Saturday, May 30, 2020

Nationwide rebellion against police violence demands justice for George Floyd

People are protesting the killing in Minneapolis and St Paul as well as across the country.

Former aide to LA City Councilman pleads guilty to corruption scheme

The ex-aide also admitted to lying to FBI agents when interrogated about the bribery scheme.

4 Minnesota cops fired after appearing to kill handcuffed man on video

Recorded on cellphone video physically abusing a handcuffed and motionless man for several minutes, four Minneapolis police officers were fired Tuesday for needlessly causing...

Federal Court Judge declares Florida poll tax unconstitutional

“Today’s decision is a landmark victory for hundreds of thousands of voters who want their voices to be heard.”

City officials charged with accepting bribes

"That said, the city will take action to address these serious allegations which strike at the heart of city governance and integrity.”

Former Philadelphia judge of elections convicted on bribery charges

Domenick DeMuro received multiple bribes from an unidentified political consultant working on behalf of several candidates in exchange for stuffing the ballot boxes with fraudulent votes.

Johnson & Johnson discontinues selling talc-based baby powder in US

J&J faces more than 14,000 cases accusing Johnson & Johnson’s talc-containing products of causing ovarian cancer or mesothelioma, a rare form of cancer caused by asbestos exposure.
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Millions of immigrant heroes perform essential jobs during the pandemic—America needs to protect them

We need to ensure that everyone’s health and well-being are protected.

Former VA doctor indicted on multiple civil rights charges

If convicted, Dr. Jonathan Yates faces a statutory maximum sentence of life in prison.