Electronics

Why the Supreme Court’s decision to review Wisconsin’s gerrymandering is such a big deal – Washington Post

Posted: Monday, June 19, 2017

A fan wears a “cheesehead” hat and Green Bay Packers jersey at Muirfield Village Golf Club in Dublin, Ohio, in 2013. (Photo by Jeff Haynes/Reuters) The Supreme Court will hear a case on political gerrymandering that could reshape the way states draw their congressional districts for decades to come. Last year a federal court found that Wisconsin’s congressional districts, created by the state’s Republican lawmakers and signed into law by Gov….

White House: US wants to ‘de-escalate’ Syria situation as Russia warns it will treat jets as targets – ABC News

Posted: Monday, June 19, 2017

Asked to respond to the shootdown of a Syrian fighter jet over Syria, White House press secretary Sean Spicer said the United States will protect its interests in Syria and will “do what we can” to keep open lines of communication with Russia and Syria. “And so we’ve gotta do what we can to work with partners and we’re going to continue to keep an open line of communication with…

UK Police Investigating Van Attack in London as Terrorism – New York Times

Posted: Monday, June 19, 2017

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Russia Warns US After Downing of Syrian Warplane – New York Times

Posted: Monday, June 19, 2017

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Supreme Court to hear potentially landmark case on partisan gerrymandering – Washington Post

Posted: Monday, June 19, 2017

The Supreme Court declared Monday that it will consider whether gerrymandered election maps favoring one political party over another violate the Constitution, a potentially fundamental change in the way American elections are conducted. The justices regularly are called to invalidate state electoral maps that have been illegally drawn to reduce the influence of racial minorities by depressing the impact of their votes. [Supreme Court says Virginia redistricting must be reexamined…

Supreme Court rules government can’t refuse disparaging trademarks – ESPN

Posted: Monday, June 19, 2017

Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment The Supreme Court on Monday struck down part of a law that bans offensive trademarks in a ruling that is expected to help the Washington Redskins in their legal fight over the team name. The justices ruled that the 71-year-old trademark law barring disparaging terms infringes on free speech rights. The ruling is a victory for an Asian-American rock band called the…