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Vista sued by ex-director accused of aiding fired CEO

The buyout firm headed by Robert F. Smith — the billionaire who stunned Morehouse College graduates this spring by telling them he would pay off all their student debt — has been slapped with an explo...

Vista sued by ex-director accused of aiding fired CEO

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Vista sued by ex-Solera director accused of aiding fired CEO The buyout firm headed by Robert F. Smith — the billionaire who stunned Morehouse College graduates this spring by telling them he would pay off all their student debt — has been slapped with an explosive lawsuit that accuses it of self-dealing. Smith’s fund Vista Equity Partners used automotive sof...
12:52 2019-09-14

Justice Department to declassify name of suspect accused of aiding 9/11 hijackers The Justice Department will declassify the name of an individual accused of assisting two hijackers involved in the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, according to a court filing released Thursday....
02:26 2019-09-13

South Australia gas-fired power station sued over 2017 blackout Market operator was unaware that Pelican Point could make full capacity available, regulator allegesThe Australian Energy Regulator has launched federal court action against a power station operator in Adelaide over its conduct ahead of the 2017 blackout which cut electricity to about 90,000 propert...
15:39 2019-08-27

Don Lemon sued, accused of assaulting New York bartender CNN anchor Don Lemon is being sued for allegedly assaulting a bartender. The network told USA TODAY that the anchor "categorically denies" the claims.        ...
13:26 2019-08-14

The Woman Who Kicked Off France’s #MeToo Is Being Sued for $55,000 by the Man She Accused Sandra Muller, the woman who kickstarted France’s #MeToo movement, appeared in court in Paris Wednesday, accused of defaming the man whom she said sexually harassed her. Muller, a New-York based French journalist accused French TV executive Eric Brion of making sexually explicit remarks to her...
17:39 2019-05-30

Fired charity CEO accused of using cash on LSU, Saints games BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A Louisiana hospital foundation’s former fundraising chief is accused of stealing about $550,000 in donations and using some of it to send family and friends to LSU and New Orleans Saints football games. The Advocate reports court documents filed Tuesday say 49-year-old...
13:52 2019-06-05

Woman Fired For Giving Free Meal To Boy Accused Of Lying, Says His Mother It's been a whirlwind week in Canaan, New Hampshire, with television cameras descending on the town of fewer than 4,000 after news of a cafeteria worker being fired for giving a student a free meal......
08:00 2019-05-25

NYPD officer accused in Eric Garner's death has been fired, commissioner says Daniel Pantaleo, the NYPD officer accused in the 2014 death of Eric Garner that sparked nationwide outrage, has been fired, Commissioner James O'Neill announced Monday afternoon....
03:39 2019-08-20

NYPD cop accused in Eric Garner chokehold case should be fired, judge says The New York City cop charged in the 2014 death of Eric Garner should be terminated, a judge recommended Friday, though the officer's firing is not yet official....
20:26 2019-08-02

American Airlines mechanic accused of sabotage was fired by Alaska Airlines over mistakes: report An American Airlines mechanic accused of tampering with the navigation system on a flight from Miami to the Bahamas had reportedly been fired from Alaska Airlines a decade ago after a series of performance issues....
20:13 2019-09-07

U.S. slaps sanctions on Hezbollah officials for aiding Iran A U.S. official said the Trump administration is taking a “gloves off” approach to the powerful militia, which counts Iran among its primary backers....
13:00 2019-07-10

Canadian man gets 26 years for aiding in murder of US troops in Iraq A Canadian man who aided in the 2009 murder of five American soldiers in Iraq was sentenced to 26 years in jail by a Brooklyn federal judge Tuesday — despite objections from the victims’ families. Several of the slain soldiers’ grief-stricken relatives appeared in court to demand that Faruq Khalil M...
05:52 2019-06-19

Drug-filled rivers aiding resistance to antibiotics From the Thames to the Tigris, many of the world's largest rivers are hosts of antibiotic waste, according to a global study by researchers from the University of York....
16:13 2019-05-28

| US imposes sanctions on Syrian mogul for aiding Assad The United States has imposed sanctions on Samer Foz, a Syrian industrialist behind high-end developments, including the Four Seasons hotel in Damascus, for allegedly enriching President Bashar al-Assad....
08:00 2019-06-12

Kenyan court convicts three for aiding deadly Islamist attack on university A Kenyan court on Wednesday convicted three people of terrorism-related offences for helping Somali Islamist militants carry out a 2015 attack on a university that killed 148 people, most of them students....
20:13 2019-06-19

New Jersey man tried aiding Hamas, threatened to bomb Trump Tower, feds say A New Jersey man allegedly sought to help the terror group Hamas and threatened to bomb Trump Tower in New York City as well as "shoot everybody" at a pro-Israel demonstration, federal investigators alleged....
05:13 2019-05-23

US citizen, an alleged ISIS sniper, indicted for aiding terror group, officials say A 43-year-old man from Brooklyn, N.Y., who allegedly became an ISIS sniper and then a high-ranking emir in the terror organization has been indicted for aiding the group in Syria, Department of Justice officials announced Wednesday....
22:00 2019-09-04

Oprah Winfrey receives 'big mahalo' from Hawaii's governor for aiding fire evacuations Hawaii's governor thanked Oprah Winfrey on Twitter late Thursday for granting county officials access to a private road on her ranch property to assist with evacuations after a brush fire swept across Maui hours earlier. ...
14:52 2019-07-12

Ex-deputy charged with not aiding Florida students in shooting to be released on bond: local media The former Florida sheriff's deputy who was arrested this week after being charged for his lack of response to the 2018 mass shooting at a Parkland high school posted bond on Thursday and could be released any time, local television station WPTV said....
21:39 2019-06-06

McConnell defends blocking election security bill, rejects criticism he is aiding Russia The Senate majority leader invoked “McCarthyism” in singling out a column in The Washington Post, which defended the piece as a “legitimate exercise in commentary.”...
18:13 2019-07-31

Aiding 'organized crime': India alleges 22 audit violations by Deloitte, KPMG arm in fraud case India detected at least 22 violations of auditing standards by Deloitte Haskins & Sells and a KPMG affiliate while investigating a fraud at a financial company, leading it to seek a five-year ban on the auditors, according to government legal filings seen by Reuters....
23:26 2019-06-13

Power outage affecting Sierra Vista SIERRA VISTA, Ariz. – The City of Sierra Vista is experiencing a power outage Wednesday afternoon. As of 12:45 p.m. the power outage was affecting everything north of Fry Boulevard, the City of Sierra Vista said. Posted by City of Sierra Vista on Wednesday, June 12, 2019 There is no estimated ti...
22:26 2019-06-12

Pedestrian struck by vehicle in Sierra Vista SIERRA VISTA, Ariz. – A pedestrian sustained minor injuries after the individual was struck by a vehicle in Sierra Vista Friday afternoon. According to Sierra Vista Police Department, the person was struck near Coronado and Willcox drives. Officials say the injuries sustained in the incident a...
05:00 2019-07-06

Police: 7-year-old Sierra Vista boy located COCHISE COUNTY – Gavin Dolak, 7, was safely located after he went missing Sunday afternoon in Sierra Vista, officials said. ***UPDATE*** Gavin has been located.Cochise County Sheriff's Office is assisting the Sierra Vista Police Department… Posted by Cochise County Sheriff's Offi...
23:26 2019-08-05

Sierra Vista man arrested for sexual conduct with minor Alexander Leever / Courtesy: Sierra Vista Police Department SIERRA VISTA, Ariz. – A Sierra Vista man was arrested Tuesday for sexual conduct with a minor, according to police. Sierra Vista Police Department says 24-year-old Alexander Leever was arrested after a report indicated he was having a sex...
00:26 2019-05-23

Man arrested in shooting in Sierra Vista, second suspect sought SIERRA VISTA, Ariz. – Sierra Vista Police Department is investigating a shooting that occurred in February in Sierra Vista. According to officials, SVPD received a report about two individuals being involved in a shooting near the 100 block of El Camino Real Feb. 26. Kevin Grayson was arrested...
21:52 2019-05-31

New program to replace curbside recycling in Sierra Vista SIERRA VISTA, Ariz. – Starting July 1, Sierra Vista will be ending its curbside pickup of recyclable materials. To replace the program is a new drop-off facility where anyone can go and drop off their recyclable materials free of charge. Materials accepted by the program are plastic containers...
11:39 2019-05-23

Sierra Vista man arrested for sexual conduct with 12-year-old SIERRA VISTA, Ariz. – After a two-year investigation, Sierra Vista Police Department arrested a man for sexual conduct with a minor. SVPD says DNA test results connected 29-year-old Steven Prescott to the crime of sexual conduct with a minor. On Aug. 26, 2017, Sierra Vista Police Department received...
07:00 2019-06-19

Rabid skunks discovered in Benson, Sierra Vista COCHISE COUNTY, Ariz. – After two skunks tested positive for rabies in Cochise County this month, officials are advising residents to be on alert when encountering wildlife in the area. According to Cochise County Sheriff’s Office, two skunks were diagnosed with rabies in the past three ...
21:52 2019-05-31

Shooting investigation in Sierra Vista leads to six arrests Left to right – Top: Janiesha Carmouche, Jennifer Hailey, Davonte Mojica; Bottom: Demondra Heard, Andre Mojica-Mitchell, Javone Williams/ Sierra Vista Police Department SIERRA VISTA, Ariz. – Five people have been taken into custody in reference to a shooting that occurred in the parking ...
09:52 2019-06-08

Jaybird Vista review: The best true wireless buds under $200 For any truly wireless earbuds to be worth a damn, they need to be comfortable, sound great, and fit securely. Jaybird's new Vista buds ($180) hit all those benchmarks — and more. They're fully waterproof and sweatproof. They're incredibly ligh......
23:26 2019-08-10

Six DUI arrests made during Labor Day in Sierra Vista, Sonoita SIERRA VISTA, Ariz. – Labor Day is normally celebrated by people taking a break from their jobs but for the Southeastern Arizona DUI Task Force, it was the exact opposite. Last weekend, six people were arrested after a saturation detail that was conducted in the Sierra Vista and Sonoita areas....
15:00 2019-09-07

Sierra Vista intersection now clear after 3-vehicle crash TUCSON – First responders responded to the area of Seventh Street and Fry Boulevard in connection to a three-vehicle crash that occurred Wednesday. According to SVPD, the intersection is now clear. UPDATE (12:33 p.m.) The intersection is now clear. Please avoid the intersection of 7th Stre...
23:52 2019-07-03

CCSO: 3 arrested in connection to meth sales in Sierra Vista SIERRA VISTA, Ariz. –Three people in connection to the sale of methamphetamine in a Sierra Vista motel were arrested on Monday, police said. According to Cochise County Sheriff’s Office, their Street Crimes Unit received information in reference to the sales being conducted at a motel located in the...
07:00 2019-06-19

Civilisation: a breathtaking vista of life in the 21st century – in pictures A photography exhibition featuring more than 200 images from Africa, the Americas, Asia, Australia and Europe, explores the phenomenal complexity of modern life • Civilisation: The Way We Live Now is on at the National Gallery of Victoria from 13 September to 2 February 2020 Continue reading......
14:13 2019-09-10

Man wanted for allegedly robbing grocery store in Sierra Vista SIERRA VISTA, Ariz. – A man is sought after he allegedly robbed a grocery store June 5, according to Sierra Vista Police Department. SVPD said a man allegedly entered the Food City at 85 S. State Route 92 and attempted to leave the store with plastic bags full of merchandise. Police say when t...
01:00 2019-07-03

How to help El Paso after the massacre of 20 people at a Walmart and Cielo Vista Mall Blood donations, financial donations and crisis counseling were geared toward helping those impacted by the shooting in El Paso that killed 20 people.        ...
06:00 2019-08-05

Sierra Vista home completely destroyed in alleged arson SIERRA VISTA, Ariz. – A house was completely destroyed by a fire that ignited in the Pueblo del Sol neighborhood Monday morning. According to Sierra Vista Fire Department, a blaze burned a home in the 1200 block of El Sonoro Drive early Monday morning, covering the Sierra Vista area with a smo...
01:52 2019-09-11

Faulty social media post causes concerns in Sierra Vista SIERRA VISTA, Ariz. – A false social media post implying a school shooting caused concern at a Sierra Vista School Monday. Sierra Vista Police said in a media press release, that after an investigation regarding a Snapchat conversation, it found that there was no threat to the safety of Buena ...
14:00 2019-08-06

Police say Sierra Vista woman fights off attack by ex-boyfriend SIERRA VISTA – Police have arrested a man on second-degree attempted murder and other charges, after investigators say he kidnapped and assaulted his ex-girlfriend. Sierra Vista Police detectives say Joel Zubiate, 42, forced the woman inside her home last Sunday, and proceeded to hold her agai...
18:52 2019-06-27

Jaybird's Vista are a sleeker pair of wireless exercise earbuds Since we reviewed Jaybird's Run, the company's first truly wireless earbuds, the competition has heated up significantly. So much so that just making the Run fully waterproof isn't enough -- Jaybird needs something bold to turn heads (and ears) again......
19:39 2019-07-31

Sierra Vista man arrested for stabbing two during illegal drug sale SIERRA VISTA, Ariz. – A man has been arrested after he allegedly stabbed two men during an illegal prescription drug transaction Saturday night in Sierra Vista. According to Sierra Vista Police Department, an officer discovered two men with stab wounds during a traffic stop at Wilcox Drive and...
08:26 2019-08-27

Lost sugar glider found in bathroom vent in Sierra Vista SIERRA VISTA – City officials are hoping to reunite a sugar glider with its rightful owner after it was found in a bathroom vent on the east side of Sierra Vista. According to officials, the sugar glider is being cared for at Nancy J. Brua Animal Care Center currently and will be put up for ad...
00:39 2019-05-22

Six quail chicks rescued after falling into Sierra Vista drainage wash SIERRA VISTA, Ariz. – Six baby quail were rescued by Sierra Vista first responders after they fell in a drainage wash in city limits Friday. According to Sierra Vista Police Department, a SVPD animal control officer, a police officer, an animal control volunteer and a few residents contributed...
05:39 2019-06-29

AZGFD offers $1,500 reward in Sierra Vista javelina poaching case SIERRA VISTA, Ariz. – Arizona Game and Fish Department is offering up to $1,500 as a reward in return for information in a Sierra Vista javelina poaching case. AZGFD said on Tuesday that two javelinas were found shot dead near Calle Alamo and Barataria Boulevard on Sunday. Anyone with information is...
01:00 2019-06-05

El Paso Walmart shooting at Cielo Vista Mall: What we know about the number of victims, the suspect An active shooter at a Walmart left 20 dead near Vista Cielo Mall in El Paso, Texas. Here's what we know about the situation so far.        ...
05:52 2019-08-04

Sierra Vista motorists advised to be on alert for card skimmers after recent incident SIERRA VISTA, Ariz. – Motorists in Sierra Vista are advised to proceed with caution when filling up their vehicle after Sierra Vista Police Department received reports of potential indications of installation of credit card skimmer devices at a local gas station Friday. According to SVPD, a pu...
00:13 2019-08-31

