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Canada Makes Marijuana Legal, and a National Experiment Begins

MONTREAL — Canada on Wednesday became the first major world economy to legalize recreational marijuana use, beginning a national experiment that will alter the country’s social, cultural and economic fabric, and present the nation [...]
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Jerry Brown’s gender-quotas bill faces legal hurdles

Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation Sunday making California the first state to impose gender quotas on corporate boards, but even he acknowledged that the hotly disputed law may never take effect. Senate Bill 826 is expected to be challenged [...]
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Egypt Olympic committee wants legal action against club head

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CAIRO (AP) – Egypt’s Olympic Committee is appealing to the country’s parliament to lift the immunity of the chairman of a Cairo club it sanctioned for his misconduct. Murtada Mansour of Zamalek FC was sanctioned Saturday by both the [...]
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Kavanaugh lawyer calls for accuser’s legal team to submit polygraph and therapist notes to Senate

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Brett Kavanugh’s attorney Beth Wilkinson said on two TV interviews Wednesday morning that Christine Blasey Ford’s legal team has not submitted her polygraph results or therapist notes to the Senate Judiciary Committee. The Judiciary Committee [...]
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Who’s No. 2 and legal battles: The week in Florida politics

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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) – Florida’s 2018 midterm election is one of the most important in years. The governor’s office and all three Cabinet seats are on the ballot; Republican Gov. Rick Scott is challenging three-term Democratic U.S. [...]
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Michael Cohen sets up GoFundMe page for legal costs

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NEW YORK (AP) – Michael Cohen is sticking his hand out and asking the public for help paying for his legal defense, and one anonymous donor already has ponied up $ 50,000. Through his lawyer, Donald Trump’s former “fixer” says [...]
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Trump paints his own reality amid legal fallout

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*/ ]]> President Donald Trump and his aides moved quickly Wednesday to insulate themselves from the legal firestorm encircling the White House by writing their own version of reality and attacking anybody who contests it. In the president’s [...]
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‘It is what it is’: Republicans shrug off Trump’s legal meltdown

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*/ ]]> Twenty-four hours after one of the most damaging days for Donald Trump’s presidency, the Republican wall of support around him shows no signs of crumbling. Though some GOP senators expressed discomfort with the the plea deal reached [...]
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‘It’s the only excuse they’ll need’: Legal blows fuel impeachment fears

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*/ ]]> President Donald Trump and his allies were armed with a quick response to former campaign chairman Paul Manafort’s guilty verdict – it had nothing to do with Russian collusion, and nothing to do with Trump. But Michael Cohen’s [...]
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For Italy’s Abused Women, a Legal Labyrinth Compounds the Wounds

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[unable to retrieve full-text content] Some 150 women a year are killed in Italy, where authorities are often dismissive of complaints. A third of victims reported the violence to police. Source: NYT > World