The pandemic-driven debate about whether recent law school graduates should be allowed to start practicing without taking the California bar exam heated up this week, and even drew in a prominent state lawmaker from San Diego.
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A Michigan town wants machines to speed up counting of absentee ballots. In Ohio, officials want to equip polling places so voters and poll workers feel safe from the coronavirus. Georgia officials, rattled by a chaotic election last month, want to send voters forms so they can request absentee ballots more easily.
U.S. producer prices unexpectedly fell in June as rising costs for energy goods were offset by weakness in services, pointing to subdued inflation that should allow the Federal Reserve to keep pumping money into the economy to arrest a downward spiral.
Sut Seng Du says he turned over 100 bodies as he clawed through the mud in a heavy downpour last week, before he finally found his brother, one of 172 people buried alive in the worst mining disaster anyone can remember in Myanmar’s “jade city”.
The conservative-majority U.S. Supreme Court, with Chief Justice Roberts leading the way, has distinctly staked out its independence from President Donald Trump by delivering a series of setbacks to him and his administration in pivotal cases.
The police reform movement in San Diego is turning its attention to tech.
Headlines for Friday, July 10, 2020
According to Fordyce Police Chief Jimmy Vaughan, Fordyce officers made a total of 6 arrests during the reporting period of July 1 – 7.
Cleveland County Health Officer Dr. Mark Attwood reported Tuesday six new cases of the COVID-19 coronavirus have been confirmed in the county over the past week to bring the overall total to 31 since the outbreak began.
A driver in a 2 vehicle accident died on Interstate 40 in Conway County early yesterday morning.
First Baptist Church in Fordyce host a food pantry on the fourth Wednesday of each month at 2:00pm at the First Baptist Church Life Center.
Two people were displaced after a house fire Thursday night near downtown Las Vegas.
Las Vegas police are looking for three people involved in a string of robberies in which several cars have been stolen.
In a marathon meeting Thursday night, Clark County School District trustees approved a plan to reopen schools this fall with the caveat that additional details about how to do so would come back before the board.
One person was hospitalized after a fire in northern Las Vegas Thursday night.
In the Joe Biden-Bernie Sanders “Unity” platform, Democrats are vowing to provide free, American taxpayer-funded health care to illegal aliens who are able to enroll in former President Obama’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.
Insurers are creating products for a world where virus outbreaks could become the new normal after many businesses were left out in the cold during the COVID-19 crisis.
The top U.S. general said on Thursday that the military had to take a “hard look” at symbols of the Confederacy, including the names of bases, and said he had recommended a commission to look at the issue
U.S. Border Patrol detained roughly 30,000 migrants attempting to cross the southwest border with Mexico in June, a 41% increase from the previous month, even as sweeping coronavirus-related border restrictions instituted by President Donald Trump remain in place.
San Diego is expected to get its first look next week at new rules for the use and acquisition of any devices, including smart streetlights, that are capable of watching and listening to the public.
The Logan County Sheriff’s Department released a sex offender notification
The U.S. Supreme Court is due on Thursday to rule on whether Democratic-led congressional committees and a New York City prosecutor can get hold of President Donald Trump’s financial records, including his tax returns, that he has tenaciously sought to keep secret.
As the number of new coronavirus cases in the United States rose to a single-day record, fresh government data on Thursday showed another 1.3 million Americans filed for jobless benefits, highlighting the pandemic’s devastating impact on the economy.
Tropical storm Fay has slightly strengthened offshore the Delmarva peninsula and the storm’s center is projected to move inland over the mid-Atlantic or the northeast United States late Friday or on Saturday, the National Hurricane Center (NHC) said.
As coronavirus cases surge in Florida, skepticism is growing that Republican National Convention organizers will be able to pull off the grand party President Donald Trump promised for his renomination.
Retailers, airlines, restaurants. But also sports leagues, a cannabis company and an archdiocese plagued by sex-abuse allegations.
The report warns that sweeping national change to voting would be costly and dangerous
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has gone all in on hydroxychloroquine to help his coronavirus-ravaged country beat COVID-19. He has pushed his government to make the malaria drug widely available and encouraged Brazilians to take it, both to prevent the disease and to treat it.
Kim Yo Jong, the sister of North Korea’a leader, said another summit with the United States would only be useful for Washington at this point, but added that her country had no intention of “threatening the U.S.,” according to state media.
New York’s mayor joined activists on Thursday to paint “Black Lives Matter” in giant yellow letters on the city’s exclusive Fifth Avenue in front of Trump Tower, once the crown jewel in President Donald Trump’s property empire.
President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Thursday that Donald Trump had drastically changed the way he talks about Mexico’s people, in the leftist leader’s latest warm words about the U.S. president who has a history of upsetting Mexicans.
The United States reported more than 56,300 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday, the third day in a row infections have risen by at least 55,000, according to a Reuters tally.
Micheal Cohen, the former personal attorney for U.S. President Donald Trump, was taken into custody on Thursday, according to a lawyer for Cohen.
U.S. President Donald Trump, who has been pushing states to open American schools in the fall, on Wednesday threatened to cut off federal funding to those that did not open.
President Donald Trump is pushing for schools to reopen in the fall and is hosting White House events on the topic on Tuesday, despite a steady increase in coronavirus infections across the country led by younger Americans and rising hospitalizations in many states.
Defying warnings that to seek out Donald Trump was to court disaster, Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador instead emerged from their first meeting as a “cherished friend” of his U.S. counterpart, even as some Democrats looked on uneasily.
Whitney Ranch Recreation Center Named an Outstanding Building of the Year
Futures tracking the S&P 500 and Dow indexes edged lower on Thursday ahead of the closely watched weekly jobless claims report, with investors weighing the risk of another business shutdown amid soaring U.S. COVID-19 cases.
Keeping schools closed in the coming academic year is a greater risk to children’s health than reopening them, even amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Robert Redfield, director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Thursday.
South Dakota Governor Kristi Noem has reimposed some regulations that were loosened during the early weeks of the coronavirus pandemic.
Three additional deaths due to COVID-19 were reported in South Dakota on Thursday, with Yankton County reporting one of those as its first death in the county from the disease.
Mount Marty University (MMU) has announced a partnership with the Catholic Community Foundation for eastern South Dakota.
Leaders with one Nebraska county fair say while their fair is still a go, two of their biggest attractions have been canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.