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Trial opens for American in Islamic State-linked police beheading plot

yesterdayNews : The Raw Story

A Massachusetts man charged with plotting to behead police officers in an effort to help Islamic State was due in court on Wednesday for the start of his trial on charges including conspiracy to commit acts of terrorism. Federal prosecutors charge that the man, David Daoud Wright, along with his...

Who wins, who loses in bill aimed at upending Obamacare

The GOP's last-ditch effort to repeal "Obamacare" would redistribute hundreds of billions of dollars in federal financing for insurance coverage, creating winners and losers among individual Americans and states in … Click to Contin...

North American Soccer League sues US Soccer Federation

North American Soccer League sues United States Soccer Federation        

Football: NASL sues US soccer over division status switch

2 days agoSports / Football : EPL Talk

New York (AFP) – The North American Soccer League filed a federal anti-trust lawsuit against the United States Soccer Federation on Tuesday, accusing the body of unfairly revoking the league’s Division 2 status. The NASL, which was reborn...Show More Summary

Winners and losers in GOP's last-ditch health overhaul

The GOP's last-ditch effort to repeal "Obamacare" would redistribute hundreds of billions of dollars in federal financing for insurance coverage, creating winners and losers among individual Americans and states in … Click to Contin...

Food allergies are a public health crisis we can no longer ignore

Nearly every American is touched by serious chronic illness, either as a patient or as a caregiver. The federal government recognizes the far-reaching effects of such conditions, and agencies like the National Institutes of Health and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention conduct surveillance of these diseases. Such research allows us to better understand the […]

There's a Hidden Carcinogen Tainting Tap Water and Consumer Products Nationwide

Click here for reuse options! More than 7 million Americans across 27 states are impacted. Water supplies for more than 7 million Americans in 27 states are contaminated with an industrial chemical at levels higher than what federalShow More Summary

Prosecutors Open Criminal Investigation Into Equifax Breach

2 days agoNews : NYTimes: News

Federal prosecutors and the F.B.I. are investigating a cyberattack that potentially exposed personal data on 143 million Americans.

Local health centers wait in limbo as Congress dawdles on funding extension bill

Congress is fast approaching the deadline to renew federal funding for thousands of community health centers across the country, or risk leaving millions of Americans without health care. Lawmakers must act by September 30, the end of the current federal fiscal year, to extend the Community Health Center Fund, which provides $3.6 billion of funding […]

A handful of ultra-rich dynastic families are bleeding the country dry — and destroying American democracy

3 days agoNews : The Raw Story

White House National Economic Council director Gary Cohn, former president of Goldman Sachs, said recently that “only morons pay the estate tax.” I’m reminded of Donald Trump’s comment that he didn’t pay federal income taxes because he was “smart.” And billionaire Leona Helmsley’s “only the...

The Right’s Made-up Constitution

From the Archive: On U.S. Constitution’s 230th birthday, many Americans don’t realize that the document actually gives the federal government broad powers to provide for the nation’s welfare, as Jada Thacker noted in 2013. By Jada Thacker (Originally published on July…Read more ?

Facebook Won't Reveal Who Russia Ad-Targeted

Federal investigators believe Facebook's servers contain a wealth of hard data that could shed light on the central question of American politics in 2017: Did Donald Trump's campaign collude with the Russian government? But FacebookShow More Summary

Sittin' Pretty in Sanctuary City

Lefties continue to defy the Federal government as Democrat politicians pass into law asinine policies that place American citizens at risk.

US Hip Hop fans march on Washington to support Insane Clown Posse’s ban

5 days agoNews : The Raw Story

Fans of the American hip hop group the Insane Clown Posse will march on Washington Saturday in protest of their designation as a street gang by the federal government. On Saturday, the Insane Clown Posse (ICP), along with thousands of their diehard fans — who refer to themselves as “Juggalos” —...

Vatican recalls US-stationed diplomat after he gets implicated in child pornography case

6 days agoNews : The Raw Story

The Vatican has recalled one of its diplomats from the United States after federal officials gave them evidence that he was involved with child pornography. The Washington Post reports that American officials presented the Vatican with evidence implicating the diplomat in a possible child...

Senators criticize fraud in US low-income phone program

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A top U.S. Senate Republican said on Thursday Congress should considering ending the three-decade old federal subsidy for telephones and internet access for low-income Americans after a government audit found significant fraud. Read more... Permalink | Email this | Linking Blogs | Comments

Martin Shkreli Sent To Same "Third World" Brooklyn Jail As El Chapo

Martin Shkreli finally received a punishment that many Americans feel he deserves on Wednesday when the Brooklyn judge who presided over his trial revoked his bail and ordered him held at a notorious federal jail in Brooklyn until his...Show More Summary

Former Rutland mayor works as a union representative

Officials say the former mayor of Rutland, Vermont is now working for a union that represents public employees. Jim Durkin, representative for the American Federation of State, County and Municipal … Click to Continue »

ACLU alleges Orange County Sheriff denied immigration detainees access to documents, leading to deportations

The American Civil Liberties Union of Southern California says the Orange County Sheriff’s Department and federal immigration officers have prevented some immigration detainees in county jails from using documents and medical records that could have helped with their asylum claims, making it easier for some detainees to later be deported and unnecessarily extending the time […]

Equifax is tumbling after a top Senator asks for an FTC probe into the company (EFX)

Equifax shares are tumbling after Senator Mark Warner (D-Va) asked the Federal Trade Commission to investigate the recent hack that impacted more than 143 million Americans, as well as the company's cybersecurity practices. Shares of the credit company are down 7.53% on Wednesday after news of Senator Warner's request crossed the wires. Show More Summary

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