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Golden State Killer to face 26 charges in one trial

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| District attorneys from six counties announced in a Tuesday press conference that their separate cases against Joseph DeAngelo will be consolidated into one trial.

Donald Trump's Attorney And Fixer Michael Cohen Pleads Guilty To 8 Federal Counts

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Cohen, who described himself in past as Trump's "pit bull," became well known for his elbow-throwing and sometimes full-on threats as he worked to move the ball forward for Trump or protect him.

Paul Manafort Jury Asks For Instructions About Consensus On 1 Charge

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Jurors asked Judge T.S. Ellis III what to do if they could not agree on one of the 18 counts facing the former Trump campaign chairman. The judge sent the jury back to try again to reach a consensus.

Man Who Sexually Assaulted Airline Passenger Convicted, Could Face Life In Prison

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It took a jury less than four hours of deliberation to convict a Detroit-area man of sexually assaulting a woman who had fallen asleep in the window seat next to him during an overnight flight.

Are Job Ads Targeting Young Workers Breaking The Law?

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Many employers use online ads to attract younger workers. Several pending lawsuits are testing whether employers using highly targeted recruitment ads can be sued for age discrimination.

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Colorado Baker Sues State Again, After Refusing To Make Cake For Transgender Woman

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Jack Phillips, who prevailed in a Supreme Court case about his refusal to make a wedding cake for a same-sex couple, is suing Colorado in a case involving a cake celebrating gender transition.

West Virginia House Votes To Impeach 2 State Supreme Court Justices

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The votes come one week after the state House Judiciary Committee approved articles of impeachment against the entire bench of the state Supreme Court of Appeals.

Jury Awards Terminally Ill Man $289 Million In Lawsuit Against Monsanto

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After three days of deliberation the San Francisco jury sided with Dewayne Johnson, a former school groundskeeper who regularly used the popular herbicide Roundup.

Judge Orders Return Of Deported Asylum-Seekers

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The federal judge issued the order after learning a mother and daughter involved in a lawsuit challenging new asylum rules had been deported despite assurances to the court they would not be removed.