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    WASHINGTON (AP) — The House is voting Thursday on whether to hold Steve Bannon, a longtime ally and aide to former President Donald Trump, in contempt of Congress after he defied a subpoena from a committee investigating the violent Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection. That committee has vowed to move swiftly and forcefully to punish anyone who won’t cooperate with the...
    A colorist who helps produce DC's Superman comics says he is quitting over a decision to make the Man of Steel bisexual, and a change to the iconic comic's patriotic slogan. Gabe Eltaeb, announced he was quitting his position on a YouTube livestream with fellow former DC Comics worker Ethan Van Sciver on October 13. The outgoing colorist, who says...
    Steve Bannon on Wednesday asked Matt Gaetz to explain his theory that Bannon's contempt of Congress was 'a set up', asking the Florida Congressman if he felt Joe Biden was in on the act. Bannon, the former White House chief strategist, has refused to cooperate with the January 6 Committee, which is investigating the Capitol riot, and made no attempt to...
    The Washington, D.C., chapter of an environmentalist group rejected an invitation to speak at a left-leaning voting rights event because three Jewish groups would be present. We do not “stand with … those who defend Israeli violence,” announced Sunrise DC, a local chapter of the Sunrise Movement, which seeks “to stop climate change.” The local chapter will refuse to speak...
    Light Up Your Home in Any Color With the NOOK Smart Light Knicks vs. Celtics live score, updates, highlights from 2021 season-opening NBA game © DC Comics 'Superman: Son of Kal-El' by Tom Taylor and John Timms. Since 1939, DC’s Superman has been called “the Man of Tomorrow.” The nickname debuted in New York World’s Fair Comics No. 1,...
    The Activision Blizzard team, which has been blindly blamed for the toxic working conditions of its employees, is looking for a way to escape justice in California. And he may have figured it out. Activision Blizzard, the company targeted in the case of the California Department of Fair and Equal Housing, is not yet in business. The company...
    Congressman Matt Gaetz (R- FL) began his House floor speech Wednesday night by saying, “I think someone may be trying to kill me.” “If they are successful,” he continued, “I would like my constituents and my family to know who stopped their arrest.” Gaetz said a Twitter user recently sent him a message saying, “I lived in Portland. Portland has...
    (CNN)Attorney General Merrick Garland -- whose nomination was premised on insulating the Justice Department from politics -- faces a decision that puts him at the center of a partisan firestorm, with the House's coming request that the department pursue criminal contempt against Steve Bannon for his refusal to cooperate in lawmakers' insurrection probe. It's a political hot potato that is...
    WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. House is expected to hold Steve Bannon in contempt of Congress. It’s up to the Justice Department, and the courts, to determine what happens next. As lawmakers ready a Thursday vote to send a contempt referral to the U.S. attorney’s office in Washington, there’s considerable uncertainty about whether the Justice Department will prosecute Bannon for...
    SAN JOSE (CBS SF) — It has been 53 years since Olympic medalists Tommie Smith and John Carlos raised their black-gloved fists in the air on the podium for racial justice and human rights. What was a peaceful and silent protest sent shock waves through the world — forcing many to confront injustices and racism that exists in their communities....
    (CNN)The Justice Department is ending the use of case quotas for immigration judges that became a point of contention during the Trump administration for undercutting judges' authority and discretion, according to an email obtained by CNN.Immigration judges -- employees of the Justice Department -- are charged with following the policies set by each administration. They ultimately decide cases on whether...
    FORT LAUDERDALE (CBSMiami) — Relatives of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School massacre shook their heads or broke down in tears on Wednesday morning as gunman Nikolas Cruz pled guilty to 17 counts of murder and 17 counts of attempted first-degree murder and then apologized to the victims in a short speech. “I’m very sorry for what I did. And...
