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Federal Judge Rejects RNC Lawsuit Against Jan. 6 Panel
A federal judge in Washington, D.C., on Sunday rejected a lawsuit filed by the Republican National Committee (RNC) against the House select committee investigating the January 6 riots.
The RNC had alleged its First and Fourth Amendment rights were violated when the panel subpoenaed Salesforce, software company it used for fundraising efforts.Read More
U.S. Marshals Offer Reward For Information On Escaped Inmate, "Missing" Correctional Officer
The U.S. Marshals Service is offering a $10,000 reward for information that leads to the capture of escaped inmate Casey Cole White and the location of "missing and endangered correctional officer" Vicky White. The two disappeared Friday after Vicky White took Casey White for what she told others was a mental health evaluation.
"Do not attempt to apprehend this fugitive," U.S. Marshal Marty Keely said in a statement Sunday.Read More
DeSantis Eyes Big Florida Win In November As A White House Springboard
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis won’t say whether he’ll run for president, but he’s starting to acknowledge that his road to the White House might hinge on a big re-election win this year.
For months, Florida Capitol insiders and Republicans familiar with the governor's thinking have speculated that a resounding victory in November would strengthen his national bona fides as a top GOP presidential contender — even if his political benefactor, former President Donald Trump, decides to run again.Read More
Israel Outrage At Sergei Lavrov's Claim That Hitler Was Part Jewish
Israel has reacted with fury after Russia's foreign minister claimed that Nazi leader Adolf Hitler "had Jewish blood".
Sergei Lavrov made the comments to try to justify Russia's portrayal of Ukraine as "Nazi" despite the fact that its president is Jewish.
Israel's foreign ministry summoned Russia's ambassador for "clarification" and demanded an apology.Read More
Why Twitter Is Unlikely To Become The ‘Digital Town Square’ Elon Musk Envisions
On Monday, Elon Musk, the tech entrepreneur, chief executive of Tesla and SpaceX and currently the world’s richest man, struck a deal to buy Twitter for about $44 billion. Twitter users have been tweeting all week about what it means — in large part because it’s not clear how Musk, who plans to take the company private, will change the platform.Read More
Wisconsin Children Born During Covid-19 Are Experiencing More Developmental Delays
Some who work with young children say they've never seen this degree of delay, especially in social and communication skills, in decades of work in the field.
Experts believe it will take the involvement of the wider community, not just parents, to help young kids get back on track.Read More
Wisconsin Legislators Call It Quits At Near-Record Pace
The number of Wisconsin state lawmakers hanging it up this year is near a modern-day high, and could even exceed the record set during World War II.
The mass exodus comes amid uncertainty over legislative boundaries due to a redistricting fight, an ever-more partisan political environment and years of animosity between majority Republicans and minority Democrats.Read More
Milwaukee Leaders Seek To Address Root Causes Of Violence As Worries Increase Over Safety
Milwaukee residents are the most likely in the state to say they're concerned about crime in their community, a recent poll found.
Though a majority of people in all parts of Wisconsin said they feel safe in the latest Marquette University Law School Poll released last week, a majority also said they see crime rates as a concern.
The public's perception of crime as a serious issue is shaping policymakers' responses even as some say Milwaukee is unfairly blamed for national trends.Read More
LWAM Seizes More Than $200,000 Worth Of Illegal Narcotics, Arrests 3 In Oshkosh, Wis.
As the result of an ongoing investigation, on April 28, 2022, Investigators with the Lake Winnebago Area Metropolitan Enforcement Group – Drug Unit (LWAM) and the Oshkosh Police Department, served three search warrants at residences in the City of Oshkosh, Wis.
These search warrants were sought as the result of a high level drug trafficking investigation led by Investigators with LWAM and was further supported by the City of Oshkosh Police Department Detectives Bureau and Vice and Narcotics Unit as well as the Drug Enforcement Administration.
As a result of the service of these warrants, three subjects were arrested on charges related to their drug trafficking activities and a total of approximately 12 pounds of methamphetamine, .25 pound of heroin/fentanyl, 1.25 pounds of cocaine and .25 pound of crack cocaine were seized as evidence. The names of the arrested parties are not being released at this time as no formal charges have been issued. The street value of this seizure exceeds $200,000 depending on the means and manner of sale.Read More
Giannis Triple-Double Helps Bucks Beat Celtics 101-89
Giannis Antetokounmpo had already picked up his dribble and spent half of a Eurostep when he realized he had nowhere to go with the ball.
Instead of attempting an off-balance shot or passing to a well-guarded teammate, the two-time NBA MVP flicked the ball high off the backboard, then followed it to the rim for a slam dunk.Read More