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Suspected Package Blast In France Injures 7

Seven people are injured after an explosion on Friday in the southeastern French city of Lyon, The Associated Press reported. The nation’s anti-terrorism office has now launched an investigation of the incident, sending anti-terrorism prosecutor Rémy Heitz to the area. According to French media, authorities suspect that a package bomb detonated on a pedestrian street. […]

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Federal Judge Blocks Mississippi Abortion Law

A U.S. district judge on Friday blocked Mississippi’s restrictive abortion law, setting the stage for more court battles as conservative lawmakers continue to challenge Roe v. Wade.  U.S. District Judge Carlton Reeves heard arguments on Tuesday over a request from Mississippi’s only remaining abortion clinic to prevent the law from going into effect on July […]

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Five Former Michigan Catholic Priests Charged With Sex Crimes

DETROIT (AP) — Michigan prosecutors announced the filing of sexual abuse charges Friday against five former Catholic priests as part of a state attorney general’s investigation into clergy abuse going back decades. Attorney General Dana Nessel said the priests served in dioceses in Detroit, Lansing and Kalamazoo, and that they’ve been charged with various counts […]