Former presidential candidate John Edwards was accused of funneling nearly $1 million in donor contributions to support his pregnant mistress and criminally charged with a campaign finance violation.
While Trump faces the possibility of indictment for his "hush-money" payment to Stormy Daniels, a similar case unfolded in 2011 against John Edwards.news.yahoo.com
EXPLAINER: What are special counsels and what do they do?
The appointment of a special counsel to oversee the Justice Department probes into the discovery of classified documents at the home and former office of President Joe Biden has focused renewed attention on the role such prosecutors have played in modern American history.
Group aiding kin of slain CIA officers comes out of shadows
Calista Anderson was at a sleepover when the email from a friend arrived. It linked to a news article revealing that, contrary to what she had been told, her mother hadn’t worked for the State Department. The CIA Officers Memorial Foundation provides college tuition and other expenses to children and spouses of fallen officers.news.yahoo.com
Sydney Fatal Family Report May Help Domestic Violence Voices
SYDNEY — Women’s safety advocates hope a report into the murder of teenage Sydney siblings at the hands of their estranged and abusive father will amplify the voices of young domestic violence victims. The coroner recommended Jack and Jennifer’s Family Court lawyer be investigated, better information sharing between the gun registry, police, and the Family Court to ensure all are aware of a person’s risks. The coroner also recommended that the police bolster mandatory domestic violence training and start auditing domestic violence reports annually to ensure officers comply. As per the Domestic Violence NSW team , there needed to be higher mandatory family violence training for police, reviewed regularly, and covering coercive control. (Edited by Amrita Das and Pallavi Mehra)The post Sydney Fatal Family Report May Help Domestic Violence Voices appeared first on Zenger News.thewestsidegazette.com