Daily Archives: August 24, 2018

Former CDC Head Charged With Forcibly Touching Woman « Detroit News Watch

(CNN) — Dr. Thomas Frieden, the former director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, was arrested Friday and charged with forcible touching, according to the New York Police Department. A law enforcement official told CNN that authorities filed three charges against Frieden stemming from an alleged incident in his home in Brooklyn Heights in October. Frieden, 57, who ...

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College Football Is Back « Detroit News Watch

New York Yankees vs. Baltimore OriolesFriday, August 24, 2018, 7:05 pm ET New York Yankees -180 The trusty projection model has the Yankees beating the Orioles in 70 percent of simulations for their Friday showdown and by a margin of nearly two runs per contest. These numbers are lopsided enough to justify laying the price. New York is 4-1 in ...

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Michigan Court Orders $12 Minimum Wage Initiative On Ballot « Detroit News Watch

LANSING (AP) — The Michigan Court of Appeals on Wednesday ordered that an initiative to raise the state’s minimum wage to $12 be placed on the November ballot, rejecting the restaurant industry’s challenges to petition signatures and how the measure is written. In a brief 2-1 order, Judges Stephen Borrello and Jane Beckering said the One Fair Wage proposal does ...

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CNN Suspends Contributor Paris Dennard Amid Misconduct Allegations « Detroit News Watch

(CNN Money) — CNN said Wednesday evening that Paris Dennard has been suspended from his commentary role, pending an examination of the allegations against him in a Wednesday Washington Post story. The Post reported that Dennard was fired from a job at Arizona State University “for making sexually explicit comments and gestures toward women.” The Post obtained a copy of ...

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