Judge issues order halting Lee statue removal for 10 days

A judge in Richmond has issued an injunction preventing Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam’s administration from removing an iconic statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee for 10 days. The temporary injunction order issued Monday says the state is a party to a deed recorded in March 1890 in which...

Trent Lott fired by top lobbying firm

Squire Patton Boggs gave no reason for the sudden departure, but Lott said in an interview he was negotiating to join another firm. Go to Source Author: By Theodoric Meyer...

Trent Lott fired by top lobbying firm

The prominent Washington law and lobbying firm Squire Patton Boggs fired former Senate Majority Leader Trent Lott, one of its top lobbyists, on Monday as Lott was preparing to decamp for another firm. The firm gave no reason for the Mississippi Republican’s sudden departure and declined to answer questions...

The mystery of which US businesses are profiting from the coronavirus bailout

Government refuses to say which large companies have taken money, while small firms on the margins have been left in the dark Businesses have taken at least half a trillion dollars in coronavirus aid from the American public, and the government is refusing to disclose which companies are getting...

Protesters across US attacked by cars driven into crowds and men with guns

Protesters confronted by armed men – including members of the so-called ‘boogaloo movement’ – in different parts of America Anti police-brutality protesters have been confronted by armed men in cities around America in recent days, with some brandishing firearms or other weapons, some driving vehicles at crowds, and others...