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U.S. sued over border phone searches

The Trump administration is increasingly allowing federal border agents to seize and search — sometimes violently — the mobile phones and laptops of U.S. citizens and lawful immigrants as they enter the country, two advocacy groups say in a lawsuit. The ...

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Wisconsin AG’s office spends $83K on ‘swag’

MADISON, Wis. — The Wisconsin attorney general’s office has spent about $83,000 on promotional items since Republican Brad Schimel took office, including bags, pistol cases, candy and custom-made fortune cookies. The Associated Press obtained invoices through an open records request ...

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Trump nominates White House lawyer to bench

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump has tapped one of his own White House attorneys for a judgeship on one of the most important federal appeals courts, opening the door for confirmation hearing questions about the legal controversies that dominated the ...

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Wisconsin panel changes court rules for Foxconn

MADISON, Wis. — Foxconn Technology Group could appeal lawsuits directly to the conservative-controlled Wisconsin Supreme Court, skipping the state appeals court, under changes to a $3 billion incentive package the Legislature’s budget-writing committee approved Tuesday. The unprecedented change to the ...

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