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3 min ago | ABC News

GOP Lawmakers Try to Ease New Curbs on Ivory Sales

Republicans in the House want to hold up new federal rules intended to crack down on ivory sales because it is becoming more difficult for owners of musical instruments, antiques and guns made with ivory to trade in such items.

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4 hrs ago | The Tribune

New York police see risks with drones' popularity

One private drone crash-landed in midtown Manhattan. Another caused alarm by hovering over Times Square amid tight security during Super Bowl week.

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Related Topix: Manhattan, NY, New York, NY, US News, Federal Aviation Administration, Criminal Defense Law

6 hrs ago | KBCI CBS 2

Suitcase bodies suspect dodged discipline as cop

The suspect in the deaths of two women whose bodies were found in suitcases dumped along a rural Wisconsin highway resigned his job as a police officer to avoid discipline amid allegations of stalking, lying and abuse of power, according to personnel records released Wednesday.

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Related Topix: West Allis, WI, Criminal Defense Law

9 hrs ago | 96-5 KISS FM Cleveland, OH

Justin Bieber Charged With Misdemeanor Vandalism In Egging Case

Justin Bieber will be charged Wednesday with misdemeanor vandalism for egging his neighbors house, reports TMZ.

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12 hrs ago | CBS 3 Springfield

Former Mayor Ray Nagin sentenced to 10 years in prison

Former Mayor Ray Nagin leaves federal court after being sentenced to 10 years in prison.

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Related Topix: Prison, New Orleans, LA, Oakdale, LA, Criminal Defense Law, Holyoke, MA

12 hrs ago | The Fresno Bee

Convicted ex-New Orleans mayor to be sentenced

Nagin, 58, was convicted Feb. 12 of accepting hundreds of thousands of dollars from businessmen who wanted work from the city or Nagin's support for projects — both before and after Katrina.

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14 hrs ago | The Jackson Sun

Judge halts mental exam in 'Slender Man' Wisconsin stabbing case

A judge on Tuesday halted his previous order that one of two 12-year-old Wisconsin girls accused of stabbing a classmate to curry favor with a fictional character undergo an insanity exam.

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18 hrs ago | Tri-cityherald.com

Fact Check: Shaky negative ad in Ky. Senate race

Now they've surfaced in this year's midterm elections, in one of the hottest Senate races in the country.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Medicare, Health, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Mitch McConnell, Barack Obama, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan

Tue Jul 08, 2014

The Island Packet

Judge fulfills 20-year sentencing deal for stepmom

Though the agreement with Delilah Williams seemed distasteful and "difficult to swallow," U.S. District Judge J. Michael Seabright said it was necessary in prosecuting a murder case against her husband, Naeem Williams, who prosecutors said delivered the punch that killed his daughter Talia on July 16, 2005.

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Related Topix: Prison, Death Penalty, Criminal Defense Law

KNUS-AM Aurora

US workers encountered man left in cell for days

Simply confirm your registered email address below and click "Reset Password." We will immediately email you a link back to the site where you can enter a new password for this account.

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Related Topix: Drug Enforcement Administration, Drugs, UC San Diego, Criminal Defense Law

New York Daily News

Senate Dems want to override Supreme Court Hobby Lobby ruling

Senate Democrats say they will advance legislation to override the Supreme Court's recent ruling allowing some companies with religious objections to avoid the contraceptives requirement in President Barack Obama's health care law.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, US News, US Politics, Barack Obama

KTVN Reno

Alaska man gets 4 life terms in Coast Guard deaths

A 63-year-old Alaska man has been sentenced to four consecutive life terms after being convicted in the shooting deaths of two co-workers at a Coast Guard communications station on Alaska's Kodiak Island.

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Related Topix: Prison, Violent Crime, Criminal Defense Law, Vergennes, VT

National Public Radio

Oregon Man Impersonates Deputy While On Test Drive

An Oregon man impersonated a sheriff's deputy while taking an SUV for a test drive and pulled over a motorcyclist, authorities said.

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Related Topix: Oregon, Criminal Defense Law

NewsOK.com

Amedisys: SEC ends Medicare-related investigation

The Securities and Exchange Commission has wrapped up an investigation into Amedisys' participation in the federal Medicare program, and no enforcement actions will be recommended, the home health care and hospice services provider says.

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Related Topix: Medicare, Health, Securities and Exchange Commission, Corporate / Securities Law

USA Today

Hobby Lobby ruling boosts Eden Foods' insurance fight

Hobby Lobby ruling boosts Eden Foods' insurance fight The natural foods company says paying for health care violates its religious beliefs.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, US News, US Supreme Court

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Daily World

Cuomo signs New York's medical marijuana bill

The Fourth of July 2014, in a way, can be compared to the Fourth of July 1776, in that our founders... ALBANY, N.Y. a?? As Gov. Andrew Cuomo sat down to ceremonially sign New York's medical-marijuana bill into law, a 10-year-old girl stood by his side.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Albany, NY, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, Healthcare Law

National Public Radio

Missouri Governor Vetoes Health Navigator Limits

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon vetoed legislation Monday that would have limited who could work in the state as a health insurance guide and blamed a national conservative group for injecting an error into the model legislation.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Missouri Government, Missouri, Jay Nixon, US Governors, US Politics, US News, Bobby Jindal, Republican, US House of Representatives, Barack Obama

Hispanic Business

Obama Signs Intelligence Bill into Law

President Barack Obama has signed into law legislation that authorizes spending of $564 million over five years for the U.S. intelligence community and expands protections for intelligence agency whistleblowers against retaliation.

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Brandon Sun

Evidence in B.C. gang murder case 'woefully inadequate' for conviction: defence

The lawyer for one of two men accused in a mass gang shooting near Vancouver says the evidence against his client is "woefully inadequate" for a conviction.

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KHOU-TV Houston

NYC man gets 18 years in college essay rape case

A man convicted of raping his former stepdaughter in an attack she disclosed years later in a college application essay was sentenced Monday to 18 years in prison.

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