Judge Timothy Kelly moved Thursday afternoons scheduled hearing to Friday morning. The U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia did not say why.
As officials raised the loss of homes to nearly 8,800 Wednesday, Sheriff Kory Honea said the task of recovering remains had become so vast that his office brought in another 287 searchers Wednesday, including National Guard troops, bringing the total number of searchers to 461 plus 22 cadaver dogs. He said a rapid-DNA assessment system was expected to be in place soon to speed up identifications of the dead, though officials have tentatively identified 47 of the 56.
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Kelly heard arguments Wednesday afternoon from lawyers representing CNN and the U.S. Department of Justice.
Clark was guest host on "The Tonight Show" several times in the 1960s and 1970s when it was rare for a country performer to land such a role. His fans included not just musicians, but baseball great Mickey Mantle. The Yankees outfielder was moved to tears by "Yesterday When I Was Young" and for years made Clark promise to sing it at his memorial — a request granted after Mantle died in 1995.
CNN and Acosta say the suspension of his White House press pass violates the U.S. Constitution. The First Amendment guarantees freedom of the press; the Fifth provides that the government cant act against a person without due process.
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The White House announced the suspension of Acostas access without consulting him or allowing CNN to state its case.
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CNN Chief White House Corresspondent Jim Acosta (center) arrived for a court hearing in Washington on Wednesday, flanked by his attorney (right) and CNN Washington Bureau Chief Sam Feist (left) In the back is CNN public relations officer Lauren Pratapas
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Acosta (pictured yesterday in Washington) and CNN say the White House has violated the First and Fifth Amendment by banning him
CNN attorney Ted Boutrous speaks to reporters following a hearing on CNNs lawsuit against the Trump administration Wednesday
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Theodore Boutrous, an attorney representing CNN, said there never will there be more evidence of facial discrimination and animus against an individual reporter than in this case.
Video: CNNs Jim Acosta arrives at court to fight for White House credentials
The network is seeking an immediate restraining order that would force the White House to return Acostas credentials – which grant reporters as-needed access to the 18-acre complex.
Acosta has repeatedly clashed with Trump and press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders in briefings over the last two years.
Kelly, a Trump appointee, heard arguments Wednesday from lawyers representing CNN and the Justice Department. The news network is seeking an immediate restraining order that would force the White House to hand back Acosta’s credentials, which grant reporters access into the 18-acre complex.
Acosta saw his press credentials revoked last Wednesday after he clashed with an intern over a press conference microphone and harangued President Donald Trump
(CNN)Lawyers for CNN and the Trump administration are awaiting an initial ruling on the networks federal lawsuit over press access to the White House. And theyre going to have to wait a little while longer.