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September 25, 2018 5:41 PM 2-year window for clergy abuse lawsuits sent to state Senate

HARRISBURG, Pa. – A proposal to give victims of child sexual abuse in Pennsylvania an opportunity to file lawsuits over claims that would otherwise be too outdated to pursue overwhelmingly passed the state House on Tuesday, but it was unclear if it will get through the Senate. The House voted 173-21 to send the Senate a bill creating a two-year window 65

September 20, 2018 10:56 PM California Gov Jerry Brown blocks later school start time mandate

In this Wednesday, March 7, 2018, file photo, California Gov. Jerry Brown speaks during a news conference in Sacramento, Calif. (AP) Gov. Jerry Brown vetoed a bill Thursday requiring that California middle and high schools start no earlier than 8:30 a.m., saying the decision of when to start classes should be up to schools not the state. Supporters of the bill cited 91

September 20, 2018 9:45 AM Texas Republican wins state Senate race in district held by Democrats for 139 years

Republican Pete Flores, center, stands with his daughter Vicky, left, and state Sen. Donna Campbell, right, as he talks to supports after he defeated Democrat Pete Gallego in a runoff election Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Eric Gay) A Republican candidate won a shocking victory Tuesday in Texas, capturing a state Senate seat that has been held by Democrats 139

September 19, 2018 7:23 PM Texas group sorry for likening Hindu deity to GOP elephant

AUSTIN, Texas – Republican leaders in suburban Houston have apologized for an advertisement likening the Hindu deity Ganesha to the GOP's elephant symbol amid a congressional race featuring an Indian-American Democrat. The ad was sponsored by the Fort Bend County Republican Party and published last week in a newspaper popular with area Indian-Americans 69

September 13, 2018 1:54 PM German spy chief has lost credibility, minister says

BERLIN (Reuters) - German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz said on Thursday that the head of the domestic intelligence agency had lost his credibility and that consequences should follow. “Whoever heads up a security institution in our country must enjoy full confidence and it is clear that this confidence no longer exists and there must be consequences 58

September 11, 2018 9:34 PM New Jersey County Jail to Consider Ending ICE Contract

Hudson County and many U.S. detention facilities are facing pressure to end agreements with the federal government Hudson County, N.J., will soon whether to end its contract with the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement to house detained immigrants in the county jail, one of a growing number of municipalities to consider severing ties with the agency 63

September 10, 2018 10:23 AM The Latest: Sweden faces uncertainty after close election

Prime minister and party leader of the Social Democrat party Stefan Löfven waves at an election party in Stockholm, Sweden, Sunday, Sept. 9, 2018. Preliminary results of the 2018 Swedish parliamentary elections showed on Sunday night that Centre-Left bloc of the Social Democratic Party, the Green Party and Left party gained 40.7 percent of votes, narrowly 59

September 9, 2018 1:20 PM Swedes Vote as Establishment Faces Down Far-Right Challenge

Nationalist Swedish Democrat party expected to win nearly a quarter of the vote, polls suggest Swedes headed to the polls Sunday in an election in which an anti-immigration party rooted in neo-Nazism is threatening to upend the political order in one of Europe’s most traditionally liberal nations. Following a polarizing campaign dominated by the issues 60

September 6, 2018 10:10 PM Apple to provide online tool for police to request data: letter

(Reuters) - Apple Inc (AAPL.O) plans to create an online tool for police to formally request data about its users and to assemble a team to train police about what data can and cannot be obtained from the iPhone maker, according to a company letter seen by Reuters. The letter, dated Sept. 4, was from Apple General Counsel Kate Adams to U.S. Sen. Sheldon 91

September 6, 2018 10:00 PM Release of Disputed Kavanaugh Documents Adds to Tumult at Confirmation Hearing

Democrat unveils what he called confidential emails on affirmative action from Supreme Court nominee’s time in Bush administration, but others say the emails were cleared for release WASHINGTON—Senate Democrats released what they said were confidential documents about affirmative action related to Judge Brett Kavanaugh during his confirmation hearings 62