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Canada-U.S. asylum-seeker pact fight goes to Canada's Supreme Court

TORONTO, Oct 6 (Reuters) - Canada's Supreme Court Justices questioned whether asylum-seekers that Canada sends back to the United States are really automatically detained and if "safety valves" are available, peppering lawyers with questions during a hearing on Thursday over a U.S.-Canada asylum-seeker pact.

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Canada-U.S. asylum-seeker pact fight goes to Canada's Supreme Court

Website launched to alert Yessers to Supreme Court indyref2 verdict

Lesley Riddoch launches website for Yes demo alert on Supreme Court indyref2 verdict day A NEW website unveiled by Lesley Riddoch will allow Yessers to assemble at a spontaneous protest planned for the delivery of the Supreme Court’s indyref2 judgement. The site allows independence supporters to put in their contact details so they can be notified once the Supreme Court makes its momentous decision.

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Website launched to alert Yessers to Supreme Court indyref2 verdict

Democrats ramp up spending in North Carolina Senate race

Democrats are ramping up their spending in North Carolina's Senate race, where former state Supreme Court Chief Justice Cheri Beasley is taking on GOP Rep. Ted Budd. Senate Majority PAC, a super PAC aligned with Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, is reserving an additional $4 million in TV ads in the race, according to spending figures shared first with NBC News.

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Democrats ramp up spending in North Carolina Senate race

Canada ‘contracts out’ obligations to refugee claimants, advocates tell top court

OTTAWA - Refugee and human-rights advocates are telling the Supreme Court of Canada that a binational pact “contracts out” Canada’s international obligations to refugee claimants to the United States, without proper followup to ensure Washington is doing the job. In a written submission, opponents of the 18-year-old Safe Third Country Agreement ask the top court to declare the legislation underpinning the pact in violation of the Section 7 Charter of Rights and Freedoms guarantees of life, liberty and security of the person.

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Canada ‘contracts out’ obligations to refugee claimants, advocates tell top court

Introducing The 50 Over 50 2022: Women Stepping Into Their Power In Life’s Second Half

Our second annual 50 Over 50, produced in partnership with Mika Brzezinski and her Know Your Value initiative, features 200 dynamic women proving that success has no age limit. The most successful female entrepreneur in U.S. history. A groundbreaking Silicon Valley venture capitalist. Hollywood’s most influential stage mom.

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Introducing The 50 Over 50 2022: Women Stepping Into Their Power In Life’s Second Half

Candace Owens Rejected: Supreme Court Rejects ‘Fact Checkers’ Petition & Called Out Her COVID-19 Lies

Nobody, including a Supreme Court with a conservative supermajority, wants to hear Owens’ misinformation. The Supreme Court dismissed Candace Owens’ petition on Monday, which was centered on her lawsuit against media “fact checkers” who claimed that her social media posts about the COVID-19 death toll were false.

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Candace Owens Rejected: Supreme Court Rejects ‘Fact Checkers’ Petition & Called Out Her COVID-19 Lies

State Bans Have Forced Over 60 Clinics To Stop Performing Abortions—Affecting 22 Million Women, Analysis Finds

Topline State abortion bans enacted after the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade have so far forced at least 66 clinics across 15 states to stop performing the procedure, according to new data from the pro-abortion rights Guttmacher Institute, impacting millions of women across the U.S. and leaving nearly every state where abortion is largely banned without any places offering the procedure.

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State Bans Have Forced Over 60 Clinics To Stop Performing Abortions—Affecting 22 Million Women, Analysis Finds

Colorado baker fighting ruling over gender transition cake

The Colorado baker who won a partial Supreme Court victory after refusing on religious grounds to make a gay couple’s wedding cake a decade ago is challenging a separate ruling he violated the state’s anti-discrimination law by refusing to make a cake celebrating a gender transition.

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Colorado baker fighting ruling over gender transition cake

Death row killer executed by lethal injection while pastor touched his chest

A death row killer who stabbed a father-of-nine 29 times has been executed by lethal injection. John Henry Ramirez, 38, was pronounced dead at 6.41pm at the death chamber in Huntsville, Texas, 14 minutes after the injection was administered. Ramirez had won a Supreme Court decision to have a Christian pastor lay his hands on him and pray while he died.

