More than 50 years ago, North Korea captured the USS Pueblo and subjected the spy ship’s crew to “barbarity” for almost a year, treatment that “required medical and/or psychiatric intervention” for the men upon their release in December 1968. Today, crew members and their families face the challenge of finding North Korea’s assets so they can realize their shares of $2.3 billion judgment against Pyongyang handed down by a U.S. district court. In a memorandum opinion issued Feb. 16 but filed and made public Wednesday, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia stated that “North Korea was liable” for “its incorporated theories of assault, battery, false imprisonment, intentional infliction of emotional distress, solatium, and wrongful death.” Memorandum opinion on USS Pueblo: The court awarded compensatory and punitive damages to 171 plaintiffs, including living crew members, the estates of deceased crew members, and living family members and the estates of … [Read more...] about $2.3 Billion Awarded to USS Pueblo Crew, But How to Collect From North Korea?
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LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — A Queens woman is recovering from a near-death experience. A mystery infection got so bad, she needed a liver transplant. Doctors ultimately traced the infection to her new nose ring, CBS2’s Carolyn Gusoff reported. READ MORE: House Passes Equality Act, Bolstering Legal Protections For LGBTQ Americans The tiny diamond stud in Dana Smith’s nose was something she decided to get on a whim. It only cost $60, but nearly cost her life. Smith, 37 and a mom, started feeling sick a month later. “Stomach pain. I felt like I kind of lost appetite,” she said. Then she couldn’t eat or drink, and was reluctant to go to the hospital. “I didn’t want to go to the hospital with COVID going on,” Smith said. “It got to the point where I felt like I didn’t have a choice.” COVID VACCINE New York State book online here or call 1-833-NYS-4-VAX New York City book online here or call 877-VAX-4NYC Track NYC Vaccinations By Zip Code Nassau … [Read more...] about Queens Woman Undergoes Liver Transplant After Doctors Link Mystery Infection To Nose Piercing
The Georgia House is weighing legislation to end the state’s requirement that law-abiding citizens acquire a permit from the state in order to carry a handgun for self-defense. The legislation, House Bill 110, is sponsored by five Republican State Reps and one Democrat. Those Reps. are Clark Heath (R), Steve Tarvin (R), Emory Donahoo (R), Joseph Gullet (R) , Danny Mathis (R), and Mike Glanton (D). The text of HB110 says : To amend Part 1 of Article 1 of Chapter 3 of Title 12, Title 16, and Title 27 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to general provisions regarding parks, historic areas, memorials, and recreation, crimes and offenses, and game and fish, respectively, so as to allow persons who are eligible for a weapons carry license to lawfully carry a weapon without such license. The push to eliminate the concealed permit requirement in Georgia comes on the heels of Utah and Montana eliminating their respective requirements, bringing the … [Read more...] about Georgia House Weighing Legislation to End Concealed Permit Requirement
LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – Just over 4% of all K-12 students in California were homeless during the 2018-19 school year, according to a report released Monday by UCLA. The report by the UCLA Center for Transformation of Schools found that there were 269,269 homeless students in California during the 2018-19 school year, which made up 4.3% of the entire student population. READ MORE: OC Receives More Than 83,000 COVID-19 Vaccine Doses In Single Day In Los Angeles County there were 66,566 homeless students, or 4.4% of the student population, the report found. FILE — A 4-year-old student with a backpack carries new books at Hyland Motel in Van Nuys as authorities announced a pilot program to assist homeless families with school-aged children living in three motels along the Sepulveda Boulevard corridor in Van Nuys and North Hills. Aug. 24, 2020. (Al Seib / Los Angeles Times/Getty Images) One in five community college students, one in 10 California State University … [Read more...] about Calif. Has Over A Quarter-Million Homeless Students, Report Finds
“We think we’ve absolutely got a case that will win,” Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton said Wednesday, referring to the Lone Star state’s antitrust lawsuit against Google alleging abusive monopolistic practices in the digital advertising business. Paxton spoke with Breitbart News Editor-in-Chief Alex Marlow on SiriusXM’s Breitbart News Daily about Texas’s litigation against Google. Marlow invited Paxton’s comments on Gov. Ron DeSantis’s (R-FL) proposed regulatory response to political censorship and manipulation of access to information the world’s largest technology companies have deployed. Paxton replied, “We definitely are looking at [DeSantis’s proposal]. We’re trying to encourage our legislature to do something similar [in Texas], because I feel like [Big Tech] have had exemption from liability that they they shouldn’t have had, especially being in the monopolistic position they are in.” “Our focus is on lawsuits,” Paxton continued. “We’ve sued Google for … [Read more...] about Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton: We Think Our Antitrust Lawsuit Against Google Will Succeed