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Michigan's top court hearing cases over guns, schools

Michigan's top court hearing cases over guns, schoolsANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — A gun openly carried by a spectator at a school concert in 2015 has turned into a major legal case as the Michigan Supreme Court considers whether the state's public schools can trump the Legislature and adopt their own restrictions on firearms.



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Michigan's top court hearing cases over guns, schools

Michigan's top court hearing cases over guns, schoolsANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — A gun openly carried by a spectator at a school concert in 2015 has turned into a major legal case as the Michigan Supreme Court considers whether the state's public schools can trump the Legislature and adopt their own restrictions on firearms.



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Philippine leader demands review of dropped cases vs. alleged drug kingpins

Philippine leader demands review of dropped cases vs. alleged drug kingpinsPhilippine President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered a review of a decision by state prosecutors to dismiss complaints against several suspected drugs kingpins, amid outrage among the public and some of his allies about them walking free. A Department of Justice panel, citing weak evidence, cleared 22 suspects in a decision they made in December but was made public only on Monday in a document leaked to media. A self-confessed drug dealer was among those cleared.



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Prosecutors drop 27 cases worked on by police officer filmed attacking black man

Prosecutors drop 27 cases worked on by police officer filmed attacking black manProsecutors have dropped 27 criminal cases worked on by a white police officer who was filmed appearing to attack a black man during an arrest. US media reports said footage showed North Carolina officer Christopher Hickman choking and beating Johnnie Rush, who had been accused of jaywalking, and telling him he was “going to get f***ed up”. Mr Hickman, 31, was arrested and charged with assault by strangulation after the video emerged last week.



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Jeff Sessions: U.S. Prosecutors Won't Take On Small-Time Pot Cases

Jeff Sessions: U.S. Prosecutors Won't Take On Small-Time Pot CasesFederal prosecutors won't take on small-time marijuana cases, Attorney General Jeff Sessions said Saturday.



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Champagne and bribery: the cases ensnaring Israel's Netanyahu

Champagne and bribery: the cases ensnaring Israel's NetanyahuFrom granting favours for fine champagne to attempting to bribe a judge — a series of allegations have entangled Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in recent months. Netanyahu was questioned for an eighth time by police Friday over fresh allegations, but protests his innocence and accuses the media and police of a witch-hunt. On February 13 Israeli police recommended Netanyahu be indicted for bribery, fraud and breach of public trust in two cases known as 1000 and 2000.



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Red Cross: 21 resigned or fired since 2015 in sex cases

Red Cross: 21 resigned or fired since 2015 in sex casesLONDON (AP) — The International Committee of the Red Cross has joined the list of prominent charities that have uncovered sexual misconduct among its staff.



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Red Cross: 21 Staffers Resigned or Fired in Sexual Misconduct Cases Since 2015

Red Cross: 21 Staffers Resigned or Fired in Sexual Misconduct Cases Since 2015The Red Cross joins the list of charities that have uncovered sexual misconduct



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Pope's visit to Peru and Chile casts harsh light on handling of sexual abuse cases

Pope's visit to Peru and Chile casts harsh light on handling of sexual abuse casesActivists in Chile have promised to protest every day of his visit. Pope Francis leaves Rome this weekend for a tour of Chile and Peru amid renewed accusations that he is failing to tackle allegations of clerical sexual abuse after scandals in both countries. The visit comes as the pope seeks to shore up the Catholic church faith against the loss of followers in two of South America’s most conservative nations.



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More E. Coli Cases Identified: Consumer Reports Says Romaine Still a Risk to Eat

More E. Coli Cases Identified: Consumer Reports Says Romaine Still a Risk to EatThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced today that seven new E. coli infections have been identified, likely associated with contaminated "leafy greens."  The seven new rep…



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