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Former CIA Employee Charged In Massive Leak Of Confidential Information

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| Joshua Schulte allegedly stole material for an unnamed organization — thought to be WikiLeaks — to post online. The group released a trove of documents on the agency's hacking tools last year.

Supreme Court Punts On Partisan Gerrymandering, Leaving Status Quo In Place

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The court on Monday, in twin partisan gerrymandering cases from Wisconsin and Maryland, said either that challengers didn't have standing or didn't weigh in on the merits of the case.

Sessions Cites The Bible To Justify Immigrant Family Separations

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Reacting to criticism from mainstream religious groups, the attorney general said the administration will continue to separate immigrant children from their parents.

New York's Attorney General Sues The Trump Foundation

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The directors of the foundation named in the suit are President Trump and three of his children. The suit alleges unlawful political coordination and "self-dealing" that benefits Trump businesses.

Supreme Court Strikes Down State Law Barring 'Political' Apparel In Polling Places

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The high court on Thursday struck down Minnesota's broad ban on "political" apparel inside polling places. But justices said similar, more narrowly written laws in other states are likely fine.

OC cities to offer 700 shelter beds for the homeless

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A hearing was held Wednesday in the legal case stemming from the eviction of homeless people from a large encampment in Orange County. The federal judge overseeing the case, David Carter, had asked cities to come up with new sites for emergency homeless shelters.

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L.A. County releases new report on child deaths

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The number of children dying in Los Angeles County has rise according to an annual report released by county officials.

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Supreme Court Upholds Controversial Ohio Voter-Purge Law

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The Supreme Court upheld the most aggressive voter-purge law in the country. If a voter doesn't respond to mailings or hasn't voted in two consecutive elections, they are kicked off the rolls.

S.C. Man Pleads Guilty To Enslaving Mentally Disabled Man

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Former restaurant manager Bobby Paul Edwards admits that he used threats and physical violence and threats to force the man to work more than 100 hours a week without pay for years.