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Hawaii is the first state to take Donald Trump to court over new Muslim ban

  • Hawaii is the first state to file a lawsuit against President Donald Trump’s revised Muslim travel ban.
  • On Wednesday, Hawaii’s state attorneys requested an emergency order from the federal court in Honolulu in an attempt to halt Trump’s new executive order on immigration before it takes effect on March 16. 
  • The executive order, signed on Monday, would ban all refugees for 120 days and ban new visas from six Muslim-majority countries — Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen — for 90 days.
  • State attorneys argued that the order is unconstitutional and asked the court to halt the ban nationwide, the Huffington Post reported.
  • According to the Independent, the lawsuit claims the discriminatory order will hurt Hawaii’s tourism industry, students and Muslim population. Read more (3/9/17 11:50 AM)
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Native tribe files legal challenge to Dakota Access Pipeline

  • In a last-ditch effort to block construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline, one of the Native American tribes directly affected by construction filed a legal challenge in a federal court on Thursday morning, according to the Associated Press.
  • The legal action follows news that acting Secretary of the Army Robert Speer ordered the United States Army Corps of Engineers to complete the $3.8 billion pipeline, despite mass protests from Native peoples whose land and water could be devastated by its construction. Read more

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Syrian refugee in Germany sues Facebook over fake news posts

  • In 2015, Anas Modamani probably never imagined a jubilant selfie he took with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in celebration of her decision to admit scores of refugees into the country might be used for evil.
  • But after Facebook users decided to do what they do best — ruin a good thing — and attach his image to “fake news” reports linking him to terrorism, Modamani decided to take legal action against the social media giant, the New York Times reports. Read more

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Zootopia Is Being Sued.

Yeah so basically for those who are unaware:

Disney is basically facing a huge lawsuit from Gary L. Goldman ((the screenwriter for “Total Recall”)) who states that the characters are too similar to the characters he created in his own work. He said he created these characters all the way back in a project in 2000, and he alleges he pitched his idea twice to Disney executives in 2000 and again in 2009, both of which were rejected.

His lawyer states that: “Instead of lawfully acquiring Goldman’s work, Defendants said they were not interested in producing it and sent him on his way. Thereafter, consistent with their culture of unauthorized copying, Defendants copied Goldman’s work”

If you want to read more into it, just follow this link: https://www.google.co.uk/amp/deadline.com/2017/03/zootopia-lawsuit-disney-copyright-infringement-gary-goldman-1202047892/amp/

I know what you all must be thinking: “Man, Goldman is just after money! His allegations are totally baseless and seem desperate!”

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NYPD allegedly forced Muslim woman to remove hijab, took photos of her after arrest

  • The New York Police Department is facing a lawsuit over allegations that officers strip-searched a Muslim woman, forced her to remove her headscarf and took photos of her after a false arrest.
  • According to the New York Daily News, 34-year-old Rabab Musa filed a lawsuit at the Manhattan Supreme Court where she claims she was unlawfully arrested on Sept. 6 at around 6 p.m. outside a Starbucks.
  • The suit claims she was “forced to remove the hijab in violation of her rights and the hijab was confiscated.” Musa said she was put in a holding cell with men, the NYDN reported. 
  • She also claims NYPD officers flaunted her across the station and took photos of her without the hijab. Read more (2/22/17 11:58 AM)

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Tech companies are taking litigious action against Donald Trump’s immigration ban

  • Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos sat four seats away from Donald Trump in December after accepting the president-elect’s invitation to a technology roundtable.
  • Now, less than two months later, Bezos has publicly declared his support for a lawsuit filed against Trump and his administration.
  • The lawsuit, filed Monday, says that Trump’s executive order banning the entry of visa holders from seven Muslim-majority countries to the United States will hurt both Washington state’s economy as well as its businesses.
  • Microsoft and Expedia, also based in Washington, are supporting the lawsuit as well.
  • But there’s more: Github, Google, Airbnb and Netflix are among a slew of other companies planning to meet on Tuesday to discuss filing an amicus brief in support of a lawsuit against the immigration executive order, CNBC reports.
  • Why only take action against Trump now? The bottom line. Read more

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Ethics lawyers are suing Donald Trump for violating the Constitution

  • On Monday, Trump will be hit with a lawsuit that alleges he’s in violation of the Constitution’s Emoluments Clause, which prohibits politicians from receiving payments from foreign governments.
  • The lawsuit alleges Trump’s business empire violates this clause, as foreign leaders and governments spend money to stay in Trump hotels and live and rent space in his various other real estate holdings, 
  • The lawsuit will be filed in New York by a group of legal powerhouses that includes former White House ethics lawyers from both sides of the aisle, Supreme Court litigators and well-known constitutional scholars.
  • Trump’s team, for its part, is dismissive of the lawsuit, claiming he’s not in violation of the Constitution. Read more
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9 Havasupai Native American children are suing the US Bureau of Indian Education

