Friday, March 27, 2015

USA News

Latest news from the United States.

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The head of the CIA’s Counterterrorism Center (CTC), who masterminded the killing of Osama bin Laden and the drone campaign, is being removed from...

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It would seem that the police in the U.S. are committed to breaking a murder record 2015, as the total body count at the...

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A year ago, in a bureaucratic shift that went unremarked in the somnolent days before Michael Brown was shot dead in Ferguson, Missouri, the...

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Now that it's pretty much settled that the public has the right to record the police*, legislators are now moving to peel back this...

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At 2:13 p.m. on October 3, 2013—10 months before Michael Brown was killed in Ferguson, Missouri, nine months before Eric Garner was choked in...

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A military analyst has told Fox News that the only way to turn the tide in conflict in Eastern Ukraine is to “start killing...

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Davey D “...police and their terroristic actions were the big obstacles to overcome....” This weekend as folks commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Marches in Selma...

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The California State Senate today held an oversight hearing in Sacramento to examine why California oil regulators issued hundreds of illegal permits that allowed...

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All municipal cases to be transferred to county court as reforms begin after DOJ report Nadia Prupis A Ferguson, Missouri judge who helped run the city's...

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As more and more officers across the country expose quota systems within their departments the mission of the American police officer is becoming quite...

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'What the DOJ has memorialized on paper, we will memorialize in action.' —Tory Russell, Hands Up United Sarah Lazare A Department of Justice probe into the...

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Witnesses who saw police fatally shoot an unarmed Florida man in the face during a SWAT raid say that the carrying out of an...

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At every point in the drama of Ferguson, Missouri, from the first protests to the final fires, Americans have argued about the character of...

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Barry Grey The federal trial of accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev got under way Wednesday amid extraordinary security surrounding the Boston courtroom, which was...

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Youtube A New Mexico man is suing the city of Las Cruces for 12.5 million dollars after a vicious assault that left him in the...

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"Corporate America is using police forces as their mercenaries."--Ray Lewis, Retired Philadelphia Police Captain It's one thing to know and exercise your rights when a...

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The law enforcement community is soundly rejecting claims by the Obama administration that an AR-15 ammunition ban would protect the lives of American police...

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The US Justice Department has found evidence of racial bias at Ferguson police in Missouri, US media reports. The investigation will reportedly accuse the department...

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The City of Chicago paid $54.2 million in settlements and verdicts for police misconduct cases last year, including more than $9.5 million in attorneys’...

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Caught on tape by bystander, a graphic video shows several officers failing to subdue homeless man before opening fire Jon Queally The fatal shooting Sunday of...

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Police officers who fatally shot a Mexican farm worker in Washington state after he pelted them with rocks fired 17 shots at the man,...

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CIA Director John Brennan is planning a major expansion of the agency’s cyber-espionage capabilities as part of a broad restructuring of an intelligence service...

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The country is focused on the ever-growing pile of bodies supplied by cops that shoot unarmed people. Cops have killed US citizens at a...

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Police in America belong to the people—not the other way around. Former Seattle police Chief Norm Stamper on how we can turn war zone...

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The Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement (TPP) poses massive threats to users in a dizzying number of ways. It will force other TPP signatories to accept...

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A mother has told of the devastating impact the so-called 'bedroom tax' has had on her life. Disabled mother-of-four Karen Millard, of Mulberry Gardens, Crouch End,...

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American Sniper has been nominated for six Oscars, including best film and best leading actor; it has broken box-office records for war movies, and it’s...

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With Israel’s campaign season in full swing, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will add a new stop to his campaign trail. At U.S. House Speaker...

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Three students at a school in Baltimore were intially charged with assault and suspended after a school police officer attacked them with a baton...

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Michael S. Rozeff Gov. Scott Walker wants the American military to be everywhere on earth. “I think anywhere and everywhere, we have to go beyond just...

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Most of the people who have direct dealings with the former secretary of state seem to regard her very highly, certainly not in the...

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The Transportation Security Agency is already well known for conducting evasive searches at American airports, but new measures may soon see the social media...

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Beneath a giant methane gas cloud recently identified by NASA, the oil and gas fracking industry is rapidly expanding in northwestern New Mexico. Flares...

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Norman Pollack RINF Alternative News After delivering a State of the Union Address that put Obama, with his Ben-and-Rebekah shtick which served to personify/miniaturize US advanced...

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Professional reformers, longtime activists, and stakeholders in the marijuana industry attended an invitation-only meeting at the Waterfront Hotel in Oakland January 9 to discuss...

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The U.S. Justice Department is about to close the investigation into the shooting death of an unarmed black teenager in Ferguson, Missouri, and clear...

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Joshua Krause By all appearances, Daniel and Alexander Meitiv are smart, responsible parents who want to instill independence in their children. They don’t like to...

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Ray McGovern I confess to being naïve. From what I had read about “Operation Merlin,” a harebrained scheme to sabotage Iran’s nuclear program, I was convinced...

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Activist and community leader Tawanda Jones responds to FOX 45 Baltimore airing a heavily edited clip making it seem she was chanting “kill a...

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After years of wrangling between environmentalists, lawmakers, and fossil fuel companies, New York's top public health administrator said he would ban fracking in the...

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A college education used to be considered the great equalizer in which a young adult from any social class could close the future income...

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Ben Swann takes a look at the root of police militarization and why even if military equipment is removed from police departments across the...

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“In refusing to prosecute, Obama and Holder demonstrate their own profound disregard for the collective rights of Black Americans as a people.” Glen Ford Black Americans...

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CIA director John Brennan, having failed to block the release of the Senate intelligence committee’s report on torture and abuse, is now abetting the...

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The release of the documentary, “We Need to Talk about Sandy Hook” by the group, Independent Media Solidarity has become a story of aggressive...

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Mayor Bill de Blasio’s plans to launch a pilot program in New York City to place body cameras on police officers and conduct training...

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Here are ten frightening facts about the police state that you need to know about: More than 500 American citizens have died after being tased,...

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A retired Philadelphia police captain, Ray Lewis, has told the truth about the role of law enforcement in America. “It’s an oppressive organization now controlled...

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Nick Barrickman There is no crueler tyranny than that which is perpetuated under the shield of law and in the name of justice. Charles de Montesquieu ** In...

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Candice Bernd Dallas Communities Organizing for Change (DCOC), a grassroots, Dallas-based police accountability group, has filed an administrative complaint with the Department of Justice's...

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Distance is essential to the defense and how Darren Wilson must demonstrate that he "reasonably feared for his safety." For 104 days,  the police have...

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Prof. Edward Curtin The anthrax attacks that followed those of 9/11 have disappeared from public memory in ways analogous to the pulverization of the Twin...

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The FBI ran more than three background checks per second ‒ more than 175,000 total ‒ on Black Friday, thanks to the largest ever...

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Christopher Fisher Betsy Ward, president and CEO of the USA Rice Federation, was fuming recently when the Iraqi Grain Board (IGB) neglected, once again, to...

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Less than a week after a grand jury's non-indictment, Darren Wilson said he hopes decision to leave the Ferguson Police Department will help "community...

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