Trump-backed candidate gets probation for illegal campaign contribution

A Trump-endorsed candidate who ran unsuccessfully for a North Carolina congressional seat was sentenced on Tuesday to a year’s probation for accepting an illegal contribution to his 2020 campaign. Lynda Bennett, of Maggie Valley, North Carolina, was sentenced to 12 months probation and ordered to pay a $7,500 fine during a hearing before U.S. District … Read more

Biden’s admin says his policy has reduced the number of migrants who can seek asylum at the border

The Biden administration’s new immigration policy has dramatically reduced the number of migrants allowed to seek asylum at the southern border, according to a recent administration court filing, prompting backlash from lawyers. Since the start of so-called “asylum ineligibility”, only 46% of single adult migrants who crossed the southern border have been allowed to apply … Read more

Dolphins WR Tyreek Hill under investigation for alleged assault at Miami Marina

Tyreek Hill is entering his second season with the Dolphins. (Photo by Megan Briggs/Getty Images) Miami Dolphins wide receiver Tyreek Hill is being investigated for alleged assault and battery on Sunday, Miami-Dade police told the South Florida Sun-Sentinel. The incident reportedly happened in Haulover Park, a beachfront area in Miami. The city’s WPLG news station … Read more

Armie Hammer and Elizabeth Chambers settle divorce 3 years after split

Elizabeth Chambers and Armie Hammer attend the 2018 Oscars. (Photo: Invision/AP) Armie Hammer and Elizabeth Chambers have settled their divorce nearly three years after announcing their split. They had been married for a decade and had been together for 13 years. Hammer and Chambers have reached an agreement regarding ownership, as well as child and … Read more

Kansas man charged with making online threats against Nashville Pride festival

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Kansas man faces federal charges of making threats on social media to make bombs and carry out a mass shooting at a Nashville Pride festival. According to U.S. Attorney Henry C. Leventis’ office, the indictment unsealed Tuesday against a 25-year-old man from Hoisington, Kansas, charges him with two counts of … Read more

The world is well below the pace needed to meet the UN’s 2030 Sustainable Development Goals

The world is falling far short of the progress needed to meet the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals by 2030 in areas ranging from poverty to clean energy to biodiversity, with a growing gap between rich and poor countries. developing countries, according to a report released Tuesday by the nonprofit Goal Tracker. The coronavirus pandemic … Read more