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It's Election Day in LA! City Council, LAUSD seats up for grabs

It's Election Day in LA! City Council, LAUSD seats up for grabs

The 7th District race between Monica Rodriguez and Karo Torossian was much closer, with Torossian holding a 90-vote lead and both candidates earning around 50 percent of the vote. A mere 163 votes now separates the candidates. City Councilman Gil Cedillo casts his vote at a polling station set in a residence on Edgeware Road in Los Angeles.



Inmate who lived upstanding life after he was mistakenly freed wins release

Re: "Rene Lima-Marin, inmate released 90 years early only to be re-incarcerated, is ordered freed, " May 16 news story. "No other remedy will result in justice in this case", the judge said. "In effect, after its utter lack of care led to Lima-Marin's premature release and prolonged erroneous liberty, in January 2014, the government chose to compensate for its transgressions by swiftly turning back the clock and returning Lima-Marin to prison - not through the use of a magic wand or the ...


Chelsea Manning released from prison today after serving 7 years

Chelsea Manning released from prison today after serving 7 years

Though she's set to be released from Fort Leavenworth , Manning's lawyers and the Army have refused to say when and how she'll be freed due to potential security concerns. RT will be covering the release of Manning live from Leavenworth prison in Kansas. "Part of the reason that the White House justified granting her clemency was because it was so much longer than other recent leak sentences".



Confederate monuments: Virginia mayor condemns 'KKK-style' rally

Spencer said the afternoon demonstration, which was at the city's Jackson Park, was peaceful, but police responded to a scuffle that broke out between sides. Recently, New Orleans ordered the removal of four such monuments , including a statue of Confederacy president Jefferson Davis. A Virginia mayor is trolling the trolls after he lashed out at torch-toting white nationalists who protested in his city.


It's still winter in the OR mountains

It's still winter in the OR mountains

A band of heavy snow will accompany a cold front Wednesday morning across the mountains of Southern Utah. Locations in the advisory area include Flesher Pass, MacDonald Pass, Rogers Pass, Battle Ridge Pass, Bozeman Pass, Targhee Pass and West Yellowstone.



Israel to maintain strong military ties with US

Comey's memo, an apparent effort to create a paper trail of his contacts with the White House, would be the clearest evidence to date that the president has tried to influence the investigation. And then, the next day, The New York Times reported new allegations that Trump asked James Comey, whom he later sacked as director of the FBI, to close the investigation into contacts between the president's then national security adviser, Mike Flynn, and Russian Federation.