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Virginia governor ‘disturbed and angered’ by Caron Nazario traffic stop

Army officer alleges rights violations by Windsor policeNortham calls for ‘dialogue about reform in our country’The governor of Virginia, Ralph Northam, said on Sunday he was “disturbed and angered” by an incident in which an army lieutenant was threatened, knocked down and pepper-sprayed by two police officers during a traffic stop. Related: ‘Excited...

Whitmer won’t go ‘punch for punch’ with Republican who called her a witch

Governor and others ‘ready for burning at stake’, GOP chair saidDemocrat laments ‘layer of misogyny’ towards female leadersGretchen Whitmer, the governor of Michigan, will not “go punch for punch” with Republican leaders in the state who have attacked her in misogynistic terms, one going so far as to call Whitmer and two other leading Democrats “three...

Michigan governor vows to push Biden for more vaccines as Covid cases surge

Gretchen Whitmer: ‘We could get more vaccines in arms’Michigan has highest rate of new Covid infections in US Midwest sees signs of a new wave as hospitalisations soarGretchen Whitmer, the governor of Michigan, vowed on Sunday to push the Biden administration for more Covid-19 vaccines as her state experiences a worrying spike in cases. Related: Canada...

Clyburn offers Manchin history lesson to clear Senate path for Biden reforms

Majority whip faces up to West Virginia senator on filibusterGeorgia voting law is ‘new Jim Crow’, congressman insists‘Dumb son of a bitch’: Trump attacks McConnellJim Clyburn, the House majority whip, said on Sunday he intends to give Joe Manchin a lesson in US history as he attempts to clear a path for Joe Biden on voting rights and infrastructure....

Sixth person dies after shooting involving former NFL player Phillip Adams

Robert Shook died from injuries after shooting last weekPhillip Adams, 32, killed himself after murdersA sixth person has died after being shot by a former NFL player at a South Carolina home last Wednesday.Robert Shook, a 38-year-old air conditioning technician, was shot in the driveway of the Rock Hill, South Carolina, home where he had been working,...

Matt Gaetz: Liz Cheney ‘sickened’ but stops short of calling for resignation

Nancy Pelosi says Republican in ‘clear violation’ of House rules‘Dumb son of a bitch’: Trump attacks McConnellTwo of the most powerful women in Congress on Sunday called allegations of sexual misconduct against the Republican representative Matt Gaetz “sickening” and in “clear violation” of House rules – but stopped short of calling for him to resign....

Amazon rejects claims it intimidated Alabama workers during union vote

Union leaders allege ‘egregious and blatantly illegal’ conductVote not to unionize seen as a blow to US labor movementAmazon has rejected claims it intimidated workers voting on whether to create the company’s first union at an Alabama warehouse. Related: Amazon workers in Alabama vote against forming company’s first union Continue reading...

Florida woman who claimed to be Harry Potter killed judge in hit-and-run, officials say

Nastasia Snape, 23, charged with vehicular homicideSix-year-old boy also hit and seriously injuredA Florida woman fatally struck a federal judge from New York and seriously injured a six-year-old boy when she swerved her car on to a sidewalk, officials said. Police said the woman said she believed she was Harry Potter. They also said they found a powerful...

Arkansas governor who vetoed anti-trans law defends other anti-trans bills

State legislature overturned Asa Hutchinson’s block on law banning gender-confirming treatment for young people‘Dumb son of a bitch’: Trump attacks McConnellAsa Hutchinson, the Republican governor of Arkansas, has defended his decision to veto a state law banning gender-confirming treatments for transgender youth – a veto the state legislature immediately...

The Masters 2021: fourth round – live!

Hole-by-hole coverage of the action at Augusta NationalMatsuyama surges to four-shot lead | LeaderboardCoaches ejected for flouting Augusta’s phone rulesGet in touch! Email Scott 3.30pm BST On the subject of the pimento-cheese sandwich ... and what better subject is there? ... if you don’t cry creamy tears of peppery happiness at this sweet father-and-son...

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