The analyst, Jessica Kennedy, charged that she was sexually harassed by former Assistant Deputy Chief Kenneth Lombardi after she was hired in 2013. As part of the settlement, Kennedy agreed to drop a discrimination claim she filed with the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing. … [Read more...] about SF pays to settle Fire Department harassment case
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In 2014, Eric Garner was killed on Staten Island in what many are calling an eerily similar situation when Garner was placed in a chokehold by New York City Police Officer Daniel Pantaleo and ultimately died. This incident was also caught on video. A Richmond County jury declined to indict Pantaleo and after five years the Justice Department decided it did not have a strong enough case to prosecute. … [Read more...] about Ian Prior: Trump right to order fed investigation of Floyd death in Minneapolis – here’s what could happen now
The lights are not visible to Canadian citizens, but are pointed in the direction of the American border. That one-way message of encouragement provides a symbol of the goodwill that remains in Canada for the U.S. – as well as a reminder of the consequences of different government actions on either side of the border. … [Read more...] about Shuttered Canada-US border highlights different approaches to the pandemic – and differences between the 2 countries
Sure, some may wonder if Abrams can deliver since she did not win her home state of Georgia when she ran for governor in 2018 against a sitting secretary of state who controlled the electoral ballots and the entire voting process. Even with almost 2 million votes and the highest Democratic turnout in modern history, Abrams was not able to win the game against Brian Kemp, who served as her opponent, the referee, the judge, and the man in charge of the equipment. There is no need to relitigate that shameful display of democracy stolen. If you truly believe Kemp is the rightful recipient of the Georgia governor’s seat, I have several bridges to sell you. Venmo me. … [Read more...] about Stacey Abrams Is the Only Vice Presidential Pick for Joe Biden. Here’s Why.
“I would caution everyone from thinking that we have an end in sight, or we’re nearing the end of this unprecedented tragedy,” Hahn said. “This is not going to just go away. Coronavirus is going to be around forever, and without a vaccine to prevent us from getting the virus or a therapeutic drug to treat you, we need to really be cautious in how we reopen our society.” … [Read more...] about L.A. County exceeds 1,000 coronavirus-related deaths