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German anti-abortion activist loses case against injunctions

BERLIN (AP) – The European Court of Human Rights has rejected a German anti-abortion activist’s case against injunctions ordering him to stop referring to abortions performed by various doctors as “aggravated murder” and comparing [...]
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Full text: New charging document in Manafort case

Paul Manafort has agreed to plead guilty in a foreign-lobbying and money laundering case brought by special counsel Robert Mueller. | Susan Walsh/AP Photo The charges indicate Trump’s former campaign chairman is taking a plea agreement. By [...]
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Defending Pope Francis, Allies Help Make a Critic’s Case

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ROME — Retaliating against a remarkable campaign from within the church to force the ouster of Pope Francis, the Vatican’s former spokesman issued a statement on Sunday night questioning the credibility of an archbishop who has [...]
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Prosecutors moving Schock case to another district

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CHICAGO (AP) – The U.S. attorney’s office in Springfield, Illinois, says it’s transferring ex-U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock’s corruption case to another prosecutors’ team outside central Illinois. It revealed the step in a Thursday filing [...]
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‘Sleeper’ case could torpedo Mueller report

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An unsolved 62-year-old mystery could throw a monkey wrench into any plans special counsel Robert Mueller has to issue a public report on his probe’s findings. | Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images Legal It might even keep the special [...]
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Muslim Job Applicant Who Refused Handshake Wins Discrimination Case in Sweden

1 month ago | 0 comment
[unable to retrieve full-text content] Farah Alhajeh placed her hand on her heart when greeting a prospective colleague, explaining that she avoided physical contact with men because of her religion. Source: NYT > World
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Cranky judge, flawed witness threaten Mueller’s Manafort case

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Special counsel Robert Mueller’s team of prosecutors have spent several days building what many legal experts consider a slam-dunk case against President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort. But it has been [...]
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The Sex-Trafficking Case Testing the Limits of the First Amendment

2 months ago | 0 comment
In June 2015, an ad appeared on Backpage.com in Texas with a series of alluring photos of a naked woman, who described herself to potential dates as “fun, young, exotic,” and “ready to be your fantasy girl.” By the end of the month, [...]
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Britain Suggests Russia Is Behind Latest Nerve Agent Case

3 months ago | 0 comment
[unable to retrieve full-text content] The authorities were still seeking a container that may have held the agent that poisoned two people, killing one of them. Source: NYT > World
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In Colombian Death Ranch Case, Some Fear Prosecution Will Be Buried

3 months ago | 0 comment
[unable to retrieve full-text content] Santiago Uribe is accused of commanding a death squad. But his brother, Álvaro, was once president, and his political fortunes are back on the rise. Source: NYT > World