London Bridge attack inquest: Paramedics 'kept back from aiding victims by gun police' Paramedics accused of not rushing to the aid of London Bridge terror attack victims were following the orders of armed police, the Old Bailey inquest heard today....
16:52 2019-06-17

Galaxy Tab S6 challenges iPad Pro, Jaybird Vista, Pixel 4 features, new Chromebooks (MobileTechRoundup show #476) In advance of the Galaxy Note 10 announcement, Samsung revealed the very capable Tab S6 while Google keeps showing more features of the upcoming Pixel 4 smartphones....
03:13 2019-08-05

Sierra Vista Police seeks applicants for Citizen Police Academy SIERRA VISTA, Ariz. –Sierra Vista Police Department is seeking interested individuals in its Citizen Police Academy program. These classes give people a glimpse of behind-the-scenes police work. Free classes will be will held for 12 consecutive weeks on Thursdays, starting Aug. 8 from 6 p.m. to 9 p....
21:39 2019-06-04

AOC sued by former assemblyman after blocking him on Twitter He clapped back — with a lawsuit. Former Assemblyman Dov Hikind sued Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Tuesday for blocking him on Twitter. Hikind claims in a lawsuit filed in Brooklyn Federal Court that the freshman congresswoman prevented him from viewing her account because of “opinions he e...
01:13 2019-07-10

The Hospital Treated These Patients. Then It Sued Them. Most hospitals do not frequently take patients to court over medical debt. But since 2015, Carlsbad Medical Center, in New Mexico, has filed lawsuits by the thousands....
10:39 2019-09-03

Quadroon? Moor? Virginia Sued for Making Those Who Wed Say What They Are A state law in Virginia requiring applicants for marriage licenses to specify their race is useless, offensive and unconstitutional, a federal lawsuit says....
01:13 2019-09-09

Indonesian president sued over worsening air pollution Environmental groups sued the Indonesian president and several government officials on Thursday over worsening air quality in the capital, Jakarta, one of the world’s most congested cities....
20:39 2019-07-04

Facebook denies being a social network after it got sued (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images) This week, Facebook responded to a lawsuit relating to the Cambridge Analytica scandal by claiming it isn't a social network and not somewhere you can make friends....
17:39 2019-07-12

Ariana Grande sued for 'posting photo of herself' Pop star Ariana Grande is being sued for allegedly uploading a photographer's picture of herself to her Instagram account, according to legal documents....
16:52 2019-05-21

Lil Nas X is sued for $25 million for alleged song theft Lil Nas X, the rapper who shot to fame this year with the blockbuster "Old Town Road," has been sued by a California music publisher for $25 million for allegedly stealing from a 1982 Bobby Caldwell song for another of his songs....
17:39 2019-07-31

Uber is sued over resistance to California 'gig' employment law A driver for Uber has sued the company for misclassifying its drivers as independent contractors, hours after California legislators voted to help thousands of those workers become, and enjoy the benefits of being, employees....
21:39 2019-09-12

Gun Manufacturers Sued Over Las Vegas Mass Shooting The parents of a woman killed in the 2017 Las Vegas massacre have filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the manufacturers of the AR-15 style rifles used by the gunman....
23:39 2019-07-03

NordVPN gets sued by Torguard over alleged malpractices Torguard has filed a complaint against rival VPN provider NordVPN in the Middle District of Florida on Friday 24th. The papers filed allege that NordVPN has been guilty of a number of extremely serious malpractices.These allegations include a successful Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) on Black ...
20:26 2019-05-29

San Antonio sued for excluding Chick-Fil-A from airport In a lawsuit citing a new Texas law, five residents are suing the city of San Antonio over its decision to prevent Chick-fil-A -- a franchise known for opposing same-sex marriage -- from opening a location at the airport...
03:13 2019-09-10

You can be sued for posting a negative online review Some consumers who are willing to speak their minds in online reviews are finding themselves in hot water as some companies sue for slander.       ...
16:13 2019-08-01

How to avoid getting sued in your Oracle-to-the-cloud migration Oracle's reputation for aggressive use of audits to push customers to their own cloud services makes the prospect of an Oracle-to-AWS migration look turbulent, but it doesn't have to be....
18:39 2019-08-19

U.S. EPA is sued for ousting scientists from advisory committees The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency was sued on Monday by a nonprofit over a recent directive banning many scientists from panels that advise the agency on scientific matters....
22:26 2019-06-03

Ind. attorney general sued over groping claims Indiana's attorney general is being sued in federal court by four women who say he drunkenly groped them during a party last year. (June 18)        ...
00:13 2019-06-19

Colorado Christian cakeshop sued for discrimination again The owner of Masterpiece Cakeshop — which won a case before the U.S. Supreme Court recently — was sued for a third time this week. Jack Phillips, the Lakewood, Colo. bakery owner who has refused to bake cakes that violate his Christian faith, is being sued again by Autumn Scardina, a tra...
23:13 2019-06-11

Colorado Christian cakeshop sued a third time for discrimination Jack Phillips, the owner of Masterpiece Cakeshop -- which partially won a case before the U.S. Supreme Court recently -- was sued for a third time this week. ...
20:13 2019-06-11

Google, University of Chicago Sued Over Data Sharing A patient has sued Google and the University of Chicago, accusing them of sharing hundreds of thousands of records without removing date stamps and doctor's notes....
23:26 2019-06-27

Indonesian president sued over congested capital's air pollution Environmental groups sued the Indonesian president and several government officials on Thursday over worsening air quality in the capital, Jakarta, one of the world's most congested cities....
14:00 2019-07-04

Goldman sued by gay former executive who alleges firing was discriminatory Goldman Sachs has been sued by William Littleton, a former vice president who alleges sexual orientation discrimination. Littleton had been a leader of the Wall Street bank's LGBTQ network....
00:39 2019-06-06

Firms sued over water contaminated by chemicals in Delaware BLADES, Del. (AP) — Residents of a small Delaware town whose water supply is contaminated by chemicals linked to health issues ranging from cancer to infertility are suing several companies who manufactured the chemicals. The News Journal of Wilmington reports the five Blades residents say they have...
15:39 2019-06-05

FCA sued over alleged Jeep Wrangler steering issues The lawsuit alleges a "defectively designed and/or manufactured front axle and damping system" causes the steering wheel to shake violently at highway speeds or when "encountering road variations." An FCA spokesman said "there are no known fatalities or injuries associated with this phenomenon."...
21:26 2019-06-13

Amazon's Audible Sued by Top US Publishers for Copyright Infringement Audible was sued by some of the top US publishers for copyright infringement on Friday, aiming to block a planned rollout of a feature called 'Audible Captions' that shows the text on screen as a book......
13:13 2019-08-24

T-Mobile says it can’t be sued by users because of forced-arbitration clause Enlarge / A T-Mobile store in New York City. (credit: Getty Images | helen89) T-Mobile US is trying to force customers into arbitration in order to avoid a class-action lawsuit that accuses the phone carrier of violating federal law by selling its customers' real-time location data to third partie...
02:13 2019-07-10

They Sued the Government Over Climate Change. A Key Day in Court Has Arrived. A federal appeals court will hear a closely watched lawsuit brought by young people to compel the federal government to take action on climate change...
21:26 2019-06-04

Marriott sued by District of Columbia over resort fees The District of Columbia sued Marriott International Inc on Tuesday, claiming that mandatory resort fees at its hotels are illegal and deceptive, the attorney general's office said....
00:39 2019-07-10

Amazon sued for recording children’s voices via Alexa Amazon was slapped with a pair of class-action lawsuits this week over its Alexa voice assistant, which is getting accused of recording and storing the voices of children without their or their parents’ consent. Both cases portray kids as vulnerable to Alexa’s voice recording and transcription techn...
01:39 2019-06-14

Max Yasgur Rented Out His Farm for Woodstock. His Neighbors Sued Him He may not have been as hip as Jimi Hendrix, but Max Yasgur played as important a role in the original Woodstock, which took place 50 years ago, beginning Aug. 15, 1969. Woodstock’s organizers were four men in their 20s — Artie Kornfeld, Michael Lang, John Roberts and Joel Rosenman &mdas...
23:00 2019-08-14

Indiana's Attorney General Is Being Sued By Four Women Who Say He Groped Them A federal lawsuit filed by four women alleges that Indiana attorney general Curtis Hill groped them at a party last year, according to the Associated Press. The allegations first surfaced last July and were investigated last fall. The four women announced they intended to sue Hill after a special pr...
03:52 2019-06-19

Kentucky clerk who refused same-sex marriage licenses can be sued The Kentucky county clerk who in 2015 gained widespread attention for refusing to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples may be sued for damages by two of those couples, a federal appeals court ruled on Friday....
00:52 2019-08-24

Don Lemon sued by Hamptons bartender for alleged assault He’s soured on Lemon. A former Hamptons bartender says in a new lawsuit that Don Lemon assaulted him after the CNN host disgustingly fondled himself at a local watering hole. Dustin Hice says in his Suffolk County Supreme Court suit that he was slinging drinks in July 2018 for The Old Stove Pub in S...
05:52 2019-08-14

EU sued by human rights lawyers over migrant deaths A group of lawyers are asking the ICC to investigate the European Union for crimes against humanity, arguing that the bloc's policies are responsible for thousands of migrant deaths in the Mediterranean....
17:39 2019-06-03

South African government sued over coal and industrial air pollution South Africa's government has failed to tackle high air pollution levels in an area which is home to coal-fired power stations and refineries, a lawsuit filed by environmental and community groups says....
17:39 2019-06-10

California sued over law blocking Trump from ballot unless he releases tax returns Four voters in California, along with the conservative transparency group Judicial Watch, announced Monday they have filed a federal lawsuit against the left-wing state, alleging its new law aimed at strong-arming President Trump into releasing his income tax returns is patently unconstitutional....
08:39 2019-08-06

Michael Avenatti sued for allegedly ripping off paraplegic client Michael Avenatti was sued on Thursday by a paraplegic former client who claimed the once presidential hopeful siphoned away a $4 million settlement he had won. The former client, Geoffrey Johnson, is seeking at least $9.5 million from Avenatti, who also represented porn star Stormy Daniels before he...
03:13 2019-06-14

U.S. companies sued over London's deadly Grenfell Tower fire Defects in products made by U.S. companies ignited and fueled the catastrophic 2017 Grenfell Tower fire in London that killed 72 people, according to a lawsuit filed in Philadelphia on Tuesday on behalf of injured victims and families of those killed....
03:13 2019-06-12

Florida governor, Cabinet sued over plans to meet in Israel TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — An open-government watchdog group and several news outlets are suing Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis and members of the Cabinet in an effort to stop their planned meeting in Jerusalem. The First Amendment Foundation, Gannett Co., Gatehouse Media and the owners of the Miami Herald ...
22:52 2019-05-28

German tourist sued for complaints about hotel's Nazi portraits Visitor posted on Booking.com and Tripadvisor about disgust at pictures in Austria A German man is being sued by the owners of a four-star hotel in Austria after posting online reviews in which he criticised them for decorating their lobby with a portrait of a “Nazi grandpa” in a uniform adorned wit...
16:39 2019-09-06

Boeing Sued By Man Claiming Co-Workers Used N-Word, Put Noose At His Desk An African American employee at Boeing's Charleston, South Carolina, plant has alleged that he was a "victim to targeted racial harassment of an intentionally extreme and outrageous nature," according......
04:52 2019-06-18

Amazon is being sued over claims that Alexa ‘routinely records’ children Anyone who opens YouTube can find countless videos of children reacting with glee and amusement when conversing with Alexa, the digital voice assistant that powers Amazon’s smart speaker products. That’s to be expected, given that Amazon quickly solidified an entrenched market leadership...
03:13 2019-06-14

Pride Media sued by LGBTQ publisher over back payments Pink News, an LGBTQ digital publisher in London, is suing Pride Media, owner of Out and The Advocate, claiming the American publisher owes it close to $200,000 in back payments for advertising that ran adjacent to its copy on the Pride Media publications. According to court filings, Pride Media was ...
07:26 2019-06-19

Adrien Broner Sued Over 2018 Sexual Assault Incident, No, Not That One, Another One Welterweight boxer and all-around shitheel Adrien Broner is being sued in Ohio by a woman he sexually assaulted in a club in Cleveland in June 2018. For those keeping score at home, this is at least the second incident from the first half of 2018 where Broner was arrested for allegedly attacking and...
02:26 2019-06-05

UPS sued for workers’ role in $100M timber Ponzi scheme MADISON, Miss. (AP) — A UPS store in Madison, Mississippi, is being sued for its workers’ role in a Ponzi scheme that cost investors about $100 million. The Clarion Ledger reports New Orleans attorney Alysson Mills filed the lawsuit last week. The lawsuit says the store’s employees were ...
11:26 2019-05-30

Florida Company Sued Over Sales of Skimpy Health Plans A lawsuit accuses Health Insurance Innovations of defrauding consumers who were misled into buying plans that left them with thousands of dollars in medical bills....
23:52 2019-06-12

Wayne Newton sued after pet monkey allegedly bites girl 'Mr. Las Vegas's' pet monkey, Boo, allegedly bit and injured a young girl during her visit to Newton’s showpiece mansion, 'Casa de Shenandoah,' nearly two years ago....
20:00 2019-08-09

DoorDash sued after Las Vegas restaurateur allegedly stabbed by driver DoorDash has been slapped with yet another lawsuit over allegations that one of its food-delivery drivers violently attacked a client. A Las Vegas restaurateur claims he nearly lost his life when a driver for the San Francisco-based delivery giant stabbed him multiple times in his back and below his...
10:26 2019-09-07

DOE official who sued Carranza for ‘white bias’ gets promotion — in Westchester One of three women who sued NYC Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza last month, charging he is biased against whites, has finally received a promotion — in Westchester County. Laura Feijoo was hired as superintendent of New Rochelle schools, it was announced Friday. Under ex-Chancellor Carmen ...
03:13 2019-06-29

Amazon Sued Again Over Alexa Recording Children's Voices: Report In yet another lawsuit, Amazon has been sued by a Massachusetts woman, who on behalf of her 10-year-old daughter and children from eight other states, is seeking class-action status to sue the......
13:13 2019-06-15

Ford Workers Who Sued Over Sexual Harassment Face Setback A judge ruled that a lawsuit filed by 33 women cannot proceed as a class-action suit. The women said that harassment was endemic at two Chicago plants....
22:26 2019-08-23

Kamala Harris never 'sued Exxon Mobil,' despite her claim on CNN: reports Sen. Kamala Harris claimed during a climate change town hall Wednesday that she once sued Exxon Mobil for allegedly misleading shareholders and the public about the threats of climate change. But according to several reports, that's not true....
16:00 2019-09-08

Goldman Sachs sued by gay ex-senior employee over discrimination claims William Littleton claims he was discriminated against on the basis of his sexual orientation and subjected to homophobic retaliationBanking giant Goldman Sachs has been hit with a lawsuit over claims from a former senior employee that he was discriminated against on the basis of his sexual orientati...
22:13 2019-06-05

Colorado town sued after asking couple to take down anti-Trump signs The American Civil Liberties Union is suing a Colorado town for forcing its residents to take down anti-Trump and environmental advocacy signs in a violation of free speech....
00:26 2019-08-08

