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Trump impeached after Capitol riot; historic second charge

President Donald Trump speaks to the media before boarding Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House, Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2021 in Washington. The President is traveling to Texas. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump was impeached by the U.S. House for a historic second time Wednesday, charged with “incitement of insurrection” over the deadly mob siege of the Capitol in a swift and stunning collapse of his final days ...

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Law Digest — U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit — Jan. 14, 2021

U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit Immigration Law; Doctrine of consular non-reviewability: Where government denied alien’s application for a visa following a lengthy review in which it found that alien had misrepresented her age, among other things, in ...

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Maryland police officer suspended over social media posts

Police response times in some parts of Maryland's Prince George's County may be high enough to trigger restrictions on development. MUST CREDIT: Washington Post photo by Matt McClain

UPPER MARLBORO — A Maryland police officer was suspended on Tuesday over two social media posts, including one showing him wearing what was described as a political T-shirt as he displayed his badge and service weapon. The Prince George’s County ...

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Hogan names 2 circuit, 2 district judges

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Gov. Larry Hogan on Wednesday appointed circuit court judges for Baltimore and Allegany counties and district court judges for Prince George’s and Caroline counties. Hogan elevated District Judge Stacy A. Mayer to the Baltimore County Circuit Court and named Allegany ...

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Security firm settles EEOC hostile environment claim in Woodlawn

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission headquarters and Washington Field Office. (Wikimedia Commons / AgnosticPreachersKid / “Woodward_and_Lothrop_Service_Warehouse” / CC BY-SA 3.0 / cropped and resized)

A private security firm for the U.S. Social Security Administration in Woodlawn has agreed to pay $200,000 to settle a federal agency’s claim that the company maintained a sexually hostile work environment and fired one of its female guards who ...

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US Supreme Court to hear case on virus relief for tribes

FILE - This Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2012 file photo shows the U.S. Supreme Court Building Washington. The court is setting an election-season review of racial preference in college admissions, agreeing Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2012 to consider new limits on the contentious issue of affirmative action programs. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — The U.S. Supreme Court will hear a case that centers on who gets a share of $8 billion in federal coronavirus relief allocated for Native American tribes. Lower courts split on whether Alaska Native corporations, which own ...

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