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Gorsuch Issues First Ruling as Supreme Court Justice

Gorsuch Issues First Ruling as Supreme Court Justice

The issue before the Court was whether a purchaser of defaulted debt meets the FDCPA's definition of a "debt collector" as one who "regularly collects or attempts to collect. but neither should the role of the judiciary in that process-to apply, not amend, the work of the People's representatives", Gorsuch wrote. Gorsuch also notes that there is already a consensus understanding that third-party debt-collection agencies are explicitly covered by FDCPA while companies simply trying to ...



Puerto Rico votes to become 51st state of the US

In this July 29, 2015 file photo, the Puerto Rican flag flies in front of Puerto Rico's Capitol as in San Juan, Puerto Rico . 2012 referendum which also backed statehood was left without consequences by the US Congress . "I voted for statehood", 74-year-old retiree Armando Abreu told reporters outside a polling center at the Escuela Gabriela Mistral. However, an expected pushback from the US Congress - the only body which can approve the status of new states - and a boycott by ...



2-magnitude earthquake shakes western Turkey, Greek island

However, landslides in southern part of Lesbos ended up blocking some roads while some old buildings in villages had also been damaged. "I hope this peters out because people are very distressed", said Yiorgos Patarelis, a shop owner in the nearby port of Plomari.


Boris Johnson denies plot to topple tottering Theresa May

Boris Johnson denies plot to topple tottering Theresa May

May's office said Saturday that the Democratic Unionist Party , which has 10 seats in Parliament , had agreed to a "confidence and supply" arrangement with the government. "I never get involved in personal abuse or anything like that". That is simply unsustainable, said political analyst Ian Dunt, author of the book Brexit: What the Hell Happens Now? It risks upsetting Northern Ireland by aligning London closely with the pro-British side in the divided province, and increases the ...


Pakistan denies reports regarding troops deployment in Qatar

Pakistan denies reports regarding troops deployment in Qatar

Bahrain, Egypt, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates have cut diplomatic ties Monday and are trying to blockade Qatar by air and sea. He said 90 tons of vegetables already have been sent. Officials in Qatar, home to a major US military base, and Ashcroft's firm did not immediately respond to a request for comment. "(Kuwait) affirms the readiness of the brothers in Qatar to understand the reality of the qualms and concerns of their brothers and to heed the noble endeavours to enhance ...


Insigne and Belotti shine in Italy romp

Insigne and Belotti shine in Italy romp

While buoyed by a performance that saw Italy run Liechtenstein ragged for nearly the entire 90 minutes, Ventura said: " Our first half will serve as a lesson for our next game, in Madrid ". Bernardeschi, another substitute, added the fourth with a long-range shot which swerved away from Jehle, the 23-year-old's first worldwide goal. The first half was useful because it taught us that if you try to do too much, you end up doing nothing.