  • Nine schoolchildren from the Havasupai Indian Reservation in Supai, Arizona, filed a lawsuit Thursday against the United States federal government for providing them with an inferior education.
  • The Bureau of Indian Education is required by federal law to give Native children educational opportunities that “equal or exceed those for all other students in the United States.” 
  • The suit alleges that BIE has fallen woefully short of that goal.
  • The only subjects taught at Havasupai Elementary are math, reading and writing. 
  • It lacks any kind of system to teach special education students, which make up roughly half the student body, according to the complaint.
  • As a result, children with disabilities and behavioral disorders are routinely excluded from school activities, removed from classrooms, suspended, expelled or handed over to federal law enforcement as a result of their disciplinary issues. 
  • Some are compelled to leave the school altogether and pursue education away from their tribal homeland (Havasupai Elementary is the only school on the entire 188,077-acre reservation).
  • The school is persistently understaffed, leading to unsupervised classrooms, longterm vacancies and schoolwide shutdowns lasting weeks at a time. 
  • Havasupai Elementary doesn’t even have a functioning school library. The most recent data, from the 2012-13 school year, showed that its students ranked in the 1st and 3rd percentiles — on a median scale of 1 to 100 — in reading and math, respectively. That puts them in last place among schools operated by BIE. Read more

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How Preview World's 'Product Update' Page Works

So I decided to hit up previewworlds.com to see how it’s ‘Product Update’ page worked and it’s quite easy and follows like so. If you click ‘New Releases’ it will open up to a three extra bars to click, and one is titles ‘Product Updates’ and clicking that will open up 3 more. for this I went to the bar titled ‘Cancellations’. After clicking that it will give you the month and year of a comic lists you can check out and it has every publisher available and goes back as far as 2009. Each list starts with the Publisher’s name, the code assigned to the comic, the comics name, the # of the issue, if it’s a cover varient, the cover artist and lastly followed by a number ranging from 1 through 10. The numbers represent the status of the product, and then moves into the next publisher after each list of comics from the previous publisher is done. Memorize the numbers and what they mean here cause they are important.

1- Lateness
2- Will Resolicit
3- Cancelled by PREVIEWS
4- Cancelled by Publisher
5- Out of Stock

6- Sold Out
7- Publisher increments too high
8- Resolicited in a prior Previews
9- Series/Product line cancelled
10- Supplier Out of Business

I decided to check up on Archie Comics Publications to see what has come out and what hasn’t, since January. Here are the results:

(January)

ARCHIE COMIC PUBLICATIONS

AUG161206 AFTERLIFE WITH ARCHIE #11 CVR A REG FRANCAVILLA CVR 2 

AUG161207 AFTERLIFE WITH ARCHIE #11 CVR B VAR GREG SCOTT 2 

AUG161208 AFTERLIFE WITH ARCHIE #11 CVR C VAR GREG SCOTT 2 

OCT161169 AFTERLIFE WITH ARCHIE #12 CVR A REG FRANCAVILLA CVR 2 

OCT161170 AFTERLIFE WITH ARCHIE #12 CVR B VAR ADAM GORHAM 2 

DEC161265 RIVERDALE #1 CVR A REG ALITHA MARTINEZ 2 

DEC161266 RIVERDALE #1 CVR B VAR ELLIOT FERNANDEZ 2 

DEC161267 RIVERDALE #1 CVR C VAR FRANCAVILLA 2 

DEC161268 RIVERDALE #1 CVR D VAR KRAUSE 2 

DEC161269 RIVERDALE #1 CVR E VAR DJIBRIL MORISSETTE-PHAN 2 

DEC161270 RIVERDALE #1 CVR F VAR RON SALAS 2

JUL161256 SABRINA #7 CVR A REG HACK 2 

JUL161257 SABRINA #7 CVR B VAR MORITAT 2

As you can see, everything here is delayed in January as stated on the Coast 2 Coast Comic Con LIVESTREAM back in early March.

Ferbuary though is a little different.

