Judge Amy Coney Barrett, of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, speaks May 19, 2018, at the University of Notre Dame’s Law School commencement ceremony in South Bend, Ind. Barrett has established herself as a reliable conservative on hot-button legal issues from abortion to gun control. (Robert Franklin/South Bend Tribune via AP, File)
President Donald Trump is expected to announce Judge Amy Coney Barrett as his nominee to fill the vacant Supreme Court seat left by the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. (Robert Franklin/South Bend Tribune via AP, File)

Trump expected to nominate Judge Amy Coney Barrett to Supreme Court

President Donald Trump is expected to announce Saturday that he is nominating Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court as he aims to put a historic conservative stamp on the high court just weeks before the election.  VIEW Updated

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Police pepper spray protesters Saturday, July 25, 2020, near Seattle Central Community College in Seattle. A large group of protesters were marching Saturday in Seattle in support of Black Lives Matter and against police brutality and racial injustice. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren) WATW114
Wed., December 7, 2016.    Seattle’s Ballard neighborhood.

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Another new birth has been confirmed to J Pod. Mother J41 was seen with a new baby Thursday. Photos courtesy of Talia Goodyear/Orca Spirit Adventures/Pacific Whale Watch Association and Leah Vanderwiel/Orca Spirit Adventures/Pacific Whale Watch Association. All photos were taken with telephoto lenses and are cropped for detail.

Another baby orca born to J pod — the second this month

Lawsuit alleges city, state failed to protect Seattle protesters from drivers who could hurt or kill them  VIEW Updated

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