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South Carolina's Top Court Decides Black Men Should Feel Free To Terminate 'Consensual' Stops By Law Enforcement Officers (techdirt)

A stop-and-frisk case that resulted in arrest made it to the top of the South Carolina court system, only to be rejected by three white judges with a dissent written by two black judges. (via FourthAmendment.com) Here's a brief summary of the underlying events (and the court's decision) by John Monk of The State: Two white justices — John Few and Buck James — wrote that in a public encounter with law enforcement where there are no grounds for police to question a person, that person is free...
Tags: New York, News, New York City, Walmart, United States, DEA, South Carolina, Hearn, Spears, Tim Cushing, Kaye Hearn, John Few, John Monk, South Carolina s Top Court, Buck James, Dennis Tracy


New Front in Trump’s Clashes With New York

The administration is becoming a roadblock to some of the state's most ambitious projects.
Tags: New York, News, New York City, Ny, Trump, Federal Highway Administration, Donald J, The Tonight Show (TV Program, Congestion Pricing, Metro-North Commuter Railroad, Grand Central Terminal (Manhattan, BTS (Music Group


Canada: EMC Prevails In Climate Change Securities Fraud Action - Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP

We recently wrote about a Complaint (the Complaint) brought by the State of New York against ExxonMobil Corporation relating to alleged climate change disclosure securities fraud.
Tags: New York, News, Canada, ExxonMobil Corporation


United States: Changes Coming To New York Telemarketing Law - Klein Moynihan Turco LLP

The New York Secretary of State is charged with enforcing the Do Not Call Law and the Nuisance Call Act.
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United States: Are Facebook Posts Discoverable? Application Of The Forman Test In N.Y. - Morrison & Foerster LLP

New York courts are increasingly ordering the production of social media posts in discovery, including personal messages and pictures
Tags: New York, News, United States, Morrison, Foerster LLP


The Truth About Alligators in the Sewers of New York

Sightings over the decades have lent an air of legitimacy to the century-old urban myth. Here’s how it all started.
Tags: New York, News, Pets, New York City, Alligators, Michael, Thomas, Pynchon, Blevins, Sewers and Sewage, Tyler (1991-, Myths and Mythical Creatures, Your-feed-onlyinnewyork, Miscione


Chris Matthews Confronts Warren: Why Do You Believe a Woman Over Bloomberg?

MSNBC host Chris Matthews, fresh off his apology to Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) for comparing his Nevada primary victory to a Nazi invasion, sparked more controversy Tuesday night when he aggressively pressed Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) to explain why she believed one of Michael Bloomberg’s accusers over Bloomberg himself.During Tuesday evening’s chaotic Democratic primary debate, Warren directly confronted the former New York City mayor over his treatment of women over the years. Notably, she b...
Tags: New York, News, Washington Post, Massachusetts, New York City, Bloomberg, Warren, Nevada, Msnbc, Michael Bloomberg, Chris Matthews, Sen Bernie Sanders, Matthews, Sen Elizabeth Warren D MA, David Zielenziger, Seth Meyers Mocks Mike Bloomberg


British Singer Duffy Says She Was Drugged, Raped, Held Captive for Days

(NEW YORK) — Grammy-winning singer Duffy says she’s been out of the public limelight for years to focus on recovering from being “drugged and raped and held captive over some days.” The Welsh performer said in a revealing Instagram post Tuesday that it has taken time to recover and asked her fans to support her. She said she shared more in an interview that will be published soon. “You wonder why I did not choose to use my voice to express my pain? I did not want to show the world the sadne...
Tags: New York, News, Instagram, Uncategorized, People, Duffy, Overnight, Onetime


Singer Duffy Says She Was Drugged, Raped and Held Captive for Days

(NEW YORK) — Grammy-winning singer Duffy says she’s been out of the public limelight for years to focus on recovering from being “drugged and raped and held captive over some days.” The Welsh performer said in a revealing Instagram post Tuesday that it has taken time to recover and asked her fans to support her. She said she shared more in an interview that will be published soon. “You wonder why I did not choose to use my voice to express my pain? I did not want to show the world the sadne...
Tags: New York, News, Instagram, Uncategorized, People, Duffy, Overnight, Onetime


Pete Buttigieg called Mike Bloomberg's stop-and-frisk record 'racist' before admitting he had a 'lot of issues' with policing in South Bend

The two candidates have faced scrutiny over their records on policing and racial bias as mayors of New York and South Bend.
Tags: New York, News, Mike Bloomberg, Pete Buttigieg


Democratic debate viewers cannot escape Mike Bloomberg

If he didn't get his message across during the debate, all former New York Mayor Mike Bloomberg had to do was wait for the commercial break.During Tuesday night's Democratic debate in South Carolina, 60-second ads for Bloomberg aired during the first two commercial breaks. This didn't go over well on Twitter, where people, like former Labor Secretary Robert Reich, were upset at CBS for letting Bloomberg purchase the ad time:> What kind of rule allows the candidates to advertise *duri...
Tags: New York, News, Labor, Bloomberg, Harvard, Cbs, South Carolina, Robert Reich, Mike Bloomberg, Judd Legum


Warren Bludgeons Bloomberg Over Sexual Harassment And Discrimination Claims. Again.

