Santa Barbara City College (SBCC) Board of Trustees President Robert Miller originally ended the recitation of the pledge at meetings because of what he described as its "history steeped in expressions of nativism and white nationalism."
Former instructor Celeste Barber, who expressed her opposition to the decision at a board meeting last week, said Wednesday that there is nothing "white nationalist" about the pledge.
Nellie Ohr, the wife of Justice Department official Bruce Ohr, told Congress in October that she investigated President Donald Trump’s children on behalf of Fusion GPS, the opposition research firm behind the Steele dossier.
Ohr also testified that during a meeting in July 2016, Christopher Steele passed her husband materials from his infamous dossier.
Nellie Ohr, who worked as a contractor for Fusion GPS, looking into Donald Trump Jr. and Ivanka Trump’s business dealings and their travel.
Ungaro’s decision will shed light into the discovery process during the defamation case, which included depositions with dossier author Christopher Steele and the founders of Fusion GPS, the opposition research firm that hired Steele.
The seizure occurred on Saturday, Jan. 26 at the Colombia-Solidarity International Bridge when a CBP officer referred a 2008 Dodge Grand Caravan hauling a 2018 utility trailer for a secondary examination. During a canine and non-intrusive imaging inspection, CBP officers discovered 21 packages containing a total of 28 pounds of alleged heroin within the trailer. The narcotics have an estimated street value of $752,400.
Foxconn Technology Group is reconsidering plans to make advanced liquid crystal display panels at a $10 billion Wisconsin campus, and said it intends to hire mostly engineers and researchers rather than the manufacturing workforce the project originally promised.
Instead, Wisconsin might get a technology hub for research and development. Wisconsin has great engineering schools, so this is good.
A top Vatican official has resigned after a former nun from his community publicly accused him of making sexual advances during confession, the Vatican said Tuesday. The Vatican said that the Rev. Hermann Geissler denies the allegation and reserves the right to a civil suit.
Gowdy, who retired from Congress earlier this month, will offer political and legal analysis on Fox News and the Fox Business Network, the outlet said in a press release.
The former four-term congressman representing South Carolina's 4th Congressional District served as chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee during his final two years in office.
A New Jersey company has expanded a voluntary nationwide recall of infant ibuprofen amid concerns the medication, which was destined to be sold at several major retailers, may contain a higher concentration of ibuprofen than labeled.
Tris Pharma, Inc. previously said that lots sold under Walmart, CVS Pharmacy and Family Dollar brands were impacted by the recall. On Tuesday, the company added three more lots to the recall list, affecting more products that were manufactured for CVS and Walmart.
The statewide operation spanned three days, 93 agencies and requires hundreds of law enforcement officers.
The L.A. County Sheriff's Department started their undercover operation in unincorporated Pasadena. It's an area where deputies reveal people often go to pay for sex. A handful of undercover police officers, also known as decoys, are used to lure unsuspecting johns.
Over the course of three days, 339 arrests were made across the state. Nearly 50 victims were rescued. More than a dozen of them were children.
Apple has shut down Facebook’s ability to distribute internal iOS apps, from early releases of the Facebook app to basic tools like a lunch menu. A person familiar with the situation tells The Verge that early versions of Facebook, Instagram, Messenger, and other pre-release “dogfood” (beta) apps have stopped working, as have other employee apps, like one for transportation. Facebook is treating this as a critical problem internally, we’re told, as the affected apps simply don’t launch on employees’ phones anymore.
The shutdown comes in response to news that Facebook has been using Apple’s program for internal app distribution to track teenage customers with a “research” app.
hile most autonomous lawn mowers require people to lay down wire to define their boundaries, the Terra only requires wireless beacons to be placed around the perimeter of a lawn — the idea being it’s a simpler setup. The connected app also lets users define a grass height and make adjustments as needed.
We imagine there's nothing that would put a damper on trade talks quite like another indictment accusing a Chinese national of doing the exact thing (corporate espionage and stealing US trade secrets) that senior Trump Administration officials had warned would be deal-breaking for future negotiations. Yet, on the very day high level trade talks began in Washington, it appears that's exactly what has happened.
The bill would remove a number of restrictions currently in place regarding late-term abortions, including doing away with the requirement that two other physicians certify a third-trimester abortion is necessary to prevent the woman's death or impairment of her mental or physical health. The third trimester lasts until 40 weeks.
Marine Col. Keith Parrella’s abrupt recess presented another pretrial delay in efforts to try the five men accused of plotting al-Qaida’s Sept. 11, 2001 attacks that killed 2,976 people in New York, the Pentagon and a Pennsylvania field. The next hearings are scheduled for late March.
Court personnel declined to describe Parrella’s health emergency, citing privacy, but his wife and other war court personnel said the colonel had a detached retina that required surgery in the United States. The judge was airlifted around noon Wednesday. Parrella’s health situation was not life-threatening, but required emergency surgery, said defense attorney Jay Connell.
The body of a Korean man who died in Mexico has been returned to his family ― without his brain, stomach and heart.
Mexican authorities claim that the man, 35, surnamed Kim, died of natural causes despite a scuffle with other people just before his death. His widow fears that someone is trying to cover up the truth.
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