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U.S. Justice Ginsburg puts temporary hold on Trump financial records dispute

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg smiles during a reception where she was presented with an honorary doctoral degree at the University of Buffalo School of Law in Buffalo, New York, U.S., August 26, 2019. REUTERS/Lindsay DeDario

WASHINGTON - U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Friday put a temporary hold on a court ruling that would require records held by Deutsche Bank AG and Capital One Financial Corp to be handed over to Democratic-led congressional panels.  Full Article 

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White House tells Democrats it will not participate in Trump impeachment hearing

WASHINGTON - The White House said on Friday it would refuse to take part in hearings in the U.S. House of Representatives set for next week that will consider what articles of impeachment to bring against President Donald Trump.  Full Article 

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Trump says U.S. will finalize new fuel efficiency rules next year

WASHINGTON - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday that his administration will finalize its rollback of Obama-era vehicle emissions standards next year and expected it would provoke a new legal challenge by California.  Full Article 

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Oracle board committee must turn over documents to shareholder lawyers - Delaware judge

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