She went after the former New York mayor during the Democratic presidential debate in Charleston, South Carolina.
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British Singer Duffy Says She Was Drugged, Raped and Held Captive for Days

(NEW YORK) — Grammy-winning singer Duffy says she’s been out of the public limelight for years to focus on recovering from being “drugged and raped and held captive over some days.” The Welsh performer said in a revealing Instagram post Tuesday that it has taken time to recover and asked her fans to support her. She said she shared more in an interview that will be published soon. “You wonder why I did not choose to use my voice to express my pain? I did not want to show the world the sadne...
Tags: New York, News, Instagram, Uncategorized, People, Duffy, Overnight, Onetime


Buddhist Monk and Famed Dissident Thich Quang Do Dies at Age 91

(HANOI, Vietnam) — Thich Quang Do, a Buddhist monk who became the public face of religious dissent in Vietnam while the Communist government kept him in prison or under house arrest for more than 20 years, has died at age 91. Do, who died Saturday in Ho Chi Minh City, was the highest leader of the banned Unified Buddhist Church of Vietnam, which has constantly tangled with the government over issues of religious freedom and human rights. He suffered for many years from diabetes, a heart con...
Tags: New York, News, Uncategorized, International, Paris, Vietnam, Human Rights Watch, Ho Chi Minh City, Hanoi, Saigon, Communist Party, The Associated Press, Foreign Ministry, U S Congress, South Vietnam, U N Working Group on Arbitrary Detention




7 Democrats Took the Stage for the Last Debate Before the South Carolina Primary: The Biggest Moments and Highlights

We’re in the endgame now. On Tuesday night, seven Democrats faced off in Charleston for the last Democratic debate of February, just a few days before the South Carolina primary. Crucially, it is also the final debate before Super Tuesday on March 3, when more than a third of all delegates for the Democratic National Convention will be decided. So far, 2020 has been Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders’ year. The self-described democratic socialist swept the Nevada caucuses on Feb. 22, winning 24 pl...
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The Legacy Of Stop-And-Frisk Policing In Michael Bloomberg's New York

As he runs for president, former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is likely to face more tough questions about aggressive police tactics that disproportionately targeted young men of color.
Tags: New York, News, New York City, Michael Bloomberg


CDC Issues Warnings on Virus; Markets Take Hit: Virus Update

(Bloomberg) -- The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warned Americans to prepare for a coronavirus outbreak at home that could lead to significant disruptions of daily life, though the warnings were downplayed by the White House. Congress was told that there’s shortage of masks needed for health workers if one occurs.New cases were reported in Europe, prompting worries of a widening outbreak there. Iran reported a total of 15 deaths, the most fatalities outside China, and a top hea...
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After Trump Mocks a Sea Wall in New York, Plan Is Abruptly Shelved

In an unexpected move, the federal government halted a project that might have led to a multibillion-dollar barrier to protect the region from flooding.
Tags: New York, News, New York City, Global Warming, Floods, Trump, Stringer, Army Corps Of Engineers, Donald J, Levees and Dams, Scott M, Office of the Comptroller (NYC


Rosanna Arquette, Jessica Barth and Other Silence Breakers Praise Weinstein Guilty Verdict, Look Ahead to Los Angeles Trial

On Tuesday morning, 11 of Harvey Weinstein’s accusers, members of the activist group Silence Breakers, held a press conference at Los Angeles’ City Hall to laud his conviction. As they took turns at the podium, the women thanked the jury and prosecutors, praised the women who had testified in the New York trial, and lashed […]
Tags: New York, News, Los Angeles, Harvey Weinstein, Sensitive, Rosanna Arquette, Los Angeles City Hall, Jessica Barth, Silence Breakers, Rosanna Arquette Jessica Barth


Disney Names Bob Chapek Its New CEO, Replacing Bob Iger

(NEW YORK) — The Walt Disney Co. has named Bob Chapek CEO, replacing Bob Iger, effective immediately. Iger will become executive chairman. Chapek was most recently chairman of Disney Parks, Experiences and Products. Iger will remain chairman through the end of his contract Dec. 31, 2021. Iger said it was an “optimal time” for him to step down following Disney’s acquisition of Fox’s entertainment assets and the launch of Disney Plus streaming service in November. Chapek is only the seventh CEO in...
Tags: New York, News, Uncategorized, Disney, Companies, Fox, Iger, Walt Disney Co, Walt Disney Parks, Disney Consumer Products, Bob Iger, Bob Chapek, Chapek, Onetime, Disney Parks Experiences, Susan Arnold


