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It's National Voter Registration Day, even at LA County jail

| County officials partnered with ACLU Tuesday to inform and register the 63 percent of people (roughly 10,000) in county jails who are eligible to vote.

Anita Hill Says Kavanaugh Accuser Hearing 'Cannot Be Fair'

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As it stands now, Hill tells NPR, the hearing cannot provide senators "with enough information to reach a reasonable conclusion." She testified in 1991 that Clarence Thomas sexually harassed her.

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A Timeline Of Clarence Thomas-Anita Hill Controversy As Kavanaugh To Face Accuser

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As another Supreme Court nominee faces allegations of sexual misconduct, what can be learned from the handling of the Clarence Thomas-Anita Hill controversy?

Federal Commission Sues Walmart For Alleged Discrimination Against Pregnant Employees

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The complaint, filed on behalf of Alyssa Gilliam, claims Walmart failed to assign pregnant employees to light duty to save them from heavy lifting, as it does for workers with other disabilities.

Suge Knight Faces 28-Year Prison Term In Plea Deal Over Fatal Hit-And-Run

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The co-founder of Death Row Records, who is 53, agreed to a plea deal for one count of voluntary manslaughter. He had been facing charges of murder and attempted murder.

3D Gun Printing Company Founder Accused Of Sexual Assault Of A Minor

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Cody Wilson was charged with the second-degree felony in Austin, Texas, on Wednesday. Police say the 30-year-old was last known to be in Taiwan but missed a scheduled flight back to the U.S.

Long Beach Police admit to using app that deletes texts

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The department says it will stop using the app while it investigates whether it violates its record retention policies. State law says any relevant records must be kept at least two years.

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Federal Judge Denies New Mexico Compound Residents Bail

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In an hours-long arraignment hearing on Wednesday Magistrate Judge Kirtan Khalsa told the five defendants there was "clear and convincing evidence that you are a danger to the community."

LA sheriff says, use a gun, no more early release from jail

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Los Angeles County Sheriff Jim McDonnell announced Thursday that people found guilty of using a gun to commit a crime will have to serve their full sentences. The policy change also applies to those convicted of illegal possession of a weapon.

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