Judge: Exonerated man’s suit against Elkhart police may proceed

A civil rights lawsuit filed by pardoned ex-prisoner Keith Cooper has been allowed to continue, with a federal judge ruling Tuesday that Cooper’s federal malicious prosecution and related claims are not time-barred. However, the judge also raised questions as to whether the relevant statute of limitations should be revised.

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Trump says he has ‘absolute right’ to pardon himself

President Donald Trump asserted his presidential power and escalated his efforts to discredit the special counsel Russia probe on Monday, declaring he has the “absolute right” to pardon himself and attacking the investigation as “totally UNCONSTITUTIONAL!”

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