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  • Employee of Merkel's press office suspected of spying for Egypt
    A man who worked in German Chancellor Angela Merkel's press office is suspected of having spied for Egypt, a government report said Thursday. Police carried out "executive measures" against the man in December 2019 after he was found to have "worked for years for an Egyptian intelligence service", according to ... read more
    Source: Justice – Yahoo 1Published on 2020-07-09
  • Mississippi seeing big virus outbreak in state legislature
    People standing close to each other and talking, sometimes leaning in to whisper, without a mask in sight. Among those testing positive in the heavily Republican body are the GOP presiding officers, House Speaker Philip Gunn and Lt. Gov. Delbert Hosemann. None of the lawmakers has been hospitalized, according to ... read more
    Source: Justice – Yahoo 1Published on 2020-07-09
  • Police: Black man's hanging death in California was suicide
    A police investigation confirmed suicide was the cause of death of a Black man found hanging from a tree in a Southern California city park last month, authorities said Thursday. The investigation revealed Robert Fuller, a 24-year-old homeless man, suffered from mental illness and took his own life early on ... read more
    Source: Justice – Yahoo 1Published on 2020-07-09
  • The WHO often has been under fire, but no nation has ever moved to sever ties with it
    In the midst of a surge of new cases of COVID-19, the United States this week gave formal notice of its intention to withdraw from the World Health Organization. The move, to take effect next year, will at once deprive the WHO of one of its major sources of funding ... read more
    Source: Justice – Yahoo 1Published on 2020-07-09
  • Officers in deadly Breonna Taylor raid thought she was alone
    Louisville police officers who fatally shot Breonna Taylor while serving a warrant were told she should be home alone because the main target of the narcotics investigation was elsewhere, according to an interview with one of the detectives who served the warrant. Taylor was shot eight times after officers used ... read more
    Source: Justice – Yahoo 1Published on 2020-07-09
  • UK turns down EU coronavirus vaccine scheme
    The Government has turned down the opportunity to join a European Union coronavirus vaccine scheme after ministers expressed concern over “costly delays”, The Telegraph understands. Alok Sharma, the Business Secretary, is believed to have wtlked away from the plan after failing to secure “sufficient assurance” that the UK would receive ... read more
    Source: Justice – Yahoo 1Published on 2020-07-09
  • Ex-Trump lawyer Michael Cohen back in federal prison
    President Donald Trump’s former personal lawyer and fixer, Michael Cohen, was returned to federal prison Thursday, weeks after his early release to serve the remainder of his sentence at home because of the coronavirus pandemic, the federal Bureau of Prisons said. In a statement to The Associated Press, the Bureau ... read more
    Source: Justice – Yahoo 1Published on 2020-07-09
  • Sudan reshuffles government, hoping to appease protesters
    Sudan’s transitional government announced a major Cabinet reshuffle on Thursday, hoping to defuse public discontent over the economic collapse and other crises that have tested the country’s path toward democracy. Sudanese Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok accepted the resignation of six ministers, including the finance minister who has been faulted for ... read more
    Source: Justice – Yahoo 1Published on 2020-07-09
  • Mayor helps paint 'Black Lives Matter' outside Trump Tower
    New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio grabbed a roller Thursday to paint “Black Lives Matter" in front of the namesake Manhattan tower of President Donald Trump, who tweeted last week that the street mural would be “a symbol of hate.” De Blasio was flanked by his wife, Chirlane McCray, ... read more
    Source: Justice – Yahoo 1Published on 2020-07-09
  • Trump faced issues with Asian Americans even before virus
    Sonny Vinuya hasn’t decided if he’ll vote again for Donald Trump in the battleground state of Nevada. The Filipino American businessman in Las Vegas is personally offended by the president's use of a racist slur at recent re-election rallies, where he mocked China and the COVID-19 pandemic’s origins in Asia. ... read more
    Source: Justice – Yahoo 1Published on 2020-07-09
  • AP source: Feds feared Epstein confidante might kill herself
    Federal officials were so worried Jeffrey Epstein’s longtime confidante Ghislaine Maxwell might take her own life after her arrest that they took away her clothes and sheets and made her wear paper attire while in custody, an official familiar with the matter told The Associated Press. The steps to ensure ... read more
    Source: Justice – Yahoo 1Published on 2020-07-09
  • Tucker Carlson Finds Tammy Duckworth ‘Unimpressive.’ So Who Does He Find ‘Impressive’?
