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Supreme Court favors Republicans in gerrymandering cases

Supreme Court favors Republicans in gerrymandering casesThe justices upheld a batch of Republican-drawn legislative districts in Texas, including two in the U.S. House of Representatives, that had been thrown out by a lower court for diluting the power of black and Hispanic voters. The ruling was 5-4, with the conservative justices in the majority and the liberals dissenting.



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The 8th Circuit strategy: How abortion foes are lining up cases to challenge Roe

The 8th Circuit strategy: How abortion foes are lining up cases to challenge RoeAbortion foes have a plan to bring a case to the Supreme Court that could overturn Roe v. Wade. Their strategy involves going through the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals, which covers states from Arkansas to the Dakotas and is one of the most conservative in the nation.



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Cases against bikers struggle 3 years after Waco shootout

Cases against bikers struggle 3 years after Waco shootoutWACO, Texas (AP) — Texas prosecutors who have failed to convict a single person in the three years since a Waco shooting left nine bikers dead are trying a new tack of targeting fewer cases, but attorneys for the bikers say the evidence is so shaky and the lead prosecutor's credibility so damaged that it will be difficult to make the remaining charges stick.



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Report finds cases of STDs reach all-time high in California

Report finds cases of STDs reach all-time high in CaliforniaLOS ANGELES (AP) — The number of cases of sexually transmitted diseases in California reached a record high last year and officials are particularly concerned by a spike in stillbirths due to congenital syphilis, state health authorities said Monday.



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2 Cold Cases More than 40 Years Old Believed to Be Linked to Married Serial Killers: Police

2 Cold Cases More than 40 Years Old Believed to Be Linked to Married Serial Killers: PoliceThe remains of an unidentified woman are believed to be those of Mary Ann Perez.



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Twenty two arrested in eastern India in three separate rape cases

Twenty two arrested in eastern India in three separate rape casesPolice have arrested 22 people in eastern India in three separate rape cases involving teenage girls, officials said on Sunday, as grisly new attacks against women come to light despite tougher penalties. Police arrested 14 men and a woman in one of the latest cases after a 16-year-old girl, who had been raped, was attacked and burned to death after her parents complained to a village council. The village elders had levied a fine of 50,000 rupees ($ 749) on her two alleged assailants and asked them to do 100 sit-ups, said Ram Awadh Singh, chief of the local police station.



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Twenty two arrested in eastern India in three separate rape cases

Twenty two arrested in eastern India in three separate rape casesPolice have arrested 22 people in eastern India in three separate rape cases involving teenage girls, officials said on Sunday, as grisly new attacks against women come to light despite tougher penalties. Police arrested 14 men and a woman in one of the latest cases after a 16-year-old girl, who had been raped, was attacked and burned to death after her parents complained to a village council. The village elders had levied a fine of 50,000 rupees ($ 749) on her two alleged assailants and asked them to do 100 sit-ups, said Ram Awadh Singh, chief of the local police station.



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With dueling DACA cases, Supreme Court showdown seems inevitable

With dueling DACA cases, Supreme Court showdown seems inevitableThe fact that Texas and a half-dozen other Republican-controlled states sued this week to end an Obama-era immigration executive order feels very 2014. The stakes are highest for the almost 700,000 US residents brought here illegally as children who have been deemed low priorities for deportation under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program former President Barack Obama created by executive order in 2012. The end result is likely to be yet another showdown in the US Supreme Court over the breadth of presidential power in immigration, something Republicans criticized when Mr. Obama was in the White House and something that Democrats have criticized since Donald Trump replaced him.



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57 White Supremacists In Texas Indicted In Meth, Kidnapping Cases

57 White Supremacists In Texas Indicted In Meth, Kidnapping CasesAuthorities have charged 57 white supremacists with crimes related to a



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Romaine Lettuce E. Coli Cases Climb: What You Need to Know

Romaine Lettuce E. Coli Cases Climb: What You Need to KnowPeople are still getting sick after eating romaine lettuce tainted with E. coli. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said Friday that t…



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