According to the Wall Street Journal, it’s an attempt to address evidence that children of wealthy, college-educated parents score higher on the SAT than less privileged students... The obvious intent of this adversity score is to increase the diversity of students admitted to college and to improve the perceived fairness of admissions at a time when they have come under heavy fire for being subject to bias, privilege and in the case of the college admissions scandal, outright fraud...
The country’s chief corruption prosecutor on Thursday opened an investigation into “suspicions” that Serhiy Leshchenko... accepted bribes in 2016 from a Russian source... A Ukrainian court last December ruled that Leshchenko and the head of the country’s National Anti-Corruption Bureau (NABU) — an investigative agency modeled on America’s FBI — both illegally meddled in the 2016 U.S. presidential election by leaking financial documents that smeared then-Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort.
In a related matter, Ukraine’s... Prosecutor General Yuriy Lutsenko told me he was reopening parts of an investigation involving a Ukrainian natural gas company, Burisma Holdings, where then-Vice President Joe Biden’s son, Hunter, worked as a board member... he’d like to offer evidence to U.S. Attorney General William Barr...
Billy Chemirmir, 46, was indicted Tuesday on multiple counts of capital murder in the deaths of the women, 76 to 94 years old, according to Dallas County District Attorney's Office spokeswoman Kim Leach... In addition to the murder charges, Chemirmir is being held on a charge of being in the country illegally.
The review found potential excess profits for 98 of 100 parts sampled and concluded the Pentagon may end up paying TransDigm $91 million more in coming years for parts valued at $28 million, with excess profit per part of 95% to the 9,380%, the Defense Department’s inspector general said in an audit labeled “For Official Use Only” and obtained by Bloomberg News...
The F-16 pancaked onto the roof of the building, according to reports from the scene. A battalion chief feared that the jet was loaded with ordnance, prompting a hazardous materials response by the fire department and March Air Reserve Base personnel.
G. Zachary Terwilliger, the U.S. attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia, said at a press conference after the hearing that he plans to pursue the subpoena for Manning's testimony, noting she has been granted immunity in the proceedings.
“We’re doing the Insurrection Act,” one official said. Under the Insurrection Act of 1807, the president has the authority to use the National Guard and military in order to combat “unlawful obstruction or rebellion” within U.S. borders. The act was last invoked in 1992 by George H.W. Bush to quell the Los Angeles riots, and was also used by Eisenhower in 1957 to enforce school desegregation in the south.
Under the Insurrection Act of 1807, the president has the authority to use the National Guard and military in order to combat “unlawful obstruction or rebellion” within U.S. borders. The act was last invoked in 1992 by George H.W. Bush to quell the Los Angeles riots, and was also used by Eisenhower in 1957 to enforce school desegregation in the south.
He made the assertion during his evening program on Wednesday and asked Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., if he also had heard any word on the investigation. Graham, whose Judiciary Committee had been conducting his own FISA abuse inquiry, said he could not verify if Inspector General Michael Horowitz is done, but added that he expects the eventual report to be upsetting to anyone who cares about the rule of law.
The Senate on Thursday confirmed Jeffrey Rosen to replace embattled Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, despite Democratic criticism he wasn’t ready for the job. The Senate voted 52-45 to confirm Rosen, along party lines.
Now that Jeffrey Rosen has been confirmed, has Acting Deputy Attorney General Ed O’Callahan's role been fulfilled? What will be O’Callahan's last act? Declass coming? Let's look at Qanon post 1439:
President Donald Trump‘s plans to send potentially hundreds of undocumented immigrants each month to the Democratic strongholds of Broward and Palm Beach counties... “This is a humanitarian crisis. We will do everything possible to help these people,” Broward County Mayor Mark Bogen, a Democrat, said in the statement. “If the President will not provide us with financial assistance to house and feed these people, he will be creating a homeless encampment.”
California is mulling a new state measure that would require cities and counties to allow permits for duplexes, triplexes and fourplexes on much of the residential land currently zoned exclusively for single-family housing... "I do not think it’s possible to solve housing affordability problems and meet climate change goals without dealing with this issue of single-family homes only" said Terner Center director, Carol Galante. "We have population growth. We have job growth. People need to live somewhere, and they’re now competing for a very limited supply."
Beginning in 2016, Ratio Christi was denied formal recognition by the university due to the group’s requirement that its leaders must “share and personally hold Christian beliefs.” According to the settlement, Ratio Christi will receive registered status on campus and University of Colorado, Colorado Springs will pay the group over $20,500 in attorneys’ fees and damages, attorneys for the group announced Tuesday.
“It appears that nearby construction work unearthed some sort of backup in a line,” according to Federal Aviation Administration spokesman Lynn Lunsford. They’re continuing to provide air traffic services at a slightly reduced rate as they rotate personnel in and out of the building. Air purifiers and fans are in use to circulate fresh air throughout the building, which is just south of the airport.
The new filings in Iowa, Kansas, Maryland, West Virginia and Wisconsin mean 45 states have now taken legal action in recent years against Purdue Pharma, the maker of OxyContin. All but Kansas also named Richard Sackler, a former president and member of the family that owns the Connecticut-based firm, as a defendant. Maryland named other members of the Sackler family in its administrative action.