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admin 13th July 2018

Last month the inspectorate highlighted encouraging early results from the use of body-scanning technology at another jail, HMP Belmarsh, saying it had led to the discovery of mobile phones, drugs and weapons which would not have been detected during a strip search. A Ministry of Justice spokeswoman said: “Wandsworth took a very cautious approach to new […]

admin 13th July 2018

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admin 13th July 2018

The US justice department announced on Thursday that it will appeal against a federal judge’s decision to allow AT&T’s landmark takeover of Time Warner. Last month, in a stinging rebuke to the Trump administration, district judge Richard Leon threw out the government’s objections to the merger and warned the department not to appeal his decision. […]

admin 12th July 2018

NEW YORK (AP) — Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the insurgent Democrat who beat 10-term congressman Joseph Crowley in a primary last month, is now criticizing him for not getting his name off the ballot in the general election. Despite his loss in New York’s Democratic primary, Crowley’s name will still be on the ballot as the candidate […]

admin 12th July 2018

The federal government has reopened its investigation into the slaying of Emmett Till, the black teenager whose brutal killing in Mississippi shocked the world and helped inspire the civil rights movement more than 60 years ago. The Justice Department told Congress in a report in March it is reinvestigating Till’s slaying in Money, Mississippi, in […]

admin 12th July 2018

THE Trump administration’s position on immigration is simply summarised: it would like to have fewer immigrants, whether legal or illegal. But that aim, shared by both President Donald Trump and Jeff Sessions, the attorney-general, has collided with pesky obstacles like laws, courts and public outrage. It has also provoked chaos on the southern border. A […]

admin 12th July 2018

Stormy Daniels’ lawyer tweeted early Thursday that she was arrested while performing at a Columbus strip club.  (AP) It was unclear early Thursday exactly what charges, if any, porn star Stormy Daniels may face following her arrest at an Ohio strip club. But the charges may relate to a 2007 state law called the Community Defense Act […]

admin 12th July 2018

Uber’s head of human resources has resigned following an internal investigation into how she handled claims of racial discrimination within the company. Chief People Officer Liane Hornsey announced her departure in an email she sent to employees on Tuesday. An Uber spokesperson confirmed Hornsey’s resignation, first reported by Reuters, and the investigation that prompted it, […]

admin 11th July 2018

(Reuters) – A day after dozens of parents were reunited with children who had been separated at the U.S.-Mexico border by immigration officials, the U.S. government faces a looming deadline to match another roughly 2,000 children with parents. FILE PHOTO: Immigrant children now housed in a tent encampment under the new “zero tolerance” policy by […]