Quantcast
Connect with us

Key parts of Trump’s ‘Travel Ban 2.0’ blocked by Hawaii federal judge

Published

on

A Federal judge in Hawaii has blocked a key part of Donald Trump’s revised immigration ban, Politico reports.

The judge granted a temporary restraining order against the president’s travel ban, effectively halting the order, which was set to go into effect at midnight tonight. The Washington Post’s Devlin Barrett reports the judge ruled Trump’s ban likely violated First Amendment protections.

ADVERTISEMENT

Read the judge’s ruling below, via Politico’s John Gernstein:

ADVERTISEMENT


Report typos and corrections to: [email protected].
READ COMMENTS - JOIN THE DISCUSSION
Continue Reading

Breaking Banner

Louisiana judge admits to exchanging racist texts with cop boyfriend about courtroom employees

Published

on

Appearing on a local TV station on Sunday, a district court judge in Assumption Parrish in Louisiana owned up to racist comments she made about African-American employees in her courtroom that she texted to her then-police officer boyfriend.

According to WAFB, Judge Jessie LeBlanc initially denied using the N-word about a black sheriff’s deputy and a black law clerk in her district when texting with former chief deputy, Capt. Bruce Prejean, with whom she was involved while both were married.

Continue Reading

Breaking Banner

Julian Assange lawyer tells court: After pardon fell through, Trump administration resorted to ‘extortion’

Published

on

An attorney for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange accused the Trump administration of extortion in a London court on Monday.

The WikiLeaks attorney appeared at Woolwich Crown Court along with U.S. prosecutors, who argued that Assange should be extradited the United States, where he faces 18 charges and up to 175 years in jail.

Attorneys for Assange previously told the court that former Congressman Dana Rohrabacher (R-CA) tried to broker a pardon deal between the White House and Assange if he would agree to say that Russia was not the source of hacked Democratic Party emails.

Continue Reading
 

Breaking Banner

Black teens shocked after basketball announcer calls their names ‘disgusting’

Published

on

A longtime announcer at high-school basketball games in Oklahoma sparked outrage last week when he said that black players on the Crooked Oak High School lady's basketball team had "disgusting" names.

Local news station KFOR reports that the announcer made the remarks during a game between Crooked Oak and rival Newkirk High School on Friday.

In a video taken at the game, the announcer can be heard saying, "The Crooked Oak Lady Ruff Necks, now their names are pretty disgusting."

Continue Reading
 
 
close-image