(February)

ARCHIE COMIC PUBLICATIONS

DEC161273 ARCHIE COMIC SUPER SPECIAL #8 2

AUG161212 BETTY & VERONICA BY ADAM HUGHES #3 CVR A REG ADAM HUGHES BET 2 

AUG161213 BETTY & VERONICA BY ADAM HUGHES #3 CVR B VAR ADAM HUGHES VER 2 

AUG161214 BETTY & VERONICA BY ADAM HUGHES #3 CVR C VAR BENGAL 2 

AUG161215 BETTY & VERONICA BY ADAM HUGHES #3 CVR D VAR MACK 2 

AUG161216 BETTY & VERONICA BY ADAM HUGHES #3 CVR E VAR RIVERA 2 

DEC161277 JOSIE & THE PUSSYCATS 80 PAGE GIANT COMIC #1 4 

JAN171309 RIVERDALE #1 CVR A REG ALITHA MARTINEZ 2 

JAN171310 RIVERDALE #1 CVR B VAR ELLIOT FERNANDEZ 2 

JAN171311 RIVERDALE #1 CVR C VAR FRANCAVILLA 2 

JAN171312 RIVERDALE #1 CVR D VAR KRAUSE 2 

JAN171313 RIVERDALE #1 CVR E VAR DJIBRIL MORISSETTE-PHAN 2 

JAN171314 RIVERDALE #1 CVR F VAR RON SALAS 2 

NOV161171 SONIC SUPER DIGEST #18 4

Almost all the comics are rated a 2 for ‘Will Resolicit’ except for Josie and the Pussy Cats 80 Page Giant Comic #1 and Sonic Super Digest #18 were cancelled (4), but the series/product line wasn’t (9). Now March…Well that’s a different story. Here is March so far.

(March)

ARCHIE COMIC PUBLICATIONS

OCT161220 #TEAMBETTY LANYARD 4 

OCT161202 #TEAMBETTY T/S MENS LG 4 

OCT161201 #TEAMBETTY T/S MENS MED 4 

OCT161200 #TEAMBETTY T/S MENS SM 4 

OCT161203 #TEAMBETTY T/S MENS XL 4 

OCT161204 #TEAMBETTY T/S MENS XXL 4 

OCT161207 #TEAMBETTY T/S WOMENS LG 4 

OCT161206 #TEAMBETTY T/S WOMENS MED 4 

OCT161205 #TEAMBETTY T/S WOMENS SM 4 

OCT161208 #TEAMBETTY T/S WOMENS XL 4 

OCT161209 #TEAMBETTY T/S WOMENS XXL 4 

OCT161221 #TEAMVERONICA LANYARD 4 

OCT161212 #TEAMVERONICA T/S MENS LG 4 

OCT161211 #TEAMVERONICA T/S MENS MED 4

OCT161210 #TEAMVERONICA T/S MENS SM 4 

OCT161213 #TEAMVERONICA T/S MENS XL 4 

OCT161214 #TEAMVERONICA T/S MENS XXL 4 

OCT161217 #TEAMVERONICA T/S WOMENS LG 4 

OCT161216 #TEAMVERONICA T/S WOMENS MED 4 

OCT161215 #TEAMVERONICA T/S WOMENS SM 4 

OCT161218 #TEAMVERONICA T/S WOMENS XL 4 

OCT161219 #TEAMVERONICA T/S WOMENS XXL 4 

JAN171315 ARCHIES ONE SHOT CVR A JAIME HERNANDEZ 2 

JAN171316 ARCHIES ONE SHOT CVR B DAVID MACK 2 

JAN171317 ARCHIES ONE SHOT CVR C AUDREY MOK 2 

JAN171334 LITTLE ARCHIE 80 PAGE GIANT COMIC #1 4 

JAN171336 SONIC MEGA MAN WORLDS UNITE TP VOL 03 2 

DEC161280 SONIC SUPER SPECIAL MAGAZINE #14 4

Every t-shirt, and lanyard was rated a 4, but not a 9, and Little Archie 80 Page Giant Comic #1 as well as Sonic Super Special Magazine #14. So the that stuff was canned but the series/product line is safe. The shirts and lanyard probably weren’t very good and ready so they had to can those till they bring focus back to the office and the comics and not the Riverdale TV show.

Archie’s One Shot and Sonic/Mega Man Wolds University Vol. 3 was rated a number 2, so will be Resolicited.

So yes, this is what a delay looks like at Archie Comics Publications.

As far as the Sonic comics go, if those issues were canned but the product line is safe, it’s cause of what was in the issues (most likely Scott Fulop’s stories and characters) so they have to be remade over again with that stuff removed and new content added. As for the Sonic comics that are delayed, it’s probably cause of a combination of things that we have heard online (Narritive Ark LLC vs Sega/Archie court case, Riverdale​ TV show being the focus atm, and Sega telling them to stop publishing the comics cause of the lawsuit or the license ran out, if that one is true it would be weird in my book).

We just gotta wait and see what happens till then.

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