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Judge dismisses lawsuit of Muslim boy's dad with prejudice

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DALLAS - A judge has dismissed with prejudice a lawsuit filed by the father of a Muslim boy arrested after taking a homemade clock to his Dallas-area school.
The decision Tuesday by U.S. District Judge Sam Lindsay of Dallas means that Mohamed Elhassan Mohamed's lawsuit cannot be refiled again based on the same claims. The judge also ordered the family to cover all of the costs of the lawsuit.
The family of Ahmed Mohamed had complained that the Irving, Texas, school district discriminated against the boy, then 14, in 2015 because of his race and religion.
Ahmed was charged with having a...
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Former Trump campaign manager Manafort files to dismiss charges

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WASHINGTON - Former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort on Wednesday filed a motion in federal court seeking to dismiss charges against him, saying that the special counsel had exceeded his authority by charging Manafort with crimes not related to Russian meddling in the 2016 election.
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U.S. District Court Denies Mass. A. G. Healey's Motion to Dismiss Suit against Overreaching ‘Enforcement Notice'

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NEWTOWN, Conn. - A U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts judge has denied state Attorney General Maura Healey's motion to dismiss the lawsuit brought by four federally-licensed Massachusetts firearms retailers and the National Shooting Sports Foundation , the trade association for the firearms and ammunition industry, challenging the overreaching “Enforcement Notice” issued by...
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