Former movie mogul Harvey Weinstein led to prison in handcuffs after rape, sexual assault convictions. President Trump addresses mega-rally in India with Prime Minister Modi. House Speaker Pelosi urges visitors to patronize SF Chinatown after unfounded fears caused by coronavirus. Bipartisan support for legislation that would automatically expunge criminal records of up to two million … Continued

President Trump’s ally, Roger Stone, sentenced to 40 months in prison for obstructing Congress. President Trump floats exonerating Roger Stone during speech in Las Vegas. At Democratic Presidential debate in Las Vegas, billionaire Michael Bloomberg receives criticism. Lawyers for Wikileaks founder, Julian Assange, press for asylum in France. Student advocates sue Education Department over new, … Continued

Trump falsely claims he’s nation’s chief law enforcement officer as AG Barr floats leaving the post President Trump’s purge of officials disloyal in impeachment trial continues Democratic presidential candidate, billionaire Michael Bloomberg once touted cuts to medicare Latinx group endores Bernie Sanders for Democratic president Gun control group to ramp up campaign spending election to … Continued

The Pacifica Evening News, Weekdays

Comprehensive coverage of the day’s news with a focus on war and peace; social, environmental and economic justice – February 18, 2020

President Donald Trump grants clemency to white collar criminals and corrupt public officials. Billionaire and former Republican Michael Bloomberg to join Democratic debates in Vegas. United Nations urges for humanitarian corridors in Syria, says fighting could be “war crime.” Youth climate justice activists arrested; stage actions at state capitals across the country. Lawmaker introduces state … Continued

The Pacifica Evening News, Weekdays

The Pacifica Evening News, Weekdays – February 13, 2020

Attorney General William Barr calls President’s tweets “disruptive.” President Trump suggests ending practice of staff listening to presidential calls. Senate flexes war powers muscle, votes to stop further Iran attacks without its approval. House amends deadline to enact Equal Rights Amendment and amend constitution. Attorney General Barr escalates attacks against sanctuary cities. Senators challenge President … Continued