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Greece: Supreme Court hears appeal for far-left killer

Greece: Supreme Court hears appeal for far-left killerATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece’s Supreme Court is hearing an appeal by an extremist serving multiple life sentences for the killings of 11 people against the denial of a temporary leave of absence from prison. Dimitris Koufodinas, who was convicted in 2003, is on hunger strike because of the refusal and was moved to intensive […] ….. Read More.SEATTLE TIMES – Nation-World | U.S. & World NewsTue, May 21, 20192 hours ago


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Court Rules That President Must Obey the Law

Court Rules That President Must Obey the LawThe judicial fight between Congress and President Trump has completed its first round: President Trump’s accounting firm must turn over his financial records to Congress, a Federal District Court judge ruled on Monday, rejecting his legal team’s argument that lawmakers had no legitimate power to subpoena the files. That’s all well and good, but don’t get your hopes up too quickly. These kinds of decisions are routinely stayed while the case is on app— The judge said that the Mr. Trump’s legal arguments were too thin to merit a stay because they did not raise a “serious legal question,” and said that issuing such a stay would amount to interfering with the constitutional powers of Congress. “The court is well aware that this case involves records concerning the private and business affairs of the president of the United States,” he wrote. “But on…


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This Trucker Fell Asleep At The Wheel After Falsifying His Logs. A Jury Awarded Him $80 Mi...

This Trucker Fell Asleep At The Wheel After Falsifying His Logs. A Jury Awarded Him $80 Mi…Usually when a trucker falsifies his logs to drive over his allowable hours of service, then falls asleep at the wheel and gets in an accident, he is the target of the lawsuit. But this trucker was the one bringing the lawsuit. And a jury just awarded him $80 million. On May 3rd of 2015, Lauro Lozano had just gotten home after dropping off a load in San Antonio, TX when his phone rang. His boss called him and told him to get back out on the road and pick up another load. According to court documents, when Lozano told him that he was out of hours and would need to take his mandatory 34 hour reset, his boss told him to falsify his log books. Fearing for his job, Lozano did what he…


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American History for Truthdiggers: Nixon’s Dark Legacy

American History for Truthdiggers: Nixon’s Dark LegacyEditor’s note: The past is prologue. The stories we tell about ourselves and our forebears inform the sort of country we think we are and help determine public policy. As our current president promises to “make America great again,” this moment is an appropriate time to reconsider our past, look back at various eras of United States history and re-evaluate America’s origins. When, exactly, were we “great”? Below is the 31st installment of the “American History for Truthdiggers” series, a pull-no-punches appraisal of our shared, if flawed, past. The author of the series, Danny Sjursen, who retired recently as a major in the U.S. Army, served military tours in Iraq and Afghanistan and taught the nation’s checkered, often inspiring past when he was an assistant professor of history at West Point. His war experiences, his scholarship, his skill as a writer and his patriotism…


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Ex-Philippine judge says she was held at Hong Kong airport

Ex-Philippine judge says she was held at Hong Kong airportA former Philippine Supreme Court justice who once accused Chinese President Xi Jinping of crimes against humanity before the International Criminal Court says she was barred for hours from entering Hong Kong for unspecified reasons. ….. Read More.FOX NEWS – World | World News & EventsTue, May 21, 20193 hours ago


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Johnny Depp vs. Amber Heard: Depp submits photos of black eye, details feces 'prank&a...

Johnny Depp vs. Amber Heard: Depp submits photos of black eye, details feces 'prank&a…On Monday Depp submitted to the court photos of his injuries he says Heard inflicted. Heard has called her ex a “monster” who abused her.         ….. Read More.USATODAY – Life Top Stories | Movies & TelevisionTue, May 21, 20193 hours ago


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