Police Unions Wield Massive Power in American Politics — For Now

When he was fired, arrested, and charged with the murder of George Floyd, Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin belonged to a union. Officer Brett Hankison still enjoys union membership, despite being terminated by the Louisville Metropolitan Police Department over the killing of 26-year-old Breonna Taylor. Unlike other public sector unions tasked with establishing collective bargaining […]

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Rocket fired at Baghdad’s international airport, not far from US troops and diplomats

An unguided Katyusha rocket was fired at Baghdad’s international airport Sunday night near where American troops and diplomats are housed one night after the U.S. military shot one down, according to U.S. officials. While nobody was injured or killed and the damage appeared minimal, it marked the seventh rocket attack on the airport in less […]

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Five Months After Celebrating the Economy in Wisconsin, Trump Returns to a Different Place

Five months ago, President Trump fired up thousands of fans at a campaign rally in Milwaukee with a boastful question for a state he barely won in 2016: “How are your 401(k)’s doing?” he bellowed. “In Wisconsin, the unemployment rate has reached its lowest level in history,” the president told the crowd, betraying his confidence […]

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Three N.C. Officers Fired After Police Find Racist Comments on Video

Three police officers in Wilmington, N.C., were fired after a supervisor found recorded conversations that included racist remarks, slurs and one officer saying he “can’t wait” to start “slaughtering” black people, the department announced Wednesday. Chief Donny Williams of the Wilmington Police Department said in a news conference that the officers were fired for misconduct […]

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Trump Overhaul of Campus Sex Assault Rules Wins Surprising Support

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos fired a shot last month in the nation’s culture wars, overhauling how colleges handle investigations of sexual assault and ending what she called Obama-era “kangaroo courts” on campus. The new Education Department rules give more protections to the accused, primarily young men who face discipline or expulsion as a result of […]

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3 North Carolina police officers fired over racist rants

Three North Carolina police officers have been fired after a video showed them making inappropriate comments, including one office saying society needed a civil war to wipe Black people off the map By TOM FOREMAN Jr. Associated Press June 24, 2020, 10:58 PM 3 min read 3 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this […]

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Brett Hankison: 5 Things To Know About Cop Fired For His Part In Breonna Taylor’s Fatal Shooting

The detective who fired 10 rounds into Breonna Taylor’s apartment as she slept has been terminated by the Louisville Metro P.D. We’ve got five things to know about Brett Hankison. The wheels of justice are finally starting to move in the case of Breonna Taylor. She’s the 26-year-old EMT shot and killed in her apartment’s […]

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Pregnant Stassi Schroeder Reveals Her Baby’s Gender 2 Weeks After ‘Pump Rules’ Firing

What a rollercoaster. In two weeks Stassi Schroeder has gone from getting fired from ‘Vanderpump Rules,’ to confirming pregnancy reports. Now she’s sharing with fans if she’s having a boy or a girl. Stassi Schroeder‘s life has sure has taken a series of major turns in such a brief amount of time. While things looked […]

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Police officer involved in Breonna Taylor shooting fired

The Louisville Metro police department has fired one of the police officers involved in the fatal shooting of Breonna Taylor By The Associated Press June 24, 2020, 1:08 AM 2 min read 2 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The Louisville Metro police department has fired one of the […]

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Winona Ryder recalls Mel Gibson’s ‘painful’ homophobic remarks to pal Kevyn Aucoin

Winona Ryder has fired back at Mel Gibson after recalling alleged anti-Semitic remarks he made to her in the past, revealing the “painful” homophobic words she says were hurled at her close friend. “The Plot Against America” actress, 48, says Gibson, 64, made “hateful” comments to late makeup artist Kevyn Aucoin over 20 years ago […]

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Louisville Police Fire Brett Hankison, Officer in Breonna Taylor Shooting

The police in Louisville, Ky., fired an officer involved in the shooting of Breonna Taylor, according to a letter posted on Tuesday on the department’s Twitter account. The letter by Chief Robert Schroeder accuses the former officer, Brett Hankison, of violating the department’s policy on the use of deadly force, saying he “wantonly and blindly” […]

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Tennessee newspaper fires ad manager for end of times ad

A Tennessee newspaper has fired its advertising manager after a full-page advertisement from a religious group that predicts a terrorist attack in Nashville next month appeared in its pages By The Associated Press June 23, 2020, 10:51 PM 3 min read 3 min read NASHVILLE, Tenn. — A Tennessee newspaper has fired its advertising manager […]

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How The ‘RHOA’ Cast Would Feel If NeNe Leakes Left The Show Ahead Of Season 13

