DAILY E-LERT

 

Friday, July 31, 2015

TODAY'S HEADLINE NEWS

 

 

  US asks Supreme Court to reverse major insider trading ruling

Russia vetoes UN plane attack tribunal

Israeli government sanctions force-feeding of Palestinian prisoners

Zimbabwe calls on US to extradite trophy hunter

Federal Bureau of Prisons will recognize humanism as a religion

 

Judge denies habeas for chimps, suggests possible change in the future

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