May 21, 2022

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  • Trump-allied lawyer tries to shield former president’s notes from Jan. 6 committee
    John Eastman, the lawyer who wrote memos arguing then-Vice President Mike Pence could overturn the 2020 election, is seeking to stop the Jan. 6 committee from obtaining two handwritten notes from former President Donald Trump.In a court filing, attorneys for Eastman said the notes contain information that Trump “thought might be useful for the anticipated litigation,” and…
  • Wells Fargo Advisors to pay $7 million fine in SEC money-laundering investigation
    Wells Fargo Advisors, a subsidiary of banking giant Wells Fargo & Company, has agreed to pay $7 million to settle charges that it violated federal anti-money laundering statutes by failing to file suspicious activity reports, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission announced Friday.According to the accusations outlined in an SEC release, the subsidiary failed to…
  • S&P 500 enters bear market territory
    It’s been a tough year for stocks — and it’s only getting worse.The S&P 500 index recovered at the close of markets on Friday after briefly dipping into bear market territory earlier in the day. It closed the day little-changed from the open, but finished the week down nearly 3 percent — the seventh-straight week…
  • Red Power Ranger actor charged in multimillion-dollar PPP Covid relief fraud scheme
    The actor who played the Red Power Ranger in the hit ‘90s TV series has been charged for his alleged role in a fraud scheme that raked in $3.5 million meant for businesses struggling during the Covid-19 pandemic, the Department of Justice announced.Austin St. John, whose legal name is Jason Lawrence Geiger, 47, was indicted…
  • Jury finds man not guilty of murder in teacher’s death
    OCILLA, Ga. (AP) — A jury on Friday found a man accused of killing a popular high school teacher who vanished from her rural Georgia hometown in 2005 not guilty of murder. Ryan Duke had told investigators he killed Tara Grinstead and helped burn her body. But when he took the witness stand during his…
  • Hillary Clinton approved sharing debunked Trump-Russia claims with media: Campaign manager
    Hillary Clinton personally approved sharing a false theory linking former President Trump to Russia even though the allegations had not been vetted, the manager of her 2016 campaign testified in court on Friday. “I discussed this with Hillary,” said former Clinton campaign manager Robby Mook. “The discussion is that we have this and we want…
  • Marvel Comics to debut ‘transgender mutant superheroes’
    Marvel Comics will introduce two transgender mutant superheroes next month as part of a marketing campaign aimed at transgender and nonbinary children. The June 22 comic book “Marvel Voices: Pride #1” will feature Shela Sexton, also known as “Escapade,” alongside best friend, Morgan Red, and a genetically modified flying turtle, named Hibbert. Marvel says the…
  • Texas high school ends classes early after destructive ‘senior prank’
    A public high school in north Texas ended its school year two days early over a “senior prank” that caused thousands of dollars in damages and required police to restore order. Frisco’s Memorial High School remained closed Friday as officials worked with local law enforcement to identify the small group of seniors seen in viral…
  • ERTC Tax Credit Still Available in 2022
    ERTC Credit Service is pleased to announce that the Employee Retention Tax Credit (formerly the
  • BSA Claims Solutions Ready for 2022 Hurricane Season After Year of Service Advancements and Growth
    Fort Lauderdale, FL – May 19, 2022 — After a busy 2021 Atlantic Basic Hurricane Season
  • Moore Law Firm Announces Expansion of Their Service Area To Include McAllen, TX
    Moore Law Firm, a personal injury law firm that specializes in car accidents, is delighted
  • Virginia board considers restoring names of schools named for Confederate generals
    A Virginia board is considering restoring the names of two schools which were originally named for Confederate generals but changed in 2020 after the murder of George Floyd.The Shenandoah County School Board in 2020 voted to change Stonewall Jackson High School to Mountain View High School and Ashby-Lee Elementary School to Honey Run Elementary School.…
  • Biden meets with heads of Finland, Sweden in show of support for NATO membership
    WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden on Thursday gave a full-throated endorsement of efforts by Finland and Sweden to join NATO, throwing his weight behind a move that could transform the Western alliance.Biden met with Finnish President Sauli Niinistö and Swedish Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson at the White House a day after the countries submitted their…
  • Michigan AG declines to pursue release of man known as ‘ninja killer’
    The Michigan Attorney General’s Conviction Integrity Unit has declined to pursue the release of a man who was convicted of murdering a college student more than 30 years ago.Temujin Kensu was sentenced to life in prison for the murder of Scott Macklem, who was shot in the parking lot of St. Clair Community College in…
  • Pete Williams, veteran NBC News correspondent, retiring in July
    Pete Williams, the esteemed NBC News correspondent who has covered the U.S. Supreme Court and the Department of Justice for nearly 30 years, plans to retire from the network and the news business in July.”He is quite simply one of the most respected, trusted, and steadfast names in news,” NBC News president Noah Oppenheim said…
  • Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez announces engagement
    Sign Up For Our Daily Newsletters Front Page Podcast Commentary Question of the Day As Congress holds hearings, how do you explain the reports of “Unidentified Aerial Phenomena?” Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, center, the winner of the Democratic primary victory in New York’s 14th Congressional District, hugs campaign volunteer Riley Roberts, Wednesday, June 27, 2018, in New…
