It did this by prohibiting states from denying or abridging the privileges or immunities of citizens of the United States, depriving any person of his life, liberty, or property without due process of law, or denying to any person within their jurisdiction the equal protection of the laws. They were, however, found innocent by the federal jury of misrepresenting the risks of smoking. 2000 - In Pyongyang, North Korea's leader Kim Jong Il welcomed South Korea's President Kim Dae for a three-day summit. The amendment was designed to grant citizenship to and protect the civil liberties of recently freed slaves. 1943 - German spies landed on Long Island, New York. 1988 - The Liggett Group, a cigarette manufacturer, was found liable for a lung-cancer death. and Captain Joseph Hazelwood to be reckless in the Exxon Valdez oil spill.Wall Township High School says it has no policy preventing students from expressing their political views, so this apparent censorship has students and parents looking for answers.Wyatt Dobrovich-Fago, whose "TRUMP: Make America Great Again" vest was altered for the yearbook, believes there was a deliberate attempt to silence his freedom of speech. 1940 - Paris was evacuated before the German advance on the city. 1979 - Sioux Indians were awarded 5 million in compensation for the U. seizure in 1877 of their Black Hills in South Dakota. 1994 - A jury in Anchorage, Alaska, found Exxon Corp. 1927 - For the first time, an American Flag was displayed from the right hand of the Statue of Liberty. Johnson to become the first black justice on the U. The articles were a secret study of America's involvement in Vietnam. Bush exercised his first Presidential veto on a bill dealing with minimum wage.
While Venediktov's original caption ("Moscow is ready for Russia Day") was clearly sarcastic, the US journalists' tweets were as serious as they get.Federal appeals court upholds freeze on Trump's travel ban Chicago Tribune - A West Coast federal appeals court upheld the freeze on President Donald Trump's travel ban Monday, declaring that Trump had exceeded his lawful authority in suspending the issuance of visas to residents of six Muslim-majority countries and suspending the U. * Related: Video: Alex Jones Responds to Megyn Kelly Firestorm Infowars - Alex Jones demands Megyn Kelly hit piece be held back, and not played during Fathers Day.NJ High School Under Fire for Erasing Trump Slogans From Yearbook Fox News - A New Jersey high school is under fire after President Donald Trump's name was digitally removed from two students' yearbook photos, and another student's quote from the president was also excluded.Duterte had said that the US is unreliable as an ally insofar as they impose ideological conditions as a prerequisite for any kind of assistance.Duterte contrasted this with Russia and China which operate in a more straightforward and business like manner. At the same time, energy shares added to Friday's gains, suggesting that investors were seeking value. SPNY, which has had the biggest declines among sectors so far this year, ended up 0.7 percent.