Lawyers for two former University of Memphis football players beaten by police have been awarded nearly $440,000 in attorney fees and costs. The Commercial Appeal (http://memne.ws/2fW8x3b ) reports U. S. District …
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Business owners around the country are cheering this week, said Michelle Rindels at the Associated Press. New overtime rules were set to go into effect on Dec. 1 that would have made more than 4 million workers "newly eligible for time-and-a-half pay" when they worked more than 40 hours a week.
The U. S. government, a key sponsor of Myanmar's democratic transition, says a security crackdown that has displaced tens of thousands Rohingya Muslims and left an unknown number dead risks radicalizing a downtrodden people and stoking religious tensions in Southeast Asia.
The military moved in after armed attacks by unknown assailants on police posts along the border with Bangladesh in October.