Landlords, lobbyists fight Trump’s eviction moratorium

One federal lawsuit brought by a Virginia landlord, for example, argues that the Trump administration wrongly halted evictions based on a “flimsy premise” that doing so might prevent displaced Americans from contracting the coronavirus. The case is supported by an anti-regulatory conservative group with documented past financial ties to a

Loses appeal to block subpoena, Supreme Court fight looms

U.S. President Donald Trump arrives for a news conference in the Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House in Washington, U.S., August 19, 2020.

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A federal appeals court in Manhattan on Wednesday rejected President Donald Trump’s effort to block enforcement of a grand jury subpoena

Afghan Leader Wants Taliban to Help Fight Against Islamic State

(Bloomberg) — Afghan President Ashraf Ghani wants Taliban fighters to integrate into the country’s armed forces and join efforts to eliminate Islamic State militants, the first clear indication of the government’s vision for its defense and security apparatus if peace talks in Qatar progress.



a group of people posing for a picture: Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers marching during a training exercise of a graduation ceremony at a training center in Herat province.


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