Press Release Category: US News

Elon Musk Twitter Buyout Prompts Polarized Reactions

Twitter announced on Monday that it had reached a final agreement to be acquired by Elon Musk for approximately $44 billion, prompting mixed reactions as users prepare for a new content moderation policy. The new announcement concludes a three-week saga of Musk’s total acquisition of the social media corporation, which began on April 4 when…

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LA Deputy District Attorneys Lawsuit vs. Gascón Moving Forward

Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón speaks at a press conference in Los Angeles, on Dec. 8, 2021. (Robyn Beck/AFP via Getty Images) LOS ANGELES—A lawsuit to issue an injunction against LA District Attorney George Gascón from hiring “unqualified” deputy public defenders is closer to setting a trial date, according to an April 20…

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Californians Rally Against the ‘Infanticide Bill’

SACRAMENTO—On the steps of the California State Capitol over a thousand people gathered in the shadow of the building complex while several California Highway Patrol officers scanned the surroundings for potential threats under the cloudy skies. “We are calling this a lobby day, not a protest,” Gina Gleason, director of Real Impact, a Christian activist…

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Sacramento Shootout That Killed 6 Detailed in Court Filing

SACRAMENTO, Calif.—Newly filed court documents provide for the first time a detailed account of how a gunfight over an unspecified gang dispute unfolded in downtown Sacramento earlier this month, leaving six dead and a dozen wounded. The documents filed Friday by Sacramento County District Attorney Anne Marie Schubert’s office also named others involved in the…

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LA Sheriff Slams ‘Woke’ City Leadership Over Crime on Public Transit

LOS ANGELES—Los Angeles Sheriff Alex Villanueva blamed so-called “woke” city leaders in the Los Angeles Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) for the unsafe conditions on the city’s public transit lines during a press conference April 13 at the Hall of Justice. “When you’re on a train, or on a bus, you’re vulnerable to every occupant there…

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Challenge to Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene Candidacy Might Move Forward

A left-wing group’s challenge to Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene’s (R-Ga.) candidacy in this year’s elections based on claims she violated the Constitution’s Disqualification Clause by engaging in a supposed insurrection against the U.S. government may be allowed to move forward, a federal judge indicated. This insurrection supposedly culminated in the Jan. 6, 2021 security breach…

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Battle to Remove OC Board of Education Trustee Tim Shaw Continues

The battle to determine if Orange County Board of Education Trustee Tim Shaw was illegally appointed to his position continues after the state Attorney General approved a lawsuit against him on April 7. Local resident Michael Sean Wright filed a quo warranto—a legal challenge questioning the ability of someone to hold a public office—on March…

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District of Columbia Lacks Standing to Sue Oath Keepers and Proud Boys for Jan. 6, Defense Attorney Says

The District of Columbia’s civil lawsuit against the Oath Keepers, Proud Boys, and 37 individual defendants fails for lack of standing, a defense attorney said Monday. “We don’t think that they have jurisdiction to sue,” attorney Jonathon Moseley, who represents Oath Keepers leader Kelly Meggs, told The Epoch Times. “They don’t have standing to sue…

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San Diego Humane Society Celebrates Cancer-Free Dog With Party

SAN DIEGO—The San Diego Humane Society’s medical team celebrated the one-year cancer-free anniversary Friday of a former stray dog named Phoenix with a “pawty.” Held at the Pilar & Chuck Bahde Center for Shelter Medicine, the festive event included “a peanut butter cake, hats, cheers and, of course, lots of hugs and kisses for the…

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LA City Council Candidates Want to Reduce Car Space

LOS ANGELES, Calif.—The race is on for who will replace Councilman Mike Bonin in Los Angeles’s District 11, which encompasses the Westside of the city and many of the pacific coast’s lavish beach towns. In the running are candidates Erin Darling, Traci Park, Mike Newhouse, Greg Good, and Allison Holdorff Polhill. During a March 28…

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Father Violently Robbed, Hit by Car, Dies in Front of Family in South LA

LOS ANGELES—A man was robbed and assaulted in South Los Angeles during a car sale meetup before being fatally struck by a car in front of his family early afternoon of March 25. Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department (LASD) deputies were called just after 12:10 p.m. to the intersection of Budlong Avenue and 109th Street…

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Kansas, Kentucky Set to Be First ‘Ballot Tests’ in Post-Roe America

A post-Roe world is being assembled by state legislatures across the country in anticipation of the United States Supreme Court in June or July overturning its 1973 Roe v Wade ruling that established the constitutional right to abortion. All sides of the abortion debate expect the court to uphold a Mississippi law that bans abortion…

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