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  • Associated Press

    Muslim terrorist suspects in New Mexico plead not guilty

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (March 21, 2019) — Five people arrested at a ramshackle New Mexico compound where one of the suspect's sons was found dead pleaded not guilty Thursday to federal terrorism-related charges and other counts that their attorneys say the group would not be facing if they weren't Muslims.

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    Obama judge uses alleged global warming to block drilling

    BILLINGS, Mont. (March 20, 2019) — A judge has blocked oil and gas drilling on almost 500 square miles in Wyoming and says the government must consider the alleged cumulative climate change impact of leasing broad swaths of U.S. public lands for oil and gas exploration.

  • Associated Press

    Judge tosses charges against mother of kids drowned in SUV

    GREENVILLE, Miss. (March 20, 2019) — A judge has dismissed charges against a 25-year-old Mississippi woman after two of her three children drowned when she left them in a locked car that rolled into a creek.

  • Associated Press

    Iowa sues to shut down national puppy laundering ring

    DES MOINES, Iowa (March 19, 2019) — The Iowa Attorney General's Office is suing to shut down what it describes as a national puppy laundering ring that sells dogs from illegal breeding operations at inflated prices.

  • Associated Press

    Supreme Court rules against criminal immigrants in detention case

    WASHINGTON (March 19, 2019) — The Supreme Court ruled Tuesday against a group of immigrants in a case about the government's power to detain them after they've committed crimes but finished their sentences.

  • Associated Press

    Truck-driving preacher charged with killing Alabama teens

    OZARK, Ala. (March 18, 2019) — A truck-driving preacher charged with killing two Alabama teenagers found shot to death in a car trunk nearly 20 years ago was tied to the slayings through a DNA match uncovered with genetic genealogy testing, authorities said Monday.

  • Associated Press

    Pediatrician gets at least 79 years for assaulting patients

    EBENSBURG, Pa. (March 18, 2019) — A former Pennsylvania pediatrician was sentenced Monday to at least 79 years in prison for sexually assaulting 31 children, most of them patients, as his now-adult victims blasted not only their abuser but the system that let him get away with it for so long.

  • Associated Press

    Justices reject Christian B&B owner who denied room to lesbian couple

    HONOLULU (March 18, 2019) — The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday left in place Hawaii court rulings that found a Christian bed and breakfast owner violated the state's anti-discrimination law by refusing to rent a room to a lesbian couple.

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