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  • Germany Aug 23, 2019

    'Our House Is Burning': Global Worry Over Amazon Fires Escalates

    Amid global concern about raging fires in the Amazon, Brazil’s government complained Thursday that it is being targeted in smear campaign by critics who contend President Jair Bolsonaro is not doing enough to curb widespread deforestation. The threat to what some call “the lungs of the planet” has ignited a bitter dispute about who is to blame during the tenure...

  • Los Angeles Aug 16, 2019

    No Joke! FCC Fines Networks for Wrongly Using Emergency Alert System

    Jimmy Kimmel has learned an expensive lesson: don’t mess with the government’s emergency alert system. Kimmel’s network, ABC, was one of four media organizations fined by the Federal Communications Commission this week for improper use of the emergency signal that is sent over television, radio and mobile phones to warn people of danger like floods and fires. The $395,000 fine...

  • NBC Aug 2, 2019

    Poway Synagogue Shooter Purchased Weapon From San Diego Gun Store: Warrants

    The warrants reveal investigators found a “gun receipt and paperwork” that indicate shooter John Earnest purchased the gun at “San Diego Guns.”

  • PRESIDENT Jun 24, 2019

    Justices Side With Business, Government in Information Fight

    The Supreme Court sided with businesses and the U.S. government Monday in a ruling about the public’s access to information, telling a South Dakota newspaper it can’t get the data it was seeking. Open government and reporters groups described the ruling against the Argus Leader newspaper as a setback, but it was not clear how big its impact will ultimately...

  • JUDGE Jun 5, 2019

    Jussie Smollett Case: Judge Orders ‘Empire' Actor's Case File to Be Unsealed

    A Cook County judge on Thursday ordered the sealed file surrounding the case of actor Jussie Smollett should be unsealed.

  • Reporter May 22, 2019

    San Francisco Police Chief: Journalist ‘Crossed the Line'

    The San Francisco police chief said Tuesday that he respects the news media but a freelance journalist whose home and office were raided by officers had “crossed the line” by joining a conspiracy to steal a confidential report.

  • Reporter Apr 21, 2019

    Quest for Food Stamp Data Lands Newspaper at Supreme Court

    In the summer of 2010, reporters at South Dakota’s Argus Leader newspaper decided to request data about the government’s food assistance program, previously known as food stamps. They thought the information could lead to a series of stories and potentially help them identify fraud in the now $65 billion-a-year program. They sent a stream of what they thought were routine...

  • JUDGE Apr 4, 2019

    Mosque Massacre Suspect to Face 89 Charges in Court Friday

    The man accused of carrying out the Christchurch mosque attacks will face 50 murder charges and 39 attempted murder charges when he makes his second court appearance, New Zealand police said Thursday. Police had earlier filed a single, representative murder charge against 28-year-old Australian Brenton Harrison Tarrant. He is due to appear via video link during a brief hearing on...

  • Donald Trump Mar 19, 2019

    Records Show FBI Was Probing Michael Cohen Long Before Raid

    Hundreds of pages of court records made public Tuesday revealed that special counsel Robert Mueller quickly zeroed in on Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump’s former personal attorney and fixer, in the early stages of his Russia probe. The heavily blacked-out records, released by a judge at the request of news organizations, show that Mueller had been investigating Cohen since at...

  • Reporter Mar 1, 2019

    Dozens of Journalists Accused of Breaching Gag Order on Pell

    An Australian state prosecutor has sent letters threatening to charge media organizations and dozens of journalists with breaching a gag order that banned reporting of Cardinal George Pell’s convictions on charges of sexually molesting two choirboys, lawyers said Thursday. Reporting in any format accessible from Australia of details of the former Vatican economy chief’s convictions in a Melbourne court in...