Rahul Gandhi, Sued By RSS Worker, To Appear In Mumbai Court Shortly Rahul Gandhi will appear in a court in Mumbai shortly in connection with a defamation case filed by an RSS worker against him for allegedly linking journalist Gauri Lankesh's killing with the "BJP-RSS......
08:00 2019-07-04

Apple Sued for Patent Violation Over 'Low Power Mode' on iOS Devices Apple is being sued by Location Based Technologies (LBT) for an alleged patent infringement tied to the 'low-power mode' and 'facedown detection' features in iOS devices....
19:00 2019-07-03

Governments and firms in 28 countries sued over climate crisis – report More than 1,300 legal actions over global heating brought since 1990, say researchersClimate action lawsuits against governments and corporations have spread across 28 countries, according to a new analysis.The study reveals that more than 1,300 legal actions concerning climate change have been brou...
10:13 2019-07-04

FBI Sued Over Files on Dead Hacker Who Turned In Chelsea Manning A researcher seeking access to the FBI’s files on Adrian Lamo—a deceased hacker best known for informing on whistleblower Chelsea Manning—filed a lawsuit this week citing the bureau’s failure to properly respond to her request.Read more......
22:26 2019-05-24

Tesla sued by family of Florida man killed in Autopilot crash The NTSB issued a preliminary report on the crash in May and said vehicle data showed the Autopilot driver-assistance system was active at the time of the incident....
01:39 2019-08-02

Ocasio-Cortez sued by rightwing critics for blocking them on Twitter The lawsuits come after a court ruled Donald Trump had violated the constitution by similarly blocking constituents Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has built a national profile through social media – but not everyone can see it.The representative from New York is facing two federal lawsuits for blocking us...
23:52 2019-07-10

FIFA, U.S. Soccer sued by promoter in anti-trust case The U.S. Soccer Federation (USSF) illegally conspired with football’s governing body FIFA to prevent foreign clubs and leagues from holding competitive matches in the United States, a lawsuit filed by a sports promotions company alleged on Monday....
08:39 2019-09-10

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez sued by people she blocked on Twitter Two critics of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez who were blocked by the lawmaker on Twitter are now suing her. New York congressional candidate Joseph Saladino and former New York State Assemblyman Dov Hinkind on Tuesday filed separate lawsuits against......
00:26 2019-07-11

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez sued for blocking ex-assemblyman on Twitter Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-NY, is being sued for blocking former New York assemblyman Dov Hikind on Twitter in violation of his First Amendment rights....
12:13 2019-07-11

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Is Sued for Blocking Critics on Twitter A federal appeals panel’s ruling forbidding President Trump from blocking social media critics is being cited in two lawsuits against Ms. Ocasio-Cortez....
22:13 2019-07-10

Why Gigi Hadid Is Being Sued for Posting a Photo of Ex Zayn Malik Gigi Hadid is being sued over a photo she posted of ex-boyfriend Zayn Malik. Photographer Robert O'Neil has filed a lawsuit against the supermodel in the Southern District of New......
05:39 2019-09-14

UPDATE 2-Marriott sued by District of Columbia over resort fees The District of Columbia sued Marriott International Inc on Tuesday, claiming that mandatory resort fees at its hotels are illegal and deceptive, the attorney general's office said....
23:26 2019-07-09

Kendall Jenner and More Stars Officially Sued Over Fyre Festival Payments More than two years after Billy McFarland and Ja Rule promised to redefine the music festival experience with Fyre Festival, the fallout continues. According to court documents obtained......
00:13 2019-09-01

Singer Wayne Newton sued by woman alleging his pet monkey bit her daughter A woman is suing Wayne Newton, alleging a monkey bit her daughter at his estate. Newton's wife said the family had no connection to the incident.        ...
13:39 2019-08-09

Sandra Muller, Woman Who Led France's #MeToo Campaign Sued For Slander The woman behind France's answer to the #MeToo campaign exposing abusive behaviour by men was to appear in court on Wednesday accused of slandering a media executive who she said had made lewd......
15:39 2019-05-29

Amanda Bynes Sued by Her Treatment Center After Allegedly Not Paying for Services Amanda Bynes has found herself in another legal situation. The former child star is facing a lawsuit from the Creative Care Treatment Center, which claims Amanda owes for treatment she......
23:26 2019-06-11

Tesla sued by Walmart over fires linked to rooftop solar panels The nation's largest retailer claims Tesla failed to live up to industry standards in the installation of solar panels on top of hundreds of stores, resulting in multiple fires across the U.S....
03:52 2019-08-21

Michael Avenatti is sued for allegedly siphoning paraplegic's $4 million settlement Michael Avenatti, the lawyer who represented porn star Stormy Daniels in lawsuits against U.S. President Donald Trump, has been sued by a paraplegic former client who accused him of siphoning away a $4 million settlement he had won....
21:13 2019-06-13

Marriott and Hilton Sued Over ‘Resort Fees,’ Long a Bane for Travelers The attorneys general of Washington, D.C., and Nebraska accused the hotel chains of deceiving travelers by failing to include the fees in their published room rates....
13:26 2019-08-23

Delta Airlines sued by man bitten by veteran's support dog in 2017 An Alabama man who was attacked by a veteran’s emotional support animal while on a 2017 Delta flight is now suing the airline and the veteran.        ...
22:39 2019-05-29

Societe Generale sued for $792 mln by heirs of Cuban bank seized by Castro The family of the former owners of a Cuban bank seized by Fidel Castro's government nearly six decades ago sued Societe Generale for approximately $792 million, saying the French bank owes damages for circumventing U.S. sanctions against Cuba....
00:13 2019-07-11

Manoj Tiwari Sued For Defamation After Rs 2,000 Crore Delhi Scam Charge Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia today slapped state BJP chief Manoj Tiwari and two others with a criminal defamation notice days after Mr Tiwari accused the national capital's ruling Aam......
17:52 2019-07-03

9 women sued Dartmouth for ignoring sexual misconduct. The college settled for $14M Dartmouth College has settled a federal lawsuit with nine women who sued the school over allegations that it ignored years of harassment and assault.        ...
18:39 2019-08-06

Rahul Gandhi, Sued By RSS Worker For Defamation, Appears In Mumbai Court Rahul Gandhi is in a Mumbai court for a defamation case filed by an RSS worker over his comments allegedly linking journalist Gauri Lankesh's killing with the "BJP-RSS ideology"....
08:00 2019-07-04

Kentucky high court rules police can be sued in deadly chase LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — The Kentucky Supreme Court has ruled that police can be sued for damages when their car chases lead to the death or injury of third parties. The Lexington Herald-Leader reports the court’s 6-1 ruling on Thursday overturned a 1952 decision that had granted police blanket i...
16:39 2019-06-14

Oregon bar sued for serving too much alcohol to man who wounded neighbor, killed his dog and a camel An Oregon bar is being sued for allegedly serving too much alcohol to a man who subsequently went on a shooting spree, wounding his neighbor, killing his dog and a camel from a nearby wildlife preserve....
20:26 2019-07-05

Ex-Cleveland Browns owner Randy Lerner sued for chopping down protected LI trees The former owner of the Cleveland Browns must cough up some serious green for hacking down roughly 100 trees on protected Long Island land, according to a lawsuit. The Peconic Land Trust wants $1 million a tree from billionaire Randy Lerner, because he hacked down between 75 and 125 mature holly, Am...
03:00 2019-09-06

Betsy DeVos Sued for Running Student Debt Relief Program Into the Ground Education Secretary Betsy DeVos oversees something called the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program, which was created in 2007 and aims to incentivize public service by discharging the enrollee’s student loans after 10 years....
23:26 2019-07-11

Mom who sued transgender daughter over medical treatment takes case to the Supreme Court A mother who sued her transgender daughter for emancipating herself and then obtaining gender transition care is bringing her case to the Supreme Court, though her daughter is no longer a party to the case....
23:39 2019-07-24

An Officer Being Sued For Failing To Help Lauren McCluskey Screwed Up In Another Domestic Violence Case The Salt Lake Tribune has obtained records from the University of Utah that show one of the police officers accused of mishandling the Lauren McCluskey case was disciplined about four months following her murder for his mistakes in another domestic violence case....
18:26 2019-07-03

University of Illinois sued for allegedly chilling speech with 'bias response team' Speech First, a First Amendment advocacy group, sued the University of Illinois on Wednesday, claiming that it suppressed political advocacy and instituted a "bias response" regime that chilled students' willingness to express their opinions....
15:39 2019-05-30

Jay-Z, Roc Nation Sports Sued By Former Boxer Over Severe Brain Injuries Suffered In The Ring Jay-Z and his sports management company Roc Nation Sports are being sued by former featherweight boxer and Roc Nation client Daniel “Twitch” Franco, who says that reckless scheduling and inadequate post-fight medical procedures led to catastrophic, career-ending head and brain injuries over the cour...
03:26 2019-05-22

T-Mobile Says That Getting Sued for Selling Users’ Location Data Violates Its Terms of Service T-Mobile screwed over millions of customers when it collected their geolocation data and sold it to third parties without their consent. Now, two of these customers are trying to pursue a class-action lawsuit against the company for the shady practice, but the telecom giant is using another shady pr...
23:39 2019-07-10

Don Lemon Sued for Alleged Sexual Assault by New York Bartender, CNN Defends News Anchor A New Jersey bartender has filed a lawsuit against CNN anchor Don Lemon for an alleged sexual assault that took place in a Hamptons, N.Y., bar last summer. Filed on Sunday, the suit seeks unspecified damages for the “demeaning, unprovoked and offensive assault.”...
17:00 2019-08-14

Don Lemon Sued for Alleged Assault by New York Bartender, CNN Defends News Anchor [Corrected] A New Jersey bartender has filed a lawsuit against CNN anchor Don Lemon for an alleged assault that took place in a Hamptons, N.Y., bar last summer. Filed on Sunday, the suit seeks unspecified damages for the “demeaning, unprovoked and offensive assault.”...
20:13 2019-08-14

McGahn sued by House Dems seeking his testimony, as possibility of impeachment proceedings looms The House Judiciary Committee filed a complaint in federal court Wednesday aimed at forcing former White House counsel Donald McGahn to testify, saying his testimony is essential as Democrats weigh whether to begin impeachment proceedings against President Trump....
02:00 2019-08-08

Google and Private Research University Sued for Sharing Medical Data Without Patient Consent In a class-action complaint filed on Wednesday against Google, a private research university and its medical center reveals not only how one of the most powerful companies in the world can obtain your most intimate data, but highlights their ability to piece all of this data together to figure out w...
00:39 2019-06-28

Ryan Seacrest Productions, Bravo sued by model who claims she was filmed partially nude without consent Ryan Seacrest's production companies have been sued by Kiara Bellen for allegedly filming her in a private dressing room while she was pregnant.        ...
00:13 2019-08-01

A new Washington Post/Kaiser Health News analysis finds that the UVA Health System has sued over 36, A new Washington Post/Kaiser Health News analysis finds that the UVA Health System has sued over 36,000 patients to recoup $108 million, seizing wages (it garnished checks of Walmart workers over 800 times), putting liens on property, and forcing some into bankruptcy. Burn it all down, now....
01:39 2019-09-10

FBI sued by 16 women claiming agency’s training program is ‘good old boy network’ 16 women have sued the FBI, saying they were the victims of sexual harassment during training from their male instructors.        ...
23:00 2019-05-30

Don Lemon sued for allegedly assaulting New York bartender, 'categorically denies' claims CNN’s Don Lemon is denying accusations from a former Hamptons bartender who accused the television host of assaulting him at a New York bar last year.        ...
13:26 2019-08-14

NBCUniversal, National Football League and Carrie Underwood sued over Sunday Night Football theme song Football fans, are you ready for some litigation?! Per Yahoo! News, a group of songwriters have filed a federal lawsuit against NBCUniversal, the National Football League, Carrie Underwood, and others for allegedly plagiarizing a song originally posted on YouTube for their Sunday Night Football open...
19:26 2019-06-20

Fired for being transgender It took Aimee Stephens several months to write a letter to her boss explaining that she was a transgender woman and planned to start coming to work as her true self....
13:52 2019-06-17

| Rassie: Pumas will be fired up Springboks coach Rassie Erasmus is under no illusions as to how difficult his charges upcoming Rugby Championship clash against the Pumas in Salta will be....
10:39 2019-08-08

How Nissan’s CEO went from defiant to fired in 24 hours The end of Hiroto Saikawa’s four-decade career came in a conference room at Nissan’s Yokohama headquarters, about 17 miles south of Tokyo, where board members met for more than five hours on Monday....
04:26 2019-09-12

Overstock’s ex-CEO should’ve been fired years ago: consultant A retail consultant who once worked with Patrick Byrne says the unorthodox CEO should have been fired from Overstock long before he started claiming he had been an FBI operative romantically entwined with a Russian spy. In fact, logistics consultant Brittain Ladd says he told senior level Overstock ...
08:26 2019-08-24

They had just purchased fireworks. Then a man fired his gun into their car, igniting it Two young Houston-area children are in critical condition after a motorist fired into their family car and ignited fireworks.        ...
01:26 2019-07-06

Cuomo says Daniel Pantaleo should be fired Gov. Andrew Cuomo said he believes NYPD Officer Daniel Pantaleo should be fired for his role in the July 2014 death of Eric Garner, heeding the recommendation of an NYPD administrative judge. “We have a judge who said the officer in the Eric Garner case should be fired. In our society we say w...
21:52 2019-08-05

Jets GM is ‘fired up’ for what happens after roster cutdown Jets general manager Joe Douglas has been eyeing this weekend for a while. Since he was hired in June, after the draft and the rush of free agency, Douglas only has been able to tinker with his roster. This weekend, he gets a chance to reshape it to a greater degree. First, Douglas must trim......
11:52 2019-08-31

Shots Fired Into Apartments, Cars LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– Police are investigating after someone fired shots into two apartments and two cars. It happened around 12:30 a.m. Wednesday at an apartment complex near the intersection of Man o’ War and Todds Road. At the scene police found a person with a handgun. We’re...
13:26 2019-06-19

Michigan cop who had KKK memorabilia in home is fired A Michigan police officer who was put on leave after a potential homebuyer found Ku Klux Klan memorabilia inside the officer's house was fired Thursday following an investigation....
21:39 2019-09-13

A vegan woman sued her neighbors for barbecuing in their backyard: 'It's deliberate' Cilla Carden took her case to Australian supreme court, citing her neighbors' barbecuing, smoking and children playing basketball.        ...
03:52 2019-09-04

Charge dismissed against officer whose gun fired at school FOWLERVILLE, Mich. (AP) — A charge has been dismissed against a Michigan police officer whose personal gun accidentally fired into the floor of a high school gymnasium as he watched a wrestling tournament. WHMI-FM reports the dismissal followed a plea agreement for Flint police Lt. M...
17:13 2019-06-17

Texas Gunman Who Killed 7 Was Fired From Job On Day Of Rampage The gunman who killed seven people and injured 23 others during an extended shooting rampage in western Texas on Saturday had been fired that day from his job, and he and his employer had both called......
08:39 2019-09-03

