Hundreds of Alabama coal miners protest outside BlackRock's NYC headquarters

Bitcoin mining revives coal country for environmentally-friendly repurposing Profits from some Bitcoin investments are helping to revive and repurpose former coal mine locations. FOX Business’ Lauren Simonetti with more. Hundreds of coal miners and union advocates took to the streets of New York City this week in support of workers from Warrior Met Coal mines… Continue reading Hundreds of Alabama coal miners protest outside BlackRock's NYC headquarters

Texas and Alabama Regulators Crackdown on Blockfi's Interest Bearing Account Product – Regulation Bitcoin News

Fresh off the heels of Blockfi’s issues with the ​​New Jersey Bureau of Securities, the company is now having problems in the state of Alabama. The director of the Alabama Securities Commission (ASC), Joseph Borg, explained on July 21 that he issued a show cause to the firm. Borg wants Blockfi to explain why the… Continue reading Texas and Alabama Regulators Crackdown on Blockfi's Interest Bearing Account Product – Regulation Bitcoin News

Nick Saban says Alabama QB Bryce Young has signed nearly $1M worth of endorsement deals already

Alabama quarterback Bryce Young appears to be quickly capitalizing on the ability to make sponsorship and endorsement money.  Crimson Tide coach Nick Saban said that Young had "approached ungodly numbers" in his name, image and likeness deals already. College athletes across the country were allowed to make money off their name and image rights starting… Continue reading Nick Saban says Alabama QB Bryce Young has signed nearly $1M worth of endorsement deals already

Opinion: SEC football should require COVID-19 vaccination to attend games, help turn corner in lagging South

All across the Southeastern Conference, administrators are counting on full stadiums for football this fall. After a season that lacked the pageantry and ambiance of a typical in-person experience, 2021 should look and feel like something close to normal and signal a real turning of the corner on the COVID-19 pandemic.  Like the rest of… Continue reading Opinion: SEC football should require COVID-19 vaccination to attend games, help turn corner in lagging South

Initial Vote Counting Shows Amazon Workers Against Forming Union In Alabama : Reports

A preliminary vote count showed that Amazon warehouse workers in Bessemer, Alabama voted overwhelmingly against forming a union, according to several media reports. With about half the 3,215 ballots counted, there were 1,100 votes against unionization and 463 votes in support. The counting is scheduled to resume on Friday, reports said. About 5,800 workers at… Continue reading Initial Vote Counting Shows Amazon Workers Against Forming Union In Alabama : Reports

Firebrand Congressman Mo Brooks, a Trump ally, launches U.S. Senate run

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Representative Mo Brooks of Alabama, a close ally of former President Donald Trump who helped lead a Republican effort to challenge the 2020 presidential election results in Congress, announced on Monday he will run for U.S. Senate in 2022.Slideshow ( 5 images )The staunch conservative launched his campaign at a rally… Continue reading Firebrand Congressman Mo Brooks, a Trump ally, launches U.S. Senate run

How Amazon’s Biggest Union Threat Turned Up In Alabama Of All Places

BESSEMER, Ala. ― Darryl Richardson took a job on the factory floor at Faurecia Automotive Seating, a seat supplier to Mercedes, in Cottondale, Alabama, in 2011. He soon joined a successful effort to unionize the plant with the United Auto Workers. Over the following years, his wages climbed from $12.50 per hour to more than… Continue reading How Amazon’s Biggest Union Threat Turned Up In Alabama Of All Places

Alabama GOP to give Trump framed resolution calling him one of the ‘greatest’ presidents in history

Trump tells CPAC he handed Biden ‘modern-day medical miracle’ Former HHS chief of staff Brian Harrison and FOX News medical contributor Dr. Nicole Saphier discuss on ‘FOX News @ Night’ The Alabama Republican Party on Saturday will present former President Donald Trump with a framed copy of a resolution, passed unanimously by the party, that… Continue reading Alabama GOP to give Trump framed resolution calling him one of the ‘greatest’ presidents in history

Resisting pressure, Alabama governor extends mask order

Mississippi governor explains decision to lift state’s mask mandate Tate Reeves reacts to President Biden calling his decision ‘Neanderthal thinking’ on ‘FOX News Primetime’ Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey has faced political pressure and angry constituents over her state’s mask order during the COVID-19 pandemic. But the 76-year-old governor of the deeply red state has resisted… Continue reading Resisting pressure, Alabama governor extends mask order

U.S. Covid Hospitalizations on Cusp of First Decline in Months

The number of hospitalized Covid-19 patients was roughly flat in the U.S. this week, and likely will begin declining for the first time since September. The numbers are now dropping compared with a week earlier in both the Northeast and Midwest, according to the Covid Tracking Project. In the West, they were up 0.8%, the… Continue reading U.S. Covid Hospitalizations on Cusp of First Decline in Months

Last call: Governors roll back hours instead of reopenings as bars take blame for coronavirus surge

State and local lawmakers, rather than ordering bars to shutter, have started implementing "last call" orders, barring them from selling alcohol past a certain time in the evening. Some health experts suggest its unclear whether the curfews will fulfill their intended purposes since bars have proven to be areas where the coronavirus can spread easily.… Continue reading Last call: Governors roll back hours instead of reopenings as bars take blame for coronavirus surge

Three Former Presidents Mourn John Lewis at Funeral in Atlanta

Atlanta (AP) — John Lewis was mourned, revered and celebrated as an American hero on Thursday at Atlanta’s Ebenezer Baptist Church, a sacred place for many of those who helped to shape civil rights history. Three former presidents joined in the eulogies after nearly a week of mourning that took him from his birthplace in… Continue reading Three Former Presidents Mourn John Lewis at Funeral in Atlanta

