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  • Associated Press

    Kids chained in Calif. house of horrors; parents arrested

    PERRIS, Calif. (January 16, 2018) — A 17-year-old girl called police after escaping from her family's home where she and her 12 brothers and sisters were locked up in filthy conditions, some so malnourished officers at first believed all were children even though seven are adults.

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    Judge dismisses 1 charge in female genital mutilation case

    DETROIT (January 15, 2018) — A federal judge in Detroit has dismissed one of several charges against two doctors in connection with a female genital mutilation case.

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    Teacher: Lawsuit over her forcible removal seems likely

    ABBEVILLE, La. (January 11, 2018) — A Louisiana teacher ejected from a school board meeting and roughly handcuffed in a video-recorded arrest after she questioned her superintendent’s pay raise said she thinks a lawsuit is likely in the case.

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    Attorney general's team to review Obama-era Hezbollah probes

    WASHINGTON (January 11, 2018) — The Justice Department is forming a team of prosecutors to investigate drug trafficking and money laundering linked to the Iranian-backed Hezbollah terrorist movement, Attorney General Jeff Sessions said Thursday. The move follows reports that Obama administration officials thwarted drug prosecutions related to Hezbollah for fear of jeopardizing a nuclear deal with Iran.

  • Associated Press

    Lawmakers see boost for immigration deal after Trump remarks

    WASHINGTON (January 10, 2018) — Backed by the White House, Democratic and Republican lawmakers dug into a politically fraught search for compromise on immigration Wednesday, seeking to take advantage of a window of opportunity opened by President Donald Trump. They’re under pressure to find a breakthrough before a deadline next week that could lead to a government shutdown neither side wants.

  • Associated Press

    Immigration agents raid dozens of 7-Eleven stores

    LOS ANGELES (January 10, 2018) — U.S. immigration agents descended on dozens of 7-Eleven stores before dawn Wednesday to open employment audits and interview workers in the largest crackdown on an employer under Donald Trump's presidency.

  • Associated Press

    Judge blocks Trump decision to end young illegals program

    SAN FRANCISCO (January 10, 2018) — A federal judge on Tuesday night temporarily blocked the Trump administration's decision to end a program protecting young illegals from deportation.

  • Associated Press

    Supreme Court will not intervene in Mississippi religious freedom law

    WASHINGTON (January 8, 2018) — The Supreme Court is refusing to intervene in a legal fight over a Mississippi law that lets government workers and private business people cite their own religious beliefs to deny services to LGBT people.

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