Woman Accuses Texas Police of Forced Sedation and Rape

A woman who was helping her sister in an apartment dispute claims in a $50 million lawsuit that police near Austin, Texas, falsely arrested her, subjected her to a brutal sexual assault and forced sedation, and denied her a rape test and bail.

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Energy Department Accused of Ignoring Risks at Nuclear Facility

The Natural Resources Defense Council and Nuclear Watch filed a federal lawsuit against Energy Secretary Rick Perry on Thursday, claiming the government’s plans to use a half-century-old Tennessee complex for a new uranium processing facility risks a catastrophic nuclear incident in the event of an earthquake.

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