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7:46 PM / Wednesday September 18, 2019

Week In Review

Judge reinstates nationwide halt on Trump asylum policy plan

September 13, 2019

ASSOCIATED PRESS OAKLAND, Calif.  — A U.S. judge in California on Monday reinstated a nationwide halt on the Trump administration’s plan to prevent most migrants from seeking asylum at the U.S.-Mexico border. U.S. District Judge Jon Tigar ruled in Oakland that an injunction blocking the administration’s policy from taking effect should apply nationwide. Tigar blocked…

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Ex-prison shows animated films made by incarcerated artists

September 13, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Hidden Lives Illuminated; Justino and Lead Teaching Artist Erika Tsuchiya-Bergere play his animation sequence in a zoetrope cylinder during classes at the Pennsylvania State Correctional Institution at Chester. (Photographer: Richard Patterson) By Kristen De Groot ASSOCIATED PRESS Ezra has been locked up for about 45 years. In that time, he’s taken the opportunities…

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Criminal justice reform turns to list of problem officers

September 7, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Rapper Meek Mill, center, speaks to a crowd after exiting the Criminal Justice Center in Philadelphia, Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2019. Mill pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor gun charge on Tuesday in a deal that spared him additional prison time, resolving a case that followed the rapper most of his adult life and turned…

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‘We need help’: Rescuers in Bahamas face a ruined landscape

September 7, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: In this Monday, Sept. 2, 2019 photo released by the U.S. Coast Guard Station Clearwater, boats litter the area around marina in the Bahamas after they were tossed around by Hurricane Dorian. The storm pounded away at the islands in a watery onslaught that devastated thousands of homes, trapped people in attics and…

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Wife says Hart ‘going to be fine’ after car crash

September 7, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Kevin Hart (Photo: Shutterstock) ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK — Comic actor Kevin Hart’s wife says he’s “going to be just fine” following a weekend car crash that left him with a major back injury. Eniko Hart was questioned by a TMZ reporter while visiting him at the hospital Monday. She gave no details…

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Meek Mill pleads guilty, won’t serve more time in prison

August 30, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Rapper Meek Mill departs from the criminal justice center in Philadelphia after a status hearing, Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2019. A decision on whether Mill will be retried in a drug and gun case has been delayed until later this month. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke) By Maryclaire Dale ASSOCIATED PRESS Meek Mill pleaded guilty to…

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Judge orders drugmaker to pay $572 million in opioid lawsuit

August 30, 2019

By Sean Murphy ASSOCIATED PRESS NORMAN, Okla.— An Oklahoma judge on Monday found that Johnson & Johnson and its subsidiaries helped fuel the state’s opioid crisis and ordered the consumer products giant to pay $572 million, more than twice the amount another drug manufacturer agreed to pay in a settlement. Cleveland County District Judge Thad…

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NYPD fires officer for 2014 death of Eric Garner

August 23, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Activists with Black Lives Matter protest in New York, Tuesday, July 16, 2019, in the wake of a decision by federal prosecutors who declined to bring civil rights charges against New York City police Officer Daniel Pantaleo, in the 2014 chokehold death of Eric Garner. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle) ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK —…

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Recent News

Entertainment

‘I was stupid’: Huffman sentenced to 14 days in prison for college scam

September 13, 2019

By COLLIN BINKLEY BOSTON (AP) — “Desperate Housewives” star Felicity Huffman was sentenced Friday to 14 days...

Commentary

To Be Equal: After Labor Day – Commit to raising full-time workers out of poverty

September 13, 2019

By Marc H. Morial TRICEEDNEYWIRE.COM  “The strongest middle class the world has ever known was not built...

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Three emerging smart home trends of 2019

September 13, 2019

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Six keys to the best possible stroke recovery

September 13, 2019

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Travel

The Two Brown Crayons Tour

September 13, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Wilson Peak and the San Juan Mountains, Colorado  (Photo: Robert Cicchetti / shutterstock) By Andrea...

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Kerry Washington at the 2019 Toronto International Film Festival for the premiere of her movie “American Son”

September 13, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Kerry Washington (Photo: Tinseltown / Shutterstock) By Florence Anthony According to reports, Kevin Hart has...

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