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Raided Plant Owners ‘Willfully’ Used Undocumented Workers

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Six of seven Mississippi chicken processing plants raided Wednesday were “willfully and unlawfully” employing people who lacked authorization to work in the United States, including workers wearing electronic monitoring bracelets at work for previous immigration violations, according to unsealed court documents. Federal investigators behind the biggest immigration raid in a decade […]

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Crocodiles Are Thriving Outside Of A Florida Nuclear Plant

MIAMI (AP) — American crocodiles, once headed toward extinction, are thriving at an unusual spot – the canals surrounding a South Florida nuclear plant. Last week, 73 crocodile hatchlings were rescued by a team of specialists at Florida Power & Light’s Turkey Point nuclear plant and dozens more are expected to emerge soon. Turkey Point’s […]

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The Mooch Does Total Face Plant Over Rocker Nils Lofgren; Twitter Wits Roar

Hall of Fame rocker Nils Lofgren launched a vicious Twitter takedown of former blink-of-an-eye White House communications chief Anthony Scaramucci. The Mooch’s clapback was a hilarious self-own that “nobody knows who” Lofgren is. Twitter wags roared. David Crosby (Note to Scaramucci: he’s also a musician) slammed: “Nils is so much more of a human being […]

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UAW Loses In Second Attempt To Unionize VW Plant In Tennessee

The United Auto Workers suffered another painful defeat Friday when production workers at a Tennessee Volkswagen facility narrowly voted against joining the union. The election was the second in five years at the Chattanooga plant, where employees rejected a 2014 bid by the UAW, 712 to 626. This time, the vote was 833 to 776 against unionizing, according to […]

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3 Believed Dead, 4 Hurt After Explosion At Illinois Silicone Plant

Three people missing after an overnight explosion and fire at an Illinois silicone plant are believed dead, authorities said Saturday. Waukegan Fire Marshal Steven Lenzi said crews suspended their search for three employees due to concerns about the stability of the structure. Lenzi said it’s “not likely” that the three survived the Friday night explosion […]