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  1. Ex-Con Who Prostituted Kids Killed by Beau in Murder-Suicide, NYPD Says

    Dnainfo.com - Crime 07.27 / 16:07 dnainfo.com
    Elizabeth Santos was fatally stabbed by her boyfriend in her Belmont apartment, police…
  2. Greenpoint Woman Dies in Fall From Loft Bed, Police Say

    Dnainfo.com - Crime 07.27 / 16:07 dnainfo.com
    Tansy Stowell, 27, was pronounced dead on Tuesday morning at the…
  3. Police Find Gun in Fare Beater's Jordan Sneaker, NYPD Says

    Dnainfo.com - Crime 07.27 / 16:07 dnainfo.com
    Police detained the man for walking through a subway exit gate and then found he had a gun and…
  4. Halliburton to Pay $29.2 Million Neither Admit Nor Deny SEC FCPA Charges

    Halliburton Company will pay $29.2 million to settle allegations brought by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) that the company violated the books and records and internal accounting controls provisions of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) while selecting and making payments to a local company in Angola in the course of winning lucrative oilfield […] The post Halliburton to Pay $29.2 Million Neither Admit Nor Deny SEC FCPA Charges appeared first on Corporate Crime…
  5. Members of Pakistani council orders ‘revenge rape’ of 16-year-old

    Nydailynews.com -Crime 07.27 / 15:55 www.nydailynews.com
    Police arrested members of a village council accused of ordering the rape of a teen girl as revenge for her brother's alleged sexual…
  6. Deputy AG who is son of G. Gordon Liddy arrested for child porn

    Nydailynews.com -Crime 07.27 / 15:55 www.nydailynews.com
    A deputy attorney general in California who is the son of a notorious Watergate figure has been charged with child…
  7. The Latest: Sheriff: Fugitive captured after forest search

    Abcnews.go.com -Crime 07.27 / 15:55 abcnews.go.com
    A man who eluded law enforcement officers for six days faces a number of charged after his arrest in western North…
  8. This Democrat might be Cuomo’s biggest challenger next year

    NYPost-Crime 07.27 / 15:49 nypost.com
    A former Democratic state senator from the Hudson Valley has approached party activists about challenging Gov. Cuomo in the Democratic primary next year, The Post has learned. Terry Gipson served in the Senate from 2012 to 2014 before losing his re-election bid to Republican Sue Serino in the district that takes in Duchess County…
  1. Court to consider when to schedule Paxton's trial

    Livehealthy.chron.com - Health 07.27 / 16:37 livehealthy.chron.com
    Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton is due in criminal court in Houston today where his new judge is expected to consider when the high-profile Republican will likely face…
  2. Oral lesions in an immunocompromised patient

    Bioportfolio.com - Health 07.27 / 16:29 bioportfolio.com
    A 79 year old man receiving palliative care for squamous lung cancer developed white circular plaque like lesions on his tongue fig 1. These were painful and associated with a reduced sense…
  3. AstraZeneca lung cancer failure sparks 16 percent share fall

    Bioportfolio.com - Health 07.27 / 16:29 bioportfolio.com
    LONDON Reuters AstraZeneca's combination of two injectable immunotherapy drugs failed to help patients as hoped in a closely watched advanced lung cancer trial triggering the biggest ever daily fall in its shares on…
  4. Lung Cancer Mutation Consortium Finds Breast Cancer Driver HER2 in 3 Percent of Lung Cancers

    Bioportfolio.com - Health 07.27 / 16:29 bioportfolio.com
    The Lung Cancer Mutation Consortium at the University of Colorado Cancer Center reports this week in the journal Cancer that 24 of 920 patients 3 percent with advancedstage lung cancer had mutations in the gene HER2.AURORA Colo. PRWEB July 27 2017 The…
  5. Terminally Ill Baby Charlie Gard Will Move To Hospice Care To Die

