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Childish UT students fight campus carry law, wielding sex toys and absurdity
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Childish UT students fight campus carry law, wielding sex toys and absurdity

Students and activists opposed to the campus carry gun law that went into effect this month protested the measure on Wednesday by carrying sex toys on the University of Texas campus on the first day of classes. Participants strapped the sex toys to their ba...

Pittsburgh judge orders man out of country, but it's not that simple

An Indiana Township man has 90 days to get out of the country for selling drug paraphernalia and counterfeit sports memorabilia, a federal judge ruled Thursday. Akhil Mishra, 72, pleaded guilty in June to conspiring to sell drug paraphernalia, two counts of...
Christie vetoes 'unreasonable requirements' for gun ownership
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Christie vetoes 'unreasonable requirements' for gun ownership

Gov. Christie on Wednesday proposed loosening New Jersey's "overly burdensome" gun laws, saying the state should make it easier for residents who are eligible to buy handguns to obtain a permit to carry them in public. Christie, a Republican, vetoed a bill ...
The Ultimate Enablers: Seattle may open shelters where heroin users can shoot up
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The Ultimate Enablers: Seattle may open shelters where heroin users can shoot up

The Heroin Task Force formed by Seattle Mayor Ed Murray and King County Executive Dow Constantine has endorsed the creation of safe-consumption sites for addicts, which would be a first in the U.S. A majority of the task-force members support a place or pla...
Justice Department sues Georgia for segregating students with behavioral disabilities
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Justice Department sues Georgia for segregating students with behavioral disabilities

ATLANTA, Aug. 24 (UPI) -- The Justice Department has filed suit against the state of Georgia for allegedly segregating students with behavioral or emotional problems in violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act. The federal department announced Tuesd...
VA bans Confederate flags from national cemetery flagpoles
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VA bans Confederate flags from national cemetery flagpoles

The Department of Veterans Affairs will no longer allow Confederate flag imagery to be flown on flagpoles at national cemeteries on Memorial Day or Confederate Memorial Day. The policy change follows debate in the House earlier this year over continued disp...
More than half Hillary's meetings at State were with Clinton Foundation donors
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More than half Hillary's meetings at State were with Clinton Foundation donors

WASHINGTON (AP) — More than half the people outside the government who met with Hillary Clinton while she was secretary of state gave money — either personally or through companies or groups — to the Clinton Foundation. It's an extraordinary proportion indicat...
Germany advises citizens to stockpile food, water in case of attack
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Germany advises citizens to stockpile food, water in case of attack

BERLIN (UPI) -- The German government urged its population Wednesday to stockpile food and water in the event of a national emergency. It suggested citizens store a 10-day supply of food per person, as well as a five-day bottled water supply of a half-gallo...
Kansas asks court to exclude voters who lack proof of citizenship
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Kansas asks court to exclude voters who lack proof of citizenship

DENVER (AP) — Kansas is asking a federal appeals court to keep thousands of people who haven't yet provided the documents to prove they are U.S. citizens from voting in November's election. Judges from the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Denver are se...
FBI investigating Virginia stabbing as possible terror attack
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FBI investigating Virginia stabbing as possible terror attack

ROANOKE, Va. (UPI) -- The FBI is investigating whether a stabbing in Roanoke, Va., was inspired by Islamic State, law enforcement officials said. Wasil Farooqui, 20, allegedly stabbed a man and a woman as they entered their apartment building Saturday night...