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Supreme Court of the United States: Highest court in the United States
The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) is the highest court in the federal judiciary of the United States of America. It has ultimate appellate jurisdiction over all federal and state court cases that involve a point of federal law, and original jurisdiction over a narrow range of cases, specifically "all Cases affecting Ambassadors, other public Ministers and Consuls, and those in which a State shall be Party". The Court holds the power of judicial review, the ability to invalidate a statute for violating a provision of the Constitution. It is also able to strike down presidential directives for violating either the Constitution or statutory law. However, it may act only within the context of a case in an area of law over which it has jurisdiction. The Court may decide cases having political overtones, but it has ruled that it does not have power to decide non-justiciable political questions.

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Zing! Pence Says This Supreme Court Justice Is A 'Disappointment' [Video]

Zing! Pence Says This Supreme Court Justice Is A 'Disappointment'

Normally rather mild in his public remarks, US Vice President Mike Pence had sharp words Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts. In an interview with the Christian Broadcasting Network this week,..

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Sushant Singh Rajput death: CBI registers case against 6 accused including Rhea, others [Video]

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Sushant Singh Rajput's death: Centre accepts Bihar govt's request for CBI probe [Video]

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Watch how PM Modi did 'bhumi pujan', laid Ram temple foundation in Ayodhya [Video]

Watch how PM Modi did 'bhumi pujan', laid Ram temple foundation in Ayodhya

At a grand ceremony in Uttar Pradesh's Ayodhya, Prime Minister Narendra Modi did the 'bhumi pujan', and laid the foundation stone of the new Ram temple. After offering prayers at Hanumangarhi and the..

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SSR death case: Centre accepts Bihar govt's recommendation of CBI enquiry [Video]

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Ayodhya | New mosque, hospital, cultural centre: Trust plan for alternate plot [Video]

Ayodhya | New mosque, hospital, cultural centre: Trust plan for alternate plot

Amid the preparation for the ground-breaking for a new Ram temple in Ayodhya, what is the status of the plan to build a mosque at an alternate piece of land? Hindustan Times national political editor..

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Iqbal Ansari accepts invitation to attend foundation stone laying ceremony of Ram Temple [Video]

Iqbal Ansari accepts invitation to attend foundation stone laying ceremony of Ram Temple

Ayodhya land dispute litigant Iqbal Ansari accepted the invitation to attend the foundation stone laying ceremony of Ram Temple. Iqbal Ansari said, "I believe it was Lord Ram's wish that I receive the..

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Ram temple | Drones, barriers, paintings: Ayodhya prepares for PM Modi visit [Video]

Ram temple | Drones, barriers, paintings: Ayodhya prepares for PM Modi visit

The temple town of Ayodhya is preparing with pomp for the foundation laying of the new Ram Mandir. Beautification work is being carried out along with improvement of basic civic facilities like roads...

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Delhi riots | 'Want punishment for culprits, not innocents': Satyendar Jain [Video]

Delhi riots | 'Want punishment for culprits, not innocents': Satyendar Jain

Speaking on Delhi riots, Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain on Friday said that the culprits should be punished severely but at the same time there should not be any punishment or harassment of..

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Ram temple construction is not just a religious affair: RSS leader

Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) advocated central government's active approach to construct grand Ram Temple in Ayodhya. Joint General Secretary of RSS, Bandaru Dattatreya Hosabale said Ram temple..

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Rhea demanded CBI probe to play victim card: Sushant's family lawyer

Sushant Singh Rajput's family lawyer Vikas Singh on actor's death case said that the Bihar Police are doing investigation in a very systematic way. Reacting on Rhea Chakraborty's petition in Supreme..

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Sushant Rajput death probe turns into Bihar Vs Maharashtra tussle [Video]

Sushant Rajput death probe turns into Bihar Vs Maharashtra tussle

The probe into the death of actor Sushant Singh Rajput has now taken a political turn with the Maharashtra and the Bihar government indulging in an ugly blame game. The Bihar government has said that..

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Rajasthan Speaker's video with CM's son goes viral, BJP demands his resignation [Video]

Rajasthan Speaker's video with CM's son goes viral, BJP demands his resignation

The BJP is gunning for the resignation of the Rajasthan Speaker after a video of him discussing the political situation in the state went viral. In the video, which cannot be independently verified by..

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'MLAs moving to Jaisalmer as they wanted to change hotel': Rajasthan Minister [Video]

'MLAs moving to Jaisalmer as they wanted to change hotel': Rajasthan Minister

Congress MLAs supporting Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot, left for Jaisalmer from Jaipur amid the political crisis in the state. "Our MLAs is going Jaisalmer because they wanted to change it, and..

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New Trump restrictions leave DACA hopefuls behind [Video]

New Trump restrictions leave DACA hopefuls behind

Mariana Pineda is one of the DACA hopefuls who now find their immigration status in limbo after the Trump administration announced it would be rejecting any new applications for the program. Gloria Tso..

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Bihar govt engages former AG Mukul Rohatgi to oppose Rhea Chakraborty's plea in SC [Video]

Bihar govt engages former AG Mukul Rohatgi to oppose Rhea Chakraborty's plea in SC

While speaking to ANI in Patna on July 31, the Advocate General in Bihar Government, Lalit Kishore spoke on Sushant Singh Rajput death case. He said, "Bihar government has filed caveat before the..

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