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Jul 21 2020
The pro-life movement has spent decades pointing out that Planned Parenthood’s founder, Margaret Sanger, had racist views and was a leading member of the eugenics movement primarily because she wished to eliminate populations she called “unfit” and “feebleminded” (read: poor, non-white).
Planned Parenthood is finally catching up: Its New York affiliate has disavowed Sanger for theseNational Review (News)
May 25 2021
Stephen Bannon’s criminal indictment for fraud was dismissed by a judge who ruled the action was required by former President Donald Trump’s pardon of his one-time adviser.
U.S. prosecutors opposed the move, although they didn’t dispute the validity of the pardon or the fact that it ends the case against Bannon. The government had asked U.S. District Judge Analisa Torres in Manhattan toBloomberg
Jul 18 2020
The U.S. Supreme Court cleared lower courts to move ahead in a clash over a grand jury subpoena for President Donald Trump’s financial records, formally returning the case to the appeals court level ahead of schedule.
Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance had asked the justices not to wait 25-plus days, as they normally do after issuing an opinion. The court ruled on July 9, rejectingBloomberg
Jul 31 2017
From the City Journal, a publication of the Manhattan Institute: An agenda to address joblessness, the great American domestic crisis of the twenty-first centuryManhattan Institute
Oct 27 2020
President Donald Trump’s request that the United States replace him as the defendant in a defamation lawsuit, which alleges he raped a woman in a Manhattan department store in the 1990s, was denied Tuesday by a federal judge.
The decision by U.S. District Judge Lewis A. Kaplan came after the Justice Department argued that the United States — and by extension the American people — shouldAssociated Press Fact Check
Oct 28 2021
China is a country of epic contradictions.
It is home to the world’s largest solar farm, a rolling ocean of 4 million panels high up in the Tibetan plateau that’s large enough to cover Manhattan. Some 600 miles to the east, in Inner Mongolia, are the belching smokestacks of the Tuoketuo power plant, the world's largest coal-fired power station and one of the biggest single sources ofNBC News (Online)
Aug 22 2018
As he pleaded guilty in a Manhattan courthouse on Tuesday to violating federal campaign finance laws, Michael D. Cohen, President Trump’s longtime fixer, put his future in the hands of the American legal system.New York Times (News)
Dec 18 2018
The Donald J. Trump Foundation has agreed to dissolve under judicial supervision amid an ongoing lawsuit concerning its finances, according to a document filed Tuesday in Manhattan Supreme Court by the New York state Attorney General's office.CNN (Online News)
Aug 08 2020
The Canadian Arctic’s last fully intact ice shelf has collapsed, losing almost half of its area—larger than the borough of Manhattan—in just two days, scientists say.
Milne Ice Shelf is located off the northern coast of Ellesmere Island in the Qikiqtaaluk Region of Nunavut, a northern Canadian territory home to some 40,000 people, mostly Inuit. Canadian Ice Services said above normalVice
Sep 09 2020
ON TUESDAY, the Department of Justice moved to replace President Donald Trump’s private legal team to defend the accused rapist in a defamation suit brought by author E. Jean Carroll. Last year, Carroll credibly accused Trump of raping her in a Manhattan department store in the mid-1990s.
In a predictably putrid response, Trump denied the assault, claimed (falsely) to have never metThe Intercept