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TV Stations Run Kelli Ward PAC Ad Despite Martha McSally Lawyer Threat

A lawyer for Arizona candidate for U.S. Senate Martha McSally threatened to “pursue legal remedies” against cable television stations running a statewide ad supporting competing  Senate candidate Dr. Kelli Ward, but station managers refused to pull the ad.

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UPDATE: CBS Exec Fired After No Sympathy for ‘Republican Gun Toters’ Post

Hayley Geftman-Gold, who served as senior counsel for strategic transactions at CBS, was fired Monday afternoon by the network. In a social media post, Geftman-Gold wrote that, for partisan reasons, she is “not even sympathetic” to the 50-plus murdered and 400-plus hospitalized during Sunday’s shooting massacre in Las Vegas.

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California Bar Exam Pass Rate Reaches New Low

The success rate for prospective lawyers that took the California Bar Exam this July slid to just 43 percent receiving a passing score on the 2016 test.

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Huma Abedin Pleas Ignorance of New Emails, Points to Weiner

“She only learned for the first time on Friday, from press reports, of the possibility that a laptop belonging to Mr. Weiner could contain emails of hers,” Huma Abedin’s lawyer Karen Dunn said in a statement.

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Former Interogator Claims Human Rights Lawyers Have Crippled Army

British soldiers have been placed in a straightjacket by rules governing interrogation, brought in to stop the avalanche of lawsuits against the taxpayer. A former interogator has told the Sunday Telegraph that one soldier was even investigated for touching a Taliban