New Zealand fired up by cruel Netherlands defeat New Zealand's heart-breaking defeat by the Netherlands in their women's World Cup opener had ignited an even bigger fire in the bellies of the Football Ferns ahead of their next encounter against Canada, midfielder Katie Bowen said....
09:13 2019-06-14

Mets analyst Nelson Figueroa fired from SNY Mets TV analyst Nelson Figueroa has been fired from his job with SNY, The Post has learned. Figueroa was let go Friday morning after he showed up Thursday in what was described by sources as a state not fit to work. Figueroa allegedly demanded to still appear on SNY’s evening program, “Baseball Nigh...
08:00 2019-06-01

These firefighters fought back after being fired for having babies After Grace Fosu and Thelma Hammond were fired from Ghana's National Fire Service they filed a lawsuit in the country's first gender discrimination court case....
14:52 2019-05-21

Up to half of exiting CEOs don't quit. They get fired When companies announce their CEOs are leaving, they may offer any number of vague reasons. But it's rare that they'd ever say the chief executive was "fired" or explain precisely why....
22:00 2019-07-19

Cop who ‘froze’ during Las Vegas shooting massacre is fired A cowardly Las Vegas cop who admitted that he froze in a hallway while responding to the deadliest mass shooting in modern US history has been fired, department officials said. Officer Cordell Hendrex — who was caught on body camera footage waiting in a hallway one floor below a mass shooter a...
09:13 2019-07-04

Daniel Pantaleo should be fired, Elizabeth Warren says Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren on Friday called for NYPD Officer Daniel Pantaleo to be canned after an administrative judge recommended he be fired for the 2014 death of Eric Garner. “Officer Pantaleo should be fired. Eric Garner’s family has waited too long for justice — w...
06:39 2019-08-03

Lexington Police Investigate Shots Fired LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– Police are investigating a shots fired call at Charles Avenue and Oak Street. Few details are known at this time, but an LEX 18 reporter saw two ambulances leave the scene. We will update this story when more information is available. The post Lexington Police Investig...
11:39 2019-05-28

Hampton says fired deputy will continue assisting her FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky’s lieutenant governor has indicated she’ll defy a decision by Gov. Matt Bevin’s administration to dismiss her deputy chief of staff. In an email, Lt. Gov. Jenean Hampton said her ousted aide, Adrienne Southworth, will “continue to assist me.R...
01:52 2019-06-06

Umpire for Wimbledon Final Is Fired Over Interviews Damian Steiner, who officiated the marathon match between Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic, gave unauthorized interviews to the news media and was dismissed by the men’s tour....
02:26 2019-08-27

Louisiana cop fired for Facebook post saying AOC ‘needs a round’ The Louisiana police officer who wrote on Facebook that New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez “needs a round” has been fired, officials said Monday. Gretna Police Chief Arthur Lawson told reporters that Charles Rispoli, a 14-year veteran of the force, was given the boot for calling the ...
05:13 2019-07-23

Why Four Officers Were Fired for Their Response to the Parkland Shooting “This was neglect of duty,” the sheriff said in announcing the firing of two more deputies on Wednesday, more than 16 months after the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School....
23:13 2019-06-27

Teacher Fired After She Tweeted to Trump About Immigrants Georgia Clark, a teacher in the Fort Worth Independent School District, had implored the president in public Twitter posts to rid her school of undocumented immigrants....
15:13 2019-06-05

Uber driver fired for kicking gay couple out of car Uber has fired a New Jersey driver for kicking out two female passengers for being gay, according to a new report. Kristin Michele and Jenn Mangan had grabbed a ride-share car from their home in Oaklyn to a concert in Camden on Friday night when Michele leaned over and gave Mangan a kiss on the......
00:26 2019-09-10

Prosecutors want 17 convictions tossed after officers fired TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Florida prosecutors say they’ll seek to overturn the convictions of 17 people whose cases hung on the testimony of three recently fired police officers. The Tamp Bay Times reports that Hillsborough State Attorney Andrew Warren announced Wednesday that his off...
22:13 2019-06-20

Israel strikes Syria after rockets fired at Golan The Israeli military said its aircraft struck Syrian army targets on Sunday after rockets were fired at the Golan Heights, and Syria's state media said three soldiers were killed in the second such flare-up in a week....
08:13 2019-06-02

The Latest: Police: Dead suspect had fired handgun at them FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the police shooting of a Fort Worth aggravated assault suspect and its aftermath (all times local): 7:15 p.m. Authorities in Fort Worth say evidence shows that an aggravated assault suspect shot and killed by officers had fired a handgun found with him. In a st...
03:26 2019-06-11

Police kill man after shots fired at vehicles on interstate OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Police in Oklahoma City say they fatally shot a man who was shooting at vehicles along an interstate. Investigators say at least four vehicles on Interstate 35 were struck by gunfire Monday morning before police and the shooter exchanged fire. There have been no reports of injur...
00:39 2019-06-11

600 rockets fired from Gaza, Israel responds with airstrikes Twenty-three people have died in Gaza as a result of the fighting between Israel and Gaza militants since Saturday morning, according to the Palestinian Ministry of Health....
14:39 2019-05-21

Fired NYPD cop Daniel Pantaleo to sue commissioner to get his job back Fired NYPD cop Daniel Pantaleo will sue Police Commissioner James O’Neill in a bid to win back his job, his lawyer said Monday. Pantaleo will file a suit under Article 78 of the state Civil Practice Law and Rules, lawyer Stuart London said. The provision allows people to appeal decisions by go...
21:39 2019-08-19

MTA bus driver suspensions surge but drivers rarely fired The MTA slapped bus drivers with 4,330 suspensions over a four-year period, but fired only 60, despite some having as many as 10 strikes against them....
01:13 2019-06-09

Swimming: 'Iron Lady' Hosszu fired up by ISL battle She was one of the stars of the Rio Olympics and is now leading a revolution in swimming but Hungarian triple gold medal winner Katinka Hosszu believes she has the energy to fight to win both inside and outside the pool....
20:39 2019-05-22

Zionism row council worker was unfairly fired, says tribunal A council worker filmed at a pro-Jeremy Corbyn demonstration saying that Zionists "collaborated" with the Nazis was wrongly sacked, an employment tribunal has ruled....
14:13 2019-07-12

Kellyanne Conway violated US law and should be fired, federal watchdog says White House spokesman says the agency’s report that the counselor had violated the Hatch Act was ‘deeply flawed’Follow the latest in US politics – liveA US federal watchdog is recommending that Donald Trump fire one of his most ardent and high-profile defenders, White House counselor Kellyanne Conwa...
15:00 2019-06-14

A New Jersey cop overdosed on heroin in a patrol car while on duty. He was fired A New Jersey police officer has pleaded guilty to possession of heroin and driving while intoxicated while on duty in April.        ...
19:00 2019-07-15

Dissent in Ranks of Hollywood Writers Who Fired Their Agents As television and movie writers find themselves in a standoff with the four major talent agencies, some of them want to push their unions in a new direction....
01:52 2019-07-16

De Blasio would’ve fired Eric Garner cop ‘immediately’: Bronx Dem DETROIT, Mich. — Mayor Bill de Blasio would have fired the NYPD cop who engaged in a fatal struggle with Eric Garner if he could have, a surrogate for de Blasio’s presidential campaign said Wednesday. “I have no doubt that if due process permitted an immediate firing, I believe the mayor...
01:52 2019-08-01

Mueller to lawmakers: Trump wanted him fired over investigation Former U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller on Wednesday said President Donald Trump wanted him fired because of his investigation into possible obstruction of justice as part of the Russia investigation....
17:26 2019-07-24

Man being fired brings emotional support clown to meeting A support dog just wasn’t going to cut it. A New Zealand man facing the ax at work brought a support clown to his recent redundancy meeting — the $200 performer provided comedic relief as his bosses fired him. Auckland ad man Joshua Jack said he sensed the bad news when he received an em...
05:00 2019-09-14

Iowa Official, 66, Says His Love of Tupac Wasn’t What Got Him Fired Jerry Foxhoven, the former director of the state’s Department of Human Services, was removed days after he sent an email celebrating the rapper to 4,300 employees....
00:13 2019-07-18

2 Officers fired for Ocasio-Cortez Facebook post Two Louisiana police officers have been fired over a Facebook post calling U.S. Rep. Ocasio-Cortez a "vile idiot" and suggesting that she be shot.        ...
17:13 2019-07-23

Toeless man fired after job refused to let him work from stool: suit A Hudson Valley immigrant missing his lower left leg and part of his right foot was callously canned after 30 years by his factory bosses after they refused to let anyone sit on the production line, a shocking lawsuit alleges....
23:39 2019-09-14

13 Pa. police officers to be fired over offensive Facebook posts Thirteen officers in Pennsylvania will be fired following an investigation into racist and offensive Facebook posts, the Philadelphia police commissioner announced on Thursday....
09:26 2019-07-19

Former Cleveland coach Hue Jackson says he was depressed after Browns fired him Hue Jackson said in an interview that he suffered through depression after the Browns fired him, and he credits Marvin Lewis for helping him.       ...
12:13 2019-08-25

Drake was so fired up after the Toronto Raptors captured their first NBA title The rapper was very happy once the final buzzer sounded and the Toronto Raptors beat the Golden State Warriors for their first NBA championship.       ...
12:52 2019-06-14

Fired by Google, a Republican Engineer Hits Back Google told engineer Kevin Cernekee in 2018 he was being fired for misuse of equipment. Mr. Cernekee says he was really fired for being an outspoken conservative in famously liberal Silicon Valley....
14:00 2019-08-01

The Latest: Reports of shots fired at Raptors parade TORONTO (AP) — The Latest on reports of shots fired at Raptors parade in Toronto (all times local): 4:40 p.m. Toronto police say two people have been shot and wounded at a rally for the NBA champion Raptors. Two people have been arrested. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Toronto’s mayor...
23:00 2019-06-17

‘Fortnite’ fans fired up over removal of favorite gameplay gun This virtual gun has been shot down. In an update to the hugely popular video game “Fortnite”, software company Epic Games has taken three weapons out of gameplay — including a fan favorite, the combat shotgun. And gamers are devastated. “Holy mother of god the end is nigh,” ...
03:39 2019-09-07

Three SEAL Team Leaders Fired for Breakdowns in Discipline The unusual move comes amid a flurry of high-profile incidents involving the SEAL teams, prompting attempts by Navy leadership to bring the elite commandos under control....
12:00 2019-09-07

Fired Johns Hopkins professor won't work for Facebook after all Daniel Povey, a professor who was fired by Johns Hopkins University, said he will no longer go work at Facebook after the company asked him to work as a contractor while it investigated circumstances around his firing....
00:39 2019-08-17

Ex-Cleveland Browns assistant Bob Wylie upset over way he was fired Former Cleveland Browns assistant Bob Wylie criticized current coach Freddie Kitchens over the way Kitchens handled the decision not to retain him on his staff....
16:26 2019-08-06

Canadian artist fired after viral Trump cartoon A publishing company in New Brunswick, Canada, has terminated its contract with cartoonist Michael de Adder after a drawing he did of President Donald Trump standing over the bodies of two drowned migrants went viral on social media. The drawing, which was posted on de Adder’s Twitter account ...
21:13 2019-06-30

No One Wants to Hire the Fired Wells Fargo Branch Staffers Wells Fargo fired thousands of branch employees as it tried to deal with millions of potentially fake accounts—and now many of those former workers say they are effectively blacklisted from the banking industry....
07:13 2019-09-15

NOAA chief: No one getting fired over Dorian forecast controversy No one at the National Weather Service is at risk of losing their jobs in connection to last week's controversy over Hurricane Dorian's chances of hitting Alabama, according to the top official at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration....
07:13 2019-09-11

Scientist who called out Bolsonaro on Amazon deforestation is fired Brazil has fired the head of a government agency that found a steep rise in deforestation in the Amazon, following a public spat with far-right President Jair Bolsonaro....
16:00 2019-08-03

RWE to shut Wales coal-fired power plant Challenging market conditions in the UK for coal-fired power generation are forcing RWE to close its 1.56 gigawatt plant in Wales, the company has said....
03:52 2019-08-02

Police: Texas officers kill man who fired while running off AMARILLO, Texas (AP) — Police say Amarillo officers shot and killed a 22-year-old man suspected of earlier shootings after he opened fire on them. A city police spokesman says officers had been looking for Isaac Ray Ruiz after he shot at people Tuesday evening, seemingly at random, without injuring ...
02:00 2019-05-31

Nigeria's National Assembly on lockdown after shots fired Nigeria's National Assembly was on lockdown on Tuesday afternoon after shots were fired outside during clashes between police and a group of Shi'ite Muslim protesters, Reuters witnesses said....
17:39 2019-07-09

Caesars executive fired after ex-worker suit: sources Casino chain Caesars has fired a top executive who was accused of terminating an underling who complained about his “making out” with another underling. Caesars terminated Regional President Kevin Ortzman after the lawsuit, filed by Jocelyn Agnellini Allison, triggered an internal investigation, two...
10:39 2019-08-14

Police: Road Rage Incident Led To Shots Being Fired LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – This morning a man is behind bars in Lexington after police say a road rage incident led to shots being fired. Trey Whitaker Blackburn, 19, is charged with first degree wanton endangerment after authorities say he fired his gun from his SUV Thursday afternoon while dr...
13:00 2019-06-21

Former Tinder exec says she was fired over sexual assault complaint A one-time senior executive at Tinder who publicly accused the dating app’s former CEO of sexually assaulting her has filed a new lawsuit against him and her former parent companies, alleging she was canned for speaking out. The accusations from Rosette Pambakian, former VP of Marketing, were ...
10:13 2019-08-06

Pakistan says it has test-fired nuclear-capable missile ISLAMABAD — Pakistan’s military says it has successfully test-fired a long-range ballistic missile capable of carrying a nuclear warhead. A statement from the military says the surface-to-surface Shaheen-II missile, which has a range of 1,500 kilometers, or 932 miles, was launched on Thursday ...
10:52 2019-05-23

Google engineer claims he was bullied, fired for being a conservative An ousted conservative Google engineer claims he was the victim of the tech giant’s systematic “bullying” of its more right-leaning employees, according to a new report. Trump supporter Kevin Cernekee was fired from the liberal Silicon Valley company in June 2018, which he alleges ...
22:13 2019-08-01

Shots Fired at Toronto Raptors Championship Parade Two people were shot and wounded at a rally Monday for the NBA champion Toronto Raptors that turned into a stampede. Police said there were two arrests....
00:52 2019-06-18

RWE to close coal-fired power plant in Wales RWE on Thursday said it would close its 1.56 gigawatt (GW) Aberthaw B power plant in Wales due to challenging market conditions for coal-fired power capacity in Britain....
17:13 2019-08-01

The Latest: Couple wants officers who pointed guns fired PHOENIX (AP) — The Latest on Phoenix police pointing guns at a couple during a shoplifting investigation (all times local): 12:55 p.m. A man and his pregnant fiancée say they want Phoenix to fire the officers who pointed guns at them as police investigated a shoplifting report. Dravon Ames and Iesha...
23:00 2019-06-17

