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Arizona chief hires former prosecutor to review use of force

Arizona chief hires former prosecutor to review use of forceMESA, Ariz. (AP) — The beating of a 33-year-old man and the rough treatment of teenager prompted the chief of a suburban Arizona police department to enlist a former prosecutor Friday to investigate the videotaped encounters and report directly to him.



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GOP Lawmakers Will Soon Be Allowed To Review Classified Info On Russia Investigation

GOP Lawmakers Will Soon Be Allowed To Review Classified Info On Russia InvestigationTop Republican lawmakers will be allowed to review classified information



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Judge appoints 'special master' to review materials seized from Michael Cohen

Judge appoints 'special master' to review materials seized from Michael CohenA Federal Judge in New York's southern district appointed former judge Barbara Jones to act as "special master" and review documents seized by the FBI in a raid on Michael Cohen, President Trump's personal lawyer.



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Lawyer: Trump to aid raids' attorney-client privilege review

Lawyer: Trump to aid raids' attorney-client privilege reviewNEW YORK (AP) — A lawyer for President Donald Trump said Wednesday that the president is ready to help recommend what materials seized from his personal attorney that relate to him should be withheld from federal investigators because of attorney-client privilege.



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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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Alabama's aborted execution comes under court review

Alabama's aborted execution comes under court reviewAlabama was planning to execute Doyle Hamm, 61, on Thursday for the 1987 murder of a motel clerk but called it off due to venous issues it said could not be solved before a death warrant expired at midnight. The case in Alabama comes after states including Oklahoma and Arizona have had botched executions that raised questions about death chamber protocols in the 31 U.S. states with the capital punishment. Chief U.S. District Judge Karon Bowdre in Alabama called for a medical check on Hamm and ordered the state to preserve the clothes the inmate was wearing on the execution night.



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University experts to lead Puerto Rico storm death review

University experts to lead Puerto Rico storm death reviewSAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico's governor announced Thursday that a team of experts at George Washington University will lead an independent, in-depth review to determine the number of deaths caused by Hurricane Maria amid accusations that the U.S. territory has undercounted the toll.



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Trump's State Of The Union Gets Brutal Review From New York Daily News

Trump's State Of The Union Gets Brutal Review From New York Daily NewsThe New York Daily News’ review of President Donald Trump’s State of the Union address is in.



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Lawmakers review memo alleging gov't surveillance abuse

Lawmakers review memo alleging gov't surveillance abuseThe House Intelligence committee made the memo available to all lawmakers, but some called for its release; Catherine Herridge goes in-depth for 'Special Report.'



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Chief justice orders review of sexual harassment standards in U.S. judiciary

Chief justice orders review of sexual harassment standards in U.S. judiciaryU.S. Chief Justice John Roberts said on Sunday he would launch a review in 2018 of how the federal judiciary handles sexual harassment, following the recent resignation of a U.S. appeals court judge amid allegations of inappropriate sexual conduct and comments. In his annual year-end report on the federal judiciary, Roberts said the judicial branch of government was not immune to incidents of sexual harassment and addressing it would be a new challenge in the coming year. Allegations of systematic sexual harassment and assault that surfaced against movie producer Harvey Weinstein earlier this year galvanized women to speak out about instances of sexual harassment in the media, government and workplaces across the country.



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