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Cancer-stricken civil rights attorney pleads to be released from prison

A cancer-stricken civil rights attorney, jailed over her legal representation of Egyptian cleric Omar Abdel-Rahman, is pleading for a compassionate release from prison due to her worsening medical condition. 73-year-old Lynne Stewart may not have much more time, her doctors say. Now fighting stage 4 cancer that’s spread to her…

Civil rights attorney shuts down Fox News segment by covering ears

Civil rights attorney and radio host Leo Terrell figured out on Wednesday night an unusual way to shut down racially inflammatory content on the Fox News Channel: he simply covered his ears on live television. Amid a heated discussion of gun control that stacked the Republican talker Sean Hannity and…