Flight attendant fired for allegedly being drunk on the clock A flight attendant was arrested after passengers aboard a flight from Chicago to South Bend, Indiana, expressed concern about her condition during the flight, court documents show....
07:52 2019-08-11

Canopy Growth co-CEO Bruce Linton claims he was fired Canopy Growth Corp’s co-chief executive officer, Bruce Linton, said he was fired from the Canadian cannabis company, which he founded in 2013, sending its shares down 6%. “I was terminated,” Linton said in an interview to CNBC following Canopy’s announcement of his exit on Wednesda...
15:26 2019-07-03

Israeli military says 2 rockets fired at Israel from Syria JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military says two projectiles have been fired from Syria toward the Israeli-controlled Golan Heights. The military said Saturday there were no reports of casualties or damage. Israeli media reported sirens warning of incoming rockets were not activated. Israel has acknow...
21:39 2019-06-01

Missiles Fired Into Israel From Lebanon, Israeli Military Says Irael’s military said a number of antitank missiles were fired from Lebanon toward a military base and vehicles in the country and some struck targets, raising fears of a broader conflict as the military responded to the attack....
20:13 2019-09-01

Top de Blasio campaign adviser fired as Harvard professor One of three senior advisers Mayor Bill de Blasio hired to run his struggling presidential campaign was fired from Harvard University after colleagues found him “difficult to deal with” and his courses “stunningly devoid of any sort of intellectual content,” according to repo...
23:00 2019-05-22

UPDATE 3-Canopy Growth co-CEO Bruce Linton says he was fired Canopy Growth Corp founder and co-Chief Executive Officer Bruce Linton said he was fired, a surprise move that comes just a week after its largest shareholder expressed disappointment over the company's loss-making streak....
16:52 2019-07-03

Republican Engineer Fired by Google Claims 'Bullying' Google told engineer Kevin Cernekee in 2018 he was being fired for misuse of equipment. Mr. Cernekee says he was really fired for being an outspoken conservative in famously liberal Silicon Valley....
20:13 2019-08-01

UPDATE 2-Canopy Growth co-CEO Bruce Linton says he was fired -CNBC Canopy Growth Corp's co-chief executive officer, Bruce Linton, said he was fired from the Canadian cannabis company, which he founded in 2013, sending its shares down 6%....
15:13 2019-07-03

Woman says she was fired from county jail for reporting supervisor’s lap dance A Georgia woman says she was fired from her job at the county jail because she reported her supervisor for giving a lap dance to a deputy while she was still on duty. Sharon Cunningham, the worker who reported the incident, described what she saw to Channel 2 Action News. “She did a little dan...
08:00 2019-07-18

Georgia woman fired by Dairy Queen after marijuana cake mix-up The funny “Moana” marijuana cake mix-up that went viral earlier this week didn’t leave everyone laughing. Cassandra Walker, the Georgia Dairy Queen employee who made the drug-themed ice cream cake, said she was fired over the mistake that she claims was not even her fault in the first place. Accordi...
22:13 2019-07-12

Rock bottom: the embarrassing attachments people have fired off in error The woman who sent a carpet-fitting firm a photo of her bare behind is just the latest person to attach the wrong photo to an emailIt is a peril of modern communication. You message a company on Facebook to arrange a quote – and end up sending a picture of your bottom. In a Facebook post that went v...
21:00 2019-06-12

Sarah Silverman: I was fired from film after blackface photo resurfaced The comedian says she was let go from a movie project after producers became aware of a 2007 comedy sketch in which she wore blackfaceSarah Silverman has said she was recently fired from a film after producers unearthed a still of her in 2007 wearing blackface for a comedy sketch.Guesting on The Bil...
14:39 2019-08-12

Coal-fired power burning out as Fiddler's Ferry to shut 'Big six' energy firm SSE has announced the closure of its last coal-fired power station, days after a government pledge to cut the UK's net carbon emissions to zero by 2050....
20:26 2019-06-13

Nuclear-Capable Prithvi II Missile Successfully Test Fired India successfully test-fired indigenously developed nuclear-capable missile Prithvi-II on Thursday night as part of a user trial by the Army from a test range off the Odisha coast....
20:00 2019-06-27

State Department's policy planning chief 'fired': sources The head of policy planning at the State Department, Kiron Skinner, was fired on Thursday after nearly a year in the job, according to two sources familiar with the decision....
00:13 2019-08-03

Talking In Workplace As Trump Can Get US Workers Fired, Employers Fined While President Donald Trump's remark that four congresswomen of color should "go back" to their ancestral countries was condemned as racist and wrong, similar comments by others have generated far......
07:52 2019-08-03

Shots Fired At Occupied Home On Lexington’s Northeast Side LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — Shots were fired at home with people inside early Monday morning and Lexington police are looking for suspects. Authorities say the shooting occurred around 2 a.m. in the 200 block of Carlisle Avenue on the city’s northeast side. Officials said no one was hurt i...
12:13 2019-06-10

Montenegro football coach Tumbakovic fired over Kosovo game Football officials in Montenegro fired national coach Ljubisa Tumbakovic after he refused to lead the team in a qualifier with Kosovo. Tumbakovic's homeland Serbia does not recognize Kosovo as a country....
20:39 2019-06-08

North Korea fired two projectiles, South Korean military says South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff says the projectiles were launched from an area near the North's western coast and flew cross-country before landing in waters off the country's eastern coast....
02:00 2019-08-06

Schumer calls for CBP leadership to be fired over offensive Facebook group Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., called Wednesday for the Trump administration to remove top officials at U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP)....
21:26 2019-07-03

Nag Missile Successfully Test-Fired 12 Times In 11-Day Period At Pokhran DRDO has successfully test-fired the Nag Anti-Tank Guided Missile (ATGM) multiple times at the Pokhran Field Firing ranges in Rajasthan, the Defence Ministry said on Friday....
05:00 2019-07-20

Police respond to reports of shots fired at California mall SAN BRUNO, Calif. (KNTV) – Police in San Bruno responded Tuesday afternoon to reports of shots fired at the Tanforan Mall. At about 4 p.m., BART closed down its San Bruno station after it received reports of an active shooter. LIVE: Police respond to multiple reports of shots fired at a ma...
07:00 2019-07-03

‘Game of Thrones’ script ‘leaks’ and angry fans are fired up again The “Game of Thrones” finale aired months ago, but the controversy around the contentious final season is not. The series finale script is now online — and although some social media watchdogs are claiming it’s “leaked,” that’s actually not true. It’s standard practice for th...
18:26 2019-08-01

De Blasio won’t say if Daniel Pantaleo, cop in Eric Garner’s death, should be fired Mayor Bill de Blasio refused to say Wednesday whether NYPD Officer Daniel Pantaleo should be fired for the death of Eric Garner — just a day after the feds declined to file civil rights charges against him. De Blasio claimed Pantaleo’s fate is in the hands of Police Commissioner James O’Neill....
23:01 2019-07-17

MLS Coach Fired Over Unhinged, Multi-Phase Homophobic Meltdown Real Salt Lake head coach Mike Petke was fired by the team Sunday, a little over two weeks after his meltdown at the end of his team’s 1–0 loss to Tigres UANL in the Leagues Cup. Between then and now Petke was hit with three different suspensions plus a fine over the incident, which was notable both...
05:13 2019-08-13

Ex-VA doctor fired for drinking charged in deaths of misdiagnosed patients A doctor who was fired from an Arkansas veteran’s hospital for being drunk on the job is now charged with killing three patients he misdiagnosed. In one case, Dr. Robert Morris Levy allegedly declared a patient cancer-free after a biopsy, only to have the man die of prostate cancer, according to cou...
01:52 2019-08-21

Google Said to Have Fired Lobbyists in Wake of Growing Public Scrutiny Google is trying to plug a surge of public scrutiny around the world by overhauling how its policy office operates, with increased emphasis on having policy staffers and top company executives alike......
08:00 2019-06-14

The Latest: Rollback of Obama-era rule for coal-fired plants WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on an environmental rule covering coal-fired power plants (all times local): 10:35 a.m. The Trump administration has rolled back a landmark Obama-era effort targeting coal-fired power plants and their climate-damaging pollution. It’s replacing the Obama rule with a...
17:00 2019-06-19

Airport worker fired for slipping ‘you ugly’ note to traveler A security screener at a New York airport is out of a job after slipping a note to a traveler that read: “you ugly.” Neal Strassner was going through a security checkpoint at Greater Rochester International Airport in late June when the security guard handed him a torn piece of paper wit...
04:39 2019-08-18

Brazil president says if INPE chief betrayed his trust, he will be fired Brazilian far-right President Jair Bolsonaro said on Thursday that if the head of government space research agency INPE betrayed his confidence regarding sensitive deforestation data, he will be fired....
01:52 2019-08-02

IBM Fired 100,000 Older Employees To Look "Cool, Trendy", Claims Lawsuit In a startling revelation, a senior IBM employee has deposed in an on-going age discrimination lawsuit that the company has fired as many as 100,000 employees in the last few years in an effort to......
01:39 2019-08-02

Pantaleo, who killed Eric Garner, should’ve been fired ‘years ago’: Johnson Council Speaker Corey Johnson said on Wednesday that the NYPD officer who killed Eric Garner while trying to detain him on a Staten Island street should have been fired “years ago.” Johnson tweeted the statement about officer Daniel Pantaleo during the 2019 Democratic presidential debate...
05:26 2019-08-01

Jury awards whistleblower fired by Planned Parenthood $3 million PHOENIX (KPNX) — A Maricopa County jury has awarded $3 million to a former Planned Parenthood employee who claimed she was wrongfully fired because she alerted supervisors that patients were suffering a high rate of medical complications after abortions performed by a specific doctor. The employee, ...
04:00 2019-08-20

Cathay Pacific says has fired two pilots over Hong Kong protests Cathay Pacific Airways has terminated the employment of two pilots, the company said on Wednesday, after it suspended them in the past week over their involvement in protests in Hong Kong....
13:52 2019-08-14

Off-duty police officer fired gun in deadly Costco shooting CORONA, Calif. — An off-duty police officer opened fire inside a Costco Wholesale warehouse store, killing a man who had attacked him and wounding two others, the Corona Police Department said. Kenneth French, 32, of Riverside assaulted the Los Angeles Police Department officer Friday night while he...
17:26 2019-06-16

Harvard fencing coach fired over sale of home to prospect's dad Harvard University has fired a fencing coach over the sale of his home for nearly double its assessed value to a wealthy businessman whose teenage son was later admitted to the school and joined the team....
17:39 2019-07-10

Tear gas fired as police and protesters clash in Hong Kong Police in Hong Kong have fired tear gas to disperse pro-democracy protesters - hours after a largely peaceful rally against a now-suspended extradition bill....
19:13 2019-07-21

Calls for Pantaleo’s ouster grow after judge’s recommendation he be fired Supporters of Eric Garner rallied at city hall Wednesday demanding that NYPD commissioner James O’Neill fire chokehold cop Daniel Pantaleo — as the Civilian Complaint Review Board and Pantaleo’s lawyers hit a Wednesday deadline to respond to a judge’s recommendation he be canned. &...
03:00 2019-08-15

| Hong Kong protests: Flights suspended, tear gas fired All flights in and out of Hong Kong have been cancelled after thousands of pro-democracy protesters flooded the city's airport to denounce police violence....
06:13 2019-08-13

Fired NYC Ballet dancer claims ex knew about nude pictures A former principal dancer at the New York City Ballet claims his ex-girlfriend — who sued him for allegedly sharing secretly recorded naked photos and videos of her and other ballerinas — agreed to the racy pics and even asked for similar photos from him. Chase Finlay — who along with three other ma...
04:26 2019-06-13

Fired Hampton aide appeals dismissal to Personnel Board FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A fired aide to Kentucky’s lieutenant governor asked the state’s personnel board on Friday to reverse her dismissal, which deepened an election-year rift between Lt. Gov. Jenean Hampton and Gov. Matt Bevin’s administration over Hampton’s depleted staff. ...
23:13 2019-06-21

Israel strikes Gaza after militants fired rocket overnight JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military says it has struck a Hamas tunnel in the Gaza Strip, after militants fired a rocket into southern Israel overnight. Thursday’s army statement says fighter jets targeting “underground infrastructure in a Hamas military compound” in Gaza after ai...
08:26 2019-06-13

South Carolina teacher says she was fired for pro-choice posts on Facebook A South Carolina teacher has filed a lawsuit against a Catholic school that fired her because she posted on Facebook several statements supporting abortion rights, which goes against the church's long-held teachings....
01:52 2019-07-12

NYPD officer who put Eric Garner in chokehold should be fired, judge says Eric Garner died in July 2014 after being pulled to the groundNYPD says Pantaleo has been suspended, ‘effective today’A judge has recommended that Daniel Pantaleo, the New York police officer implicated in the chokehold death of Eric Garner, be fired. Related: The killer cop who took Eric Garner's l...
23:39 2019-08-02

Former Tesla workers claim they were fired for using maternity and sick leave Current and former workers also claim point-system attendance policy penalizes employees for use of paid time offIn February 2018, Devon Beccera started working at the Tesla Giga factory in Sparks, Nevada. A few months into her employment she was promoted to supervisor , making about $25 an hour. Sh...
10:00 2019-07-09

Joe Root’s England fired up to burst through ‘huge hole’ in Australia • England aim to capitalise on Steve Smith’s enforced absence • Jofra Archer to spearhead bid to square Ashes in third TestJoe Root believes England are ready to pounce on the absence of Steve Smith and heap more pressure on Australia using the fast bowler who was born for the big stage. Jofra Arche...
04:39 2019-08-22

Talking like Trump in the workplace can cost your employer money and get you fired The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has won at least a dozen cases in the past decade against employees who told co-workers to go back to where they came from....
18:26 2019-08-02

Trump supporter fired from teaching job over racy photoshoot with guns A Trump supporter who posed semi-nude with American flags and guns claims she was fired from her job as a private school teacher over her political beliefs. Chelsy Zelasko filed a wrongful termination lawsuit against the Grove School in Connecticut, saying she lost her teaching job after parents fou...
17:01 2019-06-20

Officer fired after video appears to show him choking teen LARGO, Fla. (AP) — Officials say a white Florida police officer who appears to be choking a black teenager on video has been fired. The Tampa Bay Times reports that Largo police announced the termination Tuesday of 43-year-old Brian Livernois. An internal investigation found he had v...
02:26 2019-06-20

An Indiana Catholic school fired a gay teacher for same-sex marriage. Now, a settlement Indianapolis Cathedral High School was under pressure from its local archdiocese to ensure that all teachers are living according to church teachings.        ...
20:39 2019-07-10

Queens Catholic school teacher claims she was fired for being single A Catholic-school teacher claims she was singled out for being single. Andrea Puma, 34, says the principal of Our Lady of the Snows in Floral Park, Queens, demanded that parents and teachers “never” communicate outside of school, then fired her after he found out she’d gone on a few dates with the f...
07:26 2019-09-01

