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Jurors weighing case over Taylor Swift’s groping allegation

AP Photo/Jeff Kandyba DENVER (AP) — Jurors on Monday began weighing dueling lawsuits over Taylor Swift’s accusation that a former radio host groped her during a 2013 meet-and-greet after attorneys for both sides pointed to a photo as proof that the alleged assault either did or did not happen. During closing arguments in federal court, David Mueller’s attorney questioned why Swift was smiling in a pre-concert photo taken when she said Mueller reached under her dress and grabbed her backside. “Look at Ms. Swift’s … Read the referenced story here: Jurors…

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Court Case: Is It Lawful to Repatriate Someone Who May be Tortured?

A court case in Detroit, Michigan, involving 114 Iraqis, asks whether it is lawful to send foreign nationals back to their countries of origin if there is a high likelihood they will be tortured or killed. As VOA immigration reporter Aline Barros reports, the case could have far-reaching consequences for thousands of other foreign nationals from a variety of countries. … Read the referenced story here: Court Case: Is It Lawful to Repatriate Someone Who May be Tortured?

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Case of maggots in throat offers rare look at neglect probes

AP Photo/David Klepper ROME, N.Y. (AP) — In his bed at a New York state group home for the severely disabled, Steven Wenger lay helpless against a silent invader. A slimy, wriggling clump was growing around the hole in his throat near his breathing tube. Nurses peered closer and made a discovery almost unheard of in modern American health care: maggots. For Wenger, unable to walk, speak, or breathe without a ventilator since a car accident 26 years ago, it was the first of … Read the referenced story here: Case…

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AP Exclusive: Maggot case gives rare look at neglect probes

AP Photo/David Klepper ROME, N.Y. (AP) — In his bed at a New York state group home for the severely disabled, Steven Wenger lay helpless against a silent invader. A slimy, wriggling clump was growing around the hole in his throat near his breathing tube. Nurses peered closer and made a discovery almost unheard of in modern American health care: maggots. For Wenger, unable to walk, speak, or breathe without a ventilator since a car accident 26 years ago, it was the first of … Read the referenced story here: AP…

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Justice Kennedy's opinion in 2015 case looms in U.S. travel ban fight

Top Stories: WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Justice Anthony Kennedy’s legal reasoning in a little-noticed 2015 U.S. Supreme Court immigration ruling could play a pivotal role in deciding the fate of President Donald Trump’s travel ban if the high court eventually decides the matter. Justice Kennedy’s opinion in 2015 case looms in U.S. travel ban fight

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