
A Hollywood trial on the East Coast kicks off next week
The trial of actress Amber Heard has been a long, arduous and unfailingly dramatic journey — and it has not yet begun.
Police parody Facebook account debated again at Sixth Circuit
A Parma, Ohio, resident arrested after he created a Facebook page parodying the city’s police department urged an appeals court to reinstate his First Amendment retaliation claims against the city and several police officers that were previously granted immunity by a federal judge.
Michigan jury acquits two men accused of governor kidnapping plot; mistrial declared for two others
A jury in Michigan found two of the men accused of plotting to kidnap Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer not guilty then deadlocked on the charges for the others as a mistrial was declared. The verdict was reached after a full week of deliberation following a closely watched trial that stretched more than three weeks long.
Dozens killed in strike on train station in Ukraine
At least 50 people were killed and dozens wounded on Friday when a missile struck outside a train station where thousands of people were waiting to evacuate from a city in eastern Ukraine.
Denmark decries EU decision to till fallow lands in face of food shortage
This past month, European agriculture officials agreed to let farmers grow food and sow crops on their fallow lands. The decision clashes with the new agricultural reform 2023-2027, which calls for a mandatory 4% increase in unused farmland.
UK sees progress in cladding scandal as inquiry continues
The U.K.’s four largest housebuilding firms have pledged to replace dangerous combustible cladding on high-rise apartment blocks they have built, a major step in a British building safety scandal that has been left unresolved since a catastrophic residential fire five years ago.
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