N.J.’s Pallone tells Trump’s EPA head he is ‘unfit to hold public office’

The New Jersey lawmaker, the top Democrat on the House Energy and Commerce Committee, lashed out at Scott Pruitt. WATCH Ranking Member @FrankPallone show that @EPAScottPruitt is not prioritizing human health and the environment at EPA. #BootPruitt pic.twitter.com/HZBcEn5ofO — Energy Commerce Dems (@EnergyCommerce) April 26, 2018 WASHINGTON — Rep. Frank Pallone Jr. lashed into the head of the Environmental Protection Agency Thursday, calling him “unfit to hold public office and undeserving of the public trust.” “Every indication is you really should resign,” Pallone, D-6th Dist., told EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt at a hearing of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, where he is the ranking Democrat. Pruitt, accused of misusing… Read More

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There’s a glass ‘aerial tram’ hanging over Salesforce Park in San Francisco — and it’ll be available as a public elevator starting in June (CRM)

A glass gondola is installed and being tested above Salesforce Park in San Francisco. The “aerial tram” is designed to transport 20 people at a time from the public park up to the rooftop park covering the city’s Salesforce Transit Center, formerly known as the Transbay Transit Center before the tech company purchased the naming rights. The gondola will be open in June when the transportation system becomes available to the public. San Francisco sometimes feels like a tech industry theme park. Now it’s even got a ride. A gondola was recently installed and is currently being tested at Salesforce Park, the multi-block public rooftop space at the top of… Read More

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Bill Cosby has been found guilty — here’s what happens if you take the pills Cosby described as ‘friends to help you relax’

Bill Cosby has been found guilty of sexual assault. Cosby was accused of giving sedative drugs to women he wanted to have sex with. Here are the potential drugs he used, and the effects they have. Shortly before Bill Cosby sexually assaulted Andrea Constand, she says, he passed her three blue pills that he called “friends to help you relax.” On Thursday, Cosby was found guilty in a Pennsylvania court on three counts of aggravated indecent assault. He faces up to 30 years in prison. To strengthen Constand’s case against Cosby, prosecutors in the trial utilized information that he’d previously admitted about the drugs and their role in his sexual… Read More

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