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Execution Delayed For Texas Man Convicted Of Killing 13-Month-Old Girl In 'Exorcism'

AUSTIN, Texas (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — A Texas appeals court delayed Tuesday’s scheduled execution of a man convicted in the December 2008 killing of his girlfriend’s 13-month-old daughter during what the couple had said was part of an “exorcism.” 129 more words

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El Chapo Wanted to Kill IT Expert Who Later Helped FBI, Witness Says

(NEW YORK) — To cohabitate with Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman was to see his excitement about the prospect of getting his life story on film, to evade the soldiers hunting him at a moment’s notice and to hear him order the killing of an informant, a witness testified Monday at Guzman’s U.S. 370 more words

Suspect Decided to Kidnap Jayme Closs After Seeing Her on School Bus, Prosecutors Say

(BARRON, Wis.) — A Wisconsin man suspected of abducting a 13-year-old girl made up his mind to take the teen when he spotted her getting on a school bus, and he made two aborted trips to her family’s home before finally carrying out an attack in which he killed Jayme Closs’ mother in front of her, according to a criminal complaint filed Monday. 998 more words

El papel del Poder Judicial en el abordaje de los estereotipos nocivos de género

Muchas gracias por este documento de antecedentes, que forma parte de una serie de documentos de la Oficina del Alto Comisionado de las Naciones Unidas para los Derechos Humanos sobre la estereotipación de género.  654 more words

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Judge blocks President Trump birth control coverage rules in 13 states

OAKLAND, Calif. — A U.S. judge in California on Sunday blocked Trump administration rules, which would allow more employers to opt out of providing women with no-cost birth control, from taking effect in 13 states and Washington, D.C. 356 more words

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Busy Week at LouisianaVoice: more public records litigation, political contributions investigation, arrest of LA. tax official

The hits just keep coming.

Another victory in a public records lawsuit—sort of—while a state tax official goes and gets himself arrested for payroll fraud, and three members of the Louisiana State Police Commission (them again?) find themselves on the hotseat for apparent violations of state regulations that already cost some of their predecessors their positions. 991 more words

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Closure for Humboldt

Jaskirat  Singh Sidhu’s guilty plea to all charges of criminal negligence against him resulting from the horrific Humboldt Broncos bus crash was unexpected, and has set off a lively debate amongst the defense bar. 631 more words

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