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Stocks would rally if Trump quits, Wall Street firm predicts

Stocks would rally if Trump quits, Wall Street firm predicts

Wall Street could learn to love a President Pence. At least that’s what Raymond James thinks. The investment firm predicted that the bull market would keep going in the unlikely event that President Donald Trump decides to call it quits. “After the initial shock, we think the market rallies as Pence is a predictable, traditional,…MORE

When a police wellness check becomes a death sentence

When a police wellness check becomes a death sentence

The tweet is blunt: “Dear neighbors (and I mean this in the most sincere way) please don’t ever, EVER call the police to do a welfare check on me. PERIOD.” It’s a sentiment some African Americans are expressing on social media and elsewhere since Atatiana Jefferson, a 28-year-old black woman, was shot and killed last…MORE

Impeachment inquiry polling has stabilized. A majority of Americans are for it.

Impeachment inquiry polling has stabilized. A majority of Americans are for it.

First things first: The theme song of the week is the closing credits to “Hercules.” Poll of the week: A new Quinnipiac University poll shows that 51% of voters nationwide approve of the House’s impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump. That compares with 45% who disapprove of it. The Quinnipiac poll is the latest that…MORE

PG&E fire-preventing power shutoffs could continue for a decade, CEO says

PG&E fire-preventing power shutoffs could continue for a decade, CEO says

Power outages to prevent fires in Northern California may continue for a decade, the state’s biggest utility said Friday. Utility PG&E chief executive Bill Johnson made the announcement during a California Public Utilities Commission meeting Friday. In a statement issued later, he tried to provide additional clarification. “I didn’t mean to say we’d be doing…MORE

From Ferguson to Fort Worth, police reform moves in fits and starts

From Ferguson to Fort Worth, police reform moves in fits and starts

Less than two weeks ago, S. Lee Merritt hailed the murder conviction of a former Dallas police officer who fatally shot her neighbor as a “huge victory” for “black people in America.” Today, the civil rights attorney is representing the family of Atatiana Jefferson, another black Texan gunned down in their own home by a…MORE

Weapons seized from alleged neo-Nazi leader in Washington state

Weapons seized from alleged neo-Nazi leader in Washington state

A man who Seattle Police say is the Washington cell leader of a neo-Nazi group isn’t allowed to own any guns for one year, according to a court order. An Extreme Risk Protection Order filed on October 8 found Kaleb James Cole posed an imminent threat of harm to others. He has not been charged…MORE

A school resource officer and a nurse saved a student after his heart stopped

A school resource officer and a nurse saved a student after his heart stopped

M.J. Crumity was just an ordinary eighth-grade boy playing dodgeball in his gym class in Florida on October 1 when his pacemaker quit working. What happened next was extraordinary. M.J. collapsed on the floor and went into cardiac arrest. A coach called Madison County Central School’s school resource officer, Sgt. Joey Knight, for help. “I…MORE