    “I’m tired of this shit, I’m tired of them ruining these characters,” says comic book artist Gabe Eltaeb of DC Comics and its superhero characters, specifically Superman, who the comic book giant says is no longer fighting for “truth, justice, and the American way” but now standing for “truth, justice, and a better tomorrow.” Eltaeb, who is a colorist for comic book giant...
    The Justice Department on Tuesday charged Rep. Jeff Fortenberry, R-Neb., with lying to the FBI in a campaign finance investigation. Fortenberry was charged with two counts of making false statements and one count of falsifying and concealing material facts. Federal prosecutors have accused him of twice lying to the FBI about whether he was aware that he had received tens...
    (CNN)The Justice Department's Civil Rights Division has launched several major investigations under President Joe Biden, an aggressive start after years of neglect during the Trump-era. In the early months of the administration, the department announced investigations into three major police departments -- a 180-degree turn from the last administration, which was highly skeptical of such systemic reviews. The Biden Justice...
                      by Michael Robillard  Recently, Ibram X. Kendi was chosen as a recipient for the 2021 MacArthur Genius Fellowship. This event has been met with resounding applause on the Left as it is presumed to be both a well-justified instance of reparative justice and a logical continuation of the 1960s Civil...
                      by Antoinette Aho  Integrating activism in the K-12 classroom is the trickle-down of liberal bias in higher education. The results are seen as educators mirror anti-racist trainings and social justice workshops, which evolved from college campuses. For instance, University of California, Los Angeles’ Teacher Education Program (TEP), trains “social justice educators” and follows an “anti-racist and...
                      by Ailan Evans  Facebook reached separate settlement agreements with the Department of Justice and Department of Labor on Tuesday, resolving claims that the tech giant discriminated against U.S. workers in hiring and recruiting. The Department of Justice (DOJ) sued Facebook in December 2020, alleging the company refused to hire or recruit qualified...
    CNN media reporter and “Reliable Sources” host Brian Stelter said Tuesday on “New Day ” that Superman was dropping “The American Way” motto because he is a global franchise looking to the future. Anchor John Berman said, “Batman and Superman, and I say this as a Marvel fan, they’re DC heroes, they represent something different. They’re decades older. I think...
    The Department of Justice has issued its Annual Report to Congress on its Activities to Combat Elder Fraud and Abuse.  The report(attached below) summarizes the department’s extensive elder justice efforts from July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021. As Attorney General Merrick B. Garland recognized, the COVID-19 pandemic exposed and exacerbated...
    Gal Gadot has broken her silence about controversial director Joss Whedon, alleging the "Justice League" set was anything but wonderful. In an interview with Israeli outlet N12, the actress claimed that Whedon "kind of threatened my career and said if I did something, he would make my career miserable." The "Wonder Woman" star, 36, went on to address the alleged...
    (CNN)This is a crucial time for the reconstituted Supreme Court under Chief Justice John Roberts, a bench still finding its bearings, seeing public approval drop and facing new scrutiny over its operations and lack of transparency. The Department of Justice on Monday asked the court to halt a near-total ban on abortion in Texas. The justices' prior action in a...
    Jasmine Arbery (right), sister of Ahmaud Arbery, and Wanda Cooper-Jones, Ahmaud's mother, comfort one another while people gather to honor Ahmaud at Sidney Lanier Park on May 9, 2020 in Brunswick, Georgia. On the day jury selection began in the trial of three men accused of murdering Ahmaud Arbery, MSNBC’s Joy Reid gave a platform to an important but often overlooked...
    (CNN)Facebook will have to pay more than $14 million to settle a case that alleged US workers were denied employment because it reserved jobs for foreign workers with temporary visas in 2018 and 2019, the Justice Department said Tuesday.The Justice Department filed a lawsuit in December 2020 against Facebook for allegedly reserving jobs for temporary visa holders through the permanent...
    White Pumpkins Are Scarily Popular This Halloween, Heres Everything You Need to Know About Them Nets’ championship pursuit undermined by Kyrie Irving vaccination status © Provided by People Amy Sussman/Getty; Jon Kopaloff/FilmMagic Gal Gadot is reflecting on being caught off guard by comments allegedly made by director Joss Whedon on the Justice League set. The Wonder Woman actress, 36,...
