Tag: U.S.

  • 48 states sue telecom company over billions of robocalls

    48 states sue telecom company over billions of robocalls

    Attorneys general from nearly all 50 states have joined together to file a lawsuit against an Arizona telecommunication company for allegedly making billions of robocalls, many of which appeared to be scams. The coalition behind the complaint includes attorneys general from 48 states and the District of Columbia. They filed a complaint against Avid Telecom in…

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  • Louisiana man accused of shooting 14-year-old playing hide-and-seek on his property

    Louisiana man accused of shooting 14-year-old playing hide-and-seek on his property

    A Louisiana man is facing felony assault charges after police said Tuesday that he shot a 14-year-old girl who was playing hide-and-seek on his property. David Doyle, 58, was charged with aggravated battery; four counts of aggravated assault with a firearm; and illegal discharge of a firearm, the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office said in a press release. Officials…

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  • Why California is considering reparations for racism

    Why California is considering reparations for racism

    Black Americans — some of them anyway — might soon receive reparations for the country’s legacy of slavery and racism. In California, a task force is debating “recommendations for how the state can atone for and address its legacy of discriminatory policies against Black Californians,” The Associated Press reports. But it’s not just California: Officials…

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  • Arizona gubernatorial candidate Katie Hobbs’ office burglarized

    Arizona gubernatorial candidate Katie Hobbs’ office burglarized

    ‘campaign of lies and intimidation’10:43 AMOctober 27, 2022Law enforcement in Arizona is investigating a break-in at the campaign offices of Secretary of State Katie Hobbs, the Democratic gubernatorial candidate for Arizona, CNN reports. Hobbs is in the final weeks of her midterm campaign in a tight race against Republican Kari Lake. Phoenix police said they “learned…

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  • Which kinder? A firing squad or the electric chair?

    Which kinder? A firing squad or the electric chair?

    Before the end of the month, South Carolina is scheduled to execute Richard Bernard Moore for the crime of murdering a convenience store clerk in 2001. The plan is that he will either be electrocuted or shot to death by a firing squad — the state leaves the option up to him. Understandably, Moore would…

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