Morning Docket: 05.03.17

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* The Jeff Sessions Justice Department will decline to bring charges against Baton Rogue police officers involved in the death of Alton Sterling. The shooting of Sterling was caught on videotape and led to protests last summer. [Washington Post]

* A new lawsuit alleges a funeral home in Mississippi refused to cremate a man’s husband because he was gay. [CNN]

* Is Apple prepping for a massive acquisition? Let the guessing game begin. [LA Times]

* A judge has ruled that a defamation suit against CNN will go forward. The allegations surround a story about infant mortality at a Florida hospital. [Law.com]

* The machinations behind the latest push to repeal and replace Obamacare have hit a snag over preexisting conditions. [New York Times]

* The United States may pull out of the climate change Paris Agreement as early as next week. [Huffington Post]
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