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Death row killer executed by lethal injection while pastor touched his chest

Canada: Supreme Court to hear if US is 'safe' for migrants

Canada's Supreme Court will for the first time hear a Canada-US asylum pact case that will weigh whether the country can consider its southern neighbour "safe" for those seeking refugee status. The outcome of Thursday's hearing could determine whether Canada can trust that the US treats migrants properly, and could answer whether Canada holds any responsibility for migrants turned back at its border.

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Canada: Supreme Court to hear if US is 'safe' for migrants

How did the Supreme Court become so polarized?

In the last two decades, U.S. Supreme Court has become rapidly more polarized, making landmark decisions that have changed the landscape of American life. Most notably, the court voted to overrule Roe v. Wade in June, removing federal protections for abortion rights. The decision highlights how that polarization emerged.

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How did the Supreme Court become so polarized?

Texas executes John Henry Ramirez, 38, who killed convenience store clerk for just $1.25: He famously won right to have his pastor lay hands on him as lethal injection was administered

John Henry Ramirez, 38, was executed Wednesday evening at the state penitentiary in Huntsville, Texas Ramirez stabbed Pablo Castro, 46, twenty-nine times in a drug-fueled robbery He had been on death row since 2008 over the 2004 robbery, in which he was under the influence of alcohol and drugs along with two other women

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Texas executes John Henry Ramirez, 38, who killed convenience store clerk for just $1.25: He famously won right to have his pastor lay hands on him as lethal injection was administered

Trump Mar-A-Lago Investigation: What To Know As Ex-President Goes To Supreme Court

Topline Here’s what we know so far about the Justice Department’s investigation into the documents former President Donald Trump brought back with him to Mar-A-Lago and the ongoing legal battle over them, as a dispute over a third-party special master reviewing the documents reached the Supreme Court Tuesday when Trump asked the high court to let the special master review classified materials.

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Trump Mar-A-Lago Investigation: What To Know As Ex-President Goes To Supreme Court

Ottawa should scrap the logistical and political nightmare that is the Safe Third Country Agreement

Under the STCA, asylum seekers arriving by land at official crossings are turned away and handed back to U.S. authorities, where they often end up in detention in questionable conditions It challenges our conception of who we are as a country, questions the values core to the Liberal Party of Canada and yet, Thursday, the federal government is expected to be at the Supreme Court defending a longstanding agreement with the United States that it should have ditched years ago.

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Ottawa should scrap the logistical and political nightmare that is the Safe Third Country Agreement

Endorsement: Asif Mahmood for Congress

California’s independent congressional redistricting gave Orange County Rep. Young Kim (R-La Habra) an easier path to reelection after she chose to run for the 40th District, which has a larger percentage of Republican voters than her previous district. The Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe vs. Wade, however, may prove to be a hurdle to her easy reelection.

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Endorsement: Asif Mahmood for Congress

Robinho 'asked to be extradited by Italy' to serve nine-year jail term for gang rape

Robinho lost his final appeal against a nine-year conviction for gang rape back in January and Italy's justice ministry has now asked Brazilian authorities to extradite him Robinho lost his final appeal against a conviction for gang rape earlier this year and the Italian justice ministry has now asked Brazilian authorities for his extradition.

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Robinho 'asked to be extradited by Italy' to serve nine-year jail term for gang rape

Freedom of speech Part 2

Our discussion of “freedom of speech” is timely. Two weeks ago, the Attorney General of Florida made a request for the Supreme Court to review a case involving 1st amendment rights and the internet. As mentioned last week, our “freedom of speech” that was granted in our 1st amendment has been defined and redefined over the years.

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Freedom of speech Part 2

Donald Trump requests Supreme Court intervene in Mar-a-Lago case

The move further escalates the dispute over classified documents discovered at Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate in Florida. It's unclear whether the nation's highest court will accept the request. Former US President Donald Trump has asked the Supreme Court to intervene in his legal battle over classified documents that were seized at his Mar-a-Lago mansion on August 8.

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Donald Trump requests Supreme Court intervene in Mar-a-Lago case

Trump seeks Supreme Court ruling in Mar-a-Lago dispute

Ex-US President Donald Trump has asked the Supreme Court to intervene in the dispute over sensitive documents seized by the FBI during a search of his Florida estate in August. Mr Trump wants the justices to allow a court-appointed arbiter, known as a special master, to vet the handful of files with classification markings.

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Trump seeks Supreme Court ruling in Mar-a-Lago dispute