    Nearly all of the attention is focused on Fox News primetime host Tucker Carlson calling Democratic Sen. Tammy Duckworth—an Iraq War veteran who lost both of her legs in combat—a “coward” and a “fraud” who “hates America,” but don’t forget: He also called her an “unimpressive person.”If you have the ... read more
    Source: Justice – Yahoo 1Published on 2020-07-09
  • Russian investigators search homes of Kremlin critics
    Russian investigators on Thursday searched the homes of several Kremlin critics who have urged supporters to protest against President Vladimir Putin's rule, activists said. The latest searches of members of the opposition came after Putin, who has been in power for two decades, this month oversaw a controversial vote that ... read more
    Source: Justice – Yahoo 1Published on 2020-07-09
  • AP Explains: Confederate flags draw differing responses
    Public pressure amid protests over racial inequality forced Mississippi to furl its Confederate-inspired state flag for good, yet Georgia’s flag is based on another Confederate design and lives on. The Confederacy used more than one flag while it was fighting the United States to preserve slavery, and most of the ... read more
    Source: Justice – Yahoo 1Published on 2020-07-09
  • US sanctions Chinese officials over repression of minorities
    The United States on Thursday imposed sanctions on three senior officials of the Chinese Communist Party for alleged human rights abuses targeting ethnic and religious minorities China has detained in the western part of the country. The decision to bar these senior officials and their families from entering the U.S. ... read more
    Source: Justice – Yahoo 1Published on 2020-07-09
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  • Trump’s apparently been too busy hate tweeting to file his annual financial disclosure report
    Donald Trump's annual financial disclosure report—really the only regular glimpse the public gets of a president's finances—was due in May. He and other White House employees received a 45-day pandemic extension that came due last week, according to The New York Times. Guess what? Trump's financial report still hasn't been filed. ... read more
    Source: Justice – Daily Kos 2Published on 2020-07-09
  • Donald Trump and Ron DeSantis have partnered to destroy Florida, and they’re doing a great job
    Monday was horrendous. Yesterday was more horrendous. Today will be worse. COVID-19 cases aren’t just shooting up in dozens of states, they’re particularly soaring in states where there is absolutely no plan to halt, or even slow, the outbreaks. The poster child for awful is, of course, the state that Donald ... read more
    Source: Justice – Daily Kos 2Published on 2020-07-09
  • Ford workers ask company to stop assembling and selling police cars as protests continue
    As protests and conversations about police brutality continue, an estimated 100 Ford Motor Co. employees have asked the motor vehicle manufacturer to consider no longer assembling and selling police cars, as reported by The Verge. As the Detroit Free Press confirmed, this issue has been raised by employees in multiple internal ... read more
    Source: Justice – Daily Kos 2Published on 2020-07-09
  • Judge Sullivan isn’t done with Flynn just yet, case going to full court of appeals
    Last December, Judge Emmet Sullivan made clear what he thought about Michael Flynn’s claim of being “ambushed” by FBI investigators with a one-sentence ruling: "The court summarily disposes of Mr. Flynn’s arguments that the FBI conducted an ambush interview for the purpose of trapping him into making false statements.” The idea that Flynn—who ... read more
    Source: Justice – Daily Kos 2Published on 2020-07-09
  • On second thought, CDC not changing guidelines for reopening schools just to please madman Trump
    The head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) signaled Thursday that the agency won't bow to the wishes of a madman simply because he happens to be sitting in the Oval Office. After both Donald Trump and White House coronavirus task force leader Mike Pence attacked the CDC guidelines for ... read more
    Source: Justice – Daily Kos 2Published on 2020-07-09
  • Trump admin still hasn’t reopened DACA to new applicants 3 weeks after Supreme Court ruling
    Thursday, July 9, marks three weeks since the Supreme Court ruled that the Trump administration illegally ended the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, yet U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has still not reopened it to new applicants. Up to 66,000 undocumented teens could right now be eligible to ... read more
