No charges Jamar Clark death
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Minneapolis police Officers Mike Ringgenberg and Dustin Schwarze will not face charges in the November shooting death of 24-year-old Jamar Clark, Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman said Wednesday.

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North Carolina bathroom law could be decided in Virginia
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RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The fate of North Carolina's new law aimed at restricting restroom use by transgender people could be determined in Virginia, where a school board has ordered a teenager to stay out of the boys' room….

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Two GOP governors, two different calculations on LGBT rights
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ATLANTA (AP) — Two Republican governors. Two proposals at the heart of LGBT rights. One rejection. One new law….

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Justice Department and Newark agree to police reforms
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NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Newark's police department will shift to a more community-focused approach to policing, add more training and submit to federal monitoring as part of a consent decree resulting from a Justice Department probe that found that officers routinely used excessive force and made street stops that disproportionately affected minorities….

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Complaint: Court sentences Latinos to costly English classes
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NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A suburban New Orleans court discriminates against Latinos by charging them for inadequate English interpreters and making them attend overpriced, ineffective English classes as a condition of probation, the Southern Poverty Law Center said Wednesday in a letter to the U.S. Justice Department….

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Retroactive Tory law on gun records in limbo
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OTTAWA – A constitutional challenge of a retroactive Conservative law that got the Mounties off the hook for illegally destroying gun registry records is in limbo. However three Liberal ministers have requested a meeting with federal information …

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Resident claims Clayton sheriff harassing him over basketball goal
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Local Govt & Politics. By Tammy Joyner – The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. 0. . Posted: 7:31 a.m. Monday, March 28, 2016 … They first contacted the Clayton police, which said nothing could be done because Fisher hadn't broken any ordinances, Triplett …

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Bratton Criticizes NYPD Officers Who Arrested Brooklyn Mailman They Almost Ran …
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Speaking at a press conference Monday, Bratton said he is "not happy" with the plainclothes cops, who were captured on video harassing USPS employee Glenn Grays after he had reportedly shouted at them for nearly hitting him with their unmarked car as …

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Was police dog sniff outside Connecticut condo door legal?
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HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut marijuana bust has turned into a potential precedent setting case on whether apartment and condo dwellers have the same rights as house owners when it comes to police using drug-sniffing dogs outside their …

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