    Wnyc.org - Health 07.27 / 16:23 wnyc.org
    Charlie Gard, a terminally ill British baby whose parents fought in court to transfer him to the U.S. for treatment, will be moved to a hospice facility to die. A British judge approved the transfer plan on Thursday, days after Charlie's parents dropped their efforts to receive experimental treatments. Charlie cannot breathe on his own. His life support will be withdrawn shortly after the transfer takes place, the BBC reports. As NPR's Joanna Kakissis reports from London, Charlie has a…
  6. Take Action Now: Keep Up the Fight to Save Our Health Care

    Thenation.com - Health 07.27 / 16:15 thenation.com
    NationAction We need to fight until the cruel Republican “health-care” bill is defeated for good.  The post Take Action Now: Keep Up the Fight to Save Our Health Care appeared first on The Nati…
  7. Academies announce winners of 2017 Communication Awards

    Eurekalert.org - Health 07.27 / 16:14 eurekalert.org
    (National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine) The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine announced today the recipients of the 2017 Communication Awards. Supported by the W.M. Keck Foundation since 2003 as part of the Keck Futures Initiative, these prestigious awards -- each of which includes a $20,000 prize -- recognize excellence in reporting and communicating science, engineering, and medicine to the general public. The winners will be honored during a…
  8. UTA professor receives grant to develop device to fight osteoporosis

    Eurekalert.org - Health 07.27 / 16:14 eurekalert.org
    (University of Texas at Arlington) A faculty member at the University of Texas Arlington's College of Nursing and Health Innovation has received a $250,000 National Science Foundation grant to design a revolutionary device that could stimulate bone growth and ultimately be used as a weapon against…
  1. ALA.NI On World Cafe

    Wprl.org - Education 07.27 / 16:41 wprl.org
    In this session, we are joined by ALA.NI, a British singer-songwriter whose debut album, You & I, is a remarkable update on the cabaret tradition. The London-born, Paris-based performer was surprisingly candid during our World Cafe interview: "I was at a point where I found it easier maybe to date men who were married, just because ... you'd get a really nice side of them. You don't have to deal with all of the smelly socks and underwear. And I wasn't like… …
  2. Margo Price Explains Her New EP, 'Weakness,' Track By Track

    Wprl.org - Education 07.27 / 16:41 wprl.org
    As it was for many of us, 2016 was a helluva year for Margo Price — except while we were trying to keep our heads from spinning over presidential politics and mourning the deaths of one beloved musician after another, she was also having one of the biggest artistic breakthroughs of the year. After a decade of trucking away with various bands in the East Nashville scene, Price finally released her masterful debut, Midwest Farmer's Daughter , via Third Man Records. She received the Americana …
  3. U.K. To Send 'Colossal' New Warships To Disputed Asian Waters ... Eventually

    Wprl.org - Education 07.27 / 16:41 wprl.org
    The U.K. has only recently rolled out the largest warship the country has ever produced, testing the massive aircraft carrier's sea legs off the coast of Scotland, but already the British navy has a destination in mind for the HMS Queen Elizabeth and its still-to-be-named sister ship: the disputed waters of the South China Sea. During a speech Thursday in Sydney, British Foreign Minister Boris Johnson promised that the carriers would be sent on a "freedom-of-navigation operation" through…
  4. Terminally Ill Baby Charlie Gard Will Move To Hospice Care To Die

    Wprl.org - Education 07.27 / 16:41 wprl.org
    Charlie Gard, a terminally ill British baby whose parents fought in court to transfer him to the U.S. for treatment, will be moved to a hospice facility to die. A British judge approved the transfer plan on Thursday, days after Charlie's parents dropped their efforts to receive experimental treatments. Charlie cannot breathe on his own. His life support will be withdrawn shortly after the transfer takes place, the BBC reports . As NPR's Joanna Kakissis reports from London , Charlie has a…
  5. Pakistani Ride Sharing App Puts A Matchmaker In The Car

    Wprl.org - Education 07.27 / 16:41 wprl.org
    What would happen if you married an old custom — matchmaking — with something modern, like the ride-sharing app on your smartphone ? In Pakistan, that happened. Users of Careem , one of the country's most popular ride-sharing apps, woke up last week to this pop-up message on their phone: "Rishta Aunty Has Arrived." The two-day marketing campaign was named "Rishta Aunty," Urdu and Hindi slang for matchmaker. These usually older women have a certain stereotype in Pakistan. They're busybodies …
  6. Maine DHHS cuts funding from school health centers in budget - Education Week

