“Microbeads are a threat to our environment, our wildlife, and our public health,” Schneiderman said. “It is estimated that up to 19 tons of plastic microbeads wash down drains each year and into New York’s waterways. Strong, comprehensive regulation is the only way to stop this situation from getting worse. My bipartisan bill in Albany and Sen. Gillibrand’s bipartisan bill in Washington will both be major steps toward a cleaner, healthier state.”
“These tiny pieces of plastic have already caused significant ecological damage to New York’s waterways, and they will continue to do so until they are removed from the marketplace. That’s why I
On Tuesday, Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Joanne O’Donnell banned release of any video from the May 22 meeting. She also set an August 19 hearing to discuss a StemExpress request for a preliminary injunction until the matters are sorted out in court — and authorized expedited fact-finding on the issue.
“StemExpress is grateful that its rights have been vindicated in a court of law and will continue to pursue all available legal remedied against Center for Medical Progress and Daleiden based on their illegal conduct,” Stem Express founder and CEO Cate Dyer said in a statement.
The company also asked
After hearing that her dad, Joe Jackson, was admitted to a Brazilian hospital after suffering a stroke, Janet Jackson dropped everything to be by his side, including completely shutting down production rehearsals for her upcoming world tour, ET reports.
“He purposely killed him,” prosecutor Joe Deters said in a press conference regarding the officer’s actions during the traffic stop, according to Cincinnati.com. “He should never have been a police officer.”Deters says his office purposely withheld the body-cam footage from the public so that Tensing, 25, didn’t have a chance to change his story after seeing the tape. Deters said that his office reviewed hundreds of police shootings, adding, “This is without question a murder,” according to Cincinati.com.
That was a great gesture, but the federal government still hasn’t caught up with the 18 states, 100 cities and counties, and major employers like Starbucks, Wal-Mart, Koch Industries and Target that are already open to job applications from people who have a record.
On June 30, ResponsibleOhio claimed to have submitted petitions with 695,273 signatures, more than double the 305,591 required. But just 276,082 of the signatures were found to be valid by Husted’s office. The PAC has until Thursday to submit supplemental signatures on new petitions.
The group’s proposal would legalize marijuana for medical use by adults and children who have parental permission as well as for personal use by Ohioans 21 or older. Investment groups, including prominent Cincinnatians, would own and operate 10 marijuana farms around the state if voters approved the proposal.
Lawyer David Bowers of Lima, former prosecutor of Allen County, will investigate ResponsibleOhio for the secretary of state’s office. Husted said his office would subpoena Ian James, executive director of ResponsibleOhio, and any relevant records. Bowers had a conviction rate of 90 percent as a
Queen Latifah and Mary J. Blige are easing on down the road in NBC’s The Wiz Live! But neither of them will play Dorothy. Queen Latifah will take on the role of the great and powerful Wiz of Emerald City, and Blige is set to play Evilene, the Wicked Witch of the West, who had a fondness for those creepy winged monkeys.