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EXCLUSIVE: Catholic Church spent $2M on major N.Y. lobbying firms to block child-sex law reform

ALBANY — Not leaving it to divine chance, the state Catholic Conference has turned in recent years to some of Albany’s most well-connected and influential lobby firms to help block a bill that would make it easier …

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Judge Criticized By Trump Unseals Documents In Trump University Case

WASHINGTON, May 29 (Reuters) – A judge, called a “hater” by Donald Trump for his handling of a lawsuit related to the businessman’s Trump University real estate school, has unsealed documents related to the …

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New York Senate’s power struggle in 2009 may have doomed child-abuse law reform

ALBANY — The best chance in recent years to pass legislation to help child sex abuse survivors may have fallen victim to a 2009 state Senate leadership coup that threw the chamber into chaos. Sen. Ruth …

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Suspended Philadelphia judge pleads guilty to lying to FBI about small-claims case

A federal sting operation has led to the downfall of a second Philadelphia municipal judge, over possible favorable treatment in a small-claims case of a political supporter of former Judge Joseph Waters. Suspended …

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In 156 government cases against big banks, only 47 people have been charged

Only 47 people have been charged in 156 criminal and civil cases filed by the government since 2009 against the nation’s 10 largest banks, according to a newspaper analysis. Most of those charged had junior or …

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University Of North Carolina Won’t Enforce Anti-Trans Bathroom Bill

The University of North Carolina system will not enforce a state law that mandates people use the bathroom that corresponds to the sex on their birth certificate, UNC System President Margaret Spellings told a federal …

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German Lawmaker Assaulted With Cake Over Anti-Refugee Comments

A German member of parliament took a cake to the face Saturday in an apparent challenge to her support for limiting the number of refugees entering the county. During a party meeting in Magdeburg, an activist ran up to …

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg Says Eight ‘Is Not A Good Number’ For The Supreme Court

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg doesn’t like a Supreme Court operating with only eight justices since the February death of her friend, Justice Antonin Scalia. “Eight, as you know, is not a good number for a …

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Perv architect taunted, flashed, sexually harassed gay employee: lawsuit

A prominent architect who designs everything from presidential hotel suites to retail shops for the likes of Chanel and Dior sexually harassed a gay employee with “f—-t” taunts and offers of sex, a new …

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Google wins copyright battle over its use of Java software code in Android

A federal jury in San Francisco ruled for Google on Thursday in a suit alleging the company violated Oracle’s copyright by using Java software code to allow software developers to create Android apps. Oracle, which …

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