Big state joins 17 others in reining in asset forfeiture

A move to provide greater protections for Americans’ private-property rights is gaining momentum, with the signing by Gov. John Kasich in Ohio of a new law that requires that criminal charges be filed before police can take an individuals’ assets. The Heartland Institute, a free-market think tank, said Wednesday that with Kasich’s signing of House Bill […] …

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N.Y. probes Trump foundation, Clintons ignored

NEW YORK – New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman office declared President-elect Donald Trump is not permitted to close his charitable foundation, the Donald J. Trump Foundation Inc., until state prosecutors have completed their probe determining whether Trump personally benefited from the foundation’s spending. Schneiderman’s decision Tuesday to investigate Trump over inurement charges – that […] …

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‘Gay’ teacher and his ‘husband’ sexually abused 8 boys

Police in South St.Paul, Minnesota, have revealed that a homosexual elementary-school teacher and his “husband” sexually abused eight underage boys since at least 2013 in a report released Tuesday. Aric Babbitt, 40, and Matthew Deyo, 36, came to the attention of local authorities Aug. 14 after a 16-year-old former student of Babbitt’s revealed an “ongoing […] …

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