WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House on Monday restored press access for CNN reporter Jim Acosta, ending a legal fight that had so far gone against the Trump administration. Cable News Network (CNN) Chief White House correspondent Jim Acosta departs after a judge temporarily restored Acosta's White House press credentials following a hearing at U.S. District Court in Washington, U.S., November 16, 2018. REUTERS/Carlos Barria White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders said in a statement that the press pass for Acosta, which was revoked after a contentious Nov. 7 news conference with President Donald Trump, was restored but that reporters who ignored new rules for news conferences could have their credentials taken away. Under the rules, “a journalist called upon to ask a question will ask a single question and then will yield the floor to other journalists,” but a follow-up question may be permitted at the president’s discretion, Sanders said. CNN, a … [Read more...] about White House restores access for CNN’s Acosta, ending legal fight
Sean Sullivan, Beth Reinhard, Vanessa Williams and Lori Rozsa, The Washington Post Published 5:09 pm PST, Tuesday, November 13, 2018 TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - One week after Election Day, high-stakes contests in Florida and Georgia remained mired in uncertainty amid expanding legal fights and political wrangling that could further prolong the counting of ballots. In Florida, where elections officials are conducting machine recounts in the races for Senate, governor and agriculture commissioner, Sen. Bill Nelson, D, and the Democratic Senate Campaign Committee filed a suit in federal court Tuesday seeking to extend the deadline to finish the count in all 67 counties.Separately, Nelson and the state party went to court to try to loosen the rules for a manual recount as both parties braced for the ultra-close Senate race to come down to a hand inspection of ballots. On Capitol Hill, Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., urged Florida election officials to take as much … [Read more...] about Key contests remain mired in uncertainty amid expanding legal fights over ballot counts
News / UK and world by Press Association November 3, 2018, 2:47 am FacebookTwitterLinkedInWhatsAppEmail Sign up to our Daily newsletter A charity which provides care for disabled people and was founded by Second World War bomber pilot Leonard Cheshire has won a tribunal fight after a dyslexic former manager made a disability discrimination allegation. Employment tribunal judges have dismissed claims against Leonard Cheshire Disability by a former care home manager who had lost his job. Judges concluded that Leonard Cheshire bosses had established a “conduct reason for dismissal” and that the man had not been wrongfully dismissed or been a victim of direct disability discrimination. They have announced their decision in a written ruling following a tribunal hearing in London. Judges said the former manager was “disabled” within the meaning of equality legislation because he had been diagnosed as dyslexic. Sign up to our Daily newsletter … [Read more...] about Leonard Cheshire Disability wins legal fight after discrimination complaint
Updated 11:50 pm CDT, Tuesday, October 30, 2018 Demonstrators and GIG economy workers protest outside the Royal Courts of Justice ahead of a legal hearing over employment rights in London, Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2018. The latest in long-running series of arguments over the status of Uber drivers will be heard over two days at the RCJ. less Demonstrators and GIG economy workers protest outside the Royal Courts of Justice ahead of a legal hearing over employment rights in London, Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2018. The latest in long-running series of ... more Photo: Alastair Grant, AP Demonstrators and GIG economy workers protest outside the Royal Courts of Justice ahead of a legal hearing over employment rights in London, Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2018. The latest in long-running series of arguments over the status of Uber drivers will be heard over two days at the RCJ. less Demonstrators and GIG economy workers protest outside the … [Read more...] about UK demonstrators press Uber ahead of key legal fight
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