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March 14, 2018 - 7:14 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers should act immediately to make flood control the top priority on the Missouri River, an attorney for hundreds of farmers, landowners and business operators said Wednesday after a federal judge ruled the agency was responsible for recurring flooding...
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March 14, 2018 - 7:09 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers should act immediately to make flood control the top priority on the Missouri River, an attorney for hundreds of farmers, landowners and business operators said Wednesday after a federal judge ruled the agency was responsible for recurring flooding...
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March 13, 2018 - 1:06 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A $1.5 billion settlement was reached in a class-action lawsuit covering tens of thousands of farmers, grain-handling facilities and ethanol plants that sued Swiss agribusiness giant Syngenta over its introduction of a genetically engineered corn seed. Lawsuits in state and...
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March 13, 2018 - 1:02 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A $1.5 billion settlement has been reached in a class-action lawsuit covering tens of thousands of farmers, grain-handling facilities and ethanol plants that sued Swiss agribusiness giant Syngenta over its introduction of a genetically engineered corn seed. Lawsuits in state...
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This 2014 photo provided by the Utah Department of Corrections shows Siale Angilau. Dramatic video released Monday, March 12, 2018, shows a U.S. marshal firing four times at close range at Angilau inside a Utah federal courthouse after he rushed the witness stand, jumped and swung with a pen at a shackled witness who barely backed out of the way. (Utah Department of Corrections via AP)
March 12, 2018 - 9:59 pm
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Dramatic video released Monday shows a U.S. marshal firing four times at close range at a defendant inside a Utah federal courthouse after he rushed the witness stand, jumped and swung with a pen at a shackled witness who barely backed out of the way. The 24-second footage...
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March 12, 2018 - 8:50 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A $1.5 billion settlement was reached Monday in a class-action lawsuit covering tens of thousands of farmers, grain-handling facilities and ethanol plants that sued Swiss agribusiness giant Syngenta over its introduction of a genetically engineered corn seed. Lawsuits in...
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FILE - In this Nov. 25, 2013 file photo, Chief U.S. District Judge Ruben Castillo speaks from the bench in Chicago. Castillo is slated to issue a first-in-the-nation ruling Monday, March 12, 2018, about whether law enforcement stings where suspects are talked into robbing non-existent drugs from non-existent stash houses are racially biased. (AP Photo/M. Spencer Green, File)
March 12, 2018 - 8:03 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — A judge on Monday urged federal law enforcement across the country to stop conducting stings in which undercover agents talk suspects into agreeing to steal non-existent drugs from non-existent stash houses, saying they overwhelmingly target blacks, are deeply flawed and should...
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Angela Henriquez, second from left, hugs her children Jessica, left, and Fernando as they listen to speakers at a news conference announcing a lawsuit against the Trump administration over its decision to end a program that lets immigrants live and work legally in the United States outside of a federal courthouse in San Francisco, Monday, March 12, 2018. Plaintiffs are alleging the decision to end temporary protected status for El Salvador, Haiti, Nicaragua and Sudan was racially motivated. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
March 12, 2018 - 7:26 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Trump administration's decision to end a program that lets immigrants from four countries live and work legally in the U.S. was motivated by racism and leaves the immigrants' American born children with an "impossible choice," according to a federal lawsuit filed on Monday...
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March 12, 2018 - 6:13 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Immigrants from four countries and their American-born children sued the Trump administration Monday over its decision to end a program that lets them live and work legally in the United States. Nine immigrants and five children filed the suit in federal court in San Francisco...
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FILE - In this Feb. 13, 2018, file photo, part of President Donald Trump's 160-page budget summary for fiscal year 2019 that deals with the Environmental Protection Agency and that mentions the term "Climate Change" is photographed in Washington. U.S. District Judge Haywood Gilliam on Monday, March 12, 2018, ordered the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to complete the designations by the end of April. The term "Climate Change" is only mentioned once in the name of a science program marked for elimination at the EPA. (AP Photo/Jon Elswick, File)
March 12, 2018 - 6:01 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Trump administration violated federal law when it failed to meet a deadline to identify all parts of the U.S. that don't meet air quality standards for smog, a federal judge ruled on Monday. U.S. District Judge Haywood Gilliam ordered the U.S. Environmental Protection...
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