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1 hr ago | News Journal

NYC police express anger at reaction to chokehold death

Members of Internet sites that allow law enforcement to air out issues are expressing outrage and offense over public reaction to last week's death of a New York City man after police administered a chokehold, which is against police department policy.

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Related Topix: New York, NY, Michael Bloomberh, Criminal Defense Law

4 hrs ago | Click Orlando

CNN poll: Is Obamacare working?

More than half the public says the Affordable Care Act has helped either their families or others across the country, although less than one in five Americans say they have personally benefited from the health care law, according to a new national poll.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, US News, US Politics, Barack Obama

7 hrs ago | Channel3000

White House revises contraception opt out

The Obama administration announced revisions to the Obamacare contraception mandate so that nonprofit religious organizations can opt out of signing a release form to avoid covering birth control and workers for those nonprofits are able to obtain separate contraception coverage without a copay.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals, US News

7 hrs ago | Cybercast News Service

Judges in health care rulings vote party line

In rapid succession, six federal judges on two appeals courts weighed in on a key component of President Barack Obama's health care law.

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

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Prince George Citizen

Seeking to ease threats, SEC is poised to end $1 a share for some riskier ...

Regulators are expected to vote Wednesday to end a longtime staple of the investment industry - the fixed $1 share price for money-market mutual funds - at least for some money funds used by big investors.

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Related Topix: Securities and Exchange Commission, Corporate / Securities Law, Mutual Funds, Personal Finance

Daily Chronicle

To fight crime, Chicago tries wiping away arrests

In this July 15, 2014 photo, Mariama Bangura, 17, poses for a portrait on the Northwest side of Chicago.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Illinois, Illinois Government, Cook County, IL, Pat Quinn, US Governors

Bellingham Herald

Undercover probe finds health law failings

The nonpartisan Government Accountability Office says its undercover investigators were able to get subsidized health care under fake names in 11 out of 18 attempts.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Dave Camp, Republican, US House of Representatives

SFGate

Homeless slayings underscore dangers on the street

The brutal slayings of two homeless men in Albuquerque underscores the vulnerability of transients, who prosecutors and police said Tuesday are often victimized but rarely report the crimes.

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Related Topix: Bernalillo County, NM, Criminal Defense Law

KMIZ

Ray J Norwood charged with sexual battery

Ray J Norwood has been charged with four misdemeanors in a case in which he's accused of grabbing a woman's buttocks, smashing a police car window and spitting on a cop.

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Related Topix: Ray J, Black Entertainment, R-N-B, Los Angeles County, CA, Criminal Defense Law, Entertainment

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

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

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

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

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

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