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Director of California’s troubled EDD has retired

The director of the dilapidated California Department of Employment Development is retiring, officials said Friday. Sharon Hilliard, who was appointed EDD director in February, will remain until December 31, according to an internal memo obtained by KCRA 3 Investigates. A replacement has not been named. “It has been my privilege to be part of the EDD (Employment Development Department) team …

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Kyle Rittenhouse, charged with the murder of 2 Kenosha protesters, extradited to Wisconsin

An Illinois teenager accused of fatally shooting two protesters during demonstrations and riots in Wisconsin was ordered extradited to that state Friday. A judge granted an extradition request to send Kyle Rittenhouse, 17, from Antioch, northern Illinois, to Wisconsin, and he arrived at Kenosha County Jail later that day, according to officials and court documents. The judge rejected arguments from …

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Two New Orleans officers ‘ambush’ of armed man in pedicab

A shooter driving in a pedicab blew his gun into the police car of two officers in New Orleans on Friday afternoon – but both ambush survivors will survive, including one who now has a bullet placed in his skull, authorities said. The officers were on a routine patrol in the city’s French Quarter around noon. 16:25 when they were …

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Kentucky police training presentation citing Hitler condemned by government.

CLOSE A slide from a Kentucky State Police training presentation that quoted Adolf Hitler and spoke of “ruthlessness without anger.” (Photo: Manual Redeye) LOUISVILLE, Ky. Government Andy Beshear responded to a report Friday showing a Kentucky State Police training slide show that quoted Adolf Hitler three times and told officers to use “ruthless” violence and called it “unacceptable.” Students in …

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‘People are dying. Period: ‘Pritzker defends restrictions on bars and restaurants – NBC Chicago

Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker issued a stern reminder of the devastating effects of the coronavirus pandemic Friday after being asked about Chicago Mayor Lightfoot’s comments that bars and restaurants are not the primary source of infection in the city. Pritzker’s decision to close indoor dining in Chicago and regions across the state has been met with anger from business owners …

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New Orleans police officer on patrol in French Quarter shot in the face by pedicab passengers

The shooting happened Friday afternoon while officers were on patrol. Officers had no contact with the suspect until he opened fire on their vehicle, Superintendent Shaun Ferguson told reporters. “Two of our officers were ambushed at the intersection of Royal and St. Philip Street, ”he said. Video from CNN-affiliated WVUE showed crime tapes around a police SUV with open front …

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Fox News’ Laura Ingraham ‘politically correct’ to wear mask

CLOSE Donald Trump attacked the credibility of infectious experts, Dr. Anthony Fauci, during a demonstration in North Carolina. Trump offered a reminder that Fauci at one point said people should not wear masks to protect against coronavirus. (October 15) AP Domestic WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump teased Fox News host Laura Ingraham for wearing a mask as she attended his …

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Democrats are worried about higher Republican turnout in key Florida County

Nearly 63% of the 428,000 registered Republicans in the county have voted so far, while approx. 56% of the county’s 634,000 registered Democrats have voted to date, according to state data. About 225,000 people without party affiliation have also already voted in the county. While more Democrats than Republicans combined have voted in Miami-Dade, the county is seen by Democrats …

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