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Top French Court Makes Initial Ruling To Suspend Burkini Ban

PARIS, Aug 26 (Reuters) – A French court on Friday suspended a ban on full-body “burkini” swimsuits imposed by a Mediterranean resort that has angered Muslims, feminists and civil liberties campaigners. The …

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Ferguson’s ‘Debtors Prison’ Racket Has Been Reined In. Now Its Police Force May Be Falling Apart.

ST. LOUIS ― The head of Ferguson’s police dispatch tendered her resignation in a turbulent city council meeting this week, telling city officials that budgeting and staffing constraints have made it impossible to …

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Texas Runs A Totally Legal System For Beating Obama Again And Again

When Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton (R) announced his latest lawsuit against the federal government, this time over health care coverage for transgender Americans, he sounded as if he had no choice. “This is the …

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Cash-Strapped States Spend Millions Trying To Defend Anti-Abortion Laws

WASHINGTON― As states lose court battle after court battle over thehundreds of anti-abortion laws they’ve passed in the last five years, taxpayers are being forced to pay millions of dollars that are desperately …

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Hillary Clinton Emails Must Be Released By State Department In September: Judge

A U.S. judge ordered the State Department on Thursday to release by Sept. 13 any emails it finds between Hillary Clinton and the White House from the week of the 2012 attack in Benghazi, Libya, among the thousands of …

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Atheists Sue Pennsylvania House After Being Barred From Giving Opening Invocations

Over the past few years, leaders in the Pennsylvania state House have repeatedly maintained that only religious individuals are fit to deliver the opening invocation before each session. Now, they may end up having to …

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California judge behind Brock Turner’s sexual assault sentencing will no longer handle criminal cases

The California judge infamous for dishing out a slap on the wrist for Brock Turner’s sexual assault will no longer hear criminal cases. Just days after recusing himself from a child pornography case, Santa Clara …

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Sister of 1986 hate crime murder victim files $15M discrimination suit against Brooklyn DA Kenneth Thompson

The sister of racial hate murder victim Michael Griffith is suing Brooklyn District Attorney Kenneth Thompson claiming she was canned as an investigator in the prosecutor’s office because of her strong ties to …

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Judge tosses law firm’s suit claiming client raised a ruckus, causing lost business

A Manhattan judge has tossed a lawsuit claiming an unhappy personal-injury client trespassed and defamed law firm managers during two visits to its office. Judge Carol Edmead tossed the suit filed by the managers of the …

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North Carolina Agrees ‘Bathroom Bill’ Is Hurting The State’s Reputation

While North Carolina residents are divided on their approval of the state’s controversial “bathroom bill,” the majority of them agree that HB2 has succeeded in one area: making the Tar Heel State look bad. …

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