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Court says McCloskeys can't advise right-wing group for free

The Missouri Supreme Court denied a request by U.S. Senate candidate Mark McCloskey and his wife to give free legal advice to a conservative activist group as a condition of their professional probati...

Ex-couple linked to Jared Fogle child porn case get prison

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A divorced Indiana couple who prosecutors say shared sexually explicit photos and videos of children with former Subway pitchman Jared Fogle were sentenced Monday to decades in pri...

Business Highlights: Wall Street's losses, China trade

___ Wall Street’s losses worsen as markets tumble worldwide NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks deepened their losses on Wall Street Monday, sending the S&P 500 to its lowes...

$20 million HUD grant doubles size of eviction legal help

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Department of Housing and Urban Development is doubling the size of its eviction protection program, designed to fund legal assistance for tenants seeking to stay in their homes....

Swiss to unfreeze $430M as Egypt money laundering probe ends

GENEVA (AP) — Swiss prosecutors will not file any charges after concluding a decade-long investigation into alleged money laundering and organized crime linked to late former President Hosni Mubarak’s...

Bay of Bengal nations resolve to face calamities together

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — An organization of seven Bay of Bengal nations said its members must urgently use their geographical advantage and other resources to address their post-pandemic vulnerabilit...

Legal services nonprofits aid those struggling to keep homes

Elizabeth Vermillera, a retired pharmaceutical technician, spends her days handing out donated clothes and food to people in Baltimore. Since 1997, she has lived with a Shih Tzu and a fox terrier in a...

[Video] Anti-war protester in studio disrupts live Russian state TV news

LONDON, March 14 (Reuters) - An anti-war protester interrupted a live news bulletin on Russia's state TV Channel One on Monday, holding up a sign behind the studio presenter and shouting slogans d...

Congress votes to renew landmark domestic violence law

Congress has renewed a 1990s-era law that extends protections to victims of domestic and sexual violence, updating the landmark Violence Against Women Act nearly three years after partisan disagreemen...

California mass killing raises troubling questions

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The father who fatally shot his three daughters and a man at a California church this week repeatedly threatened to kill his estranged girlfriend and scared their girls so mu...

Justices to weigh if trafficking defense applies to homicide

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Wisconsin Supreme Court was set Tuesday to consider whether a woman can argue that she legally killed a man under a state law that absolves sex trafficking victims of their cr...

Should a sex trafficking defense apply in a homicide case?

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — On a June night in 2018, 17-year-old Chrystul Kizer put a .38-caliber pistol in her book bag and took an Uber from Milwaukee to Kenosha. She walked into Randall ...

Senators strike bipartisan deal on domestic violence bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — A bipartisan group of U.S. senators introduced a proposal Wednesday to reauthorize the 1990s-era law that extends protections for victims of domestic and sexual violence after it lap...

Tunisia: LGBT activist's assault by police seen as a pattern

TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — A prominent LGBTQ activist in Tunisia has reported that two men, one dressed in police uniform, threw him to the ground, beat and kicked him during an assault they said was punis...

US negotiating with Mexico to get visas for DEA agents

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The U.S. ambassador to Mexico said Tuesday the two countries are negotiating to get Mexico to approve visas for agents of the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency to work in Mexico. ...