    Source: Justice – Daily Kos 2Published on 2020-07-09
  • AG Barr bribed, threatened, and lied his way to ousting New York’s top prosecutor, testimony reveals
    In prepared congressional testimony, the recently ousted U.S. attorney from New York describes in exquisite detail Attorney General William Barr's repeated attempts to force him out of the job. Geoffrey Berman, formerly the top prosecutor in the Southern District of New York who resigned under pressure from both Barr and ... read more
    Source: Justice – Daily Kos 2Published on 2020-07-09
  • Surprise inspection of ICE facilities continues to expose inhumane and dangerous conditions
    Surprise inspections of a number of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) facilities by a government watchdog found leaking toilets and other inhumane conditions that “not only violate ICE detention standards, but, in some instances, may also pose a health and safety risk to detainees,” a new report said. Among the serious findings are ... read more
    Source: Justice – Daily Kos 2Published on 2020-07-09
  • Yes, Alaska is a presidential battleground, and a Senate and House one as well
    I’ve been saying Alaska is a competitive presidential battleground state, and Public Policy Polling (PPP) just confirmed it.  Our new Alaska poll, (client: Election Twitter), finds the Presidential race in the state is likely to be the closest it's been since the 60s. Donald Trump leads Joe Biden just ... read more
    Source: Justice – Daily Kos 2Published on 2020-07-09
  • Supreme Court rules half of Oklahoma is ‘Indian Country’ for federal criminal law purposes
    In a massive win for the United States' first people, the Supreme Court has ruled that the Muscogee (Creek) Nation's reservation was not officially terminated at Oklahoma statehood, and that for certain purposes, essentially half of the state is Native American land. The 5-4 decision, authored by Justice Neil Gorsuch, ... read more
    Source: Justice – Daily Kos 2Published on 2020-07-09
  • Biden unveils plan to rebuild America’s COVID-19 ravaged economy
    Joe Biden, presumptive Democratic nominee for president, has a plan for handling the coronavirus crisis now, one that he's even offered to Donald Trump since that guy clearly doesn’t have a clue. On Thursday, Biden is unveiling a "buy American" plan detailing how he'd rebuild the nation's economy following the ... read more
    Source: Justice – Daily Kos 2Published on 2020-07-09
  • Transcripts of George Floyd’s death are shocking, painful, and unnecessary to prove it was murder
    The Minneapolis police have released the transcript of George Floyd’s final moments, and here’s a recommendation: Don’t read them. You don’t need to. After weeks in which the nation has seen the devastating video of Floyd’s final moments again, and again, these transcripts are very much salt in a wound. For ... read more
    Source: Justice – Daily Kos 2Published on 2020-07-09
  • Republicans didn’t think they’d have to defend these three Senate seats. Let’s flip ’em all!
    Priority #1 for progressives this fall is beating Donald Trump, but priority #1A is taking back the Senate. That’s why Daily Kos is proud to announce we’re endorsing a trio of candidates who are running to unseat vulnerable Republican senators in November: Steve Bullock in Montana, Theresa Greenfield ... read more
    Source: Justice – Daily Kos 2Published on 2020-07-09
  • As meme-fueled casualties of vehicle ramming attacks rise, police seem oddly nonchalant
    The casualties from vehicle-ramming attacks—amid a tide of right-wing social media memes celebrating and encouraging such violence—at anti-police brutality protests keep piling up around the country. But the response by police investigators to the attacks remains disturbingly muted, seemingly blaming victims themselves for the violence and not the perpetrators, who ... read more
    Source: Justice – Daily Kos 2Published on 2020-07-09
  • Trump loses twice in Supreme Court on financial records cases but can keep fighting in lower courts
    In two 7-2 decisions written by Chief Justice John Roberts, the Supreme Court ruled Thursday that Donald Trump does not have categorical immunity to withhold his financial records in a criminal investigation, nor can he withhold them from Congress. Both cases were sent back to lower courts for further proceedings, ... read more
    Source: Justice – Daily Kos 2Published on 2020-07-09
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  • Retailers nix coconut milk from suppliers using monkey labor
