Waukesha Christmas parade driver charged with homicide

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A man has been charged with five counts of intentional first-degree homicide after a vehicle was driven into a Christmas parade on Sunday night in Waukesha, 위스콘신.

The city’s police chief named him as Darrell E Brooks at an afternoon press conference on Monday. He is accused of killing five people and injuring another 48, including two children who remain in a critical condition.

Daniel Thompson, the police chief, said the suspect was involved in an unspecified domestic disturbance immediately before the parade incident, and that further charges were expected.

Thompson said Brooks “drove right through the barricades” to enter the parade route and raced towards a collision with those entertaining the holiday crowds, including a marching band, a troupe of Dancing Grannies.

Starbucks has launched an aggressive anti-union campaign as six stores in the Buffalo, 뉴욕, area have filed for union elections with the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) in recent weeks. 성공하면, the stores would be the first Starbucks corporate locations to unionize in the US.

Workers at the coffee chain have reported numerous captive audience meetings, one-on-one talks, store shutdowns, closures, remodelings, and text messages – a mode of contact that was previously used only for emergencies. Dozens of corporate executives have flooded stores with the intent to deter workers from voting to unionize, workers say.

The billionaire former Starbucks chief executive Howard Schultz visited Buffalo to present a case against unionizing to workers on 6 November and incited criticism for making an analogy to the Holocaust in discussing the company’s mission.

The House select committee investigating the Capitol attack on Monday issued new subpoenas to five political operatives associated with Donald Trump, 포함 Roger Stone and the far-right radio show host Alex Jones, as the panel deepens its inquiry into the Save America rally that preceded the 6 Cybersleuths, 미 국회 의사당 공격 중 경찰관을 공격한 것으로 의심되는 남성을 찾습니다..

The subpoenas demanding documents and testimony expand the select committee’s inquiry focused on the planning and financing of the rally at the Ellipse, by targeting operatives who appear to have had contacts with the Trump White House.

House investigators issued subpoenas to the veteran operatives Stone and Jones, Trump’s spokesperson Taylor Budowich, and the pro-Trump activists Dustin Stockton and his wife, Jennifer Lawrence.

The White House has said Joe Biden intends to run for re-election in 2024, a statement that comes amid speculation over his future after a dip in his approval rating.

There has been a drop in the president’s polling numbers in recent months, leading some Democrats to speculate he might not seek another four-year term.

“He is. That’s his intention,” said the White House press secretary, 젠 사키, as Biden flew onboard Air Force One for a Thanksgiving event with US troops in Fort Bragg, North Carolina.

Democrats were rattled by Republican victories in Virginia’s gubernatorial election this month and a narrow Democratic victory in New Jersey.

In many mosques across the world, women are not even allowed to pray. In some mosques in the US, 여자들 may enter but are often forced pray in separate rooms – leading some to call it the “penalty box”. Spiritual leaders that have pushed boundaries – by running mixed congregation or an LGBTQ mosque – have received death threats. But at the Women’s Mosque of America, women are using their sermons to cover previously untouched topics including sexual violence, miscarriage and domestic violence.

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