    Blogs.edweek.org -  Health 07.27 / 16:41 blogs.edweek.org
    July 27, 2017 AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — The Maine Department of Health and Human Services has eliminated funding for around two dozen school-based health centers. The funding for the programs was cut due to a budget deal requiring the department to eliminate $5 million in funding. The school-based health centers are designed to provide basic medical care to students who would not otherwise have access to a doctor. A community medical spokeswoman says that medical care will l…
  7. Cleveland Police Find Potent Sedative Disguised as OxyContin

    Woub.org - Education 07.27 / 16:29 woub.org
    CLEVELAND (AP) – Officials in northeast Ohio are issuing a warning after detecting a large animal sedative in pills disguised as the pain medication OxyContin. Cuyahoga County’s medical examiner, Dr. Thomas Gilson, said in a statement Wednesday that the pills were discovered by Cleveland police. He says they contain carfentanil, an opioid used to tranquilize... Read More The post Cleveland Police Find Potent Sedative Disguised as OxyContin appeared first on WOUB…
  8. View from the Hill – Camp Big Red going strong after 23 years

    Wkunews.wordpress.com - Education 07.27 / 16:28 wkunews.wordpress.com
         It’s a summer tradition that started at WKU  way back in 1994 .   We’re talking about Camp Big Red and it’s as popular as ever as Amy Bingham shows us in this week’s View from the Hill.   Filed under: WKU News…
  1. These Restored Vintage Trucks Can Serve Up Cold Craft Beer Anywhere

    Wideopencountry.com - Food 07.27 / 16:27 wideopencountry.com
    Two childhood friends are bringing craft beer everywhere inside a fleet of stunning vintage trucks with their new venture, Tap Truck USA. Corbin O’Reilly and Taylor Steers were tossing around ideas for a beer truck one day. The two decided to put their passions for beer and trucks together and get to work. “I have […] The post These Restored Vintage Trucks Can Serve Up Cold Craft Beer Anywhere appeared first on Wide Open Cou…
  2. Ohio distributors find growth in foodservice sector

    Thepacker.com - Foodservice 07.27 / 16:16 thepacker.com
    The good news for Ohio, according to a recent report by the U.S. Conference of Mayors, is that Columbus remains one of the strongest economies not only in the state but in the entire Midwest. Cincinnati also is expected to see continued job growth, the report…
  3. When genetic engineering is the environmentally friendly choice

    Ensia.com - Food 07.27 / 16:10 ensia.com
    Which is more disruptive to a plant: genetic engineering or conventional breeding? It often surprises people to learn that GE commonly causes less disruption to plants than conventional techniques of breeding. But equally profound is the realization that the latest GE techniques, coupled with a rapidly expanding ability to analyze massive amounts of genetic material, allow us to make super-modest changes in crop plant genes that will enable farmers to produce more food with fewer adverse…
  4. Eddie Huang Bringing Baohaus to the Bowery

    Dnainfo.com - Food 07.27 / 16:07 dnainfo.com
    The celebrity chef is bringing his enterprise to a space at 83 …
  5. Cane Rosso plays Dallas Cowboys theme to hilt in new Frisco pizzeria

    Dallas.culturemap.com - Food 07.27 / 16:01 dallas.culturemap.com
    The Frisco location of Cane Rosso, the Dallas-based pizzeria chain known for authentic Neapolitan-style pizza, which is opening at the Dallas Cowboys' complex The Star, has a date: July 31. The restaurant will be among the first to open at The Star, along with its ice cream sibling, Cow Tipping Creamery. The Frisco branch will have the same menu of pizzas, pastas, sandwiches, and salads as other branches, but with additional items that are…
  6. Campbell Soup supporting food start-ups

    Company partners with Foodworks Brooklyn to launch the Real Food Innovation…
  7. Booze stocks soar after earnings beat driven by foreign sales