    Animal activist group PETA says undercover investigation found chained macaque monkeys forced into manual labor. ... read more
    Source: Justice – CBS 3Published on 2020-07-09
  • Watch live: WHO holds briefing as scientists urge amended guidance
    Hundreds of scientists have urged the agency​ and other public health organizations to amend their guidelines to reflect the risk that the coronavirus can be airborne. ... read more
    Source: Justice – CBS 3Published on 2020-07-07
  • “The Rules of Contagion” and how coronavirus and other outbreaks spread
    As coronavirus cases continue to rise in the U.S., mathematician and epidemiologist Adam Kucharski explores how outbreaks of all kinds spread in his new book "The Rules Of Contagion." Kucharski joins "CBS This Morning" to explain the factors that drive outbreaks, from infections to fake news. ... read more
    Source: Justice – CBS 3Published on 2020-07-07
  • Watch live: WHO holds briefing as scientists urge amended guidance
    Hundreds of scientists have urged the agency​ and other public health organizations to amend their guidelines to reflect the risk that the coronavirus can be airborne. ... read more
    Source: Justice – CBS 3Published on 2020-07-07
  • Social distancing rules defied as UK pubs reopen
    After months of lockdown, countries across the pond are slowly lifting coronavirus restrictions. People in the U.K. are celebrating their newfound freedom with ale, and museums in Paris opened their doors to the public. Charlie D'Agata reports. ... read more
    Source: Justice – CBS 3Published on 2020-07-06
  • China reports case of suspected bubonic plague
    It's in Inner Mongolia and comes as China says it's wrestled new cases of COVID-19 to near zero. ... read more
    Source: Justice – CBS 3Published on 2020-07-06
  • As Italy slowly loosens coronavirus restrictions, it’s deep cultural heritage is making a comeback
    The coronavirus has had a devastating impact in Italy where more than 34,000 people have died. As the country slowly reopens, its famed ancient landmarks and museums are reopening, but with new rules. Chris Livesay reports from Florence. ... read more
    Source: Justice – CBS 3Published on 2020-07-06
  • China reports case of suspected bubonic plague
    It's in Inner Mongolia and comes as China says it's wrestled new cases of COVID-19 to near zero. ... read more
    Source: Justice – CBS 3Published on 2020-07-06
  • Standoff over funding leaves 13,400 immigration workers facing furlough
    Congress and the administration have yet to reach an agreement to prevent mass furloughs of USCIS employees. ... read more
    Source: Justice – CBS 3Published on 2020-07-06
  • Siberian tiger kills zookeeper in front of visitors
    The zoo called the incident "highly tragic" but said there would be "no consequences" for the tiger. ... read more
    Source: Justice – CBS 3Published on 2020-07-06
  • Men convicted of killing U.S. journalist Daniel Pearl could soon walk free
    The men convicted of the murder of Wall Street journal reporter Daniel Pearl could soon walk free. Pakistan's highest court supported an April lower court ruling that acquitted the men of the 2002 killing, citing a lack of evidence. Imtiaz Tyab reports. ... read more
    Source: Justice – CBS 3Published on 2020-07-05
  • Rocket Lab declares Electron launch failure
    The innovative Electron rocket suffered a malfunction while its second stage was firing. ... read more
    Source: Justice – CBS 3Published on 2020-07-04
  • England’s Globe Theatre at risk amid coronavirus pandemic
    The coronavirus pandemic has put the future of many theaters in peril, and landmarks such as the replica of William Shakespeare’s beloved Globe Theatre in London have not been spared from the consequences of lockdown orders. Imtiaz Tyab visits the world-renowned stage to see how it is determined to survive. ... read more
    Source: Justice – CBS 3Published on 2020-07-04
  • London reopens pubs, hair salons after coronavirus lockdown
    England is lifting some of its coronavirus restrictions Saturday, as the global tally for confirmed cases exceeds 11 million. People who are eager to get their hair cut can return to salons and barber shops, while those in need of a pint can go back to their favorite pubs. Roxana ... read more
    Source: Justice – CBS 3Published on 2020-07-04
  • Serena Williams’ daughter looks like a tennis pro at age 2
    An adorable video shows the doubles partners high-fiving before Olympia walks off the court — dropping her racket for her mother to pick up. ... read more
    Source: Justice – CBS 3Published on 2020-07-03
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