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Exclusive: High speed, then a failed climb for doomed Ethiopia flight

Exclusive: High speed, then a failed climb for doomed Ethiopia flightA voice from the cockpit of the Boeing 737 MAX requested to climb to 14,000 feet above sea level – about 6,400 feet above the airport – before urgently asking to return, the source told Reuters on condition of anonymity because the recording is part of an ongoing investigation. Addis Ababa is surrounded by hills and, immediately to the north, the Entoto Mountains.



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Exclusive: High speed, then a failed climb for doomed Ethiopia flight

Exclusive: High speed, then a failed climb for doomed Ethiopia flightA voice from the cockpit of the Boeing 737 MAX requested to climb to 14,000 feet above sea level – about 6,400 feet above the airport – before urgently asking to return, the source told Reuters on condition of anonymity because the recording is part of an ongoing investigation. Addis Ababa is surrounded by hills and, immediately to the north, the Entoto Mountains.



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The Latest: High winds barrel into South Dakota

The Latest: High winds barrel into South DakotaDENVER (AP) — The Latest on a winter storm hitting the West and Midwest (all times local):



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Winter storms threaten heavy snow, high winds in north; hail and twisters south and east

Winter storms threaten heavy snow, high winds in north; hail and twisters south and eastTwo powerful winter storms threatened strong winds, heavy snow and even blizzard conditions in the north; hail, possible tornadoes in the South.



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High court declines New Jersey preservation grants case

High court declines New Jersey preservation grants caseWASHINGTON (AP) — Three conservative Supreme Court justices say barring synagogues, temples, churches and mosques from programs that award money for preservation work is discrimination.



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U.S. high court turns away religious rights case over church grants

U.S. high court turns away religious rights case over church grantsThe U.S. Supreme Court on Monday bypassed a chance to further expand the ability of religious entities to receive public funding, leaving in place a lower court ruling that blocked a New Jersey county from giving historic preservation grants to churches. The justices opted not to hear appeals of the ruling by New Jersey’s top court that Morris County violated a state constitutional ban on using public funds to repair places of worship when it gave millions of dollars to 12 churches under its grant program for local historic preservation projects. The dispute could have given the justices an opportunity to build on a major 2017 Supreme Court ruling that opened the door to more taxpayer funds going to religious institutions.



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N.J.'s Record High Property Tax Bills Show a Glint of Good News

N.J.'s Record High Property Tax Bills Show a Glint of Good NewsFor the first time in at least a decade, one-year growth fell below 1 percent, according to a Bloomberg analysis of state Department of Community Affairs data. Trump’s $ 10,000 limit on residents’ deductions on their federal tax returns is being felt widely in the Garden State. It may also make it harder for New Jersey to balance its budget this year because income-tax revenue has fallen short of expectations after some people shifted income into 2017 before the tax overhaul took effect.



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Constitution's 'excessive fines' ban bolstered by U.S. high court

Constitution's 'excessive fines' ban bolstered by U.S. high courtThe nine justices ruled unanimously in favor of an Indiana man named Tyson Timbs who argued that police violated his rights by seizing his $ 42,000 Land Rover vehicle after he was convicted as a heroin dealer. Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, back on the bench for a second straight day after undergoing lung cancer surgery in December, wrote the court’s opinion, which clarified the applicability of the “excessive fines” prohibition contained in the Constitution’s Eighth Amendment. “For good reason, the protection against excessive fines has been a constant shield throughout Anglo-American history.



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The stakes are high for Pope Francis, Catholics worldwide in unprecedented sex abuse summit

The stakes are high for Pope Francis, Catholics worldwide in unprecedented sex abuse summitPope Francis' summit on clergy sexual abuse, which opens Thursday at the Vatican, draws church leaders from around the world.



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Attorney for Covington Catholic High School student sues Washington Post for $250 million

Attorney for Covington Catholic High School student sues Washington Post for $  250 millionThe 22-page lawsuit claims the Washington Post ignored journalistic standards and bullied Nick Sandman for three days.



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