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Earlier today, following four weeks of trial, a federal jury in Brooklyn, New York, returned guilty verdicts against New York State Senator John Sampson, for one count of obstruction of justice and two counts of making false statements to...
A Miami-area pharmacy owner pleaded guilty today for his role in the submission of more than $1.8 million in fraudulent claims to Medicare. Assistant Attorney General Leslie R. Caldwell of the Justice Department’s Criminal Division, U.S. Attorney Wifredo A. Ferrer...
Drug trafficking, rape, murder, apostasy (abandonment of religious faith) and armed robbery are all punishable by death in the Gulf nation. Executions are carried out in public, mostly by beheading with a sword. Saudi authorities have already carried out 90...
If in the fifties, the smoke of a cigarette was a sign of success and all of the actor and most of the actresses smoked in the movies, times have changed for tobacco. More and more times, smoking seems...
This article originally appeared on Global Voices Author: Ndesanjo Macha Anna K. Mwaba discusses the future of the newly established African Center for Disease Control: The establishment of such a center in Africa is not a particularly new idea; talks on the...
This article originally appeared on Global Voices Author: Small Media From top to bottom, the logos of Parsijoo, Yooz, and GorGor. Mixed by Amin Sabeti. This post was written by Small Media researcher Kyle Bowen, and is based on Small Media's latest Iranian...
Cluster munitions are forbidden since 2008 by a treaty signed by 116 countries because they are inhuman by nature. This kind of ammunition contains dozens of explosives that spread twenty or thirty meters around the point of impact and,...
The news about a dilling campaign of Royal Dutch Shell in the Arctic in 2015 has raised a lot of red flags around the world. While we, the people, just can give away our opinion in social networks (and...
Although the Yemen civil war is not matter of prime time news, there is a catastrophe just around the corner if the situation is not addressed soon. The lack of food is increasing and most people is famished, including...
The mystery surrounding Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 has continued to haunt searchers – an international contingent of experienced rescuers and scientists who have been persistently seeking answers on behalf of victim’s families, the airline itself and a concerned public....