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Florida Governor Replaces Broward Sheriff, Citing 'Incompetence'

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| "Sheriff [Scott] Israel has repeatedly failed and has demonstrated a pattern of poor leadership," Gov. Ron DeSantis announced. Former Coral Springs Police Sgt. Gregory Tony will replacing Israel.

Justice Ginsburg Has No Remaining Signs Of Cancer, Will Return To Supreme Court


After having surgery last month for cancer, liberal Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is recovering well and has "no evidence of remaining disease," according to the Supreme Court.

Judge Dismisses Ashley Judd's Sexual Harassment Claim Against Harvey Weinstein


But the federal judge also said the actress could proceed with the defamation part of her lawsuit against the former mega-producer.

Au Pair Sponsor Agencies Settle Wage Lawsuit, Offer $65.5 Million In Back Pay


The complaint alleged 15 companies, who at the time controlled 100 percent of the au pair workforce, colluded to keep wages artificially low and denied the workers overtime pay.

Second Suspect Charged With Murder In Shooting of 7-Year-Old Jazmine Barnes


Investigators filed capital murder charges against Larry Woodruffe on Tuesday. The 24-year-old was picked up on Jan. 5 after investigators received a tip connecting him to the drive-by attack.

Russian Lawyer At Trump Tower Meeting Charged In Connection To Money Laundering Case


Federal prosecutors in New York have charged Natalia Veselnitskaya with obstruction of justice. The indictment suggests she has close ties to the Russian government.

Old Florida Clemency System Was Unconstitutional, Racially Biased


More than a million felons will be able to vote in Florida. Previously, the system lacked 'any constraints, guidelines, or standards' for restoring voting rights, a judge ruled last year.

Former Uber Driver Pleads Guilty To 2016 Killing Rampage In Michigan


"I've wanted to do this for quite a while," Jason Dalton explained in court on Monday, putting an end to jury selection. He faces life without parole for killing six people between transporting fares.

Ginsburg Misses Supreme Court Arguments For First Time After Cancer Surgery


The 85-year-old liberal justice underwent surgery for cancer last month and also recently broke several ribs after a fall.