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PHOENIX | Judge refuses to limit Arizona vote count, sets hearing

PHOENIX — A judge on Thursday rejected Republican demands to immediately limit vote counts in the razor-tight U.S. Senate race in Arizona and set a hearing on the challenge affecting about 5,600 votes in the state’s most populous county. Judge Margaret R. Mahoney said it was too soon to require Maricopa and other counties to … Continue reading PHOENIX | Judge refuses to limit Arizona vote count, sets hearing

WASHINGTON | The Latest: Judge refuses to block emergency alert test

WASHINGTON — The Latest on the first nationwide emergency alert test on cellphones, to take place on Wednesday (all times local): 1 p.m. A New York federal judge has refused to block the Federal Emergency Management Agency from conducting its emergency alert test on telephones. Judge Katherine Polk Failla (FAY’-luh) in Manhattan rejected the longshot … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: Judge refuses to block emergency alert test

BISMARCK, N.D | Judge refuses to reopen North Dakota pipeline security suit

BISMARCK, N.D — A North Dakota judge has refused to reopen a lawsuit that state regulators filed against a North Carolina-based private security firm accused of using heavy-handed tactics against people protesting the $3.8 billion Dakota Access oil pipeline. Judge John Grinsteiner’s decision Monday ends the yearlong dispute in state district court, but doesn’t resolve … Continue reading BISMARCK, N.D | Judge refuses to reopen North Dakota pipeline security suit