FBI raids fashion mogul's NYC office

Fashion tycoon Peter Nygard's New York office was raided Tuesday as the magnate faces allegations of sex trafficking in a civil lawsuit.
Tags: New York, News, Fbi, Stories, Peter Nygard


Harvey Weinstein’s Mixed Verdict Shows the Challenge of Prosecuting Sexual Assault

Celebrations rippled across social media, and the women whose claims helped topple Harvey Weinstein cheered as the convicted rapist was led out of the courtroom and taken into custody. “For once he won’t be sitting comfortably,” said actor Rose McGowan, who is one of the most vocal of Weinstein’s accusers. “For once he will know what it’s like to have power wrapped around his neck.” A jury on Monday found the former Hollywood mogul guilty of raping Jessica Mann, a former aspiring actor, in ...
Tags: New York, Hollywood, Crime, News, California, Washington, Time, Uncategorized, Los Angeles, Harvey Weinstein, Courts, Rosie Perez, Gruber, New York Daily News, University Of Colorado, Perez


Could the Trump Administration Block Congestion Pricing in New York?

An ambitious plan to charge drivers in Manhattan to raise money for the subways could be in jeopardy, officials warn.
Tags: New York, News, Subways, New York City, Manhattan, Commuting, New York State, Cuomo, Trump, Law and Legislation, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, Andrew M, Roads and Traffic, Transit Systems, Infrastructure (Public Works


FTSE 100 hits one-year closing low, as Wall Street slides again – business live

European markets have suffered a second day of heavy losses as new coronavirus cases are reportedLatest: Wall Street is falling sharply againFTSE 100 has shed another 138 points - lowest close in a yearLuxury industry faces $40bn lossesTrump: Markets will slump if I lose re-election bidMeggitt, Croda and Morgan warn on virus impact 7.19pm GMT 7.16pm GMT The worst-performing sectors in New York today are mining companies, industrial companies, banks and energy firms.They all suffer when ...
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CDC Tells Americans to Start Readying for Outbreak: Virus Update

(Bloomberg) -- The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warned Americans to prepare for a coronavirus outbreak at home that could lead to significant disruptions of daily life, though the warnings were downplayed by the White House. Congress was told that there’s shortage of masks needed for health workers if one occurs.New cases were reported in Europe, prompting worries of a widening outbreak there. Iran reported a total of 15 deaths, the most fatalities outside China, and a top hea...
Tags: Asia, South Korea, Europe, Japan, New York, Milan, London, News, Congress, Cdc, Washington, Senate, White House, China, Iraq, Spain


President Demands Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Sonia Sotomayor Recuse Themselves From Anything ‘Trump-Related’

President Donald Trump demanded that Supreme Court Justices Sonia Sotomayor and Ruth Bader Ginsburg recuse themselves from future cases involving his administration after she wrote in an immigration case that her conservative colleagues were being too quick to clear his policies. “She said some things that were obviously inappropriate,” Trump said of Sotomayor during a news conference in New Delhi on Tuesday, where he’s completing a two-day visit to India. Ginsburg voted with other liberal ...
Tags: New York, News, Supreme Court, White House, Court, Uncategorized, Bloomberg, Gop, Fox News, Illinois, Donald Trump, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, New Delhi, Trump, Sonia Sotomayor, John Roberts


Here's what Harvey Weinstein's attorneys say about his chronic health issues

While in an ambulance making its way to Rikers Island, Harvey Weinstein was rerouted to New York's Bellevue Hospital after feeling chest pains and having heart palpitations and high blood pressure, his attorney said.
Tags: New York, News, Harvey Weinstein, Stories, Rikers Island, Bellevue Hospital


Bloomberg’s Partner Encourages People Bothered By His NDAs To ‘Get Over It’

Diana Taylor, longtime partner of former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, advised those bothered by his nondisclosure agreements to “get over it.” “It was 30 years ago,” she added in an interview with CBS News. Taylor has been romantically linked to Bloomberg since 2000 and has held many high-profile jobs in the private and public sector. “I grew up in that world. It was a bro culture,” she said, concerning the unsavory comments Bloomberg made that prompted the NDAs. “We have come a very, ver...
Tags: New York, News, Bloomberg, Cbs, Nevada, Michael Bloomberg, NDA, Sen Elizabeth Warren D MA, Diana Taylor, Kate Riga, CBS News Taylor


U.S. Short on Stockpiled Masks; Gilead Drug Trials: Virus Update

(Bloomberg) -- Iran reported a total of 15 deaths from the outbreak, the most fatalities outside China, and a top health official tested positive. Italy reported a surge in infections and Spanish police isolated 1,000 people at an island resort.The U.S. said its short on the number of masks needed for health workers in case of an outbreak. Chinese President Xi Jinping said the country was confident of limiting the impact. Earlier on Tuesday, South Korea reported 84 new infections for a total tal...
Tags: South Korea, Europe, Japan, New York, Milan, London, News, Congress, Cdc, Washington, Senate, White House, China, Iraq, Spain, Bloomberg



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