Outrage over the killing of George Floyd and incidents like it have shone a spotlight on the controversial legal doctrine called qualified immunity. A Reuters investigation has found that U.S. courts vary widely in how they grant police immunity, as Jonah Green explains..
On Friday, "That '70s Show" star Danny Masterson appeared in Los Angeles Superior Court to be arraigned on rape charges. The Daily Mail reports that Masterson was charged with forcibly raping three women. Masterson has been free on $3-million bail since his arrest in mid-June. Masterson's lawyer filed a demurrer, delaying his trial until October 19 His alleged victims were awarded a protective order. Masterson was ordered to turn in his firearms.
President Donald Trump has chipped away at Joe Biden's lead in the classically red state of Texas. A new poll from the Dallas Morning Star released Sunday has Trump leading Biden in Texas state 48 per cent to 46 per cent among likely voters. Among the larger group of registered voters, Biden beats Trump by 1 percentage point: 44 per cent to 43 per cent. The Daily Mail reports that both poll totals are within the margin of error.
The Lionel Messi speculation continues at fever pitch, with Manchester Citysaid to be ready to part with as many as four players to secure the 33-year-old. Troy Deeney has been offered to West Brom in a move designed to keep theveteran striker in the Premier League, the Daily Mail reports.
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Rose McGowan said she had 'sexual relations' with Alexander Payne when she was a teenager The actress said she had long regarded it as a 'sexual experience.' She said last night that 'I now know I was groomed' The alleged ordeal led her to quit acting before she was later 'discovered' and returned to Hollywood aged 21 The actress called for an 'acknowledgement and apology' from Payne, 59 The Daily Mail reports that Payne has yet to comment on the allegations