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Seattle City Council overrides mayor's veto on policing cuts

1 month ago   |   By New York Post

SEATTLE - Seattle will reduce the police department's budget and reallocate some money to community programs after the City Council voted Tuesday evening to override Mayor Jenny Durkan's vetoes of adjustments to this year's budget. The council's proposals approved last month were supported by demonstrators who have marched in the city for months following the...
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Seattle lawmakers successfully override mayor's veto on $3 million police budget cut & 100 officer layoffs

Seattle lawmakers successfully override mayor's veto on $3 million police budget cut & 100 officer layoffs

1 month ago   |   By RT

The Seattle City Council has voted to overturn Mayor Jenny Durkan's veto on legislation that would slash millions of dollars from the local police budget, a move cheered by activist groups and reviled by some residents.
The council overturned Durkan's veto by a vote of 7-2, securing exactly the number of votes needed to put the legislation into effect.
“In the wake of a racial reckoning, a $300 million budget shortfall, a pandemic, a climate crisis, a homelessness crisis... and a lack of federal leadership, our fundamental duty remains: to balance the City's budget and meet the needs of...
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Uber And Lyft Must Make Drivers Employees, California Court Rules

Uber And Lyft Must Make Drivers Employees, California Court Rules

The ruling is a blow to Uber and Lyft, which have argued they are not subject to state labor law. But the court's order could still be upended by a ballot measure backed by the... Read more ...

Biden called Trump 'a very confused guy' during the debate when the...

Biden called Trump 'a very confused guy' during the debate when the president falsely claimed he's a far-left liberal who wants 'socialized medicine'

Summary List Placement Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden called President Donald Trump "a very confused guy" when the president falsely claimed Biden supports... Read more ...

‘Big Guy' Joe Biden was PERSONALLY involved in China venture, Hunter Biden's...

‘Big Guy' Joe Biden was PERSONALLY involved in China venture, Hunter Biden's business partner says

Investor Tony Bobulinski says he personally met with Joe Biden to discuss a joint venture with a Chinese company, accusing his son Hunter and the Biden family of using the... Read more ...

Hunter Biden's ‘don't mention Joe' ex-partner to be Trump's debate guest

Hunter Biden's ‘don't mention Joe' ex-partner to be Trump's debate guest

President Trump has invited former Hunter Biden business associate Tony Bobulinski to Thursday night's debate against Democratic challenger Joe Biden, sources said. Bobulinski... Read more ...

The top 5 takeaways from the first meeting of the FDA's expert vaccine...

The top 5 takeaways from the first meeting of the FDA's expert vaccine group, including plans for vetting, distributing, and tracking COVID-19 vaccines

Summary List Placement An influential advisory group to the US Food and Drug Administration met on Thursday to discuss coronavirus vaccines for the first time. The committee... Read more ...

Chicago bans indoor service at bars, imposes 'business curfew' of 10 p.m. as...

Chicago bans indoor service at bars, imposes 'business curfew' of 10 p.m. as coronavirus cases rise

CHICAGO - Chicago will face additional coronavirus restrictions starting Friday including a ban on indoor service at bars which don't serve food and a business curfew of 10... Read more ...

Goldman Sachs unit pleads guilty to US charges over role in 1MDB scandal

Goldman Sachs unit pleads guilty to US charges over role in 1MDB scandal

Goldman Sachs Malaysia, a unit of the Wall Street investment banking group, on Thursday pleaded guilty to US Department of Justice charges over its role in Malaysia's 1MDB... Read more ...

Senate subpoenas Facebook, Twitter CEOs over handling of Post's Hunter Biden...

Senate subpoenas Facebook, Twitter CEOs over handling of Post's Hunter Biden story

Mark Zuckerberg and Jack Dorsey are being called to Capitol Hill to answer for their companies' censorship the New York Post's expose on the Biden familly's foreign business... Read more ...

Goldman Sachs will pay nearly $3 billion to settle US charges over its 1MDB...

Goldman Sachs will pay nearly $3 billion to settle US charges over its 1MDB scandal and will reduce the pay of CEO David Solomon and top executives

Summary List Placement Goldman Sachs on Thursday agreed to pay nearly $3 billion to settle a probe into its role in Malaysia's 1MDB corruption scandal, and its Malaysia unit... Read more ...

Lightfoot to give COVID-19 in Chicago update Thursday

Lightfoot to give COVID-19 in Chicago update Thursday

CHICAGO - Mayor Lori Lightfoot announced she and city health officials will hold a news conference Thursday with an update on COVID-19 in Chicago. Lightfoot will join Chicago... Read more ...