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Judge declares mistrial in Michael Slager trial

Judge declares mistrial in Michael Slager trial

That case, brought by the Obama Justice Department, now hangs in the balance. Andrew Savage, an attorney for Slager, said he hoped the former officer's representatives would be able to meet with people making the decisions about the case in a new administration so they can make their argument about the charges.


Trump to visit victims of Ohio State attack

Trump to visit victims of Ohio State attack

White House press secretary Josh Earnest praised Donald Trump's nomination of James Mattis during Wednesday's White House press briefing. Now TIME magazine Person of the Year as well as President-elect, Donald Trump said Wednesday he expects to select his Secretary of State next week and former rival Mitt Romney still has a chance to win the post.


John Glenn, 1st US astronaut to orbit Earth, dies at 95

John Glenn, 1st US astronaut to orbit Earth, dies at 95

He also served OH in the US Senate from 1972 to 1998. Glenn was also the oldest person to fly in space and the only astronaut to fly in both the Mercury and space shuttle programs. His body will lie in state at the Ohio Statehouse for a day, before a public memorial service will be held at Ohio State University . Rep. Pat Tiberi (R-Ohio) called Glenn one of Ohio's "greatest and most heroic legends".


USA lawyers try to avoid death for accused

USA lawyers try to avoid death for accused

Less than an hour earlier, the group of black church members had welcomed the 21-year-old Roof to their study group , giving him a Bible and a paper guide as they contemplated a parable in the Book of Mark. Roof's "racism, his violence, his assault on a house of worship won't prevail in this courtroom", the prosecutor said. "Let me check on my pastor".



Federal judge halts recount, sealing Trump's Michigan win

Now that the order has been reversed, Stein's camp could appeal to the Michigan Supreme Court for another ruling, as well as the Federal Court of Appeals. "These concerns need to be investigated before the 2016 presidential election is certified". The Board of State Canvassers met Wednesday, a day after the Michigan Court of Appeals ordered it to dismiss Green Party candidate Jill Stein's petition.



House OKs bill to ban abortion after 20 weeks

Jennifer notes that the bill does not include exceptions for rape or incest - the only exception would be if the life of the woman were in danger. "Courts in two states have struck down other such "heartbeat" laws", Jennifer notes. Wade ruling that states can not ban abortion before fetal viability. It added the bill would make doctors unable to do their jobs to the fullest and would "harm women's health in very clear ways".