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A Tale of Two Crashes – American Renaissance

While I was covering the Waukesha Christmas Parade murder trial for American Renaissance, I was struck by similarities to the case of James Fields, the white man who drove his car into a crowd of protesters on August 11, 2017, at the Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville, Virginia. Both Darrell Brooks and James Fields were accused

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AP sources: Justice Dept. watchdog probing Mass. US attorney – Associated Press

Photo: Massachusetts U.S. Attorney Rachael Rollins addresses the media at the Moakley Federal Courthouse The Justice Department’s inspector general has opened an investigation of the top federal prosecutor in Massachusetts, prompted by U.S. Attorney Rachel Rollins’ appearance at a political fundraiser featuring first lady Jill Biden, The Associated Press has learned. An investigation by the

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Judge says he’ll appoint monitor for Donald Trump’s company – Associated Press

A Manhattan judge said Thursday he will appoint an independent monitor “to ensure there is no further fraud” at former President Donald Trump’s company, restricting its ability to freely make deals, sell assets and change its corporate structure. Judge Arthur Engoron ordered an outside watchdog as he presides over a lawsuit in which New York’s

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Group can monitor Arizona ballot drop boxes, US judge rules – Associated Press

A federal judge Friday refused to bar a group from monitoring outdoor ballot boxes in Arizona’s largest county where watchers have shown up armed and in ballistic vests, saying to do so could violate the monitors’ constitutional rights. U.S. District Court Judge Michael Liburdi said the case remained open and that the Arizona Alliance for