2 Georgia law officers indicted in man's 2016 shooting

6 hours ago · Law enforcement believed Robinson was the man responsible for pointing a gun at Atlanta officers and fleeing, according to authorities. It was not immediately known if Heinze or Hutchinson had

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California law to eventually ban gas-powered lawn

(1 days ago) The law, authored by Democratic Assemblyman Marc Berman, is part of an aggressive strategy to reduce pollution in the nation's most populous …

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Hong Kong convicts second person under national security law

(3 days ago) 1 day ago · Critics in Hong Kong say the National Security Law erodes freedoms, such as those of expression and assembly, that were promised to the city for 50 …

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Judge to sentence neo-Nazi group members under terrorism law

(6 days ago) 1 day ago · On Monday, Oct. 25, 2021, a federal judge agreed to sentence Lemley and Mathews, two neo-Nazi group members, under a terrorism law, a key …

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Supreme Court to take up Texas abortion law but declines

(2 days ago) The law bans physicians from providing abortions once they detect a so-called fetal heartbeat, which can be seen on an ultrasound as early as six weeks into a pregnancy.

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Lawsuit: Suburban St. Louis police officers beat Black man

(7 days ago) 11 hours ago · A suburban St. Louis man alleges in a lawsuit that police officers beat him and illegally searched his apartment after claiming he had committed a minor traffic infraction A suburban St. Louis man

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Texas urges Supreme Court to leave abortion law in place

(9 days ago) The law has been in effect since September. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) WASHINGTON -- Texas on Thursday urged the Supreme Court to leave in place its law banning most abortions and told the

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Kashmir students face terror law for cheering Pakistan win

(3 days ago) Rights activists have called the law draconian. Over a dozen Kashmiri students were attacked in India’s northern Punjab state for celebrating Pakistan’s victory, news reports said.

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Garland: DOJ will follow 'facts and the law' in Bannon

(3 days ago) Garland: DOJ will follow 'facts and the law' in Bannon contempt referral. Garland made his first appearance before the House Judiciary Committee Thursday. …

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Administration makes final pitch to block Texas abortion law

(6 days ago) The law has been in effect since September, aside from a district court-ordered pause that lasted just 48 hours, and bans abortions once cardiac activity is detected, usually around six weeks and

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Laundrie family hopes for answers after remains found

(8 days ago) An attorney says family members are hoping for more answers from law enforcement regarding the cause of death for Brian Laundrie, who was a …

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Justice Department again presses to halt Texas abortion law

(5 days ago) The Texas law is the nation’s biggest curb to abortion since the landmark Roe v. Wade decision nearly a half-century ago. A 1992 decision by the …

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Texas Gov. Greg Abbott signs law restricting transgender

(3 days ago) 1 day ago · Texas Gov. Greg Abbott on Monday signed a law that restricts transgender students from participating in school sports consistent with their gender identity. Texas is the eighth state-- and the

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Guatemalan town calm under martial law after mining

(3 days ago) 1 day ago · Guatemalan town calm under martial law after mining dispute. Police and soldiers are frisking people at checkpoints and a tense calm reigns in the streets of the lakeside town of El Estor after

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Restrictive Texas abortion law back in effect as appeals

(Just Now) The law is the most restrictive toward abortions in the country. Inside America’s abortion battle A panel of judges on the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals has issued a temporary administrative

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Video Supreme Court to take up Texas abortion law, refuses

(3 days ago) ABC News’ legal contributor Kate Shaw unpacks the Supreme Court’s decision to expedite its review of the controversial Texas abortion law and the future of Roe v. Wade.

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Tucson to ignore Arizona's 'Second Amendment sanctuary' law

(1 days ago) Arizona's law says the state is not beholden to upholding U.S. gun laws and prohibits “any personnel or financial resources to enforce, administer or cooperate with any act, law, treaty, order

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Illinois Senate OKs repealing abortion parental

(9 days ago) 3 hours ago · The Illinois Senate voted Tuesday to repeal a law requiring that parents or guardians be notified when girls younger than 18 seek an abortion. Sen. Elgie Sims, D …

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Clamorous students participate in government — by suing it

(8 days ago) 52 minutes ago · Rebell is a law professor and executive director of the Center for Educational Equity at Teachers College, Columbia University.

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Judge briefly blocks Texas schools' gender-based hair

(7 days ago) 12 hours ago · The lawsuit was filed on behalf of six boys and one nonbinary student by the American Civil Liberties Union of Texas, the ACLU Women's Rights Project and three major Houston law firms.

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Bacon may disappear in California as pig rules take effect

(8 days ago) A California law taking effect Jan. 1 could make pork harder to find and more expensive. Jeannie Kim holds her popular bacon and eggs breakfast …

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DOJ to ask Supreme Court to block Texas abortion law

(1 days ago) The law, which went into effect on Sept. 1 after the Supreme Court refused to block it, was briefly paused after a federal judge issued a temporary injunction last week barring its enforcement.