  • State report slams Virginia public schools for deceiving parents
    A Virginia Department of Education report released Thursday accuses the state’s public schools of lowering academic standards to avoid being honest with parents about worsening test scores and racial achievement gaps for K-12 students. The report, presented at a Thursday morning press conference in Richmond by Virginia Superintendent of Public Instruction Jillian Balow and Secretary…
  • Oklahoma approves nation’s most restrictive abortion ban
    OKLAHOMA CITY — Oklahoma’s Legislature gave final approval Thursday to another Texas-style anti-abortion bill that providers say will be the most restrictive in the nation once the governor signs it. The bill is part of an aggressive push in Republican-led states across the country to scale back abortion rights. It comes on the heels of…
  • Crime wave shapes Washington’s mayoral race, puts Bowser on defense
    The Washington mayoral race is being driven by a surge of violent crime in the city with Democratic candidates pitching themselves as best equipped to restore law and order.  Mayor Muriel Bowser, who is running for a third term, has been touting her push to hire hundreds of additional police officers, as the rising crime…
  • Church shooting suspect was ‘very negative,’ took issue with Taiwan and U.S. governments, acquaintances say
    After the deadly shooting Sunday at a Taiwanese church in Southern California, those who interacted with suspect David Chou are sharing past interactions, trying to make sense of the tragedy. Acquaintances who had gathered with Chou, 68, several times over the years through the Taiwanese Association of Las Vegas reflected on the shooting Sunday, which killed…
  • House to vote on bills combating baby formula shortage
    The House is scheduled to vote Wednesday night on a pair of bills aimed at combating the nationwide baby formula shortage as Democrats scramble to get more supplies on store shelves.The measures, which are expected to pass, are designed to increase access to formula and provide more funding for the Food and Drug Administration.A measure…
  • TikTok pushes crediting original creators with new tools
    TikTok is rolling out new tools to encourage users to properly credit and attribute creators for their work. When users post videos using trending dances, joke formats and editing styles, they will be able to also tag the creator who originated the trend, TikTok announced Wednesday. “We’re always exploring new ways to amplify the voices…
  • Bobbi Brown’s parody of product backlash sparks debate about trusting influencer reviews
    After an influencer’s poor review of a new Bobbi Brown foundation product went viral, the makeup artist and founder behind the brand responded by parodying the video. Bobbi Brown’s new brand Jones Road is centered around “clean” makeup products to create more natural looks, according to the brand. The “What The Foundation” tinted moisture balm…
  • Evidence in Sussmann trial points to Clinton campaign’s link to a Trump-Russia collusion theory
    Billing records introduced Wednesday in the trial of Clinton campaign lawyer Michael Sussmann underscored the campaign’s connections to the promotion of a now-debunked tale linking former President Trump to Russia’s Alfa Bank. Jurors saw billing records from 2016 that showed Mr. Sussmann, while an attorney in private practice, repeatedly billed the campaign for meetings and…
  • Live updates | UN Chief: War in Ukraine driving world hunger
    UNITED NATIONS — The United Nations chief said Wednesday he is in “intense contacts” with Russia and other countries to stop escalating global hunger exacerbated by the war in Ukraine by allowing the export of grain stored in Ukrainian ports and ensuring Russian food and fertilizers have unrestricted access to world markets. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres…
  • Texas asks Supreme Court to reject tech groups’ opposition to new social media law
    Texas urged the Supreme Court on Wednesday to allow enforcement of its social media law over the objection of tech industry trade groups. A federal appeals court lifted a blockade last week of the state law that aims to eliminate digital censorship by directing social media platforms with more than 50 million active users not…
  • Trump tells Dr. Oz to declare victory now in deadlocked Senate primary with recount looming
    Pennsylvania’s Senate Republican primary was still too close to call Wednesday while election officials counted thousands of outstanding ballots that will determine whether Trump-endorsed Mehmet Oz will prevail over hedge fund CEO Dave McCormick.  The contest is likely headed for a recount, which is automatically triggered in Pennsylvania when the vote shows state-wide candidates are…
  • Altaire Clinic Give Back Program Extremely Successful With A Record Number of Gift Cards Donated to the Local Community
    Altaire Clinic, a privately owned and operated Dermatology and Primary Care Clinic company based in
  • Congress is finally paying attention to UFOs. But it’s still missing the point.
    For the first time in over 50 years, Congress on Tuesday held a public hearing on UFOs (which have been rebranded as UAP, or unidentified aerial phenomena). The hearing followed on an unclassified report issued by a Department of Defense task force last June and the establishment of a permanent UAP office at the Pentagon. While…
  • Doctor who rushed gunman in Calif. church shooting hailed a hero
    Dr. John Cheng, who was killed Sunday in a shooting at a Taiwanese church in Southern California that also left five wounded, is being remembered as a “caring, kind and humble” member of the community.Cheng was a 52-year-old sports medicine physician and father of two. He was attending a lunch banquet at the Irvine Taiwanese…