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Distressed parents urged to use Safe Haven Laws to protect babies

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Remember all the times Obama said he didn’t have the power to rewrite immigration laws?

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Addison Russell's divorce case moved to Florida from Cook County

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Arpaio pardon could encourage more civil rights violations (Guest opinion)

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Finances revealed in Palm Coast mayor's divorce case

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O brother! divorce now for Casey Affleck, too

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Luann de Lesseps Reveals She’s Moving On With Her Life After Divorce From Thomas D’Agostino
Luann de Lesseps didn’t move on as quickly as her ex-husband, Thomas D’Agostino, when they filed for divorce back in August. After eight months of marriage, Luann realized that she couldn’t be married to a man who was constantly making headlines for hanging out with other women. She was sad to see their marriage end, as she had truly hoped that this relationship would be the one that lasted the rest of her life   Read More ...
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Distressed parents urged to use Safe Haven Laws to protect babies
WEBVTT US WHYDISTRESSED PARENTS ARE URGED TOUSE THIS SHELTER.A MOTHER WOULD HAVE TO GIVEUP HER CHILD.THEY ARE AT THE END OF HER ROPE.THIS HAPPENED WHEN A NEWBORNBABY WAS ABANDONED.AN OFFICE EMPLOYEE FOUND THEBABY GIRL.ORLANDO POLICE SAY SHE WAS INGOOD HEALTH AND HAD A NOTEBEGGING THE NEWBORN BE TAKEN TOA FIRE STATION.>FLORIDA HAS A SAFE HAVEN LAW TOPROTEC BABIES, WHETHER THEY ARETAKEN TO A FIRE STATION ORPOLICE STATION   Read More ...
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DOJ says Conn. compliant with immigration laws
WASHINGTON — The Trump administration on Thursday let Connecticut off the hook in the ongoing sanctuary-city battle, saying the state is in fact cooperating with federal law enforcement on criminal suspects and convicts who are undocumented. Connecticut and Milwaukee County, Wis., received Justice Department notification of compliance, while New York City, Philadelphia, New Orleans, Chicago and surrounding Cook County, Ill., were told they were not   Read More ...
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Justice Department warns cities on immigration law
CHICAGO (AP) - The Justice Department is giving four so-called sanctuary cities a "last chance" to show they're not thwarting enforcement of U.S. immigration law before possibly losing federal grants that help pay for public safety equipment. A Thursday Justice Department statement names Chicago, New York, Philadelphia and New Orleans. They have until Oct. 27 to show they are complying, including with longstanding federal law that says cities can't hinder information sharing with immigration agents   Read More ...
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Justice Department warns cities on immigration law
CHICAGO (AP) — The Justice Department is giving four so-called sanctuary cities a "last chance" to show they're not thwarting enforcement of U.S. immigration law before possibly losing federal grants that help pay for public safety equipment. A Thursday Justice Department statement names Chicago, New York, Philadelphia and New Orleans. They have until Oct. 27 to show they are complying, including with longstanding federal law that says cities can't hinder information sharing with immigration agents   Read More ...
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Justice Department warns cities on immigration law
CHICAGO (AP) — The Justice Department is giving four so-called sanctuary cities a "last chance" to show they're not thwarting enforcement of U.S. immigration law before possibly losing federal grants that help pay for public safety equipment. A Thursday Justice Department statement names Chicago, New York, Philadelphia and New Orleans. They have until Oct. 27 to show they are complying, including with longstanding federal law that says cities can't hinder information sharing with immigration agents   Read More ...
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Milwaukee County in compliance with immigration law
MILWAUKEE — The U.S. Department of Justice says Milwaukee County is in compliance with immigration law and won't lose federal grants. Milwaukee County was among 10 jurisdictions the DOJ warned could lose funding unless they proved they shared the immigration status of people they detained with federal authorities. The department said in a letter Wednesday the county is in compliance because the sheriff's office is sharing information, despite two county resolutions against doing so in most cases   Read More ...
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Ex-senator Al D'Amato's second wife seeking divorce amid child custody dispute
Former U.S. Sen. Al D'Amato's second wife is seeking a divorce amid a dispute over custody of their two children, the Daily News has learned. Katuria D'Amato, 50, filed for divorce from the 80-year-old Republican powerbroker in Manhattan Supreme Court on Oct. 3 using an "Anonymous v. Anonymous" caption. They married in 2004 and have two children, Alfonso, 9, and Luciana, 7   Read More ...
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Divorced parents head to court over vaccines
The original location of Detroit's Kronk Gym was largely destroyed by a fire on Oct. 7, 2017. JC Reindl, Detroit Free Press. Dad wants daughter vaccinated while mom objects, citing heath and religious concerns. Buy Photo. Story Highlights Parents filed for divorce before the child was born. Mom has primary custody of the child. Mother says she has objected to vaccines for years   Read More ...
