A consulting company hired by the city to audit its cellphone records has accused Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and other political leaders of showing little interest in pursuing claims that they were being overcharged by their providers.
Guest essay by Eric Worrall Our old friend Chris Turney, whose ship of fools got stuck in the ice while he was attempting to study global warming in the Antarctic, and replicate Mawson’s expedition, has published a new study which claims that Mammoths were killed by climate change. According to Turney’s abstract; The mechanisms of…
Guest essay by Eric Worrall Pope Francis has waded into the climate debate again, by attempting to link human trafficking and climate change. According to the Daily Mail; Pope Francis has urged world leaders to take a ‘very strong stand’ on climate change ahead of the United Nations summit in Paris this year. He was…
Guest essay by Eric Worrall Arnold Schwarzenegger has joined an unprecedented group of politicians, celebrities and faith leaders gathered at the summit of conscience meeting Paris, who have demanded immediate action on climate change. According to the Guardian (quoting Schwarzenegger); “I’ve starred in a lot of science fiction movies and, let me tell you something,…
A nuclear deal with Iran has been struck. New York City has agreed to pay $5.9 million to the family of Eric Garner, the man whose death at the hands of the NYPD was caught on video last year. The Boy Scouts of America will now allow...Show More Summary
It's been two years since Eric Garcetti became mayor of Los Angeles. His election was part of a changing of the guard in City Hall that also saw the arrival of a new controller and city attorney, as well as seven new City Council members.
Boyd K. Packer, a Mormon leader who was president of the faith’s highest governing body, died July 3 at his home in Salt Lake City. He was 90.Church spokesman Eric Hawkins announced the death in a statement. The cause was not disclosed.Read full article >>
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Mormon leader Boyd K. Packer, president of the faith's highest governing body, has died. He was 90. Packer died Friday afternoon at his home in Salt Lake City from natural causes, church spokesman Eric Hawkins said in a statement. Show More Summary
Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams (D) has joined the push to rename a street named for Confederate General Robert E. Lee on Fort Hamilton, which is New York's only US military base. In a statement provided to Business Insider, Adams...Show More Summary
By Eric M. Johnson SEATTLE (Reuters) - The city council in Spokane, Washington, voted on Thursday to remove civil rights activist Rachel Dolezal, who drew national attention over her racial identity, from a police oversight commission over conduct violations, a city spokesman said. Show More Summary
By Eric M. Johnson SEATTLE (Reuters) - A prominent leader of the African-American community in Spokane, Washington, is under investigation for identifying herself as black on a city job application, as a white couple set off a media storm by saying they are her biological parents. Show More Summary
Church leaders in McKinney, Texas called for prayer in the community on Monday during a meeting with Mayor Brian Loughmiller and Police Chief Greg Conley in the wake of racial unrest stemming from a recent incident involving a local police officer who wrestled a teen at a graduation pool party.
A second video has emerged showing McKinney, Texas, police officer Eric Casebolt unholstering his gun and throwing a 15-year-old girl to the ground outside a pool party. Community leaders in Cleveland say they will bypass prosecutors...Show More Summary
Primaries in Virginia used to be a bore, but no longer.Last year, Dave Brat’s tea-party-backed insurgency against the seemingly impregnable House Minority Leader Eric Cantor garnered national headlines in Virginia’s 7th Congressional District.Read full article >>
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Mormon leader L. Tom Perry, a member of the faith's highest governing body, has died from cancer. He was 92. Perry died Saturday surrounded by his family at his Salt Lake City home, church spokesman Eric Hawkins said in a statement. Show More Summary
If Cesar Vargas ever becomes a military lawyer, the terrorists will have already won. Or so says Dave Brat, the Virginia Republican who beat House Majority Leader Eric Cantor in a primary contest a little less than a year ago. Brat says people such as Vargas represent nothing less than the decline of Western civilization. As A. Show More Summary
Since becoming supreme leader of North Korea in December 2011, Kim Jong Un has not publicly announced any foreign trips. His policy of avoiding foreign travel clearly does not extend to all members of the Kim family: This week, his elder brother Kim Jong Chul seen at an Eric Clapton concert in London. Show More Summary
Since becoming supreme leader of North Korea in December 2011, Kim Jong Un has not publicly announced any foreign trips, leading some to suspect that the young autocrat has some kind of aversion to international travel. This policy of avoiding foreign travel clearly does not extend to all members of the Kim family: Just this week, his elder brother […]
https://www.washingtonpost.com/posttv/world/north-korean-leaders-brother-seen-in-uk/2015/05/22/20389252-5d98-4e50-89bd-5d545cac9e56_video.htmlSince becoming supreme leader of North Korea in December 2011, Kim Jong Un has not publicly...Show More Summary
WASHINGTON -- Rep. Dave Brat (R-Va.), the immigration hardliner who unseated former House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.), dismissed arguments from his colleagues that young undocumented immigrants who want to enlist in the military...Show More Summary