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11:57, 27 June 2018

Supreme Court, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Planet Cup: Your Wednesday Briefing


Supreme Court, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Planet Cup: Your Wednesday Briefing

Supreme Court, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Planet Cup: Your Wednesday Briefing

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and her supporters in the Bronx on Tuesday night. A 28-year-old political newcomer, she staged 1 of the most considerable Democratic upsets in years.CreditDavid Dee Delgado for The New York Instances

By Chris Stanford

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Very good morning.

Here&rsquos what you need to have to know:

A main statement on presidential power

&bull The Supreme Court has upheld President Trump&rsquos ban on travel from several predominantly Muslim nations, saying on Tuesday that the president&rsquos energy to secure U.S. borders was not undermined by the incendiary statements he made about Muslims.

The court&rsquos liberals denounced the decision, which Justice Sonia Sotomayor compared to the 1944 ruling that upheld the detention of Japanese-Americans for the duration of Planet War II, Korematsu v. United States. That selection has been nearly universally recognized as a shameful mistake, and the court overturned it on Tuesday.

&bull The 5-to-four ruling on the travel ban, combined with a separate 1 on Tuesday in favor of opponents of abortion, validated the Republican strategy of blocking President Barack Obama&rsquos nomination of Merrick Garland to the Supreme Court. Mr. Trump&rsquos nominee, Justice Neil Gorsuch, voted with the majority in each circumstances.

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Protesters outside the Supreme Court on Tuesday. President Trump&rsquos very first travel ban, issued a week soon after he took office, was promptly blocked by courts around the nation.CreditErin Schaff for The New York Occasions
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On the streets of Caracas, young folks play with bolivar bills, the Venezuelan currency that is virtually worthless.
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Listen to &lsquoThe Every day&rsquo

What does the Supreme Court&rsquos endorsement of the travel ban say about the extent of the president&rsquos power?

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Mexico&rsquos goalkeeper, Guillermo Ochoa, is on the left, and Germany&rsquos Mario Gomez is on the correct. But exactly where&rsquos the ball?CreditMichael Probst/Connected Press

&bull Quotation of the day

&ldquoThe forcible relocation of U.S. citizens to concentration camps, solely and explicitly on the basis of race, is objectively unlawful and outdoors the scope of presidential authority.&rdquo

&mdash Chief Justice John Roberts, who formally repudiated Korematsu v. United States, the case that permitted the internment of Japanese-Americans, in a ruling backing President Trump&rsquos travel ban.

&bull The Instances, in other words

Here&rsquos an image of these days&rsquos front web page, and links to our Opinion content and crossword puzzles.

&bull What we&rsquore reading

Lynda Richardson, an editor for our Travel section, recommends this piece from NBC: &ldquoIs the &lsquobreaking news&rsquo of late breaking you? A single therapist has coined fatigue from the 24/7 news cycle &lsquoheadline stress disorder.&rsquo This piece gives approaches to remain informed with no damaging your mental overall health. As an editor, I can&rsquot go as well far off the grid, but I am into podcasts!&rdquo

Back Story

The John Newbery Medal was awarded for the very first time on this day in 1922.

Named after an 18th-century British publisher and &ldquofather of kids&rsquos literature,&rdquo the award recognizes the most distinguished American youngsters&rsquos book published the previous year.

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&ldquoA Little Quite Pocket-Book,&rdquo by John Newbery, was published in the mid-1700s and is regarded one of the earliest books for kids.CreditBritish Library

Newbery demonstrated that youngsters&rsquos literature could be profitable, but he also utilized his books to market other company ventures. In &ldquoThe History of Tiny Goody Two-Footwear,&rdquo a character dies due to the fact &ldquoDr. James&rsquos Powder was not to be had.&rdquo Thankfully for the concerned reader, Dr. James&rsquos Fever Powder was broadly offered at the time luckily for Newbery, he inherited the patent.

Published at Wed, 27 Jun 2018 09:54:56 +0000


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