    Camila Fabri, 27, married a businessman from Paranquila Alex Chop Since 2014, they have had two daughters, aged four and one. After learning from him on Saturday that the Saab extradition process to the United States was over, the woman – from Caracas (Venezuela) – promised: “My husband was abducted by the United States (…) We were also abducted...
    A U.S. Capitol Police officer charged with attempting to help a rioter after the Jan. 6 attack at the U.S. Capitol pleaded not guilty in a federal court appearance on Tuesday in Washington. Capitol Police officer Michael A. Riley pleaded not guilty to two counts of obstruction of justice after he allegedly urged a person under suspicion for participating...
    A defense contractor was charged for his role in a scheme to bribe and defraud the U.S. Navy using fraudulent invoices, according to a statement from the Department of Justice. Frank Rafaraci, the CEO of Multinational Logistics Services, which provides husbanding services such as fueling, repairs, and restocking of supplies for U.S. Navy ships stationed in ports, appeared in...
    (CNN)US Capitol Police officer Michael A. Riley pleaded not guilty Tuesday morning to two counts of obstruction of justice in connection to the January 6 insurrection at the US Capitol. Riley was arrested on Friday, becoming the first police officer on duty on Capitol Hill on January 6 charged with allegedly attempting to help a rioter.JUST WATCHEDNew video shows first...
    Veteran journalist Katie Couric defended her decision to leave out portions of a quote from former Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg from a story she published in 2016.  In the article for Yahoo News, Couric quotes Ginsburg as saying racial justice protests during anthems before football games are “dumb and disrespectful." But Couric, in her book titled "Going There," reportedly reveals that she omitted Ginsburg's...
    WASHINGTON (AP) — The House committee tasked with investigating the deadly Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol has been ramping up its efforts in recent weeks, issuing subpoenas to nearly 20 individuals, including four of former President Donald Trump’s advisers and associates. Lawmakers on the committee have made clear that they want to move quickly to obtain testimony and...
                      by Julie Kelly  Over the objection of Joe Biden’s Justice Department, a lengthy video clip showing U.S. Capitol Police allowing hundreds of people into the building on the afternoon of January 6 has been released to the public. In July, Ethan Nordean, an alleged Proud Boy member charged for various...
                      by Kendall Tietz  Frustration at school boards boiled over for some parents and activists who protested outside of the Department of Justice building in Washington, D.C. Sunday. A small crowd gathered for the “Parents Are Not ‘Domestic Terrorists’ Rally,” a reference to Merrick Garland’s Oct. 4 memorandum that called on the FBI to...
                       
    (CNN)At a diversity and inclusion conference last week, Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor said that part of the reason the court had to change the format of its oral arguments was that female justices kept getting interrupted by men. Indeed, a 2017 study of three Supreme Court terms in which there were four women justices found that the three justices...
    Gal Gadot is speaking out on the problems she had with Joss Whedon amid the making of Justice League, and the measures she took in response. Gadot, 36, chat with Elle magazine for its Women in Hollywood Issue about her experience working with Whedon and the steps she took afterwards. 'I was shocked by the way that he spoke to...
    By David Shortell | CNN Joel Greenberg, the former Florida official whose crimes in the state ensnared Rep. Matt Gaetz in a federal sex trafficking investigation, has been providing the Justice Department with new information as he continues to cooperate with authorities following a guilty plea earlier this year. At a brief hearing in Orlando federal court Monday, Roger Handberg,...
    Justice High School principal Tiffany Narcisse and her daughter, senior Dori Bob, get ready to dance on the track field during the school’s Oct. 9 Homecoming dance. (Courtesy Fairfax County Public Schools) Goodbye dusty school gym. Hello toasty fire pit. Schools in Fairfax County, Virginia, got creative to bring homecoming back, moving the festivities outdoors to keep students safe —...
