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Judge Blocks Federal Government From Enforcing Transgender Guidance In Schools Nationwide

A federal court late Sunday night barred the Obama administration from enforcing a broad set of guidelines instructing states and localities on how to accommodate transgender students attending public schools ― …

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Ferguson School District Violated Voting Rights Act, Judge Rules

ST. LOUIS ― A federal judge on Monday ruled that the Ferguson-Florissant School District violated the Voting Rights Act of 1965 by setting up an electoral system that limited the voting power of the African-American …

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California nearing landmark change to sex-crime statute of limitations as New York lawmakers lag behind Tweet email

California’s state assembly is close to accomplishing something New York lawmakers could not do — change the way sexual assault is prosecuted. Inspired by Bill Cosby, of all people, elected leaders in the Golden …

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Michele Bachmann Says She’s Advising Trump On Foreign Policy, Because Why Not

Marina Fang Former Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.), who has claimed President Barack Obama’s foreign policy would lead to the rapture, says she is advising Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump on foreign …

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US swimmer agrees to charity payment to avoid prosecution in robbery scandal, lawyer says

BY DEBRA CASSENS WEISS Updated: U.S. swimmer Jimmy Feigen has agreed to pay $10,800 to a Brazilian charity to avoid charges in connection with allegedly false claims of an armed robbery in Rio, his lawyer said on …

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Rudy Giuliani Claims Online Videos Show Hillary Clinton Is Mentally Ill

Daniel Marans Donald Trump campaign adviser and former New York City Mayor Rudy Giulianiasserted that online videos exist that raise serious questions about Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton’s mental …

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Former Baylor president Ken Starr resigns from law faculty in ‘mutually agreed separation’

BY DEBRA CASSENS WEISS Three months after he was ousted as president of Baylor University, Ken Starr has announced he is leaving his position as a law professor at the school. Starr is leaving the law faculty in a …

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Republicans Set To Lose Senate Control

Natalie Jackson The biggest electoral question of the year is undoubtedly who becomes the next president. But just after that follows the issue of whether the Senate majority will flip again. Republicans took the …

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Jerry Falwell Jr. Seriously Compared Trump To Winston Churchill

Daniel Marans Campaign leadership shakeup? Check. Sort-of apology? Check. Offensive outreach speech aimed at African-Americans and delivered to a white audience? Check. The struggling presidential campaign of Donald …

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Trump Lies About Social Security And Undocumented Workers

Nancy Altman In pivoting to the general election, Donald Trump recently proclaimed, “I will never lie to you.” That, of course, is a lie. Some of Trump’s lies are inconsequential, like his claim to never lie; …

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