President Trump told Fox News on Monday that he expects to name his choice to replace Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Friday or Saturday, reports the Hill . Trump says he has five names on his short list, though he did not say who they were. One leading contender is thought to...
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On Saturday, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo his state will honor "the life and legacy of" late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Ginsburg will get a statue in her native Brooklyn. Ginsburg died Friday at age 87 due to complications with metastatic pancreatic cancer. Ginsburg served 27 years on the Supreme Court. She was born in Flatbush, Brooklyn in 1933. "This statue will serve as a physical reminder of Justice Ginsburg's monumental contributions to the America we know today and as an inspiration for all," Cuomo wrote in a tweet on Saturday.
Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has demanded that Russia return the clothes he was wearing on the day he fell into a coma, calling it a “crucial piece of evidence” in his poisoning
The Legacy of , Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. 1933, Ruth Bader Ginsburg was born in Brooklyn, NY. . 1959, She graduated first in her class. After the birth of her first child, she transferred from Harvard Law to Columbia Law School. Ginsburg clerked under U.S. District Judge Edmund L. Palmieri for two years before joining the Columbia Project on International Civil Procedure. 1963, She began her career as a law professor, first at Rutgers and then at Columbia. While at Columbia, she became the first woman to earn tenure. . 1970s, She directed the Women’s Rights Project of the American Civil Liberties Union. While director of the project, she fought gender discrimination by arguing six cases in front of the U.S. Supreme Court. 1980 , President Jimmy Carter appointed her to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia. She would serve on the court for 13 years. 1993, Ginsburg was appointed as Associate Justice to the Supreme Court by President Bill Clinton. She was the second woman ever named to the court. 1996, She wrote the majority opinion in the case United States v. Virginia. The case held that qualified women must be allowed admittance into the Virginia Military Institute. In her dissent for the case Ledbetter v. Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co., Ginsburg called upon Congress to change the statute of limitations portion of the Title VII law. . The case dealt with equal pay for women whose qualifications match their male colleagues. 2009, Congress responded with the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act. A copy of this act would hang on the wall of Justice Ginsburg's office. 2010, When Justice John Paul Stevens left the court in 2010, Ginsburg became the most senior liberal justice. Since then, she has become an icon and beacon of liberal causes, known in liberal circles as Notorious R.B.G. Ruth Bader Ginsburg, 1933 — 2020
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The CDC has quietly issued new guidance on the coronavirus, and health experts say it's a "profound shift," per the Los Angeles Times . The agency's Friday update says COVID-19 is most commonly spread through small respiratory droplets called aerosols that may hang out in the air—not just via the...
Ruth Bader Ginsburg, , Supreme Court Justice, , Dead at 87. The Supreme Court announced on Friday that Justice Ginsburg died of “complications of metastatic pancreas cancer.". Our nation has lost a jurist of historic stature. We at the Supreme Court have lost a cherished colleague, Chief Justice John Roberts, via 'The New York Times. Appointed by President Bill Clinton in 1993, Ginsburg was considered the leader of the liberal wing of the Supreme Court in recent years. A champion of liberal causes including women's rights, she was affectionately known as Notorious R.B.G. Today we mourn, but with confidence that future generations will remember Ruth Bader Ginsburg as we knew her — a tireless and resolute champion of justice, Chief Justice John Roberts, via 'The New York Times. Her death means that President Donald Trump will likely name a conservative replacement, despite the presidential election being less than two months away. . Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has indicated he is eager to fill any Supreme Court vacancy during this final year of Trump's term. According to reports, Ginsburg dictated a statement to her granddaughter just days before her death. My most fervent wish is that I will not be replaced until a new President is installed, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, via @davisusan Twitter
Comedian Joe Rogan moved his popular eponymous podcast to Spotify at the beginning of the month, and he got things moving last week by making an accusation regarding wildfires near Portland, Ore. "There is a madness going on there," Rogan said during Thursday's podcast, per CNN Business . "You want to...
