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Mississippi’s Attorney General Wants To Bring Back Execution By Firing Squad

Jan 28 (Reuters) – Lawmakers in Mississippi should allow state executions by firing squad, electrocution, hanging and nitrogen gas when drugs for lethal injections are not available, the state’s attorney …

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South Carolina Lawmakers Pitch Invasive Response To Refugee Resettlement

South Carolina lawmakers are contemplating a step that would be drastic even amid the string of extreme responses to Syrian refugee resettlement: a bill that would create a public online registry of all refugees and …

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Long Island woman sues Nassau County cops after cleared of stealing diamond ring from jewelry store

The mall cops would have done better investigating this caper. A 48-year-old Long Island woman who was arrested for stealing a diamond sapphire ring from a jewelry store is suing the Nassau County detectives now that …

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Arizona governor wants the state out of the 9th Circuit

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey announced today that he is working with the state’s U.S. congressional delegation to push for legislation that would remove Arizona from the San Francisco-based 9th U.S. Circuit Court of …

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DOJ Agreement Would Crack Down On Ferguson Police, Court Abuses

ST. LOUIS — A sweeping proposed agreement between the Justice Department and Ferguson, Missouri, would bring big changes to way the city’s police department and municipal court have operated, in an attempt to …

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Bill Shorten Slams Ted Cruz Over Claims Gun Laws Increased Rape In Australia

Labor leader Bill Shorten has sent a fiery letter to Republican presidential hopeful Ted Cruz, after the U.S. Senator claimed Australia’s 1996 gun buyback program led to an increase in rape. Cruz, polling at …

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Gov. Jerry Brown Is Trying To Reverse A Draconian Sentencing Law He Signed

California Gov. Jerry Brown (D) is asking voters to overturn a strict sentencing law he signed nearly 40 years ago because of its “unintended consequences,” including a surge in the prison population. Brown, …

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The End Of California’s Tampon Tax Could Be Near

The California board that oversees state taxes has endorsed a measure that would bar tampons and menstrual pads from being taxed as luxury items, marking a major step in the campaign to repeal the so-called tampon tax. …

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Maid service owner accused of overcharging customers in retaliation for bad reviews

The owner of two California maid service companies has been charged with overcharging customers as punishment for their negative online reviews of his businesses. Steve Yojin Yun, the owner of West Coast Maids and …

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Denmark Passes Law Allowing Confiscation Of Refugees’ Valuables

COPENHAGEN (Reuters) – Denmark‘s parliament passed measures on Tuesday aimed at deterring refugees from seeking asylum, including confiscating valuables to pay for their stay, despite protests from …

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