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WSJ: Boy Scouts may file for bankruptcy

WSJ: Boy Scouts may file for bankruptcy

The Boy Scouts of America is considering filing for bankruptcy, the Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday. Boy Scouts leadership has hired the law firm Sidley Austin LLP for possible chapter 11 bankruptcy filing assistance, people familiar with the matter told the Wall Street Journal. According to the newspaper, filing for bankruptcy would halt the many…MORE

EMT worker suspended after racist comments on white supremacist podcast

EMT worker suspended after racist comments on white supremacist podcast

An emergency medical technician has been placed on unpaid leave after racist comments surfaced of him comparing black patients to gorillas and claiming to take “immense satisfaction” as he “terrorized” an African American boy with a needle. Alex McNabb, a part-time EMT in Patrick County, Virginia, made the statements on a white supremacist podcast called…MORE

Senator purchased stock in defense contractor after pushing for more military spending

Senator purchased stock in defense contractor after pushing for more military spending

Republican Sen. James Inhofe of Oklahoma, the chairman of the powerful Senate Armed Services Committee, purchased thousands of dollars in defense stock after successfully pushing the Trump administration for more Defense Department spending. According to his Senate financial disclosure report, Inhofe listed a purchase of $50,000-$100,000 in stock in US defense contractor Raytheon. Inhofe’s communications…MORE

Remains found in Long Island basement are homeowner’s father, police confirm

Remains found in Long Island basement are homeowner’s father, police confirm

Human remains discovered by a man digging below his basement in October have been identified as his missing father, who disappeared in 1961, according to the Suffolk County Police Department. “Now that we know he didn’t abandon us it makes us feel better,” the son, Michael Carroll, 57, said on Wednesday, adding “it was what…MORE

NFL commissioner defends handling of Kareem Hunt allegations

NFL commissioner defends handling of Kareem Hunt allegations

National Football League commissioner Roger Goodell on Wednesday defended the league’s handling of misconduct allegations involving players off the field, including recent assault allegations against former Kansas City Chiefs running back Kareem Hunt. Speaking to the media after the league’s annual winter meetings in Irving, Texas, Goodell said the league is doing an “extraordinary” job.…MORE

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