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Brazil’s Top Court Prevents Investigation Into U.S. Journalist

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil’s top court says officials cannot investigate U.S. journalist Glenn Greenwald for his work or for protecting confidential sources — a ruling praised Friday by press rights groups. The Committee to Protect Journalists said the ruling by Justice Gilmar Mendes “reinforces the principle of confidentiality of sources, which is paramount […]

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Supreme Court Says Trump Can Use Defense Funds For Border Wall

WASHINGTON, July 26 (Reuters) – The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday handed President Donald Trump a victory by letting his administration redirect $2.5 billion in money approved by Congress for the Pentagon to help build his promised wall along the U.S.-Mexico border even though lawmakers refused to provide funding.The conservative-majority court on a 5-4 vote […]

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Trump Officials Accused Of Lying In Court About The Real Reason For Citizenship Question

The Trump administration was dealt a stinging blow last month when the U.S. Supreme Court rejected its explanation for why a contentious citizenship question should be included in the 2020 census. The court rebuked the administration for providing a “contrived” rationale; it was “more of a distraction,” the court asserted, than an actual reason. Trump officials are […]

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Serena Williams Fined $10K For Allegedly Damaging Wimbledon Court

Serena Williams, tennis legend and seven-time Wimbledon champion, is being fined $10,000 for allegedly damaging the London practice courts with her racquet. The All England Club, which hosts the Wimbledon tournament, handed the fine to Williams after she reportedly caused damage during a practice round on the outside courts on June 30, according to The Associated Press […]