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Former Haiti Government Official Shoots Himself in the Head in Miami-Area Hotel

July 17th, 2017

Via: Miami Herald: Klaus Eberwein, a former Haitian government official, was found dead Tuesday in a South Dade motel room in what the Miami-Dade medical examiner’s office is ruling a suicide. “He shot himself in the head,” said Veronica Lamar, Miami-Dade medical examiner records supervisor. She listed his time of death at 12:19 p.m. The […]

New Zealand: ‘100% Pure’ Campaign Shows Tourist Drinking River Water

July 14th, 2017

haha oh sure, go for it: sosgoldenbay.nz And that’s near the most precious spring in NZ. Up where I live, in the Far North, the situation is apocalyptic. I snapped this image just a few KMs from my house: Hardly anyone cares or even notices. But they love the National Party up here. Via: Stuff: […]

House Democrats Want to Know Why a Major Russian Money-Laundering Case Was Abruptly Settled

July 12th, 2017

Related: Why Did Loretta Lynch Grant Trump Jr’s Russian Lawyer A Special Visa To Enter America? — Via: Business Insider: Democratic members of the House Judiciary Committee sent a letter to Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Wednesday asking why the Department of Justice settled a major money-laundering case involving a real-estate company owned by the […]

American Pravda: CNN

June 27th, 2017

Via: Project Veritas: Project Veritas has released a video of CNN Producer John Bonifield who was caught on hidden-camera admitting that there is no proof to CNN’s Russia narrative. “I mean, it’s mostly bullshit right now,” Bonifield says. “Like, we don’t have any giant proof.” He confirms that the driving factor at CNN is ratings: […]

EU Has Fined Google $2.7 Billion for Manipulating Search Results

June 27th, 2017

Via: Recode: The European Union slapped Google with a record-breaking $2.7 billion fine on Tuesday, charging that the U.S. tech giant had manipulated search results in a way that gives an “illegal advantage” to its own services while harming the company’s rivals. The punishment — announced at a press conference by Margrethe Vestager, the EU’s […]

Fraud: Britain Charges Barclays, Ex-Bosses Over ‘Unlawful’ Qatari Deal

June 20th, 2017

Via: Reuters: Barclays (BARC.L) and four former top executives have been criminally charged over undisclosed payments to Qatari investors during a 12 billion pound ($15 billion) emergency fundraising in 2008. Britain’s Serious Fraud Office (SFO) said on Tuesday it was charging Barclays with conspiracy to commit fraud and unlawful financial assistance, making it the first […]

Booz Allen Hamilton: Federal Civil and Criminal Probe in Connection with Its Finances

June 15th, 2017

Via: NBC: Shares of Booz Allen Hamilton sank as much as 13 percent in after-hours trading after the government services firm revealed in a regulatory filing it was the subject of a federal civil and criminal probe in connection with its finances. Last year, the company derived 97 percent of its revenue from U.S. government […]

Cost to Keep Each Prisoner Locked Up in California Per Year: $75,560

June 6th, 2017

Madness. Via: Los Angeles Times: Gov. Jerry Brown’s spending plan for the fiscal year that starts July 1 includes a record $11.4 billion for the corrections department while also predicting that there will be 11,500 fewer inmates in four years because voters in November approved earlier releases for many inmates. The price for each inmate […]

Why Jails Are Booming

June 2nd, 2017

Via: The Atlantic: A new report from the Prison Policy Initiative examines the reasons behind this explosive growth. Perhaps unsurprisingly, it’s not driven by crime. Crime rates nationwide have dropped over the past few decades, as have conviction rates in court. So then why do jails keep swelling? It basically comes down to two things, […]

GM Sued Over Diesel Emissions

May 25th, 2017

Via: Bloomberg: General Motors Co. was sued for allegedly putting defeat devices in trucks to beat emissions tests, making it the fifth carmaker to be accused of diesel cheating since Volkswagen AG admitted in 2015 to flouting pollution rules. Owners and lessees of more than 705,000 GM Duramax branded diesel trucks filed a class-action lawsuit […]

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