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Source: Global News

Trump said he’d be sued over his emergency declaration. Enter three landowners from the Texas border

Today 08:03 GMT

U.S. President Donald Trump admitted that he’d likely be sued over his decision to call a national emergency to secure the funds needed to build a wall along the southwest border with Mexico.

The Border Network for Human Rights has prepared a lawsuit over the emergency declaration, alleging that a border wall will “injure specific parties and communities on the border, including the County of El Paso.”. “America is governed by the rule of law and the separation of powers,” Kristie De Peña, a co-counsel for this prospective lawsuit, said in a news release.

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Source: The Guradian

Colin Kaepernick reaches settlement with NFL over kneeling protest fallout

Today 10:49 GMT

The NFL and attorneys for Colin Kaepernick and Eric Reid jointly announced Friday afternoon they have settled a complaint of collusion by the players, who claimed the league’s owners blackballed them because they had protested by kneeling during the pre-game playing of the national anthem.

“We are glad that Eric has earned a job and a new contract, and we continue to hope that Colin gets his opportunity as well.”

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Source: Global News

400-year-old bonsai tree worth $120K stolen, owners beg thieves to water it

Wednesday 14:30 GMT

A Japanese couple has been left grief-stricken after seven bonsai trees were stolen from a garden, including a 400-year-old shimpaku juniper.

Fuyumi Iimura, wife of the bonsai master who crafted the trees, told the broadcaster the 400-year-old shimpaku juniper tree was worth almost $120,000 alone. The trees were stolen from the couple’s garden in Saitama, near Tokyo, and are valued at over $155,000 CAD, according to CNN.

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Source: The Guradian

Tate Modern wins privacy case brought by owners of £4m flats

Wednesday 16:20 GMT

One of Tate Modern’s most popular areas, a top-floor terrace that offers spectacular 360-degree views of London, is to remain fully open after neighbours lost a privacy case.

None of it was enough for owners of the £4m flats who complained of “near constant surveillance” because of endless peering, waving, photographing and even obscene gestures from people on Tate Modern’s terrace. Owners of four flats took the gallery to court alleging their rights to privacy were being breached under nuisance and human rights laws.

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Source: Fox News

Arizona volunteer finds $4G in hollowed-out book, then tracks down owner, returns cash

Wednesday 14:30 GMT

A full-time book sale volunteer who discovered stacks of hundred dollars bills alongside a family letter tucked into an old novel immediately tracked down the owner so she could return the large sum of money.

Proceeds go to two main charities: the Arizona Friends of Foster Children Foundation and the Literacy Volunteers of Maricopa County.

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Source: Fox News

California mountain lion shot dead by landowners after preying on sheep sparks fiery debate

Wednesday 14:30 GMT

A California family's decision to shoot and kill a hungry mountain lion during the animal's attempt to feast on its third sheep over three consecutive nights is being fiercely debated by locals, as some argue killing the big cat wasn't necessary.

IDAHO WOMAN ACCIDENTALLY GRABS MOUNTAIN LION DURING ATTEMPT TO BREAK UP 'DOG FIGHT'. But Audubon Canyon Ranch, which just started following the mountain lion with a special collar last week, has encouraged landowners to call their Living with Lions research team to capture and remove any wild animals that attack livestock.

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Source: Fox News

'I'm Really Proud of It': Grocery Store Owner Stands By 'Heaven Has a Wall' Ad

Wednesday 14:30 GMT

The owner of a southern grocery store chain is standing by the political message featured in his business's latest weekly advertisement.

The store's owner, Reggy McDaniel, said on Fox & Friends that he had no idea his message would become as controversial as it has. He said that he saw the written message on Facebook and decided to put it at the top of his store's ad to let people know they have to enter heaven through a gate.


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