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PNS Daily News - May 22, 2017 


Today’s news highlights several issues: a new era in U.S. – Arab relations? The Catholic church commits to major fossil fuel divestment before G-7 meetings. And some farmers are accused of using immigration threats to discourage legal claims.

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SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Advocates for the nearly 50,000 people incarcerated in Illinois say they won't give up the fight to ensure those people ...Read More
PHOENIX — Lawmakers in the U.S. House reintroduced a bill on Wednesday mandating that no voter should have to wait in line for more than an ...Read More
RALEIGH, N.C. - A directive from U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions could shift additional burdens on the state's already crowded prison system and ...Read More
HARRISBURG, Pa. - Redistricting designed to favor a political party has skewed election results in many states, and a new report says Pennsylvania is ...Read More
MADISON, Wis. – During his campaign, President Donald Trump repeatedly alleged massive and widespread voter fraud in the U.S. election system ...Read More
PITTSBURGH – A recent court ruling means schools will have to change a practice that has led to mandatory expulsion of students. The case ...Read More
ANNAPOLIS, Md. -- A report on transgender student policies in American schools by a conservative think tank is being taken to task by experts ...Read More
HARTFORD, Conn. – A bill to ban so-called conversion gay therapy in Connecticut has moved a big step closer to becoming law. The bill passed ...Read More
CARSON CITY, Nev. -- Today is the National Day of Prayer, and LGBTQ groups are bracing for an executive order President Trump is expected to sign ...Read More
DES MOINES, Iowa – Nearly a year after a legal defeat, voting-rights advocates are continuing their fight to end Iowa's lifetime voting ban for ...Read More
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