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800 Families File Lawsuit Against Saudi Arabia Over 9/11 By
New York, NY — Eight-hundred families of 9/11 victims and 1,500 first responders, along with others who suffered as a result of the attacks, have filed a lawsuit against Saudi Arabia over its alleged complicity in the 2001 terror...
State Of Louisiana Sued Over Failure Of Public Defender System By
(REPORT) — Louisiana officials are denying poor people their constitutional right to counsel by failing to establish an effective statewide public defense system, according to a lawsuit filed today by the SPLC and its allies. Last year, a funding crisis forced...
Ohio Police Beat Homeless Veteran Into Coma, Leaving Him Permanently Disabled By
DAYTON, Ohio  — A federal lawsuit alleges that officers at an Ohio jail beat a homeless veteran so severely that he ended up in a coma for two months and is now wheelchair-bound and cognitively disabled. Joseph Guglielmo, 59, filed the civil rights suit against Montgomery...
Portland Becomes 7th City To Sue Monsanto Over Polluted Waterways By
Portland, OR (REPORT) — Becoming the seventh city to sue Monsanto over contaminated waterways, Portland passed a resolution last week authorizing city attorney Tracy Reeve to take the biotech company to federal court over its decades-long dispersal of polychlorinated...
Texas Wants Its Execution Drugs Back, And It’s Suing The FDA To Get Them By
(REPORT) — Texas on Tuesday sued the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for what it says is an “unreasonable delay” in deciding whether to allow the delivery of execution drugs from India. The lawsuit comes more than 17 months after the FDA seized 1,000...
Washington State Launches Historic Lawsuit Against Monsanto Over PCBs By
SEATTLE — For the first time ever, a U.S. state is suing the agribusiness giant Monsanto over the toxic after-effects of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), a dangerous chemical once commonly found in building supplies and industrial equipment. Washington Gov. Jay Inslee...
Navajo Sues EPA For $160 Million Over Last Year’s Mining Waste Spill By
Before Dakota Access, many Americans were unaware of the excessive damage and exploitation that Native Americans have endured and continue to suffer from massive corporations. However, last year, one of the worst environmental catastrophes was not caused by a corporation,...
“Fake News” Site Threatens Washington Post With Defamation Suit, Demands Retraction By
As the “fake news” narrative grows, and The House quietly passes a bill to “counter Russian propoganda” websites, one alleged ‘fake’ news wesbite – as defined by the farcical PropOrNot organization – has struck back. Naked...
CIA Sued For Papering Over Digital Records By
From the dragonfly-shaped drone to the lithium-ion battery, CIA technology had once been storied and cutting-edge, but one former officer keeps suing to pull his old employer’s dusty Freedom of Information Act policies out of the paper age. Jeffrey Scudder spent...
Journalist Sues CIA Over Drone Attack That Killed His Son By
A Pakistani journalist has sued the U.S. government saying that the CIA is responsible for the deaths of his brother and son who were killed in a drone attack on his home in December 2009. Karim Khan says his brother Asif Iqbal and 16-year-old son Zainullah Khan had no...