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China lowers age of criminal responsibility to 12 after high-profile offences committed by children


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Idaho’s attorney general joins at least 4 other high-profile GOP lawmakers in opposing Trump’s long-shot Texas lawsuit to overturn 2020 election


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Justices take up high-profile case over young immigrants

Justices take up high-profile case over young immigrantsThe Supreme Court is taking up the Trump administration’s plan to end legal protections that shield 660,000 immigrants from deportation, a case with strong political overtones amid the 2020 presidential election campaign. All eyes will be on Chief Justice John Roberts when the court hears arguments Tuesday. It’s the third time in three years that the administration is asking the justices to rescue a controversial policy that has been blocked by several lower courts.



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High-profile cases turn spotlight on domestic violence in Russia

High-profile cases turn spotlight on domestic violence in RussiaNatalia Tunikova’s partner pushed her towards the open balcony in their high-rise Moscow flat, before punching her to the floor. A Moscow court later ruled that her use of force in self-defence was not justified. Cases like Tunikova’s are ever more widely reported in Russia, leading to a public outcry in a country that has no specific law on domestic violence and where feminist movements like #MeToo had little impact.



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AP Explains: Florida's difficult, high-profile recounts

AP Explains: Florida's difficult, high-profile recountsFORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Florida's election started badly when Hurricane Michael disrupted early voting in some Panhandle counties. Long lines, ballot shortages and other problems followed statewide, both during early voting and on Election Day. Now the state is having recounts in its U.S. Senate and governor races.



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Top prosecutor in high-profile Virginia office resigning

Top prosecutor in high-profile Virginia office resigningALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — Dana Boente, the U.S. attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia, announced his resignation Friday, but said he plans to stay on until a successor is in place.



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A Tourist's Photos Are Now Key Pieces of Evidence in a High-Profile Murder Trial

A Tourist's Photos Are Now Key Pieces of Evidence in a High-Profile Murder TrialThe photos are key pieces of evidence in a high-profile murder trial



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A look at high-profile police-related deaths of US blacks

A look at high-profile police-related deaths of US blacksA Minnesota police officer was acquitted of manslaughter Friday in the fatal shooting of Philando Castile, a black motorist who had just informed the officer that he was carrying a gun.



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