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Donald Trump is no longer in contempt of court for failing to respond to a subpoena in New York’s probe of his company’s assets, a judge ruled, formally resolving a dispute with the state attorney general that resulted in $110,000 in fines against the former president.
The federal government’s “war powers” are broad enough to include the ability to force states to defend themselves in employment discrimination suits filed by service members, the US Supreme Court said.
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