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Feds probe men’s rights lawyer in 2nd killing

WASHINGTON — Federal investigators are examining whether a suspect in the ambush shooting of a federal judge’s family in New Jersey also killed a fellow men’s rights lawyer in California, a law enforcement official said. The federal agents are trying ...

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Housing authority introduces landlord incentive program

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In an effort to confront a growing affordable housing crisis, the Rochester Housing Authority has launched an incentive program in hopes of gaining broader participation from landlords in the federal Housing Choice Voucher program (HCV). The HCV is the federal ...

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Man found dead may be linked to shooting at NJ judge’s house

Crime scene tape surrounds the home of U.S. District Judge Esther Salas, Monday, July 20, 2020, in North Brunswick, N.J. A gunman posing as a delivery person shot and killed Salas' 20-year-old son and wounded her husband Sunday evening at their New Jersey home before fleeing, according to judiciary officials.  (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

A gunman posing as a FedEx delivery person shot and killed the 20-year-old son of a federal judge and wounded her husband at their New Jersey home before fleeing, authorities said. The shooting happened Sunday evening at the North Brunswick ...

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Portland protesters gassed after setting fire at courthouse

PORTLAND, Ore. — Protesters outside Portland’s U.S. courthouse set a fire in the building’s entryway early Monday in yet another night of conflict with federal agents who repeatedly tear gassed the demonstrators to drive them away, officials said. Authorities over ...

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Trump offers confusion, contradictions on immigration order

President Trump speaks with Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro during a joint news conference at the White House last month. MUST CREDIT: Washington Post photo by Jabin Botsford

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump is promising new executive action on immigration as he returns to the defining issue of his administration. But Trump has offered contradictory and confusing statements about his plans in recent days. His comments come after ...

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Iowa drug kingpin who killed 5 set for execution Friday

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — A meth kingpin from Iowa who was convicted of killing two young girls and three adults is scheduled Friday to become the third federal inmate to be executed this week, following a 17-year pause in ...

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Atlanta major questions timing of Gov. Kemp’s mask lawsuit

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp sued the city of Atlanta over its face-mask requirement just after President Donald Trump arrived in the city without wearing a mask, says Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms. In an interview on CBS “This ...

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Post reports misconduct allegations against DC NFL team

(AP) The Washington Post reported Thursday that 15 female former employees of the city’s NFL franchise said they were sexually harassed during their time with the team. In a statement, the team said it takes issues of employee conduct seriously ...

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Asylum rules test Trump’s legal skills to make new policy

People wait Tuesday, July 16, to apply for asylum in the United States along the border in Tijuana, Mexico. In its efforts to remake the U.S. immigration system, the Trump administration has often run into an obscure law that governs how administrative policies are made. Its latest test is a mammoth proposal to severely limit access to asylum, which invited nearly 80,000 public comments before the Wednesday, July 15, 2020, deadline to offer feedback. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull, File)

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Critics of the Trump administration’s most sweeping set of rules to restrict asylum in the United States sent in a deluge of comments opposing the effort, hoping an old law that serves as a check on ...

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