Bird flu detected in Michigan flock, federal authorities say – Fox Business

Here are your FOX Business headlines.  A strain of highly pathogenic avian influenza has been detected in Michigan in a non-commercial backyard flock of birds in Kalamazoo County, federal authorities said Thursday. Samples from the flock were tested at Michigan

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Jury in federal hate crimes trial of Ahmaud Arbery’s killers excused after first day of deliberations

“This wasn’t about trespassing. This wasn’t about neighborhood crimes, either. … It was about race — racial assumptions, racial resentment, and racial anger,” Justice Department civil rights division counsel Christopher J. Perras told a jury in court Monday morning in

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House panel asks federal agency to end Trump’s lease of DC hotel as questions rise over his financial statements

A House committee urged a federal agency Thursday to consider terminating the lease on a Washington, D.C., hotel held by former President Donald Trump and his business. The House Committee on Oversight and Reform cited accounting firm Mazars’ recent announcement

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2 of the officers involved in George Floyd’s death will testify during federal civil rights trial

Former officers J. Alexander Kueng and Tou Thao told US District Judge Paul Magnuson they planned to testify in their own defense. Thomas Lane, the rookie officer who held down Floyd’s legs during the fatal restraint, also planned to take

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Opening statements begin in federal hate crimes trial of Ahmaud Arbery’s killers

The jury was finalized Monday morning and consists of eight White jurors, three Black jurors and one Hispanic juror, according to details provided in court. Three White people and one Pacific Islander have also been selected as alternates. Opening statements

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A year after Mary Johnson’s disappearance, federal officials are finally acting on America’s missing Indigenous people crisis

Johnson, then 39 years old and an enrolled citizen of the Tulalip Tribes, was last seen on the reservation on November 25, 2020. “At this point, we’re information-driven, any information we get is followed up on, but leads are harder

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Federal and state officials investigate attempted breach of Ohio county office after data appears at ‘Big Lie’ symposium

The incident at the office of John Hamercheck, who is president of Ohio’s Lake County Board of Commissioners, involved someone plugging a private laptop into the computer network in Hamercheck’s office, according to two people briefed on the investigation who

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Texas Abortion Law to Remain in Effect, Federal Appeals Court Rules

Texas State Capitol in Austin. (CrackerClips/Getty Images) The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit said Thursday it will allow Texas’s heartbeat abortion law, which allows private citizens to sue providers who perform abortions after a fetal heartbeat can

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13 State School-Board Groups Say They Were Not Consulted about Request for Federal Intervention

Glen Gibellina, representing “We The People of Manatee County,” speaks during the Manatee County School Board meeting in Bradenton, Fla., September 7, 2021. (Octavio Jones/Reuters) Thirteen state school-board associations claim that their national headquarters never consulted them before requesting federal

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Texas Heartbeat Act Temporarily Reinstated after Federal Judge Blocks Enforcement

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton addresses reporters on the steps of the Supreme Court, in Washington March 2, 2016 (Kevin Lamarque/Reuters) On Friday, a U.S. appeals court temporarily reinstated the Texas Heartbeat Act, which prohibits abortions after a fetal heartbeat

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