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Federal government found 'go back to your country' phrase to be considered discriminatory in cases

Federal Government Found 'go Back To Your Country' Phrase To Be Considered Discriminatory In Cases

The federal government and the court system have deemed variations of the phrase "go back to where you came from" when used by employees to be discriminatory, cases reviewed by CNN show.



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Utah public defender Edward Flint has a whole bunch of cases and not enough time

A Day In The Life Of A Utah Public Defender -- A Whole Bunch Of Cases And Not Enough Time

St. George o He's not a social worker, but he tries to help people who suffer from addictions.



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Rockland measles count up to 280

Rockland Measles Cases Increase; Possible Exposure At Monsey Store

The number of measles cases in Rockland has hit 280 in the recent outbreak, according to the Rockland County Health Department.

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Sugary Drinks Linked to Cancer Onset

Sugary Drinks Linked To Cancer Onset

Those who drank the most sugar-sweetened drinks and fruit juices had higher rates of cancer, including breast cancer.



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Rare polio-like illness marked worst year ever in 2018, CDC says

Rare Polio-like Illness Marked Worst Year Ever In 2018, CDC Says

A mysterious disease marked by muscle weakness or paralysis struck 233 people in 2018, most of them children -- marking the worst year since the federal government started tracking the illness in 2014



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Thousands of U.S. Citizens Have Been Mistakenly Detained or Deported

Thousands Of U.S. Citizens Have Been Mistakenly Detained Or Deported

We are law professors who have studied civil litigation involving citizenship disputes and thousands of cases involving citizens caught up in immigration c



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Canada: man acquitted of rape as judge says accuser 'combative' in court

Canada: Man Acquitted Of Rape As Judge Says Accuser 'combative' In Court

Paul Batchelor, 34, found not guilty in two cases in Ottawa as judge says he did not believe one woman's claim because of her 'combative' testimony



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Elena Kagan becomes latest liberal justice to sound alarm on precedent

Elena Kagan Becomes Latest Liberal Justice To Sound Alarm On Precedent

The Supreme Court battled Friday over overturning long-standing cases, with liberal Justice Elena Kagan charging that a 5-4 opinion that broke along ideological lines "smashes a hundred-plus years of legal rulings to smithereens."



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'This is a critical problem': 1,700 DWI cases affected by blood vial recall, Houston lab says

'This Is A Critical Problem': 1,700 DWI Cases Affected By Blood Vial Recall, Houston Lab Says

'This is a critical problem': Hundreds upon hundreds of DWI cases could change in the midst of a recall.



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Tennessee detective who preached gay people are worthy of death, having cases reviewed for bias

Detective Who Preached Gay People Are 'worthy Of Death' Having Cases Reviewed For Bias

Knox County Sheriff's Det. Grayson Fitts, who is also a Baptist pastor, said he wished other pastors would speak up as he had.



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Uganda Discloses Greater Ebola Threat Than Previously Known

Uganda Discloses Greater Ebola Threat Than Previously Known

As the death toll rose to two, health officials reported three unrelated suspect cases and said as many as 27 people may have been exposed to the virus.



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More sexual abuse cases by leaders from Southern Baptist churches uncovered

More Sexual Abuse Cases By Leaders From Southern Baptist Churches Uncovered

After our Abuse of Faith investigation, more than 350 people called or emailed to share information about other criminal cases as well as abuse that remains unpunished. With their help, we have added 45 more criminal cases involving Southern Baptist church leaders and volunteers to our searchable, online database.



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Ruth Bader Ginsburg warns of a polarizing Supreme Court

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Warns Of A Polarizing Supreme Court

Of 43 new cases decided since October, just over a quarter had a 5-4 or 5-3 vote.



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India sees 50% dip in malaria cases in 2018

India Sees 50% Dip In Malaria Cases In 2018

Despite the remarkable decline, there are several challenges in achieving zero indigenous transmission. "As the number of cases go down, it becomes essential to track each and every case.