    SCIOTOVILLE — Defensive promptness helped jump-start the East Tartans’ offensive explosion during their 44-8 win over rival Green on Friday. An errant snap into the Bobcats end zone led a pair of Tartans — Landehn Pernell and Tyell Baker — to bring down Green quarterback Derek Salyers for a rare safety score with three minutes to play in the first...
    (CNN)Joel Greenberg, the former Florida official whose crimes in the state ensnared Rep. Matt Gaetz in a federal sex trafficking investigation, has been providing the Justice Department with new information as he continues to cooperate with authorities following a guilty plea earlier this year. At a brief hearing in Orlando federal court Monday, Roger Handberg, an assistant US attorney, said...
    On Monday the Dept. of Justice moved one step further to try to get the U.S. Supreme Court to block Texas Republican Governor Greg Abbott's near-total ban on abortion, which legal experts and now the DOJ itself say is unconstitutional. "For half a century, this Court has held that 'a State may not prohibit any woman from making the ultimate...
    Superman will no longer stand for the "American Way," according to a DC Comics official at the DC Fandome convention on Saturday. The Man of Steel's motto will change from "Truth, Justice and the American Way" to "Truth, Justice and a Better Tomorrow," according to Jim Lee, the chief creative officer and publisher of DC. The change is...
    The White House is attempting to walk back President Joe Biden’s assertion that any person who defies a subpoena from the Jan. 6 congressional committee should face federal prosecution. “He believes it’s an independent decision that should be made by the Department of Justice, and they’ll make that decision,” press secretary Jen Psaki said on Monday in response to questions...
    The Department of Justice under President Biden has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to block the controversial Texas bill that bans abortion once medical professionals can detect cardiac activity. In the 41-page filing Monday, Acting Solicitor General Brian Fletcher condemned Texas, claiming that the state has "successfully nullified [the Supreme] Court's decisions within its borders" by circumventing Roe v. Wade...
    White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki pushed back on Fox News’ Peter Doocy for putting forth the idea that President Joe Biden’s attitude towards the Justice Department is comparable to that of former President Donald Trump. On Monday, Doocy noted that Biden told reporters last week he supports the Justice Department prosecuting people who defy subpoenas from the January 6...
    Buta Biberaj, the Loudoun County prosecutor who sought to arrest a man who told the local school board that his daughter was assaulted in a restroom by a boy who considers himself a “transgender female,” has ties to far-left activist and donor George Soros and Terry McAuliffe, the Democrat nominee for Virginia governor. Loudoun County prosecutor who sought to jail...
    The Department of Justice requested Monday that the Supreme Court temporarily block enforcement of the Texas law outlawing abortion procedures after six weeks of pregnancy. The request marks the second challenge by the DOJ to reach the court on an emergency appeal that seeks to place a hold on the ban while litigation contesting its constitutionality plays out in lower...
    Senate Democrats are pushing the Justice Department for details on threats against election workers and any related probes.  Senate Rules Committee Chairwoman Amy KlobucharAmy KlobucharOn The Money — Progressives play hard ball on Biden budget plan Schumer, McConnell headed for another collision over voting rights Hillicon Valley — Presented by LookingGlass — Congress makes technology policy moves MORE (D-Minn.), Judiciary Committee Chairman...
    Pro-choice activists demonstrate outside the Supreme Court on October 04, 2021 in Washington, DC.Kevin Dietsch | Getty Images The Biden administration asked the Supreme Court on Monday to temporarily block the enforcement of a Texas law that bans most abortions after as early as six weeks of pregnancy. The Department of Justice announced last week that it would ask the...
    WASHINGTON (CBSDFW.COM/AP/CNN) — The Justice Department has formally asked the US Supreme Court to block the Texas law banning most abortions after six weeks of pregnancy, while the fight over the measure plays out in the courts. The law has been in effect since September, aside from a district court-ordered pause that lasted just 48 hours, and bans abortions once...