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California Judge Refuses to Reinstate Trump’s Sanctuary Cities Order

A federal judge in San Francisco on Thursday refused to reinstate President Donald Trump’s executive order to cut funding from cities that limit cooperation with U.S. immigration authorities. (more…)

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Parents Accuse R. Kelly of Holding Their Daughters in Abusive Sex ‘Cult’

Disturbing allegations have arisen once again about R. Kelly, with a number of insiders claiming that the secretive singer is allegedly housing half a dozen young women in properties in Chicago and Atlanta as part of a sex "cult." (more…)

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Indiana School District Bans Christian Prayer at Graduation Ceremonies After Complaint by Atheist Group

An Indiana school district has agreed to stop allowing prayers at graduation ceremonies in response to a complaint leveled by a Wisconsin-based atheist group. (more…)

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Israel Sues Family of Palestinian ‘Lone Wolf’ Attacker Who Killed 4 People

An Israeli prosecutor has filed a precedent-setting lawsuit against the estate of a Palestinian resident of East Jerusalem seven months after the man carried out a car-ramming attack that left four Israelis dead. (more…)

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Actor Jim Carrey Could Face Trial Over Death of Girlfriend Cathriona White as Judge Refuses to Throw Out her Family’s Lawsuits

A judge has refused to dismiss two wrongful death lawsuits filed against the actor Jim Carrey by the mother and estranged husband of his former partner Cathriona White. (more…)

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Texas Governor Signs Bill Banning Sanctuary Cities

Gov. Greg Abbott of Texas signed into law on Sunday a bill banning so-called sanctuary cities, a loosely defined term for jurisdictions that limit the authorities from collecting or sharing an individual’s immigration status. (more…)

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Ronald Reagan’s Son Says Men Should Sue Women Who Wear Low Cut Dresses for ‘Sexual Arousal’

Taking to social media to seemingly defend the recently-fired Fox News host Bill O’Reilly, Michael Reagan – the son of former President Ronald Reagan – sent a series of tweets about sexual harassment that many have deemed offensive. (more…)

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Washington Supreme Court Rules Against Christian Florist Who Refused to Provide Flowers for Homosexual Wedding

The Washington Supreme Court ruled unanimously Thursday that a florist who refused to provide services for a same-sex wedding broke the state’s anti-discrimination law, even though she claimed doing so would violate her religious beliefs. (more…)

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Trump Stands Against Obama’s Transgender Students Guidelines, Lets the Federal District Court for the Northern District of Texas’ Injunction Stand Against Transgender Students Using Bathrooms That Do Not Match Their Birth Certificate

The Trump administration has dropped the federal government’s challenge to a nationwide injunction issued last year that blocked the fulfillment of Obama administration guidelines stating that transgender students’ access to bathrooms and other gender-segregated school facilities was protected under existing federal civil rights law. (more…)

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Mississippi Considering Firing Squad, Electrocution and Gas Chamber as Execution Methods

Mississippi lawmakers are advancing a proposal to add firing squad, electrocution and gas chamber as execution methods in case a court blocks the use of lethal injection drugs. (more…)

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Michigan State University Suspends 3 Football Players in Sexual Assault Investigation

Three Michigan State University football players have been suspended from team activities and removed from on-campus housing as part of a sexual assault investigation. (more…)

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More Women Allege Sexual Abuse by Former USA Gymnastics and MSU Doctor

Eighteen current and former female athletes have filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court claiming that Larry Nassar, the former USA Gymnastics and Michigan State University doctor, sexually abused them during medical exams. (more…)

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Trump Sits for Sworn, Video-taped Deposition in Trump Tower

Donald Trump was forced to take a time-out Thursday from his frenzied planning for the White House, sitting for a sworn, videotaped deposition in Trump Tower. (more…)

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Detroit Police Officer Says He Was Sexually Harassed by Female Boss, Sues County

When Wayne County Sheriff's Officer Philip Kozlowski complained at work that a female boss was sexually harassing him, his male supervisors allegedly laughed it off. (more…)

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North Carolina Legislators Fail to Repeal Law Requiring Transgender People to Use Bathroom Corresponding to Gender on Their Birth Certificate

After more than nine hours of closed-door meetings, jawboning and complicated legislative stratagems, North Carolina legislators went home in frustration Wednesday after failing to repeal the state law that has prompted economic boycotts, lawsuits, political acrimony and contributed to the defeat of the Republican governor. (more…)

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Most Clinton Emails to be Released After November Election

Most of the emails the FBI recovered during its investigation of Hillary Clinton's use of a private email system while secretary of state will not be made available until after the Nov. 8 presidential election under a timetable set by a judge on Friday, the Wall Street Journal reported. (more…)

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