Attorney General Merrick Garland orders more security protections for Supreme Court justices following protests outside their homes

AG Merrick Garland ordered more security protections to Supreme Court justices. Garland directed the US Marshal Service to provide support to the Supreme Court police. The move comes following protests outside of the Supreme Court and the justices’ homes. Loading Something is loading. Attorney General Merrick Garland on Wednesday directed the US Marshal Service to…

Steve Bannon made ‘deeply flawed’ arguments for escaping a contempt of Congress prosecution, House tells judge

House Democrats want to argue against Steve Bannon’s attempt to escape contempt of Congress charges. The request to intervene marked an unusual move that could come with legal complications. Bannon is set to stand trial in July on charges he unlawfully defied the House January 6 committee. Loading Something is loading. Steve Bannon has made…

Coastal fire: California mansions burn as wildfires spread

Image source, Getty ImagesHundreds have been forced to evacuate from their homes due to a swift-moving wildfire in southern California that has torched some 20 mansions so far.The Coastal fire in Orange County, south of Los Angeles, has grown to 199 acres since it began on Wednesday.Meanwhile, the largest wildfire in the US has burned…

Philip Morris to buy Swedish Match for $16 billion

Philip Morris will attempt to step further into the smoke-free tobacco market, offering to buy the chewing tobacco company Swedish Match for about $16 billion in cashBy Associated PressMay 12, 2022, 8:13 PM• 2 min readNEW YORK — Philip Morris will attempt to step further into the smoke-free tobacco market, offering to buy the chewing…

California lawmakers raise awards for malpractice lawsuits

The California Legislature has voted to increase how much money people can win in medical malpractice lawsuitsBy ADAM BEAM Associated PressMay 12, 2022, 8:05 PM• 3 min readSACRAMENTO, Calif. — The California Legislature on Thursday agreed to increase how much money people can win in medical malpractice lawsuits, resolving one of the thorniest disputes in…