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‘Hot Felon’ Jeremy Meeks files for divorce from estranged wife Melissa
Jeremy Meeks is a free man — again. The “Hot Felon” has officially filed for divorce from his wife, Melissa, after eight years, according to E! News. The model is asking for joint legal and physical custody of the couple’s 7-year-old son, Jeremy Meeks Jr., according to court documents. Meeks, 33, first filed for separation from his wife over the summer after he was caught on camera making out with Topshop heiress Chloe Green on a yacht in Turkey   Read More ...
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First German immigration law on agenda as Merkel seeks coalition
BERLIN (Reuters) - Some senior members of Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservative bloc and potential coalition partners have backed the idea of an immigration law as a possible way to help solve Germany’s migrant policy jigsaw. Merkel, who won a fourth term in a Sept. 24 election albeit with heavy losses to the anti-immigrant far right, is considering a three-way coalition with the pro-business Free Democrats (FDP) and environmentalist Greens - a tie-up as yet untested at the national level in Germany   Read More ...
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Naya Rivera Calls Off Divorce from Husband Ryan Dorsey Nearly a Year After Split: Reports
Naya Rivera and husband Ryan Dorsey are reportedly no longer divorcing. The actress, 30, filed a request for dismissal of the divorce paperwork, according to The Blast. Rivera originally filed for divorce last November. While it’s unclear if the dismissal means the pair — who share son Josey, 2 — are back together, a source told E! News, “They want to make it work for the sake of their son   Read More ...
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Immigration law gains interest from Nebraska students
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The growing uncertainty immigrants are facing in the U.S. has created a secondary effect at the University of Nebraska's law school in Lincoln. The school's College of Law has seen a growing interest in immigration law since President Donald Trump took office in January and ordered a travel ban involving seven predominantly Muslim countries, the Lincoln Journal Star reported   Read More ...
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Immigration law gains interest from Nebraska students
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The growing uncertainty immigrants are facing in the U.S. has created a secondary effect at the University of Nebraska's law school in Lincoln. The school's College of Law has seen a growing interest in immigration law since President Donald Trump took office in January and ordered a travel ban involving seven predominantly Muslim countries, the Lincoln Journal Star reported   Read More ...
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Inside Audrina Patridge and Corey Bohan’s Ugly Split: ‘There is a Family Law Domestic Abuse Case Open’
One week after Audrina Patridge filed for divorce from her husband of 10 months, Corey Bohan, their split continues to get complicated. Patridge, 32, requested temporary restraining and child abduction prevention orders against the professional BMX biker Sept. 18 and filed for divorce two days later. The Hills alum cited irreconcilable differences, due to an alleged violent outburst. Bohan, 35, denied Patridge’s claims of abuse in his Sept   Read More ...
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French opposition protests Macron’s new labor laws
PARIS — Thousands of protesters marched through the streets of the French capital Saturday, condemning the new labor laws of President Emmanuel Macron. The demonstrators gathered at the behest of Jean-Luc Mélenchon, the radical leftist who has emerged as the principal opposition figure to France’s centrist president, a former investment banker. Two and a quarter centuries after the French Revolution, Mélenchon’s anti-capitalist supporters first targeted Paris’s symbolic Place de la Bastille, marching against a leader they, too, consider a king   Read More ...
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McHenry County still not following new immigration law, defense attorneys say
Lawsuits and protests from families and attorneys have so far failed to settle whether McHenry County authorities are following a new state immigration law — or to stop undocumented defendants from ending up in the custody of immigration enforcement authorities. On Friday, lawyers for some of the inmates who lack legal immigration status unsuccessfully sought a temporary restraining order against Sheriff Bill Prim to force him to comply with the law — even as, outside another courtroom, another undocumented defendant was swiftly taken into custody by Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents after appearing for a routine pretrial hearing   Read More ...
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Audrina Patridge Claims Corey Bohan Threatened To Kill Himself Prior To Divorce Filing
Audrina Patridge has filed for divorce from husband Corey Bohan after a series of domestic abuse. Court documents detailed incidents of the reality show star being verbally harassed by Bohan, and with Patridge alleging that the BMX biker threatened to kill himself at one point. Patridge, who gained fame for appearing on MTV’s The Hills, filed for divorce on September 20 after less than a year of marriage   Read More ...
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Audrina Patridge files for divorce, obtains restraining order against Corey Bohan
After just 10 months of marriage, Audrina Patridge is splitting with her husband Corey Bohan. The former Hills star filed for divorce from Bohan this week and obtained a domestic violence restraining order against him, according to People and the Los Angeles Times. The couple dated on and off for years before their , welcoming daughter Kirra Max in June 2016 and marrying in October   Read More ...
