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Cop found not guilty in slaying of African American youth

A grand jury ruled  that the police killing of Danroy "D.J." Henry, Jr., the African American Pace University football player cops shot outside of a bar in suburban New York, was not a crime.

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U.S. Chamber planned dirty tricks, smears against unions

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce reportedly paid a law firm to initiate a campaign of political sabotage against unions and other progressive groups that have opposed its policies.

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Illinois sues to prevent pension for cop tied to torture

Activists against police torture here welcome Ill. Attorney General Lisa Madigan's lawsuit to stop Jon Burge, the former police commander convicted for lying about the torture of suspects, from receiving his pension.

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Anti-immigrant laws are problem, not solution, study shows

A new study shows that  "enforcement only" strategies are likely to cause large scale suffering and disruption rather than solve the undocumented immigration problem.

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Obama renominates his pick for labor board

Obama renominated former top union attorney Craig Becker as a member of the National Labor Relations Board

Calif. governor: "No time for politics as usual"

Gov. Jerry Brown invoked the struggles for democracy in Egypt and Tunisia as he called for "turning to the people" for "a clear mandate"

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Justice Dept. weighs probe of Seattle police killings

A local jury returned a split verdict, but the finding by four jurors that the cop's use of lethal force was unjustified is virtually unprecedented.

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Ohio poll: Don't cut people's programs

The old adage that people may want the ox gored, but not their ox, appears to hold true in the findings of an Quinnipiac poll published last week in Ohio.

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Seattle MLK march message: stop police violence

More than 2,000 people marched Martin Luther King Day, protesting brutality and use of lethal force by officers of the Seattle Police Department.

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Illinois: One pen away from abolishing the death penalty

Lawmakers are poised to make Illinois the first state to end capital punishment since 2009.

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