Law and order

FILE - This Oct. 24, 2016, file photo, shows the gift shop door at the international headquarters of the Satanic Temple, in Salem, Mass. The Satanic Temple of Tucson has sued the well-off Phoenix suburb of Scottsdale, accusing officials of discrimination after being denied an opportunity to give the opening prayer at a City Council meeting. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)
February 27, 2018 - 7:23 pm
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — A group that invokes the name Satan as a metaphor for opposing religious tyranny has sued the well-off Phoenix suburb of Scottsdale, accusing officials of discrimination after being denied an opportunity to give the opening prayer at a City Council meeting. Michelle Shortt...
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FILE - In this Feb. 5, 2018, file photo, Larry Nassar listens during his sentencing at Eaton County Circuit Court in Charlotte, Mich. Right in the midst of the Pyeongchang Games, with hardly enough time for Larry Nassar to settle into the prison cell where he'll be spending the rest of his life, we got another report detailing horrific abuse and shameful cover-ups within one of the most high-profile summer sports. (Cory Morse/The Grand Rapids Press via AP, File)
February 27, 2018 - 6:56 pm
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan bill inspired by the Larry Nassar scandal that would retroactively extend the amount of time child victims of sexual abuse have to sue their abusers is drawing concerns from the Catholic Church, which has paid out billions of dollars to settle U.S. clergy abuse...
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Florida resident Fane Lozman stands on the steps of the Supreme Court, Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018 in Washington, after oral arguments in his case. Lozman contends he was wrongly prevented from speaking at a 2006 city council meeting through an arrest on bogus charges of disorderly conduct and resisting arrest that were later dropped. (AP Photo/Jessica Gresko)
February 27, 2018 - 6:52 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court justices seemed troubled Tuesday by the arrest of a Florida man during a city council meeting in Florida, an arrest he says was retaliation for being an outspoken critic of the city. The justices were hearing arguments in a case brought by Fane Lozman over his arrest...
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FILE - In this Jan. 29, 2018 file photo, Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens speaks in Palmyra, Mo. Missouri lawmakers are returning to the Statehouse for the first time Monday, Feb. 26, 2018 since Greitens was indicted, with plans to discuss assembling a committee whose investigation could lead to his impeachment. The first-term Republican governor was indicted late Thursday on felony invasion of privacy. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File)
February 27, 2018 - 5:59 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Attorneys for Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens are questioning why St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner hired a private out-of-state company to perform the investigation that led to his indictment, rather than relying on St. Louis police. Greitens' attorneys in a court...
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Attorney General Jeff Sessions delivers remarks to the National Association of Attorneys General at their Winter Meeting in Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
February 27, 2018 - 5:59 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department said Tuesday it will support local officials in hundreds of lawsuits against manufacturers and distributors of powerful opioid painkillers that are fueling the nation's drug abuse crisis. The move is part of a broader effort to more aggressively target...
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FILE - In this Thursday, Nov. 2, 2017, file photo, Paul Manafort, President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, leaves Federal District Court, in Washington. Manafort’s legal problems are growing. Not only did the former Trump campaign chairman’s business associate flip on him, but the special counsel’s office secured another indictment that accuses him of even more crimes. It was the latest bump in a rough road. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
February 27, 2018 - 5:58 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson was not amused. A lawyer for Paul Manafort, the former campaign chairman for President Donald Trump, was trying to justify the multimillion-dollar value of his client's home as part of a bail package. Rather than producing tax assessment or...
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FILE - In this Thursday, Nov. 2, 2017, file photo, Paul Manafort, President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, leaves Federal District Court, in Washington. Manafort’s legal problems are growing. Not only did the former Trump campaign chairman’s business associate flip on him, but the special counsel’s office secured another indictment that accuses him of even more crimes. It was the latest bump in a rough road. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
February 27, 2018 - 5:49 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The criminal case against Donald Trump's former campaign chairman is one of the most high-profile, high-stakes prosecutions in Washington. But it's been mired in sideshow issues that have left the judge exasperated. Paul Manafort, who for a time led the president's 2016 campaign,...
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FILE - In this Nov. 15, 2016 file photo, Brad Parscale, who was the Trump campaign's digital director, waits for an elevator at Trump Tower in New York. President Donald Trump has named former digital adviser Brad Parscale as campaign manager of his 2020 re-election campaign. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
February 27, 2018 - 5:48 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The political strategist and online guru who was named President Donald Trump's 2020 campaign manager Tuesday has a close financial relationship with a penny-stock firm with a questionable history that includes longstanding ties to a convicted fraudster, according to an Associated...
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February 27, 2018 - 5:48 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is outlining its goals for prison reform with a focus on re-entry into society and rehabilitation. Administration officials said Tuesday they are sending their principles to lawmakers for them to draw up legislation. They are seeking to improve re-entry programs...
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FILE - In this Oct. 17, 2017 file photo, a neon Michael Jordan "Jumpman" sign is reflected in a mirror along with merchandise for sale at the Charlotte Hornets' NBA basketball fan store in Charlotte, N.C. A federal appeals court says an iconic Nike logo of a leaping Michael Jordan did not violate the copyright of an earlier photograph of the basketball star. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018, that the logo was based on a photograph of Jordan by Nike that was inspired by a 1984 photo by Jacobus Rentmeester. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton, File)
February 27, 2018 - 5:30 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — An iconic Nike logo of a leaping Michael Jordan that the company has used to market billions of dollars of merchandise didn't violate the copyright of an earlier photograph of the basketball star, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday. The logo was based on a photograph taken...
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