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3 hrs ago | 94.5 The Fox

Obamacare Suffers Big Blow In Federal Court Ruling

In a big blow to the Obama administration, a federal court is striking down some subsidies in the healthcare reform law.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Health Insurance, Health

3 hrs ago | The Advocate

Federal appeals court deals blow to health law

A federal appeals court has delivered a serious setback to President Barack Obama's health care law, potentially derailing subsidies for many low- and middle-income people who have bought policies.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law

3 hrs ago | KTVK Phoenix

Federal appeals court deals blow to health law

A federal appeals court delivered a serious setback to President Barack Obama's health care law Tuesday, potentially derailing billions of dollars in subsidies for many low- and middle-income people who bought policies.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals, Tax

6 hrs ago | The Daily Record

Murder charges filed in California bank robbery

A 19-year-old California man was charged Monday with three counts of murder in the deaths of a hostage and two alleged accomplices, and 22 counts of attempted murder of police officers in a bank robbery and running gun battle.

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Related Topix: Stockton, CA, Criminal Defense Law, San Joaquin County, CA

11 hrs ago | WQXI-AM Atlanta

Judge likely to release CT results in Kolstad case

A judge likely will allow the attorney for former Minnesota Gophers quarterback Philip Nelson to have access to brain scans of the former football player Nelson is accused of assaulting, after the prosecutor and a lawyer for the victim indicated no opposition to the request Monday.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Mankato, MN, Blue Earth County, MN

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Merced Sun-Star

Judge: FDA can't use tobacco panel menthol report

While the agency has since conducted an independent review on the public health impact of menthol cigarettes, the ruling could hinder the FDA's ability to defend any future regulation of the minty smokes.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Food and Drug Administration

The Fresno Bee

Police probe other attacks after transients killed

The father of two of the boys said they were once homeless themselves and he had no idea what prompted the beatings.

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Related Topix: Family, Teenagers, Criminal Defense Law

Cybercast News Service

Friends: Man in NYC chokehold case 'gentle giant'

Eric Garner was a familiar figure on the streets near Staten Island's ferry docks: to his friends, a congenial giant with a generous gesture or a calming word; to police, a persistent face of the small-time crime of selling loose, untaxed cigarettes.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law

KMIZ

Group accuses US of abuses in terror cases

The Justice Department targeted American Muslims in "abusive counterterrorism sting operations" as part of aggressive terror investigations, an international human rights group alleges.

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Related Topix: Prison, Charitable Organizations, Human Rights Watch, Criminal Defense Law, Terrorism

Hampshire Chronicle

Davis replaces Paxman on Newsnight

BBC director general Tony Hall said that Davis, best known for his role on Dragons' Den and Radio 4 flagship breakfast news show Today, would do an "outstanding" job.

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Related Topix: Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Kirsty Wark

WWLP

Obama grants protections to gay, transgender workers

President Barack Obama on Monday gave employment protection to gay and transgender workers in the federal government and its contracting agencies, after being convinced by advocates of what he called the "irrefutable rightness of your cause."

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Transgender, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Employment / Labor Law, Healthcare Law

Breckenridge American

Burke fashions epic story in 'Wayfaring Stranger'

Author James Lee Burke is a descendant of tough Texas lawmen. In fact, his maternal great-grandfather once tangled with some of the West's most notorious gunslingers.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Texas

WHAS11

GOP seeks jolt to Senate race against Dem Franken

Minnesota Republicans have suffered 13 defeats in 14 statewide races over the last decade, often after nominating staunchly conservative candidates.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Al Franken, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Amy Klobuchar, Healthcare Law

Sun Jul 20, 2014

ClickOnDetroit

Drug, sex deals still happening in front of kids

THEY'RE BACK. A LOT OF CRAZY STUFF GOING ON OUT HERE. A PROSTITUTION PROBLEM RAGES ON IN ONE DETROIT NEIGHBORHOOD, AND PARENTS WANT TO KNOW WHY POLICE WON'T CLEAN IT UP.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Detroit, MI, Criminal Defense Law

WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Career criminal jailed for armed robbery dies in sleep

Career criminal jailed for armed robbery dies in sleep 54-year-old, Lakeland resident, Greg Mitchell Hughes, who was arrested on July 17, 2014 died in his sleep.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Lakeland, FL, Polk County, FL

The Town Talk

Investigation: ATF drug stings targeted minorities

The nation's top gun-enforcement agency overwhelmingly targeted racial and ethnic minorities as it expanded its use of controversial drug sting operations, a USA TODAY investigation shows.

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Related Topix: US News, ATF, Criminal Defense Law, Prison, University of Chicago

Lexington Herald-Leader

National Guard support program caught in debate

Created in 2007, the Deployment Cycle Support Care Coordination Program has been widely praised for helping nearly 3,000 individuals with suicide prevention, mental health care, employment and housing.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Kelly Ayotte, US Senate, Republican, Democrat, Senator Jeanne Shaheen, Healthcare Law, Small Business, Personal Finance, Maggie Hassan, US Governors

Congleton Guardian

Nurse Jane Clough was murdered by her ex-boyfriend

A campaigner whose daughter was murdered by an abusive ex-boyfriend has called for a stalkers register where potential victims can check their partner's history.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Criminal Defense Law

The Town Talk

Iowa puts $5 million into autism program

All the 8-year-old knew was that a woman had turned her face away when he started chattering at her about a toy train set.

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Related Topix: Iowa Government, Iowa, Healthcare Law

Sat Jul 19, 2014

KMIZ

Cops: 25-pound boy nearly starved, beaten

A 7-year-old Pennsylvania boy beaten for sneaking food was nearly starved and weighed only 25 pounds when he arrived at a hospital, authorities said.

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Related Topix: Entomology, Science, Criminal Defense Law, Mercer County, PA

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