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Rohingya leader shot dead

A Rohingya leader has been shot dead as tensions rise over a plan to send hundreds of thousands of refugees living in sprawling refugee camps in Bangladesh back to their homelands in Myanmar. A gang of unknown assailants opened fire…

Judge facing an ethics complaint

A New Jersey judge is facing an ethics complaint alleging that he misused his office when he repeatedly identified himself as a judge while speaking to court staffers involved with his personal child support case last year. The Advisory Committee…

Women launch “Time’s Up” campaign

TIME’S UP, an unprecedented movement started by women in the entertainment industry, today announced the launch of the TIME’S UP Legal Defense Fund. The TIME’S UP Legal Defense Fund is one of a series of TIME’S UP’s ongoing commitments to combat the systemic power imbalances that have prohibited…

Drowning captured on film in Australia

A woman with a Selfie stick inadvertently captured a drowning tragedy on her GoPro camera as she filmed herself frolicking underneath the waterfall at a popular Australian national park. Anneka Bading, 24, was swimming at Mackenzie Falls on Saturday afternoon in the…

Joseph Gibilisco appointed to City Council

The Rahway City Council unanimously appointed Joseph D. “Joe” Gibilisco to the governing body during a special meeting held to fill a vacant seat. The Sixth Ward vacancy was created when the governing body approved then-Council President Raymond Giacobbe, Jr. to…

Scutari aide likely to run Union County

Sources say the freeholders are expected to appoint Ed Oatman, the chief of staff to state Senator Nicholas Scutari, as the 12th Union County Manager. Union County Manager Alfred J. Faella, the top executive responsible for the day-to-day operations of a…