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Eight women allege of rape during military service

The United States Military is facing a lawsuit Tuesday morning from eight former and current members who alleged of being raped and punished for reporting the incidents to their supporters, according to the Associated Press. Seven veterans of the Navy and Marine Corps and an active Marine filed the lawsuit,…

Colorado court says students can carry guns on university campuses

DENVER (Reuters) – The Colorado Supreme Court ruled on Monday that students and employees with concealed weapon permits can carry handguns on University of Colorado campuses, overturning a ban by the school’s regents. Gun-rights advocates had challenged the university policy that was adopted in 1994, arguing that the university’s governing…

Indiana ‘right-to-work’ foes drop bid to block law for now

(Reuters) – Opponents of Indiana’s new “right to work” law have withdrawn a request for a court order to block the anti-union measure after the state said it will not enforce it retroactively. But opponents of the law said on Monday they will press on with their larger legal challenge…

ACLU: Obama’s extra-judicial killings raise ‘profound legal and moral questions’

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) is strongly objecting to a speech given Monday by U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder at Northwestern University’s law school, during which he offered a public acknowledgement that the Obama Administration believes it has the right to kill U.S. citizens anywhere in the world without…

NJ Rep. Donald Payne dead at age 77

Rep. Donald Payne (D), New Jersey’s first and only African-American congressional figure, passed away Tuesday morning at age 77 after a long battle with colon cancer. Payne announced in February that he was undergoing treatment on the disease and expected to fully recover before his health diminished last week, according…

Ann Romney: ‘I don’t even consider myself wealthy’

The wife of Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney says that even though she is worth hundreds of millions of dollars, she doesn’t consider herself to be wealthy. In an interview on Monday, Ann Romney told Fox News host Neil Cavuto that her struggle with multiple sclerosis has changed her view…

General Motors insists it stands by Vauxhall

US auto giant General Motors (GM) insisted that it was committed to supporting its ailing British brand Vauxhall along with German brand Opel in remarks at the Geneva motor show on Tuesday. GM vice president Stephen Girsky told a press conference that GM stood by the two European businesses. “Any talk of insolvency should be…

Romney aims to seal the deal on Super Tuesday

Republican White House hopeful Mitt Romney sought to harness growing momentum on the eve of Super Tuesday and deal a hammer blow to rival Rick Santorum in the 10-state voting marathon, with all eyes on Ohio. Voters in 10 states across America will have their say on Tuesday in what promises to be a pivotal…

Vermont towns to vote on challenging Citizens United ruling

Residents of Vermont during Tuesday’s Town Meeting Day in will vote on initiatives calling for legislation to overturn the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission. “People are starting to put the pieces together; they’re all doing it all at the same time, all across the country,”…

New health concerns about ‘fake pot’ in U.S.

WASHINGTON — A type of fake pot has raised new health concerns in the United States after at least three users were hospitalized for kidney failure, authorities in the western state of Wyoming said Monday. Often known as “Spice” or “K2,” the substance is marketed to young people as herbal…

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