|The crowd at the W20 summit in Berlin was not impressed with the first daughter blaming the media for allegations of sexism on the part of her father. Trump said her father has employed thousands of women over the years.|
Some Senate offices reported receiving more calls opposing Betsy DeVos than any other Trump nominee after a confirmation hearing in which she seemed ignorant of federal education law.
Two documentary film-makers are facing decades in prison for recording US oil pipeline protests, with serious felony charges that first amendment advocates say are part of a growing number of attacks on freedom of the press.
By THE EDITORIAL BOARD
States should listen to Attorney General Holder and repeal unjust and outdated felon disenfranchisement laws.
Charles W. Colson, 1931-2012
By MICHAEL LUO
Decades of lobbying by pro-gun groups have loosened laws across the country, allowing thousands of felons each year to regain gun rights, often with little or no review.
By DAVID D. KIRKPATRICK
The agreement on civilian rule struck by the Muslim Brotherhood and the military appeared unlikely to extinguish the resurgent protest movement.
Customers Jeer Netflix Split Plan
Netflix's move to separate its movie-streaming business and its DVD-by-mail service failed to soothe many customers' anger over the company's recent price hike.
Gay Parade in Warsaw Meets Jeers From Some
By NICHOLAS KULISH
Thousands of police officers holding back egg-throwing youths were a reminder that Poland is not the Netherlands when it comes to gay demonstrations.
Dieselgate is still haunting Volkswagen.
A scandal involving alleged illegal acts and often a cover-up, especially by government officials: Irangate.
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noun [C] LEGAL
a person who is guilty of a serious crime
v., jeered, jeer·ing, jeers. v.intr.
To speak or shout derisively; mock.
To abuse vocally; taunt: jeered the speaker off the stage.
A scoffing or taunting remark or shout.
[Origin unknown.]jeerer jeer'er n.
jeeringly jeer'ing·ly adv.
noun (plural felonies)
- a crime, typically one involving violence, regarded as more serious than a misdemeanor, and usually punishable by imprisonment for more than one year or by death: he pleaded guilty to six felonies an accusation of felony
The distinction between felonies and misdemeanors usually depends on the penalties or consequences attaching to the crime. In English common law, felony originally comprised those offenses (murder, wounding, arson, rape, and robbery) for which the penalty included forfeiture of land and goods