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Dominion Voting sues Fox for $1.6B over 2020 election claims

Dominion Voting Systems filed a $1.6 billion defamation lawsuit against Fox News on Friday, arguing the cable news giant, in an effort to boost faltering ratings, falsely claimed that the voting company had rigged the 2020 election. The lawsuit is part of a growing body of legal action filed by the voting company and other

Immigration

Trump agreements seek to tie Biden’s hands on immigration

During the Trump administration’s final weeks, the Department of Homeland Security quietly signed agreements with at least four states that threaten to temporarily derail President Joe Biden’s efforts to undo his predecessor’s immigration policies. The agreements say Arizona, Indiana, Louisiana and Texas are entitled to a 180-day consultation period before executive branch policy changes take

Opinion

Opinion: The Value of Rights

You play stupid games, you win stupid prizes. Wise words from Taylor Swift, who was name-dropped last week not by TMZ, but by the U. S. Supreme Court. What’s the price tag on constitutional rights? That was the question the justices were discussing when Justice Kagan brought up Swift and her case against a radio

Technology

Judge says Amazon won’t have to restore Parler web service

Amazon won’t be forced to immediately restore web service to Parler after a federal judge ruled Thursday against a plea to reinstate the fast-growing social media app, which is favored by followers of former President Donald Trump. U.S. District Judge Barbara Rothstein in Seattle said she wasn’t dismissing Parler’s “substantive underlying claims” against Amazon, but

Legal Beat

Judge: NY lawsuit seeking NRA’s dissolution can go forward

A New York judge on Thursday denied the National Rifle Association’s bid to throw out a state lawsuit that seeks to put the powerful gun advocacy group out of business. Judge Joel Cohen’s ruling will allow New York Attorney General Letitia James’ lawsuit to move ahead in state court in Manhattan, rather than dismissing it

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