    Cnbc.com -Food 07.27 / 15:55 www.cnbc.com
    Shares of both Anheuser-Busch and Diageo jumped in premarket trading, after both firms saw profits…
  8. 11 life-changing kitchen gadgets under $15

    Today.com - Food 07.27 / 15:52 today.com
    Kitchen gadgets should make meal prep and clean up easier. These 11 products from Amazon do just that, and they're all under…
  1. The 39th Annual Gilroy Garlic Festival

    It’s been 39 years since the world got its first taste of the Gilroy Garlic Festival, and the three-day celebration of the city’s most beloved aromatic bulb lives on. This year, the Gourmet Alley chefs are cooking up a mouthwatering addition to the menu: delicious deep-fried garlic shrimp. Famous festival favorites inc…
  2. Creative Alliance aims to tackle anti-Muslim bias by featuring renowned female Muslim performers

    Baltimore’s Creative Alliance announced Wednesday that it will tackle anti-Muslim bias by bringing a half-dozen renowned female Muslim performers to Baltimore. The “Nisa/Women” program — “Nisa" is the Arabic word for “women” — is funded by a $145,000 grant from the Doris Duke Foundation for Islamic…
  3. 'Compose Decompose Recompose' at Jules Maeght Gallery, San Francisco

    Sea.blouinartinfo.com - Arts&Culture 07.27 / 16:41 sea.blouinartinfo.com
    Jules Maeght Gallery is hosting an exhibition titled “Compose Decompose Recompose” at their San Francisco location.“Compose Decompose Recompose” is an exhibition of photography curated by Luc Sokolsky that draws on the manipulation by the artist’s hand and mind rather than the technical aspects of the camera. Exploring the diverse possibilities of collage, bacteria, artificial lighting, sensor tampering and more, the exhibition brings together the work of Dean Bentley, Glen Cheriton, W…
  4. "New Works" by James Verbicky at Joanne Artman Gallery

    Sea.blouinartinfo.com - Arts&Culture 07.27 / 16:41 sea.blouinartinfo.com
    Joanne Artman Gallery is hosting an exhibition titled “New Works” by James Verbicky at their Laguna Beach location.The exhibition presents some of the best works by the artist James Verbicky (b. 1973, Edmonton, Canada), a Polish-Canadian artist, who currently works in the United States. In 2008, the United States government granted the artist a coveted Extraordinary Ability Green Card in recognition of his important contribution to the arts. His work has been displayed in numerous ins…
  5. Todd Bridges on ‘Network Stars’ Was Famous Before Diff’rent Strokes

    2paragraphs.com - Culture 07.27 / 16:33 2paragraphs.com
    A number of popular actors from the 1970s will compete on The Battle of the Network Stars. It’s the Cops (CHiPs stars Erik Estrada and Larry Wilcox, among others) against sitcom stars including child stars Jenna Von Oy (Blossom) and Todd Bridges (Diff’rent Strokes). Before playing adopted son Willis Jackson with Gary Coleman on Diff’rent […
  6. Kesha Goes Vintage VHS Video To Bring Life Full Circle As She “Learns”

    2paragraphs.com - Culture 07.27 / 16:33 2paragraphs.com
    “Had a boogieman under my bed / Putting crazy thoughts inside my head” Kesha Kesha has had a long run in the public eye, both crowned by the glory of stardom and artistic success and waylaid by rough times. Kesha’s troubles with producer Dr. Luke are now as much a part of her public story…
  7. Who Is Willie Garson on ‘Battle of the Network Stars’?

    2paragraphs.com - Culture 07.27 / 16:33 2paragraphs.com
    There will be plenty of familiar faces on The Battles of the Network Stars episode “Cops vs TV Sitcoms.” On the Cops team is the famous duo of Erik Estrada and Larry Wilcox who played Ponch and John on the 1970s cop show CHiPs. And on the TV Sitcoms team is Todd Bridges (Diff’rent Strokes), Jenna …
  8. Floyd Mayweather calls Conor McGregor anti-gay slur during press event

    Washingtonblade.com - Arts&Culture 07.27 / 16:26 washingtonblade.com
    The pair were promoting their pay-per-view fight later this…
  1. Chef Marcus Samulsson Discusses Being Recognized by the James Beard Foundation and His Favorite East End Memories

