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The Immigration Debate Is Way Off the Rails 17.3.2018 Mother Jones
This article first appeared on   The immigration debate seems to have gone crazy. President Obama’s widely popular Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, which offered some 750,000 young immigrants brought to the United States as children a temporary reprieve from deportation, is ending—except it isn’t…except it is. President Trump claims to support DACA […]
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How the Supreme Court became 'lions under the throne' 17.3.2018 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
The Supreme Court of India became "lions under the throne" when Jawaharlal Nehru brought in the fourth amendment in 1955, says T C A Srinivasa Raghavan.
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Is California protecting women or forcing clinics to promote abortion? Supreme Court to decide. 17.3.2018 Washington Post: Politics
A law targets “fake” clinics that the state says trick women and put their health in danger, but these centers say the government can’t force them into speech they don’t believe.
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Crisis pregnancy centers have the right to remain silent 17.3.2018 Washington Post: Op-Eds
A Supreme Court case tests whether the government can compel entities to speak against their mission.
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Red earth and fine dust 16.3.2018 Hindu: Medicine & Research
With the Karnataka Assembly elections approaching, Ballari, the erstwhile hub of illegal mining and political stronghold of the Reddy brothers, is gearing up too. Mohit M. Rao reports on the political choices facing voters
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Missouri defends 241-year prison sentence for 16-year-old 16.3.2018 AP Politics
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Missouri is defending a prison sentence for a man who committed robbery and other crimes on a single day when he was 16 and now isn't eligible for parole until he's 112 years old....
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Hawaii candidate fights off 'anti-LGBT preacher' claims 16.3.2018 AP Politics
HONOLULU (AP) -- A well-known Democratic candidate for Congress who gained notoriety opposing President Donald Trump's travel ban targeting mostly Muslim countries is being forced to explain a decades-old rant perceived as intolerant of gay people....
Anti-gay bias allegations roil Hawaii US House race 16.3.2018 AP Politics
HONOLULU (AP) -- A well-known Democratic candidate for Congress who gained notoriety opposing President Donald Trump's travel ban targeting mostly Muslim countries is being forced to explain a decades-old rant perceived as intolerant of gay people....
Abortion, free speech collide in Supreme Court dispute 16.3.2018 AP Politics
GILROY, Calif. (AP) -- Informed Choices is what its president describes as a "life-affirming" pregnancy center on the edge of downtown Gilroy in northern California....
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The Latest: Donald Trump Jr. and wife: Going separate ways 16.3.2018 AP National
NEW YORK (AP) -- The Latest on the divorce filing by Donald Trump Jr.'s wife, Vanessa Trump (all times local):...
Is active euthanasia the next step? 16.3.2018 Hindu: Rx
YES | Sushila Rao

The right declared in ‘Common Cause’ extends to active euthanasia in circumscribed circumstances

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Alabama Is Going to Grant This Death Row Inmate’s Wish 15.3.2018 Mother Jones
Alabama is scheduled to kill Michael Eggers tonight. But instead of the normal flurry of last minute attempts to save his life, the 50-year-old inmate, who has spent nearly 20 years in prison, has waived his right to appeals and has repeatedly told the courts that he wants to die. According to his former lawyer, John Palombi, Eggers is […]
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Trump's closed-door fundraiser transcript, annotated 15.3.2018 Washington Post: Politics
The many odd things the president said.
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Republicans hint at recount in Pennsylvania congressional race, with odds against them 15.3.2018 Washington Post: Politics
The drama in the district apparently won by Democrat Conor Lamb is one of several roiling the state’s politics, just days before candidates file in new districts created by a court ruling.
Transcript of Trump's remarks at fundraiser in Missouri on March 14 15.3.2018 Washington Post: Politics
President Trump spoke at a fundraiser Wednesday for Republican Senate candidate Josh Hawley, who is taking on Sen. Claire McCaskill (D) in November's midterm election. The Washington Post obtained an audio recording of Trump's private remarks at the Hilton St. Louis Frontenac. At the event, Trump said he made up information in a meeting with Canadian Prime Minister […]
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How to make Californians angry: Have a billionaire try to block access to their beaches 15.3.2018 LA Times: Commentary

To the editor: As Native Californians, we are saddened by the skirmish involving a rich man in Northern California who owns property next to Martins Beach. (“With Supreme Court challenge, tech billionaire could dismantle beach access rights — and a landmark coastal law,” March 6)

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Cutting off the public's beach access to appease a billionaire would be unconscionable 15.3.2018 LA Times: Commentary

We get it that tech billionaire Vinod Khosla is annoyed that local authorities and the Coastal Commission demanded that he allow public access through his 89-acre beachfront property in northern California, continuing a nearly century-long practice of the previous owners. He has battled officials...

Supreme Court draws criticism for shielding police against wrongful-shooting claims 15.3.2018 LA Times: Nation

It all happened in less than a minute. Three police officers arrived outside a small house with a chain-link fence near the University of Arizona campus in Tucson. They were responding to a “check welfare” report of woman hacking at a tree with a knife. They saw a young woman emerge from the house...

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Pakistani court charges deputy minister for insulting judges 15.3.2018 Washington Post: World
A Pakistani court has charged the country’s deputy interior minister with insulting judges and set a hearing date for his testimony later this month.
TTV's road to fighting polls fraught with legal issues 15.3.2018 Rediff: News
TTV Dinakaran's road to reaching the poll stage could still be strewn with legal difficulties, as much as political problems from other new players, like actors Kamal Hassan and Rajinikanth, says N Sathiya Moorthy.
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