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Greg Hardy Helps Fund 'We Still Dem Boyz' Banner to Be Flown over Eagles Camp

Dallas Cowboys defensive end Greg Hardy is making himself at home with his new team. So much so that he's already helping fuel his squad's rivalry with the Philadelphia Eagles. Hardy, who is suspended for four games for conduct detrimental...Show More Summary

Hastert dumps last $10,000 from PAC into legal defense fund

Former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert has closed out his political action committee, giving $10,000 to his legal defense fund, according to federal election records.

Statoil to Field Test Methane Detection Technology

Statoil has joined the Environmental Defense Fund’s Methane Detectors Challenge — a collaboration between oil and natural gas companies, technology developers, environmental groups and government and academic advisors that aims to identify...Show More Summary

Democratic Senator Fundraises Off Defense of Planned Parenthood Amid Aborted Baby Parts Selling Scandal; 'This Makes My Head Explode'

When talking about her head exploding, Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., wasn't referring to the content of undercover videos, but Republican efforts to strip Planned Parenthood of federal funding.

"Fantastic Four" Viral Video Reveals Plan to Analyze & Militarize Super Abilities

The video displays a presentation from the Department of Defense, which aims to convince its viewers to continue funding the Quantum Gate project.

Why DARPA is paying people to watch Alfred Hitchcock cliffhangers

5 days agoHealth : The Checkup

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency funds a lot of weird stuff, and in recent years more and more of it has been about the brain.Its signature work in this field is in brain-computer interfaces and goes back several decades to its Biocybernetics program, which sought to enable direct communication between humans and machines. Show More Summary

Eaton Vance Touts Rival’s Setback on ‘Non-Transparent’ ETFs

Apparently, no holds are barred in the fight to launch a “non-transparent” exchange-traded fund. Eaton Vance (EV) came out swinging in defense of its forthcoming fund structure on Monday, taking the unusual step of sharing regulators’ correspondence with rival Precidian Investments. A document, dated April 17, shows that a second attempt by Precidian to pass [...]

Gyrocopter pilot seeks to raise funds, add 1st Amendment defense lawyer

Douglas Hughes, who protested campaign finance laws, asks U.S. judge for permission to raise money

US Renews Funding for Israel's Anti-Ballistic Missile Systems - Carter

The United States remains committed to supplying Israel with continuing funding for the Iron Dome. David's Sling and Arrow anti-ballistic missile (ABM) systems, as well as the F-35 stealth fighter-bomber in 2016, US Defense Secretary Ashton Carter said in Tel Aviv.

Cruelty to Endangered Orca Nets Lawsuit Against Miami Seaquarium

This morning, a coalition including PETA, the Animal Legal Defense Fund (ALDF), Orca Network, and Orca Network Director Howard Garrett hit the Miami Seaquarium with a lawsuit contending that... The post Cruelty to Endangered Orca Nets Lawsuit Against Miami Seaquarium appeared first on PETA.

Netanyahu’s question

(Scott Johnson) Secretary of Defense Carter is in Israel to reassure the Israelis in the wake of the catastrophic deal the United has entered into with Iran. We are facilitating and funding Iran’s nuclear program; what can Carter say...Show More Summary

Chelsea Manning Defense Fund Flooded With Donations

2 weeks agoNews : Huffington Post

A legal defense fund for Chelsea Manning, the former Army intelligence worker sentenced to 35 years in prison for leaking secret documents to WikiLeaks, has been flooded with donations, exceeding its goal with more than $125,000 in 48 hours. Show More Summary

Rep Austin Scott Speaks On Defense Funding

The post Rep Austin Scott Speaks On Defense Funding appeared first on Peach Pundit.

How you can contribute to whistleblower Chelsea Manning's legal defense fund

2 weeks agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

Chelsea Manning's extraordinary act of whistleblowing continues to enrich journalism, the public, and the historic record to this day. Chelsea is currently appealing her unjust conviction and 35-year jail sentence under the Espionage Act, but her legal team is deeply in debt. Show More Summary

‘NYT’ discovers elephant in living room: ‘Pro-Israel billionaires’

Haim Saban and Sheldon Adelson both want to bomb Iran and both support Sen. Robert Menendez's defense fund. And even the New York Times states in a headline that "Pro-Israel billionaires" are backing Menendez. The elephant in the room is getting some attention

Menendez defense raises more than $1.5M since indictment

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez has raised more than $1.5 million for his legal defense fund since he was indicted on federal corruption charges in April and has spent more than $867,000 defending himself, according to aShow More Summary

Harvard Professor Who Went After Chinese Restaurant Files DOT Complaint Against American Airlines For…

Marian Wright Edelman is president and founder of the Children's Defense Fund. She's been awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom and Albert Schweitzer Prize for Humanitarianism. She was a Macarthur Fellow and a recipient of the Community...Show More Summary

First Look Media and Glenn Greenwald contribute to Chelsea Manning’s legal fund

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

First Look Media | The Intercept | Politico First Look Media, the news organization established by eBay founder Pierre Omidyar, announced Wednesday a matching fund campaign dedicated to the legal defense of Chelsea Manning, who was convicted after leaking U.S. Show More Summary

Welsh Government Responds to UFO Questions in Klingon

2 weeks agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

When Welsh politician Darren Mill asked economy, science, and transport minister Edwina Hart whether she had discussed UFO sightings at Cardiff airport with the Ministry of Defense, or considered funding research into the reports, a Welsh government spokesperson responded pithily, in Klingon. Read more...

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