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Amy Cooper’s 911 call and what has happened since

A black man asked a white woman to pair her dog in Central Park, according to the rules. She refused. Then she called the police to say she was threatened. call After the episode, the man in the video, Christian Cooper, an avid bird watcher, gave an interview to my colleague Sarah Maslin Nir. He told Nir that he was …

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SCOTUS: Here are the 5 highest court cases that the judges have not yet pronounced

Although the court has so far provided opinions in dozens of cases, including several major last month’s dealing with LGBTQ rights, abortion and immigration, where Chief Justice John Roberts specifically joined the four liberals, some more thorough ones have yet to be released. Trump’s financial documents For over three hours in early May on the phone, the court divided two …

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JK Rowling criticizes “interrupt culture” in the open letter from Harper magazine

“Harry Potter” author JK Rowling Rob Stothard | Getty Images JK Rowling has joined about 150 writers and academics to condemn the so-called “culture of interruption”, which refers to online shaming of individuals who have done or said something that angry users on social media consider disgusting or abusive. The world-famous author of the “Harry Potter” series signed an open …

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Kanye West breaks ranks with Trump, vows to win presidential election

FILE PHOTO: Rapper Kanye West speaks during a meeting with US President Donald Trump to discuss criminal justice reform in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, USA, October 11, 2018. REUTERS / Kevin Lamarque (Reuters) – Reporter Kanye West signaled that he no longer supports US President Donald Trump and said he had entered the presidential election …

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Trump promised to “drain the swamp.” But lobbyists have a field day.

Jennifer Arangio, who worked for Trump’s National Security Council, did not sign promises, according to the lobbying firm that hired her, Federal Advocates. She lobbied the White House last year on behalf of an Emirates company called Opus Capital Asset Limited, which she would have been prohibited from doing according to ethics promises. She did not respond to a request …

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Some Republican senators plan to skip the GOP convention: NPR

Sen. Lamar Alexander is one of several Republican senators who does not plan to attend the Republican National Conference in August. Chip Somodevilla / Getty Images hide the caption switch the caption Chip Somodevilla / Getty Images Sen. Lamar Alexander is one of several Republican senators who does not plan to attend the Republican National Conference in August. Chip Somodevilla …

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US anti-abortion groups received millions in federal Covid-19 support | coronavirus outbreak

Christian anti-abortion lobbying organizations received millions in taxpayer-backed forgivable loans from the US government’s coronavirus support program, even when lawmakers demanded the nation’s largest abortion provider repay federal loans. Pro-reproductive rights groups have also received funding from the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). Planned Parenthood, the US’s largest network of abortions and sexual health clinics, received $ 80 million in PPP …

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Mary Kay Letourneau dies at 58

Mary Kay Letourneau, a one-time teacher who became a tabloid fixture in the late 1990s after she raped a 13-year-old student and later married him after serving jail time, died on Monday near Seattle. She was 58. Her lawyer David Gehrke said she died of cancer. He said she had died at home surrounded by her children and Vili Fualaau, …

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