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Newlywed Police Officers Cut Date Night Short To Stop Armed Robber At Restaurant

/Louisville Metro Police Department
| "We just looked at each other: 'Is this what's going on? Let's go,' " Elizabethtown (Ky.) Detective Chase McKeown said, describing how he and his wife acted to stop a man with a gun.

LA County DA Moves To Dismiss 66,000 Marijuana-Related Convictions

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"We believe it is the largest effort in California to wipe out old criminal convictions in a single court motion," District Attorney Jackie Lacey said.

U.S. Appeals Court Upholds Ruling Blocking States' Medicaid Work Requirements

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A three-judge panel found the Trump administration failed to analyze whether such requirements "would promote the primary objective of Medicaid — to furnish medical assistance," as required by law.

U.S. Prosecutors Hit Huawei With New Federal Charges

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The Department of Justice is accusing the Chinese telecom giant of racketeering and conspiracy to steal trade secrets from U.S. companies. The Trump administration has security concerns about Huawei.

Sudan Says It Is Settling Lawsuit From Families And Victims Of USS Cole Attack

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The move is aimed at helping Sudan get off the U.S. list of state sponsors of terrorism. The bombing of the USS Cole in 2000 killed 17 people aboard the ship.

Utah Bill Decriminalizing Polygamy Clears First Hurdle, Moves To State Senate

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"Vigorous enforcement of the law during the mid-twentieth century did not deter the practice of plural marriage," Sen. Deidre Henderson said. She said it's time to end secrecy around the practice.

Jussie Smollett, Former 'Empire' Actor, Has Been Indicted Again In Illinois

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The ongoing Smollett drama, centering around an alleged faked hate crime against the actor, has opened a fresh chapter. A special prosecutor in Cook County has announced a six-count indictment.

Malcolm X Doc Prompts 'Reexamination' Of Iconic Leader's Assassination Investigation

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New information revealed in a TV series raises so many questions about two of the men convicted of the murder, that the Manhattan district attorney's office is taking another look at the evidence.

Judge Hands Down Harshest Penalty Yet From College Admissions Scandal

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Prosecutors told the court that they considered Douglas Hodge, the ex-CEO of PIMCO, among the "most culpable" of the parents charged. He has been sentenced to nine months in prison.