Cop Who Raped 7-Year-Old Interrupts His Victim’s Testimony To Enter A Guilty Plea August 26, 2016
The victim, who is now 17 and in treatment for depression, was raped repeatedly by former Elburn police officer David Wright over the course of a decade, but she faced accusations in court that she made up her charges out of ‘loneliness’
Trump’s Foreign Policy Advisor Teamed Up With Blackwater & A Saudi Prince To Arm Al-Qaida In Syria By MintPress News Desk
Joseph Schmitz was accused of protecting key officials in the George W. Bush administration from prosecution, misusing taxpayer money, and accepting gifts as bribes during his tenure as inspector general at the Department of Defense.
‘The Confession’: Former GITMO Prisoner Moazzam Begg Stars In ‘Profound’ Documentary On His Captivity By MintPress News Desk
On the 10th anniversary of the opening of Guantanamo Bay prison, Begg told CNN: ‘I still struggle personally, very much. It's not resolved in any way, how this has affected me.’
(UPDATE) CIA Whistleblower Jeffrey Sterling Close To Death In Federal Prison By MintPress News Desk
UPDATE: Under pressure from media and supporters, prison officials said they will consider CIA whistleblower Jeffrey Sterling’s request to consult with an outside cardiologist.
5,441 & Counting: Cancer Diagnoses In CDC’s Post-9/11 Health Program Triple By MintPress News Desk
In addition to thousands of cancer cases diagnosed after September 11, the terrorist attacks have been linked to more than 32,000 cases of serious respiratory or digestive issues and over 12,000 mental health diagnoses.
US Could Be Entering ‘Post-Democratic Age,’ Authors Of New Report On Money In Politics Warn By MintPress News Desk
‘It is time economics, political science, and history recognize the reality of industrial and financial blocs within parties and acknowledge money’s powerful effects on elections,’ write the authors of a major new study on the outsized influence of money in politics.
Israel, Pakistan To Join Nevada War Games As US Prepares For Large-Scale Space & Cyber Wars By MintPress News Desk
This week’s Red Flag military exercises are part of the military’s attempt to shift ‘its focus to prepare for potential wars against adversaries with advanced weapons.’
US Now Bombing 4 Countries As War On ISIS Spreads To Libya By MintPress News Desk
‘There’s no clear-cut moment the war is launched, it just gradually expands,’ noted one media analyst, who also noted that the mainstream media has largely ignored the expansion of the war on ISIS.
US-Backed Saudi Forces In Yemen Have Created Almost 180,000 Refugees By MintPress News Desk
In 2015, the UNHCR classified over 2,800,000 Yemenis as asylum seekers, refugees, or other vulnerable ‘people of concern,’ and 500,000 children could be at risk of starvation as a result of the Saudi-led conflict.
Japan, South Korea Halt Wheat Imports Following Discovery Of Tainted Monsanto Crop In US By MintPress News Desk
Japan and South Korea promised to step up their testing regimens to keep unapproved GMO crops out of agricultural feed and their food supply.