Unseeded results of note were Feliciano "F-Lo" Lopez downing Leo Mayer in three, Sam Querrey coming from a set down to defeat French qualifier Pierre-Hughes Herbert, and qualifier Radek "The Worm" Stepanek outlasting Canuck Vasek "Popsicle" Pospisil in three sets.
Odwalla: In 1998 in what was the first criminal conviction in a large-scale food-poisoning outbreak, Odwalla Inc. pleaded guilty to violating Federal food safety laws and agreed to pay a $1.5 million fine for selling tainted apple juice that killed a 16-month-old girl and sickened 70 other people in several states in 1996. Odwalla, based... Continue Reading
A former agent with the Federal Bureau of Investigation accused of stealing more than $136,000 in drug money and spending it on cars, vehicle accessories and cosmetic surgery for his wife pleaded guilty to federal charges on Monday. Scott Bowman, 45, pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court in Los...
Every quarter the Federal Reserve conducts a thorough survey of bank lending standards. The current data, which was just released on Monday, May 2nd for the first quarter of 2016, reveals two things: 1) banks are now in a tightening, not loosening, posture and 2) are the tightest...
EXCLUSIVE: Less than two weeks after UTA and ICM Partners won a dismissal of Lenhoff & Lenhoff's anti-packaging and antitrust suit, the boutique agency today asked the federal court to reconsider its decision, vacate the dismissal and maybe even allow a fourth amended complaint. Show More Summary
The rule would prohibit federal agencies from asking whether applicants for public employment have a criminal record until the final phase in the hiring process.
Muslim women like Kirsty Powell face increasing discrimination. (CAIR-LA) Protecting the religious rights of Muslim-Americans has become a priority in the United States. But some sworn protectors may have violated those rights. According...Show More Summary
A man in Florida was arrested last week for planning to use “a weapon of mass destruction” at a synagogue near Miami, federal authorities said today. The ill-fated words that James Gonzalo Medina reportedly uttered to the undercover FBI agent who sold him a fake explosive device, words which will likely seal the suspect's fate: “I’m ready, bro!” (more…)
by Ansel Herz Fuck it all. Ansel Herz Fuck El Comite. Fuck another tame immigrants rights march parade, organized by local group El Comite and welcomed by police, while the federal government maintains a for-profit gulag holding immigrants just forty minutes away. Show More Summary
The Obama administration’s Department of Education recently published a ‘shame list’ of Christian colleges seeking a religious exemption to federal Title IX ‘anti-discrimination’ laws. Here’s the story from the Blaze: According to the list, more than 230 schools have received exemption from Title IX as of April 1, with more than 30 requests still pending. […]
This year’s federal budget is one day away. A few weeks ago, we asked readers to send us their questions on the budget – we wanted to know what you’re interested in to help inform our coverage. We thought we’d look at what we know so far about the questions asked and provide some context before tomorrow evening. More »
BOSTON -- Education Secretary John King Jr. called for so-called bathroom laws to be repealed on Monday, hinting that his department won't sit on its hands if schools ignore federal law protecting the rights of LGBT students. "They're...Show More Summary
BOSTON -- A Democratic congresswoman unveiled legislation Monday that would expose colleges and universities quietly trying to get out of enforcing federal protections for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender students in the name of religious freedom. The bill from Rep. Show More Summary
A federal judge has blocked a harmful Louisiana law that chills the exercise of free speech rights. Before Friday, a Louisiana bookstore might have feared prosecution for allowing a teenager to browse a book like “The Catcher in theShow More Summary
The New York media tried and convicted 120 suspects as gang members solely on the say-so of the NYPD and federal officials.
(Reuters) - Bank of America settled four mortgage-related complaints brought against it by the Federal Home Loan Bank of Seattle, Bank of America disclosed in its quarterly earnings filing on Monday with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Show More Summary
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jury selection has begun in the federal corruption trial of Democratic U.S. Rep. Chaka Fattah. The 59-year-old Pennsylvania congressman is accused of accepting bribes and misusing campaign funds and federal grants to enrich his family and friends.
As she prepares to depart the federal bench, a newly candid Judge Shira Scheindlin laid into former mayor Michael Bloomberg and former NYPD boss Ray Kelly for their response to her 2013 ruling that the way police used stop-and-frisk was unconstitutional. [ more › ]
A string of aborted federal prosecutions of alleged "traitors" has the DOJ rethinking its national security strategies. The DOJ went after National Weather Service employee Sherry Chen, who shared public web links about reservoir water funding with a senior Chinese official, who also happened to be Chen's friend. Show More Summary
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