True Crime Sundays: Alec Baldwin to be charged with involuntary manslaughter in Halyna Hutchins ‘Rust’ shooting

By Naledi Ushe and Hannah Yasharoff, USA TODAY Alec Baldwin will be charged in the 2021 shooting death of a cinematographer during a rehearsal on the New Mexico set of his Western movie “ Rust ,” the Santa Fe, New Mexico, district attorney announced Thursday. Baldwin, 64, who was holding the gun at the time it fired , and “Rust” armorer Hannah Gutierrez-Reed will each beContinue reading “True Crime Sundays: Alec Baldwin to be charged with involuntary manslaughter in Halyna Hutchins ‘Rust’ shooting”

Opioid Crisis Fridays: The CDC has abandoned pain patients. Its new opioids guidelines are all for show.

Ironically, the CDC is likely to find out that far from closing the book on the opioids question, the updated guidance will create even more suspicion among the public. by Peter Pischke How many innocent lives must be harmed before the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention changes course on prescription opioids? The CDC recently released opioidContinue reading “Opioid Crisis Fridays: The CDC has abandoned pain patients. Its new opioids guidelines are all for show.”

Banning TikTok? Restrictions on the popular video app are spreading across the US

by Marina Pitofsky Bans and restrictions on the popular social media app TikTok are spreading at the state and federal levels, with some lawmakers seeking to block TikTok in the United States.   The U.S. Senate this week approved legislation to ban the use of the video platform on government devices. Some state lawmakers have blocked TikTok on state devices too, andContinue reading “Banning TikTok? Restrictions on the popular video app are spreading across the US”

Twitter threatened with EU sanctions over journalists’ ban

By Max Matza & Simon Read BBC News The EU has threatened Twitter owner Elon Musk with sanctions after several journalists covering the company had their accounts abruptly suspended. Reporters for the New York Times, CNN and the Washington Post were among those locked out of their accounts. EU commissioner Vera Jourova said the EU’sContinue reading “Twitter threatened with EU sanctions over journalists’ ban”

Opioid Crisis Friday: British dad, 40, killed by lethal dose of fentanyl on family trip to Disney World.

Story by Francesca Edwards  A British father died on a family trip to Disney World in Florida after ingesting poisonous fentanyl. An inquest into his death at Maidstone County Hall heard how he was rushed to hospital where his condition rapidly deteriorated. He died shortly after. Just two milligrams of the deadly substance are neededContinue reading “Opioid Crisis Friday: British dad, 40, killed by lethal dose of fentanyl on family trip to Disney World.”

Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes sentenced to more than 11 years for defrauding investors

By California, Kari Paul in San Jose with the Guardian A federal judge has sentenced Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes to more than 11 years in prison over her role in the blood testing firm that collapsed after its technology was revealed to be largely fraudulent. Holmes was convicted in January on four counts of defrauding investors.Continue reading “Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes sentenced to more than 11 years for defrauding investors”

True Crime Sundays: Prosecutors in Jennifer Dulos case accused of violating attorney-client privilege

STAMFORD — A lawyer representing Michelle Troconis, who is charged in the death of Jennifer Dulos, is seeking for the entire Norwalk-Stamford State’s Attorney’s Office to be removed from the case for an alleged violation of attorney-client privilege. In a motion filed Tuesday, Jon Schoenhorn, Troconis’s attorney, claims state prosecutors “deliberately violated” his client’s Sixth Amendment rightsContinue reading “True Crime Sundays: Prosecutors in Jennifer Dulos case accused of violating attorney-client privilege”

Judge dismisses ‘qualified immunity’ claim in suit against ex-prosecutor in drug lab scandal

A federal judge has rejected claims from an embattled former state prosecutor that she is protected from liability in the fallout over a Massachusetts drug lab scandal. The civil lawsuit was one of the last tied to prosecutors’ disputed handling of the case against disgraced ex-chemist Sonja Farak, who was convicted in 2014 of ingesting drugContinue reading “Judge dismisses ‘qualified immunity’ claim in suit against ex-prosecutor in drug lab scandal”

Arizona refuses US demand to remove containers along border

by Anita Snow PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona has refused the federal government’s demand to take down double-stacked shipping containers it placed to fill gaps in the wall along the U.S.-Mexico border, saying it won’t do so until the U.S. moves to construct a permanent barrier instead. The Arizona Department of Emergency and Military Affairs dugContinue reading “Arizona refuses US demand to remove containers along border”

Red Door Meaning: 7 Symbolism You Need To Know

Believe it or not, a red front door will match almost any home style and facade color. It’s up to your preferences to pick out the right shade of red among the thousands available. Consequently, you will send a message of love, safety, pride, positive energy, welcome, or sacrifice. Although the red entrance is aContinue reading “Red Door Meaning: 7 Symbolism You Need To Know”