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The Donald may push US Supreme Court justice to move to NZ

The Donald may push US Supreme Court justice to move to NZ

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg doubled down on her criticism of Republican nominee Donald Trump , telling a CNN reporter that he's a "faker". Lubet said he did not believe Ginsburg's comments would be grounds for recusal should a President Trump's policies come under judicial review. The First Amendment is based on the strong presumption that more speech is beneficial because it means we are all better informed.



China says it considers ruling 'null and void'

An angry China on Tuesday rejected as "null and void" the verdict of a UN-backed worldwide tribunal which struck down its claims over the South China Sea saying Beijing has no "historic rights" in the disputed area. He said in a statement that "Japan strongly expects that the parties' compliance with this award will eventually lead to the peaceful settlement of disputes in the South China Sea".


3 killed in attack on Eid gathering in Bangladesh

3 killed in attack on Eid gathering in Bangladesh

Authorities said two policemen and a civilian were killed in explosions and gunfire near a prayer ground in the northern Kishoreganj district. Officials believe that the online consumption of propaganda is radicalizing young Bangladeshis, leading them to carry out deadly attacks against authorities and minorities for jihadi groups.


Lin-Manuel Miranda takes final bow as 'Hamilton'

Lin-Manuel Miranda takes final bow as 'Hamilton'

Miranda, who refers to himself as a West Wing acolyte, took his traditional bows with the cast, which you can see via the archived Facebook livestream above. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry , Jennifer Lopez , Spike Lee , Jane Fonda , Rosie O'Donnell, Charlie Rose and Mariska Hargitay were among those in attendance at Miranda's final show.



Two arson suspects arrested in Colorado wildfire

A BLM statement mourns the deaths and injury and says the agency's thoughts and prayers are with the firefighters' families. Jimmy Suggs, 28, and Zackary Kuykendall, 26, of Vinemont, Ala., were arrested Sunday on suspicion of fourth-degree arson, a Class 4 felony.