- Credit: John MessnerRep. Michael Grimm (R-N.Y.) has
been indicted on 20 federal charges involving an
alleged tax evasion scheme connected to his New York
restaurant, horrifyingly named Healthalicious. He has pleaded not
guilty and said he will not be resigning his seat.
- Rep. Vance McAllister (R-La.) announced he will not seek out
another term after being caught on video
kissing a married female aide.
- The National Basketball Association (NBA) will hold a press
conference tomorrow to respond to the growing firestorm over
private racist comments by
Clippers owner Donald Sterling.
- A deputy in Tennessee has been fired after photos emerged
showing him apparently
choking a college student charged with public intoxication. Two
other deputies have been placed on leave.
Hundreds more Egyptians have been sentenced to death for
connections to the Muslim Brotherhood, including the organization's
supreme leader. This comes after most of the death sentences
previously handed down to another large group of Egyptians were
commuted to life in prison.
Syrian President Bashir al-Assad is running for re-election in
the midst of his country's civil war. He is expected to win. Many
of those who fled the country through "unofficial" channels will
not be allowed to vote.
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