Mom of car attack victim hopes for hate crimes guilty plea

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) ” The mother of a woman killed in a car attack at a white nationalist rally says she is hoping the man convicted in her death in state court pleads guilty to all 30 federal hate crime charges against him.James Alex Fields Jr., 21, pleaded not guilty to the federal charges last year. He’s scheduled for a change-of-plea hearing in Charlottesville Wednesday.Prosecutors declined to comment on how Fields’ plea is expected to change.Fields, of Maumee, […]

Mom of car attack victim hopes for hate crimes guilty plea

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) ” The mother of a woman killed in a car attack at a white nationalist rally says she is hoping the man convicted in her death in state court pleads guilty to all 30 federal hate crime charges against him.James Alex Fields Jr., 21, pleaded not guilty to the federal charges last year. He’s scheduled for a change-of-plea hearing in Charlottesville Wednesday.Prosecutors declined to comment on how Fields’ plea is expected to change.Fields, of Maumee, […]

George Papadopoulos: 'I probably should have gone to some authority'

Former President Trump campaign aide George Papadopoulos said Wednesday that he “should have gone to some authority” when he was told the Russians wanted to help in the 2016 election by offering him thousands of Hillary Clinton’s emails.

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Climate change isn't a joke. Republicans should stop treating it like one | Kate Aronoff

Republicans are doing everything in their power to kneecap the country’s ability to respond to climate change

For Republicans, the climate crisis is a joke. On Tuesday in the Senate, Mike Lee, a Republican senator for Utah, spent several minutes on the floor showing pictures of Luke Skywalker on Hoth, giant seahorses and Ronald Reagan shooting off a machine gun whilst mounted atop a dinosaur. This was his bid to “treat the Green New Deal”, which came up for a vote in that body on Tuesday, “with the seriousness it deserves”.

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