Freedom of speech

FILE - In this Jan. 16, 2018, file photo, Maru Mora-Villalpando, an immigrant rights activist who is facing deportation, acknowledges supporters at a news conference in Seattle. According to a newly released document, Mora-Villalpando first came to the attention of immigration authorities when she gave a newspaper interview in June 2017. But the document also notes her "extensive involvement with anti-ICE protests and Latino advocacy programs," something her supporters said proves she was targeted for political reasons. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)
February 26, 2018 - 7:59 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — An immigrant rights advocate targeted for deportation first came to the attention of authorities because she discussed her unlawful status in the country in an interview with a monthly newspaper last year, a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement official wrote in a newly released...
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February 26, 2018 - 7:14 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — An immigrant rights advocate targeted for deportation first came to the attention of authorities because she discussed her unlawful status in the country in an interview with a monthly newspaper last year, a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement official wrote in a newly released...
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FILE - In this Monday, Jan. 29, 2018 file photo, Romanian Prime Minister Viorica Dancila reads the oath during the swearing in ceremony of her cabinet, in Bucharest, Romania. A government council cleared Romania's prime minister Monday Feb. 26, 2018 of wrongdoing for using the word "autistic" to describe political rivals. (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda, File)
February 26, 2018 - 1:37 pm
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — A government council cleared Romania's prime minister Monday of wrongdoing for using the word "autistic" to describe political rivals. The National Council to Fight Discrimination, a government agency, agreed in an 8-1 vote that Prime Minister Viorica Dancila expressed...
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February 19, 2018 - 12:59 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — A "Make America Great Again" hat. A tea party T-shirt. A MoveOn.org button. Wear any one of those items to vote in Minnesota, and a poll worker will likely ask you to remove it or cover it up. Like a number of states, Minnesota bars voters from wearing political items to the polls...
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February 16, 2018 - 1:44 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Five Cook County Jail inmates who applauded as the man charged with the fatal shooting of a Chicago police commander was led by their cell could face reprisals for their actions, a jail official said Friday. Cara Smith, the chief policy officer for Sheriff Tom Dart, said a security...
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February 13, 2018 - 4:30 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A Princeton University professor canceled a course he teaches on cultural freedoms and hate speech after his use of a racial slur during a class discussion led some students to walk out. Colleagues say Professor Emeritus Lawrence Rosen has often used the slur during lectures on...
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February 13, 2018 - 2:34 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A Princeton University professor canceled a course he teaches on cultural freedoms and hate speech after his use of a racial slur during a class discussion led some students to walk out. Colleagues say Professor Emeritus Lawrence Rosen has often used the slur during lectures on...
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February 13, 2018 - 1:52 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A Princeton University professor has canceled a course on cultural freedoms and hate speech after his use of a racial slur in a teaching exercise led some students to walk out. Colleagues say Professor Emeritus Lawrence Rosen has often used the slur during lectures on free...
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February 13, 2018 - 1:16 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A Princeton University professor has canceled a course he teaches on cultural freedoms and hate speech after his use of a racial slur during a class discussion led some students to walk out. Colleagues say Professor Emeritus Lawrence Rosen has often used the slur during...
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FILE - In this Feb. 2, 2018, file photo, Associate Attorney General Rachel Brand speaks during the opening of the summit on Efforts to Combat Human Trafficking at Department of Justice in Washington. Brand, the Justice Department’s No. 3 official is planning to step down at a time of turmoil in the agency. A friend of Brand told The Associated Press that she is stepping down for a private sector job. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File)
February 09, 2018 - 6:54 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department's No. 3 official is planning to step down at a time of turmoil in the agency. Rachel Brand is leaving for the top legal job at Walmart, friend and former colleague Jamie Gorelick told The Associated Press Friday. "She felt this was an opportunity she couldn'...
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