News Roundup

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Supreme Court to Hear Case on Immigration Ban

  • The ‘travel ban’ is reaching the Supreme Court today in its third form, potentially barring all travel from six Muslim countries as well as from North Korea and Venezuela

Federal Judge Gives Trump Administration 90 Days on DACA

  • A federal judge in the District of Columbia has ordered the Trump administration to reinstate DACA in 90 days, calling its suspension “arbitrary and capricious” because the Department of Homeland Security had failed to “adequately explain its conclusion that the program was unlawful”
  • The Justice Department said it stood by its original reasoning, and that DACA is “an unlawful circumvention of Congress”

History of Misconduct Imperils the Nomination of VA Secretary Ronny L. Jackson

  • Pres. Trump’s current personal physician Ronny Jackson is under fire as previously murky claims about misbehavior are being defined more clearly, with colleagues saying that he had a history of drinking on the job, misprescribing pharmaceuticals, and “bad behavior,” including banging on the hotel room door of a female employee in what a former staffer said was “definitely inappropriate”
  • This comes as he was set to appear for his confirmation hearing as the new Veterans Affairs secretary, a hearing which has since been indefinitely delayed

15 Syrians in Supposedly Staged Chemical Attack Video to Visit OPCW

  • About 15 Syrians the Russian government has said were filmed in “staged videos” are planned to attend a meeting at the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons at the invitation of Russia
  • Six days after the attack, Russia’s Defense Ministry accused Britain of direct involvement in staging the video images of the alleged attacks

Suspect in Toronto Appeared in Court

  • The 25-year-old suspect responsible for the recent ramming attack in Toronto, and who has still stated no motive for the attack, was ordered held in court on 10 counts of first-degree murder and 13 counts of attempted murder
  • The next court date will be on May 10th

Two police officers wounded in Dallas

  • A man has been arrested and is facing multiple counts of aggravated assault to a police officer after shooting two policemen and then attempting to escape in a white pickup

Man behind Schoolhouse Rock! dies

  • Jazz pianist and singer Bob Dorough has passed away at the age of 94 after decades of work in music, most notably producing songs like “Conjunction Junction” and “Three is a Magic Number” for Schoolhouse Rock

Today is DAY 29 of Assange’s isolation, and DAY 15 of Yulia Skripal’s.

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