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Iraqi refugee, one of two held at JFK, is released

Refugees detained at JFKOne of two Iraqi refugees being held at John F. Kennedy Airport in New York under President Donald Trump's new order barring refugees from several Muslim countries was released Saturday, though his future status in the United States remains unclear.

The man, Hameed Khalid Darweesh, worked for the U.S. military as an interpreter during the Iraq war. The U.S. government had approved his asylum request and issued him a green card to move to the United States prior to Trump's executive order, but he was detained upon arrival.

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U.S. downgraded to flawed democracy for the first time

US falls from full to flawed democracyThe United States of America is now a more imperfect union.

The Democracy Index has downgraded the U.S. from a full democracy to a flawed one, marking the first time the nation has fallen into the lower ranking.

Other flawed democracies include Botswana, India, Japan and Ghana, while much of Western Europe stayed in the full democracy category.

Americans’ growing distrust in their government, elected officials and the media prompted the demotion, the Economist Intelligence Unit — the UK-based economic firm that produces the annual index — wrote in a Wednesday report.

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Drug lord Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman extradited to US

El chapo extradited to USMexico's government extradited drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman to the United States where he is wanted on drug trafficking and other charges.

Guzman landed in New York late on Thursday to face federal narcotics trafficking and other charges.

A US law enforcement official told The Associated Press news agency that Guzman arrived following a flight from the Mexican border town Ciudad Juarez.

Guzman is expected to appear in a federal court in Brooklyn on Friday.

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Report says Chicago police violated civil rights for years

Chicago police reportChicago police have violated the constitutional rights of residents for years, permitting racial bias against blacks, using excessive force and shooting people who did not pose immediate threats, the Justice Department announced Friday after a yearlong investigation.

Officers endangered civilians, caused avoidable injuries and deaths and eroded community trust that is "the cornerstone of public safety," said Vanita Gupta, head of the Justice Department's civil rights division.

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Former NFL player Carpenter dies aged 39

Keion Carpenter- Former NFL safety and philanthropist Keion Carpenter died on Thursday morning at the age of 39, one day after collapsing on a run while on holiday in Miami, a family spokesman said.

Cousin Jamila Smith told the Baltimore Sun that Carpenter had an accident while playing with his son.

"They were running to the car when (Carpenter) slipped, fell, hit his head and slipped into a coma. It was just a freak accident," she said. "He was always healthy; he went to the doctor, ate well and worked out."

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Seven felons, including Weather Underground member, and 101 others convicted as minors get clemency from Cuomo

Andrew CuomoGov. Cuomo wound down the year on Friday by commuting the jail sentences of seven felons, including the getaway driver in an infamous armored car robbery that left two cops and a security guard dead.

Cuomo also pardoned five others and granted conditional pardons to 101 additional offenders who were convicted of non-violent crimes as minors and have maintained clean records for at least 10 years.

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More than half of Florida death row inmates may be resentenced

Florida death row sentencesMore than 200 inmates on Florida's death row may be entitled to new sentencing hearings after the state's Supreme Court issued two rulings that recodify how the death penalty is applied in convictions.

The Florida Supreme Court issued rulings Thursday that solidify death penalties for inmates sentenced before June 2002 while offering a chance for more than half the inmates on death row to potentially be resentenced to life in prison.

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