May 20, 2022

Japan to Ban Exports of High-Tech Goods to Russia

Japan said Friday that it will ban exports of cutting-edge goods to Russia as additional sanctions against Moscow over its invasion of Ukraine. According to the Economic and Trade Ministry, the ban on exports of 14 high-tech goods, including oil refining equipment, quantum computers, 3D printers, and electron microscopes, to Russia will take effect starting…

Tennessee Nurse Sentenced 3 Years Probation for Fatal Medication Error

A Tennessee judge sentenced former nurse RaDonda Vaught to three years probation after she was convicted in March of a medication error that killed a patient. Some nurses have been vocal in their support of Vaught, who worked at Vanderbilt University Health Center in Nashville, as concerns have mounted in the industry over “the criminalization of…

Why Is Tennessee Looking for a Crypto Custody Service Provider?

Bitcoin medals, in Washington, on June 17, 2014. (Karen Bleier/AFP via Getty Images) The Tennessee Department of Treasury is seeking vendors who can manage cryptocurrency on their behalf. In a request for proposals (RFP) letter, the department said that Tennessee doesn’t possess cryptocurrencies at present, but is working to safely hold digital assets in the near…

Tennessee Waffle House shooter found guilty on 4 counts of murder

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — A man who shot and killed four people at a Nashville Waffle House in 2018 was found guilty on four counts of first-degree murder Friday by a jury that rejected his insanity defense. Travis Reinking, 33, did not dispute the details of the shooting, which was caught on surveillance video and witnessed […]

Former Tennessee firefighter charged with arson, vandalism after multiple fires, authorities say

A former Tennessee firefighter has been arrested after an investigation found that he intentionally set multiple fires inside a structure last week, authorities said. Jason W. Greer, 40, of Lexington, was arrested Wednesday and charged with arson, vandalism, filing a false report, and burglary, the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (TBI) said. TACOMA SERIAL ARSON SUSPECT […]

Tennessee hit by 15 to 18 tornadoes, state in ‘very hazardous situation’: report

People in Tennessee found themselves in a “very hazardous situation” Saturday after an estimated 15 to 18 tornadoes struck the state between Friday night and Saturday morning, according to a report. While avoiding the dozens of fatalities feared in neighboring Kentucky, Tennessee still saw at least four deaths across Lake, Obion and Shelby counties, FOX […]

Judge Blocks Transgender Bathroom Sign Law In Tennessee

July 09, 2021 10:18 PM ET A federal judge issued a preliminary injunction Friday, stalling the implementation of a Tennessee law regulating transgender bathrooms. The law signed by Republican Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee stipulates, among other things, that bold, uppercase letter signage must be posted outside multi-person bathrooms where transgender individuals are allowed to use the…

‘Fair Competition’: Tennessee Governor Signs Bill Requiring Student Athletes Compete Based On Biological Sex

March 27, 2021 12:41 PM ET Republican Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee signed a bill into law Friday requiring that transgender athletes only compete in school sports competitions that align with their biological sex. Tennessee joins Mississippi and Arkansas as the third state in the nation to implement such a law, the  Tennessean reported. “I signed…

Tennessee ramps up punishments for protesters, including loss of voting rights

Tennessee’s Republican governor quietly signed a bill earlier this week creating harsher punishments for protesters, including increased jail time and loss of voting rights.Gov. Bill Lee signed a bill Thursday revising criminal laws related to peaceful protesting, after months of demonstrations in front of the state Capitol building in Nashville.The bill, put forward by the state Senate, makes…

Here’s everything we know about the Waffle House massacre in Tennessee.

A mass killing at a Waffle House in Tennessee Sunday left four people dead and at least another 7 injured. (Jason Davis/Getty Images) Four people were murdered and at least seven others were injured when a gunman opened fire inside a Tennessee Waffle House early Sunday morning, according to the Tennessean. Here’s everything we know: […]

Game On: Tennessee to Sue Feds Over Unconstitutional Refugee Resettlement

NASHVILLE, Tennessee–On Tuesday, the Tennessee General Assembly declared it will sue the federal government over its refugee resettlement program on Tenth Amendment grounds. The State Senate passed a resolution authorizing that lawsuit in a 29 to 4 vote one day after it passed the Tennessee House by a 69 to 25 margin. “Today we struck […]

CAIR Demands Tennessee 7th Graders Learn ‘Muhammad Is The Messenger Of God’

The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) is calling on people in Tennessee to oppose a bill that would prevent public schools from teaching the principles of Islam and every other religion until students reach the 10th grade. Tennessee state legislator Sheila Butt, a Republican, proposed the bill late last week in response to a grassroots […]

Shortly After 4 US Marines Were Slain By A Muslim Terrorist In Tennessee, Obama Sends Out A “Happy End Of Ramadan” Greeting To All Muslims

On the same day that four unarmed Marines were gunned down by an Islamic terrorist, Barack and Michelle Obama issued a celebratory greeting to all Muslims worldwide. The statement from the White House was issued just hours ‘after‘ the attack on two military facilities in Chattanooga, Tennessee. The Obama Ramadan statement: Michelle and I would […]

REVEALED: How Tennessee terrorist posted cryptic blog on Islam and his special policeman father was once investigated for terror links

Chattanooga gunman Muhammad Youssef Abdulazeez was described by classmates and former school coaches as a ‘humble’ student. The 24-year old, who shot and killed four marines in Tennessee on Thursday, was born in Kuwait and became a naturalized citizen before when he moved to the United States with his family in 1996. He was a […]

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