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Bobby Paul Edwards gets 10 years in prison for torturing a black employee

Edwards pleaded guilty in June last year to one count of forced labor for coercing Smith to work extensive hours with no pay. The white manager used violence, threats and intimidation on the African-American employee at the restaurant in Conway, according to the Justice Department. When he managed the restaurant between 2009 and 2014, Edwards hurled racial epithets at the …

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Michael Bloomberg takes steps to run the Presidential 2020 Democratic race

Bloomberg is considering entering the 2020 race Washington – Michael Bloomberg is taking steps to enter the 2020 Democratic presidential campaign, a person familiar with his plans tells CBS News. Bloomberg, 77, has sent aides to Alabama to file paperwork in the state to run as a Democrat. Cotton State does not have an early Democratic presidential primer, but has …

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Hurricane Dorian NOAA email Commerce Department forced the agency to punish forecasters

Dorian's impressive cloud shield extends over 2,000 miles from the Gulf of Mexico to the Canadian maritime. Andrew Freedman Editor focusing on extreme weather, climate change, science and environment. November 7 at. 9:24 PM Senior Assistants to the Department of Commerce forced the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to publicly punish its weather forecasts in Birmingham, Ala., To contradict …

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Book by 'Anonymous' describes Trump as cruel, inept and a danger to the nation

The author – who first captured attention in 2018 as the unidentified author of a New York Times opinion column – describes Trump careening from one self-inflicted crisis to the next, “like a twelve-year-old in an air traffic control tower, pushing the buttons of government indiscriminately, indifferent to the planes skidding across the runway and the flights frantically diverting away …

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Fact-checking Elizabeth Warren's claim that her health-care plan won't raise taxes on the middle class

"I did the homework," Warren tweeted Friday on her plan. "(W) e can do it without raising taxes one penny on middle-class families." The claim and much of Warren's plan has come under scrutiny, especially given the whopping $ 20 trillion of new federal spending Warren's campaign estimates it would cost over the next decade. (The Urban Institute places that …

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Vaping lung injury cases now top 2,000, CDC says

The vaping injuries have been reported in 49 states, the District of Columbia and the US Virgin Islands. Alaska remains the one state without any vaping-related injuries reported to the CDC. States have reported at least 40 deaths. The deaths have occurred in Alabama, California, Connecticut, Delaware, the District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, …

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Elizabeth Warren & # 39; Billionaire Calculator & # 39; sweeps at Gates, Cooperman

Then. Elizabeth Warren rolled out a "calculator for billionaires" on Thursday in a not-so-subtle sweep against super-rich critics Bill Gates and Leon Cooperman, who both recently attacked her wealth tax. "Some billionaires seem confused about how much they would pay during my #TwoCentWealthTax," said the Warren campaign, referring to her signature tax. "Don't worry, now we have a calculator for …

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Pilot killed as plane crashes into Upland home, which catches on fire

The pilot of a single-engine plane flying to a small airport in San Bernardino County was killed when his aircraft crashed into a home shortly before it was scheduled to land Thursday morning. It is not clear what caused the 2007 fixed-wing Cirrus SR 22 to plummet into the single-story home in the 1200 block of West 15th Street near …

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