Lynde Langdon

Lynde is a WORLD Digital’s managing editor and reports on popular and fine arts. She lives in Wichita, Kan., with her husband and two daughters. Follow Lynde on Twitter @lmlangdon.

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House, DOJ strike deal for Mueller documents

by Lynde Langdon
Posted 6/10/19, 02:18 pm

The U.S. Department of Justice has agreed to turn over to Congress some of the underlying evidence from special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigative report, including files used to assess whether President Donald Trump obstructed justice, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler, D-N.Y., said Monday. The Justice Department will begin complying with a congressional subpoena, Nadler said, and all members of the committee will be able to view some of Mueller’s “most important files.”

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Christian baker faces another lawsuit

by Lynde Langdon
Posted 6/10/19, 01:52 pm

An LGBT activist has filed a lawsuit against Colorado baker Jack Phillips, who last summer won a U.S. Supreme Court judgment protecting his right to decline to bake custom cakes that violate his religious beliefs. The Supreme Court case centered on a request for a cake for a same-sex wedding, while the new case deals with a cake celebrating a gender transition.

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Agreement helps Mexico avoids tariffs

by Lynde Langdon
Posted 6/08/19, 09:54 am

President Donald Trump said late Friday he would not impose tariffs on Mexico, which agreed to take “strong measures” to reduce the flow of Central American migrants into the United States. Trump had threatened to levy a 5 percent tariff that could increase over time to 25 percent on all goods from Mexico. After several days of negotiations, the countries agreed to expand a program that returns asylum-seekers in the United States to Mexico while their claims are under review, the U.S. State Department said.

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