Category: U.S. News

Lyft Donates $1M to ACLU Amid #DeleteUber Controversy

Lyft Donates $1M to ACLU Amid #DeleteUber Controversy

Uber’s actions during President Trump’s immigration ban Saturday stirred an impromptu wave of people deleting the ride-hailing app from their phones, while the company’s chief rival made a donation to fight the blockade. Uber angered some users by temporarily canceling...

/ January 30, 2017
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Trump Travel Ban Causes Chaos

President Donald Trump’s immigration order sowed more chaos and outrage across the country Sunday, with travelers detained at airports, panicked families searching for relatives and protesters registering opposition to the sweeping measure that was blocked by several federal courts. Attorneys...

/ January 30, 2017
Trump Properties Face International Terror Risk

Trump Properties Face International Terror Risk

Businesses around the world bearing U.S. President Donald Trump’s name face an increased risk now that he is in the White House, security experts warn, especially as several are in areas previously targeted by violence. As Trump remains a brand...

/ January 26, 2017
Trans-Pacific Partnership

Trump Signs Executive Order to Remove US From TPP

President Donald Trump moved to pull the United States out of the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership trade pact Monday, dealing a quick blow to Barack Obama’s legacy as the new chief executive began fulfilling campaign promises in his first full week...

/ January 26, 2017
School Removes Student’s Teeth Without Mother’s Permission

[VIDEO] Mother OUTRAGED! This School Crossed the Line

A mother is outraged after her third grader came home from school with three of his teeth missing. She says his elementary school performed a dental procedure she never knew about. A Baltimore City mom is looking for answers: Why...

/ January 24, 2017
Lawyers: Police Made Wrongful Arrests on Inauguration Day

Lawyers: Police Made Wrongful Arrests on Inauguration Day

Some innocent observers, including two journalists, were improperly swept up in a group of 230 people arrested after self-described anti-capitalists began breaking windows in Washington on Inauguration Day, lawyers said. The group was charged Saturday with felony rioting, punishable by...

/ January 24, 2017
New York Lawsuits Link Social Media to Terror Attacks

New York Lawsuits Link Social Media to Terror Attacks

The families of victims of terror attacks in Paris, Brussels, and Israel are blaming social media companies including Facebook and Twitter for facilitating communications among terrorists. Twitter says it has suspended hundreds of thousands of user accounts in the past...

/ January 20, 2017
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Prosecutor: Orlando Gunman’s Wife Knew of Terror Plot

The widow of the Orlando nightclub gunman knew about the attack ahead of time and then hindered the criminal investigation when she lied to FBI agents after the shooting, prosecutors said Tuesday during a brief court appearance a day after...

/ January 18, 2017
Supreme Court

Supreme Court to Limit Workers’ Right to Sue Employers

The Supreme Court said Friday it will decide whether employers can require workers to sign arbitration agreements that prevent them from pursuing group claims in court. The justices agreed to consider an issue affecting millions of workers who have signed...

/ January 17, 2017
Inmate Calls Sexual Predator Law ‘Unconstitutional’

Inmate Calls Sexual Predator Law ‘Unconstitutional’

An attorney for a man who served a 25-year prison sentence for rape argued Thursday that a Missouri law allowing him to be subsequently committed indefinitely to a mental institution as a “sexually violent predator” is unconstitutional. The Missouri Supreme...

/ January 16, 2017