Category: Claim

Reports Claim Bahrain Stopped Iran-Backed Militants Planning Attacks
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Reports Claim Bahrain Stopped Iran-Backed Militants Planning Attacks

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Bahrain broke up a plot by militants backed by Iran to launch attacks on diplomats and foreigners in the island nation home to the U.S. Navy’s 5th Fleet, Saudi state television and local media reported Sunday, just days after the kingdom normalized relations with Israel. Details about the claimed…

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Trump Rape Claim Scandal Flashes Eerie Parallel to Clinton Impeachment
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Trump Rape Claim Scandal Flashes Eerie Parallel to Clinton Impeachment

Donald Trump is being asked to provide DNA for a lawsuit alleging he sexually assaulted E. Jean Carroll. While a DNA match doesn’t necessarily prove Trump assaulted Carroll, it would discredit his claims not to have known her. Taken together with evidence from other assault allegations against Trump, the dress would be hard to ignore.…

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Uber and Postmates claim gig worker bill AB-5 is unconstitutional in new lawsuit
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Uber and Postmates claim gig worker bill AB-5 is unconstitutional in new lawsuit

Postmates and Uber have filed a complaint in California federal district court, alleging that a bill limiting how companies can label workers as independent contractors is unconstitutional. The complaint, which includes two gig workers as co-plaintiffs, was filed in U.S. District Court on Monday, days before Assembly Bill 5 (AB-5) is due to go into…

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Claim: Prison Inmates Made Calls for Michael Bloomberg’s Campaign
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Claim: Prison Inmates Made Calls for Michael Bloomberg’s Campaign

Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s presidential campaign indirectly used prison labor to make telephone calls, according to a Tuesday report. Bloomberg’s campaign used third-party vendor ProCom, a New Jersey call center company, to make the calls, according to The Intercept. ProCom reportedly operates two call centers from Oklahoma state jails, where prisoners were making calls…

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