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Supreme Court case threatens to hobble organized labor

The U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to hear the latest case attacking public employee unions seemed inevitable. Labor leaders were resigned, knowing a majority of the justices seem bent on ending labor’s ability to levy dues on workers who seek a free ride. Right-to-work advocates and their rich benefactors anticipated it, …

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Suspended USC player agrees to plea deal in sex case

A suspended University of Southern California football player accused of sexual assault in Utah pleaded guilty Thursday to misdemeanor charges in a deal with prosecutors. The agreement carries no possible state prison time for 20-year-old Osa Masina, but he could be sentenced to three years in county jail and probation. …

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A life ruined or a case solved?

The man in the natty suit smoked a cigarette, ordered a bourbon and soda and carried a bomb in his briefcase. He sat in the rear of the passenger cabin on Northwest Orient Flight 305 from Portland to Seattle. Shortly after takeoff, he slipped the flight attendant a note explaining …

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California police sex misconduct case fizzling in court

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Charges have been dropped against a police officer and a former sheriff’s deputy in a California sex abuse case involving the teenage daughter of an Oakland police dispatcher. The dismissals this week marked the latest setback for prosecutors in the high-profile case involving the troubled Oakland …

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Case over LGBT talk in schools settled after Utah law change

Case over LGBT talk in schools settled after Utah law change.  SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — LGBT-rights groups are settling a lawsuit after Utah repealed a law restricting talk about homosexuality in classrooms. National Center for Lesbian Rights attorney Christopher Stoll said Friday they’re thankful lawmakers ended the rules banning …

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