The US Department of Justice (DOJ) announced Thursday that a Kentucky federal grand jury has charged four current and former police officers with federal crimes in relation to the murder of Breonna Taylor. The grand jury charged Joshua Jaynes and Kyle Meany with deprivation of rights under color of law, conspiracy, falsification of records in [...]

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The US Senate Tuesday passed a bill that expands healthcare for veterans by a vote of 86-11 despite facing unexpected challenges last week. The bill, referred to as Honoring our PACT Act of 2022, was initially passed but had to be put on hold when the House addressed an error in the bill. The bill [...]

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Arian Taherzadeh Monday pled guilty in federal court to conspiracy and other charges. Taherzadeh admitted that he, along with co-defendant Hadier Ali and one other unnamed defendant, created a fake Department of Homeland Security (DHS) group. Under this guise, Taherzadeh illegally obtained money and important documents for more than two years. Taherzadeh was arrested in [...]

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A Florida jury Monday found Tesla one percent negligent in a 2018 high speed crash that killed 18-year-old Barrett Riley after Tesla disabled Riley’s speed limiter without permission from his parents. James and Jenny Riley requested that a device that limits the car’s top speed to 85 miles per hour be installed after their son [...]

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Payton Gendron Monday pled not guilty to 27 federal charges he faces for carrying out a mass shooting in Buffalo, New York, Tops supermarket. Gendron was indicted last Thursday in the US District Court for the Western District of New York. Gendron faces ten counts of a “hate crime act resulting in death,” ten counts of [...]

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Former CIA Agent Joshua Schulte was convicted on espionage charges in federal court Wednesday for providing national defense information to the website Wikileaks. Schulte was charged in the US District Court for the Southern District of New York back in 2018 with a 13 count superseding indictment which included espionage charges, child pornography charges, and [...]

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The US Department of Justice (DOJ) Tuesday announced the creation of a Reproductive Rights Task Force to help protect reproductive rights after the landmark abortion rights decision Roe v. Wade was overturned. The task force will monitor all state and local legislatures that violate federal protections for seeking reproductive care. It will ensure the rights [...]

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More than 1,000 children have been sexually exploited in Telford, England, since 1989 due to police negligence, an independent inquiry reported Tuesday. The final report from the Independent Inquiry into Telford Child Sexual Exploitation (IITCSE) shows how the West Mercia police force and local government did not adequately respond to cases of child sexual exploitation. [...]

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Judge Andrew Stone of the Third Judicial District Court of the State of Utah Monday temporarily enjoined the Criminal Abortion Ban Act, allowing Planned Parenthood to pursue its lawsuit against the state. The temporary restraining order will last until Planned Parenthood has a chance to present the merits of its case. Stone commented, “hen you’re [...]

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The US Supreme Court ruled Thursday in a 5-4 decision that US President Joe Biden can end former President Donald Trump’s Migration Protection Protocols (MPP) policy, also known as the “Remain in Mexico” policy. This overturns a US Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit ruling that kept the MPP policy in place. The MPP, [...]

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