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Gay bar found guilty of discrimination

DENVER (AP) — A popular Denver gay bar discriminated against a man when a bouncer denied him entry last year because he was dressed in drag, Colorado regulators said in a decision that could become more common as anti-discrimination laws increasingly ...

ACLU sues government over delays in Muslim citizenship requests

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Five people sued the federal government Thursday alleging that an expanded national security screen targeting Muslims has led to lengthy delays and denials in their citizenship and green card applications. The lawsuit filed by the ...

Fight over Docs v. Glock's law isn't over

Opponents of Florida's "Docs v. Glocks" law, which limits doctors' right to ask patients about their guns, say the legal fight is not over. The plaintiffs in the case plan to ask for a full "en banc" hearing by the 11th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals ...

Sen. Manchin sued by brother for failure to repay loan

[caption id="attachment_19854" align="alignright" width="300"] Sen. Joe Manchin[/caption]West Virginia Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., was slapped with a lawsuit by his own brother for allegedly failing to repay a loan to help the family's struggling busi ...

US judge argues for return of firing squads

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — An influential U.S. appeals court judge said Thursday that the nation's third lethal injection execution to be problematic in six months underscores his call to bring back firing squads. In an interview with The Associated Press, ...

Detroit: Trial to start in death of unarmed woman on porch

DETROIT (AP) — Roused from sleep by the sound of pounding in the wee hours, a suburban Detroit man grabbed his shotgun, opened the front door and blasted a young woman in the face. Is Theodore Wafer guilty of murder? Or did the 55-year-old use deadly ...

Colo baker appeals order to provide same-sex wedding cakes

DENVER (AP) — A suburban Denver baker has appealed an order from the Colorado Civil Rights Commission that requires him to prepare wedding cakes for gay couples. Jack Phillips on Wednesday asked the Court of Appeals to reverse the May ruling by the c ...

Second federal judge demands info on lost IRS emails

WASHINGTON (AP) — A second federal judge has ordered the IRS to provide information about lost emails from a central figure in the agency's tea party controversy. U.S. District Judge Reggie B. Walton said Friday he wants to know whatever became of Lo ...

More light sentences in Detroit mob beating

[caption id="attachment_32730" align="alignright" width="300"] Wayne County District Judge James Callahan[/caption]One of four Detroit men who admitted to taking part in the April beating of Steve Utash received a sentence below the legal guidelines ...

Gitmo terrorists: If Hobby Lobby is a person so are we

Lawyers representing two Guantanamo Bay detainees have filed motions requesting the United States stop authorities from barring inmates from prayer, citing the Supreme Court's recent Hobby Lobby decision. The motions were filed in Washington D.C. dis ...


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