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
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The U.S. and Taleban enter a weeklong truce in Afghanistan. President Trump dismisses intelligence warnings about Russian election interference. U.C. Berkeley grad students rally in solidarity with UCSC students at threat of termination. Mexican land defense marks the murder of a well-known indigenous territorial rights defender.
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
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
Four Virginia Democrats join with Republicans to thwart an assault weapons ban More than 1,000 former Justice Dept officials call on Attorney General Barr to resign Bernie Sanders rallies thousands in Richmond
President Trump asserts his power to get the Justice Department to do his bidding The U.S. says it has reached a temporary truce with the Taleban in Afghanistan Calls for SF Mayor Breed to step down for taking $5600 in gifts from Mohammed Nuru Pipeline protests blockade Canadian rail lines
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
AG William Barr to testify before House Judiciary Committee on Roger Stone Sentencing. House to take up eliminating state deadlines for passage of Equal Rights Amendment. House committee approves bill to overturn Trump travel ban Senate debates limits on Trump Iran war making powers
New Hampshire votes in the nation’s first primary election Denver hosts a hearing on the nation’s foundationalenvironmental law Fresno mayor’s race a contest between “old” and “new” Fresno Founder of Ladysmith Black Mambazo dies