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Emergency Nurses Association Supports Workplace Violence Prevention for Health Care and Social Service Workers Act of 2021

58 The Emergency Nurses Association (ENA) on Monday, February 22, 2021 issued a letter of support for the Workplace Violence Prevention for Health Care and Social Service Workers Act of 2021 following its introduction in […]

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Lawyer Accidentally Uses Zoom Cat Filter During Virtual Court Session, Says He and Assistant Unable To Turn It Off

443 A lawyer accidentally used a cat-themed video filter during a virtual court session in the 394th district of Texas. He was briefly unable to turn the filter off and required technical assistance. Attorney Rod […]

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Kenosha District Attorney: No Charges for Kenosha Police Officer that Shot Jacob Blake; “Incontrovertible” that Blake Was Armed with a Knife

83 Kenosha County, Wisconsin District Attorney Mike Graveley said he cannot prove the officers were not acting in self-defense when Officer Rusten Sheskey shot Blake in August. CBS 2’s Chris Tye reports. A Wisconsin prosecutor, […]

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Federal Prosecutors and IRS Criminal Investigation Agency Begin Criminal Investigation into Hunter Biden — Focusing on Business Dealings in China

1,030 Federal prosecutors in Delaware, working with the IRS Criminal Investigation agency and the FBI, have begun issuing subpoenas and seeking interviews, according to an unnamed source providing information to CNN. The Department of Justice […]

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Motion to Dismiss 2 Counts in Kyle Rittenhouse Case Rejected; State of Wisconsin Demonstrates Probable Cause, Arraignment Next

944 Kyle Rittenhouse Preliminary Hearing Motion Filed Rittenhouse’s Attorney Seeking Dismissal of 2 Counts Against Kyle Rittenhouse In a filing this week, Rittenhouse’s attorney Mark Richards asked the court to dismiss two of the six […]

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Facebook Centra Surprise as Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey Testify Before Senate Judiciary Committee

2,787 Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testify before Senate Judiciary Committee. The hearing focused on censorship and suppression of New York post articles and how they impacted the 2020 election. At […]

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Republican Lake County State’s Attorney Mike Nerheim Loses Election Night Lead; Concedes Victory to Eric Rinehart

746 Lake County State’s Attorney Mike Nerheim on Tuesday, November 10, 2020 conceded victory to Democratic challenger Eric Rinehart after recent votes processed after Election Day took away the Gurnee Republican’s lead and put him […]

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Justice Department Settles Sexual Harassment and Retaliation Lawsuit for Two Female Firefighters; Changes Houston Fire Department’s Training Practices

101 The Justice Department announced on Monday, October 26, 2020 that it has reached a settlement with the City of Houston resolving allegations that personnel at Houston Fire Department (HFD) Station 54 discriminated and retaliated […]

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U.S. Attorney’s Office Settles Lawsuit With Chicago Auto Dealership Perillo BMW Over Alleged Pollution in Chicago River

195 CHICAGO — The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Illinois announced Wednesday, September 23, 2020 that it reached a settlement with a Chicago auto dealership to resolve claims that it discharged pollutants […]

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Restrictions in Effect After Hundreds of Looters Target Stores in Downtown Chicago and Other Neighborhoods Overnight; 100 Arrested, 13 Police Injured

303 Hundreds of looters targeted businesses in the Mag Mile and River North areas late Sunday into early Monday, clearing out stores as 100 people were arrested and 13 police officers injured during skirmishes throughout […]

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Scenes from Past Week of Rioting in Portland, Oregon: ‘No one in their right minds thinks this is OK,’ Says Oregon US Attorney Billy Williams

1,413 18 Arrested, Facing Federal Charges After Weeknight Protests at Federal Courthouse in Portland Billy Williams, the US Attorney for Oregon, said leadership is needed to put an end to this ongoing violence. “You know, […]