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A runner who smacked a reporter’s backside on air now faces charges

A runner who smacked a reporter’s backside on air now faces charges

The man accused of slapping a news reporter on the backside while she was reporting live in Savannah, Georgia, last week has been arrested and charged with sexual battery, according to her employer, CNN affiliate WSAV. Thomas Callaway turned himself in at the Chatham County Sheriff’s Office on Friday and was released on a $1,300…MORE

California governor rejects PG&E’s $13.5 billion plan to get out of bankruptcy

California governor rejects PG&E’s $13.5 billion plan to get out of bankruptcy

California Gov. Gavin Newsom has rejected the bankruptcy reorganization plan proposed by utility giant Pacific Gas and Electric, saying that the proposal would not result in a “company positioned to provide safe, reliable and affordable service to its customers.” PG&E filed for bankruptcy protection in January after coming under pressure from billions of dollars in…MORE

Finalists from LSU, Oklahoma and OSU vie for the 2019 Heisman Trophy

Finalists from LSU, Oklahoma and OSU vie for the 2019 Heisman Trophy

The most outstanding player in college football will be awarded the 2019 Heisman Trophy on Saturday night. The four finalists for the trophy are LSU quarterback Joe Burrow, Ohio State quarterback Justin Fields, Oklahoma quarterback Jalen Hurts and Ohio State defensive end Chase Young. The name of the winner will be revealed in an ESPN…MORE

‘Nobody is allowed’: Access to Trump’s calls with foreign leaders tightens

‘Nobody is allowed’: Access to Trump’s calls with foreign leaders tightens

President Donald Trump’s senior aides have further restricted the number of administration officials allowed to listen to the President’s phone calls with foreign leaders since his July 25 call with Ukraine’s President was revealed and became the centerpiece of the impeachment inquiry, according to multiple White House sources in a new CNN report. “Nobody is…MORE

Two of Georgetown’s accused basketball players to transfer

Two of Georgetown’s accused basketball players to transfer

Myron Gardner and Galen Alexander, two of the Georgetown University basketball players accused of burglary earlier this month, are transferring from the school, according to statements by the school, Gardner’s attorney and Alexander himself via social media. Two Washington, DC, women filed civil complaints against Alexander, Gardner and a third Georgetown University basketball player who…MORE

Judge rules Wisconsin must remove 234,000 from voter rolls

Judge rules Wisconsin must remove 234,000 from voter rolls

Roughly 234,000 voters are to be removed from Wisconsin’s rolls because they may have moved recently, a county judge ruled Friday. Ozaukee County Judge Paul Malloy instructed the Wisconsin Elections Commission to “abide by state law” in removing the voters, the Wisconsin Institute for Law and Liberty, a conservative law firm that filed a legal…MORE

Michael Jordan’s high school basketball coach, Clifton ‘Pop’ Herring, dead at 67

Michael Jordan’s high school basketball coach, Clifton ‘Pop’ Herring, dead at 67

Clifton “Pop” Herring, who coached basketball superstar Michael Jordan in high school, died this week, according to his daughter Paquita Yarborough. Herring was 67, his daughter said. Herring was the men’s basketball coach at Emsley A. Laney High School, in Wilmington, North Carolina, when a teenage Jordan was honing his skills. He was famously known…MORE

Arizona police find body believed to be third child missing in flood

Arizona police find body believed to be third child missing in flood

Arizona authorities said Friday they believe they have found the third child who went missing during a flash flood two weeks ago. Three children went missing November 29 when a car crossing Tonto Creek, about 60 miles west of the New Mexico border, was caught in flooding. Two of the three children were found dead…MORE

Buttigieg releases list of major fundraisers after sparring with Warren about transparency

Buttigieg releases list of major fundraisers after sparring with Warren about transparency

Pete Buttigieg’s presidential campaign on Friday released a list of its bundlers following weeks of trading barbs with Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren over campaign transparency. The South Bend, Indiana, mayor has recently faced pressure to name his big-money backers and open his fundraisers to reporters, as other candidates have done. Buttigieg’s progressive rivals, including Warren…MORE