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Audrina Patridge Divorce: Corey Bohan Violates Restraining Order After Divorce Filings, Reports Claim
The Hills star, Audrina Patridge, has filed for divorce from professional BMX dirt bike rider, Corey Bohan, according to her rep, as reported by People. Patridge reportedly filed for a temporary restraining order against Corey on Monday, September 18. The restraining order was granted by a California judge. On Wednesday, Audrina proceeded with divorce filings which followed an alleged domestic violence incident, according to TMZ   Read More ...
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‘The Hills’ star Audrina Patridge files for divorce days after obtaining restraining order
"The Hills" star Audrina Patridge has filed for divorce from her husband just days after she was granted a temporary restraining order, TMZ reports. The reality star, 32, called it quits on her year-old marriage to professional BMX dirt bike rider Corey Bohan on Wednesday after filing the restraining order Monday. TMZ reports that the order appears to be in response to a domestic violence incident in which Bohan hurled emotionally abusive insults at Patridge   Read More ...
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Thousands in France march to protest Macron's labor law
PARIS (AP) — Tens of thousands of protesters marched in Paris and other French cities against President Emmanuel Macron's contested labor law reforms Thursday — a day before he adopts them by executive order. The nationwide action, backed by the powerful, hard-left CGT trade union, saw protesters take to the streets in the second round of public opposition to the long-touted changes that will give more power to employers to hire and fire workers   Read More ...
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French protesters stage fresh protests to Macron's labor law
PARIS (AP) — French labor unions staged fresh protests against President Emmanuel Macron's contested labor law reforms Thursday — a day before he adopts them by executive order. The nationwide action backed by the powerful, hard-left CGT trade union, saw protesters take to the streets in the second round of public opposition to the long-touted reforms that will give more power to employers to hire and fire workers   Read More ...
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French protesters stage fresh protests to Macron's labor law
PARIS (AP) — French labor unions have staged fresh protests against President Emmanuel Macron's contested labor law reforms — a day before he adopts them by executive order. Thursday's action, backed by the powerful, hard-left CGT trade union, saw protesters take to the streets across the country waving anti-capitalist placards and angry personal messages against Macron, whose popularity has recently taken a hit   Read More ...
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Michigan Civil Rights Commission declines to reinterpret civil rights law to include LGBT
LANSING -- After more than two hours of impassioned testimony from more than 50 people, the Michigan Civil Rights Commission on Monday declined a request to reinterpret the Elliott Larsen Civil Rights Act to include protections for the LGBT community. "We were barred from making an interpretative statement," said an obviously annoyed commission chairwoman Rasha Demashkieh, because the Attorney General's Office said the commission didn't have the authority to make such a statement   Read More ...
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Judge to Jacksons: Tell me what Garry McCarthy, Tamron Hall have to do with your divorce
Before Sandi and drag former Chicago police Superintendent and a seeming cast of thousands into their divorce case, let's find out what the Jacksons think it will add — in private. That's the order of the Washington, D.C., judge tasked with handling the disgraced former power couple's increasingly bitter split. Judge Craig Iscoe says Jackson must make a sealed filing explaining what he thinks McCarthy and two other men he wants to depose can reveal about the breakdown of his marriage   Read More ...
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Weiner, Abedin go to court for divorce case, leave together
NEW YORK (AP) — Disgraced former congressman Anthony Weiner and his estranged wife, Hillary Clinton aide Huma Abedin, seemed more like a couple than not as they appeared briefly before a judge on Wednesday in their divorce case. They sat side by side and chatted casually for several minutes while their lawyers met with state Supreme Court Justice Michael L. Katz before the jurist briefly took the bench   Read More ...
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Weiner, Abedin go to court for divorce case, leave together
By LARRY NEUMEISTER Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) - Disgraced former congressman Anthony Weiner and his estranged wife, Hillary Clinton aide Huma Abedin, seemed more like a couple than not as they appeared briefly before a judge on Wednesday in their divorce case. They sat side by side and chatted casually for several minutes while their lawyers met with state Supreme Court Justice Michael L   Read More ...
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See Anthony Weiner and Huma Abedin Appear Together in Divorce Court
Top Hillary Clinton aide Huma Abedin and her estranged husband, disgraced former congressman Anthony Weiner, appeared before a judge on Wednesday for their first hearing in divorce court. The former couple, who share a 5-year-old son, wore solemn faces as they were pictured leaving court, where they reportedly asked for privacy in their divorce case. “Because there’s a child involved, we’d like to keep these proceedings secret to the extent your honor will allow,” said Abedin’s attorney, Amy Donehower, according to the Huffington Post   Read More ...
