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Two of Georgetown’s accused basketball players to transfer

Two of Georgetown’s accused basketball players to transfer

Myron Gardner and Galen Alexander, two of the Georgetown University basketball players accused of burglary earlier this month, are transferring from the school, according to statements by the school, Gardner’s attorney and Alexander himself via social media. Two Washington, DC, women filed civil complaints against Alexander, Gardner and a third Georgetown University basketball player who…MORE

Judge rules Wisconsin must remove 234,000 from voter rolls

Judge rules Wisconsin must remove 234,000 from voter rolls

Roughly 234,000 voters are to be removed from Wisconsin’s rolls because they may have moved recently, a county judge ruled Friday. Ozaukee County Judge Paul Malloy instructed the Wisconsin Elections Commission to “abide by state law” in removing the voters, the Wisconsin Institute for Law and Liberty, a conservative law firm that filed a legal…MORE

Michael Jordan’s high school basketball coach, Clifton ‘Pop’ Herring, dead at 67

Michael Jordan’s high school basketball coach, Clifton ‘Pop’ Herring, dead at 67

Clifton “Pop” Herring, who coached basketball superstar Michael Jordan in high school, died this week, according to his daughter Paquita Yarborough. Herring was 67, his daughter said. Herring was the men’s basketball coach at Emsley A. Laney High School, in Wilmington, North Carolina, when a teenage Jordan was honing his skills. He was famously known…MORE

Arizona police find body believed to be third child missing in flood

Arizona police find body believed to be third child missing in flood

Arizona authorities said Friday they believe they have found the third child who went missing during a flash flood two weeks ago. Three children went missing November 29 when a car crossing Tonto Creek, about 60 miles west of the New Mexico border, was caught in flooding. Two of the three children were found dead…MORE

Buttigieg releases list of major fundraisers after sparring with Warren about transparency

Buttigieg releases list of major fundraisers after sparring with Warren about transparency

Pete Buttigieg’s presidential campaign on Friday released a list of its bundlers following weeks of trading barbs with Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren over campaign transparency. The South Bend, Indiana, mayor has recently faced pressure to name his big-money backers and open his fundraisers to reporters, as other candidates have done. Buttigieg’s progressive rivals, including Warren…MORE

Court strikes down Mississippi 15-week abortion ban

Court strikes down Mississippi 15-week abortion ban

The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals struck down Mississippi’s 15-week abortion ban on Friday, the latest legal blow to an effort by a conservative-leaning state looking to restrict abortion. None of the bans passed by Mississippi and eight other states this year restricting abortion past a certain point in pregnancy have gone into effect, with…MORE

New Orleans mayor declares state of emergency in wake of city cyberattack

New Orleans mayor declares state of emergency in wake of city cyberattack

New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell declared a state of emergency Friday after the city was hit by a cyberattack. Phishing attempts and suspicious activity were detected on the city’s network around 5 a.m., New Orleans chief information officer Kim LaGrue said during a press conference. By 11 a.m., technician investigators detected “a cybersecurity incident” and…MORE