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  • Trump pushes for election interference trial to be televised

    Trump pushes for election interference trial to be televised

    National News 11/12/2023

    Donald Trump is pushing for his federal election interference trial in Washington to be televised, joining media outlets that say the American public should be able to watch the historic case unfold.Federal court rules prohibit broadcasting proceedin...

  • Dutch court convicts man who projected antisemitic message on museum

    Dutch court convicts man who projected antisemitic message on museum

    National News 10/12/2023

    A court in Amsterdam sentenced a Polish-Canadian national to two months in prison on Thursday for projecting a message alluding to an antisemitic conspiracy theory onto the Anne Frank House museum.Robert Wilson was charged with insulting a group and ...

  • Biden backs new offshore drilling in the Gulf of Mexico

    Biden backs new offshore drilling in the Gulf of Mexico

    National News 10/01/2023

    President Joe Biden’s administration on Friday proposed up to three oil and gas lease sales in the Gulf of Mexico, but none in Alaska, as it tries to navigate between energy companies seeking greater oil and gas production and environmental act...

  • Democratic Sen. Menendez says cash found in home was not bribe proceeds

    Democratic Sen. Menendez says cash found in home was not bribe proceeds

    National News 09/27/2023

    Democratic U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez of New Jersey defiantly pushed back against federal corruption charges on Monday, saying nearly half a million dollars in cash authorities found in his home was from his personal savings, not from bribes, and was on ...

  • US sues SpaceX for alleged hiring discrimination against refugees and others

    US sues SpaceX for alleged hiring discrimination against refugees and others

    National News 08/26/2023

    The U.S. Department of Justice on Thursday sued SpaceX, the rocket company founded and run by Elon Musk, for alleged hiring discrimination against refugees and people granted asylum.The complaint, filed in an administrative court within the departmen...

  • Worker gets almost 3 years in prison for stealing $1M from employer

    Worker gets almost 3 years in prison for stealing $1M from employer

    National News 08/20/2023

    employer and using the money for personal expenses was sentenced Monday to nearly three years in prison.Juan Hicks, 47, of New Bedford, Massachusetts used his purchasing authority to bilk the company out of the money over a period of about 10 years, ...

  • Owner of Maryland Construction Company Pleads Guilty to Tax Evasion

    Owner of Maryland Construction Company Pleads Guilty to Tax Evasion

    National News 08/10/2023

    According to court documents, Jerry Lee Redman of Severn, Maryland, owned Redman Services Inc. (RSI), a paving and construction company. For at least 2015 through 2018, Redman filed corporate income tax returns for RSI that underreported the business...

  • Pakistan leader moves to disband parliament, his jailed nemesis seeks release

    Pakistan leader moves to disband parliament, his jailed nemesis seeks release

    National News 08/07/2023

    Pakistan’s prime minister said Wednesday he is moving toward dissolving parliament, starting a possible countdown to a general election, as his chief political rival fought to overturn a corruption conviction that landed him in a high-security ...

  • Tennessee can enforce ban on transgender care for minors, court says

    Tennessee can enforce ban on transgender care for minors, court says

    National News 07/08/2023

    Tennessee’s ban on gender-affirming care for transgender youth can go into effect — at least for now — after a federal appeals court on Saturday temporarily reversed a lower court ruling.Last month, a district court judge in Tenness...

  • Supreme Court rules for nursing home patient’s family

    Supreme Court rules for nursing home patient’s family

    National News 06/28/2023

    The Supreme Court on Thursday ruled for the family of a nursing home resident with dementia that had sued over his care, declining to use the case to broadly limit the right to sue government workers.The man’s family went to court alleging that...

  • Convictions tossed in 2016 death of 16-year-old shot in minivan in Trenton

    Convictions tossed in 2016 death of 16-year-old shot in minivan in Trenton

    National News 06/21/2023

    An appeals court in New Jersey has tossed out the convictions of a man sentenced to 55 years in prison after being tried as a teenager in the 2016 death of a girl who was shot in a minivan as she and other juveniles were riding around Trenton.The cou...

  • Supreme Court rules in favor of Black Alabama voters

    Supreme Court rules in favor of Black Alabama voters

    National News 06/12/2023

    The Supreme Court on Thursday issued a surprising 5-4 ruling in favor of Black voters in a congressional redistricting case from Alabama, with two conservative justices joining liberals in rejecting a Republican-led effort to weaken a landmark voting...

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