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Judge denies Republicans’ attempt to join abortion lawsuit

A federal judge on Tuesday rejected Wisconsin Republican lawmakers' attempt to intervene in a Planned Parenthood lawsuit challenging the state's abortion restrictions, saying in a strongly worded order that they presented no evidence that the Democratic attorney general wouldn't adequately defend the laws.

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Judge orders Spectrum Brands to pay $1.9M in civil penalties

A Wisconsin-based consumer products company has been ordered to pay $1.9 million in civil penalties for waiting to report a defect in coffee carafes that resulted in injuries to nearly 70 people, and for continuing to sell the carafes even after they were recalled.

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Judge exempts Syrian family from Trump ban

A Syrian refugee trying to bring his family to Wisconsin renewed his challenge of President Donald Trump's travel ban in federal court Friday, arguing the new order is clearly anti-Muslim and just as illegal as the president's first travel ban.

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Attorney general appeals abortion ruling

Wisconsin Attorney General Brad Schimel has appealed a federal judge's ruling striking down a law that required doctors performing abortions to first obtain admitting privileges at nearby hospitals.

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Judge rules state’s abortion restriction unconstitutional

A federal judge on Friday struck down a Wisconsin law requiring doctors performing abortions to get hospital admitting privileges, ruling that any benefits to women's health from the requirement are "substantially outweighed" by restricting women's access to abortion.

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