Julian Castro calls for Brett Kavanaugh impeachment after new claim of sex misconduct

Democratic presidential contender Julián Castro and some former U.S. attorneys called for a new investigation into Brett Kavanaugh and the past FBI probe into his behavior as another accusation of sexual misconduct against the Supreme Court associate justice surfaced. Classmate Max Stier told two New York Times reporters that he saw Kavanaugh with his pants down at a drunken Yale University party where friends pushed Kavanaugh’s penis into […]

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Three U.S. senators urge Amazon's Bezos to check driver abuse

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Three U.S. senators on Thursday said Amazon.com Inc should stop working with delivery contractors that violate labor laws by imposing unfair conditions on drivers delivering packages for the e-commerce company. The senators, in a letter bit.ly/2lSfcDP to Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bezos, responded to reports that alleged Amazon pressured contractors and more broadly avoided regulatory scrutiny. Amazon […]

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Fired OPP deputy commissioner launches wrongful dismissal suit against Ford government

TORONTO – A former deputy commissioner of Ontario‘s provincial police force is launching a $15 million wrongful dismissal lawsuit against the Ontario government. Brad Blair is also calling for a commission of inquiry to investigate what he alleges are a string of “corrupt” government appointments. The veteran officer says his firing in March traumatized his family and he has still […]

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Impeachment Inquiry or Just Plain Oversight? It Depends on Who You Ask

WASHINGTON — An impeachment investigation to potentially try to remove the president of the United States for high crimes and misdemeanors would seem to be fairly clear-cut. But as the House Judiciary Committee pushed ahead this week with a wide-ranging investigation it said was designed to determine whether to recommend impeaching President Trump, Democrats found themselves tripped up again and […]

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Is It an Impeachment Inquiry or Not? Democrats Can’t Seem to Agree

WASHINGTON — From his office on the first floor of the Capitol on Wednesday, the second-ranking House Democrat, Representative Steny H. Hoyer of Maryland, was unequivocal: An impeachment investigation of President Trump is not underway. Over in the Rayburn Building, the chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, Representative Jerrold Nadler of New York, has been hard at work at what […]

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