An American flag flies outside the Department of Justice in Washington, Friday, March 22, 2019. Special counsel Robert Mueller has concluded his investigation into Russian election interference and possible coordination with associates of President Donald Trump. The Justice Department says Mueller delivered his final report to Attorney Barr, who is reviewing it. (AP Photo / Andrew Harnik) Special counsel Robert Mueller closed his long and contentious Russia investigation with no new charges, ending the probe that has cast a dark shadow over Donald Trump’s presidency. The Justice Department was expected to release the main findings as soon as Saturday. Even with the details still under wraps, the end Friday of the 22-month probe without additional indictments by Mueller was welcome news to some in Trump’s orbit who had feared a final round of charges could ensnare more Trump associates, including members of the president’s family. For now, the report is accessible to … [Read more...] about Nation awaits key findings as Robert Mueller wraps up Russia probe
Photo Courtesy: Toni Davis Women’s History Month continues to celebrate the many women making great strides to bettering the world and those in their community. Toni Davis, is the lead administrator of PruittHealth in nearby Decatur, and a mother of five children are among those many women. Davis spends her days tending to the needs of the elderly at the 146-bed facility while overseeing her team and balancing motherhood. Davis’s day begins at 7:00 AM as she walks the halls of PruittHealth and ensures everything is in order for the patients. “I’m a hands-on manager. It means that I want to be out seeing for myself what’s going on or addressing issues. I love on my patients, my staff and my visitors,” Davis said. The administrator got her start in the healthcare industry as a certified nursing assistant. However, Davis admitted she initially wanted to be a physical therapist, but after crossing paths with a nurse, she decided to give the nursing … [Read more...] about Toni Davis motivates mothers in healthcare to keep the faith
FILE – In this June 21, 2017 file photo, former FBI Director Robert Mueller, the special counsel probing Russian interference in the 2016 election, departs Capitol Hill following a closed-door meeting in Washington. (AP Photo / Andrew Harnik, File) The manila envelope in her hand held a single sheet of paper. Wearing a black puffer coat, the woman and her delivery were so unassuming in appearance that she was able to quietly slip past the crowd of reporters gathered in the hallways of the Rayburn House Office Building. Without being noticed, she was able to deliver to Congress the simple envelope that contained a monumental message: Special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russia’s interference into the 2016 election was over. The probe had taken nearly two years and imperiled a presidency. It divided Washington, delivered charges against 34 people and drew the wrath of President Donald Trump. Speculation about its findings, and when they would be … [Read more...] about In a plain envelope, a monumental message: Mueller’s done
Love Beyond Walls, an Atlanta based nonprofit organization focused on community and social uplift, will launch its latest project today in the form of an interactive museum called The Dignity Museum at 10:00 AM. The Dignity Museum will establish itself as the first exhibit combating the stigmas of homelessness and poverty. Located in College Park, GA, The Dignity Museum sits adjacent to the headquarters of Love Beyond Walls, as it occupies the organization’s parking lot. Terence Lester, Atlanta native and Love Beyond Walls founder, created The Dignity Museum in order to addresses the systemic challenges and bias of homelessness and poverty in America, as well as inform those who do not understand its reality. Lester possesses a personal connection to his museum’s homelessness and poverty theme. “I had several troubles myself during my teenage years,” Lester shared. “I was in gangs, put out of school, and at one point I ran away from home. I lived in … [Read more...] about Love Beyond Walls founder launches new interactive museum
This past week, U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced that it intercepted a large shipment of illegal pork products from China before it could enter the United States. The contraband shipment, which will be safely and securely destroyed in accordance with U.S. government policy, reportedly contained products derived from pork, such as flavorings in ramen noodles, and did not include fresh meat. It is illegal to import pork products into the United States from countries such as China that are positive for African swine fever (ASF), a disease that only affects pigs and that poses no human health or food safety risks, according the an article from the National Pork Board.The bust marks the largest-ever seizure of agricultural products at a U.S. border, according to Anthony Bucci, public affairs specialist at CBP. The pork-derived products arrived in more than 50 shipping containers to the port in Newark, New Jersey, and were hidden in containers of ramen noodles and laundry … [Read more...] about African swine fever: What’s the Big Deal?