NeNe Leakes recently shut down reports that she had been ‘fired’ from ‘RHOA’, but she has yet to sign a contract — and the cast has mixed feelings about whether or not they want the ‘OG’ to return! It’s hard to imagine Real Housewives of Atlanta without OG NeNe Leakes, 52, especially for longtime cast […]

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Trump fires Manhattan’s chief federal prosecutor who defied him, Attorney General Barr says

Geoffrey Berman, former U.S. attorney for the Southern District of New York, who was fired by President Donald Trump on June 20, 2020. | AP Photos Attorney general says Trump has fired top federal prosecutor in Manhattan who defied administration effort to remove him Attorney General William Barr on Saturday informed Manhattan’s chief federal prosecutor […]

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Tens of Thousands Protest in Mali Amid Growing Opposition to Keita Presidency

BAMAKO, Mali — Police fired tear gas at protesters demanding President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita’s resignation on Friday as tens of thousands took to the streets for the second time this month in Mali’s capital, Bamako. The ongoing unrest underscored the mounting opposition to Mr. Keita, who has led the West African country since 2013 when […]

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Officer Involved in Death of Breonna Taylor to Be Fired, Louisville Mayor Says

new video loaded: Officer Involved in Death of Breonna Taylor to Be Fired, Louisville Mayor Says transcript Back bars 0:00/0:39 –0:39 transcript Officer Involved in Death of Breonna Taylor to Be Fired, Louisville Mayor Says The police are moving to terminate Brett Hankison, one of the officers involved in the death of Ms. Taylor, Mayor […]

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DA who charged officer with felony murder in Brooks shooting is in tight runoff election

The Fulton County, Ga. district attorney who charged fired former Atlanta police officer Garrett Rolfe with felony murder — an offense that can carry the death penalty — is facing a criminal investigation and a primary runoff in a difficult fight to remain in office after his challenger secured more votes than he did in the […]

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Kristen Doute Breaks Silence & Asks For Prayers 1 Week After ‘Vanderpump Rules’ Firing

Kristen Doute posted her first message since getting fired for racist accusations and it asked for ‘prayers’ for Brittany Cartwright’s mom, who is reportedly having complications from bladder surgery. Kristen Doute, 37, broke her social media silence after being fired from Vanderpump Rules due to alleged racist behavior, but her message wasn’t about herself or […]

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Devin Brosnan: 5 Things To Know About The Officer Charged With Aggravated Assault In Rayshard Brooks’ Death

Atlanta police officer Devin Brosnan was at the Wendy’s drive-thru where his fired co-worker, Garrett Rolfe, fatally shot Rayshard Brooks. Learn more about Devin’s charges. Devin Brosnan was one of the responding officers after Rayshard Brooks, a Black man and father, fell asleep at an Atlanta Wendy’s drive-thru. The situation soon a violent turn when […]

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Sen. Tim Scott hits back at Durbin for complaining of ‘token’ approach to police reform

Sen. Tim Scott, R-S.C., on Wednesday fired back at Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., after the Democrat appeared to dismiss the GOP Senate police reform bill that he spearheaded for its “token” approach. “Y’all still wearing those kente cloths over there @SenatorDurbin?” Scott wrote on Twitter in response to Durbin’s “token” remark on the Senate floor earlier Wednesday. Scott […]

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New Jersey health official reportedly fired after refusing coronavirus test to Gov. Murphy’s top aide

A former New Jersey health official claims he was fired because he questioned giving coronavirus tests to Gov. Phil Murphy’s chief of staff. Christopher Neuwirth filed a lawsuit Tuesday saying that he was told to give COVID-19 tests to the family of George Helmy during a time when there was a shortage of tests and […]

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Faith Stowers Reveals Whether She Thinks Jax Taylor Should Be Fired From ‘Vanderpump Rules’

After several cast members were fired from ‘Vanderpump Rules,’ Faith Stowers opened up to HL EXCLUSIVELY about why she thinks Jax Taylor needs to also be held accountable. Faith Stowers is weighing in about whether or not Jax Taylor should be the next star who is fired from Vanderpump Rules. When Stassi Schroeder and Kristen Doute were let go […]

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Sheriff searching for 3 who fired at deputies from woods

News outlets report authorities in North Carolina are searching for three men who fired gunshots at deputies Sunday night By The Associated Press June 15, 2020, 10:36 AM 1 min read 1 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article ZEBULON, N.C. — Authorities in North Carolina are searching for three men who fired […]

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China locks down 10 more neighborhoods, fires officials amid coronavirus resurgence: reports

Officials in China closed more neighborhoods and fired officials on Monday amid fears of a new coronavirus outbreak linked to a market in Beijing, according to multiple reports. At least 10 residential communities near the Yuquandong market in Beijing’s Haidian District were placed under lockdown after “multiple cases” were found over the weekend. Residents were ordered to go […]

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