8-year-old Killed, 3 Injured in Shooting At Alabama Mall

Hoover, Ala. (AP) — An 8-year-old boy was killed Friday in a shooting at an Alabama’s shopping mall that left three other people injured, police said. Hoover Police Chief Nick Derzis said the child was killed in the afternoon shooting at the Riverchase Galleria. The police chief said a girl and two adults were also… Continue reading 8-year-old Killed, 3 Injured in Shooting At Alabama Mall

Hyundai to make Santa Cruz pickups at Alabama plant in $410 million expansion

(Reuters) – South Korean automaker Hyundai Motor (005380.KS) will start making its Santa Cruz pickup trucks at its U.S. factory in 2021, with an investment of $410 million, as it seeks a foothold in the popular, but highly competitive, segment led by U.S. rivals. The Alamaba factory expansion was announced as President Donald Trump is… Continue reading Hyundai to make Santa Cruz pickups at Alabama plant in $410 million expansion

Judge Blocks Alabama Abortion Law From Going Into Effect

A judge decided on Tuesday to temporarily block a sweeping abortion ban from going into effect in Alabama, one of several states to pass legally dubious restrictions on the procedure this year. U.S. District Judge Myron Thompson blocked the legislation, known as the Human Life Protection Act, which was set to go into effect on Nov.… Continue reading Judge Blocks Alabama Abortion Law From Going Into Effect

Airbus plant in Alabama spared fallout from U.S. tariffs

WASHINGTON/LONDON (Reuters) – Alabama aerospace workers won an unexpected reprieve from escalating trade tensions on Wednesday when the United States spared an Airbus AIR.Pa plant in the state from the impact of tariffs against the European planemaker – at least for now. While Airbus aircraft built in Europe will be hit with a tariff of… Continue reading Airbus plant in Alabama spared fallout from U.S. tariffs

Alabama boy, 14, held in murders of his family of 5 after confessing, investigators say

Fox News Flash top headlines for September 3 Fox News Flash top headlines for September 3 are here. Check out what’s clicking on Foxnews.com A 14-year-old boy who told Alabama deputies he was in the basement when he heard gunshots upstairs was charged Tuesday with murdering his parents and three younger brothers and sisters, investigators… Continue reading Alabama boy, 14, held in murders of his family of 5 after confessing, investigators say

14-year old confesses to killing family, Alabama sheriff says

A 14-year-old boy admitted to killing five members of his family including his three younger siblings, Alabama authorities said Tuesday. Limestone County sheriff’s spokesman Stephen Young said the teen called 911 at about 11 p.m. Monday. He told arriving deputies that he heard gunshots upstairs while he was in the basement and ran out the door, but… Continue reading 14-year old confesses to killing family, Alabama sheriff says

Alabama fugitive who fed meth to pet ‘attack squirrel’ named Deeznutz charged with wildlife offense

In this June 2019 file photo released by the Limestone County Sheriff's Office, a squirrel is shown in a cage, in Ala. (Photo: AP) ATHENS, Ala. — An Alabama man accused of feeding methamphetamine to what authorities called an “attack squirrel” is being charged with a state wildlife offense. Court records show 35-year-old Mickey Joel Paulk is… Continue reading Alabama fugitive who fed meth to pet ‘attack squirrel’ named Deeznutz charged with wildlife offense

Supreme Court Rejects Alabama Bid to Bar Common Abortion Method

The U.S. Supreme Court steered clear of the nation’s fractious abortion debate, refusing to consider Alabama’s effort to ban the most common method used for women in their second trimester of pregnancy. The state was seeking to revive a ban on a method, known as dilation and evacuation, that involves dismembering the fetus and then… Continue reading Supreme Court Rejects Alabama Bid to Bar Common Abortion Method

Pregnant woman charged with death of baby after being shot in stomach

An Alabama woman whose fetus died after she was shot in a fight has been charged with manslaughter, while the woman accused of shooting her has been freed. AL.Com reports 27-year Marshae Jones was charged with manslaughter Wednesday. She was five months pregnant when 23-year-old Ebony Jemison shot her in the stomach. Jemison was initially charged with… Continue reading Pregnant woman charged with death of baby after being shot in stomach

Rape and incest account for hardly any abortions. So why are they now a focus?

Just 1% of women obtain an abortion because they became pregnant through rape, and less than 0.5% do so because of incest, according to the Guttmacher Institute. Yet the battle over exceptions for both has garnered outsized attention in the national abortion debate.  This month Alabama passed a law banning abortions at any time period with no exceptions… Continue reading Rape and incest account for hardly any abortions. So why are they now a focus?

Alabama doctor vows to keep providing abortions when ban goes into effect

An Alabama doctor has vowed to keep providing abortions when the state’s near-total ban against the procedure goes into effect. Dr. Yashica Robinson, who is the medical director of the Alabama Women’s Center for Reproductive Alternatives, said she “will not change my daily routine” when the legislation, which bans the procedure in nearly all cases,… Continue reading Alabama doctor vows to keep providing abortions when ban goes into effect

Alabama Dem who said 'unwanted children' should be aborted announces primary challenge against Sen. Doug Jones

Dr. Alveda King on abortion: There’s a way to help people without killing people There has to be better solutions to serve humanity, the niece of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. says. A Democratic state representative from Alabama who endorsed abortion for unwanted children last week said Tuesday that he'll mount a primary challenge to incumbent Alabama… Continue reading Alabama Dem who said 'unwanted children' should be aborted announces primary challenge against Sen. Doug Jones