MDA test of remote-fired THAAD missile interceptor a success The first test of a remotely launched Terminal High Altitude Area Defense interceptor missile was called a success on Friday by the Missile Defense Agency....
20:13 2019-08-30

APNewsBreak: Iowa aide fired after reporting opioid scheme IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — A secretary at Iowa’s school for juvenile offenders has been fired after using her job to purchase pain pills from a former student who she says demanded payments to keep quiet about the transaction. Disciplinary and unemployment records show that Kelly Reed lost her 19-...
19:26 2019-05-24

Subway boss fired for saying black teen wasn’t wanted for job A manager at a Subway in Texas was fired for denying a black teen a summer job due to her race – reportedly saying in a text message to an employee that “those people” weren’t wanted behind the counter at the restaurant. Katelyn Simmons, of Spring, was hoping to earn some cash ahead of her......
22:39 2019-06-04

Man fired after he’s caught peeing on young cancer victim’s memorial A New Jersey man caught on camera allegedly urinating on a memorial for a 9-year-old cancer victim has been fired from his job by his own dad — as he issued an apology for the “big mistake I made,” according to reports. Bruce Bellace said he had no choice but to can his 23-year-old son,......
18:00 2019-05-21

Planned Parenthood and Fired Former Chief Mired in Escalating Dispute Leana Wen, who was fired in July as Planned Parenthood president after less than a year on the job, is at odds with the group over the terms of her departure and the group’s direction....
05:39 2019-09-15

Former Holy Cross coach, fired after 34 years, sues school The former coach of the Holy Cross women's basketball team who was fired in March after 34 years has sued the school, alleging breach of contract, defamation, age discrimination, and infliction of emotional distress       ...
16:00 2019-09-13

Israeli aircraft strikes Syria after rockets fired at Golan The Israeli military said it struck Syrian artillery and aerial defense batteries in retaliation for Saturday's firing of two rockets at the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights....
16:52 2019-06-02

Police Investigate After Shots Fired On Chelsea Woods Court LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– Police are investigating after an apparent domestic situation turned into a shots fired incident. It happened around 4:30 a.m. Wednesday on Chelsea Woods Court. Officials say they believe there was a disorder between a woman and her ex-boyfriend after he approached her...
11:52 2019-05-22

Mesa 10-year-old, mom found dead after shots fired at home PHOENIX (KPNX) – Police Monday identified the mother and son killed after shots were fired at a home early Thursday morning in Mesa. Ana Leticia Valenzuela, 30, and Yudiel Valenzuela, 10, were the victims in the shooting. According to police, it appeared that multiple shots had been fired at ...
03:00 2019-09-03

Police: Man killed in Wichita shootout fired dozens of times WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Wichita police say a 56-year-old man who died in a shootout with officers fired 52 rounds into common walls he shared with two neighbors. Police say Fred Burton’s neighbors called early Thursday to report what they thought was an explosion at MacArthur’s Lake Apartme...
21:00 2019-05-24

Fired VP suing Goldman Sachs claims he was told he ‘sounds too gay’ A gay vice president at financial giant Goldman Sachs, who is suing his former employment because of discrimination, is claiming he was excluded from a conference call because he “sounds too gay,” according to reports....
09:39 2019-06-06

Texas gunman fired from job before massacre; victim IDs emerge: media The man who killed seven people and wounded 22 others in a rolling rampage across West Texas on Saturday was fired from his trucking job hours before the massacre, media and officials reported....
19:26 2019-09-02

Hillary Clinton was ‘ecstatic’ when Trump fired Comey: book Hillary Clinton was privately “ecstatic” when President Trump dumped James Comey and considered going public to applaud the move to rub the former FBI director’s nose in it, according to a new book. Clinton, the 2016 Democratic presidential candidate, was at her Chappaqua, N.Y., ho...
21:13 2019-05-29

Trump’s Personal Assistant Was Fired for Comments About Tiffany and Ivanka The personal assistant to President Donald Trump who was fired on Thursday for talking shit about Trump and his family had specifically referred to the president’s relationship with his daughters, among other issues, Politico reported....
19:52 2019-08-31

White campground worker fired after pulling gun on black visitors Campground Carla? A white campground worker in Mississippi was fired this week after she was caught on video pulling a gun on a black couple and ordering them to leave — all because they didn’t have a reservation. “RACISM IS ALIVE AND WELL!” wrote Jessica Richardson, of Macon, in a...
16:01 2019-05-29

Teacher, Now Fired, Thought Tweets to Trump About Immigrants Were Private Georgia Clark, a teacher in the Fort Worth Independent School District, had implored the president in public Twitter posts to rid her school of undocumented immigrants....
13:00 2019-06-05

Los Angeles Sheriff's deputy fired in sniper claim The Los Angeles County Sheriff says a deputy who falsely reported being shot by a sniper is no longer with the force. Sheriff Alex Villanueva says former deputy Angel Reinosa could face prosecution for filing a false report. (Aug. 28)        ...
04:52 2019-08-29

California sheriff's deputy who admitted sniper hoax is fired The Southern California sheriff's deputy who made up a story that a sniper shot him in the shoulder has been fired, the Los Angeles County sheriff said on Wednesday....
23:39 2019-08-28

Florida man allegedly stabbed 5 people after he learned he'd be fired, police say The employee of a Florida construction manufacturing company who allegedly stabbed five people on Wednesday did so after he learned he might be fired, according to police....
23:13 2019-09-12

Russian reporters resign after co-workers fired over Putin story The entire political staff at one of Russia’s most prominent newspapers resigned Monday in protest against its billionaire publisher — who reportedly ordered the firing of two journalists after they wrote an article about President Putin’s close allies. The mass walkout included a ...
14:33 2019-05-21

Lexington Police In Standoff After Shots Fired On South Side LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — Police in Lexington were working Sunday morning to resolve a standoff after shots were fired on the city’s south side. Authorities said the incident began after reports of shots being fired near Spangler Drive. Just after 4 a.m., Lexington police responded to th...
14:52 2019-05-26

Trump says not disturbed that North Korea has 'fired off some small weapons' U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday dismissed concerns about recent missile launches from North Korea and said he was confident that the country's leader, Kim Jong Un, would keep promises that he had made....
01:13 2019-05-26

Hillary Clinton was 'ecstatic' when Trump fired Comey, new book says Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has opposed virtually everything President Trump has done since he took office, but apparently cheered on the firing of FBI Director James Comey according to a new book....
07:26 2019-05-29

Navy SEAL Team 7 leaders fired for sex assault, drinking Three senior leaders of Navy SEAL Team 7 were relieved of their positions “due to a loss of confidence that resulted from leadership failures,” Naval Special Warfare Command announced Friday. The news came six weeks after a platoon within the unit was sent home from Iraq amid accusations...
18:39 2019-09-07

Several Rockets Fired From Syria, They All Fell Short, Says Israel Army Israel said Monday several rockets were fired at its territory from Syria by an Iranian-backed force in what would be a rare incident, but they all fell short....
13:13 2019-09-09

Johns Hopkins professor fired for jeopardizing student safety, report A Johns Hopkins associate research professor has been fired from the University for jeopardizing student safety after he attempted to break into a campus building with bolt cutters to stop a student sit-in protest....
00:13 2019-08-11

Andy Murray fired up for singles return and confident he can challenge rivals • Comeback continues at pace with positive doubles displays• Murray: ‘I’m sure that, tennis-wise, I will be able to keep up’Andy Murray sees no reason he cannot still beat Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer, the champions who have been part of his own history, as he continues a comeback ...
01:26 2019-07-08

Exclusive: Trump Says the Mueller Investigation Hurt His Approval But Fired Up His Base President Donald Trump‘s approval rating has never cracked 50% in Gallup polls, but he argues that it would be several points above that if it weren’t for Special Counsel Robert Mueller‘s investigation. “Based on the economy, I should be up 15 or 20 points higher,” Trum...
02:52 2019-06-19

Navy improves helicopter-fired laser weapons to counter mines The Navy is looking at ways to improve its now operational airborne laser system designed to track enemy mines from low-flying helicopters and expand the surface area from which mine detection takes place -- and no longer rely purely upon more narrowly configured, mechanized or towed mine detection ...
17:52 2019-07-23

Two Cops Fired Over Facebook Post Suggesting Rep. Ocasio-Cortez Should Be Assassinated Two police officers in Gretna, Louisiana have been fired over a Facebook post that suggested Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez should be killed. One of the officers published the content and another police officer liked it.Read more......
17:52 2019-07-23

'Useless' Sainsbury's boss told he should be fired for failed Asda deal Sainsbury's boss Mike Coupe was described as "useless" and told he ought to be fired as he faced the company's first AGM since its planned merger with Asda was blocked by regulators....
21:13 2019-07-04

Mayor de Blasio won’t say whether Daniel Pantaleo should be fired in Eric Garner case Mayor Bill de Blasio still won’t say whether embattled cop Daniel Pantaleo should be fired. Speaking in the wake of an administrative judge’s recommendation that Pantaleo be fired for the 2014 chokehold incident that caused Eric Garner’s death during an arrest, de Blasio said it wasn’t his pla...
00:13 2019-08-03

Government watchdog: Trump aide Conway should be fired for political comments A U.S. government watchdog agency on Thursday recommended Kellyanne Conway, a senior adviser to President Donald Trump, be fired for repeatedly violating U.S. law with political comments while serving in the White House....
19:13 2019-06-13

Exclusive: Philips, under investigation in U.S. and Brazil, fired whistleblower who warned of graft Healthcare giant Philips was warned of suspicious sales of its medical equipment to the Brazilian government, and failed to halt them, nearly a decade before an alleged bribery racket was exposed in the company's Brazil operations last year, Reuters has learned....
09:00 2019-08-21

2 parents in custody after shots fired outside Alabama elementary school, officials say Two parents have been taken into custody in Alabama Thursday after shots were fired outside of an elementary school while children were being dropped off, officials say....
21:26 2019-08-08

White campground manager fired after holding gun in confrontation with black couple A Kampgrounds of America manager has been fired after a viral video of her holding a gun at an African American couple who did not have a reservation.        ...
20:39 2019-05-29

Ex-VA doctor who was fired for being drunk on job charged with manslaughter in 3 veterans' deaths Robert Morris Levy was arrested and faces a grand jury indictment on manslaughter and fraud charges in connection with the death of three veterans.        ...
17:00 2019-08-21

Brazil’s Amazon monitor, fired after dispute with Bolsonaro, speaks out on deforestation The dismissal of Ricardo Galvão, head of the government agency charged with watching the rainforest, has scientists fearful for their research under the right-wing leader....
06:39 2019-08-08

Louisiana police officers fired over Facebook post suggesting AOC should be shot Two Louisiana police officers were fired Monday over a recent social media post that appeared to call for Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., to be shot....
19:26 2019-07-23

US briefing: John Bolton fired, Florida's HIV crisis and West Bank row Wednesday’s top story: Trump to name new national security adviser next week. Plus, the reporters behind the story that brought down Harvey WeinsteinSubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s essential stories. Continue reading......
13:13 2019-09-11

Substitute teacher fired after recording pornographic videos in empty classrooms (KPRC/NBC News) A Texas substitute high school teacher has been fired after police determined she recorded nearly a dozen pornographic videos in empty classrooms and a teacher workroom at El Campo High School. El Campo Police Chief Terry Stanphill says the substitute uploaded the videos to a commerc...
18:52 2019-06-27

UAPD gives all clear in shots fired report at Campbell Avenue Farms TUCSON – University of Arizona Police Department responded to shots fired report near Campbell Avenue and Roger Road Monday afternoon. At around 2:36 p.m. Monday, a UA Alert was sent out that UAPD was investigating Campbell Avenue Farms after they received a call about multiple shots fired in ...
16:52 2019-05-21

Faye Dunaway fired from Broadway-bound ‘Tea at Five’ for slapping crew member The actress — best remembered for her over-the-top portrayal of screen icon Joan Crawford in the 1981 movie "Mommie Dearest" — is accused of creating a "hostile" work environment that included slapping and throwing things at crew members, who were "fearful for their safety," according to sources....
06:26 2019-07-25

Mom scores $255K settlement after being fired for demanding private pump room A Staten Island nurse who sued her former employer for refusing to provide her with a private space to pump breast milk and then firing her for complaining will get a $255,000 payout, court records show. Tabetha Tyndale, 30, reached the agreement with Extended Managed Long Term Care on Sept. 5, but ...
19:39 2019-09-12

Fired lunchroom worker hadn't charged student for 3 months, her former employer says A lunchroom worker in New Hampshire who said she was fired for allowing a student to take food without paying hadn't been charging the student for anything for several months, her former employer said....
06:13 2019-05-23

Texas police officer fired over failure to find abducted girl A Texas police officer who failed to find an abducted 8-year-old girl when he visited the hotel room where she was being held has been fired, officials said Wednesday....
03:52 2019-06-21

Oculus founder says he 'got fired' from Facebook, suggesting a pro-Trump donation was to blame Palmer Luckey, founder of Oculus and a former Facebook employee, admits he was fired from the social networking giant a few years ago, saying it was for "no reason at all."...
04:39 2019-05-23

Hospital C.E.O. Resigns and 23 Employees Are Fired After Ohio Doctor Is Charged in Murders The chief executive of Mount Carmel Health System announced his resignation one month after Dr. William Husel was charged with overprescribing fentanyl to 25 patients....
07:13 2019-07-12

‘You ugly!!!’: Airport guard fired for slipping mean note to random traveler It looks like the TSA is hiring the cast of “Mean Girls” now. A traveler passing through security at Rochester International Airport got an unexpected sick burn from an employee — when she handed him a folded-up note that said, “You ugly!!!” Neal Strassner, 40, said he was handed the small, folded-u...
04:13 2019-08-17

Fired-Up Raptors Thoroughly Flatten Bucks, Draw Even In Eastern Conference Finals For the first time in this series and just the second time in these playoffs, the Milwaukee Bucks were roundly outclassed Tuesday night and fell convincingly, 120–102, to the Toronto Raptors to even up the Eastern Conference Finals. The Raptors grabbed a slim first-quarter lead and spent the rest of...
07:26 2019-05-22

Police searching for suspect who fired shots at southside Burger King TUCSON – The Tucson Police Department is searching for a suspect who fired shots while driving away from a southside Burger King. According to TPD, just before 8 p.m., an argument broke out in the parking lot of the Burger King at Campbell Avenue and Irvington Road. Then one person involved re...
08:13 2019-08-15

Sheriff’s Deputy Fired Years After “To Catch A Predator” Police Sting BRECKINRIDGE COUNTY, Ky. (WDRB)– A Breckinridge County sheriff’s deputy has been fired after only six months on the job, according to WDRB in Louisville. 33-year-old Anthony Philips was fired from the sheriff’s department on May 4 after previously being employed at the Breckinridge...
19:00 2019-05-30

Valencia's Owner Fired His Manager, Pissed Off His Players, And Might Have Ruined The Season Despite securing a Champions League spot for the second consecutive year and beating Barcelona in the Copa del Rey final last season, Marcelino is no longer the manager of Valencia. The club sacked him on Wednesday, on the eve of two massive fixtures against Barcelona in La Liga and Chelsea in the C...
20:52 2019-09-12