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Weiner, Abedin go to court for divorce case, leave together
NEW YORK (AP) — Disgraced former congressman Anthony Weiner and his estranged wife, Hillary Clinton aide Huma Abedin, seemed more like a couple than not as they appeared briefly before a judge on Wednesday in their divorce case. They sat side by side and chatted casually for several minutes while their lawyers met with state Supreme Court Justice Michael L. Katz before the jurist briefly took the bench   Read More ...
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Weiner, Abedin appear before NYC judge handling divorce case
NEW YORK (AP) — Former congressman Anthony Weiner and his estranged wife, Huma Abedin, have appeared before a New York City judge to ask for privacy in their divorce case. The couple sat together in the courtroom Wednesday and left in the same car. Their lawyers asked for parts of the case to be sealed because it involves visitation for their young child   Read More ...
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Weiner, Abedin appear before NYC judge handling divorce case
By LARRY NEUMEISTER Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) - Former congressman Anthony Weiner and his estranged wife, Huma Abedin, have appeared before a New York City judge to ask for privacy in their divorce case. The couple sat together in the courtroom Wednesday and left in the same car. Their lawyers asked for parts of the case to be sealed because it involves visitation for their young child   Read More ...
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Mel B, Cops Say Text Messages to Siya are NOT Witness Intimidation
EXCLUSIVE Mel B did not commit the crime of witness intimidation by sending text messages to a witness in her divorce case ... this according to several cops who reviewed the texts. Our law enforcement sources say Siya went to the police station Sunday to file a police report, but the desk officer who reviewed the texts was unimpressed and said the messages did not rise to the level of witness intimidation   Read More ...
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Kailyn Lowry Tearfully Tells Her Ex That She Filed for Divorce as He Struggles to ‘Accept It’
Demons will be unleashed and bigger secrets will be revealed on the upcoming season of Marriage Boot Camp: Reality Stars. “I filed for divorce and that’s the end of it,” Lowry, 25, says to Marroquin — the father of 3-year-old son, Lincoln. But Marroquin doesn’t want to accept that his marriage with the MTV personality is over. “I don’t want to accept it,” Marroquin, who wants to make their marriage work, tearfully tells her   Read More ...
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Kailyn Lowry Tearfully Tells Her Ex That She Filed for Divorce as He Struggles to 'Accept It'
Demons will be unleashed and bigger secrets will be revealed on the upcoming season of Marriage Boot Camp: Reality Stars. “I filed for divorce and that’s the end of it,” Lowry, 25, says to Marroquin — the father of 3-year-old son, Lincoln. But Marroquin doesn’t want to accept that his marriage with the MTV personality is over. “I don’t want to accept it,” Marroquin, who wants to make their marriage work, tearfully tells her   Read More ...
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Hectors reach settlement in estimated $50 million divorce case
Earlyne Hector filed for divorce in early 2016, and Fred Hector, whose family name is reflected in the name of Fargo's airport, filed a counterclaim. The case was to go to trial Monday, Sept. 11, but lawyers for both sides told Judge John Irby early Monday that they were still working on a settlement. The judge was informed late Monday afternoon that a settlement had been reached   Read More ...
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Mechanics union accuses dealership group of labor law violation as strike continues
As a Chicago-area auto mechanics strike nears its seventh week, the union involved is accusing the bargaining group for new-car dealerships of violating federal labor law. It's the second such accusation surrounding this strike in as many weeks, with the first charge filed by the dealerships against the union, Automobile Mechanics' Local 701. The newest charge, filed Thursday with the National Labor Relations Board, accuses the New Car Dealership Committee of bargaining in bad faith   Read More ...
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Remember all the times Obama said he didn’t have the power to rewrite immigration laws?
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Ben Affleck And Lindsay Shookus Are Reportedly Headed For Marriage After His Divorce From Jennifer Garner
Ben Affleck and Lindsay Shookus are reportedly going strong months after confirming their romance with a public outing in July, and according to a new report, they may be headed toward marriage. While Ben Affleck and his former wife, Jennifer Garner, officially filed for divorce just months ago, the 45-year-old actor is reportedly considering saying “I do” as he and 37-year-old Lindsay Shookus become more and more serious about their relationship   Read More ...
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Gregg Jarrett: Trump, in DACA decision, restores constitutional sanity to immigration laws
By executive fiat, President Obama granted amnesty to immigrants living illegally in the United States. It was an unconstitutional act, to be sure. Obama had previously admitted he had no authority to end deportations of illegal aliens when he said, “The notion that somehow I can just change the laws unilaterally is just not true.” Then he went about doing it anyway, conjuring a new breadth of hypocrisy   Read More ...
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