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11 arrested while protesting North Carolina's LGBT law
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RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Nearly a dozen people were arrested in North Carolina's Legislative Building during a second swell of demonstrations led by civic and religious leaders opposing the state's law limiting protections for LGBT people….

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Utah's first-in-nation fetal pain law perplexes doctors
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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah's first-in-the-nation requirement that fetuses receive anesthesia or painkillers before some abortions takes effect Tuesday, but doctors say it's unnecessary and impossible to comply with….

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NC governor sues feds, defends state's new bathroom law
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North Carolina sues the Justice Department to defend a new state law that regulates the use of public bathrooms.

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Transgender voices in North Carolina: Devastated by new law
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RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A student who's losing time in the classroom. A mother trying to show strength to her 8-year-old daughter. A reluctant protester led away in handcuffs….

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Gun violence gets more nuanced, probing coverage
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Media attention to gun violence tends to be doled out in predictable, limited ways: when a mass shooting happens, when the anniversary of such a tragedy is marked or when the use of deadly force by law enforcement or citizens is questioned….

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Another big verdict in talc case against Johnson & Johnson
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ST. LOUIS (AP) — Twice in the past three months, juries have awarded tens millions of dollars to ovarian cancer victims who blamed Johnson & Johnson talcum powder for their illness – among the first verdicts in a gathering courtroom assault by law firms that are aggressively recruiting clients through TV ads and the Internet….

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Bamberg hopeful ticket quota bill passes
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“It just outlaws a mandate stating that you have to write X number of tickets per shift or per week. You're still going to see officers writing tickets, but what it doesn't do is penalize people who police in other ways,” he said, including patrolling …

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Joe Arpaio defeats immigrant groups in court; Arizona ID theft law upheld
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The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit said that while there are still some questions about how police and prosecutors use the identity theft laws, on their face they do not violate the Constitution, nor do they trample on the federal …

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Egypt Police Raid Journalists Syndicate in 'Unprecedented Violation of Law …
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Egyptian activists shout slogans against President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi and his government, during a demonstration protesting the government's decision to transfer two Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia, in front of the Press Syndicate Cairo, Egypt, April …

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