NAACP News: Statement on disciplinary trial of Daniel Pantaleo, officer involved in Eric Garner’s death

BALTIMORE, MD – The NAACP published the following statement: “Eric Garner pleaded for his live 11 times before his death.  Those words will forever be a rallying cry against police brutality in this country, but it has not healed the wounds…by the lives that were lost to over-policing of Black and brown communities,” said Derrick … Continue reading NAACP News: Statement on disciplinary trial of Daniel Pantaleo, officer involved in Eric Garner’s death

ROME | Italy: Teen, club owners investigated in fatal stampede

ROME  — Italian prosecutors said Monday they have placed eight people, including one minor, under investigation in connection with a stampede at a packed nightclub that killed six people, five of them teenagers. Authorities stressed that the investigation was just beginning. Investigators are seeking more information about security measures, ticket sales and the capacity of … Continue reading ROME | Italy: Teen, club owners investigated in fatal stampede

DURHAM, N.C. | Snowed-in South makes the best of day off from work, school

DURHAM, N.C. — Snowed-in Southerners made the best of a day without work or school Monday while officials warned that roads remained treacherous after a wintry storm dropped snow, sleet and freezing rain across five states. Accidents on snow-covered interstates caused major delays over the weekend. Hundreds of flights were canceled and drivers in North … Continue reading DURHAM, N.C. | Snowed-in South makes the best of day off from work, school

Vermont News: Vermont Attorney General, State Agencies Launch Working Group to Study Blockchain Technology

MONTPELIER, VT – Attorney General T.J. Donovan announced that four State agencies established a working group to study the opportunities and challenges presented by Blockchain technology.  In addition to the Attorney General’s Office, the Department of Financial Regulation (DFR), the Secretary of State, and the Agency of Commerce and Community Development (ACCD) will make up … Continue reading Vermont News: Vermont Attorney General, State Agencies Launch Working Group to Study Blockchain Technology

SPOKANE, Wash. | Trump plan to reclassify nuke waste alarms environmentalists

SPOKANE, Wash. — The Trump administration wants to reclassify some radioactive waste left from the production of nuclear weapons to lower its threat level and make disposal cheaper and easier. The proposal by the U.S. Department of Energy would lower the status of some high-level radioactive waste in several places around the nation, including the … Continue reading SPOKANE, Wash. | Trump plan to reclassify nuke waste alarms environmentalists

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. | Jury deciding sentence for man who rammed rally protesters

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va.— Several people who were severely injured when a man drove his car into counterprotesters at a white nationalist rally last year described devastating physical and psychological effects to a jury tasked with making a sentencing recommendation Monday. Jurors on Friday convicted James Alex Fields Jr. of first-degree murder and other charges for ramming … Continue reading CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. | Jury deciding sentence for man who rammed rally protesters

SEC News: SEC Halts Alleged Insider Trading Ring Spanning Three Countries

Securities and Exchange Commission v. Rajeshwar R. Gannamaneni, Deepthi Gandra, and Linga R. Gannamaneni, No. 18-CV-11390 (S.D.N.Y. filed December 6, 2018) WASHINGTON – The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has filed insider trading charges against an IT contractor and two others he illegally tipped with confidential client information he stole while working in the Singapore branch … Continue reading SEC News: SEC Halts Alleged Insider Trading Ring Spanning Three Countries