    Hamptons-magazine.com - People 07.27 / 06:31 hamptons-magazine.com
    This year's chefs & champagne honoree, culinary giant Marcus Samuelsson, brings his diverse flavors and irresistible charm to the James Beard foundation event. Marcus Samuelsson will be…
  2. Beth Parker of Disney TV EMEA Named Chair of Animated Women UK

    Animationmagazine.net - People 07.27 / 01:59 animationmagazine.net
    next animation chair of Animated Women UK, a regional support and advocacy network for women working in the visual effects and animation industries. Parker will be stepping into the role in September, replacing Animated Women UK founder Lindsay Watson, who will remain on the board but is looking to pursue new projects after building up […]The post Beth Parker of Disney TV EMEA Named Chair of Animated Women UK appeared first on Animation…
  3. Nora Twomey’s ‘Breadwinner’ Premiering at TIFF

    Animationmagazine.net - People 07.27 / 01:59 animationmagazine.net
    A first round of film programming picks for the 2017 Toronto International Film Festival was announced during a live-streamed press conference Tuesday, with Cartoon Saloon’s upcoming third feature The Breadwinner set to be the animated standout amidst the 14 Galas and 33 Special Presentations. The film will make its World Premiere at TIFF, which runs […]The post Nora Twomey’s ‘Breadwinner’ Premiering at TIFF appeared first on Animation Magazin…
  4. Trump transgender military ban draws civilian ire in Vermont

    Vtdigger.org - People 07.27 / 01:23 vtdigger.org
    Political leaders and advocates condemned it. Norwich University didn't comment directly on the president's decision, but the military school said its own nondiscrimination policy won’t change. The post Trump transgender military ban draws civilian ire in Vermont appeared first on V…
  5. Who Is April Ryan, Head-Shaking White House Reporter?

    2paragraphs.com - People 07.27 / 01:21 2paragraphs.com
    Veteran journalist April Ryan received a tongue-lashing from White House press secretary Sean Spicer, who evidently didn’t like Ryan’s reaction to his chit-chat. “Stop shaking your head again,” Spicer said to Ryan during a White House press briefing. He said “please” first — but that didn’t stop people from coming to Ryan’s defense. Ryan’s list of …
  6. Why the Tenth Amendment Matters More than Ever

    It’s important to remember that words on parchment don’t enforce themselves. Just because we say the federal government is limited doesn’t mean it will stay limit…
  7. Busy Burlington intersection to get temporary makeover

    Vtdigger.org - People 07.26 / 20:16 vtdigger.org
    BURLINGTON — A much-maligned five-way intersection in the South End is being temporarily reconfigured as part of a “pop-up” demonstration Thursday through Friday at noon. The intersection of Howard and St. Paul streets, where South Winooski Avenue comes to an end, will be reconfigured based on “design elements for this busy intersection as proposed by […] The post Busy Burlington intersection to get temporary makeover appeared first on VTDigge…
  8. Signed by the Governor: North Carolina Law Removes Roadblock to the Use of Gold and Silver as Money

    RALEIGH, N.C. (July 26, 2017) – Yesterday, North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper signed a bill into law exempting the sale and purchase of gold and silver from state sales taxes. The new law will remove an important roadblock in the way of their everyday use as money, taking the first step toward breaking the Federal Re…
  1. Dr. SohiniBen Shukla liked Dr. SohiniBen Shukla's discussion Twenty Videos From Patricia Cota Robles for How To convert

    Lightgrid.ning.com - Religion 07.27 / 16:41 lightgrid.ning.com
    Dr. SohiniBen Shukla liked Dr. SohiniBen Shukla's discussion Twenty Videos From Patricia Cota Robles for How To convert Negativity into…
  2. Since we last spoke…

    Blogs.ntm.org - Religion 07.27 / 16:38 blogs.ntm.org
    [joel and bethany potter] Bethany recovered after several days home from her last rash breakout. It was discouraging to have to cut short our time in St. Pete as we still had many plans made, but it was totally the right thing to come home. We’re considering how we might get back over to St. Pete [&…
  3. Trump spurred to act by generals, by facts

