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Judge blocks enforcement of LA law that takes aim at NRA

LOS ANGELES (AP) - A federal judge on Wednesday blocked enforcement of a Los Angeles law requiring businesses that want city contracts to disclose...

YouTube cracks down on racist, sexist and similar insults

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - YouTube is taking another step to curb hateful and violent speech on its site. The video streaming company said...

Supreme Court leaves Kentucky’s ultrasound law in place

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court on Monday left in place a Kentucky law requiring doctors to perform ultrasounds and show fetal images to...

Supreme Court leaves Kentucky’s ultrasound law in place

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court on Monday left in place a Kentucky law requiring doctors to perform ultrasounds and show fetal images to...

U.N. expert urges Ethiopia to stop shutting down internet

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) - A United Nations expert on the freedom of expression said he has urged Ethiopian officials to stop shutting down...

Lebanon’s journalists suffer abuse, threats covering unrest

BEIRUT (AP) - Lebanese journalists are facing threats and wide-ranging harassment in their work - including verbal insults and physical attacks, even death threats...

Lebanon’s journalists suffer abuse, threats covering unrest

BEIRUT (AP) - Lebanese journalists are facing threats and wide-ranging harassment in their work - including verbal insults and physical attacks, even death threats...

Man who offered $500 for killing an ICE agent is acquitted

BOSTON (AP) - A man who tweeted that he would give $500 to anyone who would kill a federal immigration officer was acquitted Friday...

Polish professor defends himself against defamation charge

WARSAW, Poland (AP) - Poland’s ruling party is suing a law professor of international renown for defamation over comments he made on Twitter.The case...

Moroccan rapper on trial amid growing rage at powers-that-be

FES, Morocco (AP) - Moroccan rapper Gnawi knew the police would come, after he and two friends released a unusually outspoken video exposing their...