The terms of a “consent decree” under which the Cleveland Police Department (CPD) will now operate represent a long step toward turning the CPD into a branch of the federal government.
The United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit in New Orleans decided on May 25 to let stand a February 16 injunction issued by U.S. District Judge Andrew S. Hanen of the U.S. District Court in Brownsville, Texas, that blocked President Obama’s executive action to grant amnesty to four million illegal aliens.
New Hampshire and several other states have considered bills restoring gold and silver as legal currency.
The Global Times, a newspaper owned by the Chinese Communist Party’s People's Daily, said in an editorial on May 25 that “U.S.-China war is inevitable in the South China Sea ... if the United States’ bottom line is that China has to halt its activities” in the disputed Spratly Islands. China calls the disputed territory the Nansha Islands.