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French intelligence agency summons eight journalists for questioning

French Intelligence Agency Summons Eight Journalists For Questioning

Reporters Without Borders (RSF) calls on the French authorities to the explain the summonses for questioning that eight journalists working on sensitive cases have received in recent weeks from the French domestic intelligence agency, the General Directorate for Internal Security (DGSI). Le Monde managing director Louis Dreyfus has also been summoned. The eight journalists are Geoffrey Livolsi, Mathias Destal and Michel Despratx of the investigative news site Disclose; Le Monde's Ariane Chemin; France Inter's Benoit Collombat; and Valentine Oberti of the TV news show Quotidien along with a Quotidien cameraman and a Quotidien sound technician. All have been working on sensitive stories such as French arms sales to Saudi Arabia and the apparent cover-up of alleged offences by former top presidential security aide Alexandre Benalla. All are due to be questioned in the next few days or have already been questioned. "We fear that the authorities are using these summonses in an attempt to intimidate the journalists and their news organizations and to identify their sources so as to punish them or deter them," RSF secretary-general Christophe Deloire said. "Investigative journalism is now in danger in France because it is under attack and, in particular, it is threatened with legal proceedings. If the confidentiality of journalists' sources is not guaranteed in a country, if it is undermined by such actions as these, its citizens will be deprived of their right to non-official information. We call on the government to explain the domestic intelligence agency's apparent attempts to intimidate the media." For previous examples of summonses of this kind, you have to go back to 2017, when Mediapart's Edwy Plenel and freelancer Clement Fayol were accused of publishing a classified defence document about France's activities in Chad. In 2016, Le Monde journalists Gerard Davet and Fabrice Lhomme were questioned by the DGSI about an article referring to preparations for a possible attack on Syrian military bases. Back in 2006, three journalists with the Montpellier-based daily Midi Libre were prosecuted on charges of violating professional confidentiality after police raided the newspaper and found a copy of an official internal audit they had quoted in an article criticizing the regional council's financial management. In 2005, investigating judges accompanied by police carried out simultaneous raids on the headquarters of Le Point and L'Equipe, examining their computers, after they published transcripts of the telephone tapping carried out in an investigation into alleged doping within the Cofidis cycle team. In these two last cases, the European Court of Human Rights ruled that the police raids were disproportionate and violated article 10 of the European Convention on Human Rights, enshrining freedom of expression. More recently, an attempt was made to search the headquarters of Mediapart on 4 February 2019 after it published articles about video recordings of Benalla, the former presidential security aide. Searches should not be carried out with the aim of violating the confidentiality of journalists' sources, which is enshrined in France's 1881 press freedom law. It enable journalists to do their job of providing reporting in the public interest, even when it annoys the authorities, without fear of endangering their sources. The law specifies that "in no case" are they obliged to reveal their sources. France is ranked 32nd out of 180 countries in RSF's 2019 World Press Freedom Index.



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US Measles Cases Surpass 1,000 This Year

US Measles Cases Surpass 1,000 This Year

The number of cases of measles in the United States this year has surpassed 1,000, the Department of Health and Human Services said Wednesday.



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Serial killer who has confessed to scores of slayings indicted in connection with Ohio cold cases

Serial Killer Who Has Confessed To Scores Of Slayings Indicted In Connection With Ohio Cold Cases

A California inmate who claims to have killed more than 90 people across the United States was indicted Friday, accused of killing two Cleveland women decades ago, according to a statement from the Cuyahoga County Prosecutor.



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US Measles Cases Reach Highest Number in Nearly Three Decades, CDC Says

US Measles Cases Reach Highest Number In Nearly Three Decades, CDC Says

There have been 971 cases of measles reported in the United States this year, the CDC said. That means 2019, which is not quite half over, now has the greatest number of cases in a single year in nearly three decades.



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Supreme Court to decide whether parents of Mexican teenager killed by American border patrol agent in cross-border shooting can sue

Supreme Court To Decide Whether Parents Of Mexican Teenager Killed By American Border Patrol Agent In Cross-border Shooting Can Sue

The question before the justices in the case is when federal law enforcement officers can be sued for civil rights violations in cases where there is no other legal remedy.



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Hawaii confirms 3 recent cases of rat lungworm disease in US visitors, says tourist ate slug on a dare

Hawaii Confirms 3 Recent Cases Of Rat Lungworm Disease In US Visitors, Says Tourist Ate Slug On A Dare

Health officials in Hawaii have announced three recent cases of rat lungworm disease in U.S. visitors to the state from Dec. 2018-Feb. 2019, including one that involved an adult who ate a poisonous slug on a dare.



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