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Trial judge tries to keep Michael Flynn case alive in new request to appeals court

Trial judge tries to keep Michael Flynn case alive in new request to appeals court

The trial judge overseeing former Trump national security adviser Michael Flynn’s court proceedings is pushing to keep the case alive. Judge Emmet Sullivan of the DC District Court asked the full appeals court on Thursday to reconsider whether he has power to review a Department of Justice decision to drop the prosecution. Sullivan has delayed…MORE

READ: Judge’s petition for en banc rehearing in Flynn case

READ: Judge’s petition for en banc rehearing in Flynn case

The trial judge overseeing former Trump national security adviser Michael Flynn’s court proceedings asked the full DC Circuit appeals court Thursday to reconsider whether the judge has the power to review a Department of Justice decision to drop the prosecution. Read the judge’s filing below:MORE

Plurality of Americans favor spending on police at current levels

Plurality of Americans favor spending on police at current levels

More Americans support keeping spending on policing in their areas about the same (42%) than want it increased (31%) or decreased (25%), according to a poll from the Pew Research Center released Thursday. With marches and protests still ongoing since the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis in May, the Black Lives Matter movement is…MORE

READ: Judge’s petition for en banc rehearing in Flynn case

READ: Judge’s petition for en banc rehearing in Flynn case

The trial judge overseeing former Trump national security adviser Michael Flynn’s court proceedings asked the full DC Circuit appeals court Thursday to reconsider whether the judge has the power to review a Department of Justice decision to drop the prosecution. Read the judge’s filing below: cnn.com/2020/07/09/politics/sullivan-flynn-case-petition/index.htmlMORE

An extinct giant dolphin behaved like a killer whale, study finds

Dolphins may seem cute and friendly, but the largest member of the dolphin family is actually none other than the ultimate hunter of the sea — the killer whale, also known as an orca. Now researchers have confirmed that an ancient dolphin that lived during the Oligocene Epoch — 33.9 million to 23 million years…MORE

The driver has been charged in the death of a Seattle protester who was hit by a car

The driver has been charged in the death of a Seattle protester who was hit by a car

A driver has been charged in the death of Summer Taylor, a 24-year-old protester killed during a demonstration on a closed highway on July Fourth in Seattle. Dawit Kelete, 27, has been charged with vehicular homicide, vehicular assault and reckless driving. Prosecutors requested $1.2 million bail, the criminal complaint filed in King County, Washington, Superior…MORE

Prosecutors want jury to be anonymous in R. Kelly trial

Prosecutors want jury to be anonymous in R. Kelly trial

Federal prosecutors in New York City are asking that the jury in R. Kelly’s trial on racketeering and sex trafficking charges be kept anonymous from the public, prosecutors and the defense team during proceedings. They also want jurors to be partially sequestered because of significant media coverage of the case — and the singer’s alleged…MORE

New York City paints Black Lives Matter mural outside Trump Tower in Manhattan

New York City paints Black Lives Matter mural outside Trump Tower in Manhattan

New York City is painting a Black Lives Matter mural on the street directly outside of Trump Tower in Midtown Manhattan. City employees began painting a stretch of Fifth Avenue, just in front of the Trump Organization’s headquarters, on Thursday morning. Mayor Bill de Blasio authorized the stark yellow mural earlier this month. The New…MORE

Scrabble players are taking racial and ethnic slurs out of the game

Scrabble players are taking racial and ethnic slurs out of the game

Scrabble players won’t be able to spell out racial and ethnic slurs, even if they could earn a triple word score. The North American Scrabble Players Association (NASPA) announced on Wednesday that it will remove slurs and other offensive words from the official word list that’s used at its tournaments. The group decided to remove…MORE

UC Berkeley ties dozens of new coronavirus cases to campus Greek parties

UC Berkeley ties dozens of new coronavirus cases to campus Greek parties

Officials at the University California (UC), Berkeley are worried that their hopes to bring students back to campus in the fall won’t go as planned after the school confirmed 47 new coronavirus cases in just one week. Most of the new cases “stem from a series of recent parties connected to the CalGreek system, which…MORE

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