EPA Rolls Back Obama Rule on Coal-Fired Power Plants (WASHINGTON) — The Trump administration on Wednesday completed one of its biggest rollbacks of environmental rules, replacing a landmark Obama-era effort that sought to wean the nation’s electrical grid off coal-fired power plants and their climate-damaging pollution.Environmental Protec...
21:13 2019-06-19

The Latest: Newton tells jury he fired shot as burglars fled LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on the trial of a 22-year-old Nevada prison inmate accused of burglarizing the home of Las Vegas entertainer Wayne Newton and his family in June 2018 (all times local): 5:15 p.m. Longtime Las Vegas entertainer Wayne Newton told a jury he fired a gunshot to scare away two ...
04:26 2019-06-19

Alleged murder-for-hire NYPD cop cries in court as she is fired from force The NYPD cop charged with hiring a hit man to kill her estranged husband bawled like a baby in court on Friday — as her lawyer revealed she’s been fired from the force over the sick plot. Trading her NYPD uniform and badge for a navy jumpsuit and handcuffs, Valerie Cincinelli pleaded not guilt...
01:13 2019-06-01

Harvard coach fired over sketchy home sale to athlete’s father CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — Harvard University has fired a fencing coach over the sale of his home for nearly double its assessed value to a wealthy businessman whose teenage son was later admitted to the school and joined the team. Athletic Director Bob Scalise said in an emailed statement Tuesday that head...
03:39 2019-07-10

Trump denies ordering Mueller be fired, cites Nixon’s mistakes President Trump said he did not order the White House counsel to fire special counsel Robert Mueller because that “didn’t work out too well” for former President Nixon during Watergate. “I wasn’t going to fire [Mueller],” Trump told ABC News’ “This Wee...
17:26 2019-06-16

Texas gunman fired from job before massacre; victim IDs emerge: media report The man who killed seven people and wounded 22 others in a rolling rampage across West Texas on Saturday was fired from his trucking job hours before the massacre, media and officials reported....
11:13 2019-09-02

Eric Garner: New York police officer fired over chokehold death The firing comes five years after Eric Garner died during an altercation with New York Police officers. Garner's dying words, "I can't breathe," became a rallying cry to protest police violence in the US....
04:00 2019-08-20

Shots fired, four injured during Toronto Raptors' NBA championship parade Shots were fired during the Raptors' NBA championship parade in Toronto on Monday; police say injuries to two victims were "not life-threatening."       ...
04:52 2019-06-18

NYPD hunt gunman who fired on police officer at a traffic stop Police are searching for a would-be cop killer they say opened fire, striking no one, after they pulled him over for a routine car stop for non-working brake lights at 1:30 a.m. Saturday in Jamaica, Queens. The suspect, accused of fleeing on foot while popping off three shots — is Willie Smit...
07:39 2019-06-02

Devoted grocery store worker fired for chasing shoplifter kills himself A British supermarket worker once commended for his “outstanding service” killed himself a week after he was fired for leaving his post to chase a shoplifter, according to a new report. Shaun Winstanley, 49, from Staining near Blackpool, Lancashire, worked as a customer assistant at the Tesco Expres...
21:26 2019-08-12

Texas gunman was recently fired, called FBI before shooting began: officials Authorities said Seth Aaron Ator killed seven people and injured at least 22 others Saturday before officers killed him outside a busy movie theatre in Odessa....
14:39 2019-09-03

Virginia Beach staffer fired for ‘threatening’ comments on mass shooting VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — A Virginia Beach city employee has been fired and charged with disturbing the peace after supervisors say she threatened them during a meeting about the deadly mass shooting that erupted in a city building in May. It’s the second time since the killings that authorities h...
07:00 2019-07-13

Report: Shinzo Abe played golf after North Korea fired missiles Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is drawing scorn from local media following reports he went golfing the day North Korea tested two short-range missiles....
22:13 2019-07-31

| Shots fired in Sudan ahead of crunch talks on ruling body At least eight people have been reported wounded by gunshots near a Khartoum sit-in , before crucial talks between military chiefs and protest leaders over a transitional governing body....
19:39 2019-05-21

Trump says he is not worried about short-range missiles fired by North Korea U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday that he was not worried about missiles being tested by North Korea, calling them very standard, short-range devices....
01:52 2019-08-02

Third round of short-range missiles fired by North Korea, says South Seoul news agency reports early-morning launches off eastern coast into the Sea of JapanNorth Korea has fired additional unidentified short-range projectiles, the South Korean news agency Yonhap has reported, citing the country’s military as a source.The launches, the third round of missile launches...
08:26 2019-08-02

Two more Broward County deputies fired for neglect during Parkland school shooting _____ Two more deputies have been fired for alleged inaction during the shooting at the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, that left 17 people dead, the Broward County sheriff said Wednesday. Sheriff Gregory Tony said Edward Eason and Josh Stambaugh were fired Tuesday followi...
20:39 2019-06-29

South Korea says it fired hundreds of warning shots at Russia warplanes South Korean defense officials on Tuesday said Seoul launched fighter jets in response to "multiple" Russian military planes that entered into the country's airspace. ...
11:39 2019-07-23

Miley Cyrus: I was fired from Hotel Transylvania over penis cake photos Actor-singer says Sony let her go from family animation after seeing images of her licking a phallic gateau bought for her then-boyfriend Liam HemsworthMiley Cyrus claims she was fired from children’s animation Hotel Transylvania after posing with a penis-shaped cake purchased for her then-boyfriend...
16:00 2019-08-23

School resource officer fired after sending nude selfies while on duty A school resource officer in Florida was fired after she was caught taking nude selfies in the school bathroom to send to her husband, a report said. The unidentified officer with the Kissimmee Police Department took the nude video during a school day in December at the Imagine Kissimmee Charter Aca...
08:39 2019-08-28

LA sheriff's deputy fired after allegedly making up story about being shot by sniper The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department has fired a deputy whom officials say “completely fabricated” a story last week about being shot by a sniper....
00:00 2019-08-29

LA sheriff's deputy 'completely fabricated' sniper story, has been fired, authorities say A Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department deputy who reported being shot by a sniper Wednesday, launching a manhunt for the shooter, “completely fabricated” the story, the sheriff’s department announced at a news conference Saturday night....
16:39 2019-08-25

Coalition destroys missiles fired by Houthis at Saudi Arabia: spokesman A Saudi-led coalition fighting Yemen's Houthis intercepted and destroyed six ballistic missiles fired by the Iran-aligned group targeting civilians in Jizan, southwest of the kingdom, Saudi state news agency SPA said on Sunday....
23:00 2019-08-25

Four Chicago police officers fired for cover-up in Laquan McDonald killing A Chicago police panel on Thursday fired four officers over the shooting death of a black teenager, Laquan McDonald, in 2014, a case that highlighted racial tension in the United States' third-largest city....
08:26 2019-07-19

Elderly women grazed by stray bullets fired into their Queens home Two elderly women were grazed by bullets in their Queens home after a gunman opened fire during a fight on the street outside, police said. The innocent bystanders, both believed to be in their 70s, were inside their house on 136th Avenue near 220th Place in Laurelton at about 11:30 p.m. when the fi...
11:26 2019-06-06

South Korea Says Shots Fired After Russian Plane Violated Its Airspace South Korea said it fired warning shots at a Russian military aircraft on Tuesday after it violated the country's airspace off its east coast. The Russian jet breached South Korean airspace twice......
06:39 2019-07-23

Swiss court upholds WhatsApp secrecy in case of fired employee A Swiss company must pay a worker it fired over WhatsApp messages in which she criticised her boss, a Swiss court has ruled, saying the firm violated her right to privacy by illegally inspecting the chats....
12:52 2019-07-02

Las Vegas police officer who 'froze' during 2017 massacre fired by department An armed, veteran police officer who stood idle for several minutes as the Las Vegas gunman slaughtered dozens of concertgoers in 2017 was fired by the department months ago, officials revealed Tuesday....
01:00 2019-07-04

Chef named Ryans claims she was fired when manager discovered her gender A Brooklyn pastry chef with a male-sounding name was hired sight unseen at a Manhattan restaurant because bosses thought she was a man — and promptly fired when she showed up and they learned she was a woman, a lawsuit claims. Ryans McGovern says she was hired for the $16-an-hour gig at Hudson Hall’...
05:26 2019-06-09

Two Police Officers Are Fired Over Facebook Post Saying Ocasio-Cortez ‘Needs a Round’ One police officer from Gretna, La., referred to the congresswoman as a “vile idiot” and suggested she should be shot. Another officer liked the post....
04:26 2019-07-23

Space agency chief fired after revealing recent Amazon deforestation Brazil’s president Jair Bolsonaro has fired the director of the agency that monitors deforestation in the Amazon after it revealed a big increase in deforestation...
22:13 2019-08-05

Dayton shooter Connor Betts fired at least 41 rounds in 30 seconds: cops Dayton gunman Connor Betts squeezed off at least 41 rounds in his 30-second rampage — but may have brought as many as 250 rounds to the bloodbath, cops said Monday. “If all the magazines that we recovered from the suspect were completely full … including the loose rounds found on the gro...
21:01 2019-08-05

Fired FBI agent Peter Strzok files wrongful termination suit A former FBI agent who worked the feds’ investigation into Russian election meddling — and who sent text messages slamming then-candidate Donald Trump — filed a lawsuit Tuesday charging that the bureau caved to “unrelenting pressure” from the president when it fired him. The suit from Pe...
23:26 2019-08-06

Police fired 55 times at Willie McCoy. A consultant called it 'reasonable' The 20-year-old aspiring rapper had been sleeping in his car at a Taco Bell when Vallejo police shot himThe California police officers who killed Willie McCoy, a 20-year-old who had been sleeping in his car, fired 55 bullets at him in 3.5 seconds – which was “reasonable”, according to the city of Va...
23:13 2019-06-12

Motor racing: Wolff expects Bottas to be fired up by Monaco setback Mercedes expect an angry Valtteri Bottas to come back strongly after losing ground to team mate Lewis Hamilton in the Formula One championship through no fault of his own in Monaco on Sunday....
16:52 2019-05-27

Tennis umpire Damian Steiner fired by ATP after giving unauthorized interviews New York Times first reported ATP fired chair umpire Damian Steiner, who officiated the men's Wimbledon final, for giving unauthorized interviews.        ...
19:39 2019-08-27

Karlie Kloss and Shakira’s trainer allegedly fired employee who got injured A trainer to the stars who boasts of giving women a leg up in life fired a loyal employee after she got hurt on the job, according to a lawsuit. Beloved by Shakira, Kelly Ripa and models Karlie Kloss and Ashley Graham, Anna Kaiser heads a growing chain of gyms with dance-inspired workouts. “I want.....
11:26 2019-08-25

Wayne Newton tells Las Vegas jury he fired shot as burglars fled Longtime Las Vegas entertainer Wayne Newton told a Nevada jury on Tuesday that he fired a gunshot to scare away two burglars that he and his wife and their teenage daughter encountered during a second burglary in 10 days at their home a year ago....
14:26 2019-06-19

Sheriff: Fear of lawsuits is why Tennessee detective won't be fired over LGBTQ comments Knox County deputy Grayson Fritts can take a voluntary buyout, Sheriff Tom Spangler says, because Spangler fears a lawsuit from the ACLU.        ...
01:52 2019-06-15

Sarah Silverman reveals she was just recently fired from a movie over 2007 blackface sketch Sarah Silverman’s never hesitated to speak openly and empathetically about the heated debates swirling around some of her closest pals, namely Al Franken and Louis C.K. She’s also confronted her own controversies head-on, having publicly condemned a 2007 episode of The Sarah Silverman Program in whi...
20:13 2019-08-12

Sarah Silverman reveals she was recently fired from a movie over her 2007 blackface character Sarah Silverman revealed she was recently fired from a movie over a 2007 episode of "The Sarah Silverman Show" in which she wore blackface.        ...
18:26 2019-08-12

Real estate broker Robert Futterman fired from his company after drug bust New York real estate broker Robert Futterman has been fired from his own company following a drug bust in Texas among other “crazy” behavior, The Post has learned. Futterman, who sold his firm RKF to BGC Partners and Newmark Knight Frank last year, was terminated “for cause” on Tuesday, a BGC spokes...
01:00 2019-05-30

Anti-tank missile fired from Lebanon towards Israeli border village: army Israel's military said on Sunday an anti-tank missile was fired from Lebanon towards the Israeli border village of Avivim. There were no immediate reports of casualties....
15:52 2019-09-01

A gas station clerk was fired after he told a group of Latina women to 'go back to their country' Facebook/mariafernanda.hernandezmurphy In a video that went viral on Facebook, the employee of Bucky's Express shop in Naperville, Illinois, outside Chicago, argued with women over their right to be in the United States. He can be heard telling the women to "go back" to their country and questionin...
23:39 2019-07-19

Eric Garner’s widow calls for ‘civil unrest’ if Daniel Pantaleo is not fired The widow of Eric Garner on Friday warned that “it’s not gonna pretty” and called for “civil unrest” if it isn’t recommended that the cop accused of putting her husband in a fatal chokehold be fired. “Like my daughter said, it’s not gonna be pretty. We’re not gonna stop,” Esa...
17:26 2019-08-02

Off-duty LAPD officer fired fatal shot in California Costco shooting New details in a deadly shooting at a Costco store in Southern California on Friday night reveal an off-duty Los Angeles Police Department officer opened fire when a man assaulted him while he was holding his child, authorities said. ...
13:00 2019-06-16

North Korea fired 2 short-range missiles into the sea: South Korean military A South Korean defense official, requesting anonymity citing department rules, said that the United States analyzed one of the missiles that flew longer than 430 kilometers....
07:26 2019-07-25

Faye Dunaway fired from play reportedly for unprofessional behavior, bombing on stage Actress Faye Dunaway was reportedly very unprofessional during her brief time as the solo star of the play “Tea at Five” before being fired from the production....
22:39 2019-08-12

Netanyahu whisked offstage at campaign rally after rockets fired from Gaza Strip Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was briefly pulled offstage at a campaign rally in southern Israel Tuesday night after two rockets were fired from the Gaza Strip toward the cities of Ashkelon and Ashdod....
22:13 2019-09-10

John Bolton fired as Trump's national security adviser – live news President tweeted about the firing after reports emerged Bolton opposed Trump plan to hold peace talks with the Taliban at Camp DavidFull story: Trump ousts top adviser John BoltonThe biggest Trump resignations and firings so far 7.50pm BST Trump dismissed any sign of a looming recession while speak...
21:00 2019-09-10

Weinstein's ex-HR exec says he was stiffed out of $425G, fired after exposing alleged payoff leakers A former human resources executive for Harvey Weinstein’s former company claims he was stiffed out of a $425,000 payment for investigating who leaked information about sexual assault claims against the disgraced former Hollywood mogul....
12:39 2019-06-19

Wayne Newton testifies he fired a shot as burglars assaulted family dog, then fled Longtime Las Vegas entertainer Wayne Newton told a jury he fired a shot to scare away two burglars that he encountered fleeing his home a year ago.        ...
11:13 2019-06-19