    Onenewsnow.com - Religion 07.27 / 16:12 onenewsnow.com
    A military watchdog is adding her name to the chorus of conservative activists cheering President Trump's decision to ban transgenders from military service – as is a pro-family activist who works to expose the truth about h…
  4. Dems choose transgender to pick off VA delegate

    Onenewsnow.com - Religion 07.27 / 16:12 onenewsnow.com
    The ongoing culture war is spilling over to a House of Delegates race in…
  5. Dr. SohiniBen Shukla added a discussion to the group PATRICIA DIANE COTA-ROBLES

    Lightgrid.ning.com - Religion 07.27 / 15:39 lightgrid.ning.com
    Dr. SohiniBen Shukla added a discussion to the group PATRICIA DIANE COTA-ROBLESTwenty Videos From Patricia Cota Robles for How To convert Negativity into Light... See…
  6. Foundation Applauds Trump Transgender Order

    Standardnewswire.com - Religion 07.27 / 15:24 standardnewswire.com
    Contact: John Eidsmoe, Foundation for Moral Law, 334-262-1245   MONTGOMERY, Ala., July 27, 2017 /Standard Newswire/ --   The Foundation for Moral Law, an Alabama legal foundation dedicated to the defense of the United States Constitution and traditional Judeo-Christian values, applauded President Trump's announcement today that he is reinstating the ban on transgendered persons serving in the armed forces.In 2016 President Obama announced that he was lifting the ban…
  7. Trump Says No 'Transgenders' in the Military

    Standardnewswire.com - Religion 07.27 / 15:24 standardnewswire.com
    Contact: Liberty Counsel, 407-875-1776, Media@LC.org; Press Kit   WASHINGTON, July 27, 2017 /Standard Newswire/ -- President Donald J. Trump announced yesterday that the U.S. government will not allow so-called transgender people "to serve in any capacity in the U.S. military." President Trump's announcement came just weeks after Defense Secretary James Mattis announced that he will defer implementation of the transgender policy until January 1, 2018. The Obama-era policy…
  8. Mission America Coalition Names Millennial Evangelist Nick Hall CEO

    Standardnewswire.com - Religion 07.27 / 15:24 standardnewswire.com
    "It's fitting that God would lead us to select an evangelist to carry on this movement to a new generation for the expansion of the Gospel has always been the focus of the Mission America Coalition." -- Dr. Paul Cedar, Chairman of the Mission America Coalition Contact: Jennifer Willingham (for PULSE), 615-483-4729, Jennifer@iconmediagroup.com; Noel Foutz (for Mission America Coalition), noel@missionamerica.org PALM DESERT, Calif., July 27, 2017 /Standard Newswire/ -- Nick Hall, the…
  1. USC Libraries to Launch Collections Convergence Initiative

    Lj.libraryjournal.com - Books 07.27 / 16:09 lj.libraryjournal.com
    A new initiative spearheaded by the University of Southern California (USC) Libraries, the Collections Convergence Initiative, will bring together researchers, library curators, and scholars to advance research, deepen their work with USC’s extensive special collections, expand the libraries’ public programming, and ultimately develop new col…
  2. Events: Gabe Hudson, Matthew Klam to speak at Oxford Exchange

    Tampabay.com-Books 07.27 / 15:50 tampabay.com
    Book Talk The Oxford Exchange's Spotlight Series presents novelists Gabe Hudson (Gork, the Teenage Dragon) and Matthew Klam (Who Is Rich?) discussing and signing their books at 1 p.m. July 30 at the Oxford Exchange, 420 W Kennedy Blvd.,…
  3. What's Darrin DuFord reading?

