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A company that fired an employee after she criticized the Black Lives Matter movement online did not break the law, an appellate panel ruled Friday. Heather McVey sued the AtlantiCare and Geisinger health systems, alleging the First Amendment did not allow them to fire her because of her Facebook posts. But the appellate judges’ Friday […]

“I’ve had it with this guy,” McCarthy told fellow GOP leaders days after the attack, according to the report. With Democrats moving forward with plans to impeach Trump for a second time, McCarthy reportedly said he planned to call the president and tell him, “I think this will pass, and it would be my recommendation […]

The Supreme Court on Monday refused to hear an appeal by a Black inmate who was sentenced to death with the help of a Texas juror who was accused of making racially biased remarks during the jury selection. The justices ruled 6-3, tossing the appeal by Kristopher Love, who argued that the Texas Court of […]

KYIV, Ukraine — A day after Moscow suffered a stinging symbolic defeat with the loss of the flagship of its Black Sea fleet, Russia’s Defense Ministry promised Friday to ramp up missile attacks on the Ukrainian capital in response to Ukraine’s alleged military “diversions on the Russian territory.” The threat of intensified attacks on Kyiv […]

FILE – In this photo provided by the Russian Defense Ministry Press Service, Russian missile cruiser Moskva is on patrol in the Mediterranean Sea near the Syrian coast on Dec. 17, 2015. AP hide caption toggle caption AP FILE – In this photo provided by the Russian Defense Ministry Press Service, Russian missile cruiser Moskva […]

Ukrainian officials have not confirmed striking targets in Russia, and the reports by Russian authorities could not be independently verified. However, Ukrainian officials claimed their forces struck a key Russian warship with missiles on Thursday. If true, the claim would represent an important victory. The guided-missile cruiser Moskva, named for the Russian capital, sank while […]

Ukraine admitted for the first time that it had lost access to the Sea of Azov, a potentially significant setback that underscores the extent of Russian military gains in the south-east of the country. The admission came as Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelensky called for comprehensive peace talks with Moscow, warning it would take Russia “several […]

The International Judo Federation (IJF) on Sunday suspended Russian President Vladimir Putin’s status as ‘Honorary President and Ambassador’ in the wake of the ongoing war in Ukraine. The federation, in its official statement, said the decision has been made in light of the ongoing conflict in Ukraine. Putin, who is known for his incredible judo […]

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An Alabama legal services group was properly granted dismissal of former U.S. Rep. Artur Davis (D)’s race discrimination suit because his paid suspension while the organization probed allegations of wrongdoing wasn’t an adverse job action, the Eleventh Circuit ruled Thursday in a case of first impression. Other federal appeals courts have addressed whether a paid […]

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