DeSantis Suspends Tampa Prosecutor Who Vowed Not to Criminalize Abortion

DeSantis Suspends Tampa Prosecutor Who Vowed Not to Criminalize Abortion

MIAMI—Gov. Ron DeSantis of Florida suspended the top prosecutor in Tampa on Thursday, accusing him of incompetence and neglect of duty for vowing not to prosecute those who seek or provide abortions. Mr. DeSantis, a Republican, suspended Andrew H. Warren, the elected state attorney of Hillsborough County. In June, Mr. Warren, a Democrat, joined 83 … Read more

A Review of Jo Koy’s Easter Sunday

A Review of Jo Koy's Easter Sunday

Jo Koy as Joe Valencia in easter sunday.Photo: Universal Pictures It’s a rare thing these days for a studio comedy to get a theatrical release without a blockbuster intellectual property to back them up. That makes easter sunday feel like an event in some respects—certainly as a landmark of Filipino representation in mainstream American culture, … Read more

As Monkeypox Spreads, US Plans to Declare a Health Emergency

As Monkeypox Spreads, US Plans to Declare a Health Emergency

As monkeypox continues to surge in the United States, President Biden’s health secretary plans to declare a national health emergency, perhaps as soon as Thursday, according to a federal official familiar with the discussions. The declaration, which many experts said was long overdue, would signal that the outbreak now represents a significant threat to Americans … Read more

Burger King parent says more customers are redeeming coupons and loyalty rewards

Burger King parent says more customers are redeeming coupons and loyalty rewards

A Burger King Whopper hamburger is displayed on April 05, 2022 in San Anselmo, California. Justin Sullivan | Getty Images More customers at Burger King and its sister brands are redeeming coupons and loyalty program rewards as inflation pushes menu prices higher. Restaurant Brands International CEO Jose Cil told CNBC that the company hasn’t seen … Read more

US Rep. Jackie Walorski’s car crossed center line, police now say

US Rep Jackie Walorski (R-2nd District) and three others were killed in a car crash on Wednesday, Aug.  3, 2022, on Indiana 19 in Elkhart County south of Wakarusa.

ELKHART—A car carrying US Rep. Jackie Walorski (R-2nd District) was the vehicle that apparently crossed the center line of Indiana 19 and collided with oncoming traffic, according to new information from the Elkhart County Sheriff’s Department. The Wednesday crash killed four people, including Walorski, and two others in the car at the time — 27-year-old … Read more

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis suspends state attorney Andrew Warren

Andrew Warren was elected as State Attorney of Florida's 13th Judicial Circuit, Hillsborough County, in November 2016 and re-elected in November 2020. Warren leads an office of approximately 130 prosecutors.

Govt. Ron DeSantis on Thursday suspended State Attorney Andrew Warren, the chief prosecutor for the 13th Judicial Circuit covering Hillsborough County, after calling him “woke” and accusing him of refusing to properly enforce certain laws. The governor cited positions Warren has taken on abortion laws, transgender medical treatment and other issues. Warren is a Democrat … Read more

South Africa reports first death causally linked to COVID vaccine

South Africa reports first death causally linked to COVID vaccine

JOHANNESBURG, Aug 4 (Reuters) – South Africa’s health regulator reported on Thursday a causal link between the death of an individual and Johnson & Johnson’s (J&J) (JNJ.N) COVID-19 vaccine, the first time such a direct link has been made in the country. The person presented with rare neurological disorder Guillain-Barre Syndrome soon after being given … Read more

Deshaun Watson shot down this settlement offer from the NFL that would have suspended him for less than a year

Deshaun Watson shot down this settlement offer from the NFL that would have suspended him for less than a year

With the NFL now appealing Deshaun Watson’s six-game suspension, there’s a very real chance that his punishment could get worse in the coming weeks. The NFL originally wanted Watson suspended for at least a year, and now, the league will be gunning to actually make that happen, according to CBS Sports NFL Insider Jonathan Jones. … Read more

Pittsburgh Steelers, hold-in WR Diontae Johnson agree to two-year contract extension

Pittsburgh Steelers, hold-in WR Diontae Johnson agree to two-year contract extension

PITTSBURGH — Diontae Johnson got his deal. After a week-long hold-in at the Pittsburgh Steelers’ training camp, the wide receiver and team reached a two-year extension that averages $18.355 million per year, sources told ESPN’s Adam Schefter and Kimberley Martin. The deal, worth up to $39.5 million if he reaches incentives, includes $27 million guaranteed. … Read more