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Crackdown on bots sweeps up real Twitter accounts

Nina Tomasieski logs on to Twitter before the sun rises. Seated at her dining room table with a nearby TV constantly tuned to Fox News, the 70-year-old grandmother spends up to 14 hours a day tweeting the praises of President Trump and his political allies, particularly those on the ballot this fall, and deriding their opponents.
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Could hard-right Supreme Court haunt GOP? History says maybe

Could hard-right Supreme Court haunt GOP? History says maybe

WASHINGTON (AP) — Be careful what you wish for.
That's the history lesson for Republicans eagerly anticipating Brett Kavanaugh's ascension to the Supreme Court, which could cement conservative control of the court for a generation.
The GOP may ultimately pay a political price.
When and how steep? That depends on how m ... (full story)


Jails, prisons slowly loosen resistance to addiction meds

Jails, prisons slowly loosen resistance to addiction meds

GREENFIELD, Mass. (AP) — Four inmates sit silently in the library of the Franklin County House of Correction one summer morning. But these men aren't here to read books.
Under the supervision of a nurse and two corrections officers, they're taking their daily dose of buprenorphine. The drug, often known by the brand name Su ... (full story)


Bill aimed to protect people's due process

Upon return from summer recess, lawmakers seated for a committee in the Ohio House of Representatives may consider a piece of legislation meant to correct officially a public record.
The Final Order Correction Act would effectively protect an Ohioan's due process rights, said Rep. John Barnes Jr., D-Cleveland - the bill's sponsor ... (full story)


EPA emails: Monsanto guided agency's herbicide label changes

As the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency prepared to make label changes for the herbicide dicamba after it caused widespread crop damage, the agency depended on the herbicide's maker for guidance, documents produced in a federal lawsuit show.
A review of more than 800 pages of documents from a lawsuit filed against the U.S. EP ... (full story)