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  • Tomorrow the Court will hear arguments in Armstrong v. Exceptional Child Center. The specific dispute in the case is whether the state’s Medicaid reimbursements should be invalidated under a provision of federal law, 42 U.S.C. § 1396a(a)(30)(A). But the question underlying that dispute has implications far beyond Medicaid. That underlying question is whether the Supremacy […]
  • A thrilling late comeback by Senegal stunned Ghana in Mongomo on Tuesday night. Source:
  • One way or the other, the Supreme Court’s ruling this June in the same-sex marriage cases will make history. The plaintiffs seem sure to win the narrower claim that one state must recognize a same-sex marriage license validly issued in another. They probably will also win the sweeping claim that bars to same-sex marriage are […]
  • YOLA, Nigeria, Jan 19 (Reuters) – Boko Haram says it is building an Islamic state that will revive the glory days of northern Nigeria’s medieval Muslim empires, but for those in its territory life is a litany of killings, kidnappings, hunger and economic collapse. Source:
  • Hours before AFCON day two kicked off in Ebebiyín in eastern Equatorial Guinea (E-G), The Africa Report spoke to Francisco Pascual Obama Asue, minister for youth and sport, with responsibility for the tournament’s preparations. Source:
  • In South Africa political parties have opted to fight some of their political battles in court. Source:
  • Social media platforms have become a powerful tool for people to express themselves or vent their anger against politicians, and Zelda la Grange, the late Nelson Mandela’s personal assistant, has become the new sensation. Source:
  • Today we honor the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. — and 2015 marks the 50th anniversary of the Selma marches and the Voting Rights Act, so it’s especially meaningful this year. Source:
  • LONDON, Jan 19 (Reuters) – Nigeria’s Seplat Petroleum Development Company has won an extension to a deadline for announcing whether it intends to make a firm offer for oil producer Afren, the London-listed firm said on Monday. Source:
  • * Has received consent of UK Takeover Panel for an extension to deadline until 5.00 p.m. On 30 January 2015 Source: