Missouri’s only abortion clinic wins licensing battle against state health department

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(Reuters) – Missouri’s only abortion clinic won its case against the state’s health department to remain open on Friday, after a state arbiter found the state’s health department was unjustified in denying the clinic’s license renewal application. Missouri health officials declined to renew the clinic’s license last year on the grounds that it failed to … Read more

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Bulgaria to end quarantine on travel from most of EU

Bulgaria to end quarantine on travel from most of EU

FILE PHOTO: People wearing face masks in an attempt to prevent the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) wait outside a labour office in Sofia, Bulgaria, April 8, 2020. REUTERS/Stoyan Nenov/File Photo SOFIA (Reuters) – Bulgaria will lift an obligatory 14-day quarantine from June 1 for travellers from most European Union countries, but not those states … Read more

Gov. Cuomo announces NYC will start reopening on June 8

Gov. Cuomo announces NYC will start reopening on June 8

New York City will finally begin reopening from its months-long coronavirus lockdown on June 8, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Friday. Cuomo announced the city would enter phase one at a joint press conference, via video feed, with Mayor Bill de Blasio at LaPenta School of Business in New Rochelle Friday. “We are on track to … Read more

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How Reuters analyzed court data on qualified immunity

How Reuters analyzed court data on qualified immunity

(Reuters) – Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor has repeatedly criticized her fellow justices for creating, as she put it in a 2018 dissent, an “absolute shield” for police officers accused of excessive force. So Reuters reporters decided to test her words. FILE PHOTO: A general view of the United States Supreme Court in Washington, U.S., … Read more

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Lesotho appeal courts revokes bail granted to former leader’s wife

Lesotho appeal courts revokes bail granted to former leader's wife

FILE PHOTO: Maesaiah Thabane, wife of Lesotho’s Prime Minister Thomas Thabane poses for a photograph at the State House in Maseru, Lesotho, February 18, 2020. REUTERS/Sumaya Hisham /File Photo MASERU (Reuters) – Lesotho’s Appeal Court on Friday revoked bail which had been granted to former prime minister Thomas Thabane’s wife, who is accused of murdering … Read more