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Ex-Kansas Senate leader pleads no contest to DUI

(Just Now) 1 day ago · Law enforcement radio recordings and 911 calls released by the local sheriff’s department in response to an open records request showed multiple people reported Suellentrop’s white SUV

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Authorities to present findings in fatal movie-set

(9 days ago) 2 hours ago · Law enforcement authorities are scheduled to discuss initial findings about a fatal movie-set shooting with a prop gun discharged by actor Alec Baldwin that left …

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Senate Republicans once again block voting rights reform

(1 days ago) Senate Republicans have blocked -- for the second time this year -- a Democratic measure aimed at enacting sweeping federal election law changes, a move that is certain to increase pressure on the

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EXPLAINER: Texas law gives limited window for abortions

(9 days ago) The law allows any private citizen to sue Texas abortion providers who violate the law, as well as anyone who “aids or abets” a woman or girl getting the procedure. Abortion patients

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Providers challenge only US law banning vaccine mandates

(Just Now) The law — which applies to all vaccinations — prevents medical providers from complying “with national standards for the care and treatment of …

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Florida's governor sued over new 'anti-riot' law

(7 days ago) The new law enhances penalties for crimes committed during a riot or violent protest. It allows authorities to hold arrested protesters until a first court appearance and establishes new felonies

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DOJ and Texas face off in court over restrictive abortion law

(9 days ago) Arguing that Texas' law "imperils the supremacy clause of the U.S. Constitution," Netter argued the DOJ was a "proper plaintiff" because of the Heartbeat Act's "unprecedented attack on the

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Federal judge blocks Indiana ‘abortion reversal’ law

(9 days ago) The Indiana law is part of a wave of legislation pushed in several Republican-led states to further restrict medication abortion and ban telemedicine abortions. Indiana’s Legislature has adopted

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EXPLAINER: Biden administration takes on Texas abortion law

(Just Now) The law offers no exceptions in cases of rape or incent, which Republican Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has defended by falsely saying women still …

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New legislation would require women, like men, to sign up

(Just Now) The new legislation, authored by Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman Jack Reed, D-R.I., would remove any reference to "male" in current law, leaving women on an equal playing field.

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South Carolina's Confederate monument protection law

(3 days ago) The law was passed in 2000 as part of a compromise to remove the Confederate flag from atop the South Carolina Statehouse dome. The rebel banner was moved to a …

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Texas appeals judge's temporary injunction barring

(2 days ago) The unprecedented law, known as SB8, effectively prevents women in Texas from obtaining pre-viability abortions, which are a protected right under the U.S. Constitution -- …

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Lawsuit: NYPD still hiding discipline files after law

(2 days ago) Lawsuit: NYPD still hiding discipline files after law change. The New York chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union has sued New York City’s police department, saying it is illegally

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Teachers wary of new laws limiting instruction on race

(9 days ago) The new law was condemned by school boards in Millwood as well as Oklahoma City, where the board chair, Paula Lewis, said it was a measure in search of …

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Ukraine passes law to limit oligarchs' influence on

(9 days ago) The law, initiated by Zelenskyy, contains a definition of an oligarch and bars those who fall under it from funding political parties or taking part in the privatization of state assets.

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Lawsuit seeks to block Arizona ban on Down syndrome

(8 days ago) The lawsuit says the law will have a chilling effect on the communications between doctors and patients, preventing physicians from counseling women about a difficult decision. And it …

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Tennessee sued over 'bathroom bill' for public schools

(2 days ago) Tennessee is being sued over a law that puts public schools and their districts at risk of legal consequences if they let transgender students or employees use multi-person bathrooms or …

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Police officers become candidates as policing debate rages

(8 days ago) About a half-dozen police chiefs and high-ranking law enforcement officers are running for higher office more than a year after George Floyd’s murder prompted debate over police reform and

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Emmett Till bill making lynching a federal crime passes

(3 days ago) AP, FILE. A bill to make lynching a hate crime under federal law passed the House on Wednesday, making it the first attempt since 1900 poised to …

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Supreme Court excessive force ruling could be 'a big deal

(6 days ago) The Department of Justice has warned about these risk factors in the past, and law enforcement agencies across the country have been asked …

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DOJ documents impacts of Texas abortion ban in new court

(8 days ago) Under the law, between 85% and 95% of all abortions previously provided will stop, according to the motion. One Planned Parenthood affiliate …

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Transgender student wins bathroom battle after Supreme

(2 days ago) A transgender man from Virginia has won a years-long legal battle against his former high school over its refusal to let him use boys bathrooms when he …

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Former Nevada ‘sundown town’ stands by siren amid

(9 days ago) In June, the state banned sirens, alarms and bells historically associated with sundown ordinances as part of a new law that also directs school boards to replace racially discriminatory mascots.

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'Unite the Right' rally's planners accused in civil trial

(6 days ago) 1 day ago · Spencer, whom the Southern Poverty Law Center calls “a suit-and-tie version of the white supremacists of old,” joined fellow white nationalists at the University of Virginia on Aug. 11.

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Australia wants Facebook to seek parental consent for kids

(8 days ago) 1 day ago · Australia plans to crack down on online advertisers targeting children by making social media platforms seek parental consent for users younger than 16 years old to join or face fines of $7.5

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