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Trump's Senate trial begins as a polarized America looks on

FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump talks to reporters as he departs for travel to New Orleans, Louisiana from the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, U.S., January 13, 2020. REUTERS/Leah Millis/File Photo

Donald Trump's impeachment trial begins in earnest in the Senate on Tuesday in a rare use of the constitutional mechanism for ousting a president that has only deepened the polarization of U.S. voters ahead of presidential elections in November.  Full Article 

Montana resident Kendra Espinoza, a key plaintiff in a major religious rights case to be argued before the U.S. Supreme Court, poses in front of the white marble court building with her daughters Naomi (right) and Sarah (left) in Washington, D.C., U.S., January 19, 2020. Picture taken January 19, 2020. REUTERS/Will Dunham

Supreme Court religious rights case has big implications for U.S. schools

Despite wondering every autumn whether she can afford it, Kendra Espinoza has worked hard to keep her two daughters in a small private Christian school in Kalispell, Montana, costing about $15,000 annually for them to attend.  Full Article 

FILE PHOTO: The Apple Inc. logo is seen hanging at the entrance to the Apple store on 5th Avenue in Manhattan, New York, U.S., October 16, 2019. REUTERS/Mike Segar/File Photo

Apple lawsuit tests if an employee can plan rival startup while on payroll

Attorneys for a former Apple executive on Tuesday will try to convince a skeptical judge of a core tenet of tech startup culture - that employees can plan a competing venture while still in a job.  Full Article 

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White House rejects Democrats' push for Trump lawyer's information

The White House rejected a request from Democrats that President Donald Trump's lawyer Pat Cipollone disclose any first-hand knowledge he had of the withholding of aid to Ukraine, which is at the crux of the Senate trial over whether Trump should be removed from office.

U.S. Supreme Court declines to fast-track Obamacare appeal

2020欧洲杯体育投注网站The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected a bid by the Democratic-controlled House of Representatives and 20 Democratic-led states to fast-track consideration of their appeal seeking a definitive ruling that the Obamacare healthcare law does not violate the U.S. Constitution.

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Walmart says EEOC should be barred from adding workers to pregnancy bias case

Walmart Stores Inc on Friday asked a federal judge to block the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission from adding claims involving up to 15 workers to a lawsuit accusing the retailer of pregnancy discrimination, saying the agency had waited too long.  Read more 

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New battleground in the fight over mandatory shareholder arbitration: Intuit’s annual meeting

When shareholders of the tax and accounting software company Intuit Inc gather for the company’s annual meeting on Jan. 23, they will have a chance to vote on a historic proposal to require investors to arbitrate their federal securities claims individually, rather than suing in class actions. Intuit appears to be only the second public company in the U.S. to allow investors to vote on a mandatory shareholder arbitration proposal - Google shareholders voted down a shareholder arbitra