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Some Washington Sheriffs Refuse to Enforce New Gun Laws

Some Washington Sheriffs Refuse to Enforce New Gun Laws

By Nicholas K. Geranios | Feb 11
Sheriffs in a dozen Washington counties say they won't enforce the state's sweeping new restrictions on semi-automatic rifles until the courts decide whether they are constitutional.

Report: Finnish SS Volunteers Likely Killed Jews in WWII

Report: Finnish SS Volunteers Likely Killed Jews in WWII

By Jari Tanner | Feb 11
An Israeli Holocaust historian praised authorities in Finland on Sunday for publishing a report that concluded Finnish volunteers serving with Nazi Germany's Waffen-SS "very likely" took part in World War II atrocities.

Jail Sought for Woman Who Encouraged Her Boyfriend's Suicide

Jail Sought for Woman Who Encouraged Her Boyfriend's Suicide

Feb 11
Prosecutors are asking a judge to order a Massachusetts woman to begin serving her 15-month jail sentence for encouraging her suicidal boyfriend to kill himself.

Democrats and GOP Square Off over Trump's Tax Returns

Democrats and GOP Square Off over Trump's Tax Returns

By Marcy Gordon | Feb 8
With Democrats now controlling the House and holding the legal key to seeking President Donald Trump's tax returns, Republican lawmakers are invoking privacy in defending Trump's flank.

Democrats Seek Green New Deal to Address Climate Change

Democrats Seek Green New Deal to Address Climate Change

By Matthew Daly | Feb 8
Democrats including Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York are calling for a Green New Deal intended to transform the U.S. economy to combat climate change and create thousands of jobs in renewable energy.

Parkland Attack Fueled Big Shift in America's Gun Politics

Parkland Attack Fueled Big Shift in America's Gun Politics

By Lisa Marie Pane | Feb 8
Last year's shooting at a Florida high school sparked a movement among a younger generation angered by gun violence and set the stage for a significant shift in America's gun politics.

Supreme Court Blocks Louisiana Abortion Clinic Law

Supreme Court Blocks Louisiana Abortion Clinic Law

By Mark Sherman | Feb 8
A divided Supreme Court stopped Louisiana from enforcing new regulations on abortion clinics in a test of the conservative court's views on abortion rights.

British, Irish Leaders to Meet Amid Brexit Tensions

British, Irish Leaders to Meet Amid Brexit Tensions

Feb 8
The British and Irish leaders are meeting to discuss the Irish border — and mend fences — amid a tense U.K.-EU standoff over Brexit.

Woody Allen Sues Amazon for Ending Movie Deal

Woody Allen Sues Amazon for Ending Movie Deal

Feb 8
Filmmaker Woody Allen is suing Amazon for at least $68 million, saying that the company ended a four-picture movie deal last year after old accusations against him resurfaced in the press.

Permitless Carry Gun Bill Sails Through Oklahoma Committee

Permitless Carry Gun Bill Sails Through Oklahoma Committee

By Sean Murphy | Feb 8
The bill approved by the committee on Thursday would allow most Oklahomans 21 and older to carry concealed or unconcealed without a license. Exceptions would include anyone in the country illegally or those convicted of certain crimes.

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