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High court ruling gives immigrants facing deportation hope

Lucio Perez poses at the porch garden at his home, where he has lived with his family since March, Thursday, July 8, 2021, in Springfield, Mass. Just a few months ago, Perez moved out of a western Massachusetts church he'd lived in for more than three years to avoid deportation. Immigration authorities in March granted the 37-year-old Guatemalan national a temporary stay in his deportation while he argued to have his immigration case reconsidered. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

BOSTON — Just a few short months ago, Lucio Perez moved out of the western Massachusetts church he’d lived in for more than three years to avoid deportation. Immigration authorities in March granted the 40-year-old Guatemalan national a temporary stay ...

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Judge won’t change ‘trauma’ wording in Chauvin memo

In this image from video, Hennepin County Judge Peter Cahill discusses motions before the court Monday, April 12, 2021, in the trial of former Minneapolis police Officer Derek Chauvin at the Hennepin County Courthouse in Minneapolis. Chauvin is charged in the May 25, 2020 death of George Floyd.  (Court TV via AP, Pool)

MINNEAPOLIS — The Minnesota judge who oversaw the trial of Derek Chauvin is denying prosecutors’ request to rewrite his sentencing order as it relates to the four girls who saw George Floyd’s death, saying Tuesday that they may have been ...

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Not nice: Baron Cohen sues Massachusetts cannabis dispensary

BOSTON — Actor Sacha Baron Cohen has sued a Massachusetts cannabis dispensary he says used an image of his character Borat on a billboard without his permission, according to documents filed in U.S. District Court in Boston. The billboard for ...

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Musk clashes again with opposing lawyer in SolarCity lawsuit

FILE - In this March 14, 2019, file photo, Tesla CEO Elon Musk speaks before unveiling the Model Y at the company's design studio in Hawthorne, Calif. In the runup to Tesla Inc.’s 2016 acquisition of SolarCity, Elon Musk called the combination a “no brainer,” a one-stop shop for electric cars and the solar panels to recharge them. On Monday, July 12, 2021, the Tesla CEO will have to defend the $2.5 billion deal under oath in a shareholder lawsuit alleging conflicts of interest. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Testifying for a second day, CEO Elon Musk pushed back again Tuesday against a lawsuit that blames him for engineering Tesla’s 2016 acquisition of a financially precarious company called SolarCity that was marred by conflicts of ...

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Wolford will be first woman to serve as chief judge for WDNY

Hon. Elizabeth A. Wolford

On Wednesday, the Hon. Elizabeth A. Wolford will become the first woman to serve as chief judge of the Western District of New York, and will hold the distinction of being the first woman to serve in the role in ...

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Musk to opposing lawyer: ‘I think you are a bad human being’

FILE - In this March 14, 2019, file photo, Tesla CEO Elon Musk speaks before unveiling the Model Y at the company's design studio in Hawthorne, Calif. In the runup to Tesla Inc.’s 2016 acquisition of SolarCity, Elon Musk called the combination a “no brainer,” a one-stop shop for electric cars and the solar panels to recharge them. On Monday, July 12, 2021, the Tesla CEO will have to defend the $2.5 billion deal under oath in a shareholder lawsuit alleging conflicts of interest. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)

WILMINGTON, Del. — Tesla founder Elon Musk took to a witness stand Monday to defend his company’s 2016 acquisition of a troubled company called SolarCity against a lawsuit that claims he’s to blame for a deal that was rife with ...

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Schumer wants NRA investigated for bankruptcy fraud

Chuck Schumer

NEW YORK — U.S. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer on Sunday called on the Justice Department to investigate the National Rifle Association for bankruptcy fraud, saying the financially stable gun-rights group abused the system when it sought bankruptcy protection in ...

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Dutch court keeps suspects in custody over reporter shooting

AMSTERDAM (AP) — Two men suspected in the shooting of a celebrated Dutch crime reporter appeared in court Friday and were ordered to stay in custody for another two weeks, while doctors were still fighting to save the journalist’s life ...

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2 Haitian Americans detained in slaying of Haiti president

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Two men believed to be Haitian Americans — one of them purportedly a former bodyguard at the Canadian Embassy in Port au Prince — have been arrested in connection with the assassination of Haiti’s president, Haitian ...

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