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Trump administration reduces support for prisoner halfway houses

Federal halfway houses being shut by Trump's DOJThe administration of President Donald Trump has been quietly cutting support for halfway houses for federal prisoners, severing contracts with as many as 16 facilities in recent months, prompting concern that some inmates are being forced to stay behind bars longer than necessary.

The Federal Bureau of Prisons spokesman Justin Long confirmed the cuts in response to an email inquiry from Reuters, and said they only affect areas with small populations or underutilized centers.

“The Bureau remains firmly committed to these practices, but has had to make some modifications to our programs due to our fiscal environment,” Long said.

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Nearly 3 decades later, Anita Hill sees the needle moving

Anita Hill

It's been 26 years since Anita Hill, soft-spoken and deliberate in her bright blue suit, sat before a Senate panel and detailed the lurid sexual harassment charges that would transfix a nation. Clarence Thomas went on to the Supreme Court, but Hill's testimony was a watershed moment that raised awareness in incalculable ways.

Will the sordid Harvey Weinstein scandal be recalled as another one of those watershed moments, its reverberations spilling out of Hollywood into the everyday workplace? Hill is one of those who thinks it will.

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At this Florida juvenile justice program, staffers set up

Palm Beach Juvneile Corrections Facility

The allegations were straight out of Oliver Twist: Teens said there were maggots in the food — and barely enough of it. The youths wore threadbare and filthy clothing. They lacked soap, toothpaste, deodorant, socks. The medical care was lousy, toilets overflowed and the buildings were crumbling. Officers choked and punched them.

For discipline and diversion, workers organized fights among the detainees. And sometimes they bet on them.

The delinquent boys came and went. But Palm Beach Juvenile Correctional Facility remained.

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Charlottesville: Warrant issued for DeAndre Harris

Warrant issued for man beaten by white supremacists at Charlottesville rally

A warrant has been issued for the arrest of an African American man who was assaulted by at least six white nationalists following a confrontation during the deadly August rally in Charlottesville, Virginia.

The arrest warrant was issued on Monday for DeAndre Harris, 20, for unlawful wounding, a felony charge that is punishable by up to five years in prison and a $2,500 fine.

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NFL: No, We Didn’t Decide on Banning Kneeling During National Anthem

NFL: No, we didn't decide on banning kneelingHours after a Wednesday morning tweet by President Trump said otherwise, the National Football League put out a statement clarifying that the organization has yet to make a decision regarding its position on players protesting while the pre-game national anthem is playing.

The NFL said Commissioner Roger Goodell has been meeting with athletes, law enforcement, and community members and that the league plans to work with athletes before announcing an official position. “Commentary this morning about the commissioner’s position on the anthem is not accurate,” it states. “As we said yesterday, there will be a discussion of these issues at the owners meeting next week. The NFL is doing the hard work of trying to move from protest to progress, working to bring people together.”

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California wildfires: 170K acres burned; 3,500 structures destroyed

California wildfiresFirefighters barely contained wildfires on several fronts in Northern California and braced Wednesday for a shift in winds that will intensify.

The death toll was 17, including 11 people in the Tubbs Fire, making it the sixth deadliest fire in California history. In all, 22 fires that have burned 170,000 acres, according a Wednesday morning update by Cal Fire.

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Harvey Weinstein scandal: 'New Yorker' publishes new allegations of rape, sexual assault

Harvey Weinstein accused of 3 rapes

Six days after the New York Times published a blistering report detailing nearly 30 years of sexual misconduct by Harvey Weinstein, the New Yorker has published its own explosive investigative report including accusations of rape and sexual assault.

The report includes new accounts from three women who allege that Weinstein forced them to perform or receive oral sex and forced vaginal sex, as well as four women who told the news outlet that they experienced unwanted touching that could be classified as an assault.

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