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Tuesday October 4th, 2022 night edition

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The beginning of the end for the Voting Rights Act started more than 30 years ago.

The current Supreme Court justices, under Chief Justice John Roberts, might strike the final blow against the Voting Rights Act, whether it’s in this case or a future one.

According to a FiveThirtyEight analysis of Supreme Court cases involving the Voting Rights Act, most of the first 20 years of decisions interpreting the law went in a liberal direction.

Of the seven Voting Rights Act cases that the court has heard in the Roberts era, only one had a liberal outcome.

That’s because the court has grown increasingly hostile to the Voting Rights Act over the past few decades.

Since Roberts was sworn in, the Supreme Court has ruled on seven cases involving the Voting Rights Act, according to our analysis of data from the Supreme Court Database. »

This German company is making whirlpools to clean microplastics from water

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During a 12-month trial at the Landau site, around 600 pounds of microplastics were removed, says Schuhen.

Some scientists have suggested using magnetic fluids to separate microplastics from water or sticky film made of bacteria, but these processes are in their early stages.

The company is not for-profit, she adds, as it reinvests any proceeds back into research. »

Trump attorney lawyers up — and says she’s willing to cooperate with DOJ in Mar-a-Lago case: report

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Bobb signed a document affirming that Trump handed over "all documents that are responsive to the subpoena" after a "diligent search."

"Christina Bobb and Evan Corcoran need their own criminal lawyers," former DOJ inspector general Michael Bromwich tweeted, citing their "multiple misrepresentations" to the DOJ.

With his own attorneys facing potential legal jeopardy, Trump struggled to find an elite attorney willing to represent him in the case. »

Taiwan changed to 'partially-recognised country' on Wikipedia on China's National Day

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TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's status as a country in Wikipedia was changed to "partially-recognised country" on Saturday (Oct. 1), China's National Day, before the page was repaired later that day.

The anonymous editor then concluded that "I see no valid reason to not also include the status of a partially recognised country to Taiwan.

Over the years, the Wikipedia entry for Taiwan has frequently been a target of vandalism by Chinese nationalists seeking to demote Taiwan's status as a sovereign, independent country. »