Tag: months

After Skirting Filibuster Fight for Months, Democrats Near a First Battle

May 27, 2021
WASHINGTON — With a showdown coming over the creation of an independent commission to investigate the Jan. 6 Capitol assault, Democrats are finally bumping up against the limits of what they can accomplish in the evenly divided Senate without changes to the filibuster rules.Republicans who see the commission as a threat to their midterm election

Months after insurrection, America’s political journalists are back in their comfy safe space

May 18, 2021
Mere months after the United States passed half a million pandemic deaths due to willful public misinformation by elected officials and the attempted seizure of the U.S. Capitol so that the lawmakers within could be either forced into nullifying an election or executed for their unwillingness to do so, the new political story is “Democratic

Midtown hospital looks to ID patient who’s been there for 5 months

April 23, 2021
The man, who is believed to be in his late 50s or early 60s, arrived at the emergency department Nov. 20 after Atlanta police found him wandering around the downtown area, Emory spokeswoman Janet Christenbury said. Hospital staff and law enforcement haven’t been able to identify the patient, who can’t provide information about who he

Arrest made months after deadly shooting at NW Atlanta food mart

March 16, 2021
Fabian Sheats, 37, was taken into custody on an unrelated charge and brought back to Fulton County to face charges of murder, aggravated assault, and weapon possession in the Nov. 13 shooting death of Demario Fielder.According to Atlanta police, Fielder, 39, was shot in the chest outside the Troy Supermarket on Joseph E. Boone Boulevard

Zimbabwe: 12 Months Imprisonment for ZimDancehall Trio

January 6, 2021
Harare Magistrate Vongai Muchuchuti has sentenced three Zimdancehall music promoters and producer DJ Fantan, DJ Levels and Dammer to 12 months in prison after being convicted of breaching COVID-19 lockdown regulations. Muchuchuti halved the trio’s sentence on the grounds that they did not wasting the court’s time by pleading guilty on initial appearance. Dj Fantan