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Disabled Woman Who Gave Birth At Care Facility May Have Been Impregnated Before

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| New medical documents filed on Wednesday say the woman was sexually assaulted multiple times. An exam after the birth of the child in December indicated she may have been pregnant before.

Kenneth Feinberg To Mediate Roundup Settlement Talks Between Bayer And Plaintiffs

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The prominent attorney has been tapped to facilitate talks between the company's lawyers and plaintiffs' representatives over the next two weeks.

Jury Clears LAPD In Death Of Man Who Choked On Heroin

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A federal jury has decided that five LAPD officers are not liable for the death of a man who tried to swallow a large bindle of heroin during a strip search, rejecting his family's claim that the police used excessive force.

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OC Plans Major Bump In Mental Health Care For Inmates

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The proposed budget calls for $17 million to hire psychiatrists, behavioral health counselors and nurses to work in county jails.

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Anaheim cop dismissed after firing 64 shots at suspect

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The two Anaheim PD officers fired dozens of shots from their moving patrol vehicle. The suspect they were chasing, Eliuth Penaloza Nava, was killed.

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Supreme Court's Conservatives Defend Their Handling Of Death Penalty Cases

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Amid controversy and criticism from religious groups on the right and left about their decisions in recent death penalty cases, the court's five-man majority is striking back.

Appeals Court Rules Trump Administration Can Keep Sending Asylum-Seekers To Mexico

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A Ninth Circuit panel overturned a lower court's injunction on the administration's policy requiring asylum-seekers to remain in Mexico as they await court proceedings in the U.S.

Georgia's Governor Signs 'Fetal Heartbeat' Abortion Law

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The legislation bans abortions as soon as a heartbeat can be detected, which typically occurs about six weeks into a pregnancy. The controversial law is expected to trigger a lengthy legal battle.

Alabama Judge Rules 'Systematic Inadequacies' Fueled Prison Suicides, Orders Monitor

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The current prison system fails to protect inmates from killing themselves, a federal court ruled. The decision comes after 15 state inmates died by suicide in 15 months.