English soccer club Leyton Orient says several players have tested positive for the coronavirus a day before the fourth-division team is scheduled to face Tottenham in the League Cup
Schitt's Creek , the little Canadian show about a fish-out-of-water family, made history at Sunday's Emmy Awards with a comedy awards sweep, something even TV greats including Frasier and Modern Family failed to achieve, the AP reports. The awards for the Pop TV series included best comedy series and trophies for...
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President Donald Trump says he’s narrowed his list of candidates to fill the Supreme Court vacancy created by the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg to four or five candidates
Dr. Fauci Cites , These 3 Things , for an Optimal Immune System. Beyond social distancing measures, hand-washing and wearing a mask, . White House task force member Dr. Anthony Fauci has three solid recommendations to keep your immune system healthy. 1. , "Get a reasonable amount of sleep.". The rule of thumb is that between seven and eight hours of sleep is necessary to keep your immune system healthy. 2. , "Get a good diet.". Foods that are rich in necessary vitamins and minerals will help your immune system to stay strong. 3, "Try to avoid or alleviate severe stress, which we know can sometimes impact the immune system.". Regular exercise, a consistent meditation practice and listening to your favorite music are just a few ways to mitigate and release stress
CNN reports Joe Biden made false claims in a Sunday speech. In the speech, Biden urged Senate Republicans to let the winner of the presidential election fill the new Supreme Court vacancy. CNN reports that Biden made several false / inaccurate claims. Biden argued that it would be inappropriate for him to release a list of prospective Supreme Court nominees, as Trump did in the past. Biden also claimed that the Trump campaign had not asked him to release such a list until after Ruth Bader Ginsburg died. Trump and his campaign himself had repeatedly said prior to Ginsburg's death that Biden should release a list of prospective Supreme Court nominees. Biden tried to strengthen his case that the Senate should wait to confirm the next justice. "By the way, there's no court session between now and the end of this election." Biden's claim is simply inaccurate. The court's next session is scheduled to begin on October 5, nearly a month before Election Day on November 3.
Mitch McConnell and top Senate Republicans are expected to meet Monday to talk strategy on the Ruth Bader Ginsburg vacancy , and all GOP senators will meet Tuesday, reports Politico . McConnell can't afford any more defections toward his goal of confirming a nominee before the election, after Sens. Susan Collins and...
Firefighters quickly raced to put out a small brush fire, which sparked up near the Bobcat Fire on Sept. 20, in Chantry Flat, California. At the time, the Bobcat Fire had scorched more than 103,000 acres.
Trump Says He Will Create National Commission , to Push 'Pro-American' History. Speaking at the National Archives, President Donald Trump announced the "1776 Commission" on Thursday. . He cited the purpose of the commission as promoting a “pro-American curriculum that celebrates the truth about our nation’s great history.". The title of the commission seems to be a response to the 1619 Project, named in reference to the first year enslaved Africans were brought to the "New World.". The 1619 Project was created by Pulitzer Prize- winning journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones. It has been integrated into existing school curricula around the country. What we’re witnessing today is a result of left-wing indoctrination in our nation’s schools and universities, Donald Trump, via 'The Washington Post'. American parents are not going to accept indoctrination in our schools, cancel culture at work .., Donald Trump, via 'The Washington Post'. ... or the repression of traditional faith, culture and values in the public square. Not anymore, Donald Trump, via 'The Washington Post'. Many young Americans have been fed lies about America being a wicked nation plagued by racism, Donald Trump, via 'The Washington Post'. Chris Dier, 2020 teacher of the year in Lousiana, said he was "not teaching my students to hate America.". We are teaching our students to embrace our country, even the things that are negative. We’re choosing not to ignore the ghosts of our country’s past, Chris Dier, 2020 Teacher of the Year, via 'The Washington Post'
Shares of some major banks are tumbling before the market open Monday following a report alleging those including JPMorgan, HSBC, Standard Chartered Bank, Deutsche Bank and Bank of New York Mellon continued to profit from illicit dealings with disreputable people and criminal networks despite being previously fined for similar actions
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez called for Ruth Bader Ginsburg's Supreme Court seat not to be filled until after the presidential election. (Sept. 21)