Conyers Acknowledges Settlement, Says Harassment Claims Untrue

Michigan Rep. John Conyers, D-Mich., the top Democrat on the House Judiciary Committee, paid $27,000 to settle a 2015 complaint from a woman who said she was fired from his Washington staff because she rejected his sexual advances, BuzzFeed News reported Monday night.

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Protesters Arrested Following Alton Sterling’s Death to Receive Cash Settlement

A federal judge approved a class-action settlement Friday that awards up to $1,000 in cash to each of nearly 70 protesters who claim police violated their civil rights and used excessive force in arresting them after the July 2016 shooting death of Alton Sterling.

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