  • Donald Trump Nov 20, 2018

    White House to Restore Acosta's Pass, With a Warning

    The Trump administration on Monday abruptly dropped its effort to bar CNN reporter Jim Acosta from the White House, but warned he could have his credentials pulled again if he doesn’t follow guidelines governing journalists’ behavior. The White House said reporters would be permitted one question each if called upon at news conferences and allowed follow-ups only at the discretion...

  • JUDGE Nov 16, 2018

    Judge Says White House Must Immediately Return Acosta's Press Pass

    A federal judge ordered the Trump administration on Friday to immediately return, on a temporary basis, the White House press credentials of CNN reporter Jim Acosta, though a lawsuit over the credentials’ revocation is continuing. U.S. District Court Judge Timothy Kelly, an appointee of President Donald Trump, announced his decision at a hearing Friday morning that Acosta’s credentials must be...

  • Donald Trump Nov 16, 2018

    Judge Rules in Favor of CNN's Jim Acosta

    A judge ruled Friday that the White House must immediately restore, on a temporary basis, CNN reporter Jim Acosta’s press credentials.

  • Donald Trump Nov 15, 2018

    Judge Delays Ruling on CNN Reporter's White House Credential

    A federal judge has delayed his decision on whether to order the Trump administration to return the White House press credentials of CNN reporter Jim Acosta. U.S. District Court Judge Timothy Kelly had been expected to announce his decision on the matter Wednesday afternoon but delayed the announcement until Thursday morning. Kelly, a Trump appointee, heard arguments Wednesday from lawyers...

  • Donald Trump Nov 14, 2018

    NBC, Fox News, Other Media Organizations Back CNN Lawsuit Against Trump

    NBC News, Fox News and several other media organizations said Wednesday they are supporting CNN’s lawsuit against President Donald Trump over the suspension of correspondent Jim Acosta’s White House access. The 13 companies, which also include the New York Times and Washington Post, plan to file friend-of-the-court briefs backing CNN and Acosta. “Whether the news of the day concerns national...

  • Donald Trump Oct 25, 2018

    ‘Acts of Pure Terror': Trump, Lawmakers Speak Out After Explosive Devices Mailed to Politicians and Media

    President Donald Trump said Wednesday the government would “spare no resources or expense” in protecting “the safety of the American people” in response to reports of apparent explosive devices being mailed, delivered and addressed to various prominent Democrats at government buildings, personal residences and media outlets in New York, Washington and Florida.

  • spokeswoman Oct 10, 2018

    Want Election Results? On West Coast, Patience Is Required

    If control of the U.S. House comes down to any of the competitive congressional races in Washington state and California, the nation might have to wait days to learn the outcome. In both of those states, voters can put their ballots in the mail as late as Election Day, meaning the final votes do not typically reach election officials until...

  • The Associated Press Oct 9, 2018

    Missing Writer Shows Saudi Arabia's Dark Side: Analysis

    As every country across the Mideast does with its leaders, it’s hard to escape posters and laudatory fawning over Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman in the kingdom. For activists, opponents and others willing to speak out against the 33-year-old heir apparent in the world’s largest oil exporter, it looks increasingly like it’s hard to escape his reach either at...

  • Donald Trump Aug 23, 2018

    National Enquirer President David Pecker Gets Immunity in Cohen Probe: Source

    The president and publisher of the National Enquirer, a longtime friend of President Donald Trump’s, was granted immunity by federal prosecutors in the course of their investigation into former Trump attorney Michael Cohen, a source told NBC News, confirming a report in The Wall Street Journal. David Pecker described Cohen’s and Trump’s involvement in hush-money payments to women ahead of...

  • Brian Hamacher Aug 23, 2018

    New Exterior Surveillance Footage From Stoneman Douglas High School Shooting Released

    The Broward Sheriff’s Office on Wednesday released exterior surveillance videos showing law enforcement’s response to the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting, after the Florida Supreme Court cleared the way for their release. The court on Wednesday declined to review a lower court’s decision to release the video from the Feb. 14 attack that left 17 people dead.

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