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Should Heavy Duty Trucks Have Speed Limiters? There’s a New Law Being Passed to Do This

65 miles per hour is the max heavy trucks will be allowed to go under a new law expected to be published in a matter of weeks, if…

global warming

New Law Prohibits States From Labeling GE Fish

States are no longer allowed to label genetically engineered fish, according to Steve Mashuda, a litigator who is managing attorney for the Oceans program at Earth Justice. Mashuda has been involved in a legal…

Dallas Shooting Only One of Five Attacks on Police in Two Days

Thursday night’s attack on white police in Dallas was the worst of five shooting attacks over the course of two days. In three other states, attacks took place hours before Dallas,…

Family Members Say Shooter Not Particularly Religious But Was Offended by Homosexuality

Omar Mateen was a 29-year-old man who killed 50 people Sunday — mostly or all gays — in an Orlando nightclub with guns he obtained through his security…

John Oliver Is Urgently Asking America To #MakeDonaldDrumpfAgain

trucks

Seven Trucks Shot In Past Two Nights On Highway 75

Wal-Mart officials have said that three trucks were shot Sunday night and three more were shot on Monday night while travelling along a stretch of highway in Oklahoma. In…

US Supreme Court Justice Scalia Dead

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, the longest-serving justice on the court, is dead. Scalia was found dead Saturday morning at a ranch outside of Marfa, Texas, where…

US Warships On Way To Spratly Islands

US Warships On Way To Spratly Islands

The Pentagon has confirmed that it will go forward with plans made public last month to sail US Navy ships to the contested Spratly Islands, where China is undertaking…

Shell rig operator guilty of environmental and health & safety violations 

Shell rig operator guilty of environmental and health & safety violations

The operator of Shell Oil Corporation’s two Arctic drilling rigs, deployed in Alaska in 2012, has pleaded guilty to eight felony charges for environmental and health and safety…

immigrant prisons

Three Corporations Manage All of US’s Illegal Alien Prisoners in 13 Prisons, Net $4bn and Pay Executives Over $19 Million

Between 1998 and 2012, immigration prisoners incarcerated in federal prisons increased 145 percent, according to the Bureau of Justice Statistics. Thirteen US Criminal Alien Requirement (CAR) prisons managed…

iraq war

Dying US Iraq War Army Veteran Attacks Bush and Cheney in Letter 

Recently, a letter penned by a dying Iraq War veteran has been garnering publicity. The letter, written by Thomas Young and addressed to Former US President George W. Bush and…

bruce turner

US Consul General in St Petersberg, Anticipating End of Work in Russia, Publishes Collection of Poems Inspired by Petersberg

The US Consul General in St Petersberg, Bruce Turner, a career member of the Senior Foreign Service who served in Russia and Afghanistan as Director of International Narcotics and…

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