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Georgia school district reverses transgender-friendly bathroom policy after death threats

Georgia school district reverses transgender-friendly bathroom policy after death threats

A Georgia school district has reversed its transgender-friendly bathroom policy after board members, staff and students were threatened, the school board said in a news release. Pickens County School Board changed its policy this week, citing “death threats, student harassment and vandalism of school property” in the news release. The policy had allowed transgender students…MORE

California to launch nation’s first statewide earthquake warning system

California to launch nation’s first statewide earthquake warning system

California will launch the nation’s first statewide earthquake early warning system Thursday morning, according to a news release from the governor’s office. Ground motion sensors all over the state will be used to detect earthquakes before people can feel them, and then a notification will go out so Californians can be prepared, according to the…MORE

Police investigate several assaults on men in downtown Wilmington, North Carolina

Police investigate several assaults on men in downtown Wilmington, North Carolina

Police in Wilmington, North Carolina are investigating reports of 11 assaults against men, including members of the military, near downtown bars, since January 2018, authorities said. The victims were assaulted around the time the bars closed, Wilmington police said. Some victims were robbed. Police have identified four victims who may have been sexually assaulted. Seven…MORE

Sandy Hook father awarded $450,000 from defamation suit

Sandy Hook father awarded $450,000 from defamation suit

Leonard Pozner, whose son 6-year-old Noah was killed in the 2012 Sandy Hook massacre, was awarded $450,000 in damages by a Wisconsin jury from a defamation lawsuit filed in response to conspiracy theorists claiming the Newtown tragedy never occurred. James Fetzer and Mike Palacek, co-authors of the 2016 book titled, “Nobody Died at Sandy Hook”…MORE

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