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Supreme Court: Freedom of speech wins; political correctness loses
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Supreme Court: Freedom of speech wins; political correctness loses

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Supreme Court on Monday struck down part of a law that bans offensive trademarks in a ruling that is expected to help the Washington Redskins in their legal fight over the team name. The justices ruled that the 71-year-old trademark l...
Food stamp use rose dramatically under Obama; Trump cuts are next
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Food stamp use rose dramatically under Obama; Trump cuts are next

WASHINGTON -- Demand for food stamps in Minnesota rose dramatically in the past decade, and remains high even as the economy improved in recent years. That has anti-hunger advocates in the state preparing to fight cuts in federal food assistance proposed by th...
Scores of farm workers, illegals march on liberal Ben & Jerry’s
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Scores of farm workers, illegals march on liberal Ben & Jerry’s

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) -- Scores of dairy farm workers and activists marched Saturday on a Ben & Jerry's factory to push for better pay and living conditions on farms that provide milk for the ice cream maker that takes pride in its social activism. Protester...
Trump attorney: President not ‘under investigation for obstruction’
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Trump attorney: President not ‘under investigation for obstruction’

(UPI) -- Jay Sekulow, an attorney for Donald Trump, on Sunday said the president is not being investigated for obstruction of justice. "Let me be clear here," said Sekulow, a member of the president's legal team, on NBC's Meet The Press. "The president is n...
Karen Handel gets Bikers for Trump help before Georgia election
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Karen Handel gets Bikers for Trump help before Georgia election

MARIETTA, Ga. — This neighborhood might have gotten quite a jolt when Bikers for Trump — sporting tattoos galore, black vests and a massive flag with the group's insignia — showed up in this Atlanta suburb to politely ask people to vote for the Republican cand...
Theresa May condemns ‘sickening’ attack at London mosque
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Theresa May condemns ‘sickening’ attack at London mosque

(UPI) -- British Prime Minister Theresa May condemned extremism Monday after an attack near a London mosque left one dead. The driver of a van is in custody after he allegedly drove his vehicle into a group of people leaving the Finbury Park Mosque early Mo...
Texas companies tie worker shortages to deportation fears
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Texas companies tie worker shortages to deportation fears

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- Though construction is in high demand in Texas' booming capital city, Oscar Martinez's drywall company is suddenly struggling. One-third of the approximately 20 employees Martinez uses to build new homes and commercial spaces have rece...
Proposed income tax on wealthy draws a crowd at Seattle City Council committee hearing
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Proposed income tax on wealthy draws a crowd at Seattle City Council committee hearing

Waving signs that said "Tax the Rich," dozens of supporters of a tax on high-income residents turned out at a Seattle City Council Finance Committee hearing Wednesday and testified in support of a measure that would create the state's first local income tax. ...
Trial of Green Beret in burglar’s killing expected to test limits of ‘make my day’ law
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Trial of Green Beret in burglar’s killing expected to test limits of ‘make my day’ law

An Army Green Beret crossed the line into vigilantism when he shot an intruder three times in the back in his detached garage, prosecutors charged last week at a trial expected to test the limits of Colorado's "make my day" law. Michael Joseph Galvin, 35, f...