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Senate poised to renew Violence Against Women Act

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Senators tussled Thursday over whether Indian authorities should be able to prosecute non-Indians in domestic abuse cases, an issue that has delayed passage of legislation to renew the federal government's main law in the fight against domestic violence. A final vote on reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act is now scheduled for Monday. The 1994 act expired in 2011, but...

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