The reporter who broke the story of a potential $450k payout to separated families says, ‘The sort of backlash that it caused definitely brought the Justice Department back to the table saying we need to go way down from there.’
Isabella “Izzy” Tichenor, a 10-year-old Black and autistic student in Utah, died by suicide after allegedly being bullied by classmates and her family’s complaints were ignored, the family’s lawyer tells CNN. The tragedy comes just weeks after the Justice Department publicly detailed a disturbing pattern where Black and Asian American students at the Davis School District in Farmington, Utah, were harassed for years, and officials deliberately ignored complaints from parents and students.
The US Justice Department sued Uber Technologies Inc over allegations of overcharging disabled passengers, and asked a federal court to order compliance with an anti-discrimination law.
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Christopher Steele, the former British intelligence officer behind the “Steele Dossier” that claimed Russian officials held compromising information on former President Donald Trump, defended the claims made in the dossier, despite its existence never having been proven, in an interview with ABC News.