• The Colorado Anti-Gay Baker Case Is Heading To The Supreme Court

    In 2012 , Jack Phillips of Masterpiece Cakeshop , Inc. refused to make a same-sex wedding cake due to it violating his sincerely held religious beliefs. The high court decision overturned an Arkansas Supreme Court ruling, which supported local officials' refusal to list both same-sex spouses on the official document.

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  • China's Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Released From Prison

    China's Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Released From Prison

    The Chinese authorities must provide Liu Xiaobo open access to his counsel and to the global community so that his wishes at this hard time can be ascertained and honored", he said in a statement . Amnesty International's China Researcher, William Nee, said authorities should ensure Liu was receiving adequate medical care and he called for the immediate and unconditional release of Liu and his wife.

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  • All-NBA Defensive First Team Announced

    All-NBA Defensive First Team Announced

    Roberson is a 2010 Wagner High School graduate. The Rockets had a chance for a big night on Monday at the first NBA Awards show, with James Harden a finalist for MVP and Mike D'Antoni a finalist for Coach of the Year. He shot.379 (118-311) from beyond the arc. This past season, Green was the unquestioned leader of the Warriors' second-ranked defense during the regular season.

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  • Man Found Guilty of Second-Degree Murder In Toddler Case

    Her body was found in June 2015. The Boston man accused of beating his girlfriend's daughter to death because she was possessed by "demons" has been found guilty of second-degree murder. Jurors could also have opted to convict him of involuntary manslaughter or find him not guilty of any of those charges. She tearfully described how she allegedly helped McCarthy stuff her daughter's lifeless body in a duffle bag and then throw it into a river in South Boston , CBS Boston reports .

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  • A Tale of Two Minimum Wage Studies

    A Tale of Two Minimum Wage Studies

    On the whole, the study estimates, the average low-wage worker in the city lost $125 a month because of the hike in the minimum. The new study looked at the actual earnings of a wide range of low-wage workers in Seattle . He said he mostly supports the city's minimum wage increase, but since the wage hike went into effect, he's reduced hours for some employees. One opinion did criticize the study's design and came from Michael Reich , another Berkeley economist .

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  • Trump confirms he's under investigation

    President Donald Trump took to Twitter early Friday morning to confirm that he is under investigation - or as he likes to call it, a " witch hunt ". Speculation that President Donald Trump plans to remove the special investigator looking into Russia's meddling with the presidential election has been rampant.

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  • Shot congressman Steve Scalise off the critical list

    Shot congressman Steve Scalise off the critical list

    Sava declined to put a timeline on when that would happen or when Scalise, 51, would be able to leave the hospital. The AP said many of those who played wore LSU hats to honor Scalise, who graduated from the university. Scalise should be able to walk again, Sava said. But he will remain in the hospital for "a considerable period of time" and faces additional operations.

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  • Winning ticket sold in Calif. for $448 million Powerball jackpot

    Winning ticket sold in Calif. for $448 million Powerball jackpot

    No other winners in New Jersey have been announced, but the lottery said in a statement that 2,750,331 players won prizes totaling $21.1 million. Winners have up to 1 year to claim their prize. The victor has one year to claim the prize. Alberre says he and his father own the store in Sun City. It was a switch that essentially traded lower odds for increased payouts, such as Saturday night's $448 million victor.

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  • Ronaldo summoned to court, Mourinho accused of tax fraud

    Ronaldo summoned to court, Mourinho accused of tax fraud

    Ronaldo is now facing four charges against the Spanish public treasury dated between 2011 and 2014, including a case of tax fraud worth United States dollars 65.5 million. Real have an extremely strong squad featuring some of the world's standout players, while they played some scintillating football at times last season, creating 522 chances in La Liga.

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  • Michael Brown's parents settle 'wrongful death' civil lawsuit in secret

    Gray speaks at a 2015 news conference as Michael Brown's parents, Lesley McSpadden, second from left, and Michael Brown Sr ., right, listen along with attorney Benjamin L. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported that the settlement may be for less than $3 million which is the city of Ferguson's insurance limit. Wilson said he shot Brown several times after Brown, having started to flee, turned and charged the officer.

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  • Slain man's family upset by ex-officer's acquittal

    Prosecutors contend Smith was defenseless when Heaggan-Brown shot him in the chest because Smith had thrown his gun over a fence. Milwaukee Police Chief Edward Flynn, in a statement via Twitter, said , "A year ago I told the public I'd seen nothing in the video that was a violation of the law or policy".

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  • TCU Horned Frogs eliminate Texas A&M Aggies at 2017 College World Series

    TCU Horned Frogs eliminate Texas A&M Aggies at 2017 College World Series

    At the plate, McKay is hitting.340 with 17 home runs and 56 runs batted in, all second most on the team. They competed in a 15-inning marathon this season. After moving to second on a sacrifice bunt by Taylor, Summers scored on Fitch's two-bagger down the left field line. "It was pretty special". Lousiville loaded the bases with one out in the sixth inning.

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  • AAA: Gas prices drop to lowest level of year

    AAA: Gas prices drop to lowest level of year

    The auto club is predicting that prices should continue declining this week and set a new 2017 low. Each spring, average USA gasoline prices rise 35 cents to 75 cents, usually from February to May, according to GasBuddy's historical figures.

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  • Schiff says firing Mueller would echo Watergate

    Days before leaving office on May 9, Mr. Comey said federal investigators had legally seized more than 6,000 smartphones and electronic devices during a recent six-month span but found that 46 percent couldn't be opened "with any technique".

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  • Congressman Says Media Is 'Complicit' in Rhetoric that Led to Baseball Shooting

    Congressman Says Media Is 'Complicit' in Rhetoric that Led to Baseball Shooting

    Scalise remains in critical condition, though doctors said today his vital signs have stabilized. Posts from past year show he was adamantly opposed to Clinton, and, after the election, to President Donald Trump. "We haven't been together since March", Hodgkinson said. Members of the group praised Hodgkinson online after learning about the political assassination attempt.

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  • Shooting injures 2 girls at school playground in Chicago

    The girls were unintended targets, police said. Chicago police are questioning persons of interest in a shooting that wounded two school girls at an end of year picnic. The older students ran back to the picnic and the gunfire followed them. The school has about 300 students in pre-K through 8th grade. They were both taken to Comer Children's Hospital and their injuries were not thought to be life-threatening.

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  • The Trump Administration says "Adios" to DAPA but Keeps DACA alive

    That is welcome news for about 70 undocumented students who received Obama's Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals ( DACA ) status and are enrolled in medical schools nationwide. As CNN notes, DACA applies to just three-quarters of a million people while DAPA reaches six times as many-effectively granting amnesty to over a third of the USA illegal immigrant population, and possibly more.

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  • Collins: Comey may have 'misinterpreted' Trump over firing

    Collins: Comey may have 'misinterpreted' Trump over firing

    Asked if he would make that denial under oath, he said: "100%". He's a leaker", Trump said of Comey, adding, "We were very, very happy and, frankly, James Comey confirmed a lot of what I said. President Trump, however, refused to say whether his private conversations with Comey were taped. On Twitter Mr Trump branded Mr Comey a "leaker" who could not be trusted.

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  • Oregon will offer gender-neutral option on driver's license

    Oregon will offer gender-neutral option on driver's license

    Whereas gender on licenses is usually marked with an M or F, or residents now have the option of marking X to indicate not specified, which includes being non-binary. As OPB's Kristian Foden-Vencil reported a year ago, several other countries recognize a third gender, including India, Pakistan, Australia and Germany.

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