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    Muslim lawmaker offended by prayer that mentioned Jesus

    HARRISBURG, Pa. (March 26, 2019) — The first female Muslim member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives said Tuesday she was offended by a colleague's decision to open a voting session with a prayer a day earlier that "at the name of Jesus every knee will bow."

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    Court: San Francisco can't be sued over illegal who killed Steinle

    SAN FRANCISCO (March 26, 2019) — The parents of a woman fatally shot by an illegal immigrant who wasn't held for deportation proceedings cannot sue San Francisco for negligence over the death that touched off a fierce national debate, a U.S. appeals court ruled.

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    Chicago mayor blasts Smollett dismissal as 'whitewash of justice'

    CHICAGO (March 26, 2019) — In an astonishing reversal, prosecutors on Tuesday abruptly dropped all charges against Jussie Smollett, abandoning the case barely five weeks after the "Empire" actor was accused of lying to police about being the target of a racist, anti-homosexual attack in downtown Chicago.

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    Democrats fail to override Trump veto on border funding

    WASHINGTON (March 26, 2019) — The Democratic-controlled House fell short Tuesday in its effort to override President Donald Trump's first veto, handing him a victory in his drive to spend billions more for constructing barriers along the Southwest border than Congress has approved.

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    Utah bans abortions after 18 weeks, teeing up legal showdown

    SALT LAKE CITY (March 26, 2019) — Utah Gov. Gary Herbert has signed a law banning most abortions after 18 weeks of gestation, setting the stage for a legal showdown.

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    High court seems wary of involving judges in redistricting

    WASHINGTON (March 26, 2019) — The Supreme Court seemed wary Tuesday of getting federal judges involved in determining when electoral district maps are too partisan.

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    US expands ban on foreign aid to overseas abortion providers

    WASHINGTON (March 26, 2019) — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Tuesday expanded the Trump administration's ban on U.S. aid to groups that promote or provide abortions to include organizations that comply with the rules but give money to others that don't.

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    Jussie Smollett's attorneys say all criminal charges dropped

    CHICAGO (March 26, 2019) — Attorneys for "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett said Tuesday that charges alleging he lied to police about a racist and homophobic attack have been dropped.

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