A black Air Force veteran is accusing a Detroit-area bank of refusing to deposit money he was awarded in a racial discrimination lawsuit against his employer and calling the police because of his race.
Sauntore Thomas, 44, said he went to the TCF Bank in Livonia, Michigan, to deposit $99,000, when bank employees said they were having issues verifying his checks, Fox News affiliate WJBK-TV reported. Thomas received the money as the result of a lawsuit against his employer, Enterprise... more»
Amazon.com founder and CEO Jeff Bezos.
The Trump administration is cracking down on the sale of counterfeits online from platforms like Amazon, according to a new report released Friday by the Department of Homeland Security.
Law enforcement officials will immediately start to identify cases where counterfeit goods are being sold online, according to the report, and will “pursue civil fines and other penalties against these entities.” The report calls for new... more»
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Actress Rosie Perez took the stand in the rape trial of Harvey Weinstein on Friday to bolster the account of friend and fellow actress Annabella Sciorra, who said she was raped by the former Hollywood producer in the early 1990s.
Film producer Harvey Weinstein arrives at New York Criminal Court for his sexual assault trial in the Manhattan borough of New York City, New York, U.S., January 24, 2020. REUTERS/Mike Segar
Perez, whose film credits include Spike... more»
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The term “pro-life,” short for “right to life,” was adopted in the U.S. after the Supreme Court’s 1973 decision, Roe v. Wade, legalized abortion in all 50 states.
Advocates generally prefer to be identified as “pro-life,” as opposed to “anti-abortion,” to highlight their belief that abortion is the taking of human life. They believe life starts at the moment of conception and ends with natural death, while opponents, who identify as... more»
U.S. health officials said Friday they diagnosed a second patient with the China coronavirus — a Chicago woman who returned from Wuhan with the infection, and they are monitoring 63 other potential cases here.
The cases being monitored in the U.S. stretch across 22 states, including the first patient in Washington state and the new case in Illinois, said Dr. Nancy Messonnier, director of the National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases.
Officials said the new patient, a... more»
After a day of visits to chilly cellars in Bordeaux, Burgundy or Champagne, few activities could satisfy more than a spa treatment—just imagine sipping while you soak in an oak wine barrel or while looking out over a sprawling vineyard.
Bien-être, well-being, is as familiar a word in France as cave, coupe or carafe, so it’s fitting that that vinotherapy treatments were developed in Bordeaux. Over-the-top spas in Burgundy and Champagne have created their own unique, site-specific... more»
BEIJING, China (Reuters) – China shut part of the Great Wall and suspended public transport in 10 cities, stranding millions of people at the start of the Lunar New Year holiday on Friday as authorities rush to contain a virus that has killed 26 people and infected more than 800.
The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared the new coronavirus an “emergency in China” but stopped short of declaring it of international concern.
While restrictions on travel and gatherings have... more»
At least one person and two firefighters were reportedly hurt Thursday evening in a fire that damaged a historic building in New York City’s Chinatown just before the Lunar New Year, potentially taking archival material from the Museum of Chinese in America with it.
The building, at 70 Mulberry Street, was constructed in 1900 and serves as a senior center and houses several nonprofits, FOX 5 in New York reported.
FIREFIGHTERS SAVE ‘BEAKER’ THE DACHSHUND FROM LOUISIANA HOUSE... more»
This is a re-do of a recipe I shared a few years back, but with closer attention you’ll notice that the technique is a bit different. Somewhat a perfected recipe based on repetition and tweaking. Still trying to find that elusive way my mom (and I have watched her do it too) and her mom before her would prepare their curry shrimp with potato. In all honesty my grandma would over-cook the shrimp (typical Caribbean way of cooking), but the taste was supreme (as I remembered).