Art Acevedo: Former Miami police chief sues city, claiming he was fired for being whistleblower

The lawsuit accuses Miami City Manager Arthur Noriega and city commissioners Joe Carullo, Alex Diaz de la Portela and Manolo Reyes. The lawsuit alleges that “the commissioners of the defendants have repeatedly attempted to interfere with the operations of (the Miami Police Department) and to use the MPD for their own benefit.” In the lawsuit, … Read more

South China Sea: US Navy warship USS Benfold challenges Chinese territorial claims

In the statement, a spokesman for the US Seventh Fleet, Lieutenant Mark Langford, said the USS Penfold has sailed around the Paracel Islands, known as the Xisha Islands in China, in what the Navy calls Operation Freedom of Navigation (FONOP). Paracels are a group of 130 small atolls and reefs in the northwestern part of … Read more

Tonga: First aid flights arrive as disaster-hit islands aim to keep Covid-19 out

Flights from Australia and New Zealand carrying humanitarian aid and disaster relief have landed at Foa Amoto International Airport in Nuku’alofa, Tonga’s capital, after removing runway volcanic ash and debris after the underwater eruption of the Honga-Tonga-Honga volcano on Saturday. Hapai volcano. The help will be delivered without any contact, to prevent the risk of … Read more

The 7 most important lines from Joe Biden’s news conference

Biden spoke — repeatedly — for 112 minutes. I pulled out the most important seven lines of what he said. They are below. 1. “I didn’t over-promise. I may have outperformed anyone who would have thought.” Biden resented the suggestion that he had bitten off more than he could, legislatively. And he took a page … Read more

‘Extraordinary rebuke of the former President’: Toobin weighs in on SCOTUS decision

Anderson Cooper, Jeffrey Tobin and Maggie Haberman discuss a Supreme Court case that paves the way for the release of presidential records from the Trump White House before a congressional committee investigating the January 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol. Source: CNN .

How ‘The Amazing Race’ handled its return on screen after covid pit stop

On Wednesday’s episode of “The Amazing Race,” the long-running reality programed showed viewers how it handled the return to competition after a 19-month break due to Covid-19. But not all the contestants who were there when the show stopped production decided to come back. In all, only seven pairs opted to continue their journey, including … Read more

Judges reveal why Novak Djokovic had to miss Australian Open

In a written statement, the judges said it was not unreasonable to dismiss Immigration Minister Alex Huck Djokovic over concerns that the unvaccinated Serbian star could pose a danger to public health and order. The ruling said it was open to the minister to conclude that Djokovic’s presence could encourage anti-extremism protests, which could help … Read more

Orange County Florida health official sent an email calling out his unvaccinated colleagues. He’s now on administrative leave

An email sent by Dr. Raul Pino, director of the Florida Department of Health in Orange County, on Jan. 4 led to an investigation to determine whether any laws had been broken, according to Wisam Khoury, director of communications for the Department of Health. State of Florida. . In the email noting the low number … Read more

FBI says it’s conducting a ‘court-authorized’ search of Rep. Henry Cuellar’s Texas home

“The FBI was located near Windridge Drive and Estate Drive in Laredo to conduct court-authorized law enforcement activities,” the FBI said in a statement. “The FBI cannot provide further comment on the ongoing investigation.” “Congressman Cuellar will fully cooperate with any investigation. He is committed to ensuring that justice and the law are respected,” a … Read more