Rocket fired from inside Syria wounds five in Turkish border town: governor Five people were lightly wounded after one of two rockets thought to be fired from within Syria landed on a house in a Turkish border town on Monday night, the provincial governor's office said....
04:39 2019-07-23

Japanese bank Mizuho to tighten financing norm for coal-fired plants Japan's Mizuho Financial Group Inc said on Wednesday it will tighten its financing policy for coal-fired power projects from July 1 to help tackle global climate change issues....
06:26 2019-05-23

Louisiana Deputy Fired, Arrested for Forcing Mother to Perform Oral Sex on Infant Son Ibervielle Parish Sheriff’s Deputy Shaderick Jones, 42, forced 26-year-old mother Iyeseha Todd to perform oral sex on her infant son while he recorded it, claiming the depraved act was his “fantasy.”...
20:39 2019-06-09

Whole Foods worker fired over trauma of black-widow spider bite: lawsuit This firing really bites. A Whole Foods staffer from New Jersey was bitten by a black-widow spider at work — and then fired because he was too terrified to return to his section, according to a lawsuit. Richard Highsmith says the highly venomous spider bit his arm after it crawled out of a produce c...
00:26 2019-08-19

Louisiana policemen fired over Facebook post suggesting Ocasio-Cortez be shot A Louisiana policeman who suggested on Facebook that high-profile U.S. Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez needed to be shot was fired on Monday, along with a second officer who "liked" his post....
05:26 2019-07-23

The Trump Administration Protested When Kenya Halted a Coal-Fired Power Plant When the Kenyan government had second thoughts about allowing the country’s first coal-fired power plant, the Trump Administration’s representative in the country protested. U.S. Ambassador Kyle McCarter, a Trump appointee who previously served as a Republican state senator in Illinois, ...
21:26 2019-07-02

Wayne Newton tells Vegas jury he fired shot as burglars fled Longtime Las Vegas entertainer Wayne Newton told a jury he fired a gunshot to scare away two burglars he and his wife and daughter found fleeing their home a year ago...
06:00 2019-06-19

Teacher fired for pro-choice abortion posts on Facebook sues Catholic school School's out for the summer but one teacher at a Charleston, S.C. Catholic school found herself in hot water and out of a job over Facebook posts supporting abortion rights, which goes against the Church's longheld teaching....
20:13 2019-07-11

13 Philadelphia police officers fired for racist, violent social media posts Thirteen Philadelphia police officers will be fired for making racist and violent social media posts, Police Commissioner Richard Ross announced Thursday....
03:26 2019-07-19

Laquan McDonald: four fired for alleged cover up of white officer's role in killing Chicago Police Board finds the officers exaggerated the threat posed by the 17-year-old to justify his shooting The Chicago Police Board on Thursday fired four police officers for allegedly covering up a white officer’s 2014 fatal shooting of black teenager Laquan McDonald.The nine-member board foun...
05:26 2019-07-19

Michael Bloomberg will spend $500 million to close coal-fired power plants Michael Bloomberg is pledging $500 million to close every coal-fired power plant in the US and to halt the growth of natural gas. According to The New York Times, the money will go towards a new Beyond Coal initiative. It will be spent over the next......
20:00 2019-06-07

Four Chicago cops fired for cover-up of officer’s fatal shooting of Laquan McDonald Four Chicago cops accused of covering up a white officer’s fatal shooting of black teen Laquan McDonald in 2014 have been fired by the city’s police force. McDonald’s killing, which was captured on police video camera, sparked months of protests and became emblematic of longstanding police abuse in ...
19:52 2019-07-19

White House Melts Down After Government Watchdog Urges Kellyanne Conway Be Fired Weeks after confidently crooning “Blah, blah, blah,” and “Let me know when the jail sentence starts” when asked by reporters about repeated Hatch Act violations, a top internal government watchdog recommended the firing of White House counselor Kellyanne Conway for doing exactly that....
00:52 2019-06-14

Sinclair Weatherman Allegedly Fired After Criticizing Bullshit Storm Code Policy Less than a week after an Illinois meteorologist working at a Sinclair Broadcast Group station criticized a corporate policy on-air, a job was listed for a replacement weatherperson, leaving viewers to speculate that the meteorologist was fired for admonishing the group’s “code red” severe weather ...
18:39 2019-06-12

250 rockets fired from Gaza at Israel; 1-year-old child among those killed in retaliatory airstrikes Approximately 250 rockets have been fired by Gaza militants towards Israel over the course of a few hours on Saturday, according to the Israel Defense Forces (IDF)....
14:39 2019-05-21

These USDA employees face a stark choice: Move to Kansas City or be fired Agriculture Department officials have told workers at two agencies that they have two choices: relocate to the Kansas City area or face firing. With many declining relocation, the move will seriously disrupt the work of the department's Economic Research Service and the National Institute of Food an...
14:39 2019-07-01

NYPD Suspends Officer Who Killed Eric Garner After Judge Recommends He Should be Fired A New York administrative judge has found, like those of us with working eyes, that Daniel Pantaleo—the New York City police officer who used a banned chokehold when arresting Eric Garner for the domestic terrorist crime of selling loose cigarettes—should be fired....
23:39 2019-08-02

Fired Over Facebook Posts On Hong Kong Protests: Cathay Flight Attendant A flight attendant on Friday accused Cathay Pacific of summarily firing her over Facebook posts linked to Hong Kong's political crisis, adding to concerns about a China-driven witch-hunt to root out......
12:26 2019-08-24

Missouri Walmart scare ends without any shots fired but reflects retailers’ new reality Though rare, active-shooter incidents are increasingly part of the grim calculus that businesses must reflect in their planning, training and risk assessments....
07:39 2019-08-10

Hong Kong police fend off airport protest but tear gas fired again in Kowloon Hong Kong police prevented anti-government protesters from blocking access to the airport on Saturday, but fired tear gas for a second night running in the Chinese-ruled city's densely populated district of Mong Kok in the 14th week of unrest....
16:39 2019-09-07

Teacher sues, saying she was fired for taking breaks to pump breast milk for her child A Portland, Maine, elementary teacher says her contract was not renewed and she faced "extreme animosity and hostility” from some colleagues.        ...
15:26 2019-05-21

Willie McCoy shooting: Cops who fired off 55 shots in 3.5 seconds acted ‘reasonable’ The California cops who killed a 21-year-old aspiring rapper sleeping in his car unleashed 55 bullets at him in 3.5 seconds — in an incident deemed “reasonable,” according to a report commissioned by the Vallejo City attorney. The report from paid consultant and retired Livermore p...
07:00 2019-06-13

Louisiana officers fired over post suggesting harm to N.Y. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Two Louisiana police officers have lost their jobs after one of them suggested on social media that congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez should be shot, authorities said....
15:52 2019-07-23

Australian public servant lawfully fired over political tweets, court rules Australia’s High Court unanimously upheld a decision Wednesday to fire a public servant who anonymously criticized the government's immigration policy on Twitter....
22:39 2019-08-07

Eric Garner's family, fired officer both vow to keep fighting after NYPD decision Both Eric Garner's family and Daniel Pantaleo's legal team said they would keep fighting after the NYPD announced the decision to fire the officer.        ...
21:26 2019-08-20

Aaron Persky, judge in Brock Turner rape case, fired from tennis coaching gig The California judge who presided over the rape case for Stanford swimmer Brock Turner has been fired from his recent gig as a girls high school tennis coach, reports said Wednesday. Former judge Aaron Persky — who was recalled from his position at Santa Clara County Superior Court after public outr...
16:13 2019-09-12

Hong Kong police drew their guns and fired a warning shot after being chased by protesters Associated Press Hong Kong policemen drew their guns and fired a warning shot amid violent protests in Tsuen Wan on Sunday, reported the AP. Earlier that day, police used water cannons for the first time to clear out protestors after a peaceful march turned chaotic. It was a violent weekend overall...
23:52 2019-08-25

Virginia Beach employee fired, charged after saying supervisor was the type that inspired mass shooting A Virginia Beach city employee was fired and charged with disturbing the peace after telling a manager that supervisors like her were likely what prompted a gunman to open fire inside a municipal building in May. ...
02:52 2019-07-13

North Korea says it test-fired a 'super large multiple rocket launcher' on Tuesday North Korean leader Kim Jong Un oversaw the test-firing of a "super-large multiple rocket launcher" Tuesday, North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency reported Wednesday....
06:00 2019-09-12

Rocket fired at southern Israel from Gaza following Israeli aircraft strike for drone 'attack' At least one rocket was fired from the Gaza Strip at southern Israel on Sunday night, landing on the Gaza side just shy of the border, during a weekend that saw a string of violent incidents in the area....
04:52 2019-09-09

South Korea says it fired warning shot at Russian military aircraft that violated airspace The South Korean military fired a warning shot at a Russian military aircraft that entered South Korean airspace on Tuesday, the Ministry of National Defense in Seoul said....
05:00 2019-07-23

American Airlines mechanic who sabotaged plane’s navigation system was formerly fired for maintenance mistakes A report released Friday by Business Insider says Abdul-Majeed Marouf Ahmed Alani was previously fired by Alaska Airlines for making maintenance mistakes....
18:39 2019-09-07

South Korea Says It Fired 360 Rounds of Warning Shots After a Russian Warplane Violated Airspace (SEOUL, South Korea) — South Korean jets fired 360 rounds of warning shots after a Russian military plane violated South Korea’s airspace on Tuesday, Seoul officials said, in the first such incident between the countries. Three Russian military planes — two Tu-95 bombers and one A-...
09:52 2019-07-23

The Markup, a Tech News Site, Reinstalls Its Fired Editor as Part of a Fresh Start After a period of turbulence, a nonprofit news start-up created as a technology industry watchdog says it is rebooting with Julia Angwin back at the helm....
20:13 2019-08-06

CUNY professor claims he was unfairly fired after telling committee to ‘burn in eternal fires’ A highly-educated CUNY economics professor claims he was wrongly fired because he was rude. When Associate Professor Caf Dowlah, a Fulbright Scholar with three advanced degrees, was denied a promotion to a full-time teaching slot last year, he blamed a colleague, bizarrely telling her, “what you did...
05:26 2019-06-09

A Canadian political cartoonist's drawing of Donald Trump went viral. Two days later, he was fired A Canadian political cartoonist said he was let go from his freelance contract two days after his cartoon featuring President Donald Trump went viral.        ...
06:01 2019-07-01

Philadelphia officer fired at in city's third shooting incident targeting police in past three weeks Philadelphia police on Wednesday were hunting a gunman who fired at an officer sitting in an unmarked car — the third incident in which cops have been targeted in the city over the past three weeks....
22:00 2019-09-04

A high-speed chase, then a suspect shooting: 13 Baltimore police officers fired guns Tyrone Domingo Banks led police on a high-speed chase after charging his car toward an officer and firing a gun.        ...
20:00 2019-09-04

Chinese Police Chief Fired Over Porsche-Driving Wife's Road Rage Incident Did you hear the one about the police chief's wife, the Porsche and the torrent of expletives? Well, most of Chongqing did, and now the police chief has been fired. It's the kind of story that's been......
03:52 2019-08-15

A Georgia woman got cold fries at McDonald's. She pulled out a gun and fired a shot, reports say A Georgia woman went back into a McDonald's after receiving cold fries and fired a shot into the kitchen floor, according to multiple outlets.       ...
03:39 2019-07-24

South Korea says it fired warning shots at Russian military aircraft that violated its airspace The South Korean military fired two warning shots at a Russian military aircraft that entered South Korean airspace on Tuesday, the Ministry of National Defense in Seoul said, and Chinese military aircraft had also entered South Korean airspace....
09:00 2019-07-23

The Markup, a Tech News Site, Reinstalls Fired Editor as Part of Fresh Start After a period of turbulence, a nonprofit news start-up created as a technology industry watchdog says it is rebooting with Julia Angwin back at the helm....
19:52 2019-08-06

Motion Picture Association general counsel fired after being arrested for second-degree sex abuse, blackmail The Motion Picture Association of America fired its general counsel Steven Fabrizio on Monday after he was arrested in Washington, D.C. on second-degree sex abuse and blackmail charges....
17:13 2019-08-27

Christian deputy’s request to follow ‘Billy Graham Rule’ got him fired, he claims in lawsuit A former sheriff’s deputy in North Carolina is suing for $300,000 in damages, claiming he was fired for trying to adhere to the so-called “Billy Graham Rule.”...
05:26 2019-08-25

Two police officers fired over Facebook post suggesting Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez should be shot Two Gretna, La., police officers were fired Monday following revelations last week that one of them suggested on social media that Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez should be shot, authorities said....
06:52 2019-07-23

The US fired off a previously banned missile, the first since the collapse of a Cold War-era nuclear arms pact with Russia DoD photo by Scott Howe The US military conducted its first flight test of a ground-launched cruise missile in a test that would have been banned prior to the recent collapse of a Cold War-era nuclear arms agreement with Russia. After withdrawing from the 1987 Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Trea...
22:52 2019-08-19

Hong Kong: Shot fired, water cannon deployed after petrol-bomb attack A Hong Kong police officer has fired his weapon to disperse angry demonstrators chasing him with rods. Police deployed water cannon for the first time, along with tear gas, after a minority of protesters turned violent....
19:26 2019-08-25

Brazil indigenous affairs official fired amid push to develop reservation land The head of Brazil's indigenous affairs agency said on Tuesday he was fired due to pressure from the agriculture ministry which under President Jair Bolsonaro is seeking to open reservation lands to commercial agriculture and mining....
06:26 2019-06-12

Vallejo police fired 55 shots at Willie McCoy in 3.5 seconds. Report finds it ‘reasonable.’ NBC NEWS – Six California police officers responding to a call about a man slumped unresponsive in his car fired-off 55 shots at the man in 3.5 seconds, according to an independent use-of-force report ordered by the city of Vallejo. The report’s author, David Blake, concluded that the ta...
03:13 2019-06-14

Toronto Raptors Fans Disperse In Panic After Reports Of Shots Fired At Championship Parade The ceremonies after today’s championship parade for the Toronto Raptors were halted this afternoon after reports of shots fired near Bay Street and Albert Street, at the southeast part of Nathan Phillips Square, where the rally was being held....
01:52 2019-06-18

Missouri Walmart scare ends without any shots fired, but reflects retailers’ new world order Though rare, active shooter incidents are increasingly part of the grim calculus that businesses must reflect in their planning, training, and risk assessments....
16:52 2019-08-09

NYPD judge recommends Daniel Pantaleo be fired over Eric Garner’s chokehold death Police Officer Daniel Pantaleo should be fired for the chokehold incident involving Eric Garner, an NYPD judge ruled. NYPD Deputy Commissioner of Trials Rosemarie Maldonado had been weighing whether Pantaleo, who a grand jury declined to indict and who the feds chose not to hit with civil rights cha...
18:39 2019-08-02

Ex-Texans Employee Claims Fired GM Brian Gaine "Targeted" And "Replaced" Black Employees USA Today has obtained a copy of a discrimination complaint filed by former Texans security coordinator Jeff Pope against recently fired GM Brian Gaine with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, in which Pope alleges he was one of several black employees singled out and let go by Gaine....
06:26 2019-06-14