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California Will Now Protect Women From Horrific Form Of Prison Abuse

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California adopted legislation late last week protecting prison inmates from forced sterilization following disturbing reports that female prisoners had been sterilized without their consent. The bill, signed into law by Gov. Jerry Brown (D) on Thursday, makes it illegal to sterilize inmates for birth control purposes in state correctional facilities. The procedure continues to be allowed in life-threatening medical emergencies, ... Read More »

Bronx NYCHA tenants take city to court seeking repairs

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Not everybody in the U.S. government was blind to the threat posed by the Islamic State. A day after President Obama admitted U.S. intelligence “underestimated” the sinister strength of ISIS, ABC News produced three examples Monday of where officials sounded the alarm. State Department official Brett McGurk told the House Foreign Affairs commitee on Nov. 14, 2013 that “we face ... Read More »

Cardinals RB Jonathan Dwyer formally charged with assault for breaking wife’s nose

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PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona Cardinals running back Jonathan Dwyer has been formally charged with assaulting his wife in two arguments in July at their Phoenix apartment. An indictment publicly released late Friday charges Dwyer with felony aggravated assault and eight misdemeanors, including assault, criminal damage and disorderly conduct. Investigators say Dwyer broke his wife’s nose with a head-butt during a ... Read More »

EXCLUSIVE: ‘I’m so sick of your s***!’ Tempers explode on The View as Whoopi and Rosie O’Donnell come to blows during a commercial break – in front of the studio audience

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A nasty showdown erupted on the set of The View last Thursday when the show’s moderator Whoopi Goldberg and co-host Rosie O’Donnell got into a heated spat in front of the studio audience. Rosie was upset because Whoopi cut her off on a ‘Hot Topic’ subject that O’Donnell indicated she was passionate about backstage before the show. The segment ran ... Read More »

California Takes Overdue Stand Against ‘Failed Drug Laws’

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California lawmakers finally reformed a drug sentencing law that critics throughout the country long denounced as racist. The California Fair Sentencing Act, signed by Gov. Jerry Brown (D) late on Sunday evening, ensures that people who are convicted of certain offenses involving crack cocaine will no longer receive harsher punishments than people found guilty of the same crimes involving the ... Read More »

Autopsy Of Chiefs’ Jovan Belcher One Year After Murder-Suicide Finds Signs Of Brain Disease CTE

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — An autopsy performed one year after Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher fatally shot his 22-year-old girlfriend and killed himself found signs of chronic traumatic encephalopathy, the degenerative brain disease found in athletes and others with a history of repetitive brain injuries. Belcher, 25, killed Kasandra Perkins on Dec. 1, 2012, in the couple’s home ... Read More »

Bizarre Trial Accuses Government Of Illegally Bailing Out AIG

Greenberg Says U.S. Will Hold AIG Stake For A 'Long Time'

A bizarre reminder of some of the most terrifying moments in U.S. financial history just kicked off in Washington: Former AIG CEO Hank Greenberg’s hubris-filled case against the government went to trial on Monday. Greenberg claims that the 2008 bailout AIG received from the government was illegal, and he’s demanding $25 billion in damages. Greenberg’s case is a combination of ... Read More »