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     Top CNS stories for today including Hillary Clinton’s Doctor Saying the Democrat is ‘Fit to Serve,’ Indiana Ban on Syrian Refugees Drawing Mockery From 7th Circuit, California Gov. Jerry Brown approving a package of climate-change and clean-air bills, and more.
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     1.) Indiana Ban on Syrian Refugees Draws Mockery From 7th Circuit
     Sketching out certain defeat for Indiana’s policy against Syrian refugee resettlement, the Seventh Circuit’s most outspoken jurists rained a tag-team of rhetorical blows down on the state’s attorney Wednesday morning.
     2.) Hillary Clinton’s Doctor Says the Democrat is ‘Fit to Serve’
     Democrat Hillary Clinton is recovering well from a bout of pneumonia that knocked her from the campaign trail this week and is “fit to serve as President of the United States,” according to a doctor who has seen the presidential candidate regularly over the past year.
     3.) Hundreds Fight Dakota Access Pipeline in D.C.
     Nearly one month into standoff along a tributary of the Missouri River, members of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe have taken their protest of the Dakota Access oil pipeline to the White House.
     4.) Goodbye Humankind: Robots Now Making Pizza
      In a trend that likely has Italians around the world saying “mamma mia,” a Silicon Valley restaurant has begun using robots to prepare pizzas.
     5.) Brown Signs $900M Cap-and-Trade Spending Bill
     California Gov. Jerry Brown approved a package of climate-change and clean-air bills during a signing ceremony in Fresno Wednesday, including the allocation of $900 million from the state’s struggling cap-and-trade program.
     6.) Cellphone Warning Fight Goes to Ninth Circuit
      The veracity of a safety warning Berkeley requires cellphone retailers to show consumers became the focal point of a Ninth Circuit hearing on Tuesday.
     7.) ACC Pulls Championship Games Out of North Carolina
     The Atlantic Coast Conference of the NCAA said Wednesday that it move all of its neutral site championships from North Carolina in protest of the state’s discriminatory bathroom law.
     8.) Bailout Etiquette Divides California State Bar
     The California State Bar’s board of trustees debated Monday how best to ask for a bailout after the Legislature’s failure to pass its usual bill allowing the bar to collect membership dues left a funding void.

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