    Tampabay.com-Books 07.27 / 15:50 tampabay.com
    Nightstand Darrin DuFord As summer travel season winds down, we caught up with travel writer DuFord, 46. In his book, Breakfast for Alligators: Quests, Showdowns, and Revelations in the Americas, he shares his adventures traveling throughout the Western Hemisphere, from boiling poison in Guyana to tracking…
  4. Notable: Digital life

    Tampabay.com-Books 07.27 / 14:49 tampabay.com
    Notable Digital life Three new books, one fiction and two factual, look at how technology affects…
  5. 'The Netanyahu Years' portrays a divisive, oddly compelling world leader

    Csmonitor.com - Books 07.27 / 13:56 csmonitor.com
    'The Netanyahu Years' portrays a divisive, oddly compelling world…
  6. Michael Connelly’s new book is his 30th, and it’s (mostly) Bosch-free

    O.seattletimes.com - Books 07.27 / 13:34 o.seattletimes.com
    In his 30th book, “The Late Show,” crime-fiction author Michael Connelly introduces a new character, LAPD Detective Renée Ballard, who works the night shift at Hollywood Stat…
  7. Hillary Clinton calling new book ‘What Happened’

    O.seattletimes.com - Books 07.27 / 13:34 o.seattletimes.com
    NEW YORK — Hillary Clinton is calling her new book “What Happened” and promising unprecedented candor as she remembers her stunning defeat last year to Donald Trump. “In the past, for reasons I try to explain, I’ve often felt I had to be careful in public, like I was up on a wire without a […
  8. Hillary Clinton calling new book 'What Happened'

    USAToday-Books 07.27 / 12:42 usatoday.com
    Hillary Clinton is calling her new book "What Happened" and promising unprecedented candor as she remembers her stunning defeat last year to Donald…
  1. How Much Can You Sue for in a Wrongful Death in Maryland Lawsuit?

    If you are considering bringing a wrongful death lawsuit, one question may have is what is the most you can sue for in a wrongful death case? The better question is how much money can a jury award you.  Because in a wrongful death case in Maryland, you no longer ask for a specific amount …
  2. Michigan Funeral Home Closed After Maggots & Decomposing Bodies Found in Garage

    Legalexaminer.com - Law 07.27 / 16:09 legalexaminer.com
    Michigan Residents Shocked by Mishandling of Corpses and Unsanitary Conditions at Funeral Homes  Swanson Funeral Home in Flint, Michigan was shut down earlier this month by Michigan’s Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA) after investigators found unrefrigerated bodies in [.…
  3. In a Dissolution of Marriage, What Assets Should Be Considered Marital and Subject to Equitable Division?

    Legalexaminer.com - Law 07.27 / 16:09 legalexaminer.com
    Accrued earnings or appreciation of nonmarital assets during the marriage are presumed marital unless the party seeking the classification of the growth as nonmarital proves the growth is readily…
  4. Jeff Sessions Thinks It Should Be Legal to Fire You for Being LGBT

    Aclu.org - Law 07.27 / 16:01 aclu.org
    If you thought Attorney General Sessions couldn’t be anymore anti-LGBT, last night he doubled down. In the latest and most significant anti-LGBT action yet from the Trump administration, the Justice Department last night filed a brief with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit arguing that federal civil rights laws do not protect individuals from discrimination based on their sexual orientation or gender identity. The case in question concerns a former skydiving instructor who f…
  5. Biglaw Modernization Leads To Layoffs

    Abovethelaw.com - Law 07.27 / 16:00 abovethelaw.com
    Is 'care' the same as 'generous severance…
  6. Lawyer’s e-discovery error led to release of confidential info on thousands of Wells Fargo clients

    Abajournal.com - Law 07.27 / 16:00 abajournal.com
    A lawyer representing Wells Fargo in a lawsuit subpoena request has explained how she inadvertently turned over confidential information about thousands of bank clients.…
  7. Update on Trump’s transgender military service ban….No Change until further instructions…

    Politicaldog101.com - Law 07.27 / 15:40 politicaldog101.com
    “There will be no modifications to the current policy until the President’s guidance has been received by the Secretary of Defense and the Secretary has issued implementation gui…
  8. Sen Sanders is a ‘No’ for GOP Single Payer Amendment ….

    Politicaldog101.com - Law 07.27 / 15:40 politicaldog101.com
    “The Democratic caucus will not participate in the Republicans’ sham process,” said Sanders spokesman Josh Miller-Lewis. “No amendment will get a vote until we see the final legislation and know what bill we are amendin…