Environmental group sues U.S. for details about 'secret' grazing program in 6 states, including Oregon - News - The Register-Guard - Eugene, OR. By KEITH RIDLER / Associated Press Wednesday Posted Sep 25, 2019 at 8:49 AMUpdated Sep 25, 2019 at 2:50 PM BOISE, Idaho (AP) — An environmental group says the U.S. government is keeping details secret about a cattle grazing program in six Western states that could be harming habitat and endangered species.
In a lawsuit filed Tuesday in U.S. District Court, Western Watersheds Project says the Interior Department is unlawfully withholding information from the public about a grazing initiative announced in 2017. The group is asking a federal judge to force the government to release information about the program in Idaho, Nevada, Oregon, Montana, Wyoming and Colorado. (1) The secret tactics Monsanto used to protect Roundup, its star product.
Jeffrey Epstein case: Federal prosecutors broke law, judge says. Federal prosecutors, under former Miami U.S.
Attorney Alex Acosta, broke the law when they concealed a plea agreement from more than 30 underage victims who had been sexually abused by wealthy New York hedge fund manager Jeffrey Epstein, a federal judge ruled Thursday. While the decision marks a victory for crime victims, the federal judge, Kenneth A. PEER - INTERIOR DEPARTMENT GAMING THE SHUTDOWN. Who’s Running John Bolton to Start a War With Iran? He Worried Even Mad Dog Mattis. Revealed: Russian billionaire set up US company before Trump Tower meeting. A Russian billionaire who orchestrated the June 2016 Trump Tower meeting formed a new American shell company a month beforehand with an accountant who has had clients accused of money laundering and embezzlement.
Has American Politics Hit Rock Bottom? Read Tom Nichols on why he’s leaving the Republican party But gender is indeed one of the “great disputes of national life.”
The Kavanaugh fight pitted people who worry that #MeToo hasn’t changed America enough, that it’s still too easy for men to get away with sexual assault, against people who fear that #MeToo has changed America too much, that it’s become too easy for women to ruin men’s lives by charging them with sexual assault. That’s not a tribal struggle; it’s an ideological one.
It involves competing visions of the relationship between women and men. Describing Democrats and Republicans as warring tribes has become a political cliché, but it’s wrong. Corporate sponsorship diverts research and distorts public policy, report finds. Corporate sponsorship of academic studies is diverting researchers away from important public health questions and potentially distorting government policy, a new study has found.
The findings, published by University of Sydney researchers in the American Journal of Public Health on Wednesday, highlight the influence of the alcohol, tobacco, pharmaceutical, food, mining and chemical industries on the agenda of academic researchers. Corporate sponsorship of academic research has already been the subject of extensive study, but Wednesday’s paper seeks to understand how it works at a higher level – namely, how it shapes the agendas of researchers. The study cites the example of Coca-Cola, saying the company attempted to shift attention away from the role sugary drinks play in obesity by funding research on the benefits of physical activity. Amid Effort to Ram Kavanaugh Through Senate, House GOP Refusing to Reauthorize Violence Against Women Act. Republican women defend Brett Kavanaugh against sexual assault allegations: ‘What boy hasn’t done this in high school?’ Republican women on CNN have defended Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh over an allegation of sexual assault whilst in high school - with one woman going as far as suggesting that most teenage boys have done something similar.
Mr Kavanaugh has been accused of sexual assault by Dr Christine Blasey Ford, alleges that that Mr Kavanaugh tried to force himself upon her at a party. Mr Kavanaugh denies the allegation. Berkeley police posted activists' mugshots on Twitter and celebrated retweets, emails reveal. A California police agency that published the names and photos of anti-fascist protesters on Twitter said it was creating a “counter-narrative” on social media and celebrated its high rate of retweets and “engagement”, internal records reveal.
The Berkeley police department (BPD) faced widespread backlash last month after posting the personal information of arrested activists online, leading to Fox News coverage and harassment and abuse against the leftwing demonstrators at a far-right rally. Social Media and Terrorist Panic. On a late Friday afternoon in November last year, police were called to London’s Oxford Circus for reasons described as “terror-related”.
Oxford Circus underground station was evacuated, producing a crush of people as they made for the exits. Reports circulated of shots being fired, and photos and video appeared online of crowds fleeing the area, with heavily armed police officers heading in the opposite direction. Amid the panic, it was unclear where exactly the threat was emanating from, or whether there might be a number of attacks going on simultaneously, as had occurred in Paris two years earlier. Armed police stormed Selfridges department store, while shoppers were instructed to evacuate the building. Bank of America freezes account after asking proof of residency.