Vanessa Romo

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California Gov. Says Trump Unemployment Executive Action Spells Disaster For Budget

Monday, August 10, 2020

"There is no money sitting in the piggy bank of the previous CARES Act to be reprioritized or reconstituted" to pay the state's share, Gov. Gavin Newsom said on Monday.

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Racial Justice Protests In Portland Enter Their 3rd Month

Monday, July 27, 2020

Protests stemming from the killing of George Floyd continued over the weekend in Portland, Ore., following a judge's ruling that denied a request for a restraining order against federal police.

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Trump Expands Deployment Of Federal Agents To End 'Explosion Of Shootings'

Wednesday, July 22, 2020

Trump says agents will go "into communities plagued by violent crime." He adds the administration has "no choice but to get involved."

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Black Mayors Call For Governors To Let Them Enforce Rules To Fight COVID-19

Tuesday, July 21, 2020

"State, local and tribal governments are uniquely positioned to determine the level of mitigation required to combat the virus in their communities," the African American Mayors Association urges.

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St. Louis Prosecutor Charges White Couple With Threatening Protesters With Guns

Monday, July 20, 2020

"It is illegal to wave weapons in a threatening manner at those participating in nonviolent protest ... this type of conduct is unacceptable in St. Louis," Circuit Attorney Kimberly Gardner said.

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Anti-Feminist Suspect Dead After Son Of Federal Judge Killed, Husband Wounded

Monday, July 20, 2020

The FBI is investigating the actions of attorney Roy Den Hollander, who has since died, in connection with the shootings of federal judge Esther Salas' son and husband in North Brunswick, N.J.

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White Men Accused Of Attack On Black Man Face Felony Charges In Indiana

Friday, July 17, 2020

Prosecutors charged Sean Purdy and Jerry Cox with criminal confinement, battery and intimidation for their alleged role in the incident at a state park earlier this month.

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Justice Department Executes 3rd Federal Prisoner In A Week

Friday, July 17, 2020

"Nearly three decades after [Dustin Lee] Honken coldly ended the lives of five people, including two young girls ... he has finally faced justice," a spokeswoman said in a statement.

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Target, CVS Shoppers Will Be Required To Wear Masks

Thursday, July 16, 2020

The new policies follow similar moves by a growing number of retailers acting to fill a void left by local, state and federal authorities who have refused to set mandatory policies.

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Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp Sues Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms Over Face Mask Order

Thursday, July 16, 2020

"Mayor Bottoms does not have the legal authority to modify, change or ignore Governor Kemp's executive orders," Kemp argues in the lawsuit intended to stop masks from being required in Atlanta.

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Asheville, N.C., Approves Steps Toward Reparations For Black Residents

Wednesday, July 15, 2020

"The blood capital that we have banked to spend today to fight for significant change came ... not from our allies but from Black men, women and children who died," said Councilman Keith Young.

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Court Halts Dakota Access Pipeline Shutdown As Legal Fight Goes Forward

Wednesday, July 15, 2020

A federal appellate court temporarily blocked a lower-court order to shut down and empty the controversial oil pipeline. The operator, Energy Transfer, can continue pumping while the case is pending.

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Federal Judge Rejects Harvey Weinstein's $19 Million Settlement With Alleged Victims

Tuesday, July 14, 2020

The judge on Tuesday said it was unfair to include women who'd merely met Weinstein with those making more grievous charges. "Your settlement would create inequality among all of those people."

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Which States Are Reopening? A State-By-State Guide

Monday, June 29, 2020

State leaders implemented sweeping measures to slow the spread of the coronavirus. Here's how changes in case numbers are affecting their reopening plans.

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Judge Orders ICE To Free Detained Immigrant Children Because Of COVID-19

Friday, June 26, 2020

The scathing order issued Friday said the Trump administration had failed to provide even the most basic health protections for children and their families.

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Minneapolis Council Moves To Defund Police, Establish 'Holistic' Public Safety Force

Friday, June 26, 2020

Under the plan, the existing police would be largely replaced with "a department of community safety and violence prevention," which will prioritize a "public health-oriented approach."

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Colorado Gov. Appoints Special Prosecutor To Reopen Probe Of Elijah McClain Death

Thursday, June 25, 2020

Gov. Jared Polis said the 23-year-old's death in Aurora police custody is a "truly exceptional case where widely reported facts are not addressed in any current investigation."

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3 Children's Home Staffers Charged In Death Of 16-Year-Old

Thursday, June 25, 2020

The former employees allegedly sat on Cornelius Fredericks' chest and legs for about 12 minutes. When he became unresponsive, employees at the home waited another 12 minutes to call for help.

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Trump Administration Moving To Close Federally Funded COVID Testing Sites

Wednesday, June 24, 2020

Federal officials say the sites have been closing or transferring to state or local control because it's more efficient to run testing that way.

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NASCAR's Bubba Wallace Was Not The Target Of A Hate Crime, FBI Says

Tuesday, June 23, 2020

"After a thorough review of the facts and evidence surrounding this event, we have concluded that no federal crime was committed," FBI officials said in a statement, Tuesday.

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