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Italy Reportedly Drops Case In Part Because Woman 'Too Old' To Be Harassed

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| The former president of Italy's soccer federation is accused of groping a colleague. The New York Times and The Guardian say prosecutors believe the woman, in her 50s, was too old to be intimidated.

Afghan Taliban Begins 3-Day Cease-Fire For Eid Al-Fitr

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The holiday cease-fire — promised on both sides — is a rare act of goodwill. However, not all warring parties in Afghanistan are laying down arms.

California evangelicals opposing border family separations

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Evangelicals in California voice support for immigration reform that keeps families together at the border.

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Another Video Surfaces Of Violent Arrest By Mesa, Ariz., Police

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A lawyer has released body cam footage from January showing police hitting a man and later mocking him as he lies bleeding. It's the department's third use-of-force controversy this month.

Musician Wins $260,000 In Lawsuit Against Ex-Girlfriend Who Sabotaged Career

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Canadian clarinetist Eric Abramovitz was accepted into a prestigious conservatory — but, a court found, his girlfriend at the time deleted the acceptance email and sent him a fake rejection.

Kentucky Sues Walgreens For 'Dual Role' In The State's Opioid Crisis

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The lawsuit alleges the company fulfilled orders "for such large quantities of prescription narcotic pain medication that there could be no associated legitimate medical purpose for their use."

Are Prison Populations Decreasing? Depends On Where You Look

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Some drops in prison populations were offset by increases at local jails, especially in rural areas.

A Moscow Prison Got A Makeover For The World Cup, Opposition Leader Quips

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Upon his release, Alexei Navalny said in an apparently sarcastic Instagram post that the prison was getting upgrades for soccer fans: LCD TVs and three-course meals.

Farmworkers In California Fearful After Immigrant Couple Dies While Fleeing ICE

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In March, two undocumented farmworkers died in a car crash after speeding away from ICE agents. But ICE had the wrong people. The accident has immigrant farmworkers and their employers on edge.

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