Wednesday, February 24, 2021

Retired NYPD cop charged with assaulting police officer during Capitol riots

A retired New York Police Department (NYPD) officer and former Marine was charged Tuesday for his participation in the Capitol riots on Jan. 6.

6 Capitol police officers suspended for involvement in Capitol riots

29 others remain under investigation for their roles during the Capitol riots on January 6.

Youth climate activists will not stop fighting their climate case – even after 9th...

“The 9th Circuit has deprived people in that Circuit the ability to seek a resolution of a real controversy with their government.”

Bayer and US officials pressure Mexico to overturn glyphosate ban

“Will they continue the pattern of doing the bidding of global biotech/seed firms like Monsanto? Or, will the USTR respect other countries’ rights to protect the environment and indigenous crops?”

Former California Assemblyman sentenced to federal prison for money laundering

U.S. District Judge James Donato sentenced the former State Assemblyman to one year and one day in prison and ordered him to pay $685,000 in restitution.

‘I don’t trust the people above me’: Riot squad cops open up about disastrous...

Interviews with 19 current and former officers show how failures of leadership and communication put hundreds of Capitol cops at risk and allowed rioters to get dangerously close to members of Congress.

Police and bounty hunters sued after raiding wrong home

“If bail bondsman are allowed to do what our local police department can not do—and that is to enter a house without a warrant…from what I’m being told, it could be any house.”

Shell Oil defeated by Nigerian villagers in oil pollution case

“Finally, there is some justice for the Nigerian people suffering the consequences of Shell’s oil.”

Democratic legislators introduce COVID Whistleblower Protection Act

The bill seeks to institute stronger legal whistleblower protections for employees who work for entities that receive COVID-19 relief funds