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The Supreme Court has struck down a Trump-era ban on bump stocks, a rapid-fire gun accessory that was used in the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history. The high court Friday found the Trump administration did not follow federal law when it reversed course from previous administrations and banned bump stocks after a gunman in Las Vegas attacked a country music festival with semiautomatic rifles in 2017. A Texas gun shop owner challenged the ban, arguing the Justice Department wrongly classified bump stocks as illegal machine guns. The Biden administration said the department made the right call for gun accessories that can allow a rate of fire similar to an automatic weapon.

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Speaker Mike Johnson says the House will go to court to enforce the subpoena against Attorney General Merrick Garland for access to President Joe Biden鈥檚 special counsel audio interview. The decision came hours after the Justice Department on Friday refused to prosecute Republicans鈥 contempt of Congress charge against Garland. In a letter to Johnson, a Justice Department official cited the agency鈥檚 鈥渓ongstanding position and uniform practice鈥 to not prosecute officials who don鈥檛 comply with subpoenas because of a president鈥檚 claim of executive privilege. The House voted Wednesday to hold Garland in contempt of Congress. Biden has asserted executive privilege to block the release of the recording and has accused Republicans of seeking it only for political purposes.

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Investigators say a Southwest Airlines plane suffered damage to parts of the structure after it went into a 鈥淒utch roll鈥 during a flight last month. The National Transportation Safety Board said on Friday that the roll of the Boeing 737 Max happened May 25, but Southwest didn't notify the safety board until June 7. A Dutch roll is an unstable combination of yaw, or the tail sliding sideways, and the plane rocking in a way that causes the wings to roll up and down. No one was injured on the Southwest flight, which landed safely in Oakland, California. A Southwest spokesperson said the Dallas-based airline is participating in the investigation. He declined further comment.

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SALT LAKE CITY, June 14, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Western Governors University鈥檚 (WGU) Michael O. Leavitt School of Health (LSH) recently launched an undergraduate degree program in psychology. The all-online program is backed with research and experiential learning, and trains students in e…

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U.S. stocks hung around their record levels聽as Wall Street remained relatively quiet following another slide in Europe. The S&P 500 edged down by less than 0.1% Friday, marking the first time this week where it did not set an all-time high. The Dow Jones Industrial Average dipped 0.1%, and the Nasdaq composite added 0.1% to its record set a day before on the back of gains for technology stocks. Losses were sharper across the Atlantic, where European stocks have been rocked by the results of recent elections. France鈥檚 CAC 40 stumbled to its worst week in more than two years.

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SAN MATEO, Calif. and SINGAPORE, June 14, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ASLAN Pharmaceuticals (鈥淎SLAN鈥 or the 鈥淐ompany鈥, Nasdaq: ASLN), a clinical-stage, immunology-focused biopharmaceutical company developing innovative treatments to transform the lives of patients, today announced that it plans…

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BOSTON HEIGHTS, Ohio, June 14, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Arhaus, a leader in artisan-crafted furniture and home d茅cor, announces the opening of its new 15,411 square-foot showroom at The Beacon La Costa in Carlsbad, California. Located in the coastal city north of San Diego, Arhaus promises a…

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U.S. stocks drifted to a mixed close as caution crept into financial markets heading into the weekend. The S&P 500 slipped less than 0.1% Friday after setting an all-time high every other day this week. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 0.1%, while the Nasdaq composite edged up 0.1%, marking another all-time high. Losses were sharper across the Atlantic, where European stocks have been rocked by the results of recent elections on the continent. France鈥檚 CAC 40 stumbled to its worst week in more than two years. Treasury yields eased following a report on U.S. consumer sentiment.

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SAN FRANCISCO, June 14, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- 89bio, Inc. (the 鈥淐ompany鈥 or 鈥89bio鈥) (Nasdaq: ETNB), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of innovative therapies for the treatment of liver and cardiometabolic diseases, today announced…

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Google CEO Sundar Pichai has testified briefly at the federal financial conspiracy trial surrounding the collapse of once-touted startup Ozy Media. Pichai took the stand Friday. He countered Ozy founder Carlos Watson鈥檚 alleged claims that the search giant once sought to buy the company. Pichai said Google did consider hiring Watson for a high-level news executive job in 2021 and putting $25 million into Ozy in something of a tradeoff for luring him away. Prosecutors have said Watson later told another prospective investor that Pichai himself had extended a nine-figure offer to buy Ozy. Watson and Ozy Media have pleaded not guilty to charges including conspiracy to commit fraud.

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A summit meeting of the Group of Seven leading industrialized nations has focused on migration on its second day, seeking ways to combat trafficking and increase investment in countries from where migrants start out on often life-threatening journeys. It's a hot issue for summit host Italy and right-wing Premier Giorgia Meloni, who鈥檚 seeking to increase investment and funding for African nations as a means of reducing migratory pressure on Europe. The gathering in a luxury resort in Italy鈥檚 southern Puglia region is also focusing on global conflicts and the spread of artificial intelligence. Climate change and China were also discussed. The attendees on Thursday, the summit's first day, promised tens of billions of dollars in aid for Ukraine.

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The leaders of the Group of Seven wealthy democracies have agreed to set in motion a $50 billion loan to help Ukraine. Interest earned on profits from Russia鈥檚 frozen central bank assets would be used as collateral. Details of the deal are being hashed out by G7 leaders at their summit in Italy. The money could reach Kyiv before the end of the year. The plan is to use profits from Russia鈥檚 roughly $260 billion in frozen central bank assets as collateral. President Joe Biden said the move was part of a 鈥渉istoric agreement.鈥 Ukraine鈥檚 president, Volodymyr Zelenskyy, called it "a vital step forward in providing sustainable support for Ukraine in winning this war.鈥

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Leaders of the Group of Seven leading industrialized nations turned their attention to migration, artificial intelligence, economic security and the Indo-Pacific region on the second and final day of their summit. They stressed on Friday their determination to meet global challenges 鈥渁t a crucial moment in history.鈥 The gathering in a luxury resort in Italy鈥檚 southern Puglia region also discussed other major topics, including financial support for Ukraine, the war in Gaza, climate change, Iran, the situation in the Red Sea, gender equality, as well as China鈥檚 industrial policy and economic security. Divisions did emerge during the summit, however, notably over the lack of a reference to abortion in the summit鈥檚 final declaration.

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PHOENIX, June 14, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- StrataTech Education Group, an operator of skilled trade schools and parent company of Tulsa Welding School (TWS) and The Refrigeration School, Inc. (RSI), released the fifth season of its popular Top Welder competition series. Hosted by legendary b…