The Court of Criminal Appeals of Texas stayed the execution of death row inmate Rodney Reed on Friday, remanding the case to the trial court for further development. Reed was convicted in 1996 of the murder of Stacey Stites and was set for lethal injection on Wednesday evening. Stites, 19, was strangled, and her body [...]

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A judge for the US District Court for the Southern District of New York sentenced Deutsche Bank executives Matthew Connolly and Gavin Campbell on Thursday to home confinement and imposed fines, foregoing a prison sentence for their crime. Connolly was the Director of Deutsche Bank’s Pool Trading Desk in New York, and Gavin Campbell Black [...]

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House Democrats subpoenaed Acting Chief of Staff to the President, John Mulvaney, for documents and requested documents from Vice President Mike Pence on Friday relating to President Donald Trump’s interactions with the Ukrainian President and delay of military assistance to Ukraine that are at the center of the impeachment inquiry that is currently underway. The [...]

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The Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC), Florida Legal Services, and the Florida Justice Institute filed a suit in the United States District Court Northern District Of Florida in Tallahassee on Thursday calling for an end to solitary confinement as a punishment in Florida’s juvenile detention facilities. The lawsuit filed on behalf of several minor plaintiffs [...]

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The United Automobile, Aerospace, and Agricultural Implement Workers of America, aka United Automobile Workers (UAW) announced on Tuesday that the Union members have voted for authorization of a strike against the “Detroit Big 3,” automakers Ford, General Motors (GM), and Fiat Chrysler (FCA). The vote is held as part of the UAW constitution to authorize [...]

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The 2nd Session of the 14th Supreme People’s Assembly(SPA) of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) decided on amendments and supplements to the nation’s Socialist Constitution on Thursday to solidify the power of leader, Kim Jong Un. Chapter 6 of the constitution titled “State Machinery” was modified. Prior to the amendment, the president of [...]

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Judge Paul Innes of the Superior Court of New Jersey in Mercer County signed an order Wednesday temporarily blocking a law that allows terminally ill patients to obtain medication to end their life. The lawsuit, initiated by Dr. Yosef Glassman, an Orthodox Jewish Physician, argues that the law forces religious doctors into a position contrary [...]

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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed legislation on Monday providing further protections for employees in the workplace who are victims of sexual harassment. The new legislation changes the state laws regarding sexual harassment in the following ways: Eliminates the requirement that conduct in the workplace be “severe or pervasive” in order for an action to [...]

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