DAILY E-LERT

 

Monday, December 5, 2016

TODAY'S HEADLINE NEWS

 

 

  Supreme Court Takes up Cases About Race in Redistricting

With Dakota denial, outlook for U.S. pipelines turns murky

UK Supreme Court hears landmark challenge to Brexit plans

Airbnb, New York City settle rental law lawsuit

Hoax leads hundreds who served time in crowded jail to sue

 

Michigan ordered to begin recount; legal fight moves to Pennsylvania

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