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Thousands still without power in Michigan ...Judge revokes bond for shooter's wife... Syrian man has temporary win in court

By The Associated Press | Posted - Mar. 10, 2017 at 6:40 p.m.



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DETROIT (AP) — Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder says that at one point close to a third of the state's land area had no access to electricity after high winds knocked out power this week to more than a million utility customers. About 470,000 customers are still without power after Wednesday's storm. The utilities say power should be restored to nearly all by Sunday. Snyder surveyed damage today in a Dearborn Heights neighborhood, west of Detroit.

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A federal judge in Florida is revoking bond for the wife of the Pulse nightclub gunman. The judge in Orlando reversed the decision of a magistrate judge in Oakland, California, to release Noor Salman on $500,000 bond. The bond revocation was made at the request of prosecutors. Salman moved to California to be with family after the massacre that took the lives of 49 people last June. Her husband, Omar Mateen, was killed by police.

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A federal judge is coming down on the side of a Syrian man who alleges in a suit that president Donald Trump's revised travel ban is unconstitutional and will prevent his family from leaving Aleppo and joining him in Wisconsin. The judge in Madison issued an order today temporarily blocking the federal government from enforcing the new travel ban against the man's family, saying the family is in danger.

GRAETTINGER, Iowa (AP) — The Palo Alto County Sheriff's Office says residents of three households that were evacuated near the site of a train derailment and fire in northwest Iowa have been allowed to return home. The derailment occurred around 1 a.m. near Graettinger (GREHT'-ihn-jur), about 160 miles northwest of Des Moines. It sent 27 tanker cars, each carrying 25,000 gallons of ethanol, off the tracks. The fire is still burning.

PRINCETON, N.J. (AP) — Princeton University says a gender discrimination lawsuit filed against it by a former graduate student is meritless and contains a series of inaccurate accusations. A student dubbed John Doe filed the lawsuit in federal court in New Jersey. He alleges because he's a man the university didn't take seriously his reports that he was sexually assaulted twice by a man he was dating or that he had attempted suicide.

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